We’re sending a loving farewell to our fearless leader, Richard Reid. Thank you to all of those who have supported Richard and Kate this last year. “Semper Fidelis Marines!”
Enjoy Farmer’s Markets all year long!
It’s a wonderful thing when you can drive to a local farmer’s market during the summer season and pick up fresh fruits and vegetables, eclectic arts and crafts, and eat something new from a local vendor. In Montana, you’d think the farmer’s markets would wind down due to the cold weather and snow. There are a couple of markets that remain throughout the season!
To view a list of all the seasonal Farmer’s Markets in Montana, click Montana Farmer’s Markets through the Montana Department of Agriculture.
Here are two Winter Farmer’s Markets in Montana that you might enjoy!
The Bridger Raptor Festival highlights one of the largest Golden Eagle migrations known in the United States, over the Bridger flyway. This event is celebrated every year at one of Bozeman’s popular ski hills – Bridger Bowl.
The Bridger Raptor Festival brings a host of activities, events, and awareness about the long migrations of these powerful raptors. Activities and events include: nature walks, lectures, raptor spotting, journaling, sketching, and more. It’s for everyone and it’s free! To view the list of events, go to Bridger Raptor Festival’s events page and click on the orange date/time for details! Mark your calendars October 7-9 for the Bridger Raptor Festival‘s activities!
The Bozeman Public Library, located on East Main Street is a fantastic place to find a great read, but also a fantastic stopping place to view local art and photography in their gallery. Their’s plenty of parking for walkers and bikers who take advantage of the Gallagator Trail and Lindley Park next to the library. A plethora of events and classes are continuously offered at the Bozeman Public Library. Visit the Library Calendar of Events for details of upcoming classes!
Visiting a museum is an enjoyable way to learn more about an area. Here's a list of museums around Yellowstone Country!
Big Sky lays claim to the Historic Crail Ranch Museum.
Big Timber boasts the Crazy Mountain Museum and the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center.
Columbus' pride is the Museum of the Beartooths.
Gallatin Gateway's hidden gem is the Little Bear School House.
Livingston's treasure is the Yellowstone Gateway Museum.
Manhattan's jewel is the Manhattan Area Museum.
Red Lodge entrusts the Buses of Yellowstone Preservation Trust, Inc., the Carbon County Arts Guild and Historic Depot Gallery, and the Carbon County Historical Society and Museum.
Three Forks's find is the Headwaters Heritage Museum.
and last, but not least, West Yellowstone's catch is the Yellowstone Historic Center.
Windermere has partnered up with the Seattle Seahawks to tackle homelessness #tacklehomelessness. With each home-team tackle in 2016, Windermere will donate $100 to YouthCare to fight youth homelessness! For details, view: http://www.windermere.com/blogs/windermere/posts/seattle-seahawks-and-windermere-real-estate-announce-new-partnership
They're back in our area! Shakespeare in the Parks to perform at the following places and times. Here's a peek at the schedule:
Comedy of Errors:
Butte: Thursday, September 1 at 6 PM – Original Mine Yard
Big Sky: Friday, September 2 at 5:30 PM – Town Center Park
Belgrade: Monday, September 5 at 3:30 PM – Lewis and Clark Park
King Richard III
- Livingston: Saturday, September 3 at 6 PM – Shane Center Parking Lot
- Bozeman: Sunday, September 4 from 3:30 – 6 PM – Grant Chamberlain Park, MSU Family and Grad Housing lawn, off of College and 15th
- Manhattan: Tuesday, September 6 at 6 PM – Altenbrand Park
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, September 7 for the Estate Planning Workshop at the MSU Alumni Foundation Great Room from 8 – Noon! Learn about Montana's laws regarding wills and estate planning. It's taught by Dr. Marsha Goetting. The class is free and open to the public! To register call (855) 850-2586 or visit MSU Estate Planning Workshop.
It's the 100th Birthday of the National Park Service and Montana recently celebrated it's 75th Birthday for Montana's State Parks! There are over 400 National Parks of which 127 charge an entrance fee. If you plan on visiting any of the National Parks or Montana State Parks, you may want to consider visiting on one of the Free Entrance Days. These well preserved parks are a delight to see, and great excuse for a break or vacation!