Events with the tag: Polson
Thursday, June 29
‘Band Weaving’ class taught at Sandpiper
POLSON — The Sandpiper Art and Gift Gallery will hold “Band Weaving” for children and adults. You can create colorful, patterned, ‘inkle’ woven bands with master weaver Mary Sale. You can use them as belts and headbands, or to ornament clothes, backpacks, or purses. Class will be on Thursday, June 29, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Call 406-883-5956 for more information.
‘Building Local’ presented at library
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program’s, “big event” on Thursday, June 29, at 10 a.m. is “Building Local” with Beth Palm of AmeriCorps/Finley Point State Park. Call 406-883-8225, for more information.
Friday, June 30
Fifth Friday Dinner on tap
POLSON — Chicken is on the menu at Polson Community Church’s Fifth Friday Dinner, 1814 First Street E, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 30. All are welcome.
Final day to register for ‘Chamber Blast’
POLSON — Registration deadline for the “Chamber Blast” is June 30. Contact the Polson Chamber at 406-883-5969 for more information about the “Chamber Blast” scheduled for Friday, July 7, at Big Sky Sporting Clays from 12:30-4 p.m.
Mariners host annual Firecracker Tournament
POLSON — MV Mariners will be hosting the 23rd Annual Firecracker Tournament this year from June 30- July 4. Eight teams from around Montana and Canada will be at the Baseball Tournament. Season pass holders for the MV Mariners will be able to get in to the tournament free this year. Many activities will take place in addition to the tournament: a home run derby, a pig roast, a movie on the mound, etc.
Saturday, July 1
Legion presentation, movie on tap
POLSON — American Legion Post 112 will put on a welcoming and Honor Guard presentation at 5 p.m. at O’Malley Park. There will also be a showing of “The Sandlot” with donations accepted.
Sunday, July 2
Pig out with Mariners
POLSON — At 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 2, a pulled pork dinner will be served for $6 per person at the O’Malley Field. Players will eat for free.
Monday, July 3
Crawdad crawl planned at Firecracker Tourney
POLSON — As part of the annual Mariners’ Firecracker Tournament, players’ crawdads will compete in the Crawdad Crawl. Come join the fun.
Tuesday, July 4
Championship game played
POLSON — The Championship game for the Mariners’ Firecracker Tournament will be played at 3:30 p.m. Veterans will throw out the first pitch of the last game of the day.
Parade theme chosen
POLSON — Please join us for the July 4th Parade in downtown Polson beginning at noon. The theme this year is “Small Town Independence.” Parade entry forms are available at the Chamber office. Entry forms must be returned to the Polson Chamber office by July 3. The parade will begin at Cherry Valley Elementary School, head down Main Street, turn at Third Ave. and end on the following block. Please call the Chamber office for more information, at 406-883-5969.
Wednesday, July 5
Chamber meeting cancelled
POLSON — Polson Chamber general meeting and luncheon is cancelled for the month of July to enjoy our family and friends for the holiday. For more information, call the Chamber office at 406- 883-5969.
Comedy performed by Port Polson Players
POLSON —Port Polson Players offer the ever-popular Clark and Bobrick farce, “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s.” This perennial mid-life crisis comedy reunites cast members from the Players’ initial 1988 production. The trio plans five-year “reunion performances of the comedy until one of them croaks.” Variety tags the script with “Enough laugh lines, mirth-provoking situations and extravagant sight gags to outfit two rapid fire farces.” Reservations can be made by calling the theatre box office at 406-883-9212 or visiting portpolsonplayers.com.
Dancers need at Elks
POLSON — Dance to the music of Ken’s Country Combo at the Elks on Main St. on July 5 from 7- 10 p.m. Dancers are needed.
Thursday, July 6
Audobon presentation given at library
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program’s “big event” on Thursday, July 6, at 10 a.m. is “Avian Architecture” with Allen Bone of Mission Mountain Audobon. Call 406-883-8225, for more information.
Friday, July 7
Shoot at ‘Chamber Blast’ at Big Sky Sporting Clays
POLSON — The Polson Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual “Chamber Blast” on Friday, July 7, at Big Sky Sporting Clays from 12:30-4 p.m. The event begins with a quick beginner’s shooting clinic, followed by a shooter’s safety briefing prior to the Sporting Clays Tournament. An awards ceremony is planned for 4:30 p.m. The cost is $110 per shooter or $330 per three-person team. Bring your shotgun, eye and ear protection. No experience is necessary. Registration deadline is June 30. Contact the Polson Chamber at 406-883- 5969 for more information.
Monday, July 10
Create a personal mandala
POLSON — Create your own personal mandala using your unique creative energy with instruction from multi-media artist and jeweler Margery Christensen, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 10, 11, and 12 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Sandpiper Art and Gift Gallery. Call 406-883-5956 for more information.
Make wind chimes at Sandpiper
POLSON — Hand build ceramic wind chimes from clay with raku artist Heather Holmes at the Sandpiper Art and Gift Gallery on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, July 10, 12 and 14, from 1:30- 3:30 p.m. You will take home glazed and fired wind chimes hung from local driftwood. Call 406-883-5956, for more information.
Tuesday, July 11
Earn, learn at extension office
POLSON — Come learn and earn $20 worth of Double SNAP Dollars to spend on locally grown produce, seeds, meat, eggs, bread, and garden plants at the Polson Farmers Market, for those that qualify. Flathead Reservation Extension agent Rene Kittle will teach a canning basics class on Tuesday, July 11, from 1-3 p.m. at the extension office: 701 B First Street E. Come touch up on old skills or learn a new skill to become more self sufficient.
Wednesday, July 12
Fire Board meeting time change
POLSON — The Polson Rural Fire Board will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 12, at 6 p.m. at the Rural Fairgrounds Station number 1.
Thursday, July 13
NASA event on tap at library
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program’s “big event” on Thursday, July 13, at 10 a.m. is “Build a Better World … and Discover New Ones” with NASA. Call 406-883-8225, for more information.
Saturday, July 15
‘Live History Days’ on tap
POLSON — Mark your calendars for a funfilled weekend called “Live History Days” at the Miracle of America Museum, 36094 Memory Lane, on July 15 and July 16. There will be historic movies Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon. There will be ice cream and other concessions; rides on two trains; Army rigs; spinners and wood carvers; a sawmill in action; a jet trainer cockpit; a blacksmith shop; whirling flywheel engines; a tennis ball cannon; a one room schoolhouse, a flint knapper and educational gun exhibits. The “Country Combo” of fiddlers, pickers, singers and accordions will provide listening and dancing entertainment on Saturday. Join the fun, sell your wares and be a part of history. We welcome new exhibitors and volunteers. Vendors must have a direct link to things historical i.e.: soap making, broom making, pottery, beading, etc. For more information, contact Gil at 406-883-6264 or www.miracleofamericamuseum. org.
Many events planned for Cherry Festival
POLSON — Polson Main Street Flathead Cherry Festival will be held Saturday, July 15, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, July 16, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Come enjoy the great selection of vendors, Flathead Cherries, homemade cherry pies, cherry quilts on display in store windows, unique arts and crafts, entertainment, sidewalk sales and specials all weekend long. Saturday’s schedule includes live music from 1-4 p.m.; a children’s cherry spitting contest in front of the Cove Deli at 2 p.m.; and an adult cherry spitting contest at 3 p.m. On Sunday there will be live music from 1-3:30 p.m.; a children’s pie eating contest takes place at 3 p.m. and the adult pie eating contest will be at 3:30 p.m. For more information, including vendor applications, go to: flatheadcherryfestival. com.