Events with the tag: Polson
Thursday, August 17
SPLASH hosted by Riverside Recreation, OH Well Drill & Pump
POLSON — The Polson Chamber of Commerce’s August SPLASH will be held on Thursday, Aug. 17, from 5- 7 p.m. This event will be hosted by Riverside Recreation, 412 Second Street West and co-host will be OH Well Drill and Pump. The monthly Support Polson Late Afternoon Social Hour (SPLASH) offers participants the chance to network and learn more about the featured business each month. For additional information about this and other Chamber programs, visit www.polsonchamber.com or call 406-883-5969.
Friday, August 18
Learn, earn at Polson Farmers Market
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 are SNAP eligible. In the final class of the season, Flathead Reservation Extension SNAP Education Coordinator Ginger Pitts will teach a fresh skillet class on Friday, Aug. 18, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Polson Loaves & Fish Food Pantry, 904 First Street E. Come learn how to eat better on a budget and make a delicious entree using what you have on hand in your own kitchen; no recipe needed. Please sign up in advance, as space is limited. Email: shay@ missoulacfac.org for more information.
Listen to Blues on the lake
POLSON — The seventh annual Flathead Lake Blues Festival will be held Friday, Aug. 18. Music includes Andre Floyd and the Mood Iguana, the Mike Murray Band, Halladay Quist, Ticket Sauce, Off in the Woods, the Kenny James Miller Band, Big Daddy and the Blue Notes, Jameson and the Sordid Seeds and Mudslide Charley. On Saturday, Aug. 19, the music includes the Michelle Taylor Band, Estelle and the Atomic Jive, Polly O’Keary and the Rhythm Method and Andrea Harsell and the Luna Roja. All of this happening on the shores of Flathead Lake at Sacajawea Park in Polson. For more information go to: www.flatheadlakebluesfestival. com.
Visit gallery, watch artist work
POLSON — Takes Horse Gallery is excited to announce that guest artist Rachel Warner will be covering the gallery on Aug. 18 and 19 while we attend Crow Fair. Rachel’s talents will be on display as she works on a tonalist oil painting in the gallery. Stop in to see for yourself. Takes Horse Gallery is at 49487 Highway 93. Call for more information at 406-224-4943.
Saturday, August 19
Test yourself at triathlon
POLSON — The sixth annual Polson Triathlon will be held on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Riverside Park starting at 8:40 a.m. The Polson Triathlon is a locally run, locally inspired Olympic Distance Triathlon. For more information, visit: www.polsontriathlon. com or contact Matt Seeley at 406-871- 0216 or email: seeleyspeedwagon@ gmail.com.
Monday, August 21
Join Solar Eclipse Block Party
POLSON — North Lake County Public Library is hosting a Solar Eclipse Block Party on Monday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. A total solar eclipse will cross the United States on that day. In Polson we will see about 89% totality. The North Lake County Library Foundation is hosting a $5 hot dog lunch with all proceeds going toward the library’s Family Summer Reading Program. Mission Valley Eye Center/Ronan Eye Clinic has generously sponsored the purchase of more than 200 pairs of solar eclipse glasses that will be available at the party to safely view the eclipse. There will be crafts for kids, educational displays, a photo booth, music and more. We will have limited seating available – feel free to bring a lawn chair for comfort. The library will also be holding a huge book sale in the meeting room from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. that day. We hope to see you there.
Thursday, August 24
Help celebrate Gil’s 75th birthday
POLSON — The free “Night at the Museum” held at the Miracle of America Museum, 36094 Memory Lane, is held on the fourth Thursday evening of each month. On Thursday, Aug. 24, the program will answer a couple of the most commonly asked questions from museum visitors. Namely, “How did this museum get started?” and “Where did you get all of your stuff?” This event will also celebrate founder Gil Mangel’s 75th birthday so there will be cake and ice cream or root beer floats. We like to start the programs at 6:30 p.m. If you have any questions, you may call 406-270-7895.
Friday, August 25
Rodeo fun begins
POLSON — The Flathead River Indian Rodeo will be held at the Polson Fair Grounds on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 25 and 26, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens, children 6 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased at the gate. For more information, call 406- 890-3309 or email peter@ pistolcreekrodeo.com. There will be live music after the rodeo each night. Food and beverage concessions will be available. Vendors spaces are available.
Saturday, August 26
CASA hosts yard sale
POLSON — CASA of Lake and Sanders counties is hosting a yard sale on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., at 39 Mission View Dr. Donations of yard sale items will be gratefully accepted and can be dropped off at this address anytime, or you may call 406-546-5807 for more information.
Shoot for free at Polson Range
POLSON — The annual Open House and Public Free Shoot Day will take place at Polson Shooters Association Range, 38386 Kerr Dam Road, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26. Join us to check out the range and see what we offer, to sight-in your rifles or hand guns, and for a free lunch of burgers or hot dogs and soft drinks. Bring a friend, neighbor or family member. For more information, call 406- 883-1110 or 406-249-2250.
Wednesday, August 30
2017/18 school year begins
RONAN/ST. IGNATIUS/POLSON — The first day of school for Ronan, St. Ignatius and Polson Schools is Wednesday, Aug. 30.