Friday, August 10
‘Foxfire’ comedy, drama plays at theatre on the lake
POLSON — The second production by the Port Polson Players is “Foxfire,” a Hallmark Hall of Fame classic. Annie Nations and her husband Hector loved their life together in the Blue Ridge Mountains, but when Hector dies, Annie has to decide if she can handle the wilderness on her own. When son Dillard, a rising country music singing star returns, he must decide the fate of the farm. Montana Governor’s Awards for the Arts recipients and Players’ producers Neal and Karen Lewing are featured. All summer theatre shows are presented at Polson’s beautiful theatre on the lake on the Polson golf course (Highway 93, Boettcher Park. This tender, witty and wise comedy-drama plays from July 26-Aug 12. Reservations can be made by calling the theatre box office at 406-883-9212 or visiting portpolsonplayers.com. Tickets are $19 for adults, $18 for senior citizens and students.
Friday, August 10
New art exhibit begins at Sandpiper Gallery
POLSON — The Sandpiper Art and Gift Gallery, 306 Main Street, begins their new exhibit, “Where does the Story Begin?” The show runs from July 30-Aug. 31 and features member artists Carole Carberry (watercolor), Maryann Eikens (sculpture/watercolor), Gitti Miller (basket weaving) Jan Brooks (wearable art), Jan Lindgren (watercolor), Julie Christopher (everything and anything), and guest artist John Ashley (photography). Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday.
Friday, August 10
Mega Sports Camp VBS held
POLSON — Polson Foursquare Church is holding a Mega Sports Camp Vacation Bible Camp from Aug. 6-10. The program runs from 5-8 p.m. with a free family dinner at 5 p.m. There will be soccer, archery, art classes, singing, games, and more for children ages K-6th grade. Call 406- 883-9347 or register online at: www.polsonfoursquare.org. Walk-ins are welcome.
Final day to turn in reading hours
POLSON — This is the final day, Friday, Aug. 10, at 6 p.m., to turn in Family Summer Reading Program Reading Logs to the North Lake County Public Library in Polson.
Flathead Audubon goes to bat site
POLSON — Join Flathead Audubon on Friday, Aug. 10, from 8:30-11 p.m. for a cooperative field trip with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to go to a site with known bat activity. Electronic equipment will be used to detect the ultrasonic calls of bats flying overhead and mist nets will be used to capture bats for closer inspection. Wildlife biologists Lewis Young, Lisa Bate and Chris Hammond will demonstrate the equipment, handle bats captured in the mist nets and talk about the amazing adaptations bats have for navigating, catching food and hibernating. Participants will not be allowed to touch or handle the bats. Head lamps or flashlights are necessary and come with suitable clothing for the evening temperatures. The field trip is free and open to the public. To sign up or get more information, contact Kathy Ross at 837-3837 or go to: mtkat67@ gmail.com. This trip is limited to 25 participants. For more information, visit the Flathead Audubon website: www.flatheadaudubon.org.
Sought after group plays at Community Dance
POLSON — Cowboy Country and The Gold Dust Girls will perform at the Elks in Polson on Aug. 10 from 7-10 p.m. They will be playing a mix of classic country, old-style western, vintage rock and roll and blue grass music. This is an eight-piece band who we think you will really enjoy. Cover charge will be $5 per person. Drinks, soft drinks and bottled water will be available for purchase in the bar. Dress is casual. You really won’t want to miss this one.