Sunday, August 12
‘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.
Sunday, August 12
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.
Register early for Poker Paddle event
BIGFORK — On Aug. 12, human-propelled watercraft will start from the Bigfork community dock and paddle a short, middle, or extended distance (5-plus miles) course to designated stops in the beautiful northeastern part of Flathead Lake, collecting one playing card at each location. Prizes are awarded for both the top poker hands and the worst poker hands. Each player receives a commemorative gift. There will be a picnic after-party with live music at Brookside Yard provided by the Flathead Lake Brewing Company. There will also be a silent auction. Participation is limited to the first 150 paddle craft.