Saturday, September 16
Multiple genres shown at new exhibit through Oct. 13
POLSON — Sandpiper Art Gallery, 306 Main Street, Polson, presents “Making It Up as I Go.” This exhibit will definitely capture your imagination. It features artists Nancy Miler (painter), Donna Winn (3D mixed media), Nancy Zadra (impressionist/ abstract painter), Gerald Garcelone (woodwork), Susan Evans (3D mixed media), Carol Rae (jewelry), and Sue Ball (lino-prints). The exhibit will run from Sept. 4 until Oct. 13. Artists reception for this exhibit is on Sept. 8 from 5-7 p.m. at the Gallery.
Saturday, September 16
Trade peanut butter for fine reduction
POLSON – North Lake County Public Library in Polson is holding a peanut butter drive the week of Sept. 11-16. All contributions from this weeklong event will be donated to the Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry. Overdue fines will be reduced by one dollar for each item donated. Please call 406-883-8225 for more information.
Celtic Festival held in Kalispell
KALISPELL —The third annual Flathead Celtic Festival is on Sept. 16 at Herron Park in Kalispell. Enjoy a day of fun for the whole family including highland athletics, Celtic music, Irish dance exhibitions, and a beer and wine tent. Come and spend the day with your friends and family and enjoy food, local wares and culture with a Celtic twist from local vendors. Festivities start at 9 a.m. and last all day, including a parade of clans and a welcome ceremony at noon. Bring a chair and be ready for some fun. Dogs on leashes welcome too.
High School Rodeo held in Polson
POLSON — Lake County High School Rodeo will be held at Polson Fairgrounds Saturday, Sept. 16 starting at 9:30 a.m. Two rodeos will run that day. Watch as the girls and boys participate in a wide range of rodeo activities: barrels, saddle broncs, goat tying, and breakaway and possibly there will be sports shooting. There will be a great concession stand. For more information, call 406-544-8836.
Join MVAS Puppy Party fundraiser
POLSON — On Sept. 16, at the Red Lion Inn from 6-9 p.m., the Mission Valley Animal Shelter will hold a Puppy Party fundraiser to benefit the shelter and a much needed puppy room addition as well as upgrades and repairs. A prime rib and salmon dinner will be provided by the Finley Point Grill following a cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are sold for $50 per person at the Mission Valley Animal Shelter and Seconds-2-Go, the shelter’s thrift store in Polson. For further information, call the MVAS at 406-883-5312.
Multi-event fundraiser proceeds benefit special education
POLSON —On Saturday, Sept. 16, we will host a ZumbaThon Fundraiser. The proceeds will go towards supporting our local special education programs. The event will include a bake sale, a silent auction, a ticket raffle, and of course dancing. It will take place on Sept. 16 from 3-5 p.m. at the Polson High School gymnasium. Tickets are currently on sale for $10 for ages 12 and up and $5 for ages 4-11, and free for ages 3 and under. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance through Mel Butler at 406-871- 1182 or email mbutler@ polson.k12.mt.us.