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Articles with the Tag: Homesteader Days

Homesteader Days bring big crowds to small town Homesteader Days bring big crowds to small town

HOT SPRINGS – Hundreds of people came together for Homesteader Days this past weekend to celebrate the homesteaders who started plowing up the sod in the area back in the 1890s. The annual event, now in its 72nd year, is one of Northwestern Montana’s not-to-be-missed signature events.  &l...

Rodeo fans enjoy homesteader tradition Rodeo fans enjoy  homesteader tradition

HOT SPRINGS – Every second weekend in June for the past 70 years, the town of Hot Springs has hosted a celebration in honor of the original homesteaders who first started plowing up the dirt in the area back in the late 1890s.  The tradition continued this year, although the festivities looked ...

Hot Springs celebrates 70th Homesteader Days Hot Springs celebrates 70th Homesteader Days

HOT SPRINGS – During the 70th annual Homesteader Days Celebration wind gusts whipped down Main Street, something the original homesteaders would probably know a lot about.  According to Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce records, the event is held the second weekend in June to honor the original h...

Small town crowd Small town crowd

HOT SPRINGS – The population of Hot Springs usually stays around 550 until the second weekend in June, when the annual Homesteader Days brings in thousands of people -- as was the case last weekend.  “For a small town we sure put on a big three-day deal,” said Leslee Smith, Hot Spri...

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