Monday, May 29
Library closed for holiday weekend
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend. We will be closed Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29.
Wednesday, May 31
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library registration kicks off
POLSON — Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Registration kicks off Wednesday, May 31, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is dedicated to inspiring a love of reading by gifting books free of charge to children from birth to age five. The project was initiated in Montana by First Lady Susan Gianforte and sponsored by the Treasure State Foundation in partnership with The Dollywood Foundation. With the help of the Friends of the North Lake County Public Library, the North Lake County Public Library District is the affiliate for all children in Lake County (except Arlee, which has its own program). On registration day at the library’s temporary, 301 16th Ave. E, there will be goody bags, cookies and drinks. Register online at: www.imaginationlibrary.com or stop in and see us so they may receive a new book each month, delivered right to their home.
Art exhibit held
POLSON — The Sandpiper Art Gallery, 306 Main Street, will hold an invitational exhibit of fiber and glass.
This exhibit will feature several regional artists and their interpretations of the theme. It will continue until July 19.
Art exhibit held
POLSON — The Sandpiper Art Gallery, 306 Main Street, will hold an invitational exhibit of fiber and glass. This exhibit will feature several regional artists and their interpretations of the theme. It will take place until July 19.
Saturday, June 3
Craft fair, hot dog lunch on tap
POLSON — The second annual “Connecting our Community” vendor/craft fair and garage sale will take place from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 301 16th Ave. E. A hot dog lunch will be available for $2 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Enjoy First Saturday event at Ninepipes
CHARLO — The Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana summer events include our “First Saturday of the Month” event from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., featuring artists, photographers, writers, craftspeople, musicians, and the Frybread Ladies frying up their specialty frybread. Call 406-644-3435 or check our website and social media for updates on monthly featured artisans.
Join the ‘Taco throw down’
POLSON — Glacier Brewing Company, 6 10th Ave., will host a Taco Throw Down event by Belly of the Beast and Saddled Up Tacos. Come join us Saturday, June 3, for a taco throw down where our most popular local food vendors are going head-to-head to see who wins the people’s vote. Tickets are $20 and are on sale now. The throw down will take place from 4-8 p.m. and live music, beer, tacos and great company are guaranteed so don’t miss out.
Sunday, June 4
St. Joseph Scramble held
POLSON — The Providence St. Joseph Golf Scramble will take place at the Polson Bay Golf Course. This is a fun four-person scramble will begin at 8 a.m. and go until 5 p.m. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, June 6
Artist event at Ninepipes Museum
CHARLO — The Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana will once again hold First Saturday Artist events where featured artists, authors, photographers, musicians or crafts persons exhibit their work. The second event of the summer will take place on Saturday, June 6. Check out the museum’s Facebook page and social media for updates on monthly featured artists.
Horsemen discuss safety precautions
RONAN — Mission Valley BackCountry Horsemen will hold their next monthly meeting June 6 at 7 p.m. at the VFW on Round Butte Rd. Our program will be about safety precautions while riding your equine friend and the equipment you can use. We will also be discussing projects we have completed, others that need to be completed, the spring weekend ride we just had at the Meuli Ranch, along with club business. So, come to our meeting and find out what this club is all about and meet new friends. Hope to see you there!
Thursday, June 8
Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous in Ronan
RONAN — Ronan Chamber of Commerce will host the 4th annual Mission Valley Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous starting at noon on Thursday, June 8, to Sunday, June 12, at 6 p.m. They are excited to present 13 of the most awesome, talented artists coming from across United States as well as internationally this year.
The competition will be intense as they carve a “masterpiece” to be auctioned off on Sunday at 1 p.m. Also, the carvers will do a “quick carve” each of the four days. Some of the “quick carves” will be available for auction on Friday evening June 9 at 6 p.m.
The competition will be at the Lake County Fairgrounds. We welcome the public to watch these amazing carvers and enjoy the food booths and vendors who will be also on site. No admission fees.
Friday, June 9
Chainsaw carving artist show their skills
RONAN — The four-day Mission Valley Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous will hold nightly quick-carve auctions, carvings for sale and craft and food vendors.
Grizzly Memorial Tourney held
RONAN — Come join the Mission Mountain Chapter of the Grizzly Scholarship Association at their annual Golf for the Griz Memorial Tournament on Friday, June 9, at the Ronan Golf Course. The four-person scramble begins at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start. Registration fees are $460 per team which includes greens fees, cart, prizes, dinner, and a snack bar buffet. (Rocky Mountain oysters will be served as a special treat.) Extra dinner tickets are available for $25 each. Dinner will be served starting at 4 p.m. There will be a silent auction with lots and a 50-50 drawing for a chance to win some cash. Entry deadline is June 8, but entries are accepted on a first- come, first-serve basis and limited to 32 teams. For more information contact the Ronan Golf Club at 406-676-4653. This scramble is sponsored by the Mission Mountain Chapter of the Grizzly Scholarship Association and all proceeds go for Grizzly Athletic Scholarships.
Homesteader Days held for the 74th time
HOT SPRINGS — The 74th annual Homesteader Days and Open Rodeo, one of Northwestern Montana’s not-to-be-missed signature events, will be held June 9-11 in Hot Springs. Fun-filled family events begin on Friday at noon and ends at 11 p.m. In the evening enjoy music and dancing.