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Calendar of Events

Things to do and see year-round in Libby and the surrounding area.

Libby Area Community Calendar
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January, 2017
  • Downhill skiing at Turner Mountain ski area
  • Ice fishing, cross-country skiing
  • Winter snowmobiling
  • Libby Polar Bear Club Meets Every Sunday at 2:00pm, Libby Creek Bridge on Farm-to-Market Road
  • January 1: Libby Polar Bears New Year Swim
  • January 6: Cascade Quartet Cascade Quartet brings their lovely sound to the Tobacco Valley in the third concert of the Sunburst Performing Arts Series season. At 7:00 p.m. at LCHS auditorium.
  • January 8: Spinning Squares Square Dance Libby Spinning Squares "Hobo Dance" square dance with Marvin Speck caller and Lorrie Lane cuer. Plus at 3:00 p.m. and Mainstream from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. MST. Admission is $6.00/person, $3.00 under 15. Dance is held at Asa Wood School (wood floor), 700 Idaho Avenue in Libby. More info: Ted at 406-293-1165, Jo at 406-293-3265 or email jrussell43@frontiernet.net or visit Libby Spinning Squares on Facebook.
  • January 21: Robert Burns Dinner The 2nd Annual Tobacco Valley Robert Burns Dinner at Four Corners Restaurant in Eureka at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $30/person and must be purchased in advance (last year's dinner sold out!). Call the Sunburst office at (406) 297-3435 after 12/19 to order yours.
  • January 28: Western Square Dance Libby Spinning Squares Western square dance with Marvin Speck caller and Sharon McNair cuer. Plus at 7:00 p.m. and Mainstream from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. MST. Admission is $6.00/person, $3.00 under 15. Dance is held at Asa Wood School (wood floor), 700 Idaho Avenue in Libby. More info: Ted at 406-293-1165, Jo at 406-293-3265 or email jrussell43@frontiernet.net or visit Libby Spinning Squares on Facebook.
February, 2017
  • Turner Mountain Fun Day
  • Winter snowmobiling and Sno-Kat Poker Run
  • Ice fishing, cross-country skiing
  • Libby Polar Bear Club Meets Every Sunday at 2:00pm, Libby Creek Bridge on Farm-to-Market Road
  • February 25: Mardi Gras Square Dance Libby Spinning Squares Mardi Gras square dance with Adam Christman caller and Justine Litzko cuer. Plus at 7:00 p.m. and Mainstream from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. MST. Admission is $6.00/person, $3.00 under 15. Dance is held at Asa Wood School (wood floor), 700 Idaho Avenue in Libby. More info: Ted at 406-293-1165, Jo at 406-293-3265 or email jrussell43@frontiernet.net or visit Libby Spinning Squares on Facebook.
March, 2017
  • Irish Fair
  • Downhill skiing at Turner Mountain ski area
  • Cross country skiing
  • Libby Polar Bear Club Meets Every Sunday at 2:00pm, Libby Creek Bridge on Farm-to-Market Road
  • March 25: Spinnning Squares Square Dance Meet at Pizza Hut at 5:00 p.m. Than Peake caller and Theresa Ray cuer. Plus at 7:00 p.m. and Mainstream from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. Mountain time. Admission is $6.00/person, $3.00 under 15. Dance is held at Asa Wood School (wood floor), 700 Idaho Avenue in Libby. More info: Ted at 406-293-1165, Jo at 406-293-3265 or email jrussell43@frontiernet.net or visit Libby Spinning Squares on Facebook.
April, 2017
  • Eureka, Montana Rendezvous
  • David Thompson Black Powder Shoot, Eureka
  • Libby and Troy Easter Egg Hunt
  • Bald eagles begin nesting, see Libby Dam Eagle Cam
  • Cabinet View Golf Course Opens
  • National Poetry Month
  • April 1: CPMC Health Fair Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Health Fair at the Memorial Center from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Admission is free. For event information, please call Paula Collins at 283-7221.
  • April 9: Spinning Squares Square Dance Libby Spinning Squares "50s Dance" square dance with Ed Schiffner caller and cuer. Plus at 3:00 p.m. and Mainstream from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Mountain time. Admission is $6.00/person, $3.00 under 15. Dance is held at Asa Wood School (wood floor), 700 Idaho Avenue in Libby. More info: Ted at 406-293-1165, Jo at 406-293-3265 or email jrussell43@frontiernet.net or visit Libby Spinning Squares on Facebook.
  • April 22: Crazy T-Shirt Square Dance Libby Spinning Squares Crazy T-Shirt square dance with caller Don McPeak and cuer Lorrie Lane. Plus at 7:00 p.m. and Mainstream from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. Mountain time. Admission is $6.00/person, $3.00 under 15. Dance is held at Asa Wood School (wood floor), 700 Idaho Avenue in Libby. More info: Ted at 406-293-1165, Jo at 406-293-3265 or email jrussell43@frontiernet.net or visit Libby Spinning Squares on Facebook.
May, 2017
  • STOKR - Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River bike ride/Habitat for Humanity fundraiser
  • Wings Week - Wings Regional Cancer Support. Donations can be mailed to Wings, P.O. Box 1160, Libby.
  • Amish Auction, Libby
  • Farmer's Market
  • Kiwanis Family Day in the Park
  • May 21: Libby Spinning Squares Square Dance Libby Spinning Squares "Luau Dance" square dance with Rick and Kathy Utter callers and Kathy Utter cuer. Plus at 3:00 p.m. and Mainstream from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Mountain time. Admission is $6.00/person, $3.00 under 15. Dance is held at Asa Wood School (wood floor), 700 Idaho Avenue in Libby. More info: Ted at 406-293-1165, Jo at 406-293-3265 or email jrussell43@frontiernet.net or visit Libby Spinning Squares on Facebook.
June, 2017
July, 2017
  • Kootenai River Rodeo
  • Golf tournaments
  • Troy's Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
  • Troy Tender Lovin' Quilters Guild Quilt Show
  • Two Rivers Rendezvous
  • Tobacco Valley Rodeo in Eureka
  • Lemonade on the Lawn
  • Farmer's Market
August, 2017
September, 2017
October, 2017
  • Paint It Pink
  • Lincoln County Combined Campaign
November, 2017
  • Veterans Day Programs
  • LMS Hall Walking Open
  • Holiday Craft Shows
  • Kootenai Kiwanis Koats for Kids, Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Asa Wood
  • Holiday Food Drive begins
  • Libby Polar Bear Club Meets Every Sunday at 2:00pm, Libby Creek Bridge on Farm-to-Market Road
December, 2016
  • Winter Snowmobiling and Cross-Country Skiing
  • Holiday Programs and Events (Festival of Trees and More)
  • Libby Polar Bear Club Meets Every Sunday at 2:00pm, Libby Creek Bridge on Farm-to-Market Road
  • December 2: Friends of the Library Book Sale Libby Friends of the Library book sale from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the library. The entrance is on Main Street across from the Post Office. Books, movies, and music CDs. Itís a great way to support your library.
  • December 2: Elks Dinner Semi-formal dinner at the Elks open to the public. Cocktail hour at 5:30, dinner at 6:30. Menu choices: filet mignon and coconut shrimp or bourbon cherry chicken and coconut shrimp with appetizers, shrimp cocktail, salad, potato and dessert. $25/person. Reservations required: 293-7828.
  • December 2: Hospice Tree of Life At Libby Christian Church, 7:00 p.m. Call 283-7300 for an ornament or light to remember your loved one.
  • December 2-3: A Christmas Carol A Pitiful Players performance of the Charles Dickens classic at the K.W. Maki Theatre in Libby at 7:00 p.m. No admission charge. More info: call Keith Meyers at 406-293-9277.
  • December 3: Ski Rental Day Kootenai Cross Country Ski Club ski rental day at Asa Wood (NW entrance) from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Skis, poles and boots for children and adults.
  • December 3: Troy's Christmas Bazaar The Troy Friends of the Library will be at the Christmas Bazaar from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Morrison Elementary School in Troy.
  • December 3: Free Movie at the Dome Theater 1:00 p.m: A Christmas Carol
  • December 3: Christmas Family Fun Event Community tree lighting ceremony at 4:00 p.m. at the Libby Police Dept. Festivities move to Asa Wood from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. with refreshments, carnival games, crafts, and face painting. Come see Santa and Mrs. Claus; one free 4"x6" photo with Santa per family. For more information, call Roxanne at 293-4622.
  • December 5: LHS Band Christmas Dessert Concert At the Memorial Center at 7:00 p.m.
  • December 5: Messiah Rehearsal Community rehearsals continue for the Messiah performance to be held December 18. Rehearsals are scheduled for December 5 and December 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Libby High School choir room. Call 283-1490 for more information.
  • December 6: Preschool Story Time A big-time blanket adventure at the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. A little boy and his blanket are ready to launch into a magical world of imagination, where they zoom on jet planes, fly to the moon, swim in the sea, and much more. Only when sleep calls will the adventures end.
  • December 7: Santa Claus is Coming to Town Santa, holiday treats and refreshments. 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at ERA Lambros Real Estate, next to Les Schwab. Photos with Santa. Also accepting non-perishable food items for the Libby Food Pantry.
  • December 8: After School Program At Libby Elementary School at 4:00 p.m. Mad Science: Balloon Blow Up! No helium needed to fill these balloons; just two common kitchen ingredients for a fizzy time!
  • December 9: Marketing Workshop Marketing On a Small Budget workshop at the Lincoln County Campus from 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. Workshop is free; $10 optional lunch is available. RSVP: Carol 406-261-3200 or Lisa 406-676-5901.
  • December 9: Girls' Night Out Shopping, sales, door prizes and more at area businesses, 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • December 9: A Christmas Carol A Pitiful Players performance of the Charles Dickens classic in Troy at the Lincoln Theater at 7:00 p.m. No admission charge. More info: call Keith Meyers at 406-293-9277.
  • December 9-10: Christmas Bazaar At the Hidden Chapel.
  • December 10: Farmers Market Christmas Bazaar At Asa Wood.
  • December 10: Free Movie at the Dome Theater 1:00 p.m:The Polar Express
  • December 10: Festival of Trees Festival of Trees Fundraising Gala at the Memorial Center at 5:30 p.m. to benefit Cabinet Peaks Medical Center. Music, dancing, auctions, raffles and hors d'oeuvres. For more information or tickets, call Kate Stephens at 283-7140.
  • December 11: Spinning Squares Square Dance Libby Spinning Squares "Christmas Dance" (party level) square dance with Marvin Speck caller and Sharon McNair cuer. Plus at 3:00 p.m. and Mainstream from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. MST. Admission is $6.00/person, $3.00 under 15. Dance is held at Asa Wood School (wood floor), 700 Idaho Avenue in Libby. More info: Ted at 406- 293-1165, Jo at 406-293-3265 or email jrussell43@frontiernet.net or visit Libby Spinning Squares on Facebook.
  • December 12: Santa at the Elks Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Elks, arriving by fire truck at 6:00 p.m.
  • December 12: Messiah Rehearsal Community rehearsals continue for the Messiah performance to be held December 18. Final rehearsal is today at 7:00 p.m. in the Libby High School choir room. Call 283-1490 for more information.
  • December 13: Preschool Story Time At the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. It's mitten mayhem! Every morning, Mollyís parents remind her to come home after school with her mittens and every day Molly forgets. Nothing works, but Molly is not alone. All the kids at school forget, and soon there is a mountain of mittens to deal with!
  • December 13: LHS Choir Concert Libby High School Choir Christmas Concert at 7:00 p.m. at the Memorial Center. Free admission.
  • December 13: Troy Band Concert Troy Junior High/High School band concert at the high school auditorium at 7:00 p.m.
  • December 15: Free e-Waste Recycling Ends Recycle your electronics for free at the Lincoln County landfill in Libby or the Eureka refuse site. Free recycling ends today. Call 283-2441 for more information.
  • December 15: Troy Elementary School Winter Concert At the Troy Activity Center at 6:00 p.m.
  • December 17: Free Movie at the Dome Theater 1:00 p.m: How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Free pictures with Santa starting at noon.
  • December 17: Writing Group Meet other aspiring local writers at the Libby Library at 1:00 p.m. Writers of all genres and experience levels are welcome to write, share and learn. Fuel your creativity with writing prompts and brief writing exercises with opportunities to share and discuss as a group.
  • December 17-19: Troy's Annual Christmas Lights Contest Third annual Christmas lights contest organized by Bradley Evans Consulting. Registration is open until December 15. Eligible homes and businesses must be located within a 2 mile radius of Troy. There is no cost to enter. $150 for first place, $75 for second, $50 for third. Winners will be notified before Christmas. For more information, call 295-2226.
  • December 18: A Christmas Celebration A Christmas Celebration of Music and the Spoken Word at the Maki Theatre at 2:00 p.m.
  • December 18: Handel's Messiah At the Memorial Center at 7:00 p.m., performed by community members. No admission charge.
  • December 19: Troy Choir Concert Troy Junior High/High School choir concert in the high school auditorium at 7:00 p.m.
  • December 20: Preschool Story Time At the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. Bearís friends are determined to keep him awake for Christmas. So they wake bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, and sing songs. Bear stays up by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents of all!
  • December 20: Lincoln County Libraries Closed The libraries will be closed for the Christmas holiday.
  • December 24: Free Movie at the Dome Theater 1:00 p.m: Frozen
  • December 24: A Montana Christmas Carol "A Montana Christmas Carol," a unique Montana adaptation by Morgen Reynolds (Eureka elementary school librarian), inspired by Charles Dickens' classic story. At 2:00 p.m. in Eureka at the Creative Arts Center which is co-sponsoring the event. Admission by donation.
  • December 30: Amnesty Day at the Libraries Any materials less than 90 days overdue which are returned in good condition to any of the three county libraries will have all penalties waived. Overdue interlibrary loan materials are not included.
  • December 31: Lincoln County Libraries Closed The libraries will be closed for the New Year holiday.

January

Polar Bear plunges

Skiing & Snowmobiling
Ice Fishing
Thompson Lakes Ice Fishing Derby
Polar Bear plunges

February

Snowmobiling

Sno-Kat Fun Run
Ice Fishing Contest on McGregor Lake
Turner Mountain Ski Area FREE Fun Day
Polar Bear plunges

March

Turner Crazy Days

Irish Fair and Music Festival, St. Patrick's Day Festival
Polar Bear plunges

April

Eureka Rendezvous Days and Black Powder Shoot

Turner Ski Area Closes
Nordicfest Dance
Eureka Rendezvous Days

Polar Bear plunges

May

STOKR Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River

STOKR Bike Tour
Koocanusa Trout & Salmon Fishing Derby
Bluegrass Festival

June

Libby Logger Days in June

Amish Auction
Heritage Museum opens
Libby Logger Days

July

Two Rivers Rendezvous

4: Troy 4th of July
Tobacco Valley Rodeo
Two Rivers Rendezvous
Kootenai River Rodeo

August

Ignite the Nites Classic Car Show. Photo by Karen Kemmerer.

Eureka Quilt Show
Riverfront Blues Festival

Igniters Car Show

Lincoln County Fair (Eureka)

September

Motocross races

Libby Nordicfest
Motocross Races
Late Season Hiking
Hunting

October

Heritage Museum annual Chili-Cookoff

Hunting
Late Season Hiking
Polar Bear plunges

November

Winter sports

X-Country Skiing
Snowmobiling
Polar Bear plunges

December

Winter in Libby

Holiday Festivities
Polar Bear plunges
Skiing & Snowmobiling
Turner Ski Area open

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