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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, 2016
  • 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
February, 2016
  • 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
March, 2016
  • 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
April, 2016
  • 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
May, 2016
  • STOKR - Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River bike ride/Habitat for Humanity fundraiser
  • Wings Week - Wings Regional Cancer Support
  • Farmer's Market
  • Kiwanis Family Day in the Park
June, 2015
  • Amish Auction, Rexford
  • Libby Logger Days
  • Golf tournaments
  • Farmer's Market
  • Tickets for Three Dog Night Tickets for the CARD Clinic's Big Sky Bash are available. The concert will be held at J. Neils Park on July 11. Copper Mountain Band will open. Tickets are $25/advance or $30 at the gate. All proceeds benefit the CARD Foundation. For more information, call 406-293-9274, ext.132.
  • Tuesdays: Story Time at the Libby Library Story time for preschool age children at 10:00 a.m. at the Libby Library
  • Wednesdays: Eureka Farmers Market Local music, gift items, and information. Market opens every Wednesday through the summer at Riverside Park in Eureka.
  • Thursdays: Libby Farmers Market Noon to 5:00 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce parking lot.
  • Fridays: Troy Farmers Market The Troy Farmers Market is open every Friday from the first Friday of June to the last Friday of September from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Troy Museum (700 East Missoula Ave.).
  • June 30: Summer Reading Program Join us at the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. for the Summer Reading Program for ages 5-12 to celebrate our community heroes. We’ll meet some firefighters with their gear and ask them questions about their volunteer jobs.
July, 2015
  • 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
  • Tuesdays: Story Time at the Libby Library Story time for preschool age children at 10:00 a.m. at the Libby Library
  • Wednesdays: Eureka Farmers Market Local music, gift items, and information. Market opens every Wednesday through the summer at Riverside Park in Eureka
  • Thursdays: Libby Farmers Market Noon to 5:00 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce parking lot
  • Fridays: Troy Farmers Market Open every Friday from the first Friday of June to the last Friday of September from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Troy Museum (700 East Missoula Ave.)
  • July 3-4: Halfway House 4th of July Join us for our annual 4th of July Celebration! There is no better way to celebrate July 4 than heading to the Halfway House Bar and Grill, located approximately 15 miles south on Highway 56 outside Troy, Montana. To kick off this all-American weekend, enjoy an explosive performance by the Copper Mountain Band - a high-energy, mainstream, country music group! They will hit center stage Friday night beginning at 9:00 p.m. ($10/person). hwhmt.com.
  • July 4: Troy's Old Fashioned 4th of July Join the community of Troy, Montana, as it comes alive in patriotic colors during its Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration. Whether you are a local resident or a visitor, you will be treated to a show well worth the trip. The celebration day begins at 10:00 a.m. with a traditional hometown parade, followed by an arts and craft show at Roosevelt Park teeming with Montana cuisine, a quilt show, kids' activities, Cruisers Car Show, a beer garden and live entertainment...all capped off with a spectacular fireworks display at dusk. Visit the Troy Chamber of Commerce web site at troymtchamber.org..
  • July 4: Yaak River Tavern 4th of July Yaak River Tavern Independence Day Celebration - Bring the entire family and come out to enjoy a fun-filled day of festivities! The annual event begins at 11:00 a.m. with games for the kids, a horseshoe tournament, a barbeque brisket with all the fixings, music and of course, fireworks!
  • July 8: Lemonade on the Lawn Wednesday, July 8 will kick off the 2015 Lemonade on the Lawn series at the Lincoln County Library in Libby. A program at noon on the second and fourth Wednesdays of July and August will be hosted by Libby Friends of the Library. A lunch will be offered for purchase or you are welcome to bring your own and just enjoy the program. An author, two musicians and a rousing interactive word game are scheduled throughout the summer. The first guest will be John Nores Jr., a California Department of Fish and Wildlife Patrol Lieutenant and author of War in the Woods: Combating the Marijuana Cartels on America’s Public Lands, who has been a game warden for 23 years. Lt. Nores has been investigating environmental crime and wildlife loss cases related to water pollution, stream alteration, habitat destruction, commercial black market wildlife sales, and all other aspects of wildlife resource crimes. On the menu for July 8 will be a pulled pork sandwich and fruit for $5.00. As always, Friends of the Library will provide free lemonade and a cookie.
  • July 11: LACC Duck Race The Libby Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Duck Race fundraiser at noon at the Flower Creek "upper bridge" and conclude downstream at the Highway 2 bridge near Rosauers. The Chamber will rent the numbered ducks for $20 each. Call the Chamber at 406-293-4167 to reserve your duck.
  • July 11: CARD Big Sky Bash CARD Clinic's fifth annual Big Sky Bash at J. Neils Park. More info as available: Big Sky Bash.
  • July 11-12: Cabinet View Golf Club - Club Championship Call the Cabinet View Golf Club at (406)293-7332 for details.
  • July 16-18: Lincoln CountyJunior Fair An annual event promoting good sportsmanship and providing a learning experience for the youth of Lincoln County. All youths ages 1-18 are encouraged to show off their creativity in a variety of competitive exhibits from arts and crafts, baked goods, unique projects, and more! For a complete schedule and contact information, to download the 2015 Fair Book, and to view photos from last year's fair, please visit Lincoln County Junior Fair.
  • July 17: Relay For Life Lincoln County Relay For Life will hold its annual fundraiser at Riverfront Park from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's Lincoln County Relay For Life. More information can be found at Lincoln County Relay For Life.
  • July 17-19: Kootenai Highland Gathering Join the Kootenai Highland Gathering at the Riverbend (13 miles up Hwy. 37) for Celtic athletic games as well as pipes and drums, entertainment, vendors and food. Games include caber toss, heavy weight over bar, Bramar stone, sheaf toss, hammer throw, and light and heavy weight for distance. Vendors open at 5:00 p.m. Friday evening with live music (no charge) and a nice legs contest. Saturday features the Celtic games beginning at 9:00 a.m., vendors and entertainment all day, grand entry and introduction of Clans at noon, and kids' games. Admission Saturday is $8, seniors and military $5, kids 10 and under free. Sunday features primitive games at 10:00 a.m. which are open to anyone free of charge.
  • July 17-19: Two Rivers Rendezvous Kootenai Muzzleloaders' 18th Annual Two Rivers Rendezvous at the Fawn Creek Campground. An annual gathering of modern day mountain men in the beautiful remote mountains of northwest Montana, east of Libby. Time-period authentic clothing and equipment required for participants. Events include rifle & pistol trails, hawk/knife trails, fun shoots, mountain man run, peewee & junior activities, and more. Camping available. Modern day visitors are welcome. Location is the Fawn Creek Campground on the Fisher River Road, off Hwy. 37 between Libby and the Libby Dam. Camp opens on Thursday. More info: Two Rivers Rendezvous.
  • July 17-19: Bull Lake Music Fest There's an eclectic lineup slated for the weekend-long Bull Lake Music Fest at the Halfway House Bar & Grill! Get ready for a full weekend of great food, refreshments, and loads of entertainment at the Halfway House Bar and Grill located approximately 15 miles south on Highway 56 outside Troy, Montana. The festival is packed with talent including six bands: Banner Days, Johnny Clueless, Ten Skip Stone, PJ Morrison & The Country Legends, Devon Wade and Baja Boogie Band. Friday 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m./$8 admission charge. Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m./$15 admission charge. Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m./FREE. Weekend pass is $20. Free camping available. More info: hwhmt.com.
  • July 18: Elks Golf Tournament At Cabinet View Golf Club. More info: call (406) 293-7332 or visit golflibby.com.
  • July 22: Lemonade on the Lawn Sandy Matheny Fennessy will be performing at noon at the Libby Library for the Lemonade on the Lawn program.
  • July 24-25: Kootenai River Rodeo Cowboy up at the PRCA Kootenai River Rodeo at J. Neils Park! This professional rodeo will keep you on the edge of your seat with bareback, saddle bronc, bull riding, team roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, and tie down. There will be a mechanical bull, lots of vendors and a beer garden. So grab your family and friends and come cowboy up with us at J. Neils Memorial Park, 188 Rodeo Drive (1 mile north on Hwy. 37) in Libby. Call the Libby Area Chamber of Commerce for more information at 406-293-4167.
August, 2015
  • Golf tournaments
  • Farmers' Market
  • Riverfront Blues Festival, Riverfront Blues Festival
  • Igniter's Car Club Open Car Show, Ignite the Nites
  • Pasture Pickin' Bluegrass Festival
  • Eureka Quilt Show www.eurekaquiltshow.com/
  • August 1: Eureka Outdoor Quilt Show 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Eureka's Historical Village and downtown. More info: Eureka Quilt Show.
  • August 7-8: Riverfront Blues Festival Brews, blues and BBQs at Riverfront Park in Libby. More info and tickets: Riverfront Blues Festival.
  • August 12: Lemonade on the Lawn We’ll have some fun at the Libby Library at noon with word games with emcee Jim Shadle a la Puzzlemaster Will Shortz. The program is free and open to the pubic.
  • August 13-15: Ignite the Nites Igniters car show, burnout contest and cruise. More info: Igniters Car Club.
  • August 26: Lemonade on the Lawn The final guest performance for Lemonade on the Lawn at the Libby Library will be by Neal Lewing "Singing the Westward Legacy," made possible through Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau and Hometown Humanities. Partial funding for the Speakers Bureau program is provided by a legislative grant from Montana’s Cultural Trust and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The program begins at noon and is free and open to the public.
  • August 27-30: Lincoln County Fair In Eureka. More info: Lincoln County Fair.
September, 2015
October, 2015
  • Paint It Pink
  • Lincoln County Combined Campaign
November, 2015
  • Veterans Day Programs
  • LMS Hall Walking Open
  • Holiday Craft Shows
  • Kootenai Kiwanis Koats for Kids
  • Holiday Food Drive begins
  • Libby Polar Bear Club Meets Every Sunday at 2:00pm, Libby Creek Bridge on Farm-to-Market Road
December, 2015
  • 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

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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