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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 20-22: Bull Lake Ice Fishing Derby Hosted by the Halfway House. Friday: registration and steak night. Saturday: registration at 7:00 a.m., derby begins at 8:00 a.m. Sunday: derby awards, raffles, and prizes. More info: 406-295-4358.
  • January 21: Book Discussion At the Libby Library at 11:00 a.m. "A Hot Drink and A Good Book," our monthly book discussion. This month features Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. A prominent surgeon argues against modern medical practices that extend life at the expense of quality of life while isolating the dying, outlining suggestions for freer, more fulfilling approaches to death that enable more dignified and comfortable choices. Copies are available at the library.
  • January 21: 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.
  • 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 24: Preschool Story Time At the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. Discover the wonders of the Chinese culture. Explore the home of ancient empires, high-tech cities, and martial arts.
  • January 25: Elk Management Meeting in Libby A public meeting will be held to discuss elk hunting regulations and season setting. The meeting will include information on elk populations and past harvest, possible season structures, and a discussion of current elk hunting regulations in Region One. No decision will be made at this meeting but public comment will be accepted. Any proposal will go through the season setting process this coming fall/winter. The meeting will be from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the K.W. Maki (Little) Theatre. For more information, call Neil Anderson, Wildlife Program Manager, at 751-4585.
  • January 26: After School Program For ages 5 to 12 at Libby Elementary School at 4:00 p.m. Mad Science: Sink the Bottle! Can you sink a bottle without filling it with water? No other rules!
  • January 27: 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.
  • January 28: Chamber of Commerce Fundraising Dinner At the Memorial Center. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. with no-host bar, dinner at 7:30 p.m. More info or tickets: 406-293-4167.
  • 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.
  • January 28-29: Fisher River Valley Winter Fish Derby Fisher River Valley Fire/Rescue Winter Fishing Derby on the Thompson Chain of Lakes, Crystal Lake and Loon Lake. 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Rainbow trout, Northern pike, salmon, and yellow perch. Call 406-293-6884 for more information.
  • January 31: Preschool Story Time At the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. An Australian adventure! The Down Under continent is full of awesome beaches, unique animals and exciting cities to explore.
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 4: SnoKat Fun Run Lincoln County SnoKat Club's annual Fun Run. Registration 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. with dinner at 5:00 p.m. at the VFW. More info: 293-8307. www.lcsnokatclub.com .
  • February 4: KVCS Craft Fair Fifth annual craft fair at Kootenai Valley Christian School, 1024 Montana Ave., from 10:00 am. to 3:00 p.m. Vendors can contact Tina at 293-7164.
  • February 10: Rotary Wine Tasting Rotary Club's annual wine tasting fundraiser at the Memorial Center. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., tasting begins at 7:00 p.m. Before January 20: $320 table of 8, $45 single. After January 20: $360 table of 8, $45 single. Live and silent auctions, raffles, door prizes, and live entertainment. Tickets at Homesteaders, Orthopedic Rehab, Rivermist and the Venture Inn.
  • February 11-12: The Lodge at McGregor Lake Fishing Derby 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Lake trout and rainbow trout. Call 406-858-2253 for more information.
  • 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, 2017
  • 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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