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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
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
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
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
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
  • May 2: Bike Safety Rodeo in Eureka Local law enforcement and Sunburst team up to give away bike helmets to anyone 18 years and younger. Stop by the middle school parking lot after school for your free helmet, tips on bike safety and treats.
  • May 3: Preschool Story Time At the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. A classic story of cause and effect: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, a tale of a boy who tries to meet the demands of a very needy mouse.
  • May 5: Farmers Market Opens Every Thursday, noon to 5:00 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce parking lot.
  • May 6: Friends of the Library Book Sale Libby Friends of the Library book sale from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The entrance is on Main Street across from the Post Office. Check out the books, movies, and music CDs. It’s a great way to support your library.
  • May 6: Rotary Wine Tasting Memorial Center, 6:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit Rotary youth programs.
  • May 6-8: Yaakapalooza Fundraiser for KPFL Two days of writers, live music, and an adult prom to benefit Kootenai Pets For Life at the Dirty Shame Saloon. Northwest authors, silent auction, a live dessert auction, a full day of live music, all the BBQ you can eat, and an '80s flashback dance party! More info: Yaakapalooza.
  • May 7: County Libraries Closed The libraries will be closed for in-service training.
  • May 7: Wingo Bingo Tournament Wings benefit bingo tournament at the Libby VFW at 6:00 p.m. $20/person/15 games. More info: 291-9472.
  • May 7-8: 3-D Archery Shoot Traditional shoot sponsored by the Libby Archery Club at Fawn Creek Campground. More info: 293-7174 or 293-2900.
  • May 10: Preschool Story Time At the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. A Caldecott awarded book: Make Way for Ducklings. The story follows the Mallards, a family of ducks trying to get to their new home at the Boston Public Gardens.
  • May 10: Wings Bowling in Libby Wings benefit at Lincoln Lanes at 7:00 p.m. To sign up: 293-7842.
  • May 11: Wings Dollar Day Volunteers will be collecting donations for Wings, a cancer support organization. Donations can also be mailed to Wings, P.O. Box 1160, Libby. More info: 293-4380 or 291-7871.
  • May 12: Poetry Extravaganza Poetry Extravaganza at the Hot Club Coffee House in Troy from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The winners of the 10th annual Lincoln County Poetry Contest will be announced and poet and performance artist, Dave Caserio, will have a reading and a Q&A session. Winning poems will be read and prizes awarded. There will be an open microphone for poems, music, and singing. This is a free family event and all ages are welcome. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from the Hot Club.
  • May 14: Wings for Wings Dinner at the Yaak River Tavern at 4:00 p.m. to benefit Wings. Tickets $8/each, available at the door. Silent and live auctions. More info: 295-5159.
  • May 14-15: STOKR Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River bike ride fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity. Registration open until February 28; registration form and more information available here.
  • May 17: Preschool Story Time At the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. A Very Hungry Caterpillar, featuring a caterpillar that eats its way through a variety of foods before eventually emerging as a butterfly.
  • May 21: Kooky Noosa Disc Golf Challenge Kooky Noosa Challenge disc golf tournament at Libby Dam. Register here.
  • May 21: Eagle Valley Amish Auction Beginning at 9:00 a.m. across from the airport on Farm to Market Road in Libby. More info: Eagle Valley Amish Auction.
  • May 21: Book Discussion Join us at the Libby Library at 11:00 a.m. for "A Hot Drink and A Good Book," our monthly book discussion. This month features The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown. Three sisters, Rosalind, Bianca and Cordelia, return home to their rural Ohio college town and each must look to their familial past in order to face the future. Copies are available for checkout at the library.
  • May 21: Writer's 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.
  • May 21: Greg Grant Concert in Eureka LCHS auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Tickets at the door: $7/adult.
  • May 21-22: Ben Graham Golf Tournament Cabinet View Golf Course. Fundraiser for Libby High School and Junior golf programs. More info: golflibby.com.
  • May 24: Preschool Story Time At the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. Over 60 years in print: Harry the Dirty Dog. He loves everything, except baths. So one day before bath time, Harry runs away. By the time he returns home, Harry is so dirty his family doesn’t even recognize him.
  • May 24: Author Visit Author visit and book signing at the Libby Library from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. with Montana author and historian Russell Rowland as he presents his latest book, Fifty-Six Counties: A Montana Journey. Books will be available for purchase and a signing will follow the event.
  • May 24: Community Soup Night in Eureka Sunburst staff and volunteers do Community Soup Night from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Great food and live music.
  • May 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.
  • May 28: Lincoln County Libraries Closed The libraries will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
  • May 29: LHS Graduation Ralph Tate gym, 1:00 p.m.
  • May 31: Preschool Story Time At the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. A classic of modern children’s literature: Goodnight Moon. In a great green room is a little bunny and to all the familiar things in the softly lit room, he says good night.
June, 2016
  • Amish Auction, Rexford
  • Libby Logger Days
  • Golf tournaments
  • Farmer's Market
  • June 1: Summer Music Series in Eureka Sunburst begins the summer music series at the Eureka Farmers Market,opening with the Deep Creek Union Band playing from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
  • June 4: Heritage Museum Opening Day The Heritage Museum opens for the summer. Summer hours are Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. More info: Libby Heritage Museum.
  • June 4-5: Libby Archery Club Fisher River Shootout At Fawn Creek Campground. More info: 293-7174 or 293-2900.
  • June 8: Summer Music Series in Eureka Sunburst and Whitefish Credit Union bring live music to the Farmers Market. This week features Ray and Shirley Jacobs from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
  • June 11: Kootenai Wildland Firefghter Challenge Fundraiser for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation. At Pioneer Park.
  • June 23-26: Logger Days More info: loggerdays.org.
  • June 25: Kambel Scrambel Golf tournament held annually in memory of Gregory "Peach" Kambel. 100% of tournament proceeds go to the Greg Kambel Memorial Scholarship fund. More info: golflibby.com
July, 2016
  • 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
  • July 2-3: Gran Fondo Kootenai Bike ride along Lake Koocanusa and the Yaak. More info: gfkootenai.com.
  • July 9: CARD Clinic's Big Sky Bash Concert to benefit the Center for Asbestos Related Disease (CARD). Country music legend John Michael Montgomery and The Devon Wade Band will perform in Libby with gates opening at 5:00 p.m. and music playing from 6:00 p.m. until midnight at J. Neils Park. Tickets on sale May 1: $30/advance and $35 at the gate. Proceeds support the CARD Foundation. More info: CARD Foundation.
  • July 15-17: Kootenai Highland Gathering At the River Bend on Highway 37. SAAA sanctioned. More info: Kootenai Highlanders.
  • July 23: Playing for Fundsies Golf fundraiser for Cabinet Peaks Medical Center. More info: golflibby.com or CPMC Playing for Fundsies.
  • July 22: Lincoln County Relay For Life Lincoln County Relay For Life 2016 will be held at the Fred Brown Pavilion at Riverfront Park from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. Be part of this year’s Relay For Life movement to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and take a stand against cancer…a disease that has already taken too much! Funds raised will benefit the American Cancer Society and its mission to save lives from cancer by investing in groundbreaking research and providing free information and services to cancer patients and their caregivers.
  • July 29-30: Kootenai River Rodeo J. Neils Park, 7:00 p.m.
August, 2016
September, 2016
October, 2016
  • Paint It Pink
  • Lincoln County Combined Campaign
November, 2016
  • 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, 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

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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