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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, 2015
  • 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
  • Tuesdays: Story Time at the Libby Library Story time for preschool age children at 10:00 a.m. at the Libby Library
  • May 1: Tickets for Three Dog Night Tickets for the CARD Clinic's Big Sky Bash go on sale today for Three Dog Night. 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.
  • May 22: County Libraries Closed All libraries will be closed due to an in-service training and work day.
  • May 23: County Libraries Closed All libraries will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
  • May 23: Birds of Prey Day at Libby Dam Libby Dam visitor center will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 23, at 10:00 a.m. with some special visitors on hand: Birds of Prey NW wildlife rehabilitator and raptor biologist Janie Veltkamp will bring Liberty the Bald Eagle and some other "avian ambassadors" to teach visitors about the amazing world of birds of prey, their needs and the many dangers they face. Birds will be on view between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Come meet the fastest animal in the world: a peregrine falcon, and say hello to Liberty the Bald Eagle! More info: www.birdsofpreynorthwe st.org.
  • May 27: After School Program Visit the after school program for ages 6 to 12 at the Libby Library at 4:00 p.m. to honor Physical Fitness and Sports month. Join us for some outdoor relays and other games.
  • May 29: 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 30: Book Discussion Group 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 Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay. Shortly before her family is arrested by the French police in Paris in 1942, ten year-old Sarah locks her brother in a cupboard, thinking she will be back a few hours later. Sixty years later, a journalist attempts to discover what happened to Sarah and her family. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library.
  • May 30: Heritage Museum Opens for Season The Heritage Museum in Libby will open on Saturday, May 30, for the 2015 summer season. They will be open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Admission is by donation. Their closing day will be Monday, August 31. Their Holiday Bazaar is scheduled for Friday, November 6, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 7, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, call 406-293-7521, or visit www.libbyheritagemuseum .org. Opening day activities include a display by the Kootenai Muzzleloaders, weaving and spinning demonstrations, an exhibit celebrating Troy's 100th anniversary, a demonstration of Native American games, speakers throughout the day and a quilt display in the Tower Gallery. Kids will also want to meet Smokey Bear, and the cookhouse will be open so bring your appetite.
June, 2015
  • Amish Auction, Rexford
  • Libby Logger Days
  • Golf tournaments
  • Farmer's Market
  • June 5: Troy Farmers Market Opens 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 6: Kootenai Wildland Firefighter Challenge & FireSafe Expo The 3rd annual Kootenai Wildland Firefighter Challenge & FireSafe Expo will be held at J. Neils Park in Libby beginning at 10:00 a.m. This event is a fundraiser to benefit the Wildland Firefighter Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit that provides support to the families of Wildland Firefighters that die or are severely injured in the line of duty. Events include a dinner, live auction, beer garden, a progressive hoselay, water drop demonstration, family fun, food, games, silent auction, prizes, and bounce house. Music by Back Adit. Schedule of events: 10:00 a.m. - Challenge Begins, 10:00 a.m. - Expo Opens, 12:30 p.m. - Helicopter Exhibits, 2:00 p.m. - Challenge Finals-Arena, 4:00 p.m. - Expo Closes, 6:00 p.m. - Dinner & Live Auction, 8:00 p.m. - Music with Back Adit. Tickets are on sale now. Rifle Raffle Tickets: $5.00 each (only 500 for sale). Dinner Tickets: $15.00. For information call Terry Peck at 406-293-8099.
  • June 6: Libby High School Graduation Ralph Tate gym, 1:00 p.m.
  • June 13: West Kootenai Amish Auction in Rexford
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
  • 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 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.
August, 2015
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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