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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, 2015
  • 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
  • Tuesdays: Story Time at the Libby Library Story time for preschool age children at 10:00 a.m. at the Libby Library
  • February 21: SnoKats Fun Run The Lincoln County SnoKats will host their annual Fun Run beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the East Fork of Pipe Creek Road. A 2015 Polaris Pro RMK 163" will be auctioned off at the run. The price could start somewhere around $9,500 or even lower but you have to come to find out. AFTER party is at the VFW; everyone is invited even if you don't have a snowmobile. More info: Lincoln County SnoKat Club on Facebook.
  • February 21: Ryan Wagner Ice Fishing Derby Canceled The 10th Annual Ryan Wagner Memorial Ice Fishing Derby, scheduled for Saturday, February 21 at Murphy Lake near Fortine, has been canceled. This is due to unsafe ice conditions resulting from unseasonably warm temperatures and heavy rains. Sales of raffle tickets for a power ice auger, handmade quilt and ice shelter will continue in an effort to generate as much revenue for scholarships as possible. For more information, contact Tim Thier at 882-4697 or Mark Sartori at 882- 6018.
  • February 24: Microchipping for Pets Kootenai Pets for Life is offering microchipping for dogs and cats from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at their building on County Shop Road. The cost is $35 per pet. For more information, call 293-6407.
  • February 26: Silent Auction and Book Discussion The Libby and Troy Friends of the Library are joining together to hold a silent auction in benefit of the libraries. Please join us to support your libraries, make new friends and talk about a book you've read with other book lovers. Cabinet Mountain Brewing Company, 206 Mineral Avenue, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • February 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.
  • February 28: 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 The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt, a darkly humorous novel of the frontier West. When Charlie and Eli Sisters are hired to kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers embark on a journey filled with misadventures as they travel from Oregon to California. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library.
March, 2015
  • 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 3: Ken Egan in Eureka Author Ken Egan will be talking about his latest book, Montana 1864 at the St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Humanities Montana.
  • March 7: Irish Fair At the Memorial Center, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Craft show, entertainment, food and music celebrating the Irish spirit.
  • March 7: Macbeth in Troy The Pitiful Players will be taking on William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" this March. Performances are March 7 in Troy at the Lincoln Theater, and March 13 & 14 in Libby at the Maki (Little) Theatre. All shows are at 7:00 p.m. Will might not approve, but the show has been cut down to size, with several characters and many long speeches removed. What remains is a fast-paced, entertaining show. But it is still Macbeth, with all the darkness and murders intact. For more information, call Keith Meyers at 293-9277.
  • March 10: Hunter Ed Classes Begin in Troy Hunter Education Classes have been scheduled for Troy. All hunter education classes are free of charge. By state law, anyone born after January 1, 1985, must have completed the Hunter Education Course to buy a hunting license in Montana. To attend class and become certified, students must be at least 11 years old. Classes will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Troy High School on March 10, 11, 12, 17, and 18; field course is held Saturday, March 14. Contact: Jim Jones at 295-4520 for more information. Students must register online at Hunter Education.
  • March 13-14: Macbeth in Libby The Pitiful Players will be taking on William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" this March. Performances are March 7 in Troy at the Lincoln Theater, and March 13 & 14 in Libby at the K.W. Maki (Little) Theatre. All shows are at 7:00 p.m. Will might not approve, but the show has been cut down to size, with several characters and many long speeches removed. What remains is a fast-paced, entertaining show. But it is still Macbeth, with all the darkness and murders intact. For more information, call Keith Meyers at 293-9277.
  • March 17: St. Patrick's Day Celebration At the Halfway House on Bull Lake Road. Green beer and Reubens. Call 406-295-4358 for more information.
April, 2015
  • 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
  • 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 9-10: STOKR Habitat for Humanity Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River bike ride. Registration is February 14-28. Registration forms (available February 14) and more info: here.
  • May 16: Eagle Valley Amish Auction in Libby Community Amish Auction held in Libby on Farm to Market Road by the airport. More info: Eagle Valley Community Amish Auction.
  • May 16: Kootenai Kiwanis Family Day in the Park
  • 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.
June, 2015
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.
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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