Events – August & September 2016

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  • Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour BearcreekcouncilLogo

    Have you ever seen a Wild Scenic Film Festival? Here is your opportunity to sponsor one in the Gardiner Community. Bear Creek Council wants to bring this inspiring event to the Gardiner community and our visitors, and we need sponsors to truly make the event happen.

    Why Sponsor?

    • Exposure to a broad group of Bear Creek ... Read More/Share

  • Site Announcement website-under-construction-clip-art-571

    Dear livingstonmontana.com readers. Due to server-side maintenance, the site may be experiencing outages over the next week or so. Site functionality will return to normal soon, please be patient and do not worry, we aren’t going anywhere!

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  • Fall on the Yellowstone Landscape Series clip-art-painting-403443WEB

    Fri Sep 2 at 5 PM to Sun Sep 4 at 5 PM
    Shane Lalani Center for the Arts in Livingston, Montana

    E Street Gallery, sponsor of the “Festival of the Thread”, will have an exhibition of Paul Tunkis watercolors in The Shane Center Lobby. Artist opening is Friday, Sept 2, 5:00 – 9:00 pm, Paul’s ... Read More/Share

  • Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour BearcreekcouncilLogo

    Hosted by Bear Creek Council
    September 15, 2016
    Gardiner School, Gardiner, MT

    Call Leo at (406) 224-3424 or Maggie at (406) 248-1154 or maggie@northernplains.org

    The Wild and Scenic Film Festival on Tour brings a wide-ranging program of thoughtful, inspiring, and beautiful short films to Gardiner.
    Call Leo at (406) 224-3424 or Maggie at (406) ... Read More/Share

  • You’re Invited to Harvest Celebration sustainable

    A benefit to support the initiatives of Western Sustainability Exchange

    Friday, September 30th, 2016
    Chico Hot Springs Resort
    5:30 pm

    Register today so you don’t miss the premier local food event of the season!
    The best sustainably produced food Montana has to offer,
    prepared by the region’s top chefs.

    $125 ... Read More/Share

  • Steel Horse Stampede chopper-motorcycle-old-chopper-motorcycle-label-chopper-motorcycle-e7TKfb-clipart

    Sat, Sept 3rd, and Sunday Sept 4th, Motorcycle Rodeo and Poker Run!

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  • GARDINER FLEA MARKET -cornucopia-clipart-2-150x150

    Sponsored by the

    Saturday, SEPTEMBER 3, 2016, 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Saturday, OCTOBER 1, 2016, 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    • Have things to sell? Need a place to sell them? This will be the place!
    • Have baked goods to sell? How about ... Read More/Share

  • Col. Mark Mykleby at Elk River Books mark_mykleby

    Retired Marine Colonel Mark Mykleby will bring his ideas of a sustainable and interconnected future for America to Elk River Books with his book, The New Grand Strategy: Restoring America’s Prosperity, Security and Sustainability in the 21 st Century, on Thursday, September 8, at 7 p.m.

    The New Grand Strategy, as described by its authors, “tells ... Read More/Share

  • Festival of the Thread festivalthread

    A weekend celebration of the Arts starting with the Festival of the Thread Textile Exhibition Opening and Artist reception on Friday evening Sep 2 at 5:00 pm. Including No-host bar, book signing by Cindy Ow…

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  • Last Full Moon Yoga/Thursday, August 18, 7:00-8:30 pm YogaWEB

    Full Moon Yoga Thursday, August 18, 7:00-8:30 pm
    Sacajawea Park

    The full moon is a very active time in our brains and bodies. We all might experience difficulties sleeping or concentrating when the moon is full. Join Jessica Thursday night in front of the bandshell to quiet your mind and to move smoothly through the ... Read More/Share

  • The Potluck this Sunday will be Just Peachy veganWEB

    The (always optional)
    theme this month:
    Our 4:45pm recipe demo:
    Grilled Peaches

    It’s National Peach Month!
    Fresh juicy peaches: they’re perfect for
    salads, salsas, smoothies,
    BBQs and desserts.

    Recipe Ideas:
    Brown Sugar Peach Spelt Muffins
    Peach Oat Smoothie
    Peachy BBQ Sauce
    Chickpea Peach Salad with Ranch Dressing
    Roasted Tomato Peach Marinara
    Garlic Peach & Chick’n Skewers
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    The Livingston Depot Center will present a “Buried Treasure Double Feature” with “Timber the Treasure Dog” and “Yellowstone: The Great Geyser Murder Mystery” on Thursday, August 18 starting at near dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.) in its courtyard, with a $5 admission in support of the museum’s exhibit programs.

    The films on-site cast actors will be introduced by Livingston resident ... Read More/Share

  • International Fly Fishing Fair IFFF_Letters-e1469213040900

    International Federation of Fly Fishers are
    Celebrating the 2016 International Fly Fishing Fair
    August 4 – 5- 6th at Park High School. Open 9 to 5 daily.

    Enjoy a great Katabatic beer and tell us your favorite fishing story.
    Bring your family and friends for a fun evening.

    Enjoy: Snacks . Music . Raffle Items ... Read More/Share

  • August Art Walk Print

    the August Art Walk in Livingston is to be held on the 3rd Friday, August 19th at Wheatgrass Saloon Gallery Upstairs from 5:30pm-8pm.

    Please note that the art walks in Livingston no longer take place on the fourth Friday. They now take place on the third Fridays.

    For further information or questions, please contact Lisa Snow Beaudin ... Read More/Share

  • Elk River Books presents multimedia artist Bill Hayward elkriver

    Following performances and exhibitions in France, Germany and New York, Livingston native Bill Hayward returns home for a discussion and slide show from his new photographic memoir, Chasing Dragons, at Elk River Books on Tuesday, August 9, at 7 p.m.

    Hayward works in photography, film, painting, poetry, dance and other art forms to explore the human ... Read More/Share

  • BHive artist clip-art-painting-403443WEB

    The month of July til our August artwalk, bHive Artisan Coop is featuring
    Montana watercolorist Bryon Rogers….we have framed and unframed originals
    in many sizes as well as prints of Bryons evocative and timeless images.
    BHive is located at 106 N. main St. Livingston. 406 222 5996

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  • Laugh Out Livingston unnamed

    ASPEN is putting on its first ever Laugh Out Livingston Fundraiser. This giant night of comedy will feature local area comedians and performers such as Mike Waldron, John Nickerson, Roerick Sweeney, and more for a variety of comedy acts emceed by Livingston’s own Rob Bankston.

    Laugh Out Livingston is an adult’s only comedy show that will ... Read More/Share

  • Elk River Events elkriver

    Elk River Books presents “Invasion of the Billings Poets”

    Elk River Books will host a group reading featuring Billings-based poets Tami Haaland, Dave

    Caserio, Cara Chamberlain and Bernard Quechenbach, on Tuesday, July 12, at 7 p.m. The event

    will present the quartet of writers in round robin style.

    Haaland, the former poet laureate of Montana, is the author of ... Read More/Share

  • Mid-Summer News, Updates and Events lcac

    Invitational Bronze Show Inspired by Nature
    July 5 – August 5
    Art Walk Friday, July 15th
    5:30 – 8:00 PM

    Cynthia Handel
    In the various uses of the word today, “nature” often refers to geology and wildlife. Nature can refer to the general realm of living plants and animals, and in some cases to the processes ... Read More/Share

  • Spaces STILL available for our summer art camps! lcac

    Preschool Mini-Camps (ages 3-6)
    Cost: $105 members; $115 non-members

    Session II: July 11-15
    Session III: Aug. 15-19

    Elementary Art Camps (ages 6-10)
    Cost: $120 members; $125 non-members

    Session II: July 11-15
    Session III: Aug. 15-19


    Middle School Art Intensives (5th-8th) Cost: $120 members; $125 non-members
    Session I: June 27-July 1
    Session II: July 18-22

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  • Livingston Depot announces Roundhouse Roundup on 7/21/16 depot1WEB

    Lively Western-themed dinner, dance, music by Open Range, and trick roper Kowboy Kal featured at Livingston Depot’s Roundhouse Roundup on Thursday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m.

    The Livingston Depot Foundation has said it plans to welcome up to 200 local residents and tourists to its annual summer fundraising event: Roundhouse Roundup at the Depot, ... Read More/Share

  • Terry Tempest Williams returns to Livingston with national parks book elkriver

    Terry Tempest Williams returns to Livingston with national parks book

    In honor of the National Park Service centennial, bestselling author, activist and environmentalist

    Terry Tempest Williams will read from and discuss her latest book, The Hour of Land: A

    Personal Topography of America’s National Parks, on Tuesday, July 19, at 7 p.m. The event is

    free and will be ... Read More/Share

  • Trail Day eastsidehuskies

    Upcoming local volunteer day on the LaDuke Trail on June 25 with the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Foundation! There will also be a trail day on Knox Lake July 15-19.

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  • Stress Reduction Workshop Sunday, June 26, 2-5:30 pm yoga3

    Stress Reduction Workshop
    Sunday, June 26, 2:00-5:30 pm

    Stress Reduction Workshop

    Join Karen and Kristine

    Sunday, June 26th from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m.

    Dr. Karen Stenseth, N.D., RYT and
    Kristine Backes MA, RYT

    Cost: $75 – early bird special or $65 before June 20
    Location: Breathing Room Yoga 415 E. Lewis St.

    To Register: Contact Amy ... Read More/Share

  • Landscape & Lathe artists reception! lcac

    Landscape & Lathe:
    Springer and SwanWoods Bowls
    Tuesday, June 7th through Saturday, July 2nd

    Reception for the artists to be held on the 1st Art Walk
    Friday, June 17th

    Richard Springer says:
    In the words of “Renoir…. I think that I am beginning to learn something about myself.”

    Richard Springer
    Richard Springer is from Wisconsin, he lives in ... Read More/Share

  • This Friday @ The Buckhorn! BuckhornWEB

    Friday at 8 PM

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  • Essentrics Series in Livingston essentricsweb

    Hello again!

    After gathering all the info from replies and interest in a Livingston Essentrics Summer Series, I can confirm the details:
    4-Week Essentrics Series
    Tuesdays, July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
    6:00-7:00 pm
    @ Energy Outlet Studio, #205 in Lincoln School 
    Series Price: $28.00 
    Check/cash at first class. 
    Spread the word, bring a friend!
    I wish there was a magical time and day/dates that ... Read More/Share
  • Kid’s yoga series/6 am Thursday class series/Yoga for Runners Series/Special Friday night workshop and Summer Solstice yoga-beach.jpg~c200WEB
    Kid’s Yoga – Two Sessions


    Have you child participate in a morning of fun activities as well as learning about the importance of breath, yoga, movement and their bodies.  Ashton Snyder will be leading two sessions for two different age groups.  The first session starts next week, June 13-17 from 10:30 – noon for ages five to ... Read More/Share
  • Gardiner’s second forest planning meeting gardiner1web

    Gardiner’s second forest planning meeting will be held on June 22. This is an opportunity to offer input on the overarching document that provides guidance for forest management on the Custer Gallatin National Forest for years to come. Now that the our national forest stretches all the way to SD, making sure our values are ... Read More/Share

  • Spring into Summer with WSE sustainable

    This spring is an exciting time for WSE. We have so many activities coming up. This week, Hilary Anderson will lead a workshop for range riders. WSE’s Livingston Farmers Market starts up on June 1st, and our Young Entrepreneurial Stewards camp will take place the last two weeks of June. Scroll down for details on ... Read More/Share

  • Michael Dax explores grizzly politics at Elk River Books elkriver

    The struggle to maintain federal protection for the Yellowstone grizzly bear is at the forefront of

    the day’s news, with lines being drawn between biologists and politicians, conservationists and

    trophy hunters. In the midst of this issue, author and environmentalist Michael J. Dax will visit

    Livingston’s Elk River Books on Tuesday, June 14, for a reading and discussion ... Read More/Share

  • Summer Schedule starts Tuesday, June 7th YogaWEB

    Summer Schedule starts Tuesday, June 7th –

    Believe it or not June is just around the corner and with that our summer schedule will begin.

    We will have two classes a day during the week, but will not be having any evening classes (except for Meditation on Tuesdays) once the schedule changes. ... Read More/Share

  • Ease Your Stress Workshop yoga-beach.jpg~c200WEB

    Do you experience life as a struggle? Join Karen and Kristine for an afternoon of learning and experiencing practices steeped in the traditions of naturopathic medicine, yoga, and Ayurveda (the healing science of yoga). Leave with useable tools to help reduce the effects of stress on your body and mind, and align your inner world ... Read More/Share


    $15 – 59047

    Fly Tying Classes hosted by the South West Montana Fly Fishers.

    Have you signed up today?

    Classes will be held at Livingston Park County Library on Saturdays, 10am-12pm. Class dates are May 14th & 21st, June 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th.
    Cost is $10 for ... Read More/Share

  • Register NOW for these Classes adult-community-education

    3 Exciting Classes for Adults over next 3 weeks!

    Fun, Fabulous, Fabric-Wrapped Chairs:
    Up-cycling at its finest, taught by Carla Pyle
    Saturday, May 7th Time: Noon to 3pm

    Transform an old wooden dining/desk chair into a work of art! In this class we’ll take your chair from faded ... Read More/Share


    Raised by Wolves Studios: Angelina Froke & Carol Liljedahl
    Norwegian Woods & Other Tales
    Friday, June 17, 2016 5-8pm
    At Wheatgrass Saloon Gallery Upstairs
    120 N. Main, Livingston, MT

    Norwegian Woods and Other Tales incorporates Norse, Scandinavian and Germanic legends and myths as well as original works of fantasy through paintings and soft sculpture art dolls. Raised ... Read More/Share

  • Depot Museum opening May 13 with special exhibits Livingston-Depot

    The Livingston Depot Museum will reopen for the season on Friday, May 13 at 10 a.m. with both its regular rail and Yellowstone history displays, and two new special exhibits for the year: “The Railroads of Ron Nixon,” and “Getting There: From Livingston to Yellowstone.” The museum is operated by the Livingston Depot ... Read More/Share

  • Elk River Arts & Lectures presents award-winning novelist Laura Pritchett elk-river-arts-lectures

    The Elk River Arts & Lectures spring series concludes with a free reading and book signing by

    Colorado author Laura Pritchett on Thursday, May 12, at Elk River Books.

    Pritchett’s novels and environmental writing have received numerous awards including the High

    Plains Book Award for Stars Go Blue, called “a brilliant novel, filled with heartache and humor”

    by Library ... Read More/Share

  • 5 classes starting in May adult-community-education

    Chainsaws in Action

    1 Sunday, 3-6 pm, May 1, $15

    This will be hands on chainsaw instruction for all skill levels. The instructor will cover personal protective equipment, safe starting procedures, and safe operation of the chainsaw when bucking and felling. We will cover bucking and under bucking, cutting logs under tension and compression, and properly taking ... Read More/Share

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    Livingston Public Library – Preschool Story Time

    Fridays, 10:30am
    Children love a fun and engaging story time. Get your kids interested in reading by bringing them for the Friday morning story time.

    Contact the Library at (406) 222-0862 or visit their website at livingstonpubliclibrary.org

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Live Music and Theatre – August & September 2016

  • Pine Creek Lodge unnamed

    Aug 5th – Memphis Strange
    Aug 10th – Sean Devine
    Aug 11th – Mandy Rowden
    Aug 12th – Joey Fender & The 55s
    Aug 13th – Cool Mccool & The Spies
    Aug 14th – Hoagan & Moss
    Aug 18th – Scooter Brown Band
    Aug 19th – The Max
    Aug 20th – Big Ol’
    Aug 23rd ... Read More/Share

  • Neptune’s Brewery neptuneweb

    No Events at this Time

    119 N L St, Livingston, MT 59047
    (406) 222-7837

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  • Katabatic Brewery katabaticweb

    8/6 – Heather Lingle
    8/8 – Bluegrass Jam
    8/11 – Leif Chirstian
    8/13 – Donnie Elliot Band
    8/15 – Bluegrass Jam
    8/18 – Miss Tess
    8/20 – Bramble & Rye
    8/22 – Bluegrass Jam
    8/25 – Scott Tecca
    8/27 – Amanda Stewart
    8/29 – Bluegrass Jam

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  • Live Music at the Music Ranch musicranch

    Aug 9th – Marty Haggard, David Frizzell, Lacy J Dalton
    Aug 11th – David Church & Terri Lisa
    Aug 12th – Barn Dance
    Aug 18th – The Bellamy Brothers
    Aug 19th – Barn Dance
    Aug 25th – Micheal & Cierra Myers & The Calamity James
    Aug 26th – Barn Dance

    For more information, call 406-222-2255 or ... Read More/Share

  • Live Music at Follow Yer Nose BBQ wildflour

    Aug 11 – Acony Belles
    Aug 12 – Russ Chapman
    Aug 18 – Dennis White & Freinds
    Aug 19 – Hooligan Trio
    Aug 26 – The Hooligans

    4 Overlook Road, Emigrant MT.

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  • Live Theatre at the Blue Slipper BlueSlipperLogoWEB

    No events at this time

    Location: 113 E Callender St, Livingston, MT. Call 406-222-7720 or visit bluslipper.com

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  • Live Theatre at the Shane Center shanecenter

    27 AUG – SPOTLIGHT GALA 2016

    Location: 415 E. Lewis St, Livingston Mt. Call 406-222-1420

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  • Live Music at the Buckhorn Theatre BuckhornWEB

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    Location: 5237 Hwy 89 South #4 Livingston, MT, call 406-222-9600 or visit buckhorntheatre.com

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  • Live Music at the Murray Bar murraybar

    Aug 7 – Jays Lounge
    Aug 8 – Shelley Besler & Tony Polecastro
    Aug 10 – Vinyl Record Night
    Aug 12 – Laura Rain & The Ceasers
    Aug 15 – Russ Chapman
    Aug 17 – Miss Tess + Thomas Brian Eaton
    Aug 18 – Chris O’Leary Band
    Aug 19 – Quenby & The WOW Band
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  • Live Music at Chico Hot Springs chicohotspringslogo

    Aug 8 – Freekbass
    Aug 12 & 13 – www.Twang
    Aug 14 – Laura Rain & The Ceasers
    Aug 19 & 20 – Gary Small & The Coyote Brothers
    Aug 21 – Annual Neighborhood Block Party
    Aug 26 & 27 – Milton Menasco & The Big Fiasco

    Location: Paradise Valley. Call 333-4933.

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Park County and Livingston Yearly Events

  • Park County and Livingston Yearly Events

    July 4th Week: Livingston Round Up, Parade and Art Fair
    July Third Week: Livingston Summer Fest
    July 26: Livingston Classic PBR

    August: Park County Fair www.parkcounty.org
    August: Bark in The Park
    August: Old Settlers Day in Clyde Park

    Early December: Livingston Holiday Stroll
    Chrismas Day: Free Community Dinner at The Civic Center

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Farmer’s Markets

  • Farmers Markets

    Livingston Farmers Market at Miles Park Bandshell in Livingston

    June 3-Sept 24
    Every Wednesday 4:30 to 7:30 PM

    marketwebFood, vendors, produce, arts & crafts, baked goods, special events, live music until 9:00 p.m., Wednesdays, 4:30 to 7:30, through Sept. 26, banks of Yellowstone, Miles Park.

    Emigrant People’s Market

    Starts Early June
    Summer Saturdays, 10 AM to 2 PM

    peoplesmarket2webVendors, produce, barbecue, Crocket tourney, kite flying, other events, lunch time music by Denny Earnest & Friends on Wildflour Bakery porch, Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 2 ish, St. John’s Green (across from Post Office), Emigrant. Contact Greg Lynch at 333 4507, or gjlynch@wispwest.net

    Sheilds Valley Market

    Mondays June Through August 4:30-7:30, Clyde Park

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