It's Fall in the Rockies and all I can think about are big browns and planning my next trip, where would I like to be? Bozeman comes to mind and from the calls I've gotten recently from my Montana buds, all I an do is to live vicariously through them and their fertile freestones loaded with monster browns. I thought I would do a write up on some local events for the area of Bozeman in case a few of you may be heading that way the next few weeks. I have to wait until September of 2010 before I get my fill of Bozeman activities I guess.
RISE - Bozeman, MT - World Premiere
World Premiere! – Bozeman, Montana
Emerson Cultural Center
Thursday October 22nd Show starts at 7:30 PM
Tickets $10 available at The River’s Edge, Fins and Feathers Fly Shop, Montana Troutfitters, and Rockford Coffee.Lots of swag will be raffled off from our sponsors: Simms, Costa del Mar, Hatch Reels, Ro Drift Boats, Big Sky Brewing, and Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures.
Okay this may not be "fishing related" but I can almost guarantee a few of my fishing friends in the area will attend so that counts right?
Beer Festival by MT Brewers Assoc 5:00 PM October 23
Gallatin County Fairgrounds Description:Beer Festival by MT Brewers Assoc.Contact Tony at 406-439-8075 (C) or 406-449-7252 for more information.Admission: $18 advance / $20 at door. Tickets available at Bozeman Brewery, Madison River Brewery, Old Chicago, Montana Fish Company, Cactus Records and online at www.montanabrewers.org (entry includes 3 samples and a MBA glass)Public hours: 5pm – 11pm
20th - iPhoto offered by F-11 Photographic Supplies in downtown Bozeman, pre-registration required. October 20th thru 22nd from 12:00-12:50 PM Call F-11 for details at 406-586-3281, stop by the store at 16 East Main, or sign up 24-7 at www.f11photo.com .
23rd - Hunters Feed & Wild Game Cook-Off Located on Main Street in Ennis: Friday before hunting season starts. Local businesses prepare wild game dishes: sampled & voted on by participants. Begins 3:00 pm. Sponsored by the Ennis Area Chamber of Commerce.
24th - October 24, 2009 will mark the fourth annual Raw Deal Run and Fun Walk, a 5K and 10K race that will take place south of Big Timber. firstname.lastname@example.org.
24th - Living History Weekend, Virginia City: All Hallows Eve Experience the Spirits of the past that bring the scary side of the 19th century to life on the Trail of Fear, and the Terror Train. Experience tasty treats in Nevada City, with traditional foods, and spiced cider. Enjoy a ghost tour with Spirit Tailings author Ellen Baumler.
24th - Bridger Ski Foundation Nordic Snow Dance & Auction Saturday, October 24th 6pm Ballroom 6:00 p.m. - Silent Auction begins Dinner buffet featuring The Emerson Grill Beer & Wine courtesy of Bozeman Brewing Co and Winegardner Wines Live Music by Jawbone Railroad
26th - Glass House Photography group hosted by staff members of F-11 Photographic Supplies in downtown Bozeman Monday, October 28th from 5:45 to 7 PM. Call F-11 for details at 406-586-3281, stop by the store at 16 East Main, or sign up 24-7 at www.f11photo.com .
29th - What Will Climate Change Cost Montanans? Dr. Ernie Niemi, ECONorthwest. Join us for this lecture presented by the National Parks & Conservation Association and the Big Sky Institute. Montana Audubon is a co-sponsor. All events are free and open to the public and will be held at the Bozeman Public Library, Community Room. 7:00 – 8:30pm
31st - ASMSU Yellowstone River Rafting, Paradise Valley. montana.edu/outdoorrecreation/outings.php
31st - Halloween Haunted House Big Sky Fire Station 1, 2735 Aspen Drive Stop by the Fire Department in Westfork Meadows for the Fire Department's Halloween Haunted House (and carving pumpkins, hot chocolate, treats, etc.)
Bozeman Trout Unlimited Membership Meeting & Annual Chili Fee
Wed, November 11, 7pm – 9pm Bozeman Holiday Inn (map)
DescriptionMonthly Chapter Membership Meeting and Chili Contest and Feed.
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