December Events

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE MEETING
No meeting in December, 2017-The Marine Corps League Hellroaring Detachment #1041 meets every second Wednesday of each month (except December) at 7:00 PM at the VFW in Polson.  For more information call John Miller at 406-890-0964 or email mclhellroaring1041mt@gmail.com.

ANNUAL PARADE OF LIGHTS
December 1, 2017-The 2017 Parade of Lights hosted by the Polson Business Community will be on Friday, December 1, in downtown Polson. Family Fun begins at 5:00 PM, the parade starts at 6:00 PM and Christmas shopping will be until 8:00 PM in downtown Polson.  Join in the fun and activities with an appearance of Santa, lighting of the downtown tree, food vendors, hot chocolate, fire pit with s’mores and glow necklaces and child tattoos. For more information call 406-240-9707 or email polsonbusinesscommunity@gmail.com.

MISSION VALLEY LIVE CONCERT SERIES
December 1, 2017–Mission Valley Live’s 2017-2018 Concert Series features Dublin Gulch and Willson & McKee, who come together to perform a unique Holiday Show, on Friday, December 1, at 7:00 PM.  The Concert will he held at the Polson High School Auditorium.  Butte’s Irish minstrels: Dublin Gulch (Tom Powers, Mick Cavanaugh, John Joyner and Jim Schulz), have been at it for 25 years. Jim Schulz’s music, when combined with his lyrics, reveals Butte and the Butte experience.  Ken Willson & Kim McKee specialize in Celtic Folklore: music, dance, stories and culture of Ireland and Scotland, mingled with Montana/Colorado/New Mexico and the lush life and landscapes of the rural west!   For more information call 406-887-2739 or visit http://www.missionvalleylive.com.

LIGHTS UNDER THE BIG SKY-WINTER FAMILY FUN
December 1, 2 and 3, 2017–The Mission Valley presents, “Lights Under the Big Sky”, Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM and Sunday, December 3 from 1:00 to 6:00 PM at the Lake County Fairgrounds located at 300 3rd Avenue North West in Ronan, MT.  There will be Live Music, a Snow Play Zone, Fire Pits, Kids Activities, Christmas Market Stalls, Santa, Food and Drink Vendors and Incredible light displays.  Gate ticket prices will be $3.00 per person and $15.00 for a family of 6 or more.  Children 4 and under are free.  For more information call 406-250-8808 or visit http://www.bigskylights.org.

GLACIER BANK & ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER FOOD DRIVE
December 1, 2017
-Glacier Bank and  St. Joseph Medical Center are co-sponsoring their annual food drive which began on Monday, November 27 and ends on Thursday, December 21.  Bring donated items to Glacier Bank located at 50510 US Hwy 93, Polson or St. Joseph located at 6 13th Avenue East, Polson.  For more information call Glacier Bank at 406-883-8300 or St. Joseph at 406-883-5680.

POLSON CHAMBER LUNCHEON MEETING
December 6, 2017-The Polson Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting  will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at KwaTukNuk from noon until 1:00 PM.  The featured speaker will be Polson Mayor, Heather Knutson and City Manager Mark Shrives. Cost of the luncheon is $14.50 and reservations are not required.  For more information call 406-883-5969.

CENTURY 21 BIG SKY REAL ESTATE
December 8, 2017
Century 21 will hold it’s Annual Christmas Party on Friday, December 8 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.  Century 21 is located at 119 Anchor Way in Polson.  There will be good food, good friends and good fun. Please come and help them celebrate!  New this year will be door prize drawings at 6:00, 7:00 and 8:00 PM.  for more information call 406-883-5387.

LIGHTS UNDER THE BIG SKY-WINTER FAMILY FUN
December 8, 9 and 10, 2017–The Mission Valley presents, “Lights Under the Big Sky”, on Friday and Saturday, December 8 and 9 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM and Sunday, December 10 from 1:00 to 6:00 PM, at the Lake County Fairgrounds located at 300 3rd Avenue North West in Ronan, MT.  There will be Live Music, a Snow Play Zone, Fire Pits, Kids Activities, Christmas Market Stalls, Santa, Food and Drink Vendors and Incredible light displays.  Gate ticket prices will be $3.00 per person and $15.00 for a family of 6 or more.  Children 4 and under are free.  For more information call 406-250-8808 or visit http://www.bigskylights.org.

LIGHTS UNDER THE BIG SKY-WINTER FAMILY FUN
December 15, 16 and 17, 2017–The Mission Valley presents, “Lights Under the Big Sky” on Friday and Saturday, December 15 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM and on Sunday, December 17  from 1:00 to 6:00 PM at the Lake County Fairgrounds located at 300 3rd Avenue North West in Ronan, MT.  There will be Live Music, a Snow Play Zone, Fire Pits, Kids Activities, Christmas Market Stalls, Santa, Food and Drink Vendors and Incredible light displays.  Gate ticket prices will be $3.00 per person and $15.00 for a family of 6 or more.  Children 4 and under are free.  For more information call 406-250-8808 or visit http://www.bigskylights.org.

SPLASH
December 21, 2017-Sponsors of this event are, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center and Glacier Bank from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  They are jointly holding a food drive so please bring your donations.  Dust off those ugly sweaters because there will be an ugly sweater contest.   For more information contact the Polson Chamber at 406-883-5969.

MIRACLE OF AMERICA MUSEUM
December 28, 2017–Join Gil and Helen at the museum on Thursday, December 28 at 6:30 PM, for the short Christmas movie, “Mr. Krueger’s Christmas” starring the lovable Jimmy Stewart.  Afterwards, you will see the never-before-shown-to-the-public scrapbook of official 8 X 10 photos of Pearl Harbor battle damage, salvage efforts and rebuilding progress of the naval fleet.  All are welcome and treats and donations are always welcome.  For more information call 406-883-6804 or visit http://www.miracleofamericamuseum.org or email info@miracleofamericamuseum.org.