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06-03-2016
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Sandpiper Art & Gift Gallery will be hosting a fun show featuring Sandpiper member artists Marge Christensen (sculpture/painting), Maer Rubley (impressionism), Suzie Berry (acrylics), Carole Carberry (watercolor/printmaker), Mary Kelly (oil painting), and jewelry artist Amber Nolan. May 28- July 8th. Reception June 3rd from 5:00 to 7:00.  For more information contact the Gallery at 883-5956.

06-19-2016
PANCAKE BREAKFAST @ THE KOA
All you can eat pancake breakfast served every Sunday morning starting Father's Day until Labor Day at the Polson Motorcoach Resort and KOA located at 200 Irvine Flats Road in Polson.  Breakfast is served on the deck from 8-10:30AM.  Cost is $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for children. Treat Dad on Father's day for Free Breakfast.  For more information call 883-2151.

06-22-2016
MISSION VALLEY MARINERS
Mission Valley Mariners American Legion baseball team will have a game against the Bitterroot Red Sox in Polson on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 4:00 PM at O'Malley Field on 11th Avenue East, Polson.

06-22-2016
GAGE ACCOUNTING OPEN HOUSE
Gage Accounting has moved to 211 Main Street in Polson MT.  Come see their new office at an open house on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 from 12:00 to 2:00 PM. For more information call 406-88-4368 or 406-883-9250.

06-23-2015
A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Miracle of America Museum hosts "A Night at the Museum" every second Thursday of the month beginning at 6:30PM.  The Fourth Thursday program was miss dated on the quarterly newsletter so historical movies will be shown on both June 23 and the 30th.  Back by request, a reshowing of the Montana Centennial "Smoke on the Waters" documentary of steamboats on Flathead Lake plus a segment covering the Paul Bunyan, the only remaining logging tow boat of Flathead Lake, another short film covering early day logging in the area.  Time permitting a tour of the Paul Bunyan and related artifacts in the museum collection. Free and fun family entertainment.  For more information call Gil at 406-883-6264.

06-23-2016
KWATAQNUK SUMMER LIVE CONCERT
The Summer Live Concert will feature the "Crawford Brothers" at the KwaTuqNuk patio on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 6:00 to 11:00 PM. A BBQ will also be held as a fundraiser for Friends Forever Mentoring at $5 a plate. For more information call 406-88-3636 or www.kwataqnuk.com.

06-23-2016
QUICKBOOKS TRAINING
Lake County Community Development Corporation will be presenting QuickBooks Help, Tricks and Tips Software Training on Thursday, June 23 at their Ronan office from 9AM to 3PM.  $10 charge for lunch.  Call Carol to register or for more information at 406-261-3200.

06-24-2016
MISSION MOUNTAIN NRA RODEO
Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo- June 24th & 25th.  6:30 pm- Youth events including Mutton Bustin' and Mini Bull Riding 7:30 pm - NRA Rodeo. Events include bareback, steer wrestling, saddle bronc, team roping, tie down toping, ladies and youth barrel racing, ladies and youth breakaway roping and bull riding. Food, beverage and beer garden concessions available. Live music after Friday night performance! Free vendors fair, no food items. Call Sharon at 261-2861 for more information 883-1100.

06-24-2016
AIR FORCE ACADEMY BAND
The Air Force Academy Band's concert band will perform a free concert at the Polson High School Auditorium on Friday, June 24 at 7PM.  The evening will feature a diverse repertoire celebrating our Nation's Independence Day and the patriotic spirit of its people.  This is part of the groups week long tour through Montana.  For more information contact SSgt Adam Porter at 719-556-9916.

06-24-2016
FINLEY POINT GRILL SUMMER GUITAR CELEBRATION
Rising Country music star, Jessica Lynn will bring her nine-piece band to Polson for a "Summer Guitar Celebration" show at the Finley Point Grill on the lawn and will be held rain or shine, Friday, June 24, 2016, from 7:00-10:00 PM. Opening the show for Jessica Lynn between 7:00 and 8:00 PM will be local residents Jordan Albert and Nick Adamson, both 2015 Crown Guitar Scholarship Recipients and Kelsey Lyn a 2016 Crown Scholarship recipient. Advance tickets are $20.00 and $25.00 at the gate with a free beverage included. For more information call 406-270-1559. For information on "Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation" go to www.cocguitarfest.org.   

06-25-2016
FIREWORKS FUNDRAISING
The Marine Corps League are planning a fireworks fundraising boot drive on Saturday, June 25 from 10AM-2PM. 

06-25-2016
CHAMBER BLAST
The Polson Chamber of Commerce Annual 'CHAMBER BLAST' will be held on Saturday, June 25 at Big Sky Sporting Clays. We will start with a shooter's safety briefing prior to the Sporting Clays Tournament. BBQ Lunch and Awards Ceremony from 12:30-1:30. Cost: $110 per Shooter, $330 per 3 person team. Bring Shotgun, Eye Protection, Ear Protection. No experience necessary!! Registration Deadline: June 17th, 2016. Send registration and checks to: Polson Chamber of Commerce, 418 Main Street, Polson, Montana 59860

06-25-2016
SHINE, SHADOW, AND REFLECTIONS WORKSHOP
Joanne Simpson will be conducting a 2 day adult workshop at the Sandpiper Art & Gift Gallery on Saturday & Sunday, June 25-26 from 9AM-4PM.  Cost is $100, limited wc paint and paper may be available for purchase from the instructor.  For more information contact the Gallery at 883-5956.

06-25-2016
FREE LIFESAVER CLINIC
Mission Valley Aquatics and the Lake Monsters Swim Team will offer a free Jr Lifesaver Clinic on Saturday, June 25 from 9AM to noon.  The clinic is open to children ages 11-14 and will include lifeguard demonstrations, hands on practice and pool/lake safety information.  Class is limited to 20 participants.  To register or for further information contact coach Randy at coachrandy@mvaquatics.org

06-26-2016
KWATAQNUK SUNDAY BRUNCH CRUISE
KwaTaqNuk's Sunday Brunch Cruise on Flathead Lake aboard the Shadow is on Sunday, June 26, 2016 and departs at 10:30 AM.  For the full cruise schedule and tickets go to www.kwataqnuk.com  or call 406-883-3636.

06-27-2016
FLATHEAD LAKE BIOLOGICAL STATION SUMMER SEMINAR SERIES
Data and Donuts: Summer Seminar Series. The Flathead Lake Biological Station (FLBS) will host a presentation on Monday, June 27, 2016 from 10 to 11 AM at the Flathead Lake Biological Station. The presentation is titled "From microbes to landscapes: How small things like pine beetles run the world" by Diana Six, UM Professor of Forestry.  Open to all and no admission fee. For more information call Tom Bansak at 406-982-3301, ext. 229, or email events@flbs.umt.edu or go to the website www.flbs.umt.edu.

06-27-2016
VACATION BIBLE CAMP
Polson First United Methodist Church will be holding their annual vacation Bible Camp on Monday, June 27-Friday, July 1 from 9AM-Noon for ages of children entering Kindergarten through 12 years old. Cost is $10 per child or $20 for family.   For more information call 883-6l6l.

06-27-2016
ALTERED BOOKS WORKSHOP
Olivia Olson will be presenting a one day workshop for kids and teens at the Sandpiper Art & Gift Gallery creating art from discarded books through painting, folding and embellishing on Monday, June 27 from 10AM-3PM.  Fee is $25 with materials included.  For more information contact the Gallery at 883-5956.

06-30-2016
A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Miracle of America Museum hosts "A Night at the Museum" every second Thursday of the month beginning at 6:30PM.  The Fourth Thursday program was miss dated on the quarterly newsletter so historical movies will be shown on both June 23 and the 30th.  Back by request, a reshowing of the Montana Centennial "Smoke on the Waters" documentary of steamboats on Flathead Lake plus a segment covering the Paul Bunyan, the only remaining logging tow boat of Flathead Lake, another short film covering early day logging in the area.  Time permitting a tour of the Paul Bunyan and related artifacts in the museum collection. Free and fun family entertainment.  For more information call Gil at 406-883-6264.

06-30-2016
KWATAQNUK SUMMER LIVE CONCERT
The Summer Live Concert will feature the "Bottom Feeders" at the KwaTuqNuk patio on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 8:00 to 11:00 PM. For more information call 406-88-3636 or www.kwataqnuk.com.

06-30-2016
MISSION VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER DOG CLASSES
Learn more about dog behavior and your relationship with your best friend at the Free monthly classes offered by the Mission Valley Animal Shelter.  This month "What Am I Feeding My Dog?" will be offered from 2-3PM on Saturday, June 30.  Open to ages 8+.  For more information contact Jill at 883-5312.

07-01-2016
POLSON FARMERS MARKET
Polson's Farmers Market will be held every Friday from 9am-1pm, through the summer season.  The market is held in downtown Polson on 3rd Ave W, between Main St & 1st Street W. For questions or more information please call LouAnne Hoskinson at 675-0177.  Like Polson Farmers Market on Facebook for more updates.  

07-01-2016
PORT POLSON PLAYERS PRESENTS "FOOLS"
Port Polson Players present a Neil Simon comedy titled "Fools" at the John Dowdall Theatre on the Lake next to Boettcher park in Polson July 1 - July 17.Curtain time Wednesday thru Saturday evening at 8PM with Sunday Matinee at 2PM. Tickets are $18 for adults and $17 for Sr Citizens and students. Call 883-9212 for reservations or go to portpolsonplayers.com for information.

07-01-2016
PANCAKE BREAKFAST @ THE KOA
All you can eat pancake breakfast served every Sunday morning starting Father's Day until Labor Day at the Polson Motorcoach Resort and KOA located at 200 Irvine Flats Road in Polson.  Breakfast is served on the deck from 8-10:30AM.  Cost is $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for children. Treat Dad on Father's day for Free Breakfast.  For more information call 883-2151.

07-01-2016
POLSON COMMUNITY IN BLOOM
How does your garden grow? The Beautification Committee of Envision Polson! invites you to nominate what you consider to be the "bloomin' best" gardens.  Nominate yourself, neighbor and/or business in the category of Best Bloomin' Business or Best Bloomin' Residence.  Nomination forms are available at Southshore Greenhouse, Delaney's Landscaping, Mission View Greenhouse, Vine and Tap and the Polson Chamber of Commerce Office.  Please fill out one entry for each nomination.  Drop off your nomination form to the Chamber office by July 11 or mail to Polson Chamber of Commerce, 418 Main Street, Polson, MT 59860.  For more information call Mary at 406-849-5288. 

07-01-2016
MISSION VALLEY MARINERS
Mission Valley Mariners American Legion baseball team will host the Mission Valley Mariner's Firecracker Tournament in Polson on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, July 1-4, 2016 with TBA at O'Malley Field on 11th Avenue East, Polson.

07-03-2016
KWATAQNUK SUNDAY BRUNCH CRUISE
KwaTaqNuk's Sunday Brunch Cruise on Flathead Lake aboard the Shadow is on Sunday, July 3 ,2016 and departs at 10:30 AM.  For the full cruise schedule and tickets go to www.kwataqnuk.com  or call 406-883-3636.

07-03-2016
KWATAQNUK DINNER CRUISE
KwaTaqNuk's Sunday Dinner Cruise on Flathead Lake aboard the Shadow is on Sunday, July 3 ,2016 and departs at 7:00 PM.  For the full cruise schedule and tickets go to www.kwataqnuk.com  or call 406-883-3636.

07-03-2016
INDEPENDENCE WEEKEND
Celebrate Independence Weekend on Flathead lake on Sunday July 3 at Sacajawea Park in Polson.  Music starts at 6 PM with Nashville Recording Star Jared Blake and special guests Mabels Rage and Highway 93.  There will be a grand fireworks show following the music. For more information call 406-883-5255 or at www.andersonbroadcasting.com


07-03-2016
FLATHEAD LAKE CHEESE OPEN HOUSE
Flathead Lake Cheese will be having their annual Summer Open House on Sunday, July 3, 2016  from 10:00AM-4:00PM.  There will be tours, tastings and sales. Located at  208 1st Ave E., Polson, 1/2 block off Hwy 93 on the bay side, North on 2nd Street East.  Follow the signs.  For more information call 883-0343.

07-04-2016
KWATAQNUK FIREWORK'S CRUISE
KwaTaqNuk's Firework's Cruise on Flathead Lake aboard the Shadow is on Monday, July 4 ,2016 and departs at 9:00 PM.  For the full cruise schedule and tickets go to www.kwataqnuk.com  or call 406-883-3636.

07-04-2016
POLSON CHAMBER COMMUNITY FIREWORKS SHOW
The Polson Chamber Community Fireworks Show will begin at dark on July 4th, 2016. This year's show has been promised to be bigger and better than ever! The Polson Chamber would appreciate your support for the fireworks show.  Donations can be made at the Chamber Office, to the Marine Corps League, or in one of our fireworks jars set up at many of the Local Polson Businesses.  Join us in celebrating America's Independence Day in beautiful Polson, Montana!

07-04-2016
JULY 4 PARADE
Please join us for the July 4th Parade in downtown Polson beginning at Noon. The theme this year is "Miracle of America".  Polson 's local legend, Gil Mangels will be the Grand Marshall.   Parade entry forms are available at the Chamber office or Click Here to open registration form Entry forms must be returned to the Polson Chamber office by July 3rd. The parade will begin at Cherry Valley Elementary School, Head down Main Street, turning at 3rd Ave and ending on the following block. Stop by the Chamber office at 418 Main Street before the parade and purchase a glass of fresh lemonade, all proceeds will go to support the Community Fireworks Show.  Please call the Chamber office for more information, 406-883-5969.

07-04-2016
FLATHEAD LAKE BIOLOGICAL STATION SUMMER SEMINAR SERIES
Data and Donuts: Summer Seminar Series. The Flathead Lake Biological Station (FLBS) will host a presentation on Monday, July 4, 2016 from 10 to 11 AM at the Flathead Lake Biological Station. The presentation is titled "Lessons about ecology and evolution from Cuatro Cienegas, an aquatic Galapagos in the Mexican desert" byJim Elser, FLBS Director.  Open to all and no admission fee. For more information call Tom Bansak at 406-982-3301, ext. 229, or email events@flbs.umt.edu or go to the website www.flbs.umt.edu.

07-05-2016
MISSOULA SELF HELP LAW CENTER
Missoula Self Help law Center will be in Polson on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at the North Lake County Public Library from 11AM-4:30PM. They will provide services on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Walk ins are welcome all day or to schedule an appointment please call 406-258-3428.

07-06-2016
CHAMBER MEETING & LUNCHEON
 Polson Chamber General Meeting and Luncheon scheduled for Wednesday,  July 6th lunch has been cancelled. Questions call Polson Chamber of Commerce office at 883-5969.

07-07-2016
KWATAQNUK SUMMER LIVE CONCERT
The Summer Live Concert will feature the "Band In Motion" at the KwaTuqNuk patio on Thursday, July 7, 2016 from 8:00 to 11:00 PM. For more information call 406-88-3636 or www.kwataqnuk.com.

07-09-2016
MONTANA RIDE FOR HOPE FUNDRAISER
The Montana Hope Project will be coming to Polson on Saturday, July 9. This Ride for Hope motorcycle ride is the largest annual fundraiser, obtaining pledges from friends, businesses and caring individuals.  They will host a parade at 4:30PM for the riders, Hope Project vehicles and law enforcement escorts followed by a banquet at KwaTaqNuk at 6:30.  Cost is $20 per person for the banquet.  For more information call Dave Evans, 406-672-6585

07-09-2016
CULTURAL ARTS FAIR
Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana's Cultural Arts Fair will be Saturday, July 9 from 10AM to 5PM. Lots of great booths, demonstrations, food, kids activities and silent auction.  Trot on down and enjoy this fun, family event!

07-10-2016
2ND ANNUAL POKER PADDLE
The Flathead Lakers present the 2nd Annual Poker Paddle presented by Glacier Bank to be held Sunday, July 10 from 1-6PM. Cost is $50. Early bird registration by May 31 gets a $5.00 discount.  Players must be at least 18 years old.  Limited to the first 150 paddle craft so bring your kayak, canoe, paddleboard or other human propelled watercraft and paddle a 3.6 mile course, collecting cards along the way! All proceeds go to the Flathead Lakers Student Education Program and community work to support clean water. Prizes for best and worst hands plus raffles and giveaways.  For more information call Poker Paddle hotline, 406-298-Lake (5253), http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2492565

07-10-2016
KWATAQNUK SUNDAY BRUNCH CRUISE
KwaTaqNuk's Sunday Brunch Cruise on Flathead Lake aboard the Shadow is on Sunday, July 10 ,2016 and departs at 10:30 AM.  For the full cruise schedule and tickets go to www.kwataqnuk.com  or call 406-883-3636.

07-10-2016
KWATAQNUK SUNDAY DINNER CRUISE
KwaTaqNuk's Sunday Dinner Cruise on Flathead Lake aboard the Shadow is on Sunday, July 10 ,2016 and departs at 7:00 PM.  For the full cruise schedule and tickets go to www.kwataqnuk.com  or call 406-883-3636.

07-12-2016
FLATHEAD LAKE BIOLOGICAL STATION RESEARCH CRUISE
Flathead Lake Boat Tours in Lakeside MT will host an afternoon cruise aboard the Far West to one of the Flathead Lake Biological Station's (FLBS) Flathead Lake monitoring sites on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 3:30 to 6:00 PM.  Join FLBS researchers for appetizers, beverages and an overview of Flathead Lake ecology  and the FLBS Research and Monitoring Program.  Cost is $50.00 per person.  Reservations are required.  For more information or to RSVP, call Tom Bansak st 406-982-3301, ext. 229 or email events@flbs.umt.edu or visit their website at www.flbs.umt.edu.

07-13-2016
MARINE CORP LEAGUE MEETING
The Marine Corps League Hellroaring Detachment #1041 meets every second Wednesday of each month (except December) at 7PM at the VFW in Polson.  For more information call John Miller at 890-0964 or mclhellroaring1041mt@gmail.com   

07-15-2016
EXCEPTIONALLY ECLECTIC
Sandpiper Art & Gift Gallery will be hosting an exhibit for member artists Alice Varnun (ink/watercolor), Cynthia Hoelscher (fabric art), Charlie Fudge (woodworking), Carol Daniels (encaustic/watercolor), Michael Stockhill (photography) and Gitti Miller (basketry) at a reception on Friday, July 15 from 5-7PM.  For more information contact the Gallery at 883-5956.

07-16-2016
POLSON MUD RUN!
The Boys & Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation & Lake County will be sponsoring the 3rd Annual Polson Mud Run on Saturday, July 16 at 9AM (to open the Cherry Festival).  This is a fun filled, muddy 5K obstacle course held at the Polson Fairgrounds.  Registration can be found on flatheadbgc.org or https://runsignup.com/Race/MT/Polson/GetMuddyBGC

07-16-2016
POLSON MAIN STREET FLATHEAD CHERRY FESTIVAL
Polson Main Street Flathead Cherry Festival will be held Saturday, July 16 from 9AM to 6PM and Sunday, July 17 from 10AM to 4PM. Come enjoy the great selection of vendors, Flathead Cherries, homemade cherry pies, Cherry quilts on display in store windows, unique arts & crafts, entertainment and sidewalk sales and specials all weekend long! For more information call 406-883-3667 or visit the website www.flatheadcherryfestival.com or email pcf@flatheadcherryfestival.com.

07-16-2016
LIVE HISTORY DAYS
Mark your calendars for a fun-filled weekend at the Miracle of America Museum located at 36094 Memory Lane on July 16 and July 17, 2016!  There will be historic movies Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon. If you or a friend could do a pioneer craft or activity or help operate or demonstrate some of our pioneer artifacts please contact Gil at (406) 883-6264. , Mark your calendars for a fun-filled weekend at the Miracle of America Museum located at 36094 Memory Lane on July 16 and July 17, 2016!  There will be historic movies Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon. If you or a friend could do a pioneer craft or activity or help operate or demonstrate some of our pioneer artifacts please contact Gil at (406) 883-6264.

07-19-2016
MISSOULA SELF HELP LAW CENTER
Missoula Self Help law Center will be in Polson on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the North Lake County Public Library from 11AM-4:30PM. They will provide services on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Walk ins are welcome all day or to schedule an appointment please call 406-258-3428.

07-21-2016
SPLASH!
Support Polson Late Afternoon Social Hour will be held on Thursday, July 21 from 5PM-7PM. Your host will be KwaTaqNuk Resort and Casino located at 49708 US Highway 93 East in Polson.  See you there!

07-21-2016
PORT POLSON PLAYERS PRESENTS "SHADOWS ON OAK ISLAND"
Port Polson Players present the mystery/thriller "Shadows on Oak Island"
Wednesday thru Sunday; July 21-Aug 7 at the John Dowdall Theatre on the Lake next to Boettcher park in Polson. Friday and Saturday Curtain at 7:30pm, Sunday Matinee at 2:00pm. Call 883-9212 for reservations or go to the Players website at portpolsonplayers.com.

07-22-2016
FLATHEAD LAKE 3 ON 3 TOURNAMENT
This 3-on-3 basketball tournament is played in the streets of downtown Polson,  July 22th - 24th 2016 just a slam dunk away from beautiful Flathead Lake.  Please join us for one of the most fun and popular athletic events in Montana. Financial support provided mainly through team fees and corporate sponsors has enabled 3-on-3 to donate its net proceeds to local charities. Play hard, laugh a lot and lend a hand to this charitable event. Signup either by email or print and fax your registration form. More information to follow.

07-29-2016
FLATHEAD LAKE BOBCAT BBQ & GOLF SCRAMBLE
The Flathead Lake bobcat Booster Lake Dinner Cruise, Golf Scramble, BBQ & Silent Auction will be held Friday and Saturday, July 29 and 30.  The cruise will be Friday aboard the Shadow and will include buffet dinner.  Boat departs at 6PM sharp from the KwaTaqNuk and cost is $45 per person or $100 for family with children under 12.The 18 hole golf scramble is on Saturday and shotgun start at 10am and is $125 per golfer or $500 per team.  Hosts will be MSU Head Coach Jeff Choate and MSU President Dr Waded Cruzado.  All proceeds to benefit Montana State University Bobcat Club Scholarships. For more information call Shad at 883-8803.

08-02-2016
SPORTS PHYSICALS
St Joseph Medical Center in Polson will be providing Sports Physicals on Tuesday, August 2 from 3:30-6PM. $30 cash or check made out to SJMC no credit cards or insurance.  All proceeds are donated back to Polson Athletics Program.  Physical forms are available on the MHSA website.

08-02-2016
MISSOULA SELF HELP LAW CENTER
Missoula Self Help law Center will be in Polson on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at the North Lake County Public Library from 11AM-4:30PM. They will provide services on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Walk ins are welcome all day or to schedule an appointment please call 406-258-3428.

08-03-2016
FLATHEAD lAKE BIOLOGICAL SATION OPEN HOUSE
The Flathead Lake Biological Station's annual Open House will be held Tuesday, August 5 from 1-5PM  which provides the public an opportunity to learn more about the ecology of Flathead Lake and its watershed, as well as FLBS and its research around the globe.  For more information call Tom Bansak at 406-982-3301 ext. 229.

08-03-2016
CHAMBER MEETING & LUNCHEON
Polson Chamber General Meeting and Luncheon is scheduled for Wednesday, August 3 at the KwaTaqNuk Resort in Polson from 12-1PM. Speaker TBA. Lunch is $11. For more information call the Chamber office at 883-5969.

08-03-2016
FLATHEAD LAKE BIOLOGICAL STATION OPEN HOUSE
The Flathead Lake Biological Station (FLBS) will hold it's annual Open House on Wednesday, August 5, 2016 from 1:00-5: 00 PM at the Flathead Lake Biological Station. The open house provides the interested public, an opportunity to learn more about the ecology of Flathead Lake and its watershed, as well as FLBS and its research around the globe For more information call Tom Bansak at 406-982-3301, ext. 229, or email events@flbs.umt.edu or go to the website www.flbs.umt.edu. . 

08-05-2016
POLSON FARMERS MARKET
Polson's Farmers Market will be held every Friday from 9am-1pm, through the summer season.  The market is held in downtown Polson on 3rd Ave W, between Main St & 1st Street W. For questions or more information please call LouAnne Hoskinson at 675-0177.  Like Polson Farmers Market on Facebook for more updates.  

08-06-2016
SMOKIN' ON THE WATER
Please join us for the 8th Annual Smokin' On The Water BBQ Cook-Off on Saturday, August 6, from 11AM-6PM at the KwaTaqNuk Resort. Cash prizes and trophies awarded in all BBQ categories! We hope to see you there! Click here to join us on Facebook. Interested in BBQing?  Click here for official rules & Cookers registration. For Vendor application click here. More information to follow                                

08-06-2016
WATER DAZE
The 14th annual Water Daze 1-Mile Swim Race will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2016.  Registration will open at 11AM with a start time of 1PM.  The swim will be from Salish Point to Boettcher Park.  Swimmers will be provided transportation to KwaTaqNuk from Boettcher Park about 30 minutes prior to the start of the race.  For more information contact 406-883-4567.

08-10-2016
MARINE CORPS LEAGUE MEETING
The Marine Corps League Hellroaring Detachment #1041 meets every second Wednesday of each month (except December) at 7PM at the VFW in Polson.  For more information call John Miller at 890-0964 or mclhellroaring1041mt@gmail.com   

08-11-2016
SPORTS PHYSICALS
St Joseph Medical Center in Polson will be providing Sports Physicals on Thursday, August 11 from 3:30-6PM. $30 cash or check made out to SJMC no credit cards or insurance.  All proceeds are donated back to Polson Athletics Program.  Physical forms are available on the MHSA website.

08-12-2016
SUMMERFEST
Join us for SUMMERFEST on Flathead Lake on Friday, August 12 from noon to 5PM for the Car Show Registration at Sacajawea Park, 6-8PM will be the Poker Run ($5 per hand) and 8-Midnight there will be Free live music and dancing at the Finley Point Grill.  For more information call (406) 883-5255 or www.andersonbroadcasting.com.

08-13-2016
DAY 2 OF SUMMERFEST
The fun of SUMMERFEST continues on Saturday, August 13 starting at 9AM with the Car Show on main street and the Sandpiper Art Festival on the Courthouse lawn and Family Fun Day that will be a fundraiser for Lake County Search and Rescue at the Sports Complex (Kerr Dam soccer fields) in Polson and 10-2PM will be a Poker Walk with seven local businesses.   For more information call (406) 883-5255.

08-13-2016
45th ANNUAL SANDPIPER ART FESTIVAL ON THE LAKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE LAWN
Artists and artisans from booths set up on the Lake County Courthouse lawn. Enjoy a day of art, fine crafts, food and entertainment.  For more information contact Sandpiper Art & Gift Gallery at 883-5956.

08-14-2016
3rd DAY OF SUMMERFEST
The final day of SUMMERFEST begins with a Special "Brunch Cruise" at 10:30 on Sunday, August 14 from KwaTaqNuk Resort.  Lots of water activities on Flathead Lake to see and do.  For more information call (406) 883-5255.

08-16-2016
MISSOULA SELF HELP LAW CENTER
Missoula Self Help Law Center will be in Polson on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at the North Lake County Public Library from 11AM-4:30PM. They will provide services on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Walk ins are welcome all day or to schedule an appointment please call 406-258-3428.

08-18-2016
SPLASH!
Support Polson Late Afternoon Social Hour on Thursday, August 18, from 5-7PM. Your host will be Whitefish Credit Union located at 110 3rd Ave E.  See you there!

08-19-2016
SKC 25TH ANNUAL GOLF SCRAMBLE
Salish Kootenai College Foundation & KSKC Public TV present the 25th Annual Golf Scramble on Friday, August 19 at Silver Fox Golf Course. Team prizes, silent auction and lunch provided!  Two starting times 8:30AM & 1:15PM.  To register online go to foundation.skc.edu or for more information contact 406-275-4983.

08-19-2016
FLATHEAD LAKE BLUES FESTIVAL
The 6th Annual Flathead Lake Blues Festival will be held Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20 on the shores of Flathead Lake at Sacajawea Park in Polson.  For more information go to www.flatheadlakebluesfestival.com

08-20-2016
POLSON TRIATHLON
The 5th annual Polson Triathlon will be held on Saturday, August 20 at Riverside Park.  The Polson Triathlon is a locally run, locally inspired Olympic distance triathlon. Please visit www.polsontriathlon.com for more information. Whether you are an experienced veteran, intimidated beginner or curious spectator, we hope that you will join us for a great day in Polson! Race starts at 8:40AM. Field will be capped at 200 racers, so don't wait too long. For more information contact Ali at 406-883-4567 or 267-664-3422.

08-21-2016
2nd ANNUAL FLATHEAD LAKE FESTIVAL OF ART
An exciting 2-day, juried, fine art show on the shores of Flathead Lake at Sacajawea Park. Featuring beautiful original fine art from some of the most talented artisans in Montana and beyond! Second year partnering with the successful Flathead Lake Blues Festival, now in its 6th year. Saturday and Sunday August 20-21. Visit sandpiperartgallery.com or for more information contact Sandpiper Art & Gift Gallery at 883-5956.

08-25-2016
PARK FEE FREE DAY
Entrance fees to Glacier National Park, as well as other units of the National Park Service, will be waived on Thursday, August 25 thru Sunday, August 28 in commemoration of National Park Service Birthday Weekend.

08-25-2016
FLATHEAD RIVER RODEO
August 25, 26 and 27. Indian National Finals Tour Rodeo, sponsored by the KwaTaqNuk Resort and Casino and the CSKT Tribes. Begins at 7PM each night with live music after the rodeo each night. Food and beverage concessions available. Vendors space available. Admission $15 for adults, $5 for students and 6 & under are free. Voted Tour Rodeo of the year the past 3 years! Don't miss it! For more information contact Pete White or Sheila Matt at 406-883-3636

08-26-2016
FRESH PERSPECTIVE
This exhibit features new Sandpiper Art & Gift Gallery artists Barbara Shrider (watercolor), Mark Sherman (raku pottery), Denise Zemke (stained glass), Gail Trenfield (watercolor/photography), and long-time member artist Joanne Simpson (watercolor batik) and invited oil painter and pastel artist Helen Siemers.  August 23 - September 30. Reception Friday, August 26, 5-7PM. For more information contact the Gallery at 883-5956.

08-27-2016
ROTARY CHILI COOK OFF
The annual Rotary Chili Cook off will be held Saturday, August 27 from 10AM-2:30PM. Make sure you purchase your raffle tickets to help the Jr golf program.  Tickets are only $25 each or 5 for $100.  There are 6 prizes to choose from: $1000 in cash, $1000 in groceries, $1000 in gas, 300-350 lbs of cut beef, a wine cellar of a minimum of 60 bottles of wine or two 2016 season golf passes to Polson Bay Golf Course. Need not be present to win. Tickets are available from Cameron in the Pro Shop at the Polson Bay Golf Course.

08-28-2016
FRESH PERSPECTIVE
Sandpiper Art & Gift Gallery will be featuring new artists Barbara Shrider (watercolor), Mark Sherman (raku pottery), Denise Zemke (stained glass), Gail Trenfield (watercolor/photography), and long time member artist Joanne Simpson (watercolor batik) and invited oil painter and pastel artist Helen Siemers at a reception on Friday, August 28 from 5-7PM.  For more information contact the Gallery at 883-5956.

 

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