Events


Smart Driver Course Presented by AARP Driver Safety. Be up to speed with the latest Driving Strategies, Auto Safety Features, New State and Local Traffic Laws! Consider taking this ALL NEW, Award Winning, Smart Driver Course! There are no driving tests or exams! While this class is designed for drivers 50+, ALL drivers are welcome. **Montana mandates insurance discounts for qualified participants.** **Upon completion, you may be...

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Welcome Back Runners!! This is the 10th Running!!! The Sorry ‘Bout That 1/2 Marathon and Team Relay is back for 2023. The course will be clockwise this year, meaning an uphill start and uphill finish, with the large downhill in the middle miles. Two aide stations and one portajohn will be on the course. Clockwise means it goes the direction of an old clock with hands. All turns on the course are to the right except for one. Free...

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Ticket outlets to purchase advance tickets are Perfect Shot Tavern, Polson, 1st Interstate Bank, Polson and True Value Hardware, Ronan. Legend of the Pioneers is a truly unique show that highlights Marty Davis and his special blend of Americana. Marty Davis, Legend of the Pioneers fun, family-friendly, and beautifully costumed (by world famous Nudie’s Rodeo Tailors.) Legend of the Pioneers is tailor-made for all audiences with...

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Mission Valley Elks Hoop Shoot and Free Throw contest is for Boys and Girls ages 8 to 13 (age as of April 1, 2023) from Polson and all the surrounding areas. Categories are: 8-9 year old boys & 8-9 year old girls; 10-11 year old boys & 10-11 year old girls; 12-13 year old boys & 12-13 year old girls. Registration and warm up at 1:30pm to 2:00pm, with the contest beginning at 2:00pm. No cost to participate and no...

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Swing by Youth Dynamics new Polson Office for their Open House and enjoy some seasonal snacks!

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The Good Coffee Roasting Company at 214 Main, Polson MT is hosting a light breakfast mixer for filmmakers and festival attendees. You will be able to purchase a wide variety of drinks and delicious fresh baked food, which will provide a fun jump-start to FLIC’s final day of weekend screenings. The FLIC weekend draws to a festive close with an Awards ceremony and dessert reception from 5:30 to 6:30pm. The audience award will also...

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We are getting excited for another amazing SPLASH event, which is happening tomorrow (12/15) at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, 6 13th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860! Please join us for some great food, wonderful conversation, and important networking opportunities, while learning more about all that Glacier Bank (co-sponsor) and Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center can do for you! They can take your banking and health care needs...

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FLIC and the Polson Rotary Club offer their traditional free animated children’s film and egg burrito breakfast. The Rotary Club will serve breakfast in the Showboat Stadium 6 lobby beginning at 9:15am. Festival film screenings resume at 12:30pm and continue on multiple screens into the evening.  There will be a break in screenings from 4:30 to 6:00pm for an informal filmmaker/attendee mixer at The Durham, located at 49494 US...

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FLIC 2023 gets underway with an informal “Taste of Polson” gathering in the lobby of the Showboat Stadium 6. Many of Polson’s local eateries will offer samplings of their food fair as filmmakers and FLIC attendees mingle. FLIC screenings then commence at 6pm on multiple  Showboat screens.

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Santa will be downtown at Eden Bryant Photography for a meet and greet with photos. This year’s theme is a black and white living room. $65 for 3 photos and $100 for 5 photos. Taking appointments.

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Santa will be downtown at Eden Bryant Photography for a meet and greet with photos. This year’s theme is a black and white living room. $65 for 3 photos and $100 for 5 photos. Taking   appointments.

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Would you like to know how to increase the balance in your business checking account? This class teaches several ways to increase cash in the business with 5 basic formulas to measure your business’s cash-flow performance. Include the kind of business you are in when you sign up and get a free business analytics report for your specific industry.

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This workshop will cover the basic elements of what it takes to get a new business up and running or what to look for if you are buying a business, Planning, Market Research, Entity Formation , Creating Pro forma for cash flow Projections , Financing, Insurance,  Human Resources and more.  Tell us what kind of business you are looking at and receive a free business analytics report.

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An effective marketing strategy is essential for business success. In this workshop, you’ll learn Ideal Customer; Marketing Analytics; Social Media; Creating Successful content; Providing Value to your audience; Embrace Community with Customers; Ads; Branding -Bring it all Together.   In Person and Zoom options available  

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This is an intermediate class for students who have a basic knowledge of Excel. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to: Work with lists Work with freeze panes and split panes Use the sort and auto filter functions Use the insert function command to create IF functions Use the automatic subtotals and grouping functions Create and work with charts Space for this workshop is limited, so register today.

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Duke Otherwise is a playful wordsmith, a spirited performer, a skilled guitarist and captivating tap-dancer. Using his distinct baritone, he sings his hilarious and imaginative songs that all ages will delight in together. From Madison, WI, Duke plays nearly 150 shows a year throughout the midwest and beyond; in libraries, schools, living rooms, churches, theatres, festivals, and fairs. His energetic live show is filled with...

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The Tiny and Unusual Film Festival screens new, short, international films on the last Sunday of each month. For this event there will be 7 short films that total 1 hour in duration. The films are a mixture of animation, comedy and serious subjects. Films are G and PG13, but may contain adult content. There will be audience participation as each viewer will be able to rate the film, in 4 categories, and the results will be returned to...

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Enjoy watching Alumni Gratitude basketball. This is a fundraiser with free entry, but donations are encouraged. Win the chance to throw a pie in the face of a current or former Pirate basketball player.

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Trot for an excellent cause on Thanksgiving morning.  Start and Finish line is in front of Century 21 Big Sky office.  Run, walk, Push a stroller!!!  Registration opens at 8:30 AM and starts at 9:00 AM. Entry fee is $5.00.  All proceeds donated to Loaves and Fish

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Join in for a family friendly event! Dinner, raffle, silent auction and bake sale. $13 per person, $8 for kids 12 and under. Raffle drawings throughout the night. Meatball subs, salad and soup will be served.  They will be donating toys to the regional hospitals and clinics in time for the holidays with the funds raised at this event.  The remainder of funds will be donated to congenital heart defect research.

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The Port Polson Players are reviving their popular musical, “No Coward’s Epitaph.” A cast of 14 Mission Valley performers presents the story of Thomas Francis Meagher, Montana’s first acting territorial governor, for four days, Nov. 10-13 at Polson’s Theatre on the Lake. Curtain time for this final encore production is 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Following an enthusiastic world premier last...

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The Port Polson Players are reviving their popular musical, “No Coward’s Epitaph.” A cast of 14 Mission Valley performers presents the story of Thomas Francis Meagher, Montana’s first acting territorial governor, for four days, Nov. 10-13 at Polson’s Theatre on the Lake. Curtain time for this final encore production is 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Following an enthusiastic world premier last...

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The Port Polson Players are reviving their popular musical, “No Coward’s Epitaph.” A cast of 14 Mission Valley performers presents the story of Thomas Francis Meagher, Montana’s first acting territorial governor, for four days, Nov. 10-13 at Polson’s Theatre on the Lake. Curtain time for this final encore production is 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Following an enthusiastic world premier last...

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The Port Polson Players are reviving their popular musical, “No Coward’s Epitaph.” A cast of 14 Mission Valley performers presents the story of Thomas Francis Meagher, Montana’s first acting territorial governor, for four days, Nov. 10-13 at Polson’s Theatre on the Lake. Curtain time for this final encore production is 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Following an enthusiastic world premier last...

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The Festival of Trees is an annual event held the first Saturday of December. Christmas trees, decorative wreaths, and packages are bid on and purchased at the evening Holiday Soiree and Auction. Gather your friends, family and co-workers and decorate a tree, wreath, or holiday item for the festival. Proceeds benefit youth organizations throughout the Mission Valley. Questions can be directed to Board President Brooke Ingram: Call...

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Mountain Top Nutrition will be closed from November 2 until November 15 when they will have a very special day with a Re-Grand Opening!  They will have Acai bowls, the special Cinnamon Donut Shake and presenting a whole new menu with variety. There will be raffles, aloe shots and hors d’oeuvres.  There will also be a few vendor tables set up.

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Join the Veteran’s Day Surf “N” Turf dinner which includes Salad, Steak & Shrimp, Baked Potato, Green Beans and Desert.  All are Welcome! All proceeds will support the Elks Veterans to help local Veterans in need. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Elks Lodge.

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Holiday Event and Sale at Ninepipes Museum’s Gift Shop. Discounts off select fall items.  Book Chats from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Book chat with Bob Bigart and Joe McDonald. CSKT Press Latest Book with Signing by Steve Lozar.  Chat/signing with Carolyn Corey , Four Winds Indian Trading Post “Fort Connah” Publication. Music: The Late Bloomers with Coy Theobalt, Charlie Davis & Keith Rennie. Bring a nonperishable...

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Calling all ghouls, ghosts and goblins 18 years and older to KwaTaqNuk for a Halloween Party on Saturday, October 29 from 7pm -1am and enjoy DJ Music, dancing and a costume contest to win prizes! Costumes will be judged at 11pm for scariest, funniest, best couples, best female, and best male. Party hosted by Louie & Nicole Pierre and...

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Back to the 1780’s! If it sounded good back then, why not today? WÖR (pronounced ‘were’) is a band of five musicians whose curiosity, passion and talent has led to a niche goldmine of melodies in stunning contemporary arrangements. With their finely textured arrangements WÖR injects new energy into 18th-century melodies from the Flanders region of Belgium. Their music shines an inventive spotlight, with a modern twist, on the...

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Polson Shooters Association is excited to be hosting a course brought to you by “Tactical Addiction Defensive Solutions, LLC.”  This Course will be offered on November 6 which will be open to ladies only. This course is a one day, 8 hour course combining both self defense techniques and firearms training.  The Course begins at 8:00 AM at Polson High School which will focus on hand-to-hand self defensive tactics and concepts, with the...

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Polson Shooters Association is excited to be hosting a course brought to you by “Tactical Addiction Defensive Solutions, LLC.”  This Course will be offered on November 5 which is open to men and women. This course is a one day, 8 hour course combining both self defense techniques and firearms training.  The Course begins at 8:00 AM at Polson High School which will focus on hand-to-hand self defensive tactics and concepts,...

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The Polson Parade Lights starts @ 6:00 PM with line up at 5:00 PM behind Cherry Valley  School. Entry forms can be found on the Polson Business Community website.   Return completed entry forms to The Rack, Alpine Designs or Beargrass Candles, by November 28.  There is a $20 entry fee.  Prizes will be given for 1) Best of Parade 2) Best Light Display 3) Most Creative and 4) most Humorous.

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Join in the lighting of the down town Christmas Tree located on the courthouse lawn.  Mr. and Mrs. Claus will make an appearance and the youth choir will be singing Christmas Carol’s.  The Polson Chamber will provide hot chocolate and cookies.

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SAVE THE DATE!! Christmas treasures have been stored for a year! There will be an amazing sale at The Barn; so grateful to Lucy and Denny for letting Heart and Soul use their facility. Lucy‘s decorations alone will blow your mind!! It will be a lot of fun – hot cocoa, treats, Christmas music, and tons of holiday decor! More info and pictures to come later!

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All Ghouls, Ghosts and Goblins need to be at this party!  There will be great music, a killer grand prize for best costume plus gift cards for 2nd and 3rd place!  There will also be fun games on the side where you can win prizes as well so get your game face on and come in your party pants! Hotel rooms for $75.00 so call new!

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Join The Finley Point Grill for their fall wine tasting event on Sunday 10/16. Chef Pedro created a delicious 5 course menu, and they will have specially selected wines paired with each course. This will be reservation based only, so make sure to book your seats.

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We’ve got spirit yes we do, we’ve got spirit how about you?! Ninepipes/Allentown Restaurant is having a Mission Valley School Spirit Cornhole Tourney on Sunday, Oct. 9 starting at noon here at the Pipes! They will pay out 1st and 2nd place winners.  AND the winners get to decide which Mission Valley school(s)general athletic fund gets the remaining proceeds! Here’s the catch: you MUST come in your school colors and...

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The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church’s 52nd Annual Harvest Dinner will have “take out orders only”. The dinner benefits Red Cross of Montana Disaster Relief and Polson Loaves & Fishes. The menu consists of Swedish Meat Balls, mashed potatoes/gravy, coleslaw, green beans, rolls and pumpkin pie.  Home made lefse can be ordered ahead or will be available for purchase at the door. Call ahead for orders at 406-883-5864...

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Join Fubuki Daiko, masters of traditional JapeneseTaiko Drumming sponsored by Mission Valley Live.  Athletic and entertaining , they reinvent the traditional art form, merging primal roots with modern sensibilities. Advance tickets for $13 available at missionvalleylive.com and at ticket outlets in Polson: 1st Interstate Bank and Perfect Shot and in Ronan: Ronan True Value.  

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  The Lake County Republican Women’s Meeting has been changed from October, 3 to October 17.  The meeting will be held at the North Lake County Library.  Lunch will be served at 11:30 AM with the meeting beginning at 1:00 PM.  The speaker for this meeting is Robin Sertell.

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The Lake County Republican Women will be hosting a Meet and Greet event for James Brown, Nonpartisan , who is a candidate for the Supreme Court of Montana. It will be held at the Lake County Republican Headquarters located at 1102 4th Ave in Polson on Friday, October 14 from 3-5 pm. The event will include wine and appetizers.

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September 14, 2022 @07:30 AM – 05:00 PM The Assistance for Business Clinics are designed to provide new and established businesses, accountants, bookkeepers, human resource professionals, and attorneys with updated information on topics such as: Montana Department of Revenue’s new Form MW-4 and their E-Services, Unemployment Insurance Tax requirements, workers’ compensation coverage, Independent Contractor regulations, using Labor...

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Driving Miss Daisy   Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize winning comic drama, wraps up the Port Polson Players, in association with the Mission Valley Friends of the Arts – 47th summer season.   Playing August 11 thru August 28th, curtain times for this masterful theatre classic are 8 pm Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with Sunday matinees at 2pm. For reservations call 406-883-9212 or go to PortPolsonPlayers.com.   The show,...

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The comic drama, Driving Miss Daisy, wraps up the Port Polson Players, in association with the Mission Valley Friends of the Arts, 47th summer season. The show, performed at Polson’s beautiful lakeside theatre, on the Polson golf course, is directed by Neal Lewing, who suggests calling early for reservations for this wonderful production.

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Have some summer fun at a Zumba Dance party with some great music and dancing on the back patio.  There will be Zumba instructors from various parts of Lake County and Kalispell.

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Join 2022 Back to School Health Fair in Downtown Polson on August 20th from 9am-1pm. Convoy of Hope in partnership with New Life Church will be giving away TONS of Non-Perishable Food Items and other Goods! Health & Dental Screenings from Local Doctors, Giveaways, Food Trucks, and Many local Non Profit Organizations will be on hand to get you and your child ready for the NEW School Year! This is a FREE Event in Downtown Polson!...

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Kiwanis Club of Polson’s Farewell to Summer Wine and Beer Tasting Event – Proceeds to benefit youth programs and Kiwanis programs in Lake County.  Tickets are available from any Polson Kiwanis member of at the Polson KOA Office.

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Families First Learning Lab is hosting their first annual double elimination Cornhole Tournament fundraiser at Glacier Brewing.  Players placing 1st-3rd having their pick of a $200 value gift basket, stocked mini-fridge, and $250 cash prize.  You won’t want to miss this tournament for a cause.

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Event by Big Arm Resort and KwaTaqNuk Resort & Casino, via Eventbrite Flathead River Rodeo is back in the line up for the race to Vegas.  Enjoy an exciting three days of rodeo as some of the best cowgirls and cowboys from across Indian Country, try to make their way to Vegas. Rodeo starts at 7pm every night, gates open at 5pm.  Tickets available at gate or online.  Adults $20, Students $10, 5 & under...

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Women 4 Wellness and St. Luke Community Healthcare are partnering to offer a fun beginner friendly workout.  Enjoy a short education presentation from St. Luke’s Dr. Laura Hoganson, followed by a festive Zumba workout with instructor, Yoshimi Kerr.  The event will include refreshments, giveaways, and a prize drawing.  Wear your best neon attire and come dance with us!

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