Greensky Bluegrass

Greensky Bluegrass are playing the Wilma Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 12. Go to thewilma.com for ticket information.

Chris Monaghan, courtesy photo

Friday, November 6

Books, readings

Amy Ragsdale reads and signs her memoir, “Crossing the River,” 5:30 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com

Timothy Donnelly, poetry editor of Boston Review, presents the Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry, "Sighing: Audible Breath and Its Relation to Poetry," 7 p.m., Turner Hall, Dell Brown Room, University of Montana. Free. 243-5267, umt.edu/creativewriting.

Kids' stuff

Mandarin Starts, 11:30 a.m.-1 noon; art series, 6-8 p.m., Missoula Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St., 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

Story time for kids ages 3-5 with Jennifer Crawford reading “Sheep and Sleep,” 10:30-11:15 a.m., Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

Tiny Tales and family story time, 10:30 a.m., “Introduction to Programming in Java for Teens (MakerSpace),” 5-5:50 p.m.; Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Music

Classical guitarist Steve Eckels in concert, 7 p.m., Flathead Valley Community College Theatre, Arts and Technology Building, Room 139, 777 Grandview Drive, Kalispell. Free. (406) 756-4813.

Singer and pianist Russell Perri, 6 p.m., North Valley Public Library, 208 Main St., Stevensville. Free. Light refreshments. 777-5061.

Potpourri

President’s Lecture Series, 8 p.m., University Center Ballroom. Featuring “What is the Legacy of the 1960s?” by Michael Kazin, professor of history, Georgetown University. Umt.edu/president/events/lectures. 

Public planetarium shows,  6:30 p.m., 8 p.m., Payne Family Native American Center's Stargazing Room. The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites the public to its fall planetarium shows. Admission is open to all. Email planetarium@umontana.edu.

Holiday bazaar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 202 Brooks St. Collectibles, crafts, Scandinavian treats, silent auction and more. 543-3219.

Holiday market, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, 130 Sixth St. E. 728-8546. 

Holly Jolly Artisan show and sale, noon-6 p.m. Daly Mansion, 251 Eastside Highway, Hamilton. Admission $3. The mansion is decorated for the holidays. Three floors are full of handmade art and craft items. 363-6004, Ext. 3; dalymansion.org.

Hamilton Psychic and Healing Fair, 2-8 p.m., Between the Worlds, 205 W. Main St., Hamilton. Features practitioners who will offer a range of services including tarot, clairvoyant and past-life readings, aura photography, Reiki and energy work. 363-2969, hamiltonpsychicfair.com.

Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation hosts Voices of the Wilderness Art Exhibit and Silent Auction, 7 p.m., Outlaw Convention Center, 1701 Highway 93 S., Kalispell. Tickets $15 in advance at bmwf.org/events, or $20 at the door. The keynote speaker is author and educator John Fraley.

Toast of the Town, 5:30 p.m., Four Corners Restaurant, Highway 37 and Highway 93, Eureka. Admission of $15 includes cup and first beverage. Enjoy an evening of wine tasting served in handcrafted wine cups, food and a silent auction benefit the Sunburst Community Service Foundation. (406) 297-0197.

Holiday bazaar, 5-8 p.m., Heritage Museum, 34067 U.S. Highway 2, Libby. Artisans from northwest Montana and Idaho fill the aisles of the museum with an array of handcrafts such as jewelry, wood crafts, holiday decor, candies, baked goods, candles and home goods. The historic Sylvanite cookhouse serves meals and desserts Friday and Saturday. (406) 293-7521.

Yarns at the Library, noon-2 p.m.; Young Adult Writers, 3:30 p.m.; World-Wide Cinema, free independent film based on the novel "Heroic Measures" by Jill Ciment," 7 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665. missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Saturday, November 7

Art

Saturday + MaryAnn Bonjorni, 10 a.m.-noon, Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St.  Free. Join exhibiting artist Bonjorni for a gallery talk on her work and her distinct visual language. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

“Exploring Drypoint Intaglio” with Bev Glueckert, noon-4 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. $75/$67.50. At the first class, you will have the opportunity to learn and work with intaglio techniques, cutting or incising lines and designs onto PETG plastic plates. Plates are then inked, wiped and run through the press. The next class will expand on what was already learned and then move to multicolor designs and chine collé (decorative or colored papers that enhance the print). Bring any sketches or designs you’ve been working on. No experience is needed. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Dance

Harvest Ball, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Lolo Square and Round Dance Center, 2 ½ miles west of Lolo on Highway 12. Mainstream and plus dances; pre-rounds, 7-7:30 p.m. Caller Steve Sullivan; cuer Barry Bartlette. Thanksgiving food drive. 273-0141, 239-6732.

Missoula Folklore Society contra dance, 8-11 p.m., University Center Ballroom. Beginner workshop at 7:30 p.m. Music by Out of the Woods; caller Mark Matthews. $6 MFS members, $9 nonmembers. Missoulafolk.org.

Kids' stuff

Family story time, 11 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Music

Missoula Symphony Orchestra concert, “Timeless Romance,”  7:30 p.m., Dennison Theatre. A rich and warm lineup of pieces will help shake off fall’s chill as the MSO presents Prokofiev’s light and bright Classical Symphony and Schubert’s melodious and romantic Unfinished Symphony. Yuriy Bekker will close the concert with the most thrilling and significant violin concerto in the repertoire, Beethoven's Violin Concerto. For tickets or more information, go to missoulasymphony.org or call (406) 721-3194.

African hand drumming class by Bob Sherrick, 12:30-2 p.m., Imagine Health, 305 First Ave. W., Columbia Falls. Fee is a sliding scale between $5-$10. No djembe drumming skill is required. Bring your drum and ear plugs. If you do not have a drum, contact Marti Kurth at martik@centurylink.net and a drum will be provided. Contact Leslie Yancey of Afro Fusion Dance at (406) 748-6778.

Montana Rockies Bluegrass Association Hootenanny, 1-5 p.m., Stevensville Playhouse, 319 Main St. $4, free for ages under 12. Bluegrass musicians of all ages offer an afternoon of music to benefit the playhouse. 821-3777, mtbluegrass.com.

Glacier Chorale presents “A Heritage of Song,” 7:30 p.m., Whitefish Performing Arts Center, 600 E. Second St.  Tickets $15-$34, free for youth through grade 12. The season debut, conducted by Micah Hunter, reflects the variety of musical influences and tendency toward self-reliance and innovation that characterize much of our American heritage. Works by Psalter, Beach, Barber, Copland and other composers will be featured. (406) 407-7000, gscmusic.org.

Potpourri

Third-annual Mountain Running Film Festival, the end-of-season party to celebrate the trails that connect the outdoor community to the wildlands and open space. Featuring a trail-running photo slideshow and feature films. Organized by the Wilma and the Montana Trail Crew, a local non-profit trail running open space advocacy organization Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Available at the Top Hat and thewilma.com. Doors at 6 p.m., and event starts at 6:30 p.m. All ages. 

Holiday bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Heritage Museum, 34067 U.S. Highway 2, Libby. Artisans from northwest Montana and Idaho fill the aisles of the museum with an array of handcrafts such as jewelry, wood crafts, holiday decor, candies, baked goods, candles and home goods. The historic Sylvanite cookhouse serves meals and desserts Friday and Saturday. (406) 293-7521.

Holiday bazaar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 202 Brooks St. Collectibles, crafts, Scandinavian treats, silent auction and more. 543-3219.

Holiday market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, 130 Sixth St. E. Crafts, seasonal ornaments, raffle, silent auction and more. 728-8546. 

Hamilton Psychic and Healing Fair, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Between The Worlds, 205 W. Main St., Hamilton. Features practitioners who will offer a range of services including tarot, clairvoyant and past-life readings, aura photography, Reiki and energy work. 363-2969, hamiltonpsychicfair.com.

Bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Florence-Carlton Community Church, 20075 Old Highway 93, Florence. Lunch, bake sale, handmade items, silent auction and pony rides.

Holly Jolly Artisan show and sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Daly Mansion, 251 Eastside Highway, Hamilton. Admission $3. The mansion is decorated for the holidays and features three floors full of handmade art and craft items. 363-6004, Ext. 3; dalymansion.org.

Ultimate Indoor Craft Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., University Center Ballroom, $1 admission.

Pottery sale, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias’ “#FluffyBreaksEven Tour,” 7:30 p.m., Adams Center, UM. Tickets $32-$97, available at griztix.com, by calling 243-4051, or at The Source, Worden’s Market, Southgate Mall and MSO Hub. 

Annual harvest dinner, 4-7 p.m., Mission Valley United Methodist Church on Post Creek Hill, St. Ignatius. Donations will benefit food pantries in Ronan and St. Ignatius. Nancy Williams, (406) 261-5025.

Fall Bluegrass Gala, “Chili, Brews and Blues,” 7-9 p.m., Leon Hall, 984 Leon Road, Charlo. $15 per person for food and music; $10 per person for music only. Leftover Biscuits entertains at this fundraiser for the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana. Food will be served 5:30-6:30 p.m. Beer and wine are available for purchase. Kathy, (406) 644-3435.

Marine Corps Ball, 5 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 1840 U.S. Highway 93 S., Kalispell. Tickets $45. Celebration of the 240th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Marine Corps also honors the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima. Guest speaker is Rondo Scharfe, Navy veteran and Iwo Jima survivor. Roy Wilhelm and the Ashley Creek Ramblers perform. (406) 249-2448, flatheadmarines.com.

Computer and device drop-in assistance, 10 a.m.-noon; Humanities Montana speaker Ellen Baumler, "How We Miss Them," 2 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Missoula Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., north end of Higgins Avenue, missoulafarmersmarket.com.

Clark Fork Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Riverside parking lot, just east of Caras Park. Live music, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Theater

Black Curtain Theatre presents “The Other Place,” 7:30 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Tickets $8-$10. Juliana Smithton is a successful neurologist whose life seems to be coming unhinged. But nothing is as it seems, as piece by piece, a mystery unfolds. (406) 862-5371, whitefishtheatreco.org.

Sunday, November 8

Kids' stuff

Family story time, 2 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Music

Missoula Symphony Orchestra concert, “Timeless Romance,” 3 p.m., Dennison Theatre. A rich and warm lineup of pieces will help shake off fall’s chill as the Missoula Symphony Orchestra presents Prokofiev’s light and bright Classical Symphony and Schubert’s melodious and romantic Unfinished Symphony. Yuriy Bekker will close the concert with Beethoven's Violin Concerto, the most thrilling and significant in the repertoire. For tickets or more information, go to missoulasymphony.org or call (406) 721-3194.

"Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon” with Lil’ Gladys, Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts, 526 Electric Ave. Tickets $10 in advance. This intimate musical experience showcases the vocals of Kelley Sinclair with guitarist Doug Ruhmann from the band Gladys Friday. The duo performs in the center’s lobby while raising money for nonprofit organizations; food and beverages are available for purchase. (406) 249-1748, bigforkcenter.org.

Glacier Chorale presents “A Heritage of Song,” 3 p.m., at Flathead High School Performance Hall, Kalispell. Tickets $15-$34, free for youth through grade 12. The season debut, conducted by Micah Hunter, reflects the variety of musical influences and tendency toward self-reliance and innovation that characterize much of our American heritage. Works by Psalter, Beach, Barber, Copland and other composers will be featured. (406) 407-7000, gscmusic.org.

Potpourri

Missoula Figure Skating Club presents the "Stars and Stripes on Ice," veterans' benefit ice show, 4-5 p.m., Glacier Ice Rink, Missoula Fairgrounds. Local skaters perform in solos, duets and group numbers, all with a patriotic theme. Free admission, donations are appreciated.  

Holly Jolly Artisan show and sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Daly Mansion, 251 Eastside Highway, Hamilton. Admission $3. The mansion is decorated for the holidays. Three floors are full of handmade art and craft items. 363-6004, Ext. 3; dalymansion.org.

"Tin Cans on Yankee Station: Destroyer Operations of the Vietnam War," 2 p.m., Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History, Building T-316, Fort Missoula. 549-5346, fortmissoula.org.

U.S. Capitol Christmas tree stops on its way from Alaska to Washington, D.C., in Cabela's parking lot, 3650 Brooks St. Music, cross-cut saw demonstrations and free nature-themed activities are planned, 2-4 p.m. 

Hamilton Psychic and Healing Fair, noon-6 p.m., Between the Worlds, 205 W. Main St., Hamilton. Features practitioners who will offer a range of services including tarot, clairvoyant and past-life readings, aura photography, Reiki and energy work. 363-2969, hamiltonpsychicfair.com.

Free admission day, noon-5 p.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St., 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

“Frozen” sing-along presented by Missoula Community Chorus, noon, 3 and 6 p.m., MCT Center for the Performing Arts, 200 Adams St. Tickets $10-$12, available at Rockin’ Rudy’s or singalongmissoula.com.

Theater

Black Curtain Theatre presents “The Other Place,” 7:30 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Tickets $8-$10. Juliana Smithton is a successful neurologist whose life seems to be coming unhinged. But nothing is as it seems, as piece by piece, a mystery unfolds. (406) 862-5371, whitefishtheatreco.org.

Monday, November 9

Books, readings

Reading and a dinner presented by Devon Lawler, 6:30 p.m., Shakespeare & Co., 103 S. Third St. W. Ten local writers share their work in poetry, fiction and nonfiction. Dinner and beer provided. Donations encouraged. 549-9010, shakespearandco.com.

Dance 

Honoring Veterans Dance, 8-9:30 p.m., Lolo Square and Round Dance Center, 2 1/2 miles west of Lolo on Highway 12. Red, white and blue. 273-0141, 239-6732.

Kids’ stuff

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., ImagineIF Library, Columbia Falls.

Music

Missoula Community Concert Band presents the autumn concert of its 25th anniversary season, 7:30 p.m., MCT Center for the Performing Arts. The band will combine with the Missoula Community Chorus in a performance of John Rutter's "Distant Land" composed 25 years ago on the occasion of Nelson Mandela's release from prison. Also vocalist Catiline Cisler performs a medley of sings by George and Ira Gershwin. Free. 

“Jazz at The Break” concert, 7:30 p.m., the Break Espresso, 432 N. Higgins Ave. UM School of Music presents UM Jazz Small Groups performing the music of jazz greats including Wayne Shorter. Free and open to the public. 243-6880, umt.edu/music

Potpourri 

Electronics Exploration, 3-7 p.m.; "Beginning WORD," 6 p.m., registration required; author Nikki Manning presents "Historic Underground Missoula," 6:30 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665. Missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Super Trivia Freakout, 8:30 p.m., the Badlander, 208 Ryman St. Free.

Magic by Evan Disney, 6-8 p.m., Mackenzie River Pizza, Front Street.

Tuesday, November 10

Art

“Image Transfer and Collage,” 6-8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W., $20 or free to members. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Kids' stuff

Recycled crayons, 11 a.m.; recycled piggy banks, 3:30 p.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St., 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

Tiny Tales for ages 3 and younger, 10:30 a.m.; Frenchtown Branch LEGO Club, 4 p.m.; Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St., 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Story time, 10 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 2640 N. Reserve St.

Fall Frenzy Afterschool Camp, Tuesdays through Dec. 1, 3:15-5:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. $90/$80 for members. Using a variety of artistic mediums, explore the colors, temperatures and traditions that make this season in Missoula special. YAAP artists will experiment in leaf papier-mâché, printmaking and ceramics. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Music

Five Valley Chorus, 7-8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, corner of Woody and Pine streets. Join the chorus weekly through Dec. 15 to sing favorite Christmas songs and learn new ones for holiday concert at Southgate Mall. fivevalleysweetadelines.com.

Unity Dance and Drum African dance class with Tarn Ream and live music, 7-8:30 p.m., Missoula Senior Center, 705 S. Higgins Ave. All levels and ages welcome; drop-in dancers welcome. $10 per class, $35 for four classes. 549-7933, tarn.ream@umontana.edu.

Potpourri

Raise a Pint, 5-8 p.m., Draught Works Brewery, 915 Toole Ave. 50 cents of every beer sold will to to NeighborWorks Montana. 

Comedy open mic night, held the second Tuesday of every month. Stage 112, 112 Pattee St., doors at 7 p.m., show at 8, free, 21 and up. Sign up at 7:30 p.m.

ZACCercise, noon, Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W.  $5 suggested donation. Spend the lunch hour with the ZACC getting in your daily dose of exercise. Wear whatever you need to wear in order to exercise: whether that means flannel, high-heels, 80s clothes, or yoga pants. We’ll be moving our bodies to music – but this is not Oula or Zumba. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Open computer and iPad lab, 2-3:30 p.m.; Writers Group with John Robinson, 6:30-8 p.m.; Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

System Check! for ages 13-19, 6:30 p.m.; Intro to Programming in C and C++ in the MakerSpace for ages 13+, 6-7 p.m., call to register; System Check! for ages 13-19, 6:30 p.m.; Community Creative Writing Workshop, 6-7:30 p.m.; 2nd Tuesday MPL Group discusses "The Tiger," by John Vaillant, 7 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665. missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Trivia, 7:30 p.m., VFW, 245 W. Main St.

Trivia night, 6:30 p.m., East Shore Smokehouse, Highway 35, Polson.

Wednesday, November 11

Books, readings

Merritt Tierce reads from her novel “Love Me Back,” 7 p.m., Shakespeare & Co., 103 S. Third St. W. 549-9010, shakespeareandco.com.

Robert Lee readings and signing of "Guiding Elliott," 7 p.m., Fact and Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com

Dance

East Coast swing for beginners-intermediate, free lessons at 7 p.m., dancing at 7:30 p.m., Sunrise Saloon, 1101 Strand Ave.

Kids' stuff

Tae kwon do, 11 a.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St., 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

Homework Hour, 2:30-4:30 p.m., North Valley Public Library, 208 Main St. 777-5061.

Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m. ImagineIF Library, Columbia Falls.

Story time, 10:30 a.m., North Valley Public Library, 208 Main St., Stevensville, northvalleylibrary.org.

Music

2nd Wednesday Sound, Soup and Sanctuary featuring Doug Macaulay, trombone; Steve Adoff, piano and Debbie Gross, flute; works for trombone and piano by Macaulay, Adoff, McKay and Martinu; also work for trombone, flute and piano by Elaine Fine, 12:10 p.m., University Congregational Church, 405 University Ave. Home-made soup and bread luncheon to follow at 12:30; free-will offering. 543-6952.

Mission Valley Live presents Chinook Winds, 7 p.m., Ronan Performing Arts Center, 421 Andrew St. N.W. Tickets $15 at the door, $13 in advance, $75 for the Mission Valley Live series, available by emailing missionvalleylive@gmail.com or calling (406) 887-2739. As the professional resident wind quintet of the Great Falls Symphony, the group presents chamber music throughout Montana.

Potpourri

Missoula Quilters Guild, 7 p.m., Guest House Inn, 3803 Brooks St.

Veterans Day observance, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Ravalli County Museum, 205 Bedford St., Hamilton. Following the laying of the wreaths is a courtroom presentation with refreshments to follow. 363-3338, brvshmuseum.org.

Indoor Veterans Day service, 3-4 p.m., Grizzly Peak Independent Living, 3600 American Way. 544-1707.

Outdoor Veterans Day service, 11 a.m., Missoula Courthouse. Keynote speaker is Maj. Gen. Matthew T. Quinn, adjutant general for Montana and commander of the Montana National Guard and director of the Department of Military Affairs. 544-1707. 

WOW Wednesday, 5-8 p.m., Vine & Tap, Main Street, Polson. $9. Different wines are showcased each week.

Trivia, 7 p.m., Broadway Bar, 1609 W. Broadway.

Trivia, 8 p.m., Silver Slipper Lounge, 4063 U.S. Highway 93.

Trivial Beersuit, 8:30 p.m., the Pulse inside the Press Box, 825 E. Broadway.

Thursday, November 12

Art

Glass fusing orientation class, 6-8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $20/$15 for members plus cost of glass. This introductory class will cover the basics of glass – from how the kilning process works to slumping, fusing, mold-making and glass aftercare. Once you have attended a night of glass fusing you’re welcome to come in anytime and work in our glass fusing studio. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Reception for the Winter Members’ Salon and “Wild and Free Photographs of North American Wildlife” by Donald M. Jones, 5-7 p.m., Hockaday Museum of Art, 302 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Jones, a world-renowned wildlife photographer, shares authentic experiences of the wild through Dec. 31. He discusses his adventures in capturing the images in his exhibit at 4:30 p.m., just prior to the reception. Also continuing through the end of the year is the annual Members’ Salon showcasing works by Hockaday artist members. (406) 755-5268, hockadaymuseum.org.

Dance

Night club two-step for beginners, 7-8:30 p.m., Sunrise Saloon, 1101 Strand Ave.

Kids' stuff

Recycled plastic bottle bracelets, 3:30 p.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St., 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

Fall Frenzy Afterschool Art Camp, 3:15-5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 3, Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. $90/$80 for members. Using a variety of artistic mediums, explore the colors, temperatures and traditions that make this season in Missoula special. YAAP artists will experiment in leaf papier-mâché, printmaking and ceramics. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Tiny Tales for ages 3 and under, 10:30 a.m.; R.E.A.D. Dogs, 3 p.m.; Lego Club, 3:30-5 p.m.; Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Music

Greensky Bluegrass with openers American Babies, 7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m show, $18 in advance, $22 day of show. All ages, go to thewilma.com for more information.

Djebe Bara group offers African dance class to live drumming every Thursday, 6-7 p.m., Barn Movement Studio, 2926 S. Third St. W. $5 suggested. Drummers welcome; dancers wanted. 529-2322.

Potpourri

Friends of the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula's annual used book sale, 10 am.-5 p.m., Heritage Hall, 30 Fort Missoula Road. 728-3475.

Lego Club, 3:30-5 p.m.; Fellowship Club discussing “Out of This World: Thinking Fourth Dimensionally” by Neville Goddard, 6-7:30 p.m.; Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

“The Dog Soldier Ledger Book: Art as a Source for Indian History,” 6 p.m., Ravalli County Museum, 205 Bedford St., Hamilton. Free. 363-3338, brvshmuseum.org.

“Montana Women Writers” with Caroline Patterson, 2 p.m., Lincoln County Library, 220 W. Sixth St., Libby. Patterson provides a survey of Montana women writers, from early Native American writers through homesteaders and settlers into the mining days and the progressive era of Montana. Patterson wraps up her program with the survey of contemporary poets, memoirists and fiction writers who have helped reinterpret and re-envision the landscape of the American West. (406) 243-6022.

Night at the Museum: “America Over There,” 6:30 p.m., Miracle of America Museum, Highway 93 outside Polson. Free admission but donations welcome. Learn about America’s involvement in World War I including a tour of rare artifacts from the war to end all wars. Gil, (406) 883-6264.

MakerSpace upcycled autumn decor, noon-1 p.m.; Big Sky Branch movie marathon, 4 p.m., Big Sky High School, Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Trivia, 7 p.m., Brooks and Browns Bar, 200 S. Pattee St.

Trivia, 8 p.m., Lucky Strike Casino, 1515 Dearborn Ave.

Art calls

Hawthorne Elementary School is looking for vendors for its craft fair to be held Dec. 5 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spaces are available for $40 or $50 with electricity. Download the application at mcpsmt.org/hawthorne. Applications must be returned by Nov. 20. Contact Anne Bowman at 360-3089 or bowmanab.61@gmail.com; or Hawthorne FRC at frchawthorne@mcps.k12.mt.us, 728-2400, Ext. 4271.

Flathead Valley Community College Theatre is accepting entries for its fourth biennial 10-Minute Play Festival. Selected plays will be performed in the college’s Black Box Theatre on May 5-7, 2015. Entries must be original, unpublished plays lasting 10 minutes or less in length. Previously performed plays will be accepted; however, adaptations of original works will not be accepted. Submissions should be “blind” and include an email address, phone number and cover sheet excluding the playwright’s name. Each playwright is allowed to submit up to three entries for consideration. There are no submission or reading fees associated with the festival. The deadline for entries is Feb. 15, 2016. Each play selected to be performed at the festival will receive a $100 cash prize. Entries can be submitted electronically in Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word format to rhaptonstall@fvcc.edu. Printed entries can be mailed to 10 Min. Plays, c/o Rich Haptonstall, Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Drive, Kalispell, MT 59901. For more information, call Richard Haptonstall at (406) 756-3962.

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