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Friday, July 14

Art

Second Friday gallery openings, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Featuring "Inside Out" Neo-Outsider Art" by Kia Liszak and Patricia Thornton and "Connection" by Ariel Parrow. 406-549-7555, zootownarts.org. 

Silk screening night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Free; bring light colored item to design. 406-549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Kids' stuff

Mandarin Starters, 11 a.m., Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 406-541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org

Story time for kids ages 3 and up, 10:30 a.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 406-363-1670. 

Sensory Friendly Family Night, 6 p.m., HEARTISM Center, 1120 Main St., Corvallis.  

Tiny tales for ages 3 and younger and preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m.; Kids Table at the Library for ages 18 and under, free lunch, 11:30 a.m., activity, noon, Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.  

Music

Bob Marshall Music Festival, Seeley Lake, through July 16. Live music, bike races, paddle board race, art, tours and much more. thebobmusic.com, 406-677-3506. 

Five Valley Accordions, Lolo Community Center, Highway 93, Lolo. Bingo, 10 a.m.; lunch, noon; ice cream social, 12:30 p.m.; music and dancing, 1 p.m.; supper, 5:30 p.m. $4 members, $5 general; bring your own beverages. 

Potpourri

Live predator feeding, 4 p.m., Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium, 218 E. Front St.

Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.: Yarns @ the Library, noon; open time in the MakerSpace, 2-4 p.m.; Young Adult Writers' Group, 3:30 p.m.; World Wide Cinema, foreign film from France, "My King," 7 p.m.  

Theatre

"The Drowsy Chaperone," 8 p.m., Bigfork Summer Playhouse. 406-837-4886, bigforksummerplayhouse.com.
 
"Vaudeville Variety Show," 2 p.m. and "Getting Sara Married," 7 p.m., The Opera House, Philipsburg. 406-859-0013, operahousetheatre.com.
 
Alpine Theater Project presents "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" with award winning actress N'Kenge, 8 p.m., Whitefish Performing Arts Center. atpwhitefish.org.  
 
The Port Polson Players presents "Murder at the Howard Johnson's", 8 p.m., Theatre on the Lake, Polson. $18 adult, $17 seniors and students, 406-883-9212, PortPolsonPlayers.com.

Saturday, July 15

Books, readings

Evan McKinney reads and signs his book "High Iron to Fairbanks" and Dale Jones reads and signs "Great Northern Railroad in Marias Pass," 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 406-721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com 

Kids' stuff

Story time, 11 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 2640 N. Reserve St.

Family story time for children ages 4 and older and their caregivers, 11 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.

Music

Bob Marshall Music Festival, Seeley Lake, through July 16. Live music, bike races, paddle board race, art, tours and much more. thebobmusic.com, 406-677-3506.

Potpourri

Bitterroot Quilters Guild bi-annual quilt show, "Gardens of Quilts," 9 a.m.-6 p.m., 10 different Bitterroot Valley locations. $2; maps available at all locations, Bitterroot Valley Chamber of Commerce, 105 E. Main St., Hamilton and Patchwork Quilts, 1720 N. First St., Hamilton. 406-777-3229. 

Sixth annual Northside/Westside Block Party, 3-9 p.m. This event will feature performances from Garden City Ladies Arm Wrestling, and musical guests courtesy of Camp Daze Music Festival, including local talent Cory Fay, Cairns, Joseph Running Crane, Charcoal Squids, and June West. Food will be provided by Take it or Leave it Food Truck, Cruz Tacos, and Crepematik. Beer will be provided by The Kettlehouse, Pabst Blue Ribbon, and ZIP Beverage. All afternoon is chockablock full of green activities for all ages, including face-painting, screen-printing, poetry, bingo, catbot creations with the Clay Studio, community murals, and more. Come for the Christmas in July Booth, stay for Camp Daze bands and the Introvert Tent.  

Polson Main Street Cherry Festival with over 100 vendors, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. flatheadcherryfestival.com. 

Miracle of America Museum's annual live history days, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 36094 Memory Lane. 406-883-6264, miracleofamericamuseum.org

Missoula Outdoor Cinema, 9:26 p.m., Headstart Playground, 1001 Worden Ave. Featuring "Creature from the Black Lagoon." Nmcdc.org.

Missoula Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Circle Square, north end of Higgins Avenue. Fresh local produce, flowers, baked goods and more from over 100 vendors. 274-3042, missoulafarmersmarket.com. 

Missoula Peoples Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., West Pine Street, off Higgins Avenue. Over 80 local artisans and food vendors.

Clark Fork Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 225 S. Pattee St., Riverside parking lot, east of Caras Park, under Higgins Avenue Bridge. Locally produced fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry, fish, dairy products, fresh baked bread, pastries, jams, plants, and more. Live music, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. clarkforkmarket.com.

Hamilton Farmers Market, Bedford Street, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 406-961-0004.

Theater

"Joseph and the Technicolor Dream Coat," 8 p.m., Bigfork Summer Playhouse. 406-837-4886, bigforksummerplayhouse.com.
 
"The Tin Woman," 2 p.m. and  “Vaudeville Variety Show,” 7 p.m., The Opera House, Philipsburg. 406-859-0013, operahousetheatre.com
 
The Port Polson Players presents "Murder at the Howard Johnson's", 8 p.m., Theatre on the Lake, Polson. $18 adult, $17 seniors and students, 406-883-9212, PortPolsonPlayers.com

Alpine Theater Project presents "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" with award winning actress N'Kenge, 8 p.m., whitefish Performing Arts Center. atpwhitefish.org.

Sunday, July 16

Kid's stuff

Story time for children ages 3 and older and their caregivers, 10:30 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 

Music

Bob Marshall Music Festival, Seeley Lake, through July 16. Live music, bike races, paddle board race, art, tours and much more. thebobmusic.com, 406-677-3506. 

Potpourri

Miracle of America Museum's annual live history days, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 36094 Memory Lane. 406-883-6264, miracleofamericamuseum.org

Polson Main Street Cherry Festival with over 100 vendors, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. flatheadcherryfestival.com. 

Theater

“Getting Sara Married,” 4 p.m., The Opera House, Philipsburg.  406-859-0013, operahousetheatre.com
 
"7 Brides for 7 Brothers," 2 p.m., 8 p.m., Bigfork Summer Playhouse. 406-837-4886, bigforksummerplayhouse.com.
 
The Port Polson Players presents "Murder at the Howard Johnson's", 2 p.m., Theatre on the Lake, Polson. $18 adult, $17 seniors and students, 406-883-9212, PortPolsonPlayers.com

Monday, July 17

Art

Zootown Arts Community Center youth summer camps through Friday, 235 N. First St. W. For list of camps call 549-7555 or visit, zootownarts.org.

Kids stuff

Kids Table at the Library for ages 18 and under, free lunch, 11:30 a.m. followed by activity, Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 

Music

African Drum Circle, 6:30-8:30 p.m., River Park, Hamilton. The Center for Spiritual Living, 1720 N. First St., Hamilton. Love offering suggested. 406-381-6480 or visit cslbitterroot.org

Potpourri

Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.:  Computer electronics in the MakerSpace, 3-7 p.m.; "Intro to Email" computer class, 6 p.m., registration required. 721-2665. 

Theatre

Flathead Dinner Theatre Repertory “Murder at Rundown Abbey,”  doors open 6:45, show is at 7 p.m., Swan River Inn, Bigfork. Four course dinner included. Tickets $54.60 in advance, $60 at the door, reservations required, 406-217-6324, flatheadddtr@gmail.com

Tuesday, July 18

Dance

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. 406-549-7933, tarn.ream@umontana.edu.

Kids' stuff

Rice table, 11 a.m., Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 406-541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org. 

Junior Ranger program, "What's Up with Wildlife?" 10-11:30 a.m., Frenchtown State Pond. Free and open to kids ages 5-12. 925-324-0571.

Tiny Tales for ages birth-3, 10:30 a.m.; Kids' Table at the Library for ages 18 and under, free lunch, 11:30 a.m. followed by activity; Kids Table at the Frenchtown Branch, noon; Frenchtown Branch Lego Club, 1 p.m.; summer activity, "Reimagine Everyday Objects," 2 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 

Preschool storytime, ImagineIF Kalispell, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Toddler time with stories, songs and movement for ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers, ImagineIF Columbia Falls, 11-11:30 a.m.

Potpourri

Missoula Farmers Market, 5:30-7 p.m., north end of Higgins Avenue. missoulafarmersmarket.com

Coloring Club for Grown-ups, 10 a.m.; wine tasting from around the world, 6 6 p.m., registration required; Writers Group, 6:30 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 363-1670. 

Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.: Zetangle Tuesday in the MakerSpace, noon, registration required; open hours in the MakerSpace, 3:30 -6 p.m.;  Community Creative Writing workshop, 6 p.m.; System Check! Gamers Club for ages 19 and under, 6:30 p.m. 406-721-2665.

Trivia, 7:30 p.m., VFW Post 209, 245 W. Main St.

Trivia with ImagineIF Libraries, Kalispell Brewing Co., 6-8 p.m.

Trivia with ImagineIF Libraries, Backslope Brewing Co., Columbia Falls, 6-8 p.m.

Theatre

"Mama Mia," 8 p.m., Bigfork Summer Playhouse. 406-837-4886, bigforksummerplayhouse.com.

Wednesday, July 19

Art

"A Pint & A Print," 6-8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $45, $35 members; bring light colored item to design. 406-549-7555, zootownarts.org. 

Books, readings

Keith McCafferty reads and signs "Cold Hearted River," 7 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 406-721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com

Roger W. Thompson reads from his new travel memoir "We Stood Upon Stars," 7 p.m., Shakespeare & Co., 103 S. third St. W. 406-549-9010, shakespeareandco.com

Dance

Flamenco Montana, Adult Flamenco I, 1-2:30 p.m., Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre, 2704 Brooks St. 406-542-9270, flamencomt.com.

Kids' stuff

Story time at Frenchtown Branch, 10:30 a.m.; Kids Table at the Library for ages 18 and under, feeding, 11:30 a.m., activity follows; Kids Table at the Frenchtown Branch, noon; Middle School Writer's Group, 3:30 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 406-721-2665. 

Rainbow foam, 11 a.m, Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org. 

Toddler and baby story time, 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Wild Wednesday with Chip and Cove Jasmin, 1:30 p.m.; Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 406-363-1670. 

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Kalispell, 11 a.m.-noon

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Bigfork, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Columbia Falls, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Music

Missoula City Band concert featuring Missoula Community Chorus, 8 p.m., Bonner Park. missoulacityband.org

Potpourri

Course in Miracles Study Group, 9:45 a.m.-noon, Center for Spiritual Living, 1720 N. First St., Hamilton. Love offering suggested. cslbitterroot.org, 406-381-6480. 

Out to Lunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Caras Park. Music by Off in the Woods; activities by Jeannette Rankin Peace Center. 406-543-4238, missouladowntown.com

Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.: open hours in the MakerSpace, explore the resources of the MakerSpace, learn how to use the equipment, or to work on a project of their choice, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. "Excel" computer class, registration required at 721-BOOK (2665), 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Wednesday Films at Big Sky Branch, 1 pm.; Let's Paint! A simple flower, 2:30 p.m., registration required.

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., Press Box, 825 E. Broadway.

Theatre

"Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat," 8 p.m., Bigfork Summer Playhouse. 406-837-4886, bigforksummerplayhouse.com.

Thursday, July 20

Art

Fourth annual "Artists in Paradise," 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Paradise Center in the historic old school. Variety of original art by Sanders County artists. 406-826-0500, sanderscountryarts.org

Special opening for theDana Gallery’s 15th annual plain air “Paint Out!” 5-7 p.m., 246 N. Higgins Ave.   

Books, readings

Brooks Williams reads and signs "Open Midnight," 7 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 406-721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com

Meg Moseman reads from her new chapbook "Of Elsewhere: An Exoskeleton," and Leslie Stoll reads from her new novel "Everything She Wanted to Say," 7 p.m., Shakespeare & Co., 103 S. third St. W. 406-549-9010, shakespeareandco.com

Dance

African dance class with live drums, Oumar Keita and Djebe Bara, 6-7 p.m., the Barn Movement Studio, 2926 S. Third St. W., $5.

Kids' stuff

KinderCamp, 10-11 a.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 406-363-1670.

Taekwondo, 11 a.m., Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 406-541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Columbia Falls for day cares, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Tiny tales for ages 3 and under, large meeting room, 10:30 a.m.; Kids Table at the Library for ages 18 and under, feeding, 11:30 a.m., activity follows; Kids Table at Frenchtown Branch, noon, craft follows at 1 p.m.; Lego Club, 3:30-5 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.

Potpourri

Hand drumming and rhythm exploration workshop, 4:30-6 p.m., Missoula Senior Citizens Center, 705 S. Higgins Ave.

"Fire Preparedness" with the USDA Forest Service, 6 p.m., North Valley Public Library, 208 Main St., Stevensville. 406-777-5061. 

Shintangle! A Swan Valley Summer Celebration, 6 p.m. Condon Ball Field, Highway 83, mile marker 43, Condon. Barbecue, dinner, raffle, square dance and music by The Beet Tops. $25 adults, $10 children 12 and under. swanvalleyconections.org.

NAMI Missoula, in conjunction with the Missoula Local Mental Health Advisory Council (and with support of the Knights of Columbus), sixth annual "Party in the Park," noon-2 p.m. The picnic is for anyone in the community affected by mental illness, including family members and friends; the purpose is to raise awareness, combat stigma, and to have some summer fun! Fried chicken, drinks, and cookies are provided; anyone attending is welcome to bring a side dish to share if they can. This year, the Big Dipper ice cream truck will be providing cones for everyone! 406-396-3395. 

Downtown Tonight, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Caras Park. Music by Dodgy Mountain Men; activities by Safe Kids Missoula. 406-543-4238, missouladowntown.com.

Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.: crafts at Frenchtown Branch, 1 p.m.; Big Sky Branch drop in crafts, 1-3 p.m.; family movie for all ages, 2 p.m.; computer electronics in the MakerSpace, try Arduino and other electronics platforms, 3-6 p.m.; family movies for all ages, 2 p.m. 

Theatre

"The Drowsy Chaperone," 8 p.m., Bigfork Summer Playhouse. 406-837-4886, bigforksummerplayhouse.com.

“Getting Sara Married,” 7 p.m., The Opera House, Philipsburg. 406-859-0013, operahousetheatre.com

The Port Polson Players presents "Pump Boys and Dinettes", 8 p.m., Theatre on the Lake, Polson. $18 adult, $17 seniors and students, 406-883-9212, PortPolsonPlayers.com.

Alpine Theater Project presents "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" with award winning actress N'Kenge, 8 p.m., whitefish Performing Arts Center. atpwhitefish.org.  

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