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Jim Hawkins, played by Morgan Solonar, consoles Ben Gunn, played by Mason Wagner, during a scene from “Treasure Island.”

Friday, November 27

Kids' stuff

Mandarin starters, 11:30 a.m.; art series, 4 p.m.,  Missoula Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St., 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

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.

Potpourri

Thanksgiving at the Winery, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mission Mountain Winery, Highway 93, Dayton. Free. Learn how to pair holiday foods with wines. (406) 849-5524, missionmountainwinery.com.

Christmas City of the North Parade and Christmas tree lighting, 6 p.m., downtown Kalispell. Colorful Christmas floats, community bands, antique fire trucks and horse-drawn wagons are just some of the parade participants. Santa and Mrs. Claus make their first visit of the season and invite all kids to join them for the tree lighting ceremony in Depot Park after the parade; then it’s off to the Kalispell Center Mall, where there’s milk and cookies for everyone. (406) 758-2803.

Artists and Craftsmen of the Flathead Holiday Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Flathead County Fairgrounds Expo Hall, Kalispell. Free admission. Shop for the holidays and get a taste of true Montana culture. Dozens of area artists and craftsmen showcase their talents. (406) 253-8145, acfguide.com.

Yarns at the Library, noon-2 p.m.; Young Adult Writers, 3:30 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665. missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Theater

“The Nutcracker” presented by the Northwest Ballet Co., 2 and 8 p.m. Friday, Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts, 526 Electric Ave. Tickets $20-$22, $15 for children 12 and younger. (406) 755-8100, (406) 755-0760, northwestballet.com.

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents "Treasure Island," 7:30 p.m., Montana Theatre, PAR/TV Center, UM. Tickets $20 general, $16 seniors and students, $10 for children under 12, available at umt.edu/theatredance.

Saturday, November 28

Art

Card making, 1-3 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $25/$20 members. 549-7555, zootownarts.org

Books, readings

Patricia Mills Hofler signs copies of "Proverbs in Rhythm and Rhyme," 1-3 p.m., Coffee Cup Cafe, 500 S. first St., Hamilton. 

Performers and comic writers Katie Goodman and Soren Kisiel perform and read from their book "The Night Our Parents Went Out" during family story time, 11 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulabpubliclibrary.org

Dance

Family dance, 5 p.m., Missoula Senior Center, 705 S. Higgins Ave. Potluck dinner follows. Music by Skippin A Groove with caller Bev Young. $5 adults, children free. 

Kids' stuff

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

Music

"Forbidden Bitterroot” concert fundraiser, 7 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road. "Forbidden Bitterroot" is the Hamilton Players’ roast of the Bitterroot Valley. Between sets of long-form improv and song parodies, no beloved icon – man, woman or business – is safe. Adult content. 375-9050, hamiltonplayers.com.

Potpourri

Paula Halvorson's Fair Trade Market, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., China Woods, 716 N. Dickens St. 550-2511, chinawoodsstore.com.

Blue Sky Stewardship holiday edible plant sale, all day, Blue Sky Stewardship Urban Farm, 2620 Briggs St.  

Thanksgiving at the Winery, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mission Mountain Winery, Highway 93, Dayton. Free. Learn how to pair holiday foods with wines. (406) 849-5524, missionmountainwinery.com.

Corvallis Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Corvallis High School. 369-3458. 

Nine Mile Holiday Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Nine Mile Community Center, 25620 Nine Mile Road, Huson. Turkey shoot with the Sapphire Mountain Men, 11 a.m.; lunch noon. 626-0216, ninemiler@gmail.com

Artists and Craftsmen of the Flathead Holiday Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Flathead County Fairgrounds Expo Hall, Kalispell. Free admission. Shop for the holidays and get a taste of true Montana culture. Dozens of area artists and craftsmen showcase their talents. (406) 253-8145, acfguide.com.

Conrad Mansion Christmas Holiday Tea and Tour, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., 300 Woodland Ave., Kalispell. Tickets $30, reservations required. (406) 755-2166.

Elks Christmas Craft Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Kalispell Elks Lodge, 1820 U.S. Highway 93 S. Over 30 tables are laden with holiday gifts and decorations, baked goods, jewelry, and new crafts at the eighth annual show. Lunch of chili and cornbread is available both days. (406) 885-4124.

Lantern decorating for the Christmas parade, 1 p.m., Bigfork Community Center. 

Winter Public Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 800 S. Third St. W. Produce, meat, baked goods, arts and crafts and more. 396-0593.

Computer and device drop-in assistance, 10 a.m.-noon, Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Theater

“The Nutcracker” presented by the Northwest Ballet Co., 2 and 8 p.m., Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts, 526 Electric Ave. Tickets $20-$22, $15 for children 12 and younger. (406) 755-8100, (406) 755-0760, northwestballet.com.

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents "Treasure Island," 7:30 p.m., Montana Theatre, PAR/TV Center, UM. Tickets $20 general, $16 seniors and students, $10 for children under 12, available at umt.edu/theatredance.

Sunday, November 29

Kids' stuff

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

Music

Handel’s “Messiah,” 7:30 p.m., Dennison Theatre. UM faculty members and community musicians bring Handel’s masterpiece to life. Donations accepted as admission, with proceeds benefiting the International Choral Festival and UM School of Music student scholarships. 243-6880, umt.edu/music.

Potpourri

Paula Halvorson's Fair Trade Market, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., China Woods, 716 N. Dickens. 550-2511, chinawoodsstore.com.

Artists and Craftsmen of the Flathead Holiday Show,  10 a.m.-4 p.m., Flathead County Fairgrounds Expo Hall, Kalispell. Free admission. Shop for the holidays and get a taste of true Montana culture. Dozens of area artists and craftsmen showcase their talents. (406) 253-8145, acfguide.com.

Elks Christmas Craft Show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Kalispell Elks Lodge, 1820 U.S. Highway 93 S. Over 30 tables are laden with holiday gifts and decorations, baked goods, jewelry, and new crafts at the eighth annual show. Lunch of chili and cornbread is available both days. (406) 885-4124.

Blue Sky Stewardship holiday edible plant sale, all day, Blue Sky Stewardship Urban Farm, 2620 Briggs St.  

Theater

“The Nutcracker” presented by the Northwest Ballet Co., 4 p.m., Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts, 526 Electric Ave. Tickets $20-$22, $15 for children 12 and younger. (406) 755-8100, (406) 755-0760, northwestballet.com.

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents "Treasure Island," 2 p.m., Montana Theatre, PAR/TV Center, UM. Tickets $20 general, $16 seniors and students, $10 for children under 12, available at umt.edu/theatredance.

Monday, November 30

Kids’ stuff

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

Potpourri 

American Indian Heritage Month lecture with Loretta Stevens, noon-1 p.m., Payne Family Native American Center, Room 103. Stevens, an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes who serves as the tribal liaison with the Kootenai National Forest, will discuss about the education trunk developed to foster understanding of how Native people used the land now known as the Kootenai National Forest. Free. 243-5521.

Mansfield Library Workshop, "Get Your Research Under Control," 3-4 p.m., Mansfield Library Room 283. 243-4558. 

Open computer and iPad lab, 20-3:30 p.m.; Socrates Cafe, 7 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 373-1670.

MakerSpace Electronics Exploration, 3-7 p.m.; "Advanced Word Skills," 6 p.m., registration required, 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, December 1

Books, readings

James Lee Burke reads and signs his new novel, "House of the Rising Sun," 7 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com.

Kids' stuff

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

First Night Spotlight auditions, 3:30 p.m., Sentinel High School. missoulacultural.org/first-night-missoula.

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

ZACCercise, 12:15-1 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $5 suggested donation. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Community Creative Writing Workshop, 6-7:30 p.m.; System Check! 6:30 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.

Theater

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents "Treasure Island," 7:30 p.m., Montana Theatre, PAR/TV Center, UM. Tickets $20 general, $16 seniors and students, $10 for children under 12, available at umt.edu/theatredance.

Wednesday, December 2

Art

Bob Ross Night, 6-8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $25/$20 members. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Dance

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

Kids' stuff

Taekwondo, 11 a.m.; free admission, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Missoula Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St., 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

Toddler and baby story time, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

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

First Night Spotlight auditions, 3:15 p.m., Big Sky High School. missoulacultural.org/first-night-missoula.

Zappa Plays Zappa: Frank Zappa's son and guitar virtuoso Dweezil Zappa leads a sextet through his father's jazz-rock fusion catalog, including a performance of the 1975 album "One Size Fits All," in its entirety, 7 p.m., Wilma Theatre. Tickets $30-$75, available at ticketfly.comZappaplayszappa.com

Potpourri

"How to Fold Origami Lanterns" with Vivian and Nansu, 6 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 373-1670.

Holiday Wine Stroll, 5-8 p.m., Marina Cay Resort, Bigfork. Tickets $10. Event includes wine tasting, appetizers and local crafters.

"My iPad," 12:30 p.m., registration required; Middle School Writers, 3:30 p.m.; open jewelry studio in the MakerSpace, 6-7:30 p.m.; "Computer Fundamentals," 6 p.m., registration required: Socrates Cafe, 7 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665. missoulapubliclibrary.org.

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

Trivia, 6:340 p.m., Flathead Lake Brewing Pubhouse, Bigfork. 

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.

Theater

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents "Treasure Island," 7:30 p.m., Montana Theatre, PAR/TV Center, UM. Tickets $20 general, $16 seniors and students, $10 for children under 12, available at umt.edu/theatredance.

Thursday, December 3

Art

Chia pet making workshop, 6-8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $25/$20 members. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Kids' stuff

MiniNaturalists Pre-K program, 10 a.m., Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory St. $3, $1 MNHC members. 327-0405, Montananaturalist.org.

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

Music

First Night Spotlight auditions, 3:15 p.m., Hellgate High School. missoulacultural.org/first-night-missoula.

Djebe Bara group offers an 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

Holiday wreath making, 5-7 p.m., Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory St. $10, $5 MNHC members. 327-0405, MontanaNaturalist.org.

Travelers' Rest chapter of the Lewis and Clark Heritage Foundation presents "The History of that Four Letter Word: Lolo" with speaker Joseph Mussulman, 7 p.m., Lolo Community Center, Highway 93, Lolo.

Electronics exploration, 3-6 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665. missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Cribbage Club, 5:30-7 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 373-1670.

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

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

Theater

Whitefish Theatre Co. presents “Mary Poppins” preview, 7:30 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Tickets $10 at the door. Based on the classic film, Mary Poppins is the story of a mysterious nanny who magically appears in Edwardian London to care for Jane and Michael Banks. Adventure abounds as she whisks them away to meet dancing chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an array of colorful characters. (406) 862-5371, whitefishtheatre.org.

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents "Treasure Island," 7:30 p.m., Montana Theatre, PAR/TV Center, UM. Tickets $20 general, $16 seniors and students, $10 for children under 12, available at umt.edu/theatredance.

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. 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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