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Friday, September 11

Art

Starving Artist Cafe and Art Gallery, 3020 S. Reserve St. Suite A, 541-7472, missoulastarvingartist.com: Second Friday artist reception, Sept. 11, featuring the Montana Down Syndrome Association's second annual "I Am Me" artists' exhibition. 

"Missoula 911,” a performance and visual art exhibition, 7-10 p.m., VonCommon, 1909 Wyoming No. 7. This show, juried by the members of the VonCommon art collective, is an opportunity for artists to respond to the events of Sept. 11, 2001, the concept of anniversaries, or create works inspired by other events that have happened on Sept. 11 throughout history. Participating artists include Bayla Arietta, Tricia Opstad, Josh Wagner, Cindy Laundrie Marshall, Alissa Wynne, Michael Workman, Janaina Vieira-Marques, Danette Fadness, Adelaide Gale Every, Marlo Crocifisso, Elisha Harteis, Bridey O'Brien, lady pajama, Julie Schroeter, and more.

The Pattee Canyon Ladies' Salon 15th annual group art exhibition, noon-8 p.m.,  Brunswick Building, 223 W. Railroad St. Featuring Nancy Erickson, Stephanie Frostad, Kristi Hager, Becki Johnson, Beth Lo, Leslie Van Stavern Millar II, Shari Montana, Linda Tawney and Janet Whaley. 549-4671 or 721-0591.

"Missoula Monster Project" reception, 3:30-8:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Zootown Arts Community Center (ZACC) and SPARK! Any Given Child Missoula teamed up to showcase the second annual Missoula Monster Project. Kindergarten classes from three Missoula County public schools created original monster pieces that were then illustrated by adult artists. This project’s purpose is to bring more art into the public schools! In an effort to foster that, a minimum 50 percent of the earnings from this show will go towards bringing MCPS kids to the ZACC for art classes. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Silk-screening night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St.  Free; donations appreciated. Come in with a blank shirt, tote bag, or scarf and leave with one of the house designs printed anywhere of your choosing. No registration necessary. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Books, readings

Montana Book Festival authors reception, 5-7 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. Meet and mingle with 150 authors from the festival. Admission is $15 for the public, $12 for MAM members, and free for authors. Each paid entrant and author will receive one drink ticket. Appetizers also will be served. Tickets are available at montanabookfestival.org and at the door. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Montana Book Festival: Readings by Kate Bolick and Sarah Hepola, 7:30-9 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. Free. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Storyteller Celebration: Tell Us Something and Stephen Graham Jones, 7 pm., Dennison Theatre, UM. Featuring storytellers Chris LaTray, Karen McNenny, Susan Maruca, Josh Slotnick at 7 p.m. followed by Stephen Graham Jones in conversation with Theodore Van Alst and Sterling HolyWhiteMountain at 8 p.m. Free. Tellussomething.org.

Charles Finn and Barbara Michelman give a talk and reading in conjunction with the Montana Book Festival, 5-6 p.m., Radius Gallery, 114 E. Main St. 541-7070, radiusgallery.com. Finn, a poet, and Michelman, a photographer, collaborated on an exhibition at the gallery and will give a talk and reading in conjunction with the festival, 5-6 p.m.

Dance

Eagles charity dance to benefit Linda Massa Youth Home, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Hamilton Eagles. $7. Music by Northern Lights.  

Kids' stuff

Story time for kids ages 3-5 with Sally Blevins reading “Froggy!”; Special Families (Jess, 210-2937), 6 p.m.; Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

Montana Book Festival events: "Creating Stories with Sneed"  for ages 8-12, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; "Let's Get Graphic"  for teen writers and illustrators, 5-6:30 p.m.; "With a Whiz and a Pop," for ages 8-12, 7-8:30 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.  

Tiny Tales and family story time, 10:30 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.  

Music

Montana/Idaho Clarinet Festival, all day, UM. 243-6880, umt.edu/music/default.php.  

Five Finger Death Punch and Papa Roach, 6:15 p.m., Adams Center. With special guests In This Moment and From Ashes to New. Tickets $44.25-$49.50, available at umt.edu/griztix/. 243-4051.

 Potpourri

Public star-gazing event, 9 p.m., Blue Mountain Observatory. Explore planets, nebulae, star clusters and distant galaxies. Family friendly. Attendees must reserve a free ticket at http://bit.ly/1KOSelu. 243-4299, cas.umt.edu/physics/Blue_Mountain_Observatory

Janin Benyus, biologist and author of "Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature," 7 p.m., Bedford Building, 223 S. Second St., Hamilton. 

Libby Quilt Show, noon-6 p.m., 700 Idaho Ave. Free admission. Includes about 150 quilts, vendors, quilt and basket raffles, baked goods and spinning wheel display. Jan, (406) 293-9433, opps1jan@yahoo.com.

Yarns @ the Library, noon-2 p.m.; Young Adult Writers, 3:30 p.m.; World-Wide Cinema, free foreign film, "God's Slave (Spanish)," 7 p.m. Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.  

Farmers market, 4-7 p.m., Pow Wow Junction Shops, 34306 Pow Wow Road, Arlee. 241-1390.

Farmers market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Third Avenue West, Polson. 675-0177. 

Theater

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Reader’s Theater, 7 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road. Free. A production of Edward Albee’s modernist classic is performed by four Hamilton Players’ favorites: Terry Croghan, denise rose, Eric Monson and Mara Luther. Evening includes a bake sale. Content is for mature audiences; language and themes are inappropriate for children. 375-9050, hamiltonplayers.org.

UM alumni collaborate with New York theater artists on two one-acts, "The Wolf" and "The Woodstove," 8 p.m., Crystal Theatre, 515 S. Higgins Ave. Tickest $12 adults, $10 students, available at silkroadcatering.com/crystaltheatre. Thewolfandthewoodstove.org.

Saturday, September 12

Art

The Pattee Canyon Ladies' Salon 15th annual group art exhibition, noon-4 p.m., Brunswick Building, 223 W. Railroad St.  Featuring Nancy Erickson, Stephanie Frostad, Kristi Hager, Becki Johnson, Beth Lo, Leslie Van Stavern Millar II, Shari Montana, Linda Tawney, Janet Whaley. 549-4671 or 721-0591.

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

Open figure drawing, non-instructed, 3-5 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. $10/$8. These sessions provide artists an opportunity to draw from a live model. Some supplies (newsprint and charcoal) are available for use. Participants must be 18 years or older. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Creativity for Life drop-in Saturday workshop, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Living Art Studio, 725 W. Alder Suite 17. An Expressive arts workshop that takes place 2 Saturdays per month year-round for people facing illness or loss including care providers and family members. No charge, registration not required, all materials provided. livingartofmontana.org.

Books, readings  

Charles D'Ambrosio reads prose, 7 p.m., Dell Brown Room of Turner Hall, UM. Free; sponsored by UM Creative Writing Program. 243-5267, karin.schalm@mso.umt.edu.

Barbi Webber and Carrie Thiel sign "Surviving Disordered Eating: One Bite at a Time," noon-2 p.m., The Summit Medical Fitness Center, 205 Sunnyview Lane, Kalispell.

"Reinventing Radio: An Evening With Ira Glass," presented by Montana Public Radio. The creator of "This American Life" will discuss his program and mix stories from the show, live onstage, by combining his narration with pre-taped quotes and music, recreating the sound of the show as you watch. 8 p.m., Dennison Theatre, UM campus. Tickets are $45 plus fees, available at mtpr.org/post/ira-glass-tickets or 800-838-3006. The event is a fundraiser for MTPR. 

Montana Book Festival kids poetry reading, 11:30 a.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. Hear poems written by students in Missoula Writing Collaborative’s writing-in-residence program at Pablo, St. Ignatius, and Arlee. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Montana Book Festival poetry reading with Debra Magpie Earling and Victor Charlo, 1:30 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. Free; in conjunction with the exhibition "Terrain: Plateau Art and Poetry," MAM presents two writers featured in the "Terrain" portfolio. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Montana Book Festival: Allison Adelle Hedge Coke reading: “Streaming,” 3:30 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Kids' stuff

Montana Book Festival events: "Storytime on the Range,"  11 a.m.-noon; "Idea Hunting: Stalking the Next Story" for ages 8-12, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; "YA Fantasy Panel," for teens, 2-3 p.m.; "YA Realism Panel" for teens, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; "YA Dark Contemporary Panel" for teens, 5-6 p.m.; "Salamanders Music Workshop" for ages 8-12, 7-8:30 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.  

Music

Montana/Idaho Clarinet Festival, all day, UM. 243-6880, umt.edu/music/default.php.  

Potpourri

Auditions for children's parts in the Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker, to be performed Sunday, Nov. 22 at the University of Montana. Auditions take place at noon Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre, 2704 Brooks St. Find out requirements and register at nutcracker.com/audition.

Patriots Day + 1 Parade sponsored by the American Legion of Montana, 10 a.m., Higgins Ave.  

Write Question Live - interview with Smith Henderson, noon, Top Hat, 134 W. Front St. Tickets $30, available at Top Hat, Fact and Fiction, tophatlounge.com. Includes meal. All ages. 

Lewis and Clark Film Festival, Travelers' Rest State Park, 6717 Highway 12 W., Lolo. Films begin at 10 a.m. with "The Technology of Lewis and Clark." Other showings include "We Proceeded On...," "The Spirit of Sacajawea" and "The Far Horizons." Guided tours at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; interpretive programs at 1 p.m. 273-4253, travelersrest.org.

Libby Quilt Show, noon-6 p.m., 700 Idaho Ave. Free admission. Includes about 150 quilts, vendors, quilt and basket raffles, baked goods and spinning wheel display. (406) 293-9433, opps1jan@yahoo.com.

Wilderness Sportsman’s Club 12th annual Friends of the NRA Banquet, 6 p.m., Seeley Lake Community Hall. Dinner, raffles, live and silent auction, door prizes. Tickets $35, available at Kurt’s Polaris and Seeley Lake Sporting Goods. Call Janice at (406) 793-5808.

Rialto Community Theatre celebration of the 20th anniversary of the purchase of the historic facility featuring concert by the Bop-A-Dips, 7 p.m., Rialto, Deer Lodge. Tickets $20, available at Valley Foods and Keystone Drug in Deere Lodge, Steele’s Furniture in Butte and Deer Lodge at the Rialto, (406) 846-7900. 

Sixth annual Opportunity Resources Autumn Fest, 10 a.m.-4 pm., Opportunity Ranch, 16894 Hamel Road, Frenchtown. $5, children under 12 free. Hayrides, pony rides, petting zoo, exhibits, fresh produce, food, music, raffles, games and more. 329-1789, orimt.org.

Community Flea Market, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 301 16th Ave., Polson. (406) 883-4015 or (406) 849-5236.

Flea Market, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Hamilton Senior Center, 820 N. Fourth St., Hamilton. 363-0112. 

Fish 5K Color Run and Community Fair, 9 a.m., Depot Park, Whitefish. Race fee is $12-$15.  Celebrate the Great Fish Community Challenge by running or walking for your favorite charity in the family-friendly 5K color run. Come early for a free breakfast and visit the interactive nonprofit booths at the Community Fair after the race. (406) 863-1781, greatfishchallenge.org.

Dayton Daze, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Dayton Park. Free admission. The theme of this year's costume event is "Outlaws and Gunslingers." There will be an open car show, rifle raffle, silent auction, parade at 2 p.m. with prizes for best entries, costume contest, kids' games, music, craft booths, catered food from 3 to 5 p.m. and more. (406) 849-5917.

Bark ‘n the Park, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Kiwanis River Park, Hamilton. Free admission. Event includes a “pawrade” at 11 a.m., Doxie races, agility course, Best Kisser and Peanut Butter Lick contests, paw readings and doggie nail art. All dogs must be leashed. Proceeds and donations benefit the Bitter Root Humane Association. Michele, 210-1375.

“An Afternoon of Cowboy Music and Poetry,” 3-6 p.m., Ravalli County Museum, 205 Bedford St., Hamilton. Sit under the maple trees, enjoy savory hors d’oeuvres, and listen to a few cowboy tales, yodeling and some picking. 363-3338, ravallimuseum.org.

Bella Boutique Fall Fashion Preview, 6 p.m., First Interstate Center, Ravalli County Fairgrounds, Hamilton. An evening for Emma's House includes music, dance, fine food, no-host bar, live and silent auctions and, of course, fashion. Proceeds support Emma's House Children's Advocacy Center. 363-7216.

Dayton Day at the Winery, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mission Mountain Winery, Highway 93, Dayton. (406) 849-5524, missionmountainwinery.com.

Polson Fly-In, airport. Free admission. Chapter 1122 of the Experimental Aircraft Association invites the public to join pilots for a day of aviation activities, beginning with a pancake breakfast at 8 a.m. Static displays, float planes, antique aircraft, experimental airplanes and homebuilts will be on view. Concessions and raffles will be available. Kids ages 8-17 can register for free airplane rides Sunday from 9 to 11 a.m. Nancy, (406) 270-5423.

Mission Valley Animal Shelter Pet-a-Palooza, Boettcher Park, Polson. Event includes Canine Cruisin,’ booths, Ask-a-Vet, grooming, goofy canine contest and food. Jill, (406) 883-5312.

International Worldwide Paint Out at Riverside Park, Polson. dcartworks09@yahoo.com.

Dragon Boat Festival, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Volunteer Park, Lakeside. This year's festival is expected to attract 2,000 paddlers and several thousand spectators from all over North America. The festival includes a Made-in-Montana Art Fair, music, kids' activities and food vendors. Register at montanadragonboat.com or flatheaddragonflies@gmail.com. (406) 758-2809.

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. 

Hamilton Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bedford Street. Shop for locally grown produce, fruit, locally baked goods and sandwiches, and handmade art and crafts. 961-0004, hamiltonfarmersmarket.webs.com.

Theater

University of Montana alumni, in a Montana and New York City collaboration, present two one-acts,  "The Wolf" and "The Woodstove," 8 p.m., Crystal Theatre, 515 S. Higgins Ave. Tickest $12 adults, $10 students., available at silkroadcatering.com/crystaltheatrethewolfandthewoodstove.org.

Sunday, September 13

Kids' stuff

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

Music

Acoustic jam session, 2-4 p.m., Sapphire Lutheran Homes, corner of 10th and River streets, Hamilton. Bring your guitar, mandolin, harmonica, fiddle, bass, banjo, Dobro or similar acoustic instrument or just come to listen. 381-2483.

Potpourri

Lewis and Clark Film Festival, Travelers' Rest State Park, 6717 Highway 12 W., Lolo. Sunday film offerings include "Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery" and "The Trail: Lewis and Clark Expedition 1803-1806."   Guided tours at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; interpretive programs at 1 p.m. 273-4253, travelersrest.org.

14th annual University Community Ice Cream Social to welcome all new and returning students, 3-5 p.m., 400 block of University Avenue. 

"After Appomattox: Arms and men of the Powder River Expedition, Montana, Autumn 1865," a living history program on the U.S. Army's first post-Civil War campaign in Montana, and its former Confederate "Galvanized Yankee" federal soldiers with demonstrations by Capt. Thomas Huelther, 1st U.S. Volunteers,. 2 p.m., Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History, Building T-316, Fort Missoula. 549-5346.

Watershed Education Network's Mayfly Fling fundraiser, 2-8 p.m., Ten Spoon Vineyard, 4175 Rattlesnake Drive. Music by the Whizpops and Tom Catmull's Radio Static, food vendors, silent auction, raffle, activities including fly casting, aquatic invasive mystery, poetry, live aquatic insects, water color and rock painting. $20 in advance, $25 at the door, kids 12 and under free. 541-9287, montanawatershed.org.

Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears, 11 a.m.,  Top Hat, 134 W. Front St. Free. All ages. 

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, "Hot Type: 150 Years of the Nation," 5 p.m., Top Hat, 134 W. Front St. Free. All ages. 

Dragon Boat Festival, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Volunteer Park, Lakeside. This year's festival is expected to attract 2,000 paddlers and several thousand spectators from all over North America. The festival includes a Made-in-Montana Art Fair, music, kids' activities and food vendors. Register at montanadragonboat.com or flatheaddragonflies@gmail.com. (406) 758-2809.

Libby Quilt Show, noon-4 p.m., 700 Idaho Ave. Free admission. Includes about 150 quilts, vendors, quilt and basket raffles, baked goods and spinning wheel display. Jan, (406) 293-9433, opps1jan@yahoo.com.

Target Range Community Farmers Market, 10- a.m.-2 p.m., east parking lot of Target Range School, 4001 South Ave. W. 

Germanfest, 2-6 p.m., Caras Park. Music by the Vancouver, British Columbia-based German band S-Bahn. Food and drinks include bratwurst, pretzels, dessert, pop and German beer for sale, as well as commemorative beer steins. The food will be provided by The Shack, Le Petit Outre and Black Cat Bakery, and the beer provided by Bayern Brewing. There will also be commemorative beer steins for sale, children’s activities, and information about Missoula’s sister-city of Neckargemünd. 541-0860, missoulacultural.org.

Theater

University of Montana alumni, in a Montana and New York City collaboration, present two one-acts,  "The Wolf" and "The Woodstove," 2 p.m. (a pay what you can performance) and 8 p.m., Crystal Theatre, 515 S. Higgins Ave. Tickest $12 adults, $10 students., available at silkroadcatering.com/crystaltheatrethewolfandthewoodstove.org.

Monday, September 14

 Art

The Pattee Canyon Ladies' Salon 15th annual group art exhibition, noon-6 p.m.,  Brunswick Building, 223 W. Railroad St.  Featuring Nancy Erickson, Stephanie Frostad, Kristi Hager, Becki Johnson, Beth Lo, Leslie Van Stavern Millar II; Shari Montana, Linda Tawney, Janet Whaley. 549-4671 or 721-0591.

Potpourri

Open time in the Makerspace, 1:30-3 p.m.; Electronics Exploration, 3-7 p.m.; "Beginning Word," 6 p.m., registration required; Scrabble, 6 p.m.,Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

“Compassion in the Face of Terror,”  3:40-5 p.m., Payne Family Native American Center. Arizona State University Professor Sarah Tracy presents a case study of extraordinary of compassion, heroism and courage during an interaction between school bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff and would-be school shooter Michael Hill. 243-4161.

Transition Streets public meeting, 7 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. Transition Streets offers a positive response to the climate crisis through simple living, resource sharing and collaboration for resilience. 728-6049 or info@transitionmissoula.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, September 15

Art

“Bike Psyched" afterschool art camp, Tuesdays, 3:15-5:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $90/$80 members. Come learn how to build sculpture and/or jewelry using bicycle parts. Paint bicycle scenes of favorite places to explore and peddle, research the art of building a bicycle, and decorate bikes and helmets! 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

After School Art Adventure with Bev Glueckert, Tuesdays, 3:45- 5:15 pm., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. $45/$50, Ages 7-12. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

“Silk Screening for Beginners,” Tuesdays,  6- 8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $115/$105 for members. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Books, readings

Tell Us Something - Oldest Trick in the Book, 6 p.m., Top Hat, 134 W. Front St. $5. All ages. 

Dance

Flamenco A ongoing class in technique and castanets with Flamenco Montana/Victoria Lenihan Dance, 6:30-8 p.m., Rocky Mountain Ballet School. 542-9270, flamencomt.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. 

Music

Unity Dance and Drum African dance class with Tarn Ream and live music, 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, 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

UM Mansfield Center Fall 2015 Lecture Series, 12:10 p.m., University Center Room 330/331. Featuring  “Transboundary Perspectives on Climate Change and Collaboration,” with visiting Fellows participating in the White House Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative on Environmental Issues. 243-2988, umt.edu/Mansfield/events/brownbaglectures

Writers Group with John Robinson, 6:30-8 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

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

Farmers Market, 4:30-7 p.m., Third Avenue West, Polson. 675-0177.

Young Adult volunteer orientation, 3:30 p.m.; System Check! 6:30 p.m.;    Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Communication class, Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m., 210 N. Higgins Ave. Suite 207. $65 for one, $120 for two. This class is based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg and the Center for Nonviolent Communication. To register, call 443-3439, email info@patrickmarsolek.com go to innerworkingsresources.com/communicationmissoula.

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

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

Wednesday, September 16

Art

Art guide training, 10 a.m.-noon, Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. "How to Interpret a Work of Art": Join MAM curators in discovering ways of digging deep into a contemporary work of art. Participants must be 18 years or older. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Teen Artist Workshop: “Photography without a Camera” with Joe Kellogg, 4-6 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St.  All materials, snacks, pizza provided; free. Learn about cyanotypes and photograms. These are instant and innovative ways of capturing an image. Using basic photo chemicals, objects, and light, teens will create high-contrast photograms. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

“Paint N’ Pour,” 6-8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $25 /$20 for members; registration required. Allow us to pour you a glass of wine, load up your pallet, and instruct you on how to paint you're own personal masterpiece. Our instructor will present easy step-by-step directions with plenty of opportunity for the creative juices to flow and diverge so each piece is unique to the creator. Bring a friend or two, or make it a date night with your significant other. No painting experience required. Canvases, paint, wine, and laughter all provided. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

“Intro to Relief Printing,” Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W.  $115/$105 for members. Students will create prints through studio work and projects and gain an awareness of the creative and expressive possibilities of relief printmaking and develop a personal vocabulary with the media. Demonstrations of new processes are scheduled weekly, and are supplemented by additional impromptu demonstrations as specific student need arise. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Dance

Dance with country-western dance instructor, 7-10 p.m., Polson Elks, Main Street. $5. 

West Coast swing beginning-intermediate, 7-8 p.m., Sunrise Saloon, 1101 Strand. 

Kids' stuff

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

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

 

Music

Flamenco in concert with Maestro Teo Morca, world-renowned guitarist Carlos Lomas and cantaor Vicente Griego, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 300 E. Main St. Tickets $15 from Rockin’ Rudy’s or members of Flamenco Montana. 396-4007, flamencomt.org

Potpourri

Comedian Todd Barry, 8 p.m., Stage 112, 112 Pattee St. Tickets $20, available at Rockin' Rudy's or standupmt.com.

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

"Text? Swype!" 12:30 p.m., registration required; Middle School Writers, 3:30 p.m.; "Beginning Word," 6 p.m., registration required; Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.  

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

Trivia, 8 p.m., Flathead Lake Brewing Co., 424 N. Higgins Ave.

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

Trivia, 7-9 p.m., Village Roost Bar and Grill, Bigfork.

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

Thursday, September 17

Art

“Beginning Drawing,” Thursdays, 9-11 a.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $115/$105 for members. Discover how to draw anything you see! This is a great class for beginners with little or no experience. Explore line, texture and tone as you learn how to draw observationally. Discover the secrets behind perspective, shape, shading and composition. Learn the techniques of "recording" images from your vision onto paper or canvas. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

“Intro to Monotypes,” Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $115/$105 for members. This five-week course offers an introduction to monotype printing processes focused on developing technical abilities and confidence working in a printmaking studio. Students will create prints through studio work and projects and gain an awareness of the creative and expressive possibilities of monotype printmaking and develop a personal vocabulary with the media. Demonstrations of new processes are scheduled weekly, and are supplemented by additional impromptu demonstrations as specific student need arise. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

"Bike Psyched" after-school art camp, Thursdays, 3:15-5:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $90/$80 members. Learn how to build sculpture and/or jewelry using bicycle parts, paint bicycle scenes of favorite places to explore and peddle, research the art of building a bicycle and decorate bikes and helmets. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Dance

Solo Stars Fun Night, 7:30 p.m., Lolo Square and Round Dance Center, 9955 Highway 12. Free. Dancing followed by root beer float social. Couples and singles welcome. 273-0141 or 239-6732.

Triple Two Step, beginning, 7-8:30  p.m., Sunrise Saloon, 1101 Strand Ave.

Kids' stuff

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

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

Music

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

Potpourri

Open discussion with Jim Furnish, former USFS Deputy Chief about the future of our national forests and his new memoir, 7-9 p.m., Native American Studies Building, UM.

Open time in the MakerSpace, 3-6 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Soup and Spud Fest, 5-7 p.m., Fort Missoula Native Plant Garden, Fort Missoula. $5. MontanaNaturalist.org

Ronan Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Main Street, Ronan. 

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

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

Theatre

MCT Celebrates Arts in Education Week with a Theatre for Young Audiences production of  "Little Red and the Hoods," 1 p.m., MCT, 200 N. Adams St. Tickets  available at 728-7529 or MCTinc.org.  

Adapted performance of "Little Red and the Hoods," 7 p.m., MCT, 200 N. Adams St. Tickets $3, available at 728-7529 or MCTinc.org. For individuals living on the autism spectrum and their families and caregivers. 

Art Calls

The Missoula Art Museum invites you to submit to the annual juried Art Auction and exhibition.

MAM’s benefit art auction is an annual testament to the strength, diversity and commitment of our community of artists in Missoula, throughout Montana, and beyond. MAM is honored by the  community support it receives and is proud to have supported over 250 local and regional artists in the past exhibition year.

Please consider supporting another year of free admission to diverse contemporary art exhibitions and educational programing by submitting to the 44th Benefit Art Auction. The full Auction Prospectus and submission forms are at mam.submittable.com/submit.

The deadline to submit is Oct. 18 at midnight Mountain Time.

The Daly Mansion is seeking crafters and artisans for the annual “Holly Jolly Artisan Show and Sale." The show, scheduled for Nov. 6-8., hosts to over 900 guests with vendors on all three floors of the Daly Mansion. The house is decorated for the season and lunch is offered in “Hattie’s Kitchen." This is a juried show and applications must include photos of the applicant’s work. Space is available for approximately 35 vendors. The deadline to apply is Sept 14. Notifications will be sent out the following week on acceptance status.  Booth Fees range from $65 to $85.

Applications are available at the mansion gift shop daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by calling 363-6004 Ext. 2. You may also request an application via email at suzanne.casteel@dalymansion.org

Call For Art Exhibition: "Driven to Abstraction" in memory of John Davis, a non juried show, Oct. 5-Nov. 14. Art Reception Oct. 8. Visit Sandpiperartgallery.com for more information.

ART CALL:  The Sanders County Arts Council is accepting applications for the Fall Show of  “Art on the Walls” at the Clark Fork Valley Hospital.  The show runs Sept. 24 through Dec. 21.  Art for this juried show must be the original work of a Sanders County artist.  It can be any medium so long as it can be hung on the wall.  Applications are due Sept. 14.  For applications or more information, call (406) 826-8585.

  

 

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