As the Summer Season draws to a close, the good people of Deer Lodge are having one final fling before Fall arrives. Events run from Wednesday through Sunday and include the following:
MONTANA ACADEMY OF LIVING HISTORY
Wednesday through Friday, September 14th to 16th
This is the fifth year of hands-on courses and Educational Programs dedicated to preserving, understanding and recreating the heirloom cultures, skills and environments and experiences of the peoples inhabiting the Rocky Mountain area of Montana. Events take place at the Pen Convention Center and the Grant-Kohrs Ranch. Full details, times and prices can be found at www.academyoflivinghistory.com, or by calling Gary Swant on (406)-691-0368
BIG SKY DRAFT HORSE EXPO
Saturday and Sunday, September 17th and 18th at the Tri-County Fairgrounds
The 16th year of this event brings together the young and the young-at-heart to experience Old-Time Horse Power. Draft Horses, Mules, singles and 6-horse hitches are included, together with a Trade Show, Vendors and Quilt Show, Ice Cream Social and a new inductee into the Hall of Fame. Events start at 8am on both days at the Tri-County Fairgounds. Tickets cost $8 per day or $15 for an Event Button (Event Button gets you entry on both days, FREE admission to all Museums and entry into the Grand Prize Draw). For more information see www.drafthorseexpo.com
MUSEUM APPRECIATION DAY
Saturday September 17th at the Old Montana Prison Museum Complex, 1106 Main Street
Free admission to ALL MUSEUMS. The Old Montana Prison and Montana Auto Museum are open from 8 am till 6 pm (last admission 5:10 pm), Frontier Montana and Yesterday’s Playthings open at 9 am and close at 5 pm.
Saturday 17th September from 2 pm till 4 pm at Browsing Bison Books, 515 Main Street
Patricia Nell Warren is signing ‘My West’ (a compilation of articles she has written — anything from possible Indian Mounds on the Grant Kohrs ranch to the botany of bunch grass to interesting people).
Edward Louis Henry is signing two books from his 4 book series on a mountain man called Temple Black. These would be classified as historical fiction as they are based on historical facts with a fictional person traveling through.
Both authors plan to speak and we would love folks to take the opportunity to meet these authors.
Saturday 17th September from 9 am till 2 pm at Kohrs Memorial Library, 501 Missouri Ave
Reasonable Prices, Wide Variety. $1 per bag from 1 pm till 2 pm. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library