Jun 142013


The Powell County Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to the 24th Annual Territorial Days events this weekend.

Events kick off on this evening  with a Bonfire and Wine Tasting at the Deer Park Golf Course from 6:30 pm. Music provided by Steve and Susan Fullmer

 Tomorrow,  Saturday 15th June events begin at 8 am with the Prison Break Run, sponsored by the Deer Lodge Athletic Association. With a 3 K fun run/walk, a 5 K fun run and 10 K road race, Race Day registration begins one hour before race time. $15 for 3K entrants and $20 for 5K/10K entrants. Register at Newland & Company – 212 Missouri Ave. (just off of Main St.). Questions? Contact ~ Candice Miller on 846-1191

 Registration for the ‘Show N Shine’ starts at 9:00 am in the Old Prison Yard and continues until 11:00 am. Anyone with a Special Vehicle is encourage to register, from Hot Rods and Muscle Cars to Classic and Antique cars and motorcycles. Registration costs $18 for your first vehicle, $5 for each extra vehicle you enter. All entrants receive a dash plaque and bag full of goodies, and are entered into a competition where the Top 20 vehicles chosen by the drivers win an Award (a useful prize, not a trophy). There is also an award presented to the Peoples Choice.

All vehicles then join the Main Street Parade. All non Show N Shine participants in the Parade assemble by Scharfs Restaurant at 819 Main Street at 11:00 am. Entry in the Parade is free, just assemble on Pennsylvania at 11:00 am, no registration required.

The Parade starts at 11:30 am from outside Scharf’s Restaurant on Main Street (North end of the Old Prison Wall).

This years Grand Marshall is ‘In Memoriam of Tina Schowengerdt’. Tina’s grandson Rocky will be riding in the 1965 Mustang  alongside Tina’s faithful dog July.

Once the parade has passed, the Pioneer Power and Tractor Association Antique Tractor Show, Jaywalkers Jamboree, Texaco Country Showdown (Talent Show), Live Band (‘Genuine Article’) and Free Street Dance continue throughout the day on Main Street until 11 pm. More details on the Poster below, or on our website at www.deerlodgemt.info

NERF WARS will take place at the Old Prison Yard from 1 pm till 4 pm. Two age groups, 12 & under and 13 & above. $5 for a 15 minute session, $12 for 3 x 15 minute sessions. Register at the Old Prison Museum at 1106 Main Street. The first 50 to register receive a free T-Shirt. Sponsored by the Deer Lodge Development Group in partnership with the DUI Task Force a& Tri-County Addiction Services.

The Weekends events are rounded out by the Fathers Day Golf Tournament at the Deer Park Golf Course.


The Powell County Chamber of Commerce thanks all of the participants, volunteers, vendors and Sponsors (see the list on http://www.powellcountymontana.com/territorial-day.html)