POWELL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
DEER LODGE CHRISTMAS STROLL ON SATURDAY WILL GO AHEAD AS SCHEDULED, INCLUDING THE PARADE OF LIGHTS AND TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
Despite extremely frigid temperatures and winter conditions in the forecast, the Annual Deer Lodge Christmas Stroll will be held as planned on Saturday, December 7th in Deer Lodge from 2 pm till 7 pm.
Everyone is invited to come on out into the cold and enjoy the many activities that will go on as planned, but please dress warm with gloves and hats and coats and plan to stop by the many businesses that will be open, warm and inviting.
For full details about the schedule of weekend events and other information, please visit http://www.powellcountymontana.com/christmas.html
Stroll Buttons are still available from ACE Hardware, MRC, Valley Foods, Keystone Drug & Gifts and the Old Prison Gift Shop. $2 each, with over 150 chances to win a prize OR up to $100 in Chamber Gift Certificates.
POWELL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
| DEER LODGE
December 6th to 8th 2013
♦ Santa’s Visit: Friday and Saturday, December 6th and 7th
Santa will appear at the Pen Convention Center on Main Street from 5 pm till 7 pm on Friday. On Saturday, Santa will hand out candy on Main Street during the Christmas Stroll from 2 to 7pm
♦ Children’s Movie: Friday and Saturday, December 6th and 7th
A children’s movie, “The Croods” (PG), will be shown at the Rialto Theater, at 7:30 pm on Friday and 2 pm on Saturday. The 1947 film ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ will be shown at the Rialto at approx. 7:30 pm on Saturday (after the lighting of the Christmas Tree). All movies are FREE but canned donations to the Deer Lodge Food Pantry will be welcomed. Free Movies are sponsored by the Powell County Chamber of Commerce, MRC (Calumet) and the Rialto Community Theatre.
♦ Christmas Festival: 6 pm Friday, December 6th
Powell County Museum & Arts Foundation will be holding their annual Holiday Festival Celebration at the Pen Convention Center on Main Street. The preview starts at 6 pm, main events start at 7 pm. There will be free food and drink, live auctions, door prizes, raffles (including 50/50, decorated trees, table decorations, liquor basket, etc.) plus live music from ‘Short Notice’. Santa will appear at 9 pm when he will draw the winning ticket for the 1965 Mustang Raffle Car. FREE of charge.
♦ Stroll Buttons
Stroll Buttons are on sale at ACE Hardware, Keystone Drug & Gifts, MRC (Calumet), Old Prison Museum Gift Shop and Valley Foods. Up to 1000 Buttons are available at $2.00 each, and provide over 150 opportunities for the wearer to win Store Prizes and Gift Certificates. During the Stroll, button wearers can visit local businesses, and if they find their number matches the number in the store they receive a prize. Some merchants draw extra numbers each week in the run up to Christmas, so be sure to visit them often. Don’t forget, button numbers will be called out during the Christmas Stroll, giving you FIVE chances to win Chamber Gift Certificates valued up to $100
♦ Christmas Stroll: 2 pm till 7 pm Saturday, December 7th
The Christmas Stroll will take place on Main Street between 2 pm till 7 pm. Three blocks of the central business district (300, 400, 500) will be closed to vehicular traffic. There will be carol singing, store sales, vendor tables at Cutler Bros. and The Elks, and other events throughout the day. Don’t forget the two drawings for Chamber Gift Certificates, based upon Stroll Buttons purchased by participants, where you can win up to $100! The first drawing will be held in front of Greany’s at 3:30 pm, the second will be held at the Community Christmas Tree in front of the Post Office, after the Parade of Lights. YOU MUST HAVE A BUTTON AND BE PRESENT TO WIN!
Check your Christmas Stroll Button Numbers at the following businesses after 2 pm on December 7th:
Ace Hardware – 506 2nd Street, Boomerang Bakery – 323 Main Street, Broken Arrow Steakhouse – 317 Main Street, Browsing Bison Books – 515 Main Street, Bum Bridge Auction & Pawn – 818 Main Street, Deer Lodge Liquor Store – 303 Main Street Keystone Drug & Gifts – 407 Main Street, Lickety Print – 600 Main Street Ste. C, Montana Bar – 412 Main Street, Mountain Man Trading Post – 403 Main Street, MRC (Calumet) – 520 Main Street, New To You – 501 Main Street Olde Crow Primitives – 91 N. Frontage Road, Old Prison Gift Shop – 1106 Main Street, Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge – 430 Main Street, Pizza Hut – 202 N. Main Street, Quilter’s Corner, Etc. – 401 Main Street R&C Home Improvement – 100 Milwaukee Ave, river radio ranch – 302 Missouri Ave, Silver State Post – 312 Missouri Ave, Steele’s Furniture & Appliances – 417 Main Street, Territorial Antiques – 300 Maryland, Valley Foods – 711 Main Street
♦ Parade of Lights: 6 pm Saturday, December 7th
This year’s theme is ‘Miracle on Main Street’, so let’s put the buzz back into Main Street! Everyone is welcome to join in, individuals and businesses, big or small. For information, please call Rocky on 559-6062. The Parade will form on Second Street by NAPA at 5 pm and enters Main Street on Cottonwood Ave at 6 pm. It will proceed south along Main Street ending at Montana Ave where it will disband. NO THROWING CANDY FROM THE FLOATS, please. Elves will hand out candy from baskets whilst walking alongside the Parade. Prizes will be awarded to the TOP 3 entrants, handed out to the winners at the Christmas Tree. Parade sponsored by MRC (Calumet), Bay West and the Deer Lodge Banks.
♦ Christmas Tree Lighting: Saturday, December 7th
The official Lighting of the Deer Lodge Christmas Tree will take place immediately following on from the Parade of Lights beside the Post Office. The second drawing for Chamber Gift Certificates will take place after the tree has been lit by Santa.
♦ Chamber Gift Certificates Draw: Saturday, December 7th
A draw for $25 & $50 gift certificates will take place in front of Greany’s at 3:30 pm. The second draw, for $25, $50 and $100 Chamber Gift Certificates, will take place after the Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree at the Post Office, following the Parade of Lights.
Gift Certificates may be spent at any Business that is a member of the Chamber (listed on the back of the certificate). Remember, YOU MUST HAVE A BUTTON AND BE PRESENT TO WIN!
♦ Grant-Kohrs Ranch Holiday Open House: 1 pm till 4 pm Sunday, December 8th
With a theme of ‘Winter Wonderland’, the Kohrs family ranch house will be decorated in late 1880’s Victorian style and open for tours from 1 pm. Activities include holiday crafts, horse drawn wagon rides, Santa, Refreshments, roasted marshmallows at the Bon-fire, Gloria Clark playing the 1882 piano and more. The open house is free, but canned donations to the Deer Lodge Food Pantry will be welcomed. Call (406) 846-2070
♦ Holiday Home Tour: 2 pm till 5 pm Sunday, December 8th
Tour fabulous Deer Lodge homes, their halls decked for the holidays. Starts at the Women’s League Chapter House at 802 Missouri Ave at 2 pm. $8 per person, children 12 and under are Free. Contact Debra Benes on 846-2569. Organized by the Deer Lodge Development Group.
♦ Christmas Cash
Interest free loans of up to $2,000 are available from Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge, Pioneer Federal Savings & Loan and First Security Bank. A $15.00 fee is due at the time of application.
Customers presenting Christmas Cash for a purchase MUST sign the front of the cash where indicated. Cash may be used at any participating business. Merchants will need to endorse the back of the Cash and deposit with their bank. The Cash is then redeemed with a 3% discount.
Chamber Members can join the program and accept Christmas Cash free of charge. Businesses who are Non-Members are invited to participate in the Christmas Cash program for a fee of $25, which helps cover the expense of printing the money and advertising.
|BUSINESSES ACCEPTING CHRISTMAS CASH|
|Ace Hardware||506 2nd Street||846-2461|
|Boomerang Bakery||323 Main Street||846-1884|
|Broken Arrow Steakhouse||317 Main Street||846-3400|
|Browsing Bison Books||515 Main Street||846-3288|
|Bum Bridge Auction & Pawn||818 Main Street||846-7540|
|Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic||3707 N Frontage Rd||846-1925|
|Deer Lodge Family Dental||712 4th Street||846-1216|
|Deer Lodge Medical Center||1100 Hollenbeck Ln||846-2212|
|Deer Lodge Valley Therapy||310 Main Street||846-3448|
|Joan’s Unique Hairdesigns||305 Missouri Ave||846-1610|
|Keystone Drug & Gifts||407 Main Street||846-2120|
|Lickety Print||600 Main Street Ste. C||846-3455|
|Lynn’s Hairstyles||124 Milwaukee Ave.||846-3702|
|Montana Bar||412 Main Street||846-2895|
|Mount Powell Tire Center||217 Main Street||846-2205|
|Mountain Man Trading Post||403 Main Street||846-2700|
|MRC||520 Main Street||846-3545|
|New To You||501 Main Street||846-2176|
|Olde Crow Primitives||91 N. Frontage Rd||560-7138|
|Old Prison Gift Shop||1106 Main Street||846-3111|
|Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge||430 Main Street||846-2400|
|Pizza Hut||202 N. Main Street||846-2777|
|Premier Family Practice||600 Main Street, Suite 1||846-7770|
|Premier Physical Therapy||600 Main Street, Suite 1||846-7770|
|Quilter’s Corner, Etc.||401 Main Street||846-3096|
|R&C Home Improvement||100 Milwaukee Ave||846-2858|
|river radio ranch||302 Missouri Ave||846-1100|
|Ryan Plumbing & Heating||820 Montana Ave||846-2007|
|Serenity Salon & Nails||549 Main Street||846-1338|
|Silver State Post||312 Missouri Ave||846-2424|
|Starr Family Dental||1101 Maryland Ave||846-3532|
|Steele’s Furniture & Appliances||417 Main Street||846-3311|
|Sun-Up Fitness||1010 Carter||846-7575|
|Teresa’s Mane Attraction||515 Main Street||846-2862|
|Territorial Antiques||300 Maryland||846-1400|
|Today’s Image||407 Main Street||846-1744|
|Treasure State Auto NAPA||201 Cottonwood||846-1300|
|Valley Foods||711 Main Street||846-2684|
CHRISTMAS CASH – BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DEER LODGE BANKS AND POWELL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Download the Christmas Cash Application Form HERE
Powell County Chamber of Commerce, 1109 Main Street, Deer Lodge MT 59722
www.powellcountymontana.com ♦ (406) 846-2094 ♦ firstname.lastname@example.org