THE 27th ANNUAL TERRITORIAL DAYS
DEER LODGE – JUNE 17 and 18, 2016
Application forms for Vendors available HERE
Entry forms for Drivers available HERE
Friday’s events kick off with Show and Shine registration at Jaycee Park from 6 pm. Entry is $25 for your 1st car, $10 each for your 2nd and subsequent cars. Voluntary sign-up for the Poker Run is $20, winners receive the whole pot of money. Free Taco Bar and refreshments for those signing up ($5 charge for others). Entrants receive a goodie bag with Dash Plaque, a free pass to the Museums, local information and other freebies. Plus a chance to win one of our awards. The vehicle having traveled furthest to our event will receive their fuel costs as a Thank You for coming, thanks to Michael J Blakeley, CPA and the Corner Office.
Friday’s events continue with a ‘Cruise the Drag’ from 8:30 pm till 10:30 pm, followed by a free outdoor movie “Hollywood Knights” on the side of ‘Elk Tips Outdoor Gear” (corner of Missouri and Main).
Saturdays events begin with the Prison Break Run, sponsored by the Deer Lodge Athletic Association.
~5 Kilometer (3.0 miles) fun run/walk
~10 Kilometer (6.0 miles) road race
All runs start at 8 am, Registration is at 7 am at a location to be announced. Finish in the Old Prison Museum Yard
Contact Candice Miller (406-846-1191) or Mike Blakeley (406-846-4660)
All proceeds benefit Deer Lodge Athletic Associations Scholarship Fund and their continued support of Deer Lodge Athletics!
Radio Controlled Model Aircraft flying by the Butte Plane Nutz group. From 9 am till 10:30 am out at the Deer Lodge Powell County Airport (1 1/2 Miles west of Main Street, follow West Milwaukee and take first left after the Cemetery. Airport entrance is at the corner of Airport Road and Peterson Ave – see map page)
Show and Shine registration take place in the Old Prison Yard from 8 am till 11 am. Entry is $25 for your 1st car, $10 each for your 2nd and subsequent cars. Voluntary sign-up for the Poker Run is $20, winners receive the whole pot of money. Free Pancake Breakfast and refreshments for those signing up, and for those taking part in the Prison Break Run ($5 charge for others). Entrants receive a goodie bag with Dash Plaque, a free pass to the Museums, local information and other freebies. Plus a chance to win one of our awards. The vehicle having traveled furthest to our event will receive their fuel costs as a Thank You for coming, thanks to Michael J Blakeley, CPA and the Corner Office.
All Show N Shine participants leave at 11:20 am from the Prison Yard to join the parade. If you are late, you can register at the Chamber Booth on Main Street, close to the stage.
The Territorial Days Parade starts at 11:30 am. Please assemble at the corner of Pennsylvania and Main (by 4B’s cafe/406 Bistro) from 11:00 am, you do not need to sign up for the Parade, just turn up and join in!
The Pioneer Power and Tractor Association Antique Tractor Show will be held on Main Street after the Parade.
After the Parade along Main Street, the Show and Shine entrants turn around at California/Pizza Hut, and line up along Main Street. Poker Run entrants line up nearest the Post Office. Everyone who enters is given a number of free tickets, which they place in boxes to win selected prizes (car cleaning kit, crawler, other car related prizes, free pizza at Pizza Hut, etc). We will also be awarding fuel costs to the furthest travelled entrant, and awards to ‘Best Paint’, ‘Best Interior’, ‘Best Engine’, ‘Best Muscle’, ‘Best Rod’ and ‘Peoples Choice’, etc. Awards will be given out throughout Saturday afternoon. Votes for ‘Peoples Choice’ are posted in the box on the Chamber of Commerce table next to the stage. All other awards will be selected by a panel of judges. All Awards MUST be collected no later than 5:30 pm from the Chamber booth.
Jaywalkers Jamboree starts after the parade, with vendors along Main Street selling everything from food and drink to jewelry, clothing, toys, craft items, etc. Activities available for kids and those young at heart. More information on this page.
DJ Doc Savage will be on stage from 1 pm playing music and announcing the Awards and Prizes throughout the afternoon.
The Poker Run will start on Main Street at 1:30 pm. Entrants must pick up their card before leaving for Anaconda, Phillipsburg and Drummond. Pick up cards from all these locations before heading back to Pizza Hut in Deer Lodge for the final card. Two winners, the First Car with all their cards (30% of the pot) and the Best Poker Hand (70% of the pot). Winners receive 100% of the money pot. Entry fees are $20 per vehicle, sign up during registration or at the Chamber Booth on Main Street, beside the stage.
The Live Band “Sophie Jester & The Medicine“ perform on stage at 7 pm for our Free Street Dance, until 11 pm.
Other Events on Saturday
50/50 Ticket sales from the Chamber Booth and from Chamber Members.
Fly Fishing Seminar at Elk Tips Outdoor Gear, 329 Main St. from 10 am till 4 pm. Melissa Nokes, rep for Jackson Cardinal Flies/Yellowstone Fly Rods, will be at Elk Tips Outdoor Gear to do seminars, group and one on one instruction. She will also teach fly-tying throughout the day.
Book Signing at Browsing Bison Books, 515 Main St. from 12 pm till 2 pm. Author Kevin Giles (‘Summer of the Black Chevy’ and ‘Jerry’s Riot’). Books will be available at the event or you can bring your own copy.
Live Theater at Cutler Bros., 310 Main Street from 7:30 pm. “Damn Yankees” runs Fridays through Sundays until July 3rd. Tickets $15. See website for more details.
Other events are also taking place in Deer Lodge on Saturday, including special sales and events at most local stores. Check local paper and flyers for details.
On Sunday, the Annual Father’s Day Golf Tournament takes place at the Deer Park Golf Course.
Friday and Saturday MAIN EVENTS are presented by the Powell County Chamber of Commerce and we wish to give a big THANK YOU to all of our SPONSORS:
Band sponsored by: Zip Beverage, Broken Arrow, Montana Bar and the Corner Office.
Show N Shine Trophies and Prizes sponsored by: Circle H. Growers, Michael J Blakeley CPA, Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge
Clawson Insurance, Pioneer Federal Savings & Loan, Clearwater Montana Properties, Sun Mountain Lumber, McDonalds, Bandy Appraisals.
406 Coffee and Bistro, Ace Hardware, Broken Arrow Steakhouse, Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic, Cutler Bros. Theater, Deer Lodge Family Dental, Deer Lodge Liquor Store, Deer Park Golf Course, First Security Bank, Indian Creek Campground, Keystone Drug, Gifts & Floral, Lickety Print, Newland and Company, Montana Auto Museum, Mount Powell Tire Center, Old Prison Museum, Pizza Hut, Quilter’s Corner, Etc., R&C Home Improvement, Realty West, Silver State Post, Starr Family Dental, Steele’s Furniture, TV & Appliances, Sun Up Fitness, Valley Foods.
We wish to thank all the businesses and the City of Deer Lodge for allowing us to set up the Jaywalkers Jamboree on Main Street. Thanks to the City of Deer Lodge Police Department and the Powell County Sheriffs Office for keeping everyone safe. Thanks go to Lt Dovey and the crew from the Boot Camp for clean-up, and to the volunteers who help organize and run the Pepsi Wagon, food, refreshments and registration tables.
We hope everyone has an enjoyable and safe TERRITORIAL DAYS in Deer Lodge.
TERRITORIAL DAYS – Brought to you by the POWELL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE