Deer Lodge, June 20 – 21, 2015
Deer Lodge Territorial Days Events start on Saturday 20th June with the Prison Break Run, a fun run, walk and road race sponsored by the Deer Lodge Athletic Association. All runs start at 8:00 am with registration beginning one hour before race time at the Old Prison Museum, 1106 Main Street.
The Show and Shine registration takes place in the Old Prison Yard from 9 am till 11 am. Entry is $25 for your 1st car, $10 each for your 2nd and subsequent cars. Entrants receive a goodie bag plus a chance to win one of our TOP 20 AWARDS or the Peoples Choice Award. More information can be found on this page. All Show N Shine participants leave at 11:20 am from the Prison Yard to join the parade.
The Territorial Days Parade starts at 11:30 am from outside Muriah’s Restaurant on the corner of Main and Pennsylvania, and there will be Gift Certificates awarded to the best 3 parade entrants. The Pioneer Power and Tractor Association Antique Tractor Show will take place on Main Street after the Parade.
Jaywalkers Jamboree will start after the parade, with vendors set up along Main Street selling everything from food and drink to jewelry, clothing, toys, art and craft items, etc. Attractions will be available for kids and those young at heart.
The Country Showdown starts at 1 pm on the stage on Missouri and Main.
The “Heather Lingle Band” will be on stage at 7 pm for our Free Street Dance, which runs until 11 pm.
Other events are also taking place in Deer Lodge on Saturday, including special sales and other events at 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.
Saturdays 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 Awards sponsored by:
Steele’s Furniture & Appliances
Ace Hardware, Bandy Appraisals, Broken Arrow Steakhouse, Circle H. Growers, Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic, Clawson Insurance, Deer Lodge Family Dental, Deer Lodge Liquor Store, Deer Lodge Medical Center, Deer Park Golf Course, Eastside Greenhouse, First Security Bank, Hogans Rancher Ag Supply, Indian Creek Campground, Keystone Drug & Gifts, Lickety Print, McDonalds, Muriah’s of Montana, Newland and Company, Montana Auto Museum, Montana Telepsych Solutions, Old Prison Museum, PayneWest Insurance, Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge, Pioneer Federal Savings & Loan, Premier Physical Therapy, Powell County Title Co., Quilter’s Corner, Etc., R&C Home Improvement, the river – River Radio Ranch, Silver State Post, Starr Family Dental, Sun Mountain Logging, Sun Up Fitness, Territorial Antiques & Uniques, Travelodge, Treasure State Auto Parts (NAPA), Valley Foods.
“BRING OUR FAMILIES BACK”
June 4th, 2015
GREG GIANFORTE, POWELL COUNTY CHAMBER BRINGING 30 EVENT “BRING OUR FAMILIES BACK” TOUR TO DEER LODGE, THURSDAY TO DISCUSS TELECOMMUTING IN MONTANA
Powell County Chamber set to host the event at Muriah’s Family Restaurant at 9:30 a.m., Thursday June 4th
DEER LODGE, Mont.,— Greg Gianforte will discuss his 30-event “Bring our Families Back” tour to discuss the opportunity of telecommuting from Montana. The event will be hosted by the Powell County Chamber of Commerce.
What: “Bring our Families Back” tour to discuss Telecommuting Announcement
When: Thursday, June 4th, 9:30 a.m. (Will last approx. 45 minutes to one hour)
Where: Muriah’s Family Restaurant, 819 Main St., Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Who: Members of the media, public and business community
More Information: better montana jobs
Contact: Mitch Staley (for Gianforte) 406-660-0059 or David Williams (for Powell County Chamber), 406-846-2094
POWELL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
DEER LODGE CHRISTMAS EVENTS
December 5 to 7 2014
♦ Santa’s Visit: Friday and Saturday, December 5th and 6th
Santa will appear at the Pen Convention Center on Main Street from 5 pm till 7 pm on Friday. On Saturday, Santa will be at City Hall from Noon and will hand out candy during the Christmas Stroll from 2 to 7 pm
♦ Children’s Movie: Friday and Saturday, December 5th and 6th
A children’s movie, “Frozen” (PG), will be shown at the Rialto Theater, at 7:30 pm on Friday and 2 pm on Saturday. There will also be a movie, “The Santa Claus” (PG), shown at 7:30 pm on Saturday. All movies are FREE but canned donations to the Deer Lodge Food Pantry will be welcomed. Sponsored by the Powell County Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Services (MRC/Calumet) and the Rialto Community Theatre.
♦ Christmas Festival: 6 pm Friday, December 5th
Powell County Museum & Arts Foundation will be holding their annual Holiday 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. Santa will appear at 9 pm when he will draw the winning ticket for the 1966 Mustang Raffle Car. FREE of charge.
Stroll Buttons will be on sale at ACE Hardware, Keystone Drug & Gifts, MRC (Calumet), Old Prison Museum Gift Shop and Valley Foods. Up to 900 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 lots of chances to win Gift Certificates valued up to $100! Over $350 in Gift Certificates must be won.
♦ Christmas Stroll: 2 pm till 7 pm Saturday, December 6th
The Christmas Stroll will take place city wide between 2 pm till 7 pm. Please support all our Local Businesses. Three blocks of the central business district (300, 400, 500) will be closed to vehicular traffic. There will be carol singing, store sales and other events throughout the day. Don’t forget the two drawings for 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 Quilter’s Corner, Etc. at 3:30 pm, the second will be held at the Community Christmas Tree in front of the Post Office, after the lighting of the tree. 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 6th:
Ace Hardware – 506 2nd 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, Muriah’s of Montana – 819 Main Street, New To You – 501 Main Street, Olde Crow Primitives – 501 Main Street, Old Prison Gift Shop – 1106 Main Street, Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge – 430 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 6th
This year’s theme is ‘Night of 50,000 Lights’, so let’s make Main Street viewable from space! Everyone is welcome, individuals and businesses, big or small. For information, please call Rocky on 846-3545. The Parade will form on Second Street by NAPA at 5 pm and enter 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 during the Parade. Prizes will be awarded to the TOP 3, handed out to the winners at the Christmas Tree. Parade sponsored by MRC (Calumet) and the Deer Lodge Banks.
♦ Christmas Tree Lighting: Saturday, December 6th
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 Gift Certificates will take place after the tree has been lit by Santa. Win up to $100!
♦ Gift Certificates Draw: Saturday, December 6th
The draw for local business gift certificates will take place in front of Quilter’s Corner, Etc at 3:30 pm. The second draw, which includes a $100 Chamber Gift Certificate, will take place after the Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree at the Post Office, following the Parade of Lights. Remember, YOU MUST HAVE A BUTTON AND BE PRESENT TO WIN!
We thank the following businesses for kindly donating Gift Certificates for the Stroll: ACE Hardware, Keystone Drug & Gifts, Valley Foods, Main Street Services (MRC/Calumet), Broken Arrow Steakhouse, Browsing Bison Books, Lickety Print, Muriah’s of Montana, R&C Home Improvements, Territorial Antiques & Uniques and Quilter’s Corner Etc.
♦ Grant-Kohrs Ranch Holiday Open House: 1 pm till 4 pm Sunday, December 7th
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 Bonfire and more. The open house is free, but canned donations to the Deer Lodge Food Pantry will be welcomed. Call (406) 846-2070
♦ Christmas Cash
Interest free loans of up to $2,000 are available from First Security Bank, Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge and Pioneer Federal Savings & Loan. A $15.00 fee is due at the time of application.
Loans are paid back over 10 months starting January 2015.
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.
CHRISTMAS CASH – BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DEER LODGE BANKS AND POWELL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
|BUSINESSES ACCEPTING CHRISTMAS CASH|
|Ace Hardware||506 2nd Street||846-2461|
|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|
|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 & Wild Iris||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|
|Muriahs of Montana||819 Main Street||846-4181|
|New To You||501 Main Street||846-2176|
|Olde Crow Primitives||507 Main Street||560-7138|
|Old Prison Gift Shop||1106 Main Street||846-3111|
|Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge||430 Main Street||846-2400|
|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|
|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|
|Valley Foods||711 Main Street||846-2684|
The Deer Lodge Christmas Lights are sponsored by: Bandy Appraisals, Jim & Megan Thompson, Clawson Insurance Agency, Deer Lodge Family Dental, Eastside Greenhouse, Keystone Drug & Gifts, Lloyds of Deer Lodge, Neil Owens Carpentry, Mountain View Retreat, Quilter’s Corner, PayneWest, Deer Lodge Family Dental, Steele’s Furniture & Appliances, Powell County Title Company, Premier Physical Therapy, Pioneer Federal Saving & Loan, Rialto Community Theater, The Scrub Tub, Teresa’s Mane Attraction, Territorial Antiques & Uniques, Old Prison Museum Complex and the Powell County Chamber of Commerce.
Powell County Chamber of Commerce, 1109 Main Street, Deer Lodge MT 59722
www.powellcountymontana.com ♦ (406) 846-2094 ♦ firstname.lastname@example.org
As we approach Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales events and the Christmas Season, please give a thought to spending your hard earned cash here in Deer Lodge. Many local stores are opening early at 5 am on Friday November 28th and you can make some great savings and support our local businesses at the same time. Another way of supporting Deer Lodge this year is by using Christmas Cash. This is a scheme set up by the Powell County Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Deer Lodge Banks. Loans of up to $2,000 are available, with 0% interest and a $15 application fee. Payable in 10 monthly installments from January, Christmas Cash can be spent at the following Deer Lodge Businesses;
If your business is not on this list, and you wish to join, please contact Dave at the Chamber of Commerce on 846-2094, or email email@example.com.
To find out more about Christmas Cash, or to apply for a loan, please visit Pioneer Federal, First Security or Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge. Application forms are also available from all businesses that accept Christmas cash.
For a list of the local stores taking part in the Black Friday events, visit the FaceBook page on this link
Don’t leave it too late, tickets are selling fast.
Tickets are $25 available from Valley Foods or Keystone Drug & Gifts.
THE POWELL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2014
BROKEN ARROW STEAKHOUSE
317 Main Street, Deer Lodge, MT 59722
NO HOST COCKTAILS AT 6:00 PM
PRIME RIB DINNER AT 7:00 PM
– Zane Cozby –
“STATE OF THE CITY”
* 50/50 Raffle * Door Prizes * Cat/Griz Tickets Auction *
TICKETS – $25 EACH
available from Valley Foods or Keystone Drug & Gifts.
PUMPKIN SUNDAY – OCTOBER 19, 2014
There will be something for everyone at Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site in Deer Lodge during the annual Pumpkin Sunday event from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Sunday, October 19.
Children ages 12 and under can venture into the pumpkin patch to seek out the perfect pumpkin to paint. Teenagers and adults can drop by the blacksmith shop and learn how to make traditional corn husk dolls or a non-traditional braided rattlesnake.
Wagon rides for young and old will be offered throughout the event. It’s harvest time, and cider and candle making provide a fun hands-on traditional activity for kids.
A hay maze, a bonfire for roasting marshmallow, a children’s craft, and an activity book will add to the fun.
Admission is free. Boxes will be provided for visitors to drop off canned goods for the local Food Pantry.
For more information, call (406) 846-2070 x240 or visit www.nps.gov/grko
A Project Status Meeting regarding the Main Street Bridge replacement project in Deer Lodge will be held on Thursday October 9, 2014 at the Elks Lodge at 230 Main Street, from 2 pm.
This meeting is convened by Bauer & Buck Construction of Missoula.
The 19th Annual Big Sky Draft Horse Expo
is this weekends’ BIG EVENT in Deer Lodge.
The weekend starts with a Barn Dance at Grant-Kohrs Ranch at 6 pm on Friday, September 12.
Enjoy Hot Dogs and s’mores around the campfire whilst listening and dancing to the group ‘Hay Wire’.
Saturday and Sunday the 13th and 14th September 2014
The Weekend is full of Old-Time Horse Power in action at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. Events start at 8 am on both days.
>Light Driving Horses
>Big 6-Horse Hitches!
>Expo Quilt Show
>Prize Drawing (with an Event Button)
>MT Draft Teamster Hall of Fame
>Pioneer Power Assoc. Tractor Display
Admission is $10 per adult per day ($5 per day for 11-18 year olds)
Event Buttons are $18, and this includes entry into the Expo on both days, plus admission to the Old Montana Prison Museums and entry into the Prize Draw.
Family Tickets are $25 per day (2 adults with up to 4 kids up to 18) or $40 for the Weekend.
More information is available on the website at http://www.drafthorseexpo.com/
Leading up to the Draft Horse Expo is the
8th Annual Montana Academy of Living History.
From 10th to 12th September, various events, local tours and workshops will be held. More details on the website at http://www.academyoflivinghistory.com/