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
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
||506 2nd Street
|Broken Arrow Steakhouse
||317 Main Street
|Browsing Bison Books
||515 Main Street
|Bum Bridge Auction & Pawn
||818 Main Street
|Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic
||3707 N Frontage Rd
|Deer Lodge Family Dental
||712 4th Street
|Deer Lodge Medical Center
||1100 Hollenbeck Ln
|Joan’s Unique Hairdesigns
||305 Missouri Ave
|Keystone Drug & Gifts
||407 Main Street
||600 Main Street Ste. C
|Lynn’s Hairstyles & Wild Iris
||124 Milwaukee Ave.
||412 Main Street
|Mount Powell Tire Center
||217 Main Street
|Mountain Man Trading Post
||403 Main Street
||520 Main Street
|Muriahs of Montana
||819 Main Street
|New To You
||501 Main Street
|Olde Crow Primitives
||507 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
|Ryan Plumbing & Heating
||820 Montana Ave
|Silver State Post
||312 Missouri Ave
|Starr Family Dental
||1101 Maryland Ave
|Steele’s Furniture & Appliances
||417 Main Street
|Teresa’s Mane Attraction
||515 Main Street
||711 Main Street
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