Jun 212012

Just one click could mean the difference between winning and loosing a $10,000 check for the Rialto Theater.

Safeco Insurance is running a Community Hero competition, and Steve Owens from the Rialto Theater is one of the 15 finalists. If he wins the vote, which ends on June 25th, the Rialto receives a further $10,000 on top of the $5,000 already received.  Anyone may vote, once every 24 hours, so please help by clicking on the following link and give your vote to Steve.

Vote For Steve and the Rialto

$83,000 is required to complete the Rialto’s restoration, and this $10,000 prize would be a big help.


May 112012

Since the devastating fire of November 2006, heroic efforts have been made to restore the Rialto Theater on Main Street. Now, with over $3 Million having been raised in grants and donations, this historic building will once again welcome the Deer Lodge community through it’s doors.

Rialto Theater, Deer Lodge

The Historic Rialto Theater in Deer Lodge prepares for its Grand Re-Opening

Rialto Theater Grand Opening Events

  • MAY 17th: FREE KIDS MOVIE: ‘Despicable Me’ – during school hours, supervised by the teachers

  • MAY 19th: FREE OPEN HOUSE from 10 am till 2 pm

  • MAY 19th: GALA EVENT at 6 pm

  •          Hors d’Oeuvres / Desserts / Wine / Pop

  •          Created by Chef Becky Blakely

  •          Dedication with M.C. Jimmer Lee

  •          FIRST MOVIE: “This Means War”

  •          $50 per person

  •          Purchase tickets from Peoples Bank, Valley Foods, Quilters Corner

Proceeds will help finance the final few projects required to complete the restoration. Seats are still available to be dedicated, please visit the Rialto Theater website for more information.

Pictures of the restoration project can be viewed HERE           To download a pdf poster of these events, please use this LINK