Jun 102014
Territorial Days Rod Run

Territorial Days Celebrations in Deer Lodge

June 13 – 15, 2014

  Events start with the 2nd Annual Tina Schowengerdt Memorial Barrel Race on Friday 13th. This Fundraiser for Tina’s House starts at 9 am at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. Saturday’s events start at 10 am and there is a BBQ and Auction from 5 pm – 7 pm in the Blue Ribbon Pavilion, $35 for a family. Sunday events start at 11 am. Admission is Free for all 3 days.

 The Main Territorial Days Events start on Saturday 14th 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 Newland & Company at 212 Missouri Ave. (just off of Main St.)

 A Radio Control Aircraft Flying Display will take place from 9 till 10:30 am out at the Deer Lodge Airport. Organized by the Butte Plane Nutz Radio Control Aircraft Club.

 The Show and Shine registration takes place in the Old Prison Yard from 9 am till 11 am. Entry is $20 for your 1st car, $5 each for your 2nd and subsequent cars. Entrants receive a goodie bag plus a chance to win one of our TOP 20 AWARDS. 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 the former Scharf’s Restaurant, with the Pioneer Power and Tractor Association Antique Tractor Show taking place on Main Street after the Parade.

 Jaywalkers Jamboree will start after the parade, with vendors along Main Street selling everything from food and drink to jewelry, clothing, toys, art and craft items, etc. Rides 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 Live Band “Short Notice” 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, book signings 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: Ace Hardware, Boomerang Bakery, Broken Arrow Steakhouse, Circle H. Growers, Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic, Clawson Insurance Agency, Deer Lodge Family Dental, Deer Lodge Liquor Store, Deer Lodge Medical Center, Deer Park Golf Course, Eastside Greenhouse, First Security Bank, HedgeWorks, Hogan’s Rancher Ag Supply, Indian Creek Campground, Keystone Drug & Gifts, Lickety Print, McDonalds, Montana Auto Museum, MRC Main Street Services, Newland and Company, NorthWestern Energy, Old Prison Museum, Olde Crow Primitives, PayneWest Insurance, Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge, Pioneer Federal Savings & Loan, Powell County Title Co., R&C Home Improvement, the river radio, Silver State Post, Starr Family Dental, Steele’s Furniture & Appliances, Sun Mountain Logging, Sun Up Fitness, Territorial Antiques & Uniques, Treasure State Auto Parts, Valley Foods.

Jun 072013


The Powell County Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to the 24th Annual Territorial Days events next weekend in Deer Lodge

Events kick off on Friday 14th June with a Bonfire and Wine Tasting at the Deer Park Golf Course from 6:30 pm. Music provided by Steve and Susan Fullmer

 On Saturday 15th June events begin at 8 am with the Prison Break Run, sponsored by the Deer Lodge Athletic Association. With a 3 K fun run/walk, a 5 K fun run and 10 K road race, Race Day registration begins one hour before race time. $15 for 3K entrants and $20 for 5K/10K entrants. Register at Newland & Company – 212 Missouri Ave. (just off of Main St.). Questions? Contact ~ Candice Miller on 846-1191

 Registration for the ‘Show N Shine’ starts at 9:00 am in the Old Prison Yard and continues until 11:00 am. Anyone with a Special Vehicle is encourage to register, from Hot Rods and Muscle Cars to Classic and Antique cars and motorcycles. Registration costs $18 for your first vehicle, $5 for each extra vehicle you enter. All entrants receive a dash plaque and bag full of goodies, and are entered into a competition where the Top 20 vehicles chosen by the drivers win an Award (a useful prize, not a trophy). There is also an award presented to the Peoples Choice.

All vehicles then join the Main Street Parade. All non Show N Shine participants in the Parade assemble by Scharfs Restaurant at 819 Main Street at 11:00 am. Entry in the Parade is free, just assemble on Pennsylvania at 11:00 am, no registration required.

The Parade starts at 11:30 am from outside Scharf’s Restaurant on Main Street (North end of the Old Prison Wall).

Once the parade has passed, the Pioneer Power and Tractor Association Antique Tractor Show, Jaywalkers Jamboree, Texaco Country Showdown (Talent Show), Live Band (‘Genuine Article’) and Free Street Dance continue throughout the day on Main Street until 11 pm. More details on the Poster below, or on our website at www.deerlodgemt.info


NERF WARS will take place at the Old Prison Yard from 1 pm till 4 pm. Two age groups, 12 & under and 13 & above. $5 for a 15 minute session, $12 for 3 x 15 minute sessions. Pre-register at the Old Prison Museum at 1106 Main Street. The first 50 to register receive a free T-Shirt. Sponsored by the Deer Lodge Development Group in partnership with the DUI Task Force a& Tri-County Addiction Services.

The Weekends events are rounded out by the Fathers Day Golf Tournament at the Deer Park Golf Course.

The Powell County Chamber of Commerce thanks all of the participants, volunteers, vendors and Sponsors (see the list on http://www.powellcountymontana.com/territorial-day.html)