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Lewis & Clark Festival in Great Falls

Each year members of the Portage Route Chapter of the Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation dress in period clothing at the Lewis & Clark Festival and demonstrate skills that would have been used in the early 1800s. This annual festival is held in Gibson Park, downtown Great Falls, the third weekend of June each year. […]

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Russell Auction Breaks All Records

The C. M. Russell Museum‘s The Russell: An Exhibition and Sale to Benefit the C. M. Russell Museum had a record-breaking weekend March 17-19, 2016. Their annual event consisted of three auctions starting with Art In Action Friday morning and early afternoon, then the First Strike Auction Friday night and ending with Saturday night’s The Russell: An Exhibition […]

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Western Art Week in Great Falls

This past weekend was Western Art Weekend in Great Falls, Montana. The city becomes the Western Art Capital of the World during the third weekend in March which is nearest to Charlie Russell’s birthday. Great Falls claims Russell although he was born in Missouri and came to the area when he was sixteen. He spent the […]

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Black Powder Shoot Near Havre

I travel to Chinook, Montana most Memorial Day weekends to connect with long-time friends and spend time with family. Each time I am on US Hwy 87 driving past the site of Fort Assinniboine near Havre, I see a sign about a black powder shoot. How many times have I planned to stop and check […]

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Great Falls Becomes Western Art Capital

It happens every year about the third week in March. Hotel lobbies and sleeping rooms transform into art galleries, events all over town are drawing crowds of art lovers and you can feel a quicker pulse as you move about Great Falls. The event – Western Art Week. It all began many years ago as […]

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Weaver Quarter Horse Production Sale

When a friend gave me a personal invitation and a catalog about the Weaver Quarter Horse 19th Annual Production Sale I decided I should put it on my schedule. The event was held this past Saturday in the Livestock Building at Montana Expo Park in Great Falls. When I arrived I decided to wander around […]

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