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Learning About the Solar System

The Central Montana Astronomy Society pulled out all of the stops (well, all of their scopes) Friday evening to view the sun and later the stars. They always set up in the parking lot of the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center east of Great Falls. It’s far enough away from the lights of Great Falls to […]

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What I Learned At The Horse Races

I don’t want to disappont anyone with my still-limited knowledge of horse racing. But, I managed to learn a little this weekend at the races sponsored by the Great Falls Turf Club. Probably the most important thing is, it’s all a game of chance, no matter how much you weigh the odds! Horse racing had been […]

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4th Annual Red Ants Pants Music Festival A Success

Meagher County, specifically the Jackson Ranch a couple of miles from White Sulphur Springs, was THE place for great music, friends to gather and good times to be had this past weekend. For the past four years Red Ants Pants clothing company (workwear for women) has organized this amazing music festival. It is best described as a […]

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It’s Called Art In Action

The Russell Museum’s Art In Action event is, in my opinion, one of the most fun events during Great Falls’ western art week. That could be because it is casual or it could be the chance to interact with the artists. This year there were 22 artists participating in Art In Action held at the […]

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Record Breaking Russell Art Auction

This past weekend saw a record-breaking bid for the Russell Museum’s annual event titled The Russell: An Exhibition and Sale to Benefit the C. M. Russell Museum. Long title, outstanding event! This multi-day event was the catalyst for what has become Western Art Week in Great Falls, Montana. You could literally devote four days and […]

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Western Art Week was My First Stop

This weekend I was at the Great Western Living and Design show in Great Falls and I stopped to visit with Tom Marinkovich at his booth there. Tom teaches art for Box Elder schools located on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation and is a talented artist in several different mediums. In addition to having his […]

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My First Visit to the MT Winter Fair

It’s hard to believe that the Montana Winter Fair has been around for 67 years and I just attended it for the first time! The Montana Winter Fair began in Bozeman and has been in Lewistown since 2003. I asked one of the organizers what the primary event was and she said there were many, many events. […]

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Montana Bale Trail: What The Hay Event

Each year I struggle to come up with something different for this incredibly unique event held between the communuties of Hobson, Utica and Windham. Then, I see what others have created for their entries and I think, darn, I could have done that! The time for the Montana Bale Trail: What the Hay 2013 got closer and […]

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