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The Bair Essentials

Central Montana’s pride, The Bair Museum near Martinsdale,  opened for the season May 1st. This coming Saturday FFA students from Plenty Coup High School will raise a tipi and then lead Crow Indian cultural events on the museum grounds.Tipi raising begins at 11am and is open to the public. Traditional Indian tacos and beverages will […]

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Spinning A Yarn

Some folks spin a yarn and tell a story, others really do spin yarn! Once a month a local group of spinners and weavers sets up spinning wheels in a Great Falls, MT museum and demonstrates this amazing art. This group was at the C M Russell Museum one Sunday afternoon. I had just completed […]

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Budget Travel Idea

Here’s a deal for the budget weary – Sunday Sampler in Great Falls, MT April 5th. The Great Falls Museum Consortium holds its 9th Annual “Sunday Sampler” April 5th from noon until 5pm. Admission to 10 museums in Great Falls is free. Yes, zilch, zippo, zero! Museums participating are the Children’s Museum of Montana, C. […]

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Havre, MT Has A New Baby

Yes, you read that title correctly! The new baby in Havre is actually a cast of a very old baby and can be viewed at the H. Earl Clack Museum located on US Hwy 2 in Havre’s Holiday Village Mall. The infant Maiasaura cast is one of several dinosaur displays at the Clack Museum which […]

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A Castle – Are You Kidding?

You don’t always associate a castle with Montana but White Sulphur Springs boasts one standing proudly and overlooking the town. The Castle Museum was a treat to see – beginning with a recently constructed carriage house and gift shop. Docents lead you through the Castle and give the history of this stone sentry. You can […]

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Road Trip Travels North

We left Great Falls this morning and drove first to Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Past blogs will give you a glimpse into my birdwatching skills and I wanted to show this gem off to my friends. After a stop at Benton Lake’s new visitor center we took one of the auto tour routes. We […]

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