Historic Building Houses Brewery in Harlowton

It’s almost been a year since Gally’s Brewing in Harlowton, Montana opened their doors to seekers of craft beer. Their first anniversary is December 15, 2018 and plans for a celebration are underway. Gally’s history – over three years ago Drew Galahan got the idea of opening a brewery in his hometown. A vacant building, most recently occupied by a dentist, was calling his name. I hesitate to call the location just a vacant building. … Read more

Red Ants Pants Music Festival – What An Event!

You can call it a music festival (and it is) but it is so much more! It’s a celebration of rural life, of family, of small and big towns, all happening in the middle of a pasture just outside of White Sulphur Springs. The town of White Sulphur Springs has almost a thousand people living there but attendance at Red Ants Pants Music Festival tops 16,000. Just a few good folks over for a visit! … Read more

Party In The Pasture

This past weekend was the Red Ants Pants Music Festival, a multi day fest held on a ranch just a couple miles out of White Sulphur Springs, Montana. Yes, it is held in a cow pasture! Lots of phrases come to mind when I think about the festival – good music and attendees of all ages enjoying it, good brews and awesome foods, farm and ranch skills being demonstrated, and about the best scenic backdrop … Read more

Great Tunes at the Holiday Inn Art Show

What a treat last Saturday night – Chinook, MT natives Ken Overcast and his grand daughter Faith Hallingstead played and sang in the lobby of the Holiday Inn during the Western Heritage Artists Show and Sale. Ken plays guitar, Faith plays violin, and they both sing. There was a dedicated crowd listening to their great music on the main floor and the second floor overlook was rimmed with people too. Ken has played and sang … Read more

Evening Entertainment at Triple J

Another meal has worked its way into my tummy. We finished supper and everyone wandered in to one of the sitting rooms in the large log lodge. A neighboring rancher was there to entertain us for the evening. We were amazed at his curly chaps and he proudly told us his family’s history of owning them. We were treated to singing, guitar playing, cowboy poetry and just plain interesting stories. Ranching stories, cowboy stories, some humorous, … Read more