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One More Chinook Photo

Here’s another fun photo I want to share from Chinook’s Parade of Lights last Friday. This old time sheepwagon on a flatbed trailer was outlined with lights – pretty amazing! And, a great tribute to Chinook’s agricultural and ranching heritage. Chinook’s Parade of Lights takes place every year the Friday after Thanksgiving. It’s a wonderful […]

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Chinook’s Christmas Parade of Lights

The day after Thanksgiving sees a lot of communities kick off their Christmas festivities. Chinook, located on US Hwy 2 in north central Montana, began the celebration last Friday with their annual Parade of Lights. It’s more than a parade though. Vendors were set up in several locations along Main Street (technically Indiana Street in Chinook). […]

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Great Weather for Art Walk

The monthly First Friday Art Walk in Great Falls this weekend had great weather, perfect for strolling along Central Avenue. We decided to stop first at one location we had never been to, Studio 706, about three blocks off Central. It’s a small house with most of the furniture removed, and it worked great to showcase […]

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It’s A Holly Jolly Trolley Ride

The other evening I decided to check out the Christmas luminaria tours done by Tour de Great Falls in their heated trolley. I wasn’t as organized as I should have been and I went to the wrong place to catch the 5:30 pm trolley. Note to self, read things a little closer! I called Carol […]

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One Big Christmas Tree

I had the honor of donating a Colorado Blue Spruce from my front yard to the city of Great Falls this year. Each year a large evergreen is put in front of Great Falls’ Civic Center (at the lower end of Central Avenue) and decorated with lights. The spruce was planted in my yard in 1980 […]

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Winter in Northcentral Montana

Great snow, mild temperatures and unique events – it doesn’t get much better. There’s still time to head out and enjoy winter in northcentral Montana.     Showdown Ski Area, located about 65 miles southeast of Great Falls, has 62 inches of the white stuff at the mountain summit. Saturday, April 5 will find some creative […]

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