Lewis & Clark Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, May 2nd is the 12th anniversary of the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Great Falls. Located along the Missouri River overlooking Black Eagle falls, the Center is a great place for families and history seekers. Theme for this year’s anniversary celebration is the grizzly bear. Bear stories will be told in the Lewis & Clark Honor Guard encampment, children can make a bear mask, presentations in the theater include bear research and management, … Read more

Time for the Ice Breaker Road Race in Great Falls

As I look out my window today, the Ice Breaker Road Race in Great Falls could live up to it’s name. Snow is falling heavily and we are in a beautiful winter wonderland, April style! We have a week and a half before the Ice Breaker though, so we could have any type of weather by then. Sunday, April 25th is the day for the big event with 5 mile, 3 mile and 1 mile … Read more

Mannequin Jumping Contest at Showdown Ski Area

Here’s a different event to take in – Saturday, April 3 at Showdown Ski Area near Neihart, MTĀ is the Great Falls Ski Club’s Mannequin Jumping contest. This is pretty serious business for those who design, construct and launch the mannequins. Well, as serious as it can get for skiing and jumping mannequins! The contest starts when the ski lifts close and it runs from 4:30pm – 6:30pm. Head to the Little Belt Mountains to Showdown … Read more

Lewis & Clark Continuing Education in Great Falls

The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center’s annual Continuing Education Series gets underway today. Held at the Interpretive Center at 4201 Giant Springs Road (on the east edge of Great Falls), the first program is Wildlife Discoveries of Lewis & Clark by Choteau-based naturalist David Shea. The Lewis & Clark expedition encountered hundreds of animals, nearly 150 that were new to science. Two additional offerings in the series are Adventures in Uruguay by Art Sedlack April … Read more