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Local Events 2018

The Bigfork area offers something for everyone! Below is a list of some of our favorite local events coming soon in the Flathead Valley and Bigfork area. If you would like assistance making arrangements for any of these fun activities, please let me know when you make your reservation and I'll be happy to help you.  Add'l events will be added as become available ~ 

New Year's Day Annual Polar Bear Plunge 
Raven Woods Bay noon
I'll provide libations at brunch prior to your dunk
I can provide transportation with spa robes along with beach towels

Monday Trivia nights at Marina Cay 
Thursday nights Ladies night at the Cay

Base Camp dog sledding on Crane Man

January 20, 26, and 27th Jack and the Giant
Bigfork Playhouse Children's theatre

January 27th Whistling Andy Distillery
5pm - 8pm $16pp

January 31st Marina Cay Irish wine dinner
$60pp reserve 406-837/5861

Tuesday February 6th 5-8pm
Science on Tap Hubble Telescope
Max 50 seats FLBC
Donations made to the FL Biological Station

Valentines Day dinner specials FLBC
Friday February 9th 4pm-9pm
406 837 2004
reserve now for 3 course meal $40pp

Love Letters dinner & performance
Marina Cay 630-930pm
3 course meal and performance 

Moonlight & Magnolias
Bigfork Performing arts center
February 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 & 25th
406 837 5748 $15 pp

8th Annual Red Hat Ladies Luncheon
Feb 19th 1130 Greek Chicken entree
postponed to March 19th due to snow

Bigfork summer Playhouse tickets go on sale online in February
2018 Flex Pass sale
The Little Mermaid
Singin' in the Rain
All Shook Up
Into the Woods
Totally Radical 80's Revue
Hits from the 50's 60's & 70's

March 3rd 3-7 Bigfork Brewfest
12-6pm downtown Bigfork
$30 tickets or $25 in advance 

Park after Dark
Friday March 2nd guided 1/5 mile hike
6:00-7:30pm  $4.00 pp or $10 per family
Meet at Flathead Lake Ranger Station

Groovin' on a Sunday afternoon 
Bigfork Center
March 4th featuring Brent Jameson Duo
2pm Benefits the Montana Veterans Home
$12 advance sales $17 at the door
includes a glass of wine at the door

April 6-7 2nd Annual Bigfork Independent Film Festival

Creston Auction April 7th benefits all volunteer firehalls

Groovin' on a Sunday afternoon 
Grovin' Palooza
April 8th 130pm $17 advance sale $25 at the door
includes a glass of wine upon arrival
Benefits Women Who Wine networking for Giving Circle

Annual Cowabunga ~ The Udder Limits
April 21&22
Rotary Club Chili feast at the Garden Bar prior

Spring Swing Fling Thing
Big Band Friday April 27th 630pm
Free Admission
Salvation Army Community Center
406 257 4357

Taste of Bigfork 
April 29th 2pm ~ 5pm

Bigfork Summer Playhouse
May 4th weekend Fox on the Fairway
730pm Friday & Saturday
230 Sunday Matinee

Reebok Beast and Sprint Spartan Races
register on 
Averill's FLL May 5-6th 
I will provide transportation if needed and pickup 
with early breakfast served for start times 

May 8th 7pm at the Bethany Lutheran Church
Vocal Vertigo, BPCT choir #1 Five and Holding 
Jazz Band and meet the Summer Playhouse Cast

Cherry Blossom Festival Yellow Bay
May 13th 10-4pm MM18

NW Ballet Company presents exerpts from
Coppelia and Phantom of the Opera
May 12th & 13th Bigfork Summer Playhouse 

Flathead Lake Paddlefest
May 19th - 20th Wayfarers Park
Sat 10-5pm Sun 10-2

Bigfork Spring Art Walk
May 19th 4-7pm downtown Bigfork

Bigfork Whitewater Kayaking Festival
Wild Mile on the Swan River
Saturday May 26th-27th

Bigfork Summer Playhouse opens
Totally Radical 80s Party in Bigfork

Bigfork Farmer's Market begins along with
Bigfork Village Market
Mondays Tuesdays and Fridays this summer

June Great Tour Divide bike ride week
June 8th begin
stop in for arrival and dinner is served from 6pm ~ till 8pm
take a look at the welcome board for rooms and rates 

Farmer's Market every Tuesday 3-6pm
Every Friday 10-1 at the VFW parking lot

Bigfork Village Market 
Every Monday 3-7pm with live music
downtown at Brookside yard

Montana Plein Air Retreat 
LHL June 15-17th
Nancy Seiler 

Ride the Wild Mile
Wednesdays 5-9pm entrance off 209 for kayakers
For further info Jessica 503-813/6945

Annual Garden tour 10-2pm
June 23rd $15 plus trolley tickets and box lunch $40

Riverbend Concert series Sundays 7pm begins every Sunday
June 24th July 1 July 8 July 15 22 29th August

Far West Boat Tour
Flathead Lake 
Thursday June 28th 6-9pm
406 752/8293 $50pp Cash bar

Full Moon Party at the Raven 10pm 
with Mt Souls
June 30th

July 4th festivities and parade 
Electric Avenue Bigfork 12noon
Firehall BBQ

Bigfork Rodeo
July 6th -7th

Flathead Lake biological station research cruise
$50pp proceeds benefit the FLBS
RSVP Tom Bansak 4069823301x229
July 10th 330-6pm Far West
Event at Rebecca Farms 
July 18th 22nd for schedules and events

Thursday August 2nd - 4th 2018 Governor's Cup
Golf tournament 8am - 5pm

13th Annual Big Sky Antique and Classic Boat Show
August 3rd - 5th Marina Cay resort

40th Annual Festival of the Arts
August 4th-5th 9-430pm

36th Annual Huckleberry Festival
Swan Lake August 11th 

4th Annual Flathead Lake Poker Paddle
August 12th 12-5

Annual Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival
August 26-Sept 1st for tickets and information

Rumble in the Bay antique car show / Antique
Air show right at my corner Ferndale Airstrip
Transportation provided to and from downtown
Sept 2nd downtown Bigfork

18th Annual Bigfork Fundraiser and Auction
for the Community of a Better Bigfork 
Sept 6th Garden Bar

12th Annual Bigfork Fire Department
Fundraiser with Golf tournament 
Tennis Tournament
Sept 6th and 7th

Dragon Boat Races and Festival
Sept 8-9th

Tuesday Trivia nights at Bonfire
Sunday Bingo at Bonfire
All in effect starting this September

1st Annual Ciderfest Sept 29th

Mary Poppins childrens theatre

Bigfork Retro Film Festival begins
Rotary Club presents 10 classic movies
October 4th - 7th at BCPA

Tamarak Festival downtown Bigfork
October 13th 12-4pm
Pumpkin Carving events 12noon
Silk Scarf Party Whistling Andy
create your own scarf $35 2pm-6pm
Octoberfest at the Garden Bar till food runs out

War of the Worlds 
Oct 26, 27, 28th 
Bigfork Summer Playhouse

Bigfork Annual Art Walk
November 17th 4-8pm
Christmas Tree lighting 7pm

Nutcracker Ballet
Northwest Ballet company 
Thanksgiving weekend 
Nov 24th 25th 26th 2pm and 8pm shows
Sugar Plum fairy parade prior to the 2pm show
Exclusive ticket office Kalispell Grand Hotel
406 755 8100

Shop Small Saturday
Businesses in Bigfork
November 24th 10-4pm
Venue PureWest Office downtown Bigfork
for your Bingo card 

Parade of Lights and Santa arrives 630pm - 8pm
December 1st 6pm
at the Bigfork Art Center

Touch of Christmas
Dec 1st and the Playhouse 730pm

10th Annual Wine Stroll
Dec 5th 5-8pm $5.00 at the door
Marina Cay 

A Christmas Carol
December 7th 730pm
Dec 7th 8th 14 15 & 16
Bigfork Summer Playhouse

Toy Making at BACC
Kids invited to Santa's workshop and have Elves
help you assemble your own toy no charge

Tales of trees and tradition
story teller Kay Pricher return performance
December 11th 5pm
Bigfork art center

3rd annual cookie decorating day 
December 15th at Whistling Andy $5 all supplies

Whistling Andy New Years Eve preparty
Dec 31 5-8pm 

More events will be added as the year progresses but you can check on for their calendar of events

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