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Local Events 2019

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 ~ 

January 2019
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

Tuesday Trivia nights at Bonfire 
Thursday nights steak and music by Tommy Edwards at Bonfire
Saturday Bingo 2pm at Bonfire 

January 12th Flathead Fairgrounds
2019 Wedding Expo 12pm

Base Camp dog sledding on Crane Man

January 13th Wine and chocolate release
Woods Bay wine 3pm

TUESDAYS Trivia night Bonfire

THURSDAYS Steak night Bonfire
with music by Tommy Edwards 6pm

January 18th Brash Winter Rodeo 
Majestic Areana 7pm

Frosty the Brewfest downtown Kalispell
2-6pm Valley Bank January 19th

January 19th, Harley preloved bike adoption 

January 19th Great Northern dining by candlelit 6pm
wine pairing $35-$55

January 20, Wild Zen Art
The Nest on Swan River $25 1pm-4pm

Social and Knot tying
women interested in flyfishing
Sacred Water Brewing company
January 28th 6-8pm

Tuesday February 5th 6pm
Science on Tap Fishery Biologist
Max 50 seats FLBC
Donations made to the FL Biological Station

Farm Hands ~ Nourish the Flathead
Free the Seeds
February 5th 5-8pm
Bonsai Brewing Project Whitefish

Valentines Day dinner specials TBA

February 22nd Arsnic and Old Lace
Bigfork Summer Playhouse

Bigfork summer Playhouse tickets go on sale online in February
2019 Flex Pass sale

MARCH 2019

Bigfork Summer Playhouse Childrens theatre
March 15, 16, 17, 22 and 23rd 730-930pm /
2pm-5pm Sundays
The Adams Family the musical

APRIL 2019 

Creston Auction April benefits all volunteer firehalls

Annual Cowabunga ~ The Udder Limits
April 12&13 
Rotary Club Chili feast at the Garden Bar prior

Spring Festival Orchestra Concert with 
Scott Cuellar April 27th 7pm 
Symphony Chorale Glacier HS 730pm 26th

Taste of Bigfork 2019
April 28th 2pm ~ 5pm

MAY 2019

Reebok Beast and Sprint Spartan Races
register on 
Averill's FLL May 4-6th 
I will provide transportation if needed and pickup 
with early breakfast served for start times 

Cherry Blossom Festival Yellow Bay
May 12th 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 25th-26th

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

Jarod Kerney
Garden Bar
May 31st and June 1st

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

The Big Shindig 2019 / Car show music food
Desoto Grill Kalispell
Saturday June 21 - 22
5pm - 11am

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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