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January 11, 2017
New Trends in Agriculture
New Trends in Agriculture is a seminar that helps agribusiness in the area stay in touch with the latest trends in their field. There are many speakers and a wide range of topics are covered.
January 19-21, 2017 Magie MT Agricultural & Industrial Expo
Great Falls, Montana
A regional farm and ranch trade show featuring over 200 exhibitors from all over the Pacific Northwest.
January 20-21, 2017 Annual Antique Tractors & Toy Show
Great Falls, Montana
The annual Antique Tractors and Toy Show features commercial cars and trucks, construction equipment, toys, pedal toys and art. Admission is $3 or $8 per family.
January 26 & 29, 2017 Montana Winter Fair - Lewistown, Montana
Montana Winter Fair is a state winter fair consisting of a livestock show, youth livestock events, fiddlers contest, youth educational events, commercial exhibits, farm forum, death by chocolate competition, photography, quilts, farm equipment displays, stock dog trials and clinic, cowboy church, and lots of great Central Montana scenery.
February 11, 2017 Feb Fest Chocolate and Valentine Fair
FEB FEST is our annual chocolate, Valentine’s Day gifts, arts and crafts fair at the Helena Civic Center. With about 70 vendors, it is a fun place to get those special Valentine gifts for all the “sweeties” in your life. There will be chocolate, treats and Valentine gifts including a host of Montana made arts, crafts and jewelry. Entertainment will be provided throughout the day including door prizes and Artwear Fashion Shows. The Artwear Fashion Shows will be at 12:00 noon and 1:30 p.m. A snack bar with food and refreshments will also be open during the fair. Please join us for one of Helena’s most popular events, which is a fundraiser sponsored by the Helena Civic Center Board for Civic Center improvements.
February 11, 2017 Ice Fishing Derby - Glasgow, Montana
Winter is the longest part of the year in Northeastern Montana, what else would you want to do in the middle of winter but to grab your jiggin pole and go to the frozen lake? This event will be held at the Dredge Cuts Trout Pond on Ft Peck Hwy 117. The Fee is $50 for each hole or $100 for 3 Holes. Awards ceremony will be at the Fort Peck Marina. 1st place is guaranteed $2,000!
February 14, 2017 VALENTINE'S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 18-25, 2017 National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
March 6-10, 2017 National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association. 'Make the Grade with School Breakfast.'
March 17-18, 2017 Northeast Montana Farm Expo
Each year KATQ Radio sponsors its annual Farm Expo, bringing in agricultural exhibits from Montana, various other northern states and Canada. Educational seminars daily. Friday morning join us for the Farm and Ranch Appreciation Breakfast. The Friday night's banquet includes a featured guest speaker. Kids Bread Fair is open to the area 4th graders.
March 21, 2017 'AgDay'
National Agriculture Day
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.
April 22, 2017 Earth Day
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
April 30, 2017 Taste of Big Fork - Big Fork, Montana
Wine, music and wonderful food from fabulous dining and specialties places in and around Bigfork.
February 7, 2016 Chocolate, Wine & Cheese - Anaconda, Montana
Hearst Free Library. Friends of the Library. 2nd floor. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Tickets available at the Library. Up to 4 glasses of wine included in price of admission.
February 12-13, 2016 Elegant Evening - Anaconda, Montana
Copper Village Museum & Art Center
March 20, 2016 International Culture and Food Festival
The University Center at the University of Montana will once again become Montana’s largest venue for global sights, sounds and aromas at the annual UM International Culture and Food Festival. The Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and is proud in that period to have become Montana’s largest annual internationally-themed festival. This year’s theme – “25th Jubilee! Around the World in 25 Years” – highlights the many metaphorical global journeys that the people of western Montana have been invited to join via this festival in the past two and a half decades --- journeys that led to rich and unique international experiences in dance, music, food, film, arts and crafts; journeys that sparked multi-faceted cultural discoveries and learning; and most importantly, journeys that inspired countless cross-cultural friendships and connections. This year, the festival is expecting 3,500 global “travelers” to once again enjoy this world journey.
March 9, 2014 Milk River Wagon Train Feed and Dance - Malta, Montana
Enjoy the tall tales, companionship and vittles of veterans and ‘scissor-billed' greenhorns as we share adventures of life in northern Montana, fueled by a scrumptious feed of Rocky Mountain Oysters and other tender morsels.
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