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Calendar of Events

Things to do and see year-round in Libby and the surrounding area.

Libby Area Community Calendar
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January, 2018
  • Downhill skiing at Turner Mountain ski area
  • Ice fishing, cross-country skiing
  • Winter snowmobiling
  • Libby Polar Bear Club Meets Every Sunday at 2:00pm, Libby Creek Bridge on Farm-to-Market Road
February, 2018
  • Turner Mountain Fun Day
  • Winter snowmobiling and Sno-Kat Poker Run
  • Ice fishing, cross-country skiing
  • Libby Polar Bear Club Meets Every Sunday at 2:00pm, Libby Creek Bridge on Farm-to-Market Road
March, 2018
  • Irish Fair
  • Downhill skiing at Turner Mountain ski area
  • Cross country skiing
  • Libby Polar Bear Club Meets Every Sunday at 2:00pm, Libby Creek Bridge on Farm-to-Market Road
April, 2018
  • Eureka, Montana Rendezvous
  • David Thompson Black Powder Shoot, Eureka
  • Libby and Troy Easter Egg Hunt
  • Bald eagles begin nesting, see Libby Dam Eagle Cam
  • Cabinet View Golf Course Opens
  • National Poetry Month
May, 2017
  • STOKR - Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River bike ride/Habitat for Humanity fundraiser
  • Wings Week - Wings Regional Cancer Support. Donations can be mailed to Wings, P.O. Box 1160, Libby.
  • Amish Auction, Libby
  • Farmer's Market
  • Kiwanis Family Day in the Park
  • May: Christmas Tree Ornaments The Kootenai National Forest will be supplying the Capitol Christmas Tree this year! Join us at any branch library - Eureka, Libby or Troy - to help make ornaments to decorate the tree and show off the "beauty of the big sky." A special ornament will be featured each month and supplies for the ornaments will be provided while they last.
  • May 1: Heritage Museum Opens More info: www.libbyheritagemuseum.org
  • May 26-28: Memorial Weekend Music At the Halfway House Bar and Grill on Bull Lake Road. More info: Halfway House Bar and Grill on Facebook.
  • May 29: Veterans Memorial Ceremony At Riverfront Park at 5:00 p.m. Guest speaker Dr. Jay Maloney.
  • May 30: Preschool Story Time At the Libby Library at 10:00 a.m. We'll swim with Smiley Shark, the biggest and friendliest shark in the ocean!
June, 2017
  • Amish Auction, Rexford
  • Libby Logger Days
  • Golf tournaments
  • Farmer's Market
  • June: Christmas Tree Ornaments The Kootenai National Forest will be supplying the Capitol Christmas Tree this year! Join us at any branch library - Eureka, Libby or Troy - to help make ornaments to decorate the tree and show off he "beauty of the big sky." A special ornament will be featured each month and supplies for the ornaments will be provided while they last.
  • June 1: Kootenai River Stampede Meeting Kootenai River Stampede PRCA Rodeo committee meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Venture Inn.
  • June 2: Book Sale Libby Friends of the Library book sale from 10:00 am. until 5:00 p.m. The entrance is on Main Street across from the Post Office. Check out the books, movies, and music CDs. It’s a great way to support your library.
  • June 2-4: Spinning Squares Logger Festival Libby Spinning Squares square dance Logger Festival with Bob and Claudia Amsbury. More info: Ted at 406-293-1165, Jo at 406-293-3265 or email jrussell43@frontiernet.net or visit Libby Spinning Squares on Facebook.
  • June 3: Heritage Museum Opening Celebration 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with oral presentations, square dancing, local musicians, Model T rides, lunch in the historic Sylvanite cookhouse, and more.
  • June 6: Summer Reading Libby Library's summer reading program for ages 3 to 12 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at J. Neils Park. We're celebrating the beginning of summer!
  • June 6: Summer Reading Troy Library's summer reading program at the Troy Library from noon to 1:00 p.m. Join us for berry planting, a nature walk and building cardboard forts and castles. Please call Stacy at 406-295-4040 for details.
  • June 7: Mary Hebenstreit Memorial Garden Presentation At the Libby Library from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Join us in celebrating the life of library volunteer and advocate Mary Hebenstreit. The Libby Friends of the Library have created a special space in her honor at the Libby Library.
  • June 10: West Kootenai Amish Auction Scheduled for the second Saturday of June, featuring Amish-made quilts, furniture, tools and more. Starts at 9:00 a.m. More info: Dwayne Keim at (406)889-5479 or Orva Yoder at (406)889-5159 or visit www.visitmt.com.
  • June 13: Summer Reading Libby Library's summer reading program for ages 3 to 12 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at J. Neils Park. Discover nature with special presenter Cass Hopkinson. The woods are a place for both imaginative play and contemplation. Let’s go on a nature walk and see how the forest comes alive in all its mysterious glory.
  • June 13: Summer Reading Troy Library's summer reading program at the Troy Library from noon to 1:00 p.m. Join us for berry planting, a nature walk and building cardboard forts and castles. Please call Stacy at 406-295-4040 for details.
  • June 17: Book Discussion Join us at the Libby Library at 11:00 a.m. for "A Hot Drink and A Good Book," our monthly book discussion. This month features The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach. When a routine baseball throw goes off course, the fates of five people hang in the balance. Each must confront his or her demons, forge new friendships, and discover a new path. Copies are available at the library.
  • June 17: Millpond Motocross Gates open at noon, practice at 3:00 p.m., racing at 5:00 p.m. Admission $10, 5 and under free, family pass $25.
  • June 20: Summer Reading Libby Library's summer reading program for ages 3 to 12 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at J. Neils Park. Build like an engineer using straws. Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she’s a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets. Not all her inventions are a success but nothing can get in her way as long as she believes in herself and pursues her passions.
  • June 20: Summer Reading Troy Library's summer reading program at the Troy Library from noon to 1:00 p.m. Join us for berry planting, a nature walk and building cardboard forts and castles. Please call Stacy at 406-295-4040 for details.
  • June 22-24: Logger Days More info: www.loggerdays.org
  • June 27: Summer Reading Libby Library's summer reading program for ages 3 to 12 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at J. Neils Park. Create beautiful art. Art doesn’t have to be perfect. In fact, sometimes the best art comes from making a mistake. A spill doesn’t ruin a drawing, not when it becomes the shape of a goofy animal. Together we’ll make lots of mistakes and transform blunders to wonders.
  • June 30: Amnesty Day at the Libraries Any materials less than 90 days overdue which are returned in good condition to any of the three county libraries will have all penalties waived. Overdue interlibrary loan materials are not included.
July, 2017
  • Kootenai River Rodeo
  • Golf tournaments
  • Troy's Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
  • Troy Tender Lovin' Quilters Guild Quilt Show
  • Two Rivers Rendezvous
  • Tobacco Valley Rodeo in Eureka
  • Lemonade on the Lawn
  • Farmer's Market
  • July 8: Big Sky Bash At J. Neils Park in Libby, featuring country music star JT Hodges at 8:30 p.m. followed by The Devon Wade Band until midnight. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. with special guest Erik Dylan kicking off the show.
  • July 14-16: Kootenai Highland Gathering Celtic Highland Games at the River Bend, mile marker 13 on Hwy. 37. More info: Angie at 406-293-3022 or on Facebook at Kootenai Highlanders.
August, 2017
September, 2017
October, 2017
  • Paint It Pink
  • Lincoln County Combined Campaign
November, 2017
  • Veterans Day Programs
  • LMS Hall Walking Open
  • Holiday Craft Shows
  • Kootenai Kiwanis Koats for Kids, Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Asa Wood
  • Holiday Food Drive begins
  • Libby Polar Bear Club Meets Every Sunday at 2:00pm, Libby Creek Bridge on Farm-to-Market Road
December, 2017
  • Winter Snowmobiling and Cross-Country Skiing
  • Holiday Programs and Events (Festival of Trees and More)
  • Libby Polar Bear Club Meets Every Sunday at 2:00pm, Libby Creek Bridge on Farm-to-Market Road

January

Polar Bear plunges

Skiing & Snowmobiling
Ice Fishing
Thompson Lakes Ice Fishing Derby
Polar Bear plunges

February

Snowmobiling

Sno-Kat Fun Run
Ice Fishing Contest on McGregor Lake
Turner Mountain Ski Area FREE Fun Day
Polar Bear plunges

March

Turner Crazy Days

Irish Fair and Music Festival, St. Patrick's Day Festival
Polar Bear plunges

April

Eureka Rendezvous Days and Black Powder Shoot

Turner Ski Area Closes
Nordicfest Dance
Eureka Rendezvous Days

Polar Bear plunges

May

STOKR Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River

STOKR Bike Tour
Koocanusa Trout & Salmon Fishing Derby
Bluegrass Festival

June

Libby Logger Days in June

Amish Auction
Heritage Museum opens
Libby Logger Days

July

Two Rivers Rendezvous

4: Troy 4th of July
Tobacco Valley Rodeo
Two Rivers Rendezvous
Kootenai River Rodeo

August

Ignite the Nites Classic Car Show. Photo by Karen Kemmerer.

Eureka Quilt Show
Riverfront Blues Festival

Igniters Car Show

Lincoln County Fair (Eureka)

September

Motocross races

Libby Nordicfest
Motocross Races
Late Season Hiking
Hunting

October

Heritage Museum annual Chili-Cookoff

Hunting
Late Season Hiking
Polar Bear plunges

November

Winter sports

X-Country Skiing
Snowmobiling
Polar Bear plunges

December

Winter in Libby

Holiday Festivities
Polar Bear plunges
Skiing & Snowmobiling
Turner Ski Area open

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