Tuesday, October 03, 2023

Mission Valley Calendar

| September 7, 2023 12:00 AM

Dayton Daze – 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 9 in downtown Dayton; the annual fundraiser for the Chief Cliff Fire Department includes a bazaar, craft fair, kids’ activities, a parade, dinner, raffle and live music. Call 406-360-8597 for details.

End of Summer Blowout – 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 9 in front of 325 Bar and Grill, Main Street in Ronan, with a Burnout Contest at 1 p.m. Call 406-676-0808 to register cars or vendors.

Fall Harvest Festival – 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Ronan Visitor’s Center; 13th annual event includes a vendors’ market, the Trail of Bales, live music, games, a petting zoo and cornhole tourney. Head to www.ronanchamber.com.

St. Luke Community Healthcare Foundation Dinner & Auction – Sept. 15; proceeds will help the hospital purchase an in-house MRI unit. Call 406-528-5218 for reservations.

Life Savers Animal Rescue BBQ – noon-3 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Ronan City Park Pavilion; LSAR’s second annual event celebrates adopters, foster families and supporters with a barbecue, raffles, merchandise and, of course, dogs. Visit lsar.org.

Toys for Tots Golf Scramble – Sept. 16 at Polson Bay Golf Course’ Marine Corps Reserves hosts this fourth annual event. Call 406-249-2250 for details.

Lake County Republican Party Lincoln/Reagan Dinner – 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Ronan Community Center; gathering includes dinner, a Dessert Dash, a Henry rifle raffle and auction, and speeches by Tim Sheehy, candidate for U.S. Senate, Darin Gaub of Restore Liberty, and Mark Blasdel, Montana Senate President.

Lake County Democrats Picnic in the Park – 4 p.m. Sept. 17 at Boettcher Park in Polson; Jambalaya will be served with rice and rolls; bring side dishes, beverages and chairs. A quilt raffle and drawing are on tap.

Farmers’ Markets – Ronan: 3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, through Oct. 12 at the Ronan Visitor’s Center (www.facebook.com/RonanFarmersMarket/); Polson: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays through mid-October on 3rd Ave. W. (polsonfarmersmarket.com); Mission Falls Market: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays at Good Old Days Park in St. Ignatius (www.facebook.com/missionfallsmarket/). Support local famers and crafters at these weekly markets.

Open Mic and Jam – 7 p.m. Fridays at the Western Montana Musicians Co-op, Ronan; also on tap is a weekly Community Jam at 7 p.m. Saturdays. The cooperative is located in the Red Poppy Building, 1 Eisenhower St. SW in Ronan. Learn more at www.mtmusic.org.

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