Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Mission Valley Calendar

| April 18, 2024 12:00 AM

Earth Day Celebration – 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 19 at the Arlee and Charlo Theatre, Salish Kootenai College in Pablo; the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes host this free gathering, which features talks by tribal officials about CSKT climate initiatives, a discussion with youth climate warriors, and presentations on climate resources and trends, gardening, electric vehicles and innovative solutions for the future.  

Mission Valley Choral Society Spring Concerts – 1 p.m. April 20 at the St. Ignatius Mission and 4 p.m. April 21 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Polson. A meal will be served immediately following the second concert in the church basement. Performances are free, although free-will offerings are welcome; visit

Burgerville Days – April 19-21 at Richwine’s Burgerville; help the fabled hamburger joint celebrate its 62nd anniversary.

Tin Finley – 7 p.m. April 20 at the Port Polson Players’ Theatre on the Lake in Polson; quartet includes two Polson natives – Kati O’Toole on vocals and keyboard and bassist Eric Hogenson – along with Whitefish native, recording artist Annette Strean, and her husband, guitarist Kirk Cornelius. Together, they concoct an original mix of potent melodies, lush harmonies and thought-provoking songs. Admission is free; donations welcomed at the door. Visit

Buttercup Run – 10 a.m. April 27 at the Arlee Community/Fitness Center on Powwow Road; the Friends of Arlee School and CSKT Tribal Health team up to sponsor this free run, featuring one-mile and 5K and 10K distances. Register by April 1 to be guaranteed a t-shirt. For more information visit

MMIP Walk/Run – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 4 as SKC Silver Fox Golf Course and the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center in Pablo; register from 9-10 a.m. on the day of the event. While there is no fee, donations will go to CSKT’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Victim Services Assistance Fund.

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

Email event submissions to