Events for July 2015
Libby Area Chamber of Commerce
Jul 02   Libby Community Farmer's Market
The Libby Community Farmers Market is much more than your traditional farmers market. Not only do local vendors display an inviting array of fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, and plants during the growing season, but in recent years, a number of artisans have joined the farmers and planters offering home-made baked goods, handcrafted items, unique jewelry, and other art objects.

Come down and join this great small town tradition every Thursday afternoon from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Date:   July 2, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:   Libby Chamber of Commerce parking lot
Contact:   Libby Area Chamber of Commerce 293-4167
Date/Time Details:   Thursday
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Jul 03 - Jul 04   Halfway House Bar and Grill 4th of July Celebration
Join us for our annual  4th of July Celebration!
There is no better way to celebrate July 4th than heading to the Halfway House Bar and Grill - located approximately 15 miles south on Highway 56 outside Troy, Montana.

To kick off this all-American weekend, enjoy an explosive performance by the Copper Mountain Band - a high-energy, mainstream, country music group! They will hit center stage Friday night beginning at 9:00pm.  See ya there!
Date:   July 3, 2015 - July 4, 2015
Website:   http://hwhmt.com/
Location:   Halfway House Bar and Grill
14891 Bull Lake Road
Troy, Montana 59935
Contact:   1-406-295-4358
Date/Time Details:   July 3rd and 4th
 
Fees/Admission:   Copper Mountain Band – $10 cover charge per person
Jul 04   Troy's 4th of July Celebration
Troy's 4th of July Celebration
 
Join the community of Troy, Montana as it comes alive in patriotic colors during its Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration. Whether you are a local resident or a visitor, you will be treated to a show well worth the trip. 
 
The celebration day begins with a traditional hometown parade, followed by an arts and craft show at Roosevelt Park teeming with Montana cuisine, a quilt show, kids activities, Cruisers Car Show, a beer garden and live entertainment...all capped off with a spectacular fireworks display at dusk.
Date:   July 4, 2015
Website:   http://troymtchamber.org/
Location:   Troy, Montana
Contact:   Troy Chamber 406-295-1064
Email:   secretary@troymtchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, July 4th
Jul 04   Yaak River Tavern Independence Day Celebration
Yaak River Tavern Independence Day Celebration
This patriotic community knows how to celebrate and the 4th of July is no exception! So bring the entire family and come out to enjoy a fun-filled day of festivities!

The annual event begins at 11:00am with games for the kids, a horseshoe tournament, a barbeque brisket with all the fixings, music and of course fireworks!
Date:   July 4, 2015
Website:   http://yaakrivertavern.theyaak.com/
Location:   Yaak River Tavern
29238 Yaak River Road
Troy, Montana 59935
Contact:   1-406-295-4706
Email:   yaakrivertavern@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, July 4, 2015
11:00am
Jul 08   Lemonade on the Lawn
Lemonade on the Lawn
 
We are pleased to have John Nores, author of War in the Woods, join us as guest speaker on Wednesday, July 8th at 12:00pm on the Libby library lawn. As Mr. Nores was featured in National Geographic Channel’s game warden reality television series, Wild Justice, this promises to be an entertaining presentation and one you won't want to miss!
 
Free lemonade and a cookie will be provided for all attendees!

A delicious lunch consisting of a pulled pork sandwich and fruit will be available for purchase for $5.00 or you are welcome to bring your own sack lunch.

This wonderful community event is sponsored by Libby Friends of the Library.
Date:   July 8, 2015
Website:   http://www.lincolncountylibraries.com/
Location:   Lincoln County Library Lawn
220 West 6th Street
Libby, Mt 59923
Contact:   (406) 293-2778
Email:   library@lincolncountylibraries.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, July 8, 2015
12:00pm
Fees/Admission:   FREE Event!
Optional lunch $5.00 per person.
Jul 09   Libby Community Farmer's Market
The Libby Community Farmers Market is much more than your traditional farmers market. Not only do local vendors display an inviting array of fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, and plants during the growing season, but in recent years, a number of artisans have joined the farmers and planters offering home-made baked goods, handcrafted items, unique jewelry, and other art objects.

Come down and join this great small town tradition every Thursday afternoon from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Date:   July 9, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:   Libby Chamber of Commerce parking lot
Contact:   Libby Area Chamber of Commerce 293-4167
Date/Time Details:   Thursday
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Jul 11   CARD Foundation Big Sky Bash 2015

CARD Foundation Big Sky Bash 2015

The CARD Foundation is pleased to announce its 5th annual BIG SKY BASH concert to benefit the Center for Asbestos Related Disease (CARD). Legendary music icons, Three Dog Night and local favorite, Copper Mountain Band, will be performing in Libby on Saturday, July 11th, 2015 with the gates opening at 6:00pm and music beginning at 7:00pm.

Beginning May 1, 2015, tickets may be purchased online for $25.00. Please visit www.donatecardfoundation.org for links to appropriate resources. 
After May 15, 2015, tickets may be purchased for $25.00 from local retailers including Managhan's Furniture, Montana Machine and Fabrication, MAC's Market, The Western News, and Steins Market in Troy.

Tickets may also be purchased at the gate the night of the event for $30.00.

 

Date:   July 11, 2015
Website:   http://www.donatecardfoundation.org/
Location:   J Neils Memorial Park
188 Rodeo Drive
(1 mile North on Hwy 37) 

Libby, Mt
Contact:   406-293-9274, ext. 132
Email:   gail@libbycard.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, July 11, 2015
6:
00pm - 12:00pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets in advance $25.00
Tickets at the gate $30.00
Jul 11 - Jul 12   Cabinet View Golf Club - Club Championship
Cabinet View Golf Club - Club Championship

Contact the Cabinet View Golf Club for details.  Thank you.
Date:   July 11, 2015 - July 12, 2015
Website:   http://www.golflibby.com/
Location:   Cabinet View Golf Club
458 Cabinet View Road
Libby, Montana 59923
Contact:   406-293-7332
Email:   pro@golflibby.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday and Sunday
July 11 - 12, 2015

 
Jul 11   Libby Area Chamber of Commerce Duck Race
Annual Libby Area Chamber of Commerce Duck Race

The annual Chamber fundraiser will begin at noon with a variety of ducks being placed at the Flower Creek upper bridge and conclude downstream at the Highway 2 bridge near Rosauers.

The Chamber will rent the numbered ducks for $20 each.

Date:   July 11, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://libbychamber.org/
Location:   Flower Creek between the Libby Shopping Center and Rosauers Food and Drug.
Contact:   Libby Area Chamber of Commerce 406-293-4167
Email:   libbyacc@libbychamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, July 11, 2015
12:00pm
Fees/Admission:   $20.00 per duck
Jul 13   Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Community Heart Saver Class
Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Community Heart Saver Class
Please contact the Cabinet Peaks Medical Center at 406-283-7221 for more information and to register by Thursday, July 9, 2015. Thank you.

Note: This is hands-on skills training only and is not intended to meet CPR certification or re-certification requirements.

 
Date:   July 13, 2015
Website:   http://www.cabinetpeaks.org/
Location:   Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Conference Rooms
Contact:   Registration: (406) 283-7221
Email:   kstep@cabinetpeaks.org
Date/Time Details:   Monday, July 13, 2015
5:30pm
Fees/Admission:   FREE!
Jul 15   The Care and Feeding of Volunteers

The Care and Feeding of Volunteers
 
Please join Terry Peck, advocate for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, as she presents a seminar that will cover the basics of volunteer program design including volunteer recruitment, engagement and long-term retention. A question-and-answer session will follow to help individuals with more specific concerns.

Venture Inn Fireside Room
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 6:00pm

Coffee and water will be provided.

Meals will be available for purchase from the Venture Inn Restaurant.

 

Date:   July 15, 2015
Location:   Venture Motor Inn
Fireside Room
1015 West 9th Street
Libby, Mt
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, July 15, 2015
6:00pm
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jul 16 - Jul 18   Lincoln County Junior Fair
The Lincoln County Junior Fair is an annual event promoting good sportsmanship and providing a learning experience for the youth of Lincoln County. All youth ages 1-18 are encouraged to show off their creativity in a variety of competitive exhibits from arts and crafts, baked goods, unique projects, and more! They can even win bragging rights and cash prizes by entering animals for show and strutting their stuff in the talent contest!
 
For a complete schedule and contact information, to download the 2015 Fair Book, and to view photos from last year's fair, please visit this link:
http://www.lincolncountymt.us/juniorfair/
Date:   July 16, 2015 - July 18, 2015
Website:   http://www.lincolncountymt.us/juniorfair/
Location:   Asa Wood Elementary School
700 Idaho Avenue
Libby, MT
Date/Time Details:   Thursday - Saturday
July 16 - 18, 2015
Jul 16   Libby Community Farmer's Market
The Libby Community Farmers Market is much more than your traditional farmers market. Not only do local vendors display an inviting array of fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, and plants during the growing season, but in recent years, a number of artisans have joined the farmers and planters offering home-made baked goods, handcrafted items, unique jewelry, and other art objects.

Come down and join this great small town tradition every Thursday afternoon from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Date:   July 16, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:   Libby Chamber of Commerce parking lot
Contact:   Libby Area Chamber of Commerce 293-4167
Date/Time Details:   Thursday
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Jul 17   Lincoln County Relay for Life
Lincoln County Relay For Life will hold its annual fundraiser at the Fred Brown log pavilion located at Riverfront Park situated along the majestic Kootenai River from 5:00p.m. until midnight Friday, July 17, 2015. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's Lincoln County Relay For Life.
 
Date:   July 17, 2015
Website:   http://relay.acsevents.org
Location:   Fred Brown Pavillion
Riverfront Park

 
Contact:   Sydney Ward 406-293-1758
Date/Time Details:   Friday, July 17, 2015
5:00pm - Midnight
Jul 17 - Jul 18   Yaak River Tavern River Jam Music Festival
Yaak River Tavern River Jam Music Festival!
Join us for 2 days of incredible music, free camping, great food and drink, and fun, fun, fun in a festival atmosphere in the Last Best Place - Yaak, Montana.
 
Featuring performances by:
T. Scot Wilburn & the Shut Up -N- Playboys - Country-Western
Traff the Wiz - Hip-Hop
Dodgy Mountain Men - Home-brewed Montana Stompgrass
JD Smith & the 3 Legged Dog - Original Americana Rock
Alan Lane - Folk and Blues
...and MORE

 
Tickets:
Advance 2-day $17.00
At the gate Friday $8.00
At the gate Saturday $15.00
At the gate 2-day $20.00

Music:
Friday 5:00pm - 2:00am
Saturday 11:00am - 2:00am
Date:   July 17, 2015 - July 18, 2015
Website:   http://www.riverjamfestival.com/
Location:   Yaak River Tavern
29238 Yaak River Road
Troy, Montana 59935
Contact:   1-406-295-4706
Email:   info@riverjamfestival.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday and Saturday
July 17 - 18, 2015
Jul 17 - Jul 19   Bull Lake Music Fest

Eclectic lineup slated for weekend-long Bull Lake Music Fest at the Halfway House Bar & Grill!

Get ready for a full weekend of great food, refreshments, and loads of entertainment at the Halfway House Bar and Grill located approximately 15 miles south on Highway 56 outside Troy, Montana. The festival is packed with talent and there is only one way to find out what’s in store and that is to come out and join the festivities!

The musical lineup for the weekend includes the following 6 bands:
  • Bradford Loomis
  • Johnny Clueless
  • Ten Skip Stone
  • PJ Morrison & The Country Legends
  • Devon Wade
  • Baja Boagie Band

Friday 7:00 pm - 2:00 am - $8.00 admission charge
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am - $15.00 admission charge
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - FREE
Weekend Pass - $20.00

Free Camping Available


 
Date:   July 17, 2015 - July 19, 2015
Website:   http://hwhmt.com/
Location:   Halfway House Bar & Grill
14891 Bull Lake Road
Troy, Montana 59935
Contact:   1-406-295-4358
Date/Time Details:   Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
July 17 - 19, 2015
Fees/Admission:   Varies
Jul 17 - Jul 19   Kootenai Highland Celtic Games & Gathering
The Third Annual Kootenai Highland Celtic Games and Gathering!
While the Kootenai Highland Games will celebrate the Celtic heritage, it is also an opportunity to bring a unique, fun-filled, family-friendly event to Libby. In addition to the games, there will be pipers, dancers, music, vendors, and of course, food.
The competition, sanctioned by the Scottish American Athletic Association (SAAA), is open to men, women and children of all ages and experience.

 
 
Games include:
Caber Toss
Braemer Stone
Weight over Bar
Light Weight for Distance
Heavy Weight for Distance
Open Stone
Sheaf Toss
Light Scottish Hammer
Heavy Scottish Hammer
Weight Throw

Friday, July 17, 2015
Vendor booths open at 5:00pm followed with live music by Ceiledh and a "Nice Legs Contest"
These events are FREE and open to the public!

Saturday, July 18, 2015
8:00am - 9:00am - Athlete Registration
9:00am - 5:00pm - Vendor Booths Open
9:00am Let the Games Begin!

General Admission - $8.00
Senior Admission - $5.00
Military Admission - $5.00
Kids 10 years and under - FREE


Sunday, July 19, 2015
10:00am - Primitive Games Begin
This event is FREE and open to the public!
Date:   July 17, 2015 - July 19, 2015
Location:  
The River Bend Restaurant and Saloon
13068 North Hwy 37
Libby, MT 59923
(Mile Marker 13)
Contact:   Angie McLaury 406-291-8025 Tammy Blackburn 406-293-4536 Dee Teske 406-291-6939
Date/Time Details:   Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
July 17 - July 19, 2015
Fees/Admission:   Varies.
Jul 18   Cabinet View Golf Club - Elks Golf Tournament
Cabinet View Golf Club - Elks Golf Tournament

Contact the Cabinet View Golf Club for details.  Thank you.
Date:   July 18, 2015
Website:   http://www.golflibby.com/
Location:   Cabinet View Golf Club
458 Cabinet View Road
Libby, Montana 59923
Contact:   406-293-7332
Email:   pro@golflibby.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday,  July 18, 2015

 
Jul 22   Lemonade on the Lawn
Lemonade on the Lawn
 
We are pleased to have Sandy Matheny Fennessy, a very talented Contralto singer, songwriter, and guitarist entertain us on Wednesday, July 22th at 12:00pm on the Libby library lawn. 
 
Free lemonade and a cookie will be provided for all attendees!

A delicious lunch consisting of a hamburger or cheeseburger and chips will be available for purchase for $5.00 or you are welcome to bring your own sack lunch.

This wonderful community event is sponsored by Libby Friends of the Library.
 
Date:   July 22, 2015
Website:   http://www.lincolncountylibraries.com/
Location:   Lincoln County Library Lawn
220 West 6th Street
Libby, Mt 59923
Contact:   (406) 293-2778
Email:   library@lincolncountylibraries.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, July 22, 2015
12:00pm
Fees/Admission:   FREE Event!
Optional lunch $5.00 per person.
Jul 23   Libby Community Farmer's Market
The Libby Community Farmers Market is much more than your traditional farmers market. Not only do local vendors display an inviting array of fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, and plants during the growing season, but in recent years, a number of artisans have joined the farmers and planters offering home-made baked goods, handcrafted items, unique jewelry, and other art objects.

Come down and join this great small town tradition every Thursday afternoon from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Date:   July 23, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:   Libby Chamber of Commerce parking lot
Contact:   Libby Area Chamber of Commerce 293-4167
Date/Time Details:   Thursday
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Jul 24 - Jul 25   2015 PRCA Kootenai River Rodeo
Come cowboy up at the 2015 PRCA Kootenai River Rodeo! This professional rodeo will keep you in the edge of your seat!  Heart pounding events include Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Bulls, Team Roping, Steer Wresting, Barrel Racing, and Tie Down! There will be a mechanical bull, lots of vendors and a beer garden!  So grab your family and friends and come cowboy up with us! 

Rodeo action kicks off at 7:00pm both nights!

Tickets on sale NOW at the Chamber of Commerce!
$12.00 in advance, $15.00 at the gate, and ages 6 and under are FREE!

 
Date:   July 24, 2015 - July 25, 2015
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kootenai-River-Rodeo/1478976939012191
Location:  
J Neils Memorial Park
188 Rodeo Drive
(1 mile North on Hwy 37) 
Libby, Mt
Contact:   Libby Area Chamber of Commerce 1-406-293-4167
Date/Time Details:   Friday and Saturday
July 24 - 25, 2015
7:00pm
Fees/Admission:   $12.00 Advance
$15.00 at the Gate
Ages 6 and under FREE
Jul 30   Libby Community Farmer's Market
The Libby Community Farmers Market is much more than your traditional farmers market. Not only do local vendors display an inviting array of fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, and plants during the growing season, but in recent years, a number of artisans have joined the farmers and planters offering home-made baked goods, handcrafted items, unique jewelry, and other art objects.

Come down and join this great small town tradition every Thursday afternoon from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Date:   July 30, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:   Libby Chamber of Commerce parking lot
Contact:   Libby Area Chamber of Commerce 293-4167
Date/Time Details:   Thursday
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm