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July 31st and Aug. 1st, 2015

Red Lodge Festival of Nations

The Festival of Nations is a celebration of the Cultural Diversity that makes Red Lodge, MT such a unique, exciting, and FUN place to visit!

Ethnic dancing, music, games, and food are all part of the show! Half the town dresses in European traditional costumes to express their ancestral pride!


MORE INFORMATION:  · www.facebook.com/FestivalOfNations

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Climb to Conquer Cancer

The 9th annual CLIMB event will be held August 1, 2015, at Red Lodge Mountain Ski Resort, Red Lodge, Montana. We are the only Climb in Montana and one of nine Climbs in the United States. We are honored to support the fight against cancer with this American Cancer Society fundraising event. Red Lodge Mountain Resort generously donates the venue for this event. Teams and individuals hike a challenging trail on Red Lodge Mountain. Flags honoring survivors and those who have succumbed to cancer line the trail and are re-displayed prominently at the First Interstate Bank in Red Lodge following the event. A breakfast with survivors, lunch for all participants, music, master of ceremonies, and awards all contribute to this energetic and colorful event.


TIME: 8:30

LOCATION: Red Lodge Mountain

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-0402 · lyle.zimmerman@fib.com · www.climbrl.org

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Live Music at the Bull N' Bear

The Paul n' Pete band playing live music.


COST: Free

TIME: 9pm

LOCATION: Bull N' Bear

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-3753

Sat. August 1st, 2015

Live Music at the Snow Creek Saloon

The Unforgiven playing live music.


COST: Free

TIME: 9pm

LOCATION: Snow Creek Saloon

MORE INFORMATION: 406-698-3158

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Live Music at The Pollard

The High Country Cowboys play Country Western Ballads


TIME: 6:30 to 9:30pm

LOCATION: The Pub at the Pollard

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-0001 · www.thepollard.com

The month of August

The Art of Susan Spero

Susan is a full time painter, originally from the Chicago area. She received her formal art education at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, where she learned both traditional and contemporary skills. To continue her education, Susan became a member of the Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, founded over a century ago by students from the Art Institute of Chicago. For this exhibit, Susan will show her range in subject matter, including still life, Native American Portraiture, the Western landscape and wildlife. Free and open to all during normal hours of operation. For more information call 406-446-1370


COST: FREE

TIME: Mon-Sat 10:00am to 5:00 pm Sunday Noon -5:00 pm

LOCATION: Carbon County Depot Gallery

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-1370 · carboncountyartsguild@yahoo.com · www.carboncountydepotgallery.org

The month of August

Northern & Southern Hemispheres Explored, The Art of Barb Oslie & Jaime Penuel

Mandalas & Sentinels, This is a collaborative effort from Barb & Jaime, as they have encouraged, critiqued and inspired each other to create. Barb's mandala paintings are based on actual places and moments and are symbolic of the energy, emotion and colors she experiences.
Jaime's photographs give these objects an important, stately prominence, giving hints of the environment and what the sentinels may be watching and protecting. Free and open to all during normal hors of operation. for more info call 406-446-1370.


COST: FREE

TIME: Mon - Sat 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday Noon to 5:00 pm

LOCATION: Carbon county Depot Gallery

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-1370 · carboncountyartsguild@yahoo.com · www.carboncountydepotgallery.org

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

East Rosebud Wild and Scenic Run

Run for Wild and Scenic and enjoy the beauty of East Rosebud River and Canyon. 5K and 10K runs and a casual walk


LOCATION: Custer National Forest East Rosebud Lake • East Rosebud Road

MORE INFORMATION: 406-328-6783 · www.saveeastrosebud.org

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Red Lodge

Join the Carbon County Historical Society and Museum for an early evening of historic fun. Meet at the Museum at 5 p.m. to join in a historic walking tour of downtown Red Lodge. Handouts will be provided and a guide will show you the wonderful historic buildings. All programs are free to members and $2.00 for non-members.


COST: Free to members and $2.00 for non-members

TIME: 5 pm

LOCATION: Carbon County Historical Society & Museum

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-3667 · info@carboncountyhistory.com · www.carboncountyhistory.com

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Wildlife Jamboree at the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary

The Jamboree is full of exciting activities for the whole family.

Its a very busy, very fun weekend to be in lovely Red Lodge, so come on over to the sanctuary and support our great wildlife ambassadors.

Come to the Jamboree, its FREE!


COST: Free

TIME: 10am to 7pm

LOCATION: Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-1133 · www.yellowstonewildlifesanctuary.com

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Book signing at Red Lodge Books & Tea - Dennis Linnehan

We live in an amazing part of the world, and author/photographer Dennis Linnehan has captured its beauty in his new book, "Yellowstone & Grand Teton Splendor." Here's your chance to meet Dennis, get a book signed, and chat with him about his photography.


COST: Free

TIME: 3 to 5pm

LOCATION: Red Lodge Books & Tea

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-2742 · www.facebook.com/redlodgebooks

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Whispering Pines is hosting the 'Sister's on the Fly" - for a book signing and trailer tour -

Whispering Pines is hosting the 'Sister's on the Fly" - for a book signing and trailer tour - Saturday August 8th from Noon - 4:00 PM. During the Book Signing and Trailer Tour we will have local area Sister's on the Fly here at the store - and we will be discussing buying and restoring vintage trailers and talking about their adventures on the road with their uniquely decorated "Homes on the Range".

The Sister's on the Fly will have their trailers open for everyone to view and see all the creative ideas for trailers.


TIME: Noon - 4:00 PM.

LOCATION: Whispering Pines

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-1470

August 8-9, 2015

NADAC Dog Agility Trial

Watch a competitive dog agility trial! Dogs and handlers from around the country and beyond compete as a team and have FUN! Human spectators welcome and may also attend Aug. 7, 4pm-?.


COST: free to spectate

TIME: 9am-4pm

LOCATION: Yellowstone Dog Sports

MORE INFORMATION:  · elaine@yellowstonedogsports.com · www.yellowstonedogsports.com

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Artists' Reception for August Exhibits at the Depot Gallery

Meet Susan Spero, Barb Oslie, and Jaime Penuel, the artists who will be exhibiting their work at the Depot Gallery for the month of August. FREE and open Saturday, 3:00 to 5:00 pm, refreshments will be served. For more info call 406-446-1370.


COST: FREE

TIME: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

LOCATION: Carbon County Depot Gallery

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-1370 · carboncountyartsguild@yahoo.com · www.carboncountydepotgallery.org

Saturday and Sunday, August 8 and 9, 2015

Using Plein Air Studies to Improve Studio Work with Kim Casebeer

Medium: Oil and Pastel
Skill Level: Basic drawing and painting knowledge otherwise all skill levels
Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 PM Daily
Tuition: $200.00

this workshop is geared toward the student who wishes to take their landscape studio work to the next level. Creating fresh, quick studies outside and using those in the studio, will remind you of the light, atmosphere and excitement of the outdoor experience while also using reference photos to help remember the details.

In this workshop, I will use plein air studies from previous outings plus reference photos to demo studio work.

To get the most out of this workshop, please bring a variety of plein air studies plus photos of that location and other photos that may be helpful in composing a studio piece such as interesting skies, backgrounds, etc. We may also paint outside. You should also expect lots of individual attention at the easel.
For more information about Kim Casebeer go to Kim's web site
For more information about the workshop call 406-446-1370


COST: $200.00

TIME: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

LOCATION: Carbon County Depot Gallery

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-1370 · carboncountyartsguild@yahoo.com

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Trash and Treasure - Community Market

Mountain Bluebells - One man's trash is another man's treasure. Second hand goods, clothing, handmade products and crafts.

Food, Music and more...

Come along as a stall holder with any second hand goods or handmade products.


LOCATION: 314 N. Broadway

MORE INFORMATION: 

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Red Lodge Community Concert

Bring your lawn chairs! Food and Beverage available. Opening music with Big Jim and The Twins. Then featuring the music of Patsy Cline sung by Lysa Fox.

Sponsored by Messiah Lutheran Ministries and The Willows.


COST: Free

TIME: 5pm to 7:45pm

LOCATION: Hwy 212 North of Red Lodge Ales

MORE INFORMATION: 406-425-3713

August 13-16, 2015

17th Annual Beartooth Rendezvous BMW Rally

This annual gathering at the Lion's Club Camp south of Red Lodge brings BMW riders (and other makes too) from all over the country (and some from other countries)together in the beautiful setting of the Beartooth Mountains. Riders can take rides in the Beartooths or along the Chief Joseph Highway or stay in camp and enjoy great food, music, local beer and friends.


LOCATION: Lion's Club Camp

MORE INFORMATION: 406-651-4501 · registrar@beartoothbeemers.org · www.beartoothbeemers.org

August 14, 2015

NADD Dog Dock Diving Event and Yellowstone Dog Sports

Watch a dock diving competition! Dogs and handlers have FUN in this growing dog sport! Spectators welcome. Day of show entries welcome--all levels, beginners welcome. Any breed, any mix, and any size of dog may participate.


COST: free to spectate

TIME: 12:00pm

LOCATION: Yellowstone Dog Sports

MORE INFORMATION:  · elaine@yellowstonedogsports.com · www.northamericandivingdogs.com

Saturday, August 15th

The Depot's Sip, Dip & Paint with Suzanna Bailey

Relax with friends and beverages while Suzanna Bailey leads you through painting your very own original contemporary painting. The subject is the profile of a Bison head but Suzanna will help you create this iconic subject with a modern flare.
All supplies will be provided. Non alcoholic beverages will be provided; for something stronger, feel free to bring your own bottle.
For more information or to register call 406-446-1370.


COST: $35.00 + $5.00 materials fee

TIME: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

LOCATION: Carbon County Depot Gallery

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-1370 · carboncountyartsguild@yahoo.com · www.carboncountydepotgallery.org

August 15, 2015

NADD Dog Dock Diving Event and Yellowstone Dog Sports

Watch a dock diving competition! Dogs and handlers have FUN in this growing dog sport! Spectators welcome. Day of show entries welcome--all levels, beginners welcome. Any breed, any mix, and any size of dog may participate.


COST: free to spectate

TIME: 12:00pm

LOCATION: Yellowstone Dog Sports

MORE INFORMATION:  · elaine@yellowstonedogsports.com · www.northamericandivingdogs.com

August 15-22, 2015

Cycle Greater Yellowstone

The first great ride in the last great place...

You know that list of absolute must-do cycle tours you have? Well, Cycle Greater Yellowstone is the newest entry ¨C and it¡¯s already on the top of the charts (with a bullet). We¡¯re talking about an epic, week-long bike tour in Montana and Wyoming featuring some of the most spectacular settings on Earth. And this is a fully supported ride that¡¯s so well planned that all you have to do is eat, sleep and ride ¨C although we¡¯ll provide plenty more to do in between. So get ready to share tales of your exploits as a cycling pioneer: You can be one of the first to experience the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem on two wheels, like it¡¯s never been done before.

Take the time to cruise around the website to get the full scoop ¨C and then sign yourself up for your next great adventure.


MORE INFORMATION:  · cyclegreateryellowstone.com

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Historic Walking Tour of Downtown Red Lodge

Join the Carbon County Historical Society and Museum for an early evening of historic fun. Meet at the Museum at 5 p.m. to join in a historic walking tour of downtown Red Lodge. Handouts will be provided and a guide will show you the wonderful historic buildings. All programs are free to members and $2.00 for non-members.


COST: Free to members and $2.00 for non-members

TIME: 5 p.m.

LOCATION: Carbon County Historical Society and Museum

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-3667 · info@carboncountyhistory.com · www.carboncountyhistory.com

Saturday, August 22 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Depot Gallery - What Makes a Good Painting

During the first hour of the workshop, Denney will talk about what an artist can do to make a painting more successful. Participants will then paint and Denney will offer individual help. There will be a brief critique at the end of the workshop. Participants may paint in whatever medium they like. Cost is $75.00. Bring what you normally paint with, 3 8 x 10 panels and a sketchbook. For more information or to register call 406-446-1370.


COST: $75.00

TIME: 10:00am to 3:00 pm

LOCATION: Carbon County Depot Gallery

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-1370 · carboncountyartsguild @yahoo.com · www.carboncountydepotgallery.org

June 26, 2015

Dustin Blank plays the Front Bar

Singer-songwriter Dustin Blank will bring his genre-blending, guitar-backed vocals to the Front Bar.


TIME: 8:00 p.m.

LOCATION: The Front Bar

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-3333 · annadrew@redlodgerestaurants.com · https://www.facebook.com/events/1670516496511943/

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Live Music at the Front Bar/Steakhouse Patio

Four siblings from the Hill Country of Texas, the 4 Proches will be bringing their blend of folk, bluegrass and gospel music to Red Lodge as part of their Westward Ho! tour. Check out their music at their website (http://www.4proches.com/) and then come enjoy excellent live music at the Front Bar on August 27!


COST: Free

TIME: 7:30pm

LOCATION: Natali's Front Bar

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-3333 · bonnie@redlodgerestaurants.com · www.facebook.com/events/506443876178225/

Thursday, August 27th,, 2015

Jon Axline presentation at the Museum

HIstory of Montana Transportation


TIME: 7 pm

LOCATION: Carbon County Historical Society and Museum

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-3667 · collections@carboncountyhistory.com

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Join Beartooth R.D. for the Full Moon Walk

The Beartooth Ranger District is hosting the Ancient Pines Full Moon Walk on Friday, August 28th, at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments are not provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Featured speakers for the Hawk Moon Walk will be:

Jeff DiBenedetto (Ecologist)


Pat Pierson (Geologist)

This walk is held one night before the full moon to take advantage of the earlier moonrise. Participants may want to bring binoculars, comfortable shoes, water, and a flashlight in case the moon does not cooperate. Anticipate the weather and dress in layers, accordingly.

Participants with questions or special needs can call the Beartooth Ranger District at (406) 446-2103. The schedule of 2014 walks is available at Forest Service offices in Red Lodge or Billings, or on the web site at www.fs.usda.gov/custer.


COST: Free

TIME: 7pm

MORE INFORMATION: 406-446-2103 · www.beartoothtrails.org