Call for artists - Depot Center Festival of the Arts
July 2, 3, and 4
The Livingston Depot Center's Festival of the Arts will be held in the Depot Rotary Park, adjacent to the Depot Center, in downtown Livingston, Montana, Tuesday, July 2, from 10am to 7pm; Wednesday, July 3, from 10am to 7pm and Thursday, July 4, from 10am to 6pm.
This popular annual juried event, now in its 26th year, is open to artists and craftspeople in all media.
The application deadline for this year is May 10, 2013. Interested artists and crafters should call the Depot Center for an application at (406) 222-2300 if they have not received one.
Elk River Books Presents:
Climate Change in the Pleistocene
Thursday, June 6 at 7pm
Elk River Books welcomes author and naturalist Doug Peacock who will read excerpts from his new book, In the Shadow of the Sabertooth: A Renegade Naturalist Considers Global Warming, the First Americans and the Terrible Beasts of the Pleistocene
Find more information by calling (406) 224-5802
An Evening with Terry Tempest Williams
Tuesday, June 18 at 7pm
Elk River Books is honored to celebrate its second birthday with a lecture by author and naturalist Terry Tempest Williams.
A fierce advocate for social justice and the natural world, Tempest is known for her lyrical and impassioned prose. Her breakthrough book, Refuge, documented her mother's death from breast cancer juxtaposed against the flooding of the Bear River bird refuge, in the context of fallout from nuclear testing in her native Utah.
Find more information by calling (406) 224-5802
Livingston Depot Museum - Call for Volunteers
Saturday, May 25
The Livingston Depot is preparing for opening day for the museum on Saturday May 25th! The museum in looking for volunteers to assist with greeting and orienting visitors to Livingston's railroad history. This is a great position for folks who like to meet new people from all over the world and are interested in sharing our local history! We also have openings for volunteers to assist gift shop customers in our small shop that support the museum.
Contact: Diana L. Seider, Director, (406) 222-2300
Upcoming Livingston Center for Arts and Culture Events
April & May, 2013
Fruday, March 1st 6pm-8pm
OFF CAMPUS, an exhibit of works by Montana State University students, will be on display at the Livingston Center for Art and Culture through March 16. Ceramics, metalsmithing, printmaking, and sculpture students show off their skills in this elegant show. Participating artists are: Anna Bagley, Nicholas Danielson, Daniel Donovan, Ciara Easterling, Moriah Ellig, Joe Geil, Metta Hallinan, Chloe House, Kaleigh Jones, Mary Keck, David Kennet, Nicki Koning, Jessica Lohmeier, Charlie Lynch, Stephanie McCartney, Trevor Nelson, Ian Nicoll, Bryan Pierce, Jen Pursell, Tonia Schlick, Louis Still Smoking, Ben Studer, Lara Vaienti, and Rjika Weis.
Adult Community Education
May & June, 2013
Family Bird Walk
Wednesday, May 8, 3-4pm
Join us as we walk the Bozeman Connector Trail, looking for and identifying birds, bird sign and bird habitat! This easy nature walk is designed for families with children ages 6 and above.
Life and Times of a Hummingbird
Wednesday, May 8, 7pm-8pm
Don't miss this encore presentation by Neil Travis as he presents his work banding hummingbirds with the Hummingbird Monitoring Network at Saguaro National Park in Arizona. Neil will explain habitat needs of hummingbirds and share how the banding effort is tied to habitat protection and other conservation efforts for hummingbirds!
Montana Birds and Their Habitats
Wednesday, May 8, 8:15pm to 9:15pm
In this presentation, Byron explores the diversity of birds across Montana. Montana consists of large, wide geographical areas with ever-changing terrain and varied habitats for wildlife.
Life Cycles of Migratory Birds
Saturday, May 11, 7:30am to 1pm
Join local guides for birding field trips in celebration of International Migratory Bird Day! We will hit birding hot spots on three routes within Park County and try to identify as many species as possible.
Short-Grass Prarie Birds
Friday, May 17, 8am-1pm
Join us for some quality bird watching near Big Timber in short-grass prairie and other unique habitats. We will hit birding hot spots on routes within Sweetgrass County and try to identify as many species as possible.
Bird Banding Demonstration
Friday, May 31, 7-11am
Come and observe a working bird banding station! Neil is back again and will be banding birds at a local spring creek using mist nets. The technique of bird banding will be demonstrated as participants see birds being removed from the nets, the actual banding process, and observe birds in the hand.
Upcoming Livingston Public Library Events
The Friends of the Library Book Sale will only occur once in 2013. Friends of the Library members can come Tuesday evening 5-8pm (May 7th) for the first peak. Memberships available at the door. May 8th and 9th the sale runs form 10am to 8pm. Friday, May 10th is half price day, from 10am-6pm. Saturday, (11th) from 10am-1pm is the bag sale. All proceeds help the library purchase books and other materials.
The Secret Garden at The Shane Center
May 3 to May 19, 2013
Students of Park High School and Sleeping Giant Middle School will present the enchanting Tony-Award winning musical The Secret Garden. It will run for three weekends in May.
Find more information by calling (406) 222-1420.
May 3 - Jaden Carlson
May 4 - Flatt Cheddar
May 9 - StrangeWays
May 10 - The 24th Street Wailers
May 11 - The Leafy Greens
May 14 - Chet O'Keefe
May 16 & 17 - StrangeWays
May 18 - The Dirty Shame
May 20 - Sawmill Joe
May 21 - Summer Januaries
May 22 - In Walks Bud
May 24 - The Maw Band
May 25 - Milton Menasco and the Big Fiasco
May 26 - Jon Davidson
May 29 - Melody
May 30 - StrangeWays
May 31 - One Leaf Clover
Location: Downtown Livingston. Call 222-9463.
Live Music at The Mint
May 3 - Sean Divine
May 4 - Kentucky Derby Party
May 9 - Blues 3 Show
May 10 - Someday Miss Pray
May 16 - Blues 3 Show
May 17 - Fossils
May 18 - Sean & Katie
May 24 - Big Ol
May 30 - Blues 3 Show
May 31 - Rythem Roosters
Location: Downtown Livingston. Call 222-1095.
Live Music at Chico Hot Springs
May 3 and 4 - The Fossils
May 10 and 11 - Montana Roadhouse Band
May 12 - Ken Draper
May 17 and 18 - The Max
May 19 - Panda
May 24 to 26 - Gary Small & The Coyote Brothers
May 31 - 10 Foot Tall & 80 Proof
Location: Paradise Valley. Call 333-4933.
Live Music at the Montana Music Ranch
Please check back soon.
Location: Paradise Valley. Call 222-2255.
Live Music at Pine Creek Cafe
May 3 - Jimmy and Nan Conley
May 4 - Prarie Wind Jammers
May 9 - Ben Bullington & Friends
May 10 - Rhythm Roosters
May 11 - Flatt Cheddar
May 17 - Cure for the Common
May 18 - Bad Betty
May 24 - Wandering Wild
May 25 - Denny Earnest
May 30 - Bluegrass Jam
May 31 - Kurt Prond with Linc & Lisa
Location: Pine Creek, Paradise Valley. Call 222-3628.
Live Music at Paulie's Z Barn and Casino
May 10 and 11 - Liquor Down
May 18 - DJ Foreplay
May 24 and 25 - Cindy Hicks and Highway 89
Location: 522 East Park Street, Livingston. Call 222-4921.
July 4th Week: Livingston Round Up,
Parade and Art Fair
July Third Week: Livingston Summer Fest
August: Park County Fair www.parkcounty.org
August: Bark in The Park
August: Old Settlers Day in Clyde Park
Early December: Livingston Holiday Stroll
Chrismas Day: Free Community Dinner at The Civic Center
Livingston Farmers Market at Sacajawea Park in Livingston
Resumes in the spring
Every Wednesday 4:30 to 7 PM
Food, vendors, produce, arts & crafts, baked goods, special events, live music until 9:00 p.m., Wednesdays, 4:30 to 7:30, through Sept. 26, banks of Yellowstone, Miles Park. Call 222-0730.
Emigrant People's Market
Resumes in the spring
Summer Saturdays, 10 AM to 2 PM
Vendors, produce, barbecue, Crocket tourney, kite flying, other events, lunch time music by Denny Earnest & Friends on Wildflour Bakery porch, Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 2 ish, St. John's Green (across from Post Office), Emigrant.