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Listed below are some events that just may pique your interest. Also, if you have an event you would like included, email the information to editor@mtstandard.com.

  • The Butte Exchange Club’s annual “Denim and Diamonds” fundraiser is from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Butte Country Club. Those attending are encouraged to wear denim and bling for an evening of Western-style dining, auction, and more. Tickets are $75 per person, or a table of eight is $600, and a table for 10 is $800. Reservations are due by March 15 by calling Linda at 360-632-0947 or email at imcorr@hotmail.com.
  • The Dillon Knights of Columbus, Father Kelleher Council 4069 will prepare and serve a Fish Fry Buffet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays, March 29 and April 12, at the St. Rose Family Center. The event is open to the public. Profits will go toward promoting and conducting educational, charitable, religious and social welfare causes in the Dillon area.
  • Bruce’s Big Butte Challenge Fun Run, in memory of Bruce Robinson, is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30. The distances are 1 mile, 5k, and 11k. Race-day registration is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Montana Tech HPER building lobby, 1301 W. Park St. The entry fee is $10 for children 14 and under, $20 for those 15 and older. Shirts will be given on a first come, first served basis. For forms and race information, go to www.butteexchangeclub.org, www.bbbsbutte.org, or buttespissandmoanrunners.com.
  • The American Legion Post 21 will be hosting a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 31, at the American Legion Hall, Third and Cedar, Anaconda. The event is a fundraiser for this year’s fireworks display. The cost is $8 for adults, and $3 for children under the age of 12.
  • The annual Empty Bowls benefit will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in the Butte Civic Center. Bowls are crafted and donated by local artists. The event benefits the Butte Emergency Food Bank's Backpack Program, which provides meals and snacks for students every week. Tickets to the event are $20 (includes small bowl) and $100 (includes large bowl). Tickets may be purchased from 8 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, at the Butte Emergency Food Bank, 1018 E. Second St.
  • Headwaters Women of Business will have a luncheon at noon Wednesday, April 3, at the Butte Public Library, 226 W. Broadway St. Guest speaker is Jen Euell, program director for Women's Foundation of Montana. WFM is participating in conversations across Montana this year regarding how Montanans think we could best invest our resources to advance women's opportunities. In addition, new research on women's experiences in the workplace will be shared. Organizers request a $5 suggested donation for lunch.
  • The Dillon Concert Association brings the outstanding Lysander Piano Trio to Dillon at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at UM-Western Beier Auditorium. The Butte Concert association brings the trio to Butte at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Mother Lode Theatre. The Lysander Piano Trio, consisting of a piano, violin, and cello, takes its name from the character in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Proactively its members commission new works and create programs that mix the music of today with well-loved masterworks. Dillon Concert Association membership grants admission into all 2018-19 performances. Single event tickets will be sold at the door: adults $15; college $10; student/youth $6. For more details, call Laurie Hagenbarth at 406-683-5050. For ticket details on the Butte concert, call 406-494-4495.
  • The Anaconda Chamber of Commerce will host a fundraising banquet with a western theme from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Fairmont Hot Springs. Advance tickets, which can be purchased at the chamber’s office at 306 E. Park, Anaconda, are $45 and $55 at the door. The evening includes games, raffle and silent auctions. Music will be by Smokestack and the Foothill Fury. Non-members are welcome.
  • St. James Auxiliary will host “Collective Good Books are Fun” sale Thursday-Friday, April 4-5, at St. James Healthcare (hallway between the Rocky Mountain Clinic and hospital). The sale will feature new books for all ages and other fun items. Thursday’s sale is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds will fund future auxiliary projects such as scholarships and other patient comforting efforts.
  • Copper Village Museum and Art Center will host “Sip, Savor & Support” at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at 401 E. Commercial Ave., Anaconda. Sip a variety of wines and micro brews and savor hors d’oeuvres. There will also be numerous auction items, a raffle, and door prizes. Tickets are $35/person or $60/couple, and can be purchased at the center or the night of the event.
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s 32nd annual fundraising banquet will be held Saturday, April 6, at the Maroon Activities Center. Doors open at 4 p.m. The cost is $70 for one adult membership and a meal and $35 for additional meals. For youth 12 and under, the cost is $17. Four tables will have unique features such as extra raffle tickets and firearms. Tickets will not be available at the door. For tickets, contact Tony Roth at 406-490-5301.
  • The Deer Lodge County 4-H will host the annual turkey dinner Sunday, April 7, at Hope Lutheran Church, 1506 W. Pennsylvania St., Anaconda. Meals will be served from 11:30 a.m. until sold out. The cost is $8/adult and $4/children 12 and under. Home delivery available. This fundraiser pays for project books, awards, fair costs, summer fun day, and more. Details: 406-560-6826.
  • Comedian and ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger will bring her show to the Rialto Theatre, 418 Main St., Deer Lodge, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11. Trefzger’s show is tailored for the young and old, and has been called “riotously funny.” She has performed with such artists as Faith Hill, Ray Romano, Jeff Foxworthy and Drew Carey. In addition, three times her peers have voted her Ventriloquist of the Year. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students up through high school. They are available at Valley Foods and Keystone Drug in Deer Lodge, Steele’s in Butte and Deer Lodge, at the Rialto, and online at www.deerlodgerialto.com. Details: 406-846-7900 and at the Rialto website.
  • “Something Rotten” will be performed at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Mother Lode Theatre. Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theater involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first musical. Tickets are $95, main; $85, mezzanine; $75, loge; $44.50, balcony, and $15 for students with ID. They may be purchased at the Mother Lode box office at 316 W. Park St., or by calling 406-723-3602.
  • Over 30 acrobats from China bring fast-paced, exciting internationally award-winning acts at 7 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the Mother Lode Theatre. The New Shanghai Circus celebrates the exotic wonders of China while showcasing a dramatic interpretation of classic Chinese dance and physical performance art. Featuring spectacular backdrops, beautiful costuming, and state-of-the-art lighting, this show is a thrill a minute! Each year, the troupe adds new performers who have won national and international competitions. Tickets are $25 for adults, and $15 for children and students with ID. They may be purchased at the Mother Lode box office at 316 W. Park St., or by calling 406-723-3602.
  • The Montana Tech Techxpo is from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the HPER on the Montana Tech campus. Students will be displaying their research and design projects. This campus-wide event exhibits the innovative teamwork of Montana Tech students who have applied theoretically and academically acquired knowledge to solve many of the world's challenges. Exhibits and poster displays include senior design projects and undergraduate research projects from a variety of disciplines, including engineering, science, and mathematics. Techxpo is free and open to the public. Details: Susie Anderson at 406-496-4311 or Suanderson@mtech.edu.
  • Are you a book lover who likes to create? Bake? Cook? Whether you're a professional chef or just like to play with your food, consider the Edible Book Festival, which is open to anyone in the community. There are two rules: entries must be edible and they must somehow relate to a book. Entries may be submitted from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Butte Public Library, 226 W. Broadway St. Details: 406-723-3361.

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