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Free turkey and tacos Sunday

Butte Unity Truth Center will be serve turkey and tacos at noon Sunday, Nov. 19, at 300 S. Montana. The event is free.

Winter is topic for discussion

Story time at the Butte Public Library, 226 W. Broadway St., starts at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at the Butte Public Library, 226 W. Broadway St.

The subject will be winter, and youngsters will listen to books, sing songs, and do an activity. All ages are welcome. Details: Cathy at 406-723-3361.

Church hosts holiday festival

ANACONDA — Hope Lutheran Church, 1506 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Anaconda, will hold its annual holiday festival at 10 am. Saturday, Dec. 2.

There will be baked goods, white elephants, raffle, craft items, and more. A soup and sandwich luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children.

Uptown Toasters announce winners

This past week's competition winners for the Uptown Toasters, Toastmaster Club 9765, include Nikole Evankovich, best speaker, and Peggy McCoy, best evaluator and table topics respondent.

The next meeting is at noon Tuesday, Nov. 21, at the Butte Archives, 17 W. Quartz St. Details: 406-782-3280.

Mother Lode hosts two holiday concerts

On the night of the Christmas Stroll, Friday, Dec. 1, the Mother Lode Theatre will play host to two free holiday concerts.

At 7 p.m., the Montana Tech band's 13th annual Christmas concert will start with "Christmas Pipes" by Brendan Graham. Next is "Jingle Bells" arranged by Jay Dawson; "C'est Noel," written by Andre Jutras; and "Adventum" by Jared Barnes. James Swearingen's "The Sounds of Christmas Joy" and "I'll Be Home for Christmas" will follow.

The second half of the concert will feature John Rutter's "Candlelight Carol" and a fun arrangement by John Moss that features highlights from "The Night Before Christmas" and "The Polar Express." The concert will conclude with "All I Want for Christmas is You" and "Sleigh Ride."

The Montana Tech band has 27 members and is directed by Peter Knudsen.

Next up will be Butte's own Highlands Brass. Their holiday concert begins at 8 p.m. The performance will include music from the sacred ("Joy to the World") to the secular ("Santa Baby").

This year's brass includes Steve Tarrant, Jean Perusich, Art Pascoe, Dan Olson, JD Pickins, and Tom Patton.


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