SATURDAY, JULY 20
The Butte farmers market offers fresh produce, other foods, all kinds of plants and a variety of arts and crafts. Vendors line up every Saturday on both sides of West Park Street between Gamer's Café and the Phoenix Building from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The third annual Copper K Fiber Festival will be held at the Copper K Barn, 786 Point of Rocks Road, Whitehall. The two-day event is being organized by Kami Noyes of Ranching Tradition Fiber and Betty Kujawa of Snowdrift Alpacas.
Montana State Parks will host historian Lyndel Meikle as she presents a duet of cattle-themed Summer Speaker Series programs beginning at 5 p.m. at Missouri Headwaters State Park near Three Forks.
Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, “Apollo 50 – The Next Giant Leap” at 2 p.m. at the Butte Public Library’s Big Butte room at 226 W. Broadway St. Featured speaker will be Joe Witherspoon of the Cottontail Observatory. Everyone is welcome. Details: 406-723-3361 or go to www.buteepubliclibrary.info.
Bannack Days is a unique and fun event that celebrates pioneer life and Bannack’s glory days. Activities begin at 9 a.m., with demonstrations of the pioneer skills. Food vendors will be there, and throughout both days there will be music in the air – bluegrass, gospel and old-time fiddlers, to mention a few. Admission is $5. Details: 406-834-3413.
BIG HOLE TALK
Nez Perce elders have traditional knowledge about natural medicines and foods practiced for generations. Learn from two respected elders, Leroy Seth and Silas Whitman, at Big Hole Battlefield at noon and 3 p.m.
CLUBS AND MEETINGS
- An anxiety and depression support group meets at 1:30 p.m. every Saturday at 721 S. Montana.
- Marine Corps League detachment 1380 at Anaconda will be having an S.O.S. breakfast at 9 a.m. at Old Works Golf Course. Jack's, 1205 Pizzini Way, Anaconda Montana 59711. Details: Woodrow Morgan at 406-563-3084.