BIG SKY

EVENTS

Big Sky events offer some of the best year round entertainment in Montana. Our events calendar has everything from live music to weekly community events to large annual events and more. Scroll through and find some fun things to do while visiting! 

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Big Sky Theater Workshop - July 26

  • Time: July 26 to August 1
  • Location: 45465 Gallatin Rd, Big Sky, MT 59730
  • Contact: John Zirkle, WMPAC
  • Phone: 406-995-6345
  • Website: warrenmillerpac.org
  • Details:

    A six-day program combining top-level performance training with professional new play development. Led by some of the country’s top theater artists, the workshop is designed to inspire, empower and elevate the talent of student actors from across the country and provide a stunning environment to cultivate the professional development of a new American play. The student company will take part in a rigorous six-day series of master classes ranging from Acting and Musical Theater to Personal Storytelling, which will culminate in a public performance of select works on stage at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center directed by Laura Savia.  In addition, the esteemed guest artist faculty will workshop and debut the world premiere staged reading of a new American play directed by Stella Powell-Jones, starring Tony-Winner Michele Pawk.

Total Archery Challenge - July 31

  • Time: July 31 to August 2
  • Location: Big Sky Resort
  • Contact: Big Sky Resort
  • Website: bigskyresort.com
  • Details:

    Mystery Ranch is bringing you the greatest outdoor 3D archery experience in the nation. Prime Total Archery Challenge fueled by MTN OPS is coming to Big Sky Resort

    Mystery Ranch works hard to provide a fun, family friendly environment where everyone can enjoy the great sport of archery. Cost is $45 for Adult 1-day, $60 for Adult 2-day, $75 for Adult 3-day, $20 from Junior (13-17) 1-day, $35 for Junior 2-day, and $45 for Junior 3-day.

     

     

    • Friday, July 31, 2015: 8:00 AM Check-in opens/receive T.A.C. Activity Pass
    • 9:00 AM All courses open
    • 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Lunch and Snacks can be Purchased at main lodge.
    • 4:00 PM Course Shuttle/Chair Lift closes

     

    • Saturday, August 1, 2015: 8:00 AM Check-in opens/receive T.A.C. Activity Pass
    • 9:00 AM All courses open
    • 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Lunch and Snacks can be Purchased at main lodge.
    • 4:00 PM Course Shuttle/Chair Lift closes

     

    • Sunday, August 2, 2015:8:00 AM Check-in opens/receive T.A.C. Activity Pass
    • 9:00 AM All courses open
    • 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Lunch and Snacks can be Purchased at main lodge.
    • 4:00 PM Course Shuttle/Chair Lift closes

Virtual Tour of the first Crail Ranch (1870s) in the Bridgers - August 1

  • Time: 1:00pm
  • Location: Crail Ranch Museum
  • Contact: Crail Ranch Museum
  • Phone: (406) 993-2112
  • Website: www.crailranch.org
  • Details:

    The owner of Crail’s first Montana ranch is preserving 5 buildings.

Final Night of the PBR Rodeo: Music! - August 1

  • Time: 5:00pm
  • Location: Big Sky Town Center Park
  • Contact: Big Sky PBR
  • Website: bigskypbr.com
  • Details:

    The Outlaw Partners, in partnership with Continental Construction, Simkins-Hallin, and Big Sky Town Center, is proud to announce the fifth annual Big Sky Professional Bull Riders event is returning to Big Sky Town Center July 30-31. In addition to two days of bull riding, event producers have added a new multi-act concert on Saturday, Aug. 1.

Live Music at Gallatin Riverhouse: James Salestrom - August 1

  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: 45130 Gallatin Rd
  • Contact: Gallatin Riverhouse Grill
  • Website: gallatinriverhousegrill.com
  • Details:

    Come check out James, as he tears up his guitars and puts on a hell of a show. Genre: all types of music

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks - August 2

  • Time: 5:00pm
  • Location: Center Stage at Town Center Park
  • Website: www.bigskyarts.org
  • Details:

    Please join us for another summer of Montana Shakespeare in the Parks , when we present "The Taming of the Shrew" on Sunday, August 2 at 5 p.m. in Town Center Park. This performance is FREE and suitable for all ages!

Yogastone Birthday Celebration! - August 3

  • Time: August 3 to August 9
  • Location: Yoga Stone- 115 Aspen Leaf Dr
  • Contact: Yoga Stone
  • Website: yogastonebigsky.com
  • Details:

    To Thank Everyone and Celebrate, every class the first week of August is Free! A great time to take your first class or get deeper into your practice. Every class is open to everyone! Yoga for the People! For a schedule please go to Yoga Stone's website! 

     

Karaoke by Sunrise Entertainment - August 3

  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: 1 Sitting Bull Lane
  • Contact: Black Bear Bar & Grill
  • Website: blackbearbigsky.com
  • Details:

    Head on up to the Black Bear Bar & Grill for Karaoke, put on by Sunrise Entertainment! Whether you sing or spectate all are sure to have a great time!

Annual Garden Tour by Bike - August 4

  • Time: 5:30pm
  • Location: Big Sky Landscaping and Garden Center- Westfork Plaza
  • Contact: Big Sky Landscaping and Garden Center
  • Website: bigskygardencenter.com
  • Details:

    Join us for our 2nd annual meadow biking tour to check out a variety of West Fork and South Fork Meadows vegetable and perennial gardens. Bring a camera and a notepad and be prepared to collect tips and inspiration. These locals have used a variety of techniques to create beautiful and successful gardens right here in Big Sky.

Big Sky Landscaping Tuesday Talks: Meadow Garden Tour by bike - August 4

  • Time: 5:45pm
  • Location: Big Sky Landscaping Garden Center- 272 Snowy Mountain Circle (In front of GAS)
  • Contact: Big Sky Landscaping Garden Center
  • Phone: 406-995-2668
  • Website: bigskygardencenter@bslmt.com
  • Details:

    Join us for our 2nd annual meadow biking tour to check out a variety of West Fork and South Fork Meadows vegetable and perennial gardens. Bring a camera and a notepad and be prepared to collect tips and inspiration. These locals have used a variety of techniques to create beautiful and successful gardens right here in Big Sky

Big Sky Farmer's Market - August 5

  • Time: 5:00pm
  • Location: Fire Pit Park in the Big Sky Town Center
  • Website: http://www.bigskytowncenter.com/
  • Details:

    This is our 7th season!  The 2015 big sky farmers market will be held every Wednesday from June 24 till September 30, from 5-8pm at fire pit park at the town center. 

Live Music at Choppers: James Salestrom Jr - August 5

  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: 77 Lone Peak Dr
  • Contact: Choppers Grub and Pub - Big Sky Town Center
  • Website: choppersgrub.com

Live Music at Ousel & Spur- Mark Davidson - August 5

  • Time: 9:00pm
  • Location: Ousel & Spur Pizza Co.
  • Contact: Ousel & Spur Pizza Co.
  • Website: ouselandspurpizza.com
  • Details:

    Live music at Ousel & Spur Pizza Co. Starting at 9 p.m. 

First Security Bank Community Appreciation Lunch - August 6

  • Time: 11:00am
  • Location: First Security Bank located in the Meadow Center.
  • Contact: Carol Collins
  • Phone: 406-993-3350
  • Details:

    lunch will be served from 11:00 until 1:00 in front of First Security Bank

Live Music at Choppers- Waylon & Kelsey - August 6

  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: 77 Lone Peak Dr
  • Contact: Choppers Grub and Pub - Big Sky Town Center
  • Website: choppersgrub.com

Big Sky Classical Music Festival: "Beethoven Meets Brahms in the Mountains" - August 7

  • Time: August 7 to August 10
  • Location: Multiple Locations
  • Contact: Arts Council of Big Sky
  • Website: bigskyarts.org/festival
  • Details:
    Friday, August 7 • 6 p.m.
    Center Stage at Town Center Park
    featuring

    WINDSYNC

    "revolutionary chamber musicians..."

    Houston Chronicle

    6 p.m. Opening Ensemble
    7 p.m. WindSync
     
    Saturday, August 8 • 7:30 p.m.

    Warren Miller Performing Arts CenterFeaturing
    Rachel Barton Pine, violin I
    Angella Ahn, violin II
    David Wallace, viola I
    Gillian Gallagher, viola II
    Matt Haimovitz, cello I
    Kathe Jarka, cello II
    performing Brahms String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 18
    ....and more

     
    Sunday, August 9 • 5 p.m.
     

    Center Stage at Town Center Park

    Big Sky Festival Orchestra with Peter Bay, Condcutor

    with featured soloists Rachel Barton Pine and Matt Haimovitz
    performing the Brahms Double Concerto in A minor, Op. 102

    Also being performed:
    "Symphony No. 8," Beethoven
    "Egmont Overture," Beethoven

     

Lone Peak's Revenge Enduro Race - August 9

  • Time: 9:00am
  • Location: Big Sky Resort
  • Contact: Big Sky Resort
  • Website: bigskyresort.com
  • Details:

    Gallatin Alpine Sports presents a scenic, fun, technically challenging, and physically demanding course on Andesite Mountain and Lone Mountain at Big Sky Resort in Lone Peak's Revenge ENDURO Race. 

    Registration/Check-in is from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. with a mandatory racer meeting at 8:45a.m. The race is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Beer and Free Food will be served at 1:00 p.m. with awards at 3:30 p.m. Cash prizes for top finishers and raffle for all. Categories pro/open in men's and women's and juniors (15-18). Cost is $60 per rider.

Live Music at Gallatin Riverhouse: Mike Haring - August 9

  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: 45130 Gallatin Rd
  • Contact: Gallatin Riverhouse Grill
  • Website: gallatinriverhousegrill.com
  • Details:

    Mike Haring's music will please your ears. He has a HUGE variety of all different types of music that he plays and you will not be disappointed. If you are lucky he might share some amazing photos of the surrounding area as he is a professional photographer as well.

Big Sky Landscaping Tuesday Talks: What is a Noxious Weed? with Jennifer Mohler - August 11

  • Time: 5:30pm
  • Location: Big Sky Landscaping Garden Center- 272 Snowy Mountain Circle (In front of GAS)
  • Contact: Big Sky Landscaping Garden Center
  • Phone: 4069952668
  • Website: bigskygardencenter.com
  • Details:

    We are excited to host Jenifer Mohler of the Big Sky/Gallatin County Noxious Weed Committee. The citizen-led committee is actively working to combat invasive plant species in the Big Sky Community and along the Gallatin River corridor. There is nothing more annoying than having your property over run with weeds. Come down to learn more about the weeds that are affecting our area, how they affect us, and what we can do to stop their spread.

What is a Weed? Noxious Weed Talk with Jennifer Mohler - August 11

  • Time: 5:30pm
  • Location: Big Sky Landscaping and Garden Center- Westfork Plaza
  • Contact: Big Sky Landscaping and Garden Center
  • Website: bigskygardencenter.com
  • Details:

    We are excited to host Jenifer Mohler of the Big Sky/Gallatin County Noxious Weed Committee. The citizen-led committee is actively working to combat invasive plant species in the Big Sky Community and along the Gallatin River corridor. There is nothing more annoying than having your property over run with weeds. Come down to learn more about the weeds that are affecting our area, how they affect us, and what we can do to stop their spread.

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