Weekend: ArtWalk, OxxFest 5, The Other Mozart, Montana Marathon
With temperatures expected to be in the upper-80's this weekend, Billings will make the most of what's left of summer with an art walk, food truck event, and 26.2 mile run. Not to mention a chance to see some of Montana's most iconic movies back on the big screen.
Here's a sample of what The Magic City has to offer this weekend:
ArtWalk Special Event (Friday, September 13)
Downtown Billings will host an art walk tonight (9/13) from 5 to 9pm, including special activities in conjunction with the TBeX conference and the Billings Cultural Partners NxNW exhibition. For a map of the ArtWalk locations, CLICK HERE.
Great Films Made In Montana (Friday, September 13 - Sunday, September 15)
The historic Babcock Theatre will feature movies made in Big Sky country this weekend. "A River Runs Through It" will be shown on Friday (9/13) at 7pm with three other films screened through the weekend. To see the other Montana movies and showtimes, CLICK HERE.
OxxFest 5 (Saturday, September 14)
It's a Food Truck Roundup from 11am to 4pm in Billings Industrial Revitalization District (BIRD). Admission is free for local music, petting zoo, craft vendors, and a beard competition. To find out more about this family-friendly event, CLICK HERE.
Yellowstone Valley Farmers Market (Saturday's through October 5)
The Farmers Market offers a great selection of fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants, baked goods and food vendors offering various hot and cold items. Live entertainment adds to the atmosphere. CLICK HERE to get more info.
Through the Looking Glass (Friday, September 13 - Saturday, September 14)
Billings Alternacirque presents an aerial experience for ages 13 and up on Friday (9/13) and Saturday (9/14) beginning at 7pm, NOVA Center For The Performing Arts (2317 Montana Avenue).
Alice's adventures through the looking glass have never been so daring. Billings' one and only local aerial troupe tells the story beyond the rabbit hole, complete with the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, Red Queen and all the other favorites. Variety and cirque de soleil style aerial acts of strength, flexibility, humor, and beauty will entrance the audience. -Billings Alternacirque via Eventbrite
For tickets to Through the Looking Glass, CLICK HERE.
The Other Mozart (Saturday, September 14)
With the Alberta Bair Theatre under construction, the show must go on at The Petro Theatre. That's where two performances of The Other Mozart will kick off the season on Saturday (9/14). It's the true story of Amadeus' sister, Nanneral Mozart, who performed throughout Europe and received equal acclaim to her brother before her work and story were lost to history. For tickets to the 2pm or 8pm performance, CLICK HERE.
Unite For The Night Glow Run (Saturday, September 14)
Pioneer Park will host a 5K and 2-mile Night Run / Walk with pre-race activities beginning at 6pm. Wear your best glow-in-the-dark gear with prizes given away for creative costumes. Awards and music will follow the race with proceeds benefiting local non-profit United Luv. CLICK HERE to get more info.
Cole's Pantry Annual Benefit (Saturday, September 14)
An evening of food, music, and fun to raise money for Cole's Pantry programs across the state will be held in Montana Pavilion at MetraPark on Saturday (9/14). Dinner begins at 5pm with live and silent auction to follow, hosted by The Breakfast Flakes from Cat Country 102.9. For tickets, call 406-696-2144. Or CLICK HERE for more info.
The Montana Marathon (Sunday, September 15)
The 39th Montana Marathon, a Boston qualifier race, starts in Molt and hits a high elevation of 4200 feet along the course route. All races end at Daylis Stadium with award ceremonies beginning at 11:30am. To get more info and to register, CLICK HERE.
To see more upcoming events on our community calendar, CLICK HERE.