Visual Art

Sat. Sep. 18

Liminal Strangeness by Jade Lowder

This series of oil painting by local artist Jade Lowder examines metaphysical interactions with the variety of spaces and places in our daily lives on a quest for a broader understanding of self and identity.

Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture - Weaver Room 111 S. Grand Ave, Bozeman

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Visual Art

Sat. Sep. 18

A Year Without Summer – Portraits of the Cast by Courtney Blazon

This exhibit features portraits of distinguished figures who where witness to, and influenced by the consequences of the 1815 Tambora Volcano eruption. Mary Shelley, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Benjamin Franklin, J.M.W. Turner, Li Yuyang...

Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture - Emerson Lobby 111 S. Grand Ave., Bozeman

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

9-11am Sat. Sep. 18

Fall Craft & Coffee

We will be making fall scroll signs while we sip on coffee to help celebrate the beginning of fall! Several designs available for you to choose from as well as different paint colors. Come get creative through this fun time in the community!

Z Cafe 220 Wooden Shoe Lane, Manhattan

Cost: $25

Age: Middle School Age & Up

Education

9am-5pm Sat. Sep. 18

Free Smithsonian Museum Day

Museum of the Rockies will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday, September 18, 2021, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 17th annual Museum Day.

Museum of the Rockies 600 West Kagy Boulevard, Bozeman

Cost: Free with Ticket

Age: All Ages

Education

9am-6pm Sat. Sep. 18

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Montana Science Center will provide free entry to the first 15 people presenting a Museum Day ticket.

Montana Science Center 2744 W Main St, Bozeman

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

10am-noon Sat. Sep. 18

STEAM at the Science Station

Pull up a stool at the Science Station and have a STEAM experience! Guided by an MSC educator on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Will feature a guest presenter or community scientist!

Montana Science Center 2744 W Main St, Bozeman

Cost: Included with admission

Age: All Ages

Education

10am-3pm Sat. Sep. 18

2021 Montana Youth Organizing Summit: A Weekend of Action

This year, the Williams Effect weekend will begin on September 17th with a block party, concert, and ceremony in honor of our 25 Under 25 Awardees, and culminate in a Day of Action on Saturday, September 18th.

Bogert Park S. Church Ave. , Bozeman

Cost: FREE

Age: Youth (15-30)

Visual Art

10am-5pm Sat. Sep. 18

Invisible Boundaries: Exploring Yellowstone’s Great Animal Migrations

Invisible Boundaries is a groundbreaking multimedia presentation using art, science, cartography and multimedia to delve into the challenges and triumphs of herds as they cross geographic, cultural, ecological, and political boundaries.

Livingston Depot Center 200 W. Park St., LIvingston

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Education

10am-5pm Sat. Sep. 18

Rails Across the Rockies: A Century of People and Places

Rails Across the Rockies, introduces visitors to the railroads' key role in the growth of the American West and modern Montana, including the Northern Pacific and Yellowstone National Park, track construction, telegraphy, wrecks, and more.

Livingston Depot Center 200 W. Park St., LIvingston

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Visual Art

10am-5pm Sat. Sep. 18

Film in Montana: Moviemaking under the Big Sky

The natural beauty of Montana, and the Livingston/Park County area in particular, have made it a natural draw for filmmakers since the earliest days of even the silent movies.

Livingston Depot Center 200 W. Park St., LIvingston

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Family

10am-5pm Sat. Sep. 18

The Livingston Depot in History and Architecture

Besides being a lively hub of visitors passing back and forth to Yellowstone, the Depot was an unusually elaborate piece of architecture.

Livingston Depot Center 200 W. Park St., LIvingston

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Fundraiser

10am-5pm Sat. Sep. 18

Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will be selling a wide variety of fiction & nonfiction books, DVDs & CDs, children’s books and more at very affordable prices! In the event of snow or inclement weather, the sale will move to September 25-26.

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

10am-9pm Sat. Sep. 18

Bridger Mountain High School Rodeo

Junior High and High School Rodeo teams and individuals come from all across Montana and out of state to compete.

Gallatin County Fairgrounds 901 N. Black, Bozeman

Cost: FREE, donations welcome

Words

10:15am-noon Sat. Sep. 18

Classic Literature Book Club

This month's book is For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway. 

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

Cost: FREE

Music

11am-1pm Sat. Sep. 18

Blake Brightman - Brunch

Live music in the restaurant dining room.

Pine Creek Lodge 2496 E. River Road, Livingston

Cost: no cover

Nightlife

noon Sat. Sep. 18

Poker Tournament

Join us for a unique Montana Poker experience! Cash buy-in, cash payouts. Drinks and food available. Your favorite game at the Last Best Place! Good people, good times.

Cat's Paw 721 N 7th Ave, Bozeman

Cost: $80

Age: 21+

Nightlife

5-8pm Sat. Sep. 18

The Armory's 80th Anniversary Bash

As the Armory building embraces a new chapter as the Kimpton Armory Hotel, let’s come to together to celebrate its storied past. Join us after the MSU game for light bites, brews and live music with all proceeds benefitting Warriors & Quiet Waters.

Kimpton Armory Hotel 24 W Mendenhall St, Bozeman

Cost: Suggested $10 donation

Age: All Ages

Fundraiser

5-9pm Sat. Sep. 18

Kick Up Your Heels for Kids Barn Dance

The evening includes a Country/Western dance lesson, dancing to live music from Little Jane and the Pistol Whips, a tasty western meal by Crazy Mountain Catering, silent auction, lawn games and more.

Foster Creek Farm 2577 Foster Creek Rd, Belgrade

Cost: $65

Age: All Ages

Music

6pm Sat. Sep. 18

Gongshow

The Gongshow or "Gloves On Gala" will have a band, games, a live auction, a raffle, and fun times with Bozeman's thriving hockey community.

Eagles Lodge Ballroom 316 East Main Street, Bozeman

Music

7-11pm Sat. Sep. 18

Dirtwire

Logjam Presents is pleased to welcome Dirtwire for a live in concert performance.

ELM 506 7th Ave, Bozeman

Cost: $25 (Adv.) $28 (DOS) + applicable fees

Age: All Ages

Music

7pm Sat. Sep. 18

Jesse Atkins

Live local music while you dine.

Red Tractor Pizza 1007 W Main St, Bozeman

Cost: no cover

Stage

8-9pm Sat. Sep. 18

Whiz Bang!

Whiz BANG! is an explosion of intoxicating comedy! Exciting, high-energy, short-form improv that is so funny it's criminal. An hour long show with lots of audience interaction it's the perfect show to bring some pals or a date.

Last Best Comedy 321 E Main, Alley Entrance off Rouse, Bozeman

Cost: $15

Age: 18+

Music

8-10pm Sat. Sep. 18

Live Music

Every Saturday featuring local and touring music acts.

Kimpton Armory Hotel 24 W Mendenhall St, Bozeman

Cost: no cover

Age: 21+

Music

8pm Sat. Sep. 18

Jackie Venson

Venson’s staple blend of blues, rock, R&B and soul to create a combustible cocktail that, when mixed with her raw power and warmth, is unforgettable.

Live From the Divide 627 East Peach Street, Bozeman

Cost: $30

Stage

10-11pm Sat. Sep. 18

Notorious BOZ

Notorious BOZ is a long-form improv show that celebrates the city of Bozeman, its history and its incredible citizens. Every show will feature a guest monologist who will share stories from their life.

Last Best Comedy 321 E Main, Alley Entrance off Rouse, Bozeman

Cost: $15

Age: 18+