Upcoming Uptown Events  

October

October 22 -- The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives, 17 W. Quartz St.,will continue its Brown Bag Lunch series with a presentation by photographer Lisa Wareham. She will speak about her Deep Butte Roots exhibit, currently on display at the Clark Chateau. She will talk about the stories of nine families that have deep Butte roots. You'll hear about a peddler from Lebanon who started Thomas' Apparel, tradition in the kitchen, a woman who became blind at age 16 but lived a full life in spite of it, and much more. These are the not-so-tall tales of the people of Butte that photographer Lisa Wareham felt passionate about capturing in new portraits as well as old newspaper articles, school papers, letters, photos and greeting cards.

The presentation begins at noon and runs about a half hour. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Coffee and water will be provided. For more information, call 782-3280.

October 24, 25, 31 and November 1 -- The Original Nightmare 3, a haunted house at the Original Mineyard from 7 pm to 11 pm. Tickets are $5 per person. For details, visit ButteOriginalNightmare.

October 28 -- Under the Streetlamp performs an evening of classic hits from the American songbook at the Mother Lode Theatre, 316 W. Park Street. Members are all recent cast members of the Tony-Award winning musical Jersey Boys. For more information, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

November

November 8 -- The World Museum of Mining presents the second Annual “Evening with the Museum” Live & Silent Art Auction in memory of Donald Cooney. Enjoy an evening of hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and amazing visual art pieces by local & regional artists. Doors open at 6:30 pm with the auction following from 7–9 pm.

Tickets are $10/person and are available at the World Museum of Mining, Butte-Silver Bow Archives, Headframe Spirits and on-line via Ticket River at www.ticketriver.com/event/13037
. All proceeds from the event go to advance the vital work performed at the museum in collections management, photo archives, preservation & education. For information, call 723-7211.

November 15 -- Season's Greetings Trade and Craft Fair at the MAC from noon to 6 pm at the Maroon Activities Center on East Mercury Street near the Belmont Senior Center.

Come start your holiday shopping season and be the first to beat the Christmas Rush. Vendors welcome, spots are $50. A table will be provided 6x2. You may bring two extra tables if you want just let us know for the setup space. Fordetails or a registration form call Jamie Offutt at 723-7797, email Offuttjamie@yahoo.com or visit Facebook at  https://www.facebook.com/events/1512180959017455/.

November 16 -- Uptown Open House from 12 pm to 4 pm. Shoppers are invited to visit Uptown businesses and sample the fare from the many Uptown restaurants that will have samples and desserts in participating retails stores. From November 1 through November 16 stop by participating retail stores and enter to win this year's Bundle of Butte -- Stop by an Uptown business and ask how you can sign up to win a bundle! This will contain gifts from several Uptown businesses all gathered into a bundle. The winner will be drawn on Monday, November 17.

December

December 5 -- A Victorian Christmas in Butte -- the Uptown Stroll from 5 pm to 9 pm. Look for a gingerbread decorating art class led by Deb Caples(The Pie Lady) at the IBRC at 68 W. Park. A craft market with many familiar vendors will also be held in the IBRC. Stop in retail stores for discounts and snacks. Watch for more details soon!

December 5-- The 25th Annual Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for the Paul Clark Home. For details call 782-0353 or visit www.paulclarkhome.org.

December 13 -- 14th Annual Ice Sculpting Contest. We are still looking for sponsors for this long running December event where local sculptors carve away at 300-pound ice blocks throughout the day. If you are interested in sponsoring a block of ice or a larger part of this event, send an email to geverett@montana.com or call 565-2249.

January 2015

January 5 -- Smokey Joe's Cafe featuring the Coasters, a tribute to songwriters Leiber and Stoller at the Mother Lode Theatre at 316 W. Park Street. For more information, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

January 27 -- Jekyll & Hyde at the Mother Lode Theatre at 316 W. Park Street. For more information, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

February

February 3 -- The Great Gatsby at the Mother Lode Theatre at 316 W. Park Street. For more information, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

February 17 -- Memphis at the Mother Lode Theatre at 316 W. Park Street. For more information, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

March

March 17-- St. Patricks's Day Parade. For details, contact Linda with Butte Community Celebrations at lredfern1731@yahoo.com or call 565-7685.