Upcoming Uptown Events  

April

through April 27 -- The Clark Chateau at 321 W. Broadway will host an exhibit featuring Butte clothing and accessories from 1890-1930, called “Great Expectations.” The exhibit features clothing items on loan from the collections of the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives, the World Museum of Mining, Broadway Antiques, Rediscoveries, and many private collectors. All four floors of the historic home will be open to the public. Admission is $7/individual and $15/family for guided tours of the facility and exhibit. The Clark Chateau is open Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4:30 pm. For details, call the Archives at 782-3280.

through April 30 -- Teens interested in preserving Butte history can apply for Teens in Training (TNT) Volunteer Program, running May 2014-August 2014 at the World Museum of Mining. Participants will create oral histories by recruiting interview candidates, formulating interview questions, recording the interviews using various  audio visual methods, editing the recordings and then sharing the final product via social media and within museum displays. The museum is a nonprofit organization providing participants with valuable volunteer hours often desired by colleges and academic scholarships. Applications are due April 30th and can be requested by calling 723-7211 or by email at education@miningmuseum.org.

through May -- Session II of community art classes at the Imagine Butte Resource Center, New session, new classes. For details, visit www.ibrc.me and check in on facebook at butteartworks.

April 19 -- The Butte-Silver Bow Public Library, the Butte Citizens for Preservation and Revitalization, and the Grand Hotel present: Die Vergessene Stadt: Butte, Montana
a film by Thomas Schadt at 6 pm at the Grand Hotel at 122 W. Broadway. The film showing is free and open to the public and food will be available for purchase and trhe showing will be followed by a discussion. For more information, call Regan at 723-3361 or by email at rdevictoria@buttepubliclibrary.info.

April 21-26 -- The Butte Public Library will hold its Spring Book Sale during regular business hours at the Main Uptown Library at 226 W. Broadway. Most items are $3 or less. The bargain basement will feature items for $1 per bag, plus a special selection of children's titles and cookbooks. For more information, call Regan at 723-3361 or by email at rdevictoria@buttepubliclibrary.info.

April 22 and 24-- From 6 pm to 8 pm at the Butte Public Library at 226 W. Broadway and then again from 9 am to 11 am on April 29 and May 1 at the South Branch at the Butte Plaza Mall, the Butte Public Library is offering "Super Basics" computer classes, where students start at the very beginning - turning on the computer - and go from there. Learn definitions for common terms, how to use a mouse and keyboard, create files & folders, write a letter, access the internet, and how to use Google & Wikipedia. Computers are provided for those who don't have their own. These classes are FREE and open to the public. Sign up in advance by calling 723-3361, or by visiting the library. Class sizes are limited, and preference is given to those who can attend both classes in a session. These classes are for Windows 7 computers only; for assistance with Windows 8 devices, please schedule a FREE one-on-one appointment with the library staff. Not sure what version of Windows is on your computer? Contact the reference desk for assistance at 723- 3361.

April 23 -- The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives continues its Brown Bag Lunch series with Olivia Everett of the Imagine Butte Resource Center discussing landscape-related artist residencies. The Brown Bag Lunch Series is held during the noon hour every second and fourth Wednesday of each month.  The Series features speakers from throughout the community and elsewhere on a variety of history-related topics.  Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Coffee and water is provided. For details, contact the Archives at 782-3280.

April 26 -- The Butte Symphony presents an evening of Russian and French Classics at the Mother Lode Theatre at 316 W. Park Street at 7:30 pm. For more information, call 723-5590 or visit www.buttesymphony.org.

May

May 2 -- Uptown Art Walk. Art all over the place from 5pm to 9 pm. For details as they develop, visit https://www.facebook.com/uptownbutteartwalk?fref=ts.

May 24 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

May 31 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

June

June 6 -- Uptown Art Walk from 5 pm to 9 pm. For details as they develop, visit www.facebook.com/uptownbutteartwalk?fref=ts.

June 7 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

June 14 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

June 21 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

June 28 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

July

July 1-3 -- Freedom Festival. Town Pump Fireworks Display on Big M at dusk on evening of July 3.

July 4 -- Fourth of July Parade on Harrison Avenue.

July 4 -- Uptown Art Walk from 5 pm to 9 pm. For details as they develop, visit https://www.facebook.com/uptownbutteartwalk?fref=ts.

July 5 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

July 11-13 -- Montana Folk Festival. For details visit www.montanafolkfestival.com or www.facebook.com/mtfolkfest.

July 12 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

July 19 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

July 24-26 -- Evel Knievel Days. For details, visit www.knieveldays.com.

July 26 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

August

August 1 -- Uptown Art Walk from 5 pm to 9 pm. For details as they develop, viist https://www.facebook.com/uptownbutteartwalk?fref=ts.

August 2 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

August 7 -- Symphony Uner the Stars at the Original Mineyard. Movies will begin at Dusk (about 8:30/9 p.m.).  We encourage showing up early to take part in programming sponsored by the Butte Public Library, sharing picnics and enjoying the Original with friends and family. We suggest a donation of $10 a family.  For more information, contact Julia Crain through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/OutdoorMoviesTheOriginal.

August 9 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

August 14 -- Outdoor Movies at the Original. Movies will begin at Dusk (about 8:30/9 p.m.).  We encourage showing up early to take part in programming sponsored by the Butte Public Library, sharing picnics and enjoying the Original with friends and family. We suggest a donation of $10 a family.  For more information, contact Julia Crain through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/OutdoorMoviesTheOriginal.

August 16 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

August 21 -- Outdoor Movies at the Original. Movies will begin at Dusk (about 8:30/9 p.m.).  We encourage showing up early to take part in programming sponsored by the Butte Public Library, sharing picnics and enjoying the Original with friends and family. We suggest a donation of $10 a family.  For more information, contact Julia Crain through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/OutdoorMoviesTheOriginal.

August 23 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

August 28 -- Outdoor Movies at the Original. Movies will begin at Dusk (about 8:30/9 p.m.).  We encourage showing up early to take part in programming sponsored by the Butte Public Library, sharing picnics and enjoying the Original with friends and family. We suggest a donation of $10 a family.  For more information, contact Julia Crain through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/OutdoorMoviesTheOriginal.

August 29 -- Montana Shakespeare in the Parks performs As You Like it at the Original Mineyard with sets and costumes inspired by 1917 Butte at 6 pm.

August 30 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

September

September 5 -- Uptown Art Walk from 5 pm to 9 pm. For details as they develop, visit https://www.facebook.com/uptownbutteartwalk?fref=ts.

September 5 -- Special outdoor movie event

September 6 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

September 13 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

September 20 -- The 6th Annual Butte-toberfest takes place in the Korn lot on West Park and Dakota Streets just below the Quarry Brewing Company. For details as the develop, visit www.facebook.com/ButteToberfest.

September 20 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

September 27 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.

October

October 3 -- Uptown Art Walk from 5 pm to 9 pm. For details as they develop, visit www.facebook.com/uptownbutteartwalk?fref=ts.

October 4 -- Butte Farmers' Market. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ButteFM.