Upcoming Uptown Events  

May

through May 31 -- A new exhibition titled Encounters at the Carle Gallery in the Butte Silver Bow Public Library features the work of Nancy Erickson. The exhibition is touring through the Montana Art Gallery Directors Association (MAGDA), an organization devoted to providing professional development and resource sharing for galleries and museum throughout the state. Erickson is a nationally-recognized fiber artist who lives in Pattee Canyon outside of Missoula. Her work resides in numerous public and private collections and has been featured in over 500 exhibitions nationally and abroad, most recently in a fiber work symposium in Raleigh, NC, the Museum of Art & Design in NY, and in 2013 at the Montana Museum of Art & Culture. For more information about this program, call Shari at 723-3361 ex. 6302 or email at scurtis@buttepubliclibrary.info. All programs are free of charge.

May 21 -- First Butte Farmers' Market of the season from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

May 21 -- Uprise Photography Series Community Photo Day, 10am-1pm. The Imagine Butte Resource Center in collaboration with Youth Dynamics Inc, invites Butte youth to participate in this series of free photography workshops, each focusing on a different theme or skill set. The Uprise Photography Series is a program that aims to ignite curiosity and change the way we experience art and our community. This May session involves a community portrait day. During the Butte Farmers' Market, the group will be taking community portraits for the Inside Out Public Art project. These portraits will be installed Uptown in June. For details visit www.ibrc.me or stop by 68 W. Park Street.

Registration is still open! You do not need to have attended the first workshop in order to attend the rest of the series. Remaining workshops include:
[5/21] Inside Out Photo Day: Taking Photos for Collaborative Public Art Installation (which will debut before Montana Folk Festival)
[6/25] Documentary Photo Essay + Public Art Installation Day (putting up the prints!)
[7/30] Gallery Installation and One-Night Gallery Opening at the Foreground Gallery in the IBRC.

May 21 -- The Phoenix Block Reading Series at 7pm at the IBRC at 68 W. Park Street. This series seeks to showcase the weird, the convivial, the vile and the irreverently beautiful works of writers from Butte and the surrounding hill country. Come and have your imagination fertilized. The next reading will host readers Rachel Mindell and Emily Papa.

May 28 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

June

June 3 -- Uptown Art Walk. For details, visit Uptown Butte Artwalk on Facebook.

June 4 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

June 4 -- Second Annual Spring Thaw Celebrating the Blues featuring Canned Heat at the Mother Lode Theatre at 8 pm, 316 W. Park Street, For details and tickets, visit www,buttearts.org or call 723-3602.

June 8 -- Butte CPR presents their Dust to Dazzle Renovation Home Tour from noon to 5 pm.  The tour provides an opportunity to view six buildings in varying stages of renovation.  The tour will showcase a variety of architectural styles common to Butte. Owners will be on-hand to explain their renovations, problems encountered, and their motivation for building purchase and repair.  A short history of each building and its National Register significance will be available, too. Tea and cookies will be available during the tour at the beautiful Hodgens-Ryan Mansion at105 North Excelsior.

Tickets are $15 each, or $25 for two. Proceeds benefit CPR’s many projects. Advance tickets are available beginning June 4 at Books and Books (206 W. Park) and Cavanaugh’s County Celtic (131 W. Park). Tickets may also be purchased at the tour locations and at the Hodgens-Ryan Mansion on tour day.  For additional information contact info@buttecpr.org or call 406-782-3682.

June 11 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

June 18 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

June 25 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

July

July 1 -- Uptown Art Walk. For details, visit Uptown Butte Artwalk on Facebook.

July 2 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

July 3 -- Fireworks on Big M thanks to Town Pump and Kenneally Family.

July 3 -- Big Bang (Noty Just a Theory) at Chester Steele Park. Family Friendly Entertainment before the fireworks coordinated by Mainstreet Uptown Butte. A community event sponsored by St, James Healthcare and others.

July 4 -- 4th of July Parade.

July 8-10 -- Montana Folk Festival. For details visit www.montanafolkfestival.com or on facebook at mtfolkfest.

July 9 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

July 16 -- East West Shrine Game with Uptown parade. Parade starts at 10 am.

July 16 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm. For this day only, the market moves to Galena Street to make way for the Shriner's Parade that will take place on West Park Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

July 21-23 -- Evel Knievel Days. For details, visit www.knieveldays.org or on Facebook at Evel Knievel Days.

July 23 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street.For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

July 30 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

August

August 5 -- Uptown Art Walk. For details, visit Uptown Butte Artwalk on Facebook.

August 6 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

August 12-14 -- Montana Irish Festival at the Original. For more information visit an-ri-ra-montana-irish-festival/ or on Facebook at MontanaGaelicCulturalSociety.

August 13 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

August 20 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

August 27-- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

September

September 2 -- Uptown Art Walk. For details, visit Uptown Butte Artwalk on Facebook.

September 3 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

September 9-10 -- Original Festival at the Original Mineyard.

September 10 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

September 17 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

September 24 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

October

October 1 -- Final Butte Farmers' Market of the Season from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Park and Main and Dakota Street. For details visit www.mainstreetbutte.org/fmarket.htm or on Facebook at ButteFM.

October 7 -- Uptown Art Walk. For details, visit Uptown Butte Artwalk on Facebook.