Tribune Weekend Guide July 7–9

Weather and Events for Fri.-Sun.

Weekend Weather
Friday: HEAT ALERT. Temperatures expected to rise into low 90s in afternoon under partly cloudy skies, with almost no chance of precipitation and SSE winds occasionally gusting above 10 mph.

Friday Night: Temperatures dropping steadily after nightfall to low beath 60 by dawn, with chance of rain remaining low and light north wind.

Saturday: HEAT ALERT. Highs climbing back into low 90s in afternoon under partly cloudy skies, with about a 20 percent chance of rain in late afternoon, when NE winds could gust above 10 mph.

Saturday Night: Chance of showers rising again to around 20 percent around midnight, with temperatures falling below 60 by dawn and NE winds remaining around 6 mph throughout night.

Sunday: Partly cloudy skies with highs rising into upper 80s in mid-afternoon, when the chance of rain will peak around 20 percent.

Sunday Night: Temperatures declining into mid-50s after midnight, with a south wind of around 10 mph and little chance of precipitation.


BCHS Class of ’60 Reunion this weekend

The Beaverhead County High School Class of 1960 will hold a Class Reunion Friday–Sunday, July 7–9. The celebration will begin with a 5 p.m. Friday mixer at the Dillon Elks Lodge, where a social hour starting at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. dinner will happen on Saturday, followed by a Sunday breakfast at the University of Montana Western, starting at 8 a.m. For more information, call John at 406-440-1028.

MT Folk Festival Fri.–Sun.
The 2017 Montana Folk Festival will offer performances and demonstrations by dozens of musicians and dancers from around the world on six stages in Uptown Butte Friday–Sunday, July 7–9. The festivities will also include a food court, marketplaces and family area. Admission is free. For more information, go to

Weed Day Sat.
Beaverhead County Weed Day will take place Saturday, July 8, in Bannack State Park. For more information, call 683-3785.

Farmers Market Sat.
The Dillon Farmers Market will continue to offer “the homegrown and handmade” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays through Sept. 23 in the Wells Fargo parking lot on the west side of Montana Street in downtown Dillon. For more information, call Katie Bump at 683-6735 or email

Twin market Sat.
The Twin Bridges Farmers Market will convene Saturdays through September from 9 a.m. to noon to offer locally baked goods, fruits, flowers and vegetables from local and Hutterite vendors in Main Street Park between the Firehall and The Old Hotel in Twin Bridges. For more information, call 406-596-1978 or email

Fry Bread at Big Hole this weekend
The Big Hole National Battlefield’s 2017 Summer Speaker Series continues with a presentation on Fry Bread by Northern Arapho tribal member Jessica Anthony at noon and 3 p.m. on both Saturday, July 8, and Sunday, July 9. For more information, call 406-689-3155.

Artifacts at Bannack Sat.
Bannack State Park’s Saturday Educational Series continues with a 2 p.m. presentation on “Archives & Artifacts: Bannack Collections” on Saturday, July 8. For more information, go to or call 406-834-3413.