DECEMBER 2012 EVENTS
Music at the Elks Lodge in Great Falls, MT 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Dance to the music of Nashville Rash. Everyone is welcome. Admission is $4.
Concert at Great Falls High School 7:00 PM
Great Falls High School holiday concert features the Delphian and Select choirs, Chamber Orchestra and Symphonic band, Blue Notes Jazz Band, Varsity Choir, String Orchestra, Varsity Band and Concert Orchestra. Admission is free.
Concert at the University of Great Falls Theater 7:00 PM
University of Great Falls Performing Arts presents Holiday Choir concert. Admission is free
Luminaria Tours in Great Falls, MT nightly through December 30, 2012
Tour de Great Falls 17th annual Christmas Luminaria Trolley Tours feature light displays around town and caroling. Tours leave the Holiday Village Mall at 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. nightly through Dec. 30. The two-hour tours cost $20 and a can of food for the food bank and other charities. For reservations call 771-1100.
Winter Golf at the Eagle Falls Golf Club 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Winter golf features 18 holes of golfing in reverse order. The course is open every day and closed on holidays through Dec. 31. Weather permitting. Golfing is free.
Mixer at the Holiday Inn 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Great Falls Advertising Federation Holiday Celebration mixer includes food and prizes. Tickets cost $10.
Film Series at the Great Falls Public Library 7:00 PM
The Foreign and Independent Film Series features "King of Devil's Island," a true story of a Norway reform school. The featured short film is "Bale." Admission is free.
Class at the Civic Center 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Park Drive S., Great Falls, MT 59401Phone: 455-8407
City of Great Falls Planning and Community Development Department features a Community Development Block Grant Application workshop. Registration is required by Dec. 4. The workshop is free and is in the Missouri room.
Flower Growers Tea at the Central Assembly of God 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
2001 Central Ave, Great Falls, MT 59401Venue Phone: 406-453-5524
The Great Falls Flower Growers annual Gingerland Holiday Tea features refreshments, a silent auction, crafts, raffle, bake sale and more. Proceeds help fund flower plantings and scholarships. Admission is free.
Class at the Great Falls College-MSU 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2100 16th Ave. S, Great Falls, MT 59405Phone: 268-3734
Intermediate Excel class. Registration is required. The three-session class costs $39. Visit http://outreach.msugf.edu.
Book Discussion at the Great Falls Public Library 7:00 PM
301 2nd Ave. N, Great Falls, MT 59401Venue Phone: 453-0349Phone: 453-0349
Books Discussion series highlights "Runaway," facilitated by Penny Hughes-Briant. Admission is free.
Documentary Film at the Great Falls Public Library 7:00 PM
Point of View (P.O.V.) Film series features "If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front." Admission is free.
Christmas Concert at East Middle School 7:30 PM
4040 Central Ave, Great Falls, MT 59405Venue Phone: 406-268-6500
Christmas concert features the Ram Band, Bighorn Band, 7th grade percussion, East String Ensemble and Concert Orchestra. Admission is free.
Hockey at the Great Falls Ice Plex 7:30 PM
4001 29th St S.W, Great Falls, MT 59404Venue Phone: 866-0247Phone: 205-0727
Great Falls Americans take on the Billings Bulls. Admission is $8 and $5 for children, seniors and military.
Bridge Lights are on tonight in memory of Kurt Linder.
Canned Food Day at City Court 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM phone 771-1380
The annual City Court Canned Food Day for those making payment on fines can bring 10 nonperishable food items for a $50 credit toward fines owed. Proceeds benefit the Great Falls Community Food Bank.
Teddy Bear Sale at the Salvation Army Thrift Store 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
616 1st Ave. N.W, Great Falls, MT 59401Venue Phone: 452-0616Phone: 452-9927
The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary annual Teddy Bear and Doll sale features nearly new and clean stuffed animals and dolls. Proceeds benefit the community children.
Lego Club at the Children's Museum of Montana 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
22 Railroad Square, Great Falls, MT 59401United StatesVenue Phone: 406-452-6661Phone: 452-6661Fax: sandie@childrensmuseumofmontan
Art and Craft Show at Times Square 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5 Central Ave, Great Falls, MT 59401Phone: 217-7916
Open House 4416 3rd Ave. N.
Art Walk Downtown Great Falls 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
First Friday Art Walk includes free Historic Trolley rides to galleries, music and food at various businesses.
Christmas Stroll Downtown Great Falls 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The 29th annual Christmas Stroll Bright Lights of Christmas includes Santa, activities, music, entertainment and food. The Polar Bear Plunge is at 7 p.m. on 8th Street with proceeds to benefit Special Olympics. Santa's Village features children's activities at the Children's Museum of Montana.
Theater at the Montana Actors' Theatre 8:00 PM
111 Central Ave, Great Falls, MT 59401Venue Phone: 315-1953Phone: 315-1953
Montana Actors' Theatre presents "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge." Tickets cost $15 and $10 for students, seniors, military and children 9 and younger. Visit http://ticketing.greatfallsmt.net.
Holiday Ball at the Elks Lodge 6:00 PM coctails 7:00 PM dinner 8:00 PM music
0 1st Ave. S, Great Falls, MT 59401Venue Phone: 454-1305Phone: 454-1305
The Elks Holiday Extravaganza Ball features cocktails at 6 p.m., steak and lobster dinner at 7 p.m. and live music by Steve Briggs at8 p.m. Tickets cost $20 or $35 per couple.
Crafts and Antiques at the Montana ExpoPark T and I Building 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM
400 3rd St. N.W.
ABC's of Christmas features antiques, craft items and gift ideas. Admission is $2 and two cans of food. Children 4 and younger are admitted free.
Mini Camp at Great Falls High School 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
1900 2nd Ave. S., Great Falls, MT 59405Venue Phone: 406-268-6250Phone: 268-6388 or 788-6354
Bison Mini Camp features a dance routine to be performed during the 4:30 p.m. basketball game. Camp registration is at 8:15 a.m. and costs $30.
Class at Great Falls College-MSU 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sweet and Savory Pastry class. Registration is required. Class costs $19. Visit http://outreach.msugf.edu.
Cribbage Tournament at the Elks Lodge 10:00 AM
500 1st Ave. S, Great Falls, MT 59401Venue Phone: 454-1305Phone: 454-1305
A cribbage tournament includes snacks and prizes. Entry fee is $10.
Pictures/Adoptathon at Petco 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
1601 Market Place Drive, Great Falls, MT 59404Venue Phone: 454-2444Phone: 761-0030
Saturday, Dec. 811:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
Saturday, Dec. 1511:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Pet Paw-See's adoptathon for cats and kittens in need of a good home features photos of families and their pets with Santa from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds help defray medical costs for animals in foster care. Visit www.petpaw-see.com.
Gadgets at the Great Falls Public Library 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Book Signing at Leslie's Hallmark 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Holiday Village Mall, Great Falls, MT 59405Venue Phone: 453-6663Phone: 868-3635
Ken Robison signs his books "Fort Benton," "Cascade County and Great Falls" and "Early Settlers of Great Falls."
Book Signing at Walmart 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
701 Smelter Ave., Great Falls, MT 59401
Joan Bird signs her new book "Montana UFOs and Extraterrestrials."
Film Series at the Great Falls Public Library 2:00 PM
Banquest at the King Equestrian Arena 5:30 PM
50 Foothills Lane, Great Falls, MT 59405Phone: 799-1469 or 899-2522
niversity of Great Falls rodeo presents a Cowboy Christmas banquet. Enjoy live and silent auctions, dinner and the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo on large screen televisions. Proceeds benefit the rodeo program. Tickets cost $40. Visit www.ugfargos.com.
Concert at the Northwest Center 7:00 PM
2201 N.W. Bypass, Great Falls, MT 59404Venue Phone: 799-2773
DiamondGirl Productions presents Ruff N Smooth in concert. Tickets cost $20 and $15 for military.