Follow the Sheep Trail    Friday, December 14  A fun scavenger hunt/hide-and-seek game. Little toy-sized rams and ewes have been created by the Knotty Knitters of the Bitterroot. The lambs have been placed in an area business.  Participating kids can pick up a free entry form at many stores. When they find each sheep, they write down the name of that little lamb until they have found them all. Extra forms will be available at Chapter One Book Store.  Downtown Hamilton

Follow the Sheep Trail

Friday, December 14
A fun scavenger hunt/hide-and-seek game. Little toy-sized rams and ewes have been created by the Knotty Knitters of the Bitterroot. The lambs have been placed in an area business.

Participating kids can pick up a free entry form at many stores. When they find each sheep, they write down the name of that little lamb until they have found them all. Extra forms will be available at Chapter One Book Store.
Downtown Hamilton

  Meet the Grinch    Saturday, December 22  Hamilton becomes "Hamilton-ville" when the Grinch comes to town Saturday, December 2nd. Chapter One Book Store will have Storytime at 11:00am and Grinch will be there to hear his favorite Christmas book. At 12:00pm, the Grinch will be at Main Street Toys.

Meet the Grinch

Saturday, December 22
Hamilton becomes "Hamilton-ville" when the Grinch comes to town Saturday, December 2nd. Chapter One Book Store will have Storytime at 11:00am and Grinch will be there to hear his favorite Christmas book. At 12:00pm, the Grinch will be at Main Street Toys.

Welcome to Hamilton!
Downtown Hamilton, nestled in the heart of the scenic Bitterroot Valley, invites you to take a stroll. Majestic mountain peaks form a stunning backdrop as you wander Hamilton’s historic business district. Buildings, from a simpler time, are home to many unique shopping experiences. Fine art galleries, jewelers, and antiques, catch your eye, while quaint boutiques and fashionable home dècor shops welcome you. Bookworms, toy lovers, and those with a sweet tooth, your store is just down the block. Take a break. Sip a local microbrew. Enjoy a fine wine. Sample the cuisine offered by an array of cafes and restaurants as you watch the sun set over the Big Sky Country and beautiful Hamilton, Montana!

 

December EVENTS

Single-Day Events:
Dec 1 - Indoor Mini-Triathlon - Fundraiser for Bitter Root Humane - Canyons Athletic Club
Dec 1 - Drop Off the Kids While You Shop - First Presbyterian Church 8am-5pm
Dec 1 - Christmas Craft Show - Sapphire Lutheran Homes
Dec 1 - The Giveaway - Hamilton Middle School - free items to take home 9am-12pm
Dec 1 - Christmas Candy Houses - Ravalli Museum - decorate a graham cracker house 10am-2pm
Dec 2 - Hops Against Hunger - Bitter Root Brewery - fundraiser for Montana Food Bank 5-8pm
Dec 2 - Lighting of the Menorah - Ravalli Fairgrounds main entrance 5:30pm
Dec 4 - ServSafe Manager Course (Day 1 of 2) - MSU Ravalli County Extension
Dec 4 - SAFE's Circle of Support Benefit Luncheon - Bitterroot River Inn 12-2pm
Dec 4 - HMS Choir Concert 7pm
Dec 5 - Lantern Origami Folding - Bitterroot Library (preregistration required) 5:30pm
Dec 6 - Daly School Concert 5:30pm
Dec 6 - Baking Healthy Holiday Desserts (Part 1 of 2) - Marcus Daly Hospital 5:30pm
Dec 7 - Holiday Centerpiece Demonstration - O'Hara Commons (registration required) 4-6pm
Dec 7 - Bitterroot College Holiday Open House - Bitterroot College 4:30pm
Dec 7 - Marcus Daly Hospice Tree of Lights Ceremony - MDMH 5:30pm
Dec 8 - Cookie Walk, Bake Sale - Elk's Lodge - Fundraiser for Bitter Root Humane 10am-2pm
Dec 8 - Christmas Concert - Bitterroot Valley Chorus - Hamilton PAC (HHS) 7:30pm
Dec 9 - Christmas Concert - Bitterroot Valley Chorus - Hamilton PAC (HHS) 2pm
Dec 10 - Book Club at the Bar - Silver Coin - Chatting about books 8-9pm
Dec 11 - Water Forum Holiday Party - Elk's Lodge 5:30-7:30pm
Dec 13 - HDA Member Meeting - Bitterroot Library Basement 8:30am
Dec 13 - Hands On Healthy Baking Class - St. Francis (sponsored by MDMH)
Dec 13 - HHS Choir Concert - Hamilton High School PAC 7:30pm
Dec 14 - Blood Drive - Bitterroot College 10am-3pm
Dec 14 - Culture Crawl - Art Walk - Studios and Music venues downtown 5-8pm
Dec 14 - Follow the Sheep Trail - Kid's Scavenger Hunt - Downtown Hamilton
Dec 14 - Sip and Shop at The Closet - 20% off one item if you bring your child to see Santa 5-8pm
Dec 15 - Senior Saturday - Downtown Hamilton - Sales and promotions for anyone 50+
Dec 15 - Community Christmas Party - Daly Mansion 11am-3pm
Dec 15 - Our Favorite Christmas Holiday Concert - Montana A Cappella - Hamilton PAC (HHS)
Dec 17 - HHS Band Concert 7:30pm
Dec 18 - HMS Band Winter Concert 7:30pm
Dec 21 - Advent Spiral - O'Hara Commons - Open to all 5pm
Dec 21 - Winter Wellness Solstice Sound Bath (MSU Extension) at Bitterroot Sound Bath 5:30pm
Dec 21 - Sun Salutations - Winter Solstice Yoga Practice - Aspen Leaf Yoga - Free! 6pm
Dec 21 - Montana Outlaws 4-H Club selling hot coco, cider and cookies in front of Chapter One
Dec 22 - Meet the Grinch - 11am story time at Chapter One - 12pm at Main Street Toys
Dec 22 - Charles Dickens - A Christmas Carol Reader’s Theater & Bake Sale - Hamilton Players 7pm
Multi-Day Events:
Saturdays - Hamilton Flea Market - Ravalli Fairgrounds - 9am-4pm
Saturdays - Open Art Days - O’Hara Commons. 11am-2pm
Weekends (Fri-Sat) - The Pop-Up Holiday Market - Historic Oliver Blood House (524 S 1st St)
Dec 1-17 - Mineshaft Pasty Co is collecting pantry foods in partnership with HMS
Dec 18-24 - Receive a free gift with every purchase over $50 at The Closet.

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contact

Claire Kemp, Executive Director
PO Box 424, Hamilton MT 59840
(406) 360-9124