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Events

 

Our Communities Make Montana Great

We know that each community in Montana is made up of people who believe in the common attitudes, interests, and goals that help make our state a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family. At Stockman, we support organizations that focus on improving the unique lifestyle we Montanans love so much. 
 
Little boy sliding at the Dragon Hollow playground
The Cowtown Moosic festival logo depicting a cartoon bull in rocker clothing and playing an electric guitar.
A big brother and his little sister sitting on the ground at the fair eating pink cotton candy
Manhattan Potato Festival Flyer depicting cartoon of grain elevator, trees, flat land, and mountains
Several colorful backpacks lined up on a fold out table.
Little boy sliding at the Dragon Hollow playground
The Cowtown Moosic festival logo depicting a cartoon bull in rocker clothing and playing an electric guitar.
A big brother and his little sister sitting on the ground at the fair eating pink cotton candy
Manhattan Potato Festival Flyer depicting cartoon of grain elevator, trees, flat land, and mountains
Several colorful backpacks lined up on a fold out table.

Dragon Hollow

Watch for the opening of Dragon Hollow Playground in mid-July. Nearly 1,500 volunteers came together to "Save the Dragon," and refurbish Dragon Hollow playground in downtown Missoula. Renovations include new play equipment and features to encourage children with disabilities to enjoy Dragon Hollow more fully.

Cowtown Moosic Festival

A group of downtown Miles City businesses are working together to bring a fun, family-friendly event called Cowtown Moosic Festival to Miles City this summer! Held every Tuesday evening from 5-8 pm, beginning June 25 through August 6, there will be food trucks, vendors, games and LIVE MUSIC for the community to enjoy for free on Main Street!

Statewide Fairs & Rodeos

July and August are Fair & Rodeo times in Montana! Between the rodeos, carnival rides, and caramel apples there is fun to be had by all. Come out and support your local fair this summer!

Manhattan Potato Festival

It doesn't get more Montana than the Manhattan Potato Festival! This fun filled annual festival celebrates Manhattan's roots in potato farming. Manhattan is the place to be on August 17th. This event features arts and crafts, a car show, a parade, duck races live music and much more!

Back to School

With the start of a new school year just around the corner, our Sidney and Plentywood banks decided to donate backpacks full of school supplies to local area schools to help those in need. We will be donating backpacks to both Central and West Side Elementary Schools in Sidney, as well as schools in Plentywood, Medicine Lake and Westby.
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What's Happening this Month - August

Richland County Fair & Rodeo

Date: Wednesday, July 31 - Saturday, August 3
Location: Richland County Fairgrounds
City: Sidney

What began as a small community street fair has evolved into what is now the Richland County Fair and Rodeo! The fair became official in September of 1920 and has continued to be a highly anticipated event ever since. There is so much to see and do. Bring your family to the fair July 31 - August 3! Don't forget the cotton candy!


Big Sky PRCA Rodeo - Family Night

Date: Thursday, August 1
Location: Expo Park
City: Great Falls

It’s All Good in the 406! This fun Montana State Fair theme is perfect for celebrating its 88th anniversary this year!  Included in all the fair activities is the extremely popular Big Sky Pro Rodeo, August 3 – 6.  Join us on Thursday for Family Night at the rodeo! There is no better family fair activity great than PRCA rodeo action! (The food court and carnival could be a close second!)


Cowtown Moosic Festival

Date: Tuesday, August 6
Location: Downtown Miles City
City: Miles City

A group of downtown Miles City businesses are working together to bring a fun, family-friendly event called Cowtown Moosic Festival to Miles City this summer! Held every Tuesday evening from 5-8 pm, beginning June 25 through August 6, there will be food trucks, vendors, games and LIVE MUSIC for the community to enjoy for free on Main Street! 


Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Montana Golf Tournament

Date: Friday, August 9
Location: Miles City Town and Country Club
City: Miles City

Please join us for the 1st annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Montana Golf Tournament on August 9, at the Miles City Town and Country Club. Registration starts at 11am, followed by a lunch at 11:15, before a shot gun start at 12:30pm.


Mustangs Game Night

Date: Saturday, August 10
Location: Dehler Park
City: Billings

Take your family out to the ball game! Our game night is happening on August 10 at Dehler Par.! Join the fun as the Billings Mustangs take on the Rocky Mountain Vibes. The first 750 fans through the gate will receive a pack of baseball cards. Game time is 6:35 pm at Dehler Park in Billings. See you there!

Quality of Life Realtor Run

Date: Saturday, August 10
Location: Billings Association of Realtors
City: Billings

The Quality of Life Run, organized by the Billings Association of Realtors will take place on August 10. All proceeds raised in this year’s run will go to Billings TrailNet. For sign up info: https://runsignup.com/Race/MT/Billings/QualityofLifeRun.


Great Falls Community Food Bank "Bank Challenge"

Date: Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 23
Location: Stockman Bank NW Bypass and 10th Avenue South locations
City: Great Falls

The Great Falls Community Food Bank is again challenging local banks to raise food, funds, and awareness in the 12th Annual Great Falls Community Food “Bank Challenge.” In the past 11 years, this challenge has been able to collect and donate a total of 115,722 pounds of food in and around Great Falls! Non-perishable food items can be dropped off at our 711 3rd Street NW and 2425 10th Avenue South locations beginning Monday, August 12th.  The challenge goes through Friday August 23rd.


Wendy's A Waiting Child Golf Tournament

Date: Monday, August 12
Location: Yellowstone Country Club
City: Billings

The 18th annual Wendy’s A Waiting Child golf tournament takes place on August 12 at the Yellowstone Country Club in Billings. The tournament raises funds and awareness for finding permanent home for Montana foster children. Join us as we support a great cause!


Customer Appreciation BBQ

Date: Tuesday, August 13
Location: Stockman Bank Sidney Parking Lot
City: Sidney

Come on down to our bank in Sidney this Tuesday, Aug. 13 during lobby hours. We appreciate our customers and love showing it! Stop by and enjoy lunch on us. We will be serving local 4-H beef!


Fallon County Fair

Date: Wednesday, August 14 - Sunday, August 18
Location: Fallon County Fairgrounds
City: Baker

The Fallon County Fair & Rodeo will be held at the Fallon County Fairgrounds August 14-18. This week is full of non-stop action including a Thursday night talent show, Medieval Jousters with an Xtreme Bull Ride on Friday. Saturday be sure to check out the Small Town, Big Feel themed parade on in the morning. Uncle Kracker will be performing Saturday night.


Foundation for Community Care Golf Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 24
Location: Sidney Country Club
City: Sidney

The Foundation for Community Care is a non-profit organization in Sidney. They are focused on ensuring the continuance and quality of local healthcare services in Richland County and surrounding areas. Come out and join the fun at their annual golf tournament at the Sidney Country Club on Saturday, August 24 to support this wonderful foundation.

Havre Trails Summer Brewfest

Date: Saturday, August 24
Location: Pepin Park
City: Helena

The 3rd Annual Summer Brewfest is taking place on Saturday, August 24th from 3:00 – 8:00pm at Pepin Park. This fabulous event will include dozens of Montana beers, wines, ciders, several food trucks, as well as live music by Stumbling Free out of Helena. Funds raised will go to expand the Rotary Canyon Loop trail north of Bear Paw Lake in Beaver Creek Park.