Group of Fire Fighters in front of Wibaux County Fire Truck while being presented a check by Stockman Bank employees

Commitment To Our Community


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. 

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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.
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.
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 Football

Who’s ready for football season? We certainly are! We can’t wait to tailgate with you at football games across the state. Check out our events below and mark your calendar for a game day in your town.

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 - September

Eastern Montana Ranch Rodeo Finals

Date: Saturday, September 7 - Sunday, September 8
Location: Prairie County Fairgrounds
City: Terry

It’s time for the Eastern Montana Ranch Rodeo Finals! Saddle up for a rodeo-filled weekend at the Prairie County Fairgrounds in Terry.

Community BBQ

Date: Tuesday, September 10
Location: Stockman Bank
City: Plentywood

Summer is drawing to a close, but the BBQ is still hot in Plentywood! Join us on Tuesday, September 10, from 11 am - 2 pm for our community BBQ in the bank parking lot. We love showing our communities how much we appreciate them!

Laurel Healing Field

Date: Wednesday, September 11 - Saturday, September 14
Location: Laurel South Elementary School
City: Laurel

We will never forget the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001. In honor of those who sacrificed everything to defend our country, the Laurel Exchange Club has chosen to host a Healing Field® display at South Elementary School in Laurel. This inspirational posting will feature 1,000 flags standing in formation to remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of 2001, and to honor the heroes in our lives. All are welcome.

Sidney Eagles Homecoming Tailgate BBQ

Date: Friday, September 13
Location: Sidney High School Football Field - North Parking Lot
City: Sidney

Stop by the north parking lot of Sidney High School and join us for our Tailgate BBQ on Friday, September 13, at 6 pm. We will eat, drink, and be merry before the Sidney Eagles take on the Billings Central Rams for this year’s Homecoming Football game. Go Eagles!!

Big Sky Ranch Rodeo Finals

Date: Saturday, September 14
Location: MCC Ag Advancement Center
City: Miles City

The 4th annual Big Sky Ranch Rodeo Finals (BSRRF) and Ranch Bronc Riding Finals are scheduled for Saturday, September 14 at 1 pm. This year the finals will be held at the MCC Ag Advancement Center in Miles City. BSRRF is quickly evolving into a statewide finals with ranch rodeos from across Montana signing on to send teams to compete for the title of the best of the Big Sky.

Billings Parade of Homes

Date: Saturday, September 14 - Sunday, August 15; Saturday, August 21 - Sunday, August 22
Location: Billings Area
City: Billings

Stop by and check out some spectacular homes at the Parade of Homes in Billings taking place September 14-15 and 21-22. Whether you are working on your own home or searching for the perfect builder, Parade of Homes has something for everyone! For more information or to purchase tickets, visit


Date: Saturday, September 14
Location: Downtown
City: Terry

The Prairie Community Hospital Foundation presents this year’s Fun-4-All event to be held on Saturday, September 14 at 4 pm in downtown Terry. Enjoy music, children’s games, a gun auction, food and many great raffles to help support the PCHF.

Farm Fork Families

Date: Saturday, September 14
Location: Ben Steele Middle School
City: Billings

The Young Families Early Head Start Farm Fork Families benefit dinner is happening on September 14 at 5 pm at Ben Steele Middle School. This wonderful event raises funds to help support young parents and families in need.

Special K Ranch Annual Fundraising Dinner

Date: Thursday, September 19
Location: Billings Hotel & Convention Center
City: Billings

The annual fundraising dinner for Special K Ranch takes place on September 19 at the Billings Hotel & Convention Center. Funds raised will help provide a stable living environment and meaningful work for adults who have developmental disabilities.

Peterson Farm Bros. Concert

Date: Tuesday, September 24
Location: Terry High School
City: Terry

Get your tickets today and help support the Evelyn Cameron Heritage, Inc. as they host the Peterson Farm Bros. concert at the Terry High School on September 24 at 7 pm. Come out and celebrate Ag in Prairie County while supporting a great cause.

Community Appreciation BBQ

Date: Friday, September 27
Location: Stockman Bank Parking Lot
City: Hysham

Join us in Hysham for food and fun before this year’s Homecoming volleyball game between the Custer-Hysham Rebels and the Belfry Bats. Our harvest time Scarecrow Contest will be wrapping up during the BBQ with 1st place winners announced and a live auction. Come bid on your favorite scarecrow during the BBQ.

Corks & Canvas

Date: Friday, September 27
Location: MSU Billings
City: Billings

It’s time for the annual Corks & Canvas benefit for the Ronald McDonald House on September 27 at MSU Billings. Together we can help provide a place for families to call home while their child is hospitalized. Join us in supporting this annual fundraiser for a great cause.

MSU Northern Game Day

Date: Saturday, September 28
Location: Blue Pony Stadium
City: Havre

Enjoy an afternoon of great football action as the MSU Northern Lights take on The Montana Tech Orediggers, September 28 beginning at 1 pm. Don’t miss the giveaways and lots of fun! There is nothing like watching football on a crisp and clear fall day in Montana! Come and support the Lights in what is sure to be an exciting game of football!