Adults and children surrounding the Stockman Bank parade car in Lewistown.


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our communities make montana great

We know that each community in Montana is made up of dedicated individuals 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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Grill & Chill logo
Rodeo rider on a horse
Boys playing baseball
4H Proud logo #Montana4H
Caramel apples
Grill & Chill logo
Rodeo rider on a horse
Boys playing baseball
4H Proud logo #Montana4H

Statewide Fairs

July and August are Fair times in Montana-literally! We support many county fairs and rodeos across this great state. Come out and enjoy your local fair this summer!

Glendive Medical Center Foundation Grill & Chill

We are once again proud to support the Glendive Medical Center Foundation's annual fundraiser, the "Grill & Chill" on July 27 & 28. The "Grill" is a community BBQ, Auction and Dance on Friday, July 27, from 5-11pm, at the EPEC in Glendive, and the "Chill" is an 18-hole golf tournament at Cottonwood Country Club on Saturday, July 28, with tee off at 9am. For more information, please contact the Foundation office at 345-8996.

Eastern Montana Fair & PRCA Rodeo

We are proud to once again support, and be an Elite sponsor, of the Eastern Montana Fair PRCA Rodeo in Miles City this August. Good luck to all the cowboys and cowgirls participating this year!

Baseball Across Montana

Take me out to the ball game! We proudly support baseball across Montana. Baseball is one of Montana's fun summer events with numerous teams ranging from Little League, American Legion to Minor League.


We have been a long-time supporter of the 4-H program in Montana. By helping youth participate in hands-on learning experiences through projects and research, 4-H provides them with skills to lead for a lifetime.
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What's happening this month - August

Montana Shakespeare in the Park "Othello"

Date: Wednesday, August 1
Location: Main Street City Park
City: Cut Bank

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks is coming to Cut Bank and will be performing the Shakespearean tragedy "Othello." This performance will be held at the Cut Bank Main Street City Park on Wednesday, August 1st beginning at 6:00pm. The event will be held in conjunction with the Cut Bank Business Appreciation Day BBQ. Plan on an evening of entertaining professional theater with good friends and family! For more information log onto

13th Annual Economic Update Series

Date: Thursday, August 2 - Thursday, August 9
Location: Various Locations Across the State
City: Various Cities Across the State

The Montana Chamber of Commerce 13th Annual Economic Update Series begins this week. This annual series will provide a mid-year update and economic projection for local, state, and national economies. If you are interested in attending this brief, informative meeting be sure to register by August 3. Check out the Montana Chamber Foundation website for more details!

Rock'N MC Brew Fest Trail Run

Date: Saturday, August 4
Location: Eastern Montana Fairgrounds
City: Miles City

The Rock’N MC Brew Fest Trail Run is happening during the craft beer and music festival held at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 4. This scenic run starts at the Fairgrounds Midway with trail routes around Spotted Eagle and the dike along the Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers. This Miles City Rotary Club hosted fundraiser benefits various Rotary projects and Miles City educational programs

Scramble 4 A Cure

Date: Saturday, August 4
Location: Rolling Hills Golf Course
City: Broadus

144 golfers will be in Broadus on August 4 to participate in the 14th annual Scramble 4 a Cure! This amazing event raises funds to provide financial assistance to community members fighting cancer. Last year, 15 individuals benefited from the proceeds of this event. Over the last 13 years, over $225,000 has been raised! We are proud to be a part of the Scramble 4 a Cure!

State Swim Meet

Date: Saturday, August 4 - Sunday, August 5
Location: Municipal Pool
City: Conrad

Over 500+ youth swimmers from several different teams will converge on August 4-5 as Conrad hosts the 2018 State Swim meet at their Municipal Pool-601 S. Virginia Street. Enjoy two days of great competitive swimming as boys and girls compete in several different swimming events. Come out and support your favorite swimmers and teams all while having a great time in Conrad!


Western Montana Fair

Date: Tuesday, August 7 - Saturday, August 11
Location: Missoula Fairgrounds
City: Helena

Dust off your cowboy boots and join us at the Western Montana Fair. We are a proud sponsor of the Xtreme Bulls and the PRCA - Missoula Stampede. We hope to see you there August 7-11 at the Missoula Fairgrounds.


Quality of Life Realtor Run

Date: Saturday, August 11
Location: Billings Association of Realtors
City: Billings

The Quality of Life Run, organized by the Billings Association of Realtors will take place on August 11. All proceeds raised in this year’s run will go to CASA of Yellowstone County. For sign up info:


QuickBooks Seminar

Date: Friday, August 10
Location: Stockman Bank Stanford
City: Stanford

Need a QuickBooks refresher?  Stockman Bank in Stanford is hosting a free QuickBooks seminar on Wednesday, August 15th at the Stanford City Hall from 2:00–4:00pm.  Learn how to get the most out of using QuickBooks accounting software for your business or Ag operation.  Representatives from the Great Falls firm of Anderson Zurmuehlen & Co., P.C. will be presenting. Please R.S.V.P. to Dawnita Sampsel at (406) 535-5705.  Refreshments will be served!

McCone County Fair & 4-H

Date: Thursday, August 16 - Saturday, August 18
Location: McCone County Fairgrounds
City: Circle

We are happy to sponsor the McCone County 4-H Council and invite everyone to come out and enjoy the McCone County Fair in Circle, August 16-18. Good luck to all the 4-H participants this year!

Chouteau County Fair

Date: Thursday, August 16 - Saturday, August 18
Location: Chouteau County Fairgrounds
City: Fort Benton

We are proud to be a Silver Sponsor for the Chouteau County Fair "Blue Jeans N Country Dreams" August 16-18 at the Chouteau County Fairgrounds in Fort Benton. There will be lots to see and do this year in addition to the livestock shows such as hot dish and dessert competitions, pig wrestling, United Tractor and Truck pullers as well as comedians and magicians, and lots of great food! Plan on a great time in scenic Fort Benton during the fair!


Moonlight Music Festival

Date: Friday, August 17 - Saturday, August 18
Location: Madison Village in Moonlight Basin
City: Big Sky

Dance like nobody’s watching at the inaugural Moonlight MusicFest taking place at the Madison Village, of Moonlight Basin, at the base of Big Sky Montana’s picturesque Lone Peak. This wonderful event benefits the Moonlight Community Foundation, as well as the Big Sky Arts Council. The lineup includes Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers and Grace Potter along with others you won’t want to miss! Come experience the spirit of music, mountains and Montana under the Big Sky August 17-18.


Manhattan Potato Festival

Date: Saturday, August 18
Location: Throughout Manhattan
City: Manhattan

It doesn't get more Montana than the Manhattan Potato Festival! We are excited to once again be a part of this festival celebrating Manhattan's roots in potato farming. This August 18th event features arts and crafts, a car show, a parade, duck races live music and much more.

Can-Am Oilfield Golf Scramble

Date: Saturday, August 18
Location: Golf & Country Club
City: Cut Bank

The annual Can-Am Oilfield Golf Scramble takes place today, August 18th, at the Cut Bank Golf & Country Club. This annual golfing weekend will start off Friday evening with the annual catfish fry. Good luck to all the teams!

Eastern Montana Fair PRCA Rodeo

Date: Tuesday, August 21 - Wednesday, August 22
Location: Eastern Montana Fairgrounds
City: Miles City

We are proud to once again support and be an Elite sponsor of the Eastern Montana Fair PRCA Rodeo. Good luck to all the cowboys and cowgirls participating this year!

Billings CLinic Classic

Date: Saturday, August 25
Location: Alberta Bair Theatre
City: Billings

The Billings Clinic Classic will take place August 25 at Alberta Bair Theater in Billings. We take pride supporting the Billings Clinic who continues to improve the health of our community.


Shop with a Sheriff

Date: Mid-August
City: Great Falls

It is back to school time and the Cascade Deputy Sheriff's Association "Shop with a Sheriff" program is helping to provide less fortunate children in the Great Falls community with back to school necessities such as school supplies, clothing, shoes, and other much needed items of the child's choice. We are a proud sponsor of this program.