Heritage Days 2016 Schedule of Events

PLEASE NOTE: This schedule is subject to change. Please check back periodically to ensure you have the most current information.

    Wednesday - July 27, 2016

  • 5:00 p. m. - 9:00 p. m. – 7th Annual Car Show at Marantette Park*


  • 4:00 p. m. - 7:00 p. m. – The American Legion Freedom Post 72 will be preparing food for the Car Show. A nominal fee/donation will be requested to cover costs of the food.
  •    7:00 p. m. - plaque to be presented at the Veterans Memorial Wall.*



    Thursday - July 28, 2016

  • 5:00 p. m. – 7:30 p. m. - Farmers Market at Eagles Nest on Hwy 2*


  • 5:00 p. m. – 8:00 p. m. - Community Market At O'Briens Liquor Store*


  • FREE Open Swimming at Pinewood Park Pool*
  •    6:30 p. m. -   7:45 p. m. Adults and kids to 10 years old
       8:45 p. m. - 10:00 p. m. Adults and kids 11+ years old

  • 7:00 p. m. – Lion's Club Concert at Marantette Park *




    Friday - July 29, 2016

  • 5:30 p. m. – Wildcat/kat Athletic Endowment Auction and BBQ *
    **New Location** - The Coop - west of Glacier Bank in Columbia Falls.
    (auction catalog with be posted in mid-July)

       5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. BBQ and Social Hour. $10.00 per plate
       5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Silent Auction
       6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Auction
       8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Social/Cash Bar and Dancing w/Music on The Move

    Help us reach our “MILLION DOLLAR MISSION” to assist with the financial support of CFHS athletics.


    2014 WAEA Auction Catlogue


  • 7:00 p. m. – Open Rodeo at the Blue Moon Arena northeast corner of Hwy. 2 and 40, just behind the Blue Moon Bar & Grille *

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  • The Bandit Saloon welcomes all class reunions.*




    Saturday - July 30, 2016

  • 7:00 a. m. - Firemen's Breakfast at Don Anderson Fire Hall, 624 1st Ave. West *

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  • 7:30 a. m. check in time. Heritage Days 3 on 3 basketball tournament. *

  • Teams will consist of boys and girls, grades 5-6, grades 7-8 and grades 9-12 and Men's Open.

    Registration forms may be picked up at the Chamber office, Image IF Library, Glacier Bank and North Valley Physical Therapy. Completed forms must be turned in by July 23rd to North Valley Physical Therapy at 235 Nucleus Avenue in Columbia Falls. Contact Bill Brunett at 892-2777. Cost per team is $50.

  • 8:00 a. m. – Boogie-to-the-Bank 5k & 10k Run. North Fork to Discovery Square (Melby's temporary location). Contact Ashley Campbell at 406-751-4758 for more information.*


  • 9:00 a. m. – Food Vendors on Main Street.*


  • 10:00 a. m. to 3:00 p. m. - North Valley Senior Center Fund Raiser Luncheon.*
    (salads, sandwiches, pies and beverages)

    From 11:00 to 12:00 enjoy the North Valley High Steppers line dancing entertainment.

    For more information call the Center at 406-892-4087. The Center is located at 205 Nucleus Avenue.


  • 11:00 a. m. to 6:00 p. m. – Arts, Crafts and Food vendors at Marantette Park*


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  • 12:00 p. m. – Main Parade on Nucleus Avenue (Railroad Street to 7th Street West). Parade participants will stage along Raiload Street at the north end of Nucleus Ave. at 11:00 a.m.


  • 1:00 p. m. to 4:00 p. m. - Family Fun Day - Glacier Bank parking lot. *


  • 1:00 p. m. to 5:30 p. m. - Fundraiser - 1st Annual - "Flathead Valley Bubble Soccer" at Marantette Park. *


  • 1:30 p. m. - Freedom Bank's Wild Horse Drive on Hwy. 2 from Columbia Heights to the Blue Moon. *


  • 2:00 p. m. - Columbia Falls Fire Department will be putting on a "JAWS" demonstration. (right in front of the Fire Hall)*


  • 4:00 p. m. to 7:00 p. m.- 1st Annual - Arm Wrestling Competition at the Bandit Bar. Contact Bandit Bar for more information 892-2562. *


  • 7:00 p. m. – Open Rodeo at the Blue Moon Arena northeast corner of Hwy. 2 and 40, just behind the Blue Moon Grille *

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  • 7:00 p. m. to 10:00 p. m. – Barn Dance, with music by the "Silver Tip" at Marantette Park. Refreshments will be available for purchase at the dance.

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  • The Bandit Saloon welcomes all class reunions.*




    Sunday - July 31, 2016

  • 9:00 a. m. – 16th Annual WAEA WildC/Kat Endowment Golf Open *
    Glacier View Golf Course - West Glacier, Mont.
    Format: 6 person scramble – all skill levels invited
    Start: 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start

    Rules: USGA rules govern play
    Tees: Men play the WHITE tees, Women play the RED tees
    Field: Number of players will be limited to the first 108 players paid
    Handicaps: Callaway System
    Cost: $65.00 pledge per player for 18 holes of golf, lunch and prizes.
    Register by July 15, 2016 with Gary Luce at 406-897-2231 or gary.luce@bresnan.net


  • CANCELLATION NOTICE – There will NOT be a Community Church Service at Marantette Park this year.



* These events are not under the auspices of the Heritage Days Committee, and are the sole responsibility of their respective organizations.