Join friends of Captain Brant Bristol along with supporters at Metal's Sports Bar and Grill on the corner of Park and Main in Butte for "Pint Night" Thursday, June 1 from 6 to 9pm. A portion of all draft, can and bottled beer sold will be donated to Captain Bristol and his family as he recovers from his injuries.
Join the World Museum of Mining (WMM) on June 17th in celebration of Miners Union Day. As part of the festivities, general admission to the museum is free, there will also be reduced rates for underground tours, and food trucks will be on site. Author Brenda Wahler will do a presentation on her new book: "Marcus Daly's Road to Montana,” at 11:30.
Thursday, June 22 there will be a fundraising dinner for the Butte Spay/Neuter Task Force taking place at the Elks Lodge at 206 W. Galena from 5 until 8pm. Chicken and Spaghetti will be served, 50/50 tickets will be sold, and a live auction will take place at 6:30pm.
Today's Air Quality Index number from the Department of Environmental Quality is 75 which falls right into the middle of the "moderate" category which means that although the level of smoke is acceptable, groups sensitive to air pollution may feel some negative effects.
Butte, if nothing else, loves to have visitors. Over the past couple of decades we have grown our image to a welcoming tourist destination whether you're in town for one of the festivals, tournaments or just a weekend trip. Here are some of the things you should see while you're here.
The Copper Heart Awards will be presented in collaboration between the Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department, Law Enforcement and A1 Ambulance and will be given to first reponders for their life-saving actions on May 26 at 1:30pm in the courthouse rotunda. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.