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How the Second Saturday Music Movement Began in Great Falls

The recent transformation of the gorgeous Great Falls History Museum’s backroom venue has created a new opportunity to embrace classical music! The Ozark Club at the Museum pays homage to a Great Falls musical center from days gone by and has been hosting a regular Second Saturday series of live music events at lunchtime. Your…

These 23 experiences can only be had in October in Great Falls, Montana

October is my favorite month! Sweaters and boots, pumpkin spice lattes, fall foliage, and the Great Falls Symphony! The Great Falls Montana Tourism team has assembled a list of the top 30 experience that you can only have in Great Falls, Montana in October. Sing along with of Shenandoah’s hits, live in concert. Listen to…

Some Historic Residents Might Still Have Tales To Tell…

As the evenings grow darker and the nights grow cold, residents and visitors might be inclined to delve deeper into the mysteries and history of some of Great Falls most well-known citizens. To start off your journey you don’t have to travel any further than Highland Cemetery to observe and feel the history that lies…

First People’s Buffalo Jump

Just a half an hour south from Great Falls is one of the largest prehistoric Native American Buffalo Jumps in the world.  Before you even arrive on site, you can start to imagine this very area hundreds of years ago with drive lines where Native Americans enticed Buffalo to gather, as then the strongest and…

The 22 Must-Do Things In Great Falls This September

September in Central Montana and Great Falls specifically still provides for ample outdoor exploration with an average daily temperature of 75 degrees and cooler evenings with an average of 59 degrees. Take advantage of the changing of seasons and try these 20 must do activities to truly experience the area like a local. Favorite…

Can Beer Get Any More Local?

Great Falls is synonymous with great beer. Visit any of our four local breweries and you’ll taste the distinctive influence of the area on Montana brew culture. With a city so motley with influence from the mountains, prairie, old stacks, and rivers to call home, it’s no wonder local brew masters have curated a distinctly…

Top 3 Common Agenda Planning Needs: Solved

Great Falls Montana Tourism noticed a demand for creative agenda planning services that add local flair to three specific meeting time slots: Cocktail Hours and Receptions, Field Trips and Attractions, and General Downtime. We took the hint and developed this quick guidebook with suggestions on how you can fill these time slots in your agenda…

Josephine Triggs | Great Falls Legend

There would not be a CM Russell Museum were it not for Emma Josephine Trigg, the children’s librarian at the Great Falls Public Library more than 100 years ago. More than just a librarian, Josephine was instrumental in shaping the culture, education, and art of Great Falls. Josephine’s early life in Great Falls, when her…

Powwow | History, Heritage, and Culture in Great Falls Montana

The beating of the drums, the colorful regalia on full display, the dances that captivate you, and the smell of frybread; have you experienced an authentic Native American Powwow? A Powwow is a gathering of American Indian people to celebrate life through prayer and cultural pride demonstrated with dance, food, song, and demonstrations of arts…

CM Russell | The Art & Soul of the American West

Charles Marion Russell (1864–1926) was many things; consummate Westerner, historian, advocate of the Northern Plains Indians, cowboy, writer, outdoorsman, philosopher, environmentalist, conservationist, and not least, artist. In Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure, you can experience first-hand the places Charlie touched; from the Judith Basin where he worked as a ranch hand to his home…

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