Upcoming Uptown Events  

February

Ongoing -- Every Thursday afternoon from 4 until 5, Butte Public Library offers Manga and Anime Club in the Teen Zone on the second floor of the uptown branch.  Enthusiasts of this art form get together to discuss their latest favorites, watch an episode or try their hand at drawing. For details, call Shari at 723-3361 ext. 6302 or email programming.bsbpl@gmail.com

through February -- The Carle Gallery will show a retrospective exhibition by Butte artist, Cathy Friel. The exhibit will be available for viewing during regular library hours.  Friel works in a variety of mediums and techniques.  This exhibition contains works from the past three decades. An Artist's reception is set for February 21st at 6:00 pm. For more information, please contact Butte-Silver Bow Public library at 723-3361 or visit www.buttepubliclibrary.info.

February 21 -- The United States Air Force Academy Band Falconaires Jazz Ensemble from Colorado Springs will perform a free concert at the Mother Lode Theatre at 7 pm. For details and to reserve free seats, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

February 28 -- Jay Ownhouse, illusionist will perform at the Mother Lode Theatre at 316 W. Park Street at 8 pm. For details and for ticket information, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

March

March 7 -- Monty Python's Spamalot at the Mother Lode Theatre at 316 W. Park Street at 8 pm. For details and for ticket information, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

March 9 -- The Irish Comedy Tour at the Mother Lode Theatre at 316 W. Park Street at 8 pm. For details and for ticket information, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

March 15-17 -- The Edmonton Police Service Pipes and Drums Band returns to Butte to help celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Butte coordinated by Friends of the Pipers led by Mainstreet Uptown Butte. This visit will continue a tradition that began 35 years ago when a smal contingent marched and played in the parade in 1984. For more details about their long relationship of friendship with Butte, visit http://www.epspipeband.ca/usa-bermuda/butte-montana/

March 16 -- St. Urho's Day to celebrate divine intervention to eradicate the grasshopper threat to the wine grapes in Finland.

March 17 -- St. Patrick's Day Parade and festivities.

April

April 3 -- Empty Bowls from 6 to 8 pm at Butte Civic Center at 1340 Harrison Avenue. A fundraiser to support the Butte Emergency Food Bank's Backpack Program. For details and ticket information, visit their Facebook event page -- https://www.facebook.com/events/1810854032360263/.