Fourth of July weekend is littered with Pow Wows and Rodeos, see which one might work into your celebration schedule:
4th of July Pow Wow – Lame Deer
Wednesday, July 03, 2013 – Sunday, July 07, 2013
The premier event of the Northern Cheyenne is the annual Fourth of July Celebration, the largest pow-wow held on the reservation. Traditional feasts of Native foods are always part of the festivities, and all drum groups, dancers, singers and vendors are encouraged to attend.
Campsites at the Kenneth Beartusk Pow-wow Grounds, 3 miles south of Lame Deer are available and photography is welcomed.
photo: native times
Valley of The Chiefs Pow Wow and Rodeo – Lodge Grass
Friday, July 05, 2013 – Sunday, July 07, 2013
Valley of The Chiefs Pow Wow and Rodeo includes: rodeo, parade, Indian dancing, authentic costumes, teepee camping, and parade dance through the village (breaking camp) on the last day.
4th of July Pow Wow-Arlee
The 115th annual Arlee celebration began on Wednesday, July 3rd and will end on the evening of July 7th. July 4th, the Snake Dance is scheduled for the afternoon session, with dancing also in the evening. An Old Style Day will also be scheduled. This is to bring back the old style dress and dancing and drumming and singing. On Friday there will be an afternoon of dancing. The competition dancing will begin with the Friday evening session and continue with a Saturday afternoon and evening session. The competition continues through Sunday with the announcement of winners Sunday evening.
DRUMMOND PRCA RODEO – Sunday, July 07, 2013
Drummond hosts the 71st annual PRCA rodeo. Slack starts at 9 a.m. The rodeo parade trots down Drummond’s Front Street at Noon. At 2 p.m., the main event kicks off, with saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, barrel racing, steer wrestling, tie down roping, team roping and bull riding. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 10, available at the gate. The Roughstock Saloon will host a street dance after the rodeo. Proceeds support the Drummond Kiwanis Club.
LINCOLN RODEO AND PARADE
Saturday, July 06, 2013 – Sunday, July 07, 2013
Lincoln offers the ‘Old West’ at its best with an open rodeo. Excellent for participants and spectators. This has been an annual event for over 50 years! A tradition at its finest.
Lincoln is located on Highway 200, 80 miles west of Great Falls. Helena is 60 miles to the southwest. Just west of the Continental divide Lincoln is the perfect stop over when traveling between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, in the pine forested Blackfoot Valley. See and Experience ‘A river runs through it’ countryside for yourself. Lincoln is bordered by the spectacular Bob Marshall and Scapegoat Wilderness areas to the north and the sparkling Blackfoot River to the south. Abundant wildlife and majestic, scenic beauty make it an ideal base camp for hikers and fisherman.
4th of July Amateur Rodeo – Terry
Thursday, July 04, 2013
Annual 4th of July Amateur Rodeo will take place today. Kids events start at 9:00am and include barrel race, flag race and dummy roping. Calcutta starts at 12:15pm and the Grand Entry at 1:00pm. Events include saddle bronc, bareback, calf roping, ladies barrel racing and breakaway, bulldogging and bull riding. After the rodeo, Jackpot team roping keeps the entertainment going.
PRCA Rodeo-Red Lodge
Today is the last day of Red Lodge Rodeo. Come check it out if you are in the area.
Tickets: (406) 446-2422
photo: Ennis chamber
Ennis Rodeo & 4th of July Parade
July 4th at 2:00 pm Rodeo Grounds in Ennis. Enjoy the second day of NRA sanctioned rodeo featuring the top cowboys and cowgirls from the northwest in both rough stock and timed events. TICKETS: Please contact Katie at Northern Energy Propane (406)682-4230 or First Madison Valley Bank (406) 682-4215 or purchase at the gate the day of the event. *All seating is now first-come first-serve General Admission. $12 Adults, $10 Kids age 6-12, Free 5 & under.