Trick or Treat at The Springs

Trunk or Treat at The Springs

Get ready…..Trunk or Treat is coming to The Springs at the Whitefish Parking Lot on Friday, October 29, 2021, from 4pm until 6pm. The vehicles will arrive and set up their trunks for treating. There will be prizes for most creative trunk and best costume. Trunk or Treat Guests will enjoy music, photobook and tons of fun. Bring the kiddos and enjoy good old fashioned Halloween fun!

Trunk or Treat

About The Springs at Whitefish

Imagine your life with more support, more free time, and more energy to pursue the things that bring you joy each day. That is exactly what you will find at The Springs at Whitefish. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care apartment homes in breathtaking Whitefish, Montana, offer a warm, neighborly atmosphere that surrounds you with a sense of familiarity and belonging from the moment you arrive. Our attentive caregivers make it easy to manage the tasks of everyday living, while our on-site amenities and activities keep you busy in the best way. Learn more – HERE.

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Are you in the Buzz?

406.Buzz is your best resource for the latest events happening around the Montana Flathead Valley area. From Kalispell and Whitefish to Eureka and Columbia Falls, we’ve got the hottest events, best outdoor activities, restaurant lists, and so much more.  From farmers’ markets and breweries to festivals, music events and family fun entertainment, we know all the buzz happening around town.

Whether you are a local or a visitor, we have all the insider information on the best places to check out every day of the week. Check our calendar – HERE – and get in the buzz!

World Wine & Dine Series

World Wine & Dine Series October

Join Tailing Loop Winery for the monthly “World Wine & Dine” Series! Featuring a unique wine and food pairing experience with handcrafted dinners that spotlight the traditional cuisines found in countries around the world. The Octoberfest Dinner will take place on October 9, 2021, from 5 until 9pm at Tailing Loop Winery in Kalispell. 

“Thank you for your continued support of the Tailing Loop Winery! Together, let’s embrace the hope of 2021 and move forward with compassion for others, thankfulness for our health, and excitement for the future.” ~ Tailing Loop Winery

World Wine & Dine Series

 

World Wine & Dine Series Details

This month: A German Oktoberfest Dinner.
As an added bonus, there will be a live musical performance by local rock duo, My True Freedom! Learn more – HERE

More dates:

Nov. 4th, 5-8pm: Indian Diwali Festival
Dec. 11th, 5-8pm: A Norwegian Christmas

About Tailing Loop Winery

Upon founding the Tailing Loop Winery, we had a clear goal: to emphasize both the astounding natural beauty of Montana along with its rich history by preserving and building upon the honorable traditions of the Mountain West. We had a vision of what our establishment would look like, and when we located the Glacier Gallery property in the scenic Flathead Valley, we felt that it was the perfect embodiment of that core concept. The grit of the structure’s long history is a testament the devotion of the previous owner, Dr. Van Kirke Nelson, MD and his family. It was that essence that appealed to us on a deeper level. In continuation of the artistic tradition of the space, the work of a variety of talented Montana artists will be displayed upon the walls of the tasting room, featuring those landscapes and images that emphasize the splendor of the Montana West. Read more – HERE

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406.Buzz is your best resource for the latest events happening around the Montana Flathead Valley area. From Kalispell and Whitefish to Eureka and Columbia Falls, we’ve got the hottest events, best outdoor activities, restaurant lists, and so much more.  From farmers’ markets and breweries to festivals, music events and family fun entertainment, we know all the buzz happening around town.

Whether you are a local or a visitor, we have all the insider information on the best places to check out every day of the week. Check out our  Events Calendar – HERE –  and get in the buzz!

3rd Annual Grape Stomp

3rd Annual Grape Stomp

Have you wanted to be like “I Love Lucy” and take a try at crushing grapes with your feet?  On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, starting a 4pm, you can have a chance to put your feet to work in a vat of real grapes at The Tailing Loop Winery

“The Stomping vats are available for both adults and kids, as all ages are welcome to attend. Furry family members may also witness the action.”

Tailing Loop Winery & 3rd Annual Grape Stomp

Tickets are $10 for everyone above the age of 12. Kids are free to participate. All of the proceeds are split evenly between the musicians and a local charity. This year’s chosen charity is Boys & Girls Club of Glacier County. The men and women of this organization worked tirelessly to help the children of the community throughout the Pandemic, and now they are able to return their services to the Evergreen school system. What a wonderful way to start the 2021 school year! Let’s help them by showing our love and support. Get you tickets – HERE

3rd Annual Grape Stomp Details

FOOD: We will have the BBQ rolling all day, offering a selection of your favorite foods, hot off the grill. The cost will be $10 per plate, and will include entrees, side dishes, and dessert.

MUSIC: The live music lineup is still To Be Determined, and will be announced soon!

PRIZES: We will be offering raffle tickets for sale with a variety of prizes up for grabs! 1 Ticket for $1, or an arm’s length for $5. Tickets will be available for purchase all day, with drawing happening every hour. Rewards include: wine bottles, gift cards, wine growlers, % off tab, & other wino merchandise. Our GRAND prize will be drawn at 7pm (with all raffle tickets returned to the pot), and you must be present to win. What is this Grand Prize you ask? A private party for up to 50 people in the Tasting Room, FREE of charge, and with a charcutterie spread and live musical performance included. Date to be arranged by winner.

ACTIVITIES: This year there will be a tie dye station for your white Tailing Loop T-Shirts (available for $12), along with an area to “stomp” them with your grapey feet if you prefer! Yard games including corn hole, ladder golf, bocce ball, and horseshoes will be ready for use.

MEMBERS: Are you ready for your membership perks? Bring your Membership Card with you to the check in table and receive a FREE wine glass with the Tailing Loop logo. For all other attendees, logo wine glasses will be available for purchase at $7/glass.

PARKING: The Tasting Room lot is likely to fill up very quickly, and so additional parking will be available across Shady Lane in the Rainbow Bar parking lot. Please, for your safety, utilize the crosswalk at Shady Lane to cross!

Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite, or by visiting the Tasting Room at 1498 MT Highway 35, Kalispell, MT. Channel your inner “I Love Lucy” and get ready for some purple feet!

Whitefish Farmers’ Market

Whitefish Farmers' Market

If you enjoy shopping, live music, prepared foods and the freshest products from local farmers, then you really need to check out the Whitefish Farmers’ Market. The Whitefish Downtown Farmers’ Market takes place Tuesdays all summer long from 5:00pm until 7:30pm, and the market will end on September 28, 2021. There will be a bonus harvest market on October 12 though. This market is organized by the Heart of Whitefish, The downtown merchants’ association. 

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Libby, Montana

Libby Montana City of Eagles

The city of Libby in Montana is known as the “City of Eagles,” and was settled in the 1880’s, Libby has about 2,750 residents and is located on Kootenai River shadowed by the Cabinet Mountains.

The city has a long history of mining and timber industry, but has transitioned over the years to tourism. As a city known as the City of Eagles, several eagle sculptures can be found around town including three 60 foot eagles.

From hiking and fishing to great food, skiing, camping and shopping, Libby is a great place to explore. Stop by the Libby Heritage Museum and check out an original locomotive, view the beautiful waterfalls at Kootenai Falls, and then see if you have what it takes to cross the Kootenai Falls Suspension Bridge.

 

Explore Libby, Montana

Do you like hiking? Libby has over 200 trails where you can explore and see nature peacefully. You can walk through ancient cedar groves that are lined with giant ferns or you can explore The Kootenai. Kootenai Falls and the Kootenai Falls Suspension Bridge are both a site to behold.  If that is not enticing enough, the wildlife is amazing offering great opportunities to catch a glimpse of Bighorn sheep, white-tailed deer, mule deer, moose, elk , black bears, bobcats, mountain lions, osprey and of course bald eagles.

Libby, Montana Kootenai Falls

Do you enjoy fishing, boating and hunting? The Kootenai River flows year round because of the Libby Dam which means there are great opportunities for the fishing enthusiast.  Lake Koocanusa likes half way between the US and Canada. It has over 200 miles of accessible shoreline which is perfect for boating. Hunting is a way of life in Montana and the hunting in the Kootenai is great with over 6,000 acres to explore.  There are also hundreds of campgrounds to choose from in the area. If you like golf, check out the 18 hole course at the foot of the Cabinet Wilderness. 

Libby Kootenai Suspension Bridge

How about skiing and snowmobiling? Libby is not crowed which means you can choose your own adventure as you cross-country ski through groomed trails with spectacular views of Yaak and Kootenai. Grab a helmet and explore the area on a snowmobile. Each ride is unique offering an experience that will be remembered. Turner Mountain has over 300 inches of snowfall per year. It is a volunteer run located 23 miles north of Libby with one double chairlift and about 300 acres. The mountain is open Friday through Sunday only so plan ahead. 

Libby Montana Museum

Is shopping and eating more of your style? If you like antiquing, there are some great deals in Libby. Stop by Left Hand Antiques and Curios, Red Barn Antiques and even the thrift stores. You may find a treasure that you must add to your collection. There are lots of great gift shops filled with local hand-made items from quilts to huckleberry jam. You will not go hungry in Libby with great local restaurants like Henry’s Restaurant, The Last Straw Café, and the Burger Express….just to mention a few. Ask the locals, they will tell you a great place to stop in for a bite.  Don’t forget to stop into the Heritage Museum, it is a wonderful place to explore and learn about the history of Libby, Montana. 

Libby is a great place to check out in Montana, but don’t read about, visit Libby, Montana.  There are lots of great resources to learn more about Libby, Montana. Check out LibbyMT.com, City of Libby Website, or the Libby Chamber Website.

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Whether you are a local or a visitor, we have all the insider information on the best places to check out every day of the week. Check out our  Events Calendar – HERE –  and get in the buzz!

The Market Beautiful: Montana Summer

Get ready for one of the best vintage markets in Montana! On July 30 and 31s, The Market Beautiful: Montana Summer is coming to Big Mountain Ranch in Whitefish, Montana. For two full days, three barns will be filled with amazing vintage, antique and handmade items, plus additional vendors on the lawn. Food will be available at the venue as well as kids activities at The Market Beautiful. 

The Market Beautiful - Montana Summer 2021

The Barns at Big Mountain Ranch is a beautiful event venue located just 2 miles outside of downtown Whitefish, MT. The venue contains 4 renovated barns, a farmhouse, a creek, green pastures and an incredible view of Big Mountain! ~ Website

The Market Beautiful Details

On Friday, July 30, 2021, from 5-8pm, early shopping will be available. What makes this night special is that you can check everything out before the crowds arrive on Saturday. Admission on Friday is $20 for adults and free for kids 12 and under. On Saturday, July 31, 2021, from 10am until 4pm, admission is $10 for adults and free for kids 12 and under. 

There will be lots of great vendors to purchase food from including Forage Catering, Sweet Peaks Ice Cream, Mountain Berry Bowls, Maven Coffee Works, ButterKrem  Luxurious Desserts, The lemon Press, and the Spot Donuts. 

Spend the weekend with your family, friends, and fellow shoppers. Visit the horses, get your face painted, and wade in the stream. There will also be live music by Archer Town Music, Photo Trailer, Flower Bundles and even Barre Class….all under the big sky.  You simply will not get a more peaceful backdrop for great shopping and fun. 

Get your tickets to The Market Beautiful now – HERE – or purchase them at the door. 

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Are you in the Buzz?

406.Buzz is your best resource for the latest events happening around the Montana Flathead Valley area. From Kalispell and Whitefish to Eureka and Columbia Falls, we’ve got the hottest events, best outdoor activities, restaurant lists, and so much more.  From farmers’ markets and breweries to festivals, music events and family fun entertainment, we know all the buzz happening around town.

Whether you are a local or a visitor, we have all the insider information on the best places to check out every day of the week. Check out our  Events Calendar – HERE –  and get in the buzz!

Sykes Diner & Market

Sykes Diner market - Exterior image

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Sykes Diner & Market Exterior With Logo
Nobody Goes Away A Stranger.

Sykes Restaurant – Nobody Goes Away A Stranger

If you are looking for the perfect mix of a world class diner, great prices, friendly service and a welcoming atmosphere, then Sykes Diner and Market is the place for you. For over 100 years, Sykes has served the Flathead Valley community with wonderful homecooked meals with local touch and flavor. Over the years, renovations have been completed and updates made, but Sykes has always remained a friendly place to grab a great meal at a great price. The Diner and Market are open seven days a week from 7am until 3pm on 202 2nd Avenue West in Kalispell.

Sykes Diner & Market Bear Pancakes
Teddy Bear Pancakes Topped With Whipped Cream, Strawberries, and Blueberries.

May I Recommend The Sykes Breakfast Menu?

So, recommendations….anything on the menu you will enjoy. Whether you decide on the Teddy Bear Pancakes decorated just as expected or maybe the Cowboy Steaks & Eggs is more your style, everything is absolutely wonderful. Gluten Free Waffles, Eggs Benedict, Biscuits & Gravy, or even something as scrumptious as a Fresh Cinnamon or Caramel Roll….. These are just few more items to consider on their very extensive menu. Price is always a consideration but at Sykes the price is just right, especially the $0.10 coffee during the Early Bird Special from 7am until 9am. The biggest problem most guests find is not the selection, taste or price, but simply what to choose. The solution is simple, come regularly and often until you have tried everything. This is the only way you can really be sure you have experienced the best of Sykes Breakfast. 

Sykes Diner & Market Eggs Benedict With Hash browns

Lunch, Grabs & Desserts

If you didn’t make it for breakfast or simple decided to hold off for lunch and dessert, these menus are equally and delectable. 100% Real Beef (Build Your Own) Burgers, Greek Chicken Salad, French Dip, Meatloaf or even Liver And Onions are all available for lunch or a late afternoon bite.

“Sykes Diner is committed to using fresh, local, and healthy products whenever possible to deliver the best quality food. Come join us for downhome cookin’ and a friendly atmosphere. ” ~ Owner, Ray Thompson

Don’t forget about Dessert! If you ever thought of splurging, dessert at Sykes is the time to do it. Mocha Chocolate Torte, Award Winning Huckleberry Bread Pudding, Home Made Pies, Shakes, Malts or just an old fashioned Sundae….if your mouth is watering, you now understand how important dessert can be at Sykes. 

Sykes Family Dining in Kalispell

Coffee Shop & Deli & Pharmacy

Sykes now offers a quick stop coffee and deli to for the community serving all of your favorite types of coffee from hot and iced to blended. Plus, you can also grab a quick sandwich, wrap or panini before you head out for work, hiking or even fishing. There is also a pharmacy at Sykes that is a perfect complement to the entire location. Check out the Sykes Website for more information – HERE

Polebridge Mercantile

Polebridge Mercantile Bear Claw Pastry

For over 100 years, the Polebridge Mercantile has enchanted both visitors and locals alike with freshly baked goods, excellent sandwiches, general store wares, and rugged scenery untouched by the modern world. This off-the-grid destination is a favorite for those interested in experiences a piece of Montana’s wonders.

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