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Friday, 5/3

COMMUNITY

Author event: 5:30 p.m. This House of Books, 224 N. Broadway. With Melissa Kwasny, "Putting on the Dog: The Animal Origins of What We Wear." Free. 534-1133, thishouseofbooks.com.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to the Lincoln Center, 415 N. 30th, starting at 7 p.m. on May 3. Tickets are available at the Base Camp for the festival that features more than 40 countries around the world, from exploration of remote landscapes and mountain cultures to adrenaline-fueled action sports.

Banff Mountain Film Festival: Doors 6 p.m. Show 7 p.m. Lincoln Center auditorium, 415 N. 30th St. $12 adults, $10 students in advance; $15 adults, $12 students at door. Tickets at The Base Camp, 1730 Grand Ave.

Fiesta Car Show registration: For information about the annual Fiesta Car Show at South Park on July 20, call Jay Krug at 628-8872, Char Krug at 698-2851, Jamie Krug at 855-3569, or email mexicanfiestacarshow@hotmail.com.

Registration open, "Walk for Our Grant’s to End Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy": Event takes place June 8 at Alkali Creek Trail. (Start at Alkali Creek School parking lot, 681 Alkali Creek Road). $25. T-shirt guaranteed for paid if registered by May 15, available while supplies last on race day. Register at join.parentprojectmd.org/grant.

MUSIC

Derik Nelson & Family

Arts Without Boundaries and the Mary Alice Fortin Foundation will present Derik Nelson & Family in concert, as part of the State Music Festival. Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Derik Nelson & Family's signature sound features velvety three-part vocal harmonies. The free concert will take place Friday night at Central High.

Derik Nelson & Family: 7 p.m. Central High, 3 Broadwater Ave. Part of the State Music Festival. Presented by Arts Without Boundaries and the Mary Alice Fortin Foundation. All ages. Free. Artswithoutboundaries.net.

Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter: 7:30 p.m. Billings Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2032 Central Ave. Stories and performance featuring Celtic harps, nyckelharpa, mandolin, cittern, bouzouki. $15. 652-1893, brownpapertickets.com/event/4201685.

STAGE

Funky Bunch improv comedy: 7:30 p.m. NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, 2317 Montana Ave. $8. 591-9535, novabillings.org.

"Breadcrumbs" by Yellowstone Repertory Theatre

Kelsey Reid Steffan (left) and Dina Brophy star in "Breadcrumbs" by Jennifer Haley. The performance runs through May 11 at NOVA Center for the Performing Arts.

Play “Breadcrumbs”: 7:30 p.m. NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, 2317 Montana Ave. $22 adults, $15 students. Advance tickets: 1-800-838-3006, yellowstonerep.org. (Tickets also available at door, night of show only.)

'Eurydice' by Backyard Theatre Company

Backyard Theatre Company is staging “Eurydice,” at 7 p.m. April 27 and May 3 - 4 at 3724 Gymnast Way, starring Alexis Cooper. Guests are encouraged to bring chair, blanket, and/or picnic. Tickets, costing $7, are available at squareup.com/store/backyard-theatre.

Play “Eurydice”: 7 p.m. Backyard Theatre, 3724 Gymnast Way. Bring chair, blanket, picnic. $7. Tickets at squareup.com/store/backyard-theatre.

ELSEWHERE

ARTS

Red Lodge: Exhibit "Beau Theige's Guitars." Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery. Traveling exhibit on display through June 23. 446-1370, carboncountydepotgallery.org.

Red Lodge: Exhibits opening. Red Lodge Clay Center. Group shows "Spring Fever" and "Advanced Student Project Network Residents" through May 26. 446-3993, redlodgeclaycenter.com.

Red Lodge: First Friday Artwalk. 5-8 p.m. Redlodge.com.

COMMUNITY

Sidney: First Friday Film Series, "The Rider." 7 p.m. MonDak Heritage Center. Free. 406-433-3500, mondakheritagecenter.org.

Virginia City: Author reading. 7 p.m. Elling House Arts and Humanities Center. Roger Dunsmore, "On the Chinese Wall, New and Selected Poems." 406-843-5508, ellinghouse.org.

MUSIC

Norris: John Sherrill. 7 p.m. Norris Hot Springs. 406-685-3303, norrishotsprings.com.

Red Lodge: Mathias. 6:30 p.m. The Pollard Pub.

STAGE

Livingston: Musical “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.” 7:30 p.m. The Dulcie Theatre at the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts. Park County High production. $18 adults; $14 seniors, students; $10 youth. 406-222-1420, theshanecenter.org.

Livingston: Play “Circle Mirror Transformation." 8 p.m. Blue Slipper Theatre. $16 adults, $13 college students and ages 60 and older, $10 age 18 and younger. 406-222-7720, blueslipper.org.

Red Lodge: "Once Upon a Time." 7 p.m. Roosevelt Center. Presented by Red Lodge School of Dance.

Saturday, 5/4

ARTS

Sip & Sketch Plants: 4-7 p.m. Montana Audubon Center, 7026 South Billings Blvd. Draw plants with Dawn Nelson, local artist and certified science illustrator. Bring own supplies (supply list emailed upon registration). $40 members, $45 nonmembers, includes two glasses of wine. Registration: 294-5099, mtaudubon.org/center.

Exhibit, Yellowstone Artist Group Show: Noon-8 p.m. Downtown, next to Babcock Theatre. Participating artists include John Armstrong, Isabel Bonilla, Mary Beth Camblin, Kathy Davies, Renee Dyer, Laurel Hanson, Tom Helgeson, Patti Kilts, Brittany Kolbe, John Langliers, Peregrine Lee, Heather Madsen, Dick Moulden, Carrie Hannah Sharp, and Audrey Thatcher.

COMMUNITY

Author event: 5:30 p.m. This House of Books, 224 N. Broadway. With Rick Bonogofsky, “The Assassin and the Knight, second book in “After the War” series. Free. 534-1133, thishouseofbooks.com.

Billings Derby Party: 2-8 p.m. Swift River Ranch, 4313 Duck Creek Road. Live streaming of Kentucky Derby, live music, catered VIP lounge, food trucks, other entertainment, derby horse auction (50/50 auction to bid on each horse running that day to win, place or show. Benefits Yellowstone Boys & Girls Ranch Foundation). $125 VIP (includes admission to pre-party May 1); $45 general admission. Billingsderby.com.

Children’s Book Week celebration: 1 p.m. This House of Books, 224 N. Broadway. Activities include author readings and discussions with Rod Gottula (“Double! Not Half”) and Sheila Ruble (“Don't Park on a Pig”). Free. 534-1133, thishouseofbooks.com.

Coffee Walk With a Naturalist "Global Big Day" (in celebration of birds): 9:30-11 a.m. Montana Audubon Center, 7026 South Billings Blvd. 294-5099, mtaudubon.org/center.

Community Cinco de Mayo dinner: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. South Side Community Center, 901 S. 30th St. Enchilada, burrito, taco, refried beans, rice, pork chili verde, chips, salsa, dessert with lemonade, tea, coffee. $12 ($14 carry out); children’s plate for ages 8 and younger $5. Benefits center's maintenance fund. Information: 256-6413 or 254-2425.

History Book Club meeting: 5:30 p.m. This House of Books, 224 N. Broadway. Free. 534-1133, thishouseofbooks.com.

Kentucky Derby Family Fun Day: 1:30-5:30 p.m. White Aspen Ranch, 481 S. 56th St. W. Live broadcast of derby, catered lunch by Seva, hat-making table, hat contest, cash bar, pony rides, silent auction, poop bingo, 50/50 drawings, hobby horse race. $60 family of four, $50 per couple, $30 per individual adult, $5 per individual child. Benefits Chinook Horses, a nonprofit providing equine-assisted activities and therapy.

Train day memorabilia

Rimrock Model Railroad Club member Chris Rea puts an engine on a model train to be displayed for National Train Day at the Billings Depot. May 11, 2018.

National Train Day celebration: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Billings Depot. Activities include model trains, graffiti by Underground Culture Krew, virtual train racing, family photos, tours and historical discussions with Kevin Kooistra, more. Free admission. Billingsdepot.org.

Open casting call, “We Burn Like This” film: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Yellowstone Repertory Theatre Studio, 111 N. 30th St., No. 225 (second floor, above Art House Cinema & Pub). Bring headshot and résumé. Sides from script provided. Acting experience preferred, but not necessary. Filming in Billings and Butte mid-June to mid-July. To sign up for an audition time (or to be considered if you are unable to audition), email wbltcasting@gmail.com. Information: weburnlikethis.com.

Open house: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Montana Audubon Center, 7026 S. Billings Blvd. Explore grounds with free borrowed knapsack with field guide and binoculars, rent canoe ($10 per hour, free for members), talk with naturalist. 294-5099, mtaudubon.org/center.

Stetsons & Stilettos fundraiser: Billings Hotel and Convention Center, 1223 Mullowney Lane. Social hour 4 p.m. Kentucky Derby watch party 4:15 p.m. Dinner 5:30 p.m. Cara Ayers presents "Cara Bout Ag" 6 p.m. Scholarship recipient intros; live auction 7 p.m. Benefits NILE Foundation scholarship fund. $60 individual, $450 table of eight. 256-2495, monica@thenile.org.

STAGE

Play “Breadcrumbs”: 7:30 p.m. NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, 2317 Montana Ave. $22 adults, $15 students. Advance tickets: 1-800-838-3006, yellowstonerep.org. (Tickets also available at door, night of show only.)

Play “Eurydice”: 7 p.m. Backyard Theatre, 3724 Gymnast Way. Bring chair, blanket, picnic. $7. Tickets at squareup.com/store/backyard-theatre.

ELSEWHERE

ARTS

Dolly Frerichs' "Summer Iris"

Artist Dolly Frerichs will be instructing an all-day workshop that explores the beauty and complexity of flowers with watercolor from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery. 

Red Lodge: Watercolor workshop. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery Artist Dolly Frerichs teaches ages 16 and older how to create flowers using watercolor paint. Material list available. $49.50 members, $55 non-members. Registration required. 406-446-1370, carboncountyartsguild@yahoo.com to sign up.

COMMUNITY

Laurel: Laurel Community Cleanup. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Meet at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 707 West Third Street. Free lunch served. Information: 628-8037.

Livingston: Rolling High Tunnel Greenhouse open house. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 406-222-9999, paradisepermaculture.org.

Red Lodge: Tree pruning workshop. 9 a.m.-noon. Chamber of Commerce.

Worden: Worden Cleanup. Meet downtown at 8 a.m. to clean up around town. Free lunch served. To volunteer, call 647-5575.

MUSIC

Hardin: The High Country Cowboys. 6:30 p.m. Hardin Middle School auditorium. JailHouse Gallery’s fundraiser for the arts.

Norris: Seldom Kings. 7 p.m. Norris Hot Springs. 406-685-3303, norrishotsprings.com.

Red Lodge: Jarrett Kostrba. 6:30 p.m. The Pollard Pub.

Wyoming Baroque

The Whitney Center for the Arts will present a performance by Wyoming Baroque on Saturday at Kinnison Hall on the Sheridan College campus. Composed of nationally acclaimed vocal and instrumental artists, the 10-member ensemble performs historically informed 17th and 18th century repertoire as well as contemporary compositions using historic instruments.

Sheridan, Wyo.: Wyoming Baroque. 7 p.m. Kinnison Hall, Sheridan College. $25 adults; $15 seniors, military; $5 students. Tickets at Whitney Center for the Arts box office, whitneyarts.org.

STAGE

Livingston: Musical “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.” 7:30 p.m. The Dulcie Theatre at the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts. Park County High production. $18 adults; $14 seniors, students; $10 youth. 406-222-1420, theshanecenter.org.

Livingston: Play “Circle Mirror Transformation." 8 p.m. Blue Slipper Theatre. $16 adults, $13 college students and ages 60 and older, $10 age 18 and younger. 406-222-7720, blueslipper.org.

Red Lodge: "Once Upon a Time." 1 p.m. Roosevelt Center. Presented by Red Lodge School of Dance.

Sunday, 5/5

ARTS

Exhibit, Yellowstone Artist Group Show. Noon-5 p.m. Downtown, next to Babcock Theatre. Participating artists include John Armstrong, Isabel Bonilla, Mary Beth Camblin, Kathy Davies, Renee Dyer, Laurel Hanson, Tom Helgeson, Patti Kilts, Brittany Kolbe, John Langliers, Peregrine Lee, Heather Madsen, Dick Moulden, Carrie Hannah Sharp, Audrey Thatcher.

COMMUNITY

Open casting call, “We Burn Like This” film: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Yellowstone Repertory Theatre Studio, 111 N. 30th St., No. 225 (second floor, above Art House Cinema & Pub). Bring headshot and résumé. Sides from script provided. Acting experience preferred, but not necessary. Filming in Billings and Butte mid-June to mid-July. To sign up for an audition time (or to be considered if you are unable to audition), email wbltcasting@gmail.com. Information: weburnlikethis.com.

Tour de Fleur

Cyclists ride through flower petals at Tour de Fleur Sunday, May 6, 2018. This event is put on by Billings TrailNet to encourage women and children to welcome spring and embrace bicycling while benefiting the city's trails and bike paths.

Tour de Fleur: Shiloh Crossing. Bicycle decorating 11:30 a.m. (Limited supply of flowers available, participants encouraged to bring their own flowers and decorations.) 15-mile ride at noon. 5-mile and 1.5 mile rides follow. With live music, prizes, participant bags, and a raffle (drawings at 1:30 p.m.) Registration, raffle tickets at billingstrailnet.org/5553-2.

STAGE

Play “Breadcrumbs”: 2 p.m. NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, 2317 Montana Ave. $22 adults, $15 students. Advance tickets: 1-800-838-3006, yellowstonerep.org. (Tickets also available at door, day of show only.)

ELSEWHERE

COMMUNITY

Virginia City: Poetry readings. 3 p.m. The Elling House Arts Humanities Center. Karl Marcus, Allyson Adams, Amy Grice, Sheri Jarvis, Angela Mueller and others read favorite poems. 406-843-5507, ellinghouse.org.

MUSIC

Butte: Spring Polka Party. 2-6 p.m. Elks Hall. Dance, door prizes, snacks, dinner. $10. Benefits Slovene National Benefit Society Lodge 207 scholarship fund.

Norris: Weston Lewis. 7 p.m. Norris Hot Springs. 406-685-3303, norrishotsprings.com.

Red Lodge: Acoustic jam. 1-4 p.m. Honey's Café.

Roundup: Mike Morgan and Monty Sealey. 2 p.m. The Arcade.

STAGE

Livingston: Musical “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.” 3 p.m. The Dulcie Theatre at the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts. Park County High production. $18 adults; $14 seniors, students; $10 youth. 406-222-1420, theshanecenter.org.

Livingston: Play “Circle Mirror Transformation." 3 p.m. Blue Slipper Theatre. $16 adults, $13 college students and ages 60 and older, $10 age 18 and younger. 406-222-7720, blueslipper.org.

Tuesday, 5/7

COMMUNITY

Nature Nuts: 10-11 a.m. Montana Audubon Center, 7026 S. Billings Blvd. Weekly program with varying themes for ages 1-4, with adult accompaniment. $6 per child, free for members. 294-5099, mtaudubon.org/center.

Poetry open mic: Sign-up 5 p.m. Readings 5:30 p.m. This House of Books, 224 N. Broadway. 534-1133, thishouseofbooks.com.

ELSEWHERE

ARTS

Red Lodge: Opening reception "High School Student Art Show." 6-8 p.m. Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery. Works by area students through May 29. 446-1370, carboncountydepotgallery.org.

Wednesday, 5/8

MUSIC

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in concert

Harry Potter at left, played by Daniel Radcliffe, is joined by his schoolmates and friends Ron Weasley, played by Rupert Grint, and Hermione Granger, played by Emma Watson. The Billings Symphony Orchestra will perform the score of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" while the film is shown on 40-foot screen on Wednesday, May 8, at Rimrock Auto Arena. 

"Harry Potter" Film Concert Series: 7:30 p.m. Billings Symphony Orchestra performs score while "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" is shown on 40-foot screen. $68.50, $63.50, $58.50, $53.50, $48.50. 800-366-8538, metrapark.com.

ELSEWHERE

COMMUNITY

Livingston: Culture of the 19th Century speaker series finale. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Robert Brock presents "A Verdigris Legacy: The far Reach of Copper King William Andrews Clark” 7 p.m. Refreshments served. Free. 406-222-4184, yellowstonegatewaymuseum.org.

Livingston: Presentation "Permaculture Design in a Nutshell." 6-8 p.m. Park County Public Library. Presented by Paradise Permaculture Institute. Free. 406-222-9999, paradisepermaculture.org.

Thursday, 5/9

COMMUNITY

Game Night: 5-8 p.m. This House of Books, 224 N. Broadway. Choose from games to play, or take your own. Drinks and snacks available. All ages. Free. Thishouseofbooks.com.

STAGE

Play “Breadcrumbs”: 7:30 p.m. NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, 2317 Montana Ave. $22 adults, $15 students. Advance tickets: 1-800-838-3006, yellowstonerep.org. (Tickets also available at door, night of show only.)

Musical "Smokey Joe's Cafe": Doors 7 p.m. Curtain 7:30 p.m. Billings Studio Theatre, 1500 Rimrock Road. $22 adults; $20 seniors, students, military. Tickets at box office and billingsstudiotheatre.com.

Friday, 5/10

COMMUNITY

Author event: 5:30 p.m. This House of Books, 224 N. Broadway. With Marc C. Johnson, “Political Hell-Raiser: The Life and Times of Senator Burton K. Wheeler of Montana.” Free. 534-1133, thishouseofbooks.com.

MUSIC

Contradance Billings: Cedar Hall at MetraPark. Beginners workshop 7:30 p.m. Dance 8-11 p.m. Music by Isaac Callender and Louise Steinway. Mark Matthews calls. No partner or experience required. $8 members, $10 nonmembers at door. Memberships ($15) also available. Squaredancemontana.com.

Blodwen at NOVA

The cast of the opera Blodwen rehearses ahead of their first performance at NOVA Center For The Performing Arts in Billings.

Opera "Blodwen": 7:30 p.m. NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, 2317 Montana Ave. $21 adults, $16 seniors and military, $10 students. 591-9535, novabillings.org.

STAGE

Musical "Smokey Joe's Cafe": Doors 7 p.m. Curtain 7:30 p.m. Billings Studio Theatre, 1500 Rimrock Road. $22 adults; $20 seniors, students, military. Tickets at box office and billingsstudiotheatre.com.

Play “Breadcrumbs”: 7:30 p.m. NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, 2317 Montana Ave. $22 adults, $15 students. Advance tickets: 1-800-838-3006, yellowstonerep.org. (Tickets also available at door, night of show only.)

ELSEWHERE

MUSIC

Norris: Mandie Castro. 7 p.m. Norris Hot Springs. 406-685-3303, norrishotsprings.com.

STAGE

Livingston: Musical “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.” 7:30 p.m. The Dulcie Theatre at the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts. Park County High production. $18 adults; $14 seniors, students; $10 youth. 406-222-1420, theshanecenter.org.

Livingston: Play “Circle Mirror Transformation." 8 p.m. Blue Slipper Theatre. $16 adults, $13 college students and ages 60 and older, $10 age 18 and younger. 406-222-7720, blueslipper.org.

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