Here’s what’s happening in Billings in February

    February events in Billings

    Theatre, Dance and Music

    Barefoot in the Park

    Montana Repertory Theatre celebrates its fiftieth anniversary with their production of Neil Simon’s 1963 romantic comedy, Barefoot in the Park. The story follows newlyweds Paul and Corrie Bratter, begging the question, if opposites attract, can they stay together?

    Catch Barefoot in the Park at Alberta Bair Theater on February 7 at 7:30 p.m. Get tickets online at albertabairtheater.org.

    1964 The Tribute

    Rolling Stone Magazine raves about 1964 The Truibute, calling it “the best Beatles tribute on earth.” The musicians have been together for almost 30 years, nailing everything from the Fab Four’s wardrobe to hairstyles and Liverpool accents. Buy tickets online for this February 10 show at albertabairtheater.org.

    The Sleeping Beauty

    If you’re looking for something more than flowers and chocolate for Valentine’s Day, plan on spending an evening at the theatre, soaking in the beauty of classical ballet and The Sleeping Beauty. Get your tickets for this February 14 show now, by clicking here.

    The Irish Rovers

     

    The Irish Rovers are celebrating 50 years with a tour and, luckily, one of the stops is right here in Billings. Get to Alberta Bair on February 17 to celebrate St. Pat’s day a month early, and catch the lads on their last worldwide tour. Buy tickets online, here.

     

    Fundraisers

    Relay for Life Kickoff

    This year’s Relay for Life kickoff is going country, with music from the High Country Cowboys and Teka Brock and a Tex Mex spread.at the Pub Station. Bring the team for all the fun that kicks off at 5 p.m. and help the Yellowstone County Relay for Life raise funds to find a cure for cancer. Get details for this February 9 event on Facebook.

    My Furry Valentine

    Circle February 10 (8 p.m. until 10 p.m.) on your calendar so you won’t miss Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter’s My Furry Valentine fundraiser. This, too, is being held at the Pub Station, and features music from Hubba Hubba, beverages, a silent auction, raffle and a live auction. Although you can purchase tickets at the door, get them early online, by clicking here.

    Concert for the Arts

    Help Arts Without Boundaries sponsor writing and poetry classes, art classes, musical instrument lessons and more by attending the annual fundraising event, being held at Yellowstone Country Club on February 17. Enjoy a live auction, Argentinian music and more. Buy tickets online at artswithoutboundaries.wildapricot.org.

    Free Winter Movie – Finding Dory

    Ponderosa Elementary’s PTA is raising money to buy new AV equipment for the commons. To that end, you can help them out by attending a free movie, Finding Dory, and purchase concessions being sold by the PTA. The movie is being screened February 18 in the school’s gym and doors open at 6 p.m. for the 6:30 movie. Ponderosa Elementary School is located at 4188 King Ave. E, in Billings.

     

    Sporting Events in Billings

    All Class State Wrestling

    MetraPark is the site for this MHSA-sanctioned wrestling event on February 10 and 11. Find out more online by clicking here.

    Red Lodge Mountain Town Series

    If you’re a fan of ski/snowboard racing, this is the event for you. Held on Bobcat, the fun continues Race 5 on February 10 (with the after party at the Bull ‘n Bear in downtown Red Lodge) and Race 6 on the 17th (with the after-party at the Pizza Co. in downtown Red Lodge). Get the details online at redlodgemountain.com.

    No Limits Monster Trucks

    Spend a Friday or Saturday night listening to the roar of monster trucks at MetraPark. February 17th and 18 at 7:30 p.m. you can catch Girl Power, Illuminator, Ghost Ryder and more. Buy VIP tickets and you get into the pre-show pit party for free. Learn more online at metrapark.com.

    Billings Bulls Hockey

    Get out and cheer on our Billings Bulls as they take on the Great Falls Americans on February 24 and then the Helena Bighorns on February 25. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. on both nights at the Centennial Ice Arena in Billings.

    2017 Greater Yellowstone Valley USBC Open and Women’s Bowling Tournament

    Sunset Bowl (1625 Central Ave.) is the scene of this year’s Greater Yellowstone Valley USBC Open and Women’s Bowling Tournament on Saturday, February 25. Get details by calling 406-698-3372 or online, by clicking here.

     

    Festivals/Expos

    Valentine Festival

    Enjoy three full days of shopping at this craft, antique and collectibles event at the Shrine Auditorium. Food will be on hand from Sandees food truck so don’t worry about getting hungry. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on February 10, 11 and 12.

    MATE Show, Home & Health Expo

    The MATE Show is the state’s largest agricultural trade show event and it’s being held in conjunction with the Home & Health Expo at MetraPark from February 16 to 18. You’ll find exhibits that include large agricultural machinery, fertilizers, cattle handling equipment, planting equipment and more. The Home & Health Expo offers exhibits that include everything for the home from windows to furnaces and decking and the health aspect will teach you about skincare and more. Get details online, here.

    Billings RV & Boat Show and Sale

    It may not seem like it right now, but boating and camping season is right around the corner. To get in the spirit, attend the Billings RV & Boat Show and Sale at MetraPark on Thursday, February 23 to 26 you can meet RV dealers and boat manufacturers and more. Learn more by visiting billingsrvandboatshow.com.

    Huff’s Antique Show & Sale

    How about a lovely antique accessory for your Valentine? You might find the ideal piece at Huff’s Antique Show & Sale on February 24, 25 and 26 at MetraPark. Hours are 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

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