October 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22
Festival of One-Act Operas
You are invited to enjoy a festival of one-act operas at NOVA Center for Performing Arts. Show time is 7:30 p.m. and you can purchase tickets online at novabillings.org.
Billings Symphony presents Tango Nuevo
The dance of passion is a joy to behold and you can witness two of the best right here in Billings. Tango Nuevo features Argentinian tango dancers Fabian and Roxana Belmonte along with bandoneon player Hector Del Curto. Purchase tickets online at albertabairtheater.org.
October 19 through 21
High Plains BookFest & Book Awards
Come find out who wins the best book by a woman writer and other awards at the High Plains BookFest and Book Awards. All of the authors hail from Montana, Colorado, North and South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska and Kansas. Slightly more than 40 percent of them are from Canada. Enjoy panel discussions, readings and more. Find the schedule and locations online, here.
October 20, 21, 27, 28, 31
Halloween Antics at the Moss
A Billings Halloween tradition, the Moss Mansion Haunted Maze is a must-attend event in October. Then, there’s the Horror Theater as well. Get details online at mossmansion.com.
Saturday, October 21
Tired of the same old triangle eyes on your Halloween pumpkin? Learn how to carve that bad boy in a whole new way from a local artist and the special events coordinator at the YAM. BYOP (bring your own pumpkin) and get to the Yellowstone Art Museum by 10 a.m. Questions? Call 406-256-6804.
Rocky Mountain College Home Football Game
Herb Klindt Field (1500 Poly Drive) is the place to be if you want to cheer on our Rocky Mountain College Battlin’ Bears. They’ll take on Carroll College in this 1 p.m. Frontier Conference Game. Get details online, here.
Harvest Craft/Vendor Sale
Time to kick off your holiday gift shopping and what better place to do it than the Shrine Auditorium (Lodge Room) in Billings? You’ll find lots of unique items for all your favorite people. It’s open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 1125 Broadwater Ave.
Sunday, October 22
Hauntings of Billings Adventure Tour
Get into Halloween mode on a spooky tour of “the dark side of Billings.” It’s a tour of the site China Alley where you’ll learn about tunnels that lie under Billings, 1920s opium dens and more. The tour starts at 6:30 p.m. at Dude Rancher Lodge, 415 N 29th St. Learn more online at mtfunadventures.com.