Friday, October 13
Haunted Ghost Tour at the YAM
Have yourself a spooky Friday the 13th at the hour-long ghost tour in the bowels of the Yellowstone Art Museum. A former country jail, who knows what – and who – is lurking down there? Get more information online, here.
Grave Side Stories: A Stroll through Mountview Cemetery
Not working today? Get freaked out this morning (10 a.m.) with a stroll through the graveyard at 1704 Central Avenue in Billings.
Saturday, October 14
When the Night Comes
As you probably know, October is Socktober here at Realty Billings – we’re collecting warm socks for the patrons of Tumbleweed. If you’d like to do more to help, do attend the fundraising event this evening. You’ll enjoy dinner, cocktails, auctions and more. Buy tickets online at tumbleweedprogram.org.
Bowl for Kids’ Sake
Here’s another fundraiser to consider – the annual Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake. Show up at Sunset Bowl by 1:30 this afternoon. Learn more online You don’t have to know how to bowl either. It happens at 1:30 p.m. at Sunset Bowl (1625 Central Ave. in Billings). Learn more online, at the Bowl for Kids’ Sake Facebook page.
Pumpkins for Kids Banquet
It’s beginning to look a lot like a benefit weekend. This one is presented by the Scottish Rite Masons – the 18th Annual Pumpkins for Kids Banquet. Have dinner, try your luck in the raffles, enjoy both silent and live auctions and more. Money raised goes to help local families with children in need of speech and language therapy. Buy tickets by contacting Janell at 406-690-6491 or buy them at the door the night (5 p.m.) of the banquet. It’s being held at Al Bedoo Shriners, 1125 Broadwater Ave. in Billings.
Pack the Mall in Pink Fashion Show
This is the 10th anniversary of Rimrock Mall’s annual Pack the Mall in Pink. Get out there and enjoy appetizers and drinks, an auction and fashion show. Proceeds benefit women battling breast cancer across the state. Get to the mall (300 S 24th St. W) by 1 p.m.
Harvestfest is the way we Billingsites wrap up summer’s farmers market. You’ll find arts and crafts, pumpkins, baked good, produce and more on sale. Food trucks will be there and you can also enjoy live entertainment and a raffle. It all happens in downtown Billings under Skypoint at 2nd and Broadway, starting at 9 a.m.
October 14 and 15
Festival of One-Act Operas
A whole festival on one-act operas is yours for the viewing at NOVA Center for the Performing Arts. The Telephone, The Lantern Marriage: operetta in one act and Bon Appetit. Curtain call is 7:30 p.m. and you can buy tickets online at novabillings.org.
Billings Symphony presents Tango Nuevo
Tango Nuevo features Argentinian tango dancers Roxana and Fabian Belmonte and bandoneon player Hector Del Curto dancing with passion. Get tickets for the 7:30 p.m. show online at albertabairtheater.org.
Booyah, Brats & Brews
About time somebody remembered Oktoberfest! Lots of brats and brews, naturally, but you can also enjoy baked goods and baskets of goodies that will be raffled off. It happens at 4 p.m. at the First English Lutheran Church, 1243 N 31st St. in Billings.
Get a head start on planning your fun for the rest of the month by viewing our monthly calendar, here.