Session Category Archives: Social Reception
‘Celtic Celebrations’ Concert & Reception with Willson & McKee
By Montana House on October 16, 2018 in
Montana House is hosting a Celtic Christmas concert featuring Willson & McKee, a nationally touring award-winning duo specializing in traditional Irish, Scottish and original acoustic music. Their performance is at 4 PM Saturday, December 1, 2018 in the Kintla Camp event room upstairs at Montana House and will last an hour and a half. They will feature Celtic Christmas music, sing-along songs and a ‘surprise’!
Ken Willson and Kim McKee give their audience a distinctive musical experience. Their original compositions have an ancient sound and traditional pieces are re-dressed in their customized style. Also, the combination of blazing instrumentals, warm vocals, and a lot of laughter translate into an enriching musical experience. Collecting experiences, stories and humor from over 20 years together, they have focused on educational programs and concert venues at public schools, college campuses, workshops, cultural events and festivals. Their instrument repertoire includes accordion, folk harp, guitar, dulcimer, bodhran and even bagpipe.
The concert is free and open to the public but reservations are required as seating is limited. Please call 406 888-5393 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the Montana House website www.montanahouse.info for more information and to reserve your seat.
Mountain Goats – True Life in Glacier – A Sumio Harada Video Presentation
By Ann Fagre on May 18, 2017 in
On Saturday, May 27th at 11:00 am Montana House will host a presentation by renowned local photographer/videographer Sumio Harada in another “Look, Listen and Learn” program series. Sumio will present extensive video footage of mountain goats of Glacier National Park in the recently completed room (named “Kintla Camp”) on the 2nd floor of Montana House. His videos depict mountain goat behaviors such as nanny and kid interactions, seasonal feeding and mineral licking, mating, travelling and playing on snow banks. Also included is footage of bighorn sheep, pika, ptarmigan, marmot and other wildlife species.
A reception will follow Sumio’s presentation. The event is free and open to the public but reservations are required. Phone 406 888-5393 or e-mail: email@example.com
Due to popular demand, we have added a second presentation at 1pm! Call now!
Gail Jokerst, Hungry Bear Kitchen Cookbook
By Ann Fagre on September 1, 2016 in
Gail Jokerst, The Author of Hungry Bear Kitchen Cookbook, will be signing her book , on September 3rd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. She will have samples of some of her recipes from her Cookbook.
Historic Photography of Going-to-the-Sun Road by George Grant
By Ann Fagre on June 15, 2016 in
George Grant was the National Park Service official photographer at the time the Going-to-the-Sun Road was being constructed in the early 1930’s. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service in 1916, Ren and Helen Davis created this collection of Grant’s historic photos.
A Trip Through Glacier Park
By Montana House on May 20, 2016 in
In 1915, author Mary Roberts Rinehart wrote “Through Glacier Park in 1915”. It was her story of a 300-mile journey through Glacier Park. For the 100th anniversary of that trip, Chris Peterson retraced that journey and wrote his third book “A Trip Through Glacier Park” which he will present for our first Look Listen and Learn program of the 2016 summer season.
Chris Peterson has been with the Hungry Horse News for the past 18 years, either as its photographer or editor or both. He lives in Columbia Falls and has hiked almost every trail in the Park and hundreds of miles in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Reservations required – call (406) 888-5393 or click the button to send us an email. Reception to follow presentation.
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Montana House 50th Anniversary Open House
By Montana House on June 26, 2010 in
Owner, Monica Jungster, will host our celebration. Participating artists include: Jim Jensen, wood carver; Elaine Snyder, buckskin clothier; Jim Jokerst, wildlife artist; Sumio Harada, photographer; Kelly Apgar, oil painter; & Greg Morley, handcrafted canoes. Musical group Nuevo Columbia.
75th Anniversary of the Going-to-the Sun Road
By Montana House on June 1, 2008 in
Glacier National Park celebrated with an afternoon event that included talks relating to the Road’s construction 75 years ago and also included speeches by local dignitaries, and representatives of various Native American Tribes The Montana House also celebrated with featured wood carver, Jim Jensen, “The Bear Man.” Jim’s father worked on the Road and Jim lived in Apgar as a young boy. While Jim reminisced about those days, he was joined by local resident, Ted Swanberg, whose father and older brother worked on the Hungry Horse Dam. Former Jammer, Gordon Doggett, a Montana House employee whose father was a Jammer in the 30’s, joined Jim and Ted with stories of his Jammer Days.