Lewistown is an agricultural community located at the geographic center of Montana in the vast Judith Basin. The town features many well-preserved historic businesses and homes. Although mostly rolling prairie, farms and ranches, the Lewistown area features five beautiful mountain ranges, the Snowies, the Judiths, the Moccasins, the Belts, and the Highwoods from which grand 100-mile vistas stretch out below. Picturesque landscapes, mountain terrain, and small quiet towns typify the area. Come discover Lewistown today, with the variety of area attractions!
End your day riding on the Charlie Russell Chew Chew. Dine on this historic train as you ride the wide open range with a fabulous prime rib dinner.
Choke Cherry Jam and Dance
The premier event of the Montana Bale Trail is the annual WHAT THE HAY contest. This amazing display of whimsical, cleverly decorated and sculpted hay lines a 22 mile route from Hobson to Utica to Windham. Expect to see over 50 hay bale sculptures. People’s Choice Ballots will be handed out at the contest entrances in Hobson and Windham, beginning at 8 a.m. Live ballot voting ends at 5 p.m.
The Chokecherry Jam is a street dance to support three local youth organizations; Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch, Fergus/Petroleum 4-H & Lewistown Boys and Girls Club.
This Friday evening event will take place on, September 5, 2014 in Lewistown Montana just off Main Street on the 400 block, from 7-11 pm. Lewistown's Chokecherry Festival will be on Saturday and the Bale Trail will be on Sunday. It will be THE weekend to be in Central Montana!!!
Featured this year is Chancey Williams and The Younger Brothers Band. “Echo,” the latest independent release from Chancey Williams, immediately charted on the Billboard Heatseekers chart for the Mountain Region. It was no surprise. The Wyoming native and his “Younger Brothers Band,” have relentlessly toured the Western United States, developing a rabid fan base not seen from the Cowboy State since Chris LeDoux. In fact, Chancey Williams and LeDoux are the only two people to ride in the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (one of the most famous in the world, the touted “Daddy of ‘Em All) and play its main stage as a major entertainer. The band has shared the stage with dozens of artists, including Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Craig Morgan, Rodney Atkins, Brantley Gilbert and Thompson Square. They’ve also enjoyed bills with Texas contemporaries Casey Donahew and Stoney LaRue. But, Williams says, nothing beats the opportunity to have occasionally opened for their heroes, legends like LeDoux, Merle Haggard and Dwight Yoakam.
Tickets for this epic event will be $15.00 each with children 12 and under getting free admission.