Montana Folk Festival

Montana Folk Festival | Butte

The National Folk Festival is a three day celebration of traditional performances, art and foods from around the world. It travels around the country, changing location every three years. Four years ago, organizers in Butte invited the National Folk Festival to Montana. Tens of thousands of visitors poured into Butte. The talent and wide range … Read more

Red Rock Lakes

Majestic Trumpeter Swans faced extinction in the 1930s.  These massive birds weigh between 20 and 30 pounds with wingspans up to 8 feet and have an appetite to match their size.  Swans need 20 pounds of aquatic plants a day.  Ideal swan habitat can support a large population (they are very social in the spring), … Read more

Helena’s Remarkable YWCA

The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) movement began in London in 1855 and by 1900, it had spread across the United States. It was an interdenominational Christian organization whose purpose was, and still is, “to draw together women and girls of diverse experience and faiths to open their lives to new understanding and deeper relationships.” … Read more