Governor’s Welcome

**Subject to Change**

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Thursday, July 28th

3:00 PM               Festival Campground open to the public

3 – 9:00 PM         DOWNTOWN: Will call & ticket booth open at Red Ants Pants shop

4 PM – 2:30 AM  SHUTTLE: Operation begins, will be running between town and the festival grounds

8:00 PM               DOWNTOWN: FREE Square Dance, Main Street White Sulphur: Balled in Burlap with Square Dance Caller Michelle Karcher

9:00 PM               DOWNTOWN: FREE Street Dance, Main Street White Sulphur: Dead Horses

2:30 AM               SHUTTLE: Service ends

 

Friday, July 29th    

8 AM – 2:30 AM  SHUTTLE: Operation begins, will be running between town and the festival grounds

9 AM – 1 PM       CRAFT FAIR: Meagher County Historical Association (Train Depot, 6th Ave SW & Main)

9 AM – 1 PM       BOOK SALE: Used book sale at the Meagher County-City Library (15 1st Ave SE)

2:00 PM               MAIN GATE: Will Call & Ticket Booth opens at the Main Entrance to the Festival Grounds

3:00 PM               FESTIVAL GROUNDS OPEN: All arts/crafts and food/beer/wine vendors open

3:30 PM               SIDE STAGE: Zia Victoria

3:45 PM               KIDS TENT: Montana Outdoor Science School – Recipe for a River

4:00 PM               MAIN STAGE: Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs

5:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Margo Cilker

5:00 PMish          DEMO AREA: Bison Hide Tanning

5:00 PM               KIDS TENT: Montana Discovery Foundation – Explore Fire Science

5:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Eilen Jewell

6:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: John Carroll

6:30 PMish          DEMO AREA: Mule Packing 101

7:00 PM               MAIN STAGE: Mission Mountain Wood Band

8:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: The Two Tracks

8:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Hayes Carll

9:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Will West & The Friendly Strangers

10:00 PM             MAIN STAGE: Corb Lund

2:30 AM               SHUTTLE: Service ends

 

Saturday, July 30th    

7 AM – 10:30 AM CAMPGROUND: Meagher County Cattle Women’s Breakfast by the orange flag

8 AM – 2:30 AM  SHUTTLE: Operation begins, will be running between town and the festival grounds

8:00 AM               MAIN GATE: 2nd Annual Ants In Your Pants Fun Run! Meet at the Main Festival Entrance Gate (west)

9 AM – 1 PM       BOOK SALE: Used book sale at the Meagher County-City Library (15 1st Ave SE)

9:00 AM               CAMPGROUND: Yoga! North side of the campground near the gate. Bring your own mat and water!

10:00 AM             MAIN GATE: Will Call & Ticket Booth opens at the Main Entrance to the Festival Grounds

11:00 AM             FESTIVAL GROUNDS OPEN: All arts/crafts and food/beer/wine vendors open

11:00 AM             HAY WAGON: Rides begin, service throughout the day until the horses get tired

11:00 AM             SIDE STAGE: Beard and Moustache Competition

11:55 AM             MAIN STAGE: Welcome from Meagher County Commissioner Herb Townsend

12:00 PM             MAIN STAGE: National Anthem by Anna Berg, Sarah Schlepp, & Josie Berg

12:05 PM             MAIN STAGE: Laney Jones and the Spirits

12:00 PM             KIDS TENT: Montana Outdoor Science School – One drip, two drips, red drips, blue drips

1:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Diamond Joe

1:00 PM               DEMO AREA: Become a Sky Watcher with NWS

1:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Underhill Rose

2:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Pollo Loco

2:30 PMish          DEMO AREA: Prairie Hand Spinning

3:00 PM               MAIN STAGE: Henry Wagons

3:00 PM               KIDS TENT: Women’s Foundation of Montana – Eye Spy, Nanosand and Ooblecks!

4:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Shelly Besler & Tony Polecastro

4:00 PMish          DEMO AREA: Working Dogs for Conservation (WD4C)

4:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Shinyribs

4:30 PM               KIDS TENT: Montana Discovery Foundation – Going on a Bear Hunt

5:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Red Ants Pants Fashion Show

6:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Adam Burrows

6:00 PMish          DEMO AREA: Ranch Roping 101

6:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Hurray for the Riff Raff

7:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Michelle Rivers

8:00 PM               MAIN STAGE: The Mavericks

9:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Feeding Leroy

10:00 PM             MAIN STAGE: Wynonna and The Big Noise

2:30 AM               SHUTTLE: Service ends

 

Sunday, July 31st

7 AM – 10:30 AMish CAMPGROUND: Meagher County Cattle Women’s Breakfast by the orange flag

8 AM – 8:00 PM  SHUTTLE: Operation begins, will be running between town and the festival grounds

9:00 AM               CAMPGROUND: Yoga! North side of the campground near the gate. Bring your own mat and water!

10:00 AM             MAIN GATE: Will Call & Ticket Booth opens at the Main Entrance to the Festival Grounds

11:00 AM             FESTIVAL GROUNDS OPEN: All arts/crafts and food/beer/wine vendors open

11:00 AM             HAY WAGON: Rides begin, service throughout the day until the horses get tired

11:00 AM             DEMO AREA: Crosscut Contest Preliminaries – women’s, men’s and co-ed divisions!

11:30 AM             SIDE STAGE: B Zook

12:00 PM             MAIN STAGE: The McCrary Sisters

12:00 PM             KIDS TENT: Montana Outdoor Science School – Dams, bridges, and levees, oh my!

1:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Ashleigh Flynn

1:00 PMish          DEMO AREA: Timber Skills! Cross Cuts, Chainsaws, and Carpentry

1:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Dar Williams

2:30 PM               KIDS TENT: Montana Discovery Foundation – Edible Anthills

2:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Mike Murray

2:30 PMish          DEMO AREA: Crosscut Competition Finals

3:00 PM               MAIN STAGE: Ray Wylie Hubbard

4:00 PM               SIDE STAGE: Local Yokel

4:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: The Lone Bellow

8:00 PM               SHUTTLE: Service ends

 

Monday, August 1st    

12:00 PM             CAMPGROUND CLOSED – Happy trails!!!