Shields Valley Farmers Market kicks off Monday

Thursday, July 5, 2018
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Photo by Jean Skillman

Sasquatch greets a parade-goer during the Smith Creek Fire District Fourth of July parade held Saturday northeast of Wilsall.

The Shields Valley Farmer’s Market starts at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 9, at Holliday Park in Clyde Park. Special music for the evening is Brian Ernst with acoustic and soul roots.

Melissa O’Hair of MTPL8 Catering from the Paradise Valley will be cooking up babyback ribs, bacon egg potato salad, cowboy baked beans, lemon pudding salad and a slice of watermelon

Other vendors are Beer & Wine by Jim, Bev’s Cowboy Candy & More, Home Maidens, produce from Root to Rise and Greenhouse Crops, and many more.

The Farmers Market thanks the featured sponsor of the week, Livingston HealthCare.

Build a Better Wilsall

Build a Better Wilsall Foundation meeting is at 6 p.m. Monday, July 9, at the Shields Valley Senior Center in Wilsall.

Farewell lunch

The community is invited to attend an appreciation and farewell lunch for Pastor Mark Danielson, his wife, Cindy, and daughter Cheyenne at noon Sunday, July 15, at the Wilsall Community Church.

Danielson’s last time of leading worship and preaching in Wilsall will be that morning at the 10:45 service, with the lunch following.


Nearly 40 Skillman family members attended a weekend housewarming at the cabin home of Roger and Jane Gardner. Folks came from Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and all across Montana.

Massage therapy graduate

Ashley George, 2017 graduate of Shields Valley High School and daughter of Jim and Corinne George, graduated June 30 from Health Works Institute in Bozeman in the field of Massage Therapy.

Among those attending the graduation and helping her celebrate through the weekend were her grandparents, parents, and other family members and friends from Ammon, Idaho, Polaris, Bozeman, Lustre, Wilsall and Clyde Park.


Winners of the July 3 Senior Citizens card party were Patti Vennes, first; Betty Burdette, second; Georgia Hogenson, low.