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BRIEFS - Week of August 21

| August 23, 2023 11:05 AM

BACC fundraiser Thursday

The Bigfork Art/Cultural Center will host its annual fundraiser “The Art of Summer” at The Nest on Swan River from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

The evening will include dinner, auctions, art and music.

Enjoy fine cuisine, music, live art and history project demos, and unique silent and live auctions. We are grateful to be able to continue to serve our community as BACC enters its 46th year of providing art, cultural experiences and the ongoing living history project.

First Annual Bigfork High School Baseball Fundraiser

The first ever Bigfork High School Baseball fundraiser will be held at Andy’s Craft House Saturday, Sept. 16.

Enjoy music by the KJM Band along with brats, bourbon and baseball from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Some auction items of note include a private suite at a Range Riders baseball game next season and the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at a Bigfork High School baseball game.

Two hundred tickets are available for $50 each, which includes, all the brats you can each and drink tickets.

Tickets are available to purchase at

MT 83

Construction Update

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) and Knife River plan to start work on the southern segment of the project the week of August 21. Crews will be working between mile markers 70 and 65, and 53 and 47 on Montana Highway 83 (MT 83).

Travelers can expect pavement removal beginning, traffic control in place, including single-lane closures, 10 to 15-minute delays, temporary traffic lights, and to be guided through the project area by pilot cars.