Organic food, a comedy show, the big BZN Film Festival, an ArtWalk, not to mention the famous 'Bozeman Parade of Sheds'! Here are some great options of stuff to do this week:

Thursday, September 9th - Sunday, September 12th: BZN International Film Festival in downtown Bozeman - All access, single-day and student passes are available at the link above. Paid passes can be picked up at The Emerson. Full Film Festival schedule here. Hosted in part by Bozeman Film Celebration.

Thursday, September 9th: Harvest Party at Bodhi Farms - (13624 South Cottonwood Road) Happening 5pm to 8pm. Every Thursday evening through September: Live music, a handful of local vendors, organic produce stand, and great food vendors in an outdoor setting. Bodhi Farms is a 35-acre organic permaculture farm and eco-resort.

Friday, September 10th: The Last Summer Downtown Bozeman ArtWalk - (downtown Bozeman, Main Street) Happening 4pm to 8pm. Downtown Bozeman art galleries, retailers and the Emerson Center for the Arts all participate. Featured artists and receptions with wine and light snacks.

Friday, September 10th: Warrior Taste Fest at the Haynes Pavilion - (Gallatin County Fairgrounds) VIP cocktail party entry at 5pm. General Admission entry at 6pm. Food, drink and art festival to support Warriors & Quiet Waters Foundation. Sample food, beer, and cocktails from over 30 of Montana’s best restaurants, breweries, and distilleries. While browsing, enjoy the art of 10 renowned artists. TICKETS AVAILABLE AT LINK ABOVE or click here.

Friday, September 10th - Saturday, September 11th: Free Movie Night: Family Promise of Gallatin Valley's 2nd Night Without a Bed - (Story Mill Park, Bozeman) A benefit for Family Promise. Arrival at 5:30pm. Register, tent set up, family movie under the stars and camp in the park. An awareness event that's family-friendly.

Friday, September 10th - Saturday, September 11th: Monthly Art Market at Biome Slow Craft Collective - (2325 Birdie Drive, Bozeman) Friday 4:30pm-8:30pm,  Saturday 11:30am-4:30pm. Local artists featured along with food trucks and live music. FREE to attend. Food and beverages for purchase.

Saturday, September 11th: Notorious BOZ // Long Form Comedy at Last Best Comedy - (Alley Entrance, 321 E Main St, Bozeman) Saturdays at 10pm. "Every show will feature a guest "Armando" or monologist who will share stories from their life. The cast will then use those stories as inspiration to create characters and scenes."

Saturday, September 11th: The Inviting Garden Company Book Swap at Beall Park - (415 North Bozeman) FREE event. 9am to 11:30am. "Bring a book, take a book! We're going to drink tea, make some new friends." See the IGC official Facebook page here...

Saturday, September 11th: Bozeman Out Of The Darkness Community Walk 2021 - Happening at Lindley Park, 9am to 2pm. Supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. There is no cost to register, simply do your own team fundraising and sponsorship for the cause. Register your team at the link above.

Saturday, September 11th: Second Annual Riding On Cloud Nine Poker Run - (99 Northstar Lane #101, Bozeman) - Register at Cloud Nine Cycles day of the event from 9:30am - 10:30am. First Card: Long Branch Saloon, Ennis. Second Card: Stockman Bar, Sheridan. Third Card: Two Bit Saloon, Whitehall. Fourth Card: Frontier Club, Three Forks. Final Card: Cloud Nine Cycles, Bozeman Final hand in at 5 pm.

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Sunday, September 12th: Bozeman Marathon and Half Marathon - Bozeman has one of the most beautiful marathons in America with rivers, farmland and Main Street. Prize money: 1st place: $500, 2nd place: $300, 3rd place: $100. This race is a Boston Marathon qualifier. See full time schedule HERE.

Sunday, September 12th: 2021 Bozeman Parade of Sheds - FREE Walking and biking tour of the northeast neighborhood of Bozeman. Parade begins at the climbing boulder by the Historic Depot. It's an appreciation of the "funkiness" of NE Bozeman...before it all disappears.

Michelle Wolfe

Sunday, September 12th: Bozeman Walk to End Alzheimer's at Bozeman High School - Starts at 1pm. Sign up in advance as a Team Captain, join a team or register to walk as an individual. Hosted by Alzheimer's Association: Montana.

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