Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some events going on in the Bozeman area:

Gallatin Gateway Kids Fun Run

The Gallatin Gateway Community Foundation will be having their 6th Annual Kids Fun Run and 5k on Saturday. All proceeds benefit the Gallatin Gateway School Foundation. A kids 1-mile Fun Run starting at 8:30 am and the 5K starting at 9:00 am. Races will start and end at Stacey's Old Faithful Bar and Steakhouse. Details here.

Montana State Football Team Softball Fundraiser

The Bobcats are trading in their helmets and shoulder pads for bats and balls on Saturday. The free event begins at 2 p.m. at Bozeman's Heroes Park.  About 400 fans will be admitted into the grandstands and bleachers with proceeds and donations going to benefit the Bobcat Club providing student-athlete scholarships at Montana State University. More info here.

Craft for a Cause

Join Hammer & Stain Belgrade for a Wood Sign Workshop on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It's just $10 for each project that is sold and proceeds will go to Bozeman Out of the Darkness Walk, a local effort to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. Place your orders by Friday, September 18th to order a personalized project or just show up the day of the event to create one of the many premade projects.

Bridger Foothills Art Auction

Proceed will support the Bridger Foothills Fire Relief Fund. The auction items will be posted on Instagram Sunday, September 20th, and Monday, September 21st. Bidding can begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday. The goal is to raise $25,000 and they already have over 150 donations and more are being accepted. ⁠Donations can be contributed here.

Lego Day at the Gallatin Valley Mall

Kids ages 5 to 18 are invited to test their skills at the Lego building competition to compete for fun prizes as part of Legopalooza at the Gallatin Valley Mall. It all happens Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More details here.

Gallatin Valley Farmers Market

Enjoy local vendors of homemade food, handmade crafts, and locally grown produce. Saturday at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to noon.

Meat Sold at the Gallatin Valley Mall

Join Jesse James from 100.7 XL Country at the Fishers of Men Foods Sale on Saturday, September 19 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m for a live radio broadcast. They'll have T-Bones, Fillets, New York Strip, and more! More details here.

Best of 406 Marketplace

**CANCELLED** Due to air quality. This market features all local vendors selling handmade, grown, created, built, or improved items from Montana. The 406 marketplace will open this Monday, September 21st in the Gallatin Valley Mall across from the Bay at the west entrance to the mall. The market will be open during regular mall hours. More details here.

Local Drive-In Movies:

Due to COVID-19, many events are canceled and weekends look very different. Thankfully, there still are a few things going on!  Drive-In movies have made a comeback and several have popped up around the Bozeman area.  Below are a few of the local drive-ins and what they have planned this weekend.

Belgrade Drive-In

Friday Movie: Top Gun

Time: **Free movie** thanks to First Security Bank on Friday, September 18th. Gates at 7 pm Movie starts at 8:30 p.m.

Saturday Movie: Back to the Future

Time: Saturday, September 19th. Gates at 7 pm Movie starts at 8:30 pm

Details: Hosted by the Belgrade Vitality Group. Lawn chairs are welcome.

Location: Bubby's Burger Barn off Jackrabbit in Belgrade at 403 Jackrabbit Ln

Admission: $5 per person or $20 per carload. Friday is a Free movie thanks to First Security Bank.

Concessions: Bubby's Burger Barn will be serving. They'll also have milkshakes, popcorn, snow cones, candy.

Starlite Drive-In in Four Corners

Friday Movie: Mary Poppins

Time: Friday, September 18th. Gates at 7 pm Movie starts at 8 p.m.

Saturday Movie: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Time: Saturday, September 19th. Gates at 7 pm Movie starts at 8 p.m.

Details: Open-air movie theater equipped with state-of-the-art LED technology, all under the Big Sky stars!

Location: The Starlite Drive-In Theatre - a Montana legacy. A new location at 6465 River Road in Bozeman.

Admission: Tickets $10-15. Purchase HERE.

Concessions: Concession avalilble.