Area Snapshots: spring gardening, prison museum open – Montana Standard

Spring gardening Sheridan topic

SHERIDAN — Jackson’s Garden will host the fourth annual spring educational event at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at Bethany Hall in Sheridan.

Zoe Carlberg, agriculture expert for NCAT’s ATTRA program, will talk about the “Small-Scale Intensive Farm Training Project,” which was created to help communities increase their food security by producing their own healthy food. The project, with NCAT, is developing a working, sustainably managed, demonstration farm on five acres at the Butte headquarters. To learn more, go to sift.ncat.org.

An afternoon tea will be served at this free event.

Details: Janet Marsh, 406-842-5888 or go to jmarsh@3rivers.net

Bikers’ blessing planned Saturday

The Mile High Chapter of Harley Owners is sponsoring a Bike Blessing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Copper Canyon Harley Davidson,

34 Olympic Way, Butte.

The blessing is free to all bike riders. Prizes and a bike lighting demonstration by the Harley

dealership are planned.

Details: Call Mile High H.O.G Activities Director Bob Olson at 406-560-3791. This event could be postponed due to bad weather.

Prison museum now open

DEER LODGE – Just in time for spring, the Old Montana Prison Museum and Montana Auto Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

Admission charge covers entry to both museums. Ticket prices are adults (16 and over), $10; AAA, Good Sam, KOA, over 62 or military, $9; children 10 to 15, $6; and children 9 and under are free. School and group rates are available. Details: 406-846-3111 or go to info@pcmaf.org for pricing and to make reservations.

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