Upcoming Events Calendar

Looking to get involved with conservation in western Montana this season? From volunteer days to concerts to celebrations, there are so many ways to connect to the lands you love. These listings will be periodically updated.

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The Grateful Glass at Western Cider

When: Every Tuesday in September

Where: Western Cider Co, 501 N. California, Missoula (view map)

Support conservation while you enjoy a delicious, local hard cider from our friends at Western Cider. Every Tuesday in September, Western Cider will donate $1 from every drink sold to Five Valleys Land Trust. On Tuesday the 17th, the Five Valleys staff will be there--come by, enjoy a Poor Farmer, and say hello. Thank you, Western Cider!

Mount Jumbo Elk Ramble 15k Race Registration

When: Wednesday, September 18th

Where: The Run Wild Missoula website

Register for the only race on Mount Jumbo, held just before the mountain closes for winter elk habitat. Five Valleys helps sponsor this unique race on community conservation lands. Learn more here.

National Public Lands Day on Mount Dean Stone

When: Saturday, September 28th; 8:30am - 1:30pm

Where: Upper Miller Creek, Mount Dean Stone, Missoula

Join us for a day of trail building and fun on the Miller Creek side of Mount Dean Stone as we celebrate National Public Lands Day! In the morning, put on your work gloves and help us put the finishing touches on a new all-abilities trail along Miller Creek. At noon, join us for a picnic lunch and hear the latest Mount Dean Stone project updates. Registration is required. Learn more and register here.


Volunteer Appreciation Party

When: Tuesday, October 8th; 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Where: Big Sky Brewing Company, 5417 Trumpeter Way, Missoula (view map)

We couldn't do all we do without our amazing volunteers. Let us thank you with a party! Meet us a Big Sky Brewing Company for food, fun and brews.

15th Annual Bulls, Brews and Blues Benefit and Silent Auction

When: Friday, October 18th; 6:00pm

Where: Garlington, Lohn and Robinson, 350 Ryman Street, Missoula (view map)

The University of Montana Environmental Law Group (ELG) and Five Valleys invite you to join us for the 15th Annual Bulls, Blues, and Brews Benefit and Silent Auction. This festive affair promotes one goal: the use of our laws to protect Montana’s environment. Proceeds from this year's event will support Five Valleys Land Trust. Thanks, ELG!


Mount Jumbo Elk Ramble 15k Race

When: Sunday, November 3rd; 10:00am

Where: Mount Jumbo, race begins at the Hellgate Soccer Fields (view map)

Join us and our friends from Run Wild Missoula for the only organized race on Mount Jumbo. Five Valleys helps sponsor this race, and it's the perfect way to enjoy the mountain before it closes for winter elk habitat. Registration begins on September 18th. Learn more here.


Five Valleys' Holiday Party

When: Friday, December 6th; 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Where: The Five Valleys office, 120 Hickory Street, Suite B, Missoula (view map)

Celebrate the holidays and a year of conservation success stories at our annual holiday party. Come by our office for appetizers, drinks and good cheer. This event is open to the public.

Five on Black Community Night

When: Tuesday, December 10th; 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Where: Five on Black locations in Missoula (325 North Higgins or 3850 S. Reserve Street, Suite 140)

Enjoy delicious Brazilian food in support of conservation! From 4:00pm - 8:00pm on December 10th, Five on Black will donate 50% of their sales proceeds to Five Valleys. All you have to do is mention Five Valleys when you order. Thanks, Five on Black!

Spring 2020

26th Annual Banquet and Auction

When: Saturday, May 16th; 5:30pm

Where: The UC Ballroom, University of Montana campus

Mark your calendars for our biggest event of the year! Celebrate conservation in western Montana with friends and neighbors and help us raise the funds needed to protect and steward our incredible landscape. Tickets will go on sale in March 2020.

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