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Restaurant Reviews

Open Range
Bozeman, MT

14 North
Bozeman, MT

Roost
Bozeman, MT

Laurian's Table
(various locations)

COPPER Whiskey Bar & Grill
(photo essay by Blake Maxwell)
Bozeman, MT

Whiskey Jack's Restaurant & Bar
Big Sky, MT

The Emerson Grill
Bozeman, MT

Pizza Campania
Bozeman, MT

The Smiling Moose Deli
Bozeman, MT

Starky's Authentic Americana
Bozeman, MT

The Blackbird Kitchen
Bozeman, MT

John Bozeman's Bistro
Bozeman, MT

Thai Isan
Livingston, MT

Pigsty BBQ
Bozeman, MT

La Palmas
West Yellowstone, MT

Fresco Cafe
Bozeman, MT

Cafe Francais des Arts
Bozeman, MT

Frank's Deli
Bozeman, MT

Willow Creek Cafe & Saloon
Willow Creek, MT

The Fondue Stube
Big Sky, MT

Over the Tapas
Bozeman, MT

Damasco's Pizzeria & Spaghetteria
Belgrade, MT

The Bay Bar & Grille
Bozeman, MT

Pompey's Grill and the Sacajawea Hotel
Three Forks, MT

2nd Street Bistro
Livingston, MT

Ferraro's Fine Italian Restaurant
Bozeman, MT

The Garage
Bozeman, MT

Sweet Chili Asian Bistro
Bozeman, MT
 

 
Spotlight
What to do in Bozeman, 10/1 - 10/7

SPORT -- Fall cyclocross series begins
Where: TLindley Park Center
When:  WEDNESDAY (10/1), at 6 p.m.
Why:  Even though this sport has been popular in Europe for decades, it's really catching on more recently in the Intermountain West and Montana. Runners, however, may be more inclined to Saturday, "O'ktoberfest Run," at Pub 317 at 5:30 p.m.


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HATCHFest
Where:  Venues across Bozeman
When:  WEDNESDAY (10/1) through SATURDAY (10/4)
Why: Founded 10 years ago here in Bozeman as a "think-tank meets summer camp," HATCHFest is now described as "a community, movement, and a series of experiences designed to ACTIVATE CREATIVITY to HATCH a better world." It's a huge opportunity for a small group of people (but don't get sore if you feel left out—the vast majority of locals have never been to a HATCH event).  
 

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2014 Bridger Raptor Festival
Where:  Venues from Bridger Bowl to Bozeman
When:  FRIDAY (10/3) through SUNDAY (10/5)
Why:  The annual Raptor Festival, on the other hand, is specifically inclusive of locals.  Bring the kids... or don't, since the keynote speech by Founder and Research Director of the Rocky Mountain Eagle Research Foundation, Peter Sherrington, looks brainy enough that we almost picked it as this week's "smartest" event. Link here for a complete schedule.

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KIDS -- Bozeman Straw Bale Maze
Where: On Mandeville Lane, behind Murdoch's
When:  FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until 10/26
Why:  One of the Gallatin Valley's great fall traditions and an easy hop for Bozemanites.  Just $8. (I'm definitely taking my 8-year-old this year.)
  

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And "the smartest thing you can do in Bozeman this week" is:  

PRESENTATION/FORUM -- "Understanding artificial intelligence and the future of hunmanity and biodiversity" 
Where:  MSU's Strand Union Building ballrooms
When: WEDNESDAY (10/1), from 7 p.m.   
Why: A free presentation and forum with no less than Edward O. Wilson, repeated Pulitzer prize winner, and professor emeritus at Harvard University. (My only concern is that Wilson could be too smart, and most of us may end up feeling the artificiality of our own intelligence.)

 

 

For the complete 7-day Planner of Bozeman activities and events, visit our Spotlight webpage or check out the 2013 Best of Bozeman.

-TBM

Editor's note:  If we missed anything in the above list, you are welcomed to add it in the FB comment section below. And if this event planner is not up-to-date, please LINK HERE for our most recent edition of "What to do in Bozeman THIS WEEK."

 
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Sack Lunch Seminar -- Domestic Violence & Homicide
October 01, 2014
11:45 a.m.
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HATCHFest begins
October 01, 2014
10/1 - 10/4
(At numerous venues in Bozeman)

SPORT - Fall Cyclocross Series begins
October 01, 2014
6 p.m.
Lindley Park Center

Public forum with Edward O. Wilson
October 01, 2014
7 p.m.
MSU's Strand Union Building ballrooms
FREE
Titled, "Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity and Biodiversity"

AUTHOR EVENT -- Mary Clearman Blew
October 02, 2014
7 p.m.
Elk River Books, Livingston, Mont.

MUSIC -- 'An evening in Rio'
October 02, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Reynolds Recital Hall, MSU

Bridger Raptor Festival keynote speech -- Peter Sherrington
October 03, 2014
7 p.m.
Museum of the Rockies
Bridger Raptor Festival, 10/3 - 10/5

Bozeman Straw Bale Maze
October 03, 2014
Fridays through Sundays until 10/26
(located behind Murdoch's)

SEMINAR -- Effective advocacy for animals
October 04, 2014
10 a.m. - noon
Bozeman Public Library

SPORT -- O'ktoberfest Run
October 04, 2014
5:30 p.m.
Pub 317

GGWC's Fall Tour -- Ag Irrigation in Gallatin County
October 04, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Register with GGWC

THEATER -- 'Who killed John Bozeman?'
October 04, 2014
10/4 at 7 p.m.
10/5 at 3 p.m.
A 'Whodunnit?' in honor of Bozeman's 150th anniversary.
Tix: $7

FREE admission to Museum for the Rockies
October 05, 2014
All day
Museum of the Rockies

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