Local Snapshots: Annual Irish Banquet Set; establish business contacts; Ennis Festival seeks artists | Local


The Friendly Sons and Daughters of St. Patrick’s Annual Banquet and Gathering will be held on Wednesday, March 16 at Front Street Station.

Cocktails are at 6:00 p.m. and dinner is served at 7:00 p.m. The banquet remains the oldest event celebrating the Patron Saint of Ireland, St. Patrick.

The Friendly Sons and Daughters were founded in 1908 by Judge Jeremiah Lynch, Maurice English and John H. O’Meara.

This year’s emcee is Ed Lester and guest speaker is the Honorable Jim Shea. Tickets are $25 and are available by calling Brendan McDonough at 406-498-3983.

Don your lumberjack gear or favorite winter dress and join the Butte Business Network for an evening of cocktails, ax throwing and business networking at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 24 at Montana Ax Bar, 37 W. Park St.

The mission is to build relationships to grow business and build a stronger community in Butte and surrounding areas. Drinks and food are available for purchase.

ENNIS – The Ennis Arts Association will hold its 26th annual Madison Valley Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 30 at Peter T’s Park, Ennis.

Artists working in all media are invited to submit entries for this juried exhibition. The application deadline is April 1, 2022.

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