Dec
4
Tue
UM Gerontology Society Giving Tree at Taco Sano @ Taco Sano Tickets
Dec 4 – Dec 21 all-day
UM Gerontology Society Giving Tree at Taco Sano @ Taco Sano

The giving tree is an annual event put on by the UM Gerontology Society and hosted by Taco Sano. Community members can pick a tag from the Christmas tree and fulfill the wish of an older adult residing at the Hillside Manor, a retirement home in Missoula. Participants are asked to wrap the gift and place is under the tree with the original tag they picked. Gifts will be delivered Dec. 22 by Gerontology Club members.

Dec
17
Mon
VP for Student Success Finalist Forum: Sarah Swager @ University Center Rooms 330-331 Tickets
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
VP for Student Success Finalist Forum: Sarah Swager @ University Center Rooms 330-331 | Missoula | Montana | United States

Finalist Sarah Swager, interim vice president for student affairs at Carlow University, will participate in an open forum, which consists of a 10-minute introduction, a 20-30 minute presentation and a Q&A.

Great UM Christmas Cookie Cook-Off @ The Food Zoo Tickets
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Great UM Christmas Cookie Cook-Off @ The Food Zoo

The University of Montana campus community is invited to attend UM Dining’s 21st Annual Christmas Cookie Cook-Off event, which is held in the Food Zoo. All UM families are welcome to attend to decorate holiday cookies and enjoy hot chocolate. Half of the decorated cookies decorated will be donated to local charities in the Missoula community and you may take the remainder home to enjoy. This free holiday event is open to all UM students, faculty, staff with a valid Griz Card and their families.

Men’s Griz Basketball vs. North Dakota State @ Dahlberg Arena Tickets
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm
Men's Griz Basketball vs. North Dakota State @ Dahlberg Arena  | Missoula | Montana | United States

Cheer on the Montana men’s basketball team as they take on North Dakota State!

Dec
18
Tue
An Evening with Santa at The Iron Griz @ The Iron Griz Tickets
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm
An Evening with Santa at The Iron Griz @ The Iron Griz

Cherish the winter season and welcome the spirit of the holidays. Santa Claus is coming to town and paying a visit to The Iron Griz! Families are welcome to attend and take photos with Santa, enjoy s’mores by the fireplace, decorate holiday cookies, and celebrate with Christmas songs and face painting.

Dec
20
Thu
Lady Griz Basketball vs. Montana Tech @ Dahlberg Arena Tickets
Dec 20 all-day
Lady Griz Basketball vs. Montana Tech @ Dahlberg Arena  | Missoula | Montana | United States

All are invited to support Lady Griz basketball vs. Montana Tech.

Dec
21
Fri
Odd Jobs Radio Program @ KBGA College Radio Tickets
Dec 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Odd Jobs Radio Program @ KBGA College Radio

Students in the School of Journalism’s radio reporting class will host a special program highlighting odd jobs in Missoula and western Montana.

You’ll meet a shamanic healer taking clients on a “soul journey,” a volunteer who helps Missoula’s tiniest humans and a taxidermist who preserves the thrill of the hunt. Listen to 89.9 fm or log on to kbga.org to listen.

A Christmas Concert @ UM Music Recital Hall Tickets
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A Christmas Concert @ UM Music Recital Hall

Join UM alumni Arielle Nachtigal, soprano, and Scott Hamilton, piano, for an exciting evening of holiday favorites including works or arrangements by Barbra Streisand, The Piano Guys, Eric Whitacre, Pentatonix, and more! Some songs will be familiar, some will be new to you, and some you will recognize as a few songs in a Christmas mash-up! Bring the family, bring your friends, and get ready to hum all the way home.

Featured guest performers will be:
Matt Wellert, cello
Jadd Davis, tenor

Cash or check at the door.

Dec
24
Mon
Christmas in Missoula: A Celebration @ RAM Activity Center Tickets
Dec 24 @ 4:30 pm
Christmas in Missoula: A Celebration @ RAM Activity Center

Celebrate Christmas with the community, students, neighbors, friends at the RAM activity center!

Dec
28
Fri
School of Music Presents Chamber Music Montana: A Winter Gala @ Music Recital Hall Tickets
Dec 28 @ 6:30 pm
School of Music Presents Chamber Music Montana: A Winter Gala @ Music Recital Hall

The School of Music presents Chamber Music Montana in “A Winter Gala.” Pre-concert talk and reception starts at 6:30 p.m. with the performance beginning at 7:30 p.m.