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Visiting Artist Reinaldo Gil Zambrano @ Fine Arts 403 Tickets
Sep 16 – Sep 20 all-day
Visiting Artist Reinaldo Gil Zambrano @ Fine Arts 403

Visiting Artist Reinaldo Gil Zambrano will work with UM students and Matrix Press, printing all week creating a series of new prints. He uses relief printing as a storytelling tool, studying the universal idea of home and how it affects individual personalities, drawing inspiration from Hispanic literature’s magical realism and illustrations from the Venezuelan Rosana Farias.

Sep
20
Fri
Family Weekend 2019 @ University Center Tickets
Sep 20 – Sep 22 all-day
Family Weekend 2019 @ University Center

Family Weekend is an annual event that brings together students, their families, and friends for three days of unique UM experiences. We are excited to have our Griz Family here to celebrate with us!

Glacier National Park Backpacking Trip @ Outdoor Program Tickets
Sep 20 – Sep 22 all-day
Glacier National Park Backpacking Trip @ Outdoor Program | Missoula | Montana | United States

Register on the Campus Recreation online registration portal by Sept. 18 for the Glacier National Park Backpacking Trip scheduled for Sept.20-22. The pre-trip meeting will be held 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18 , at the Outdoor Program.

The $185 fee includes park fees, permits, campsites, transportation, group gear and trip guides.

This is an intermediate backpacking trip in Glacier National Park. Participants should have prior experience and be comfortable with longer miles of travel with a pack. The group will leave as early as everyone can on Friday and will return on the Sunday around 7 p.m.

Highlander Takeover and Dinner @ Iron Griz Tickets
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Highlander Takeover and Dinner @ Iron Griz

Join us for a Highlander Beer tap takeover with a beer-inspired, three-course dinner at the Iron Griz! Highlander branded swag will be available for the first 40 guests!

For the first course enjoy a citrus salad consisting of orange, blood orange, and grapefruit segments, and basil topped with a sunshine vinaigrette.
For the second course, experience a flavorful plate of barley fried rice with duck eggs.
The final course consists of beer braised beef shank, along with fried plantains, tomato jam, and crispy pickled red onion.

UM Costco Shopping Night @ Costco Wholesale Tickets
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
UM Costco Shopping Night @ Costco Wholesale | Missoula | Montana | United States

In honor of Family Weekend at UM, Costco is rolling out the maroon carpet for all members of the UM family from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 No membership required to shop! Provide your Griz Card or other UM ID for free entry.

Enjoy Monte’s company, win prizes, taste samples, take part in a scavenger hunt, and purchase local Montana products and Griz Gear while shopping with other UM staff, faculty, students and Family Weekend participants.

If you’d like to take this opportunity to purchase bulk items for the UM Food Pantry, we will be collecting items at the UM Food Pantry table after checkout.

If you can’t attend the Friday evening event, present your UM Griz Card for entry to Costco through Sunday, Sept. 22.

Note: Costco cannot accept checks from nonmembers.

Prism! School of Music @ Dennison Theatre Tickets
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm
Prism! School of Music @ Dennison Theatre

School of Music presents PRISM! featuring Jazz, Choirs, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and more.

Sep
21
Sat
Leave No Trace Trainers Course @ Outdoor Program Tickets
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
Leave No Trace Trainers Course @ Outdoor Program | Missoula | Montana | United States

Register on the Campus Recreation online registration portal by Sept. 18 for the Leave No Trace Trainers Course scheduled for Sept. 21-22. The pre-trip meeting will be held 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Outdoor Program.

The $50 fee includes transportation, course leaders, LNT materials and certificate.

This course is designed for educators, youth leaders, agency employees and others who value the land and want to teach others how to protect and preserve it. Graduates will receive a Leave No Trace Trainer certificate and will be qualified to teach Leave No Trace skills and ethics to a variety of groups. This is a hands-on, participatory course conducted in the outdoors. Prerequisites include being proficient at outdoor living skills and coming prepared with adequate outdoor living equipment and food.  The group will leave on this overnight backpacking trip into the Rattlesnake Wilderness at 8 a.m. on Saturday and return at 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Service Saturday with MontPIRG @ Missoula Farmers Market Tickets
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Service Saturday with MontPIRG @ Missoula Farmers Market

Please join MontPIRG for a Service Saturday Program from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 21, to help advocate for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Participants will work with MontPIRG staff to register voters and help educate the public about the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

If you are interested, email umservicesaturday@gmail.com or call 406-243-5128.

Griz Football vs Monmouth @ Washington-Grizzly Stadium Tickets
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Griz Football vs Monmouth @ Washington-Grizzly Stadium

Cheer on the Griz football team as they take on Monmouth. This is our Legacy 37 Game and Family Weekend.

Blue Mountain Observatory: Public Stargazing Event, Limited Attendance @ Blue Mountain Observatory Tickets
Sep 21 @ 8:30 pm
Blue Mountain Observatory: Public Stargazing Event, Limited Attendance @ Blue Mountain Observatory

Community members can explore planets, nebulas, star clusters and distant galaxies this summer during stargazing nights at UM’s Blue Mountain Observatory.

The observatory sits on Blue Mountain at an elevation of 6,300 feet. Astronomers from UM and the Western Montana Astronomical Association will guide visitors in viewing the night sky through telescopes, point out constellations, show attendees how to find interesting celestial objects with the naked eye or a pair of binoculars, and discuss recent astronomical discoveries.

Observing begins about an hour after sunset. Participants should wear warm clothes for cool evenings and bring a flashlight for the walk from the parking area to the observatory. Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited at all events.

Limited attendance nights for those who would like a more personal experience occur June 29, July 27, Aug. 24, Aug. 31 and Sept. 21. Tickets for these nights cost $20 per person, with attendance limited to 25 people or fewer.

More information is available on the observatory website with detailed directions and a useful map.