Trolley service will be available between the Delta Colonial Hotel and Downtown Helena between 5:00 and 8:00. Cost is $10.00. The trolley will run (on the half hour? I will check that before it goes to print). This will allow time to head downtown and be back to the hotel for the Cates event at 8:00.
Blackfoot Brewery Tour: The Blackfoot Brewery is located on Park Ave in downtown Helena and has been open since 1998. The goal of the brewers is to provide a comfortable community-oriented taproom. Tours of the brewery are available at 5:30 and 6:30 and will be 45 minutes. The tour is free but advance registration is required. Limit of 15 people per tour.
Helena: Destination Downtown: On Thursday night, come downtown and enjoy all that the historic Helena Walking Mall has to offer. Last Chance Gulch is not only home to Lewis & Clark Library, but also a host of restaurants, bars, breweries, a world class ice cream parlor, wonderful shops, and an independent bookstore. Most establishments will be offering discounts for conference attendees. Look in your registration bag for a map, and discount information.
Behind the Scenes Tour: The Montana Historical Society is the guardian of Montana’s memory. Established in 1865, it is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the West. Join MLA on Saturday, April 13, at 1 pm, for a tour of the Montana Historical Society. Learn more about their work to promote an understanding and appreciation of Montana’s cultural heritage while exploring the library and archives. The tour is free but advanced registration is required. Limit: 30 people. i