Bigfork’s Monthly Open Stage

Artist: ThomHarris

By Catherine Haug

(New logo, above, courtesy of Thom Harris; Thanks Thom!!)

Have a dinner or snack (see info below), be entertained by local musicians, writers, poets, readers, comedians, dancers  – or others just passing through – and get to know members of our community all at the same time!

Contact Max’s Market to get on our email list (for date or location updates); see their website:

NOTE: Cat has resumed sending email newsletters about our event; to add your name to the list, see ESP’s contact page for Cat’s info.

 New Venue Update:

Max’s Market

  • New venue: We have moved to Max’s Market, in their Community Room (left in the photo, above, from their Facebook page).
  • New Date and time: We now meet on the Last Tuesday of each month, at
    • 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM April – October;
    • 6 PM – 8 PM November – March; however Nov/Dec may be cancelled if date conflicts with Thanksgiving/Christmas;
    • See “Info on Event Changes,” below for cancellations or time changes.
  • Location: 125 Village Lane, Bigfork MT, across from Rosa’s Pizza and Burger Town, just north of the turn-off to Wayfarer’s Park (see map, below);
  • The event is FREE, but donations to Max’s Market are welcome ($5 is recommended)!
  • MC: contact Maggie M if you’d like to sign-up to perform. For her contact information, contact Cat (see ESP’s contact page for Cat’s email) .
    • Deadline to sign-up to perform is the Sunday before the event (2-days prior)
  • Dinner: There will be a dinner offering beginning with our re-opening with June 30, 2020 event; will update this when know what the dinner will be. Or contact Max’s Market for menu information (see below for contact info). You can reserve dinner; they request that you pay in advance (when you reserve).
    • Please reserve by the Friday before the event (4-days prior). Note that Max’s market is closed on Sunday, Mondays and Tuesdays through the winter months; closed days will change in the spring.
  • Snacks are also available for purchase.
  • Beverages: They now offer beer and wine, in addition to non-alcoholic beverages.

Info on Event Changes 

  • Jan – Feb 2020 events were cancelled, due to not enough people signing up to perform;
  • March – May 2020 events were cancelled due to Coronavirus restrictions, but we hope to resume soon.
  • June 2020 event was held on June 30, 2020, 7 PM – 9 PM
  • July – September 2020 events have been cancelled due to resurgence of  coronavirus. We hope to restart in October. Stay tuned….we hope to see you there.
  • Barring any other restrictions, we will continue through the October 27, 2020 event.

Max’s Market Contact Information

Stay tuned for updates!

First Open Stage at Max’s Market, 8/27/19

Performers at Clementine’s Open Stage

(Event photos, above, courtesy of Thom Harris)

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