Round Up: News and events from around the Northern Rockies


Winter Farmers’ Markets

It might seem like a summer thing, but winter farmers’ markets have become the norm. With farmers getting more creative with their greenhouses, they can feature year-round produce, jams, honey, sauces, local meats, baked goods, crafts, and more. Try these:

Missoula, Montana  |  Winter Public Market 
Mid-November to mid-April  |  9 a.m. to noon  |  800 S. 3rd St. W. 

Bozeman, Montana  |  Winter Farmers’ Market
Dec. 17,  Jan. 7 and 21, Feb. 4 and 18, March 4 and 18, April 1, 15 and 18   |  9 a.m. to noon  |  Emerson Center Ballroom  |  111 S. Grand Ave. 

Boise, Idaho  |  Indoor Winter Market 
Saturdays. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  |  10th and Grove

Cheyenne, Wyoming  |  Winter Farmers’ Market
Dec. 3 and 17, Jan. 7, Feb. 4, March 4, April 1, and May 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  |  Historic Cheyenne Depot  |  121 W. 15th St.

Casper, Wyoming  |  Winter Makers’ Markets
Dec. 10, and the second and fourth Saturday each month from January to May, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Downtown Grill and Venue, 128 E. 2nd St.

Cultural Events 

2017 Idaho Triennial
Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho  |  February 18 to July 16, 2017
Idaho’s premiere exhibition opportunity for in-state artists, this juried art exhibition reflects the quality and diversity of artwork being created in Idaho. boiseartmuseum.org

Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World
Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Montana  |  Late February to early September 2017
The exhibition examines the long and complex history of crocodilians, their evolutionary history, biology, behavior, and precarious relationships with human societies. Cutting-edge science, live animals, and interactive components emphasize the importance of preserving these elegant predators. museumoftherockies.org

25 Fables: Aesop’s Animals Illustrated
National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming  |  Through April 23, 2017
Includes 25 local and national artists, each illustrating one of Aesop’s best known tales. Aesop is said to have lived about 620 to 560 B.C., and to have been a slave on the Greek Island of Samos, later freed by his master, Iadmon. Aesop’s fables were originally passed down through oral traditions. wildlifeart.org

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