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April 2018 Featured Products: Pottery, Prints, & Wall Hangings

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

John Ashley Print

Birds & Beasleys has a variety of featured products available this April. The products featured this month include Sarah Dargan pottery, John Ashley prints, and Pat Shevalier wall hangings. Find out more about these unique products below.

Sarah Dargan Pottery: Sarah Dargan, is a beloved Helena, Montana artist of Black Forest Pottery. Birds & Beasleys has many of Sarah’s pottery products available. Swank up your Easter table with pieces from her Spring collection.

John Ashely Prints: Award-winning photographer and conservationist, John Ashley, is from Kalispell, Montana. Come see his new collection of affordable wildlife prints on canvas at Birds & Beasleys.

Pat Shevalier Wall Hangings: Helena’s own, Pat Shevalier, makes one-of-a-kind wall hangings available at Birds & Beasleys. These wall hangings are handmade, appliquéd scenes of Montana’s wildlife rendered in beautiful fabrics.

Spring is Here at Birds & Beasleys

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

We have done some spring cleaning around Birds & Beasleys recently. The store has a new, fresh look. Our new layout means that it’s easier to find what you need and discover new treasures.

Check out the pictures to see some of the new updates or stop by the store and see the changes!





Helena Spring Art Walk & First Friday Downtown

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Helena Spring Art WalkCelebrating 27 years of the Helena Spring Art Walk & First Friday Downtown!

This year’s Spring Art Walk falls on May the 4th, one of the most beloved, geekiest days of the year. So, if you want to add a little geek and cos-play to your art, wear your robes, your Storm Trooper gear, and light the night with Light Sabers!

From photography to paintings to ceramics t0 live performances, the Spring Art Walk showcases a diverse range of artwork created by Montana artists. We will host the ever-popular ambassador bird team from Montana WILD Rehabilitation Center. Come on down! And may the 4th be with you.

Call the store at 406-449-0904 if you have any questions about this event.

Spring Products at Birds & Beasleys

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Spring ProductsTemperatures are getting warmer in Montana! Spring is around the corner and Birds & Beasleys has a variety of spring products available for this season.

Wanting new artwork in your home to display the spring season? Check out the “Spring Awakening” for $80 here. This art piece is one of the many pieces Birds & Beasleys carries.

Birds & Beasleys carries a variety of pottery from local artists. The cream and green pottery collection would look great at your table for your upcoming Easter meal.

Stop by our store or check out our online store to see more spring products available. If you have any questions, give us a call at (406) 449-0904.


Feeding Winter Birds

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Interested in feeding winter birds in Montana? Learn in minutes what it took Sandy Shull and Jane Beasley years to learn. Sandy’s shares some tips about feeding your backyard birds in the wintertime. Here we go!

Valentine’s Day Gifts Available at Birds & Beasleys

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Are you looking to purchase some Valentine’s Day Gifts before February 14th? Birds & Beasleys has a variety of gifts available that are perfect for the upcoming holiday. Some of the products available include Montana wild huckleberry chocolate, huckleberry popcorn, chokecherry jelly beans, chockcherry syrup, cards, jewelry, and more. Birds & Beasleys has the gifts you need for people of all ages this Valentine’s Day. Stop by the store or check out our online store to pick up the Valentine’s Day Gifts you need this year! Give us a call at (406) 449-0904 if you have any questions about the products available, we are happy to help.

40% Off Ornaments, Christmas Merchandise, and Calendars

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Take 40% OFF Ornaments, Christmas Merchandise, and Calendars now at Birds & Beasleys. This sale will be going on through January 31, 2018. Take a look at some of the products available by looking at the photo gallery below. Stop by Birds & Beasleys to save this month! You can buy some of these products at our online store by clicking here.

Sale valid through January 31, 2018, at Spring Creek Feed Center.

Holiday Hours at Birds & Beasleys

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Holiday HoursHappy Holidays and Happy New Year from Birds & Beasleys! Enjoy time with your friends and family! Birds & Beasleys will be closed for two days during the holiday season. Check out our holiday hours below.

  • Christmas Day, Monday, December 25th: Closed
    • Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, December 26th
  • New Years Day, Monday, January 1st: Closed
    • Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd

Downtown Helena First Friday at Birds & Beasleys

Sunday, December 17th, 2017
5:00 pm
5:00 pm

First FridayDowntown Helena First Friday is a wonderful event for the whole family to participate in. Stores in Downtown Helena along Last Chance Gulch will be open later (from 5 to 9 PM) on the First Friday of every month. Birds & Beasleys often has a special guest come in the store from 5:30 to 8:30 PM for First Friday. Stay updated on what is going on at Birds & Beasleys for First Friday by checking our Facebook page. Come join us Downtown! If you have any questions about this month’s event, give us a call. We are happy to answer any questions you may have.

Cedar Waxwings in Helena

Monday, May 15th, 2017
The Cedar Waxwing will be arriving soon in Helena…
The Cedar Waxwing has a reddish brown head and upper body and gray back, wings and tail. The head has a short crest, and face has a black mask, and black chin. The tip of the tail is yellow, and the belly is yellow. May have red spots on tips of secondary wing feathers. Females are similar to males with less prominent chin patch. Immature birds are similar to adults but more gray, streaked underside, and no black on the throat.
length 14cm – 17cm
open woodland, farmland, parks and gardens, forest edges.
fruit, insects.
Nest is a fairly large open cup made of twigs, grass and moss, built in a tree fork. Lays two to six (usually four or five) pale blue gray eggs with scattered black spots.
found throughout most of Canada, United States, Mexico and into Central America.
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Bombycillidae
Genus: Bombycilla
Species: cedrorum



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March 2018

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