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Last Chance Audubon Society Movie Night at Montana WILD

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
5:00 pm

Path of the Condor: Movie Night at Montana WILD

Tuesday, March 10th, 7:00PM

Film begins at 7pm, but come at 6:30 for cookies and conversation!
This film features the Andes mountain range, incredible landscapes and the Andean condors, regarded as “Kings of the Skies.” Experience the life of the condor, the world’s largest flying bird, through the unique perspectives of an ornithologist and a paraglider pilot. Follow the paraglider as he learns to improve his skills and shares what he knows about the Andean condor. Jim and Leslie Smith introduce the film and share their experiences in Northern Patagonia while on two guided expeditions with the ornithologist and guide, Lorenzo Sympson.

This event is free and open to all ages. See you there.

Downtown Helena First Friday at Birds & Beasleys

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
5:30 pm

First FridayFirst Friday in Downtown Helena is a wonderful event for the whole family to participate in. Stores in Downtown Helena along Last Chance Gulch will be open from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM on the First Friday of every month.

Come down for a stroll up Last Chance Gulch with your loved ones on March 6th. Stop in to see new artwork from Montana artists, and ambassador birds from Montana Wild Rehab Center. They receive their fans from 5:30-8:30pm. Put on your toasty boots and stroll down to meet your friends at Birds & Beasleys!

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 at 406-449-0904. We are happy to answer any questions you may have.

Bring your crew downtown for this casual, family-friendly evening, have a look around, and stay awhile.  See you soon.

The Annual Ornament Sale!

Saturday, December 21st, 2019
Jan ’19Jan

Start your New Year with post-holiday savings at our annual ornament sale!  Take 20% off of all ornaments, or 25% off with a copy of our email newsletter. Savings include handmade and hand-painted treasures by Montana artists. Get a head start on next year’s gifts and holiday decorations with Birds & Beasleys!

Birds & Beasleys is a unique art gallery and gift shop located in Downtown Helena, Montana. You’ll find original works of art by Montana artists. We are known for our large variety of gifts in a wide range of prices, plus our excellent customer service.

Additionally, we are a wild bird feed and supply house. Find everything you need for your backyard feathered friends, premium birdseed, unique birdhouses, and feeders.

Holiday Hours at Birds & Beasleys

Sunday, November 17th, 2019
Dec ’19
Dec ’19
9:30 am

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, December 25th: Closed
    • Regular hours will resume on Thursday, December 26th
  • New Year’s Eve: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • New Years Day, January 1st: Closed
    • Regular hours will resume on Thursday, January 2nd

Extended Holiday Hours!

Sunday, November 17th, 2019
Dec ’19Dec

Extended Shopping Hours!Shop at your leisure during Extended Holiday Hours!

The holiday season seems to speed up as Christmas approaches. That’s why for the first 3 weeks of December you can shop Birds & Beasleys extended holiday hours. Come see us for a relaxing holiday shopping experience.

Make your holiday season easier and more fun by shopping with us during Birds & Beasleys extended evening hours:

Monday and Tuesday: 9:30 am-6:00 pm
Wednesday-Friday: 9:30 am-8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am-6:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am-4:00 pm

Questions? Want to know more? Call us at (406) 449 0904

Birds & Beasleys is a unique art gallery and gift shop located in Downtown Helena, Montana. You’ll find original works of art by Montana artists. We are known for our large variety of gifts in a wide range of prices, plus our excellent customer service.

Additionally, we are a wild bird feed and supply house. Find everything you need for your backyard feathered friends, premium birdseed, unique birdhouses, and feeders.

Small Business Saturday

Friday, October 18th, 2019
Nov ’19
12:00 pm

Small Business SaturdaySmall businesses make up the heart of Helena’s thriving historic downtown. Bring your family and friends to discover the best art selection, crafts, fashion, gifts, and food from your very own local community-owned businesses! See you on Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 12:00 to 4:00 PM. Make sure you come out to support!

In addition, Small Business Saturday is a great way to avoid the holiday frenzy on Black Friday. You have the opportunity to meet and greet shop owners and make new connections. Also, make a positive impact on your community! What could be better? Shopping small with put you in a festive mood as well as bring a smile to your face. Many shops have been gearing up for this event by restocking products and scheduling special sales. Keep Birds and Beasleys in mind while you’re out! We are a family-based and operated store and your participation is greatly appreciated.

See you on Saturday!

Parade of Lights

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
Nov ’19
6:00 pm


Parade of LightsWho’s ready to kick off the holiday season with a Parade of Lights? We sure are! This annual event is on November 29, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. Gather your friends and family members to come downtown for the festivities. You can either chose to be a spectator or sign-up to participate in the lineup. This years theme is “Hometown Helena Past Present and Future.”

The Parade begins at the intersection of Placer and Last Chance Gulch. Next, it heads towards the direction of the Lewis and Clark Library at Pioneer Park. Also, for the first time in many years, a Tree Lighting Ceremony follows the parade. We can’t wait to get into the spirit! In addition, Santa will be there for photo opportunities. Make sure you bring your smiles and Christmas wishlists. See you at the Parade of Lights!

For more information and a full list of sponsors, see here.

Annual Fall Art Walk

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
Nov ’19
5:00 pm

Annual Fall Art Walk Join us for our Annual Fall Art Walk! On November 8, 2019 from 5:00-9:00 PM, make plans to attend the celebration of Helena’s destination as one of Montana’s finest art towns! Enjoy free food, beverages, live music, and door prizes in downtown Helena. This is a great opportunity to experience the arts in unique venues. This year, the showcases are better than ever. Ranging from photography, painting, and ceramics, the Annual Fall Art Walk presents a wide variety of special finds.

For more information, see here. Hope to see you there!

Little Tykes Trick or Treat

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
Oct ’19
1:00 pm

Little Tykes Trick or TreatJoin us this year for Little Tykes Trick or Treat! This event is held on October 31, 2019, from 1:00-4:00 PM. Stop into participating stores on Last Gulch for treats, giggles, and lots of fun! Also, don’t forget about bringing your best costume. There is a contest and a special prize for the winner. It’s important to go ahead and sign-up because registration closes October 28. We have a full list of businesses taking part in this event here. Be sure to check them out!

We can’t wait to celebrate the season and make memories along the way. See you there at Little Tykes Trick or Treat!

Kids Fall Fest

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
Oct ’19
10:00 am

Kids Fall FestCelebrate this year’s Kids Fall Fest with us! On October 12, 2019, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, make plans to attend! Come to Pioneer Park near the Lewis and Clark Library to enjoy festive games, food, and music right here in downtown Helena! This is a perfect family-friendly event and we can’t wait to see you there. Remember to bring those smiles and your cameras.

Additionally, Downtown Helena Inc. members need to register but no payment is required as your membership includes the Kids Fall Fest. Not a member but want to participate? Cost for registration is $40. The link to sign up is here. This year we are co-sponsored by the Business Improvement District. This event is designed to benefit and bring together a wide variety of entities in the Helena community. Local community organizations will be set up with educational booths and fun activities for kids of all ages. Don’t miss out on this wonderful event!

For a full list of event details, see here.  Call us with any questions.



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