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Helena Parade of Lights 2020 – Canceled!

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

2020 seems to be the year of event cancellations here at Downtown Helena, Inc.

We’re sad to announce that the annual Parade of Lights scheduled for November 27th has been canceled.

We started planning out the “reverse parade” when events were capped at 250 participants and thought that by having people stay in their cars, we’d avoid […]

Last Chance Audubon Seed Sale

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Last Chance Audubon Seed Sale! From now until mid-November, when you purchase birdseed, a portion of the sale goes directly to Last Chast Audubon Society and their conservation and education work. Just mention the sale when you buy your seed and you’ll help wild birds in Montana!
How do I join Last Chance Audubon?
You can join […]

2020 Fall Festival Downtown Helena

Monday, September 28th, 2020

[ October 20, 2020 to October 24, 2020. ]

Welcome to the 2020 Fall Festival! Instead of keeping all the fun to one night, we’re spreading it out over a whole week from Tuesday, October 20th to Friday, October 23rd, culminating in the Kids’ Fall Fest pumpkin patch on Saturday, October 24th. Participating businesses will be open later during these days, as late as even […]

Closed for Labor Day

Sunday, August 23rd, 2020

[ September 6, 2020 to September 7, 2020. ] Birds & Beasleys is closed Labor Day Weekend on Sunday, September 6, and Monday, September 7th. We are OPEN on Saturday, September 5th. Come visit us on Saturday for all of your gift and birding needs. We will reopen with our normal hours on Tuesday, September 8th. Enjoy spending time with friends and family!


Fresh Huckleberry Goodness

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

Summertime in Montana means the huckleberries are ripe and waiting for you to enjoy their sweet/tart flavor. Come pick up your favorite jam and syrup, or try something new. Did someone say instant pie filling? Yaaasss!
Birds & Beasleys has what you need to sweeten your September! Don’t miss out on this fresh huckleberry goodness.

Puzzles Galore!

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

Love kitties? Love owls? Love puppies? We have a puzzle for you!
Winter is just getting started, but we still have lots of fun and challenging puzzles in stock. Keep your hands busy and mind entertained with whimsical and 500 and 1000 piece puzzles. We have sweet small ones for the kiddos too!
Stop by Birds & […]

Capitol Square’s Farmers Market

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

Capitol Square’s Farmers Market is open each Tuesday afternoon from 2:30-6:30pm on the south side of the Capitol.
Check out their new vendors and visit returning favorites. While the market setup will look different this year, with staff and vendors taking extra precautions to protect the health of all in response to COVID-19, attendees still have […]

Closed 4th of July

Monday, June 15th, 2020

[ July 5, 2020; ] We are closed on Saturday and Sunday, July 4-5, 2020. We are open regular hours the preceding, and following weekends. We hope you and your family have a wonderful and safe 4th of July!
Independence Day Fun Facts:
Variously known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the […]

Where to place your bluebird house

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Jane Beasley with Bird’s & Beasley’s provides tips on where to place your bluebird house. Follow these instructions below.

Nail on fence post, post or garage about 3 to 10 feet above the ground
Face house in east or north direction if possible
Place 200 feet apart if you only want to attract bluebirds
Placing two birdhouses back-to-back or […]

Beginning Backyard Birding

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Learn the how & whys of backyard birding
Whether you live in a downtown apartment, a city home, or in the country, birding begins at home.  Providing water, food, and nesting sites in your yard will help increase the opportunities for observing birds.  Most importantly, you are helping them to survive as you continue to move […]



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