Arts and crafts vendors

Art and craft vendors have set up at the Choteau Pavilion for the 2019 Mitchif Heritage Keepers Music and Art Fest, 9 a.m. daily on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This event is open to the public. Concessions are being served and there are programs throughout the days. Stop by and pick up a schedule.

2019 Mitchif Heritage Keepers

Music and Art Fest

Choteau Pavilion

Free and open to the public

Friday, June 14

8 a.m.-9 a.m. — Artists set up and presenters sign in.

9 a.m.-10 a.m. — Meet and greet artists and committee; breakfast and food concession opens.

10 a.m.-noon — Language workshop outside and music inside

12 p.m.-1 p.m. — Lunch - Family Tree Board

1 p.m.-2 p.m. — Nicholas Vrooman, Northern Plains Folklife historian, “Metis in Montana”

2 p.m.-3 p.m. — Music and jam session

3 p.m.-4 p.m. — Professor Reno Charette, MSU-Billings, “Out from the Shadows: Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Children”

4 p.m. — Musicians jam session

Saturday, June 15

9 a.m.-10 a.m. — Meet and greet artists and committee; breakfast and food concession opens.

10 a.m.-noon — Language workshop outside and music inside

12 p.m.-1 p.m. — Lunch - Family Tree Board

1 p.m.-2 p.m. — Nicholas Vrooman, Northern Plains Folklife historian, “Metis in Montana”

2 p.m.-3 p.m. — Music and jam session

3 p.m.-4 p.m. — Professor Reno Charette, MSU-Billings, “Out from the Shadows: Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Children”

4 p.m.-7 pm. — Musicians jam session and dance

7 p.m.-8 p.m. — Auction

8 p.m. — Dance and musician jam session

Sunday, June 16

9 a.m.-10 a.m. — Meet and greet artists and committee. Breakfast and food concession opens.

10 a.m.-11 a.m. — Pastor Josh Charette conducts worship service; gospel jam session to follow service.

11 a.m. — “La Shur De La” potluck with everyone invited (bring your favorite dish or dessert)

2 p.m. — Memorial jigging contest honoring Metis elder Rose Moran. (Winners awarded money.)