Huntley Project Lions Club
P.O. Box 252, Worden MT 59088 Or
748 Railroad Hwy,
Huntley, Mt 59037
Contact: Dan Krum at 406-967-3281 or
Shorty Mueller at 406-967-2881
Chartered: September 1954
The Huntley Project Lions Club meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday’s at Homesteader Hall from September thru May. Current membership at 31 members, from the Huntley Project Area. New members are always welcome. Dues are $60.00 per year, payable in January.
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5OTH ANNUAL HONESTEADER DAYS!
The 2014 Homesteader Days and Concert will kick off Friday night, July 11th with the gates opening at 5:30 pm. Restless Heart will open at 7:00PM then the feature act, Diamond Rio at approximately 9:00PM Followed by The Bucky Beaver Ground Grippers till 1:00AM Saturday morning. Saturday July 12 will kick off with the traditional Homesteader Days Parade starting at 11AM. General admission is $2 at the gate. Fireworks at dark on Saturday as well. Contact Dan Krum
at (406) 967-3281 for any questions.
Homesteader Hall is also managed by the Huntley Project Lions Club, Homesteader Hall is available to rent and/or lease for your special occasion, activities, weddings, and group meetings. Call the above numbers for contact info to rent or lease Homesteader Hall. The hall rental is $500.00 and an additional $200.00 if decorating is done the night before. For a meeting, the rent is $100.00. Evelyn Powell is the contact person for Homesteader Hall at 967-6575.
Directions:Homesteader Days is located at Homesteader Park, adjacent to the State Experiment Station, 15 miles east of Billings on US Highway 312. From I-94, take Exit 6 – Huntley, follow the signs. Homesteader Park is next to the Huntley Project Museum of Irrigated Agriculture.
Huntley Project Lions Club projects supported by Homesteader Days Proceeds:
• Purchase eyeglasses
• Scholarships for local Student
• Honor Assembly at School
•Easter Egg Hunt
• Xmas Program
• Sponsor Baseball Program
• Sponsor Summer Library Program
• Sponsor Book Purhase Program at School
• Xmas Bright Program
• Food Bank Donation
• Boys State Sponsor
Biggest Project: Maintain Homesteader Hall and Park.
Over $200,000.00 has been put into improvements.
In 1964, the Huntley Project Lions Club organized the first ‘Homesteader Days.’ The two-day celebration is held each year on the second weekend in July as a memorial to homesteaders who settled the area. The celebration honors a hardy breed of pioneer who came on foot, by covered wagon, or by immigrant train to carve out a fertile valley in a land of sagebrush and greasewood.