Valentines Day reading with Romance Novelist Maggie Dallen

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Join us for a special evening with romance novelist Maggie Dallen who will read from her recent historic romance novel series. Books will be available for purchase during the event.

*Sparkling Wine and Chocolate will be provided. *

Doors open at 6:30pm and the reading is at 7pm.

$10 suggested donation to support future programming at The Historic Clark Chateau

About the Author
Maggie Dallen is the author of more than fifty romance novels. She writes sweet, lighthearted love stories in a variety of sub genres, including Historical Romance, Young Adult Romance, and Adult Contemporary Romance. An East Coast native, Maggie moved to Montana with her family three years ago. She spends her days running after a hyper toddler and dreaming up swoon worthy scenarios for imaginary people.

Live Music with Drew Danburry

Drew Danburry

The Historic Clark Chateau will be hosting Montana Artist Drew Danburry for a special musical performance on Saturday February 8th at 7pm. This is a FREE community event organized in partnership with The Root and The Bloom Collective Non Profit. Donations are being accepted to benefit The Clark Chateau and its programs. Light refreshments will be provided.

Drew Danburry is a musician and filmmaker currently residing in Missoula Montana. He will be performing the soundtracks and songs from several of his short films live as they are projected in the Chateau.

Drew has independently toured and released records since 2002. He’s released over 400 songs on over 20 albums/13 Eps. He’s performed at Pop Montreal, Pygmalion Music Festival and the 20th Anniversary Block Party of Kilby Court featuring Death Cab for Cutie. His films have been screened in film festivals both here in the US and internationally.

Drew’s music and film can be found at
drewdanburry.bandcamp.com
https://www.youtube.com/user/drewdanburry

Live Music with Tom Gammons

Tom Gammons

Join us at the Clark Chateau for a very special performance from Butte musician Tom Gammons. Doors open at 6:00, performance is at 6:30. Light refreshments provided. Suggested $5 donation.

Tom Gammons is a student at the School of Performing Arts in Charlottetown Prince Edward Island. He currently performs with the band “Inn Echo”. Please help us welcome him back to Butte for a one-night only solo performance of traditional tunes and Canadian folk music in our Second Floor music room.

The I-90 Collective presents Venezia: Sonatas Transalpinas

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Join the I-90 Collective tracing the inestimable influence of virtuoso Venetian musicians into the south of Germany, through the hardwood forest to Innsbruch, and into England via an adopted manuscript of excellent Italian madrigals. Sublimity and honesty characterize gorgeous works by Vivaldi, Purcell, Becker, and other seventeenth century gems.

Founded in 2009 on the interstate highway that links Seattle, WA and Bozeman, MT, the Collective of two violins, cello, and lute are busy baroque soloists who perform extensively across the country and abroad with many of America’s leading period-instrument ensembles.

Having performed on concert series from Seattle to Syracuse, the ensemble entertains audiences with lively, and interactive performances in intimate venues.

Tickets are $20 and available for advance purchase on The Root & The Bloom’s Square site: https://squareup.com/store/the-root-and-the-bloom

http://mtpr.org/post/listen-baroque-lute-and-guitar-live-montana-public-radio

The PerChance Players Summer Recital

Perchance Players Summer Recital

The Clark Chateau is proud to host The Perchance Players in a summer recital, a celebration of classic American music, from folk songs to jazz standards to showtunes. Join us in the ballroom to celebrate the work of Frankee Angel’s music students, with delectable baked goods for sale provided by For Heaven’s Cakes! Free admission, though a $5 suggested donation is cheerfully welcomed.

Student Performers:
Natalie Best
Charli Cox
Kaylee Kent
Kyle Joseph Kinsey
Toni Montana
Jim Moyle
Olivia Osmun
Jack Prigge
Ella Prigge
Melissa Wanamaker

With guest performers Callison Stratton and Nkokhelo Nhlaka Msomi!

Folk Festival Weekend: Updated Hours

Hello all! We’re so excited to welcome the thousands of people who will flood into Butte for the 10th annual Montana Folk Festival this weekend! Because of this wonderful event, our hours will be:

Thursday, July 6th: 12pm – 4pm

Friday, July 7th: 12pm – 4pm

Saturday July 8th: CLOSED

Sunday July 9th: CLOSED

We are adjusting our hours so that our staff, volunteers and interns can enjoy the festival. However, we will open our doors to anyone who reserves a tour in advance! Email us at clarkchateau@gmail.com by Friday, July 7th at 5:00pm to reserve a tour for Saturday or Sunday. 

Drink of the Wise: Official Menu!

We’re excited to finally announce our menu! This gorgeous, internationally inspired feast was concocted by our Chef Daniel Hogan, who created each dish to match its tea (from Lake Missoula Tea Company) perfectly. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are marked.

Click here to purchase tickets online!

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Here is the plain-text version of the menu:

CHINA

Lapsang Souchong

Black tea roasted over pine wood logs, resulting in a rich, smoky flavor

paired with

Sweet Naxi Baba (v)

Traditional flatbread from Yunnan, China filled with rose jam and pine nuts

JAPAN

Kuki Cha

A nutty, sweet green tea low in caffeine, made by the Top Tea Connoisseur of Japan

paired with

Poached Trout (gf)

Montana-raised trout with nasturtiums and herbs on a rice cracker

KENYA

Hand-Rolled Purple

A robust and full-bodied purple tea with antibacterial and antioxidant properties, comparable in taste to green tea

paired with

Spiced Lamb Skewers (gf)

INDIA

Assam Chai

A bright, malty black tea with ginger, cardamom, and other bold Indian spices

paired with

Potato Curry (gf, v)

wrapped in a chard leaf

IRELAND

Big Sky Black

A bold blend of Kenyan, Chinese and Sri Lankan black breakfast teas

paired with

Cheese & Cookies

Locally sourced cheeses and Earl Grey shortbread cookies

RUSSIA

Black Currant Tea

A rich black tea with black currant leaves and currant pieces, reminiscent of Russian tea houses and scones

paired with

Creamed Morels and Rhubarb (v)

Served on rye toast

DESSERT

Easy Does It Herbal

A bright blend of spearmint, lemongrass, elderberries, rosebuds, linden flowers, chamomile, orange peel, and red raspberry leaf

paired with

Fresh Fruit & Handmade Sweets (v, gf)

Tickets on Sale Now for “Drink of the Wise,” The Chateau’s Annual Fundraiser

Tea Party Ladies

Join us for a midsummer night’s tea party, featuring teas from around the world selected by Lake Missoula Tea Company, and an accompanying meal catered by Chef Daniel Hogan. Learn about the history and social value of tea from expert speakers, and help us raise money to support both the programs at the Historic Clark Chateau and the hungry in our community.

When: Saturday, June 24th at 6:00pm

Where: The Historic Clark Chateau

Ticket Price: $40/ individual; $75/ couple

Tickets are now available at the Clark Chateau and the Butte Archives during opening hours, or online at: https://squareup.com/store/the-root-and-the-bloom

Life in Miniature: Exhibit Opening Reception

SUNDAY, MAY 21st: Join us for the official opening of The Clark Chateau’s new exhibit, “Life in Miniature,” a retrospective of dolls and dollhouses, both international and local. The opening reception will feature a lecture on the history dolls with antique dealer and doll specialist Brian Mogren, followed by a panel discussion made up of local Butte historians, sociologists and miniature enthusiasts. Doors open at 12pm for guests to explore the exhibit before the lecture begins at 2pm. Tea, coffee and snacks will be served.

Suggested $10 Donation

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Summer 2017 Season!

We’re excited to announce our re-opening for the Summer 2017 Season!

The Clark Chateau’s summer season will begin on Friday May 5th, 5:00pm to 9:00pm for Uptown Art Walk, then Saturday and Sunday, 12:00pm-4:00pm. This will mark the opening of our new permanent exhibit, “Ring Down the Drop: The Arts & Cultural History of Butte,” and our May/June gallery exhibit, “100 Years: A Community Art Show.” After that, we will be open Thursday through Sunday, 12:00pm-4:00pm through the end of October. 

We will be offering one guided tour per day starting at 1:00pm, led by the knowledgeable and multitalented Frankee Angel. However, she may appear in a different form, depending on the day. Walk-ins are welcome, but you may also call ahead (406-565-5600) to reserve a spot on the tour.

The Chateau has seen incredible growth this year, doubling our visitorship during the off-season with more events, activities, classes and rentals. Now our summer schedule is full up with more fundraising events, guests from our Speaker Series, performances from The Ballroom Players play development series, and more. Click the link below to download our full schedule:

Summer 2017 Schedule