Lewis and Clark Commemorative
Events & Happenings
September 8, 2012: "John Colter Run" at the
Missouri Headwater State Park, Bozeman, Montana.
John Colter of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, departed the Company on
August 15, 1806 to join fur trappers. His adventures were many and most
notable his escape from the Blackfeet Tribe in Montana.
Trace the steps of
John Colter and his escape from the Blackfeet Tribe
Course is approx. 7
miles on paved and gravel roads and rugged trails, the course is relatively rough
but suited for cross country running. The race begins and ends at the Missouri
Headwaters State Park with the first mile and a half on a paved county road. the
remainder of the course crosses a number of gravel roads, but most of it will be
on marked, rugged trails. The course, where not on roads, will be marked with
flagged stakes. The last 200 yards crosses the Gallatin River, where it will be
waist deep. Bring an extra change of clothes for the awards ceremony and
September 8, 2012: Music Festival 2012 at the
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Wood River, Illinois.
Traditional music of the late 1700s and early 1800s performed by musicians in
September 21, 2012, 6 PM -
10 PM: STAR PARTY at the
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Great Falls, Montana. The Lewis
and Clark expedition relied on celestial observation to chart their course.
Learn more about our night sky.
September 15 - 16, 2012:
Missouri River Outdoor Expo in Ponca, Nebraska
Ponca State Park. FREE EVENT!