MRBA CAMP-OUT and JAM June 11-13 2021

The annual MRBA camp-out and jam will June 11-13 aprox 1 mile up Hughes creek. The assoc will supply hot-dogs and pies on sat. Pot-lucks at 6pm… To get to Hughes creek…head south of Darby (aprox 4 miles) ——-turn up the West Fork highway (#473)—- follow the highway up and around the left side of Painted Rock Lake…Turn left at Hughes Creek and go aprox 1 mile…… right on Thunder Mtn road and we are on the left… watch for signs…. ALL BLUEGRASS LOVERS WELCOME…. Come join in the FUN…free camping, hiking, biking, 4 wheeling, swimming (for the brave), jamming and enjoying friends… See you there.. Mike (head pot-luck eater guy)

MRBA Bluegrass Campout

Come join us May 12th, 13th 14th (THE DATE IN NEWSLETTER WAS INCORRECT) for our annual Bluegrass Campout. Free camping, biking, 4 wheeling, swimming (for the brave), camp fires, hiking, pot-lucks at 6pm, lots of jamming and visiting with friendly folks. We’ll have heated wall tents for late night jamming and pop-ups for shade and rain protection.

Directions– go aprox 4 1/2 miles south of Darby—-turn right up the West Fork Highway—– go around left side of Painted Rocks Lake——just past 29 mile marker turn left up Hughes Creek…. go aprox 1 mile and turn right on Thunder Mtn Road.. We are on the left…. All Bluegrass Lovers Welcome… Mike and Tari

Christmas Party, Meeting, and Jam.. Dec 14th.

Come to our Annual Christmas Party, annual meeting, and gift exchange, Saturday- Dec 14th, at the Masonic Lodge – 126 East Broadway Street in Missoula. Meeting at 3 pm, pot-luck at 6 pm, and gift exchange after dinner. Tari is cooking two big hams so please bring a side dish and a small gift…Lots of friendly folks. —ALL BLUEGRASS LOVERS WELCOME

For folks renting a motel Saturday night, after much research, we like the Fairbridge Inn on Brooks Street. Good prices, nice rooms and nice beds, allow pets and free breakfast. 1-866-476-7002. See you there—Mike and Tari

Forrest’s banjo and pic

The MRBA contacted the Clinton Community Hall and they said they would love to have Forrest Clark’s pic and banjo to display in his home town. MRBA member Steve Chapman volunteered to build a display case. A fitting tribute to a great guy… Mike and Tari