Brews & the Big Sky: Charlie Bair, the Wool King with Bayern Brewing
- Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
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Brews & the Big Sky explores the unique history of the Big Sky state paired with unique Montana brews. Partake in an adults-only night out as the museum becomes a lively venue for drinks and local history. Sample beer from a featured Montana brewery, enjoy light appetizers, and wander through MOR’s exhibitions.
Experience informal gallery talks with Curator of History, Michael Fox, at 6 & 6:30 p.m. in the Paugh History Hall or the Changing Exhibit Gallery. Explore items from MOR’s collections, ask questions, and learn more about Montana’s past. This popular adults-only evening at MOR is the perfect way to discover great brews and the history of the Big Sky state.
This month, learn about Charles M. Bair who arrived in Billings, MT as a conductor on the Northern Pacific Railroad in 1883. By the early 1900s, he was the largest wool producer in the U.S., a multi-millionaire and a friend of western artists like Charlie Russell and Joseph Henry Sharp. Learn more about how his hard work, determination, and personality made him a Montana legend.
Age 21+ only | $12 admission includes beer tasting, gallery talks, exhibits, & light appetizers.
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