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Best of the West Inaugural Ball Tickets on Sale Now!

posted Nov 28, 2016, 10:11 AM by Montana State Society   [ updated Nov 28, 2016, 10:24 AM ]



Join in the tradition of Inauguration with the Montana, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, and Alaska State Socities. 

The Best of the West Inaugural Ball will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 7:00-10:00pm at the Old Ebbitt Grill Atrium, just steps from the White House! 

This non-partisan event will include an open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Cocktail or "Black Tie Lite" attire is encouraged.




Tickets are $100 each and are on sale now at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2717610 

More information is available on the Facebook event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/561446477379436/

What: Best of the West Inaugural Ball

When: Saturday, January 21, 2017; 7:00-10:00PM

Where:   Old Ebbitt Grill Atrium
               675 15th Street NW
               Washington DC 20005

Metro information: Metro Center Metro Stop (Red, Orange and Blue Lines)

116th Brawl of the Wild - Saturday November 19th

posted Oct 24, 2016, 11:33 AM by Montana State Society   [ updated Oct 24, 2016, 11:43 AM ]

It's time for the 116th Brawl of the Wild on Saturday, November 19th, 2016.  Kickoff is at 2:00 pm EST! 

Doors open at Noon. Join the Montana State Society at our annual Cat-Griz watch party at Crystal City Sports Pub in Arlington, VA to cheer on your favorite team.


There will be an admission fee of $10 for the party (children 12 and under are free).  Proceeds will be split with the UM and MSU Alumni Associations.  

The Montana State Society will again be taking over the top two floors of Crystal City Sports Pub - but due to the popularity of the game and other games taking place at the same time, we strongly recommend you get there EARLY to snap up seats.

Please share this invite with friends, family and co-workers.  RSVP on Facebook.  We look forward to seeing you all there!


What: 116th Brawl of the Wild - Montana State University Bobcats vs. University of Montana Grizzlies.

When: Saturday November 19th, 2016.  Kickoff is at 2:00pm EST, but we will be able to open the "doors" at Noon - get there early to snag a good seat.

Where: Crystal City Sports Pub (2nd and 3rd floors); 529 23rd St S., Arlington, VA 22202  


Metro and Parking information: The pub is a 10 minute walk from the Crystal City Metro Station (blue and yellow lines). The pub has a free parking lot located directly across the street from their front entrance on 23rd Street.  Additionally, several parking garages in Crystal City offer free parking on weekends. 

Go West Beer Fest Tickets on Sale NOW!

posted Sep 6, 2016, 1:09 PM by Montana State Society   [ updated Sep 6, 2016, 3:36 PM ]

The Montana State Society is once again co-hosting the Go West Beer Festival in Washington, DC along with the State Societies of Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. The Go West Beer Fest will held on Friday September 16th and will feature an array of delicious craft beer from great breweries across the west -- and draw a diverse crowd of western transplants from all over the DC-area. 

Please note that this is event is for those age 21 and over only. There will be food trucks at the event with food for sale. Please plan to join us on Friday, September 16th, 2016 from 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. in the North Hall of Eastern Market (225 Seventh Street SE, Washington, DC 20003) to celebrate the best beer of the west! Tickets are $30 and we only have a limited quantity, so they will go fast. 

This year we will once again be raising funds for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation, an organization that helps families of firefighters killed in the line of duty and assists injured firefighters and their families. For each ticket we sell for the event we will donate $5 to the Wildland Firefighter Foundation. Please also check out the Facebook page for the event to get updates on the Go West Beer Fest and other great Montana State Society events!


Bartenders serving Montana's finest beer at the 2015 Go West Beer Fest 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! D.C.'s 12th Annual Testicle Festival - Saturday May 14th

posted May 12, 2016, 12:28 PM by Sarah Weaver   [ updated May 12, 2016, 12:32 PM ]


The Montana State Society is excited to invite you to attend the 12th Annual TesticleFestival of Washington, D.C. - “Members Only” to be held from 6-11 PM on Saturday May 14th, 2016 at the Arlington American Legion.  Experience a unique Montana tradition while listening and dancing to live country music, and enjoying all the Rocky Mountain Oysters, beer and Crown Royal you can handle.  We will also have food trucks at the event with food available for purchase.  Get there early, the first guests will also get a T-Shirt to forever memorialize the event. While the theme this year is "Members Only", all are welcome at this great event.  Tickets are just $25 online or $30 at the door.

Never been to a Testy Fest? Watch this video. You'll see what we're talking about.
 
    What: "Members Only” - The 12th Annual Testicle Festival
    When: Saturday, May 14th, 2016 from 6:00-11:00PM
    Where: American Legion Hall, 3445 N. Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA (Metro Accessible via Virginia Square or Clarendon Stations)
    Who: You, your friends in low places, and a sense of adventure. **You must be 21 to attend**
    How: Buy tickets online here for $25 or at the event for $30http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2540264
    Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/104383383301895
 
Dance to your favorite country music played live on stage by Wil Gravatt Band.
 
This year we are once again thrilled to bring out our famous ball chef, Frank McGraw. Coming to us straight from the original Rocky Mountain Testy Fest at Rock Creek Lodge outside of Missoula, Frank's tasty recipe has an authentic zest that helped set a record a couple years back for most pounds consumed.

Get your tickets today!  $25 online or $30 at the door gets you all the beer and Crown Royal you can drink and as many balls as you can take.  And invite your friends!



D.C.'s 11th Annual Testicle Festival

posted May 7, 2015, 8:25 AM by Jed Link

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

The Montana State Society is excited to invite you to attend the 11th Annual Testicle Festival of Washington, D.C. - “Where Big Balls Meet The Beltway” to be held from 6-11 PM on Saturday June 6th at the Arlington American Legion.  Experience a unique Montana tradition while listening and dancing to live country music, and all the Rocky Mountain Oysters, beer and Crown Royal you can handle.  Get there early, the first guests will also get a T-Shirt to forever memorialize the event.  Tickets are just $25 online or $30 at the door.

Never been to a Testy Fest? Watch this video. You'll see what we're talking about:


What: "Where Big Balls Meet The Beltway” - The 11th Annual Testicle Festival.
When: Saturday, June 6th, 2015 from 6-11 PM
Where: American Legion Hall, 3445 N. Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA (Metro Accessible via Virginia Square or Clarendon Stations)
Who: You, your friends in low places, and a sense of adventure. You must be 21 to attend.
How: Buy ticket online here for $25 or at the event for $30 http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1586798
 
Dance to your favorite country music played live on stage by Wil Gravatt Band.
 
Get your tickets today.  $25 online or $30 at the door gets you all the beer and Crown Royal you can drink and as many balls as you can take.  And invite your friends!

Brawl of the Wild Viewing Party - Nov 22

posted Oct 30, 2014, 11:25 AM by Jed Link   [ updated Nov 10, 2014, 8:38 AM ]


The 114th Brawl of the Wild is on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014.  Kickoff is at 5:00 pm EST! Doors open at 3:30pm. Join the Montana State Society at our annual Cat-Griz watch party at Crystal City Sports Pub in Arlington, VA to cheer on your favorite team.

There will be an admission fee of $10 for the party (children 12 and under are free).  Proceeds will be split with the UM and MSU Alumni Associations.  

The Montana State Society will again be taking over the top two floors of Crystal City Sports Pub - but due to the popularity of the game and other games taking place at the same time, we strongly recommend you get there EARLY to snap up seats.

Please share this invite with friends, family and co-workers. RSVP on Facebook.  We look forward to seeing you all there!

What: 114th Brawl of the Wild - Montana State University Bobcats vs. University of Montana Grizzlies.

When: Saturday November 22nd, 2014.  Kick-off is at 5:00pm ESTbut we will be able to open the "doors" at 3:30pm - get there early to snag a good seat.

Where: Crystal City Sports Pub (2nd and 3rd floors); 529 23rd St S  Arlington, VA 22202 (10 minute walk from the Crystal City Metro Station).


Drink Specials
$10.00 Pitchers & $2.75 Drafts - Miller Lite, Yuengling 
$15.00 Buckets (5 bottles) - Yuengling & Yuengling Light & Coors Light 
$13.00 Pitchers & 3.75 Drafts Blue Moon

Limited Go West Beer Fest tickets on sale now

posted Oct 30, 2014, 11:23 AM by Jed Link


The Montana State Society is co-hosting the Go West Beer Festival in Washington, DC along with the State Societies of Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. The Go West Beer Fest will feature an array of delicious craft beer from great breweries across the west -- and draws a diverse crowd of western transplants from all over the DC-area.  

Please join us on Friday, November 14th, 2014 from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. in the North Hall of Eastern Market (the corner of North Carolina Avenue, SE and 7th Street, SE) to celebrate the best of the great Northwest!

Tickets are $25 and will sell out fast. Ensure your entry by purchasing a ticket online today at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/907863.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW for DC's 2014 Testy Fest - "Nuttin' Better"

posted May 10, 2014, 7:17 AM by Jed Link   [ updated May 10, 2014, 7:46 AM ]

TICKETS ON SALE NOW


The Montana State Society is excited to invite you to attend the Tenth Annual Testicle Festival of Washington, D.C. - "Nuttin' Better" to be held from 6-10 PM on Saturday May 31st at the Arlington American Legion.  Experience a unique Montana tradition while listening and dancing to live country music, and all the Rocky Mountain Oysters, beer and Crown Royal you can handle.  Get there early, the first guests will also get a T-Shirt to forever memorialize the event.  Tickets are just $25 online or $30 at the door.

Never been to a Testy Fest? Watch this video from 2012. You'll see what we're talking about: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hs-qdVpurX8

What: "Nuttin' Better" - The 10th Annual Testicle Festival.
When: Saturday, May 31st, 2014 from 6-10 PM
Where: American Legion Hall, 3445 N. Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA (Metro Accessible via Virginia Square or Clarendon Stations)
Who: You, your friends in low places, and a sense of adventure. You must be 21 to attend.
How: Buy ticket online here for $25 or at the event for $30 http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/662345
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/851235188226595


Dance to your favorite country music played live on stage by Wil Gravatt Band.


For the third year in a row, we're thrilled to bring out our famous ball chef, Frank McGraw. Coming to us straight from the original Rocky Mountain Testy Fest at Rock Creek Lodge outside of Missoula, Frank's tasty recipe has an authentic zest that helped set a record last year for most pounds consumed.

Get your tickets today.  $25 online or $30 at the door gets you all the beer and Crown Royal you can drink and as many balls as you can take.  And invite your friends!

2013 "Royal Ball" Testy Fest

posted Apr 19, 2013, 5:46 AM by Jed Link

TICKETS ON SALE NOW


D.C.'s 9th Annual Testicle Festival

The Montana State Society is excited to invite you to attend the Ninth Annual Testicle Festival of Washington, D.C. - "Royal Ball" to be held from 6-10 PM on Saturday May 18 at the Arlington American Legion.  Experience a unique Montana tradition while listening and dancing to live country music, and all the Rocky Mountain Oysters, beer and Crown Royal you can handle.  Get there early, the first guests will also get a T-Shirt featuring the Royal Ball Coat of Arms (above) to forever memorialize the event.  Tickets are just $25 online or $30 at the door.

Never been to a Testy Fest? Watch this video from last year. You'll see what we're talking about:

    What: "Royal Ball" - The 9th Annual Testicle Festival.
    When: Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 6-10 PM
    Where: American Legion Hall, 3445 N. Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA (Metro Accessible via Virginia Square or Clarendon Stations)
    Who: You, your friends in low places, and a sense of adventure You must be 21 to attend.
    How: Buy ticket online here for $25 or at the event for $30 http://montanastatesociety.brownpapertickets.com/.
    Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/531487786889674/


Dance to your favorite country music played live on stage by Wil Gravatt Band. Last year Wil tried a Rocky Mountain Oyster for the first time. No telling what will happen this year!


For the second year in a row, we're thrilled to bring out our famous ball chef, Frank McGraw. Coming to us straight from the original Rocky Mountain Testy Fest at Rock Creek Lodge outside of Missoula, Frank's tasty recipe has an authentic zest that helped set a record last year for most pounds consumed.

Get your tickets today.  $25 online or $30 at the door gets you all the beer and Crown Royal you can drink and as many balls as you can take.  And invite your friends!

Big Sky Honor Flight

posted Apr 19, 2013, 5:41 AM by Jed Link


Join the Montana State Society in welcoming Montana's WWII Heroes to DC

For the third time in the last year, the Honor Flight Program is bringing Montana World War II veterans to Washington D.C. to see their war memorial.

Join us to greet the veterans as they arrive at Dulles Airport on Sunday April 21st at 1:15pm. Be sure to arrive at least 30 minutes early.

You are also invited to accompany them on their visit to the World War II Memorial on the National Mall on Monday April 22nd at 9:30am.

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