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Event-filled weekend for Helena

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It will be a fun filled weekend in Helena with a variety of events going on Saturday, September 14th. First off Queen City Ballet Company's "Dancing with the Helena Stars" is tomorrow at 7 P.M. at the Gateway Center.

"Well Dancing with the Stars is Queen City Ballets 3rd Annual Fundraiser for the Queen City Ballet Company, the professionals are members of our company, the dancers that have trained here go onto professional careers and go onto dance in college. They dance with prominent members of our community." says Campbell Midgley from Queen City Ballet.

Another choice is the opening of the 59th Season of the Helena Symphony, taking place at the Civic Center at 7 P.M. where over 1,400 spectators are expected. Governor Steve Bullock is not only attending, but is also narrating in the show. 

"We are opening with some incredible works its called "Heroic Portraits" and Governor Steve Bullock is the guest artist, he will be narrating work by American Composer Erin Coplin that's for narrator and orchestra about the words by Lincoln and about Lincoln." explains Music Director, Allan R. Scott.

Another fun choice is the Helz Belles Roller Derby match against Missoula at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds also starting at 7 P.M.

"It is kinda bit of a grudge match, coming after us hard we are looking forward to a really great game so we are going to be opening up doors at six o'clock and the bout will start at seven." says Karen Powell (Kapow) from the Helz Belz.

You definitely have your choices in Helena this weekend, maybe you choose the Helena Symphony at the Civic Center, or maybe catch Dancing with the Helena Stars, or you can catch roller derby, but we cant forget its Carroll Homecoming weekend and the Homecoming Game is tomorrow at 1 P.M. against Montana Tech at Nelson Stadium. So whatever your choice may be tomorrow you will definitely have a good time in Helena.


Words from Queen City Ballet Company:

Queen City Ballet Company presents its 3rd annual Dancing with Helena's Stars this Saturday the 14th at 7:00 PM at the Gateway Center. Don't miss this fantastic evening of entertaining performances highlighting local celebrities with hor d'oeuvres, a silent auction and the smooth crooning voice of Mike Prendergast that will make you want to put on your dancing shoes. Tickets are advance purchase as this is a catered event and are $50.00 per person. Proceeds benefit the non-profit Queen City Ballet Company and help bring their professional productions of the Nutcracker and Spring Performance to the Helena community. To purchase last minute tickets please email us at queencityballet@gmail.com or call the office 444-5004 and someone will get back with you. Hope to see you there!

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