Terry Yippee offers slate of family activities July 26



       It’s time to get your “yippee” on again in Terry, Mont.! The annual Terry Yippee Days will be held Saturday, July 26, with a variety of events for young and old scheduled to fill the day.
       Starting the morning off is the Yippee Run – a 10K, 5K and Kid’s Run (under 10) road race through Terry, starting and ending at Stockman Bank. Registration in-cludes a t-shirt; cost is $25 for the 10K and 5K and kid’s run is free. Registration runs from 6:15-7 a.m. The 10K starts at 7:15 a.m. and 5K at 7:30 a.m., with the fun run to follow. The race is a fundraiser for the Terry High School Close-Up group who will use the funds to visit Washington, D.C. Preregistration available through Leann Lantis at 406.951.3482 or lantis@midrivers.com.
         At 10 a.m. registration opens in Murn Park for the Montana State Doubles Corn Hole Tournament, a bene-fit for the Prairie County Hospital Foundation. Teams of two can enter, with play starting at 11 a.m. Kid’s games and a bounce house will be set up in the park courtesy of the Terry Badlands Bible Fellowship. At noon the Prairie Chamber of Commerce will serve a free-will offering barbeque lunch. Throughout the day shoppers can browse the Lemons and Leftovers sales at down-town retail stores, swing into the Prairie County Muse-um and Evelyn Cameron Gallery for a visit, or follow 
weekend the Volksmarch walking trail by historic buildings and sites around town. Wrapping up the day is a street dance starting at 8 p.m. with music from Far Out West.
          New this year the Friday night before Yippee Days the Terry Roping Club is facilitat-ing a matched bronc ride at the Prairie County Fairgrounds, contracted and put on by C&T Rodeo of Ekalaka, Mont. Up to 12 riders in three divisions will compete, along with a stray gather-ing com-petition of eight 2-person teams. Calcutta starts at 5 p.m. on July 25 with the matched bronc ride at 6 p.m.
          Terry Yippee Days is an an-nual event the last Saturday in July, and is often the ven-ue for class or family re-unions, or for anyone want-ing to visit the “Little Town Below the Badlands.” For more information, visit VisitTerryMt.com or call Dale Galland at Prairie Unique at 406.635.5598 

Published July 16, 2014

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