If you still have some holiday shopping to do, you don't want to miss S.L.A.M.'s first ever Holiday Festival. It will be held this weekend (December 16-18) at 34 E. Mendenhall in Bozeman. You'll find unique, handmade items from 20 Montana artists. Great gifts that couldn't be bought more locally!

S.L.A.M. is a newly formed non-profit dedicated to promoting the arts in Montana. Their events are awesome and  just showing up supports local artists and musicians (hence the acronym), which I think is a special thing. I think it would also be special to give or receive a unique gift made by one of our local artists. Two great reasons right there not to miss their Holiday Showcase this weekend!

Unique Pottery, photographs, oil paintings, jewelry, and more will be on display. Hours are Friday (December 16th) 5-9 p.m., Saturday (December 17th) 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., and Sunday (December 18th) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Convenient parking will be available in the downtown parking garage and a Streamline bus stop is right outside the door.

To learn more about S.L.A.M., to get involved, or to become one of their featured artists, visit www.slamfestivals.org.