Events and Weather for Fri.-Sun.

Ski Sale Fri.-Sat.
The Annual Beaverhead Ski Patrol Ski Swap will take place in the 4-H Building on the Beaverhead County Fairgrounds 5–9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6 and Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All varieties of ski equipment will be available, and representatives of the Maverick Ski Team will be on hand to offer information on the team for kids aged 7–17 looking to learn the fundamentals of alpine ski racing and develop all-mountain skills. The showcase program of the nonprofit Pioneer Mountain Education Foundation, the Maverick Ski Team also offers participants the chance to compete in U.S. Ski Association events around the state. For more information on the Pioneer Mountain Education Foundation, visit its Facebook page @pioneermountained.

Beaver football Homecoming Fri.
The Dillon Beavers football team will host Frenchtown for the BCHS Homecoming Game on Friday at Vigilante Field, starting at 7 p.m.

UMW Volleyball Fri.
The University of Montana Western volleyball team will welcome Carroll College for a Frontier Conference match set to start at 7 p.m. in Straugh Gymnasium. Tickets will be available at the door.

Shooting comp Sat.
Shoot for the Loot will happen at the Dillon Rifle Range on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day will feature events in vortex shoot, Raffle Shoot, Challenge Shot, Pick of the Litter Top Shot and .22 Off-Hand Little Shooters (bring your own .22), as well as a Hunter Class and Open Class. More than $15,000 will be up for grabs in the fundraiser for the Wildland Fighter Foundation. For more information, go to www.sites.google.com/view/shootforloot/home.

Wainwright benefit Sat.
A Charitable Event in support of Dakota Wainwright will take place Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at Papa T’s, 10 N. Montana St. in downtown Dillon. The event will feature live music by the band Fast Forward and a silent auction to support the former Montana Western standout linebacker who suffered cardiac arrest in June and had to be LifeFlighted to Seattle. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/events/1043674359100288/.

BCHS volleyball Sat.
The Dillon Beavers volleyball team will host Stevensville on Saturday, Oct. 7, in the B.W. Lodge, with the varsity match set to start at 4 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door.

UMW Booster Bash Sat.
The 27th Annual Bulldog Booster Bash for supporters of University of Montana Western athletics will take place Saturday, Oct. 7. The festivities will get going with an 11 a.m. tailgate party in the parking lot adjacent to Vigilante Field, where the UMW football team’s home game against rival Montana Tech will kick off two hours later. The doors for the Bash in Keltz Arena will open after the football game ends, with a Hawaiian-themed dinner served at 6 p.m. and live auction to follow. For more information, call Megan Woolley at 683-7220.

Pray for Snow Party Sat.
The Patagonia Outlet in downtown Dillon will host Maverick Mountain’s 2017 Pray for Snow Party 6:30–8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7. The family-friendly event will feature food, drink and fun. For more information, call 683-2580 or visit the local Patagonia, 16 S. Idaho St.

Friday: Partly sunny with afternoon highs in lower 60s, with little chance of precipitation.
Friday Night: Almost no chance of precipitation, with lows in upper 30s and SW winds 14–21 mph.

Saturday: Winds from SSW will blow 10–30 mph under partly cloudy skies with little chance of precipitation and temperatures rising to an afternoon high in the upper 50s.
Saturday Night: Light SSW winds throughout the night, with about a 30 percent chance of snow around dawn, when temperatures will decline to below freezing by dawn and light SSW winds of about 7 mph.

Sunday: Early morning chance of precipitation leveling off to about 15 percent throughout the day when temperatures will remain chilly, not rising above the low 40s and winds will remain light.
Sunday Night: Slight chance of precipitation, with temperatures dropping below freezing after dusk to mid-20s by dawn, with northern winds pivoting to from the south.