Gary Ferguson’s The Eight Master Lessons of Nature

Thursday, December 12, 7 p.m.
For our annual holiday party, we will feature award-winning Red Lodge author Gary Ferguson, who will read from his latest book, The Eight Master Lessons of Nature: What Nature Teaches Us About Living Well in the World. Read more.


Reading: Dave Carty’s Leaves on Frozen Ground

Thursday, Feb. 6, 7 p.m.
Bozeman writer Dave Carty will read from and discuss his debut novel, Leaves on Frozen Ground.


Reading: John Clayton on Muir and Pinchot

Thursday, March 12, 7 p.m.
Elk River Arts & Lectures launches its 2020 season with a talk by award-winning Red Lodge author John Clayton, who will lead a discussion of the founding of America’s public lands systems based on his new book, Natural Rivals: John Muir, Gifford Pinchot, and the Creation of America’s Public Lands.


An Evening with Tea Obreht

Thursday, April 9, 7 p.m.
We’re thrilled to welcome Orange Prize winner and National Book Award finalist Tea Obreht as part of Elk River Arts & Lectures 2020 series. She’ll read from her new novel, Inland.


American Zion by Betsy Gaines Quammen

Thursday, April 30, 7 p.m.
Bozeman author Betsy Gaines Quammen will lead a discussion about the intersections of religion, rebellion and public lands based on her fascinating new book, American Zion.


Elk River Books hosts presentations by writers, artists, musicians, small-scale theatrical productions and lectures on a wide range of topics. We are presently booking six months in advance, and at the very least need a six-week head start in order to properly promote your event. We regret that due to various limitations, we are unable to host every event proposed. If you are interested in scheduling an event at our store, please email Events Coordinator Marc Beaudin at [email protected].