from the Glacier Park Conservancy:
Glacier National Park Conservancy and Glacier National Park Lodges
Get ready for complimentary red bus transportation from the Apgar Visitor Center to Lake McDonald Lodge, historic walking tours, ranger programs, and more! Festivities will begin at 1 pm and end at approximately 9:15 pm.
12:30 pm-8:00 pm: Complimentary red bus tours will operate on a continuous loop between the Apgar Visitor Center and Lake McDonald Lodge. Visitors are encouraged to park at the Apgar Visitor Center as parking is limited at the lodge.
1:00-2:00 pm: Historic Walking Tours at Lake McDonald Lodge
2:00 – 4:00 pm: Silent Auction for Old Hickory Chair begins – Proceeds benefit Glacier National Park Conservancy
2:00 pm: Opening comments
2:30 pm: Glacier Park Foundation presentation
3:30 pm: Lake McDonald Lodge Dedication
4:00 pm: Old Hickory Chair Silent Auction Winner Announced
5:00-9:00 pm: Dine on your own at Lake McDonald Lodge with centennial themed specials
6:00-8:00 pm: Movies in the auditorium
8:30 pm: Ranger-led evening program on Lake McDonald history in the auditorium
I can’t make the trip from Georgia, but for those of you who live closer, this ought to be a great event.
Malcolm R. Campbell is a former Glacier National Park hotels seasonal employee and the author of several novels set in the park.