Thursday, August 8, the Daly Mansion grounds became a musical stage for the Bitterroot Community Band and the Missoula City Band.

The two musical groups played selections from Broadway, the movies, television and marches Thursday evening under the trees. (see photo)

At the intermission, the audience bought and gobbled up servings of strawberry shortcake as a fundraiser for the Bitterroot group.

The next performance of the Bitterroot Community Band will be Tuesday at 12, the free concert series in Hamilton at the Ravalli County Museum lawn during the noon hour.

Then, they'll perform Thursday evening, August22, at 8pm in the Claudia Driscoll Park bandshell.

Their summer series finishes up on the KLYQ Free Stage at the Ravalli County Fair at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 31.