Marine Corps League National Convention 2019

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Activities
Marine Corps League
National Convention 2019


The Eugene Sara Detachment of of the Marine Corps League is proud to be hosting the 2019 96th annual Marine Corps League National Convention in Historic Billings, MT.

Looking for information on this years activities? You have found the right page.

Activities for the 2019 National Convention in Historic Billings, Montana!

We have plenty of activities planned in and around the Billings area to keep you occupied during your stay and make it a trip to remember for sure. Here is a list of planned activities for you to check out.           We are up and running and have received several registrations.  If you are flying, be sure to check with the national web site to get the flight discount codes from Delta and American airlines.  The Thursday lunch and the Devil Dog Lunch are at the same time so don't register for both.  One will replace the other.    We will also have a morning tea and coffee for the spouses to see what they want to visit while the members are in the meetings.  we will help you see and find what you want to see. 

Official 2019 Marine Corps League National Convention Commemorative Belt Buckle

NOT AVAILABLE
Be sure to order your Official 2019 national Convention Commemorative belt Buckle when registering for events at this years convention!

These high quality buckles are made in Montana from sterling silver and gold. More info and pricing coming soon...



  • Earlybird Chuckwagon Reception ($35.00 per person)
    — Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:00 pm

    Join us where the Buffalo roam, and the deer and the antelope play for an old-fashioned chuck wagon supper. We will get a close look at the animals of the rocky-mountains. Then have a steak, chicken, and shrimp pitch fork fondue. Served at an authentic cattle drive chuck wagon. We will be entertained by some native American dancers and listen to old cowboy music by a campfire as they did in the days of the cattle drives.

  • lunch Monday Aug. 5th ($16.50 per person)
    — Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:00 pm

    Deli corner buffet: A build your own sandwich bar with assorted sliced deli meats and cheeses, potato chips, coleslaw, tossed salad, cookies. Iced tea, coffee and water

  • Commissioners Reception ($30.00 per person)
    — Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:00 pm

    An evening of camaraderie, music and fun. We will be transported to our multi purpose event center where we will have a Baron of Beef or Chicken supper with all of the trimmings. Then be entertained by a national award winning group. Three boys raised right here in Red Lodge Montana and in demand nation wide. Then dance the evening away. Buses will take you back to the hotel at staggered times so you can leave when you want. A fun evening for sure.

  • Heritage Tour ($35.00 per person)
    — Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:00 am

    This is a Tuesday daytime tour primarily for the spouses that enjoy history of the west. We will travel by bus to Pompii's Pillar to see the only spot on the Lewis and Clark trail where a mark was left by the group. There will be a historian to help explain the trip of the explorers from Missouri to Oregon. Then on to a pioneer museum in Huntley Mt. A sack lunch will be included. Sun tan lotion and sun glasses are suggested.

  • lunch Tuesday Aug. 6th ($16.50 per person)
    — Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:00 pm

    Herb baked chicken: Baked chicken, macaroni and cheese, corn, tossed salad, diner rolls with butter, and butterscotch brownies. Iced tea, coffee and water.

  • Brew Walk and dining ($20.00 per person)
    — Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:00 pm

    Transportation to and from the downtown area where you can take in some of the finest local breweries and the finest of restaurants or steak houses. Several of the breweries also serve sandwiches. Meals are on your own to choose the meal you like. Meeting places and times will be predetermined to meet the bus for return trips.

  • Beartooth Hwy Scenic Bus Tour ($50.00 per person)
    — Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:00 am

    We will be taking a guided tour by bus up the Beartooth Highway. This famous scenic 68 mile road winds up the Beartooth Mountain Range from Red Lodge Montana and leads through Cooke City to the NE entrance to Yellowstone National Park. This National Scenic Byways All-American Road, features breathtaking views of the Absaroka and Beartooth Mountains, and open high alpine plateaus dotted with countless glacial lakes, forested valleys, waterfalls and wildlife. It is one of the highest and most rugged areas in the lower 48 states, with 20 peaks reaching over 12,000 feet in elevation, with the highway driving over 10,000 ft. beautiful is an understatement.You can find more info at'http://www.beartoothhighway.com' A light jacket or sweater is suggested. A box lunch is included. The tour will take all day.

  • Little Bighorn Battlefield Tour ($50.00 per person)
    — Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:00 am

    This is a guided bus tour to the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Located about 60 miles from Billings, This historic area memorializes the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Indian's last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25 and 26 of 1876, 263 soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, died fighting several thousand Lakota, and Cheyenne warriors. A stop at a souvenir shop and a box lunch is included.. Sun tan lotion, and sun glasses are advised.

  • lunch Wednesday 7th ($16.50 per person)
    — Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:00 pm

    Roast Beef Lunch, Sliced roast beef, homemade mashed Potatoes, brown gravy, mixed vegetables. Served with tossed salad, dinner rolls, and lemon bars. Iced tea, coffee and water.

  • Devil Dog Reception ($0.00 per person)
    — Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:00 pm

    Chips and dip, vegetable tray, chicken wings, Meatballs and more.

  • lunch Thursday 8th ($16.50 per person)
    — Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:00 pm

    Courtyard BBQ: Grilled hamburgers and bratwursts with all of the fixin's. Coleslaw, potato salad, potato chips, and rice krispie bars. Iced tea, coffee, and water

  • Devil Dog Luncheon ($25.00 per person)
    — Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:00 pm

    A club Croissant sandwich, more Devil Dog Luncheon details coming soon....

  • Mustang Baseball Game ($30.00 per person)
    — Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:00 pm

    Billings Baseball team (a Cincinnati Reds farm team) playing against the Rocky Mountain Vibes from Colorado with special recognition to The Marines and veterans. They have given us a special area to enjoy the game. We will leave the hotel at 1700 hrs. with the evening meal provided at the ball park. Jackets may be wanted.

  • Lunch Friday 9th ($16.50 per person)
    — Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:00 pm

    Taco Bar Buffet: Hard shells and flour tortillas, seasoned ground beef, refried beans, and Mexican rice. served with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, cheddar cheese, diced onions, sour cream, and salsa. Tossed salad, Tortilla chips, and churros, Iced tea, coffee and water

  • BANQUET (Steak Dinner) ($50.00 per person)
    — Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:00 pm

    Your choice of Montana Ribeye steak, Boursin stuffed chicken, fresh water walleye fish, or vegetarian option.

  • BANQUET (Chicken Dinner) ($50.00 per person)
    — Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:00 pm

    Your choice of Montana Ribeye steak, Boursin stuffed chicken, fresh water walleye fish, or vegetarian option.

  • BANQUET (Fish Dinner) ($50.00 per person)
    — Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:00 pm

    Your choice of Montana Ribeye steak, Boursin stuffed chicken, fresh water walleye fish, or vegetarian option.

  • BANQUET (Vegetarian) ($50.00 per person)
    — Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:00 pm

    Your choice of Montana Ribeye steak, Boursin stuffed chicken, fresh water walleye fish, or vegetarian option.

Semper Fi - Marine Corps League National Convention