Avid equestrians Craig and Barbara Barrett are celebrating 25 years of ownership of Triple Creek Ranch, bringing their world travels and passion for Western art to their mountain retreat in Darby. Nestled in the Bitterroot Mountains, the ranch’s 25 private log cabins feature wood-burning fireplaces, wet bars and outdoor hot tubs. Immersive weekends on topics such as viticulture, bird - ing and the arts, horseback riding, fly fish - ing, skijoring and panning for sapphires are offered.


Sage Lodge, situated on more than a mile of Yellowstone riverfront, is expected to open in Emigrant this summer. The rural resort will feature 50 total guest rooms located in a 34-room lodge and four stand-alone cabins. Among the many highlights are a Montanainspired restaurant and bar complete with a wood-fired grill, and a fitness center with an outdoor workout space. Indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces for up to 150 peo - ple are planned, including the 2,500-squarefoot event barn, three small meeting rooms, 1,800 square feet of prefunction space and a spacious lawn. Following the lodge’s grand opening, a full-service spa with several soak - ing pools is scheduled to open in late 2018. Guests and groups can sign up for all sorts of fly-fishing experiences as well as hiking, horseback riding, birding, dog sledding and snowshoeing. sage-lodge


Originally built in 1908 as a two-story store - front and converted into a theater in 1924, the Rialto has a long history of serving Bozeman. The landmark was recently transformed into a cultural hub featuring live performances, private meeting and event spaces, a beer and wine bar and state-of-the-art acoustics. Although the structure sat vacant for more than a decade, it reopened in January 2018 as a reinvented venue that includes a groundfloor Black Box theater that accommodates up to 400 and has a mezzanine level. The second floor features Burn Box, a stylish space overlooking Main Street that serves wine, beer and a rotating menu created by local chefs and food artisans. Light Box, adja - cent to Burn Box, is a gallery that showcases work from local artists and serve as addi - tional private event space for 15-150 guests.

Since the days of the Wild West, opera houses have been symbols of culture and community.


Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona has a new lineup of health-focused team-building and breakout sessions for groups of 10-120 that spotlight relaxation, meditation and clean eating. Examples of these options include experiencing the world-famous Sedona spirituality with guided meditation breaks in meeting rooms along with chair massages and yoga classes. Groups also can get creative with meeting room setups so they feature lounge furniture, yoga balls and mats, and cocktail tables to provide more room for activities.


Taliesin West, the winter home and living laboratory of architect Frank Lloyd Wright is available for hosting meetings and events in Scottsdale. The venue offers groups of 15-250 the opportunity to immerse themselves in Wright’s world by choosing from nine unique locations or buying out the entire property. The Cabaret Terrace, Garden Room Lawn, Garden Squares, Kiva and Pavilion Terrace are available along with the following four options.