Checkerboard Bar and Inn Celebrates 60th Annual Pig Roast
Upcoming live music and community potluck in Checkerboard.
Meagher County has no shortage of places to eat. While White Sulphur Springs offers a variety of establishments to choose from, individuals should not overlook the smaller rural towns surrounding the county seat. Ringling, Martindale, and Checkerboard provide unique experiences and small-town delicacies from age-old establishments. Next week, the Checkerboard Bar and Inn MT will host a celebratory pig roast with a major milestone backing it. The 60th Annual Pig Roast will be held in Checkerboard next Saturday, July 13. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., the time-honored tradition of the pig roast and the coinciding potluck dinner will commence. The roast, a Meagher County summer tradition, serves as a connection to the larger county seat of White Sulphur Springs. With food acting as a pathway for connection within the community, the Checkerboard Bar is set to hold an event sure to boost local morale and attract visitors to the rural establishment. Following the fanfare over home-cooked food, the Checkerboard Bar will host live music, a popular pastime for Meagher County weekends. Starting at 7:00 p.m., the bar will feature two acts: Layloni Ghee and Big Sky Overdrive, who will serenade the Checkerboard crowd and provide entertainment for the night alongside the socializing. The 60th Annual Checkerboard Bar and Inn’s Pig Roast and Potluck is set to be a summer highlight for the small town. Sponsored by Farm Bureau Financial Services, the community event to be held on Saturday, July 13, will feature drinks, music, and pork, marking an occasion of entertainment and sustenance for visitors and locals alike. All in all, the 60th Annual Pig Roast at the Checkerboard Bar and Inn promises to be a significant event for Meagher County, drawing in locals and visitors alike with its blend of tradition, community spirit, and entertainment. This event not only highlights the culinary and cultural richness of the region but also underscores the importance of small-town gatherings in fostering community connections. As the residents and visitors come together to celebrate, the Checkerboard Bar and Inn continues to play a pivotal role in maintaining and enhancing the social fabric of the area. Photo via Checkerboard Bar & Inn MT Facebook Page.