Michael Schumacher has brought life and soul back to the AME Allen Chapel with the Little White Church Concert Series.
Auditions for the 26th Season of the Yankton Children’s Choir, Ensemble-In-Residence at Mount Marty College, are set for Saturday, Aug. 24, at Mount Marty College in Bede Hall 256 (right above Gregory Hall) from 6-7 p.m. Auditions — which will be on a first-come, first-served basis — take 15…
FORDYCE, Neb. — The Fordyce Volunteer Fire Department (FVFD) is hosting a benefit for one of its firefighters on Saturday, Aug. 24. Andy Evans’ spouse, Treasure, is currently battling cancer. The FVFD is hosting a benefit for the Evans family Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Fordyce Fire Hall.
GEDDES — Geddes Historic District invites the public to the annual celebration of local notable Peter Norbeck at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the American Legion Hall in Geddes.
The Cramer-Kenyon Heritage Home has hosted murder mysteries since 2017. Mr. and Mrs. Cramer have often entertained guests in this beautiful Queen Anne home, but the Saturday, Sept. 7, dinner promises to be a bit different. Only female guests are welcome in the home that evening.
HURON —The South Dakota State Fair invites classic car and antique tractor enthusiasts to take part in the Classic Car Show and Antique Tractor Show sponsored by Stan’s Inc. on Saturday, Aug. 31, and Sunday, Sept. 1, during the State Fair.
HURON — The South Dakota State Fair will host the Pork Butt Battle presented by the South Dakota Pork Producers and Jack’s Campers on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in Horticulture Park.
HURON — Fairgoers will have the chance to enter a favorite family recipe in the Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance Family Heirloom Recipe Competition at the South Dakota State Fair in the Women’s Building on Sunday, Sept. 1.
HURON — The South Dakota State Fair has announced that fairgoers can now buy advanced daily gate admission for the 2019 SD State Fair online at www.sdstatefair.com.
The Heartland Humane Society, along with the City of Yankton Parks and Recreation Department, invites the community to the ninth annual Pooch Plunge at the Memorial Park Pool in Yankton. The dog swim event will be held on the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 6-8 p.m.
VERMILLION — “Art Works: The New Deal Lives On,” an exhibit featuring prints commissioned by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1930s and ’40s, will be on display in the First Dakota Coyote Gallery Sept. 2–7. This joint exhibition by the USD University Art Galleries and the Vermillio…
Yankton Community Library is offering a bonus Adult Craft Class on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m. During the class we will use old books to create a stunning book page Dahlia wreath.
HURON — For the first time, the Ty Tuff Goat Tying Challenge is coming to the South Dakota State Fair on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in the North Arena with $3,000 added money.
The Lewis & Clark Theatre Company is holding auditions for its upcoming production of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express.” Auditions will be held at the following times:
BROOKINGS — South Dakota State University Veterans Affairs and the South Dakota Humanities Council are sponsoring a storytelling contest for veterans that will culminate with an awards ceremony at the South Dakota Festival of Books Oct. 4-6 in Deadwood.
SPEARFISH — The 2019 Make it with Wool district contests in South Dakota have been scheduled in Aberdeen, Parker, Brookings and Newell. For more information and to sign up, contact Ida Marie Snorteland, Snorteland@blackhills.com and/or http://www.sdsheepgrowers.org/make-it-with-wool.html.
HURON — Local singers can make their voices heard in the Dakota Star Talent Competition sponsored by Dakotaland Federal Credit Union at the South Dakota State Fair. More than $2,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to Dakota Star division winners.
VERMILLION — The University Art Galleries and the University of South Dakota have announced this year’s Northern Plains Indian Artist in Residence (NPIAR), Henry Payer. The NPIAR is funded by a generous grant from the Cargill Foundation Contemporary Native Arts Program (CNAP) at the Universi…
Yankton Area Arts held its Meridian en Blanc fundraiser on July 20 at the City Hall. Although it was moved inside because of unpredictable wind and weather, the event was a great success! The proceeds of the fundraiser will help Make Art Happen for area youth! Thank you to our wonderful spon…
The Bede Art Gallery on the campus of Mount Marty College invites the public to enjoy the works of artists Linda Ackland-Kolb and John Kolb as they present an exhibition entitled “Two Surfaces.” The collection of soft pastels on beeswax ground and acrylic paintings will be on display in the …
GAYVILLE — The Poker Alice Band and country-western singer Brenda George return to Gayville Hall on Saturday, July 27, for an 8 p.m. concert of fiddle tunes, western swing, country, jump blues and pop.
FARGO, N.D. — The Dakotas Chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) will hold its 2019 Conference, “Harvesting Our Stories,” on Saturday, Sept. 13-14, 2019, at the Country Inn and Suites in Fargo, N.D. Optional workshops are available on Friday, Sept. 13.