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April 18: FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES, 8pm, Tailgators, 1013 N Splitrock Blvd, Brandon Aaron Keller performing. No cover charge! tgators.com 605.582.2520
April 19: In honor of Earth Day, the Great Plains Zoo will host an annual ‘Party for the Planet' from 1 to 4 p.m.
April 19: Easter Egg Hunt, 9am, at McKennan Park. Red Door Church is hosting. Everyone is welcome, so join us and enjoy a fun-filled day with your family that they will never forget! The event is free! Come enjoy inflatables, cotton candy, popcorn, & hunt for 8,000 candy filled eggs! http://www.reddoorchurch.net/easter
April 19: Aluminum Can Drive and Paper Shredding Event, 10am to 3 pm, American Legion Post 15, 1701 W Legion Dr, Sioux Falls. Presented by the American Legion and Lincoln HS JROTC to benefit Big Paws Canine Foundation. The Foundation provides service, therapy and companion dogs to Disabled Veterans and former First Responders. Shred - $5 bag up to 20 lbs and shred - $10 box up to 50 lbs. Easter Egg Hunt (Ladies of the Legion) 10:30-12:00. Food and drinks prepared by the Legionnaires. Sponsored by Dakota Data Shred & Novak Sanitary Service.
April 19: Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Feed, 9:00 am, J&L Harley Davidson, 2601 West 60th Street North, Sioux Falls. J&L Harley-Davidson will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt and pancake feed on Saturday, April 19th starting at 9am with a pancake feed. The Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 10:30 for ages 6 month - 4 years and at 10:45 for ages 5-10.
April 19: Community Carnival, 2 pm to 5 pm, Linwood Church, 1101 East 57th Street, Sioux Falls. Carnival games, face painting, inflatables, prizes and free food. Everyone welcome.
April 19: Zion Lutheran Church Easter Egg Hunt, 10 am, 1400 S. Duluth Ave. All ages welcome. Refreshments will be served following the Easter story time.
April 19 & 20: "The Song Everlasting", Saturday, April 19: 2PM- Matinee with special activities for children, 7PM- Evening show for all ages, Sunday, April 20: 7PM- Evening show for all ages historic Palace Theater in Luverne, MN. A beautiful new Easter Cantata set to folk, country, and Americana-style music and melodies, accompanied by a locally-written, original script vividly portraying the passion of Christ. Tickets are free, so please invite a friend and join us.
April 21: All Time Low plays the District at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the District or online at www.thedistrictsf.com.
April 22: Nordstrom's Auto Recycling and Ewe Pullet Have special events planned for EARTH DAY on Tuesday, April 22! Offering an Earth Day Special disposal and recycling option to the community beginning the week of Earth Day! Something free too!! For more information, go to www.nordstromsauto.com.
April 23: Hello My Name Is – The Acoustic Tour with Matthew West, 7:00 p.m., at Mount Marty College. A special night of music and worship. For more information contact email@example.com or visit http://www.mtmc.edu/events/concert.aspx Tickets are on sale now at http://bit.ly/MW042314. *All tickets are general admission* $16 – in advance, $18 – at the door, $12 – for Groups of 10 or more
April 23: St. Paul's Lutheran Church 19th Annual Pork Feed, 5:00pm - 7:00pm, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Plankinton, SD. Prices: Adults - $8.00, Ages 5-11 - $4.00, Age 4 and under - Free. Serving family style Roast Pork, mashed potatoes and gravy, kraut, red cabbage, buns, pie and coffee. Carry-outs 605-942-7364 and Main Floor Seating are available. Proceeds used to help youth attend camps.
April 23: The Wayne State College Department of Music will host the Brass, Woodwind and Percussion Ensembles at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Josh Calkin, brass director, at firstname.lastname@example.org; Dr. Karl Kolbeck, woodwind director, at email@example.com; or Brad Weber, percussion director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 23 - May 2: Northwestern's 47th annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, A public reception is scheduled for Wednesday, April 23rd, from 7 to 8 p-m., Te Paske Gallery is located in Northwestern's Korver Visual Arts Center along Highway 10 in Orange City. Artwork by Northwestern College students will be on display. Gallery hours are 8 a-m to midnight Monday through Saturday and 1 p-m to midnight Sunday.
April 23, 25-27* May 1-3: Pierre Players Presents: Crimes of the Heart. Preview Performance: April 23, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Doors Open at 7:00 p.m., Performance at 7:30 p.m. *Sunday Matinee Doors Open at 1:30 p.m., Performance at 2:00 p.m. Grand Opera House, Pierre, SD. Tickets are $5 at the door. Comedy/Drama by Beth Henley. "Crimes of the Heart" is presented by special arrangement with DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICE, INC. Reservations 224-7826
April 23 - 26: The HS Drama Department will present the musical, Disney's Sleeping Beauty. All six performances are open to the public, including the Wednesday matinees (non-SFC students will be charged at the door.) Wednesday, April 23 - 9:30 am / Middle school matinee; 1:30 pm / Elementary matinee (note change from am to pm) Thursday, April 24 - 7:00 pm Friday, April 25 - 7:00 pm Saturday, April 26 - 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Sioux Falls Christian Middle School, in the MS Gym. Ticket Prices are $5 for adults and K-12 students; preschoolers are FREE. Tickets are general admission and are available in the MS/HS office or call (605)334-1422
April 24: Oral head and neck cancer screenings free to the public, 8:00am – 4:00pm, Midwest Ear, Nose and Throat, 2315 W 57th St, Sioux Falls, SD. This event is intended to raise awareness and encourage early cancer detection throughout our community. Please call Midwest Ear, Nose & Throat for further information, and to schedule your appointment. Appointments are limited, so call today. Early detection saves lives. Please join us in the fight against cancer. 605-336-3503
April 24: Tuba Recital, 7:30pm, Ley Theatre at Wayne State College. Josh Calkin, instructor of low brass and assistant director of bands will perform. Calkin's recital, "The Dramatic Tuba," will feature works of a programmatic nature by York, McMillan, Anderson and Meador. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Calkin at email@example.com.
April 25: FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES, 8pm, Tailgators, 1013 N Splitrock Blvd, Brandon Nathan Edwards performing. No cover charge! tgators.com 605.582.2520
April 25, 26, 27 and May 2, 3, 4, Al Opland Singers present Reminiscing, Evening performances at 7:30pm ~ Sunday Matinees at 3:00pm, at the Pipestone Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available through the Pipestone County Museum Box Office 877-722-2787.
April 26: The South Dakota Art Museum in Brookings is hosting a ladies night from 3 to 6:30 p.m. For $40, attendees can enjoy wine and painting with Uncorked CreativitA
April 26: Baconfest 2014, 11am-2pm, Multicultural center (coliseum), 515 N Main Ave, Sioux Falls. Yes folks, leave it to the Roller Dollz to have a fundraiser solely based upon our love of bacon! Come help us celebrate all things bacon!! We encourage the public to come and participate and dress in your favorite bacon costume. We will have a kids area with face painting and coloring. Got a great recipe that involves bacon? We would love for you to enter in our recipe contest. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3 rd and peoples choice. 50( raffle, bacon eating contest. How fast can you eat 2 lbs of bacon? Enter in the contest and find out!
April 26: Southeast Tech Trek 5K Fun Run/Walk. Go to www.allsportscentral.com to register and for more information.
April 26: Mount Marty College music department is pleased to present Haydn's The Creation, 7:30pm in the Bishop Marty Memorial Chapel. The concert is being offered free of charge thanks to the generous support of local businesses and individuals. A freewill offering will be taken to help support future MMC music department projects. For more information please contact Dr. Kenneth Tice at 605-668-1539 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 26 & 27: 9th Annual WORTHINGTON GUN SHOW, Saturday 8:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m. Sunday 9:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m., Worthington Arena, Located on the Nobles County Fairgrounds. Sponsored by the Agribusiness Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce. BUY * SELL * TRADE * LOOK. All Federal, State and Local Laws MUST be Obeyed. No handguns to be carried by anyone except security. Not responsible for accidents. Food on premises. Open to Public: Admission $5.00, children under 18 not admitted unless accompanied by an adult. Table display rules will be enforced: 80% of EACH table must be arms or related items. Set up after 12:00 noon Friday. Security on duty 24 hours a day. No table limit. 120 tables: $20.00 for both days - 2 1/2 x 8 FT. tables. Ample parking! No one day rentals. Ground level unloading.
April 27: Citizen Cope plays the District. VIP doors open at 5, general admission opens at 6. Tickets are available at the District or online at www.thedistrictsf.com.
May 1: Active Living Expo, 9:00am - 2:00pm, Active Generations, 2300 W 46th St. Active Generations and First PREMIER Bank and PREMIER Bankcard are proud to sponsor this expo. This expo will feature over 60 area businesses and services. Come learn about retirement living, travel, healthy cooking, health foods, financial issues, health care, travel opportunities and much more. For a full schedule of the days events or for more information please contact Lisa Howard at 605-336-6722 or email@example.com.
May 2: Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza will speak at 6:30pm at Saint Michael Parish in Sioux Falls. Immaculee will speak about her story of "Faith, Hope, and Forgiveness." Tickets are $20. A book-signing will be available. For more information and to purchase tickets please call Debbie at 605-232-3426 or go to hopeministries.co/immaculee
May 2-4, 9-11, and 16-18: The Sioux Empire Community Theatre is hosting Les Miserables at the Orpheum Theater. Friday and Saturday shows start at 7 p.m.; Sunday shows start at 2 p.m. Tickets are $24 and available by calling SECT at 360-4800 or www.siouxfallstheatre.com.
May 3: Roots & Branches: Climbing Your Family Tree Brookings Family History Workshop, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 200 22nd Ave, Brookings SD. Sponsored by Brookings SD Family History Center and Brookings Area Genealogical Society. No Charge, but a prepaid $7.50 Sandwich/Salad/Dessert Lunch Registration is due by Apr 26 or bring your own lunch. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for registration forms or browse to brookingsworkshop.blogspot.com to print out a registration or register online.
May 3: Sioux Falls Orchid club will be hosting our annual show and sale, preview at 9:30am with the sale starting at 10:00 and ending at 2:00pm or when all the orchids are sold, at the Outdoor Campus. A change this year will that instead of an auction, the orchids will be available for direct purchase. Free admission. Quantity discounts! Find out more at www.sforchidclub.wordpress.com.
May 3rd: Girl Scouts - Dakota Horizons' third annual BIG Event, 12:00 noon - 3:00PM, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Members and non-members of Girl Scouts are invited. Booths will provide hands-on learning opportunities which engage girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). From 2:00pm-3:00pm enjoy a special science demonstration and illusionist show. Also, bring any used markers as we participate in the Crayola Color Cycle program. This event is made possible in part by a grant from the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation.
May 3: The James Valley Cycle Club Poker Run, 12:00 noon, beginning at the Depot in Mitchell. This is our 19th year of having fun and raising funds for the March of Dimes, and everyone is invited to come and join in - we invite anything on wheels, from motorcycles and classic cars, to RV's and buses of people, all out for a fun day, and all for a great cause! Poker hands are $10 each, or 3 for $25 – participants get a collectible ride pin, and we pay top 3 poker hands, with the top prize of $500.00 cash!! Call Mike (605-77-2927) or Brian (605-366-0015) for more information!
May 3: Fundraiser Benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, Edgerton Public School, 423 1st Ave West, Edgerton, MN 56128. 5K Run/Walk - Registration starts at 8AM - $20/Participant (Includes T-shirt). Vendor & Crafter Show - 10AM-3PM - Enter the raffle to win great prizes! Kids Carnival - 10AM-3PM. Concessions Available from 11AM-2PM. Entertainment by Reggie Gorter Vocal Dance Studio.
May 3, 10, 17 and 24: Beginning Digital Photography Class, 10:00am - 12:00 noon, A Piece of Work art gallery, 1619 Hill Ave in Spirit Lake. Gallery hours are 1:00pm - 4:30pm Tuesday through Friday, and 10:00am – 5:00pm on Saturdays. the class will consist of 4-two hour sessions taught by Member Artist Dan Ruf. The registration fee is $90.00 per participant and class size will be limited to 10, so register early to ensure a seat as this class has already started to fill. For more details on Dan's Digital Photography class, you can download the registration form from the gallery website www.apieceofworkinc.com or email the gallery at email@example.com. To register, please call (712) 336-1077 or stop by the gallery.
May 4: Tricia Mikle and Friends Junk Mail Series and Collages opening, 2-4pm, Nobles County Art Center, 407 12th St, Worthington, MN. You are sure to be surprised at what can be done with all that annoying junk mail we all just throw away. This show promises to be great fun. The Art Center is open weekdays from 2:30-4:30pm. If you would like to bring a group to view the show we can set that up. We may be able to arrange the artists to give a talk. Call us at 507-372-8245 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 4: 5K "Running in Color", 11:00 a.m., along the Mount Marty College campus. The Mount Marty College Student Government Association is sponsoring this event and the cost for the event is $5 for current MMC students, faculty and staff and $10 for the public. The ‘Running in Color' race will be a 5K Run/Walk Runners and walkers will get "hit" with five different colors of paint during the event making it an interactive experience for everyone. Participants are invited to join in fellowship after the race for a meal in the Cyber Café patio. "Running in Color" isn't about race times or who finishes first; it focuses on fun, community, and enjoying some exercise outdoors. The proceeds from the race will go to purchase new play equipment for the Mount Marty College daycare center. Registration forms can be found at www.mtmc.edu/runningincolor. Not a runner or walker? We would love more volunteers! Questions or information can be directed to MMC Student Government at email@example.com.
May 10: The 26th Annual Avera Race Against Breast Cancer starts at 8 a.m. at the Avera McKennan Fitness Center.
May 10: The second annual Wine Lovers Dinner will take place at the Spencer Events Center. TICKETS GO ON SALE ON APRIL 22! Raffle tickets now on sale to win a case of 12 bottles of spectacular wine! (Raffle winners do not need to be present at Wine Lovers Dinner) For more information, go to www.artsongrand.org
May 10: Blooms for Boxers, 10am-2pm, Sioux Falls Petco. We will be selling $20 blooming houseplants just in time for Mothers Day. All proceeds will go toward rescuing, rehabilitating, and re-homing boxers in need. For more information,visit www.everyboxercounts.com or call Becky at 605.310.8433.
May 11: Spring Concert by the Sioux Empire Brass, 7:00pm, Peace Lutheran Church, 5509 W 41st St, Sioux Falls, SD. Hymn tunes & Show tunes. A freewill offering will be taken (tax deductable).
May 13: Pop Evil and Escape the Fate are playing at the District. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at the District or online at www.thedistrictsf.com.
May 15, "An Evening in New Orleans", 7:00pm, Active Generations, 2300 W 46th St. This show is a production from the Comfort Theatre Company. Tickets are on sale now for $11 and will be $13 at the door for Active Generations members and $14 in advance and $16 at the door for non-members. Seats are reserved. For more information contact Active Generations at 605-336-6722.
May 16: Brantley Gilbert's ‘Let It Ride' tour plays at the Sioux Falls Arena. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. You can buy tickets at the Sioux Falls Arena or through Ticketmaster. Prices start at $24.75.
May 17th: Used Book Sale, 9am- 2pm, First United Methodist Church, 310 N Rowley St. Benefits the Mitchell area historical society (Carnegie resource center) 996-3209.
May 18: Reality Youth Group Car Hop, 5 - 7 pm, Harrisburg United Methodist Church, 204 Grand Ave, Harrisburg, SD. Rain or Shine. Hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chips, pop and homemade ice cream. Free will donation - All proceeds go sending our youth on a summer mission trip to Pine Ridge/Bennett County.
May 21: Seether, Black Stone Cherry and Skindred will perform at the District. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the District or online at www.thedistrictsf.com.
May 22 - September 4: Summer Porch Series - Thursday Nights from 5:00PM- 8:00PM, Strawbale Winery, 47215 257 St, Renner, SD. Summer Porch is a fun filled evening of live music, art, food, wine and fun. We have live music, local artists selling their wares, and food vendors from around the area. Check out our website for more information http://www.strawbalewinery.com. Admission is $5.00/car. Please no pets or outside food or drink. All will be provided.
May 24: ICS 5th Annual Tractor Ride. Inwood Christian School will be hosting. The ride will consist of 45 plus miles of scenic back roads through Northwest Iowa and Southeast South Dakota. Breakfast before the ride in Inwood and a homemade noon meal served at Oak Grove State Park are included in the entry fee. For more information and a registration form, click the ICS Tractor Ride link at www.inwoodchristian.com or call Galen at 605-321-9459 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds go to benefit the Inwood Christian School. Sign up early for a reduced entry fee!
May 25 - September 28: Sangria Sundays - Sunday afternoons from 1:00pm-4:00PM, Strawbale Winery, 47215 257 St, Renner, SD. Bring a Picnic Lunch! Live music. Sangria Summer Wine! $5.00/ carload. Please no pets or outside beverages. For more information, go to our website http://www.strawbalewinery.com.
May 29 – June 1: The 17th Annual RibFest starts at 5 p.m. Thursday and runs through Sunday at 5 p.m., W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rick Springfield, Loverboy, Foghat, Dee Snider, April Wine and others will perform. Tickets are available at the Sioux Falls Arena box office or through Ticketmaster.
June 7: The Zoo is hosting its annual Zippity Zoo Day carnival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The family-friendly event includes inflatable jumpers, face painting, carnival games, zoo-keeper talks and animal encounters.
June 13: 2014 Presidents Bowl 5K and 2-Mile Fun Walk, 7:00pm, Falls Park. All new evening event. Chip timing! T-Shirts! Register at www.allsportcentral.com. Join Team WHS, RHS or LHS. Earlybird discount ends June 1. Proceeds benefit all three Sioux Falls high schools.
June 14: Beresford's Wheels-n-Squeals Car Show-n-Shine and Swap meet. The show-n-shine if open to all cars, motorcycles, rat rods and tractors. Other weekend events include tractor pull and ride, rib fest, carnival and live music entertainment. The swap meet is free to vendors, automotive and tractor swap meet items, no flea market items. The weekend event helps support the Beresford Fire Department. For additional information visit beresfordswheelsnsqueals.com
June 14: Gary Allen will play at the South Dakota Cattleman's Foundation Primetime Gala. The Gala starts at 5 p.m. and tickets are $125/seat, $1000/table. The concert starts at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $26.50. Tickets are available at the Sioux Falls Arena box office.
June 21: Sioux Falls Color Vibe 5K, WH Lyon Fairgrounds. The Color Vibe race will be a 5K Run/Walk. Runners and walkers will get "hit" with five different colors of paint during the event making it an interactive experience for everyone. We do not time our 5K fun run so every participant can take their time getting colored. Children 7 and under can participate for free. For information on the event and registration, go to the company's website: www.thecolorvibe.com or send an email to email@example.com.
June 21: Northern Plains Boxer Rescue presents Bikers and Boxer Poker Run, Registration between 11am-1pm at J&L Harley Davidson. $1000 1st Prize! $20 per person registration
Be at the last stop by 5:30pm for the 6pm card drawing and prizes. All proceeds will go toward rescuing, rehabilitating, and re-homing boxers in need. For more information,visit www.everyboxercounts.com or call Bob at 605.366.3105.
June 21 & 22: Brookings Kite & Bike Festival, Noon – 4pm each day, Fishback Soccer Field Complex, Brookings, SD. The Brookings Kite & Bike Festival is a free, two-day community event for all ages! Fly a kite, ride your bike or watch massive demonstration kites flown by professional kite flyers. Group bike riding tours to Dakota Nature Park. Activities for all ages! Visit www.facebook.com/brookingskiteandbikefestival for more info.
June 25: Women's Try It Day at the Outdoor Campus starts at 9 a.m. and runs through noon. The free event gives women a chance to try canoeing, kayaking, fishing, archery and more.
July 3: Village Northwest Unlimited Annual Independence Day Celebration, 5:00 pm-10:00 PM Village Northwest in Sheldon, Iowa. Fun for the whole family! Bring your family out to for a night of carnival games, horse drawn wagon rides, fire truck rides, jumping castles, a ferris wheel, kettlecorn, food, and fireworks. Our featured entertainer, Casey Muessigman from the hit TV show ‘The Voice' will perform on the main stage. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:45 PM.
July 19: Tommy Emmanuel, 8pm, Orpheum Theater Center, Sioux Falls. Tickets on sale Friday, March 21 at 10am. Ticket Locations: Sioux Falls Arena box office, Ticketmaster.com, by phone at (800) 745-3000 and all Ticketmaster locations. Ticket Prices: $49.50 | $39.50. More Info: tommyemmanuel.com | siouxfallsorpheum.com | nationalshows2.com.
July 29: Barenaked Ladies, 7pm, the District, 4521 W Empire Pl, Sioux Falls. Tickets are available at the District or online at www.thedistrictsf.com.
September 6: Cheap Trick with special guest Here Come The Mummies, 7:30 p.m., The Clay County Fair, Spencer, IA. Ticket information for this fun and funky U.S. Cellular Grandstand concert at the 2014 Clay County Fair will be available later this spring. For more information, visit www.claycountyfair.com.
September 6: TY HERNDON in concert, 8:00 p.m. at the WJ Ranch located just south of Yankton, SD. Opening act by Jackson Lawrence. See www.schiferlswjranch.com for more information.
November 29-30 - 13th annual COWBOY CHRISTMAS at the WJ Ranch located just south of Yankton, SD. Arts & Crafts from over 55 sources displayed in a unique country setting, buggy & pony rides, trick roping shows, family activities, Santa Claus, refreshments and much more. No admission charge. Fun for the whole family! See www.schiferlswjranch.com for details.
December 6: ERIC CHURCH with Special Guest Dwight Yoakam And Halestorm, DENNY SANFORD PREMIER CENTER – SIOUX FALLS. TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY APRIL 18 AT 10AM - WWW.TICKETMASTER.COM - $59.50/ $39.50 plus applicable fees