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July



July Monday Evenings:  Wild Water West.  Bring your friends 4-8pm, up to 10 people for $40.


July Tuesday Evenings:  Wild Water West.  Terrific Tuesday 4-8pm.  $5 admission with a school supply donation.


July Wednesday Evenings:  Wild Water West.  Family Fun Night 4-8pm.  Half off evening admission:  Over 48" $7.48 + tax, Under 48" $3.98 + tax.


July Thursday Evenings:  Wild Water West.  BOGO Night 4-8pm.  Buy 1 evening admission, get 1 
evening admission free. 
  

July 1 - September 1:  Wild Water West.  Any evening 4-8pm.  Discounted admission starts at 4pm daily.  Day Tickets - Discounted advance tickets sold at all Get-N-Go gas stations for $19.


July 2 – August 6:  Art Exploration Classes, 10:00am – 12:00 noon, A Piece of Work, Inc., located in the historic Walker Motor Company building at 1619 Hill Avenue in Olde Town Spirit Lake.  Are you looking for something creative and fun to do this summer?  Each 2-hour session is stand-alone, and will be held on Wednesday mornings.  Each session will walk participants through a small art project, and will be led by either staff at A Piece of Work, Inc. or by a local artist.  The schedule is as follows:
            July 2nd:  Rachael Sitzman (local artist) Join Rachael in her "Whimsical Ceramic Tile" painting class. Participants will first sketch out a “fantastical” scene on the tile, then painting the scene in oils on a ceramic tile. Rachael has even promised an interesting mix of music to help the creativity flow!
            July 9th:  Irene McCoy (Staff Artist) Flowers, butterflies and poetry!  Make your garden a showplace with your own hand-painted garden rock art and your own personal message!  (Please bring your own rocks to paint on – roughly 6-9 inches in diameter, and with a smooth side for painting.)
            July 16th:  Diane Lockard (Gallery Owner) will be leading participants through a simple still life using acrylic paint and water, followed by painting to jazz music.  Add your own artistic touch from the music!
            July 23rd:  Sharon Sadusky (Staff Artist) will show participants how to use an embossing machine and using scrapbooking paper, punches, etc. learn how to create your own personal brand of greeting cards!
            July 30th:  Haley Rothstein (Gallery Director) will be demonstrating how to create Kusudama (a type of origami) paper flowers!  Made from folded paper, wire stems, and buttons, these adorable flowers make a great gift or can be used to decorate your home!
            August 6th:  Sharon Sadusky (Staff Artist) will demonstrate wet-on-wet watercolor techniques (wet paint on wet paper) to create an ethereal landscape by taking advantage of the flow of the water and using just a few simple tools.
The cost of each session will be $15 per participant, and all supplies needed but not listed will be provided.  Families are encouraged to join in on the creative fun, but we must ask that children under 8 be accompanied by a paid and registered adult.  Sorry, but the Kusudama and Oil Painting classes are limited to age 13 and up.  Don’t hesitate to register for these Wednesday Morning Art Exploration sessions, as each class will be limited to 8 seats and will be filled first-come, first-serve!  For more information or to register, call 712-336-1077, or stop by A Piece of Work, Inc. 


July 3 - 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.


July 5, 12, 19 & 26:  Exploring Good Earth, 9am, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls, SD.  What has a scenic landscape, abundant wildlife, rich cultural history, and is a great way to spend Saturday morning? Why it’s joining a Naturalist on an exploration of Good Earth State Park! Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is advised but not required. Please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.com for registration.


July 5, 12 & 26:  Good Earth Challenge, 11am, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls, SD.  Do you and your family enjoy scavenger hunts, hikes, and bingo? Come to Good Earth State Park for this family fun game that everyone will enjoy! Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is advised but not required. Please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.com for registration.


July 7, 14, 21, 28:  Murder Mystery, 5pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls, SD.  A murder at Good Earth State Park? Nature has a dark side and it’s full of mysterious murders. Come join in this detective adventure to discover the grisly side of nature. Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is advised but not required. Please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.com for registration.


July 11-30:  Summer Fun. Live Music throughout July on the patio at Bracco in Sioux Falls.  7/11-Geoff Gunderson, 4:30-7:00pm; 7/11-Aubrey Boyl, 8:00-10:30pm.  7/12-Elizabeth Hunstad, 7:30-10:00pm.  7/16-Rich Rislov, 8:00-10:30pm.  7/18-Austin Hahn, 4:30-7:00pm; 7/18-Paige Blue, 8:00-10:30pm.  7/19-Elsa Va, 7:30-10:00pm.  7/23-Austin Hahn, 8:00-10:30pm.  7/25-Rich Rislov, 4:30-7:00pm.  7/26-Paige Blue, 7:30-10:00pm.  7/30-Chris Reynolds, 8:00-10:30pm.July 11 & 25:  Leave it to Beavers, 6pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls, SD.  Once valued for their fur or considered pests, these rodents can transform and revive landscapes. Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is advised but not required. Please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.com for registration.July 12:  Heartland Humane Society will have dogs available for adoption at Tractor Supply (TSC) in Yankton from 10am to noon.  TSC is located at 2908 Broadway.  “We want the public to stop out and meet our wonderful dogs awaiting adoption,” said Christa Kranig, HHS shelter coordinator. “These events are great socialization practice for our dogs and extremely helpful if you are looking at potentially adopting a new pet for your home.”   The shelter currently has over a 15 dogs, ages ranging from one month to 10 years. All dogs available for adoption can be found on the shelter’s webpage. Kranig encourages anyone interested in adopting an animal to fill out an application prior to the Meet and Greet. You can pick up an application at the shelter or find it online at www.heartlandhumanesociety.net.  The shelter will also be open Saturday from 10am to 2pm for anyone interested in cats or other small pets. HHS is located at 3400 East Highway 50.  For more information, contact Heartland Humane Society 605-664-4244.


July 12 & 26:  Campfire & Constellations, 9:30am, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls, SD.  Join the park naturalist for a night by the campfire and viewing constellations through a telescope! Learn about a few constellation, star, and planet stories from cultures all over the world around the fire. After the sun sets, we’ll check out the park’s night sky through the telescope.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is advised but not required. Please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.com for registration.


July 13 - October 26 (Sundays):  The Hartford Farmers Market 
will be open every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hartford Building Center.  Please visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/HartfordSDFarmersMarket and website www.HartfordFarmersMarket.weebly.com for further information and details.


July 13 & 27:  Preparing for Doomsday, 10am, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls, SD.   Are you concerned that society, as we know it, will come to an end?  Want to learn basic survival techniques? Come and experience doomsday survival techniques. Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is advised but not required. Please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.com for registration.


July 19, August 16 & September 20:  Forces of Good Earth, 9am - 4pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls, SD.  Earth, wind, fire, and water are the forces that have sculpted Good Earth State Park. In celebration of these forces Good Earth State Park is hosting a monthly event. 
Come enjoy the various events throughout the day including a guided hike, scavenger hunt, and crafts!  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is advised but not required. Please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.com for registration.


July 21 & 28:  Puppets with a Purpose, 10am-10.45am, Museum of Visual Materials, 500 N Main Ave, Sioux Falls, SD.  Join Ms. Rhonda as we sing songs, group discussion, storytime and enjoy a puppet show!  Admission is free and all ages are welcome!


July 21 (Preview Performance) / July 25, 26, 27*, 31, August 1, 2 & 3*, Doors open at 7pm, performance at 7:30pm, *Sunday matinee doors open at 1:30pm, performance at 2:00pm, Grand Opera House, Pierre, SD.  Tickets - $10 Military, $13 Seniors over 62 and students grade 12 & under, $15 Adults



July 24:  Christmas in July, Wild Water West.  $10 Day / $5 Evening.  Donation of toiletry or pantry food to benefit Children's Inn of Sioux Falls.


July 25:  25th Anniversary Celebration, Wild Water West.  $25 Day / $2.50 Evening.  Donation of 2 cans of food to benefit Feeding South Dakota.


July 25-26:  Folk Off - Folk Music Competition, Strawbale Winery, 47215 257 St, Renner, SD.   Folk Off is a two day folk music competition, and concert. Up to 28 musical acts will compete for cash and a slot to play at the Sioux River Folk Festival, the following week. There will be food, beverages, and shopping vendors during the event. Folk Off is a fundraiser for the Friends of Traditional Music and the Nashville Songwriters Association International. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the event. Tickets are good for admission for both days. Relax, enjoy the outdoors, and listen to your favorite music all evening.  Music, Wine, Beer, and a beautiful country setting.  Online Tickets: Brown Paper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com


July 25 & 26:  Ascent, 7:30pm, Jeschke Auditorium, University of Sioux Falls. The LifeScape Center for the Arts and Flutter Productions, in collaboration with the Suzie Cappa Arts Center in Rapid City, will present Ascent, a mixed-ability theatrical dance production.  Tickets are now on sale at www.cchs.org for $10 each. Call (605) 444-9507 for wheelchair seating.   Volunteers are also needed to work backstage and on production crews. If interested, please contact Jamie Richardson at 605-444-9507 or by email at Jamie.Richardson@cchs.org.


July 26:  Skins & Scales, 6pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls, SD.  Whether animals slither, jump, walk, run, swim or crawl - they are fascinating! See some up close and learn what makes each of them unique.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is advised but not required. Please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.com for registration.


July 26:  There will be a reunion for students and their families who were involved with the Irving Alternative School in Sioux Falls from 1974 to 1990.  The reunion will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Mary Jo Arboretum east of Sioux Falls on Highway 11 across from Arrowhead Park.  Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and reminisce about your time at “The Alternative School” during its early years.


July 26:  Bethany’s 2nd Annual Walk for Wellness (5K FunRun/Walk & ½ mile Walk&Roll).  Registration @ 7:00am, Walk/Run begins @ 8:00am, Bethany Home/Meadows, 3012 E. Aspen Blvd, Brandon, SD.  The Walk for Wellness is to encourage healthy habits for people of all ages & abilities; wheelchairs & scooters are welcome for our ½ mile walk&roll! REGISTRATION $25 with free t-shirt if you register by July 22. Sign-up online or stop by Bethany to pick up a form.  PHONE 605-582-8622 WEBSITE Http://bethanyhomebrandon.wildapricot.org


July 26th:  Christmas in July, 10 am – 2 pm, American Legion Post 15, 1701 N Legion Dr, Sioux Falls, SD.  A magic show, games and prizes, sno cones and other treats for the kids.  Pictures with Summer Santa, Decorate the Summer tree and purchase Christmas Ornaments.  All while supporting Big Paws Canine and Prairie Dogs Search & Rescue.  Dogs will be providing demonstrations of their tasks and we will share the importance of "Working Dog" rules.  Big Paws Canine Foundation provides Service Dogs to disabled Veterans and former First Responders to assist them in their daily lives.  Prairie Dog Search and Rescue Association volunteers the services of their Certified Search K-9's to assist law enforcement and official search professionals in locating lost and possibly injured individuals.  www.BigPawsCanine.com  www.PrairieDogsSAR.com


July 27:  A Rocky Journey, 3pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls, SD.  The rocky realm beneath our feet is bursting with powerful events that have shaped our landscape and continues to influence our lives today. Come journey through our rocky history with Charlie Trautwein, Geologist with the USGS EROS Center. Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is advised but not required. Please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.com for registration.

 
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



July 30 - August 1:  Lutheran High School 4th Annual Used Book Sale, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, held in the "Backyard" of Memorial Lutheran Church, 5000 S Western Ave.  Our sale includes books for all ages and all types, CD's, DVD's, electronic game CD's, music books, devotional material, puzzles, game boards, and a personal collection of hundreds of cookbooks!       Our special for this year is "Buy Two and Get One Free".  The last day of our sale is $5.00 for all you can get in the bag that we provide.  All funds raised at this event will go to the Lutheran High School Tuition Assistance Fund.  Next year, we will have 37 students and some of those students may need assistance in funding.  This is a truly personal way to touch the lives dozens of young adults in Sioux Falls.  






August



August Monday Evenings:  Wild Water West.  Bring your friends 4-8pm, up to 10 people for $40.


August Tuesday Evenings:  Wild Water West.  Terrific Tuesday 4-8pm.  $5 admission with a school supply donation.


August Wednesday Evenings:  Wild Water West.  Family Fun Night 4-8pm.  Half off evening admission:  Over 48" $7.48 + tax, Under 48" $3.98 + tax.


August Thursday Evenings:  Wild Water West.  BOGO Night 4-8pm.  Buy 1 evening admission, get 1 
evening admission free. 


August 3:  Paint the Park Red, Wild Water West.  $20 Day / $10 Evening.  Purchase T-Shirt at Wild Water West to benefit American Heart Association.


August 14:  Back to School Bash, Wild Water West.  $10 Day / $5 Evening.  Donation of school supplies to benefit The Banquet of Sioux Falls.



September



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.  Seewww.schiferlswjranch.com for more information.


September 12:  Warrant, The District, 4521 W Empire Pl, Sioux Falls. Tickets are available at the District or online at www.thedistrictsf.com.

October



October 11:  Harvest Festival, 11:00am - 5:00pm, Strawbale Winery, 47215 257 St, Renner, SD.  WE ARE DONE WITH HARVEST!!! SUPER DAY OF SUPER FUN TO SHOW YOU HOW GRATEFUL WE ARE THAT YOU ARE OUR CUSTOMER!  Wine, Food, Wine, Games, Wine, Fun, Wine.  Games, discounts on wines, and much more. Great food vendors will be here also. Relax, sit back and listen to Live Music. All outdoors in beautiful South Dakota. Paint a pumpkin, launch a pumpkin, or play a game of bean bag toss.
Please no pets. No outside foods or beverages. All will be provided.



November



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



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.


 

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