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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 1 - August 24:  Sioux Falls Free Thinkers Art Contest.  For questions or to submit your art contact:  Megan Godtland, 605-251-8231,andersonmeg123@hotmail.com.  Please put Art Contest in email title area.  $5500 in prize money.


August 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.


August 1 & 15:  Teeth, Jaws and Claws @ 5:30 pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  Animal skulls and teeth can tell us about how animals survive in their natural environments.  Examine skulls and teeth up close.  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 1, 15, 23:  Walking into the Past @ 7:30 pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  Learn about the history of this culturally rich site where several thousand American Indians settled between the 12th and 17th centuries.  Samples of pottery and tools used will be available to see.  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30:  Exploring Good Earth @ 9 am, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  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.  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 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.


August 3, 17, 31:  North American Salads @ 6 pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  Learn about and enjoy delicious salads using foods native to North America.  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 4, 11, 18, 25:  Murder Mystery @ 5 pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  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.  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 8 & 22:  Leave it to Beavers @ 6 pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  Once valued for their fur or considered pests, these rodents can transform and revive landscapes.  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 9 & 23:  Campfire & Constellations @ 9 pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  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.  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 9, 23, 30:  Wildlife Olympics @ 3 pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  Run, jump, bound, and find!  Come partake in the Wildlife Olympics and see how you compare to the animals at Good Earth State Park, it’s fun the whole family can enjoy!   One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 10 & 24:  Birding Blitz @ 9 am, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  Can’t get enough of those musical marvels?  Join the Sioux Falls Bird Club for a 2-hour hike through the morning melodies of birds.  Each participant will receive a free souvenir, a Good Earth State Park Bird List!  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 17 & 31:  Magnificent Mammals @ 11 am, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  Sizzling reds, muted grays, and glossy blacks are all in season and being showcased everyday by our furry mammals!  Come discover this world of colorful magnificence brought to you by the trendy mammal residents at Good Earth State Park.  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 17 & 31:  Tricky Tracks @ 4 pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  Is that a big foot track?  Crack the code of those tricky tracks and discover the life behind those muddy footprints.  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online atwww.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 22 & 23, 10am-6 pm and August 24, 11am-3pm:  Corn Palace Craft & Home Products Show, 
Masonic Temple 112 E 5th, Mitchell SDTupperware ~ Sue Bannwarth’s Canning ~ Rada Knives  ~ Scentsy ~ Baby Items & Fleece Quilts ~ US Borne Books ~ Norwex ~ Luck Creations ~ Thirty-one Gifts ~ Pampered Chef ~ Reliv ~ Tastefully Simple ~ All Decked Out ~ Scarves ~ Stanley / Fuller ~ Permanent Make-up by Eileen ~ Wine Toppers & Bowls by Gene Hanten ~ Celebrating Home ~ Jewelry In Candles ~ It Works ~ Dove Chocolate Discoveries ~ Simply Fun ~ Signature Homestyles ~ Steeped Tea ~ Mialisia ~ Origami Owl.  Personalized Jewelry & Much More!  For more information please contact Tiffany @ 770-2276.


August 23:  Skins & Scales @ 6 pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  Whether animals slither, jump, walk, run, swim or crawl - they are fascinating!  See some up close and learn what makes each of them unique with live animals!  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Pre-registration is advised but not required, please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 24:  Skull Quest @ 4 pm, Good Earth State Park, 48072 270th St, Sioux Falls.  Do skulls terrify or intrigue you?  A skull is window into the world of the living and a unique journey worthy of exploration.  Embark on a quest of discovery into the world of these boney structures.  One portable bathroom and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.  Closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, bottled water, and bug spray is recommended. This area is not accessible to people with some disabilities, at this time.  Please contact the park headquarters directly for more details. Newton Hills: 605-987-2263 or newtonhills@state.sd.us. Registration is recommended; please contact the Outdoor Campus at 605-362-2777 or online at www.outdoorcampus.org for registration.


August 30, 10-6pm and August 31, 12-5pm:  The Great Dakota Wine Fest 2014.  Wine tasting.   Cooking with wine demonstrations.  Live Music.  Sangria demonstrations.  Door prizes. Amateur wine making competition.  Arts & craft vendors.  Grape stomp.  Winery Tours.  www.greatdakotawinefest.com






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.


October 18:  The ALS Association SuperHero 5k/10k Dash, Check-in begins at 8:30am, Kids’ Dash at 9:40am and the run/walk will begin at 10:00am, Sertoma Park, 4300 S. Oxbow Ave Sioux Falls, SD.  Channel your inner superhero desires and join us at Sertoma Park in Sioux Falls for our 5k/10k Dash.  For those wishing to participate, register online at http://webmn.alsa.org/site/TR/Runs/Minnesota?pg=entry&fr_id=10091. Participants are invited to dress up and run in the attire of their favorite superhero!  Early birds will be rewarded with a discounted registration fee. Early registration will cost $25 for the 5k race, and $30 for the 10k through August 1st, and then will increase to $30 for the 5k and $35 for the 10k. Walk-up registration the day of the event is $35 for the 5k and $40 for the 10k. In addition to the entry fee, we are encouraging runners to fund raise to support the programs and services provided by the Chapter.  Further details about fundraising are provided on our website.  We will be offering a Kids’ Race, too.  Registration will be $10 per child (age 11 and under).  Two of our programs in need of your superhero fundraising efforts are our Durable Medical Equipment Loan Pool and the Hrbek-Sing Communication and Assistive Device Program.  We currently have individuals on waiting lists for equipment from both programs, so the money raised from this event will assist us in fulfilling these outstanding equipment needs. Awards will be given to the 1st place winners in each age category for both men and women in each race.  Event Contact: Chelsea Cronin, Event Email: Chelsea@alsmn.orgEvent Phone: 605-274-0230, Event Website: www.alssuperherodash.com.




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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