Looks like another wintery mix this weekend. Here are a few things for you and your family to do to stay warm and have fun this weekend in the Sioux Empire:

  • SIOUX FALLS SKYFORCE…Saturday at 7pm at the Sioux Falls Arena.  The Force wrap up a weekend series at home against Austin.
  • DOWNTOWN HOLIDAYS FESTIVAL…Saturday's in downtown Sioux Falls. See carolers, strolling instrumental groups, carriage rides and Santa visits.
  • BOWFIRE – HOLIDAY HEART STRINGS…A Celtic sensation as seen on PBS.  Celebrate the season with some of the world’s greatest fiddlers and violinsists with stepdancing like you’ve never seen.  Sunday at 3pm at the Washington Pavilion.
  • HOLIDAY JAM WITH THE HEGG BROTHERS…Sunday at 4pm at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Sioux Falls.  Tickets are $20 in advance or $22 at the door.  A benefit for Children’s Care Hospital and School.
  • MIRACLE ON 41ST STREET TOY DRIVE…now through December 24th. Drop off a new toy or cash donation in the sleigh in the Macy’s Wing of the Empire Mall.  All donations will be given to the Children’s Inn, an abuse shelter providing shelter, counseling, support groups and more for children and families.  Your donation qualifies you to win a $500 Empire Mall gift card.  Great Plains Dental will make a $5 cash donation to the Children’s Inn for every toy donated on the weekends through December 23rd.  Don’t forget to have your presents wrapped at the Children’s Inn Gift Wrapping booth.  Your donation will benefit the Children’s Inn.
  • A GRASSLAND CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW…Now throught January 1st at 2805 North Lyme Grass Avenue.  Nightly from 5-10pm.  See a musical display of holiday lights.  Free-will donations will be accepted with 100% of the proceeds going to the Sioux Falls Humane Society.
  • WINTER WONDERLAND AT FALLS PARK...the 10th annual Winter Wonderland at Falls Park is a dazzling display of holiday lights for all ages. Falls Park will “light up” nightly from now January 6, 2013. See thousands of lights throughout the park turned on for the season, Santa & Mrs. Claus, reindeer and animal friends, music and refreshments will be available throughout the evening. Falls Park entrances will be closed throughout the evening to drive through traffic.Park downtown and ride the free trolley to Falls Park on Saturdays from 10am-8pm.
  • CHRISTMAS AT THE WESTERN MALL…Now through January 1st.  See the digital light display set to holiday music.  Free-will donations support Make-A-Wish of South Dakota.
  • CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AND LANES. Get into the Christmas spirit this weekend by taking a tour of the wonderful Christmas lanes throughout the Sioux Empire.