MOVIES AT THE STATE THEATER THIS WEEK:

  • Wednesday, September 15 – 7pm “David Byrne’s American Utopia
  • Thursday, September 16 – 7pm “Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl”
  • Friday, September 17 – 7pm “The Last Waltz”, 10pm “Tremors”
  • Saturday, September 18 – 3pm “Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl”, 7pm “The Lost Boys”
  • Sunday, September 19 – 1pm “The Last Waltz”, 4pm “Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl”, 8pm “The Lost Boys

September 16 (Thursday)…LAKE LORRAINE FARMERS MARKET…4-7 PM on the east side of Lake Lorraine, in the parking lot south of Hobby Lobby. Find a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods, and more. The market is open every Thursday through October 28th. (https://www.facebook.com/lakelorrainefarmersmarket)

September 17 (Friday)...POW-MIA PROGRAM....at Veterans Park in Sioux Falls at 6:30 PM. For more info contact Mick Nesseim at 605-413-7919.

September 18 (Saturday)…BRANDON HOMETOWN DAYS...Noon-6pm at McHardy Park in Brandon. There will be an inflatable midway, dunk tank, games, food and beverage vendors, late-night movie, and more. (https://brandonhometowndays.com/)

September 18 (Saturday)…FALLS PARK FARMER’S MARKET… 8 AM-1 PM at Falls Park, across the street from the Stockyard Ag Experience Barn. Find fresh flowers, bedding plants, vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, and more. (www.fallsparkfarmersmarket.com)

September 18 (Saturday)…WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S…at Levitt at the Falls, 504 N. Phillips Ave. Registration at 8am, ceremony at 9:45am, walk at 10am. Come and walk in person, or walk on your own from your chosen location. Funds raised will further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.  (https://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2021/SD-SouthDakota?fr_id=14776&pg=entry)

September 18 (Saturday)…SIOUX FALLS BUDDY WALK..The Buddy Walk is a one-mile walk that begins and ends at Sertoma Park. Seating is available for those attending but not walking. Lunch is served following the walk. After the walk and lunch join us for: * musical entertainment * raffle drawing * children’s activities * special performances Funds raised at the Buddy Walk help New Directions Down Syndrome Association to provide information about Down syndrome, programs, and additional services to expectant and new parent packets, events for families including networking opportunities, online support, future Buddy Walk events, financial assistance programs, and a regional educational conference. Check out NewDirectionsDSA.com/BuddyWalk for more details and make plans to join us! For event sponsorship opportunities and to get involved in volunteering for the event, DM us here or email us at info@newdirectionsdsa.com.

September 18 (Saturday)…HEALTH CONNECT FAIR…11AM-3PM at the Sanford Pentagon. A free event for all ages. Various entertainment will be provided and lots of free health screenings. Free lunch. (https://www.healthconnectsd.org/fair)

September 18 (Saturday)…LARCHWOOD CAR SHOW…Registration from 11am-12:30pm and the car show from 1-3pm on Larchwood’s Main Street. (https://www.facebook.com/LarchwoodCarShow)

September 18, 19 (Saturday, Sunday)…FALL PARADE OF HOMES…1-5PM both days. Tour newly built homes in the Sioux Empire. Get ideas, meet with builders, and see the latest home decorating and design trends. (www.siouxempireparadeofhomes.com)

September 19 (Sunday)...SOUTH DAKOTA SHINE A LIGHT ON NF WALK...The Shine a Light NF Walk is a fundraising event to benefit the Children's Tumor Foundation and help end NF. Neurofibromatosis, or NF, affects millions of people worldwide, but few have heard of it and there currently is no cure. The Shine a Light NF Walk brings NF out of the shadows, raising awareness and funding research to help better the lives of those living with NF. Register at shinealightwalk.org/southdakota2021.

September 21 (Tuesday)…DINING FOR KIDS…Eat out and help kids fighting cancer. Several Sioux Empire restaurants will donate a portion of their proceeds to Cure Kids Cancer. Choose from one or more of these great restaurants; Sioux Falls Firehouse Subs, Honey Baked Ham, The Attic Bar and Grill and the Attic West, The Pickle Barrel, both Keg Chicken locations and Chevy’s Fresh Mex. (www.facebook.com/sanfordcurekidscancer)

September 23 (Thursday)…LAKE LORRAINE FARMERS MARKET…4-7 PM on the east side of Lake Lorraine, in the parking lot south of Hobby Lobby. Find a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods, and more. The market is open every Thursday through October 28th. (https://www.facebook.com/lakelorrainefarmersmarket)

September 23 (Thursday)...WINGS AND WAVES..The 9th Annual Wings & Waves Gala is an evening to celebrate the success of the Butterfly House & Aquarium and the community that has helped create opportunities for the education and inspiration of the next generation of environmental stewards. Funds raised at the event will be used towards: the new expansion and development of the Dakota Aquarium & Butterfly House the new cooling system for the butterfly conservatory educational outreach through our Ocean in Motion traveling aquarium The Wings & Waves Gala provides an opportunity to connect and network with business leaders, influential community members, plus staff and volunteers of the Butterfly House & Aquarium. The evening will feature dinner, desserts, opportunities to bid on unique auction items, and a chance to engage with exhibits from the Butterfly House & Aquarium at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Sioux Falls. For details about sponsorship opportunities, connect with Audrey at audrey@sdaquarium.org or by calling 605.334.9466.

September 23, 24, 25, 26 (Thur- Sun)…THE PREMIERE PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS “BLOOD BROTHERS”…7pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2pm Saturday and Sunday at the Belbas Theater at the Washington Pavilion. (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/blood-brothers)

September 24 (Friday)...COME BACK COUNTRY DANCE...The Dakota Country Dance Club is hosting a Come Back Country Dance at the El Riad Shrine on Friday, September 24th from 8:00 PM-Midnight. Dance lessons are available prior to the dance.
Admission varies for Dakota Country Dance Club members and non-members.
Early Bird General admittance is $15.00 until September 1st.
Tickets are available at https://dakotacountrydanceclub.org

September 25 (Saturday)…FALLS PARK FARMER’S MARKET… 8 AM-1 PM at Falls Park, across the street from the Stockyard Ag Experience Barn. Find fresh flowers, bedding plants, vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, and more. (www.fallsparkfarmersmarket.com)

September 25 (Saturday)…BIG SIOUX REVIEW…Gates open at 5:45pm at the Brandon Valley Athletic Complex. Bands from around the region will compete in the evening competition. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students/senior citizens. (www.brandonvalleybands.com/big-sioux-review)

September 25 (Saturday)…GUNNING FOR OUR HEROES...Mark your calendar for the inaugural Gunning for Our Heroes tower hunt at the Wings of Valor Lodge. Join us as we work to support Wings of Valor Lodge and their mission of supporting Veterans with mobility impairments at their fully accessible hunting lodge. Join us at the Wings of Valor Lodge as we raise funds for: • Round trip travel expense for veterans from across the nation to experience the Wings of Valor Lodge • Cover the cost of ammunition, shotguns, clay pigeons, and pheasants for each two-day hunting experience at the Wings of Valor Lodge • Offset the cost of all meals for veterans during their stay at the Wings of Valor Lodge Gunning for Our Heroes Event Schedule: 7:30 AM | Guest Check-In + Market Open 8:30 AM | Opening Ceremony 9:15 AM | Tower Hunt Begins + Market Continues + Lodge Tours + Stage Entertainment + Silent Auction 11:30 AM | Brunch + Program + Auction 12:45 PM | Closing Ceremony To connect more about sponsorship opportunities or to get involved, please DM us here or email us at info@gunningforourheroes.org Wings of Valor Lodge 45618 278th St. Parker, SD 57053

September 25, 26 (Saturday, Sunday)…RIVERVIEW CHRISTMAS TREE FARM PUMPKIN FESTIVAL…Saturday from 10am-9:30am with pumpkin picking ending at 6pm. Haunted Trail from 7-9pm Saturdays. Sunday open from Noon-5pm. Free admission. Activities include pumpkin painting, pumpkin games, inflatables, train rides, farm animals, food vendors, crafts, baked goods, live music, and more. To get to the farm, head south on Highway 11 to 276th Street, turn east, and follow the signs. (www.riverviewtreefarm.com)

September 30 (Thursday)…LAKE LORRAINE FARMERS MARKET…4-7 PM on the east side of Lake Lorraine, in the parking lot south of Hobby Lobby. Find a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods, and more. The market is open every Thursday through October 28th. (https://www.facebook.com/lakelorrainefarmersmarket)

September 30 (Thursday)…TASTE OF SIOUX FALLS…5:30-8:30PM at the Washington Pavilion. Some of the finest restaurants and chefs in downtown Sioux Falls come together to present a unique tasting experience complemented by fine wines and local craft beers. Tickets are $150 and proceeds benefit the Sculpture Walk. (https://sculpturewalksiouxfalls.com/taste-of-sioux-falls/)

September 30, October 1, 2, 3 (Thur- Sun)…THE PREMIERE PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS “BLOOD BROTHERS”…7pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2pm Saturday and Sunday at the Belbas Theater at the Washington Pavilion. (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/blood-brothers)

October 1 (Friday)…ROCKESTRA…A rock and roll orchestra. A benefit for Sioux Empire Home Builders Care Foundation. Doors open at 7 pm at the El Riad Shrine. The band plays from 8-11 pm. General admission tickets are $50. Reserved tables start at $500.  (https://www.hbasiouxempire.com/foundation/rockestra/)

October 1 (Friday)…FREE FIRST FRIDAY…5-8PM at the Washington Pavilion. Free admission to the Kirby Science Discovery Center and Visual Arts Center. (www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/free-first-friday-october-1)

October 1, 2 (Fri, Sat)…TOUGHEST MONSTER TRUCK TOUR… Lineup includes Bigfoot, Quad Chaos, Dirt Crew, Twisted Addiction, Double Trouble, and more. Plus, high-flying tricks and stunts of the daredevil Freestyle Motocross team. 7:30pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. Adult tickets start at $22 plus fees. (https://www.dennysanfordpremiercenter.com/events)

October 2 (Saturday)…FALLS PARK FARMER’S MARKET… 8 AM-1 PM at Falls Park, across the street from the Stockyard Ag Experience Barn. Find fresh flowers, bedding plants, vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, and more. (www.fallsparkfarmersmarket.com)

October 2, 3 (Saturday, Sunday)…SHOWCASE OF REMODELED HOMES…Noon to 5pm. Admission is $5 to tour all of the homes. Tour indoor and outdoor spaces to get ideas for your next home remodeling or landscaping project and meet the professionals firsthand. (https://www.hbasiouxempire.com/showcase/)

October 2, 3 (Saturday, Sunday)…RIVERVIEW CHRISTMAS TREE FARM PUMPKIN FESTIVAL…Saturday from 10am-9:30am with pumpkin picking ending at 6pm. Haunted Trail from 7-9pm Saturdays. Sunday open from Noon-5pm. Free admission. Activities include pumpkin painting, pumpkin games, inflatables, train rides, farm animals, food vendors, crafts, baked goods, live music, and more. To get to the farm, head south on Highway 11 to 276th Street, turn east, and follow the signs. (www.riverviewtreefarm.com)

October 7 (Thursday)…LAKE LORRAINE FARMERS MARKET…4-7 PM on the east side of Lake Lorraine, in the parking lot south of Hobby Lobby. Find a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods, and more. The market is open every Thursday through October 28th. (https://www.facebook.com/lakelorrainefarmersmarket)

October 7 (Thursday)…STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGAM 10-14...5:30-8pm. Do you have a child that is 10-14 years old? Come and join us to have fun and grow together! Parents will learn how to show love while setting limits. Your children will develop skills in handling peer pressure and building a positive future. Your family will grow and have fun together. Program Schedule: 5:30-6:00 Meal (Provided) 6:00-7:00 Parents and youth meet separately with their group leaders 7:00-8:00 Family Session The cost for the entire program is $35 per family-scholarships are available. It runs 7 weeks every Thursday October 7-November 18. Contact Barb DeVos at Carroll Institute to sign up (605)336-2556

October 7, 8, 9, 10 (Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun)…”FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY”…7:30PM Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 2pm Saturday and Sunday at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Sioux Falls. A comedic musical that lovingly pokes fun at TV’s “Friends,” celebrating the adventures of your favorite group of 20-something friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life, and love in 1990’s Manhattan. (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/friends-musical-parody)

October 9 (Saturday)…FALLS PARK FARMER’S MARKET… 8 AM-1 PM at Falls Park, across the street from the Stockyard Ag Experience Barn. Find fresh flowers, bedding plants, vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, and more. (www.fallsparkfarmersmarket.com)

October 9 (Saturday)… SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…6:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Lincoln Stars. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

October 9, 10 (Saturday, Sunday)…RIVERVIEW CHRISTMAS TREE FARM PUMPKIN FESTIVAL…Saturday from 10am-9:30am with pumpkin picking ending at 6pm. Haunted Trail from 7-9pm Saturdays. Sunday open from Noon-5pm. Free admission. Activities include pumpkin painting, pumpkin games, inflatables, train rides, farm animals, food vendors, crafts, baked goods, live music, and more. To get to the farm, head south on Highway 11 to 276th Street, turn east, and follow the signs. (www.riverviewtreefarm.com)

October 13 (Wednesday)…REO SPEEDWAGON…7PM at the Washington Pavilion. Tickets start at $36.50 plus fees. (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/reo-speedwagon)

October 14 (Thursday)…LAKE LORRAINE FARMERS MARKET…4-7 PM on the east side of Lake Lorraine, in the parking lot south of Hobby Lobby. Find a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods, and more. The market is open every Thursday through October 28th. (https://www.facebook.com/lakelorrainefarmersmarket)

October 15 (Friday)…SIOUX FALLS JAZZ AND BLUES SOCIETY PRESENTS: SLIM MAN…8PM at the Orpheum Theater. Slim Man was the winner for best jazz vocals at the 2019 Coachella Music Awards. Tickets start at $35.50 plus fees. (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/slim-man)

October 15 (Friday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…7:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Sioux City Musketeers. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

October 16 (Saturday)…FALLS PARK FARMER’S MARKET… 8 AM-1 PM at Falls Park, across the street from the Stockyard Ag Experience Barn. Find fresh flowers, bedding plants, vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, and more. (www.fallsparkfarmersmarket.com)

October 16 (Saturday)…THE SINARTA EXPERIENCE WITH DAVE HALSTON…7:30PM at the Orpheum Theater. An evening  of music, fun, and a zesty lineup of Frank Sinatra’s most popular songs. (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/sinatra-experience-dave-halston)

October 20 (Wednesday)…AMERICA – 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR…7PM at the Washington Pavilion. This show was previously scheduled February 11, 2021. Hear your favorite songs like “A Horse with No Name,” “Ventura Highway,” “I Do” and more. Tickets start at $36.50 plus fees.  (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/america-50th-anniversary-tour)

October 21 (Thursday)…LAKE LORRAINE FARMERS MARKET…4-7 PM on the east side of Lake Lorraine, in the parking lot south of Hobby Lobby. Find a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods, and more. The market is open every Thursday through October 28th. (https://www.facebook.com/lakelorrainefarmersmarket)

October 22, 23, 24 (Fri, Sat, Sun)…ZOO BOO…At the Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum. Explore the Zoo campus, grab bags with sweets and goodies, hundreds of painted and carved pumpkins, creepy Carrousel and Spooky Savannah Express Train rides. Animals will be on exhibit Saturday and Sunday. A special Sensory Saturday will be held from 9-10am for those with sensory needs. Hours are 5:30pm Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday and Sunday. (https://greatzoo.org/events/zooboo)

October 23 (Saturday)…FALLS PARK FARMER’S MARKET… 8 AM-1 PM at Falls Park, across the street from the Stockyard Ag Experience Barn. Find fresh flowers, bedding plants, vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, and more. (www.fallsparkfarmersmarket.com)

October 28 (Thursday)…LAKE LORRAINE FARMERS MARKET…Today is the last day of the market. Open from 4-7 PM on the east side of Lake Lorraine, in the parking lot south of Hobby Lobby. Find a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods, and more.  (https://www.facebook.com/lakelorrainefarmersmarket)

October 30 (Saturday)…DARRYL WORLEY IN CONCERT…7:00 PM at the Parker High School Gymnasium. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Tickets are available at the door or at Itickets.com. Sponsored by the Turner County Charity Youth Pheasant Hunt organization. (https://www.itickets.com/events/453154)

October 30 (Saturday)…FALLS PARK FARMER’S MARKET… 8 AM-1 PM at Falls Park, across the street from the Stockyard Ag Experience Barn. Find fresh flowers, bedding plants, vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, and more. (www.fallsparkfarmersmarket.com)

November 6 (Saturday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…6:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Waterloo Blackhawks. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

November 13 (Saturday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…6:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Omaha Lancers. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

November 19 (Friday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…7:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Sioux City Musketeers. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

November 20 (Saturday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…6:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Fargo Force. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

November 26 (Friday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…7:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Lincoln Stars. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

November 27 (Saturday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…6:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Sioux City Musketeers. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)