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Local Weekend Festivities!

by Christy Taylor

Winter Concert Series
Friday 12pm @ Old Courthouse Museum

Outdoor Ice Rinks
Open for the season!

Christmas at the Orpheum
Fri 7pm @ Orpheum Theater

Holiday Jam with the Hegg Brothers
Fri 8pm @ Dakota Prairie Playhouse, Madison
Sat 7:30pm @ Washington Pavilion
Sun 4pm @ Orpheum Theater, Sioux Falls

Christmas at the Cathedral
Fri 7pm, Sat 1pm & 7:30pm, Sun 2pm & 7:30pm @ St. Joseph Cathedral

Handel’s Messiah
Fri & Sat @ First Lutheran Church
The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and Chorus continue that tradition with its annual production of this classic oratorio. This year, join on Saturday night for a traditional performance or bring your singing voice on Friday to be a part of the new sing-along Messiah.
Art Moms (and friends) Holiday Boutique
Fri to Sun 10am-5pm @ Park Place Center (the Olive Garden/Fuddruckers strip mall on 41st St)
Features more than 40 local artists. Find on Facebook or visit www.art-moms.com.

Christmas at the Western Mall
Nightly from 5:30pm to 9:30pm @ Western Mall
An all-new 2013 light show is on display in the center court of the mall. Free-will donations for Make-A-Wish are welcome

Winter Wonderland
All Season Long @ Falls Park

Sioux Falls Downtown Holiday Festival
Saturday, Downtown Sioux Falls
horse and wagon rides, visits by Santa Claus at Shriver’s Square and music performances. For information and schedule of events, call 338-4009 or visit www.dtsf.com.

Christmas on the Farm
Fri, Sat & Sun @ Riverview Christmas Tree Farm, Canton
Features free wagon rides, cider and treats, shaking and netting of tree. Nativity stable. Call 987-5171.

Tracy Lawrence
Sat 8pm @ The District

Sleigh Rides
Sat & Sun 4pm @ Tuthill Park

Suds: The Rocking 60s Musical Soap Opera
Fri, Sat, & Sun @ Olde Towne Dinner Theatre
For tickets, call 605-372-4653 or email tickets@oldetownetheatre.org. Box office open 3-6 p.m..


Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG13) It’s been nine years since Will Ferrell starred as San Diego anchorman Ron Burgundy, and this time he and the rest of the Channel 4 team get together to help launch a 24-hour news channel.

Her (R) Joaquin Phoenix stars as a man who falls in love with the Siri-like device on his phone. Scarlett Johansson provides the voice.

Walking With Dinosaurs 3D (PG) An underdog dinosaur triumphs against all odds to become a hero for the ages. Featuring the voices of John Leguizamo, Justin Long and Karl Urban.


The Wolf of Wall Street (R) Leonardo DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese reteam for the fifth time. Their latest collaboration stars Leo as a real-life financial fraudster in the early 1990s.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG13)
Ben Stiller, who also directs, stars as a day-dreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. Kristen Wiig also stars.

Grudge Match (PG13)
   Sylvester Stallone and Robert DeNiro go head-to-head as a pair of retired boxing rivals who sign up for a rematch 30 years after their last fight