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It's the Weekend...Let's have some FUN!

by Christy Taylor

Summer Concert Series
Friday 12pm @ Old Courthouse Museum
Featuring: Albert and Gage

Free First Friday
Friday All Day Downtown Sioux Falls

75 th Annual Sioux Empire Fair
W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls
Kicks off Friday Aug 1 st at 5pm and runs until Sunday Aug 10 th 6pm details at www.siouxempirefair.com

Weekend Highlights:
Friday- Free 75 th Anniversary Cake, Beach Party with Groove Drumline 6pm, Pig Calling Contest 6:30pm, Pie Eating Contest 8pm

Saturday- 4-H Rodeo 9am, White Tiger Discovery 12pm, Collective Soul 8pm

Sunday -Southeast SD Horse Show 9am, Variety Magic Show 5pm, Salad Contest 6pm, Hairball 8pm

Sioux Falls Canaries vs Winnipeg Goldeyes
Friday 7:05pm @ The Birdcage, Free Friday Fireworks, Social Media Night
Saturday 6:05pm @ The Birdcage, first 500 kids receive Canaries replica jersey!

Downtown Block Party on the Eastbank
Friday 6pm to 10pm @ 8 th & Railroad Center
Enjoy live music, food vendors, beer and wine for purchase and shopping at some of the most unique stores in Sioux Falls. Picnic table seating will be provided, but feel free to bring your own lawn chair. There will be two bands each evening. Between the bands, enjoy a Battle for the Arts competition!

B utterfly Fun at Big Sioux Rec
Friday 6:30pm-7:30pm @ Big Sioux Recreation Area, Brandon
Learn all about the butterflies of South Dakota. Find more info here

Moonlight Movies: Despicable Me 2
Saturday 8:30pm @ Fawick Park

Shrek: The Musical
Sat 7:30pm & Sun 2pm @ Brandon Valley Performing Arts Center

Bike MS: Sanford Health Pedal the Plains
Saturday 7am one-day ride through the Sioux Falls area, benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. More info at myMSbike.org.

Z Warrior Run
Saturday 3pm-9pm @ 46730 270th St, Tea
4k run filled with 40+ man-made and natural obstacles and ZOMBIES!

South Dakota Trivia Hike
Sunday 10am @ Good Earth State Park

Paint the Park Red
Sunday @ Wild Water West
$20 day pass, $10 evening, purchase a T-shirt to benefit the American Heart Association


Guardians of the Galaxy (PG13)
In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan. Stars: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Get On Up (PG13)

A chronicle of James Brown 's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis