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Weekend Fun!

by Christy Taylor

Blues Brothers Revue
Friday 7:30pm @ Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science
Dan Aykroyd, Judith Belushi, and music director, Paul Shaffer present the Blues Brothers. Blues Brothers Revue is a live concert show combines the comedy and hits from the original movie, and pays homage to Chicago’s rich history of blues, gospel and soul music. Jake, Elwood and the band hit the right balance of humor, music, and mayhem.

7th Annual Brandon-Area Breast Cancer Walk & Run
Saturday @ Brandon Valley High School
Registration from 8:30-9:30 a.m., walk and run begins at 9:30 a.m. Funds support free mammograms to Brandon-area residents who may not be able to afford. Cost of $20 includes a T-shirt and lunch buffet at Tailgators from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. of build a burger and build a salad.

Paint the Mall Pink
Saturday @ Sioux Empire Mall
Fun, informative breast cancer awareness event to help spread the word about the comprehensive breast care services available right here in our community.

Z Warrior Sprint
Saturday 10am to 3:30pm @ Tea
Test your zombie survival skills in the Z Warrior Sprint! Wear a flag belt and make it through the course with at least one flag still attached.Not only do you have to run through a course filled with apocalyptic obstacles, but you WILL be chased by zombies.

Howl-O-Ween Craft & Bake Sale
Sat & Sun 11am to 5pm @ Sioux Falls Area Humane Society
Support the homeless animals at the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society at the second annual Howl-o-ween Craft & Back Sale at the shelter on Oct. 12 and 13. There will be plenty of Halloween crafts and goodies for both you and your furry friends, all to help benefit shelter pets. All proceeds from the sale will go towards the care of the animals at the SFAHS.

Harvest Festival
Saturday 11am to 5pm @ Strawbale Winery
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

The Country Apple Orchard Pumpkin Festival
Sat & Sun @ Country Apple Orchard
Features fall activities for the whole family. The orchard is located four miles south of Sioux Falls on Minnesota Avenue. Call 743-2424 or visit www.countryappleorchard.com.

Holistic Healing & Psychic Fair
Saturday 10am to 5pm @ Best Western Ramkota Hotel
BodyLabUSA presents more than 30 vendors and practitioners, as well as five free guest speakers, with healing therapists, intuitive consultants, aura photographer, health professionals, psychics, spirituality resources, crystals, stones, jewelry, specialty gifts and more are available to attendees of the Holistic Healing & Psychic Fair

Miranda Lambert & Dierks Bentley in Concert
Saturday @ Tyson Events Center Sioux City

Heartland Country Corn Maze

Friday to Sunday @ 27455 SD HWY 11, Harrisburg
Navigate through this 11-acre corn maze in the design of two swans. With maze map and questions, find checkpoints containing answers. Find hidden checkpoint for free treat. Bring flashlights for after-dark fun. Concessions and restrooms. Hours: Aug. 9-Oct. 20, Fridays 5-9 p.m., Saturdays noon-9 p.m. and Sundays noon-5 p.m. For information, call 605-743-5984, or visit www.heartlandcountrycornmaze.com

Gonna Get Wed Bridal Showcase
Sunday @ Sioux Falls Convention Center

New Movies:
Captain Phillips (PG13)
Tom Hanks stars in this true story of the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

Machete Kills (R)
A sequel to Robert Rodriguez’s 2010 flick Machete. This time the U.S. government recruits Machete (Danny Trejo) to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.