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Weekend 'To Do' List!

by Christy Taylor

Summer Concert Series
Friday 12pm @ Old Courthouse Museum
Featuring: Nearly Wild Band

Sioux Falls Canaries vs Winnipeg @ the Birdcage
-Friday 7:05pm -
Wal-Mart Night-donate a backpack for Feeding South Dakota and receive a free lower level executive ticket, Free Friday Fireworks!

-Saturday 6:05pm-
First 750 fans get a free Picture Frame

-Sunday 4:05pm-

The 2014 Great Plains Hot Air Balloon Race
Fri, Sat, & Sun @ Kenny Anderson Park
This is South Dakotas only hot air balloon event and will attract up to 25 balloons and pilots from Sioux Falls and surrounding states. The main event on Saturday supports Childrens Miracle Network.www.sfballooning.org.

Heartland Country Corn Maze
Fri, Sat & Sun, Harrisburg
Navigate through an 11 acre corn maze in the design of bears. With maze map and questions find checkpoints containing answers

Teeth, Jaws & Claws
Friday 5:30pm to 7pm @ Good Earth State Park
Animal skulls and teeth can tell us about how animals survive in their natural environments. Examine skulls and teeth up close with live animals.

Patio Music: Washington High School Jazz Combo
Friday 7pm @ Phillips Ave Diner

Rhythm on the River
Friday 7pm @ River Greenway Ampitheater

Cassadee Pope (winner of The Voice Season 3)
Friday 9pm @ The District

Downtown Riverfest
Saturday 4pm to 11pm @ Cherapa Place
Enjoy live music, art, kids' activities, food, beverage & retail vendors and more!

Animal Enrichment Day
Saturday 1pm to 4pm @ The Great Plains Zoo
Zoo-goers see the Giant Anteater swirl his 18-inch tongue around a tube filled with honey, or a Cheetah stalk a cardboard Gazelle filled with treat meat.

In Support & Defense
Saturday 1pm to 4pm @ Grace & Truth Building
Presentations of Damsels in Defense, Oath Keepers and a Self-Defense Class by an MMA Instructor. Suggested donation of canned food item for Food Pantry. Getsemhope.com

Windsisters Poker Run to benefit The Compass Center
Saturday 11am-5pm, Registration at The Thirsty DuckPoker Run benefiting The Compass Center. All vehicles welcome! $20 per poker hand and includes a t-shirt Ride ends @ 5pm at The Thirsty Duck www.thecompasscenter.org

Poker Run for Sanford Breast Health Institute
Saturday 11am-5pm, Starts and ends at the American Legion on Burnside
Hands are $20.00 includes admission to I-90 Speedway in the guest suite with all you can eat dinner after the run.

Outdoor Family Fun Fest
Sunday @ The Outdoor Adventure Center of South Dakota, Brookings
Activities include science demonstrations, live animals, Nature Adventures. Meet Buddy from the PBS Series 'Dinosaur Train' and Buddy, the SDPB Kid Mascot!

Moonlight Movies: Free Willy
Saturday 8:30pm @ Fawick Park

Electric Glow Run
Saturday 5pm to 10pm @ Yankton Trail Park


The Expendables 3 (PG13)

Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Antonio Banderas

Lets Be Cops (R)

Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.
Stars : Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr, Rob Riggle, Nina Dobrev

The Giver (PG13)
In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift