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Weekend 'To Do' List

by Christy Taylor

Old Courthouse Museum Summer Concert Series
Friday 12pm @ Old Courthouse Museum
New Moon Shine

Sioux Falls Fire Fighters Fill the Boot for MDA
Friday 9am to 6pm @ Sioux Falls HyVee Locations
Fire fighters are asking Sioux Falls residents to help Fill the Boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association at all Sioux Falls Hy-Vee locations. Every dollar donated helps fire fighters provide medical treatment and support services to individuals and their families living with neuromuscular diseases in the Sioux Falls area.

New Horizons Band of Sioux Falls Concert
Friday 3pm @ Mitchell Corn Palace

Canaries Baseball
Friday 7:05pm vs Winnipeg-Social Media Night, LAST Fireworks of the season
Saturday 7:05pm vs Winnipeg-First 500 kids will receive a Canaries Baseball Glove
Sunday 1:05pm vs Winnipeg-Start the day with Worship at the Park at 10am! After the game, kids can run the bases and get autographs

Heartland Country Corn Maze
Fri-Sun @ 27455 SD Hwy 11, Harrisburg
Navigate through the 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: Fridays 5-9 p.m., Saturdays noon-9 p.m. and Sundays noon-5 p.m. For information, call 605-743-5984

The Great Dakota Wine Fest
Sat & Sun 10am to 5pm @ Valiant Vineyards, Vermillion
Taste different South Dakota wines, learn new facts about the locally grown hybrid grapes, enjoy cooking demonstrations, and live music. You can even participate in the grape stomp!

2013 Freedom Bird-Honoring All Veterans
Saturday 10am to 5pm @ The Ransom Church
A tribute to all Veterans, service members, and their famillies. Entertainment, military exhibits, information booths, activities for children, drawing for a 1978 Kawasaki KZ650. Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Fallen Heroes exhibit. Walk for the fallen at 11:00 AM and free meal at 5:30 PM.

McCrossan Boys Ranch Xtreme Event Challenge & Rodeo
Saturday 4pm @ McCrossan Boys Ranch
Gates open at 4 p.m., 4:30 p.m. pre-show entertainment with Break Even Band, 5:30 p.m. rodeo show begins. For information, or tickets, visit www.mccrossan.org or call 605-339-1203. Proceeds help at risk youth at the ranch.

Ride Pink
Saturday 11am to 1pm @ J & L Harley Davidson
A Poker Run, benefiting Breast Health Services at the Avera Cancer Institute. Register at: J&L Harley-Davidson 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost: $20 per person Poker run ends at 5 p.m. at McNally’s Irish Pub

Sounds at the Falls
Saturday 7pm to 9pm @ Falls Park
Brian Masek and Friends featuring live jazz music

Grand Funk Railroad & War in concert
Saturday 9pm @  Grand Falls Casino

Sioux Glow
Saturday 9pm @ Falls Park
3.1 miles of glow in the dark fun with multiple black light zones, glow stations and thousands of runners decked out in their best glow gear. The Glow Run will also feature DJs cranking out “fist pumping” music along the way. The course ends at the Falls Park where the band will be playing and spectators will be cheering, and welcoming runners back to the after party

Moonlight Movies: Escape from Planet Earth
Saturday 9pm @ Fawick Park
Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy a free outdoor movie in the park! Popcorn, candy, soda and water are available for purchase. Movies begin at dusk. No alcohol allowed in park, and please no smoking or littering

Jam Against Hunger 13
Sunday 1pm to 6pm @ Terrace Park Bandshell
feature Jukebox Zeroes with special guest DK Koller, Driven, Oryx and Guilty Pleasures Orchestra from 1 to 6pm. The event is free, but you’re encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item or cash donation to benefit Feeding South Dakota. The event has brought in close to 15 tons of food each of the past three years.

New Movies:
THE WORLD’S END (R)  Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival. Starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

YOU’RE NEXT (R)   When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.