El Riad Shriner’s Circus- Fri to Sun @ Sioux Falls Arena
Kingswood Rummage Sale-
Fri to Sat, between I-29 on the East, Sertoma Ave, on the West, Coughran Court on the North & 41st St on the South. Days and hours of individual sales vary. For details and a listing of participating sales, visit www.kingswoodrummage.com
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre: Murder at Mardi Gras- Friday 7pm @ Harrisburg Performing Arts Center
Off the Cuff Stuff Theater Co. will perform this dramatic and hilarious interactive dinner theatre where old scores are settled and family secrets are exposed. Enjoy a three-course meal, while the mystery unfolds. The audience is involved from the very beginning of this murder. Get your costume together, put on your Mardi Gras beads, and help solve a big mystery in The Big Easy.
Spencers: Theatre of Illusion, international magicians- Friday 7pm @ Washington Pavilion
Kevin and Cindy Spencer are not typical magicians and have performed for millions of people with sold out performances in 19 countries on five continents. In 2009, they were bestowed magic's highest honor, the Merlin Award for International Magicians of the Year, joining the ranks of Henning, Copperfield, and Penn & Teller
Public celebration of Brandon VFW 50th anniversary
Bowl for Kids Sake- Friday 4pm to 6pm @ Empire Bowl
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sioux Empire is once again throwing a party! With the support of the community, Big Brothers Big Sisters is the most effective youth mentoring organization in the country. They make a measurable difference through positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on children, families, schools and communities. All money stays local!
Louie Anderson- Friday 7pm @ The Corn Palace, Mitchell
Kids Help with Disaster Response- Saturday 10am to 3pm @ Non-Profit Center, 1000 N. West Ave, Sioux Falls
The Helpline Center is inviting kids to make a difference as Sioux Falls continues to recover from the recent ice storm. Youth ages 5 to 13 can spend Saturday making thank you cards and gifts for disaster responder. About 50 youth are needed from 10 a.m. to noon, and another 50 youth are needed from 1 to 3 p.m. Volunteers are asked to pre-register at www.helplinecenter.org or by dialing 2-1-1.
For those who think they have what it takes to make the best bacon dish in the Sioux Empire. Proceeds help cover travel expenses for the teams multiple out-of-town bouts this Summer. Open to all ages and levels of culinary skill, Baconfest is a cook-off to celebrate perhaps the greatest food ever: bacon. The event is free to the public. To sample the bacon menu items, you can purchase a pork passport that entitles you to sample all dishes and vote for favorites. Pork Passports are $10 at the door.
State Theatre Hosts National Wine Expert @ 2nd Annual GenuWine Event- Saturday 10am @ Sylvia Henkin State Theatre
Andrew McNamara, a nationally-recognized Master Sommelier at GenuWine, the State Theatres annual wine-themed fundraiser. McNamara is the former sommelier for The Breakers Palm Beach. Wine and Spirits magazine has named McNamara one of the best sommeliers in the U.S. He will host a limited-availability tasting before the main GenuWine event. The tasting will include difficult to obtain French Bordeaux and Burgundy wines form the 1980s and 1990s.
American Red Cross NE South Dakota Chapter Health Fair 2013- Saturday 7:30am to 12pm @ Aberdeen Civic Arena
Features blood pressure, vision, hearing, nutrition, glaucoma, blood sugar, and posture screening.Cost $35, includes tests for: kidney disease, diabetes, liver disease, iron, anemia, thyroid, triglycerides, and cholesterols (good and bad). Many health information booths with valuable information, screenings, samples and door prizes. The Aberdeen Police Department: Drug Take Back, will be collecting expired and unused drugs and medications.
A Community Arthritis Health Fair- Saturday 8am to 12:30pm @ The Prairie Center
Learn about new innovative approaches to managing arthritis pain and learn how to live with arthritis. Join at 7:30 a.m. for an arthritis warm up before the event. Educational booths will be held on all topics caring for arthritis along with mini-education sessions, with topics including: Rheumatoid arthritis, Acupuncture, Aquatic therapy, Tai Chi, Anti-inflammatory dieting and more. Free breakfast, snacks, and refreshments are available. Registrations will be entered for a chance to win a free door prize. Register for this free health fair by calling 1-877-AT-AVERA
Bake, Rummage Sale to Benefit Local Scholars- Saturday 8am to 1pm @ Dell Rapids Middle School
All proceeds from the sale will go toward scholarships for young ladies at Dell Rapids High School and St. Mary High School, and will be presented at their respective National Honor Society banquets this spring.
Spring Garden & Craft Sale- Sat & Sun 11am to 5pm @ Sioux Falls Area Humane Society
Help the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society raise money for shelter pets, while shopping for spring time needs. Features gardening supplies to homemade baked goods available for purchase. All proceeds go toward the care of shelter animals. Donations will be accepted of any crafts or baked goods anytime during open hours
3rd Annual Viking 5k Fun Run- Saturday 7am @ The Elmen Center
Race limited to first 200 entries. All funds support academic scholarships for female student athletes at Augustana College. For information or to register, visit GoAugie.com/funrun or call 605-274-6275.
Sioux Falls Christian 5k Run/Walk- Saturday 7:30am @ Sioux Falls Christian High School
Race day morning registration and packet pick-up at 7:30 a.m. Online registration is encouraged. Walk/run start at 9 a.m. Start/finish in the Sioux Falls Christian parking lot. All funds raised will be used to support the mission of Sioux Falls Christian. To register, visit www.allsportcentral.com.
2nd Annual Sioux Falls Walk a Mile in Her Shoes- Saturday 10am @ Globe University
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Globe University of Sioux Falls and The Compass Center (a rape and domestic abuse center) are teaming up. Men and women literally walk one mile in womens high heeled shoes to protest sexualized violence, educate the community, and raise funds for The Compass Center. Register at http://walksiouxfalls.eventbrite.com/#. The registration fee is $10.
Henrys Run 5k- Saturday 10am @ Falls Park
Henry's Run is a 5k run/walk to raise awareness for child abuse prevention. All proceeds will benefit the Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota and Child's Voice, to help provide child abuse prevention materials such as The Period of Purple Crying to new parents. This is a dvd to educate people on the dangers of shaking a baby.
Girl Scouts: Dakota Horizons Big Event- Saturday 1pm @ Sioux Falls Convention Center
Girl Scouts: Dakota Horizons is committed to engaging girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). At this event, girls participate in hands-on activities hosted by the area's leading companies. Not a Girl Scout? Not a problem. Sign up to be a Girl Scout today. http://gsdakotahorizons.org/join-girl-scouts/online/.
South Dakota Symphony Orchestra presents An Evening with Dawn Upshaw- Saturday 7:30pm @ Washington Pavilion