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Summer Guide 2012

Public Museum plans summer New classes and camps are featured among the Sioux City Public Museum’s summer programming beginning June 12 for children ages 2 and up. Reservations are required for all summer programs. Class size is limited; prepayment is required to hold reservations for classes with fees. Due to the success of its spring break camp, the museum has expanded its summer afternoon camp offerings to two age groups. Held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays through Thursdays, each camp costs $40 for members and $45 for nonmembers with an afternoon snack provided. Camps for children ages 7-9 years are Cooking Camp June 19-21 and Dinosaur Dig Camp July 17-19; camps for children ages 10 and up are Architecture II Camp June 26-28 and Inventions Camp July 10-12. A new free family program, Thursdays with a Scientist, will be held on the second Thursday of the month during the summer from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The themes are Weather on June 14, Dinosaurs on July 12, and Water on Aug. 9. The free Sioux City Sleuths series continues throughout the summer on the third Wednesday of the month for children ages 2-4. A variety of themes such Around the Farm and a Victorian Tea Party

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Indie band Wilco will headline the 22nd annual Saturday in the Park free music festival July 7.

We’re excited about Wilco coming ... Hope you are too. See Page 5.

USEUM RAILROAD M, BUI SIOUXLAND’OFS THE LDINGS, INDUSTRY, PEOPLE TELLING THE STORY EVENTS THAT BUILT SIOUXLAND MACHINES, TECHNOLOGY, AND Milwaukee Railroad Shops Historic District Sioux City, IA 3400 Sioux River Road I-29 Exit 151; IA HWY 12 North Loess Hills National Scenic Byway

Like us on

** Located 2 miles south of Stone State Park on Hwy 12 **

Phone: 712-233-6996 • Email: shra@cableone.net

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Volunteer Sioux City Public Museum tour guide David Sitzmann talks about the American Indian tribes that were native to the Sioux City area during a visit by students.

are featured in classes for children ages 4 and up. The cost of the one-hour classes is $5 for members and $6 for nonmembers; two-hour classes cost $10 for members and $12 for

nonmembers. For a complete listing of summer programming, visit siouxcitymuseum.org or turn to the Summer Guide calendar listings over the next pages.

HOURS Closed Tuesdays Mondays – Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays Noon – 4 p.m. Closed major holidays and during periods of inclement weather

ADMISSION Adults................................................................. $4.00 Seniors (age 50 and up) .............................. $3.00 Students (age 6-18) ...................................... $2.00 Age 5 and under - Free with paid adult *** Special Rates for Tour Groups *** A portion of all admission fees collected is earmarked for historic preservation work on the buildings, locomotives and rolling stock.

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GRANDSTAND LINE-UP TICKETS

ON SALE

NOW

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

TOBYMAC

with special guests

TENTH AVENUE NORTH

AND JAMIE GRACE, 8 P.M., $32

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR 2012

starring THE TURTLES FEATURING FLO & EDDIE, THE MONKEES LEAD SINGER MICKY DOLENZ, GARY PUCKETT & THE UNION GAP, THE GRASS ROOTS AND THE BUCKINGHAMS, 8 P.M., $25

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

LARRY THE CABLE GUY with special guest RENO COLLIER, 8 P.M., $35

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12

AN EVENING WITH MIRANDA LAMBERT 8 P.M., $48

MONDAY, AUGUST 13

DEERY BROTHERS SUMMER SERIES FOR LATE MODELS

5:30 P.M. HOT LAPS, 6 P.M. RACES, $15 ADULTS, $5 CHILDREN AGES 6-11 free for ages 5 and under

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 Tickets for all concerts and events are on sale now at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. All concert seats are reserved. All track events are general admission. Convenience charges apply to all tickets. The Iowa State Fair Ticket Office will open July 9. Grandstand tickets do not include admission to the Fair. Fair admission must be purchased separately.

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THE BAND PERRY with special guest EASTON CORBIN, 8 P.M., $35

PRESENTED BY

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15

GRAND OUTLAW NATIONAL TRACTOR AND TRUCK PULL 2 P.M., $20 ADULTS, $10 CHILDREN AGES 6-11 free for ages 5 and under

THURSDAY, AUGUST 16

AN EVENING WITH BIG TIME RUSH 7 P.M., $38

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

HANK WILLIAMS JR. “TAKING BACK THE COUNTRY TOUR” with special guest GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS, 8 P.M., $39

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

DEMOLITION DERBY

11:30 A.M., $12 ADULTS, $5 CHILDREN AGES 6-11 free for ages 5 and under

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

JOURNEY

with PAT BENATAR AND LOVERBOY, 8 P.M., $48

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

RASCAL FLATTS

with LITTLE BIG TOWN, ELI YOUNG BAND AND EDENS EDGE, 7 P.M., $59


Summer Guide 2012 ArtSplash beckons The BIG ones local artists to Splash Artist Program The real last festival of summer, ArtSplash, really wants local talent out there for its second year of the Splash Artist Program. This ArtSplash artist program is open to all local artists and has a deadline of Jun 15. The jury will select five artists to participate free of charge in the 2012 ArtSplash festival on Labor Day weekend, September 1-2. The program connects gifted newcomers with experienced mentors who will help navigate the operational details of selling artwork in the festival market. The Art Center will furnish a $100 stipend for each artist to either rent or purchase a tent. Entry is open to any artist who has never taken part in a juried art show and lives in the Siouxland area or surrounding area.. All work must be original and created by the artist. No students (artist should not currently be enrolled in a high school, trade or training school, or

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Roger Wermers of Estelline, S.D., displays a stone cougar at ArtSplash last year.

undergraduate program – we are looking for your own style and vision, not instructor-driven pieces). Minimum age: 21; no upper age limit. Artist is eligible to be in the SPLASH artist program only one time (may apply again if you were not accepted in previous years). Contact lverschoor@ sioux-city.org or find application at www.siouxcityartcenter.org.

Iowa Rock N Roll Music Association Museum

Iowa Rock Roll 91 Lake Street,N Arnolds Park, IAMusic Association Museum Open 7 days a week @ 11am 91 Lake Street, IA FREE Rock theArnolds Roof Park, concerts nights Open 7Thursday days a week @ 11am June 12 - Aug. 14 6-8:30 p.m.

In Roofthe GardenRoof next to Amusement Park Rock concerts 712-332-6540 Thursday nights www.iowarocknroll.com

June 14 - Aug. 16 6-8:30 p.m. In Roof Garden next to Amusement Park

712-332-6540

www.iowarocknroll.com

has been attracting thousands of music lovers to Grandview Park for a long time. As always, the show is free! Headlining this year is Wilco – hipsters everywhere are rejoicing.

River-Cade Festival, July 18 - 22 This is a Sioux City tradition that screams America. The event includes Weekender Staff‌ touring musicians every other Friday a parade, a carnival, cruise the loop for the bulk of the summer. A $2 gate nights, smile contests and concerts Once the snow has finally melted fee is all it costs per person. both big and small. It’s a community the only thing you want to be is out celebration of our river roots that of doors. Each and every summer goes back 48 years. The event is acAwesome Biker Nights, June 15 – 17 Siouxlanders look forward to these 12 years. That’s how long Awecepting parade entries as we speak. events (and many more). some Biker Nights has been attracting thousands of bikers to historic Rockn’ Rods, July 20 -22 Fourth Street for a rally complete Back for the second summer is a Fridays on the Promenade, June 8 – Aug 31 with nationally known bands and festival in the same vein as Awesome this year is no exception. Biker Nights, only this time with hot Designed as a means to celebrate rods. The event even includes drag the Roth Fountain at the corner of Fourth and Virgina Streets, FOTP of- Saturday in the Park, July 7 racing a parade of cars and live enterfers concerts by national and regional Now in its 22nd year, this festival tainment.

youR This Summer MaRk calendaRs Come Experience A Tastebud Tantilizing change in our menu

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Castle

on top of our great menu that all ready includes pizza, tacos & munchies.

* 99 Beers Available * PUB & GRILL

June 9 & 10

28th annual Ruckus on the River

July 14

Grill & chill car & Bike show

August 4

17th annual Benefit Golf Tournament

August 18

14th annual Rockfest Happy Hour Mon. - Sat. all day 'til 7pM

$2 Beers • $5 Pitchers First Beer Free Mon. - Wed. • Fri. $3 Margaritas

Rhonda’s Speak eaSy

4400 Singing Hills Blvd • Sioux City

212 cunningham Dr.

Mon.-Fri. 2pm-2am • Sat. noon-2am

hours: Sun. noon-8pm • Mon.-Thurs. 2pm-Midnight Fri. 2pm-2am • Sat. 11am-2am • 255-8028 www.RhondasSpeakeasy.com

712-271-8699

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Summer Guide Calendar

Western Iowa’s Largest One Day Ride

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Onawa’s Excellent Annual Bike Ride t h ro u g h t h e Lo e s s H i l l s

Saturday, August 25 • 9am (Registration begins @ 8am)

Onawa Public Library • 707 Iowa Ave. • Onawa, IA More info & registration visit www.onawachamber.com

music June 1

Band Jam 10th Anniversary,

West End of Fourth St. Between Pearl and Water. Sponsored by The Syd, Dalton’s Office and Bergies the event features live music all night including: Kelly Quinn band, Byron Keuhl & the Snappers and Ghosts of Guyana. No coolers or pets allowed. There will be food vendors. 5 p.m.-midnight June 7 — Aug. 30

2012 Lakeport Commons Summer Concert Series,

Free Admission Museum Hours 9 - 5 Mon. - Fri. • 12 - 5 Sat. & Sun.

Planetarium Programs By appointment Monday - Friday for groups of 10 or more 2:00 Last Sunday of every month email: sanfordmuseum@iowatelecom.net website: sanfordmuseum.org

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Lakeport Commons, 5001 Sgt. Road. Every Thursday night. Weather permitting concerts are subject to change without notice. June 7 – Amy Ellsworth & Jeoff Gunderson, June 14 – Mike Hoover, June 21 – Premium Draft, June 28 – Cowboy Bob, July 5 – New Horizon Band, July 12 – Mat D. July 19 – Paul Bilstein, July 26 – Kelly Glasgo, Aug. 2 – Mike Langley, Aug. 9 – Gary Lewis, Aug. 16 – Jamie Bowers, Aug. 23 – Exit 151 and Aug. 30 – Emiley & Mitch. 6:30-9 p.m. www.shoplakeportcommons.com

June 8 - Aug. 31

Friday’s on the Promenade,

Fourth St. Historic 4th and Virginia. Unwind in a relaxing atmosphere listening to live music on the Promenade on 4th Street. Enter the beer garden for only $2/person and sit around the Roth Fountain while visiting with friends. Don’t forget to bring a chair! Musical acts June 8 – Gizzae – reggae, June 22 – James Armstrong – west coast blues, July 6 – Lil’ Brian & the Zydeco Travelers – zydeco, July 20 – The Mynabirds – indie/pop rock, August 3 – David Olney & Sergio Webb – alt/country rock, August 17 – Randy McAllister – rock/country, August 31 – Deke Dickerson – rockabilly/rock. 6 p.m. June 9

All Strings Attached,

Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. Orchestra from Carroll, Iowa. 7:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com

Royal Southern Brotherhood,

Sioux City Hotel Second Floor Ballroom (former Clarion Hotel), 707 Fourth St. 9-11 p.m. $20 at the door. Sioux City Live Music Club, 712-251-6432. June 10

Municipal Band Concerts,

Grandview Park, 24th & Grandview. Every Sunday enjoy a free musical concert at 7:30 p.m. June 14 Itty Bitty Band, Starfire, Roof Garden, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 6-8:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com

June 15

Shellabration 2012 featuring Foreigner, Jukebox Heroes,

Oleson Park Bandshell, 1400 Oleson Park Avenue, Fort Dodge, Iowa. Prepare to party, Foreigner has been confirmed as headliner for Shellabration 2012! Tickets can be purchased online at www.ticketweb. com or by phone at 866-468-3401. Kids 12 years of age and under are admitted free and all tickets are general admission with festival seating. 5:30-11 p.m. $28. www.shellabration.org June 16 Neal McCoy, Wild Rose Casino & Resort, 777 Main St. Emmetsburg, Iowa. Must be 21 years of age and have a Wild Rose Player’s Club Card to attend. 7-8 p.m. $15 . 877-720ROSE. www.wildroseresorts.com/ emmetsburg/entertainment. php

Boatstock, Preservation Plaza,

Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. Featured acts TBA. Presented by Mau Marine and Clary Dock Service. 7:30 p.m. 712-3322183. www.arnoldspark.com


music June 21

Calendar Girls, Wildcats and The Jammers, Roof Garden, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 6-8:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com June 22

Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers, Orpheum

Theatre, 528 Pierce St. 7:30 p.m. www.orpheumlive.com June 23 Brasher Bogue, Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. From Nashville. 7:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com June 24 One Way, Treasure Village, 2023 Hwy 86, Milford, Iowa. Singing together for over 20 years, this mixed quartet from George, Iowa, will present a wide repertoire including incredible cappella stylings both contemporary and barbershop in nature, along with a large emphasis on Southern Gospel music. 7:30-10 p.m. $4. 50 adults, children under 12 free. www.treasurevillage.org/ gospel-concerts/ June 26

Colbie Caillat and Gavin DeGraw,

Orpheum Theatre, 528 Pierce St. 7:30 p.m. June 28 Crossroads, Expressions, Roof Garden, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 6-8:30 p.m. 712332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com Chicago, Orpheum Theatre, 528 Pierce St. 7:30 p.m. $49-$79. 800745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com June 30 Dueling Pianos, Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. From Nashville. 7:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com

Heart, Grand Falls Casino Resort, 1415

Grand Falls Blvd. 51241, Larchwood, Iowa. Concert open to all ages. 8-10 p.m. $30, $50. 877-511-4FUN. grandfallscasinoresort.com July 1

”Triumphant Sound” Gospel Concert, Treasure Village, 2023

Hwy 86, Milford. 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. $4.50 adults, children under 12 free. www.treasurevillage.org/gospelconcerts/ July 3

5th Annual Lake Affect Concert,

Millers Bay, 1127 Lakeside Ave., Wahpeton, Iowa. Boat-in Concert July 4 Kory and The Fireflies, Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. An evening of Fireplaces, Fireflies & Fireworks. 7:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com July 5

Rock Ala Cart, Something Blue,

Roof Garden, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 6-8:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark. com July 6 The Nadas, Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 7:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com July 7 Seven Bridges Road, Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. A Tribute to the Music of The Eagles. 7:30 p.m. 712332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com July 8 Relative Harmony, Treasure Village, 2023 Hwy 86, Milford, Iowa. From Sioux Falls, Jake & Phyllis Den Hul are married and Phyllis & Carol Patch are cousins. The group loves to praise God through singing gospel music. 7:30-10 p.m. $4. 50 adults, children under 12 free. www.treasurevillage.org/gospel-concerts/

July 12

Sean Benz, Jesse James, Roof

Garden, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 6 p.m.8:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www. arnoldspark.com July 13 Rosefest 2012, Wild Rose Casino & Resort, 777 Main St., Emmetsburg, Iowa. Friday: 38 Special opening act Vic Ferrari; Saturday: Diamond Rio & The Charlie Daniels Band. Outdoor Concert Series. Must be 21 years of age and have a Wild Rose Player’s Club card to attend. 8 p.m. $25 each show or both days for $45. 877-720-ROSE. www.wildroseresorts.com/emmetsburg/ entertainment. php July 14 Sharp Dressed Man, Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. ZZ Top tribute band. 7:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com July 15 Circuit Riders, Treasure Village, 2023 Hwy 86, Milford, Iowa. The Circuit Riders sing as part of the Sheldon United Methodist Church Men’s Ministry. Since 1986 the group has performed Southern gospel and traditional gospel hymns in over 100 locations in the quad-state area. 7:30-10 p.m. $4. 50 adults, children under 12 free. www.treasurevillage.org/gospel-concerts/ July 19 Fortes, The Senders, Roof Garden, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 6-8:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com July 20

Presented By:

Bob Dorr & The Blue Band,

Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 7:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www. arnoldspark.com

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Aug. 9

Dave Rowley, Elvis Night, Roof

music July 20 Big and Rich, Grand Falls Casino Resort, 1415 Grand Falls Blvd. 51241, Larchwood, Iowa. With special guests Cowboy Troy & Bradley Gaskin. Outdoor concert open to all ages. 9-11 p.m. $30, $50. 877-5114FUN. grandfallscasinoresort.com July 21 Powerhouse, Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 7:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com July 22 Master’s Voice, Treasure Village, 2023 Hwy 86, Milford, Iowa. Master’s Voice is a four part men’s quartet from Sioux Falls, S.D. 7:3010 p.m. $4. 50 adults, children under 12 free. www.treasurevillage. org/gospel-concerts/ July 26 Roadhouse, November 35th, Roof Garden, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 6-8:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark. com July 28

GhostShip Live at BolinFest 2012, Tommy Bolin Festival/ Ickey

Nickel, Hwy 75, Leeds, Iowa. 2 p.m.-2 a.m. The Rumbles, Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. The Rumbles have been one of the most popular and successful rock-and-roll dance bands in the Midwest for almost 50 years. 7:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www. arnoldspark.com July 29 Eternity Bound, Treasure Village, 2023 Hwy 86, Milford, Iowa. Eternity Bound uses the unique and powerful style of “a cappella” singing to share the Gospel message to congregations and Christian events throughout the state of Iowa. 7:30-10 p.m. $4. 50 adults, children under 12 free. www.treasurevillage.org/gospelconcerts/ Aug. 2 Dark Nights, Traidmarx, Roof Garden, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 6-8:30 p.m. 712332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com Aug. 8

Pre-All-State Choral Music Camp Concert, Grandview Park Band Shell. 7 p.m. 712-279-5567.

Garden, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com Aug. 11 Ladies of the 80’s, Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 7:30 p.m. 712332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com Aug. 16 Phoenix, Uniques, Roof Garden, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 712332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com Aug. 17 Cowboy Mouth, Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. Part of the Polaris Victory Rally. 7:30 p.m. 712-3322183. www.arnoldspark.com Aug. 18

Los Lonely Boys & Smashmouth, Preservation

Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. Part of the Polaris Victory Rally. 7:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark. com Aug. 25

Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Grand Falls Casino

Resort, 1415 Grand Falls Blvd. 51241, Larchwood, Iowa. Concert open to all ages. 8-10 p.m. $25, $45. 877-511-4FUN. grandfallscasinoresort.com Sept. 1 Arch Allies, Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. Styxx, Journey & REO tribute. 7:30 p.m. 712-332-2183. www.arnoldspark.com Sept. 9

Chris Young with special guest Thompson Square, Clay

County Fairgrounds, 1401 Fourth Ave. W, Spencer, Iowa. Part of the Clay County Fair entertainment. 7:30-8:30 p.m. 712-262-4740. www.claycountyfair.com Sept. 11

Air Supply & Rick Springfield,

Clay County Fairgrounds, 1401 Fourth Ave. W., Spencer, Iowa. Part of the Clay County Fair entertainment. 7:30-8:30 p.m. 712-2624740. www.claycountyfair.com Sept. 15

Casting Crowns with special guest Britt Nicole, Clay County Fairgrounds, 1401 Fourth Ave. W., Spencer, Iowa. Part of the Clay County Fair entertainment. 7:309:30 p.m. 712- 262-4740. www. claycountyfair.com Sept. 16

Jeff Foxworthy with special guest Jamie Kaler, Clay County Fairgrounds, 1401 Fourth Ave. W, Spencer, Iowa. Part of the Clay County Fair entertainment. 7:309:30 p.m. 712- 262-4740. www. claycountyfair.com

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ARTS & THEATER Through June 23

David Strom: Paintings, Pen & Ink, Pearson Lakes Art Center,

2201 Hwy. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Minnesota artist David Strom will feature his colorful paintings and pen & ink drawings. 712-3327013, www.lakesart.org Through July 7

Pearson Art Foundation Collection, Pearson Lakes Art

Center, 2201 Hwy. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Works by Norman Rockwell, Grandma Moses, Picasso, Larry Rivers, Willem de Kooning, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, and the Wyeth family will be on display, along with many others in the Pearson Art Foundation Collection. 712-3327013, www.lakesart.org Through July 14

Dale Macafee, paintings and Tom Hamilton, ceramics,

Pearson Lakes Art Center, 2201 Hwy. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Dale Macafee paints landscapes and still lifes emphasizing lights and shapes in contemporary realism style. Tom Hamilton’s work is individualized by the development of his own blend of stoneware clay and glazes; bowls and platters reflecting images of clouds, wind and water. Reception 5-7 p.m. July 14. 712-332-7029, info@lakesart. org. www.lakesart.org June 1 – June 22

Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute Exhibition, John

A. Day Gallery, Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, S.D. The Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute provides arts education to Native American high school students. During their stay at USD, students use equipment and facilities in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts and exhibit their art in the John A. Day gallery alongside works from the Robert Penn collection. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 605-677-3177, Alison. Erazmus@ usd. edu. www.usd. edu/uag June 1 – June 30 Avis Davis and Dan Ruf, A Piece of Work Inc. 1619 Hill Ave. Spirit Lake, Iowa. A Special Selection of Avis’ Paintings and Dan’s Photography will be on display during the month of June. A reception will be held 5:30-7 p.m. June 1. 10 a.m.-5 a.m. 712-3361077, www.apieceofworkinc.com June 3 Douglas Wood Concert, Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, 4500 Sioux River Rd. Douglas Wood is a well-known environmental musician, storyteller, and author. 2-3 p.m. 712-258-0838. www. woodburyparks.com

June 16 – June 17

Graffiti and Muralist Gathering,

A Piece of Work Inc. 1619 Hill Ave. Spirit Lake, Iowa. We are inviting painters of all styles to come and help us continue the ever-changing mural we like to call “the Alley of Ahhs.” 10 a.m.-5 a.m. 712-3361077, www.apieceofworkinc.com June 21 – Aug. 17 Snow White, Treasure Village, 2023 Hwy 86, Milford, Iowa. In this audience participation play, children audition to become dwarfs on stage and help protect Snow White from the Wicked Queen. 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. $6. 25 for ages 3 & up. 712-337-3730, www. treasurevillage.org June 28 – Aug. 18

From the Collection of … Pearson Lakes Art Center,

2201 Hwy. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Four Friends of the Pearson Lakes Art Center have graciously allowed selected works from their personal collections to be on loan for the public to view. Reception 5-7 p.m. June 28. 712-332-7013, www. lakesart.org July 2 – July 14

Frogman’s Faculty Exhibition,

John A. Day Gallery, Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, S.D. The annual Frogman’s workshop is in its 31st year and remains the largest print-intensive workshop in North America. Reception 7-9 p.m. July 7. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 605-677-3177, www.usd. edu/uag July 1 – July 31 Nick VonOhlen, A Piece of Work Inc. 1619 Hill Ave. Spirit Lake, Iowa. Our July Exhibition Artist will be Nick VonOhlen of Alpha, Minn. A Special Selection of Nick’s Wildlife Photography will be on display during the month of July. A reception will be held 5:30-7 p.m. July 6. 10 a.m.-5 a.m. 712-336-1077, www.apieceofworkinc.com July 3 Jungle Book, Treasure Village, 2023 Hwy 86, Milford, Iowa. Audiences help Mowgli outwit Shere Khan, the Man-Eating Tiger in this jungle adventure. 10:3011:30 a.m. $6. 25 for ages 3 & up. 712-337-3730, www.treasurevillage.org July 12 – Sept. 22

Austin Deuel: Paintings and Sculpture, Pearson Lakes Art

Center, 2201 Hwy. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Austin Deuel, from Scottsdale, Ariz. is known for his large-scale public sculptures located throughout the United States, including San Antonio’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated in 1986. Reception 5-7 p.m. July 12. 712-332-7013, www. lakesart.org

July 13

Aug. 23 – Oct. 20

1401 Riverside Blvd. When the young orphan dares to ask for more food at his workhouse, he’s sold off to but escapes into the streets of London where he joins the ranks of a gang of pickpockets before finding a place to belong. Show runs July 13-14, 22, 26-28. 7:30 p.m. 712-233-2788, www.scctheatre.org July 14 – Oct. 14 Leonardo da Vinci, Sioux City Art Center, 225 Nebraska St. The exhibition contains 35 models of inventions made from original Leonardo da Vinci drawings, 23 full-scale replications of his art masterpieces, together with a time room, 4 computer simulations, and a theater room featuring a film on the artist. 712-279-6272. www.siouxcityartcenter.org July 19 – Oct. 6 Travis Rice, Pearson Lakes Art Center, 2201 Hwy. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Travis Rice explores the unseen formations of the microscopic world and translates it into his own fictional webbing of systems and structures. Reception 5-7 p.m. July 19. 712-3327013, www.lakesart.org July 24 – Aug. 11 Little Mermaid, Treasure Village, 2023 Hwy 86, Milford, Iowa. Journey under the sea as the Little Mermaid dreams of being a human. 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. $6. 25 for ages 3 & up. 712-337-3730, www.treasurevillage.org July 25 – July 29 Plymouth County Fair, Le Mars, Plymouth County Fairgrounds, Le Mars, Iowa. One of the largest county fairs in Iowa. 712. 546. 7663. www. plymouthcountyfair.org Aug. 1 – Aug. 31 Denice Peters, A Piece of Work Inc. 1619 Hill Ave. Spirit Lake, Iowa. Our AUG. Exhibition Artist is Denice Peters, from Le Mars, Iowa. A special selection of her pastel paintings will be on display during the month of AUG. A reception will be held 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 3. 10 a.m.-5 a.m. 712-3361077, www.apieceofworkinc.com Aug. 4 Art in the Park, Preservation Plaza, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. Over 100 local, regional, and national artists will come together for this juried show overlooking West Lake Okoboji to sell their art. Many categories will be represented, including sculpture, pottery, silversmithing, blown glass, drawing, painting, photography, and much, much more! 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 23 – Oct. 20 Noah Doely, Pearson Lakes Art Center, 2201 Hwy. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Noah Doely crafts elaborate narrative scenes and frames them with the use of historic photographic processes and antique equipment. Reception 5-7 p.m. Aug. 23. 712-3327013, www.lakesart.org

Pearson Lakes Art Center, 2201 Hwy. 71, Okoboji, Iowa. Sioux City painter Mark Kochen’s play on multiples and his colorful palette will make this a show you won’t want to miss. Crabs and Cupcakes, anyone? Maybe Ghosts and Toasts? Reception 5-7 p.m. Aug. 23. 712-332-7013, www. lakesart.org Sept. 1 – Sept. 30 Joel Lueck, A Piece of Work Inc. 1619 Hill Ave. Spirit Lake, Iowa. A Special Selection of Joel’s 3-D Renderings and Pen & Ink Drawings will be on display during the month of SEPT. A reception will be held 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 7. 10 a.m.-5 a.m. 712-336-1077, www.apieceofworkinc.com

‘Oliver’, Sioux City Community Theatre, Mark Kochen: Serial Painting,

BENEFITS & FUNDRAISERS June 1 Children’s Miracle Network’s Change Angel Day, Lewis and

Clark Park, 3400 Line Drive. St. Luke’s Children’s Miracle Network is teaming up with the Sioux City Explorers for a great cause! A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit St. Luke’s Children’s Miracle Network. The first families through the door will receive a free t-shirt while supplies last. 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. 712-2793481, www.stlukes.org

S. T. A. R. S. Inc. Charity Golf Classic, Whispering Creek Golf

Club, 6500 Whispering Creek Dr. The event includes a four-person scramble, driving range and meal. 12:30 p.m. $240 foursome including cart. 712-239-5042. www. scstars.org June 7 $5 Jewelry Show, Mercy Medical Center-Leiter Room, 801 Fifth Street. Thursday 10-7, Friday 7-4 Bracelets, jewelery sets, accessories, watches, rings and much more. Supports the Mercy Auxiliary. midnight. 712-2792007, www.mercysiouxcity.com June 8

River-Cade Fundraiser Auction,

Elks Club, 1001 Tri View Ave. Auction for the Riverssance renaissance festival to be held at Riverside Park Oct. 6 & 7. 7 p.m.-8 p.m. June 9

Wheeling for Women Aware,

Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve, 272 Westshore Dr. North Sioux City, S.D. Ride according to your own ability and interest! We offer a family-friendly ride within the Nature Preserve that includes a nature scavenger hunt. Or, choose from a 20-, 35- or 50-mile loop, departing from the Adams Homestead Nature Preserve. Register by May 26th for $25, $40 for family registration. After May 26th, $30 per rider. Registration available on website or call Women Aware. 7:40 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 712-2584174, www.womenawarescia.org


BENEFITS & FUNDRAISERS June 23

John Douangdara Memorial Co Ed Flag Football Tourney,

Cardinal Park, E. 37th and C streets, South Sioux City. All proceeds will be going towards the John Douangdara Memorial War Dog Park in South Sioux City. 6 person teams: 3 males and 3 females. 2 subs are allowed; 1 male and 1 female. 2 Age Divisions: 13-17 yrs and 18+. Trophies and prizes to 1st-3rd place. Sponsors still needed for the event. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $60/team. https:// secure. getmeregistered.com/ JohnDouangdara

CLASSES & LECTURES Through Oct. 31

Sioux City Farmers Market,

Tyson Events Center parking lot, Corner of TriView Ave. and Pearl St. Happening every Wednesday and Saturday. With various musical artists playing Saturday mornings. Additionally, an evening Market will run from July 16 through Sept. 24 on 3-7 p.m. Mondays. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. www.farmersmarketsiouxcity.com June 2

Dutch Oven Gathering Night,

Pierson Ranch Recreation Area, 43349 SD Hwy 52, Yankton, S.D. Our DOG (Dutch Oven Gathyering) will allow you to show off your talents and learn from others. We will meet at Picnic Shelter #1 which has 12 fire rings. This is a potluck, so bring your pre-made item or cook it with us. Open discussion of tips and tricks is highly encouraged! Both beginners and experts are invited to attend. 605-668-2985, www. gfp. sd. gov/

Government Corner Walking Tour, Sioux City Public

Museum. A 75-minute walking tour focusing on the historic buildings occupied by City, County, State and Federal offices in downtown Sioux City. 10-11:15 a.m. June 4 — June 6

Camp Pylot Leadership Camp, Briar Cliff University, 33003 Rebecca St. For grades 5-8. 712-279-5417.

Orange City art, music and theatre classes, Various

locations, Orange City, Iowa. Several art, music and theatre classes are offered for children and adults in Orange City this summe. For more information, check orangecityarts.net. For info and to register, go to orangecityiowa.com/parksrecreation/. $15-$25.

June 4

Monday Evenings Outings,

Dickinson County Nature Center, 2279 County Home Road, Okoboji, Iowa. Join us for presentations on subjects that deepen your “sense of place” of this beautiful prairie pothole region. Native Americans, Pioneer History, Wild Edible and Medicinal Plant Use, Glacial Landmark Tour, and Local Flora and Fauna will be topics for exploration. 6-8 p.m. June 5

June 7

Nature Center, 2279 County Home Raod, Okoboji, Iowa. 7-10 p.m. June 12

Caterpillars and Butterflies,

Center for Outdoor Learning, 25601 C60, Hinton, Iowa. This camp is for kiddos out of Kindergarten or younger and an adult. One adult can bring more than one child. The camp is three hours in the morning for three days. Each day we will have a new places to explore. This is a great Naturalist’s Lunchbox, way to have fun and learn. Each Center for Outdoor Learning, camper will have a snack and Hillview Recreation Area, make a craft at camp. 9 a.m.-noon. 25601 C60, Hinton, Iowa. $15. 712-947-4270. Bring your lunchbox or picnic June 14 basket to Hillview Park for a Live Animal Feeding, Dorothy lunch you wont soon forget. Pecaut Nature Center, 4500 Sioux Listen to a nature talk while River Road. Join us every second you enjoy your peanut butThursday of the month to view ter sandwich. This is a family us feeding the snakes and salafriendly event, so bring the manders. Learn more about these kids, grandkids, grandparents, amazing animals and their adaptaand the neighbor, but leave tions. 4:30-5 p.m. 712-258-0838. the dog at home. 11 a.m.www.woodburyparks.com noon. 712-947-4270. June 15 June 6 Nature Night Out, Center for Mysteries of Ancient Egypt, Outdoor Learning, Hillview Sioux City Public Museum, Recreation Area, 25601 C60, 607 Fourth St. Discover how Hinton, Iowa. Try something new Egypt is filled with mysteries for date night this month. Enjoy an that can only be solved with evening at Hillview with other adults clues left by the Ancients such and NO KIDS! Couples will learn as pyramids, mummies, and how to cook with a Dutch Oven, hieroglyphics. Presented by and go on a geocaching adventure. the African American Museum Please call to register. 6-9 p.m. $20/ of Iowa, this program is reccouple. 712-947-4270. ommended for grades 3, 4, June 16 — June 17 and 5. 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Mammos and Mimosas,

St. Luke’s Physician Center Two, 2nd floor, 2730 Pierce Street. Cool off at this casual open house and brush up on tips to protect yourself and detect problems early. Tour St. Luke’s Imaging and Breast Screening Center’s new digital mammography suites while enjoying appetizers and mimosas! Drs. Kelly Gallego and Raymond Kuwahara of Tri-State Specialists will be on hand to offer insight into early detection of various cancers and prevention of sun damage. No registration required. 5-6:30 p.m. 712-279-3481, www.stlukes.org June 6

The Wonders of Buxton,

Sioux City Public Museum, 607 Fourth St. Presented by the African American Museum of Iowa, the 45-minute interactive presentation transports participants to Buxton, a bustling Iowa mining town at the turn of the last century that welcomed African Americans with little racism and discrimination. 6-7 p.m.

June 21

Field Trip: Emmet County Nature Done in a Day, St. Luke’s Imaging & Breast Screening Center, 2730 Center Tour, Dickinson County

Bugs and Bones Weekend at Ponca State Park, Ponca State

Park, 88090 Spur 26E, Ponca, Neb. Come to like Nebraska’s creepy crawlies and bone discoveries a little bit more! A highlight of all the great aspects about these misunderstood creatures and archeology of the region. 402-7552284, www.outdoornebraska.org

Iowa Permit-to-Carry Class,

Location TBD based upon class size, TBD. Class will satisfy the training requirement for obtaining your Iowa Permit-to-Carry. Upon successful completion of the class, students will receive the documentation. No firearms are required for class. Leave yours at home. 9 a.m.12:30 p.m. $40. 712-274-8895, www.firearms-instruction.com/ schedule. html June 19 Frogs, Center for Outdoor Learning, Hillview Recreation Area, 25601 C60, Hinton, Iowa. Kids that have completed 3rd or 4th grade are invited to spend the day with the naturalists hiking and exploring and playing. This camp is all day so campers will want to bring their own lunch, we will provide a snack for them. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $20 . Victoria, 712-947-4270, vdevos@co. plymouth. ia. us.

Pierce St. Partner with your physician to schedule your healthcare exams in one day. Services available include female annual exams, screening mammograms, bone density scans and BRCA breast cancer gene screening. Participants receive a free massage and refreshments. Physician order required. Call 712294-7688 to learn more. 9-10 a.m. 712-279-3481, www.stlukes.org June 22

Spirit of Women Fashion Fridays: Tip the Scale, Trick the Eye, The Big Snug, 423 Pearl

Street. Join St. Luke’s Spirit of Women for lunch and inspiration. Get simple tips to improve your health routine. Then, Robin Wolff of Kensington Sunless Tanning will show you how to master a natural looking fake tan. Noon-1 p.m. $7. 712-279-3481, www.stlukes.org June 26 Tadpoles, Center for Outdoor Learning, Hillview Recreation Area, 25601 C60, Hinton, Iowa. This camp is designed for your 1st or 2nd grader to explore the park and it’s habitats with other kids. From 9 to noon kids will hike around, play games, explore, make a craft and have a snack. Kids must have attended 1st or 2nd grade to be in this camp. Please call to place your reservation. 9 a.m.-noon. $15 . 712-947-4270. July 3 Naturalist’s Lunchbox, Center for Outdoor Learning, Hillview Recreation Area, 25601 C60, Hinton, Iowa. Bring your lunchbox or picnic basket, your child, parent and neighbor to the Center for Outdoor Learning for lunch. While you are crunching away on your carrots the naturalist will be teaching you about the environment right out the door. Parents are encouraged to bring the kids, the neighbor kids, or just yourself for this FREE program. 11 a.m.-noon. 712-9474270. July 5

Field Trip: Osceola Nature Center and Fen Walk,

Dickinson County Nature Center, 2279 County Home Raod, Okoboji, Iowa. 7-10 p.m. July 10 Breakfast with the Birds, Center for Outdoor Learning, Hillview Recreation Area, 25601 C60, Hinton, Iowa. The birds are up so we should be out looking for them. Join the naturalist for breakfast and a walk around Hillview in search of our feathered friends. You don’t need to be a professional birder to join in, we even have binoculars if you do not. Please call to place your reservation 7-10 a.m. $5. 712-947-4270.

July 13

Sept. 6

Spirit of Women Fashion Fridays: Nature Art, Dickinson County Nature Center, 2279 County Anatomy of a Growing Kid’s Home Raod, Okoboji, Iowa. 7 Wardrobe & Appetite, Eldon’s Restaurant, 3322 Singing Hills Blvd. Join St. Luke’s Spirit of Women for lunch and inspiration. St. Luke’s Registered Dietitian Judy Held will give 20 tips to get more nutrition into your kid. Then, learn how to stretch your child’s wardrobe across seasons and growth spurts to save you money. noon-1 p.m. $7. 712-279-3481, www. stlukes.org Aug. 7 Naturalist’s Lunchbox, Center for Outdoor Learning, Hillview Recreation Area, 25601 C60, Hinton, Iowa. Have lunch at Hillview while learning about things you might discover out in the park afterwards. Kids and adults are welcome to this program. Bring your lunch and enjoy a short program about nature. 11 a.m.-noon. 712-947-4270. Aug. 10

Spirit of Women Fashion Fridays: Prescription for Beauty, ISU Design West Studio,

1014-1/2 Design Place. Join St. Luke’s Spirit of Women for lunch and inspiration. Meet Dr. DJ Todt, St. Luke’s newest female provider, as she shares how what you wear could be bad for your health. Stylists from Body & Soul Salon and Spa will debut hair and makeup styles for the fall. Noon-1 p.m. $7. 712-279-3481. www. stlukes.org Aug. 11

Perseid Meteor Shower,

Cherokee Little League Fields, Cherokee, Iowa. This year should be dazzling! Don’t miss this night of watching for meteors and looking through our telescopes at other night sky objects. Bring binoculars, lawn chairs, bug spray, blankets. 9 p.m. 712-225-3922, www.sanfordmuseum.org Aug. 14

St. Luke’s Spanish-Speaking Childbirth Tour, St. Luke’s

Regional Medical Center, 2720 Stone Park Blvd. Includes a tour of St. Luke’s Birth Center. 5-6 p.m. 712-279-3481, www.stlukes.org Aug. 18

Remembering Iowa’s Buffalo Bill: Never Missed and He Never Will, Sanford Museum,

117 E. Willow St. Cherokee, Iowa. Roy R. Behrens, professor of art at the University of Northern Iowa, will share the tragic and heroic life of William F. Cody (1846-1917). Better as ‘Buffalo Bill,’ Cody was born near LeClair, Iowa, and became a Pony Express rider, Army scout, buffalo hunter for the railroad and the founder and central attraction of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show. 7:30 p.m. 712-2253922, www.sanfordmuseum.org

p.m.-10 p.m.

COMMUNITY May 31

Thursday Wine Tasting,

WineStyles, 5002 Sgt. Rd. Lakeport Commons. Taste three white and three red wines. They are different every week. Open to anyone 21 and over. $8 or $5 per Wine Club Membership. 5 p.m.-7 p.m. 712-276-WINE. June 1

Customer Appreciation Carnvial, Tyson Events Center, 401 Gordon Dr. Join KPTH Fox 44 and your Sioux City Bandits indoor football team for a summer carnival to remember! Rides, carnival food, games, and more! 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 2

Dakota City Annual Rummage Sales, Dakota City, 1511

Broadway, Dakota City, Neb. Great Quality stuff at affordable prices! Something for Everyone! Registration forms available at City Hall. $5 fee puts your rummage on the map so customers know where to find you! Registration Deadline is May 25th! Maps will be available at each garage sale and at City Hall. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. City Hall, 402987-3448, www.facebook.com/#!/ events/289075817851055/ June 9

Movies in the Park: Dolphin Tale, Grandview Park. Watch your favorite family movies under the stars. Bring your own blanket, chairs and snacks and enjoy the movie on our giant movie screen. 9 p.m. June 16

2012 Ice Cream Days Parade,

Le Mars, Iowa. Line-up starting at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds, 300 4th Avenue NE. Entries are encouraged to decorate their entry to reflect an Ice Cream theme. 9-10 a.m. 712-546-8821. Juneteenth Celebration, Cook Park, 505 Market St. Juneteenth commemorates the day the last of the American slaves finally learned of their freedom on June 19th, 1865. The celebration will include a series of live musical performances, food and educational outreach for the community. Hosted by the Sioux City chapter of the NAACP and the Sioux City Human Rights Commission. noon-4 p.m. 712-255-0629. Ice Cream Flavor Creation, Olson Cultural Event Center, 33 First St. NE, Le Mars, Iowa. Open to people age 16 and older (individual or teams). Entrants will be given one 56 oz. container Blue Bunny premium vanilla ice cream at the onset of the contest and have 20 minutes to create the finished flavor and present for judging. Judging at 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. $15. 712-546-8821.

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Movies in the Park: Happy Feet 2, Grandview Park. Watch your favorite family movies under the stars. Bring your own blanket, chairs and snacks and enjoy the movie on the giant movie screen. 9 p.m. June 23 Healthy Kids Day at the Y, The Y, 601 Riverview Drive, South Sioux City. A free day of fun events and family activities! Enjoy the chance to play and learn about healthy living with the entire family at Healthy Kids Day. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 402-4048439, nwsymca.org/

Movies in the Park: Smurfs,

Grandview Park. Come watch your favorite family movies under the stars. Bring your own blanket, chairs and snacks and enjoy the movie on the giant movie screen. 9 p.m. June 30

Movies in the Park: Soul Surfer,

Grandview Park. Sioux City Parks and Recreation presents Movies in the Park. Come watch your favorite family movies under the stars. Bring your own blanket, chairs and snacks and enjoy the movie on our giant movie screen. 9 p.m. July 3 Big Spirit Lake Fireworks, 10-11 p.m. July 4

West Lake Okoboji Fireworks, 10 p.m.

July 6

Big Parade 2012, Historic Fourth

Street. The Big Parade returns to Historic Fourth Street Friday, July 6th! Celebrate summer with this Mardi Gras-style parade that’s perfect for the whole family! Once again, there will be more beads thrown than you can count, plus all of the fun floats, music, bands, and unexpected surprises along the way. 7-8 p.m. 712-279-4800. July 14

Movies in the Park: Puss in Boots, Grandview Park. Sioux City Parks and Recreation presents Movies in the Park. Come watch your favorite family movies under the stars at the Grandview Bandshell on Saturday starting June 9. Movies will start at 9 p.m. Bring your own blanket, chairs and snacks and enjoy the movie on our giant movie screen. 9 p.m. July 21

University of Okoboji Homecoming Weekend, Arnolds

Park Amusement Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. www.universityofokoboji.com

George O. Spain Jr. Memorial Healing Run, American Legion

Post 241, 110 Plymouth Street S. W. Le Mars, Iowa. All vehicles welcome! Silent auction and entertainment following the run. Proceeds go to the Northwest Iowa American Legion Riders. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $15. www. healingrun.com

July 21

Movies in the Park: We Bought a Zoo, Grandview Park. Sioux City

Parks and Recreation presents Movies in the Park. Come watch your favorite family movies under the stars at the Grandview Bandshell on Saturday starting June 9. Movies will start at 9 p.m. Bring your own blanket, chairs and snacks and enjoy the movie on our giant movie screen. 9 p.m. July 26

Children’s Miracle Network Miracle Treat Day,

Participating DQ locations, Sioux City. Buy a Blizzard at participating DQ locations on Miracle Treat Day and $1 or more per Blizzard will benefit St. Luke’s Children’s Miracle Network. $4. 712-279-3481, www.stlukes.org July 28

Movies in the Park: Cars 2,

Grandview Park. Sioux City Parks and Recreation presents Movies in the Park. Come watch your favorite family movies under the stars. Movies will start at 9 p.m. Bring your own blanket, chairs and snacks and enjoy the movie on our giant movie screen. Aug. 3 Spirit Lake Crazy Days, Spirit Lake High School, 2701 Hill Ave. Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Aug. 4

Movies in the Park: Kung Fu Panda 2, Grandview Park. Sioux

City Parks and Recreation presents Movies in the Park. Come watch your favorite family movies under the stars. Bring your own blanket, chairs and snacks and enjoy the movie on our giant movie screen. 9 p.m. Aug. 6

Pooch Paddle: Small pooches,

Leeds Pool, 3925 45th Street. Bring your dogs to our 8th Annual dog swims. When the swim season ends for the kids we open the pools up to the dogs. Pet owners may not enter the water. Dogs must be registered with the city of Sioux City. Pit Bulls must be on a leash at all times. 5-7 p.m. $5. www.sioux-city.org Aug. 7

Pooch Paddle: Large pooches,

Leeds Pool, 3925 45th Street. Bring your dogs to our 8th Annual dog swims. When the swim season ends for the kids we open the pools up to the dogs. Pet owners may not enter the water. Dogs must be registered with the city of Sioux City. Pit Bulls must be on a leash at all times. 5-7 p.m. $5. www.sioux-city.org Aug. 25 Monarch Butterfly Festival, Kenue Park, 2251 170th St. Okoboji, Iowa. Dee and Kate’s Butterfly House, Kenue Park. All ages are welcomed to help us tag and release Monarch Butterflies. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Sept. 4

Pooch Paddle: Small pooches,

Riverside Pool, 1301 Riverside Boulevard. Bring your dogs to our 8th Annual dog swims. When the swim season ends for the kids we open the pools up to the dogs. Pet owners may not enter the water. Dogs must be registered with the city of Sioux City. Pit Bulls must be on a leash at all times. 5-7 p.m. $5. www.sioux-city.org Sept. 5

Pooch Paddle: Large pooches,

Riverside Pool, 1301 Riverside Boulevard. Bring your dogs to our 8th Annual dog swims. When the swim season ends for the kids we open the pools up to the dogs. Pet owners may not enter the water. Dogs must be registered with the city of Sioux City. Pit Bulls must be on a leash at all times. 5-7 p.m. $5. www.sioux-city.org

Shows & Festivals May 30

Onstage Orange City 2012,

Windmill Park, Orange City, Iowa. 13 Wednesday nights of entertainment. Schedule: May 30 Lionel Young Band; June 6 Estrella de Jalisco and La Perla Tapatia; June 13 Six Appeal; June 20 Orange City Area Community Band; June 27 Orange City’s Got Talent! show; July 4 Bella Ruse; July 18 comedian andmagician Jerry Frasier; July 25 Americana roots rock ban Brother Trucker; Aug. 1 Orange City Area Community Band; Aug. 8 Kelley Hunt; Aug. 15 SchoolHouse Company; Aug. 22 Blame Sally. 7 p.m. 712-707-6514. May 31 – June 2 Cherokee PRCA Rodeo, Cherokee County Fairgrounds, 200 Linden St. Cherokee, Iowa. Featuring Hall of Famer Bob Barnes and MJM PRCA Stock 7:30 p.m. www.cherokeerodeo.com/index.htm June 2

Cherokee Rodeo Parade,

Downtown, Cherokee, Iowa. 4 p.m. June 3

Kolach Days and Q125 Celebration, City wide, Verdigre,

Neb. Royalty ball, Czech food, Polka music, parade, variety show, street dances and more. 402-668-2236, www.verdigre.org


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June 13 – June 17

Laurel Ag Days, City park, Laurel,

and Divots Conference Center, 801 Riverside Blvd. Norfolk, Neb. In honor of Johnny Carson, the king of latenight TV. Showcasing amateur and professional comedians. $10-$25. 877-371-1020, www.greatamericancomedyfestival.com June 14 – June 16

Spencer Flagfest Celebration,

122 W. Fifth St. Spencer, Iowa. Celebrating our country, our flag and our heritage. June 8 – June 9 GreekFest 2012, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 900 Sixth St. Enjoy authentic Greek food and pastries, live music and dancing, a taverna with imported wines and beer, a Grecian Bazaar, kids play area, and so much more! Friday 5-10 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. -10 p.m. June 9 Parade of Homes, Tickets can be purchased at the Building Products Show in the Expo Building at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds in Spirit Lake. Tour locations: Bargen, Inc. 15820 Furman Road, Spirit Lake; 3D Builders, 2241 165th Street, Spirit Lake; JVL Corp. 2230 33rd Street, Suite 7, Spirit Lake; Equity Homes, Inc. 290 240th Avenue, Cabin #75, Okoboji; Equity Homes, Inc. 445 240th Avenue, Unit #304, Okoboji; 3D Builders, 24722 182nd Avenue, Spirit Lake; Gene Krueger Construction, 179 East Broadway Street, Arnolds Park; Kuch Builders Inc. 3430 Golf Villa Drive, Milford 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5.

June 15 – June 16

Viero Great American Comedy Festival, Johnny Carson Theatre

Awesome Biker Nights 2012,

Historic Fourth Street/Convention Center. Three stages of live music from national and regional bands, motorcycle stunt performances, a poker run through the beautiful countryside, a bike show, tattoo contest, poker tournament, bike raffle, vendors and more. Musical headliners include Dokken June 15 at 10:15 p.m. and Big Head Todd and the Monsters June 16 at 10:15 p.m. 712-224-2759. June 14 – June 16 Czech Days, Sokol Park, Tabor, S.D. Thursday- Bluebird baseball game, fireworks, craft fair. Friday- Concerts, Beseda Dancers, Bumblebees, Band, Dance. Saturday- Kiddie Parade, Pedal Tractor Pull, Plka Dance-Off Contest, Polka Mass Concerts, Beseda Dancers, Mark Vyhlidal Band, Dance. Friday & SaturdayKolache Baking Demonstration, Gift & Information Center, Quilt Show, Museums. 605-463-2476, www. taborczechdays.com/

Neb. Pool party, parade, food, activities and street dance. 402256-9614, laureled@huntel.net. www.laurelne.com

Pender Bender BBQ Competition, Main Street,

Pender, Neb. A Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned event. Tractor show, classic car cruise and more. 402-385-3166. www.penderthurston.com June 15 LakeFest, Various locations, Storm Lake, Iowa. Sample some of the best BBQ, enjoy country music sensation David Nail with special guest Brasher/Bouge! Take a dip in the lake or ride down one of the area’s most exciting waterslides. Be sure to check out the LakeFest Agenda for some other great events all weekend! 712732-3780, www.lakefeststormlake.com/ June 22

Dalesburg Midsummer Festival,

Dalesburg Lutheran Church, 30595 University Road, Vermillion, S.D. Annual celebration of Scandinavian and rural heritage. Scandinavian smorgasbord, entertainment, arts and crafts, games, music and raising of the midsummer pole and ring dances. Annual event since 1869.

Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition and MusicFest, Preservation

Plaza, Arnolds Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. Cookers will compete for cash prizes noon-2 p.m. Public tasting and People’s Choice category 2-5 p.m. Music by Shawn Mayer and Brasher Brogue starting at 6 p.m. 800-270-2574. June 22 – June 24 Pender Jamboree, City-wide, Pender, Neb. Street dance, parade, car show, fly-in breakfast, fun run, golf tournament, fireworks and more. www.penderthurston.com June 23

Summer Solstice Wine and Cheese Tasting at Ponca State Park, Ponca State Park,

88090 Spur 26E, Ponca, Neb. Celebrate the arrival of summer with regional wines, cheeses, breads and live music under the lighted waterfall of the Towers in Time sculpture. 402-755-2284, ngpc. www.outdoornebraska.org June 29 – June 30 Divots Musicfest 2012, Divots Event Center, 4200 W. Norfolk Ave. Norfolk, Neb. Annual music festival with local, regional and national acts performing daily. 4 p.m.-midnight. 402-8442987, www.divotsconcertseries. com

June 30

Tri-State Old Iron Tractor Show,

Pierson Ranch Recreation Area, 43349 SD Hwy 52, Yankton, S.D. Come enjoy an afternoon of reminiscing and sharing with the family as the Tri-State Old Iron Club shows off antique tractors. At 5:30 p.m. the tractors will leave Pierson Ranch and go to Lewis & Clark Recreation Area for a parade. June 30 – July 2

Flea Market & Antique Show,

Dickinson County Expo Building, 1600 15th St. Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Treasure Village Flea Market,

Treasure Village, 2023 Hwy 86, Milford, Iowa. Over 50 dealers. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 712-337-3730, www. treasurevillage.org June 30 – July 4

Annual Vick’s Corner Antique Show and Flea Market, Vick’s

Corner World, 2048 Hwy. 9, Junction Hwys 9 & 86, Spirit Lake, Iowa. Antiques, collectibles, primitives and some crafts and art. Concessions on premise. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. 712-336-5602, vicks@vickscorner.com. www.vickscorner.com

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Independence Day Celebration,

Village Northwest, 330 Village Circle, Sheldon, Iowa. Public Independence Day Celebration including food, entertainment for all ages, and fireworks! Bring your friends and your lawn chair. 712-324-5416, www. villagenorthwest.org Star Spangled Spectacular, Various locations, Storm Lake, Iowa. Classic car parade and show, an ice cream social, activities in Sunset Park, and fireworks over the lake on July 3. Parade, Ride/Run event, artist’s alley, food, children’s activities and entertainment July 4. 712-732-3780, www. VisitStormLake.com July 4 July 4th Celebration, Barstow Park, Southern end of Dakota Street next to the Vermillion River, Vermillion, S.D. Community celebration for the entire family with music, children’s games and activities, food booths, fireworks, and more. www.vermillionchamber.com/ July 5

Mardi Gras Festivale 2012,

Orpheum Theatre, 528 Pierce St. The Mardi Gras Festivale returns to the Orpheum Theatre with new hand-made costumes, and more Mardi Gras beads than ever! Cajun food before the event in a huge tent on Pierce Street! Tickets will be on sale soon, check back for more information! 7:30-8:30 p.m.

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band concerts June & July in historic Foster Park

chalk plymouth art county festival fair the best five days of summer!

Sept. 15 & 16

July 25 - 29 Le Mars, IA

Olson Cultural Event Center Le Mars, IA

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Shows & Festivals

Grandstand entertainment Aug. 1

ABATE Freedom Rally, Motorcycle

$7 adults • $5 kids

Aug. 2

R&R Total Destruction Promotions

Rob Baker Figure 8, Tuff Truck, Drags 7:30pm

Woodbury Co. Royalty Contest

$7 adults • $5 kids

Aug. 3

Grand River Rodeo 7:30pm

Aug. 1 • 7pm

Bill Reilly Talent Search

$7 adults • $5 kids

Aug. 4

Outlaw Tractor Pull 7pm

Aug. 5

Demo Derby 6pm

Aug. 2 & 4 • 7pm

$8 adults • $5 kids

Salute Our Troops Past & Present

$10 adults • $5 kids

Aug. 3 • 7pm

Daily Gate Fee

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Come to the Fair... Thursday- Kids Day 11 & under Stay for the Fun! Friday - Senior Citizens Day 65 & older 4-H Livestock Shows & Exhibits Veterans and Active Duty Personnel Open Class Exhibits & Antique Tractor Show Visit us online for the complete list & guidelines www.woodburycountyfair.com

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• Beer Garden • Place to Watch Big Game • Best Non-Historic Fourth Street Bar • Place to go Dancing • Place to Find a Hottie

Sioux Falls Arena, 1201 North West Ave. Sioux Falls, S.D. Featuring Five Finger Death rally. 515-295-7201, abateiowa.org Punch, Engage, Killswitch and July 6 much more. All ages welcome. 4 Schaller Popcorn Days, Various p.m. tresspassamerica.com locations, Schaller, Iowa. Carnival July 18 – July 21 rides and games, two parades, Osceola County Fairs, Osceola barbecue cookoff, car show, crafts, County Fairgrounds, Sibley, Iowa. food, live entertainment. 712-275July 18 – July 22 4742. Cedar County Fair, Cedar County July 7 Fairgrounds, Hartington, Neb. Great Southern Bank’s Saturday This year’s line-up includes in the Park Festival, Grandview Diamond Rio, Trailer Choir, the Park. This year’s lineup includes Rodeo and the Races. cedarWilco, Chris Robinson and the countyfair.net/ Brotherhood and others to be July 20 – July 22 announced. Park & Ride the Shuttle from Tyson Events Center. No Pets. Creek Fest, Cherokee, 2 miles north and 2 miles west of No Coolers, food, or beverages Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa. Lovers allowed. saturdayinthepark.com/ of the outdoors are invited Cherokee Street Dance, East Main to attend Creek Fest 2012 in Street, Cherokee, Iowa. Music by Cherokee, Iowa. Featuring campThe Dweebs. 8 p.m.-midnight. ing, live music, food, swimming, 712-225-6414, www.cherokeeiowavolleyball, nature walk and more. chamber.com 515-231-0285, creekfestcheroJuly 11 – July 15 kee.com Monona County Fair, Monona July 21 – July 26 County Fairgrounds, Onawa, Dickinson County Fair, Dickinson Iowa. Monona County Fair. www. County Fairgrounds, 1602 15th mononacofair.com Street, Spirit Lake, Iowa. Please July 12 – July 15 check our 4-H newsletters and our Cherokee County Fair, Cherokee county website for specific check-in County Fairgrounds, 200 Linden times and details. www.extension@ St. Cherokee, Iowa. iastate. edu/dickinson Buena Vista County Fair, Buena O’Brien County Fair, O’Brien County Vista Fairgrounds, Alta, Iowa. Fairgrounds, Primghar, Iowa. Buena Vista County Fair. www. July 22 – July 26 buenavistacountyfair.com Lyon County Fair, Lyon County July 13 – July 15 Fairgrounds, S. 5th Ave. and Tama 32nd Annual Wayne Chicken St. Rock Rapids, Iowa. www.lyoncountyfair.org/ Show, City-wide, Wayne, Neb. ”Egg”citing activities for all! July 25 – July 30 National Cluck-Off, World’s Westfair, 22984 U. S. Hwy. 6, Council Largest Chicken Dance, chilBluffs, Iowa. 4-H competitions, middren’s games, omelet feed, way rides, automotive events and a fireworks and live entertainKansas City BBQ contest. 712-332ment. 402-375-2240, info@ 3400. www.westfairevents.com wayneworks.org. www.chickenJuly 26 – July 29 show.com Wayne County Fair, Fairgrounds, July 13 West on Hwy 35, Wayne, Neb. 94.1 Rockfest, Downtown Admission: $10/day or $25 adult Aberdeen Central Park, 1st season pass. 402-369-3283, www. & Kline St. Averdeen, S.D. thewaynecountyfair.com Featuring Hollywood Undead, 146th Annual Winnebago Trapt, Eve to Adam, Candlelight Homecoming Celebration, Red and In This Moment. An All Veterans Memorial Park, US Hwy ages event. 5:30 p.m. 75, Winnebago, Neb. The Winnebago July 16 – July 19 Veterans Pow Wow is open to the Sioux County Fair, Sioux public. $5. 402-878-3222, www.winCounty Fairgrounds, 1232 7th nebagotribe.com St NE, Sioux Center, Iowa. Sioux July 28 – Aug. 1 County Fair in Sioux Center, Dixon County Fair, Dixon County Iowa. Fairgrounds, Concord, Neb. July 15 – July 22 Dixon County Fair. 402-355Dakota-Thurston County 2686. dixoncountyfair.com/ Fair, Dakota-Thurston County July 29 Fairgrounds, South Sioux City. IGL Antique Wooden Boat Featuring a parade, rodeo Classic, Preservation Plaza, events, tractor pulls, live animal Arnolds Park Amusement Park, displays, a carnival and much 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. more. 402-698-2578. www. Located at the public docks next dakotathurstonfaironline.com to the state pier. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 5

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July 17

Tresspass America Festival,

Aug. 1 – Aug. 5

Woodbury County Fair, County

Fairgrounds, Fair Street, Moville, Iowa. Featuring, tractor pulls, food, rodeo, motorcross, entertainment and even more food! $4 for adults. www.woodburycountyfair.com Aug. 4 – Aug. 5 Nifty 50s Celebration, Downtown, Ponca, Neb. BBQ, concert, mud run, car show, children’s activities, talent show, street dance and more. 402-755-4285, www.visitponca. com Aug. 4

4th Annual Neihardt Beer Fest, Country Pub, 409 Main St.

Bancroft, Neb. Craft and micro brews, food, fun and music to benefit the Neihardt Historic Site. 6:30-9 p.m. $20. 402-648-3388, www.neihardtcenter.org Aug. 5

47th Annual Neihardt Day,

Neihardt Historic Site, 306 W. Elm St, Bancroft, Neb. Celebration of the life and work of Nebraska’s Poet Laureate. Readings, presentations and exhibits. noon-4 p.m. 402-648-3388, www.neihardtcenter.org Aug. 9 – Aug. 11 Clay County (S. D. ) Fair, Clay County Fairgrounds, Cherry & High streets, Vermillion, S.D. Live music, crafts, horse rides, demolition derby, ATV races, food vendors and more! Takes place at the Clay County Fairgrounds at Cherry & High Streets in Vermillion. This event is wheelchair accessible. 605-624-5571. www.claycountyfair. net/ Aug. 9 – Aug. 19 Iowa State Fair, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa. If you have a love for any sort of food on a stick, this is the fair for you. Also includes many touring acts (including Janet Jackson), auto races, animals and rides. The best state fair in the state. 800-5453247. www.iowastatefair.org Aug. 10 – Aug. 12 Kool-Aid Days, Multiple locations in Hastings, Neb. The most refreshing festival happening this summer, celebrating the birthplace of the famous soft drink. www.koolaiddays.com Aug. 11 – Aug. 12 Sweet Corn Festival, Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. Omaha. Celebrate all things (Nebraska) sweet corn. The event will feature a corn maze and many tastings of corn and corn products. www. lauritzengardens.org Aug. 11 Maha Music Festival, Stinson Park, 67th and Center Streets, Omaha. Featuring Desparecidos, Garbage, Josh Rouse, Icky Blossoms and many more musicians. www.mahamusicfestival.com


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August 18th & 19th 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (both days)

Biggest must attend event! A family festival celebrating the agricultural and railroad heritage of the siouxland region. • Field Demonstrations & Tractor Exhibitions (oat threshing, corn shelling, field plowing) • Antique Tractor Pull (Both days, 2 pm) • Tractor Parade (Both days, 1 pm) • Live Country & Blue Grass Music • Railroad Equipment Displays • Motor Car “putt-putt” rides $1p/p

Admission: $5.00 (Age 13 & Up)

Shows & Festivals AUG. 11 Adams Homestead Celebration,

Adams Homestead And Nature Preserve, 272 Westshore Drive, North Sioux City, S.D. Take a step back in time and experience some of the cultural and natural history of South Dakota. This free, fun event for all ages is full of activities, crafts, music and demonstrations. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 605-2320873, www.gfp. sd. gov Aug. 12

University of Okoboji Corvette Club’s Vettes in the Park, Arnolds Park Amusement Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, Iowa. Aug. 17 — AUg. 19

Yankton Riverboat Days & Summer Arts Festival,

City-wide, Yankton, S.D. An annual three-day event with Arts Festival, parade, entertainment, and many more activities taking place at Riverside Park in Yankton at Douglas Avenue & Levee Street. 605-665-1657, www.riverboatdays.com/

Children 12 & Under Admitted Free with Paid Adult Admission Milwaukee Railroad Shops Historic District 3400 Sioux River Road • I-29 Exit 151 • State Hwy 12 • Loess Hills National Scenic Byway www.Milwaukeerailroadshops.org

Aug. 18

30th Anniversary Swap MeetTwo Days, Monona County

Fairgrounds, 1301 Iowa Ave, Onawa, Iowa. There’s Something for Everyone at the “Classics” 30th Anniversary Swap Meet Weekend. For a Vendor Entry Form or more info: call 712-4232411 days or e-mail us at keeponcruisin@hotmail.com. Check us out at: www.webspawner.com/ users/classicscarclub/ 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 18

Yankton Riverboat Days – Extreme Bull Riding Tour,

Yankton Rodeo Association Arena, 1100 W 31st St (Hwy 50), Yankton, S.D. Event begins at 7:30 p.m. and includes mutton bustin, candy toss, barrel racing, raffle, and concessions. 7:30 p.m. www.extremebullridingtour.com Aug. 24 – Aug. 25 Riverfront Wine Festival, Stinson park, 67th and Center Streets, Omaha. Samplings from more than 225 wines. This is a fundraiser for Junior League. riverfrontwinefestival.com Aug. 24 – Sept. 3 Nebraska State Fair, Fonner Park, 700 E. Stolley Pk. Rd. Grand Island, Neb. www.statefair.org Aug. 24 Hog Wild BBQ Competition, Wild Rose Casino & Resort, 777 Main St. Emmetsburg, Iowa. All ages event. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $5 public tasting. 877-720-ROSE. www.wildroseresorts.com/emmetsburg/ entertainment. php Aug. 25

The Great Dakota Wine Fest,

KREYCIK RIVERVIEW ELK & BUFFALO COVERED WAGON TOURS See mighty bison & elk herds grazing the hills from the back of a covered wagon, hand feed the animals. Learn first hand about the workings of this elk & bison ranch. We offer economical family outings. Reservations Required. Make plans now to take your family this summer to the Kreycik Riverview Ranch

Open Weekends

May 19th through Sept. 30th Special tours during week, by appointment only.

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Call: (402) 857-3850 8 miles southwest of Niobrara State Park, Niobrara, NE

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Valiant Vineyards, 1500 W Main, Vermillion, S.D. Taste different South Dakota wines, learn about locally grown French American Hybrids and big red blends, cooking with wine demonstrations. Various musical artists performing. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 605-6244500, www.greatdakotawinefest. com Aug. 25 – Aug. 26

Hinton Fall Harvest Festival 2012, Downtown Hinton, Hinton,

Iowa. This street dance is open to the public. The schedule goes Nov. 25 from 7-9 p.m. Fireworks 9:15 p.m. and Locked N Loaded 9:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m. 7 p.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 27

37th National Old Time Country, Folk and Bluegrass Music Festival and Pioneer Expo of Arts and Crafts,

Plymouth County Fairgrounds, Le Mars, Iowa. The largest and oldest festival devoted to the rural music, arts and crafts. Ten stages, seven days, more than 650 performers. Honoring the 100th birthday of Woody Guthrie. 712762-4363, www.ntcma.net

Aug. 31

Sheldon Celebration Days,

Various locations, Sheldon, Iowa. Parade, car show, free entertainment, community theater, fly-in pancake breakfast, children’s activities, arts and crafts, food. 712-3242813, www.sheldoniowa.com Sept. 1 Rockin’ RibFest, Historic Downtown Yankton, 231 Broadway Avenue, Ste 1, Yankton, S.D. Historic Downtown Yankton invites you to spend a day along 3rd Street in downtown Yankton. Listen to a FREE classic rock concert, enjoy time with the kids as they bounce and play on the FREE inflatables, savor every bite of mouth-watering ribs from our vendors, and check out the amateur rib competition! Plus much more. www.historicdowntownyankton.com/ Sept. 1 – Sept. 3

Flea Market & Antique Show,

Dickinson County Expo Building, 1600 15th St. Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Annual Vick’s Corner Antique Show and Flea Market, Vick’s

Corner World, 2048 Hwy. 9, Junction Hwys 9 & 86, Spirit Lake, Iowa. Antiques, collectibles, primitives and some crafts and art. Concessions on premise. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. 712-336-5602, www.vickscorner.com

Treasure Village Flea Market,

Treasure Village, 2023 Hwy 86, Milford, Iowa. Over 50 dealers. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 712-337-3730, www. treasurevillage.org Sept. 1 Art Splash, Grandview Park. The Sioux City Art Center’s Premier Art Festival featuring artists from around the country. An event for the whole family. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 712 279 6272. Sept. 2

Labor Day Weekend Celebration,

Chautauqua Park, Storm Lake, Iowa. The “Jump Right In and Run” half marathon, half marathon relay, and 5K. Classic car show, arts and crafts, games. At Chautauqua Park along Lakeshore Drive. 712-7323780, www.visitstormlake.com Sept. 8 – Sept. 16 Clay County Fair, Clay County Fairgrounds, 1401 4th Ave. W. Spencer, Iowa. Features world-class Grandstand entertainment, 7 stages of free entertainment, GoldStar Amusements on the Midway, over 650 commercial exhibits, and thousands of competitive displays including livestock, creative culinary, creative activities and agriculture! See website for full schedule of events. www.claycountyfair.com Sept. 22

Sioux City Museum Block Party BBQ, Sioux City Museum, 4th and Jackson. BBQ contest and family fun! 712-224-1564, www.siouxcitymuseumblockparty.com/


SPORTS & RECREATION June 1 – June 3

Sioux City Explorers Baseball,

Lewis & Clark Park, 3400 Line Dr. vs. Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. Sunday game begins at 6:05 p.m. 7:05-9 p.m. $5-$11. 712-277-WINS. www.xsbaseball. com June 2

River-Cade Youth Fishing Derby, Bacon Creek Park, 5015

Correctionville Rd. Each youth will receive a new rod, reel, tackle box, fishing instructions, shoreline lunch and have the opportunity to win bikes and other prizes in the RiverCity Anglers Casting Contest. Area youth ages 4-12 must pre register to participate in this day of fishing fun. Pre registration forms are available at SCHEELS and the Bacon Creek Country Store. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $5. 712-258-0477.

Nature Walk-A-Bouts, Kenue

Park, 2279 County Home Road, Okoboji, Iowa. This is a walk in the park! Bring your dog, baby, kids and get outside for fun outdoor exercise. Put it on your “exercise to do” list. 10 a.m.-noon June 3

Emerald Hills Two-Man Best Shot, Emerald Hills Golf Course, 808 Hwy 71, Arnolds Park, Iowa.

June 17 – Aug. 12

Kayak a Wetland Tour,

June 9

Marathon to Marathon, Storm

Dickinson County Nature Center, Lake High School, 621 Tornado 2279 County Home Road, Drive, Storm Lake, Iowa. Okoboji, Iowa. Meet Sunday at Certified Heartland USA Classic the Nature Center and caravan attracts athletes from all over. to a wetland or lake and kayak Marathon and Half Marathon into natural areas exploring begin in Storm Lake, 5W Run/ and observing wildlife. Guest Walk begins at Marathon kayakers from Soil and Water Community Center, 300 W. Conservation District. IDNR and Attica St. Marathon, Iowa. 712colleges will add to our aware289-2246, www.marathon2maness of water quality, shallow rathon.com/ lake restoration, aquatic wildlife, June 9 and more. Outing is usually 2-3 University Of Okoboji Youth hours. 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Soccer Tournament, Okoboji June 3 High School, 901 H Ave. Milford, Kids Fishing Derby, Hillview Iowa. Omaha area soccer clubs Recreation Area, 25544 Wren participate in this 2-day event. Road, Hinton, Iowa. The derby is Games also at St. Joseph’s, 1305 for the kids, but any Iowa resiOkoboji Ave. in Milford. 712-338dent with or without a fishing 2424. license can fish without a license June 9 – June 10 this weekend. Registration will Scheels 3-D Archery being at 1 p.m. but those that Tournament at Ponca State pre-register can get a head start Park, Ponca State Park, 88090 on the competition. Free. 1 p.m.Spur 26E, Ponca, Neb. Each 4 p.m. 712-947-4270. round of shooting includes 25 June 8 targets. Prizes and giveaways. 402-755-2284, www.outdoorneIMCA Summer Races: The braska.org Clay County Cup, Clay County Fairgrounds, 1401 4th Avenue West, Spencer, Iowa. Featuring the “World of Outlaws” Sprint See and add more Series along with the “Heartland Racing Association” Non-Wing summer events at Sprints. Hot Laps 6:45 p.m. races www.siouxland.net. at 7:30 p.m. 712-262-4740.

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