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Community Events

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:00am to 9:00am

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Get out your kettles!


Time to start cooking!


Breakin' the Winter Blues Chili Cook-Off


WHEN:  Saturday, January 21, 2017

WHERE:  Downtown Hill City

FEE:  Just $20! No matter how many kettles of chili you enter!  So go ahead and enter several kettles to up your chances for those braggin' rights!
Your $20 covers all!  (an awesome deal!)

SIGN UP:  Contact Shari at Things That Rock 

CLASSES:  Red & White


Please look for the Facebook page for Chili Cook-off 

and share the post to your page


Any suggestions to make this event the best ever are appreciated!

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

The 12th Annual Fall River County History Conference will be Saturday, January 21, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Mueller Civic Center in Hot Springs.

Pre-registration is $30, at the door $40. Lunch will be provided. The Fall River Historical Society annual meeting will follow the morning sessions. Membership is not required to attend the morning sessions.

Register by mailing payment to the Pioneer Museum, P.O. Box 361, Hot Springs, SD 57747 or you may register with Olivia at the Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce office located at the Mueller Civic Center prior to the event.

The conference is a fundraiser for the Pioneer Museum.

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Beat the winter blues and Escape to the Park!  Custer State Park will be hosting the Black Hills Ukulele Orchestra, Saturday, January 21, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center located at the intersection of Hwy 16A and Wildlife Loop Road.  The orchestra will play a selection of popular music and end the program with an open invitation to audience members to try their hand at the ukulele.  The Black Hills Ukulele Orchestra is a program of the non-profit Custer Area Arts Council.


A park entrance license is required to enter the park and can be purchased at the Park Office from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the week, or at the Visitor Center open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


For more information check the Custer State Park Facebook page at or contact the Park Office at (605) 255-4515.


Sat, 01/28/2017 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

Walleyes Unlimited

Sheridan Lake

Ice Fishing Derby


Perch & Northern Pike Division

$3,000 Cash & Prizes


WHEN:  Saturday, January 28, 2017

WHERE:  Sheridan Lake

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

FEE:  $30 per Team

Rules meeting & safety orientation held
one-half hour prior to start of tournament

Prize money split between Perch

and Northern Pike Divisions

Ranging from $334 for 1st

on down to $22 for 15th


For more information or application call - 605-348-1470

or 605-381-9457

Send application to:

 PO Box 9574

Rapid City, SD  57709


Early Bird Drawing for contestants registered by January 25, 2017

This event is held under special use permit on the

Black Hills National Forest

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Sat, 02/11/2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm



* FREE Admission

* FREE Prairie Berry wines

* Have your photo taken

with your sweetie on

Caboose 1208

* Silent Auction items

* California Wine Train

Trip Raffle drawing - 2pm

* * 605-574-9000






11a.m. TO 3 p.m.

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 4:30pm to 9:00pm

American Legion Post 303's Auxiliary will host their 3rd Annual "Where's the Beef" Mardi Gras meal on Friday, February 17, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the new American Legion Post, 303 E. Hwy. 40, Hermosa.

The meal includes BBQ beef sandwiches, homemade potato salad, baked beans, chips and dessert.

A free-will donation will be accepted for the meal.

Activities for the evening include the crowning of the new king and queen, a bake sale and bingo beginning at 7 p.m.


Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm



Tin City Masonic Lodge #112 



Saturday February 18th, 2017 

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

To be held on Main Street - Hill City, SD 



1.) Best White Chili 

2.) Best Red Chili                  

3.) Best Green Chili 

4.) Best Booth D├ęcor



Competitors Entry Fee for Chili Entries - $25.00 

Tasting Fee - $5.00 per person, children under 7 free 

You may enter one or all categories 

All booths should be decorated for the event 

Entrance fee for Minnow Races - $5 for kids and $10 for adults 

Prizes will be awarded for all chili categories as well as minnow races 


Contact Info: Ron Rossknecht 606-391-1162 or John Knapp 605-209-0686 or

Jack Welker 605-381-1293 



Mon, 02/20/2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm


Fri, 03/17/2017 - 4:30pm to 9:00pm

The Hermosa American Legion Post 303 Auxiliary will host a St. Patrick's Day meal on Friday, March 17, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Post home, 303 E. S.D. Hwy. 40, Hermosa.

Free-will donation for the meal.

Bingo will follow at 7 p.m.

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