Upright Citizen’s Brigade Touring Company

Do you enjoy live comedy? Then, come watch the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Touring Company perform at the University of South Dakota! Founded by Amy Poehler, UCB Tour Co. is a professional improv comedy group from New York. The touring company is performing at USD on March 22nd at 7:30pm. The performance will take place in Aalfs Auditorium and is free for USD students, $5 for non-USD students, and $10 for adults. If you have any questions email usdimprovclub2@gmail.com



Comedy Night at Sh-Booms

Laugh the night away at Sh-Booms Saturday, March 25th, at 8:00 pm with comedians Darrin Meyer and Tom Garland. Just $10 gets you into the door. Sh-Booms is located at 3010 Broadway Yankton, SD. Find 

more information on the Facebook event page: Comedy Show. 

Headliner: Darrin Meyer--Ever wondered what seeing every corner of the country and hitting every backwater town the tourist guides warn you about would do to a person’s mind? Thought about how driving ten hours a day and staying in motel rooms that even Norman Bates won’t go near warps a man’s thinking? Darrin Meyer brings these experiences to the stage in a show called one of a kind. Darrin has performed in some of the finest comedy clubs, colleges, Chinese restaurants, strip joints, and prisons in over forty states, where he developed his manic takes on relationships, sports, families, life on the road, and whatever happens to be driving him nuts on any given day. Darrin has opened for a diverse variety of acts, such as Pauly Shore, Jim Breuer, Jeff Dunham, Dave Coulier, and Weird Al Yankovic.


Co-headliner Tom Garland--He's landed epic tours with prankster icons such as Tom Green and the cast of MTV's JACKASS. He's shared dressing rooms with Playboy Centerfolds, opened shows to crowds of 1,000+, and learned the benefits of marijuana in sports from Rob Van Dam, while not playing sports. For awhile, Aaron Carter became notorious for sleeping on his couch. He even made a cameo as a bartender in a children's Christmas dog movie ("Up On The Wooftop"). He's undoubtable weird and wild, but so is his life, considering he grew up across the street from a quiet cornfield in Iowa.




Vermillion Eagle Riders charity bar triathlon

Join the Vermillion Eagle Riders for the 1st Annual bar Triathlon on March 25th. They will draw for 2 person teams to compete in Pool, Darts, and Beanbags. The cost is $20 per person. Special food and entertainment Friday night the 24th of March, Tournament starts the morning of the 25th and finishes around noon on the 26th.

-Registration is limited to the first 36 individuals to pre-register and pay.

-Partners will be drawn Saturday morning

Pre-register at the Eagles in Vermillion or email EagleRiders2421@gmail.com for registration information. For more information, find the Facebook event page, Vermillion Eagle Riders charity bar triathlon. 



 Sacred Heart Parish breakfast

Sacred Heart Parish breakfast in Wynot Nebraska will be held March 26 from 9 AM to 1 PM. Serving homemade pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, fresh sausage, fruit, juice, and coffee. Fresh sausage from B&B Locker will also be available for purchase at the breakfast.




Schmeckfest is an annual celebration of community and heritage in Freeman, SD.  The 59th Schmeckfest will take place on March 24, 25 and March 30 (musical only), 31, April 1 of 2017.

Schmeckfest means "festival of tasting" in German.  In the beginning, it was all about the food (see History).  But it has become much more than that.  Schmeckfest is a celebration of the rich heritage of the Freeman community.

All activities take place on the Freeman Academy campus and include many experiences including great food to purchase, craft demonstrations, fine arts performances, family-style meal, historical presentations, and food preparation demonstrations.  Then, each evening is culminated in a musical production put on by talented community members. The 2017 musical is Brigadoon.

All events, except for the family-style meal and the musical production, are free and open to the public. 

Tickets for the 2017 Schmeckfest meal and musical production are now on sale!

They can be purchased through a mail-in form (download and print out here) or directly from www.schmeckfest.com



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Phi Kappa Theta Fish Fry 

Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity at University of South Dakota is holding their annual Fish Fry for Children's Miracle Network on March 31st at The Eagles Bar in Vermillion from 5-7 pm. This dinner will include breaded cod, fruit cups, mac and cheese, and baked beans. The goal this year is to raise $1500 for CMN, which will go to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. All of the profits that we make will be going towards Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Tickets will be sold at the door and ahead of time on the USD campus. Tickets are $8 at the door or $6 in advance. 

Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Phi Kappa Theta Fish Fry




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Abu Bekr Shrine N' Dales

Join the Abu Bekr Shriners for the 3rd Annual Abu Bekr Shrine N' Dales on Friday, March 31! This all male revue will have you laughing, smiling, and enjoying the night! This event is open to the public so be sure to bring all your girlfriends along too! Tickets are $10 at the door for individual tickets, or you can purchase an advance table for $90 which includes all 8 tickets for a reserved table plus a complimentary bottle of wine! Doors open at 7:00 with the show starting at 8:30 pm. Must be 21+ to be admitted! The Abu Bekr Shrine Center is located at 820 Nebraska Street, Sioux City, Iowa. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact Deb at (712) 870-4949 or on the Facebook Event Page: Shrine N' Dales. 

This event is not for benefit for Shriners Hospital for Children and is not tax deductible. 


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April Pool's Day

Want your child to learn about water safety? Join the Yankton Parks and Recreations at the Summit Activities Center on Friday, March 31st for April Pool's Day. They use fun and educational activities to teach kids how to safe around water! Educational stations are 5:30-6:30 pm. Open swim from 6:30 to 8:30 (Free with completion of educational stations) 




Breathe for Mikaela 5K

The Breathe For Mikaela 5K is being held for the first time ever on April 8th at Vermillion's Prentis Park.This event is being held in order to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to help for researching a cure. Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic lung disease that affects about 70,000 people worldwide! Join in and help to reach the goal of $5,000! Registration is $10/person! Register now at www.breatheformikaela5k.passioncff.org. Find more information on the Facebook event page: Breathe for Mikaela 5K.




Palm Sunday Breakfast

Join St. John's Parish in Fordyce for a Palm Sunday Breakfast, Sunday April 9th from 9am-1pm. Serving pancakes, sausage, rolls, coffee, & juice. The cost for adults is $7 and just $3.50 for kids 6-12. Children 5 and under are free. Also selling fresh sausage. For meat sales & donations, contact Jared or Angie Bowen at (402) 640- 6414. This event is sponsored by the West Catholic Development. 




The Dave Naslund Benefit

Join the Dave Naslund family for a cancer benefit, Saturday April 15th, at the NFAA Easton Archery Center. The benefit will start at 3 pm and include silent & live auctions, pulled pork meal & drinks, entertainment by the BS Band, and kids' activities.For additional ways to help, please contact Heather at (605) 890-1155. You can also support the Dave Naslund family by purchasing benefit t-shirts for $15 each, with all proceeds benefiting the family. 



River Rat Marathon

Join the River Ratt Marathon, April 22nd. We are a Boston Qualifier. Register Online for any of the five awesome River Rat races early and save money, the longer you wait the more it costs! Commit now while you have time to train like a champion.

Timed Running Events to raise money for pre-selected Yankton Area Groups: Bravo Battery, Yankton Science Club, Yankton Track Club, The Center

No race day registrations accepted for any race...

Race Check in and packet pick up:

-At Ace Bike & Fitness 2404 Broadway (recommended) day before event from 5-8 PM Friday; new registrations will also be accepted at ACE during check in period -Day of event Riverside Park 2 hours before race, closes 1 hour before each race.

Register at www.riverratmarathon.com



3rd Annual YCSAR Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser

Yankton County Search and Rescue is holding a spaghetti feed and raffle fundraiser to raise money for equipment and training expenses. This event will be held April 24th from 5 to 8 pm at United Church of Christ-Congregational,218 W 5th St, Yankton. Please come and enjoy a meal for a free will donation. For more information the Facebook Event Page: 3rd Annual YCSAR Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser



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Denim Day is an international protest responding to the Italian Supreme Court's overruling of a rape conviction in 1999. Although the assailant had been found guilty at trial, the Supreme Court argued that because jeans are difficult to remove, the assailant couldn't have done so without the victims help.

To honor Denim Day, on April 26th, River City Domestic Violence Center is encouraging community members to wear jeans to work or school to promote discussion of the misconceptions that surround sexual violence. Participants are asked to use the hashtag #DenimDayYankton if photos are posted on social media.

We invite business' to participate and have co-workers and collegues wear denim for the day. We understand that sometimes denim is not under the guidelines for a business policy. We encourage if this is the case that employees contribute a free will donation in order to allow denim for this day.

For more information, go to www.denimdayinfo.org/about



Relay for Life of Yankton Area

Join and walk in the Relay for Life of Yankton County on June 23rd at Riverside Park. 

This event will be kicked off by celebrating everyone who's been affected by cancer. Whether someone's been diagnosed for 10 days or been cancer-free for 10 years, they gather together for the crowd to cheer them on.

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it's time to take action against cancer. Join these events to bring communities together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer. To join this Relay for Life, visit www.main.ascevents.org.  


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