Posts authored by ‘Alicia’

Celebrating 125 Years – Spearfish Style Celebrating 125 Years – Spearfish Style By | Sep 15th, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture quas·qui·cen·ten·ni·al [kwos-kwi-sen-ten-ee-uh L ] adjective 1.  pertaining to or marking a period of 125 years. What a weekend! Among a full calendar of autumn events in the Black Hills, this weekend marked a very special celebration for the community of Spearfish. “Quasquicentennial” is the name given to the recognition of a 125-year period of time, and […]
How was the Parade? How was the Parade? By | Sep 10th, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture, Events   The summer is winding down. It”s sad. But September is still bringing great weather to the Black Hills and, even better, excellent events! Festivals, parades and outdoor activities are at their peak and are a sure way to keep your summer going. Last weekend was one of those events. The city of Keystone spent […]
Five Autumn Adventures in the Black Hills Five Autumn Adventures in the Black Hills By | Aug 27th, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture Summer’s coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean you need to become a shut-in! Step outside of your box and enjoy yourself…this fall the Black Hills are calling you! Many travelers are discovering the appeal to visit the Black Hills in the autumn months, appreciating the beautiful culmination of colors, cooler temps, and overall […]
Sunday Funday: Free Tours at Wind Cave and Jewel Cave Sunday Funday: Free Tours at Wind Cave and Jewel Cave By | Aug 20th, 2013 | Category: Events Picture yourself in the hot seat, ready to answer the million dollar question…The topic is caves, and the question is simple: What’s the difference between a stalagmite and a stalactite…? For starters, I’m terrible at trivia and it suddenly feels like an eternity since I’ve reviewed a geology lesson, so I’ve probably already lost my […]
Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park has it all! Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park has it all! By | Aug 13th, 2013 | Category: Outdoor Recreation I need to confess something… Despite a few workouts here and there, I’ve been a bit lazy this summer! Lately, whenever I plan to get outside for a workout, it’s either hailing and down-pouring, or something else that sounds more enjoyable seems to pop up… To quickly steer this away from spiraling into a pity […]
The Sculpture Project: Passage of Wind & Water The Sculpture Project: Passage of Wind & Water By | Aug 5th, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture Without question, Main Street Square has rejuvenated downtown Rapid City. Since its opening in October 2011, there has been a new energy flowing throughout downtown, in the shops, restaurants and galleries, and an overall sense of joy within the Square…evidenced by waves of non-stop laughter and giggles from children running through summer sprinklers or gliding […]
First Annual “King of the Hills” Strongman Competition First Annual “King of the Hills” Strongman Competition By | Aug 1st, 2013 | Category: Events Kegs, brewskis and heavy metal – these are just a few of the components of Black Hills State University’s new wacky event for Rally riders next week. On August 6th BHSU will  host their first annual “King of the Hills Strongman Competition,” featuring an exhausting five-event contest for only the toughest of riders. First up […]
Climb the Lime(stone)! Climb the Lime(stone)! By | Jul 26th, 2013 | Category: Outdoor Recreation Spearfish Canyon is purely majestic in its offerings of hundred foot high cliffs, uniquely carved canyon walls, wide ranges of plant and wildlife, and enticing waterfalls. A simple drive through the lush scenery is enough to clear my mind of any woes and worries, and always gives me a carefree moment to breathe in the […]
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