Archives for the ‘Events’ Category

Nemo 500 Outhouse Races – This Saturday! Nemo 500 Outhouse Races – This Saturday! By | Feb 26th, 2015 | Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure I’ve been living on the west side of South Dakota for several years now, but I’ve been informed that my Black Hills residence isn’t official until I’ve attended the famous ‘Nemo 500 Outhouse Races.’ The tiny town of Nemo, located between Rapid City and Deadwood, is hardly more than a speck on the map. But […]
Show Us Your Beads! – Mardi Gras in Deadwood Show Us Your Beads! – Mardi Gras in Deadwood By | Feb 1st, 2015 | Category: Culture, Events Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras is celebrated in many different places all over the world. Many of us associate this holiday with debauchery, masks, food and of course, those colorful beaded necklaces. However, Mardi Gras actually reflects the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting that normally occurs […]
ISOC SnoCross Shootout Rally ISOC SnoCross Shootout Rally By | Jan 25th, 2015 | Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure   While the X Games are currently going on in Colorado this week, the Black Hills have something up their sleeve to help you join in on the fun! This weekend, Deadwood will throw the 1st Annual Snowmobile Rally, which will be in conjunction with the ISOC Amsoil Championship SnoCross series. Head over to the […]
Twinkle, Twinkle Upon a Storybook Twinkle, Twinkle Upon a Storybook By | Dec 16th, 2014 | Category: Culture, Discoveries, Events, Outdoor Adventure Ahh the Christmas season is here again, which means bundling up, hot cocoa, the smell of fresh baked goodies, decorating the tree and of course sparkling lights! For local residents, Storybook Island once again opens its gates for a winter wonderland spectacular! Storybook Island has been a cornerstone of childhood memories for over 50 years […]
Get iced up for some winter fun! Get iced up for some winter fun! By | Dec 7th, 2014 | Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure We all know that there is an abundance of activities that take place during the summer in the Black Hills. But, many don’t know of all the fun snow competitions and events that are put on during the winter season. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular activities to sink your boots […]
Discovering the Christmas Spirit in Hill City Discovering the Christmas Spirit in Hill City By | Dec 4th, 2014 | Category: Culture, Events The limited storage spaces within my tiny 2-bedroom apartment are filled to the brim with Rubbermaid totes and cardboard boxes; carefully stacked and aligned in perfect position like a game of Tetris. Each one is proudly labeled by the holiday decorations packed tightly within: “4th of July,” “Valentines Day,” “St. Patrick’s Day,” and so on… […]
NYE 2015 NYE 2015 By | Nov 30th, 2014 | Category: Culture, Events The New Year will soon be at our doorsteps and what better way to celebrate it than joining in on the fun in the Black Hills! There are all kinds of events happening from music, fireworks displays, games, gambling and so much more! Take your pick from below to see how you will welcome in […]
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