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World-Renowned Lakota Artist Showcase

By • Nov 6th, 2014 • Category: Culture, Events

Arthur Amiotte, World-Renowned Native Artist, Will Cover the Walls of The Heritage Center with Lakota History through December. The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School is hosting world-renowned Lakota artist, Arthur Amiotte’s traveling exhibition, Transformation and Continuity in Lakota Culture: The Collages of Arthur Amiotte, 1988-2014. The Heritage Center’s exhibit, located on the Pine […]

The Spooky Side of the Black Hills – Not Just on Halloween

By • Nov 4th, 2014 • Category: Attractions, Culture, Discoveries, Events, Outdoor Adventure

You probably grew up being told, “there’s no such thing as ghosts,” …but nearly half the country thinks otherwise. A Huffington Post poll shows that 45 percent of Americans believe in ghosts, or that the spirits of dead people can come back in certain places and situations. Though Halloween may have passed, ghostly stories linger […]

Experience the Haunting of Keystone –– If You Dare!

By • Oct 19th, 2014 • Category: Attractions, Events

With Halloween right around the corner, haunted houses are not too hard to find. The Black Hills are home to many historic and haunted buildings, and while I normally don’t go looking to be scared, I figured I would get into the spirit of the season and check out the Haunting of Keystone. As you […]

Big & Rich FREE special performance Sunday, Oct. 19 in Deadwood

By • Oct 16th, 2014 • Category: Events

Big & Rich FREE special performance Sunday, Oct. 19 in Deadwood Performance to be part of televised taping Big & Rich are headed back to Deadwood. The famed country duo will perform on the Deadwood Mountain Grand stage Sunday, Oct. 19, as part of a live taping for an upcoming television series. The event is free, and organizers […]


By • Oct 7th, 2014 • Category: Culture, Events

  Rock climbing in the Black Hills is a perfect way for friends and families to add some adventure to their vacation. The geological diversity of the Black Hills offers rock climbers of all abilities numerous unique cragging opportunities. With year-round climbing options, it’s a wonderful way to get out above the trees and enjoy […]

Oktoberfest in the Black Hills

By • Sep 26th, 2014 • Category: Culture, Events

Deadwood and Rapid City are two Black Hills communities that will be alive and kickin’ in German style the first weekend of October for the annual Oktoberfest celebration. Oktoberfest descends on Deadwood Oct. 3-5, and brings with it plenty of entertainment. From the Oktober Polka Fest at Four Aces and a German food cookoff throughout […]

Fall’s Premier Weekend in the Black Hills

By • Sep 23rd, 2014 • Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure

Boasting milder temps, breathtaking fall colors and fewer people – this time of year is arguably the best time to spend in the Black Hills! Here’s the 4-1-1 on two world-renowned events taking place this weekend – the Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup and the Crazy Horse Memorial Autumn Volksmarch. The 49th Annual Custer State […]

Buffalo Roundup, Crazy Horse Volksmarch, Fall Festivals – Your Guide to a Fall Expedition in the Black Hills

By • Sep 13th, 2014 • Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure

One weekend above all hosts a few signature fall events in the Black Hills like the annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup and Crazy Horse Fall Volksmarch. It’s also the weekend typically closest to peak fall color saturation in Spearfish Canyon. It’s the last weekend in September and if you haven’t experienced fall in the Black Hills, it’s a great time to do so.

Six Autumn Adventures in the Black Hills

By • Aug 15th, 2014 • Category: Events

Summer’s finally finding its groove, but before we know it the Autumn season will be upon us. This fall, make plans to step outside of your box and enjoy yourself…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 […]

2014 Kool Deadwood Nites | The Encore of Poodle Skirts & Fuzzy Dice

By • Aug 12th, 2014 • Category: Events

Grab your poodle skirt, bring some quarters for the jukebox and come experience a glimpse into the days of fuzzy dice and big fins as Deadwood rolls back the hands of time and transforms into a 50s & 60s paradise! Kool Deadwood Nites is a weekend filled with fabulous classic cars and sensational Rock-n-Roll, scheduled […]