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Take in a Film Festival – Lunafest

By • Apr 8th, 2014 • Category: Events

Films by, for, and about women… If you’re a film buff, then Custer is the place to be this Saturday, April 12 at Custer High School. The Zonta Club of the Southern Black Hills is once again hosting the Lunafest Film Festival, which features nine short films which vary from documentaries and drama to comedy. […]



5th Annual Black Hills Film Festival

By • Apr 1st, 2014 • Category: Events

Dinosaur 13 to be featured at 5th Annual Black Hills Film Festival Recently we featured a blog post on the highly anticipated Dinosaur 13 documentary, first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in late January. Today we’ve learned of upcoming opportunities to view the gripping story of the custody battle for South Dakota’s “Sue,” the […]



Spring It On!

By • Mar 31st, 2014 • Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure

Signs of Spring in the Black Hills: Baby Bison, Pasque Flowers and Easter Events… With a blizzard warning currently in effect for most of South Dakota, it’s hard to believe that this is indeed spring. With many hoping this is the last blast of winter in the Black Hills, here are three signs that you […]



St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in the Black Hills

By • Mar 11th, 2014 • Category: Events

You don’t have to look far in the Black Hills to find a crowd bearing all shades of green on St. Patrick’s Day. In 1877 during the gold rush, the Black Hills witnessed the sudden migration of Irish, Cornish and Chinese workers to the area – so fast that Deadwood was actually the biggest city […]



Mardi Gras | Deadwood Style!

By • Feb 25th, 2014 • Category: Events

Mardi Gras | February 28 – March 1, 2014 It’s the best party north of the Bayou! Celebrate Mardi Gras in the Wild West, with a weekend full of free parades, costume contests, parties and live music. Make plans – you don’t want to miss this cabin-fever-busting event!                                                                                                                                                                          Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday […]



Last Week To Skate Away Winter in Rapid City

By • Feb 18th, 2014 • Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure

We’re well past the halfway point of February… typically that time of year when the excitement of the first snow has worn off and you’re ready for a spring break getaway to Jamaica. But friends, the Black Hills are on their way to a spring warm up, and the summer season is truly right around […]



SnoCross Shootout Snapshots

By • Feb 2nd, 2014 • Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure

The action heated up as the sun set on Friday, the first of the two-day SnoCross Shootout held at the Days of ’76 Rodeo Grounds in Deadwood, SD. With a light snowfall and an excited crowd of spectators, the stage was set for a great night of SnoCross excitement! Here’s a few of the photos […]



Nemo 500 Outhouse Races | February 22nd

By • Jan 29th, 2014 • 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.’ Even though it’s a few weeks away, I can already tell you where I’ll be on Saturday, February 22nd. The tiny […]



ISOC Deadwood SnoCross Shootout

By • Jan 26th, 2014 • Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure

ISOC Deadwood SnoCross Shootout January 31 – February 1, 2014    The greatest show on snow returns to Deadwood January 31 – Feb. 1, as the ISOC Amsoil Championship SnoCross Series hits the Black Hills for the second annual Deadwood Snocross Shootout! More than 150 of the top professional SnoCross racers will descend on the historic town’s […]



The 56th Annual Black Hills Stock Show is just around the corner!

By • Jan 14th, 2014 • Category: Events

CINCH Trade Show Unites Vendors and Visitors with Premier Goods Where can you purchase stunning jewelry made from shotgun shells, gorgeous antique furniture, signs crafted out of horseshoes and everything in between? You’ll find it all under one bustling roof at the 56th annual Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo®, home to the acclaimed CINCH […]