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We’re Ready for Rally!

By • Jul 21st, 2014 • Category: Events

The Sturgis Motorcylcle Rally is of the largest and longest-running motorcycle events found anywhere. This world-famous biker party has everything! With huge nightly concerts with some of the biggest names in music, beautiful drives, an amazing gathering of custom bikes and riders to match, biker bars and venues like the Buffalo Chip and Full-Throttle Saloon […]



The Edgemont Melodrama Is One Of The Best Times You’ve Probably Never Heard About

By • Jul 12th, 2014 • Category: Attractions, Culture, Events

Having recently heard about the Edgemont Melodramas and the promise of good time, I sought it out this past Thursday. What I found was a couple of firsts for me, 1. my first theater experience in a cattle-sale barn and 2. my first attendance of a melodrama. Honestly, either on its own might be a good time but like cold beer on a summer day, ice cream and root beer, fireworks and the Fourth of July, together they couldn’t seem more right (or more American).



U.S. Air Force Academy Band to Perform in the Black Hills

By • Jun 30th, 2014 • Category: Culture, Events

The 4th of July is a favorite holiday for many people in America. Towns and cities across the nation host Independence Day parades, families and friends get together to share a delicious summertime meal, kids (and adults who embrace their inner child) play in the pool and wave around sparklers, firework shows light up the […]



Fourth of July Events

By • Jun 27th, 2014 • Category: Attractions, Events

Independence Day in the Black Hills means fireworks, parades, hot dogs, BBQ, picnics and other Fourth of July events that make this summer holiday one of our favorites! America’s birthday is right around the corner and the Black Hills are ready to celebrate the 4th of July weekend with a slew of family-friendly events, taking […]



Wild Bill Days: June 13-15

By • Jun 12th, 2014 • Category: Events

Historic Deadwood is all geared-up to host a weekend of free entertainment as Wild Bill Days 2014 rolls into town this weekend, June 13-15. The annual summer celebration lets folks revel in the lively spirit of Deadwood’s most infamous resident, Wild Bill Hickok. What better way to celebrate the life and times of Wild Bill […]



Birds of Paradise in the Black Hills

By • Jun 8th, 2014 • Category: Attractions, Events

When most people think of the Black Hills, the imagery that comes to mind is commonly of Mt. Rushmore, a densely populated pine forest, or the unique landscapes of the Badlands. Most people wouldn’t start picturing exotic parrots, toucans and macaws… But that’s only because most people probably aren’t aware of the noble work that […]



Hike to the Face at Crazy Horse Memorial

By • Jun 3rd, 2014 • Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure

If you’ve ever wondered what the world’s largest mountain carving-in-progress looks like, up-close and personal, this weekend is your chance to find out. The 29th annual Crazy Horse Volksmarch takes place this Saturday and Sunday – June 7th and 8th, near Custer. The Crazy Horse Volksmarch is an organized 6.2 mile (10K) walk to the […]



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 […]