EVENTS | Upcoming South Dakota events & entertainment
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Dry January comedy show
Friday, Jan. 12 • 9-11:30 p.m.
Black Flag Studios
2301 W. Madison St., Sioux Falls
Black Flag Studios’ first sobriety focused show called Dry January wants to reach out to the Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous communities in the area and invite them to watch people who’ve been in those groups do their thing as standup comedians. Admission is $12 fees included. For more information, or to purchase tickets, go to https://collectiveeffortsunion.com.
Work of Wolves and others
Saturday, Jan. 13 • 6 p.m.
3110 W. 12th St. Sioux Falls
Live music at Bigs Bar featuring Sioux Falls own Work Of Wolves, Perfectly Still and Hostile Harmony of Fargo, and Full Force Face First, another South Dakota act. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 6 with the show starting at 7. For more information, go to https://www.bigsbar.com.
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Sunday, Jan. 14 • 1 p.m.
Stanley County High School
112 S. First St., Fort Pierre
Fort Pierre Knights of Columbus chapter, Little Flower Council #6117, will host its annual free throw contest with children ages 9 through 14 invited to participate. Contestants will vie for the championship within their gender and age group. Each shooter will take three warm-up shots and then 15 consecutive free-throw attempts. The competitor with the most made attempts in each group will earn the title of Council Champion and advance to district level competition. Those winners will compete for state honors. Those interested in competing should plan to arrive at the Stanley County school gym at least 30 minutes before the competition.
Funniest Comedian of 2023
Saturday, Jan. 13 • 8-10 p.m.
ICON Events + DaDa Gastropub
402 N. Main Ave., Sioux Falls
Bzzzline Alisha Rayne will host this comedy competition featuring monthly Larry Brinkman Award winners as they go head to head in this judged competition. Comedians will be judged on stage persona, creative material, crowd reaction, memorization and professionalism. Tickets are $18 in advance (including fees) and $20 at the door, for more information or to purchase tickets, go to