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Friday, Aug. 4 • 6-10 p.m.
4521 W. Empire Pl. Sioux Falls
Jeremiah Wheeler, with special guests Blake Rave are going to perform live at The District. Pre-party is noon-4 p.m. in The District parking lot. Doors open at 6. This event is for adults 18 and over. Proceeds directly benefit Cure Kids Cancer of Sioux Falls. You can find tickets at jeremiahwheelermusic.com.
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Brothers Osborne with Pecos & The Rooftops
Saturday, Aug. 5 • 7:30-10 p.m.
W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds
4000 W. 12th St., Sioux Falls
The Sioux Empire Fair welcomes Brothers Osborne with Pecos & The Rooftops to the Main Stage at the Sioux Empire Fair. Two sons from a working-class family, John and TJ Osborne grew up in a small Maryland water town writing and playing songs for friends and family in their father’s shed. The singer/songwriter siblings recently took home their first trophy for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “Younger Me” at the 64th Grammy Awards.
Dinner Detective Auditions
Saturday, Aug. 5 • Noon-2 p.m.
Sheraton Sioux Falls
1211 N. West Ave., Sioux Falls
The Dinner Detective show has more than 75 locations nationwide. The team performs weekend public shows at The Sheraton Sioux Falls, with possible private shows booked off site. Roles are open to all actors, improvisers, and performers. You must be comfortable interacting with audience members in semi-scripted situations. You will be expected to blend in with the audience during the show. Actors receive compensation of $40 - $100 depending on role, and actors also receive dinner and performer gratuity. Actors are scheduled according to their availability, collected each month.
Riverside Park Days
Aug. 5 • 9 a.m.- Aug. 7 • 4 p.m.
Flandreau City Park
Riverside Park Days is a weekend festival held in the Flandreau City Park, located on the banks of the Big Sioux River. The park will have area craft and food vendors, hours of muscial entertainment, children's activities sponsored by local organizations and various adult activities, including softball and bean bag tournaments. Saturday kicks off with a co-ed, slow-pitch softball tournament.
43rd Annual Sioux River Folk Festival
Saturday, Aug. 5 • 10 a.m.
Newton Hills State Park
28767 482nd Ave., Canton
This year's festival features Songs from the Road Band, Laney Lou and the Birddogs, Stillhouse Junkies, Pleasure Horse, Humbletown, Daniel and the Deliverance, Johnny Berkness and The Blind Owl Band, The Crabgrass Crew, Tomboy, Janice Gilbert, John McKenna - Eclectic Americana, Just Friends, and The Brass Holes. Workshops presented by musicians run from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Saturday. Yoga is Saturday morning at 10 a.m.