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Thursday, Aug. 17 • 5:30-9 p.m.
Boss Comedy Club
215 S. Main Ave,. Tea
For more than 23 years, Jeff Leeson has been astonishing crowds across North America with his off the cuff, improvisational style that leaves crowds not only wanting more, but amazed at what they just witnessed. Doors open at 5:30 for drinks and dinner; tickets are $25-35. For more information, or to get tickets, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jeff-leeson-comedy-live-boss-comedy-tickets-655973824367
Family Heritage Alliance | Celebrating Family
Saturday, Aug. 19 • 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Old Storybook Island
2911 Canyon Lake Dr, Rapid City
Join us for an afternoon of fun and support the cause of faith, family, and freedom. Come for a free lunch, snow-cones, yard games for the whole family, and a sailboat race. The proceeds from sail boat registrations will fund the Family Heritage Alliance to put Christian values into public policy. For more information, or to register, go to www.familyheritagealliance.org
Saturday, Aug. 19 • 4 - 11 p.m.
200 S. 2nd Ave., Sioux Falls
Party on the Big Sioux River at Downtown Riverfest with live music, a variety of activities, food vendors, display vendors, cold beverages, and more. There will be more than 15 food vendors, 30 display, product and retail vendors at the event.
Lupulin’s 4th Anniversary
Saturday, Aug. 19 • Noon
2425 S Shirley Ave #112, Sioux Falls
Join the crew in SuFu for a totally rad 4th-anniversary shindig. They’ll have a special anniversary beer release, live music, a food truck, trivia and costume contests, and some tubular shades available for sale.
VA Show & Shine
Saturday, Aug. 19 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sioux Falls VA Health Care System
2501 W. 22nd St., Sioux Falls
The VA Show & Shine is a free community event featuring door prizes, food trucks, the El Riad Fife Drum Corps, LHS Marine JROTC Color Guard presentation, live music and other family-friendly activities. Registration is between 9-11 a.m. The event is hosted by the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System, which provides for the health care needs of Veterans in the Sioux Falls area.
The great pipeline debate
Tuesday, Aug. 22 • 7-8 p.m.
Dacotah Bank Event Center
824 32nd Ave., Brookings
Rep. Jon Hansen and Navigator Vice President Elizabeth Burns-Thompson will participate in a 60-minute “property rights and CO2 pipeline debate.” The debate will be moderated by Sara Frankenstein, public relations chair of South Dakota Federation of Republican Women. The Dakota Scout is also a partner in organizing the debate, which will mirror rules that governed the lone gubernatorial debate during the 2022 election cycle between Democratic Party nominee Jamie Smith and Gov. Kristi Noem.