Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat
  • VLP Poetry Slam – Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m. at the Coffee Shop Gallery, 24 W. Main Street in downtown Vermillion.
  • Native American Summer Art Institute Exhibition/Sale Reception – Friday, June 29, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Gallery 110 and the Main Hallway of the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. The 17th Annual Oscar Howe Native American Summer Art Institute Exhibition/Sale closing reception.
  • Amy's Race – Saturday, June 30 at the Elk Point Jefferson School Track in Elk Point. This is the third annual race in honor of Amy Erickson, who battled breast cancer for four years. Cost is $15 for runners and $10 for walkers. For more information call Lisa at 605-356-2705.

  • Sioux Valley Kennel Club Dog Show – Saturday, June 30-Sunday, July 1 at the 4-H Grounds in Vermillion. Contact Steph Anderson, the grounds chair, for information on parking and to make grooming reservations at or call her at 402-494-8627 in the evenings.
  • Vermillion July 4th Celebration!

    Wednesday, July 4: Vermillion Jaycee's "Fun in the Sun" 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Vermillion Pool. Enjoy many fun events for the kids and the entire family!

    Eagle's First Annual Duck Regatta at 10 a.m. A duck race down the Vermillion River starting at Dawson Bridge and ending at Cotton Park. Adopt one duck for $10 or two ducks for $15 at the Eagles Club, 114 W. Main St. Prizes for first three ducks across finish line and consolation prizes.

    Vermillion Community Celebration 6 to 9 p.m. at Barstow Park, Carr and Cherry Streets. Unlimited game pass for $5 including jump tent, obstacle course, giant slide, and more! Bring a lawn chair and check out the food vendors, Eagle's Club beer garden, music entertainment, and the spectacular fireworks show by Fireworks Unlimited near dark!

    If you're interested in being a vendor or making a donation for the fireworks show, please contact the VCDC office at 624-5571.

  • Community Calendar/Weekly Update – To check out more great community events, or if you would like to submit an event or a promotion, please log onto or contact 624-5571.

    Upcoming Events – Mark Your Calendars!

    Tri-State Drive-In Cruisers Car Show – July 11.

    Dakota Hospital Foundation's Sheri Ellis Memorial Golf Social – July 23.

    Annual Memorial H-WORTH Golf Open – July 28.

    VCDC Golf Social – July 31.

    National Night Out – Aug. 7.

    Vermillion Senior Center's Ice Cream Social – Aug. 9.

    Clay County Fair – Aug. 9-11.

    EPJ Booster Club Golf Tournament – Aug. 11.

    Bull-a-Rama – Aug. 24-26.

    Great Dakota Wine & Music Festival – Sept. 1-2.

    Spirit of Vermillion Days – Sept. 1.

    National Music Museum "Riders in the Sky … The Cowboy Way!" – Sept. 15.

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