- First Dakota National Bank's 135th Anniversary & Holiday Open House – Friday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cookies, coffee, and cider will be served along with soup from 3to 5 p.m.. Call 324-5555 for more information.
- Boys Midwest Youth Basketball Championships – Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8 at the DakotaDome featuring teams from all over the region. Admission is $3 per day or $5 for a two day pass. For more information call Ryan or Lauren at Vermillion Parks and Rec. at 677-7064.
Game Times: Dec. 7 – 5 to 9:30 p.m.; Dec. 8 – 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- USD Musical Production Chicago – Dec. 7, 8, 10, and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the Wayne S. Knutson Theatre. Come out and see this wonderful production this holiday season! Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for youth. Please contact USD for ticket information at 677-5400.
- Bluffs Golf Course Christmas Party – Saturday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. Everyone welcome! Call 677-7058 for more details.
- Free movies at the Vermillion Theater for the holidays – Dec. 8 – Charlotte's Web / G – 1 and 3 p.m.; Dec. 15 – Daddy Day Camp / PG – 1 and 3 p.m.; Dec. 22 – Shrek 3 / PG – 1 and 3 p.m.
- 31st Annual Celebration of St. Lucia Tradition – Sunday, Dec. 9, at 4 p.m. at the Dalesburg Lutheran Church located at 30959 University Road. Event sponsored by the Dalesburg Scandinavian Association. Please call 253-2575 for more details.
- Dakota Hospital Foundation Tree of Lights/Business After Hours Event – Monday, Dec. 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Sanford Vermillion's main lobby. Proceeds from the Tree of Lights will assist in the cost of adding a pulmonary function lab system to the Sanford Vermillion Medical Center. Please call 624-2611 for more details
- Campus Cut's Holiday Open House – Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 4 to 8 p.m. Please call 624-4247 for more details.
- The South Dakota Jazz Orchestra presents a holiday concert – Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Colton Recital Hall in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts at 7:30 p.m. $5 adult admission at the door and students are free.
- Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction – Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Vermillion Armory from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The friends of B Battery 147th Field Artillery will be raising funds to bring 185 soldiers from southeast South Dakota home for Christmas before their deployment to Iraq. If you are unable to attend this event, you can mail your monetary contributions to:
Friends of B Battery
PO Box 1069
Mitchell, SD 57301
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 www.vermillionchamber.com or contact 624-5571.
Upcoming Events – Mark Your Calendars!
CorTrust Holiday Open House – Dec. 13.
Valiant Vineyards Winery Holiday Open House – Dec. 16.
Celebrate Vermillion – Dec. 31.
Dakota Farm Show – Jan. 8, 9, and 10.
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