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Development Company â�?¢ The 15th Annual Bull-A-Rama will be held Aug. 22 and 23 at the Rodeo Grounds at Clay County Park.�? Fridayâ�?�?s events at 7 p.m. will include the unloading of the bulls and a hog roast for $5 a plate.�? Saturdayâ�?�?s events from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. include bulls, bull fighters, clowns, bull riders, and horse rides.�? The Bull-A-Rama begins at 7 p.m. that night with fireworks and a dance to follow. â�?¢ The Friends of the W.H. Over Museum are sponsoring a mini ice cream social on Saturday, Aug. 23 beginning at 5:15 p.m.�? Music by Highway 50 (Chuck Schwartz, Larry Larson, and Larry Mortenson) will begin at 6 p.m.�? Free-will donation, $5 suggested.�? Funds raised will benefit the W.H. Over Museum. â�?¢ There will be an All British Car Club â�?�?Show & Shineâ�? on Aug. 23 from 2-4 p.m.�? The event will take place on the corner of Market and Main Street. If you are interested in participating contact Russ at 605-202-0376, Gary at 605-624-9877, Howard at 402-494-2353, Doug at 712-276-6057, or Kurt at 605-565-2985. â�?¢ The 2008 Great Dakota Wine Festival will take place on Aug. 23 and 24.�? The event includes live music, a grape stomp, food booths, craft vendors, and South Dakota wine tastings.�? Contact Valiant Vineyards for tickets and information at 605-624-4500. Next Weekâ�?�?s Happenings: Hy-Vee Scramble for SESDAC â�?�? This event will be held on Monday, Aug. 25 at The Bluffs Golf Course.�? Registration starts at noon and is $45 per person.�? The registration includes golf and a prime rib dinner.�? The shotgun start is at 1 p.m. and prizes will be awarded to the top three flights. Contact Hy-Vee for details. 6th Annual Dogs of Summer Contest â�?�? Participate in some summer fun in the 6th Annual Dogs of Summer Contest to be held at the Care Center Courtyard (please enter on Jane Street) on Aug. 25. Registration starts at 6:45 p.m. and judging begins at 7 p.m. Dogs must be on a leash accompanied by their owner. Prizes will be awarded in each category. Please bring your lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on, a dog if you have one, and join us for an evening of fun! For more information regarding the Dogs of Summer Contest, call 605-638-8427 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 â�?�? Mark Your Calendars! Coyote Bash â�?�? Sept. 2. LEARN to Eat Smart â�?�? begins Sept. 3 and 4. Ribs, Rods, & Rock â�?�?n Roll â�?�? Sept. 5-6. â�?�?Going Hog Wild for United Wayâ�? Hog Roast â�?�? Sept. 10.