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Development Company â�?¢ Visiting Artists Showcase through Oct. 7 at the Main Gallery of the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts at USD. The exhibition features the upcoming 2008-09 Department of Art Visiting Artists. The Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 1-5 p.m. weekends. â�?¢ The Prairie Wanderers Volkssport Club Event Walk is Saturday, Oct. 4 at the W.H. Over Museum. For more information, please contact Duane Neugebauer at 605-234-0115 or visit www.ava .org. Next Weekâ�?�?s Happenings: â�?¢ A book signing for the new book, From the River Valleys to the Rising Bluffs, A Pictorial History of Vermillion, SD 1850-2009 will be held at the W.H. Over Museum on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 2-4 p.m. Mr. Tom Thaden, author and historian along with other members of the committee will be there to sign the books. The book is sponsored by the Clay County Historical Society, Inc., for the Sesquicentennial Celebration in 2009. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome to attend. â�?¢ Coyote Luncheon/Vermillion QB Club at the USD Neuharth Center on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 12-1 p.m. The program includes speakers from USD and VHS on featured sports. â�?¢ Catered lunch for $7.�? Everyone welcome! â�?¢ National Music Museumâ�?�?s Brown Bag Lunch Program will feature the folk music ensemble Suale from Siauliai University, Siauliai, Lithuania performing Voices from the Baltics on Friday, Oct. 10 from 12:05-12:55 p.m.�? The Brown Bag Lunch programs are free and open to the public. â�?¢ Vermillion Area Arts Councilâ�?�?s 18th Annual Chili Blues Cook-Off is Saturday, Oct. 11 starting at 6 p.m. at the Washington Street Arts Center on 202 S. Washington St. Chili Blues guests will taste samples and vote for the â�?�?Peopleâ�?�?s Choiceâ�? award.�? Judges will vote on the â�?�?Judges Choiceâ�? award. The classic jazz quintet, Jazz Portraits will entertain. Admittance to the event and all food is $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 11-18 and free for children ages 10 and under. â�?¢ Dakota Days, Oct. 10-11. The 94th annual parade will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. Community Calendar/Weekly Update If you would like to submit an event or a promotion, please e-mail vcdc@vermil lionchamber.com or contact us at 624-5571. Upcoming Events â�?�? Mark Your Calendars! â�?¢ Clay County Commissioners Candidate Forum â�?�? Oct. 14 from 7-9 p.m. at the Neuharth Center. â�?¢ National Music Museumâ�?�?s Brown Bag Lunch Program featuring Bob Bovee and Gail Heil performing Get Along Little Doggies on Friday, Oct. 17 from 12:05-12:55 p.m.