Chamber Chat By the Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce/ Development Company 906 East Cherry Street Vermillion, SD 57069 605-624-5571 www.vermillionchamber.com This Weeks Happenings: • State High School Football Championships are at the DakotaDome Nov. 13-15. • National Music Museums Brown Bag Lunch Program will feature John Thomson, violin, and the USD Chamber Orchestra performing Ear of the Beholder on Friday, Nov. 14 from 12:05 to 12:55 p.m. Free and open to the public. • The University Art Galleries will present "Cliff Evans: The Road to Mount Weather", a three-channel moving image exhibition. It will be featured throughout the month of November in the Main Gallery of the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. A public reception is Friday, Nov. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. on weekends. • The USD Symphonic Band presents its Fall Concert on Friday, November 14th from 7:30-9:00 pm at the Vermillion High School. Free and open to the public. Next Weeks Happenings: • USD's Brass Choir will present their fall concert at the United Church of Christ on Sunday, Nov. 16 from 3 to 4 p.m. The concert is open to the public at no charge. • Guest violinist, Scott St. John, in Concert on Sunday, Nov. 16 and Monday, Nov. 17 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Farber Hall in USD's Old Main. Free and open to the public. • Toastmasters Club meeting on Wed., Nov. 19 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the VCDC, 906 E. Cherry St. Everyone welcome! For more information contact Jen Hovland at 670-8711 or firstname.lastname@example.org • Health and Product Fair at the Vermillion Senior Center on Friday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be informational booths, mini seminars, prizes, drawings, bake sale and lunch. • National Music Museum's Brown Bag Lunch Program featuring Susanne Skyrum, USD, performing 'Beyond Scarlatti' on Friday, Nov. 21st from 12:05-12:55 pm. Free and open to the public. • The Eagles' Poultry Party is Nov. 21 & 22 with bingo and pitch, soups, sandwiches and pies. This is the Eagles' major fund raiser. • Vermillion High School Fall Show is on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at VHS. Community Calendar/Weekly Update – If you would like to submit an event or a promotion, please email email@example.com, or contact us at 624-5571. Upcoming Events – Mark Your Calendars! • Annual Christmas Festival at the W.H. Over Museum on Dec. 7 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. There will be talent, food, crafts, bake sale, children's activities and Santa! • Entry forms for "Vermillion's Lighting Contest" can be picked up at the VCDC. Judging will take place Dec. 8. This year's grand prize is a 42-inch flat screen TV! • Celebrate Vermillion – December 31. • The Dakota Farm Show is Jan. 6, 7 & 8, 2009 at the DakotaDome. There are over 200 exhibitors scheduled to attend. For more information go to www.farmshowsusa.com. • 2009 Clay County/USD Relay for Life "Let's Take a Holiday from Cancer" is Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009 at the DakotaDome. For more information contact Wess Pravecek 605-624-5352 or 605-677-8701. Does your business or organization have an event coming up this holiday season? If you do, the VCDC would like to promote it for you! Just contact us with the information about the event.