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: • National Music Museums Brown Bag Lunch Program, will feature the Tatag Gamelan Ensemble, USD, performing 'The Kyai Rengga Manis Everist Gamelan' on Friday, Nov. 7 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 Mountain 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 7-9 p.m. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. on weekends. Next Weeks Happenings: • "140 Years of Swedes in Clay County, South Dakota" (slide presentation) at Dalesburg Lutheran Church, 30595 University Road, on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. • The USD Jazz Ensembles will present their fall concert to the public at no charge on Monday, Nov. 10 from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Colton Recital Hall. • Toastmasters Club meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 12-1 p.m. at the VCDC, 906 E. Cherry St. Everyone welcome! For more information contact Jen Hovland 670-8711 firstname.lastname@example.org. • Coyote Luncheon/Vermillion QB Club at the USD Neuharth Center on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 12-1 p.m. The program includes speakers from USD and VHS on featured sports. Catered lunch for $7. Everyone welcome! • Linda Wymar and Vicki Fix will introduce Vermillion's Retired Teachers to the local Guatemalan store whey they speak on "Sharing the Dream, More than a Store," at the group's meeting to be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 at the Community Room of the Vermillion Public Library. • The High School State Football Championships are at the Dakota Dome Nov. 13-15. • National Music Museum's Brown Bag Lunch Program will feature John Thomson, violin, performing 'Ear of the Beholder' on Friday, Nov. 14 from 12:05-12:55 p.m. Free and open to the public. • The USD Symphonic Band presents its Fall Concert on Friday, Nov. 14 from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Vermillion High School. Free to the public. 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! USD's Brass Choir will present their fall concert at the United Church of Christ on Sunday, Nov. 16 from 3-4 p.m. Free to the public. Health & Product Fair at the Vermillion Senior Center on Friday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Eagles' Poultry Party is Nov. 21 and 22 with bingo and pitch, soups, sandwiches and pies. This is the Eagles' major charity fundraiser. The Dakota Farm Show is Jan. 6, 7 & 8, 2009 at the Dakota Dome. 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. Entry forms for "Vermillion's Lighting Contest" can be picked up at the VCDC. Judging will take place on Dec. 8. This year's Grand Prize is a 42" flat screen TV!