Community Calendar: July 22-28

Saturday, JuLY 23

� Vermillion Area Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-noon, downtown Vermillion at Ratingen Platz, Market & Main streets.

� RED Steakhouse, closed to the public for a private event.

Monday, JuLY 25

� Vermillion Eagle Riders Supper Ride departing from the Eagles. Kickstand up at 6 p.m.

� Al-anon meeting, 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul�s Episcopal Church, corner of Main & Linden. For more information, call 624-9764.

Tuesday, JuLY 26

� The Eagles Auxiliary will be hosting, �All-You-Can-Eat� Spaghetti Dinner, from 5:30-8 p.m. at The Eagles Club, 114 West Main St. Cost is $4.50 per person. Proceeds will go to charities.

� Vermillion Rotary Club Meeting, noon-1 p.m. in the Freedom Forum Conference Room of the Al Neuharth Media Center.

� The Eagles Auxiliary will be hosting an �All-You-Can-Eat� Spaghetti Dinner from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Eagles Club at 114 West Main Street. Cost is $4.50 per person. Proceeds will go to charities.

Wednesday, JuLY 27

� Make A Wish Dinner, Dance and Auction, Pro�s Bar & Grill. Dinner starts at 6 p.m., Auction at 7 p.m., Dance will follow the auction. Tickets are $50 per person. Tickets available at Ace Hardware. Contact Jim Brady at 670+-9638 or Gary Madson at 638-0643 for more information.

Thursday, JuLY 28

� Vermillion Area Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m. at the Clay County Fairgrounds. Event includes education session for customers on �What�s Cooking? Meaty Meals,� from 4-5 p.m.

Planning Ahead:

� JULY 30 � Vermillion Area Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-noon, downtown Vermillion at Ratingen Platz, Market & Main streets.

� AUG. 1 � Quickbooks Premier 2010 Computer Class, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Southeast Job Link, 1024 W. Cherry St., Vermillion. Visit for class description. Cost is $245 including book. Classes will be held  Mondays and Wednesdays through Aug. 10.

� AUG. 4 � Thursdays on the Platz, 6-8 p.m., featuring �Narrative Feed� corner of Market & Main streets. Sponsored by Aramark and hosted by Downtown Vermillion. Food is available, as well as water, pop, beer and wine.

� AUG. 7 � Pancake Fly-In Breakfast, 8 a.m.-Noon at the Vermillion Airport. Sponsored by The Main Street Center and served by Vermillion Lions Club.

� AUG. 11 � Ice Cream Social, 5-6:30 p.m., The Main Street Center, 320 W. Main. Includes a meal and homemade desserts.

� AUG 11-13 � Clay County Fair. Demolition Derby, Dog Obedience, Community BBQ, Horse Obstacle Course, 4-H Livestock Shows, Live Music, Fair Princess Pageant and much more.

� AUG. 15 � Hy-Vee�s Fourth Annual Scramble for SESDAC, Four-Person Scramble, Noon registration, 1 p.m. shotgun start, prime rib dinner following golf  at The Bluffs. Sign up at The Bluffs 677-7058. All proceeds raised go to benefit SESDAC Foundation.

� AUG. 25 � Thursdays on the Platz and United Way Kick-Off, 6-8 p.m., corner of Market & Main streets. Live music outdoors on Ratingen Platz featuring �Old Funk Riot.� Sponsored by First Dakota National Bank, Cor-Trust, Bank of the West, First Bank & Trust & Vermillion Credit Union; hosted by United Way. Food is available as well as water, pop, wine and beer.

� AUG. 26-27 � Bull-A-Rama at Clay County Rodeo Grounds, two miles west of Vermillion on Timber Road.

� AUG. 27-28 � Great Dakota Wine Fest at Valiant Vineyards/Buffalo Run Resort, 1500 W. Main St.

� SEPT. 1 � Thursdays on the Platz, 6-8 p.m., corner of Market & Main streets. DJ music outdoors on Ratingen Platz. Sponsored by the VCDC and USD. Food is available as well as water, pop, wine & beer.

� SEPT. 9-10 � Ribs, Rods &?Rock �n Roll. Come enjoy the 7th annual event in historic downtown Vermillion. For details go to website at This is a KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Contest and activities include: Award Winning BBQ Competition; Food Vendors, Arts & Craft Vendors; Family Fun Area; Classic Car & Motorcycle Show and Shine; Live Music; Beer Garden; People�s Choice Public BBQ Judging; Two Nights of Street Dances; Charity Poker Run; Motorcycle Fun Run; Kory & The Fireflies, 9 p.m. Saturday.

� SEPT. 17 � Historic Vermillion Walk hosted by Prairie Wanderers Volkssport Club. Start times: 9 a.m.-Noon; Finish by 3 p.m. Distance: 5K/10K. Start at W.H. Over Museum – trail to go through historic downtown, bike path along Vermillion River and through the USD campus. Pets not permitted in the start point. No �A� award for this event. IVV Credit $3; Fun Walkers, $2. For more information, contact Duane Neugebauer at 605-743-0115.

Does your business or organization have an event you would like included in the Community Calendar?  If you do please call the Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce and Development Company at 605-624-5571 or e-mail or contact the Plain Talk at 605-624-2695 or e-mail

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