Community Calendar

FRIDAY, September 2

� Hospital Auxiliary Meeting, 2 p.m. at the Care Center Dining Room, 125 Walker Street.

Saturday, September 3

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

Monday, September 5

� Labor Day – No School.

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

� Vermillion Eagle Riders Supper Ride to Grand Falls Casino, Larchwood, Iowa, departing from the Eagles at 10 a.m.

Tuesday, September 6

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

Wednesday, September 7

Thursday, September 8

� The Roadhouse, 911 E. Cherry St., will be hosting the Ed Meierkort/Touchdown Club every Thursday beginning Sept. 8 from noon-1 p.m. during the USD Football Season. Ed, along with his staff, will show highlights from the previous week along with insights into the upcoming weeks game. Everyone is welcome!

� Heartland Humane Society Rummage Sale will be held during the Yankton Citywide rummage Sept. 8-11. Donations for benefit rummage sale can be delivered to the shelter at 601 1/2 Burleigh in Yankton from 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. No item too big or small (limited amount of clothing, please). Free-will donation – all proceeds to benefit the animals in the care of the Heartland Humane Society.

� Cancer Support Group meeting, 2:30 p.m. in the Sletwold Room at Trinity Lutheran Church, 816 E. Clark St. Call Marcy at 624-8706 for additional information.

� Vermillion Area Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m. at the Clay County Fairgrounds.

Planning Ahead:

� SEPT. 9 � National Music Museum (NMM) Brown Bag Lunch Program, �Dakota Baroque & Classic Company,� 12:05 p.m. in the Arne B. Larson Concert Hall at the NMM located on USD campus, corner of Clark & Yale streets. Free and open to the public.

� 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. 10 � Vermillion Area Farmer�s Market, 9 a.m.-noon, downtown Vermillion in parking lot of First Bank and Trust.

� SEPT. 13-DEC. 6 � Classes in Drawing, Painting & Printmaking for children K-6, 4:15-5:15 p.m. at Washington Street Arts Center. Emphasis on the fundamentals of art form composition and color. For more information, contact Nancy Losacker (, 605-659-5632 or Beth Knedler (, 605-670-7940.

� SEPT. 16 � National Music Museum (NMM) Brown Bag Lunch Program, �Laura MacKenzie & Ross Sutter,� 12:05 p.m. in the Arne B. Larson Concert Hall at the NMM located on the USD campus, corner of Clark & Yale streets. Free and open to the public.

� 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.

� SEPT. 17-18 � Missouri River Outdoor Expo, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Ponca State Park.

� SEPT. 25 � One Book South Dakota – �The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History,� 3-5 p.m. in the Community Room of Vermillion Public Library. Copies of the book and study guide are available at the Circulation Desk. Jamie Sullivan of Mount Marty College will facilitate the discussion. Refreshments served.

� SEPT. 25 � The fourth annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be held at the DakotaDome. Help find a cure for breast cancer. Register today at

� OCT. 8 � Annual Vermillion Community Native American Day Wacipi (Pow Wow) at the Armory. Grand Entry at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. with an evening meal served at 5 p.m. Call 624-9287 or 402-640-2473 for additional information.

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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