Friday, Jan. 11
Food: TGIF! Enjoy January features at the Phillips Avenue Diner from 11 a.m. to close, including asian chicken salad, mac and cheese, spicy club sandwich or Korean braised short ribs. Then kick your weekend off right with a cherry and chocolate shake.
Event: Dance to music by the Merle Lake Orchestra tonight with The Ballroom Dance Club at the El Riad Shrine at 14th and Phillips. From 8-11:30 p.m., guests are welcome, and tickets are $10 each at the door. Suit up — dressy or business casual attire is requested.
Also going on, Sioux Falls Skyforce will play against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers beginning at 7 p.m. at the Sioux Falls Arena.
Saturday, Jan. 12
Food: Date night at Crawfords! Enjoy their weekend feature menu, which includes coconut-crusted prawns, curry fire-crusted tuna served over edemame ragout or bacon-infused mac and cheese. Also
Event: It’s Frosty Frolics Weekend! From 6–7 p.m., the Sioux Falls Figure Skating Club will host a free show at Memorial Ice Rink, where tethered hot air balloons will light up the night sky! Afterward, luminary skate will be open til 9 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 13
Food: The VFW will host a pancake breakfast this morning. Stop by Post 628 located at 3601 S. Minnesota Ave. from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for brunch.
Event: Bring your family out to the Sioux Falls Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to visit Bixby’s Inflatable Rainforest, where you can introduce your children to eco-friendliness and conservation through a variety of stage shows and live animal encounters. The day will feature magic, singing, parades, animals, crafts, character meet-and-greets and an obstacle course of rainforest-themed inflatable rides. Tickets are $10 tickets at the door and free for ages 2 and younger; 367-4100.