Friday, Aug. 9
Food: TGIF! It’s a whole new dining experience at Kaladi’s Bistro on Minnesota Avenue! Stop in after work tonight to enjoy half-price happy hour beers and wines from 3-6 p.m.
Event: Bring the family out to a musical production this weekend at Augustana’s Edith Mortenson Center Theatre. “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” will begin at 7 p.m. today and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and is the result of Sioux Empire Community Theatre’s kids’ summer camp. Tickets are $7 and available at the theater or by calling 360-4800.
Saturday, Aug. 10
Food: Date night! Enjoy an updated menu of Eastern European cuisine at downtown’s Touch of Europe, which will also feature live music by the Chris Borchardt Band from 8-11 p.m.
Event: Time is running out to enjoy Moonlight Movies at Fawick Park this summer! Tonight, “Rise of the Guardians” will begin at dusk. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair to the free film, where popcorn, pop and soda will be available for purchase to benefit the Sioux Falls Jaycees. Don’t forget the bugspray!
Also going on is the eighth annual Edith Sanford Biking for Breast Cancer event at the Sanford Cancer Center Parking Lot on Saturday morning. Rides include a 50-miler that begins at 7:30 a.m., a 20-mile ride that departs at 9 a.m. and an 8-mile family ride that kicks off at 10 a.m. Afterward, activities at the Cancer Center include prizes, refreshments, a vendor fair and live music by The Hegg Brothers. Registration is $25 or $40 for families. Call 328-7062.
Sunday, Aug. 11
Food: Indulge in brunch at Crawford’s Bar and Grill on Phillips Avenue today, beginning at 10 a.m. and featuring omelets, crunchy french toast and a Bloody Mary bar. From 6-9 p.m. that night, enjoy live music by the Hegg Brother, Allison Nash and Greg Ahl.
Event: It’s the last day at the Sioux Empire Fair! Bring the family out to the Pro Rodeo today, which begins at 1:30 p.m. in the grandstands at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds and will include Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Team Roping, Calf Roping, and Steer Wrestling.
Also going on, enjoy live entertainment on the Front Porch by Hallelujah Hooligans at 10 a.m., a Youth Talent Contest from 12:30-2:30 p.m., Double Vision at 3 p.m. and Grand Valley Boys and Sue Jenkins at 4 and 5 p.m.