Theaters will premiere a stage production of ‘War Horse’

Century Stadium 14 and Century East will premiere an international theater production of “War Horse” on Thursday.

The National Theatre of Great Britain’s original stage production was first performed on stage in 2007 and includes music and life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Co.

The PG-13 film will begin at 7 p.m. at both theaters, and run time is 180 min. Read more about the stage-production-screened-in-theaters here.

www.cinemark.com/nt-live-war-horse

Tonight on the Town: Weekend Edition

Friday, Nov. 22
Food: TGIF! Enjoy lunch with the Hegg Brothers today, during the weekly Winter Concert Series at the Old Courthouse Museum. From noon to 1 p.m., guests are welcome to listen to free live music over their lunch break. You can either bring your own sack lunch or purchase one at the concert.

Event: Make it a theater date night! Augustana College will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” beginning at 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday; O’Gorman High School will host “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe” beginning at 7 p.m. today, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; and the University of Sioux Falls will show the musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 at Augie, $6 at O’Gorman and $10 at USF.

Saturday, Nov. 23
Food: There’s not much time left to enjoy the November special at Tinner’s on 69th and Minnesota. The restaurant is now serving a 6-ounce sirloin steak with potato, asparagus and Texas toast for $12. Tinner’s also is now serving S.D.-raised buffalo burgers and a New York strip.

Event: Hometown Glow and Solution will perform tonight at The District as part of the Jammin’ for Jade Benefit, a fundraiser to help the family of the late Jade Thie. The event will begin at 5 p.m. and include an indoor bean bag tournament for $10. The music begins at 8 p.m. and continues till close. Tickets are $10 for ages 21 and older.

Sunday, Nov. 24
Food: Catch some football at 18th Amendment this afternoon and enjoy $3 You-Call-Its during the games. Also order any of the 12- or 18-inch specialty pizzas and #SnapASlice for our current Falls Taste Tour.

Event: Let the holiday events commence! Brandon Valley is presenting “A Christmas Carol” this weekend, showing 1 p.m. Sunday at the Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $3 or $5. 

Tonight on the Town: Weekend Edition

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.

Tonight on the Town: Weekend Edition

Friday, July 12
Food: TGIF! Enjoy the sunshine as we sail into the weekend on the patio at Granite City on Louise Avenue. The restaurant and brew pub is now offering a “street food” menu, featuring taco flatbread, the GC dog, lettuce wraps, fish and chips, chicken and shrimp curry and … wait for it … funnel cakes! Sold.

Event: Check out a free Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation performance tonight at the McKennan Park band shell. “Great Gals: Wild, Wily and Wise Dakota Women” will begin at 7 p.m. tonight thorugh Sunday and is put on by Ephemeral Productions.

Saturday, July 13
Food: Enjoy a summer dinner on the patio at Tre Lounge off Minnesota Avenue. Consider their “fresh fish” of the day, or choose from red snapper; walleye almondine; roasted, lemon, lime or dijon salmon; or roasted tilapia. Seafood pastas include the lobster penne or shrimp scampi as well.

Event: Join Siouxland Libraries this morning for Books and Bikes. Pedal down to the Downtown Riverfront near Cherapa Place at 11 a.m. for a book swap. Bring a few books to trade with readers and enjoy refreshments till noon. Those who do swap books will get to bring home a free Siouxland Libraries tote bag. Tonight, take the bike downtown again to Fawick Park for Moonlight Movies, featuring the family movie “School of Rock” at dusk. Popcorn, candy, soda and water will be available for purchase, and proceeds benefit the Sioux Falls Jaycees.

Sunday, July 14
Food: Make a peaceful morning with coffee and brunch on the patio at Josiah’s Coffeehouse downtown. Weekend breakfast specials include egg bake, french toast bakes, omelets and waffles. Grab a bakery item as a snack, too.

Event: Families and veterans are welcome out to the Sioux Falls airport this weekend to check out bombers from World War II and learn a bit about their history. The Wings of Freedom Tour will feature the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Nine O Nine World War II Heavy Bomber, the Consolidated B-24 Liberator Witchcraft WWII Heavy Bomber and the P-51 Mustang fighter. All are welcome to tour the aircrafts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for kids and free for WWII veterans. Flights are available as well for a steeper price.

Tonight on the Town: Weekend Edition

Friday, June 14
Food: TGIF! Make it a Fun Fabulous Friday at The Grand Opera House tonight. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., families are welcome to enjoy dinner in Dell Rapids, featuring a new burger menu and Supreme Grand Nachos for an appetizer. Call 321-9789 for a reservation.

Event: Family night at the theater! Sioux Empire Community Theatre is currently showing “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at the Orpheum on Phillips Avenue. Catch the family-friendly musical based on the Peanuts comic strip at 7 p.m. tonight, 11 a.m. or 4 p.m. Saturday or 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5 at siouxfallstheatre.com.

Saturday, June 15
Food: Enjoy an updated brunch menu at the new and improved Kaladi’s on Minnesota Avenue. The breakfast menu has been expanded to include stuffed french toast, pancakes, Belgian waffles and breakfast burritos. After breakfast, swing by the new Scooter’s Coffee & Yogurt drive-thru at 33rd and Minnesota.

For lunch, the Ode Family Dairy Farm near Brandon is welcoming families to belly up at their Royalwood Dairy. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., guests can join a guided tour of the dairy farm and enjoy a free pork lunch starting at 10:30 a.m. Also going on, enjoy live music by Phil Baker at 10:30 a.m., milk Bessy the Cow at 11:30 a.m. and participate in crafts and family activities. Royalwood Dairy is located 5 miles south of Brandon on SD Hwy 11 and a half mile east on 266th Street. From Sioux Falls, take the 10th Street exit off Interstate 229 to Hwy 11, then turn a half mile north on Hwy 11 and half mile east on 266th Street. Watch for signs, and have fun!

Event: Celebrate diversity today at the annual Festival of Cultures at Falls Park. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes from around the world during a celebration of cultures. The event is free and will include kids activities.

For more community celebration, join TeaPot Days in Tea or Jamorbee Days in Hartford, featuring a road race, parade, arts in the park, live music, food and drinks in both towns.

Sunday, June 16
Food: Happy Father’s Day! Take dad out for lunch or dinner at Tinner’s Bar & Grill, featuring a black and bleu ribeye with a choice of potato, vegetables and a house salad for $25. Is your pop a golfer, too? Be sure he brings one of his scorecards to be entered into a weekly drawing for golf prizes.

Event: Speaking of golf, bring dad to Bakker’s Crossing today for a Father’s Day Golf special. The afternoon discount will include one green fee, one polo golf shirt and a dozen golf balls for $100. Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls will be $10 extra, and carts are not included. Call 368-9700 to reserve your spot on the course. After golf, make it a movie night with Dad and see the new flick, “Man of Steel,” showing in 3-D at 11 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 9:45 at Century Stadium 14. You can also catch the new Superman flick at the Verne Drive-In near Luverne, Minn., which will start at dusk.

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