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SUMMER 2018 CONCERT SERIES (PDF)

Aug
14
Tue
Into the Pit: Quarry Tour
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am

Quarry TourTake a Trip Into the Pit with Quarry Tours This Summer!

Take a trip Into the Pit of the modern Concrete Materials quarry this summer! Learn about modern techniques as well as the history of the industry. Into the Pit tours will be held at 9:30 a.m. on July 13th, 24th, August 14th and 24th. Space is limited, call (605) 367-4210 to register beginning July 2nd. Limit four spaces per caller, admission is free!

Aug
15
Wed
Victorian Tea Party @ Pettigrew Home & Museum
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm

Victorian Tea
Learn the history of tea at the Victorian Tea Party at the Pettigrew Museum on August 15th. Space is limited for this free adult program: call 367-7097 to register in advance!

Aug
16
Thu
Kids Activity Day: Hat’s Off!
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

 

Kids Activity DayKids Activity Day
Hat’s Off!

Design a hat to wear home.

Learn about history and make your own craft to take home! Call to register in advance.
Kids Activity Day is Free!
(605) 367-4210 Ext. 0 or email museum@minnehahacounty.org

 

Kids Activity Day: Hat’s Off!
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

 

Kids Activity DayKids Activity Day
Hat’s Off!

Design a hat to wear home.

Learn about history and make your own craft to take home! Call to register in advance.
Kids Activity Day is Free!
(605) 367-4210 Ext. 0 or email museum@minnehahacounty.org

 

Walking Tour: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery II
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm

 

Walking TourHistoric Walking Tour

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery II

Enjoy beautiful summer weather while learning about the Sioux Falls sites you pass by every day!
$3 per person over 12 years old, $1 SHM volunteers and Alliance members.
Call to register in advance. (605) 367-4210 Ext. 0 or email museum@minnehahacounty.org

 

 

Aug
17
Fri
Noon Concert: Trefoil
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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Trefoil

Celtic Mix

Ancient sounds fill the room and touch the hearts as TREFOIL, a high-energy band, plays traditional and contemporary music from Ireland, Great Britain, and the US. A solid guitar backs fiddle, wooden flute, whistles, and uilleann pipes featuring Jim Groth, Carol Skallerud, and Jill Groth, with vocals as well.

 

Aug
21
Tue
Rosemaling Demonstration @ Old Courthouse Museum
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Rosemaling

 

Rosemaling Demonstrations at the Old Courthouse Museum

Learn the Norwegian art of Rosemaling (or decorative painting) by watching Eileen Halverson demonstrate at the Old Courthouse Museum on July 17th and August 21st from 1-4 p.m. Stop in any time during the demonstration to observe or ask questions.

 

Aug
24
Fri
Into the Pit: Quarry Tour
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am

Quarry TourTake a Trip Into the Pit with Quarry Tours This Summer!

Take a trip Into the Pit of the modern Concrete Materials quarry this summer! Learn about modern techniques as well as the history of the industry. Into the Pit tours will be held at 9:30 a.m. on July 13th, 24th, August 14th and 24th. Space is limited, call (605) 367-4210 to register beginning July 2nd. Limit four spaces per caller, admission is free!

Noon Concert: The Gentleman’s Anti-Temperance League
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Gentleman's Anti-Temperance League

 


The Gentleman’s Anti-Temperance League

Old-Time Hot Jazz & Swing
www.thegatl.com

The Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance League is a swing sextet from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The GATL came together in the winter of 2014 to breathe new life into old music. A melting pot of hot jazz, swing, and latin rhythms, brought to a boil by soaring vocals and endless energy. Their second album, “Masquerade” was released on June 3rd, 2017. GATL’s second full-length album is a masterful mix of old-time hot jazz and latin rhythms, held together by modern songwriting and layered stories.

 

Aug
30
Thu
History Happy Hour: Lutherie @ Old Courthouse Museum
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm

Enjoy an evening discussing topics that relate to the history of Sioux Falls with beverages, snacks, and fun conversation with fellow history enthusiasts at History Happy Hour at the Pettigrew Museum! 

The term lutherie is not a word we see very often. It refers to the making of stringed instruments. Local luthier and musician Josh Reick will be leading the August History Happy Hour, discussing the history of lutherie, his process of making stringed instruments, and stories of learning and sharing this unique craft.

History Happy Hour will be held in the Pettigrew Museum from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Space is limited, $10 tickets are available at the Old Courthouse Museum. Call (605) 367-7097 for information. 21 and over.