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Vocal group Apollo 5 will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 13 in the Belle Fourche Area Community Center, as part of the Center of the Nation Concert Association concert series.

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March 13, 7:30 p.m.: Kenny Putnam, Boyd Bristow, Jami Lynn & Andrew Reinarts, Rapid City Concert Association, Civic Center Fine Arts Theatre

March 18, 2 p.m.: Black Hills Bluegrass Association presents the March Unplugged Musical Performance Showcase (MUMPS), 2 to 8 p.m., Dahl Arts Center

March 19, 7 p.m.: The Districts, with special guest Trapkit, The Garage, $20


March 13, 7:30 p.m.: Apollo 5 vocal quintet, Belle Fourche Area Community Center, Center of the Nation Concert Association series, $40 for adults, $90 for family or $25 for students. Call 892-3418 or 892-2370 for tickets.


March 17, 7 p.m.: Community dance every 1st and third Saturday, Buffalo Gap Community Building. Meal available.


March 17, 8 p.m.: Three Dog Night, Deadwood Mountain Grand

March 23, 9:15 p.m.: Shinedown, Deadwood Mountain Grand


Thursdays, 7 p.m.: Acoustic Bluegrass Jam, The Gaslight Restaurant & Saloon


Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.: Acoustic showcase, Loud American Roadhouse, followed by jam and open mic night at 7 p.m.

March 16, 9 p.m.: Barstool Prophets, Friday Night Live, Loud American Roadhouse

March 23, 9 p.m.: Dustin Evans and Good Times, Friday Night Live, Loud American Roadhouse


March 15-17, 7 p.m.: "Fiddler on the Roof." Surbeck Ballroom, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology campus, Rapid City. Tickets are available at the door. Tickets are $10. Mines students, faculty and all children under 12 get in for free. 


March 13, 6 p.m.: Geeks Who Drink! every Tuesday night until April 24, Lost Cabin Beer Co., Rapid City. Teams are one to six players. Cost: Free.

March 15, 6:30 p.m.: History & Hops Trivia Nights, every Thursday until April 26, Joe Rovere | Minnilusa Pioneer Room, The Journey Museum and Learning Center, Rapid City. Teams are one to six players. This week's theme: Prohibition and the Roaring Twenties. Cost: Free.

March 15, 7:30 p.m.: "Big." March Throwback Thursdays Movie Series, at the Northern Hills Cinema in Spearfish. Cost: Free.

March 17, 2 p.m.: Beer Choir, Miner Brewing Company, Hill City. Cost: Free.

March 17-18: Hill City Antiques and Railroad Show and sale. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 17 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 18 at the Hill City Middle School gym, 440 Main St. Admission to the show is free. To have an antique evaluated is $3 per item. Proceeds will go to support the Hill City Senior Center and South Dakota Railroad Museum. For more information, call Pat at 574-2821 or Rick at 877-6629.

March 17-18: Black Hills Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. There will be 25 judged classes with awards for the top three entrants in each class. The best of show/builder's choice winner will win $1,500. The People's Choice winner will receive $1,000. Swap meet on Saturday only, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take your spare tanks, frames, engines, tools or other hard-to-find items. Cost: $7 for adults; free for youth 12 and under. You could win a new motorcycle from Black Hills Harley-Davidson; must be present at 3:30 p.m. Sunday to win. For entrants and vendors, forms are available at


Through March: "The Road Ahead," traveling art exhibition showcasing work of people with developmental disabilities, Suzie Cappa Art Center, 722 St. Joseph in Rapid City.

Until March 16: "Communicate, Innovate, Fabricate." The Apex Gallery exhibit showcases the creative side of South Dakota School Mines & Technology students and explores the boundaries between art and science. It includes drawings, paintings, fabrications, sculpture and models by students. It is open to the public until March 16, in the Classroom Building on the Mines campus, 501 E. St. Joseph St.

Until March 31: Dakotas photography show. In the Inez & Milton Shaver Gallery at the Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City, showcases photographs from 30 different photographers with a connection to the Dakotas. 

Until March 31: "Anansi and Iktomi," in recognition of Black History Month, the exhibit takes a look at two famous spiders from Native America and West Africa. In the main gallery of The Indian Museum of North America, Crazy Horse Memorial.

Until March 31: "The Path of Destruction," collages by E.K. Wimmer, Lobby Gallery, Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City.


March 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Irish whiskey tasting. Wobbly Bobby, 510 Main St., Rapid City. $32.

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March 17 & 24, 10 a.m. to noon: Thus Far, writing workshop. On Common Ground, 610 Saint Francis St., Rapid City. Tickets are $30 per person at the door. To RSVP, call/text (308) 440-0047 or email

March 17, 5 p.m.: Irish Beer Dinner. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with an Irish Beer Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Homestead at Prairie Berry Winery in Hill City. Three-course meal, with half-pints of Miner Brewing craft beer or 2-3 ounces of Prairie Berry wine included with each course. Cost: $35.

March 18, 7:15 p.m.: Nostalgia Night Film Series. This week's film is “A Big Hand for the Little Lady." Cost: $7.50 per individual ticket. Tickets available at the SDSM&T Devereaux Library; the Elks Theatre; the Rocker Shop Downtown; or by mail at Devereaux Library, 501 E. Saint Joseph St., Rapid City, S.D., 57701. 


March 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Spring Fling Extravaganza. First annual craft and vendor fair, Spearfish Canyon Lodge, 10619 Roughlock Falls Road, Lead. 


Country singer Michael Ray to perform in Deadwood

Michael Ray

Country singer Michael Ray will perform at 10 p.m. at the Deadwood Mountain Grand on July 26, after the Days of ’76 Rodeo.

Michael Ray will perform at 10 p.m. at the Deadwood Mountain Grand on July 26, after the Days of ’76 Rodeo.

Tickets are available at the Deadwood Mountain Grand Box Office – The Company Store – or at, or by calling 877-907-GRAND. 

A rising star in country music, Ray's debut single “Kiss You In The Morning” hit No. 1 on the charts, soon followed by another hit, “Think A Little Less.”

Black Hills Quilt Show seeks entries

The 44th Annual Black Hills Quilt Show and Sale is June 1-3 at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City. 

One of the largest shows in the Dakotas, The Black Hills Quilt Show features more than 400 quilts, special exhibits, vendors, demonstrations, a silent auction, raffle quilt, quilt appraisals and a trunkshow/cocktail party Saturday evening. 

The quilt show accepts entries from all quilters. Quilted work may be entered in judged or non-judged categories that cover all sizes and techniques of hand and machine quilting. A national certified judge will award prizes for judged quilts. Voting during the show will determine the ribbon winners in the other divisions.

Registration forms are available at and may be completed online, or printed and mailed in. The deadline to register is May 1.

For more information, visit or email

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