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The Black Hills State University Spring Fling disc golf tournament is April 14. Hosted by Spearfish Disc Golf Association, held at the BHSU campus disc golf course. 

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April 13, 5:30 p.m.: Kim and the Cue Balls, Emerging Artist Friday, Bruce H. Lien Cultural Cafe, Dahl Arts Center

April 14, 7 p.m.: Gordy & Dalyce, Journey Museum, $8-$12

April 21, 6:30 p.m.: The Two Tracks, Hay Camp Brewing Company, $15-$20


April 21, 7 p.m.: Community dance every 1st and third Saturday, Buffalo Gap Community Building. Meal available.


April 27, 8 p.m.: Tracy Lawrence, Deadwood Mountain Grand


April 14, 7 p.m.: Ethan Eckert, Miner Brewing Music Series, Miner Brewing Company tap room


April 15, 4 p.m.: Musical Celebration of Life for Kenny Miller, Homestake Opera House


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


April 11, 8 p.m.: High Rise, Killian's Wednesday Night Music Series

April 13, 7 p.m.: Second Friday's Songwriter Showcase with Richard Grewar, Barrett Hemmings and Tiffany Johnson, Lucky's 13 Pub

April 14, 8 p.m.: Dan McGuinness, Lucky's 13 Pub

April 18, 8 p.m.: Six Mile Road, Killian's Wednesday Night Music Series


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

April 13, 9 p.m.: 32 Below, Friday Night Live, Loud American Roadhouse

April 14: Dinner and dueling pianos, Holiday Inn Express & Suites/Boulder Canyon Station Convention Center

April 20, 9 p.m.: Judd Hoos, Friday Night Live, Loud American Roadhouse


April 14: Black Hills State University Spring Fling disc golf tournament. Hosted by Spearfish Disc Golf Association, held at the BHSU campus disc golf course. Two rounds of disc golf, followed by lunch and a players party. Awards ceremony at Crow Peak Brewery. Registration from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the welcome board by Tee 1. Shotgun start at 10 a.m. Lunch at 2 p.m. Cost: $25 for amateurs and $50 for open players. Non-PDGA members must pay additional $10 to play.


April 10, 7:30 p.m.: "Othello." National Players Touring Theater performs at Matthews Opera House & Arts Center, Spearfish. Cost: $25 for adults, $10 for youth and BHSU students.

April 13-May 5, 7:30 p.m.: "Sweeney Todd." Firehouse Brewing Theatre presents the story of Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, who returns to 19th century London seeking vengeance. Performances are each Friday and Saturday evening at the theater, 610 Main St., Rapid City. Tickets are $20 and are available at 716-9463 or at the door. 


April 10, 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.

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April 12, 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: Boats, Bikes and Balloons. Cost: Free.


Until April 13: Special exhibition featuring artwork by Wolf Creek artist Jimi La Pointe. Sioux Indian Museum in the Journey Museum, Rapid City. 

Until April 14: "Denatured," a large installation exhibit by artist Suzanne Wyss, Sen. Stan Adelstein & Lynda K Clark Gallery, Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City.

Until April 20: Mural display. Mural on gun violence by Murals for Change, a juvenile diversion program in partnership with Rapid City Juvenile Court Services and the Rapid City Arts Council. On display in the lobby of the Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City, which is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. 

Until April 30: Art of Dr. Bonnie Halsey-Dutton. Spearfish native Halsey-Dutton's work is featured in the Art Gallery at High Plains Western Heritage Center, 825 Heritage Drive, Spearfish. 


April 12, noon: Preservation Thursday: The Quips of Governor Tom Berry: Laughing through the Dust Bowl – Author and historian Paul Higbee presents the story of South Dakota Governor Tom Berry. Berry faced bitter political rivalries and weather that threatened to blow South Dakotans off their land, but he is remembered for his humorous wit throughout. Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center, Deadwood. Admission by donation.

April 12, 6:30 p.m.: "More Than a Word." ArtCentral Film Festival movie showing/discussion, Black Hills State University's Jonas Hall, Room 305, Spearfish. Free.

April 14, 9 a.m.: South Dakota Veterans Forum. Presentation of interviews with five World War II veterans, South Dakota Air & Space Museum, just outside the main gate of Ellsworth Air Force Base. Cost: Free.

April 14-15, 10 a.m.: CubFest, Bear Country. Cost: $9-$17.

April 15, 2 p.m.: Family Fun Day, from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Tri-State Museum and Visitor Center, 415 Fifth Ave. in Belle Fourche, this month is “Shark Attack!” Families will see a film about sharks, examine some fossilized shark teeth and do a shark-related craft. There will be two drawings. One is for the book, “Sharks,” by Seymour Simon; the second is for “Sharky,” a 31-inch plush shark from the Denver Aquarium. Cost: $2 per person or free with museum membership. Reservations suggested; call 605-723-1200. 

April 19, 6 p.m.: A Night at the Brewseum. This new Deadwood History event is modeled after Comedy Central’s popular series Drunk History. Enjoy a social, tour the Carriage Gallery, and enjoy beer drinking entertainment by Deadwood Alive’s Calamity Jane and Con Stapleton. Days of ‘76 Museum, Deadwood. Cost: $15 per person. Tickets available at or 722-4800. Must be 21 or over.

April 22, Mad Hatter Tea Party. Holiday Inn Express & Suites/Boulder Canyon Station Convention Center. Sturgis.

April 25-29: Black Hills Film Festival. Rapid City, Hill City, Spearfish and Hot Springs.


April 28: Sturgis City Wide Yard Sale. Roam around town to see what bargains you can find. It's $15 to be a yard sale location on the city's map. To participate as a seller, fill out a registration form at and return it to the Sturgis Chamber of Commerce by April 20. The chamber will post a map after April 20.

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