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Relive the legend

The Highway Men

Spend a night reliving the sound of legendary country singers Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash with "The Highway Men: The Music of Willie, Waylon and Johnny," at 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Deadwood Mountain Grand. 

Spend a night reliving the sound of legendary country singers Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash with "The Highway Men: The Music of Willie, Waylon and Johnny," at 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Deadwood Mountain Grand. 

The group is a tribute band to country music's original supergroup The Highwaymen, comprised of Nelson, Jennings, Cash and Kris Kristofferson. It stars Michael Moore as Willie Nelson, August Manley as Waylon Jennings and Philip Bauer as Johnny Cash, and "will bring the essence of these great musicians to life."

Tickets are $10, and are available at or 877-907-GRAND.

Go Barefoot

The Homestake Opera House Gold Camp Players community theatre announce auditions for Neil Simon’s romantic comedy play Barefoot In the Park on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 24, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Auditions will be in the Smart Center Conference Room in the back entrance of the Homestake Opera House at 308 Julius St., in Lead.

Barefoot In the Park is directed by Rob Andresen. Open roles include four male roles or two female roles. Auditions consist of cold reading from the script provided.

Participants must be age 18 or older. No experience is required. To schedule an alternative time to audition, contact the HHOH at 605-584-2067 or

Two famous spiders

The Indian Museum of North America at Crazy Horse Memorial is featuring “Anansi and Iktomi,” a temporary show, in the Museum’s Main Gallery.

In recognition of Black History Month in February, the exhibit takes a look at two famous spiders, one from Native America and one from West Africa. The exhibit showcases the spiders' similarities: Both are cunning shape shifters, and both are tricksters. Anansi of West Africa and Iktomi of the Great Plains are not bold or heroic, but still bring important lessons to humanity.

The exhibit will run through March 31.

Beat the winter blues

Custer State Park will hosting the Black Hills Ukulele Orchestra, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Visitor Center.

The orchestra will play a selection of popular music, and end the program with an invitation to audience members to try their hand at the ukulele. 

A park entrance license is needed to enter the park, and can be purchased at the park office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the week, or at the Visitor Center at the intersection of Hwy 16A and Wildlife Loop Road, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Spot of tea?

The Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce will host a Winterfest High Tea event from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at Love That Shoppe Antiques, 515 State St., in Belle Fourche.

Attendees can enjoy the finer things in life, while exploring fine teas and delicious finger foods. Event organizers encourage people to dress in "high tea attire."

Tickets are $8. For more information, contact the chamber at 892-2676. 

Kiss Cancer Goodbye night

The Belle Fourche chapter of Family Careers and Community Leaders of America will host a Kiss Cancer Goodbye night on Feb. 19 during the Belle Fourche-St. Thomas More boys basketball games starting at 4 p.m.

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The FCCLA will be raising awareness and accepting donations for the Northern Hills Relay for Life, set for April 22. FCCLA will sell baked goods and auction gift baskets, with the winners announced at halftime of the boys’ varsity game.

Kindergarten registration in Belle Fourche

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year is Tuesday, April 3, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Park School in Belle Fourche. Any child who is five years old or will be by Sept. 1, 2018, is eligible for kindergarten.

Parents should bring a certified copy of the child’s birth certificate and immunization records for registration. They will also be asked to furnish some directory information, such as date of birth, address, and telephone number.

Besides registration, school staff will be using the DIAL-4 to gain information about each child’s development. The school nurse will be available to check immunization records. Immunizations can be received at a doctor’s office or the Community Health Nurse’s office at 605-892-2523.

Please call South Park School at 605-723-3382 to make an appointment. Parents should be prepared to spend about an hour or more to complete all that is planned for each child.

Preschool/Kindergarten Screening

The Newell School District will be holding its annual Preschool/Kindergarten Screening on Feb. 27 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. This is for all children age 0-5. Stop in or call the elementary office to sign up for a time slot. Walk-ins are welcome but may have to wait for a time slot. Contact Tonya Mullany or Cara Muckridge at 605-456-0102 for more information.

Sturgis World Day of Prayer service

The Sturgis United Methodist Church will host a World Day of Prayer worship service at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 2.

This year’s focus will be on The Republic of Suriname. Located in the northeast part of South America, Suriname has a rich cultural heritage of sharing native women’s stories of wisdom, traditions and experiences of God’s profound love.

Participants will enjoy a program of singing, learning and reminding us that we are caretakers of God’s creations.

World Day of Prayer is a world-wide movement of Christian people of many ethnicities who come together to observe a common day of prayer. Services begin in the Pacific at sunrise and follow the sun around the globe on the day of the celebration. Each year a different county’s committee serves as the writers of the World Day of Prayer worship service.

— This article has been corrected to add the date of the Hill City Polar Bear Chili Cook Off and minnow races. 

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