Strap on your skates
Saturday, Nov. 18, is opening day for the Main Street Square Ice Rink.
The rink will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
In kicking off the skating season, the movie “Open Season” will be shown at dusk.
Cats are the muse for the Rapid City Arts Council’s November Paint Party being held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 at the Bruce Lien Cultural Cafe in the Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City.
Spend three hours creating your masterpiece, with drinks, music and friends, as a local artist guides you and your crew step-by-step. All supplies are provided. Cash bar available. Cost: $35.
Holiday Art Market returns
Back for the sixth year, the Holiday Art Market has expanded from 22 to over 40 vendors. The Holiday Art Market at the Dahl Arts Center features a variety of unique, hand-made items from regional artists.
Market hours are from 4 to 7 p.m Friday, Nov. 17 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday,Nov.. 18. Admission is free.
Matthews debuts 'Loving Vincent'
The Matthews Opera House, Spearfish premieres “Loving Vincent,” a hand painted full length feature film on the life of Vincent Van Gogh. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19. Tickets are $8 to $10.
A ‘thankful’ day of family fun
“I’m Thankful” is the theme of the next Family Fun Day, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Tri-State Museum and Visitor Center in Belle Fourche.
Families will watch a short film about Thanksgiving and then do Thanksgiving crafts including a “Thankful Tree.”
There will be a drawing for the book, “Give Thanks: Thanksgiving Stories for Kid” by Uncle Amon, and all kids will receive a packet of puzzles and games to take home. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $2 per person (free for museum members). Reservations suggested, call 605-723-1200.
Get some sleep at 'Snoozeum'
Children in grades three through seven have the opportunity to spend a night at the museum Nov. 17, when Deadwood History Inc. hosts the return of “The Snoozeum.”
Children will take part in an overnight at the Days of ‘76 Museum by exploring new exhibits and experiencing creative hands-on activities ranging from scavenger hunts to museum games, including "Minute to Win It" challenges such as Glow Stick Toss, Matchmaker, Noodling Around, Defying Gravity, and more. Children should bring a sleeping bag, pillow and an overnight bag with pajamas, a change of clothes and a toothbrush.
The sleepover starts at 6 p.m. Friday and ends at 8 a.m. Saturday. All meals are provided.
Admission for “The Snoozeum” is $25 per child or $20 for museum members. Reservations are required, with no walk-ins. Call Amanda or Tera at 578-1657.