When it’s fall, go to Wall
The second annual Wall in the Fall event takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 in Wall.
The free event features live band performance by the Sad & Lonesome Boys, games, crafts, a 5k walk, food and more.
Activities take place in the Wall City parking lot between the Wall Community Library and Wall Community Center.
Search for dinosaurs
Deadwood History, Inc. hosts a Dinosaur Workshop from 10 a.m to noon, Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Days of ‘76 Museum.
The event is suggested for students in kindergarten through fifth-grade. Students will learn about Sue -- the largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered -- and other dinosaurs from western South Dakota. Kids also will create their own dinosaur and excavate a fossil rock. Light refreshments will be served.
Cost is $11 ($6 for museum members). Advance reservations are required, call Amanda or Tera at 605-578-1657.
Creepy creatures are lurking
Tri-State Museum and Visitor Center will hold “Creepy Creatures” Family Fun Day at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at the Belle Fourche museum.
The afternoon begins with a film about creepy creatures such as bats, spiders and lizards. Families will be able to do crafts related to existing creatures or make a creepy creature of their own design. There will be a drawing for the book, “Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods,” and free take-home packets of puzzles, games and info about unusual creatures. Refreshments will be served.
Cost for admission is $2 per person or free with membership. Halloween costumes are encouraged. Reservations are suggested; call 605-723-1200.
Speak out for those who cannot
For the second time, Rapid City will take part in the annual global Walk For Freedom, an event calling attention to the problem of human trafficking. Walks are held in more than 300 locations worldwide
The Rapid City walk gets underway at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, beginning at Main Street Square. Registration starts at 9 a.m.
There is no cost to attend, although people are welcome to raise money, which will be used to rescue human trafficking victims and help restore their lives.
Participants are encouraged to wear black clothing and place a yellow bandana over their mouths (optional).
For more information email Elizabeth at WalkForFreedomRCF@gmail.com
Lions, tigers and bears -- go hunt
Going on a Bear Hunt is the Saturday Art Adventure from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City.
Held the second Saturday of everything month, this free adventure involves making maps and binoculars and then hunting for bear in the arts center.
Find your inner rawr
TEDxYouth@DinosaurPark is the first TEDxYouth event in Rapid City. At TED events, live speakers (youth and adult) combine to spark discussion and connection in a small group. Attendance is free but space is limited. The program takes place at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at The Journey Museum and Learning Center. For details or to register go to artsrapidcity.org/event/tedxyouthdinosaurpark/.