March 1, 7 p.m.: Newsboys United, Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
March 3, 9 p.m.: Sophia Beatty, Tinder Box
March 3, 7 p.m.: Community dance every 1st and third Saturday, Buffalo Gap Community Building. Meal available.
March 3, 8 p.m.: Blackhawk, Deadwood Mountain Grand
March 17, 8 p.m.: Three Dog Night, Deadwood Mountain Grand
March 1, 7:30 p.m.: Them Coulee Boys, Miner Brewing Music Series, Miner Brewing Company tap room, $10
Thursdays, 7 p.m.: Acoustic Bluegrass Jam, The Gaslight Restaurant & Saloon
Until April 10: Adventures in Nature. Children can explore the world around them through the Wind Cave National Park’s Adventures in Nature programs, offered at the park every other Tuesday through April 10. Registration begins at 9:45 a.m., with programs running from 10 a.m. to noon. Parents/guardians are encouraged to provide their children with a snack before the program. Call the park at 745-1134 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend. For a complete listing of this year’s programs, visit www.nps.gov/wica/forkids and click on the Adventures in Nature link.
March 2-3, 7:30 p.m.: "The Good Doctor." Comedy, Firehouse Brewing Theatre, 610 Main St., Rapid City. Fridays and Saturdays through March 10. Cost: $15.
March 2-4: "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot." Dark comedy/drama, Homestake Opera House, 313 W. Main St., Lead. Show times are 7 p.m. March 2-3 and 9-10 and 2 p.m. March 4 and 11. Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for members, $5 for students 17 and under.
Feb. 28, 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 1, 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: Lord of the Thrones Fantasy Night. Cost: Free.
March 1, 7:30 p.m.: "Rocky." First in the March Throwback Thursdays Movie Series, at the Northern Hills Cinema in Spearfish. Cost: Free.
March 7, 6 p.m.: Trivia and bingo. What does the "E" stand for in Wile E. Coyote's name? If you know, join this weekly trivia and bingo contest. Wobbly Bobby, Rapid City. Cost: Free.
March 11, 4 p.m.: Craft beer and bingo, Miner Brewing Company, Hill City. Cost: Free-will donations accepted.
March 17, 2 p.m.: Beer Choir, Miner Brewing Company, Hill City. Cost: Free.
March 8, 5 p.m.: Middle School Art Exhibit and Youth Arts Month Celebration opening reception. Art students from Rapid City Area Middle Schools will share their artistic talents in the Middle School Art Exhibit in the Bruce H. Lien Cultural Café & Gallery at the Dahl Arts Center from March 2-30.
There will be an opening reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 8 at the Bruce H. Lien Cultural Café & Gallery. Students, parents, educators and friends are encouraged to attend. Area middle school students have been exploring both two- and three-dimensional media, creating artwork that includes drawing, painting, printmaking, clay and sculpture.
Youth Arts Month is an annual observance in March to emphasize the value of art and arts education for all children and to encourage public support for quality school art programs.
Until 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 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.
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 May 4: "Constellation." Mini-exhibit with photos, storyboards, a free take-home packet and a touchscreen quiz about constellations, with special emphasis on Lakota culture star knowledge. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tri-State Museum, 415 Fifth Ave., Belle Fourche.
Until June 5: "Not a Drop to Drink," exhibit on Prohibition, Tri-State Museum, Belle Fourche.
Feb. 28, 7 p.m.: Fly Fishing Film Tour, at the Elks Theatre. Ticket are $15 at Dakota Angler and the Elks Theatre Box Office, or are available online for $16.50.
March 3: Custer Trade Show. The public is invited to attend the annual Custer Trade Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Custer High School, 1645 Wildcat Lane. The show hosts a variety of exhibitors, from financial services and building materials to jewelry and artwork. Concessions will be served throughout the day. Admission is a free will monetary donation to the Civil Air Patrol. For more information, contact Custer Area Chamber of Commerce at 673-2244.
March 3, 10 a.m.: First Saturday Brunch. The Tri-State Museum and Visitor Center, 415 Fifth Ave. in Belle Fourche, will host a presentation by Laura Hovey Neubert titled “Book Slingers: Libraries in the Wild, Wild West.” The presentation tells how western South Dakota communities pooled resources, appealed to national philanthropists and lobbied their fellow citizens to establish libraries in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Brunch is $5 per person or free with membership; the presentation is free. For more information, visit the thetristatemuseum.com or call 723-1200.
March 4, 7:15 p.m.: Nostalgia Night Film Series. This week's film is “All the President's Men," the 1976 classic about real-life reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hofman. Cost: $50 for season passes, $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 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.
Applications for artists in residence due March 1
The South Dakota Arts Council is accepting grant applications for its Artists in Schools and Communities residency program, which provides matching grants to schools and other nonprofit organizations for artists in residence. Applications must be received through the AISC online grant form. Through the AISC program, students will learn about fine arts in a hands-on environment. Grantees choose their artist from a roster of professional teaching artists endorsed by the arts council. Disciplines include dance, literature, writing, music, theater, visual arts and traditional arts. For a list of roster artists, visit www.artscouncil.sd.gov/aisc/meetartist.aspx. The deadline for grant applications to be submitted online is March 1. The online form is available at www.artscouncil.sd.gov/aisc.