Yankton Air Show

The Yankton Air Show comes up August 31 and September 1 at the Chan Gurney Municipal Airport. The top 3 performers include the Gene Soucy Airshows who is known as Mister Airshow. Award Winning pilot turns a crop duster into an incredible aerobatic machine. Also the Younkin Airshow. It is second generation airshow legend dances his large twin engine airplane, miss Ellie, through the sky to the Elephant Waltz. And the Vanguard Squadron will be there, it’s South Dakota’s very own! Four aiplanes fly in perfect formation as they loop and roll through the sky!

Gates open at 10:00, Air Show is from 1:00-3:00. Door Closes at 4:00 $15 for a weekend pass or $10 for a day pass! Top notch performers, food trucks, and lots of fun!

Yankton Air Show

The Yankton Air Show comes up August 31 and September 1 at the Chan Gurney Municipal Airport. The top 3 performers include the Gene Soucy Airshows who is known as Mister Airshow. Award Winning pilot turns a crop duster into an incredible aerobatic machine. Also the Younkin Airshow. It is second generation airshow legend dances his large twin engine airplane, miss Ellie, through the sky to the Elephant Waltz. And the Vanguard Squadron will be there, it’s South Dakota’s very own! Four aiplanes fly in perfect formation as they loop and roll through the sky!

Gates open at 10:00, Air Show is from 1:00-3:00. Door Closes at 4:00 $15 for a weekend pass or $10 for a day pass! Top notch performers, food trucks, and lots of fun!

Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights

Join Bragging Rights on Thursday, August 29th. Support the community and non profits with your love of cars! Come on out with your classic car, motorcycle, anything you have! The VFW Cooties will be serving Philly Cheese Steak, Cheesy Hashbrowns and Coleslaw . Bring your lawn chairs, come out for food, friends, music, and supporting our community and non profits! Bragging Rights is located at 124 Walnut in Yankton (East of the Meridian Bridge). Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: August Bragging Rights On Thursday Nights.

FVFD Benefit for Evans Family

The Fordyce Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a benefit for one of our firefighters.  Andy Evans’ spouse, Treasure, is currently battling cancer.  The FVFD is hosting a benefit for the Evans family on August 24th at 6pm.  Serving smoked pulled pork, baked beans, and salads.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes and Family Fun Day

Join the River City Domestic Violence Shelter for “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” event on Saturday, August 24. This year, the event will be held at The Lawn in the Meridian Plaza at  12:30pm. Every member of the family is encouraged to walk. If you don’t want to wear heels, put on a pair of red sneakers and join the fun. Kids are invited to dress up as their favorite super hero. Prior to the walk, there will be games (bouncy house, bags, Plinko etc.) and food available, starting around 11:00am.

Register for the Walk A Mile online at www.yanktondomesticviolencecenter.com.  And if you can’t walk, you can go to the website and make a pledge to support someone who is walking.

Crusin’ Day Car Show

It’s Crofton’s Crusin’ Day Car Show on Saturday, August 24th from 9am-3pm.  Enjoy a car show in the shade, live music and the Knights of Columbus Grillfest featuring everything from smoked pork sandwiches to gyros to grilled peaches. Families will also love the kids’ activities, citywide rummage and crazy days sales. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: Cruisin’ Day Car Show.

Music Monday at the Austin-Whittemore House

The Clay County Historical Society invites you to enjoy live music on the lawn of the Austin-Whittemore House – 15 Austin St. in Vermillion. Bring your lawn chair and cold beverage and get free popcorn and enjoy music from Clay Creek Band from 7 to 8:30

Yankton Seed Library Class

Horticulturalist Joe Hoffman will teach us about how to read when plants are ready to harvest seeds as well as seed saving how-to’s. Joe will also be providing hands-on seed saving training for all who attend. There is no charge to attend Seed Library Classes

Freeman Fire Dept. Firehouse Rib Cook-off

20 fire departments from across the area compete for best Ribs, Brisket, and Baked Beans on Saturday, August 10th during the 6th annual Freeman Fire Department Firehouse Rib Cook-off .

Other activities include:  5K run/walk,  Car show and shine, bean bag tourney, sand volleyball tourney, kids water fight, kids sweet corn eating contest. Beverages will be available, no coolers please, pork sandwiches and hot dogs available at noon, ribs and brisket available at 5:00 pm. Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a Louisiana wood pellet grill, 49 Inch LG 4K Smart TV, Dallas Goedert signed jersey,  a rib dinner for 20 people served by the fire dept.,a Milwaukee stackable tool chest, or $100 cash.  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the 6th annual cook-off.  Proceeds go toward the fire department purchase of equipment.

Youth Entrepreneurial opportunity at Market at the Meridian

Kids who have a passion for making and selling things will have the opportunity to present their wares at Market at the Meridian on Saturday, August 10. Kid-preneur Day will feature a variety of vendors under age 18 at the northeast corner of 2nd and Douglas from 9:00 AM to noon.

Those under 18 must register with the Market to make sure they meet all the regulations for sales. August 7 is the last day to sign up for a booth. Contact us on the Market at the Meridian Facebook page or call or text Veronica Trezona at (605)660-5612 or send an email to vtrezona@hotmail.com.