Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Free Lunches for Children 18 and Under

Wednesday, July 15th 2015 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Jolley Elementary School
224 S. University

The Vermillion School District is sponsoring the summer food service program June 1st to July 31st.  Free lunch will be served each weekday for area children age 18 and younger at Jolley Elementary School, 224 S. University, Vermillion, SD.  For more information, please contact vermillionbusinessoffice@k12.sd.us or call (605)677-7000.

Blood Drive

Wednesday, July 15th 2015 - 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm at Gayville Community Center
404 Washington

Gayville Community Blood Drive, Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM at Community Center, 404 Washington Street

Free Lunches for Children 18 and Under

Thursday, July 16th 2015 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Jolley Elementary School
224 S. University

The Vermillion School District is sponsoring the summer food service program June 1st to July 31st.  Free lunch will be served each weekday for area children age 18 and younger at Jolley Elementary School, 224 S. University, Vermillion, SD.  For more information, please contact vermillionbusinessoffice@k12.sd.us or call (605)677-7000.

Blood Drive

Thursday, July 16th 2015 - 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm at Tyndall Community Audiorium
1609 Laurel

Tyndall Community Blood Drive, Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 12:30 PM – 6:00 PM at Community Auditorium, 1609 Laurel.

Free Lunches for Children 18 and Under

Friday, July 17th 2015 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Jolley Elementary School
224 S. University

The Vermillion School District is sponsoring the summer food service program June 1st to July 31st.  Free lunch will be served each weekday for area children age 18 and younger at Jolley Elementary School, 224 S. University, Vermillion, SD.  For more information, please contact vermillionbusinessoffice@k12.sd.us or call (605)677-7000.

11TH ANNUAL HERITAGE MUSIC FEST

Saturday, July 18th 2015 - 11:00 am at Elk Point Jefferson Middle School Gym
402 S Douglas St.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 18, 2015 and enjoy a day and evening of live, talented, quality entertainment and acoustic country, gospel, big band/swing band and variety music at the air-conditioned Elk Point Jefferson Middle School Gym, 402 S. Douglas, from 11 am – 9:00 p.m in Elk Point SD….(Just 20 minutes on I-29 north of Sioux City IA.) The fundraiser proceeds will benefit Elk Point Masonic Lodge #3 High School Youth Scholarship Program and funds the Youth SDCHIP Program.

Featured artists will be nationally renowned Nashville Singer/Songwriter Terry S. Smith who is famous for Johnny Cash’s recording of “Far Side Banks of Jordan”. He is also the National Traditional Country Music Association Songwriter of the Year in 1995 and 1996. “A Songwriter with a Different Touch” is a superior performer whose music has been recorded by Johnny and June Carter Cash, Roy Acuff, The Oak Ridge Boys, Kitty Wells, Chris Le Dous, The Statler Brothers, Kris Kristofferson and others. He is a favorite at festivals wherever he goes. His web site is www.terrysmith.us. He will be backed up by Rick and Harriette Andersen of Underwood, Iowa. They have been back up duo for international, national and local fiddlers, singers and instrumentalists for over 20 years and have attended the Old Time Fiddlers Contest in Yankton held in September for many years.

An exciting new addition is Brad aka “Elvis” Hedlund from Sioux City IA. Brad will entertain us in true “Elvis” form, costume and song! He has entertained crowds of all ages at private parties, corporate events, senior events, schools, fairs, and fundraisers in the Siouxland area for ten years and is extremely talented! You will not want to miss “ELVIS” this year! You can find him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/brad.hedlund1.
Another featured Artist, Clarence Hayden from Kansas will grace our stage again this year! Clarence, is a Nashville Singer/Songwriter and has several CDs out. He appears on the RFD Show in Sandstone MN regularly as does Terry Smith. You will be entertained by Clarence’s original country and gospel music and classic country voice and personality. His web page is www.reverbnation.com/clarencehayden

Elaine Peacock is a popular singer, entertainer, speaker and recording artist and square dance caller from Elk Point, SD. She sings and entertains regularly in the Midwest at fairs/festivals, churches, fundraisers, senior events. Elaine performs gospel, Patsy Cline and a variety of music from her 7 cds – five of which were produced by Minnesota native, Dennis Morgan Songwriter.com! She calls dances in a three state area for clubs and schools! She has coordinated the musical entertainment for the festival since its inception. Visit her at www.elainepeacock.com or www.revernation.com/elainepeacock.

Newcomers this year is the popular South Dakota 9-12 piece Big Band “Phil and Friends” directed by Phil Blum of Armour, SD. It consists of talented area musicians and band directors who play with the Outback Band, Uncle Roy and the Boys, and Concert/Marching Bands….so bring your dancing shoes!

Another new artist on the schedule is Gospel Singer/Songwriter Denise Edwards of Brandon SD. Many of you may know her as the talented accompanist for the South Sioux City, Nebraska Middle School Choir who has shared her piano and keyboard expertise this year. You will be blessed to hear her sweet voice and uplifting songs. She recently shared her gift at the South Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame Gospel Show in Lennox SD. Denise’s web page: www.reverbnation.com/deniseedwards.

Back for his fourth appearance will be local performer DeJay Langel, of Jefferson, SD who is a singer songwriter too and 2nd Place finisher at the Jefferson Days Battle of the Bands last year! You will enjoy his renditions of current country music and his voice!

Put your hands together for Elk Point Mayor and pianist, Isabel Trobaugh who will tickle the ivories and share her talent this year with songs from her new cd. Singing the National Anthem will be an amazing 10 year old singer, Jasmine Lounsbury, from Sioux City! Our fine veterans and families will be honored for their service and sacrifices for our country and our freedom. Without them we would not enjoy all of the freedoms that we have today.

This is a fun family event. There will be the Masons FAMOUS ROAST BEEF DINNER at 5:00 pm. (carry outs available) Concessions from 11-2, a Circle Jam Area for any musician/singer, AND CRAFTS!!!! So….. Bring your lawn chairs, a free will donation and enjoy excellent music to benefit Elk Point Masonic Lodge #3 High School Scholarship program and the Youth SDCHIP program. We look forward to seeing you! Thank you to our sponsors and Y101.3 Sioux City.

For more information regarding Heritage Music Festival go to website: epmusicfest.wix.com/2015.
Don Gray 605-366-9466 Email: donagray@hotmail.com or Elaine 712-204-4151, email elainepeacockmusic@yahoo.com or www.elainepeacock.com

11th Annual Heritage Music Fest – Country, Gospel, ELVIS, Big Band, Variety

Saturday, July 18th 2015 - 11:00 am - 9:00 pm at Elk Point Jefferson School Gym
402 S Douglas

Enjoy a day and evening at the Elk Point Jefferson air conditioned school gym on Saturday July 18th from 11am to 9pm with live, talented, quality entertainment and acoustic country, gospel, big band/swing band, “ELVIS” and variety music, Crafts, Bake Sale and a Roast Beef dinner at 5 pm. Proceeds will benefit the Elk Point Masonic Lodge #3 High School Youth Scholarship Program and funds the Youth SDCHIP Program. Performers include TERRY SMITH, Nashville TN – BRAD HEDLUND AKA “ELVIS ”, Sioux City, IA CLARENCE HAYDEN, Kansas – PHIL & FRIENDS BIG BAND, Armour, SD, ELAINE PEACOCK Elk Point, SD – RICK & HARRIETTE ANDERSEN, Underwood IA, DENISE EDWARDS, Brandon, SD – ISABEL TROBAUGH, Elk Point SD DJ LANGEL, Jefferson, SD – JASMINE LOUNSBURY, Sioux City, IA!  BRING LAWN CHAIRS!!!   CIRCLE JAMMING!!! Donation at the Door! All Ages – Alcohol and Smoke Free Family Event Contact Don Gray 605-366-9466 Elaine Peacock 712-204-4151 http://epmusicfest.wix.com/2015

2nd Annual Meridan Diner en Blanc

Saturday, July 18th 2015 - 6:00 pm at Meridian Bridge
Walnut St & West Riverside Drive

Yankton Area Arts will be hosting the 2nd Annual Meridan Diner en Blanc to be held Saturday, July 18th, on the historic Meridan Bridge in Yankton, SD. Intending to celebrate the arts in a beautiful outdoor setting, this has become an annual fundraiser to support arts programming in the Yankton area. This year’s picnic will feel like you are taking a stroll through the market in Paris, stopping at several vendors to get your complete meal. Social hour will begin at 6:00 p.m. The Picnic Basket presentation will happen at 7:00 p.m. Dancing to the Bridge City Big Band from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. will conclude the evening festivities. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Monday, June 15th, at a cost of $50. For more information contact Yankton Area Arts at 605-665-9754 or yaa@iw.net.

Summer Interdenominational Church Services

Sunday, July 19th 2015 - 9:00 am

Lewis & Clark Lake Ministry will be starting interdenominational church services from Memorial Day to Labor Day. They meet at Weigand, Ne. each Sun. at 9:00 A.M. and at Pierson Ranch Amphitheater, Lewis & Clark Recreational Area at 10:30 A.M.

Sunday Night Christian Music

Sunday, July 19th 2015 - 7:30 pm at Community Reformed Church
1700 Central Avenue

The Community Reformed Church in Hawarden, located at 1700 Central Avenue, is hosting a variety of musical groups again this summer at their 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening outdoor service, held on the lawn north of the church. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the free music

July 19 — Queena Getskow & Family Gospel Singers (Parker, SD)

July 26 — Tri-Valley Men’s Chorus

August 2 — Joel Jolliard (Sioux Falls, SD)

August 9 — Kempers Quartet (Sioux Center, IA)

August 16 — Russ & Helen Vande Vegte (Sioux Center, IA)

August 23 — Masters Voice (Sioux Falls, SD)

August 30 — Jeff Jackson

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