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Who's Ready for Some Cooler Temperatures?!?

Something Rotten!

by John O'Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick
directed by Kajsa Jones

Saturday, August 20 | 7:30 pm & Sunday, August 21 | 2:00 pm matinee

24834 S. Playhouse Road
Custer, SD

Come to Jewel Cave National Monument
Saturday, August 20th
for a free and fun event: Jr. Caver Day!

This event will feature booths with crafts and other activities to allow participants to earn their Jr. Caver patch and learn about caving safety.
Jr. Caver Day will begin at 10:00 a.m. and last until 2:00 p.m.
with a Jr. Caver swear-in ceremony just after 2:00 p.m.
Call (605) 673-8356 with any questions you have, and for advance reservations for cave tours check out 
We hope to see you there!
Don't miss out on Tips for Musical Theatre Auditions!

Sunday August 21st at 4-5pm in the Studio Theater of the Performing Arts Center.
Sign up now! (or just show up)

This basic workshop, led by Musical Theatre aficionado Ryan Puffer, will give you tips on how to prepare for an audition including how to pick a song and what to expect in the audition room. Bring all the questions you have as we work to get you confident for your next audition, whether it's for one of BHCT's upcoming musicals or another exciting opportunity in our community.

This workshop is free and open to anyone ages 8 and up interested in auditioning for a musical.

Sophia Beatty: Jazz for a Late Summer's Afternoon

Sunday, August 21 | 2 – 4 PM

The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center

The Matthews is excited to announce that Sophia Beatty will perform at the Matthews Opera House with her special "Jazz for a Late Summer's Afternoon" live music concerts on Sunday, August 21!

Choose the show that fits your mood. Sophia and the band will ease into the summer's afternoon at 2 pm, showcasing music with a classy, chill vibe to soothe the soul. Then, at 5 pm, they'll heat things up with a second show that we can only describe as a "soul, jazz, funk party!" Pick a single performance or purchase tickets to both!

Get tickets at, by calling us at 605.64207973 or stop in and see us in the Matthews gallery at 612 N. Main St., Spearfish.

Hill City Wine, Brew and BBQ

Friday, August 26, 10 AM – Saturday, August 27, 8 PM
Hill City

Great BBQ and the tastiest local beers and wines in the best location in the Black Hills.

Come join us Friday, August 26th from 11am-10pm and Saturday, August 27th from 10am-8pm for a family-friendly two days of amazing BBQ, great local beverages, and a variety of live music.

The cost for the wine and brew fest including live music is a $5 wristband which can be purchased on site. The Backyard BBQ is a $20 wristband, and the KCBS Professional Sampling/ People's Choice is $2 per token
7th Annual Wags & Waves
Sunday, September 4 | 1 – 4 PM
940 Sheridan Lake Rd, Rapid City

It's time to make a splash at The Humane Society of the Black Hills' most anticipated summer event – the 7th Annual Wags & Waves pooch pool party at the Jimmy Hilton Municipal Pool!

Entry is an encouraged $5 donation per dog. Grab the toys, put on some sunblock, and leash up your canine companion for some fun in the sun.
We cannot wait to see you all again! ☀.
Black Hills Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for our upcoming Season
Thursday, September 1st at 7:00 PM at Central High School
in the Orchestra Rehearsal Room.
Openings for 2022-23 Season:
All Strings
For more information, please visit our website:
Great News!
The John Denver tribute concert presented by Jim Curry and his band, has been re-scheduled for
September 9, 2022.

Any tickets previously purchased for the postponed show, will be honored at this performance, if no refund was received.

Lost tickets can be re-issued through the box office records.
Bring you family and friends to enjoy the music that lives on from John Denver. Close your eyes and you will return to the John Denver concerts from the past.
The Family of Verle (Fritzi) Goehring has established an endowment through the Allied Arts in the loving memory of this wonderful woman.

Verle Bernice Shurtleff was born October 30, 1922, in Olney, Illinois. She lived on the family farm in Bone Gap, Illinois with her parents Clarence Ellsworth Shurtleff and Harriet Charlotte (Williams) Shurtleff, and sister Maurice Amelia. Verle attended Bone Gap High School, where she was in the choir and played tuba in the band. After graduation, she began nursing school in Chicago, where she met Oscar Goehring from Lowry, South Dakota, who was serving in the Army Air Force. He gave her the endearing name of Fritzi, and it stayed with her for life. They married at the First Presbyterian Church in Rapid City, South Dakota, on June 11, 1943.

Fritzi was a volunteer Grey Lady at the hospital and was active in 4H, The Extension Club, Bridge Club, and the Rapid City Motel Association. She was a life member of AAUW, which awarded her “The Woman of Worth Award.” She and Oscar were founding and session members of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

After Oscar died in 1970, Fritzi continued teaching. She filled her summers working at the 1880 train as the Office Manager. She obtained her real estate license and worked for Century 21. Upon retiring from teaching, she operated gift shops in Keystone, and later, two shops in Hill City. In 1991 she established and managed Travel Connection with her daughter Linda. She became a resident at West Hills Village and became involved by serving as a volunteer and board member.

Because of Fritzi’s love of the arts her family has established this fund to support student and senior art opportunities through our Share-a-Seat program.

Memorials may be directed to the
Allied Arts Fund, PO Box 4080, Rapid City, SD 57709.

Rapid City Concert Association Ticket Information

All performances are at the Fine Arts Theatre at The Monument (formerly Rapid City Civic Center), 7:00 pm (unless otherwise noted) - Open Seating

Groups of 20 or more may purchase individual adult tickets for $20 each. For further information email us at

Membership/Ticket Locations

The Monument
Box Office
(605) 394-4111
Credit cards accepted

Single Event Ticket prices vary by performance

Tickets to individual shows will be available at the following locations:

The Monument (formerly Rapid City Civic Center) Box Office
(605) 394-4111
(Credit cards accepted)
Rapid City FamFest
713 7th St, Rapid City


Check in at The Dahl Arts Center for a Back-to-School Community Resource Fair and to receive a map of participating businesses. Follow the map to find in store specials and activities designed for children ages 3-8. Hosted by SD Parent Connections, Vucurevich Emerging Leaders, and SD Family Engagement Center, the event is free and open to all.


We Are Almost There!

We have collected $100,000 in eligible receipts and we only have $50,000 more to go!

The Direct Your Dollars™ program is one of many ways in which Family Fare partners with our retail communities to help our neighbors. The program is built on the concept of shopping with purpose – meaning, our store guests can use their purchasing power to support their favorite nonprofits.

Through the Direct Your Dollars program, eligible nonprofit organizations can earn $1,000, simply by collecting $150,000 in eligible receipts from participating SpartanNash-owned retail stores and fuel centers in eight states.

Please mail your receipts to:

Allied Arts
PO Box 4080
Rapid City SD  57709

Thank you!


Your Contributions To The Arts Are Greatly Appreciated!
Donate Here ~ Thank You!
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