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“Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There's no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.”
― Gail Tsukiyama, Dreaming Water

An a cappella evening with KANTOREI
Terra Sancta Retreat Center
Saturday, May 7 | 7 PM

DCU's Kantorei is excited to perform a full concert of part songs and madrigals, featuring compositions by Claude Debussy and Edwin Fissinger. Admission is $10 at the door. 12 & under free.

33 Variations
May 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21 | 7:30pm
May 8, 15, 22 | 2:00pm
Performing Arts Center of Rapid City


Mother's Day Food Drive
The Mammoth Site
Sunday, May 8

Treat mom to a visit to her favorite museum on Mother's Day!
(Just don't tell her admission is free for moms on Mother's Day)

The Mammoth Site is once again teaming up with the KOTA Care and Share Food Drive to raise donations for our local food pantry.
Admission is free with three cans of food
(3 cans=1 free admission, 6 cans=2 free admissions, etc.).
Food collected on Mother's Day, as well as a dollar from each paid admission, will go directly to the Hot Springs Food Pantry.

Help us help the community and come visit before the summer rush starts! 

We have fabulous news to share with you all! Thanks to the hard-work of the grounds crews working to improve our current water situation, Reptile Gardens is thrilled to share the news that our Mother's Day promotion is officially BACK ON!
In case you didn't know, this weekend, May 7-8, Mother's will receive free entry into Reptile Gardens with a donation of 2 cans of food! 🌸🌸
We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to provide the greatest experience possible. Please mind our construction when you come to visit - and don't forget to have an amazing time while you're here!

Blue Grass Worship

Saturday, MAY 7 | 5:30  – 6:30 PM
Calvary Lutheran Church - Rapid City

Come and join us and bring a friend! Be inspired by the sounds of bluegrass music while you worship! Music begins at 5:25 and worship begins at 5:30 pm.
You may also join us online too:

Black Hills Farmers Market Season Opener
Saturday, MAY 7 | 2 PM
245 E Omaha Street

Black Hills Farmers Market is back for our 33rd season! Shop for the best in local foods, including vegetables, meats, honey, eggs, baked items, jams and jellies, pickles and salsas, plants, and more! Stop by the Information Booth for information about doubling SNAP benefits at the market.

Prairie Edge Spring Open House
Saturday, May 7 | 11 am – 3 pm

Good morning, Family and Friends: We are getting ready for our Spring Open House 2022 on Saturday, May 7.
Several local artists and crafters are joining us for the day from 11am - 3pm. We will be providing refreshments and giving everyone a chance to have a good visit with some very talented folks. Come see all the new products and did you get mom a gift yet?

Love, Loss & What I Wore
Saturday, May 7 | 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center

The Page-to-Stage reader's theater series begins with “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” written by Nora and Delilah Ephron and directed by Julie Walkins. This funny, yet touching and compelling script is an intimate collection of stories about women, clothes and memories covering all the important subjects—mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses, and why we only wear black.
It is a perfect match for Mother’s Day weekend.
Reader’s theater is a unique experience for audiences. In a typical theater experience, the audience is invited into the scene; but during a reader’s theater production the audience is invited into the story. Stripping a script to its barest bones–the dialogue–really pushes both actors and directors to focus their energy on developing rich characters that keep the plot moving forward without reliance on props and sets. This undertaking emphasizes the power of the words.
Each show will be followed by a meet and greet with the cast, providing the audience with a unique opportunity to socialize with the performers and crew. Coffee and cookies will be provided.
“Page to Stage: A Readers Theater Experience” will run at the Matthews Opera House and Arts Center every weekend in May with performances on Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm and Sunday matinees at 2 pm. Admission is $5 at the door.

WNRC May Luncheon
Wednesday, May 11 | 11:45 am – 1 pm
Fork Real Community Cafe

Come and connect with fellow forward moving, community building women of Rapid City and the surrounding area!
A Chance to Network , Build Relationships, opportunity to win a door prize 😉 over good food and even better conversation!
Chef Kim Tilsen-Brave Heart is building bridges between culture and food. As a nationally recognized indigenous chef she believes food can help heal a broken heart, be a conversation piece, bring different people together and build a better community.
Find more inspiration:

Rapid City Concert Association Presents
Sons of the Pioneers Concert
Tuesday, May 17 | 7 PM
The Monument Fine Arts Theater

The Sons of the Pioneers is known as the original “singing cowboy” band. Founded by Roy Rogers in 1934, the band has remained together since then, rotating members over the years and currently featuring Roy’s son Dusty. This legendary band continues to gain fans playing your favorites like Cool Water, Cimarron, Tumbling Tumbleweeds and of course Happy Trails.

The French Family Band
Saturday, June 11 | 7 PM
Performing Arts Center of Rapid City

Join us on June 11, 2022, for this outstanding family band. The French Family Band comes to Rapid City from Nashville by way of Australia. Having gained a strong foothold in Nashville, we count ourselves very fortunate to be able to host such a talented family band. The venue is The Performing Arts Center in Rapid City, with tickets available online, by phone, or in person. Come see, hear and enjoy this wonderful country and more, band.


Saturday, July 9th - Monday, August 1st, 2022

Application deadline approaching on March 28th 

Please join us in congratulating Dick Termes as he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award yesterday by the Spearfish Chamber of Commerce.
This Lifetime Achievement Award was presented by Clair Donovan, (2021 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient) to Dick Termes.
This award recognizes a business or individual who has supported and contributed to the Spearfish community for over 20 years!

Read All About It Here
For More Information

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)

44th Festival in the Park

Spearfish City Park
Saturday, July 16 | 9 AM – 8 PM

2022 Black Hills Pride Festival

Memorial Park
Saturday, July 9 | 10 AM

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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