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A Festive Weekend 'To Do' List!

by Christy Taylor

Free First Friday
Downtown Sioux Falls

Winter Concert Series
Friday 12pm @ Old Courthouse Museum
Kyle Knutson

Salvation Army “Fill a Truck”
Fri & Sat 9am to 7pm @ Sioux Falls Wal-Mart locations
The drive is part of a nation-wide toy drive that will bring hundreds of thousands of toys to children across the country. Friday @ Wal-Mart on Louise Ave, Saturday @ E 10th St Wal-Mart
Tonic Sol-fa Holiday Concert
Fri & Sat 7:30pm @ Washington Pavilion

Colors of Christmas
Fri, Sat, & Sun 7:30pm @ Pipestone Performing Arts Center
Featuring the Al Opland Singers

Christmas at the Western Mall
Nightly from 5:30pm to 9:30pm @ Western Mall
An all-new 2013 light show is on display in the center court of the mall. Free-will donations for Make-A-Wish are welcome

Winter Wonderland
All Season Long @ Falls Park

Winterfest in Luverne
City of Luverne
Friday 7:30pm @ Historic Place Theatre & Saturday 9am-3pm @ Luverne School
Arts & Craft Show, 5k Run, Live music and more!

Cookies with Santa
Saturday 10am to 4pm @ The Great Plains Zoo
Decorate cookies and take the treats home. In addition, the zoo transforms the Delbridge Museum of Natural History into a winter wonderland with more than 20 decorated and themed trees. Highlights also include photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Claus; 6 ft. tall skating penguins, and up-close encounters with the Zoo animals. All free with paid zoo admission.

Sioux Falls Downtown Holiday Festival
Saturday, Downtown Sioux Falls
horse and wagon rides, visits by Santa Claus at Shriver’s Square and music performances. For information and schedule of events, call 338-4009 or visit www.dtsf.com.

Christmas on the Farm
Fri, Sat & Sun @ Riverview Christmas Tree Farm, Canton
Features free wagon rides, cider and treats, shaking and netting of tree. Nativity stable. Call 987-5171.

Santa is in the House
Fri, Sat & Sun @ Christmas Tree Acres
Choose and cut Christmas tree farm, along with fresh cut trees from Northern Minnesota and Wisconsin in six varieties up to 13 feet tall. Fresh decorated and custom wreaths and roping. Hot cider available in heated craft and gift shop. Trees wrapped and loaded for no extra fee. Santa will be on hand Saturday and Sunday. www.christmastreeacres.com

Dance Gallery presents Nutcracker 2013
Fri 7pm, Sat 2pm & 7pm, Sun 2pm @ Orpheum Theater

Artists Against Hunger 9
Fri & Sat @ 8th and Railroad Center
A Benefit for Feeding South Dakota

A Night at the Coliseum
Saturday 6pm @ The Multi-Cultural Center
A fundraiser that features a five course international meal, with international entertainment throughout the evening of music and dance. International wines and beer will be served.

Sioux Falls Skyforce vs Fort Wayne Mad Ants
Saturday 7pm @ the Pentagon

Stampede Hockey vs Sioux City Musketeers
Saturday 7pm @ Sioux Falls Arena
Comedian Lachlan Patterson Live
Fri & Sat @ Rookies Sports Bar & Grill

Suds: The Rocking 60s Musical Soap Opera
Fri, Sat, & Sun @ Olde Towne Dinner Theatre
For tickets, call 605-372-4653 or email tickets@oldetownetheatre.org. Box office open 3-6 p.m

New Movies
Out of the Furnace
(R)- Christian Bale is a blue collar worker in Pennsylvania who puts his life on the line after his brother (Casey Affleck) gets mixed up in a ruthless crime ring