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Weekend 'To Do' List

by Christy Taylor

Evening in the Vineyard
Friday 6pm to 9pm @ Wilde Prairie Winery
Enjoy an "Evening in the Vineyard" and winery, relax and listen to live music . Purchase a gourmet pizza by Skipping Stone Pizza, bring a lounge chair or blanket. Family friendly.

Always…Patsy Cline
Friday 7:30pm @ Orpheum Theater, Sioux Falls
The heart warming musical play about Patsy Cline and her greatest fan returns to South Dakota with the original cast, starring Kaija Bonde as Patsy Cline and Jill Johnson as Louise Seger

Falls Park Farmers Market
Saturday @ Falls Park
Features fresh produce, flowers, meats and more!

What Grows Around Comes Around
Saturday 8am-5pm, Sunday 8am-12pm @ Family Life Center Central Baptist Church
The Fall consignment sale! Find kids snowsuits, snow boots, sleds, skis, ice skates and Halloween costumes and more!

63rd Annual Tri-State Band Festival
Saturday 9:30am @ Luverne
Features 25 bands participating. beginning with 9:30 a.m. parade competition of 19 competing bands on Main Street in Downtown Luverne. Field competition includes 16 bands and begins at 12:30 p.m. on the Cardinal Football Field of the Luverne Public Schools at 709 North Kniss Ave

Susan G Komen Race for the Cure
Saturday 9am @ Falls Park
Register at www.komensouthdakota.org/race.

Sioux Falls Roller Dollz
Saturday 5pm @ Downtown Coliseum Sioux Falls
Double Header! Proceeds from the bout will be donated to Camp Bring it On.

Jazz it Up
Saturday 8:30pm @ El Riad Shrine
Jazz It Up is a fund raising event put on by the El Riad Rickshaws. This year "Main Ave Warehouse" will be the music for the evening. We will also draw the winner of our annual wine raffle at this event along with a host of great door prizes. Come celebrate the end of Summer with the Rickshaw Guis. Tickets are only $5 at the door and are available in advance at at the El Riad Shrine office. Phone 336-1117

Playing Doctor
Fri, Sat & Sun @The Olde Towne Dinner Theatre
Rob Brewster's parents are very, very proud of their son, the doctor. What they don't know is that Rob has used all the money they gave him for medical school to live on as he as has pursued his fledgling writing career. Inevitably, Rob's day of reckoning comes when his parents arrive for a visit.

National Alpaca Farm Days
Saturday, in Sheldon, Iowa
Meet alpacas face-to-face and feel their soft, luxurious fleece. Many farms have their own stores, with alpaca apparel and other products that are softer, warmer and hypoallergenic. Learn about the livestock and lifestyle directly from your neighborhood alpaca farmer.
Locations: Alpacas @ Triple Tree, Myron & Jackie Bechler, 4388 320th St., Sheldon, IA 51201; www.tripletree.us or 712-324-1575; and Pair-a-dice Ranch, Terri Meyer, 3471 Log Ave., Sheldon, IA 51201; www.alpacanation.com/pair-a-dice or 712-261-3321.

Sioux Empire Pet Expo
Saturday 10am-4pm @ W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds
Demonstrations, entertainment, photo booth, kid's corner, pet information, and pet contests! A fun day for every pet lover!

New Movies:

Baggage Claim (PG13) - Pledging to keep herself from being the oldest and the only woman in her entire family never to wed,  a woman (Paula Patton) embarks on a thirty-day, thirty-thousand-mile expedition to charm a potential suitor into becoming her fiancé.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG)- In the sequel to 2009’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, the film finds Flint Lockwood  (Bill Hader) working for his idol Chester V (Will Forte). But he's soon forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids.

Don Jon (R)- Joseph Gordon-Levitt makes his directorial debut and stars as a New Jersey guy who develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love. Scarlett Johansson also stars.