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 Welcome to Downtown Rapid City

Escape for the weekend to Downtown Rapid City and experience numerous art galleries, fashionable boutiques, a variety of fine cuisine, the City of President statues and great entertainment from music to theatre and various events.

Explore the fountains at Main Street Square, a place to make fun-filled memories for the whole family. With plenty of hotel rooms, over 70 shops and 33 restaurants, head Downtown, year round.

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Wind and Water Exhibit

November 1, Sat
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Friday, Oct. 3 to Monday, Nov. 3 Inspired by sculptor Masayuki Nagase's Passage of Wind and Water at Main Street Square, the exhibit features original artwork by more than 30 South Dakota artists. An opening reception will be Friday, Oct. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit will be open from Friday, Oct. 3 to Monday, Nov. 3.

Prairie Edge Gallery | 606 Main St. | Rapid City, SD

Wind and Water Exhibit

November 1, Sat
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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National Bison Day

November 1, Sat
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Featuring the recently released film Facing the Storm - "the epic account of the tumultuous relationship between America and the iconic symbol of the wild west".Special silent auction to help raise funds for the traveling bison museum. Bison chili will be served. This event is free to the public! Sponsored by Friends of the Badlands and InterTribal Buffalo Council.

James Van Nuys Gallery | 516 Sixth St. | Rapid City, SD

National Bison Day

November 1, Sat
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Annual Rapid City Zombie Walk

November 1, Sat
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 | 3 to 8 p.m.

All ages, families welcome and encouraged. Costume contests, Zombie Walk off and more!

The hoard will meet in Pedestrian Alley between the shops of Main Street Square and the Parking Garage at 3 p.m. then we will crawl, run, stammer, clamber, and drag their dead ways through Downtown Rapid City.

Costume contest and walk off to be held when the hoard returns to the Square. Event Sponsor BHCFE is sponsoring an after party at 8 p.m. (music starting at night) featuring top entertainment, contests, prizes and more at the Alex Johnson Hotel Ballroom. 21+ only and tickets are $10 at the door.

Event Sponsor Spirit Halloween is offering a 10% discount to Zombies who show their RSVP to the walk at the checkout.

See you at the Square!

Main Street Square | 526 Main St. | & Downtown Rapid City

Annual Rapid City Zombie Walk

November 1, Sat
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Black Hills Military Appreciation Ball

November 1, Sat
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 | 5:30 p.m.

All Military Services past and present as well as Community Military dress is Mess Dress/Semi-Formal. Civilian dress is Black Tie Formal. Enjoy live music from the South Dakota National Guard Band. Guest speaker is Combat Veteran and former Dallas Cowboy, Chad Hennings.

Tickets are $50 per person, or $380 per table of 8. ($25 E-3/4, GS-4/5, Cadets) More information can be found at www.eventbrite.com (search fro Black Hills Military Ball).

Rushmore Plaza Civic Center | Rushmore Hall | 444 Mt Rushmore Rd. | Rapid City, SD

Black Hills Military Appreciation Ball

November 1, Sat
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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Motherhood Out Loud!

November 1, Sat
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 17 to Nov. 15, 2014 | 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

A joyous, moving and hilarious collection of monologues. Utterly unpredictable, MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD! shatters traditional notions about parenthood. Authored by a dazzling array of writers from journalism, fiction, television & theater, Motherhood provides genuine entertainment for the parent in your life. This series of monologues on the diverse and cyclical nature of maternity, never fails to strike both the funny bone and the heart. Friday and Saturday evenings, doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Firehouse Brewing Theatre | 610 Main St. | Rapid City, SD

Motherhood Out Loud!

November 1, Sat
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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What's going on in Downtown Rapid City? Pick up the latest Downtown Magazine around town. The magazine is a product of the Rapid City Downtown Association to promote Downtown, its galleries, restaurants and shops. Click here for details.