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Mondays, June 5 to Aug. 28, 2017 | 7 to 10 p.m.

The fountains at Main Street Square will be closed from 7 to 10 p.m. on Mondays, from June 5 to Aug. 28 for Movies Under the Stars. Please call the Main Street Square office at (605) 716-7979 with further questions. For more information on the fountains at Main Street Square, visit mainstreetsquarerc.com/fountains.

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Mondays, June 5 to Aug. 28, 2017 | Movie begin at dusk

Visit Main Street Square for a free movie on the big screen in a family-friendly environment, hosted by the 2010 Leadership Rapid City Class. Movies will be shown every Monday evening at dusk, approximately 8:30 p.m., from June 5 to Aug. 21.

The August 28 movie is “Pixels,” rated PG-13.

For more information, visit www.moviesunderthestarsrapidcity.com.

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Thursdays from June 1 to Aug. 31, 2017 | 5:30 to 10 p.m.

The fountains at Main Street Square will be closed from 5:30 to 10 p.m. each Thursday from June 1 to Aug. 31 for the Main Street Square Concert Series. Please call the Main Street Square office at (605) 716-7979 with further questions. For more information on the fountains at Main Street Square, visit mainstreetsquarerc.com/fountains

[readableDate] => Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 5:30-10pm [timestamp] => 1504222200 ) [3] => Array ( [title] => Main Street Square Concert Series ft. GrooveDaddy [description] =>

Thursdays, June 1 to Aug. 31, 2017 | 6 to 9 p.m.

Rock out at the Main Street Square Concert series in Downtown Rapid City, featuring live bands, kids activities, delicious food vendors, and an assortment of refreshments in the Beverage Garden. A wide variety of artists will hit the stage and keep you dancing on Thursday nights from June 1 to August 31. Major event sponsor, Black Hills Federal Credit Union.

GrooveDaddy, funk, groove, and reggae, will take the Main Street Square stage on Thursday, Aug. 31.

There is something fun for everyone in the in the Regional Health and Scull Construction Kidz Zone encompassing Sixth St., with inflatables, the Main Street Square Fun Express train, face painting, games, and more.

Concertgoers may purchase an assortment of refreshments at the Bud Light Beverage Garden, including bottled water, soda, beer, and wine.

Weekly entertainment co-sponsors, Firehouse Brewing Company.

For event details, visit mainstreetsquarerc.com.

[readableDate] => Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 6-9pm [timestamp] => 1504224000 ) [4] => Array ( [title] => Great American Book Festival [description] =>

Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Authors from around the globe will be in attendance at this years festival, to be held Sept. 2, 2017. The following are just a few of the events slated to take place in conjunction with the Great American Book Festival: Author Readings, Book Signings, Panel Discussions , Author Round Table Sessions, Lit Crawl, Musical Performances, Dance Performances, Face Painting, Jumping Castle, Storytellers, Author Booths, Vendor Booths, Arts & Crafts Booths, and Food Vendors.

The Black Hills region is known for its love of culture and the arts and is home to a vibrant and thriving community. Rapid City, the second largest city in South Dakota, is close to Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monuments. A major world-wide destination for tourism, the Black Hills Region receives over THREE MILLION tourists annually, with Labor Day Weekend receiving a significant number of visitors from around the world. For more information, visit www.gabfest.info.

[readableDate] => Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 9am - 5pm [timestamp] => 1504364400 ) [5] => Array ( [title] => Taste of the Hills [description] =>

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 | 6 to 9 p.m.

Taste of the Hills is a barbecue fundraiser for Susan G. Komen Great Plains. Chefs from local restaurants cook up meat and prepare barbecue sauces that the public taste and judge along with three top chef judges. Local health care organization had booths on display and band play tunes during this evening event.

[readableDate] => Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 6-9pm [timestamp] => 1504828800 ) [6] => Array ( [title] => Tour De Rapide Pub Crawl/Scavenger Hunt [description] =>

Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 | noon to 6 p.m.

SPONSORED BY X-Rock 101.1/103.5, SHE 106.3, Q 92.3 & NEW BELGIAN BREWING This isn’t a race…it’s a ride; a chance to enjoy time with friends old and new, set your own course, pedal and enjoy the wonderful Rapid City scene. We’ll be taking off from Main Street Square, venturing out to a number of locations where you’ll have the opportunity (if you choose) to enjoy a beer and search for bike parts we have hidden. Get it verified by the cheerful bar staff, and bring it back to Main Street Square where we’ll be set up for a good time there and give away the grand prize and many more prizes. Grand Prize: 2017 Limited Edition New Belgium Cruiser Bicycle.

Get crazy, get nuts…wear costumes, decorate your bikes, whatever you’d like to do to make it the most fun you can legally have on two pedal-powered wheels. Additional prizes for best costume!

Registration 12 to 1 p.m. at Main Street Square; Event 1 to 6 p.m. Prizes given out beginning at 6 p.m. The Grand Prize will be awarded at 6:30 p.m.

Pre-register at XRock.fm, Q923radio.com or SHE106 for $5 off your registration. The link will be available beginning Friday, Aug. 4. Register on the day of the event for $25. The first 100 registrations receive swag, including event t-shirts and a New Belgium collectors glass. All paid participants receive a free meal at Murphys Pub & Grill. All proceeds benefit the Black Hills Mountain Bike Association.

Participating bars include, Buffalo Wild Wings, Oasis, Wobbly Bobby, Independent Ale House, Murphys, Main Street Square, Kol, Paddy ONeills, Thirstys, and more locations may be added.

[readableDate] => Saturday, September 9, 2017 from Noon - 6pm [timestamp] => 1504980000 ) [7] => Array ( [title] => 9th Annual Disaster Awareness and Safety Day [description] =>

Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pennington County Emergency Management joins in the Ready Campaign National Preparedness Month effort with other partnering agencies hosting Disaster Awareness and Safety Day each September during the weekend following Labor Day encouraging households, businesses and communities to prepare and plan for emergencies. 25+ response agencies will be available to help you prepare and be ready for any kind of emergency. For more information, visit www.pennco.org/disasterday.

[readableDate] => Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 11am - 3pm [timestamp] => 1505062800 ) [8] => Array ( [title] => Black Hills Heart Walk [description] =>

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 | 9 a.m. to noon

We arent just walking. Were Heartwalking! Join us for the Black Hills Heart Walk on Saturday, September 16 at Main Street Square in Downtown Rapid City.

How can you make a positive difference in the lives of your friends, family and co-workers? Join the Heart Walk, start Heartwalking and make the commitment to lead a heart healthy life and become healthy for good. Remember- were not only raising funds, were raising heartbeats!

The Heart Walk begins at 9 a.m. with music and live entertainment from the stage. Plus youll enjoy heart health informational booths, kids activities, food, and family-friendly fun! After a short opening ceremony, walkers will head out on a 1-mile or 3-mile walking route.

For more information or to register, visit westcentralsdheartwalk.org.

[readableDate] => Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 9am - Noon [timestamp] => 1505574000 ) [9] => Array ( [title] => Family Fun Movie Night [description] =>

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 | 5 to 9 p.m.

Join us for a movie and family fun. There will be a bounce castle, free face painting, free animal balloons, and free hot dogs to the first 400 people.

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Fountains Closed

Monday, August 28, 2017 from 7-10pm

Mondays, June 5 to Aug. 28, 2017 | 7 to 10 p.m.

The fountains at Main Street Square will be closed from 7 to 10 p.m. on Mondays, from June 5 to Aug. 28 for Movies Under the Stars. Please call the Main Street Square office at (605) 716-7979 with further questions. For more information on the fountains at Main Street Square, visit mainstreetsquarerc.com/fountains.

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Movies Under the Stars: "Pixels"

Monday, August 28, 2017 from 7-10pm

Mondays, June 5 to Aug. 28, 2017 | Movie begin at dusk

Visit Main Street Square for a free movie on the big screen in a family-friendly environment, hosted by the 2010 Leadership Rapid City Class. Movies will be shown every Monday evening at dusk, approximately 8:30 p.m., from June 5 to Aug. 21.

The August 28 movie is “Pixels,” rated PG-13.

For more information, visit www.moviesunderthestarsrapidcity.com.

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Fountains Closed

Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 5:30-10pm

Thursdays from June 1 to Aug. 31, 2017 | 5:30 to 10 p.m.

The fountains at Main Street Square will be closed from 5:30 to 10 p.m. each Thursday from June 1 to Aug. 31 for the Main Street Square Concert Series. Please call the Main Street Square office at (605) 716-7979 with further questions. For more information on the fountains at Main Street Square, visit mainstreetsquarerc.com/fountains

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Main Street Square Concert Series ft. GrooveDaddy

Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 6-9pm

Thursdays, June 1 to Aug. 31, 2017 | 6 to 9 p.m.

Rock out at the Main Street Square Concert series in Downtown Rapid City, featuring live bands, kids activities, delicious food vendors, and an assortment of refreshments in the Beverage Garden. A wide variety of artists will hit the stage and keep you dancing on Thursday nights from June 1 to August 31. Major event sponsor, Black Hills Federal Credit Union.

GrooveDaddy, funk, groove, and reggae, will take the Main Street Square stage on Thursday, Aug. 31.

There is something fun for everyone in the in the Regional Health and Scull Construction Kidz Zone encompassing Sixth St., with inflatables, the Main Street Square Fun Express train, face painting, games, and more.

Concertgoers may purchase an assortment of refreshments at the Bud Light Beverage Garden, including bottled water, soda, beer, and wine.

Weekly entertainment co-sponsors, Firehouse Brewing Company.

For event details, visit mainstreetsquarerc.com.

+ See More

Great American Book Festival

Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 9am - 5pm

Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Authors from around the globe will be in attendance at this years festival, to be held Sept. 2, 2017. The following are just a few of the events slated to take place in conjunction with the Great American Book Festival: Author Readings, Book Signings, Panel Discussions , Author Round Table Sessions, Lit Crawl, Musical Performances, Dance Performances, Face Painting, Jumping Castle, Storytellers, Author Booths, Vendor Booths, Arts & Crafts Booths, and Food Vendors.

The Black Hills region is known for its love of culture and the arts and is home to a vibrant and thriving community. Rapid City, the second largest city in South Dakota, is close to Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monuments. A major world-wide destination for tourism, the Black Hills Region receives over THREE MILLION tourists annually, with Labor Day Weekend receiving a significant number of visitors from around the world. For more information, visit www.gabfest.info.

+ See More

Taste of the Hills

Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 6-9pm

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 | 6 to 9 p.m.

Taste of the Hills is a barbecue fundraiser for Susan G. Komen Great Plains. Chefs from local restaurants cook up meat and prepare barbecue sauces that the public taste and judge along with three top chef judges. Local health care organization had booths on display and band play tunes during this evening event.

+ See More

Tour De Rapide Pub Crawl/Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, September 9, 2017 from Noon - 6pm

Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 | noon to 6 p.m.

SPONSORED BY X-Rock 101.1/103.5, SHE 106.3, Q 92.3 & NEW BELGIAN BREWING This isn’t a race…it’s a ride; a chance to enjoy time with friends old and new, set your own course, pedal and enjoy the wonderful Rapid City scene. We’ll be taking off from Main Street Square, venturing out to a number of locations where you’ll have the opportunity (if you choose) to enjoy a beer and search for bike parts we have hidden. Get it verified by the cheerful bar staff, and bring it back to Main Street Square where we’ll be set up for a good time there and give away the grand prize and many more prizes. Grand Prize: 2017 Limited Edition New Belgium Cruiser Bicycle.

Get crazy, get nuts…wear costumes, decorate your bikes, whatever you’d like to do to make it the most fun you can legally have on two pedal-powered wheels. Additional prizes for best costume!

Registration 12 to 1 p.m. at Main Street Square; Event 1 to 6 p.m. Prizes given out beginning at 6 p.m. The Grand Prize will be awarded at 6:30 p.m.

Pre-register at XRock.fm, Q923radio.com or SHE106 for $5 off your registration. The link will be available beginning Friday, Aug. 4. Register on the day of the event for $25. The first 100 registrations receive swag, including event t-shirts and a New Belgium collectors glass. All paid participants receive a free meal at Murphys Pub & Grill. All proceeds benefit the Black Hills Mountain Bike Association.

Participating bars include, Buffalo Wild Wings, Oasis, Wobbly Bobby, Independent Ale House, Murphys, Main Street Square, Kol, Paddy ONeills, Thirstys, and more locations may be added.

+ See More

9th Annual Disaster Awareness and Safety Day

Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 11am - 3pm

Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pennington County Emergency Management joins in the Ready Campaign National Preparedness Month effort with other partnering agencies hosting Disaster Awareness and Safety Day each September during the weekend following Labor Day encouraging households, businesses and communities to prepare and plan for emergencies. 25+ response agencies will be available to help you prepare and be ready for any kind of emergency. For more information, visit www.pennco.org/disasterday.

+ See More

Black Hills Heart Walk

Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 9am - Noon

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 | 9 a.m. to noon

We arent just walking. Were Heartwalking! Join us for the Black Hills Heart Walk on Saturday, September 16 at Main Street Square in Downtown Rapid City.

How can you make a positive difference in the lives of your friends, family and co-workers? Join the Heart Walk, start Heartwalking and make the commitment to lead a heart healthy life and become healthy for good. Remember- were not only raising funds, were raising heartbeats!

The Heart Walk begins at 9 a.m. with music and live entertainment from the stage. Plus youll enjoy heart health informational booths, kids activities, food, and family-friendly fun! After a short opening ceremony, walkers will head out on a 1-mile or 3-mile walking route.

For more information or to register, visit westcentralsdheartwalk.org.

+ See More

Family Fun Movie Night

Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 5-9pm

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 | 5 to 9 p.m.

Join us for a movie and family fun. There will be a bounce castle, free face painting, free animal balloons, and free hot dogs to the first 400 people.

+ See More
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