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                    [title] => Main Street Square Concert Series ft. GrooveDaddy
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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 ) [1] => 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 ) [2] => 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 ) [3] => 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 ) [4] => Array ( [title] => Free Parking Downtown [description] =>

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 | All day

Enjoy FREE PARKING all day in all Downtown public lots and metered spaces on the streets, and in the parking ramp near Main Street Square on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

[readableDate] => Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 7:30am - 6pm [timestamp] => 1506778200 ) [5] => Array ( [title] => Great Downtown Pumpkin Festival [description] =>

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Great Downtown Pumpkin Festival, Downtown Rapid City’s biggest festival, returns for a ninth year. Visit Main Street Square, venture down Sixth St., and into Memorial Park for a pumpkin catapult, giant pumpkin weigh-off, Downtown chef competition, Kidz Zone, vendors and more. Major event sponsor, Hungry For Truth South Dakota. For event details, visit www.mainstreetsquarerc.com.

[readableDate] => Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 9am - 4pm [timestamp] => 1506783600 ) [6] => Array ( [title] => Free Parking Downtown [description] =>

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 | All day

Enjoy FREE PARKING all day in all Downtown public lots and metered spaces on the streets, and in the parking ramp near Main Street Square on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.

[readableDate] => Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 7:30am - 6pm [timestamp] => 1507383000 ) [7] => Array ( [title] => Bierbörse [description] =>

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 | noon to 6 p.m.

Bierbörse, a favorite of local craft beer enthusiasts, returns for a seventh year in Downtown Rapid City. The event features a microbrew tasting, homebrew sampling, polka music, beer stock exchange and more. The event is free and open to all ages. IDs are required to consume alcohol. Presented by 605 Magazine. For event details, visit www.mainstreetsquarerc.com.

[readableDate] => Saturday, October 7, 2017 from Noon - 6pm [timestamp] => 1507399200 ) [8] => Array ( [title] => Ice Rink Opening Day and Skates-Giving [description] =>

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 | 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Support the Main Street Square Skates-Giving Food Drive and help us stock the Cornerstone Rescue Mission pantry for the holidays during Ice Rink Opening Day. Skaters will receive a $1 discount on skate rentals by donating at least one non-perishable food item (offer only valid day of the event). Please no glass containers or expired products. A family movie will be shown at dusk. For event details, visit www.mainstreetsquarerc.com.

[readableDate] => Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 10am - 10pm [timestamp] => 1511024400 ) [9] => Array ( [title] => Free Parking Downtown [description] =>

Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 | All day

Enjoy FREE PARKING all day in all Downtown public lots and metered spaces on the streets, and in the parking ramp near Main Street Square on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017.

[readableDate] => Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 7:30am - 6pm [timestamp] => 1511620200 ) ) [pagination] => )

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Free Parking Downtown

Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 7:30am - 6pm

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 | All day

Enjoy FREE PARKING all day in all Downtown public lots and metered spaces on the streets, and in the parking ramp near Main Street Square on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

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Great Downtown Pumpkin Festival

Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 9am - 4pm

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Great Downtown Pumpkin Festival, Downtown Rapid City’s biggest festival, returns for a ninth year. Visit Main Street Square, venture down Sixth St., and into Memorial Park for a pumpkin catapult, giant pumpkin weigh-off, Downtown chef competition, Kidz Zone, vendors and more. Major event sponsor, Hungry For Truth South Dakota. For event details, visit www.mainstreetsquarerc.com.

+ See More

Free Parking Downtown

Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 7:30am - 6pm

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 | All day

Enjoy FREE PARKING all day in all Downtown public lots and metered spaces on the streets, and in the parking ramp near Main Street Square on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.

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Bierbörse

Saturday, October 7, 2017 from Noon - 6pm

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 | noon to 6 p.m.

Bierbörse, a favorite of local craft beer enthusiasts, returns for a seventh year in Downtown Rapid City. The event features a microbrew tasting, homebrew sampling, polka music, beer stock exchange and more. The event is free and open to all ages. IDs are required to consume alcohol. Presented by 605 Magazine. For event details, visit www.mainstreetsquarerc.com.

+ See More

Ice Rink Opening Day and Skates-Giving

Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 10am - 10pm

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 | 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Support the Main Street Square Skates-Giving Food Drive and help us stock the Cornerstone Rescue Mission pantry for the holidays during Ice Rink Opening Day. Skaters will receive a $1 discount on skate rentals by donating at least one non-perishable food item (offer only valid day of the event). Please no glass containers or expired products. A family movie will be shown at dusk. For event details, visit www.mainstreetsquarerc.com.

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Free Parking Downtown

Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 7:30am - 6pm

Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 | All day

Enjoy FREE PARKING all day in all Downtown public lots and metered spaces on the streets, and in the parking ramp near Main Street Square on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017.

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