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From craft shows to sports, festivals to fairs, Aberdeen is home to amazing one-off events and yearly celebrations. Plan your trip around the Storybook Land Festival, an Aberdeen Wings game or a play at Aberdeen Community Theatre or Northern State University.
Fill in your trip with a visit to Storybook Land or get a different view of the city from our nearly 30 miles of paved trails. Take a break at one of the delicious restaurants or find a unique souvenir in a local boutique.
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Events for 12-11-2021
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Hyper-Photomontage by Aaron C. Packard will be on display in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery December 6-February 4, 2022. Packard is an experienced commercial and editorial photographer, working in Southeast South Dakota since 2002. He has previously worked in San Francisco as a photographer’s assistant, producer, and photographer. Hyper-Photomontage features vibrant and abstract, almostFind out more »
Calling artists of all ages and skill levels! Help turn downtown storefront windows into a display of local art! Submit artwork that reflects the them of "Wildlife & Wildflowers of South Dakota." Artwork can be new or preexisting work, and interpretation of the theme can be representational or non-objective. 2D, 3D, and digital art areFind out more »
Our annual Christmas Cookie Sale will be held at St. Mary's Parish Hall on Saturday, December 11th. Hours are 8:00 am - 10:00 am. Coffee, juice, and warm caramel and cinnamon rolls will be served. Thousands of cookies and candies for sale at $7.00 per lb.Find out more »
Check out two Lionel O gauge layouts and a nearly 1600 sq. ft. HO layout. Watch trains from the steam era to the present day with several fallen flag railroads still operating in HO scale. The James Valley Model Railroad Association was established in 1987 in Aberdeen to promote model railroading and serve aficionados ofFind out more »
Join us for a wonderful winter afternoon of holiday cheer at the Dacotah Prairie Museum’s annual Holiday Open House. Enjoy hot cider and festive treats while strolling through Christmas Tree Lane’s “Puttin’ on the Glitz” display. Listen to live music, have a visit with jolly ol’ St. Nick, decorate a sugar cookie, create make-&-take ornamentsFind out more »
Aberdeen Moose Lodge Kids Christmas Party 410 9th Ave SW Aberdeen, SD Saturday, December 11, 2021 2:00-4:00 PM Free, everyone welcome, open to Public Decorate Christmas Cookies, take photos with Santa, door prizes, Play seasonal games, create seasonal decorations and crafts, Lunch will be servedFind out more »
The Dakota Prairie Youth Orchestra will present their first ever concert on Saturday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m. in Krikac Auditorium on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD. The concert is free and open to the public. Under the direction of Dr. Christopher Stanichar, NSU Assistant Professor, DPYO will perform Kabalevsky’s “DanceFind out more »