South Dakota Festival of Books

Thursday, September 21, 2017 9:00 am - Sunday, September 24, 2017 2:00 pm
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From an iconic war writer to a quirky "foodie" author, the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books is packed with literary goodies. Confirmed authors for the South Dakota Humanities Council's signature event, in Deadwood and Rapid City, include Tim O'Brien, Genieve Abdo, J. Ryan Stradal, and illustrator Chris Van Dusen. The annual South Dakota Festival of Books unites thousands of readers and writers for book discussions, autograph sessions, and more. For more information log onto http://sdhumanities.org/festival-of-books/.

Paranormal Investigation Tours of the Adams House

Friday, October 06, 2017 6:00 pm - Saturday, October 07, 2017 7:00 pm
Every Week until October 22, 2017

Join the Deadwood History staff and Black Hills Paranormal Investigations (BHPI) for an exclusive ninety minute paranormal investigation of one of Deadwood’s most haunted sites. Learn the history behind the darker stories associated with the historic home, and search for paranormal activity using night vision cameras, full spectrum cameras, digital audio recorders and EMF meters. Tours are offered at 6:00, 7:30, 9:00 and 10:30 p.m. on October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21. Tickets are $30 for members, $35 for non-members and prices include a t-shirt. You must be at least 12 years old to participate. Ages 12 – 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Psychic readings with Melissa Teel-Hartman will be available following each tour in the gentleman’s smoking room for $20 per person. Must be at least 18 to participate and limited to eight people per session. Advanced reservations are required. Purchase tickets online at DeadwoodHistory.com or call 605-722-4800 for more information.

Paranormal Investigation Tours of the Adams House

Friday, October 13, 2017 6:00 pm - Saturday, October 14, 2017 7:00 pm
Detached from recurrence

Join the Deadwood History staff and Black Hills Paranormal Investigations (BHPI) for an exclusive ninety minute paranormal investigation of one of Deadwood’s most haunted sites. Learn the history behind the darker stories associated with the historic home, and search for paranormal activity using night vision cameras, full spectrum cameras, digital audio recorders and EMF meters. Tours are offered at 6:00, 7:30, 9:00 and 10:30 p.m. on October 13, 14, 20 and 21. Tickets are $30 for members, $35 for non-members and prices include a t-shirt. You must be at least 12 years old to participate. Ages 12 – 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Psychic readings with Melissa Teel-Hartman will be available following each tour in the gentleman’s smoking room for $20 per person. Must be 18 to participate and limited to eight people per session. Advanced reservations are required. Purchase tickets online at DeadwoodHistory.com or call 605-722-4800 for more information.

Dinosaur Workshop

Saturday, October 14, 2017
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During this dinosaur adventure students will learn about Sue—the largest, most complete, and best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered – and other dinosaurs found in western South Dakota. Children will make a dinosaur craft to take home. Light refreshments will be provided. For students in grades K-6. Days of ‘76 Museum; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; $6 for members and $11 for non-members. Reservations required. Please call 605-578-1657 for reservations.

Paranormal Investigation Tours of the Adams House

Friday, October 20, 2017 6:00 pm - Saturday, October 21, 2017 7:00 pm
Detached from recurrence

Join the Deadwood History staff and Black Hills Paranormal Investigations (BHPI) for an exclusive ninety minute paranormal investigation of one of Deadwood’s most haunted sites. Learn the history behind the darker stories associated with the historic home, and search for paranormal activity using night vision cameras, full spectrum cameras, digital audio recorders and EMF meters. Tours are offered at 6:00, 7:30, 9:00 and 10:30 p.m. on October 20 and 21. Tickets are $30 for members, $35 for non-members and prices include a t-shirt. You must be at least 12 years old to participate. Ages 12 – 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Psychic readings with Melissa Teel-Hartman will be available following each tour in the gentleman’s smoking room for $20 per person. Must be 18 to participate and limited to eight people per session. Advanced reservations are required. Purchase tickets online at DeadwoodHistory.com or call 605-722-4800 for more information.

Genealogy Workshop

Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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South Dakota State Historical Society Archivist, Virginia Hanson, will share the best practices for uncovering genealogical history. Session one, A Beginners Guide to Genealogy will be offered in the morning with a break for lunch and return for session two, Quirks and Coincidences, The Human Side of Genealogy. Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC); 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Advance reservations recommended. Call 605-722-4800 for reservations or purchase online at DeadwoodHistory.com.

Preservation Thursday: Dinosaurs of the Hell Creek Formation: The End of the Age of Dinosaurs

Thursday, November 02, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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After 100 years of digging in the Hell Creek Formation, it becomes increasingly obvious that dinosaur diversity had not diminished in the eons approaching the asteroid impact. The lecture will be presented by paleontologist, fossil collector, and Black Hills Institute President, Peter Larson. The public forum will be held at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC); 12:00 p.m.; admission by donation.

Aviation History Workshop

Saturday, November 04, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Children can take part in an exciting lesson in aviation history. Students will learn about early aircrafts and some of the famous pilots who flew them. Participants will also make a craft to take home. Light refreshments will be provided. For students in grades K-6. Days of ‘76 Museum; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; $6 for members and $11 for non-members. Reservations required. Please call 605-578-1657 for reservations.

Snoozeum

Friday, November 17, 2017 6:00 pm - Saturday, November 18, 2017 8:00 am
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Grab your sleeping bag and join the fun of an exciting overnight experience. Students will participate in games new and old including scavenger hunts, take “Minute to Win It” challenges, and much more. For students in grades 3-7. Dinner, breakfast, and snacks provided. Days of ‘76 Museum; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.; $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Reservations required. Please call 605-578-1657 for reservations.

Festive Fridays

Friday, December 01, 2017 6:00 pm
Every Week until December 15, 2017

Make this holiday season especially fun for the kids. Students are invited to gather together the first three Fridays in December to celebrate the holidays with age-old traditions. Children will make craft projects they can take home including ornaments, a pine cone tree, and stockings. In addition, they will hear their favorite Christmas music and stories. Light refreshments will be provided. For students in grades K-6. Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center; 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; $6 for members and $11 for non-members. Reservations required. Please call 605-578-1657 for reservations.

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 02, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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You are invited to Deadwood History's annual Holiday Open House from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Open House includes children’s activities, great holiday gifts for family and friends, tours of the Days of ‘76 Museum, and photos with Santa from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free. For more information, please call 605-722-4800.

Festive Fridays

Friday, December 08, 2017 6:00 pm
Every Week until December 15, 2017

Make this holiday season especially fun for the kids. Students are invited to gather together the first three Fridays in December to celebrate the holidays with age-old traditions. Children will make craft projects they can take home including ornaments, a pine cone tree, and stockings. In addition, they will hear their favorite Christmas music and stories. Light refreshments will be provided. For students in grades K-6. Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center; 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; $6 for members and $11 for non-members. Reservations required. Please call 605-578-1657 for reservations.

Festive Fridays

Friday, December 15, 2017 6:00 pm
Every Week until December 15, 2017

Make this holiday season especially fun for the kids. Students are invited to gather together the first three Fridays in December to celebrate the holidays with age-old traditions. Children will make craft projects they can take home including ornaments, a pine cone tree, and stockings. In addition, they will hear their favorite Christmas music and stories. Light refreshments will be provided. For students in grades K-6. Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center; 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; $6 for members and $11 for non-members. Reservations required. Please call 605-578-1657 for reservations.

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