October 7 (Thursday)…LAKE LORRAINE FARMERS MARKET…4-7 PM on the east side of Lake Lorraine, in the parking lot south of Hobby Lobby. Find a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods, and more. The market is open every Thursday through October 28th. (https://www.facebook.com/lakelorrainefarmersmarket)

October 7 (Thursday)…STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGAM 10-14...5:30-8pm. Do you have a child that is 10-14 years old? Come and join us to have fun and grow together! Parents will learn how to show love while setting limits. Your children will develop skills in handling peer pressure and building a positive future. Your family will grow and have fun together. Program Schedule: 5:30-6:00 Meal (Provided) 6:00-7:00 Parents and youth meet separately with their group leaders 7:00-8:00 Family Session The cost for the entire program is $35 per family-scholarships are available. It runs 7 weeks every Thursday October 7-November 18. Contact Barb DeVos at Carroll Institute to sign up (605)336-2556

October 7, 8, 9, 10 (Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun)…”FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY”…7:30PM Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 2pm Saturday and Sunday at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Sioux Falls. A comedic musical that lovingly pokes fun at TV’s “Friends,” celebrating the adventures of your favorite group of 20-something friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life, and love in 1990’s Manhattan. (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/friends-musical-parody)

October 8, 9 (Friday, Saturday)…JAYCEES FEARGROUNDS – FEAR HIGH…Opening weekend. Open from 7:00PM-Midnight both nights. Located at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. Tickets are $12 when you buy online or $17 at the gate. Get a Fast Pass for an additional $5. (www.jayceesfeargrounds.com)

October 9 (Saturday)…FALLS PARK FARMER’S MARKET… 8 AM-1 PM at Falls Park, across the street from the Stockyard Ag Experience Barn. Find fresh flowers, bedding plants, vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, and more. (www.fallsparkfarmersmarket.com)

October 9 (Saturday)… SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…6:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Lincoln Stars. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

October 9, 10 (Saturday, Sunday)…RIVERVIEW CHRISTMAS TREE FARM PUMPKIN FESTIVAL…Saturday from 10am-9:30am with pumpkin picking ending at 6pm. Haunted Trail from 7-9pm Saturdays. Sunday open from Noon-5pm. Free admission. Activities include pumpkin painting, pumpkin games, inflatables, train rides, farm animals, food vendors, crafts, baked goods, live music, and more. To get to the farm, head south on Highway 11 to 276th Street, turn east, and follow the signs. (www.riverviewtreefarm.com)

October 13 (Wednesday)…REO SPEEDWAGON…7PM at the Washington Pavilion. Tickets start at $36.50 plus fees. (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/reo-speedwagon)

October 14 (Thursday)…LAKE LORRAINE FARMERS MARKET…4-7 PM on the east side of Lake Lorraine, in the parking lot south of Hobby Lobby. Find a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods, and more. The market is open every Thursday through October 28th. (https://www.facebook.com/lakelorrainefarmersmarket)

October 14, 15, 16 (Thurs,Fri, Sat)…JAYCEES FEARGROUNDS – FEAR HIGH…Open from 7:00PM-9PM Thursday and 7:00 PM-Midnight Friday and Saturday. Located at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. Tickets are $12 when you buy online or $17 at the gate. Get a Fast Pass for an additional $5. (www.jayceesfeargrounds.com)

October 15 (Friday)…SIOUX FALLS JAZZ AND BLUES SOCIETY PRESENTS: SLIM MAN…8PM at the Orpheum Theater. Slim Man was the winner for best jazz vocals at the 2019 Coachella Music Awards. Tickets start at $35.50 plus fees. (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/slim-man)

October 15 (Friday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…7:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Sioux City Musketeers. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

October 15, 16 (Friday, Saturday)…EXPO FOR HER…Noon-8pm Friday and 9am-3pm Saturday at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Shopping, fun, seminars, entertainment and pampering designed specifically for women of all ages. Over 230 vendor booths. Tickets are $7 or $6 with a canned food donation. The first 200 adult attendees each day receive a free gift bag. (www.etcsiouxfalls.com)

October 16 (Saturday)…FALLS PARK FARMER’S MARKET… 8 AM-1 PM at Falls Park, across the street from the Stockyard Ag Experience Barn. Find fresh flowers, bedding plants, vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, and more. (www.fallsparkfarmersmarket.com)

October 16 (Saturday)…THE SINARTA EXPERIENCE WITH DAVE HALSTON…7:30PM at the Orpheum Theater. An evening  of music, fun, and a zesty lineup of Frank Sinatra’s most popular songs. (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/sinatra-experience-dave-halston)

October 20 (Wednesday)…AMERICA – 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR…7PM at the Washington Pavilion. This show was previously scheduled February 11, 2021. Hear your favorite songs like “A Horse with No Name,” “Ventura Highway,” “I Do” and more. Tickets start at $36.50 plus fees.  (https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/event/america-50th-anniversary-tour)

October 21 (Thursday)…LAKE LORRAINE FARMERS MARKET…4-7 PM on the east side of Lake Lorraine, in the parking lot south of Hobby Lobby. Find a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods, and more. The market is open every Thursday through October 28th. (https://www.facebook.com/lakelorrainefarmersmarket)

October 21, 22, 23 (Thurs,Fri, Sat)…JAYCEES FEARGROUNDS – FEAR HIGH…Open from 7:00 PM-9 PM Thursday and 7:00 PM-Midnight Friday and Saturday. Located at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. Tickets are $12 when you buy online or $17 at the gate. Get a Fast Pass for an additional $5. (www.jayceesfeargrounds.com)

October 22, 23, 24 (Fri, Sat, Sun)…ZOO BOO…At the Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum. Explore the Zoo campus, grab bags with sweets and goodies, hundreds of painted and carved pumpkins, creepy Carrousel and Spooky Savannah Express Train rides. Animals will be on exhibit Saturday and Sunday. A special Sensory Saturday will be held from 9-10am for those with sensory needs. Hours are 5:30pm Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday and Sunday. (https://greatzoo.org/events/zooboo)

October 23 (Saturday)…FALLS PARK FARMER’S MARKET… 8 AM-1 PM at Falls Park, across the street from the Stockyard Ag Experience Barn. Find fresh flowers, bedding plants, vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, and more. (www.fallsparkfarmersmarket.com)

October 24 (Sunday)…KID’S DAY AT THE JAYCEES FEARGROUNDS…2-4PM at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. Kid’s Day is a fun, non-scary afternoon for younger children. The haunted house is brightly lit for children to trick-or-treat through the maze filled with non-scary characters passing out candy, and many other activities to enjoy. For ages 12 and under. Tickets are $8 or $7 with a canned food donation for Feeding SD. (One adult per child is welcome to enter free.  www.jayceesfeargrounds.com/kids-day)

October 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 ( Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun)…JAYCEES FEARGROUNDS – FEAR HIGH…Open from 7:00 PM-9 PM Wednesday and Thursday and 7:00 PM-Midnight Friday, Saturday, and Halloween. Wednesday, October 27 is Blackout Night. The lights are turned down and you get one finger LED light to navigate the haunted halls. Located at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. Tickets are $12 when you buy online or $17 at the gate. Get a Fast Pass for an additional $5. (www.jayceesfeargrounds.com)

October 28 (Thursday)…LAKE LORRAINE FARMERS MARKET…Today is the last day of the market. Open from 4-7 PM on the east side of Lake Lorraine, in the parking lot south of Hobby Lobby. Find a variety of goods, from plants to seasonal vegetables to meat to baked goods, and more.  (https://www.facebook.com/lakelorrainefarmersmarket)

October 30 (Saturday)…DARRYL WORLEY IN CONCERT…7:00 PM at the Parker High School Gymnasium. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Tickets are available at the door or at Itickets.com. Sponsored by the Turner County Charity Youth Pheasant Hunt organization. (https://www.itickets.com/events/453154)

October 30 (Saturday)…FALLS PARK FARMER’S MARKET… 8 AM-1 PM at Falls Park, across the street from the Stockyard Ag Experience Barn. Find fresh flowers, bedding plants, vegetables, meat, baked goods, jewelry, and more. (www.fallsparkfarmersmarket.com)

October 30 (Saturday)…TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL RUN…10AM starting at Pasley Park. A 5K run/walk, 10K run and 15K. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome. There will be a Candy Dash at 9:30 AM for kids ages 3-10. That race is .5miles. Each finisher receives a goodie bag and event shirt. Costumes encouraged. (www.trickortreattrailrun.com)

November 6 (Saturday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…6:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Waterloo Blackhawks. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

November 13 (Saturday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…6:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Omaha Lancers. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

November 19 (Friday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…7:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Sioux City Musketeers. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

November 20 (Saturday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…6:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Fargo Force. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

November 26 (Friday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…7:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Lincoln Stars. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)

November 27 (Saturday)…SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE…6:05pm at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Sioux City Musketeers. (https://www.sfstampede.com/)