Here are five of the best things to do in the Aberdeen area in the coming days. For other events, visit visitaberdeensd.com/events/.
Fort Sisseton Historical Festival: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Friday, 9:00 am – 8:30 pm Saturday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, Fort Sisseton State Historical Park, 11907 434th Ave. Lake City. Cavalry and infantry units converge on the territory and form a military camp with soldiers, women, children and all necessary tents, uniforms, horses and memorabilia. The festival spans the full spectrum of frontier life and settlements and includes violin music, historical figures, arts and crafts shows, melodrama and music from the Civil War. For more information visit facebook.com/Ft.Siseton. Admission for children aged 12 and over is $5, children under 11 are free. Use the south entrance.
Comedy with Nathan Hults and John Boon: 8:00 pm, Friday, Hub City Station Events Center, 1923 Sixth Avenue. SE Uncoated.
I love the 90s party 18:30 Saturday, Red Rooster, 218 S. Main St. DJ Tab music, prizes, dancing, costumes, snacks. Admission is free, fundraising for the Fallout creative community.
One vine, many branches: Catholic mass throughout the region: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm, Barnett Center on the campus of Northern State University at the intersection of 15th Avenue Southeast and South State Street. Public mass followed by pancakes, family activities and children’s games. Free.
Elissa Dickey Book Launch Reception: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Red Rooster, 218 S, Main St. Aberdeen, author Elissa Grossell Dickey is gearing up for the release of her next book, Iris in the Dark. Free.