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Trees & Trains Exhibit Open Thru December


November 24, 2017  - December 31, 2017   

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Talk about the best and most convenient location for a railroad history and interactive experience in South Dakota - right next to the Black Hills Central Railroad's depot in Hill City! The museum focuses on educating the public on the railroad companies that have served South Dakota from 1872 to the present time through educational experiences, memorabilia and collections.
Receive $1 off museum admission with an 1880 Train ticket!

Questions regarding the Museum can be directed to Rick Mills at 605-574-9000 or sent to sdsrrm@gmail.com

Event Location:

SD Railroad Museum

Olde Tyme Hill City Christmas Activities thru Christmas


December 2, 2017  - December 25, 2017   

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Join us in Hill City and create Holiday Magic with your family!  The town is cheerfully decorated and sparkling with greenery and trim to bring you Holiday cheer

More than 20 merchants and area businesses have specials, discounts, cider, cookies, hot chocolate and treats, in addition to the perfect gift for that Special Someone.

Bring your camera!  While you're here  you can snap a favorite photo of yourself or your family at the decorated cart near Twisted Pine Winery or head over to Old World Plaza--or just grab a fun candid shot by a storefront.

After a busy day of shopping, dine at one of our restaurants for a great meal or relax with a wine tasting or mulled cider or enjoy a special craft beer with friends!

And don't forget to stroll the shops to enjoy the Christmas lights in the evening and take in the 1880 Train Holiday Express.....the entire train complex, along with the South Dakota State Railroad Museum is a winter wonderland....Be sure to take in the Trees & Trains exhibit at the SD State Railroad Museum.  

For a listing of businesses and/or hours--just give the Visitor Information Center a call....we'll be glad to help! 

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Event Location:

1880 Train

Open Stage Mic Night


January 13, 2018   6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Hill City Arts Council

presents

Open Stage Mic Nights

at

High Country Guest Ranch

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Favorite local singer/songwriters and poets are regulars, but all comers interested in “doing their thing” for an audience are welcome: storytellers, dancers, jugglers, joke tellers, too. 

Free admission; donations generously accepted. Plus, each night is sponsored by a local business or benefactor—if you would like to sponsor a night of Open Stage, please email info@hillcityarts.org

Event Location:

High Country Guest Ranch

Breakin' The Winter Blues/Chili Cookoff


January 20, 2018   11:00  - 3:00 pm

Breakin' The Winter Blues/Chili Cookoff

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

11am to 3pm

Participating Hill City Businesses


Get out to Hill City and break those Winter Blues!

Head for participating businesses to sample and vote for your favorite chili!

There will be more than 20 pots of chili to enjoy on January 20! Come hungry and vote for your favorite!

Door Prizes at all participating Merchants, too.

Check the Facebook page for updated information.


Event Location:

Downtown Hill City

Open Stage Mic Night


January 27, 2018    

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Hill City Arts Council 

presents 

Open Stage Mic Nights 

at

High Country Guest Ranch

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Favorite local singer/songwriters and poets are regulars, but all comers interested in “doing their thing” for an audience is welcome: storytellers, dancers, jugglers, joke tellers. 

Free admission; donations generously accepted. Plus, each night is sponsored by a local business or benefactor—if you would like to sponsor a night of Open Stage, please email info@hillcityarts.org

Event Location:

High Country Guest Ranch

Tour de Chocolate


February 10, 2018    

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Tour de Chocolate on Saturday, Feb. 10th

Hill City's Tour de Chocolate is a tour de force!

Chocolate treats and suprises abound at this Hill City Annual Event.  Always held the Saturday closest to Valentine's Day, come and stroll Hill City's Main Street shops for chocolate delights, gifts for your special sweetheart and Valentine or to experience the cool ambiance of Hill City, it's charm and hospitality.  Family-friendly with treats and specials at Main Street merchants. 

Event Location:

Main St. Hill City

Tin City Masonic Lodge #112 5th ANNUAL POLAR BEAR CHILI COOK-OFF AND MINNOW RACES


February 10, 2018   11:00  - 2:00 pm

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zlookin' for a little fun and excitement on a February winter day?  

Head for Hill City February 10th!  Not only is Hill City's Tour de Chocolate that day it's also the Polar Bear Chili Cook-off and Minnow Races event, coordinated by the Tin City Masonic Lodge!

Look for the excitement on Main Street - Hill City, SD (IN PARKING AREA ACROSS FROM HARNEY PEAK INN HOTEL)

CATEGORIES 
1.) Best White Chili 
2.) Best Red Chili 
3.) Best Green Chili 
4.) Best Booth Décor 

Competitors Entry Fee for Chili Entries - $25.00 

Tasting Fee - $5.00 per person, children under 7 free 
You may enter one or all categories 
All booths should be decorated for the event 


Entrance fee for Minnow Races - $5 for kids and $10 for adults 
Prizes will be awarded for all chili categories as well as minnow races 
Contact Info: 
Ron Rossknecht 606-391-1162 or 
John Knapp 605-209-0686 
Jack Welker 605-381-1293

It's great way to enjoy the day with your family!

Event Location:

Open Stage


February 10, 2018   6:00 pm

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Open Stage - (January thru March / 6 Saturday nights)

Singer/songwriters share their love of music twice a month with an appreciative audience who packs the house.  Hosted by Hill City Arts Council.

Come for the experience and camaraderie with your friends in a welcoming and gracious environment.

High Country Guest Ranch, 12138 Ray Smith Dr.

4 Miles west of Hill City off Deerfield Rd.

Event Location:

High Country Guest Ranch

Open Stage


February 24, 2018   6:00 pm

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Open Stage - (January thru March / 6 Saturday nights)

Singer/songwriters share their love of music twice a month with an appreciative audience who packs the house.  Hosted by Hill City Arts Council.

High Country Guest Ranch
12138 Ray Smith Dr.

4 Miles west of Hill City off Deerfield Rd.

Event Location:

High Country Guest Ranch

Open Stage


March 10, 2018   6:00 pm

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Open Stage - (January thru March / 6 Saturday nights)

Singer/songwriters share their love of music twice a month with an appreciative audience who packs the house.  Hosted by Hill City Arts Council.

High Country Guest Ranch
12138 Ray Smith Dr.

4 Miles west of Hill City off Deerfield Rd.

Event Location:

High Country Guest Ranch
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