Big weekend in the Sioux Empire if you're a sports enthusiast or a Jimmy Buffet fan. Here's what's going on:

  • PARROT HEADS OF THE PRAIRIE PARTY WITH A PURPOSE…Friday from 7pm-Midnight at the El Riad Shrine in downtown Sioux Falls.  Music from Cruze Control, raffles, dancing and fun.  A benefit for Horse Power  which provides therapy to children using horses and Spirit Camp, a week long camp for children with spina bifida.
  • SIOUX EMPIRE SPORTSMEN’S SHOW…through Sunday at the Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center.  A great mix of products and services for outdoor enthusiasts.  From boating to camping, fishing to hunting, vacations and more.  Nearly 200 exhibits to explore.  Seminars, special features for kids and more. Noon-9pm Friday, 10am-9pm Saturday and 10am-6pm Sunday.  Children 5 and under get in free.  

Looking ahead to next week:

  • THE SIOUX FALLS SKYFORCE…is back on Tuesday night at 7pm at the Sioux Falls Arena.  The Skyforce hosts the Idaho Stampede.