Welcome to what will hopefully be a little warmer weekend in the Sioux Empire. It should be perfect weather for FunSki at Great Bear and all the other things going on like:

FUNSKI…this Friday and Saturday at Great Bear Ski Valley.  A benefit for the Children’s Inn.  Skiing, snow boarding, snow sculpture contest, snow tube races, frozen leg kickball, rail jam and so much more!

SIOUX EMPIRE FARM SHOW…at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.  Vendors, demos, seminars.  Free admission.  Livestock events will be held at the WH Lyon Fairgrounds through Saturday.

SIOUX EMPIRE COMMUNITY THEATER PRESENTS ‘THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE …. at 7:30pm through Saturday and 2pm on Sunday at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Sioux Falls.  Tickets are $10.

WALK TO CURE DIABETES…this Saturday. You can walk to raise money to improve the lives of every person affected by Type 1 diabetes.  Check in starts at 7:30am at the Sanford Research Center, 2301 E. 60th Street.  Walk starts at 9am.  Celebration ceremony at 10am.

ICE FISH FEST…this Saturday at 10am at Catfish Bay Water Ski Park.  Fish on a privately stocked lake known for large bass, walleye, blue gill and crappie.  Thousands of dollars in cash and prizes will be given away.  The event is a benefit for the Catfish Bay Water Ski Team.

MONSTER TRUCK WINTER NATIONALS AND THRILL SHOW…Saturday at 7pm at the Sioux Falls Arena.  Featuring Ghost Rider, El Loco Hombre, Bars Leak Eliminator and more.