From beetle burning to chili cookoffs: Events are getting HOT this weekend in and around Rapid City

TTDTW_011823RAPID CITY, S.D. –  Hey, do you want to burn a giant beetle effigy? Are you in the mood to try out 21 different chili recipes? This weekend is full of amazing events that you won’t want to sleep on. If you do go to any of these events be sure to send us some pictures, we’d love to see them.

The Burning Beetle
Burn baby, burn! Be a part of Custer’s answer to the Pine Beetle infestation. It starts with a variety show put on by the Custer High School Theater group, then a march to burn a giant beetle effigy! How cool is that?!
January 21, starts at 3 p.m. (link)

Community Plant Swap at UPROOTED Black Hills
Is that ficus plant you got for your birthday no longer sparking joy? Maybe it’s time for a swap? Head on down to Saint Joseph Street in Rapid City, and find yourself a new plant buddy.
January 21, starts at 10 a.m. (link)


Events happening in and around Rapid City this weekend

(If you check out any of these events, take some photos and upload them to this gallery)

Chinook Days Snow Sculpture Event
Up and down Main Street in Spearfish will be stockpiled snow, tables and tools to create a snow sculpture masterpiece! Get out there and be the next snow version of Michelangelo. Prizes will be awarded!
January 20, starts at 1 p.m. (link)

Breakin’ the Winter Blues Chili Cookoff
Are your taste buds ready? Head over to Hill City for their Free Annual January Chili Cookoff. With 21 businesses competing in the cookoff, be sure to bring your appetite.
January 21, starts at 11 a.m. (link)

Cyanotype Workshop
Did you ever want to make your own cyanotype prints? Check out this free workshop hosted by Lakota artist Micheal Two Bulls and co-facilitator golnesa asheghAli.
January 22, starts at 1 p.m. (link)

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