July 13th, 2021

Thank you to this weeks sponsor!

City of Vermillion South Dakota


VCDC UpNEXT Coffee Hour

When: Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM

Tune in for conversation with Shannon Cole about Downtown Opera, the Outdoor Movies and other upcoming community events at www.facebook.com/LiveVermillion/ or on Channel 3

Thank you to our sponsor: Vermillion Garbage Service!

Thursdays on the Platz

July 22nd from 5:30pm-7:30pm in the City Hall parking lot

Music: Warning Shots

Food: Hy-Vee

Beer: Lupulin

Stage sponsor: National Music Museum

Thank you to our other sponsors: Athletico and Vermillion Dental!

Studio 13 & RV Park Ribbon Cutting and After Business Hours

Join us for the Studio 13 & RV park ribbon cutting on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 1414 W. Cherry St. From 4:00pm-6:00pm. Come along and see the fantastic upgrades at Studio 13 Motel & RV Park.


Main Street Center Ice Cream Social

Please come and support us for our Annual Ice Cream Social Thursday, July 29th, 2021 from 5pm-6:30pm. There will be taverns, chips, pies, ice cream and beverages!

320 West Main St., Vermillion, SD

South Dakota Humanities Council

‘The Children’s Blizzard’ author Melanie Benjamin visits Vermillion on Virtual One Book South Dakota Author Tour. This will held 12:00pm July, 27th, 2021 via zoom. She will discuss her work and answer reader questions in a conversation with moderator Molly Barari and local participants.

For access information, contact the library at 605.677.7060 or vplstaff@vermillionpubliclibrary.org

Sign up with the zoom link at bit.ly/vplbenjamin otherwise, limited seating will be available in the Kozak Room for those who want to be able to gather as a group to participate in Melanie’s talk!

Summer Reading at the Library

The Summer Reading Program is returned to the Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library, and registration is now open!

The theme for 2021 is TAILS AND TALES and will go from June 7th through July 29th. Planned activities include weekly entertainers such as the Great Plains Zoo, Starr Chief Eagle, Red Beard Blue Beard, SDPB’s Science Steve, and more! In addition, there will be weekly movies held at the Coyote Twin Theater, arts and crafts, science experiments, story times, LEGOS, and an all-day Shakespeare Festival workshop.

The Summer Reading Program is open to young people, preschool through young adult. Some activities will require additional registration. Adults will also be able to join in on the Summer Reading Program fun by participating in their own BINGO reading challenge. For more information, call the library at 605.677.7060, or visit their website at www.vermillionpubliclibrary.org/summer-reading-program.

Songs of Freedom

Join us for “learn and lunch” with Craig Harris Friday, July 2nd, 12:00PM noon for a special 90-minute zoom program. Register at: bit.ly/vplsongs


Vermillion School District

Hey families! Join us for nutritious summer meals at no charge!

Location serving meals: Jolley Elementary 224 S. University

Time and Days: May 24th-Aug13th Monday-Friday 11:00AM-1:00PM

Age Requirement: 18 years and under *$4.20 for adults (cash only)

Vermillion Area Farmer’s Market

Every Thursday 3:00PM to 7:00PM

Clay Co. Fairgrounds

Cherry & High Streets

The market features homegrown and homemade products from the Southeastern SD, Northeastern Nebraska, and Northwestern Iowa areas including fresh produce, meats, eggs, jams and jellies, clothing items, crafts, and more.

They welcome new vendors and offer affordable, seasonal and weekly vendor rates. They encourage both established producers and smaller enterprises to give their market a try. USDA rules for dairy, meat, and eggs apply–please give them a visit and ask for their latest vendor contract.

Visit: www.LiveVermillion.com and click on the ‘Things to Do’ tab in the center of the page for a comprehensive view of community events. For further assistance, contact Megan@VermillionChamber.com


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