TEA, SD (KELO) – I-29 RV Supercenter in Tea, SD has a Christmas Donation Drive Festival 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Make an in-kind donation to the East River Foster Parent Network or Sanford Children’s Hospital and receive a free photo with Santa Claus, and have fun on the inflatable obstacle course and the inflatable house.
Tinsel & Tails is a perk for the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society which has holiday crafts and baked goods for sale. The hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Winterfest in Luverne, Minnesota includes an arts and crafts show at the elementary school common room and Cardinal Gymnasium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A community Christmas cantata will be performed at 7 p.m. at the Luverne School Performing Arts Center. Proceeds will be used to support the Rock County Food Shelf.
Santa is dropping gifts for the animals at the Great Plains Zoo today. Children can meet Santa from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a reindeer food creation station, a Santa letter writing station, and four zookeeper talks. The first 750 children to visit Santa Claus will receive a cookie decorating kit.
Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. Show hours are 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets start at $ 25.
Southern Hills Church in Sioux Falls hosts a living nativity scene from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visitors can go inside the church and warm up with hot chocolate and cookies.
Faith Family Church in Sioux Falls presents Christmas Treasures with classic and modern Christmas carols as well as a live nativity scene. Free event starts at 7 p.m.
Salem Reformed Church in Menno, SD, hosts a soup kitchen and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. A voluntary offering will be accepted. Profits go to Christian missions and camps.
The Sioux Falls History Club is having a holiday party for the kids from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The party includes story time, cookie decorating, card making and music. Free entry. The History Club is located at 758 S. Phillips Avenue.
Rapid City’s Strider Sports International is hosting a Jingle Bell Bike Ride. The vacation-themed family ride begins at 10 a.m. MT at Sioux Park. Proceeds will go to All Kids Ride, a national effort to teach all kindergarten children in the United States how to ride a bike.
605 Holiday Market is a pop-up shop for buying Christmas gifts from local vendors in Cherapa Place in downtown Sioux Falls. The hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free entry.
Santa visits Lewis Drug pharmacies during the holidays. Kids can take their photos with Santa at Lewis at 12th & Kiwanis from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Next, Santa will be at Lewis on East 10th Street from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Great Bear Ski Valley is hosting a Ski Swap where you can buy and sell used ski and snowboard gear from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All transactions are in cash only. An ATM is on site. A 20% commission on equipment sold will benefit the Great Bear Ski Patrol.
Bring your family and camera to see Santa Claus at the Washington Pavilion. Children can meet Santa and have their picture taken from noon to 4 p.m. Write a letter to the North Pole and drop it in one of the letterboxes located in the first floor lobby or on the south side of the second floor lobby. The holiday film The Polar Express goes to the Pavilion at 7 p.m.
Falls Park is illuminated for the holidays with Winter Wonderland. You can check out the colorful lights on display every night from 5:00 p.m. to midnight, until January 9.
Lights on Lotta is a neighborhood vacation exhibit in Sioux Falls featuring 25 thousand lights. You are welcome to donate to Big Paws Canine and K9 for Warriors. The display is located at 311 West Lotta Street.
Light the Park is a holiday light show at Split Rock Park in Garretson, SD from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is free, but donation drop boxes are posted in the park. The money is used to improve the park.
Vendors sell antiques, collectibles and crafts during the Benson Flea Market at the WH Lyon Exhibition Center. Today’s hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday hours are 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $ 2.50 for adults, free for children 12 and under.
The Skyforce basketball team takes on the Fort. Wayne’s Crazy Ants. The Sanford Pentagon kicks off at 7:05 p.m.