5 concerts in 1 at Freedom Fest
With a forecast of 75 and sunny, Saturday is shaping up to be a great day for an outdoor concert. Luckily, the Dakota Event Center is hosting the Freedom Fest Parking Lot Party in its parking lot Saturday.

Headliners are Lee Brice and Jerrod Niemann with special guests Dustin Evans, Jimmy Weber and Taryn Lamont.

Gates open at 2:30 p.m., music starts at 3 p.m. and goes until 11 p.m. Advance tickets are $40 for general admission and $100 for VIP, which includes a private concert by Brice and Niemann.

Purchase tickets at Maverick's Steak & Cocktails at 720 S. Lamont St. or at dakotaeventcenter.com.
Aberdeen area events
Sept. 10
  • Sept. 10-19
  • Hitch’n Post, 2601 Sixth Ave. S.E.
  • It is the 50-year anniversary of the Hitch'n Post and they’re having a 50th Anniversary Celebration September 10-19. Come help us celebrate "Quite Possibly the Coolest Store Ever!"

  • 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Milwaukee Depot, 1 N. Main St.
  • Thousands of excellent books from every genre. Masks are encouraged and the tables have been spaced out. All proceeds go to scholarships to area students and teachers.

Sept. 11
  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • 304 E. Melgaard Road.

  • 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Milwaukee Depot, 1 N. Main St.
  • Thousands of excellent books from every genre. Masks are encouraged and the tables have been spaced out. All proceeds go to scholarships to area students and teachers.
  • Noon to 9 p.m.
  • Holum Expo Building, 400 24th Ave. N.W.

  • 6- 11 p.m.
  • 705 Circle Drive
  • $10
Sept. 12
  • 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Groton Municipal Airport, 12766 406th Ave.
  • Saturday’s events include breakfast and lunch served by the Lions Club, air poker run, flour bombing contest.

  • 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Holum Expo Building, 400 24th Ave. N.W.

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • 304 E. Melgaard Road.
  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Milwaukee Depot, 1 N. Main St.
  • Thousands of excellent books from every genre. Masks are encouraged and the tables have been spaced out. All proceeds go to scholarships to area students and teachers.
  • 3-11 p.m.
  • The Dakota Event Center , 720 S. Lamont St.
  • $40 general admission, $100 VIP tickets
  • Come see Taryn Lamont, Jimmy Weber, Dustin Evans, Jerrod Niemann and Lee Brice. VIP tickets include a private concert by Jerrod Niemann and Lee Brice.

Sept. 13
  • 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Groton Municipal Airport, 12766 406th Ave.
  • Sunday’s events include airplane rides.

  • 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Holum Expo Building, 400 24th Ave. N.W.
Sept. 16
  • 9-11 a.m.
  • Wylie Park Pavilion, 2300 24th Ave. N.W.
  • 25 cents to 50 cents per card.
  • This fundraising event for the Aberdeen Senior Center is open to the public. Masks encouraged but not required in this open-air setting. Social distancing and sanitary practices will be in place.
Sept. 17
  • The South Dakota Film Festival has moved online this year. Starting Sept. 17, all films will be available to watch online at southdakotafilmfest.org. The festival will be available through Sept. 26.

  • 6 p.m., doors open at 4 p.m., packet sales start at 4:30 p.m.
  • Packets start at $21.
  • Aberdeen Moose Lodge, 410 Ninth Ave. S.W.
  • 7:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center, South Arch Street and 12th Avenue Southeast.
  • Free.
  • Northern State University’s renowned music instructors will show off their talents at the annual School of Fine Arts Faculty Showcase Recital.
Sept. 18
  • Richmond Disc Golf Course, 37908 Youth Camp Road
  • The South Dakota Film Festival has moved online this year. Starting Sept. 17, all films will be available to watch online at southdakotafilmfest.org. The festival will be available through Sept. 26.

Sept. 19
  • 7-10 a.m.
  • Wylie Park, 2300 24th Ave. N.W.
  • $20 to $25
  • Superhero capes and costumes are encouraged and all ages are welcome. There will be opportunities to socially distance and you are welcome to run or walk at your own pace. Check in is at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m. Register by Sept. 11 at bit.ly/2DPNe5c.

  • Richmond Disc Golf Course, 37908 Youth Camp Road

  • 6-9 p.m.
  • Wakeside Bar & Grill, 103 S. Sunset Drive. Mina.
  • Free
  • Games of chance, big and small, plus raffles, auctions and much more. Thousands of dollars in gift cards and prizes. Free transportation to and from event from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Free admission. Free musical entertainment to follow. Must be 18 years of age or older. Proceeds fund Mina Lake July 3rd Freedom Festival and community betterment projects.
  • The South Dakota Film Festival has moved online this year. Starting Sept. 17, all films will be available to watch online at southdakotafilmfest.org. The festival will be available through Sept. 26.

Sept. 20
  • Richmond Disc Golf Course, 37908 Youth Camp Road.

  • The South Dakota Film Festival has moved online this year. Starting Sept. 17, all films will be available to watch online at southdakotafilmfest.org. The festival will be available through Sept. 26.

Sept. 24
  • 5-8 p.m.
  • Main Street Downtown Aberdeen
  • $30.00
  • Enjoy wine (and beer) tasting in downtown Aberdeen! As you make your way from one stop to the next you’ll also find lots of great deals from downtown businesses. Tickets include a souvenir sampling wine glass, sample wine tasting at participating locations, and discounts and treats.

  • The South Dakota Film Festival has moved online this year. Starting Sept. 17, all films will be available to watch online at southdakotafilmfest.org. The festival will be available through Sept. 26.