Blog - Simply South Dakota

  • Harvest Time: the Old-Fashioned Way

    August 20th, 2015

    Harvest Time: the Old-Fashioned Way Take a trip back to the days of threshing bees, steam power and horse power (the four legged kind). Several communities pay tribute to this way of life every year at these festivals. Come experience the good old days and have some old-fashioned fun. Read More
  • 4th of July Events: Tried & True or Something New

    June 30th, 2015

    4th of July Events: Tried & True or Something New Many of us do the same things year after year on the 4th of July and there’s nothing wrong with that. But if you want to try something new this year, here’s a few unique events around the region you may not have heard about - plus some familiar tried & true ones. Read More
  • Schmeckfest: It’s all about German Heritage

    March 12th, 2015

    Schmeckfest: It’s all about German Heritage Schmeckfest has become an annual tradition for our family. There is so much to see - and taste. The whole festival revolves around an authentic German meal that is served family style at table after table covered in red-checked tablecloths...Over the years many things have been added to the festival, including ethnic handicrafts and culinary arts demonstrations. Read More
  • 10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

    January 15th, 2015

    10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues The best way to beat the blues this winter is to get out and find some fun activities. If you can’t enjoy the winter outdoor experience, there is always some indoor options available as well. Here you will find a little bit of both to choose from. Winter will pass faster and much more enjoyably if you plan a winter season adventure. Read More
  • Fall Is For Festivals

    September 4th, 2014

    Fall Is For Festivals Since the cooler temperatures are inevitable in Southeast South Dakota, we find ways to turn the season into a celebration. There are alot of festivals that do just that, most of them revolving around harvest since that is the main event in rural communities this time of year. Most weekends throughout September and October are jam packed with fun fall events. Read More