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25191 Cooperative Way | P.O. Box 792
Custer, South Dakota 57730
Phone: (605) 673-4461
Fax: (605) 673-3147

Community Events

Community Events

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 7:00am to 1:00pm


Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:00am to Sat, 08/05/2017 - 9:00pm

The 106th Fall River County Fair will be August 2-5 at the fairground in Edgemont.

On Thursday, August 3, Black Hills Electric Cooperative is co-sponsor the Chuckwagon Feed beginning at 5 p.m.

For a complete schedule, see the Edgemont Tribune or the Hot Springs Star newspapers.

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 8:00am to Sun, 08/13/2017 - 9:00pm


NOON– 6:00 PM     4-H Interview Judging

  2:00 – 7:00 PM     Enter Open Class – excluding Livestock, Rabbits, Poultry & Crops

            5:00 PM     Fair Kick-Off Supper -  Sponsored by Black Hills Electric Co-op, Farm Credit Services, Pop’s Grocery Shop, Belle Fourche Livestock, Philip Livestock and Bishop Beef of Hermosa



8:00 – 8:30 AM     Enter Open Class Horses

8:00 – 11:30 AM   Enter Open Class--Judging to Follow

8:00 – 11:00 AM   Enter Open Class Poultry & Rabbits

     8:30 AM   Horse Judging Begins

            10:00 AM    Rabbit Showmanship


            1:00 PM    4-H Rabbit Showmanship

 1:00 – 3:00 PM    4-H & Open Class Rabbit & Poultry Judging

           3:00 PM    4-H Poultry Showmanship

          4:00 PM     4-H & Open Class Food Sale

          4:00 PM     Kinda Corkie  Wine Garden

5:00 – 6:30 PM    Bar BQ Dinner, sponsored by Custer State Park and First Interstate  Bank, Custer

          6:30 PM     Ranch Rodeo Calcutta

          7:00 PM      RANCH RODEO


         8:00 AM      Enter Ranch Sort

         9:00 AM      RANCH SORT

    8 – 9:00 AM      Weigh Market Livestock

    Check in Breeding Livestock

         9:00 AM      4-H & Open Class Swine Judging

         9:30 AM      4-H & Open Class Sheep Judging

       10:00 AM       4-H & Open Class Goat Judging

       10:00 AM       Good Old Driving Days Registration

       10:30 AM       4-H & Open Class Dairy Cattle Judging

  10:00 - 5 PM       KId Carnival

       11:00 AM       4-H Beef Showmanship

       11:00 AM       GOOD OLD DRIVING DAYS Grand Entry - Classes to follow

  12:00 Noon       Pee Wee Stock Show

                           showmanship round robin

                           commercial beef show

                           registered beef show

        1:00 PM       Kinda Corkie – Wine Garden

4    – 7:00 PM      American Legion Beers & Ears


                           & MUTTON BUSTIN'


   8 – 9:00 AM      Plant Swap Check-in

 8 – 10:00 AM      Pancake Breakfast Sponsored by Crawford Livestock Auction, Hermosa Roping Club, Great Western Bank, Black Hills Meat Co., Nelson's Oil & Gas

        9:30 AM      Custer County Country Church Service

      10:00 AM        Parade Lineup

10 – 11:00 AM      Plant Swap Pick-up

       10:30 AM       Parade Judging

       11:00 AM       PARADE


awards presentation – Overall trophies, 777,

                             herdsmanship, sportsmanship

   12 – 3:00 pm       ANNUAL CAR SHOW

         1:00 PM        Ice Cream Crankoff


                             horse shoe tournament

         1:30 PM        Black Hills In Motion Cloggers

         2:30 pm        Car Show Awards Presentation

    2 – 4:00 PM       Pick up Entries & Premiums


Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm


Fri, 08/11/2017 - 1:00pm to Sat, 08/12/2017 - 4:00pm

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 8:30am to 12:00pm


Sat, 08/12/2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Battle Creek Post 303 of the American Legion will be hosting their annual Beers and Ears on Saturday, August 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the new post home on the east side of Hermosa. Enjoy all-you-can-eat corn on the cob, hot dogs and cucumbers and onions for one low price. Beer and soft drinks are available. All money raised supports Post 303 of the American Legion.

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Custer State Park's August Day Camp is "All About Buffalo -- Buffalo Olympics". Camp is Wednesday, August 16, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Game Lodge Campground playground area.

Learn fun facts about buffalo and then see if you have what it takes to be one of these amazing creatures. Through Olympic events, participants will see if they can run, jump weigh, and many other events, like a buffalo.

Call 605-255-4515 or go to for information. 

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:00pm to Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:00pm


Sat, 09/16/2017 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm

There will be a benefit for Kelly Edwards on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Trails West Saloon in Hermosa. Meal will be at 5 p.m. with a live auction to follow. Raffle tickets for great prizes may be purchased at Pop's Grocery in Hermosa. Karaoke begins at 9 p.m. All donations are welcome. Contact Shelley at Pop's Grocery at 605-255-5977 for more information. Come out and support this great benefit.

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