Governor Daugaard, First Lady Mrs. Daugaard, and special guests will entertain and delight while kicking off the 2017 Christmas at the Capitol. "The Colors of Christmas" is the theme for this year's Capitol celebration. Entertainers will include the Pierre 4, choirs from Stanley County Elementary School, and Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School. As always, a special guest from "up North" will make his presence known at the end of the evening. Come be a part of this special event. The Grand Lighting Ceremony begins at 7:00.
The annual Holiday Open House of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center is Friday, November 24, from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Call (605) 773-6000 for more information or visit history.sd.gov.
There will be live entertainment and refreshments. Get your picture taken with Santa. Find great South Dakota gifts at the Heritage Store. Admission to the event and museum are free. Please bring a canned good for donation to the Pierre Food pantry.
Holiday hours for the Cultural Heritage Center from November 25 to December 23 are 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Sundays. The Cultural Heritage Center is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Days.
On December 9th, celebrate the 20th Annual AG Pie Day with a free piece of pie, coffee and ice cream on the first floor of the Capitol Building. Volunteers will be serving pie, time and date to be announced.While you are at the Capitol, tour three floors of gorgeous trees on display. Event runs from (times to be announced).
For a complete listing of Holiday events in Pierre, visit the Pierre Chamber Website.