What’s going on this weekend in the Mitchell area

Events are as submitted to The Daily Republic and are subject to change.

Community events

Saturday, March 6

  • American Legion Bingo, 7 to 10 p.m., Post Home, White Lake.
  • Holiday Arts Spring Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Masonic Temple, Mitchell.
  • “The Pony Expresso or The Villain Came to a Grinding Halt,” a Carthage Improvement Association production, 7 p.m., free will offering, City Auditorium, Carthage.
  • Poetry for All People reading event, 1 to 4 p.m., Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell.
  • Gubernatorial candidate Ken Knuppe, of Buffalo Gap, available, noon to 2 p.m., Pizza Ranch, Mitchell.
  • Gubernatorial candidate Ken Knuppe, of Buffalo Gap, available, 5 p.m., Yellow Rose, Platte.
  • ACT production of M*A*S*H, 7:30 p.m., advance, $8 and $10; at door, $10 and $12; Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Performing Arts, Mitchell.
  • Special Olympics of South Dakota state basketball tournament, various locations, Mitchell. 

Sunday, March 7

  • “The Pony Expresso or The Villain Came to a Grinding Halt,” a Carthage Improvement Association production, 7 p.m., free will offering, City Auditorium, Carthage.
  • Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Council breakfast, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $6 for adults, $4 for ages 6-11, parish hall, Dimock.
  • ACT production of M*A*S*H, 2 p.m., advance, $8 and $10; at door, $10 and $12; Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Performing Arts, Mitchell.
  • Baked Potato Supper sponsored by Eastern Star of Wessington Springs, 4 to 6 p.m., Senior Center, Wessington Springs.
  • Mitchell Area Benefit Lunch for Lutheran Social Services, 1 p.m., New Home Lutheran Church, Mitchell.

Sports

Saturday, March 6

  • DWU wrestling at NAIA national championships in Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • DWU track at NAIA indoor nationals in Johnson City, Tenn.
  • Mitchell girls’ basketball Region 2AA tournament, Rapid City
  • Mitchell Marlins boys’ hockey at Aberdeen, 7 p.m.
  • Mitchell Marlins girls’ hockey state tourney in Sioux Center, Iowa
  • Area boys’ basketball: District 12B: Corsica/Stickney vs. Tripp-Delmont/Armour, 3 p.m., Corn Palace; District 10B: Mitchell Christian vs. Hanson, 1:30 p.m., Corn Palace
  • Area girls’ basketball: Region 6B: Freeman vs. Corsica, 7 p.m. at the Corn Palace

Sunday, March 7

  • DWU baseball vs. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Minneapolis, Minn., 7:30 a.m.
  • Mitchell Marlins girls’ hockey state tourney in Sioux Center, Iowa

Nightlife

Saturday, March 6

  • Jackpot, Mitchell, will have its first week of “Band Wars 2010.” Nightly winners will compete March 27 for the title. Saturday, Time Bomb, Universal Joint and Exit 357 will perform, beginning at 9:30 p.m. No cover.
  • Longhorn, Mitchell, will have karaoke from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. No cover.
  • Signatures, Mitchell, will have live music from Powerhouse from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. No cover.
  • Thirsty’s, Mitchell, will have live music from PowerPlay beginning at 9:30 p.m. There will be a $5 cover.
  • Big Dummy’s, Mitchell, will have a four-man dart tournament beginning at 10 a.m. There will be a $40 entry fee per team.

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