4th of July is upon us! I am in the final stages of getting everything ready and coordinating with businesses on final details. We have a series of live music lined up, activities, bounce houses, a parade, a flyover from Ellsworth, and fireworks should be a go thanks to all this rain we have been having! Following is a schedule of events. For all details visit leadmethere.org/goldcampjubilee
3pm-10pm Pub Crawl: All through Lead – Details/Stops TBD
3pm Volleyball Tournament:. Handley Center fundraiser @ the sand volleyball courts @ Manuel Brothers Park – Register handleycenter.org
6:30pm Poker Tournament: Manuel Brothers Park Tent/Pavilion. Handley Center will have a beer tent as well. Contact Gloria @ (605) 591-9755 to register.
7am – Pancake Breakfast @ Rod & Gun Club
9am-5pm Black Hills Mining Museum, Guided Tours of the Simulated Underground Mining Exhibit from 9-4pm, ticketed
9am – 5pm Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, Trolley Tours & Free Museum
9am – Firecracker 5k, hosted by Explore Fitness & Adventures – more info here
9am – Horseshoe Tournament, hosted by Northern Hills Recreation Association @ Manuel Brothers Park
Volleyball Tournament, hosted by Handley Center – This will be second day: times TBD
10:30am – LIVE MUSIC: TBD @ Explore Fitness & Adventures
11am @ MANUEL BROTHERS PARK
-Park, Playground & Splash Pad open
-Beer Garden: Handley Recreation Center fundraiser
-Open Container 11am-11pm from park all the way up Main Street to Dakota Shivers Brewing
11:30am B-1 FLYOVER from the United States Air Force! @ Lead’s Main Street
12p-6pm – INFLATABLE BONANZA in Manuel Brothers provided by LACC – Ticketed: wristbands raise money for Boys & Girls Club
12pm-6pm SCAVENGER HUNT: Sponsored by Chamber and Membership @ Starts at Inflatable Bonanza Ticket Booth
2pm – Parade will line up in Deadwood at the Days of ’76 Rodeo Grounds
2pm-4pm LIVE PERFORMANCE: Joyce Jefferson “Sheroes” @ the Homestake Opera House
3pm-5pm LIVE MUSIC: Sad & Lonesome Boys @ Manuel Brothers Park
3:00pm – Parade starts from the Parade Grounds and goes up Main Street in Deadwood. Continues up Main Street, joins 14A, goes through Central City, joins 14a, relines up behind Lead-Deadwood High school.
4pm-end – Patio & Parade Watching Party, FREE! @ Homestake Opera House front patio
4:30pm (approx) Parade down Lead Main Street
6pm – FREE Community Dinner @ Manuel Brothers Park – Sponsored by Tyssen Mining
6pm-8pm – LIVE MUSIC: Tye Dye Volcano @ Manuel Brothers Park
7pm – VIP FIREWORKS VIEWING PARTY on the Patio @ Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, featuring musical entertainment, heavy appetizers and free drinks. Tickets are live via Eventbrite, click here! Joint fundraiser for the LACC and SURF Foundation.
8-8:45pm – Northern Hills Community Band @ The Ray Davis Patio
Dusk (approx 9:30-9:45) FIREWORKS over the Open Cut – **Weather conditions to note**
____ Here’s what’s happening in Lead this week
Wednesday 6/22: 11:15am – Preschool Storytime @ the Lead Library.
Thursday 6/23: 4pm – LACC Chamber Mixer @ Terry Peak Lodge
Friday 6/24: 5:30pm – Zumba @ EFA w/ Debbie Minter
Sunday 6/26: Church Services around Lead
Tuesday 6/28: 6pm – Disney’s “The Lion King” Kid’s Production @ the HOH
6:30pm Poker for Fun at the Blackstone Lodge & Suites
____ News & Notes
If you wish to be a vendor during 4th of July or have a float in the parade, visit leadmethere.org/goldcampjubilee
Please also let me know if you would like to participate as a business.
Explore Fitness and Adventures has a lot of weekly activities for kids and adults! You can find more information for those on our online calendar. leadmethere.org
The Handley Center also offers weekly activities. Visit their Facebook page for information.
Shepherd’s Food Pantry open every Wednesday at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church @ 9am
____Save the Date:
6/29-30 – Disney’s The Lion King Kid’s Performance @ HOH
7/3-7/4 – 4th of July (Gold Camp Jubilee) in Lead
7/4 Firecracker 5K
7/9 Neutrino Day
7/12 Lead Live!
7/16 Mile High Mountain Bike Challenge
7/16 Bicycle Rodeo
7/30 Cheesecake Festival