Lead Weekly May 11th – May 17th 2022

Hello Everyone,

Thomas Grier Day is this Saturday along with Arts and Antiques Row “Second Saturday”. This is looking to be a great weekend to get out and help us beautify this wonderful town that we call home. There will be Open Container on Main St. and the businesses will be open. Events will start at 9am. Following is a schedule;

9-11:30am: Beautify Lead with a trash pick-up* – Rendezvous at the HOH Patio.

10am-12pm: Tours of Historic Main St. places with Terry Smith to Speak at Thomas Grier


12pm: Appreciation Lunch & Cake @ Episcopal Church

12:15pm-3:45pm: Presenters on Older Home Preservation at the Homestake Opera

House -JR Hamblet, Lynn Namminga, Dale Thomason

4pm-5:30pm: Presentation and Tour of the Cotton House by David Gackle

5 -7pm: Homestake Opera House, open house – free!

All Day – Visit Thomas Grier’s grave, West Lead Cemetery

All Day – Second Saturday “Arts & Antiques Row” – Lead Main St. – Open Container

**11am – 8pm: Lemonade stands set up around town managed by local youth**

Hope to see you all come out and assist with trash pick up and listen to our wonderful speakers. Thank you to Lead Historic Preservation for helping with managing of the event!

____ Here’s what’s happening in Lead this week

Wednesday 5/11 – 11:15am: Story Time @ the Lead Library
-4pm: Lion King Auditions @ HOH
-5:30pm: Zumba w/ Debbie Minter @ EF&A

Thursday 5/12 – 11am: Celebrating Women in Business Luncheon at the Spearfish Holiday Inn

Friday 5/13 – 4pm: Lion King Auditions @ HOH
– 5:30pm: Zumba w/ Debbie Minter @ EF&A

Saturday 5/14 – 9am: Thomas Grier Day and City Clean-up
– 10am: Arts and Antiques Row “Second Saturdays” Lead Main St.

Sunday 5/15- Church Services around town

Monday 5/16 – 5pm: Lead City Commission Meeting

Tuesday 5/17 – 8:30am: WIN Coffee Meetup at Lotus Up
-5:30pm: Black Hills Mining Museum Community/Public Meeting @ SLHVC
-6pm: Poker for Fun @ Blackstone Lodge Hanger 7 Lounge

____ News & Notes

Boys & Girls Club of the Black Hills will be closed May 16th-20th. To register for their summer programing, stop by and see Danielle. Also, the BGC will offer transportation for kiddos to and from rehearsals of the Lion King Production at the Homestake Opera House.

2022-2023 Lead Magazines are now available for pick up or distribution.

For free event posting in Travel SD contact [email protected]

Arts organizations can add their event listings for free by emailing

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:

5/19 – 125th Anniversary Monument Health LD Hospital
5/21 – Explore Fitness & Adventures Dance Recital
5/28-5/29 – Black Hills Renaissance Festival – Tickets on sale now @ https://www.blackhillsrenfest.com/home
5/29 – “Piano Ponderings” @ HOH
6/14 – Lead Live
6/23 – Chamber Mixer @ Terry Peak Lodge

Best Regards,
Leigha Patterson
Executive Director

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