Cracker Barrels 2013

Cracker Barrels are an important way to interact with your state legislators during the legislative session. Below are a list of known events scheduled across the state. Dakota Rural Action encourages you to attend and share your concerns and opinions. Have additions or corrections to this list, contact Jessica Miller at jessicam@dakotarural.org.

Cracker Barrels | Eastern, SD
Cracker Barrels | Western, SD

Cracker Barrels | Eastern, SD

Aberdeen

Saturday, February 2 | 10 am
Northern State University | Student Center | Centennial Room
1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, SD
Districts 1, 2 and 3. Open to the public. Q & A.
Sponsor: Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce

Brookings

Saturday, January 26 | 9 am
Brookings City & County Govt Center | Council Chambers
520 Third St, Brookings, SD
Sponsor: Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce’s Govt Affairs Committee

Saturday, February 9 | 9 am
Brookings City & County Govt Center | Council Chambers
520 Third St, Brookings, SD
Sponsor: Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce’s Govt Affairs Committee

Saturday, February 23 | 9 am
Brookings City & County Govt Center | Council Chambers
520 Third St, Brookings, SD
Sponsor: Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce’s Govt Affairs Committee

Canton

Saturday, February 2 | 10 am
Methodist Church | Fireside Room
621 E 4th St, Canton, SD
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce

Chamberlain

Saturday, February 9 | 11 am
Dakota Milestones | Meeting Room
117 E Beebe Ave, Chamberlain, SD
Open to the public.
Sponsor: Chamberlain/Oacoma Chamber of Commerce

Clear Lake

Saturday, February 2 | 1 pm
Clear Lake Municipal Building | Senior Citizens Room
125 Third Avenue South, Clear Lake, SD
Legislators:  Sen. Tim Begalka, Rep. Kathy Tyler, and Rep. Jim Peterson
Moderator: DRA Member Kim James
Sponsors: Dakota Rural Action’s Deuel County Chapter and SD Farmer’s Union

Huron

Saturday, February 2 | 9 am
Huron City Commission Room
239 Wisconsin Ave SW, Huron, SD
Coffee with Legislators

Saturday, February 9 | 9 am
Huron City Commission Room
239 Wisconsin Ave SW, Huron, SD
Coffee with Legislators

Saturday, February 23 | 9 am
Huron City Hall | Commission Room
239 Wisconsin Ave SW, Huron, SD
Coffee with Legislators

Madison

Saturday, February 2 | 1 pm
Madison City Hall | Commission Room
116 West Center St, Madison, SD
Sponsor: Madison Chamber of Commerce

Mitchell

Saturday, January 19 | 10 am
Mitchell Technical Institute | Amphitheater
1800 E Spruce St, Mitchell, SD
District 20. Open to the Public
Sponsor: Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce’s Govt Affairs Committee

Saturday, February 9 | 10 am
Mitchell Technical Institute | Amphitheater
1800 E Spruce St, Mitchell, SD
District 20. Open to the Public
Sponsor: Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce’s Govt Affairs Committee

Onida

Friday, February 8th | 10 am
Sully Area Library
500 S 8th St, Onida, SD
District 24. Open tot he public.
Sponsor: Onida Chamber of Commerce

Pierre

Saturday, January 26 | 9 am
Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce | Community Room
800 W Dakota Ave, Pierre, SD
District 24. Open to the public.
Sponsor: Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce

Sioux Falls

Saturday, January 26 | 10 am
Holiday Inn City Center
100 W 8th St, Sioux Falls, SD
Legislative Coffee. Q & A. Open to the public.

Saturday, February 2 | 10 am
Holiday Inn City Center
100 W 8th St, Sioux Falls, SD
Legislative Coffee. Q & A. Open to the public.

Saturday, February 9 | 10 am
Holiday Inn City Center
100 W 8th St, Sioux Falls, SD
Legislative Coffee. Q & A. Open to the public.

Saturday, February 23 | 10 am
Holiday Inn City Center
100 W 8th St, Sioux Falls, SD
Legislative Coffee. Q & A. Open to the public.

Vermillion

Saturday, February 2 | 10 am
City Hall | Council Chambers
25 Center St, Vermillion, SD
District 17. Open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Sponsors: VFW Auxiliary, Clay County Democrats, Clay County Republicans, VCDC Legislative Affairs Committee

Saturday, March 2 | 10 am
City Hall | Council Chambers
25 Center St, Vermillion, SD
District 17. Open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Sponsors: VFW Auxiliary, Clay County Democrats, Clay County Republicans, VCDC Legislative Affairs Committee

Yankton

Saturday, February 9 | 10 am
Avera Pavilion Amphitheatre
409 Summit St, Yankton, SD
Sponsor: Yankton Chamber of Commerce’s Govt Affairs Committee

Saturday, March 2 | 10 am
Avera Pavilion Amphitheatre
409 Summit St, Yankton, SD
Sponsor: Yankton Chamber of Commerce’s Govt Affairs Committee

Watertown

Saturday, February 9 | 9 am
2013 Watertown Winter Farm Show | Livestock Show Ring
1910 W Kemp Ave, Watertown, SD

Cracker Barrels | Western, SD

 Belle Fourche

 Saturday, January 26 | 12 pm
American West Plaza | Trails End Saloon
1807 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD
Districts 28 and 29
Sponsor: Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, February 9 | 12 pm
American West Plaza | Trails End Saloon
1807 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD
Districts 28 and 29
Sponsor: Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce

Custer

Saturday, January 26 | 1:30 pm
Custer Senior Center
538 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD
Sponsor: Custer Area Chamber of Commerce

Deadwood

Saturday, February 9 | 9 am
Deadwood City Hall
102 Sherman St, Deadwood, SD

Edgemont

Saturday, February 9 | 9:30 am
Senior Citizen Center
601 5th Ave, Edgemont, SD

Hill City

Saturday, January 26 | 9 am
Super 8 | Conference Room
109 Main St, Hill City, SD
Sponsor: Hill City Chamber of Commerce

Hot Springs

Saturday, February 9 | 1:30 pm
School Administration Building
1609 University Ave, Hot Springs, SD

Meadow

Sunday, February 17 | 2 pm
Location: Indian Creek Lutheran Church
Sponsor: Dakota Rural Action’s Western Plains Action Group

Newell

Saturday, January 26 | 2:30 pm
Newell City Hall
108 3rd St, Newell, SD

Piedmont

Sunday, February 17 | 1:30 pm
American Legion Post 311
101 Pine St, Piedmont, SD

Rapid City

Saturday, February 2 | 9 am
SDSM&T | New Classroom Building
501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD
Sponsor: RC Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, February 23 | 9 am
SDSM&T | New Classroom Building
501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD
Sponsor: RC Chamber of Commerce

Spearfish

Saturday, January 26 | 9 am
Black Hills State University | Student Union | Yellow Jacket Legacy Room
1200 University Blvd, Spearfish, SD
Sponsor: Spearfish Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, February 23 | 9 am
Black Hills State University | Student Union | Yellow Jacket Legacy Room
1200 University Blvd, Spearfish, SD
Sponsor: Spearfish Chamber of Commerce

Sturgis

Saturday, January 26 | 9 am
Meade County Administrative Office | Commissioner’s Room
1300 Sherman St, Sturgis, SD
Sponsor: Sturgis Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, February 9 | 9 am
Meade County Administrative Office | Commissioner’s Room
1300 Sherman St, Sturgis, SD
Sponsor: Sturgis Chamber of Commerce

Union Center

Sunday, February 10 | 1:30 pm
Community Baptist Church | Fellowship Room
16992 SD Hwy 24, Union Center, SD

Wall

Saturday, February 16 | 9 am
Wall Drug
510 Main St, Wall, SD

Winner

Saturday, February 2 | 9 am
Jeff Moore Meeting Room | Chamber Building
246 S. Main St, Winner, SD