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2015 Gold Discovery Days

92nd Annual Celebration

Event Officials

Main Event Officials

Bed Races - Custer Chamber of Commerce - 605-673-2244
Gold Discovery Days Car Show - Gary Kuchar - 605-517-0346
Fun Run / Walk - Mindy Dooley - 605-673-2700
Jump-n-Fun Fair - Custer Chamber of Commerce - 605-673-2244
Gold Nugget Hunt - Bonita Carlson - 605-440-1888
Parade - Tina Grable - 605-440-2282 or 605-673-2629
Royalty - Victoria Dahlstrom - 605-673-3869
Royalty Games & Movie - Custer Chamber of Commerce - 605-673-2244
Stick Horse Rodeo - Bonita Carlson - 605-440-1888
Arts & Crafts - Cece March - 605-431-8392
Volleyball - Cheyanne Bailey - 605-440-0072

Side Event Officials

Archery Tournament - Top Pin Archery - 605-673-5880
Fireman's Ball - Jim Lyon 605-645-0539
Flower / Garden Show - Mary Hoover - 605-673-2820
Custer Senior Center - Jill - 605-673-2708
Hot Air Balloon Rally - Damien Mahoney - 605-673-2520
Laser Show - Crazy Horse - 605-673-4681
Pancake Feed - Lion's Club - Dusty Dustman - 605-673-4156
Quilt Show - Custer Piecemakers - Leila Davis - 605-673-2160
1880 Courthouse Museum Activities - Gary Enright - 605-673-2443

 

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Arts & Crafts Festival Rules/Regulations and Vendor Application

Car Show Registration Form

Fun Run Registration Form

Parade Registration Form

Volleyball Registration Form

"Build Your Own Bed" Bed Races Registration Form

 

YMCA - Splash & Dash Flyer

YMCA - Tug of War Flyer

 

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Click Here to View 2014 Fun Run Results

 

 

2015 Gold Discovery Days

Royalty & Dignitaries

 

2015 Gold Discovery Days
Parade Marshals

2015 Gold Discovery Days
Dignataries
2015 Gold Discovery Days
Royalty

Rose Marie Scott (left) &
Ferol McClaren (right)

Tina Grable (left) &
Tammy Wicks (right)

Queen Billie Wicks (left)
Princess Mattisen Kelley (middle)
Princess Kendall Ashmore (right)

 

2015 Gold Discovery Days

92nd Annual Celebration

Schedule of Events

 

Friday, July 24th

 

 

10:00 am - 7:00pm

Arts & Crafts Festival

Way Park: 4th and Mt. Rushmore Rd

Contact: Cece March 605-431-8392

 

 

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Custer Piecemakers Quilt Show

Custer Armory (Admission $3)

Contact: Leila Davis 605-673-2160

 

 

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

6th Annual Caroline Hatton
Judged Flower Show

Sponsored by Custer Garden Club

Custer Senior Center: 538 Mt. Rushmore Rd

Contact: Mary Hoover 605-673-2820

 

 

5:30 pm

Kids Gold Nugget Hunt
(Ages 0-11)

Harbach Park: 6th and Washington St

Contact: Bonita Carlson 605-440-1888

 

 

6:00 pm

Kids Stick Horse Rodeo

Washington St: Lot East of Chamber Building
Contact: Bonita Carlson 605-440-1888

 

 

6:00 pm

Custer YMCA Tug of War

Custer YMCA lawn

Contact YMCA to sign up 605-673-5134

 

 

7:00 pm

Gold Discovery Days Annual Bed Races

7th Street: next to YMCA

Contact: Custer Chamber of Commerce
605-673-2244

 

 

7:30 pm

Black Hills Playhouse presents

"Shrek the Musical"

For reservations:

www.blackhillsplayhouse.com/

 

 

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Fireman’s Ball Street Dance (Family Night)

Live DJ

6th and Crook Street

Contact: Jim Lyon 605-645-0539

 

 

9:00 pm (approx.) - At Dark

Legends In Light Laser Show

Crazy Horse Memorial

4 miles N. Of Custer on Hwy 385/16

Contact: 605-673-4681

crazyhorsememorial.org/

 

Saturday, July 25th

 

 

5:30 am

Hot Air Balloon Rally

Pageant Hill (Weather permitting)

Contact: Damien Mahoney 605-673-2520

 

 

6:00 am - 9:00 am

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Way Park: 4th & Mt. Rushmore Rd
Contact: Dusty Dustman 605-673-4156

 

 

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Shoot For Gold - Lower French Creek Rd

Next to Glenn Erin School (Public Welcome)

Contact Top Pin Archery 605-673-5880

 

 

8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Gold Discovery Days Car Show

6th Street South of Mt. Rushmore Rd

Contact: Gary Kuchar 605-517-0346

 

 

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

6th Annual Caroline Hatton
Judged Flower Show

Sponsored by Custer Garden Club

Custer Senior Center: 538 Mt. Rushmore Rd

Contact: Mary Hoover 605-673-2820

 

 

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Custer Piecemakers Quilt Show

Custer Armory (Admission $3)

Contact: Leila Davis 605-673-2160

 

 

10:00 am

Gold Discovery Days Parade

Mt. Rushmore Road

Contact: Tina Grable 605-440-2282

 

 

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Arts & Crafts Festival

Way Park: 4th and Mt. Rushmore Rd

Contact: Cece March 605-431-8392

 

 

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Senior Center Sloppy Joe Lunch

($8.00 / person)

Custer Senior Center: 538 Mt. Rushmore Rd

Contact: Jill 605-673-2708

 

 

12:00 noon - 6:00 pm

Jump-n-Fun Fair

(Inflatables for all ages)

Harbach Park: 6th & Washington St

Contact: Custer Chamber of Commerce
605-673-2244

 

 

1:00 pm (Registration @ 12:00 noon)

Gold Discovery Days Volleyball Tournament

City Volleyball Courts: 7th & Washington St
Contact: Cheyanne Bailey 605-440-0072

 

 

1:00 pm

Wildcat Golf Fundraiser
4-Man Scramble Golf Tournament

Rocky Knolls Golf Course
Contact: Paul Kelley 605-673-8952

 

 

1:00 pm

YMCA Splash & Dash

100M Swim; 3K Dash

Custer Pool to Custer Track

Ages: 7th grade to 12th grade

Sign up @ YMCA 605-673-5134

 

 

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bark Beetle Blues Bash

Kleeman House (next to Post Office)

Suggested donation $100 per person

For tickets 605-389-3237 (#s limited)

 

 

8:00 pm - 12:00 midnight

Fireman’s Ball Street Dance
Crash Wagon Band

6th and Crook Street

Contact: Jim Lyon 605-645-0539

 

 

9:00 pm

Teen Movie Night

Movie: TBA later

Custer YMCA

Ages: 7th grade & up

 

 

9:00 pm (approx.) - At Dark

Legends In Light Laser Show

Crazy Horse Memorial

4 miles N. Of Custer on Hwy 385/16

Contact: 605-673-4681

crazyhorsememorial.org/

 

Sunday, July 26th

 

 

5:30 am

Hot Air Balloon Rally

Pageant Hill (Weather permitting)

Contact: Damien Mahoney 605-673-2520

 

 

8:00 am (Registration @ 7:00 am)

Gold Rush Fun Run

Run on Mickelson Trail starting

at Custer Chamber: 615 Washington St

Contact: Mindy Dooley 605-673-2700

 

 

8:00 am - 12:00 noon

Shoot For Gold - Lower French Creek Rd

Next to Glenn Erin School (Public Welcome)

Contact Top Pin Archery 605-673-5880

 

 

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Custer Piecemakers Quilt Show

Custer Armory (Admission $3)

Contact: Leila Davis 605-673-2160

 

 

9:00 am

Vineyard of the Black Hills Church Service

Way Park: 4th & Mt. Rushmore Rd

(Downtown Custer)

 

 

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Arts & Crafts Festival

Way Park: 4th and Mt. Rushmore Rd

Contact: Cece March 605-431-8392

 

 

2:00 pm

Old Timers Baseball Game

New Baseball Field East of Custer

Contact: Jack Sayles 321-501-1978

 

 

2:00 pm

Black Hills Playhouse presents

"Shrek the Musical"

For reservations:

www.blackhillsplayhouse.com/

 

 

9:00 pm (approx.) - At Dark

Legends In Light Laser Show

Crazy Horse Memorial

4 miles N. Of Custer on Hwy 385/16

Contact: 605-673-4681

crazyhorsememorial.org/

 

Be sure to join us for this years
92nd Annual Celebration of Gold Discovery Days!!!
July 24th - 26th, 2015