“Murder at Cafe Noir”: Aberdeen Community Theatre dinner theater continues with shows Sept. 28-29 at 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 2-7 at 6:30 p.m. and Oct 8 at 12:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy dinner on the theater stage in this performance that seeks participation from the audience in helping a private investigator solve a murder at the cafe. All tickets, which are $47, are reserved seating. They include admission to the show, the meal and a souvenir cup. Tickets can be purchased online at AberdeenCommunityTheatre.com, by calling 605-225-2228 or at Riddle’s Jewelry, 3811 Seventh Ave. S.E.
Pheasant Phestival Pup Crawl: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 at Malchow Plaza, 506 S. Main St. Join this social opportunity for hunters and dogs with treats available for both. All donations benefit the Aberdeen Area Humane Society and the Brown County Pet Rescue League.
Spark Joy: Three Step Stride with Holly Hoffman: 12:10-12:50 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29 in the Fellowship Hall at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1620 Milwaukee Ave. N.E. Hear motivational speaker Holly Hoffman speak on her newest book “Three Step Stride.” Her books will be available for sale.
Wet plate demonstration by Shane Balkowitsch: 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29 at the Ellendale Historic Opera House in Ellendale, N.D. Learn about the wet plate process while Balkowitsch demonstrates. A lottery drawing of five people will get a wet plate photo taken and the original glass plate gifted to them. Balkowitsch has an exhibit at the Ellendale Opera House, 55 Main St., through Friday. Wet plate photography is an early form of photography using glass or metal plates that are submerged in silver nitrate then inserted into the camera. Due to construction in front of the building, visitors must access the opera house from the alley.
Live music by Double S Duo: 6 p.m. dinner followed by music at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29 at the Elks Lodge, 705 Circle Drive.
Second Paw Sale: Get first chance at items for sale 6-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, $20. Regular event is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Holum Expo Building at the Brown County Fairgrounds.
Andrew Kolb author talk and workshops: Talk and book-signing featuring Andrew Kolb at Red Rooster Coffee House, 218 S. Main St., Friday, Sept. 29, 7-9 p.m. Additional workshops with Kolb are planned at the K.O. Lee Aberdeen Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 30. At 10 a.m., youth can learn how to illustrate their own role-playing game; at 2 p.m., teens and adults can learn about professional writing and illustrating; and at 6 p.m., teens and adults will learn how to create role-playing game settings. Kolb is the author/illustrator and creator of Oz-fantasy role-playing game setting.
Refreshed Women’s Conference: Saturday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Aberdeen First Assembly, 1424 24th Ave. N.W. Guest speaker is Amber Gerstmann. Entertainment by Worship SD Collective. Registration is $20 at afa.church/refreshed.
Fall Tea: 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 at Zion Lutheran Church, 1732 S. Main St., $15. Call 605-225-6755.
PEO boutique and rummage sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 1503 S. Eighth St. in Aberdeen. Sale will feature home-sewn crafts, homemade breads, hand-made greeting cards and other home decor items, purses, jewelry and more. Proceeds will go toward educational grants, scholarships and loans sponsored by PEO.
Live music by Selective Defective: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, One-Legged Pleasant,723 S. Main St.
Relay for Life bags and bottles fundraiser: 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Moose Lodge, 410 Ninth Ave. S.W. A raffle of purses, clutches and wine. Baked goods will also be available for purchase. Call Becky Jacobson at 605-380-2502 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Back Forty Adventure Farm: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1. Check out children’s activities and a 12-acre corn maze. Special moonlight maze and s’mores event is 6-9 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $12 for 13 and older, $8 for children 3-12 and $40 for a family pass. For more information go to backfortybeef.com/cornmaze.
Come as you are comedy by Brooke Barsell: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 at Hub city Station Event Center, 1923 Sixth Ave. S.E. Sponsored by Aberdeen Area Pride. Tickets are $10 or $8 for Northern State students with an ID.
Optimist pumpkin patch: Noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct 1 at Centennial Village at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 400 NW 24th Ave., Aberdeen. For kids 10 and younger. Event runs until the pumpkins run out. Children allowed one pumpkin each.
St. Paul’s meatball dinner: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1 at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, 214 Seventh Ave. S.W. Tickets $12 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. Proceeds support Pastor Samuel Bobby, the church’s missionary to Riga, Latvia.
Central theater presents “Radium Girls”: Oct. 3, 5 and 6 at Thomas F. Kelly theater at Central High School. Tickets $5 for adults, $3 for students. Activity passes accepted. Show tells the story of female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting radium dials.
Live music by Jonathan Foster, Luke Voorhees and Xavier Scott: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, Red Rooster Coffee House, 218 S. Main St. $5 cover.
Northern fall plant sale: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5 at the greenhouse, Mewaldt-Jensen 144B. The sale is open to the public. Cash and checks accepted. A variety of cacti and other succulents available.. Prices range from $1 to $40.
U.S. Marine Band: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, Aberdeen Civic Arena. Free with advance tickets available online at marineband.ticketleap.com, maximum of four per person. Ticket holders admitted until 7:15 p.m. when any remaining seats are made available to those who don’t have tickets.
Hot Chocolate for Charlie fundraiser: 7 a.m. Oct. 7 outside Aberdeen Convention & Visitors Bureau office during Northern State homecoming parade. Donations accepted with proceeds to the Murano family to support their son’s fight with cancer.
Steps for Step 5K: Registration at 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Walk begins at the Barnett Center.
Caramel roll sale/fundraiser: 8 a.m. in front of Dacotah Prairie Museum Saturday, Oct. 7. Sale continues until rolls are gone.
Northern State homecoming parade: Saturday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. on Main Street from Eighth Avenue Northeast south to 12th Avenue Southeast.
Pumpkin patch: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at Hub City Church, 1701 Eighth Ave. N.E. Pick a pumpkin and enjoy pumpkin painting, food, bouncy houses and a kid’s raffle, free.
40/8 Foundation fundraiser: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at City Lights Bar & Event Center, 316 S. Second St. Tickets are $40 and include all-you-can eat food and beverages, raffles and games.
Roncalli Hall of Fame Banquet: Saturday, Oct. 7 at Roncalli High School. Registration and social hour is 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, which are to be reserved by Sept. 29 are $45. Call 605-226-2100.
The Back Forty Adventure Farm: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8. Check out children’s activities and a 12-acre corn maze. Tickets are $12 for 13 and older, $8 for children 3-12 and $40 for a family pass. For more information, visit backfortybeef.com/cornmaze.
Soup, sandwich and pie supper: 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8 at North Highland United Methodist Church, 620 15th Ave. N.E. Tickets sold at the door are $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12 and free for 5 and younger. Call the church at 605-226-1279 for details.
Rescue Escape Room: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October at Aberdeen First Assembly Church, 1424 24th Ave. N.W. Book your time at afa.church/rescue. Donations from participants support Project Rescue, a group aimed at combating human trafficking and providing hope to those in hopeless circumstances. The escape room features challenging puzzles, thrilling twists and an immersive experience to rescue a child.
Senior center Bingo: 3-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, Aberdeen Area Senior Center, 1303 Seventh Ave. S.E. Open to the public, cost is 25 cents per card (four-card maximum) and 50 cents for blackout. A total of 18 games are played with two blackout games. Event supports senior center activities and is sponsored by Aldersgate Church.
Old Time Music Jam: 2 p.m. Tuesdays at Hub City Station Event Center, 1923 Sixth Ave. S.E., Suite 104.
Queen of Hearts: 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Lager’s Inn, 20 Third Ave. S.W. Fundraiser for Aberdeen Area Veterans, Inc.
Chase the Fez and Bingo: Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. at Yelduz Shrine Center, 802 S. Main St., $1 per card, $7 for dinner.
Bingo: Wednesdays at Hub City Station Event Center, 1923 Sixth Ave. S.E., Suite 104. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m., $20 per packet.
Pub trivia: 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Danger von Dempsey’s Pizza and Brewhaus, 1023 S. Main St.
Farmers markets: Thursdays 3-6 p.m. at Natural Abundance, 122 N. Main St., and in front of Grassland Granite, 1110 First Ave. S.E. Saturdays 8:30-noon at Malchow Plaza, 506 S. Main St.
Aberdeen Moose Bingo: 6 p.m. Thursdays at Aberdeen Moose Lodge, 410 Ninth Ave. S.W. Doors open at 4 p.m., packets start at $23.
Capitol Cinema movie: 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, tickets $9. For show details, go to capitolcinema.net/.