48th Annual Cherokee PRCA Rodeo at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds with a Full Day of Fun. There will be a Western BBQ at the Depot from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; the Train Robbery at the Depot at 12:15 p.m.; and the Parade at 4 p.m. Gates will open at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds at 6 p.m. There will be a Rodeo performance at 7:30 p.m. with fireworks to follow. Call 712-225-6414 for ticket prices or go to www.cherokeerodeo.com.
The 23rd Annual Friends of Conservation Fun Day will have a Prairie Stew serving from noon until 4 p.m. There will be a nature on a trail hike from Redtail Ridge through to Silver Sioux with Laura Kohn beginning at 9 a.m. There will be wagon rides through the woods at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. There will be demonstrations of spinning wool, rope making and wood working. Bring your instruments and jam. For more information call 225-2024.
There will be a Benefit for Tom Selk who is facing medical expenses from a spinal cord injury from a car accident. It will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the IC Church Hall. There is a fund at the North Star Community Credit Union. The meal will include taverns, hot dogs and brats. A free will offering will be accepted There will also be a bake sale.