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Get Involved: Legislative Cracker Barrels and Legislative Coffees

Whether known as a legislative coffee, legislative cracker barrel or listening session, attending gatherings where legislators update their constituents on the Legislative Session is an important part of grassroots advocacy. Here, we've compiled a list of gatherings we're aware of around the state.

Date

Time

Event

Location

Address

City

Jan. 12 1 p.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Recreation Bar Meeting Room 536 Main St Scotland
Jan. 19 9 a.m. Coffee with the Legislators City Hall 1705 Dakota Ave S Huron
Jan. 19 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Sisseton Winter Show 516 Eighth Ave W Sisseton
Jan. 19 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Lake Area Technical Institute 1201 Arrow Ave NE Watertown
Jan. 19 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Avera Professional Office Pavillion 501 Summit St Yankton
Jan. 26 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Bethany Meadows Community Room 3008 E Aspen Blvd Brandon
Jan. 26 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Brookings City/County Building 520 3rd St Brookings
Jan. 26 9 a.m. Legislative Meet and Greet Springfield Community Center 605 8th St Springfield
Jan. 26 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Classroom Building 501 E St Joseph St Rapid City
Jan. 26 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Webster Armory 100 W 11th Ave Webster
Jan. 26 10 a.m. Legislative Coffee Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce 800 W Dakota Ave Pierre
Jan. 26 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Northern State University 1200 S Jay St Aberdeen
Jan. 26 11 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Madison High School Auditorium 800 NE 9th St Madison
Jan. 26 11:15 a.m. Legislative Meet and Greet Abby's Convenience Store 115 US Hwy 18 Pickstown
Jan. 26 1:30 p.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Clear Lake Municipal Building 125 Third Ave. S. Clear Lake
Jan. 26 2 p.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Dutch Oven Bakery 12 W Seventh St Platte
Jan. 26 4 p.m. Legislative Meet and Greet Dayspring Coffee Co. 524 Main St Gregory
Jan. 26 5:30 p.m. Legislative Meet and Greet West River Tap 845 W Second St Winner
Feb. 1 Noon Legislative Cracker Barrel Mitchell City Council Chambers 601 N Main St Mitchell
Feb. 2 9 a.m. Coffee with the Legislators City Hall 1705 Dakota Ave S Huron
Feb. 2 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Western Dakota Tech Event Center 800 Mickelson Dr Rapid City
Feb. 2 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Erskine Building 1300 Sherman St Sturgis
Feb. 2 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Vermillion City Hall 25 Center St Vermillion
Feb. 2 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Northern State University, Centennial Rooms 1200 S Jay St Aberdeen
Feb. 2 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Canton Depot Viking Room 600 W Fifth St Canton
Feb. 2 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Northern State University, Centennial Rooms 1200 S Jay St Aberdeen
Feb. 2 10 a.m. Legislative Coffee Southeastern Technical Institute, The Hub 2320 N Career Ave Sioux Falls
Feb. 2 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Avera Professional Office Pavillion 501 Summit St Yankton
Feb. 2 1 p.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Grap's Burgers 518 National St Belle Fourche
Feb. 9 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Newell City Hall 101 E Third St Newell
Feb. 9 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Watertown Parks, Recreation and Forestry Field House 1900 W Kemp Ave Watertown
Feb. 9 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Brookings City/County Building 520 Third St Brookings
Feb. 9 10 a.m. Legislative Coffee Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce 800 W Dakota Ave Pierre
Feb. 9 10 a.m. Legislative Coffee Southeast Technical Institute, The Hub 2320 N Career Ave Sioux Falls
Feb. 9 10:30 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel GOAT Bar and Grill 116 W SD 38 Hartford
Feb. 9 1:30 p.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Piedmont Valley American Legion Post 101 Pine St Piedmont
Feb. 9 1:30 p.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Custer Senior Center 538 Mt. Rushmore Rd Custer
Feb. 9 4 p.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Super 8 Conference Room 109 E Main St Hill City
Feb. 9 TBD Legislative Cracker Barrel Somewhere in District 24 TBD District 24
Feb. 15 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Sully Buttes High School Study Hall 500 E Eighth St Onida
Feb. 16 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Classroom Building 501 E St. Joseph St Rapid City
Feb. 16 TBD Legislative Cracker Barrel (Tentative)   Lake Norden
Feb. 16 1 p.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Community Center 112 Main St Chamberlain
Feb. 18 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel McCook Central Schools 200 E Essex Ave Salem
Feb. 18 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Train Depot 715 W Third Ave Redfield
Feb. 20 7:45 a.m. Electric Cooperative Day at the Capitol South Dakota State Capitol 500 E Capitol Ave Pierre
Feb. 23 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Bethany Meadows Community Room 3008 E Aspen Blvd Brandon
Feb. 23 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Brookings City/County Building 520 3rd St Brookings
Feb. 23 9 a.m. Coffee with the Legislators City Hall 1705 Dakota Ave S Huron
Feb. 23 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Northern State University 1200 S Jay St Aberdeen
Feb. 23 10 a.m. Legislative Coffee Southeast Tech, The Hub 2320 N Career Ave Sioux Falls
March 1 8:30 a.m. Legislative Forum Timber Lake Museum 800 Main St Timber Lake
March 2 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Deadwood Visitor Center 1-99 Siever St

Deadwood

March 2 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Western Dakota Tech Event Center 800 Mickelson Dr

Rapid City

March 2 9 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Vermillion City Hall 25 Center St Vermillion
March 2 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Northern State University 1200 S Jay St Aberdeen
March 2 10 a.m. Legislative Cracker Barrel Avera Professional Office Pavillion 501 Summit St Yankton
March 29   40th Legislative Day (Veto Day) South Dakota State Capitol 500 E Capitol Ave

Pierre

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