Redfield, South Dakota Prepares for 2019 Pheasantennial Celebration
Thursday, October 17, 2019
REDFIELD TO COMMEMORATE SOUTH DAKOTA’S FIRST PHEASANT HUNTING SEASON
The first South Dakota pheasant hunting season, a one-day hunt in Spink County, took place on October 30, 1919. The City of Redfield has partnered with members of the community to commemorate this historical event.
The Pheasantennial Celebration will be held on Wednesday October 30, 2019. The duration of the day will be dedicated to a formal pheasant release and Mayor’s Invitational Hunt which will take place throughout Spink County. Fifty state and local leaders have been invited to attend this event. After the hunt, a social hour will take place at Shanty Haven Event Hall in Redfield beginning at 6:00pm. A prime rib meal catered by Auntie Mimi’s Farmhouse Kitchen will be served at 7:00pm with a program to follow.
Guest speakers for the Pheasantennial Banquet include Redfield Mayor Jayme Akin, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and South Dakota Magazine Editor-At-Large Bernie Hunhoff. Music by 2017 Miss South Dakota Miranda Mack will follow. A Commemorative Beretta 12-gauge A400 donated by the Redfield Ringneck Association will be raffled off to conclude the event. Guests will be automatically entered into the raffle with the purchase of a banquet ticket.
Tickets for the Pheasantennial Banquet are $25.00 and can be purchased via telephone at 605-472-4550 or at the following locations in Redfield: Redfield City Hall, C&NW RR Depot, Chrystal’s Bar, Appel Oil Co. and Appel’s Quick Stop. To reserve a table of eight at $200 please call the number listed above.
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