Hidden Treasure Heritage Festival

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Name: Hidden Treasure Heritage Festival
Date: June 21, 2024 - June 22, 2024
Event Description:

The Hidden Treasure Heritage Festival is set to captivate attendees on June 21-22, 2024, as it delves into the vibrant history of Lead, South Dakota. Organized by Lead Historic Preservation and sponsored the South Dakota Humanities Council, South Dakota Historical Society, and the City of Lead, this event promises an enriching experience for all.

Celebrating the multicultural tapestry of Lead, the festival will feature captivating exhibits showcasing the early Italian community and the legacy of the 14 Homestake Superintendents, starting with the esteemed William Farrish, appointed by none other than George Hearst himself.

Other events include

  • Indulge in the flavors of Italy with delectable ethnic foods, including a marinara cooking contest
  • Guided tours of the old Italian neighborhoods of Lead
  • Test your knowledge with the Homestake Trivia contest
  • Family-friendly activities, including the beloved “Italian Bingo,” traditionally played during Christmas in Italy
  • Special performance of “The Deadwood Songbook” by the talented Hank Harris at the Opera House

Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in Lead’s history and celebrate its hidden treasures. For more information, visit leadhistoricpreservation.org or follow us on Facebook.

Lead, SD
Date/Time Information:
Friday June 21st - Saturday June 22nd
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