Fort Pierre Hosts Trader Days This Weekend

Fort Pierre is hosting its second annual Trader Days this weekend (Aug. 16-18).

Fort Pierre mayor Gloria Hanson says its in conjunction with the State 4-H Finals Rodeo and there’s a wide array of things for people to do.

Organizing committee member Callie Iverson says there are now over 20 entries for the Verendrye Museum’s 3rd Annual Backyard BBQ Competition fundraiser tomorrow (Aug. 17).

Iverson says the public is invited to sample all of the creations for $10 per person, payable on site. Kids 8 years and under eat at the BBQ for free. Pop, water and beer will be available for purchase. Proceeds go to the Verendrye Museum, which is undergoing renovation.
For more information about Fort Pierre’s Trader Days, call 605-223-7603 or go to