Discover Bon Homme
Discover Bon Homme



Easter Egg Hunt - (City Park)


Swimming Pool - opens over weekends (weather permitting)


Community Wide Rummage Sale - June 6th - 9th - Hit the street, and shop, shop, shop.  There is also sales in the kids club.  Maps will be given out at the retailer's spots.


Fireworks Display - sponsored by Tolsma's Cove, July 4th


Old Fashioned Saturday Night & Car Show - August 6th - Join us for a band concert, the popular dunk tank and free food furnished. There are plenty of games for the children plus the car show -


Parade of Lights - November 25th. We have a parade to bring in the Holiday season, even Santa is there to hear those wish lists from the children. Then the merchants have a drawing in which lots of merchandise is given away, just in time for that shopping list your working on! -



Scottie Stampede Rodeo - 2nd full-weekend in August. Rodeo events begin at 6pm. Call 605-660-3120 for info. / Crazy Days - Sat. Downtown


Catfish Days - July 29th and 30th. July.Contact Vern or Carl Fuerst at 605-583-9964.  July 29th 6-9 check in at VFW.  July 30th weigh in. Fish Fry will begin at 6:00 - Those attending, please bring a salad or dessert.   Free Will Donation proceeds go to the Scotland Athletic Association.   


Youth Fishing Derby - June 4th at Lake Henry. 8:00-11:00 am - Registration - Scotland VFW.  Fishing starts at 9 with checkin at 1:00.  Lunch is provided by NuStar Energy. - Life jackets avaliable.

Thank you to all the generous donations which made the day a success.  Thank you to the following for their donations:  Tim Asche Agency, B&H Publishing, Bass Fishing League, Border States Electric, Classic Collision and Frame, Coca-Cola Co. Coop Farmers Inc. Corner Grocery, Dakota Chiropractic, Dakota Riggers and Tool Supply, Edelman Feed, Farmers Merchant State Bank, Gary Faulker and family, Fischer Electric, Flowers and More, JoAnn Friedel, Golden West, Guthmiller Farms, Matt and Meredith Hayes, Haase's Bar and Grill, Curtis R. Johnson DDS, Kaylor Grain Co, Kaylor Locker, Kronaizl Insurance, Main Stop, Menno Lumber, Mike Durfee State Prison, NuStar Energy, Pietz's Kuchen Kitchen, Poet Research Center, Recreation Bar, Rettedal's, S.A.S., Scotlad Hardware, Scotland Oil, Scottie Stop, Sioux Nation, Bob Slama Keven and Elaine Souhrada, Vaith Trucking, Vermeer of SD, Walter Welding, and XCel Energy.   


Jumping June Craft and Vendow Fair -   - City Hall 10 am to 5 pm


Poker Run to benefit ALS (Lou Goehrings Disease) - Sunday following Labor Day.


Zion VBS


Heritage Museum Open House - 1:30- 4:00 pm -  


Summer Reading Program at the Library - "Every Hero Has a Story" - .  


Scottie Stampede Rodeo - Aug 13th and 14th Rodeo Grounds


Scottie Stampede Rodeo Parade -  - 1:30


Scotland Youth Center will have their  4th Annual 5K FunRun/Walk -  - Registaration at Youth Center from 7:00-7:20 starting at 7:30 for walkers, Registration 7:25-7:45 starting at 8:00 for runners.


KickBall Tourney -  10:00 am at the sports complex - 9 man teams and must be coed. POET is sponsoring the tourney and all proceeds go to the Cory Bierle fund.  


Scotland VFW Ladies Auxillary Quilt Show - 9:00-4:00 - Old Fire Hall

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Dec. 3    Annual Appreciation Day and viewing the decorated trees at city hall. Lunch will be served from 11a.m. to 1 p.m eat City Hall
Friends of GSC will have a bake sale starting at 10:30 at city hall.
Dec 10   The Youth Center will host their Harvest of Soups in the city hall from 11 - 1.  Afternoon with Santa will begin at 1 p.m.
Dec. 17   Annual Street Drawing will be held at 3 p.m.
Crazy 8 Productions will be presenting "In-Laws, Outlaws and Other People (That Should be Shot" at City Hall on Sunday, Dec.4 at 7 p.m, Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m., and Sunday Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 with refreshments being served.


4th of July Celebration

Bull-O-Rama - July 3rd-4th


Springfield College Museum - Created in 2002 the museum housed any and all memorabilia from the former Sothern Normal, Southern State College and USD/S. Items included are books, official documents, yearbooks, pamphlets, pictures, clothing, films, and items to numerous to mention. The museum is available for visiting or tours by contacting one of the following:  Alice Petrik (605-369-2626), Connie Allen (605-369-2840), Matt Huisman (605-369-2982), or Marcie Ludens (605-369-5587).


Springfield Historical Society Museum:  (main street)  this museum contains a remarkable amount of historic pieces from the area. Among them are replicas of typical pioneer home, barber shop, bank, dentist office, and store. Historic farm machinery and implements fill another area of the museum. 


Running Water Museum

Bottom Road - It is a picturesque drive through a portion of the Missouri River bottom land from Springfield to Running Water, where bird watchers and wildlife enthusiastis can view many species.


Standing Bear Bridge Overlook - Located on Highway 37 near Running Water, you can enjoy the view of the Missouri River as well as read the many historical kiosks.


Czech Days - Is the 3rd weekend in June. June 13th- 15th.  It has become so popular and so well attended that it was listed in Top Events USA as one of the top 10 events to see in South Dakota in 2009. Czech Days was listed as one of the Five 2007 and 2008 Great Events selected by the South Dakota Office of Tourism. One of the top "20" June attractions in the nation according to AAA Travel magazine. The American Bus Association (ABA) in 1999 selected CZECH DAYS in Tabor, South Dakota as one of the Top 100 Events in North America.

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Czech Heritage Museum - Tours by Appointment - 605-661-6508


Hot Dog Night - Second weekend in June.  June 7th.


Frisbee Golf Course - 9 hole/City Park


Eiffel Tower Replica - (Front of courthouse) Gift to the City of Tyndall. Take your picture next to the Eiffel Tower.


Bon Homme Heritage Museum - Located on the corner of Main St. and 14th St. Open by appointment by calling 605-464-0271 or 605-464-1085


Tyndall Carnegie Library  - Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and funded and built by Andrew Carnegie's philanthropy and the Women's Development Corperation.  It still has its original furniture and recently several windows have been uncovered to reveal a great open space feeling and light in the historic building.


Factoids about Tyndall’s Eiffel Tower Replica:

April 30, 1898 – Bon Homme County Auditor was instructed to purchase a flagstaff to be erected on the courthouse grounds.

May 26, 1898 – a contract was made with Canton Bridge
Company ( Canton, Ohio) to erect a 100 ft. flagstaff on the courthouse grounds
as per plans on file to be completed before July 4, 1898.

According to County Auditor Jerry Hermanek ( 1975 interview),
a large flag pole reminiscent of the Eiffel Tower in France was probably
planned as early as the 1880’s.

In another account, an entry was made-“In 1898 Bon Homme
County Commissioners spent $200 to have a 100-ft flag tower built on the court
house grounds, evidently as a Spanish-American War memorial.

Another account, according to Richard Hermanek ( 2013
interview), said the flag pole was used as a triangulation marker.

The Eiffel Tower continues to be used as a flagpole and is
maintained by Bon Homme County .

The Eiffel Tower image is used as a logo for the Tyndall
Community Foundation and is featured on various brochures advertising Tyndall.


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Contact Us:

Southeast South Dakota Tourism

1101 Broadway Ave # 113  

Yankton, SD 57078

(605) 665-2435



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