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see & do 1872 Saloon & Old Mill Event Center 6th Meridian Hop Farm This cozy dive bar and event space is full of rich history and is listed on the National Historic Register. Built in 1872, the original stone building was the first industrial facility of the Dakota Territory. It functioned as a flour mill, and also served as a fur trading post and rail stop. Today, the historical building serves as a saloon and event space full of original character. While you’re there, be sure to check out the sandstone wall where visitors would carve their initials. 106 Capitol St. | (605) 838-1505 6th Meridian Hop Farm is a family owned and operated hop farm founded in 2014 to provide local flavor to breweries and showcase South Dakota’s territory. Every summer the farm opens its doors to an open-air beer garden featuring 12 taps from local breweries using hops from the farm. Enjoy unique farm fresh cuisine from owner and chef, Michelle, or take a tour of the hops with her husband and executive farmhand, Ryan. Or just sit out relax and listen to live local music on this modern day homestead. Look for special events and announcements like the Swinged Cat Aliment and Ale Fest on Facebook! Open Fridays and Saturdays from 5 to 9 p.m. 4200 Alphonse Rd | (605) 610-8249 www.6thmeridian.com Icon Legend Tours Available $ Free Attraction AMC Classic 5 Theater Ben’s Brewing Co. Come check out a movie at the AMC Classic 5 located in the Yankton Mall. With five theaters, there is an assortment of movies to see. Movies play nightly, along with matinees on weekends and holidays. 2101 Broadway Ave. (Yankton Mall) (605) 668-0010 Bede Art Gallery The Bede Art Gallery is located in the lobby of Marian Auditorium on the Mount Marty College campus. The space provides a cultural setting where regional artists showcase their work in exhibits that change monthly throughout the school year. The gallery is open to the public at no cost from September through May. Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 1105 W. 8th Street (605) 668-1011 or (855) 686-2789 $ Ben’s Brewing Co., located in the Meridian District, is home to a basement brewery, street-level taproom and patio, and an upper-level speakeasy. Their handcrafted brews are unique and made with passion for creating great beer. Tour the basement brewery and see how the brewers use the trap door and hand-cranked lift system to haul ingredients down and the mouth-watering final product back up. Open 365 days a year (or more!) M-F 2 p.m. - 2 a.m. S-S 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. 222 W. 3rd St. | (605) 260-4844 www.bensbrewing.com Innovative Aluminum Solutions Extrusion North America • Yankton, SD • (605) 665-6063 www.hydroextrusions.com www.VisitYanktonSD.com | Yankton Visitors Guide | 9