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see & do Sassycat Quilting Co. Nestled in the beautiful rolling hills just 5 miles north of Yankton, Sassycat Quilting Company offers a unique quilting experience for everyone from beginners to advanced quilters. Fabrics, patterns, classes and long arm quilting services are all available in the gorgeous copper roofed horse barn turned quilt shop and studio. 101 Sky Ranch Drive (605) 660-1612 www.sassycatquilting.com are great places to play. The Summit Activities Center offers a strength and fitness area, indoor pool, two performing arts theaters, indoor and outdoor walking tracks, soccer fields, football fields, softball fields, eight lighted outdoor tennis courts and two gymnasiums to help visitors keep in shape. Birthday pool parties and meeting rooms are available. Daily rates are available. M-F 5 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Call for summer seasonal hours. 1801 Summit St. | (605) 668-5234 www.cityofyankton.org Yankton Bowl Family Fun Center Schiferl’s WJ Ranch Enjoy an authentic country experience on the farm. WJ Ranch hosts family and community events, an annual Nashville-based concert, horsemanship training, and workshops. Their Cowboy Christmas event is an old fashioned Christmas for the whole family complete with horse rides, buggy rides, petting zoo, trick roping and large shopping boutique. Offering year-round birthday parties and winter ballroom dance lessons. 7 miles S. of Yankton. 55659 892nd Rd, Fordyce, NE (402) 357-2102 www.schiferlswjranch.com Summit Activities Center For the young and young at heart, the 134’ water slide and zero depth pool Join your friends and family for a fun afternoon or entertaining evening of bowling at the Yankton Bowl Family Fun Center. After you are done bowling, order a pizza. Then, head to the arcade where kids (and adults too) can try their skill or luck on any of the interactive games, competing for tickets that you can turn in for prizes at the end of your visit. Open daily starting at noon. 3010 Broadway Ave. | (605) 665-7638 Yankton College Office Yankton College was the first institution of higher learning in the Dakota Territory, providing a quality liberal arts education to thousands before closing in 1985. Student records, historical documents, college memorabilia and merchandise are available at the administrative office located at the north end of the Summit Activities Center. Open M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. or by appointment. 18 | Yankton Visitors Guide | www.VisitYanktonSD.com Veterans WWII South Dakota Chapter, this historical marker is located near the Missouri River on the west side of the Meridian Bridge. Scorpion was launched on July 20, 1942 and their first patrol was a hunting and mining mission near Honshu, Japan in April 1943. Scorpion went on three patrols that earned her a battle star. Walnut Street & Riverside Drive $ 1801 Summit Street, Door 9 (605) 665-3661 www.yanktoncollege.org $ Yankton RiverWalk Veterans Memorial RiverWalk brings outdoor art to the streets and parks of downtown Yankton. Volunteers of the non-profit work with artists and civic leaders to install and exhibit sculptures for the entire community to enjoy. Historic Downtown Yankton & Riverside Park | (605) 665-6655 www.facebook.com/yanktonriverwalk $ USS Scorpion Historical Marker This memorial is dedicated to all veterans, past, present and future, whose sacrifices continue to protect our freedom. The memorial was designed to be up-lifting and reaching to the stars with the bronze eagle taking flight. The five granite pedestals display lasered scenes particular to each branch of the military. 321 W. 3rd Street $ Presented by U.S. Submarine Pizza, Beer & Spirits Capitol St. Pub Open Wednesday-Saturday 4pm-2am 401 Capitol St., Yankton • 605-260-8998