Sioux Falls is getting crafty, so get your hands dirty with gardening or paining or you can shop around some local flea markets and craft fairs. Whether you're into artisan gifts or happy hour activities, here's a few fun events for this week.

  • Find flea market fun. Shop the Crooks Flea Market on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free, and so is hosting a booth. Details here.  
  • Garden like a master. Start your growing season off with presentations, giveaways and demonstrations from the Minnehaha County Master Gardeners and horticulture students from SDSU. Tickets for the Saturday event have to be reserved beforehand, and you can find those here.
  • Smile, it's spring. On Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Empire Mall will host a spring party with crafts,  coloring activities, games, snacks, beverages and more. You can also get a photo with the Easter Bunny. Details here.
  • Ride the model rails. Stop by the Multicultural Center on Saturday or Sunday starting at 1o a.m. to see model train railroads and displays. Some selling, trading and consignments will be available. Tickets and details here.
  • Craft and mingle. Shop a craft fair on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Prairie View Event Hall. Admission is free, and you can drink while you shop. Details here.
  • Paints and pints. Create your own door sign at Buffalo Ridge Brewing on Sunday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Drink and snack while you paint your own spring-themed door hanger. Supplies are $35, and you can reserve those here.