Attend or Listen Live to Legislative Coffees and Cracker Barrels

Legislative Coffees and Cracker Barrels are public forums where you can connect with your legislators.

This list is updated frequently, if you see we're missing some details please email Adam at ajorgensen@aclu.org promptly, Please be aware that the organizations hosting these legislative coffees and cracker barrels are not affiliated in any way with the ACLU. Before attending any in-person legislative coffees or cracker barrels, we recommend taking all appropriate COVID related safety precautions.

Please note that many of these legislative coffees and cracker barrels are live streamed by local media, or local chambers. Please research online or on Facebook to find out if your district provides this feature.

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Pierre area
Date and time varie
Watch the Pierre Area Chamber social media page 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - District 33, 34 ,35 
January 30 at 8:00 a.m. MT 
Event Center on the campus of Western Dakota Tech (Masks required for in person attendees)
Listen live from anywhere here. 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - District 33, 34 ,35 
January 30 at 8:00 a.m. MT 
Event Center on the campus of Western Dakota Tech (Masks required for in person attendees)
Listen live from anywhere here. 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - District 7
January 30 at 9:00 a.m. CT
On Zoom with the Brookings Are Chamber of Commerce. Register here. 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - District 18
January 30 at 10:00 a.m. CT
Live streamed on the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Platte
February 6 at 8:00 a.m. CT

Dutch Oven Bakery 

Legislative Coffee - District 10 and 25
February 6 at 9:00 a.m. CT
Tailgators Grill & Bar
- 1013 N. Splitrock Blvd, Brandon, SD 57005
Streamed live via the Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Canton 
February 6 at 9:00 a.m. CT 
The Canton Depot 

Legislative Coffee - Huron
February 6 at 9:00 a.m. CT
Huron Community Campus - Fine Arts Center

Legislative Coffee - District 6, 9, 13
February 6 at 10:00 a.m. CT
The HUB
- 2001 N. Career Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Aberdeen 
February 6 at 10:00 a.m. CT
Jewett Theatre within the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State University

Legislative Coffee - Gregory
February 6 at 10:30 a.m. CT
Gregory Lanes

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Belle Fourche 
February 6 at 1:00 p.m. MT
the Round Up Cafe, follow for possible location changes 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Winner 
February 6 at 1:00 p.m. MT
Winner Middle School Gym

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Vermillion
February 13 at 9:00 a.m. CT 
Facebook live and Channel three 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - District 4 and 7
February 13 at 9:00 a.m. CT

On Zoom with the Brookings Are Chamber of Commerce. Register here.

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Aberdeen 
February 13 at 10:00 a.m. CT
Jewett Theatre within the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State University 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - District 4 (Clear Lake)  
February 13 at 10:00 a.m. CT 
Deuel School District-School Library

[CANCELLED] Legislative Coffee - Dell Rapids (D25)  
February 13 at 10:00 a.m. CT
Pizza Ranch in Dell Rapids, SD 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - District 30 (Custer)  
February 13 at 3:30 p.m. MT 
Jr/Sr. High School Theater 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Redfield
February 15 at 3:00 p.m. CT

Community Room--Spink County Court House 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Wall
February 15 at 5:30 p.m. CT

Wall Community Center

Cracker Barrel - District 32, 34 ,35 
February 20 at 8:00 a.m. MT 
Event Center on the campus of Western Dakota Tech (Masks required for in person attendees)
Listen live from anywhere here. 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Spearfish/Deadwood 
February 20 at 10:00 a.m. MT 

Facebook live or the Deadwood Mountain Grand

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Kimball
February 20 at 10:00 a.m. CT

Kimball Fire Station

Legislative Coffee - District 10, 12, 14
February 20 at 10:00 a.m. CT
The HUB
- 2001 N. Career Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Watertown
February 20 at 1:00 p.m. CT

LATC on 4th Floor

Legislative Cracker Barrel - District 32, 33, 34, 35
February 27 at 8:00 a.m. MT 
Event Center on the campus of Western Dakota Tech (Masks required for in person attendees)
Listen live from anywhere here. 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Newwell
February 27 at 10:00 a.m. CT

Newell City Hall

Legislative Cracker Barrel - District 18
February 27 at 10:00 a.m. CT

Live streamed on the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page

Legislative Coffee - District 11, 15, 25
February 27 at 10:00 a.m. CT
The HUB
- 2001 N. Career Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Mitchell
March 5 at 10:30 a.m. CT
Facebook live

Legislative Cracker Barrel - District 30 and 33

March 6 at 8:00 a.m. MT 
Event Center on the campus of Western Dakota Tech (Masks required for in person attendees)
Listen live from anywhere here. 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - District 30 and 33
March 6 at 8:00 a.m. MT 
Event Center on the campus of Western Dakota Tech (Masks required for in person attendees)
Listen live from anywhere here. 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Sturgis
March 6 at 9:00 a.m. MT 
Facebook live 

Cracker Barrel - District 1, 2, and 3 
March 6 at 10:00 a.m. CT
Northern State University Jewett Theatre - Johnson Fine Arts, 
Center 23 12th Ave., SE Aberdeen, SD 57401

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Belle Fourche 
March 6 at 1 p.m. MT
the Round Up Cafe, follow for possible location changes 

Legislative Cracker Barrel - Aberdeen 
March 10 at 10:00 a.m. CT
Jewett Theatre within the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State University

Please be aware that the organizations hosting these legislative coffees and cracker barrels are not affiliated in any way with the ACLU. Before attending any in-person legislative coffees or cracker barrels, we recommend taking all appropriate COVID related safety precautions.