Bellman Brown Bag Series with Tim Velder

Black Hills, Spearfish, Matthews Opera House, Bellman Brown Bag Series
When: Wednesday, November 16 2022 | 12:00PM | This event has passed

The long-running Bellman Brown Bag series continues at the Matthews Opera House & Arts Center on Wednesday, November 16 at noon. Tim Velder will explore the life and times of Neva Esmay. One of the very first women to ever get a commercial pilot’s license in the state of South Dakota, Ms. Esmay’s adventures included stunt flying and dropping food and supplies on top of Devil’s Tower when George Hopkins was stranded there after parachuting on top of the tower. Bellman lectures take place monthly in the Matthews theater at noon and are free to the public. For more information, contact the Matthews Opera House at (605) 642-7973 or visit


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