Forward Into Light this evening celebrates women’s right to vote

ABERDEEN, S.D. ( – Aberdeen will be celebrating the anniversary of women’s right to vote with a variety of events this evening.

The event is called Forward Into Light.

Laure Swanson, a volunteer who helped to organize the festivities, said things will get started at 5 p.m.

Several notable buildings in town will later be lit up in purple and gold, the official suffrage colors.

Swanson said food and beverage options will be available, including a new beer release by Dakota Territory Brewing Company.

The evening will also feature a livestream national presentation at the Capitol Theatre.

Festivities conclude with a statewide toast around 10:20 p.m.

For more information visit the Her Vote Her Voice Aberdeen Facebook page.