Events

May 23 - 29, 2017

Tuesday, May 23

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Anyone 60+ with arthritis, chronic pain, or wishes to begin a low impact program. No registration necessary.

Ceramist Ryan Ball and Painter Shawna Gilmore Exhibit

On view at Crossings at Carnegie, from May 1- June 17, is a new exhibit combining the work of Duluth painter Shawna Gilmore and St. Paul ceramist Ryan Ball.

Living Well With Chronic Conditions Workshop

Are you an adult with a Chronic Condition? This 6-week workshop will help you understand new treatment options, discover better nutrition choices and learn better ways to communicate with your...

BookBike & ArtCart at Homestead Park

Visit Rochester’s award-winning BookBike and brand-new ArtCart to explore an art activity, get a free library card, or check out some amazing reads.

40 paintings at Cascade Meadow

HeeJune Shin presents a McKnight Established Artist Grant Exhibition.

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “Opiates--Gifts of the Poppy” with Pamela Haase, PharmD

Learn what we do know, and the surprising properties of opiates so innocently produced by the poppy.

Discover Tuesday for Homeschoolers

We'll provide all the supplies, and you provide the friends and fun! 1st Tuesdays: Legos 2nd Tuesdays: Games 3rd Tuesdays: Art 4th Tuesdays: Mystery! For kids in grades k-6.

Confirmation Camp

Confirmation classes have a memorable adventure in faith-building during this week! Church groups spend time each morning with their pastor or a confirmation leader exploring faith topics in...

Discover Tuesday

We'll provide all the supplies, and you provide the friends and fun! 1st Tuesdays: Legos 2nd Tuesdays: Games 3rd Tuesdays: Art 4th Tuesdays: Mystery! For kids in grades k-6.

Bone Builders

Strengthen your bones! Improve your balance! Have more energy! This free activity program to prevent osteoporosis is led by RSVP volunteers.

Local Creator's Night

Each Tuesday an artist will lead an interactive class in the Pop Up room at Forager Brewery. Tickets can be purchased in advance. The series is in January, February and March. The instructors are...

One on One English Conversation

Practice your English skills through conversation with English speakers. Offering writing review as well. Open to adult, non-native English speakers.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Library Event

Action! Thrills! Laffs! Stop by for an evening of Captain Underpants-inspired fun with games, comics and more!

Auditions for "The Dining Room"

Roles for thee women and three men, each playing five different characters. Production dates: July 14-30. Director: Cheryl Frarck.

Birds in Love

From pairs who mate for life to fathers who build multiple homes to attract the ladies, we will look at some of the courtship and mating activities of our avian friends. Presenter, Steve Weston,...

Donation-Based Yin Yoga

Join Rachel LaRoque for a gentle, relaxing yoga practice encorporating essential oils. Pay-what-you-can, proceeds benefit Project Legacy. Please register via MindBody.

Trivia Tuesday

Four rounds, 10 questions per round, all focused on the weekly theme. Questions will be read aloud by Trivia Master or you will be given an image. Win a round and get 10 percent off; overall...

UMR CONNECTS: Historic Preservation: You Don't Know What You've Got "til it's Gone"

In honor of National Heritage Preservation Month, local Rochester historians John Kruesel and Kevin A. Lund will give their unique perspective on the history of Rochester, MN and its importance in...

Tuesday Trivia at High Court Pub Lanesboro

Each week at 7:30 p.m. the trivia master brings a new set of questions to baffle the teams.

Wednesday, May 24

Break of Day Toastmaster's

A group to help improve public speaking and leadership skills. Meets every Wednesday morning 7:00 am to 7:50 am, drop in as a guest anytime.

Master Class in Permaculture Design

This advanced, applied Permaculture design course is for anyone looking to study Permaculture design at a deeper level. Enhance your understanding of the Permaculture ethics and principles and...

Ceramist Ryan Ball and Painter Shawna Gilmore Exhibit

On view at Crossings at Carnegie, from May 1- June 17, is a new exhibit combining the work of Duluth painter Shawna Gilmore and St. Paul ceramist Ryan Ball.

40 paintings at Cascade Meadow

HeeJune Shin presents a McKnight Established Artist Grant Exhibition.

Advanced Conversation and Current Events

Join Alliance Française for beginning French classes. Conversation will be based on current events topics. For students with extensive French experience, for example, can use the conditional,...

Genealogy One on One Help

A librarian will assist you in using our genealogical databases, or refer to other sources of information for finding out more about your ancestors. Register online or by calling 507.328.2309.

Homeless Outreach Worker Available

Staff from Zumbro Valley Health Center will be available to answer questions and provide information on homelessness, mental health and chemical dependency issues.

Acoustic Jam Session

Come join others who are 50+ in a two-hour jam sessions featuring string instruments and acoustic country, bluegrass, and old-time music. All music levels are welcome to this no-format group.

Computer & eBook Drop-In

Bring your computer and eBook reader questions to this drop-in class. Librarians will be there to answer your basic questions.

Confirmation Camp

Confirmation classes have a memorable adventure in faith-building during this week! Church groups spend time each morning with their pastor or a confirmation leader exploring faith topics in...

Drop in for Career Counseling

Need help with an application? Resume? Job Search? A career counselor will be available for one-on-one assistance with employment issues. No appointment needed.

Rochester Independent Filmmakers

An open group of independent filmmakers, both aspiring and established, who meet weekly to share ideas and collaborate.

Tools for a Strong Marriage

Come learn what a healthy marriage looks like and how to communication better with your spouse. Taught by Yvette Kidman, Marriage & Family Therapist.

2nd Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Tribute Concert

A tribute to Minnesota's Bob Dylan, featuring local musicians

The D'Sievers Trio at the Half Barrel Wed. May 24th 8-11 p.m.

Don't get crabby, get jazzy. The D'Sievers trio with Eric Heukeshoven (keys), Blake Bonde (bass), and John Sievers (bone) will provide the perfect sound track for your whiskey.

Thursday, May 25

SNC Student Art Show and Auction

Annual student art show and auction is an opportunity for students with disabilities to showcase their artwork and craft projects. The event also raises money for Starry Night Collective, a...

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Anyone 60+ with arthritis, chronic pain, or wishes to begin a low impact program. No registration necessary.

Master Class in Permaculture Design

This advanced, applied Permaculture design course is for anyone looking to study Permaculture design at a deeper level. Enhance your understanding of the Permaculture ethics and principles and...

Preserving the Harvest

Enjoy the flavors of harvest all year long! Designed for the beginner this class covers topics of cold storage, freezing, dehydrating and canning.

Baby Time

Bring in your baby for rhymes, songs and stories just right for little ones (birth to 18 months).

Ceramist Ryan Ball and Painter Shawna Gilmore Exhibit

On view at Crossings at Carnegie, from May 1- June 17, is a new exhibit combining the work of Duluth painter Shawna Gilmore and St. Paul ceramist Ryan Ball.

Toddler Time

Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years)

Together Time

Bring your babies and toddlers to this drop-in play time for the youngest library users. (Birth to 3 years.)

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “Migrant Clinic? Doctors in Mexico?  Ask Dr. Caldwell!” with Dr. Casey Caldwell, MD

Dr. Calewell will give a talk about his experiences working at the Migrant Health Clinic.

BookBike & ArtCart at Goose Egg Park

Visit Rochester’s award-winning BookBike and brand-new ArtCart to explore an art activity, get a free library card, or check out some amazing reads.

40 paintings at Cascade Meadow

HeeJune Shin presents a McKnight Established Artist Grant Exhibition.

Computer & eBook Drop-In

Bring your computer and eBook reader questions to this drop-in class. Librarians will be there to answer your basic questions.

One on One English Conversation

Practice your English skills through conversation with English speakers. Offering writing review as well. Open to adult, non-native English speakers.

Beginner Organic Gardening

Designed for the beginner, this class will give you the basics of plant biology in simple terms. We’ll also discuss how to prepare your growing places, and how to choose the best garden for you.

Confirmation Camp

Confirmation classes have a memorable adventure in faith-building during this week! Church groups spend time each morning with their pastor or a confirmation leader exploring faith topics in...

Pee-wee Paleontologist

Calling all junior paleontologists! Come with us as we hunt for fossils in the rock quarry. We'll learn all about what animals used to live in our ancient shallow seas. It's finders keepers on this...

q club -Reach One Teach One

A safe and welcoming meet-up for LGBTQ teens and allies, ages 13-18! Hang out, make friends and have fun at this club just for you. From March through June,q club is partnering with Planned...

Bone Builders

Strengthen your bones! Improve your balance! Have more energy! This free activity program to prevent osteoporosis is led by RSVP volunteers.

Beginner Conversation

Practice your beginning French skills with Alliance Française in our Summer classes! This class is meant for students with some French experience, for example, those who can use the present tense,...

 Rochester Repertory Theatre presents "Wedding Belles

“Wedding Belles” A Comedy by Alan Bailey and Ronnie Claire Edwards. It’s a beautiful summer day in 1942 and four older garden club friends are in the throes of planning their garden club meeting....

DJ Slipp Live@ Kathy's Pub

DJ SLipp spins some groovin'and funky tunes every Thursday Night at Kathy's Pub

Friday, May 26

"The Magnificent Nine"

Words Players Junior Troupe production. 7 p.m. May 26-27 and June 2-3, 2 p.m. May 28.

Master Class in Permaculture Design

This advanced, applied Permaculture design course is for anyone looking to study Permaculture design at a deeper level. Enhance your understanding of the Permaculture ethics and principles and...

Ceramist Ryan Ball and Painter Shawna Gilmore Exhibit

On view at Crossings at Carnegie, from May 1- June 17, is a new exhibit combining the work of Duluth painter Shawna Gilmore and St. Paul ceramist Ryan Ball.

BookBike & ArtCart at Soldier's Field Park

Visit Rochester’s award-winning BookBike and brand-new ArtCart to explore an art activity, get a free library card, or check out some amazing reads.

Homeless Outreach Worker Available

Staff from Zumbro Valley Health Center will be available to answer questions and provide information on homelessness, mental health and chemical dependency issues.

40 paintings at Cascade Meadow

HeeJune Shin presents a McKnight Established Artist Grant Exhibition.

Confirmation Camp

Confirmation classes have a memorable adventure in faith-building during this week! Church groups spend time each morning with their pastor or a confirmation leader exploring faith topics in...

Free jam

Bluegrass, country, old-time music. All-acoustic. Beginner to advanced players welcome.

Austin ArtRocks Open Jam Session

An open jam session for musicians to meet and play with other musicians from around the area. A house band will set up and host the event. Players can bring their guitars, basses, horns, sticks,...

Tim Dallman

Acoustic guitarist and vocalist Tim Dallman performs a mix of classic and contemporary rock and pop music, as well as his own songs.

 Rochester Repertory Theatre presents "Wedding Belles

“Wedding Belles” A Comedy by Alan Bailey and Ronnie Claire Edwards. It’s a beautiful summer day in 1942 and four older garden club friends are in the throes of planning their garden club meeting....

Saturday, May 27

"The Magnificent Nine"

Words Players Junior Troupe production. 7 p.m. May 26-27 and June 2-3, 2 p.m. May 28.

RavensFire at Four Daughters Vineyard

The RavensFire band, a local band known for their unique collection of lively traditional Irish, Folk, World, Americana and original music, will be at Four Daughters on May 27 from 5:30 to 8:30.

Donation-Based Yin Yoga

Join Karen Light Edmonds for a gentle, relaxing yoga practice. Pay-what-you-can, proceeds benefit Project Legacy. Please register via MindBody.

Master Class in Permaculture Design

This advanced, applied Permaculture design course is for anyone looking to study Permaculture design at a deeper level. Enhance your understanding of the Permaculture ethics and principles and...

38th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Festival

Arts, Crafts, Food Vendors, live music daily, face painting, magic & balloon art. Memorial Day Weekend! Fun for the whole family!

Hosanna's Pantry

A satellite food shelf of Channel One in Rochester open the 4th Saturday of every month.

Hosanna's Pantry

Hosanna's Pantry is a satellite food shelf of Channel One in Rochester open the fourth Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Photo ID is required. Coffee and treats served.

Beginner Conversation

Practice your beginning French skills with Alliance Française in our Summer classes! This class is meant for students with some French experience, for example, those who can use the present tense,...

Ceramist Ryan Ball and Painter Shawna Gilmore Exhibit

On view at Crossings at Carnegie, from May 1- June 17, is a new exhibit combining the work of Duluth painter Shawna Gilmore and St. Paul ceramist Ryan Ball.

They Built This Town-Historic Forestville

They Built This Town Sat., May 27 2-hour tour beginning at 10:15 am Explore the Zumbro Hill Pioneer Cemetery on this walking tour, as costumed interpreters present a look at the lives of people...

Thank A Veteran Celebration at Andy's Liquor

A time to remember those that paid the ultimate sacrifice and honor those that have served.

40 paintings at Cascade Meadow

HeeJune Shin presents a McKnight Established Artist Grant Exhibition.

 Rochester Repertory Theatre presents "Wedding Belles

“Wedding Belles” A Comedy by Alan Bailey and Ronnie Claire Edwards. It’s a beautiful summer day in 1942 and four older garden club friends are in the throes of planning their garden club meeting....

Fred The Bear on HCP stage, Lanesboro

60s, Original & Current music from the alternative music scene

Sola Fide Observatory Viewing, Austin, MN

Learn about the night sky from our local experts. From I90 take Hwy 218 south 2 miles to CR 28. Turn right (west) 1 mile to stop sign. Turn south on CR 29 for 1.5 miles to 180th St. Turn right for...

Sunday, May 28

"The Magnificent Nine"

Words Players Junior Troupe production. 7 p.m. May 26-27 and June 2-3, 2 p.m. May 28.

Mary Clare Lockman author event

Author of books for ages 10-adult, including "Warning! Family Vacations May be Hazardous to Your Health." 10 a.m. to noon.

Master Class in Permaculture Design

This advanced, applied Permaculture design course is for anyone looking to study Permaculture design at a deeper level. Enhance your understanding of the Permaculture ethics and principles and...

38th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Festival

Arts, Crafts, Food Vendors, live music daily, face painting, magic & balloon art. Memorial Day Weekend! Fun for the whole family!

40 paintings at Cascade Meadow

HeeJune Shin presents a McKnight Established Artist Grant Exhibition.

Kinstone 1-Hour Guided Tour

On every Sunday, our tour features the large Stone Circle, the thatched cordwood Chapel, the Stargazer Circle and the Three Witnesses sculpture. Learn about the setting of the standing stones in...

Kooky Concessions Fundraiser for Seasons Hospice

Fundraiser benefiting Seasons Hospice on Sunday, May 28 from 1-6:00 p.m. featuring food from Kooky Concessions Food Truck, raffles, silent auctions and more

Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

Learn practical techniques to manage stress and find more peace in mind, body and spirit. Led by Rosei Skipper, MD. Open to all levels and abilities. Please wear comfortable clothing.

 Rochester Repertory Theatre presents "Wedding Belles

“Wedding Belles” A Comedy by Alan Bailey and Ronnie Claire Edwards. It’s a beautiful summer day in 1942 and four older garden club friends are in the throes of planning their garden club meeting....

Science Cinema Sunday

Join the National Trout Center at 4:30pm on the last Sunday of every month for an educational film, popcorn, and refreshments!

The D'Sievers JAZZ JAM at Forager Brewery Sunday May 28th 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Join the D'Sievers rhythm section for another Jazz Jam at Forager. Bring your fan club and sing or play a standard with the band. These jams are always a lot of fun and you never know what might...

jeremy messersmith concert in Lanesboro

Catch jeremy at a private Lanesboro concert during his Only in Minnesota micro tour! Doors open at 6:30PM. Seating provided. Beer and wine available for purchase. Feel free to bring a ukulele or...

Monday, May 29

38th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Festival

Arts, Crafts, Food Vendors, live music daily, face painting, magic & balloon art. Memorial Day Weekend! Fun for the whole family!

Ceramist Ryan Ball and Painter Shawna Gilmore Exhibit

On view at Crossings at Carnegie, from May 1- June 17, is a new exhibit combining the work of Duluth painter Shawna Gilmore and St. Paul ceramist Ryan Ball.

Powerful Tools For Caregivers Workshop

This workshop will help you take care of yourself while caring for a loved one or friend. You will develop a wealth of self-care tools to reduce stress, change negative self-talk, communicate more...

Bear Creek Church 65th Annual Memorial Day Dinner

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, May 29, Bear Creek Church

Memorial Day Dance

Old-time and variety music, the Rhythum Playboys will be playing.

40 paintings at Cascade Meadow

HeeJune Shin presents a McKnight Established Artist Grant Exhibition.

Memorial Day Dance

Annual Memorial Day Dance 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 29, Hilltop Ballroom

Confirmation Camp

Confirmation classes have a memorable adventure in faith-building during this week! Church groups spend time each morning with their pastor or a confirmation leader exploring faith topics in...

Trivia

Trivia is hosted each Monday night from 7-9 p.m. Four rounds and winners win crowlers of Forager beer!

May 23 - 29, 2017