Events

Saturday, October 14

"Nevermore: The Imaginary Lie and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe"

Mantorville Theatre Company production. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. Dinner theater. Tickets must be reserved in advance.

"Outside the Human Habitat" opening reception

Ceramics by Bruce Howdle. Live music, refreshments. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Exhibit continues through Dec. 17.

37th Annual Rushford Arts & Crafts Fair

Handmade items and crafts of all kinds to please and delight. Saturday October 21 9AM-3PM New Rushford Peterson school Elem/MS Gym

Back to the '80s

Music, costume contest, photo booth, trivia games, all with an '80s theme. 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Red Wing Arts Festival

10a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Artists, craft vendors, vood trucks, live music.

Rochester Symphony Orchestra

"Beethoven and Friends." Guest artist: Horacio Nuguid. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Rochester Downtown Farmers Market

FALL Markets outdoors until October 28, 2017 - food with great value grown right here at home

Simple Living Farmers' Market of Mabel and Caledonia

The Simple Living Farmers' Market is a non-profit organization and member of the MN Farmers' Market Association with vendors from the Mabel and Caledonia area.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour public education program, which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds...

3rd Annual THINK PINK Expo

The 3rd annual THINK PINK expo will be on Saturday October 14, 2017 at the Dodge Center American Legion. The expo is from 9 am - 2 pm. The address is 401 W Highway Street in Dodge Center. All...

BAZAAR, LUNCH AND BAKE SALE, OCTOBER 14, 9 AM - 1 PM, LUNCH WILL BE SCALLOPED POTATOES, COLESLAW, BAKED BEANS, BUNS AND CAKE ADULT $8, 5-10 YRS $4, 4 AND UNDER FREE

BAZAAR, LUNCH AND BAKE SALE, OCTOBER 14, 9 AM- 1 PM, LUNCH WILL BE SCALLOPED POTATOES, COLESLAW, BAKED BEANS,DINNER ROLL AND CAKE, ADULT $8, 10 YRS - 5 YRS $4, 4 AND UNDER FREE

Channel 1 satellite food shelf

Church of the Savior will host a Channel 1 food shelf the second Saturday of each month.

Fall Craft Sale and Soup Luncheon

Craft sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and soup and sandwich luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Eyota American Legion Hall.

Holiday Vintage and Antique Sale

New event held in the Pioneer Building! Donated items for sale to help raise funds to support the Mower County Historical Society. For more information, call 507-437-6082.

Natural Grocer's Demo Day at the Farmer's Market

Natural Grocer's will be at the Rochester Downtown Farmer's Market doing a live recipe demo using fresh, local produce from the market.

The Great Candy Run

Be part of the 1st ever annual Great Candy Run Minneapolis, benefitting the Fetal Health Foundation. 5K Run/Walk, free Kids Jelly Bean Fun Run, costume contests, entertainment and sweet fun for the...

Autumn Book Sale

Come to the Library Auditorium to check it out. Over 15,000 gently used books, music CDs, DVDs and other items at incredible prices! Thursday, October 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm (preview sale, Friends'...

Hooray for Saturday: Discovery Stations

We will have several "Discovery Stations" set up throughout the Youth Services area so you can explore different science related concepts!

Create a Stained Glass Window

Create your leaded stained glass in this five week series using the easy-to-use Morton System of assembly.

Create your own Succulent Pumpkin

Get inspired with fall decorating by making a Succulent Pumpkin. We will not cut into the pumpkin itself, so this decoration will last nicely through the fall. Once the fall season is over you can...

Exhibit of Work by Nancy Grist and Kristine Fretheim

The exhibit will be on display at Crossings until October 21, with an artist’s reception to take place on Saturday, September 16 from 6:00-7:15. The public is invited to this free event which will...

Mayowood Mansion Tours

We are pleased to once again offer tours of this beautiful piece of Olmsted County history. Tours begin at ‘The Big House,’ 3720 Mayowood Road SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55902.

ROCHESTER FOOD TOURS

Come enjoy the delicious food and sites of downtown Rochester. Our leisurely three hour walking food and cultural tour will feature five tastings, while exploring what makes Rochester Minnesota one...

Small Dog Meet & Greet Play Group

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Rochester Pet & Country Store North

The D'Sievers Duo at Tonic Sat Oct 14 11:30a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Jon Davis (piano), and John Sievers (trombone) will be playing jazz for your lunch-time enjoyment. The food and drinks are always fresh at Tonic! It is one of the best restaurants in Rochester

Willow's Keep Farm: Fall Fun

WILLOW'S KEEP FARM PUMPKIN PATCH & CORN MAZE (OPENING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23) PUMPKINS FOR SALE (50 cents per pound) CORN MAZE ($5 per person) PUMPKIN/GOURD SLINGS TARGET SHOOTING ($5 for 8...

Bookbinding Workshop—Case Binding

Anyone who loves books has noticed the artwork of hand binding in select, nicer volumes. This is your chance to make a case-bound book for yourself. Let Jill Krase teach you on Sat., Oct. 14,...

Play Mah Jongg

Come have fun with Mah Jongg! Four people sit around a table, each with card of various numbers and colors, arranged like a secret code and tiles are exchanged in a pattern used for almost 100...

Auditions: A Washington Irving Christmas

Once and Future Classics, a new theatre company in Rochester, is auditioning for their second musical. A Washington Irving Christmas needs 6 men, 6 women, 2 boys, and 2 girls. Come on out and be...

LIVESTRONG Family Fun Run & Walk

The LIVESTRONG® Family Fun Run and Walk is back for its 3rd year at the Rochester Area Family YMCA on Saturday, October 14th, 2017. This event brings the community together to celebrate those who...

Create your own Succulent Pumpkin

Get inspired with fall decorating by making a Succulent Pumpkin. We will not cut into the pumpkin itself, so this decoration will last nicely through the fall. Once the fall season is over you can...

Fiddler on the Roof musical

Tevye faces change that he's not sure he likes when his daughters challenge tradition.

Create a Stained Glass Window

Create your leaded stained glass in this five week series using the easy-to-use Morton System of assembly.

Halloween Warm-Up - Jay C. Hormel Nature Center

For two magical nights, the Nature Center (with the help of Matchbox Children’s Theatre) is under special enchantment! Take a 45-minute hike and enjoy “spook”tacular Halloween and nature skits...

80's Dance Party

Join us Saturday, October 14th for the ultimate 80's extravaganza. Your $30 ticket gets you into the party of the decade with contests, photo booth, snacks, cash bar, silent auction, and of course...

Blithe Spirit

Absolute Theatre's production of Blithe Spirit opens October 5, 2017 at the Rochester Civic Theatre's Studio Theatre and runs October 5,6, 7 and October 12, 13 and 14.

FRIGHT at the FARM

"HAUNTING SOUTHERN MINNESOTA" Come visit Southern Minnesota's most horrifying haunted attraction located at the Willow’s Keep Farm (HWY 52, Zumbrota). With over 10,000 square feet of indoor haunts...

Stand-up Comedy: Spencer James and Kevin Ryan

Live stand-up comedy every Friday and Saturday (7:30 PM and 10:00 PM) with nationally touring comedians seen on Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime, and late night talk shows.

The Fabulous Armadillos

Potter Auditorium - 7:30 PM Tickets - Reserved Seating - $30 in advance, $35 at the door Doors open at 6pm, food and beverage options available The Fabulous Armadillos came out of their shell in...

RavensFire at the High Court Pub

The RavensFire Band will play this Saturday evening at the High Court Pub in Lanesboro. The band is well known all around the Tri-state area for their energetic performances, beautiful vocal...

Sola Fide Observatory Viewing

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...

A Live Band @ Kathy's Pub

Kathy's Pub features the very best live music in Rochester MN every weekend night at 9:45 pm.

Stand-up Comedy: Spencer James and Kevin Ryan

Live stand-up comedy every Friday and Saturday (7:30 PM and 10:00 PM) with nationally touring comedians seen on Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime, and late night talk shows.

Saturday, October 14