Events

Friday, October 6

"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.

"R.U.R."

Play based on Karl Capek's book about robots. 7 p.m. Oct. 4-7, 2 p.m. Oct. 8.

Art Exhibit: ‘Homage to the Home Town’ by Betsy Bowen

Betsy Bowen is an illustrator of both the wildlife and domestic life that takes place around her longtime home near Grand Marais on Minnesota’s North Shore. “Homage to the Home Town” is a compiled...

Diaper Drop Drive-thru

Diaper collection to support Crisis Nursery. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, Thrivent Financal - Rochester Group, 116 Elton Hills Lane NW

Master Class in Permaculture Design – Autumn 2017

Enhance your understanding of the Permaculture ethics and principles and practice applying them to property designs with input and guidance from experienced Permaculture consultant and designer,...

 RCTC Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) Presents Exploring 12,000  Years of  Native American Life in Southeastern Minnesota with Constance Arzigian PhD

With images and artifacts, we'll explore this record of the past, and consider how life changed, and how people have adapted.

Amish Experience: Bread Making Demonstration

Ever wondered what it would be like to live without electricity and modern appliances? This is an opportunity to visit an Amish home, get to know your hostess and learn how to bake bread in a wood...

Harvest Market Junk Sale by Junk Devotion & Friends

Repurposed JUNK decor for your home and garden. Specializing in painted furniture, farm and industrial items, seasonal decorating and good old raw junk. 8th annual sale.

The Art of Cheese Making

Join award winning cheese maker, Dave Sefton, for a morning of cheese creation.

Beads in Bloom Pin

During this one-time class you will create unusual bead blooms with a simple technique which lends itself to many creative applications. Beads in bloom can be used to create unique pins, necklaces,...

Create a Stained Glass Window

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

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...

Fresh Art Tour: Autumn 2017

Seventeen sites featuring dozens of artists with a range of work from pottery to textiles, painting, photography, metal, jewelry and more. This event, always held on the first three day weekend of...

"Harvest Tea" at Cedarhurst Historic Country Estate in Cottage Grove

Cranberry white chocolate scone; broccoli & cheese quiche; nutty carrot tea sandwich; radish tea sandwich; Roasted beet & Gorgonzola honey walnut tea sandwich; chicken sun-dried tomato tea...

Tiny Tunes: Early Childhood Music Classes

Tiny Tunes is an early childhood music class for children (ages 5 and under) and their caregivers. Classes are designed to address skills such as fine and gross motor movement, language skills,...

A Novel Idea Book Club

Join us as we read a variety of idea provoking books. Book to be discussed - Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo.

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...

Art w/AJ

Learn basic drawing techniques and style. Everything from watercolor, oil, graphite, to acrylic. This semi-structured, comfortable, and casual learning environment. Bring your own project ideas and...

3-D Youth

Learn about 3-D Printing and how to design your own 3-D prints! Register online or by calling 507.328.2303.

Beer, Brats & Books

Presented by The Friends of the Dodge Center Library, join us for Beer, Brats & Books on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 4:00-7:00pm

Video Lab

Learn the basics of planning, shooting and editing your own videos in a cooperative team based workshop. Register online or by calling 507.328.2303.

11th Annual Fair Trade Market

The 2017 market will feature high quality hand-made crafts and foods from around the world. No pricing markups are made by our team. All proceeds return to those producing the products and their...

2nd Floor Gallery Opening - Renee Sonka and Lori Tapana

Open House celebrating the opening of the exhibit featuring the art of Renee Sonka and Lori Tapani. Free and open to the public. Show goes from Oct 6 to Nov 18. For more information, call...

Create a Stained Glass Window

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

An Evening with Rudy Maxa

Rudy Maxa live sharing anecdotes and Q and A with the audience.

Free jam

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

Red Wing Social Singles

Monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, Godfather's Pizza, 2000 Old West Main St., Red Wing. All singles welcome.

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...

Mother Banjo at The Jive Mill

Featuring Ellen Stanley on banjo and vocals, Mother Banjo is a New England-raised, Minneapolis-based songwriter. Called “an outstanding poet” (Inside Bluegrass), she was a Midwest Finalist for the...

R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)

In a factory that makes artificial people from synthetic organic material, "robots" may be mistaken for humans and can think for themselves. You need to be powerful to control the robots and the...

Greg Boerner

Blues, Folk, Country and Roots Rock & Roll

Let's Swing!

Swing Dance Swing, Jazz, R&B, Big Band Blues, Country, Rock & Roll, Disco

Lyra Baroque Orchestra

"Telemann & Friends." Guest artist: Luis Otavio Santos, baroque violin. Pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m.

Lyra Baroque Orchestra presents Telemann & Friends

Baroque violinist Luís Otávio Santos brings his spectacular playing to the music of Georg Philipp Telemann and his friends. Featuring a trio of concertos that include a recorder and viola gamba...

Stand-up Comedy: Bill Bushart and Gabe Kea

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.

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: Bill Bushart and Gabe Kea

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.

Friday, October 6