Events

Saturday, February 4

Dance

Gary's Ridgeland Dutchmen will be playing. Old-time variety music for listening and dancing.

Rochester Symphony Orchestra: From Death to Life

Liszt, Strauss, Beethoven. Guest artist: Andrew Staupe, piano. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Paint the Town Pink

Annual citywide event to raise awareness and funds for cancer research at The Hormel Institute. Full schedule includes the Paint the Town Pink hockey game, Plunge for Pink polar plunge, Fishing for...

Quarry Hill Bird Walk

Join us on a casual walk through Quarry Hill Park. Dress for the weather. Families and children are welcome. Stay for any length of time. Walks usually last about one hour. Free and open to the...

Tillandsia Care/Design and Make & Take

This class will discuss Tillandsia (Air Plants) care and designing with them to create a unique soilless indoor garden display for your home.

Hooray for Saturday: Friendship Cards!

Join us in the youth services area for a fun and creative activity. Make a friendship card with materials provided and make someone's day!

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshop

A 6-week class for family caregivers of older adults. Held Saturdays, February 4-March 11.

Winterfest Book Sale

Over 10,000 used books for sale! All proceeds supports the Rochester Public Library.

2017 Winterfest at History Center of Olmsted County

Winterfest activities indoors and outdoors at the History Center. Hands-on activities and sleigh rides.

2017 Winterfest at the History Center of Olmsted County

We will be hosting indoor, hands-on activities again this year. Sleigh rides for the whole family are on our beautiful grounds.

Exhibit:  Currents of Change

Lanesboro Arts presents ‘Currents of Change,’ a companion art exhibit to the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum on Main Street Water/Ways exhibition that pairs historical water photos of Lanesboro with...

Exhibit: "Currents of Change"

A companion art exhibit to the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibition that pairs historical water photos of Lanesboro with artworks interpreting those photos by Mary Solberg, Jamie Heiden, Paul Brokken,...

Factory Farming in Minnesota - Time for a Change?

In an unprecedented action, a coalition of national and area environmental, religious and community groups are joining forces to challenge and question the social justice, environmental and animal...

Factory Farming in Minnesota: A Time for Change

A panel discussion of the social justice, environmental and animal welface impacts of factory farming in Minnesota.

Living with Lupus and Other Autoimmune Diseases

Monthly educational support group for people living with lupus and other autoimmmune diseases.

Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibition

Water/Ways reveals the central nature of water on our lives by exploring how Americans use water, how water unites communities, how water affects every element of life, and how Americans care for...

We Are Water MN

We Are Water MN is an interactive story collecting exhibit that focuses on individuals’ relationships with and responsibilities to water. We Are Water MN shares information on water quality around...

Winter Survival

A basic introduction to survival in the winter elements.

Essentials of Professional Oil Painting Techniques

Would you like a guide to help you get started or improve your skills? Rita LeDuc, will share resources and inexpensive pathways for teaching yourself more about creating oil paintings. Register...

Terrarium Make & Take

This class will discuss growing healthy terrariums and participants will have a chance to make their own mini garden to take home.

"Water is Life" with Lyla June

Poetry and music. June is Native American activist. With dinner.

Benefit Concert for Kelly Leibold

Come support Kelly Leibold as she finishes proton-beam radiation this February and starts chemotherapy in March. All proceeds go towards Kelly's medical and living expenses.

D'Sievers Quartet a St. James Coffee

Steve Sawyer (bass), Kurt Savela (drums), Eric Straubmuller (ivories), an John Bonesievers will be taking the stage for the satuday night music series at St. James Cofee. This is a great one to...

Parks & Kleist at Five West Kitchen and Bar

Live music Saturday night at Five West Kitchen and Bar. Rock, pop, country, folk - great food, tasty beverages, laid-back atmosphere, good friends. Reservations available at Open Table.

The Amish Project

The Amish Project is a fictional exploration of the Nickel Mines schoolhouse shooting in an Amish community and the path of forgiveness and compassion forged in its wake. Presented by Absolute...

Davina & The Vagabonds

A high-energy quintet whose lead vocalist has been likened to Adele, Bessie Smith, Etta James and Amy Winehouse, Davina & the Vagabonds bring their fresh-but-retro sound to the State Theatre....

Davina & The Vagabonds Bring Modern Take on Blues, Jazz

A high-energy quintet whose lead vocalist has been likened to Adele, Bessie Smith, Etta James and Amy Weinhouse. Davina & The Vagabonds bring their fresh-but-retro sound to the State Theatre stage...

Greg Boerner

Blues, Folk, Country and Roots Rock & Roll

Rochester Symphony Orchestra: From Death to Life

Featuring pianist Andrew Staupe Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Strauss Death and Transfiguration Liszt Totentanz ...

Live Music:  Tony Williams

Hear Tony Williams at Forager Forager - a blend of singer/songwriter, acoustic, and rock, featuring big, melodic choruses that leave your head nodding, and revealingly honest lyrics that leave your...

Saturday, February 4