Friday, May 5

Forum: Islamophobia & The War on Terror

The National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms will discuss how the war on terror since 9/11 has caused many Muslims to lose their civil freedoms.

Just Between Friends Community Consignment Sale

Locally owned Just Between Friends, Rochester Event, part of the Nation's Leading Children's and Maternity Community Consignment Sales Events, will be returning to Rochester. Voted 2015 Best...

Seed Savers Exchange Annual Plant Sale

Discover rare family heirlooms and historic commercial varieties offered exclusively at Heritage Farm. Seed Savers Exchange Preservation Staff will be on hand to answer questions about Preservation...

2nd Annual Austi-Con

2nd annual gathering for gamers of all types. Play, trade, build your collection, learn more about this fun hobby. Admission $10 for the weekend

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.

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “In the Folk Tradition:  Nesting Dolls in Russian Crafts” with Carol L. Veldman Rudie

Exploring nesting dolls in the context of the folk tradition will give added understanding of this craft.

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.

Artist Talk: Frank Gaard

Frank Gaard received his BFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1967 and MFA at California College Art, Oakland in 1968. He was associate professor at Minneapolis College of Art and...

RCTC LIFE Program Presents “Art at War:  Russian Artists during World War II” with Carol L. Veldman Rudie

What artists were doing before, during and after the war to capture the efforts and effects of war contributed to the Soviet perspective of its role in the eventual defeat.

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...

Backyard Bash Fundraiser Event

Join the Leadership Greater Rochester group for an evening of Backyard Fun! Enjoy neighborhood-inspired cocktails, full-service nacho bar, and an array of backyard games. There will also be a...

5th Annual Power of the Palate

Enjoy gourmet food prepared by three local area chefs, cocktails and conversations along with a silent auction featuring wonderfully unique items. All proceeds support the Backpack Food program as...

Free jam

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

 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....

A Musical Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeare’s hilarious plot and all his famous quotes are preserved in a musical/modern-language retelling of this timeless tale!

C. Willi Myles - America's Everyday Comedian

One of the country's most high energy, side-splitting show for all ages. An audience-driven interactive performance that will keep you laughing. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 day of, on sale now at...

Concert: Johnsmith

Johnsmith is one of those artists so often under-recognized – he possesses a genius that cannot be denied, ignored, or overlooked. For the past thirty-plus years, Johnsmith has been sharing his...

Music with Greg Boerner

Live music: Blues, Folk, Country and Roots Rock & Roll

Patchouli & Terra Guitarra : The Landscape of Guitar

The Landscape of Guitar is a groundbreaking art & music production. Animated paintings are sung to life as guitar birds fly over rolling guitar rivers and vivid guitar worlds in stunning HD. Award...

All You Need is Love

Twin Cities and local musicians play Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper" and "Magical Mystery Tour" albums live. Benefit for Ronald McDonald House.

Gretel's Latin Dance Party

Gretel's Latin Dance Party Fri, May 5 8-9pm Latin Dance Lesson 9-12am Dancing

Friday, May 5