Saturday, May 6

ArtHaus Fundraising Gala

Live music by Chris Koza, live and silent auction of local art. 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Proceeds go to youth scholarship fund.

Mother's Day Trunk Sale

Work by three artists, Simple Soaps for Simple Folk, pastries. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MN Junior Spring Beef Classic

For more information, got to or For questions, contact Noah Carroll at or call 507-440-0502.

Cedar River Archery Club 3D Shoot

Safe, fun and family oriented opportunity for people to come and shoot with others who share their passion. For more information, call 507-438-7619.

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...

BBQ Pork Riblet Lunch, Bake and Rummage Sale

Brownsdale United Methodist Chruch is hosting their Annual May BBQ Pork Riblet Lunch, Bake and Rummage Sale event. Saturday, May 6th from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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.

ACT Prep Classes

Looking for students who are looking to improve their ACT college entrance exam!

Batik Bee

Come make colorful, intriguing pieces of art by applying hot wax and colorful dyes to cloth. Whatever your experience level, we invite you to join us for a day or a weekend of creativity!

Quarry Hill Bird Walk

Join us on a casual walk through Quarry Hill Park. Bring binoculars if you have them, some are available to borrow from the nature center. Dress for the weather. Families and children are welcome....

RPLF Scrapbooking Event

Scrapbooking Fundraiser help by Friends. Open to Public, register and pay through Friend's Bookstore.

Stewartville Color Run 5k

A Color Run is 5K is coming to Stewartville so mark your calendars!

The Art of Seeing

Join the discussion during this photography workshop. Develop the skill of seeing through the camera lens with a creative eye.

3rd Annual DC Mangum Literacy Festival

The festival will include fun activities for families and free books to children for reading over the summer to help prevent summer learning loss.

P'tit Déj

Join Alliance Française for the first Saturday of every month to practice your French speaking skills, and snack on delicious pastries and breads. This event is FREE- all are welcome to attend!...

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

2nd Annual Austin Puzzle Competition

2-4 member teams race to be the first to complete 1000 piece puzzles. In conjunction with the 2nd Annual Austi-Con. $10 entry fee covers both events. To sign up, go to...

Annual Aldrich Nursery School Spring Carnival

Mark your calendars – the annual Aldrich carnival is coming! Families will enjoy many fun activities inside our discovery rooms, and the excitement will spill outside with giant inflatables and a...

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,...

Carley State Park Bluebell Festival

Come celebrate the beauty of our spring bluebells, in abundance at Carley State Park. A variety of activities will be offered throughout the day including trout fishing programs for kids, archery...

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 with Lupus and Other Autoimmune Diseases

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

Morel Mushroom Walk

It’s springtime and morels, Minnesota’s state mushroom, should be popping up all over! On this easy walk, we’ll point out what to look for and practice responsible foraging techniques. Participants...

Mother's Day vendor and crafts show

Great selection of direct sales consultant and local crafters.

Papercrafting Fundraiser Crop

You are invited to a Papercrafting Fundraiser Crop Sponsored by the Friends of the Library in conjunction with Brittany Strelow, Close to My Heart Independent Consultant What: A Papercrafting...

Small dog meet-and-greet play group

A small dog meet-and-greet play group will meet 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 6, at Rochester Pet & Country Store North, 3155 Wellner Drive NE.

Spring Garden School

Explore Heritage Farm in the springtime during our Spring Garden School at Seed Savers Exchange! During this half-day workshop, you’ll learn how to start seeds, how to plan your garden for seed...

Flowers and Birds of Forestville Walking Tour

Enjoy the smells, sights and sounds of spring! A longtime resident of the area will identify common wildflowers and birds of Forestville, past and present. Meet at the historic site by 10:15 am or...

Kin-Day Spring Open House

You're invited to Kinstone for our annual spring open house event and to celebrate World Labyrinth Day and International Permaculture Day. Get out on the land and see Spring in all her glory! This...

World Labyrinth Day Walk

Free! Gather at 12:30; walk at 1 pm. Information will be provided.

Wildflower Walk

Join us on this leisurely walk to see many favorite wildflowers including Dutchman’s Breeches, Bloodroot, Hepatica, Trout Lily and the blooms of Spring Beauty, Marsh Marigold, False Rue Anemone and...

Austin Symphony Orchestra:  Homecoming

Enjoy this orchestra reunion, welcoming back pianists Roberto Plano and Paola del Negra in this performance of Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 (From the New World). Tickets for sale at Coffee House on...

The Power of Probiotics

Come learn about all the amazing benefits of probiotics while sampling some great fermented products to support the health of your gut and digestion. The class with be presented by Natural Grocer's...

Veterans Memorial Fundraiser

Pine Island Sports Bar-107 South Main, Pine Island,MN. Support Our Troops Pine Island and the E.V.S. Dept. of Pine Haven Care Center are hosting a Fundraiser Saturday May 6,2017, 2-6pm.

Miracle Prayer Walk

Start in frton of St. Marys Hospital. Theme: "Loving Our Neighbors."

Dinner on the Bluff

Treat yourself to a night of great food and enlightened conversation. Lucie Amundsen will kick off the evening with an engaging presentation followed by a delicious gourmet meal!

Stewartville High School Class of 1997 reunion

20th reunion on May 6. Happy hour at 5 p.m. Catered dinner at 6 p.m. Prepayment is requested by April 16. email

Alzheimer’s Association Purple Gala – 25th Anniversary

The Alzheimer’s Association annual Purple Gala is a time to celebrate and honor the lives of people impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

 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....

"Oh What a Night"

Music of the Temptation, Sam Cooke, Chi-Lites, Spinners, others.

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!


The heavens, the stars, “this brave o’erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire,” have intrigued, humbled and astonished humankind for all recorded history, inspiring great...

Music with Greg Boerner

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

“Oh What a Night” Celebrates Music of The Temptations, Sam Cooke, and More

Ronn Easton & Pearl Productions present, “Oh What a Night,” on Sat., May 6, 7:30 p.m. at the State Theatre. The show pays tribute to the music of The Temptations, Sam Cooke, The Chi-Lites, The...

The Gated Community at Forager Brewing Company

The Minneapolis-based Americana/country/bluegrass band The Gated Community performs in Rochester, MN for the very first time! Come check out what the fuss is all about, with a very fine beer in hand.

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...

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