Thursday, July 20

"The Dining Room"

All performances at 7:30 p.m., except for 2 p.m. on July 30.

Free Kids Movies at Paragon Theaters

All summer long Paragon Theaters is inviting kids to come out and watch a movie on us. Titles from Trolls to Shrek the Third will be shown select days throughout the summer, with additional movies...

North Star Camp for Boys (Second Session)

Traditional residential camp in northern WI. 4 or 8-wk sessions. Adventure, athletics, creative arts & water sports. We encourage campers to have fun, develop strong relationships & self-confidence.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Anyone 60+ with arthritis, chronic pain, or wishes to begin a low impact program. No registration necessary.

Marie Panlener & Melody Tudisco Exhibit

Opening June 17th and running through July 29, Crossings at Carnegie in Zumbrota presents a new exhibit featuring the work of Marie Panlener and Mel Tudisco.

"Glensheen" at the St. Paul History Theatre

A world premiere that uncovers the murder mystery at the great Glensheen Mansion on Lake Superior in Duluth. This American tragedy was one of the most intriguing and public stories in Minnesota...

Fun with Math

Play math games and keep up on your skills over the summer. For kids entering grades 4-6.

Benefit for Special Olympics Minnesota

Texas Roadhouse partners with Rochester police, fire and K-9 cops to donate ALL proceeds from a special lunch to Special Olympics Minnesota.

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.

Texas Roadhouse Charity Event

Texas Roadhouse is partnering with Special Olympics of Minnesota and donating 100% of all donations on July 20th 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Thursdays on First & 3rd

A weekly outdoor market of over 100 art, craft and food vendors and live entertainment every Thursday throughout the summer.

Rochester Connection Lunch Bunch

Join us for a family-friendly lunch. Whether you are new to Rochester or have been here awhile you will enjoy this time to socialize, experience some yummy food, and get to know more about...

BookBike & ArtCart at East Park

Visit Rochester’s award-winning BookBike and brand-new ArtCart to explore an art activity, get a free library card, or check out some amazing reads.

Computer & eBook Drop-In

Bring your computer and eBook reader questions to this drop-in class. Librarians will be there to answer your basic questions.

Historic Heritage House Victorian Museum tours

Heritage House Victorian Museum was built in 1875 for Timothy and Eliza Whiting. It was severely damaged in 1883 by the famous tornado that would lead to the founding of Mayo Clinic. Additionally,...

Art W/AJ

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

Somali Outreach

Somali Support Team from Zumbro Valley Health Center will be available to provide culturally specific services to individuals and families of Somali ethnicity. Somali team will be available to...

Glow-in-the-Dark Camp

Always wanted to stay up later than bed time? During Glow-in-the-Dark camp, the fun and faith-learning stretch deep into the night. Tell your parents not to worry, campers slowly adjust back to a...


The Hilltop Cabins are buzzing with energy. First trip to the pool is a badge of honor, and the games are unforgettable, as campers run full-speed into a terrific week at camp. Pathfinders are...


Campers continue to grow in faith with a two-night program. Settlers can be heard worshiping and playing near Log Lodge. They cook one dinner over a fire, sing campfire songs, and hike back to the...

Star Lake Wilderness Camp

This may be your first time at a sleepover camp and a first time you have slept in a tent. Elementary Camp is a place to have these firsts and likely several more. Have you cooked pancakes on a...

Rochester Garden & Flower Club Annual Garden Tour

Enjoy the evening touring beautiful gardens full of inspiring ideas, art and music!

Rochester Garden and Flower Club Presents Summer 2017 Garden Tour

Six private gardens to tour, with musicians and artists in each. Demonstrations and vendors set up in the RCTC SMART Gardens.

Parkside Art Gallery

The public is invited to attend the Parkside Gallery’s eleventh art exhibit located within Charter House and featuring artists William Schmidt and Jeanne Licari. Enjoy this free event with...

Financial Literacy Workshop

Do you have questions such as ” How do I start a budget?”; “Who can help me with my taxes?”; and “How do I interact with creditors?”. If so, then take the first step to Financial Wellness by...

2017 Minnesota Book Award Winners Tour

Get to know the 2017 Book Award winners and learn about their work in this special touring event. Each author will give a brief presentation and excerpt of their award-winning book, followed by a...

2017 Minnesota Book Award program

Readings, discussion, book sales, signings by winning authors. Free.

Chess Club

Anyone interested in playing chess is invited to meet each week. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced played, all are welcome.

Songs of Hope

Youth singers perform songs their homelands, including Vietnam, China, India, Italy, Turkey, Russia, Israel. Free.

Songs of Hope

Songs of Hope, the concert tour resulting from a six-week youth performing arts project in St. Paul, MN, stops in Zumbrota for the seventh year in a row. The free concert is at the State Theatre....

Three Viewings

Absolute Theatre's Production-Three Viewings-opens July 13, 2017 at Christ United Methodist Church, Education Conference Center 400 5th Avenue, SW, Rochester.

Chatfield "Music in the Park" Summer Concert Series

Free Thursday evening concerts in the Chatfield City Park Band Shell. Featuring the Chatfield Brass Band and two guest groups. Food and refreshments available for purchase. A family event.

The Jack Brass Band in Chatfield

The Jack Brass Band, a high energy New Orleans style jazz band, will be featured this week at the Chatfield "Music in the Park" summer concert series. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. in the Chatfield...

Rooftop Patio Summer Concert Series

Thursday evenings at 8:30 pm June - August Kathy's Pub presents live music on the Rooftop Patio!

DJ Slipp Live@ Kathy's Pub

DJ SLipp spins some groovin'and funky tunes every Thursday Night at Kathy's Pub

Thursday, July 20