Thursday, July 27

"12 Angry Jurors"

Staged reading of classic pay "12 Angry Men," with local celebrities taking part. Free.

"The Dining Room"

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

"Under the Spell of Love"

Mantorville Melodrama. Byron Sesquicentennial celebration.

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.

Fossil Hunting in Fillmore County

Tour fossil collections of ancient sea creatures before traveling to 2-3 sites to hunt for and collect your own fossils.

Music for Wellness

Enjoy exploring a variety of instruments by listening to and/or playing them as a board-certified music therapist leads lead you in music-assisted-relaxation exercises.

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.

Fun with Math

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

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.

Thursdays on First & 3rd

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

The Rotary Club of Rochester Meeting

Join us on Thursdays for The Rotary Club of Rochester weekly meeting- Find more information at our club's website:

ArtCart at Thursdays on First and 3rd

Visit Rochester’s brand new ArtCart at Thursdays on First and 3rd to create some amazing art.

BookBike & ArtCart at Goose Egg 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...

BookBike at Thursdays on First

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.

Celebrating William Gillock

In celebration of the centenary year of William Gillock (1917-1993), Dr. Dr. David Shaffer-Gottschalk will honor the memory of the esteemed pedagogical composer by presenting ideas and thoughts on...

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...


Have you ever heard of the legendary overnight canoe trip? Explorers get to do that plus sleep in covered wagons, cook the majority of meals, and build an awesome groups of friends. The smallest...

Living Well With Chronic Pain

Living Well With Chronic Pain is a group workshop designed to help you manage your chronic pain symptoms.


Brochure:The name of the games for Outbacks is variety. Amidst their travels this group will share new experiences, stay in interesting places, and dive deep into faith on an epic hiking road trip.


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...


Become part of the history of Old Town. Live in a Pioneer Village, cook over a fire, hike to a cave, and solve the mystery of who robbed Valley Bank!

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...

Welcome Blanket Finishing Frenzy!

After many weeks of knitting to knit welcome blankets for refugees, the Thursday night knitting circle is meeting to sew up squares and finish up as much as we can. Everyone welcome to join us!

Ladies Pink Poker

Join us for a night of sisterhood, laughs, and friendly competition and support the Rochester Area Eagle Cancer Telethon in the process! New to the game? Join the beginner’s tournament and try your...

Science at the Cinema: No Más Bebés

They came to have their babies. They went home sterilized. The story of immigrant mothers who sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were pushed into sterilizations...

Home Buyers seminar

Thinking about buying a home. Come learn all you need to know in order to buy a home. Learn the process and what to expect.

English Conversation Group

Practice your English in an informal, relaxed group setting. Just drop in; no registration required.

"Under the Spell of Love" at Mantorville Theatre Company

Melodrama Season continues with "Under the Spell of Love" at Mantorville Theatre Company. July 7 through July 23 at the Mantorville Opera House, and July 27 & 28 at Byron Good Neighbor Days/Byron...

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.

Rochester Chamber Music Concert

Musicians from the Rochester Chamber Music Society will perform this concert as part of the Minnesota Federation of Music Clubs Biennial Convention in Rochester. The musicians will be Horacio...

The Lost Faculties - Chatfield Park Concert

The Lost Faculties performing classic rock with a touch of country and swing. The band was founded in 1997. We have had some fun times performing with a group of wonderful musicians over the years...

The Lost Faculties at Chatfield City Park

The Lost Faculties, performing classic rock, country and jazz, will be the featured guests at the Chatfield "Music in the Park" summer concert series on Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. Free. Food...

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 27