Saturday, August 19


Crossings Theatre Camp performance. 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday.

Artist reception for "The Art of Fine Furniture"

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Studio furniture designed by 15 local artists. Exhibit runs through Sept. 30

SEMBA Bluegrass Festival

Shows at 1:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, gospel show at 9 a.m. SUnday, full show at noon Sunday. Camping at site.

Summer High Ropes Challenge

Meet the challenge on the ropes course this summer! Travel from tower to tower over wires and wooden boards to reach the zip-line and enjoy the best view of SE Minnesota!

Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush

Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days, Oronoco, MN, since 1972, the largest non-profit antique show and market in the Midwest.

BookBike & ArtCart at Rochester Downtown Farmers Market

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.

10th Annual Mike Bell "Leather and Pipes" Fundraiser

10th Annual Mike Bell "Leather and Pipes" Rally against Cancer Fundraiser/Fun Run. Bikes or Cars are welcome! Registration at 8am, Leave at 10am.

Fundraiser Garage Sale

We have a huge variety of donated treasures. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every day, and there will be bake sale items while they last.

Gold Rush Antique/Vintage Flea Market

This is an indoor/outdoor antique and vintage flea market covering 52 acres. Gold Rush, which started in 1972, is one of the best antique and vintage markets in the US.

Chainsaw Techniques

In this class we’ll cover basic chainsaw operation and maintenance, safety practices, and techniques for bucking and felling trees.

Firearm Maintenance

Join gunsmith and firearms safety instructor Eric Schladweiler for a morning full of firearms!

Raku Firing

Ceramic artist, Laremy Ellsworth, will cover the process of Raku firing from preparing the piece for glazing to cleaning it after the firing.

Rochester Woodcarvers monthly meeting

The NorthStar Scrollers Club is located in Bloomington, MN and works to develop an interest and increase knowledge in scroll sawing, such as intarsia, fretwork, marquetry, pyrography and crafts.

Exhibit by Julia Crozier and Becky Jokela

Opening July 31 at Crossings at Carnegie in Zumbrota an exhibit of work by Becky Jokela of Cannon Falls and Julia Crozier of Winona. Both artists’ work emerges from a deep affinity with nature and...

Kids Week Celebrations

Join the Byron Women of Today on Saturday, August 19 from 10 to 12 for Kids Week Celebrations.

Seed School at Seed Savers Exchange

Learn how to grow, harvest, store, and save seed while discussing the importance of preserving crop diversity in your own backyard. Discover how to engage your community in seed stewardship through...

3rd Annual River Rats Car Club Car Show - Austin

Food, silent auction, games, DJ and music, beer garden, prizes, trivia game, bean bag tourney, hot wheel races, craft fair/swap meet, magician Adam Perry - family fun for all ages! And of course...

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.


Come enjoy the delicious food and sites of downtown Rochester. Our leisurely three hour walking food and cultural tour will feature five tastings, while exploring what makes Rochester Minnesota one...

Amish Experience: Bread Making

Ever wondered what it would be like to live without electricity and modern appliances? This is an opportunity to visit an Amish home, get to know you hostess and learn how to bake bread in a wood...

Raku Firing

Ceramic artist, Laremy Ellsworth, will cover the process of Raku firing from preparing the piece for glazing to cleaning it after the firing.

Bend and Bloom Outdoor Yoga

Yoga at Sekapps Orchard in Rochester! Hosted by Urban Yoga MN, starting July 1!

Crossings Offers Free Performances of Oklahoma!

After two weeks of intense dancing, singing and memorizing lines, the Crossings Theatre Camp is taking the Zumbrota State Theatre stage for performances on Friday, Aug. 18, 7pm, and Saturday,...

St. Rose Ice Cream Social

13th annual ice cream social from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. at St. Rose. A live Dixieland jazz band will play and Cold Stone Creamery ice cream will be served.

Lanesboro Barn Dance

No partner or experience necessary. All dances taught, accompanied by live music.

Lost Faculties

The Lost Faculties performing classic rock with a touch of country and swing at Riverside on The Root - Lanesboro

Tracy Sonnier

Live-local music at Forager Brewery. Local musician Tracy Sonnier for the Hair of the Dog playing solo, sometimes as a duo. A variety of acoustic music. You never know who Tracy will bring with him...

American Standard - Summer Rockin' at High Court Pub, Lanesboro

This band's style of Classic and Modern Rock is Everything you're looking for on an summer night!

A Live Band @ Kathy's Pub

Kathy's Pub features the very best live music in Rochester MN every weekend night at 9:45 pm.

Saturday, August 19