Thursday, August 24

11th annual Tee It Up for the Troops

Tee It Up for the Troops is a golf event and ceremony that honors those who've served in the military. Proceeds from the event go toward funding national veterans organizations.

D'Sievers Duo @ The Redwood Room Aug. 24th

Eric Straubmuller (keys) and John Sievers (bone) will be at it again in the cozy Redwood Room on Thursday Aug. 24th We'll bring the jazz, but you should bring your appetite and your thirst.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

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

Master Class in Permaculture Teacher Training

This is an immersion course based on practice and independent work with guidance and input from other students and the instructor. Students will work on curriculums, content, and personal...

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...

Farewell to Bethany Nursery School Public Sale

Public Sale of Bethany Nursery School's inventory. All proceeds go to the Rochester Area Foundation Kris Brown Memorial Fund. HUGE INVENTORY includes all indoor/outdoor preschool toys, learning...

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 Lost Faculties

The Lost Faculties performing classic rock with a touch of country and swing playing at Thursdays on 1st. Peace Plaza

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:

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...

Living Well With Chronic Pain

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

Living Well With Chronic Pain Workshop

A FREE 6 week group workshop designed to increase self-management skills and address specific concerns and goals for people with ongoing health problems. Register online or by calling 507.328.2309.

Party at the Pavilion

Enjoy an evening of listening to great music and enjoying food and beverage as we join together as a community to support the children and families of RMHMN.


Collaborate with other Rochester teens to make a zine to share your passions and interests! Bring your ideas and creativity - we'll provide the supplies and snacks.

Beginner Group Ukulele Class

Ukulele is the perfect instrument for new musicians and the perfect new hobby to indulge in this summer! This group class for adults is designed for to meet beginner ukulele players where they are...

English Conversation Group

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

Our Rights: Justice for All

Join the MN Department of Human Rights for a screening of Our Rights: Justice for all which celebrates their 50th anniversary. A panel Q&A session will follow the film.

Stand-Up Comedy: OPEN MIC

Free comedy show every Thursday night at 7:30 PM. Come eat, drink and laugh.

Rooftop Patio Summer Concert Series

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

Thursday, August 24