Events

Saturday, August 5

"Francis & Clare"

Musical about St. Francis and St. Clare, of Assisi. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Little Shop of Horrors" musical

7 p.m Aug. 4, 5, 10 and 11; 5 p.m. Aug. 12. Wit's End Theatre production.

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.

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!

Steeplechase Challenge 5K & 10K Obstacle Course

Join us for the Steeplechase Challenge on August 5th and 6th! The 5k and 10k mud runs will include over 20 obstacles of mud, water slides, mud pits, wall climbing, and much more! This event not...

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.

Brownsdale Fest

Firemans breakfast 8 am to 11 am Kids games at the park at 12pm Car Show at 12:30 pm Kids pedal pull at the park at 1:30 Bean Bag tournament at Frontier Lounge at 4 pm Last Call Band and Spin Drive...

Audubon Bird Walk

Join us on a casual walk through Quarry Hill Park. Dress for the weather. Families and children are welcome. Stay for any length of time. Walks usually last about one hour. Free and open to the...

ReStoreFest

Habitat For Humanity ReStore is hosting it's annual festival with food, music, prizes, and games.

The Art of Fermentation with Sandor Katz

Sandor Katz is coming to Kinstone! He is a leading expert and New York Time’s best-selling author on the tangy topic of fermentation. Come learn from Sandor how simple it is to make your own...

Plein Air Painting

Join us for this relaxing outdoor painting class! If you have oil paints, bring your supplies. If not, acrylic paints and related supplies will be provided and included in your registration fee.

Art In Nature

Come to the National Trout Center to create a painting inspired by the colorful shapes and patterns found on Brook Trout skin!

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...

Living with Lupus and Other Autoimmune Diseases

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

Kegs & Barrels Festival

A Day of Local Brews, Wine, Cider and Food August 5th Celebration of Community to Benefit Paws & Claws

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.

Open House for Sister Chrishelle

In honor of Sister Chrishelle's 60th Jubilee Anniversary, an open house from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 5, at Calvary Chapel, 814 11th Avenue Northeast.

ROCHESTER FOOD TOURS

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...

Bend and Bloom Outdoor Yoga

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

Cronin Home 5th Annual Blues & BBQ Fundraiser

Come and enjoy all you can eat competition-style BBQ while listening to live blues music. Raffles, silent action and kids activities!!!

Star Lake Elementary 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...

Star Lake United Methodist 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...

Jason Mckenzie LIVE @ Cafe Steam

Jason McKenzie performs a live set for the guests of Cafe Steam.

Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Join Stewartville Community Theatre for the FIRST Community Theatre performance of "Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame" in southeast Minnesota! Performances August 4, 5, 11 & 12 at 7:30 & August...

Stand-up Comedy: Mike Stanley & Andy Beningo

Goonie's Comedy Club offers live comedy every weekend with nationally touring comedians seen on Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime, and Late Night Talk Shows.

Full Moon Paddle and Hike

Bring your canoe or kayak and join us for an evening paddle on Chester Lake. Meet at the boat ramp. At the same time, we are also offering a moonlight hike. Meet at the boat ramp to hike in the...

Stargazing

Join astronomer Don Borland for a delightful look at the heavens. Interesting slides, sky legend and lore, and powerful telescopes all make for a perfect evening. Meet at shelter 5. Ages 5 and up.

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 5