Saturday, September 2

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...

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...

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...

Artist Demonstration and Farewell Discussion with Annie Hejny

Join Lanesboro Arts artist resident Annie Hejny for an Artist Demonstration and Farewell Discussion about her river painting project.

Tomato Tasting at Seed Savers Exchange

Sample dozens of heirloom and open-pollinated tomatoes – including favorites and rare varieties from Seed Savers Exchange’s seed bank – while learning how to save tomato seeds and put tomatoes away...

Bend and Bloom Outdoor Yoga

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

Apollo Music Festival concert

Haydn Violin Sonata No. 1; Carter "Epigrams;" Ravel Violin Sonata No. 2; Schubert Piano Quintet. Free.


Meet at the first playground where park staff will be sharing a few fun facts about a couple of Minnesota's native reptiles. The animals will also be available to be held if you so desire!

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, September 2