Events

Thursday, September 21

"The Good Doctor"

7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Oct. 1. Ends Oct. 1.

Art Exhibit: ‘Homage to the Home Town’ by Betsy Bowen

Betsy Bowen is an illustrator of both the wildlife and domestic life that takes place around her longtime home near Grand Marais on Minnesota’s North Shore. “Homage to the Home Town” is a compiled...

Mindfulness:  An Invitation to the Journey

This program is all about simplicity and silence... creating the conditions for meaningful presence in the moment (mindfulness).

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

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

10th Annual Septoberfest

Wabasha-Kellogg's 10th Annual Septoberfest Celebration

High Holidays With Chabad of Rochester

Join Chabad of Rochester for an uplifting non-judgmental High Holiday Service!

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance

Adults of all ages and abilities are encouraged to take advantage of this evidence-based fall prevention exercise program. Facilitated by MJ Moravec. To learn about fees and registration, call...

Baby Time

Bring in your baby for rhymes, songs and stories just right for little ones (birth to 18 months).

Create a Stained Glass Window

Create your leaded stained glass in this five week series using the easy-to-use Morton System of assembly.

Exhibit of Work by Nancy Grist and Kristine Fretheim

The exhibit will be on display at Crossings until October 21, with an artist’s reception to take place on Saturday, September 16 from 6:00-7:15. The public is invited to this free event which will...

Self-Defense

Educate yourself about how not to become a victim. Learn how to be mindful and avoid dangerous situations, and how to physically defend yourself if the situation presents itself. Participants will...

Toddler Time

Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years).

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.

Toddler Time

Special stories and songs for active toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years).

Crucial Conversation

Holly Brown from Elder Network and Julie Assef, LSW from Seasons Hospice, will give you the tools necessary to have conversations which matter. They will cover family meetings, self-care/caregiver...

Rochester Connection Lunch Bunch

Join us for a family-friendly lunch. This month we will be meeting at Fat Willy's

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: portal.clubrunner.ca/5636/

Play Mah Jongg

Come have fun with Mah Jongg! Four people sit around a table, each with card of various numbers and colors, arranged like a secret code and tiles are exchanged in a pattern used for almost 100...

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.

One on One English Conversation

Practice your English skills through conversation with English speakers. Offering writing review as well. Open to adult, non-native English speakers

RCTC Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) Presents Glensheen's Secrets--40 Years Later with Joe Kimball

Murders, mansion and money! Learn more about the tragic Congdon murders and the long-running aftermath of arson, bigamy and more dead bodies.

Homeschool Service Project: The Big Thank You

Join Learning Together Rochester, a secular and inclusive homeschool group, to create Thanksgiving cards to send to the troops overseas.

q club

A safe and welcoming meet-up for LGBTQ teens and allies…. For ages 13-18! Hang out, make friends and have fun at this club just for you.

Cannon Valley Civil War Roundtable

Cannon Valley Civil War Roundtable monthly meeting. 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Thursday, Sept. 21, Faribault Senior Citizens Center

Community Expo by Rochester Scouts

Come learn more about Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, the program, the life skills, the fun. Find your pack and join the movement! This event is open to all members of the community. The Boy Scouts of...

Create a Stained Glass Window

Create your leaded stained glass in this five week series using the easy-to-use Morton System of assembly.

History Exhibit: ‘From War to Reconciliation’

Lanesboro Arts is honored to present “From War to Reconciliation,” a historical exhibition documenting the cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima before, during and after atomic bombs were dropped,...

Rochester Cub Scout Expo

Come learn more about Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, the program, the life skills, the fun. Find your pack and join the movement! This event is open to all members of the community. The Boy Scouts of...

Singing in the Shower

Have you always wished you could learn how to sing, but never dared to try? Thought you “couldn’t carry a tune in a bucket?” If so, this is just the experience for you! Jeani combines her skills as...

Spanish-1

Emphasis will be on good pronunciation, learning basic vocabulary, grammar, and conversation.

Workshop: Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

Stop texting and start practicing your handwriting--we're about to take things low-tech. In this course for beginners, we will cover the basics of the art of modern calligraphy. You will learn how...

"Return of the Sword" Discussion & Presentation

On September 21, 2013, lifelong Lanesboro resident & WWII veteran Orval Amdahl returned a handcrafted Japanese World War II sword, a war trophy he had taken from Nagasaki with U.S. permission, to...

Back to School Immune Support with Essential Oils

Roll call for all parents, teachers, and childcare providers! Are you ready for the onset of all the unwanted things kids are ready to share with us and each other this fall?

Making Smart Energy Investments in Your Home

Learn how to save money on energy and be more comfortable in your home. Topics include: low and no cost ways to save; planning for smart energy investments in your home. At the class you can sign...

Moons

Does the moon make its own light? Can we see the moon during the day? Does the moon rotate? Is there such a thing as a “dark side” of the moon? How many other moons are in the solar system? Visit...

Moons

Does the moon make its own light? Can we see the moon during the day? Visit the Mayo High School Planetarium to get the answers to all these questions and more.

Prized Writers: Julie Schumacher and Lorna Landvik in Conversation

Dive deeper into the work of two acclaimed storytellers in this writers in conversation event, punctuated with readings.

Return of the Sword

WWII veteran Orval Amdahl returns sword to grandson of the Japanese soldier who originally owned it.

Rochester Flower and Garden Club Presents:  Fall Garden Clean-Up

A few hours spent this fall giving our gardens a good clean-up will reward us with a prettier winter landscape and make spring gardening a pleasure instead of a chore.

Cascade Meadow Speaker Series: Solar Options

Join us for a presentation by Curt Shellum about solar options for your home, business or farm.

Chess Club

Anyone interested in playing chess is invited to meet each week. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced played, all are welcome.

Improv Workshop for Beginners

Each session we will learn and practice improvisational skills in a fun, supportive, and safe environment for the beginner. Register online or by calling 507.328.2309.

Rochester Repertory Theatre presents: “The Good Doctor” by Neil Simon

Rochester Repertory Theatre presents: “The Good Doctor” by Neil Simon>

Stand-Up Comedy: OPEN MIC

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

Okinawan Karate & Weapons-Intro to Okinawan Martial Arts

The island of Okinawa is the birthplace of karate, empty handed self-defense. It is also the home of Okinawan weapons.

Thursday, September 21