Events

Saturday, September 23

"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...

History Alive! Pop-up Plays

Tours start at Sons of Norway Hall, 108 Parkway Ave. S, Lanesboro. Tour is four blocks. Free.

Med-City Crab Crack Fundraiser

On Friday, October 13th Madonna Living Community Foundation will host their 3rd Annual Med-City Crab Crack Fundraiser. This year the event will be held at the Somerby Golf Club in Byron.

Vesterheim Museum Takkefest

Free street festival. 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Live music, dancing, folk art. Scandinavian cuisine and treats. Museum open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Autumnal Equinox Observance – Sunrise Gathering

Come experience the Autumnal Equinox sunrise as we gather in the center of The Three Witnesses sculpture at Kinstone. Given fair weather and clear skies, we will watch the sun as it crests the...

BREAKFAST/BAKE SALE FUND RAISER SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23 8AM-10:30 AM SCRAMBLED EGGS W/HAM, SAUSAGES, PANCAKES AND MANY BAKED GOODIES FOR SALE

BREAKFAST/BAKE SALE FUND RAISER SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23 8 AM - 10:30 AM SCRAMBLED EGGS W/HAM, SAUSAGES, PANCAKES WITH MANY BAKED GOODIES FOR SALE ADULT $7, 5YRS-12 YRS $3, 4 YRS AND YOUNGER FREE

Bear Cave Backyard BBQ Bash

1st Annual Amateur BBQ Rib and People Choice Pull Pork BBQ Competition. Music, Food, Activities and More!

Jay C. Hormel Nature Center 8K

Annual run. The scenic cross-country style course is set in the beautiful Hormel Nature Center and includes an 8k Run and a 1mile fun run/walk, which is great for kids! All ages and abilities are...

Root River County Park Bird Walk

We will visit Root River County Park just south of Rochester near Simpson to look for returning migrants and more. The park has nice walking trails and good diverse habitat for a wide variety of...

10th Annual Septoberfest

Wabasha-Kellogg's 10th Annual Septoberfest Celebration

8th Annual New Leash on Life 5K Run/3K Fun Walk

Join Zumbro Valley Health Center and Camp Companion on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Silver Lake Park to help us celebrate the 8th Annual New Leash on Life 5K Run/3K Fun Walk.

Fall Wildflower Adventure

Enjoy what is left of nature's beauty before winter tightens its grip on southeastern Minnesota by searching for the wildflowers of fall. These floral denizens have much to offer in the way of...

Hosanna's Pantry

Hosanna's Pantry is a satellite food shelf of Channel One in Rochester open the fourth Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Photo ID is required. Coffee and treats served.

Hosanna's Pantry

A satellite food shelf of Channel One in Rochester open the 4th Saturday of every month.

Stewartville Fall Festival

Come out and celebrate with family and friends at this fun and activity packet event. ~50 Vendors selling a variety of products 5 Food Vendors (American Legion, Striker's Corner, Tommy's...

Wykoff Fall Festival

Pumpkin bake off, treasure hunt, bake sale, parades, concessions, and much more. Fun for the whole family starting 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 until 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept 24, Wykoff

Walking Pilgrimage to Sacred Sites at Assisi Heights

No baggage needed, only a walking stick! A "Spiritual GPS" will allow you to experience vicariously the places the world made holy.

Alpaca Farm Open House

National Alpaca Farm Days Open House at Pauley Alpaca Company

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...

The Art of Dyeing Silk Scarves with Natural Dyes

Nature provides an abundance of colors and you can learn how to dye with some of them! Join Mette Bierling Christiansen’s class on Saturday, September 23 to learn how to use natural dyes.

The Art of Dyeing Silk Scarves with Natural Dyes

Nature provides an abundance of colors and you can learn how to dye with some of them! Join Mette Bierling Christiansen’s class to learn how to use natural dyes.

Amazing Apples

Join our Nutritional Health Coach for a free class in our demonstration kitchen. A presentation and light snack will be included.

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.

Mower County Historical Society Fall Harvest Celebration

Annual celebration featuring baked goods, arts and crafts, pumpkins, apple cider pressing, rope-making, wagon rides, scavenger hung, butter churning, rock painting, live music, Thresher's dinner...

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...

NAMIWalks Minnesota

NAMIWalks Minnesota is a 5K walk to raise awareness about mental illnesses and celebrate hope on Sept. 23 at 1:00 p.m., at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis.

Ryan Herman & the Rhythm Playboys Dance

Enjoy old time, traditional country big band and variety music for listening and dancing.

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...

Seed Collecting

Joint staff and volunteers for a fun and educational afternoon of native prairie seed harvesting. You need to only bring yourself as collection bags will be provided. Collection site will be posted...

Stories in Stone - An Architectural Tour

Come up close at Assisi Heights and view this amazing building with many architectural features.

Bend and Bloom Outdoor Yoga

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

Reading & Presentation: Caren Stelson – “Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story”

In conjunction with the “In Peace, With Honor” programs, author and educator Caren Stelson will be reading from, and sharing a presentation about, her new book Sachiko: A Nagasaki Atomic Bomb...

Reading & Presentation: Caren Stelson – “Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story”

In conjunction with the “In Peace, With Honor” programs, author and educator Caren Stelson will be reading from, and sharing a presentation about, her new book Sachiko: A Nagasaki Atomic Bomb...

Mustard Daze

Mustard Daze is Rochester's biggest end of summer bash. Music featuring Polica, The Suburb,s Low, Sarah White, and The Shift.

Italian--Intermediate II

Goals: Understand sentences and frequently used expressions used in basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, and employment. Communicate and describe simple routine tasks...

ARTBASH

Join the Rochester Art Center for the annual fundraiser and art party!

Create a Stained Glass Window

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

Sons of Norway Social Event

Sons of Norway Kristiania 1-47, located at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 2124 Viola Rd NE, Rochester, MN will hold a potluck at 6:00 pm on Saturday 23. The program speaker for this event is John...

Spanish--I

Emphasis will be on good pronunciation, learning basic vocabulary, grammar, and conversation. The following book is required: "DIMELO TU, Fifth Edition" (NOT with the workbook, and CDs are not...

Spanish--III

This class is offered to those students who have completed Spanish II, or those who are familiar with the present tense and starting the preterite tense.

Do You Wanna Dance?--Beginners

Afraid to hit the dance floor? After this experience, you'll have the basics to dance in just about any situation. We will mix each class up with some beginning steps of Foxtrot, Waltz, and Swing.

Drawing for Beginners and Experienced Sketchers

Drawing is the basis for all two and three dimensional artwork. This class is for those who have never drawn before and those sketchers wanting to do more. Line drawing, contour drawing, blind...

POUND®

POUND® is the world's first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums.

Woodcarving--Begin a Lifelong Hobby

Looking for a lifelong hobby of enjoyment? You should try woodcarving. Taught by Ev Ellenwood, best-selling author of ‘The Complete Book of Woodcarving,’ you will work on projects that will teach...

Hands-On French 1: Pen Pals

Learn to speak, read, and write French and have a great time doing it!

Woodcarving--New Tricks and Techniques

Learn new tricks, techniques, and get new ideas for projects. Cosponsored with the Rochester Woodcarvers Club.

Aquatic Aerobic Exercise

Conditioning through water exercise can be one of the best activities for people of all ages. You will combine exercise and lap swimming. Ability to swim is not necessary.

Italian--Advanced I/Conversation

Goals: Understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Deal with most situations while traveling in an area where the...

OK Go

Season-opening concert. Pre-concert activities at 6 p.m.

Quilters Play

In the American West, a pioneer woman, Sarah, and six women, who are called her daughters, face frontier life. Rather than a straightforward storyline, the musical is presented as a series of short...

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

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

St. Andrew's Sisters

First fundraiser for the Paramount expansion project! “The St. Andrew’s Sisters” are 3 local “girls” - Alice Holst, Penny Kinney, and Coni Nelson - who have been singing together as a trio of nuns...

Stand-up Comedy: Mark Poolos and Wendy Maybury

Live stand-up comedy every weekend with nationally touring comedians seen on Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime, and Late Night Talk Shows.

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.

Do You Wanna Dance?--Intermediate

Are you ready brush up and add to your dance experience with the Foxtrot, Waltz, and East Coast Swing skills plus learn a few different rhythms eg: Cha Cha, Rhumba, Polka maybe (?) others......then...

AFTERBASH

AFTERBASH is happening on the brand new Riverview Plaza just outside RAC’s doors. AFTERBASH party-goers will be able to make gourmet s’mores over fire, dance to high energy DJ music, and experience...

Nite Shift

Classic and modern rock.

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 23