Events

Saturday, September 30

"The Good Doctor"

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

"The Rented Christmas" auditions

Mantorville Theatre Company. Roles for four women, three men, at least two children and at least six teens. Production dates: Nov. 17 through Dec. 3. Director: Rachel Soland.

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.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Ten films will be screened; viewers will vote for award winners. 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

SE MN Classic Car Tour

Enjoy the beauty of Bluff Country this Saturday with Coupons from all over the region.

 Ultimate Shopping Extravaganza

Shop with multiple businesses all under one roof!

10th Annual Septoberfest

Wabasha-Kellogg's 10th Annual Septoberfest Celebration

Drawing for beginners

Still life drawing. Intense academic exercises, experience a shift to the artistic side of the brain.

Fourth Annual Friends of the Poor Walk/Run 2017 and Pancake Breakfast - Sept 30

Join us for a 5k walk / run along with pancake breakfast (free will donation) to benefit the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Rochester.

High Holidays With Chabad of Rochester

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

Rochester Hiding Artist Tour

125 LIVE is an official stop on the Rochester Hiding Artist Tour, a day where local artists will open their studios and workshops to the public. Our studios will be open to artists without a space...

Rochester's Hiding Artists Tour

40+ artists are sharing their talent from their studios, and from a few host businesses, around Rochester MN. Go. Explore. Find. Appreciate! Local art is waiting to be found.

Rochester's Hiding Artists Tour

Join us for Rochester's first Hiding Artist Tour! In this Open house style studio tour over 50 local artists will exhibit their work for viewing and purchase. Come see where the artists make...

Rochester's hiding artist tour

Tour many artist's studios during Rochester's first open studio tour.

Shopping Extravaganza

Shop with multiple businesses offering items for you, your home & gift giving..

Watercolor Pocket Journal Workshop

Combine your love for sketching and writing in the natural landscape in a plein air workshop with Tara Sweeney. This two-day workshop takes place Sat. and Sun., Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, from 9 am-4pm....

Visio Divina

Visio Divina (Latin for "divine seeing") is a method of praying with images or pictures.

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...

Giddy Up Fall Festival

Family fun at Grace Lutheran Church by Silver Lake! Horse-drawn wagon rides, food, and vendors

Root River Wagon Ride

Join us for a wagon ride for a tour around Root River Park.

Hooray for Saturday: Family Dance Party

Lights, shakers, dance! Put on your dancing shoes for 30 minutes of non-stop dancing fun.

2017 Regional Highland Cattle Show

Annual show featuring the beautiful and hardy Highland cattle, with distinctive horns and gorgeous coats. Enjoy the flavorful lean meat in hamburgers and cowboy beans. For more information, call...

DOGS & more: THE Great Adoption Event

Is your heart open to loving a homeless, unwanted dog that is looking for a forever home?

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.

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...

Salad Luncheon

Salad luncheon followed by entertainment from Hosanna, musical group from Hayfield Trinity Lutheran Church

Willow's Keep Farm: Fall Fun

WILLOW'S KEEP FARM PUMPKIN PATCH & CORN MAZE (OPENING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23) PUMPKINS FOR SALE (50 cents per pound) CORN MAZE ($5 per person) PUMPKIN/GOURD SLINGS TARGET SHOOTING ($5 for 8...

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...

Bend and Bloom Outdoor Yoga

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

Rochester Tweed Ride

A Tweed Ride is a group bicycle ride in which the cyclists are expected to dress in traditional British cycling attire, particularly tweed suits. Any bicycle is acceptable on a Tweed Ride, but...

Wine + a Paperback

Book launch party for Gina Dewink's debut novel, "Time in My Pocket." Wear your favorite vintage clothes. Free glass of wine & swag bag for the first 20 attendees, plus 1947 trivia, book signing,...

Create a Stained Glass Window

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

Community Drum Circle

Join us for an evening of rhythms and music-making with percussion instruments, facilitated by a board-certified music therapist & Health Rhythms(R) facilitator. People who have attended our drum...

D'Sievers Duo @ Redwood Room Sept. 29 and 30 7-10 p.m.

Mike King (guitar) and John Sievers (bone) will be playing jazz in on of Rochester's most intimate venues. Come enjoy some stiff drinks, some tasty bites, and a jazzy sound track. Fri an Sat Sept....

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Filmgoers in Zumbrota will unite with audiences in over 250 cities spanning six continents to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers from around the world. The 20th Annual...

Film & Exhibit Reception: ‘Pictures from a Hiroshima Schoolyard‘

Film documenting survivors of Hiroshima and discuss their lives amid the rubble after they are reunited with pictures they drew as children in 1947.

Karen Savoca & Pete Heitzman: Chosen Bean Concert

Having performed together for decades, Savoca and Heitzman's chemistry leaves audiences uplifted, wowing 10,000 from a festival main stage as effortlessly as they charm an intimate black box...

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

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

Stand-up Comedy: Dom Pare and Shane Copland

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

Lourdes-Mayo-John Marshall 50 year reunion dance

Music by the Rogues, the Mustangs, the Vintage Tones of Spielzeiten und Pausen. Open to public.

SoL - Great Listening!

SoL is a three piece group performing easy listening music wherever cool people gather and share some peace.

Sola Fide Observatory Viewing

Learn about the night sky from our local experts. From I90 take Hwy 218 south 2 miles to CR 28. Turn right (west) 1 mile to stop sign. Turn south on CR 29 for 1.5 miles to 180th St. Turn right for...

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 30