Events

Saturday, September 9

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...

Haley Comfort & Bright Ideas Fall Open House

Haley Comfort & Bright Ideas is partnering with Ronald McDonald House to help with the Grant Match Challenge.

Northwood Founders Day

Omelet breakfast, 5K run, car show, cemetery walk, wine tasting, Norwegian goodies, sports tournaments, vendors.

71st Annual National Barrow Show

Come be a part of the Super Bowl of Swine! The National Barrow Show works to enhance the value of pedigreed swine, maintain breed integrity, and provide relevant member education and youth...

94th High Forest Old Settlers Festival

Fishing contest, yoga, kids pedal pull, bean bag tourney, food and fun for the whole family. Happy Trucker DJ playing throughout the day. Feature band of the night starting at 8pm is Greg Hall and...

Jesse James Bike Tour 2017

The 36th Annual Jesse James Bike Tour is an official event of Defeat of Jesse James Days, one of Minnesota’s largest community celebrations. This fun ride leads you through scenic southeastern...

Mantorville Marigold Days

Antique and Flea market, quilt and flower shows, live music all day, historic tours, food and more!

2nd Annual Austin MN Out of the Darkness Walk

The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance and a walk that unites a community – a time to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives...

5K Your Way

Games and activities for the whole family following the race, as well as over $20 in Hormel coupons. Register at active.com; key word "5K Your Way". Partnership of Women Our Way and YMCA. Check out...

Cedar River Archery 3D Shoot

Safe, fun and family oriented opportunity for people to come and shoot with others who share their passion. This event includes the Sure Shot Challenge, with prizes. For more information, call...

10th Annual Septoberfest

Wabasha-Kellogg's 10th Annual Septoberfest Celebration

Channel 1 satellite food shelf

Church of the Savior will host a Channel 1 food shelf the second Saturday of each month.

Billards Open House

Join us for a Billiards Open House and enjoy playing pool and having a few snacks and beverages.

Community Mosaic Making on the Trail with Bailey Cahlander

Stop by trail head at the Lanesboro Visitor Center on Saturday, September 9 during Root River Trail Town’s “Taste of the Trail” event to participate in the creation of community mosaic mural panels...

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...

Junk Crush

Grab some wine and browse repurposed, antique, upcycled, and handmade treasures in Lake City, MN. Also enjoy food, music, grape stomps, and presentations by our special guest, the Barndogglers!

Taste of the Trail

The thee towns of Lanesboro, Whalan and Peterson will offer you a unique opportunity to partake in some of their ethnic and cultural activities. .

Benefit for Gamehaven Boy Scouts

100 Bird Sporting Clays Shoot (20 stations) Benefit for Gamehaven Boy Scouts Programs 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, Gamehaven Scout Reservation

Hooray for Saturday: Family Dance Party

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

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 - Grand Army of the Republic Hall Post 130

Come visit the GAR Hall to see the major new exhibit. Free event, but donations are welcome and very much appreciated. Advanced registration is appreciated but not necessary. For more...

Open House - Grand Army of the Republic Hall Post 130, Grand Meadow

Come visit the GAR Hall to see the major new exhibit. Free event, but donations are welcome and very much appreciated. Advanced registration is appreciated but not necessary. For more information...

Quarry Hill Fall Festival

Enjoy this annual event celebrating fall and all things uniquely Quarry Hill! Indoor activities include nature games, eco-friendly crafts and candle rolling, & outdoor activities include cave...

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...

Practice ACT

Take a free, proctored practice test to help identify your strengths and weaknesses before the real thing! Sylvan will provide analyzed results. Bring two #2 sharpened pencils and an approved...

Restorative Yoga & Acupuncture

Relax, find balance and release stress at this restorative yoga workshop integrating these two practices for health and vitality, using yoga props to create support and relaxation with the benefits...

Audition for Day of the Dead Poets Slam 2017

Love poetry? Try out for Day of the Dead Poets Slam 2017! Those who are selected from the audition process will be competing in Day of the Dead Poets Slam 2016, on Saturday evening Nov 4, 2017. All...

Bend and Bloom Outdoor Yoga

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

Learn about the Crusades at Castlerock

On Saturday, September 9th at 2pm, Frank LaBreck will discuss the history of the Crusades at Castlerock Museum in Alma, Wisconsin. The lecture will provide an overview of the Crusades with a focus...

Karaoke at Studio 5 and Post Town Winery

Join your friends for an afternoon of wine and Karaoke. Enjoy a wine tasting, glass or bottle of wine or maybe a wine margarita. Pair with a cheese and cracker plate and join in with your favorite...

Music and a Movie in Slatterly Park

Join us for Music and a Movie in Slatterly Park on September 9, 2017. Free admission. Concessions 5 - 9pm. Showing Disney's Moana at dusk.

Rochester's Local Music Showdown

This is a friendly battle of the bands style competition featuring 5 performers voted in by the community! The winner will be decided by the crowd. 2017 LINEUP: The Bando Bunch, Embrace The...

USA Dance Fall Formal

Join us at the Eagles Club on Saturday, September 9th for a night of social dancing! All skill levels, couples and singles welcome.

Cirque Italia

2017 Press Release – Unit I (SILVER) GET READY ROCHESTER, MN, BECAUSE IT’S TIME TO BE AMAZED! CIRQUE ITALIA IS COMING WITH A BRAND NEW SHOW AND TONS OF EXCITEMENT! Cirque Italia is a unique show in...

German Classics performed by the Marinus Ensemble

Rochester Chamber Music Society is pleased to present this exceptional piano quartet from Wayne, Pennsylvania. Among the performers are Rachel Kuipers Yonan and Joseph Kuipers, who grew up in a...

Rochester Chamber Music Society

Marinus Ensemble. Mozart: Piano Quartet; Schubert: Nocturne. Free.

Stand-up Comedy: Aaron Aryanpur and Ben Bergman

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

Vocalist and Instrumentalist Claudia Schmidt Returns to Crossings

Claudia Schmidt is a powerful vocalist and adventurous artist, who combines lively folk, jazz and blues with rich poetry and playful humor. With an infectious energy and joy, she continues to...

Lanesboro Barn Dance

No partner or experience necessary. Live music.

Full Moon Paddle and Hike

Bring your canoe or kayak and join us for an evening paddle on Chester Lake.

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 9