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Sunday Apr 30, 2017

Iconic Rochester Trolley Tour

April 30, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Location: Downtown Rochester Marriott Hotel
  • Address: 101 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55901

Discover "Iconic Rochester" and see the Med City with fresh eyes! Whether you're a short-term visitor, relative newcomer, or lifelong resident, this tour is guaranteed to be engaging. An itinerary of Rochester's top 25 ICONIC sites will be given to every tour participant upon boarding. Tickets available online, by phone, or at the trolley upon boarding.

Scenic Mississippi River Valley & National Eagle Center Tour

April 30, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Location: Pick up directly at your hotel or any location in Rochester

Relax and enjoy the scenic beauty and unique culture of the Upper Mississippi River Valley, rated among the top scenic drives in America. We'll journey through picturesque "Bluff Country" on our way to the mighty river where we'll visit Whitewater State Park visitor center, an apple house and/or elegant winery, a magical toy shop that is the largest in the country, historic river towns, and the National Eagle Center. 

Trivia Night // Tap House

April 30, 2017
  • Location: The Tap House
  • Address: 10 3rd Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: The Tap House

Trivia at The Tap House every Sunday! Prizes include: free round of drinks to round winners and bar tab to the game winner.

UNRAVELED Escape Room

April 30, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: UNRAVELED Escape Room
  • Address: 300 11th Ave NW - Lower Level, Rochester, MN 55901

The Escape Room is a real life escape challenge where you come with a group of between 4 and 10 friends/family members/co-workers/etc and you get LOCKED UP! It is up to you and your team to find the clues and solves the puzzles in order to escape in time... First theme up: Escape From Alcatraz - Experience The Rock like never before!

Good Earth Village Open House

April 30, 2017
  • Location: Good Earth Village
  • Address: 25303 Old Town Dr, Spring Valley, MN 55975

Explore our beautiful grounds, and immerse yourself in the experience of summer camp for an afternoon. The Open House is a great way to answer questions about camp or share the excitement with others! Enjoy hikes, games, music, snacks, meet the counselors, prizes, kid's activities, camp tours & wagon rides!

Rochester Music Expo Record Show

April 30, 2017

Shop 15 tables full of record albums, 45 RPM records, CDs and music memorabilia from all types of music in all price ranges. Please bring any records you'd like to sell. Free admission.

Rochester Pops Orchestra

April 30, 2017
  • Location: Lourdes High School
  • Address: 2800 19th St NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Join us for the "Music from the stage!" You can pay with cash or check. Call if you have any questions. 

SCHEELS Fish Fest

April 30, 2017
  • Location: SCHEELS Parking Lot
  • Address: 1001 Apache Mall, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: SCHEELS

Join SCHEELS for Fish Fest. Whether you're an experienced angler of just learning to bait a hook, there is something for the whole family to enjoy at SCHEELS Fish Fest. Register to win $500 in Scheel's gift cards and other prizes. Kids can come climb our climbing wall as well as other kids activities. All ages welcome. 

The Children's Dance Theatre presents: The Jungle Book

April 30, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Address: 20 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Rochester Civic Theatre Company

A young boy, Mowgli, is discovered by a pack of wolves in the jungles of India. The wolves raise the boy as their own, along with the rest of the young wolves in the pack.  Mowgli is taught the laws of the jungle, and learns many valuable lessons and skills along the way.  

Treasure Island (Live Theatre Production)

April 30, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Olde Pine Theatre
  • Address: 113 2nd St. SW, Pine Island, MN 55963

Ahoy Matey! The story of Long John Silver and his pirate crew spill from the spirited imagination of a young girl. Emily dreams of being a pirate, although wanting to be a businesswoman would be more sensible. Her dream comes to life in this version of Stevenson’s classic tale, where she is Jim Hawkins in the story of wicked pirates, good old English pluck and buried treasure. 

Unleash the SHE 5K & 10K

April 30, 2017
  • Location: Rochester Community & Technical College
  • Address: 851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Unleash The SHE is more than a race. It’s a celebration of women’s Strength, Health, and Empowerment…SHE! Join in the fun by running the all-women’s 5K or 10K events or grab some friends and walk in the Support the SHE Co-Ed 5K all while helping the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA) raise money to fight ovarian cancer.

Historic Mayowood Mansion Tour

April 30, 2017 - October 26, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Location: Mayowood Mansion
  • Address: 3720 Mayowood Road SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Mayowood Mansion

The Mayowood Mansion tour allows you to experience this historic home of three generations of the Mayo Family. Each tour lasts about 1 hour. Purchase tickets at the Mayowood Mansion or the History Center. There are no tours given on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays and the mansion is closed on all major holidays.     

Rochester City & Mayo Historical Trolley Tour

April 30, 2017 - November 07, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: See website for details

We're thrilled to celebrate the 7th season of top-rated city trolley tour! Join us on our vintage red trolleys for a narrated city tour featuring Rochester's top sites and attractions, including our Mayo Historical sites! Explore the early years of the world famous Mayo Clinic, while experiencing the homes and lives of pioneering doctors on this relaxing, entertaining 90-minute tour.    

Sunday Night Hosted Jam

April 30, 2017 - December 31, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Location: Kathy's Pub
  • Address: 307 S Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Kathy's Pub

Every Sunday Night at 8:30pm Kathy's Pub features some of the best musicians SE Minnesota.

Monday May 01, 2017

Carillon Concert

May 01, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Location: Plummer Building
  • Address: 2nd Street & 2nd Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Plummer Building

The Rochester Carillon concerts serenade Mayo Clinic patients and visitors every Monday evening at 7pm and at noon every Wednesday and Friday. The concerts last 30 minutes or more, and are best heard from the Annenberg Plaza or the Peace Plaza in downtown Rochester. To view the carillon in the Plummer Building tower, please call ahead to arrange a personal or group tour.

Escape Challenge

May 01, 2017

Locked in a room. 60 minutes on the clock. Can you complete the mission and escape the room before time expires? Choose your mission. Mission one is Norwegian Job. You are a group of thieves trying to get back your cash, diamonds and gold that are locked in a room. Can you find your loot and escape before time expires? Mission two is a rescue mission. Part of your team has been captured. You need to sneak into a cartel safe house, free the prisoners, and then find a way to escape. All... Visit Website

UNRAVELED Escape Room

May 01, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: UNRAVELED Escape Room
  • Address: 300 11th Ave NW - Lower Level, Rochester, MN 55901

The Escape Room is a real life escape challenge where you come with a group of between 4 and 10 friends/family members/co-workers/etc and you get LOCKED UP! It is up to you and your team to find the clues and solves the puzzles in order to escape in time... First theme up: Escape From Alcatraz - Experience The Rock like never before!

Ceramist Ryan Ball and Painter Shawna Gilmore Exhibit

May 01, 2017 - June 16, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Location: Crossings at Carnegie
  • Address: 320 East Ave., Zumbrota, MN 55992

On view at Crossings at Carnegie, from May 1- June 17, is a new exhibit combining the work of Duluth painter Shawna Gilmore and St. Paul ceramist Ryan Ball. The exhibit can be viewed during regular open hours, at no charge. For more information, call Crossings at 507-732-7616, stop in at 320 East Ave., Zumbrota, or go towww.crossingsatcarnegie.com.

40 Paintings at Cascade Meadow

May 01, 2017 - June 30, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 60 days
  • Location: Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
  • Address: 2900 19th St. NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Minnesota Colorist HeeJune Shin presents a painting exibition at Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Science Center. She received McKnight Established Artist Grant for this exibition. There will be 40 paintings painted on the ground of the Nature Center throughout 4 seasons.

Tuesday May 02, 2017

Escape Challenge

May 02, 2017

Locked in a room. 60 minutes on the clock. Can you complete the mission and escape the room before time expires? Choose your mission. Mission one is Norwegian Job. You are a group of thieves trying to get back your cash, diamonds and gold that are locked in a room. Can you find your loot and escape before time expires? Mission two is a rescue mission. Part of your team has been captured. You need to sneak into a cartel safe house, free the prisoners, and then find a way to escape. All... Visit Website

Trivia Mafia

May 02, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Location: Grand Rounds Brew Pub
  • Address: 4 3rd Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Grand Rounds Brew Pub

Get your smartypants down to Grand Rounds Brewing Company for Tuesday night trivia with Trivia Mafia! Prizes and pints!

UNRAVELED Escape Room

May 02, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: UNRAVELED Escape Room
  • Address: 300 11th Ave NW - Lower Level, Rochester, MN 55901

The Escape Room is a real life escape challenge where you come with a group of between 4 and 10 friends/family members/co-workers/etc and you get LOCKED UP! It is up to you and your team to find the clues and solves the puzzles in order to escape in time... First theme up: Escape From Alcatraz - Experience The Rock like never before!

Ceramist Ryan Ball and Painter Shawna Gilmore Exhibit

May 02, 2017 - June 16, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Location: Crossings at Carnegie
  • Address: 320 East Ave., Zumbrota, MN 55992

On view at Crossings at Carnegie, from May 1- June 17, is a new exhibit combining the work of Duluth painter Shawna Gilmore and St. Paul ceramist Ryan Ball. The exhibit can be viewed during regular open hours, at no charge. For more information, call Crossings at 507-732-7616, stop in at 320 East Ave., Zumbrota, or go towww.crossingsatcarnegie.com.

Rochester City & Mayo Historical Trolley Tour

May 02, 2017 - November 07, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: See website for details

We're thrilled to celebrate the 7th season of top-rated city trolley tour! Join us on our vintage red trolleys for a narrated city tour featuring Rochester's top sites and attractions, including our Mayo Historical sites! Explore the early years of the world famous Mayo Clinic, while experiencing the homes and lives of pioneering doctors on this relaxing, entertaining 90-minute tour.    

Wednesday May 03, 2017

Burgers & Karaoke Wednesdays

May 03, 2017
  • Location: American Legion Post 92
  • Address: 315 1st Avenue NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Burgers and karaoke Wednesdays at the American Legion! See you there!

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