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Sunday Jun 26, 2016

Bingo // Elks Lodge

June 26, 2016
  • Address: 1652 Highway 52 N, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Venue: Elks Lodge

Rochester Elks Lodge #1091 is host to bingo sessions each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings beginning at 6:30p. Sunday matinee sessions begin at 1:00p. Proceeds benefit local charities. We feature progressive games and electronic bingo. Players must be at least 18 years old. 

Mississippi River // National Eagle Center

June 26, 2016
  • 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. Journey through picturesque "Bluff Country" on your way to the mighty river to visit wildlife refuges, apple orchards, a magical toy shop, National Eagle Center, a marina along Lake Pepin and scenic overlooks that provide spectacular views of the valley, steep bluffs and miles of sky-blue water. Reserve online at or by ... Visit Website

Trivia Night // Tap House

June 26, 2016
  • 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.

Cave Tour and Historic Hike

June 26, 2016
  • Location: Quarry Hill Nature Center
  • Address: 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester, MN 55906

Quarry Hill Park was formerly the grounds of the Rochester State Hospital. Learn about some of the Park's historic structures before a short hike to the manmade sandstone cave. Following the cave tour is an optional hike to a featured historical site. Pre-registration recommended; space is limited. 

Damsels & Dragons

June 26, 2016
  • Location: Chester Woods County Park
  • Address: 8378 Hwy 14E SE, Eyota, MN 55934

Dragonflies and damselflies are amazing creatures – ferocious predators, fantastic flyers, with incredible body shapes, beautiful colors, and a distinctive life cycle. Join us at 3 pm at the kiosk near the boat landing to catch some of these alien-looking creatures to examine up close. Families with children are welcome at this fun activity. Audubon Leader: Joel Dunnette. Daily or annual park permit required.

Farming of Yesteryear Horse & Mule Fun Show

June 26, 2016
  • Address: 1736 600th Ave, Kiester, MN

Ribbon Show, driving clinic, exhibition, Cowboys for Christ, horse/mule pull, games and races.

Fiddler on the Roof

June 26, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Autumn Ridge Church
  • Address: 3611 Salem Road Sw, Rochester, MN 55902

Honors Choirs of SE MN presents: Fiddler on the Roof! This is the 9th annual, fully-staged musical production, featuring nearly 100 actors, singers, and musicians of all ages from the Rochester and surrounding communities. As part of the Rocherfest celebration, 4 shows only: 6/23, 6/24 at 7:30 pm, 6/25 at 8:00 pm, and 6/26 at 2:30 pm.

Kickoff Summer Week

June 26, 2016

This week is jam-packed with summer fun. On Tuesday, MCMR will be hosting the Rochesterfest Noon Hour Entertainment at 12pm. Keep an eye out for us! We will also be at Rochesterfest’s Family Night on Wednesday from 5:30 – 8:30pm. Stop by and say hi. At the Museum, we will have our first outdoor Mayo’s Big Healthy Fun Day on Thursday at 11, a sing along on Friday at 11, and Kids Yoga on Saturday at 4pm! Summertime is in full-swing at the Museum!

Lewiston Heartland Days

June 26, 2016
  • Location: Crossings Center
  • Address: 170 South Freemont Street, Lewiston, MN 55952

Celebrating Lewiston since 1863! Come and join the fun!

Mantorville Stagecoach Days

June 26, 2016
  • Location: Downtown Mantorville

Living history displays, art show, antique and vintage tractor pulls, street melodramas, theater, music performances. Information and full schedule can be found on the website. 


June 26, 2016
  • Location: Citywide

The events of the weekend include activities for all ages. Meet, celebrate and play with neighbors, family and friends. Some of the events included in last year's festival were a car show, craft fair, mud bog, parade, chicken barbecue, beverage tent, games, sports tournaments, and a 5K Run! We expect similar events to be part of our 2016 celebration. Please see the website for more details. 

Trailblazer Horse Show

June 26, 2016
  • Location: Mower County Fairgrounds
  • Address: 700 12th St SW, Austin, MN 55912

 Come check out the Trailblazer Horse Show at the Mower County Fairgrounds. 

Water Ski Days

June 26, 2016
  • Location: Downtown Lake City and Lake Pepin

Water skiing was invented in Lake City in 1922 by Ralph Samuelson. Join us for three days of water skiing exhibitions, live music in the beer garden, a street carnival, festival food, sports tournaments, and Grand Parade. Fun for children and adults of all ages! See website for details!

Rochesterfest 2016

June 26, 2016
  • Location: Citywide

Various events all week, food every day, entertainment, sporting events and the Friday evening parade! Buy a button and save. Visit for event details.

Karl Unnasch: Murnt Matchstick

June 26, 2016 - June 30, 2016
  • Location: Rochester Art Center
  • Address: 40 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Rochester Art Center

RAC is proud to announce the installation of Burnt Matchstick, a newly commissioned large-scaled sculpture by artist Karl Unnasch, beautifully installed in the Remick Sculpture Garden. This work, resembling a burnt matchstick, is constructed of welded steel and colored glass and is illuminated from within with a solid state LED system, making it visible at night from many viewing perspectives. Standing 40 feet tall, this work represents many things to Unnasch-evidence of an impactful event, fire... Visit Website

Minnesota Beethoven Festival

June 26, 2016 - July 17, 2016
  • Location: Various locations in Winona

The Minnesota Orchestra will present two concerts, including the annual free pops concert at Lake Park on June 30th. This year will be the tenth anniversary of the Festival, and the stellar lineup can be found on our website. We advise people to get their tickets early!   

Great River Shakespeare Festival

June 26, 2016 - July 31, 2016
  • Location: Performing Arts Center at WSU
  • Address: 450 Johnson St., Winona, MN 55987

Performances of "As You Like It," "Julius Caesar," "Georama" and "Coriolanus." Check out the Great River Shakespeare website for details!

Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Program

June 26, 2016 - August 29, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Rochester Public Library
  • Address: 101 2nd Street SE, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Rochester Public Library

Read all summer long and earn prizes! Pick up a reading log at the Rochester Public Library, the BookBike or the bookmobile through the end of August. Residents and visitors alike are invited to participate in the program, which encourages children ages birth through (entering) 6th grade to participate in reading and learning activities over the summer months.

Heritage House Victorian Museum Tour

June 26, 2016 - August 30, 2016

The Heritage House Victorian Museum, located in Central Park in downtown Rochester, is open for summer visitors to take a trip back 140 years! Visit the museum and see how an upper middle class family would have lived in 1875. Tours take 45-60 minutes depending on the interest of the guest. Please note: Heritage House is not handicapped accessible. Private tours available.

Mantorville Theater Co.

June 26, 2016 - September 10, 2016

All four of our summer shows are written by talented local artists with our venue and audiences in mind. Audience participation is a requirement for the melodramatic portion of our season. Come prepared to cheer for the hero and heroine, boo the villain or villainess, and applaud the efforts of our characters (or groan at their jokes!) See our website for more information!

Historic Mayowood Mansion Tour

June 26, 2016 - October 27, 2016
  • Location: Mayowood Mansion
  • Address: 3720 Mayowood Road SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Mayowood Mansion

We are pleased to once again offer tours of this beautiful piece of Olmsted County history. The Mayowood Mansion tour allows you to experience this historic home of three generations of the Mayo Family. Purchase tickets at the entrance 20 minutes before your tour time. Each tour lasts about 1 hour. There are no tours given on Mondays and Tuesdays, and the mansion is closed on all major holidays. Please visit the website for tour times! Visit Website

Rochester City & Mayo Historical Trolley Tour

June 26, 2016 - November 01, 2016
  • Location: See website for details

We're thrilled to celebrate the 6th 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 tour. Tickets are always available for purchase at the trolley or at our Ticket & Boarding Stations. Reservations are n... Visit Website

Private Winery Tours and Tastings

June 26, 2016 - December 18, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Location: Post Town Winery, Plaza 14 Bld, wst side
  • Address: 4481 (Hwy 14) North Frontage RD, Rochester, MN 55901

Private Wine tasting and winery tours every Sunday afternoon. Tours are open to groups of 6 or more. Tours can be scheduled at 1 p.m.. 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. with 1/2 hour notice. Closed major holiday weekends.

Monday Jun 27, 2016

Escape Challenge

June 27, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Address: 20 6th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Venue: Escape Challenge

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

32nd Annual Gift of Life Golf Tournament

June 27, 2016

Format: Five-Person Scramble. Cost per Golfer: $150 -includes golf, range, cart, locker room, golf hat and awards banquet 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Registration 12:15 p.m. Shotgun Tee-off 5:30 p.m. Awards Banquet Golfers can sign up online at Proceeds from the Tournament help us provide "A Home that Helps and Heals" for more than 4,500 patients and caregivers each year.

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