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Saturday Aug 27, 2016

Live @ Kathy's Pub

August 27, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Address: 307 S Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904

Kathy's Pub presents the very best in Live Music Entertainment every Friday and Saturday night. Please visit for more information. All shows are free and start around 10pm. No Cover 21+

Live DJ

August 27, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Location: The Loop
  • Address: 318 1st Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: The Loop

Kick the weekend off right with the biggest downtown dance party every Friday & Saturday Night @ The Loop. Drink specials throughout the night.

Live Music at Studio 5

August 27, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: Studio 5
  • Address: 4481 N Frontage Road, Rochester, MN 55901

Live Music each Saturday. Spend the afternoon relaxing and listening to fantastic local musicians. You will enjoy this coffee house, gift shop and hang out spot next door to Post Town Winery.

2016 Rochester Walk to End Alzheimer's

August 27, 2016

The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer's awareness in your community.

Big Hogs for Small Dogs

August 27, 2016
  • Location: North Star Bar
  • Address: 503 N Broadway, Rochester, MN 55906
  • Venue: North Star Bar

Big Hogs for Small Dogs annual motorcycle ride is a fundraiser that supports Small Dog Rescue of MN. SDR is a non profit 501c3 and all proceeds go directly to the care of the dogs.  Fee includes BBQ pork sandwich supper held at the end of the ride. There will be a silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle which is also open to the public. Even if you don't ride stop in at 5pm for the silent auction, raffle, and dinner.

Bolder Option's Sportacular Tailgate Challenge

August 27, 2016
  • Location: Mayo Ball Field Lot
  • Address: 403 E Center Street, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Mayo Ball Field Lot

You’re invited to our 3rd Annual SPORTACULAR Tailgate Challenge Event! Come out and rub shoulders with legendary sports icons. There’s gonna’ be games, food, beer, a raffle, and did we mention games? 100% of the proceeds benefit the youth mentoring programs of the Rochester chapter of Bolder Options.

Brewery Running Series

August 27, 2016
  • Location: Grand Rounds Brew Pub
  • Address: 4 3rd Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Grand Rounds Brew Pub

It doesn’t get more simple than this: walk / jog / run … drink beer … and raise money for local non-profits! Join us at Grand Rounds Brewpub and enjoy a 5k-ish fun run through the surrounding neighborhood, parks and streetscape.Registration is limited, so sign up today!

Gift of Life - Gala of the Decades

August 27, 2016
  • Location: Signature Flight Support Hangar
  • Address: 7300 Brataas Drive SW, Rochester, MN 55902

The 2nd Annual Gala of the Decades event will be featuring the 1980’s. The evening will begin at 5:30pm with Cocktails on the Tarmac hosted by James Rabe of Y105FM Early Morning Show. The hanger door will then open to welcome our guests to then evening’s formal gala featuring a 4-course dinner with wine and a short program. A small, exclusive live auction will also take place before guests dance the night away to the 1980’s sound by The Covers Band. 

Rochester Walk to Defeat ALS

August 27, 2016
  • Address: 700 W Silver Lake Drive NE, Rochester, MN 55906

More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS® is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS® is The ALS Association’s biggest annual event, which raises funds that allow our local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year. To register, please visit:

SCHEELS Hunting Expo

August 27, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Address: 1001 Apache Mall, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: SCHEELS

Join us at SCHEELS Hunting Expo. Bring the family to SCHEELS for all the must see outdoor vendors and new equipment to get ready for this years hunting season. Kids activities, food and fun for the whole family!

Steeplechase Challenge

August 27, 2016
  • Location: Steeplechase Event Center
  • Address: 59468 423 Ave, Mazeppa, MN 55956

The Steeplechase Challenge is a fun event that doubles as a food & fund drive for Channel One Regional Food Bank. The event features: Music, food & drink vendors, Health & Fitness booths, local business booths and much more! Steeplechase Challenge obstacle course offers 3 different course lengths, Whether you're an elite athlete or first timer the Steeplechase Challenge is the perfect obstacle course for everyone.

Wine Classes

August 27, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: Four Daughters Vineyard
  • Address: 78757 State Highway 16, Spring Valley, MN 55975

We’re excited to spend the summer teaching you all about wine! We’re introducing a series of five classes that will be offered every Saturday afternoon. The classes will build on each other, but will also be fun on their own! Throughout all of the classes, you will learn about our Minnesota varietals and walk away with the confidence to talk intelligently about wine, whether it’s a Cabernet Sauvignon or a Frontenac Gris. Sign up by purchasing a ticket from www.fourdaughters... Visit Website

2016 Fiber Art Fair

August 27, 2016 - August 28, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Salem Glen Vineyard & Winery
  • Address: 5211 60th Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Salem Glen Vineyard and Winery

Join us for our 2nd Annual Fiber Arts Fair! Several booths of raw fiber and material as well as finished items will be on-site. There will also be demonstrations!

The Original Rochester Greek Fest - Since 1963

August 27, 2016 - August 28, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Holy Anargyroi Church Grounds
  • Address: 703 West Center Street, Rochester, MN 55902

This year marks the 53rd year of the Original Rochester Greek Fest, which is held on the grounds of the Greek Orthodox Church. This year's festival is sporting a few new menu items, and the much anticipated debut of our new Late Night Taverna! 

Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Program

August 27, 2016 - August 29, 2016

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.

Audition for "Wit" at The Rochester Civic Theatre Company

August 27, 2016 - September 08, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Rochester Civic Theatre
  • Address: 20 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Rochester Civic Theatre

The Rochester Civic Theatre Company announces auditions for the play "WIT" by Margaret Edson, by appointment, now until September 8th. Please email your resume and headshot to Gregory Stavrou, Executive Director, Rochester Civic Theatre Company, at  Auditions will be scheduled in both Minneapolis and Rochester, MN. 

Alberta Marana, Josephine Geiger exhibit

August 27, 2016 - September 10, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Crossings at Carnegie
  • Address: 320 East Ave., Zumbrota, MN 55992

The works of Alberta Marana (in pastel) and Josephine A. Geiger (in stained glass) provide a juxtaposition of media in an exhibit of luminous landscapes. A closing reception, attended by the artists, will be held Fri., Sept. 9, from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., preceding the Moors and McCumber concert at Crossings. The reception, which will include wine and light appetizers, is free and open to the public.

Mantorville Theater Co.

August 27, 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

August 27, 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 Downtown Farmers Market

August 27, 2016 - October 29, 2016
  • Location: City Parking Lot
  • Address: 4th St & 4th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904

We will have the freshest, most nutrious and delicious foods available delivered and sold to you by the farmers who raised it. Get to know the people who grow your food!  

Rochester Food Tours

August 27, 2016 - October 29, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday

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 of Money Magazines "Best Places to Live." Please check out our website for more details:

Rochester City & Mayo Historical Trolley Tour

August 27, 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

Assisi Heights Tour

August 27, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Enjoy a guided tour of Assisi Heights, home to the Sisters of Saint Francis, who were instrumental in establishing the first hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Please call for tour reservations.

Sunday Aug 28, 2016

Mississippi River // National Eagle Center

August 28, 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

August 28, 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.

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