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Saturday Aug 19, 2017

Old Order Amish Country Trolley Tour

August 19, 2017
  • Location: Your guide will pick you up directly at your hotel, or at any other location in Rochester!

Immerse yourself in the timeless culture of the Old Order Amish as we journey down roads less traveled back to a way of life based on simplicity, strong faith, and hard work. This enriching, scenic tour affords the opportunity to observe and learn first-hand about the Amish way of life, view one-room country school houses, observe travel by horse and buggy, attend an Amish produce auction, visit Amish homes and workshops, browse handcrafted furniture, quilts, baskets, and foodstuffs, and visit ... Visit Website

Stand-Up Comedy

August 19, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Address: 2723 Commerce Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Venue: Goonie's Comedy Club

Nationally touring comedians take our Rochester stage every Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 PM and 10:00 PM. These are the same comedians you've seen on Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime, and Late Night Talk Shows. Different performers every week! Click the link to our website to make a reservation and/or to see our upcoming shows.

UNRAVELED Escape Room

August 19, 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!

5th Annual Check 'Em Cup

August 19, 2017

Get ready to have one of the best golf experiences of the year. Games at most holes, Toilet tee offs, Cash prizes and amazing raffle and auction prizes! The High 5 Foundation is a non-profit foundation in Rochester, MN. For more than 5 years, the High 5 Foundation has devoted its energy to passionately helping the families and individuals who are struggling with medical conditions. 

Bolder Options Sportacular Tailgate Challenge

August 19, 2017

You’re invited to our 4th Annual SPORTACULAR Tailgate Challenge Event. Join Rochester’s own, Darrell Thompson, and our select group of celebrity sports heroes that are shining examples of inspiration and greatness. There’s going to be games, food, beer, a raffle, and did we mention games? This event promises to be an evening filled with laughter and fun for the entire family. 

Movies in the Park- Rogue One (PG-13)

August 19, 2017
  • Location: Central Park
  • Address: 225 First Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55902

Bring your lawn chair or blanket and gather in Central Park located in downtown Rochester for this FREE, fun, and family-friendly outdoor event. 

Rochester Microbrewery Trolley Tour

August 19, 2017
  • Location: Government Center Lot
  • Address: 151 4th Street SE, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Government Center Lot

Rochester now has four established microbreweries, and we're visiting all of them! Take a ride on the trolley to four different brew pubs and sample a flight of Craft Beers at each stop. Knowledgeable brewers will talk about their signature beers and why they're special -- but the proof is in the tasting!      

SOLID GOLD with Apollo Cobra and RCE Live

August 19, 2017
  • Address: 307 S Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Kathy's Pub

Join us for night of electro rock, that’s bound to get you dancing. SOLID GOLD headlining with Apollo Cobra making their return to Rochester, with local opener RCE!

Gold Rush

August 19, 2017 - August 20, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Graham Park
  • Address: 1570 Fairgrounds Avenue SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Antique show and flea market! A terrific shopping experience for the antique and collectible enthusiast.

Summer High Ropes Challenge

August 19, 2017 - August 29, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Saturday
  • Location: Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
  • Address: 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN 55949
  • Venue: Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

Meet the challenge on the ropes course this summer! Travel from tower to tower over wires and wooden boards to reach the zip-line and enjoy the best view of SE Minnesota! This confidence building experience is great for family outings, reunions, scouts, youth groups and individuals. Registration required. Walk-ins accepted only if space is available.

Exhibit by Julia Crozier and Becky Jokela

August 19, 2017 - September 09, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Crossings at Carnegie
  • Address: 320 East Ave., Zumbrota, MN 55992

Exhibit of the works of Julia Crozier, painting and prints, and Becky Jokela, oil on canvas. Closed Sundays and holidays.

Historic Mayowood Mansion Tour

August 19, 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.     

Downtown Rochester Food Tour

August 19, 2017 - October 28, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Downtown Rochester

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." 

Rochester Downtown Farmers Market

August 19, 2017 - October 28, 2017
  • Location: City Parking Lot
  • Address: 323 4th St SE, Rochester, MN 55904

The summer market features more than 90 farmers/vendors, music, special events, cooking and canning demonstrations, plus more.  

Assisi Heights Tour

August 19, 2017 - December 30, 2017

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 20, 2017

Iconic Rochester Trolley Tour

August 20, 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

August 20, 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

August 20, 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

August 20, 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!

Chamber Music in the Chosen Valley: Tiffany Strande

August 20, 2017
  • Location: Chatfield Center for the Arts
  • Address: 405 Main St S, Chatfield, MN 55923

Born into a musically enthusiastic family, Tiffany (Curtis) Strande was blessed with many opportunities from a young age. She began violin lessons at the Preucil School of Music, studying the Suzuki Method. Her current musical series seeks to bring live chamber music to life in the region by featuring local, regional, and national masters in chamber music performance.

Gold Rush

August 20, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Graham Park
  • Address: 1570 Fairgrounds Avenue SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Antique show and flea market! A terrific shopping experience for the antique and collectible enthusiast.

Victorian Museum Tour

August 20, 2017 - August 29, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Location: Heritage House
  • Address: 225 1st Avenue NW, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Venue: Heritage House Victorian Museum

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.

Historic Mayowood Mansion Tour

August 20, 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.     

Sunday Night Hosted Jam

August 20, 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 Aug 21, 2017

Archery Addiction

August 21, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Address: 3020 N Broadway Avenue Suite 200, Rochester, MN 55906

Want a challenge? Come visit Rochester's only Archery Combat facility! 90 minutes of pure adrenaline and fun! Think dodgeball with bows. Immerse yourself in an epic battle between friends, workmates or people you've just met! 

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