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Rochester, MN Events

 The next big event is always just around the corner (or coming up soon!) in Rochester, MN. Annual can't-miss events include WinterFest and SocialICE (Rochester's outdoor ice bar) as well as RochesterFest and the Thursdays on First & 3rd festival every week from June 1 to August 31. Experience Rochester's friendliness and enthusiam for celebrating by attending one of our many entertaining events!    

 


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Sunday Feb 26, 2017

Adventures Through Wonderland

February 26, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Crossroads College Student Center
  • Address: 920 Mayowood Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Theatre for and by young people. It's Alice and friends back in Wonderland, many years later. A story of mystery, friendship and adventure. Appropriate for all ages. Friday and Saturday 7pm. Sunday @ 2.

Honors Choirs Concert: Featuring 4 Choir Ensembles

February 26, 2017
  • Location: Bethel Lutheran Church
  • Address: 810 Third Avenue SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Come help us celebrate the Coices of Minnesota! The featuring four Choirs include:Children's Chorus, Treble Choir, Chorale & Concert Choir!

Rich & Brandon Ridenour in Concert

February 26, 2017
  • Location: St. John the Evangelist Church
  • Address: 11 4th Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Trumpet and piano duo Rich and Brandon Ridenour will offer a fun recital at St. John the Evangelist Church. Rich Ridenour is an international Steinway Artist. His son, Brandon Ridenour, became the youngest member to ever join the prestigious Canadian Brass.

HONK! The Musical

February 26, 2017 - March 12, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Mantorville
  • Address: 21 5th Street E, Mantorville, MN 55955
  • Venue: Mantorville

Winner of multiple awards, including the 2000 Olivier Award for Best Musical, this heartwarming celebration of being different is sure to delight audiences of all ages with its sparkling wit and memorable score! Get ready to shake off those winter blahs and enjoy a great family show at the Mantorville Theatre Company!

Sunday Night Hosted Jam

February 26, 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 Feb 27, 2017

Carillon Concert

February 27, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Location: Plummer Building
  • Address: 2nd Street & 2nd Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Plummer Building

You can enjoy the music of the carillon on Annenberg Plaza (between the Plummer Building and the Mayo Building) and other nearby locations. The "Heritage Rings" plays on Mondays at 7pm and at noon on Wednesdays and Fridays.     

Harmony for Mayo Program: Bill Staines

February 27, 2017
  • Location: Lips Atrium (subway level of the Charlton building)
  • Address: 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905

For over forty years Bill Staines has written and performed award winning folk music. Singing mostly his own songs, he has become one of the most popular and durable singers on the folk music scene. 

Ladies Candlelight Dinner

February 27, 2017
  • Location: Rochester Assembly of God
  • Address: 4240 18th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Join us for good food, company, and encouragement at Ladies Candlelight Dinner 2017: Repurpose. Speaker Jess Connolly will be joining us for an evening of fun, entertainment, and friendship. We have been working hard on some fun surprises for our guests, and Jess Connolly will not disappoint! 

Live Music: The D'Sievers

February 27, 2017 - February 28, 2017
  • Location: The Redwood Room
  • Address: 300 1st Avenue NW, Rochester, MN 55901

The D'Sievers is a jazz group featuring trombone, at The Redwood Room!

The Importance of Compassion Today

February 27, 2017 - March 13, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Location: Assisi Heights Spirituality Center
  • Address: 1001 14th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901

In The Art of Happiness, the Dalai Lama claims, “Love and compassion are necessities not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” What is the nature of compassion? Can it and should it be taught? Address these questions and more in interactive sessions, all focused on the importance of compassion today.  

Escape Challenge

February 27, 2017 - November 22, 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

Tuesday Feb 28, 2017

Ladies Candlelight Dinner

February 28, 2017
  • Location: Rochester Assembly of God
  • Address: 4240 18th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Join us for good food, company, and encouragement at Ladies Candlelight Dinner 2017: Repurpose. Speaker Jess Connolly will be joining us for an evening of fun, entertainment, and friendship. We have been working hard on some fun surprises for our guests, and Jess Connolly will not disappoint! 

Live Music: The D'Sievers

February 28, 2017
  • Location: The Redwood Room
  • Address: 300 1st Avenue NW, Rochester, MN 55901

The D'Sievers is a jazz group featuring trombone, at The Redwood Room!

Escape Challenge

February 28, 2017 - November 22, 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

Wednesday Mar 01, 2017

Carillon Concert

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

You can enjoy the music of the carillon on Annenberg Plaza (between the Plummer Building and the Mayo Building) and other nearby locations. The "Heritage Rings" plays on Mondays at 7pm and at noon on Wednesdays and Fridays.     

Live Music: Fernando Ufret

March 01, 2017
  • Location: The Redwood Room
  • Address: 300 1st Avenue NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Fernando Ufret: Acoustic covers and arrangements on classical/flamenco guitars!

Escape Challenge

March 01, 2017 - November 22, 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

Live Music // Forager Brewery

March 01, 2017 - November 29, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Location: Forager Brewery Company
  • Address: 1005 6th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Venue: Forager Brewery

Want to hear some local, live music! Our regular Wednesday night rotating musicians will be performing, so get your fill of local music at Forager Brewery!

Thursday Mar 02, 2017

Live Music: Joe Hunt

March 02, 2017
  • Location: The Redwood Room
  • Address: 300 1st Avenue NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Often found busking on corners around the North, Joe Hunt performs Indie Folk with smooth vocals, guitar, and harmonica.

Live Music at The Loop!

March 02, 2017 - May 25, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Location: The Loop
  • Address: 318 1st Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: The Loop

Live Music every Thursday night from local artists.

Escape Challenge

March 02, 2017 - November 22, 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

Friday Mar 03, 2017

Carillon Concert

March 03, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Location: Plummer Building
  • Address: 2nd Street & 2nd Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Plummer Building

You can enjoy the music of the carillon on Annenberg Plaza (between the Plummer Building and the Mayo Building) and other nearby locations. The "Heritage Rings" plays on Mondays at 7pm and at noon on Wednesdays and Fridays.     

Comfort Food & Live Music Fridays

March 03, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Location: American Legion Post 92
  • Address: 315 1st Avenue NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Come see us on Friday for some comfort food and live music. Call or check website for lineup. See you there!

Free Friday Movie: The Little Shop of Horrors

March 03, 2017
  • Location: Olde Pine Theatre
  • Address: 113 2nd S SW, Pine Island, MN 55963

Come check out, "The Little Shop of Horrors," the original 1960 movie. Seek out Audrey, Pine Island's very own man-eating plant. Audrey will be making its trip to Pine Island businesses the week prior to the screening. Follow her travels on the Olde Pine Island website!

Live Music: Chris McGrane

March 03, 2017
  • Location: Wicked Moose Bar & Grill
  • Address: 1201 Eastgate Dr. SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Come join us for some acoustic rock music with Chris McGrane!

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