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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 Mar 12, 2017

Climb for Kids

March 12, 2017
  • Location: Roca Climbing & Fitness Gym
  • Address: 6071 Rome Circle NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Bolder Options and Roca Climbing and Fitness have partnered together to create Climb for Kids: a fundraiser for Bolder Options and the youth they mentor. Join us for casual and competitive climbing, as well as prizes and light refreshments.

Festival of Music Concert

March 12, 2017
  • Location: First Presbyterian Church
  • Address: 512 3rd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Lee Afdahl, Director of Music and Organist at First Presbyterian Church, will be featured on organ and piano. He will be joined by Christopher Boswell, handbells, Jeremy Braun, percussion, Classic Brass Quintet, Dwight Jennings, soprano saxophone, Katie Kruger, alto saxophone, Tom Overlie, baritone, and Mary Schneekloth, harp.

HONK! The Musical

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!

Rochester Symphony Orchestra & Chorale: An Opera Affair

March 12, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Lourdes High School Auditorium
  • Address: 2800 19th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Every heart will be pounding as the most dramatic moments of opera pour out one after another: the greatest wedding, grandest coronation, holiest hymn, rowdiest barn dance, and wildest party. Top area soloists will join our Chorale for the best night at the opera Rochester has ever heard.

Singsation! Children's Choral Festival

March 12, 2017
  • Location: John Marshall High School
  • Address: 1510 14th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Featuring Children's Chorus & Treble Choir, and guest choirs and singers from area elementary schools.

38th Annual Boat Show

March 12, 2017 - March 18, 2017
  • Location: Al's Specialty Marine
  • Address: 4090 Alberta Drive NE, Rochester, Minnesota

All boats, motors and accessories at the special boat show prices! Financing Available as low as 2.49%! Great selection of trade-ins! Check out our website for more information on our free daily seminars. See you there!

Sunday Night Hosted Jam

March 12, 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 Mar 13, 2017

Carillon Concert

March 13, 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.     

Peter Mayer: Harmony for Mayo Program

March 13, 2017
  • Location: Barbara Lips Atrium, Charlton Building, subway level
  • Address: 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905

Singer/Songwriter. All concerts are held Mondays from 12:10pm-1pm unless otherwise noted. 

The Importance of Compassion Today

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.  

Live Music: Daniel Drubach

March 13, 2017 - March 14, 2017
  • Location: The Redwood Room
  • Address: 300 1st Avenue NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Enjoy live entertainment every evening, Monday through Saturday, at The Redwood Room!

38th Annual Boat Show

March 13, 2017 - March 18, 2017
  • Location: Al's Specialty Marine
  • Address: 4090 Alberta Drive NE, Rochester, Minnesota

All boats, motors and accessories at the special boat show prices! Financing Available as low as 2.49%! Great selection of trade-ins! Check out our website for more information on our free daily seminars. See you there!

Escape Challenge

March 13, 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 Mar 14, 2017

Beginning T’ai Chi Chih - Spring 2017

March 14, 2017
  • Location: Assisi Heights Spirituality Center
  • Address: 1001 14th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Do you desire less stress in your daily life? Consider circulating and balancing your inner energy of “chi” in the peacefulness of Assisi Heights. T’ai Chi Chih is adaptable and it benefits persons with any physical condition or at any age. 

Continuing T’ai Chi Chih – Spring 2017 - Group 1

March 14, 2017
  • Location: Assisi Heights Spirituality Center
  • Address: 1001 14th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Do you desire less stress in your daily life? Consider circulating and balancing your inner energy of “chi” in the peacefulness of Assisi Heights. T’ai Chi Chih is adaptable and it benefits persons with any physical condition of any age.

Live Music: Daniel Drubach

March 14, 2017
  • Location: The Redwood Room
  • Address: 300 1st Avenue NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Enjoy live entertainment every evening, Monday through Saturday, at The Redwood Room!

38th Annual Boat Show

March 14, 2017 - March 18, 2017
  • Location: Al's Specialty Marine
  • Address: 4090 Alberta Drive NE, Rochester, Minnesota

All boats, motors and accessories at the special boat show prices! Financing Available as low as 2.49%! Great selection of trade-ins! Check out our website for more information on our free daily seminars. See you there!

Escape Challenge

March 14, 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 15, 2017

Carillon Concert

March 15, 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.     

An Inspirational Lenten Concert

March 15, 2017
  • Location: Assisi Heights Spirituality Center
  • Address: 1001 14th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Luke Spehar is a Minnesota born song writer, guitarist and vocalist. With his intricate finger picking style and lyrics, he lures the listener deeper into the dynamic journey of life searching for the presence of God. Bring your family and friends, for an evening with Luke as he shares his stories and songs that will enrich your Lenten journey.

Live Music: Cliff Jack & Bob Gardner

March 15, 2017 - March 16, 2017
  • Location: The Redwood Room
  • Address: 300 1st Avenue NW, Rochester, MN 55901

The Cliff Jack and Bob Gardner Duo will be playing a wonderful selection of Jazz standards.

38th Annual Boat Show

March 15, 2017 - March 18, 2017
  • Location: Al's Specialty Marine
  • Address: 4090 Alberta Drive NE, Rochester, Minnesota

All boats, motors and accessories at the special boat show prices! Financing Available as low as 2.49%! Great selection of trade-ins! Check out our website for more information on our free daily seminars. See you there!

Escape Challenge

March 15, 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 15, 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 16, 2017

Art After Hours: Open Mic Rochester

March 16, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 3rd Thursday
  • Location: Rochester Art Center
  • Address: 40 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Open Mic Rochester is an all ages, all abilities open mic in the long tradition of coffee house folk music tradition. Performers of all levels who sing, play instruments (acoustic, electronic and piano), write and perform poetry, spoken word, essayists and all other performing artists who seek an audience are welcome.  

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