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Thursday Sep 14, 2017

Archery Addiction

September 14, 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! 

C4 Open Mic

September 14, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Location: Cafe Steam
  • Address: 315 S Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904

Come one come all! Performers, poets, musicians, comedians, and all others to this one of a kind open mic night hosted by Concerned Citizens for a Creative Community currently at Cafe Steam!

Escape Challenge

September 14, 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

Gourmet Dinner // Tour with Winemaker

September 14, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Location: Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery
  • Address: 78757 State Highway 16, Spring Valley, MN 55975
  • Venue: Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery

Enjoy wine, hors d'oeuvres and a gourmet dinner as you tour Four Daughters Winery with the winemaker! Please email Events@FourDaughtersVineyard.com or call 507-346-7300 to make your reservation in advance.

Live Music | The Doggery

September 14, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Location: The Doggery
  • Address: 18 3rd Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: The Doggery

Enjoy live music every Thursday at The Doggery!

UNRAVELED Escape Room

September 14, 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!

Boys & Girls Club of Rochester Chili Challenge Fundraiser

September 14, 2017
  • Location: Peace Plaza Downtown
  • Address: 1st Avenue SW & 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Peace Plaza Downtown

Chili Challenge is an event to generate community and financial support for Boys & Girls of Rochester. Attendees will have the chance to sample chilies from over 25 participants which include local businesses, restaurants, and other community representatives. The event will offer family activities, live music, decorated booths, and a variety of chilies and other foods to enjoy.   

Exhibit of Work by Nancy Grist and Kristine Fretheim

September 14, 2017 - October 21, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Crossings at Carnegie
  • Address: 320 East Ave., Zumbrota, MN 55992

The public is invited to this free event which will include an opportunity to view the art, meet the artists and enjoy wine and light snacks. Nancy Grist has been practicing art and architecture in the Twin Cities area for 24 years and enjoys a sunny studio office in bustling Northeast Minneapolis. 

Historic Mayowood Mansion Tour

September 14, 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.     

Sekapp Orchard

September 14, 2017 - October 31, 2017
  • Location: Sekapp Orchard
  • Address: 3415 Collegeview Road E, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Sekapp Orchard

Sekapp Orchard is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Rochester. With more than 170 acres of more than 100 varieties of fruits and vegetables, Sekapp is Rochester's largest grower of fresh produce. Access to the orchard and wagon rides will require a purchase of an apple bag per person who wishes to enter. 

Friday Sep 15, 2017

Archery Addiction

September 15, 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! 

Comfort Food & Live Music Fridays

September 15, 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!

Escape Challenge

September 15, 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

Stand-Up Comedy

September 15, 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.

Teen Night // Bounce World

September 15, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Location: Bounce World/Jolly Jumpz
  • Address: 4430 19th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901
  • Venue: Bounce World

Fun for your tween and their friends includes: Slice of pizza and pop, velcro wall, air tattoos, dance club, mechanical bull rides, gyro ball, pump up the volume karaoke, and games & prizes!

UNRAVELED Escape Room

September 15, 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!

Beers of the World

September 15, 2017
  • Location: Mayo Civic Center
  • Address: 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Mayo Civic Center

This event features more than 40 vendor tables with more than 150 beers! Each attendee gets a "Beers of the World" glass that is yours to keep! There will be some raffles with fabulous prizes and live entertainment as well!! Attendees must be 21 years of age to enter, and photo IDs will be checked by security personnel at the event.

Farm Friday

September 15, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Location: Red Barn Learning Farm
  • Address: 27251 MN-30, Hayfield, MN 55940

Join us for Farm Fridays! We are open to the public on Fridays from 10am-3pm. Please see our website for more details. 

Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass - Illuminated

September 15, 2017
  • Location: Crossings at Carnegie
  • Address: 320 East Ave., Zumbrota, MN 55992

Crossings presents: Patrick Scully’s Leaves of Grass – Illuminated. This solo performance by Patrick Scully summons the spirit of America’s great poet, Walt Whitman, revealing Whitman’s many sides: from the furtive—changing genders to “straighten things up”, to the fierce—defying the censors and getting banned in Boston. 

The Good Doctor by Neil Simon

September 15, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Address: 103 7th Street NE, Rochester, MN 55906
  • Venue: Rochester Repertory Theatre

Simon has concocted a laughter-filled event of short plays inspired by the writings of Anton Chekhov. The stories are droll, the portraits affectionate, the humor infectious, and the fun unending. After all, it is Neil Simon! The Doctor is in, at the Rep!

Exhibit of Work by Nancy Grist and Kristine Fretheim

September 15, 2017 - October 21, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Crossings at Carnegie
  • Address: 320 East Ave., Zumbrota, MN 55992

The public is invited to this free event which will include an opportunity to view the art, meet the artists and enjoy wine and light snacks. Nancy Grist has been practicing art and architecture in the Twin Cities area for 24 years and enjoys a sunny studio office in bustling Northeast Minneapolis. 

Downtown Rochester Food Tour

September 15, 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." 

Sekapp Orchard

September 15, 2017 - October 31, 2017
  • Location: Sekapp Orchard
  • Address: 3415 Collegeview Road E, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Sekapp Orchard

Sekapp Orchard is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Rochester. With more than 170 acres of more than 100 varieties of fruits and vegetables, Sekapp is Rochester's largest grower of fresh produce. Access to the orchard and wagon rides will require a purchase of an apple bag per person who wishes to enter. 

Going Up Live

September 15, 2017 - January 12, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Location: Potbelly Sandwich Shop
  • Address: 318 1st Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Join us for live acoustic music and your favorite toasted sandwich.

Saturday Sep 16, 2017

Old Order Amish Country Trolley Tour

September 16, 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

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