Upcoming Events and Happenings in Rochester and Southern Minnesota (updated 6-23-2020)

• Learning new things is always easy with the Rochester Public Library. Did you know you can join in on “One Book Minnesota”. This invites all Minnesotans of any age to read a common title and reflect on it virtually. Go to www.rplmn.org to get information all happenings at the Rochester Public Library.

• It’s almost time for “On The Tee” with ABC. Coming up August 31st at the Somerby Golf Club. Come show off your golf skills and help ABC. Ability Building Center – Celebrating abilities one person at a time. For more go to www.abcinc.org

• There are many outdoor adventures all around us. Take a trip to Silver Lake, Quarry Hill or Oxbow Park or one of the many other area parks.

• Can’t make it to the Farmers Market on Saturday mornings? Well there is another option a similar but smaller market happens at Graham Park on Wed. from 2pm until 6pm. So you can still enjoy the fresh MN produce and other things your family might enjoy.

• The History Centers new exhibit ´The Onward March of Suffrage’ is now open! 2020 marks 100 years since woman voted in their national election.  Getting the vote was no tea party. To learn more …go to ww.olmstedhistory.com

• Riverside Concerts has its Drive in style Car Park Concerts on Wed Night until August 125 Live 7pm.  It’s free but you need a reservation. Call Riverside Concerts to grab a spot.

• Get out-of-doors for a tour of downtown Rochester's ARTWALK. Experience art in all forms, get in some exercise, and take in some fresh air. The ARTWALK is open to the public and a great activity for social distancing. See link for art locations.

• Every Thursday student's enjoy a heavily discounted ticket! Enjoy time with friends away from the books with a challenge like no other. Locked in a room for 60 minutes, we will test your abilities and increase your creativity all while you engage with others.l At the Escape Challenge runs through AUG 31ST.

• Rochester Art Center Presents LIFELINE: Portraits of essential workers honoring out loyal hero’s through artwork done by local artists.  For more go to www.rochesterartcenter.org

• Check out the Pandemic Pictures at the Olmsted County History Center at Rooster Field on Friday nights.  Limit 100 cars. $25.00 per car. Movies Music and Pizza.

• Your favorite restaurants and pubs are open and would appreciate your business… take home or eat in.

• If you are looking for the latest information on Covid a great resource is the MN Department of Health Website. That address is health.state.us

• The 2020 Paws and Claws Pet Walk has gone virtual and will be August 15th . For more information go to www.pawsandclaws.org

• There is a Weekend Play Group at Soldiers Field- Field of Fun On August 8th Bring the kids to play and moms get a chance to chat.


Let us know if your organization or business is doing something to help through the pandemic or having an event by emailing Studio@MN975.com




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