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Thursday, June 9

KIDS GOLF SCRAMBLE  Thursday, June 9th from 10:00 AM  4:30 PM at Oak Summit Golf Course2751 County Highway 16 Rochester More info at

Wednesday, June 15

June 15th you can listen to the Chubs at the Bear Cave Free Summer Concert Series in Stewartville. This event starts at 6:30pm and goes until 8:30pm. Bring your own lawn chair and a cooler with your favorite things. 

Saturday, June 18

The free Zumbro River Community Festival is coming up. June 18th from 5pm-10:30pm. The festival is a part of Rochesterfest and is Camp Victory’s fundraising event for camper scholarships that’s fun for the entire family! Over 25 free and ticketed fun activities for the entire family, including inflatables, petting zoo, zip line, climbing wall laser tag, festival food, silent auction, and much more. At dusk, the best fireworks show in southern Minnesota. Large silent auction. Food and fun guaranteed!! Bring your family, friends, neighbors, grandparents, bring the whole neighborhood! For more information go to

Walk with a Doc

Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. You’ll take a few minutes to learn about a current health topic from a healthcare professional, then spend the rest of the hour enjoying a healthy walk and fun conversation. It’s a great way to get out, get active, and enjoy all the benefits that come from walking. Walk your own pace and distance. Walking the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 5:30 PM beginning June 14, 2022!  Cascade Lake Park, 88 23rd Avenue SW, Rochester, MN

June 16 - August 18

A weekly summer staple of downtown Rochester, Thursdays Downtown combines arts, music, food and a vendor market into one free community-uniting, block-party-style event! Every week running June 16 through August 18, enjoy life, feel a sense of place, and interact with others at the Thursdays Downtown. Your taste buds will be satisfied with enticing foods and musical styles, too.

Friday, July 15

Don’t miss the Charter House 32ND Annual Sidewalk Sale July 15th from 9am-3pm. This year you will find double the furniture, appliances, décor, books and more. The sale will be held in the previous K-Mart building located at 201 9th Street SE in Rochester. Proceeds from this sale is generously donated to local non-profits.


NAMI Virtual Support

It has been a difficult year for so many. If you need some extra support you can join in on the NAMI virtual support groups.

Mayo Blood Center

The Mayo Clinic Blood Center is in need of life saving blood product. If you are healthy and well you can help. Schedule
your appointment today they are open Mon-Friday 6:00am to 4:30pm call 284-4475.

International Owl Center

The International Owl Center in Houston MN is open, with special procedures. Learn about Owls with this unique experience. 

Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial

You can visit Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial in Rochester. Although separated by generations, all Veterans share a common, undeniable goal – to valiantly protect our country’s freedoms. Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial is meant to honor the sacrifices of southeastern Minnesota veterans, past, present, and future. Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial is free for all visitors