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Schedule of Events

 

Friday, June 20 
Saturday, June 21
Sunday, June 22
Monday, June 23
Tuesday, June 24
Wednesday, June 25
Thursday, June 26
Friday, June 27
Saturday, June 28
Sunday, June 29

 

Friday, June 20

Shakespeare in the Park

Midsummer Night's Dream - Words Player

Soldier's Field/YMCA

7:00 p.m.

For its fifth year, the Bard returns to city parks during Rochesterfest, delivering Shakespeare via a minstrel wagon, audience interaction, musicians and dancing.  Benches provided, but feel free to bring your lawn chair or blanket.  Refreshments available to purchase.

The Words Players Theatre younger Shakespeare troupe (cast ages 14 and under) will perform Everything You Want to Know About Shakespeare (in under an hour) during Rochesterfest.  They will perform scenes and tell the stories from MacBeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, Comedy of Errors and As You Like It.  All three performances, except for a couple of brief appearances during Shakespeare in the Park performances, are at Words Players Theatre, 14 4th Street SW.  There is a 9:30 p.m. performance after the parade on June 27-a fun show plus concessions and music.  Shakespeare for the whole family!

Every Thing You Wanto To Know About Shakespeare (In Under One Hour)

June 23, 7pm  Full show - Opening Night - Words Players Theatre

June 24, 6:45 p.m. Short Skit, Mayo Park

June 25, 6:45 p.m. Short Skit, Mayo Park

June 27, 9:30 p.m. Full show after parade Words Players Theatre

June 28, 7pm, Full show, Words Players Theatre

 

Additional performances after Rochesterfest

Twelfth Night, July 1, 6:00 p.m. Central Park

A midsummer Night's Dream, July 5, 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., SilverLake

www.wordsplayers.org


 


 


 


 


 


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Saturday, June 21


MN Disc Dog June Dog Jam

Lincolnshire Park

5200 West Circle Dr. NW

8:00 a.m.

USDDN World Qualifier


Oxbow Park/Zollman Zoo - "Zoo Animal Feedings"

Feed the Bear - 10:00 a.m.

Feed the River Otters - 1:00 p.m.

Bird of Prey Feeding - 3:00 p.m.
 


Pollination Celebration

Cascade Meadow Wetland & Environmental Science Center
2900 19th St NW
10:00 a..m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Center is fluttering with excitement to observe National Pollinator Week with a celebration of Bees, Butterflies, Bats and Birds and their wondrous work as pollinators!  Explore the plants and animals that sweeten the world through pollination. Visit with experts from across Minnesota.   Enjoy fun children's activities.  Free
www.cascademeadow.org


 

Rochester Juneteenth Celebration

Rochester Art Center

20 Civic Center Dr SE

Noon - 6:00 p.m.

A celebration of the emancipation of slaves.  Nationally renowned artist Lamar Petersen will lead art workshops geared toward all ages, and provide guided tours of his contemporary art work which will be on display in the Art Center during the Juneteenth celebration.  A diverse array of entertainment ranging from gospel choirs to R&B music, spoken word, dance and a variety of other performances.  A selection of vendors providing food and drink, resource information for the community.  An ongoing program providing information on the history and significance of the Juneteenth celebration.  The entire community is invited to come to this exciting event as we join together in unity to celebrate our freedom.


Rochester Community Band Concert in the Park

A Summer Concert in the Park
Central Park, 1st Ave & 2nd St NW
2:00 p.m. Popcorn and lemonade Free, bring a lawn chair.
Donations accepted
www.rochestercommunityband.org


A Midsummer Night's Dream - Words Players Theatre

Shakespeare in the Park
2:00 p.m and 7:00 p.m. Soldier's Field/YMCA
Tickets $10 adults, $5 students and seniors.  Shakespeare season pass for all Rochester and out of town performances $14, $7, Family cap per show $32.  Family Shakespeare season pass $42.
www.northlandwords.org


Rochester Hangar Dance

Rochester General Aviation Airport

7300 Brataas Drive SW

6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Cost: In advance $20, At the door $23, there is a $1 Rochesterfest Button discount

Featuring Generation II Big Band

6:00 p.m.Cash bar, exhibitor booths, vintage vehicles, B-25 tours. 7:00 p.m. Free Swing Dance Lesson, 7:30 p.m. Color Guard, 7:45 p.m. Dance begins, 8:30 p.m. Grand March, 10:30 p.m. coffee & cookies available.  Prizes for best 1940's period dress

Buy tickets online  at www.mvesm.org

 

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Sunday, June 22


Rochesterfest Triathlon

Presented by Toyota

Foster Arend Park - 37th Street & East River Road NW
8:00 a.m.
Cost : $65 - $120
www.finalstretch.com

 

MN Disc Dog June Dog Jam

Lincolnshire Park

5200 West Circle Dr NW

8:00 a.m.

Skyhoundz Extreme Distance Qualifier

 


Chester Woods Park - Summer Solstice Hikes

8378 Highway 14 E, Eyota, MN
Time: 9:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free with a Rochesterfest Button.
 Meet at the boat ramp kiosk to enjoy a staff led nature hike
Sponsor: Olmsted County Parks Department 


YMCA 50th Anniversary Picnic

709 1st Ave SW behind YMCA

Noon - 3:00 p.m.

Join us for a good old-fashioned Sunday picnic in the Y's back yard!  Celebrating 50 years of Y heritage and looking towards the future.  The afternoon will be filled with games and music by Brother Music, Sister Rhythm.  Stay for Shakespeare in the Park - Words Players Theatre will perform A Midsummer Night's Dream at 3:00 p.m..

Sponsor:  Thrivent Financial


Virtual Walking Tour of Historic Crawford Homes on Pill Hill

History Center of Olmsted County - 1195 West Circle Drive SW
2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $10,  Rochesterfest Button required. Call the History Center at 282-9447.  Advance registration and pre-payment are required.  

Ken Allsen will lead the virtual tour.  Some of the homes you'll see include Harold Crawford's personal home, buiilt in 1926, the Churchill House (1916), the Piper House (1927), the Willius House (1930), and many others.  They all exhibit Crawford's design mastery and his artistic toyuches.

Sponsor:  History Center of Olmsted County


A Midsummer Night's Dream - Words Players Theatre

Shakespeare in the Park
3:00 p.m. See listing Friday, June 20

Soldier's Field/YMCA
www.wordsplayers.org



Carillon Concert

200 1st Street SW - Annenberg Plaza
4:00 p.m. Free
The concert will include music by the Carillon. A game will be played - win a Rochesterfest Button!


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Monday, June 23


Treasure Hunt

This year's treasure is a medallion, hidden somewhere in the city of Rochester, on public property. It is in plain sight. Find the treasure and win $500.00.  Extra clue at Trade Mart Furniture Center
Sponsor: Trade Mart Furniture Center


 


Rochesterfest Food Vendors

Location: Civic Center Drive SE
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Vendors may stay open longer
30 Great Food Vendors


Noontime Entertainment

Civic Center Drive Stage
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Becky Schlegel with Heath and Edie Loy
Sponsor: Heartland Tours,  KROC AM


Rochester Public Library

Friends of the Library Preview Sale

101 2nd St SE

Library Auditorium
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free book in "Friends Book Store: with a Rochesterfest Button


PossAbilities Ice Cream Social

Central Park

225 1st Ave NW
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Ice Cream Social
Sponsors: Kemps, People's Energy Cooperative
www.possabilities.org


Teen Night

Civic Center Drive Stage
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Schedule:

Dance Party DJ - 6 - 10 p.m.

Minute - To - Win - It - Games 6 - 7 p.m.

Photo Booth - 6 - 9 p.m.

Pannekoeken Eating Contest - 7p.m.

Hypnotist Show 7:30 p.m.

Dance Contests 9 p.m.

Also, National Guard/Army Walk the Wall Challenges, Trivia Contests, Scavenger Hunts, and other fun activities throughout the night, with many prizes to be won!  Free and open to all area teens!

Sponsor:  University of Minnesota  Rochester,  KROC FM, FOX 47 TV


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Tuesday, June 24


Treasure Hunt

Catch the clues on local media, find the treasure and win $500.00. Extra clue at Trade Mart Furniture Center
Sponsor: Trade Mart Furniture Center



Friends of the Library Book Sale

Rochester Public Library

101 2nd St SE - Library Auditorium
9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Cash, check and credit cards accepted


Rochesterfest Food Vendors

Location: Civic Center Drive SE
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Vendors may stay open longer.

 Try all 30 great food vendors


Million $ Hole In One Golf Shoot Out

Hadley Creek Golf Learning Center
48th Street & Hadley Valley Road N.E.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $1 per ball 1 free ball with Rochesterfest Button for each $10 spent
Two sessions per day, $300 cash and prizes each session.  A hole-in-one in Championship wins $1 million or closest to pin $1,000.  Putting contest prizes awarded in Final Putt Off on Friday, June 28 at 4:30 p.m. The Championship will take place on Friday, June 28 at 5:30 p.m.
Sponsors: Sterling State Bank, KTTC, Laser 101.7 The Fan AM 1270


 


Noontime Entertainment

Civic Center Drive Stage
Swing Street - jazz
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Heartland Tours,  KROC AM


Rochester Sports Night

In front of Civic Theatre

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Come and meet representatives from Rochester area sports teams.  Have your picture taken with mascots.  Fun and informative.

Sponsor: Rochester Chapter Thrivent Financial, FOX 47 TV


 


Rochester Concert Band

Civic Center Drive SE Stage
6:00 p.m.
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the gredat music.
Sponsor: Riverside Concerts, City of Rochester


Celebrity Game Night

Civic Center Drive Stage
Following Concert
Audience members are paired with local Celebrities to match talent and skills for fun and prizes.
Sponsor:  FOX 47 TV, Me TV 47.2, Townsquare Media

 

Shakespeare in the Park - Words Players

Twelfth night

6:00 p.m.

Mayo Park (behind Mayo Civic Center)

 

SkiDox Water Ski Team

Foster Arend Park

7:00 p.m.

A water ski thrill show.  Show skiing is unique to the Midwest. http://skidox.com

www.skidox.com


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Wednesday, June 25


Treasure Hunt

Location: Have you found it yet?
Details: Track the elusive Treasure and win $500! Extra clue at Trade Mart Furniture Center
Sponsor: Trade Mart Furniture Center


Rochesterfest Food Vendors

Location: Civic Center Drive SE
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Vendors may stay open longer.
30 Great Food Vendors


Friends of the Library Book Sale

Public Library Auditorium

101 2nd St SE
9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.



Million $ Hole in One Golf Shoot Out

Hadley Creek Golf Learning Center
48th Street & Hadley Valley Road N.E.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
See Tuesday, June 24 listing


Rotary Clubs of Rochester Combine Fun & Fellowship at Rochesterfest!

On June 25th, at noon, the Rotary Clubs of Rochester are taking their meeting to the streets of Rochester.  Rotarians from all three Rotary clubs will gather under the tent in the street next to the Post Bulletin for a combined club meeting.  The program, fitting for a casual venue, will be a game of Rotary JeoParTy.  The Rotarians will challenge each other on their knowledge of Rotary.  The public is encouraged to stop by and watch what is sure to be an entertaining game of wit and wisdom!  The Rotary Clubs of Rochester are part of Rotary International, the world's largest service organization with over 1.2 million members whose motto is Service above Self.  For more information go to www.rochesterrotary.org

 


Noontime Entertainment

Civic Center Drive Stage
Allegro School of Dance & Music
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 P.M.
Sponsor: Heartland Tours, KROC AM 

 


"10 Who Make A Difference"

Civic Center Drive SE Stage
1:00 pm

Ten outstanding individuals and groups within Southeastern Minnesota and Northern Iowa who have made an nimpact in their community through volunteering will be recognized.
Sponsors: United Way of Olmsted County, KTTC

www.uwolmsted.org/10-who-make-difference-awards



New Virtual Walking Tour of Historic Crawford Homes on Pill Hill

History Center of Olmsted County 1195 West Circle Dr SW
2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 with a Rochesterfest Button

Call the History Center of Olmsted County 507-282-9447.  Prepayment and registration are required

Ken Allsen will lead the virtual tour.  You'll see Hrold Crawford's personal home, built in 1926, the Churchill House (1916), the Piper House (1927), the Willius House (1930) and many others.  They all exhibit Crawford's design mastery and his artistic touches.
Sponsor: History Center of Olmsted County.


The Bluegrass Band

Civic Center Drive Stage

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Rochesterfest Car Cruise In

Eagles Club
917 15th AVe SE
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Free
Sponsors:  Eagles Club, Premier Bank, Affordable Auto Experts
www.eaglesclubrochestermn.com




 


Family Fun Night

Civic Center Drive Stage
1st St SE
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Be our guests for an evening of family fun!  On stage, the Emmy Award winning children's band,  Zinghoppers. The group specializes in fun and funky music for young children and families.  "Miss Kristen" storytelling returns along with Olmsted County Parks, OMC fun booth, Clown Roundup, games, crafts, train rides, scouts bicycle give aways, "put out the Fire/Fire Department" and so much more. Make a memory with your family
Sponsors: Olmsted Medical Center, KTTC, 102.5 "The Fox" KMFX


Twelfth Night - Words Players Theatre

Shakespeare in the Park
6:00 p.m. Mayo Park (behind Mayo Civic Center)
See Friday, June 20 listing


kid Disco

Rochester Art Center

40 Civic Center Drive SE

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $3.00 per child, parents free
$1.00 off with a Rochesterfest Button

A dance party for the whole family!  Art activities, exhibition tours, costumes encouraged!  More information on web site

Free admission to Art Center during rochesterfest

Sponsor:  Spectrum Pro Audio

www.rochesterartcenter.org


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Thursday, June 26


Friends of the Library Book Sale

Rochester Public Library
9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

Rochesterfest Food Vendors

Location:  Civic Center Drive SE

11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Vendors may stay open longer

30 great food vendors


Thursdays on First & Third

Summer Market & Music Festival
Peace Plaza and First Ave SW
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Every Thursday June 5 through August 28
www.downtownrochestermn.com


Million $ Hole in One Golf Shoot Out

Location: Hadley Creek Golf Learning Center
48th Street & Hadley Valley Road NE
11:00 am - 8:00 p.m. See tuesday, June 24 listing


Noontime Entertainment

Civic Center Drive SE Stage
Before Chaos - alternative rock
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Heartland Tours,  KROC AM


 


 


 


 


Karaoke Extravaganza

Civic Center Drive SE Stage
7:00 pm Auditions 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Let's hear from all the singers!  Three rounds of competition.  Top two in each round win cash and advance to Championship Round.  Top prize$300!
Budweiser Beer and Wine garden opens at 4:00 p.m.
Sponsor:  Hiller's Flooring America
Stage Sponsor:  Treasure Island Resort & Casino
Media: KTTC, Y105
Contest Rules


A Midsummer Night's Dream - Words Players

Shakespeare in the Park
7:00 p.m. Mayo Park behind the Mayo Civic Center
See Friday, June 20 listing


The Music Man

Honors Choirs
Autumn Ridge Church

3611 Salem Road SW
7:30 p.m. 

Cost:  Adults $14, $20, $25 Students $10, $12, $25

A $1 discount with a Rochesterfest Button

A fully staged musical presented by Honors Choirs of Southern Minnesota

Sponsor:  Think Mutual Bank

 

Coda

Riverside Building east patio

400 S Broadway

8:00 p.m. Free

Rochester Symphony Orchestra and local musicians.  Together for your listening pleasure.  Six consecutive Thursday evenings starting tonight.  Cash bar available.


Balloon Glow

Mayo Civic Center Circle
At dusk


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Friday, June 27


RE/MAX Results Mayor's Cup Invitational Hot Air Balloon Race

Badger Ridge Park, 3016 Monroe Dr NW
6:00 a.m. Balloon Launch - media flight

25th Anniversary

Sponsor: RE/MAX Results, Lesmeister Balloon Company


 


 


Million $ Hole in One Golf Shoot Out

Hadley Creek Golf Learning Center
2441 Hadley Valley Rd NE
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Championship to follow  4:30 p.m. Putt Off       
See Tuesday June 24 listing


Rochesterfest Food Vendors

Civic Center Drive SE
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m Vendors may stay open longer
30 Great Food Vendors


Noontime Entertainment

Civic Center Drive Stage
LP and the 45's
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Heartland Tours, KROC AM


 


Camp Olson YMCA - Rochester Mile

On the Parade Route
6:00 p.m.
Cost $20
A fund raiser for Camp Olson
Sponsors:  C.O. Brown insurance, Merchants Bank, Stifel Nicholas
www.campolson.org



Grand Parade

Click here for parade route
6:15 pm start on East Center St.
Over 100 units! The Elks and Rotary Clubs of Rochester put on the Parade.
Sponsor: Clements,  KTTC

 

Support Channel One and bring a can of non-perishable food to donate when the Channel One parade entry passes you!


 The Music Man

 Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota
 Autumn Ridge Church, 3611 Salem Road SW
 7:30 p.m.
See listing  Thursday, June 26


Country Night

Civic Center Drive SE Stage
8:30 p.m. - midnight
Featuring: 2-Mile Final
Budweiser Beer and Wine Garden opens at 4:00 p.m.
Band Sponsors:   VFW Post 1215, Canadian Honker Restaurant & Catering
Stage Sponsor:  Treasure Island Resort & Casino
Media: FOX 47 TV, KWWK 96.5

 

Bows, Bowlers & Bassoons:  A Silent Film

Peace Plaza

9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Free

Come back in time with us as we enjoy two classic silent films accompanied by a live orchestral score performed by the Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras.  You'll experience one of the greatest chase scenes in silent comedy during Cops star Buster Keaton's adventures to prove he can become a successful businessman.  In The Immigrant, Charlie Chaplin immigrates to the USA, survives poverty and finds love.

Sponsor: Merchants Bank

www.SEMYO.org

 

 

 


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Saturday, June 28


RE/MAX Results Mayor's Cup Invitational Hot Air Ballon Race

Badger Ridge Park, 3016 Monroe Dr NW
6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. launch

Dusk - Balloon glow

This is the 25th anniversary.

Sponsor: RE/MAX Results, Lesmeister Balloon Company


Country Breakfast on the Farm

Ed & Shari Twohey Family Farm

8428 90th St SW Stewartville

6:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Cost:  Adults $6, Children 5 - 12, $3 Tickets available at Information Booth June 23 - 27, also on site.

Big pancake and sausage breakfast with juice, milk and coffee will be served.  An educational agricultural event for the whole family.  There will be horse drawn wagon rides and a petting zoo.

Free Bus ride to the farm from the Olmsted County Fairgrounds with a Rochesterfest Button

 

Get Your Rear In Gear 5K

East Silver Lake Park

1201 East Silver Lake Drive NE

7:00 a.m. registration

Cost:  Early bird registration online prior to evebnt, Day of event, Adults $30, Children 12 and under $15

This is a fund raiser for Colon Cancer.

Sponsors: Think Mutual Bank, Mayo Employee Federal Credit Union, Culligan

www.coloncancercoalition.org

 

 

Insane Inflatable 5K

 

Gamehaven Boy Scout Reservation

5015 Simpson Rd SE

8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Cost: varies, see web site www.insaneinflatable5k.com

Sponsor:  Town Square Media

 

 



K-9 Carnival

Cooke Park
700 7th St NW
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

All dogs welcome on leashes.
Dog Communicator, Meet the Breed, Kennel Club information, Therappy Dog, Fly Dog Demo's 10:00 a.m., noon, 2:00 p.m. Micro chip clinic, dog games 11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m., kids games 11:00 a.m. noon, 1:00 p.m.
Sponsor:  Rochester MN kennel Club, Rochester Feed & Country Store, Unleashed (Bone Appett)

www.rmkc.im.com


Root River Wagon Rides

Root River Park

4012 80th St SE

10:00 a.m. - Noon

Meet at the Root River Park parking lot for a tractor drawn wagon ride through Olmsted County's newest park.  Rides leave approximately every half hour.


 


Puzzle Contest

Civic Center Drive SE Stage
Puzzle Contest 10:00 a.m.

Entry fee for 4 person teams is $20 due at registration. Fees will become prize money.
We will be accepting 4 person teams for the puzzle contest. All entry fees will be re-distrubuted as prize money
Sponsor:  Games by James

Rochester Has Talent

Civic Center Drive Stage

11:00 a.m. 

On stage during lunch hour, local Rochester Talent including a children's show choir - Young American Voices


Sponsor:  CW Rochester


Dachshund Dash

In front of Mayo Civic Theatre

11:00 a.m.
Cost: $7 per dog in advance. Day of event $10

All proceeds go to Paws & Claws
Come and watch the races!
Call the Rochesterfest Office at 507-285-8769 for registration form.
Sponsors:  All Pest Exterminating, Fish & Pets, Long Dog Apparel

 

 

ROBOT SQUAD DEMO

Near Civic Center Drive Stage

11:00 a.m. - noon

Check out the cool Robot Squad demo!

 

Festival of Colors

UCR Sports Complex

851 30th Ave SE

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: Adults $5, in advance, At gate $10

With a Rochesterfest Button you receive a free bottle of water or soda

Authentic Indian food available, live performances.  Play "holi" with water and colors.  This is a kid friendly event.

Sponsors Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, Hindu Samaj Temple, Yxlo Technologies

www.rvmn.org

 

 

Pony Up with RideAbility

Rochester Feed & Country Store

5 11th St SE

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $5 suggested donation, $5 to ride a pony, $2 for hotdog and lemonade

Sponsor:  Thrivent Financial

www.rideability.org

 

 

Super Hero Scramble

Minnesota  Children's Museum of Rochester

River Center Plaza

1643 N Broadway

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $10 for individual, $15 for 2 person team

$1 discount with a Rochesterfest Button

A family obstacle course.  Each participant will receive a water bottle and  a free pass to the Museum

http://rochestermcm.org



SkiDox Water Ski Team

Location: Foster Arend Park
4:00 p.m.
A water ski thrill show. Show skiing is unique to the Midwest.

www.skidox.com


Zumbro River Community Festival

Camp Victory, 5812 403 Ave, Zumbro Falls
4:00 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.a
Petting zoo, large inflatable games and slides, wagon rides, climbing wall, zip line, music entertainment .  The evening closes with a huge fireworks show.

www.campvictory.com


 


Street Dance 

Civic Center Drive SE Stage
6:00 p.m. - midnight
$5 or Free with a Rochesterfest Button

Come and enjoy LP and the 45's playing 50's, 60's rock followed by

Time Machine  - they play four complete sets including: Classic/Modern Country, 70's Disco, 80's Pop Hits, and 80's Hair band favorites.


Band Sponsor: MN Energy Resources Corp.
Stage Sponsor - Treasure Island Resort & Casino
Media sponsors:  KTTC TV, 101.7 KRCH FM
Budweiser Beer and Wine Garden opens at noon


The Music Man

Honors Choirs of Southeastern Minnesota
Autumn Ridge Church, 3611 Salem Road SW
8:00 p.m.
See Thursday, June 26 listing


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Sunday, June 29


RE/MAX Results Mayor's Cup Invitational Hot Air Balloon Race

This race will be held only if they cannot fly on Saturday

Badger Ridge Park 30 16 Monroe Dr NW
6:00 a.m. Launch 

Sponsor: RE/MAX Results, Lesmeister Balloon Company

www.mayor'scupinvitationhotairballoonrace.com


 


 



Kid's Day

Foster Arend Park
37th Street & East River Road NW
Noon  - 3:00 p.m.
 Santa will be there at 12:30 p.m. many kids' games.
Sponsors:  Elcor Realty, First Alliance Credit Union, Virgils Auto Care, Townsquare Media


A Midsummer Night's Dream - Words Players

Shakespeare in the Park
2:00 p.m. Silver Lake Park
See Friday, June 20 listing



The Music Man

Honors Choirs of Southeastern Minnesota
Autumn Ridge Church 3611 Salem Road SW
2:30 p.m.
See Thursday, June 26 listing


1860's Baseball

History Center of Olmsted County - 1195 West Circle Drive SW - Schmitt Field
4:30 pm
Cost: 2 Bits (25 cents)
1860's base ball rules played in period uniforms using replica bats and balls.  Hens vs Chicks ladies exhibition followed by Roosters vs Roadrunners.  Root Beer floats by Trader Joe's.  Raffle drawing - need not be present to win. 
Sponsors: US Bank, Automotive Recyclers, Media KROC AM, ME-TV 47.2


River City Rhapsody - Rochester

Drum and Bugle Corps Show
Century High School Stadium
2525 Viola Rd NE
5:00 p.m. gates open, Preshow 6:00 p.m. Main show at 7:00 p.m.
Cost: In advance Super Premium $29, Premium $22, Standard $15, Day of Show Super Premium $32, Premium $25, Standard $18.  See website for ordering

With a Rochesterfest Button receive a $2 discount on purchases of $10 or more at the Blue Stars Merchandise Booth on the day of the event.  Redeemable on one purchase.
International World Class Drum Corps, 8 corps appearing - Blue Stars, LaCrosse, WI, Colts, Dubuque, IA,  Madison Scouts, Madison, WI, Troopers, Casper WY,  Governaires, St. Peter, MN, Phantom Regiment, Rockford, IL, Pioneer, Milwaukee WI, Cavaliers, Rosemont, IL

Sponsors Blue Stars Performing Arts for Youth, Inc, Southeast Minnesota Arts Council
www.rivercityrhapsody.com/rochester.php

www.rivercityrhapsody.com/rochester.php

 

 

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