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Summer at the Civic: New Music Wednesdays

Rochester Civic Theatre

August 13, 2014

Time: Patio & Bar open at 5pm, Happy Hour 5 – 6pm, Music is from 5:30pm | 507-282-8481

Rochester Civic Theatre

20 Civic Center Dr. SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Details: Summer at the Civic: New Music Wednesdays
Aug 13
Music is from 5:30pm – 9pm
Free admission.

Civic Live features new local bands on second Wednesdays (June – August) on the patio!
Aug 13: Studio Z
Studio Z is a collection of song writers, musicians, singers, dancers, technicians to create new music and maybe make the world just a little bit better place.

Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr. SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Zombie Musical Car Wash

Rochester Civic Theatre

August 2, 2014

Time: 10am - 4pm | 507-282-8481

Behind Apollo Liquor near Best Buy

4040 Hwy 52 North
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: Zombie Musical Car Wash 2014
July 12 & Aug 2
10am - 4pm
NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR: 4040 Hwy 52 North, Rochester, MN 55901. Behind Apollo Liquor near Best Buy.

The Otherwise Actors' famous annual summer fundraiser!

Get your car washed for Arts Education!
Get your car washed to choreography!
Get your car washed by dancing zombies!

$5 - Regular Wash
$8 - Musical Wash
$10 - Zombie Musical Wash
(additional $5 for special requests)

All proceeds benefit the Rochester Civic Theatre's education programming.

Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr. SE, Rochester, MN 55904

Irish Fest 2014

Irish Fest - Rochester, MN

August 29 – 31, 2014

Time: Friday 4 – 10pm, Saturday 10 – 10pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm | 000-000-0000

History Center of Olmsted County

1195 W Circle Drive SW,
Rochester, MN 55902

Details: Irish Fest 2014
August 29 – 31
Location: History Center of Olmsted County

Irish Fest is the premier summer festival of SE Minnesota over the Labor Day weekend, and dedicated to sharing and promoting the history and culture of Ireland and our Irish Heritage.

• Big bands: direct from Ireland - Beoga, Makem & Spain, The Pure Drop, The HiBs, Two Tap Trio, Ravens Fire, Gaelic Tribe, The Twin Cities Ceili Band
• Dancing by the world champion, O'Shea Irish Dance School
• Irish Dog Breeds from the Native Dogs of Ireland, MN chapter
• Gaelic Games including rugby, hurling, and football demonstrations
• Children's Activities including bean bag toss, mini gold, arts and crafts
• Culture Center featuring music instrument, Irish dance and storytelling workshops, historical presentations and displays
• Whiskey Tasting on Aug 29 at 7pm (Ticket $45. Over 21 years old only.)
• VIP tent (Ticket $75 for all weekend plus Whiskey Tasting included.)

Irish Fest, Rochester MN

Rochester Walk to Defeat ALS

ALS Association

September 6, 2014

Time: 8:30 AM- 1:00PM | (612) 672-0484

Soldiers Field Park

244 Soldiers Field Drive SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Details: Get in step with The ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter as we Walk to Defeat ALS on Saturday, September 6 at Soldiers Field Park in Rochester, MN. Registration begins at 8:30 am and the Walk begins at 10am. Walk alongside 400 supporters to help make a difference in the lives of hundreds of people in our service area coping with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Funds raised in the Walk to Defeat ALS support local care services, as well as nationally directed research. For more information or to make a donation, call The ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter at 888-672-0484 or visit their website at
Contact Information: Chris Hinnenkamp,, 612-672-0484