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Miss Nelson is Missing!

Rochester Civic Theatre

January 30, 2015 – February 8, 2015

Time: Fri at 7pm, Sat at 2pm & 7pm, Sun at 2pm

info@rochestercivictheatre.org | 507-282-8481

Rochester Civic Theatre

20 Civic Center Dr. SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Details: “Miss Nelson is Missing!” at Rochester Civic Theatre
Jan 30 – Feb 8, 2015
Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, based on the Book by Harry Allard and James Marshall

This highly imaginative adaptation of the popular children’s book takes audiences on a great adventure! The good natured teacher Miss Nelson mysteriously disappears and is replaced by the stern Miss Swamp, propelling the intrepid students (and audience) on an quest to find out what happened to Miss Nelson and to hopefully rescue her. Fun adventure for all ages.

Dates: Jan 30 – Feb 8, 2015
Times: Fri at 7:00pm, Sat at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, Sun at 2:00pm
Viewing age: All ages.
Go on sale Jan 5! Call 507-282-8481 or visit www.rochestercivictheatre.org to book your tickets!

Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr. SE, Rochester, MN 55904
507-282-8481
www.rochestercivictheatre.org
info@rochestercivictheatre.org.org


Blues of Every Color

Rochester Chamber Music Society

February 28, 2015

Time: 7:30 pm

rcmsociety@gmail.com | 507-287-9765

Christ United Methodist Church

400 5th Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Details: Rochester Chamber Music Society presents ten jazz artists performing music by Gershwin, Ellington, and Previn among others, including the premiere of 3 Jazz Limericks by Robert S. P. Gardner. This concert will explore the rich variety of this most significant form of jazz. There is no admission charge for RCMS concerts.


¡Cantaré! Community Concert

VocalEssence

April 27, 2015

Time: 7:00-8:30 PM

jennifer@owl-marketing.com | 612-716-0556

Bethel Lutheran Church

810 3rd Ave SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Details: Experience the music of our southern neighbors at a multi-generational fiesta! Prominent Mexican composers work as composers-in-residence with school choirs, community choruses, and VocalEssence to bring the sounds of Mexico to Minnesota. Join us for a family-friendly, bilingual music celebration! Tickets for the ¡Cantaré! Community Concert are free and will be available in the spring of 2015.

Performers:
VocalEssence Chorus
Franklin Elementary School
Montessori at Franklin
Riverside Central Elementary
Century High School Concert Choir
Mayo High School Concert Choir and Treble Choir
Rochester Male Chorus
JUNTOS at ACHLA


Mayo Civic Center:

Paint Nite

February 14 – 15, 2015

Time: 6:30-9:30

ashleye@paintnite.com | 507-244-0378

Mayo Civic Center

30 Civic Center Drive SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Details: Paint Nite Minneapolis is coming to Rochester for ONE day to host a special event and YOU'RE INVITED!

Join us in celebrating Valentines Day with friends, family and loved ones at the Valentine Gala presented by Paint Nite.

Master Artist Ashley Erickson (Rochester native) will walk you through the steps to create a 16"x20" acrylic masterpiece while listening to the best love song HITS of the 80's, 90's and today! Paint Nite provides all of the painting supplies including canvas, easel, paints, brushes and an apron. No art experience needed!






Paint Nite is the perfect night out with friends, music, painting and drinks. This event is 21+


Pine Island Winter Fest

Sandy Schroeder

January 31, 2015

Time: ALL DAY

jsschroed@bevcomm.net | 507-356-4946

Pine Island community

Various locations
Pine Island, MN 55963

Details: Chilly, snowy days and the beautiful winter wonderland that surrounds us offer different ways to play and enjoy the outdoors. Participants will celebrate the season Saturday, January 31st with a second annual 'Winter Fest'. The festivities include snowmobile rides, a winter cookout, snow painting, storytelling, a free family movie, winter environmental classes, ice skating, a chili feed and bonfires. Ski and snowshoe equipment is available for rent. For additional details, times and locations see www.pineislandmnchamber.com.


Civic Live: Americana Showcase

Rochester Civic Theatre

February 11, 2015

Time: 7:30pm

info@rochestercivictheatre.org | 507-282-8481

Rochester Civic Theatre

20 Civic Center Dr. SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Details: Civic Live: Americana Showcase
Feb 11 at 7:30pm
Live music event featuring: Miles Nielsen with Kelly Steward and Brandon Sampson with Heather Ritenour-Sampson
Tickets on sale now at 507-282-8481 or wwwlrochestercivictheatre.org
Ticket: $17.50 in advance / $22 at the door

Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr. SE, Rochester, MN 55904
507-282-8481
www.rochestercivictheatre.org
info@rochestercivictheatre.org


Families are made in the Heart

Rochester Civic Theatre

February 22, 2015

Time: 1-4pm

info@rochestercivictheatre.org | 507-282-8481

Rochester Civic Theatre

20 Civic Center Dr. SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Details: “Families are made in the Heart” at Rochester Civic Theatre
Feb 22 at 1-4pm

Rochester Civic Theatre & Diversity Council presents 7th Annual "Celebrating Diversity and Inclusivity". This year's theme is "Redefining Family" - join us as the Civic Theatre and Diversity Council celebrate the wide range of shapes and patterns that make up family in our community today.

"Families Are Made in the Heart"
Date & Time: Sunday, February 22 at 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Venue: Rochester Civic Theatre Lobby
Admission free. Open to the public.

An afternoon to showcase the public’s input to Redefining Family activities.
Additionally, winners of the 7th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Poetry Contest will read their poems inspired by the theme “Redefining Family” and these words of Dr. King, “We've learned to fly the air as birds, we've learned to swim the seas as fish, yet we haven't learned to walk the Earth as brothers and sisters.”

Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr. SE, Rochester, MN 55904
507-282-8481
www.rochestercivictheatre.org
info@rochestercivictheatre.org


Civic Live: Jazz Jam

Rochester Civic Theatre

February 15, 2015

Time: 5:30-8:30pm

info@rochestercivictheatre.org | 5072828481

Rochester Civic Theatre

20 Civic Center Dr. SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Details: Civic Live: Jazz Jam
Feb 15, Apr 12, May 17 at 5:30pm
Live jazz & open mic at the Rochester Civic Theatre.
John Sievers (trombone) and the D’Sievers host these popular jazz open mic events from 5:30 – 8:30pm. Bring your instrument, warm up your voice and play or sing a tune with a great live jazz band. Musicians of all experience levels are welcome.
Free admission and open to the public.

Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr. SE, Rochester, MN 55904
507-282-8481
www.rochestercivictheatre.org
info@rochestercivictheatre.org


Our Collective Voice - A Celebration of Families

Rochester Civic Theatre

February 13, 2015

Time: 7:00pm

info@rochestercivictheatre.org | 507-282-8481

Rochester Civic Theatre

20 Civic Center Dr. SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Details: Our Collective Voice – A Celebration of Families at Rochester Civic Theatre
Feb 13 at 7pm

Rochester Civic Theatre & Diversity Council presents 7th Annual "Celebrating Diversity and Inclusivity". This year's theme is "Redefining Family" - join us as the Civic Theatre and Diversity Council celebrate the wide range of shapes and patterns that make up family in our community today.

"Our Collective Voice - A Celebration of Families"
Date & Time: Friday, February 13 at 7:00 PM
Venue: Rochester Civic Theatre Lobby
Free admission. Open to the public.

An evening of inspiring and thought-provoking poetry, song, and dance celebrating traditional and non-traditional families.
Pre-signup required to perform. Email to mari@rochestercivictheatre.org by Monday, February 9.

Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr. SE, Rochester, MN 55904
507-282-8481
www.rochestercivictheatre.org
info@rochestercivictheatre.org


Women on Wednesdays

Rochester Civic Theatre

February 18, 2015

Time: 5:00pm

info@rochestercivictheatre.org | 507-282-8481

Rochester Civic Theatre

20 Civic Center Dr. SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Details: Women on Wednesdays
Feb 18 at 5pm

Join us for evenings of thoughtful discussion about issues addressing the oppression and resiliency of women.
Admission free but reservations required. To Make your reservation, send an email to mari@rochestercivictheatre.org by Monday before each Wednesday. Only limited seats available.
Complimentary appetizers and cash bar at 5:00pm
Presentation and discussion at 5:30–7:00pm

February 18:
The Journey to Rochester: Women’s Stories of Immigration
Listen to the stories and glean a better understanding about the journeys of five local women who share how and why they arrived in Rochester, Minnesota, and some of their personal experiences.

Rochester Civic Theatre
20 Civic Center Dr. SE, Rochester, MN 55904
507-282-8481
www.rochestercivictheatre.org
info@rochestercivictheatre.org