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The Armory

The inaugural season of the Call of Duty League™ kicks off with Launch Weekend at the Minneapolis Armory from January 24-26, 2020! Join the Call of Duty League and your hometown, Minnesota RØKKR, to see all 12 professional Call of Duty League teams compete across the three days.

contributed family friendly all ages free
Rooster's Too
Free

The Optimists meet the 2nd, 4th and 5th Friday, each month.  We are a long-standing service and social club in Rochester.  Our motto is Friend of Youth.  We are dedicated to promoting the Philosophy of Optimism as a Way of Life.

contributed family friendly all ages free
John Marshall High School
Free

Project Community Connect is an annual event featuring services and resources for people who are homeless or struggling to make ends meet. This years’ event will take place on Friday, January 24, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at John Marshall High School (1510 14th Street NW, Rochester). In…

contributed family friendly for kids for teens 21 and over all ages
Marcus Rochester Cine + IMAX
$6 per admission

Relive the magic of classic Disney films during the Enchanted Tales Film Series at participating Marcus Theatres! This season’s line-up features a collection of favorites on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from January 24-February 17. Admission is just $6 per person. Moviegoers of all ages wi…

Rochester Public Library - 101 2nd St SE, Rochester, MN - Auditorium

Wear your pajamas, bring a stuffed friend and listen to a story. Then, tuck your pal into bed and wish them sweet dreams! Come back Saturday morning to pick up your friend and find out about their overnight adventures! All stuffed participants will take home a photo memory book of their sleepover.

contributed family friendly seniors all ages free
Austin ArtWorks Center
Free

Meet and play with other musicians from around the area. House band sets up and is available for back-up, you bring your music, instruments, and energy. Cash bar available. For more information, go to www.austinareaarts.org or call 507-434-0934.

contributed family friendly all ages date night free
Taco JED
Free

Taco JED hosts live music every Friday and Saturday Night! From local performers to nationally touring acts, stop in from 7-9 pm and enjoy music with your meal.

contributed 21 and over date night
St. Mane Theatre
$20/$18

Lanesboro Arts presents an evening with Charlie Parr at the historic St. Mane Theatre in downtown Lanesboro on Friday, January 24th at 8 p.m. Following a sold-out 2018 performance, Charlie returns to Lanesboro with new music from his recently released self-titled album.

contributed family friendly all ages free
Pine Island Golf Course
Free

On Saturday January 25th the Pine Island Image Committee has compiled a packed Event Schedule for this year's Winter Fest. Kick off the weekend Friday night with a swing concert at the Olde Pine Theatre. Throughout town on Saturday there is sledding, ice skating, a valentine painting activit…

Rochester Public Library - 101 2nd St SE, Rochester, MN - Mtg Rm A

This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends. The event is FREE and all are welcome! Walks will be held monthly. Presented in partnership with Lotus Health Foundation.

contributed family friendly for kids for teens 21 and over all ages
Marcus Rochester Cine + IMAX
$6 per admission

Relive the magic of classic Disney films during the Enchanted Tales Film Series at participating Marcus Theatres! This season’s line-up features a collection of favorites on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from January 24-February 17. Admission is just $6 per person. Moviegoers of all ages wi…

contributed family friendly seniors all ages
East Side Lake

Part of Paint the Town Pink! Help raise funds and awareness about cancer research for The Hormel Institute at this annual event. For more information, go to www.hi.umn.edu/pttp, email goPTTP@gmail.com or call 507-460-0259.

contributed all ages date night
St. Mane Theatre
$8/$5

Lanesboro Arts proudly presents a screening of the acclaimed 2017 Hungarian drama film “1945,” directed by Ferenc Török, at the St. Mane Theatre in downtown Lanesboro on Saturday, January 25th, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. “Certified Fresh” by Rotten Tomatoes and the winner of numerous film festival aw…

contributed family friendly all ages date night
St. Mane Theatre
$8/$5

Frozen River Film Festival proudly presents The Adventure Set: five fast-paced, short-length films that will grab your attention and perch you on the edge of your seat at the St. Mane Theatre in downtown Lanesboro on Saturday, January 25 at 4:00 p.m. Highlighting extreme sports or other fres…

contributed family friendly all ages date night free
Taco JED
Free

Taco JED hosts live music every Friday and Saturday Night! From local performers to nationally touring acts, stop in from 7-9 pm and enjoy music with your meal.

contributed for teens seniors 21 and over free
Christ United Methodist Church
Free

Rochester Chamber Music Society presents Saxophone, Flute and Piano featuring three young Twin City musicians playing works of Widor, Sancan and more.

contributed family friendly all ages date night
St. Mane Theatre
$8/$5

Lanesboro Arts, in cooperation with Lanesboro Community Theater, presents “Silent Movies in the St. Mane with Dosh,” an evening of original new music and locally produced silent films, at the St. Mane Theatre in downtown Lanesboro on Saturday, January 25 at 7:30 p.m. For this special commiss…

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Pantages Theatre - MN
$60

Christopher Titus' new show takes the audience on a wild ride through his personal life, and proves why he isn't qualified to be a father, and why childless couples win. In between Titus again takes you down some roads that may be unlikely to win him a CNN heroes award but will always be hil…

contributed family friendly for kids for teens 21 and over all ages
Marcus Rochester Cine + IMAX
$6 per admission

Relive the magic of classic Disney films during the Enchanted Tales Film Series at participating Marcus Theatres! This season’s line-up features a collection of favorites on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from January 24-February 17. Admission is just $6 per person. Moviegoers of all ages wi…

contributed family friendly seniors rsvp required all ages free
Rochester Recreation Center
Free

The Rochester Area Pickleball Association (RAPA) is offering beginning pickleball instruction two Sundays a month.  On the website, RochesterPickleball.com, click Play!, follow the prompts to sign  up.  Paddles and balls will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own paddle, if y…

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Hormel Historic Home
$5

Find vendors and service providers to help make your wedding or event amazing! Admission is $5 per person at the door; free admission for members of the Hormel Historic Home. Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne while you stroll through our 1871 Historic Home and Carriage Hall Event Cent…

contributed seniors free
St. Francis of Assisi Church
Free

Are laws allowing euthanasia and assisted suicide leading society down a dangerous path?  Should we be giving doctors the right in law to end the life of others by euthanasia or assisted suicide?  What are ethics and effects of these laws? There will be a public viewing of the movie Fatal Fl…

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Minnesota Music Cafe
$5

Come see Radio Drive, live in concert at the Minnesota Music Café, located in St Paul, MN in their first concert in almost 5 years.  Radio Drive is an Alternative Pop Rock band featuring Kevin Gullickson. As the engine behind Radio Drive, Kevin has won international awards and nominations fo…

contributed 21 and over
RCTC Heintz Center Rm. H1415
LIFE Member Fee: $13 LIFE Non-Member Fee: $21

We will examine the controversial legacy of the honored and despised maritime explorer who found the America’s when searching for China, and clashed with complex indigenous American cultures while opening the world to empires, imperialism, and exploitation.

Rochester Public Library - 101 2nd St SE, Rochester, MN - Mtg Rm A

Join us for a monthly discussion mystery novels!  Each month we read a mystery of your choice on a shared theme.  This month the group will be discussing mystery novels by author Kathy Reichs.  

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