Five things to do this weekend
Explore the city, explore a cave, or go underground with some church ladies.
ROCHESTER — There’s nothing to do? What, are you living in a cave? Here are five things from live music to an actual cave tour happening this weekend.
Carriage House at Taco JED
Carriage House is a husband and wife Americana/folk duo based in Red Wing. The couple moved to Southeast Minnesota from Indianapolis after having toured nationwide in their converted van.
Where: Taco JED, 808 Broadway Ave South
When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, March 25.
How much: free
Church Basement Ladies
Actors portray multiple roles to bring to life a funny and heartwarming reflection of the behind-the-scenes moment at a rural Minnesota church.
Where: Mayo Civic Center, 30, Civic Center Drive
When: 7 p.m., Saturday, March 26.
How much: $30 - $40
Quarry Hill Nature Center cave tour and history hike
People can get a glimpse of what things are like underground at the Quarry Hill Nature Center’s cave tour Sunday, March 27. Nature center staff lead people on a tour of the sandstone storage cave that served the former Rochester State Hospital.
Where: Quarry Hill Nature Center, 701 Silver Creek Road NE
When: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sunday, March 27.
How much: $4, free for members
Treedome’s March hoedown
Treedome, Rochester’s new independent creative studio shop hosts Comatose and Glowingtide for a spring concert. Check out the shop that offers books, zines, records, tapes, skateboards and more while catching live music.
Where: Treedome, 309 Broadway Ave. South
When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday, March 27.
Human Stories by Diversity Council and Thesis Beer Project
As part of an ongoing community education and understanding initiative, the Diversity Council of Rochester and Thesis Beer Project present a workshop to broaden and build our understanding and empathy for other individuals who have lived different experiences than our own. This is part of the Diversity Council’s ongoing community education initiative, "Listen, Learn, Act" and Thesis Beer Project’s “For the Good and Thirsty” project.
Where: Thesis Beer Project, 1929 Second St., SW
When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday, March 27.
How much: free