What’s Happening 2016-2017
A weekly resource
guide for free or low cost activities, events, music, museum experiences,
lectures and cultural web links for MSC Southeast students, faculty and staff. If
you know of events that might be of interest, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday September 6
Mississippi Sippin’ at the 5-7pm
Summer on our beautiful river walk to enjoy friends while soaking in the
Food, beer and wine available from Jefferson Pub and Grill.
Wednesday September 7
Winona Farmers Market
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Winona Farmer's Market will take place at Winona Health on the grassy lot
across from the parking ramp. Purchase tasty, fresh, locally-grown produce.
Thursday September 8
Common Threads, A Threading Club
2pm -3pm Winona Public Library’s Bell Art Room
151 W 5th St, Winona
Do you knit? Sew? Crochet? Cross Stitch? Embroider? Join the
Open Mic night at Fair Trade
Fair Trade Books 320 Bush Street Red Wing
poetry, comedy, and more!
Friday September 9
Fish Hook Festival
-10:30 (Country, Gospel, Bluegrass
out these diverse bands? Pert Near Sandstone, Dead Man Winter, Them Coulee Boys
Location: Loggers baseball field Tickets
$10 Check link for details on festival and bands.
“Over the Back Fence” CommunityVariety Show
7:30 pm St. Mane Theatre Lanesboro, Mn.
Mike Munson, Buck Town, Poet John Krumberger
Two-Spirit People Workshop
State University Kryzsko Commons
will host a workshop about two-spirit people with Lenny Hays, owner and
operator of Tate Topa Consulting, LLC. and a member of the Sisseton
Wahpeton-Oyate in South Dakota. This workshop will highlight the history of the
two-spirit Native LGBTQ individuals and communities, the issues impacting
individuals and the community, intergenerational trauma on the community and
information about changing ideas about the community.
TomLeBlanc and Scatter Their Own
1:00pm Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons
is an award-winning Dakota poet and speaker who does a performance of native
humor, music, poetry, spoken word and dance. Scatter Their Own is a
"alter-native" rock duo that doesn't depend on traditional flutes,
feathers or hand drums for its look and sound. Instead, husband-wife team
Scotti Clifford and Juliana Brown Eyes-Clifford mix old-school rock-and-roll
and bluesy sounds with deep, contemporary lyrics about love, overcoming
obstacles and environmental advocacy.
The AMERICA RIVERBOAT DOCKS IN REDWING
12:00 – 5pm Levee Park 420 Levee Road Red Wing
to Levee Park to witness the brand new Mississippi River paddlewheel riverboat,
The America, a sister ship to the Queen of the Mississippi. Scheduled docking in Red
Dirty Dancing -
Friday Date Night Summer Film Series
7:30 PM Sheldon Theatre 443 W Third St. Red Wing
Saturday Sept. 10
Kellog Minnesota’s 70th
Watermelon Festival Sept 9-11
vintage tractor ride, parade and fun events.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Days
(Sat Sept. 11
& Sun Sept 11) is a family oriented event featuring arts & educational
entertainment based on the early American pioneer experience of the storybook
author Laura Ingalls Wilder. All activities are held in Laura
Ingalls Wilder Park, in the village and surrounding hillsides of her
birthplace- Pepin Wisconsin. No admission charged.
PRIDE in the Park
am to 7:00pm Riverside Park in La Crosse
event includes live music, vendors, a kids corner and a beer garden. The event
is dedicated to promoting human rights, celebrating the diversity within LGBTQ community,
challenging discrimination, and working towards full equality for all families,
while fostering a safe and welcoming environment.
Pickwick Mill Day
24813 County Road 7, Pickwick, Minnesota
served all day with free access to the mill all day. The machinery, all in
working order, will be run at 10:30 and again at 1:00. There will be live
music all day, demonstrations of spinning and weaving, blacksmithing, pottery
making, rope making, and more. Don’t miss the log rolling at 10:00.
The 13th annual Winona
Dakota Gathering, Homecoming & PowWow
all day long both days
Shapiro & Smith Dance Professional
$21.00 for students
Wabasha Farmers Market
West & Alleghany Ave
am-noon & Wednesdays 3pm -7pm
Winona Farmers Market and the Winona
7:30 am –
1:00 pm Downtown Winona, 2nd and Main Street.
Artisan Market is a collective of artisans who embrace quality craftsmanship
and offer exceptional goods in a communal atmosphere.
Red Wing Farmers Market
8:00 -1pm Train Depot 420 Levee St Red Wing
shopping for local produce, baked goods, and artisan items in a beautiful
outdoor setting. Live music performances from 10am-noon, featuring: Flat and
Square (September 10)
Author Appearance by Walter
– 3pm Fair Trade Books 320 Bush Street Red Wing
to Fair Trade Books to meet & greet Walter Bennick and learn more
about his featured work, “Upper Mississippi River from Winona.”
ROCHESTER SYMPHONY CHORALE
& THE 34TH INFANTRY DIVISION "RED BULL" BAND present ECHOES OF 9/11.
Mayo Civic Center Auditorium
concert to honor the heroes & commemorate the tragedies on the 15th
anniversary of September 11, 2001.
event is FREE and open to the public.
Sunday Sept. 11
Laura Ingalls Wilder Days
(Sat Sept. 11 & Sun Sept 11) is a family oriented event featuring arts & educational entertainment based on the early American pioneer experience of the storybook author Laura Ingalls Wilder. All activities are held in Laura Ingalls Wilder Park, in the village and surrounding hillsides of her birthplace- Pepin Wisconsin. No admission charged.
The 13th annual Winona Dakota Gathering, Homecoming & PowWow
Sept 10-11 all day long both days
Pee Wee`s Big
Adventure - Family Sunday
Summer Film Series
2:00 PM Sheldon Theatre 443 W Third St. Red Wing
Guns vs Hoses friendly
competition between the Red Wing Police Department and Red Wing Fire Dept.
3pm $5 tickets
at Red Wing Athletic Field
Benefit for the United Way
Joe and Vicki Price - Blues Artists at the Falconer Vineyard
$15 tickets at the Falconer Vineyards
Minnesota Renaissance Festival
Paul Watkins Art gallery Winona State University
Open 8:00 am – 4:00 pm daily
Lanesboro art gallery, Commonweal Theatre
and art events in a beautiful region - a great excuse for a road trip!
Options throughout the week:
Marine Art Museum- Free Tuesday
All Day, every Tuesday: Free Admission for Students with
800 Riverview Drive, Winona, MN 55987
Rochester ArtCenter - Free Thursdays
Center Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904
National Eagle Center
11:00 am 50,
Pembroke Ave, Wabasha MN
Nature, eagle watching and fun place to visit with friends and family.
for More Information & ongoing lectures and activities
Trolly Downtown Tours
will offer tours of downtown Winona during the week.
The Polish Cultural Institute and Museum
102 Liberty St. Winona
Winona’s Kashubian Polish traditions through events and
The Winona County
160 Johnson Street, Winona
County Historical Society
Street, Red Wing
Red Wing ArtsAssociation
418 Levee Street
exhibitions in gallery as well as concert series.
WSU Fitness Center
Monday – Friday 6am- 10pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-10pm