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SeptOberfest, Wabasha, pumpkin races, scarecrow contests, entertainment, food, contests and more, 651-565-4158,

SEPTEMBER 7, OCTOBER 5 & NOVEMBER 2 Zumbro Valley Audubon Society, monthly bird walk, meet at west entrance of Quarry Hill park Sept. 7, other weekends meet at Quarry Hill Nature Center, 9 am,

SEPTEMBER 7-8 Workshop Weekend: Land Management, Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center, learn new skills and improve upon your current land management techniques, 467-2437,

SEPTEMBER 7, 14, 21, 28 & OCTOBER 5, 12, 19, 26 Downtown Farmers Market, Rochester Farmers Market, farm-fresh products, music, and special events for the whole family, 7:30 am-12 pm, 216-9882,

SEPTEMBER 11 Greater Rochester Rotary Membership Social, Sargents on 2ns, 5-6:30 pm, facebook: rotaryrisers

SEPTEMBER 12-14 Just Between Friends Annual Fall Sale, Olmsted County Fairgrounds, consignment sale featuring discounted prices on name brand items, 990-7668,

SEPTEMBER 13-15 Becoming an Outdoors Woman Weekend, Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center, women will participate in three outdoor activities with a knowledgeable instructor, 467-2437,

SEPTEMBER 13-29 Mamma Mia, Rochester Civic Theatre, ABBA's hits tell the story of a woman's search for her father, Fri., Sat. 7 pm; Sun. 2 pm, 282-8481,


September/October 2019

SEPTEMBER 14 9th Annual “We Won’t Stay Silent” Recovery 5K Walk/10K Run, Peace United Church of Christ, support Recovery is Happening and local members of the community battling addiction, 8 am-1 pm, 358-4761,

SEPTEMBER 14 Urban Sketching, Assisi Heights Spirituality Center, a multimedia class conducted in the spirit of the Urban Sketchers movement, 9 am-4 pm, 280-2195,

SEPTEMBER 15 15th Annual Join the Journey Breast Cancer Awareness Walk, Mayo High School, celebrate life, remember loved ones and join in the journey, 8:45 am, 206-3212,

SEPTEMBER 20-22 38th Annual Women and Spirituality Conference, Mayo Civic Center, multifaith gathering including workshops, discussions, exhibits, dialogue, discovery and celebration, Fri. 5:30-8:30 pm; Sat. 8 am-5:30 pm; Sun. 8:30 am-5 pm,

SEPTEMBER 21 “Out of the Darkness” Community Walk, Bear Creek Park, raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention programs, educational programs, and more, 9 am-12 pm, 721-8246,

SEPTEMBER 21-22 Rochester Area Builders Annual Remodelers Tour, visit remodeled homes with varying levels and types of update, 11 am-5 pm, 282-7698,

SEPTEMBER 21-22, 28-29 Rochester Area Builders Annual Fall Showcase of Homes, see the newest trends in home building and visit with builders, 11 am-5 pm, 282-7698,

SEPTEMBER 23 Fore the Kids Rochester YMCA Golf Challenge, Somerby Golf Club, help improve academic success, the health, and overall wellbeing of youth, 11 am-5 pm, 2872260,

SEPTEMBER 26 11th Annual BGCR Chili Challenge, Peace Plaza, family activities, chili varieties, and beer benefitting the Boys and Girls Club Rochester, 4-9 pm, 226-0107,

SEPTEMBER 27-28 Weathered & Rusty Market, Olmsted County Fairgrounds, a fall market featuring rusty, repurposed and homemade items for sale, Fri. 9 am-9 pm; Sat. 8 am-5 pm, 951-0873

SEPTEMBER 28 Crushing Koopas and Childhood Cancer, Mayo Civic Center, Mario Kart, food, and more to raise money for childhood cancer research, 1-8 pm, 216-9882,

SEPTEMBER 28 SVdP Friends of the Poor Walk/Run, Church of the Resurrection, 5K Walk/ Run and breakfast to raise funds for those in need, 9 am, 282-8409,

SEPTEMBER 28 Back the Badge 5K/2 Mile Run/Walk, Soldiers Field Memorial Track, run to support the Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation of SE Minnesota, 8 am,

SEPTEMBER 28 Wykoff Town and Country 6K Run/Walk, Immanuel Lutheran Church, help build a fitness/ recreation center at the former Kingsland Middle School, 8 am, 258-1049,


OCTOBER 4-5, 10-12, 17-20

Miss Holmes, Rochester Repertory Theatre, a drama with Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson featuring crimesolving adventures, Thurs., Fri. & Sat. 7:30 pm; Sun. 2 pm, 289-1737,

OCTOBER 5 Fall Fest, Peace Plaza Downtown, pumpkins, activities, fall treats and more for the whole family to enjoy, 10 am-2 pm, 216-9882,

OCTOBER 5 13th Annual Brains Together For a Cure 5K Walk/Run, RCTC Fieldhouse, walk or run to raise funds for brain tumor research and medicine, 8 am-12 pm,

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