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Miracles Happen Festival V

Miracles Happen Festival V

Miracles Happen Festival: Southern Minnesota's largester youth, family and military festival.

July 27-28th

Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch

7291 County Road 6 SW

Stewartville, MN

The Hero's Ride

The Hero's Ride

The Hero’s Ride will start at Rochester Harley Davidson,7180 Highway 14 East, Rochester, MN at 12:15 on July 20th, 2013.

On Display will be the Fallen Hero’s Banner (Iraq and going forward) (this banner displays the names of the Men and Women in uniform that gave the ultimate Sacrifice from Minnesota. 

There will be a small program at 11:30am to remind everyone why we they are riding. After a 100 mile + ride in SE Minnesota we will end the day at the VFW Post 1215 with the closing comments at 6 pm.

For more information http://www.rochestercvb.org/includes/events/?action=displayDetail&eventId=20717

National Junior Disability Championship Comes to Rochester

(ABC 6 News) -- They've traveled across the country and now the National Junior Disability Championship is here in Rochester. The group Wheel Chair and Armature Sports USA is a group of roughly 160 competitors from around the state. Those who compete are either physically or mentally disabled.

It's a full week of heated competition. "I don't want to get cocky, but I’m  hoping to break a record in the 400 meter," said track and field athlete Matthew Fertig.

There are 6 different sports competitions throughout the week, one of them Monday was table tennis. “It’s both fun and competitive," said Isac Sullivan. "We go across the county. This year, we're here in Minnesota and we're hoping to develop a legacy here so that we can develop more programs for the disabled in this area," said one of the organizers, Debbie Armento.

Hambone Music Festival

Hambone Music Festival

The Hambone Music Festival is Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd at the History Center of Olmsted County in Rochester. It is considered the kickoff to Rochesterfest! There are MANY bands in the lineup!

FRIDAY MAIN STAGE:

5:00 to 6:00 Lisa Wenger Band (Twin Cities)
6:30 to 7:30 Lew Klimesh Band (Iowa)
8:00 to 9:00 Jimmi & The Band of Souls (Twin Cities)
9:30 to 10:45 Crankshaft & The Gear Grinders (Twin Cities)
11:15 to 12:30 Sena Ehrhardt Band (National/based in Rochester, MN)

SATURDAY MAIN STAGE:

Lights, Camera, Symphony!

Lights, Camera, Symphony!

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra & Chorale's 2nd annual free community concert in the Peace Plaza, is Friday, June 21st. It starts at 7:30. Lights Camera Symphony! is a performance of music from your favorite epic movies of our time. Don't forget your lawn chairs! Ice cream sandwiches and beverages will be available for purchase. The event is perfect for people of all ages.

Rochester Symphony Orchestra & Chorale's Free Outdoor Concert

Rochester Symphony Orchestra & Chorale's Free Outdoor Concert

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra & Chorale's 2nd annual free community concert in the Peace Plaza, is Friday, June 21st. It starts at 7:30. Lights Camera Symphony!  is a performance of music from your favorite epic movies of our time. Don't forget your lawn chairs! Ice cream sandwiches and beverages will be available for purchase. The event is perfect for people of all ages.

You can also purchase tickets to join your friends at the Pre-Concert VIP Party at the Kahler Grand Hotel, space is limited. Tickets are $75 each. They gains you entry to the party, with a cash bar and appetizers, entertainment and a reserved seat in Producers Row for the concert! $50 is tax deductible the proceeds benefit the RSOC's mission and help create more events such as this in our community.

Event to Celebrate Dads

Event to Celebrate Dads

Hundreds of fathers and their children are expected to attend Family Service Rochester’s annual Father’s Day Celebration. Fun and interactive yard games are happening all over the Kutzky Park. Famous Dave’s and Sam’s Club donate lunch. The entire event is free! It is set for Saturday, June 8th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.