Featuring events supported with SEMAC funds (noted with a ♥), Legacy funds (noted with a ♣) and other regional arts activities.

August 2014

  • Aug 20:  Grant Blackwood Seminar:  The Secrets of Writing Best-Selling Thrillers. 9am-5pm, Austin Public Library, Austin
  • Aug 22:  Becky Schlegel, 8pm, Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota
  • Aug 23-24:  Austin Artworks Festival, Historic Downtown Power Plant, Austin
  • Aug 24:  ♣Grand Funk Railroad, a Down by the Riverside free summer concert, 7pm, Mayo Park, Rochester
  • Aug 26:  ♣Bridge Chamber Music Festival, 2014 Bridge Chamber Music Festival, Carleton College Concert Hall, Northfield
  • Aug 29:  ♣City of Northfield Arts & Culture Commission, Sidewalk Public Poetry Project 2014, Bridge Square, Northfield
  • Aug 29-31:  ♣Rochester Irish Fest, Labor Day Weekend Festival, History Center of Olmsted County, Rochester

September 2014

  • Sep 1-30:  ♥Pollinators in Glass, an exhibition of works by Bernadette Mahfood, Winona Public Library, Winona
  • Sep 6:  ♥Lanesboro Barn Dance in the traditional format, Sons of Norway Hall, Lanesboro
  • Sep 7-13:  National Arts in Education Week
  • Sep 12:  Cantus, 7:30pm, Z Theatre, Zumbrota
  • Sep 13:  ♣Lanesboro Arts Campus Festival, 2-6pm, Gateway Green Space, and a Night of Poetry 7:30pm, St Mane Theatre, Lanesboro
  • Sep 13-14: ♥Mantorville Art Guild, Marigold Days Artists Demonstrations, MAG Gallery & Studio, Mantorville
  • Sep 20:  Druha Trava, 7:30pm, Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota
  • Sep 27:  Hometown Market Fair, 9am-3pm, Cannon Falls
  • Sep 27:  Sarah McQuaid, 7:30pm, Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota

October 2014

  • Oct 1:  Deadline for Arts and Cultural Heritage, Presenter/Production Assistance, and Small Towns/Rural Areas grant proposals (must be received by 2:30pm)
  • Oct 10:  The Roots of Bluegrass, 9th Annual Greater Minnesota Tour, 7pm, Rochester Civic Theatre, Rochester
  • Oct 10:  April Verch, 7:30pm, Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota
  • Oct 11:  ♣Sheep and Fiber Farm Tour presents Time Travel with the Art of  FELTmaking,workshop by Janice Arnold, 9am-5pm, Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona
  • Oct 2:  ♣Sheep and Fiber Farm Tour presents How Visions Become Reality – Felt as a Functional and Decorative Art, lecture by Janice Arnold, 1pm followed by a reception at 2:30pm, Anderson Center, Red Wing
  • Oct 18-19:  Bicentenary Celebration honoring Sigmund Aarseth, Giants of the Earth Heritage Center, Spring Grove
  • Oct 18-19:  South Central Minnesota Studio ArTour, Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 11am-5pm, 45 local artists showcasing their work in 17 studios, for locations visit
  • Oct 25:  Come Back When You Grow Up – The Bobby Vee Story with Justin Ploof, 7:30pm, Z Theatre, Zumbrota
  • Oct 25-26:  ♥Mantorville Art Guild, Fall Festival featuring free pumpkin painting for youth, MAG Gallery & Studio, Mantorville

November 2014

  • Nov 1:  ♣Olmsted County Historical Society, Reception and book signing–Houses on the Hill, History Center of Olmsted County, Rochester
  • Nov 1-30:  ♣RCTC LIFE Program, The LIFE Writing Project, RCTC Heintz Center, Rochester
  • Nov 6:  Grant Review for proposals received by October 1 deadline, SEMAC Office, Rochester
  • Nov 15:  ♣Northfield Union of Youth, Unlock Your Voice art workshops, The Key, Northfield
  • Nov 29:  Michael Johnson, 7:30pm, Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota

December 2014

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