CALENDAR

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

April 2014 – National Poetry Month

  • Apr 1:  Postmark Deadline for Arts & Cultural Heritage, Presenter/Production Assistance, and Small Towns/Rural Areas grant proposals
  • Apr 17:  ♣After School Program in Theatrical Arts, Capstone Reception 4-5pm, Paradise Center for the Arts, Faribault
  • Apr 5:  A Gathering of Writers - Celebrating the Written Word, 9am-5pm, C4 Creative Salon, Rochester
  • Apr 11:  Monroe Crossing, 7:30pm, State Theatre by Crossings, Zumbrota
  • Apr 11-13: ♥After the Rain King by Steph DeFerie, Matchbox Children’s Theatre, Friday 7pm, Sat/Sun 2pm, Historic Paramount Theatre, Austin
  • Apr 12:  ♥The Marinus Ensemble, Rochester Chamber Music Society concert, 7:30pm, Christ United Methodist Church, Rochester
  • Apr 12:  ♥Earth Tones by Lauren Pelon, Sheldon Theatre, Red Wing
  • Apr 12:  ♣Rochester Chamber Music Society, Concert featuring Joseph Kuipers and Alex McDonald, Christ United Methodist Church, Rochester
  • Apr 13:  ♥Austin Symphony Orchestra, Young Artists’ Concert, Knowlton Auditorium, Austin
  • Apr 13:  ♣Rochester Music Guild, 2 recitals featuring the winners of the Music Scholarship Competition in piano, strings, winds and voice.  Junior Winners – 1:00 pm, Senior Winners – 3:00 pm, Christ United Methodist Church, Rochester
  • Apr 15:  ♥Creatively Nesting with artist Christina Spencer, Owatonna Arts Center, Owatonna
  • Apr 17:  ♥Brass Day with the Copper Street Brass Quintet, 1:30pm, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Elementary School, Ellendale
  • Apr 19:  Claudia Schmidt and Dean Magraw, 7:30pm, Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota
  • Apr 21:  ♥Lane Powell, Concert Band Commission Debut Concert, Fillmore Central High School, Harmony
  • Apr 24:  ♥Jody Brown, Walk of Life Interviews with WWII Veteran, C4 Creative Salon, Rochester
  • Apr 24:  History Night with John Grabko (Teddy), 7:30pm, Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota
  • Apr 24-26:  ♣Mid West Music Fest, Community-Supported Music Festival, downtown Winona
  • Apr 25:  ♥Rochester International Film Group, 19th Annual Rochester International Film Festival, Wehrenberg Galaxy 14 Theaters, Rochester
  • Apr 25-27:  ♥Bluff Country Studio Art Tour, Studio Art Tour 2014, southeastern Minnesota
  • Apr 26:  ♥Opening reception for artist Barbara Keith, 6-8pm, Lanesboro Arts Center, Lanesboro
  • Apr 26:  ♥Glass Enamels into Mosaics, exhibition by Barbara Keith, Lanesboro Arts Center, Lanesboro
  • Apr 26:  Concerto! (Handel, Brahms & Bartok), Rochester Symphony Orchestra & Chorale, 2pm and 7:30pm, Century High School Auditorium, Rochester
  • Apr 26:  Rumours & Dreams – A Fleetwood Mac Tribute by Pamela McNeill Productions, 7:30pm, State Theatre by Crossings, Zumbrota
  • Apr 27:  ♥I Cantanti Chamber Choirs Spring Concert, 7:30pm, Carleton Concert Hall, Northfield
  • Apr 29-May 15:  ♣Paradise Center for the Arts, After School Program in Visual Arts, Capstone Reception May 15 4-5pm, Paradise Center for the Arts, Faribault

May 2014

  • May 1:  ♣Minnesota State Public School Orphanage Museum Reader’s Theatre Production, Owatonna Arts Center
  • May 1:  ♣SEMYO/YMCA Music Outreach Program, Century High School, Rochester
  • May 3:  ♥Kevin Dobbe and the Choral Arts Ensemble, 7:30pm, Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester
  • May 3:  Crossings presents Peter Mayer, 7:30pm, Zumbrota State Theatre, Zumbrota
  • May 4: ♥Mantorville Art Guild, Annual Anniversary Tea, MAG Gallery & Studio, Mantorville
  • May 4: ♥Winona Symphony Orchestra, Spring Concert (British music, featuring Alan Dunbar, baritone), 4:30pm, WSU Performing Arts Center, Winona
  • May 4:  ♥Kevin Dobbe and the Choral Arts Ensemble, 4pm, Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester
  • May 4:  ♣Sing Out Loud Spring Concerts, 1:30 & 5:30pm, Christ United Methodist Church, Rochester
  • May 8:  Grant Review for proposals received by April 1 deadline, SEMAC Office, Rochester
  • May 8: ♣Sheldon Presents Arts for Your Health lunchtime concert series, 12-1pm, Garden View Café at Mayo Clinic Red Wing
  • May 8:  Grant Review for proposals received by April 1 deadline, SEMAC Office, Rochester
  • May 9:  Crossings presents Lori Line, 7:30pm, Zumbrota State Theatre, Zumbrota
  • May 10:  Artists reception and poetry reading for participants of the Poet Artist Collaboration, 6:30pm, Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota
  • May 11:  ♥Southeastern MN Youth Orchestras, SEMYO Spring Concert, Century High School, Rochester
  • May 12:  ♥Recital featuring the chamber music of David Kassler, 7:30pm, John Marshall High School Auditorium, Rochester
  • May 16:  ♣Community Alliance of Rochester for Equality, ACHLA Music in Motion, RCTC Charles Hill Theatre, Rochester
  • May 16:  ♣Northfield Public Schools, Young Sculptors Project, Plaza at Northfield Public Library, Northfield
  • May 16-18:  ♥SEMBA’s May Bluegrass Festival, Cushon’s Peak Campground, Rushford
  • May 17:  Crossings presents Heartbreak, a tribute to Tom Petty by Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks, 8pm, Zumbrota State Theatre, Zumbrota
  • May 20:  ♥Winona Area Public Schools, Book Making Residency, Saint Mary’s University, Winona
  • May 20:  ♣Winona Area Public Schools, Senior High Film Making Project, local college campus, Winona
  • May 22: ♥Ridgeway Community School, Peacemaking with Puppets and Masks, Ridgeway Community School, Village of Ridgeway
  • May 22: ♣Boys & Girls Clubs, Young Poets Program, Club Gymnasium, Rochester
  • May 22-23:  ♣MN State Academy for the Deaf, Hands in Action by National Theatre of the Deaf, Paradise Center for the Arts, Faribault
  • May 23:  Crossings presents The Ultimate Tribute to Johnny Cash with Terry Lee Goffee, 8pm, Zumbrota State Theatre, Zumbrota
  • May 24:  ♣Lanesboro Arts Center, Artist Residency project, St Mane Theatre, Lanesboro
  • May 28: ♥Tracy Ebmeyer, Crafting a Handmade Violin, C4 Creative Salon, Rochester

June 2014

  • Jun 11:  ♣Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center, 2014 Stringwood Chamber Music Festival concert, 7:30pm, Commonweal Theatre, Lanesboro
  • Jun 12:  ♥Chatfield Brass Band, Music in the Park Kick-off Concert, City Park Band Shell, Chatfield
  • Jun 13-22:  ♣Northland Words, Annual Shakespeare Production, various Rochester parks
  • Jun 16-Aug 22:  ♣Mantorville Art Guild, MAG Kids Summer Camps, MAG Gallery & Studio, Mantorville
  • Jun 19:  ♥Chatfield Brass Band, Music in the Park, City Park Band Shell, Chatfield
  • Jun 18:  ♣Stringwood Chamber Music Festival Concert with guest artist Norman Fischer, 7:30pm, Commonweal Theatre, Lanesboro
  • Jun 21:  ♥Lanesboro Barn Dance in the traditional barn dance format, Sons of Norway Hall, Lanesboro
  • Jun 22-28:  ♣Community Alliance of Rochester for Equality, Vidhyalaya Festival of Colors, Mayo Civic Center, Rochester
  • June 23-28: ♥Red Wing Arts Association, Plein Air Art and Music Festival, downtown Red Wing
  • Jun 26:  ♥Chatfield Brass Band, Music in the Park, City Park Band Shell, Chatfield
  • June 28: ♥Loretta Verbout, Exploring Northerm MN and the North Shore in Black & White, Mantorville Art Guild Gallery & Studio, Mantorville
  • Jun 28:  Crossings presents Michael Johnson and Jon Gorka, 8pm, Zumbrota State Theatre, Zumbrota
  • June 29: ♥Jim Verbout, Creative Stories of Whimsical Minnesota, Mantorville Art Guild Gallery & Studio, Mantorville
  • June 28-29: ♥Mantorville Art Guild, Olde Tyme Days Art Show & Constume Extravaganza, MAG Gallery & Studio, Mantorville
  • Jun 28-29:  ♣Mantorville Economic Development Authority, Old Tyme Days–A Celebration of Arts & Culture in Mantorville, downtown Mantorville
  • Jun 29:  ♥Chatfield Brass Band, Patriotic Old Time Night in the Park, City Park Band Shell, Chatfield
  • Jun 29:  ♣Celebration of a City, River City Rhapsody–Rochester 2014, Century High School Stadium, 6:30pm, Rochester

July 2014

  • Jul 1:  Postmark Deadline for Artists in Education, General Operating Support, and McKnight Individual Artist grant proposals
  • July 3:  ♥Chatfield Brass Band, Music in the Park featuring Ravensfire Irish Band, City Park Band Shell, Chatfield
  • Jul 4:  ♥Austin Community Band, Summer Concerts in the Park, Community Band Shell Park, Austin
  • July 10:  ♥Chatfield Brass Band, Care Center Concert, Chatfield
  • Jul 11-12:  ♣Hambone Music Festival, Hambone Music Festival 2014, History Center of Olmsted County, Rochester
  • Jul 14-18:  ♥Eyota Days, Eyota Days Summer Art Camp, Dover-Eyota Elementary School, Eyota
  • July 16-20: ♥Rushford Area Society of the Arts, Summer Theater Production, Rushford-Peterson High School Auditorium, Rushford
  • July 17:  ♥Chatfield Brass Band, Music in the Park featuring The Notochords, City Park Band Shell, Chatfield
  • Jul 19:  ♣United Way of Freeborn County, Battle of the Bands, Edgewater Park Bandshell, Albert Lea
  • July 24:  ♥Chatfield Brass Band, Music in the Park featuring Rochester City Band, City Park Band Shell, Chatfield
  • Jul 27-Aug 3:  ♣Great River Shakespeare Festival, 2014 Concerts on the Green, WSU Performing Arts Center, Winona
  • Jul 30:  ♣Northfield Healthy Community Initiative, Here We Are Art Enrichment at PLUS and Summer PLUS, Northfield Middle School, Northfield
  • July 31:  ♥Chatfield Brass Band, Music in the Park featuring Swing Street Jazz Band, City Park Band Shell, Chatfield

August 2014

  • Aug 7:  Grant Review for proposals received by July 1 deadline, SEMAC Office, Rochester
  • Aug 8-Sep 6:  ♥Leanne Stremcha Gallery Exhibition, Northfield Arts Guild Gallery, Northfield
  • Aug 9:  ♥Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative, Flourish Summer Camp in Arts and Agriculture, DreamAcres Farm, Wykoff
  • Aug 11-12:  Rochester Arts Council, Greater Rochester Fine Arts Festival, Peace Plaza, Rochester
  • Aug 16:  ♥Rochester Community Media, Multimedia Artist Spotlight Video Series, North Coast Productions, Rochester
  • Aug 16:  ♥Lanesboro Barn Dance in the traditional barn dance format, Sons of Norway Hall, Lanesboro
  • 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 6:  ♥Lanesboro Barn Dance in the traditional format, Sons of Norway Hall, Lanesboro
  • Sep 7-13:  National Arts in Education Week
  • Sept 13-14: ♥Mantorville Art Guild, Marigold Days Artists Demonstrations, MAG Gallery & Studio, Mantorville

October 2014

  • Oct 1:  Postmark Deadline for Arts & Cultural Heritage, Presenter/Production Assistance, and Small Towns/Rural Areas grant proposals
  • 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

December 2014

  • Dec 6:  ♥Mantorville Art Guild, Olde Fashioned Christmas featuring free children’s ornament making, MAG Gallery & Studio, Mantorville

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