Latest Events In Rochester

Each week, we like to take time in our blog to remind our patients about upcoming events and festivals taking place in Rochester, MN. There is so much the city has to offer for people of all ages. Enjoy the break in the hot weather and see what’s available for you and your friends or family. Also, remember that Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry is available to provide dental treatment and help your smile stay healthy and beautiful.

Rochester Community Events

  1. 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: The Rochester Repertory Theatre will be performing the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee from September 24th until October 2nd on Sunday, Friday, and Saturday. The theatre is located at 103 7th Street NE. The show is about a local county’s spelling bee and all the charming drama you can expect from a small town affair.
  2. Rock of Ages: The Rochester Civic Theatre will be performing Rock of Ages from September 24th until October 2nd. The theatre is located at 20 Civic Center Drive SE. You can see the musical on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Tickets are available now and the musical is an ode to ‘80s hair metal.
  3. Rochester Food Tours: The Rochester Food Tours will take place from September 29th until October 29th on Fridays and Saturdays. The three hour waking tour showcases food and culture in downtown Rochester. You can find more details by visiting
  4. Sekapp Orchard: The Sekapp Orchard at 3415 Collegeview Road E will have a wagon ride and crone maze for visitors, as well as apple cider, mini donuts, and caramel apples. The event lasts from September 23rd until October 31st.
  5. Hamster Race: Fish & Pets on 1201 South Broadway will be featuring a Hamster Race at 10am on September 24th. You can preregister any day prior to the race and there will be a number of great prizes.