New Ulm's New Event

The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Car Hop & Shop event this Thursday, July 9th, from 5-8 pm. The Cruise-In in historic downtown New Ulm is a new event for the community. This informal Classic Car Show will be along the west side of North Minnesota Street beginning at Center Street and extending down to 4th Street North. This side of the street will be blocked off and signed for participants. If needed, overflow Cruise-In parking will be in the city parking lot between 1st and 2nd North on Broadway, and available after 5:00 pm only.

Beers of the World 2015 to be Held at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester

Beers of the World

Beers of the world is a fundraiser for Bear Creek Services in the Rochester, MN area. The event takes place at the Rochester Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. The event will be held on Saturday, September 12.

VIP 2:00pm-5:30pm
GA 3:00pm-5:30pm

This event will feature over 100 different beers along with limited samples of spirits and wine. With ticket purchase, attendees will receive a free commemorative tasting glass.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at State Street Theater

A flying car, a cast of 50, a full orchestra, and amazing sets and costumes will dazzle audiences when the State Street Theater presents the musical, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Thursday July 23 through Sunday July 26 in the historic auditorium located at 1 North State Street , New Ulm, MN, 56073. Performances are on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm.

Madelia Park Days Coming

Summer time is here and so is Madelia’s 40th Annual Park Days with our Blues Festival and Rivers Edge Art & More Fair on July 9th-12th. Join us for family fun with great food, 1919 Root Beer, Schell’s Beer and Morgan Creek Wine. (No personal coolers).

Thursday Night at 5pm, we kick off our celebration in Watona Park with “Aloha in the Park”, 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, Coin Dig, games, crafts, piñata’s and food. Wear your beach attire and get ready to make a big splash with Bob and the Beachcombers from 7pm-8:30pm.

Richard Dawkins to Bring his Godlessness Science to Rochester

Richard Dawkins, outspoken critic of religion (of which he considers to be fantasy) and somewhat respected scientist, will be appearing at the Rochester Mayo Civic Center this summer. Dawkins has produced documentaries and spoken and written countless times about his opinion that God is a delusion and religion is dangerous to humanity. He obviously has fierce critics within the church but it doesn't appear as though there will be rallies, protests or good old fashioned mobs with torches and pitchforks, but who knows? Maybe Dawkins will get them fired up and thirsty for atheist blood.

Comic Con is Here! Twin Cities May 1-3

According to a tweet from Meet Minneapolis, a convention organizer in the Twin Cities, the famous Comic Con is in Minnesota through May 3.

Kato Orchestra Plays Final Tune with Broadway Hit

Kato Symphony Guest Bergen Baker

Mankato Symphony Orchestra Concludes the 2014-15 Symphonic Series with Broadway Hit Kiss Me, Kate

Festivals, Concerts and More in Minneosta 2015 Before Summer

Southern Minnesota Music April May June 2015

Grieves (Benjamin Laub) performing at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota. March 9, 2014, by Tony Webster

The Hooten Hallers already played their gig at the NaKato Bar & Grill but hey, there's much more to come in the Greater Mankato and southern Twin Cities region before the hot summer heat and even more exciting entertainment begins for 2015.

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Get Ready for the New Ulm Fesitvals

New Ulm, Minnesota, has been called “The City of Festivals”, a fitting name for the community which hosts many celebrations throughout the year! New Ulm has a population of 13,000+ and is known for its German heritage and historic sites. It is home to the Hermann Monument, August Schell Brewing Company, Flandrau State Park, and many other genuine attractions.