Rochester / Marion KOA Journey Events
Local Area Events
** OPEN STUDIO **
Fridays and Saturdays, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Tap into hands-on creativity at the Rochester Art Center! Included with regular daily museum admission; drop in and explore hands-on creativity! Bring your own art supplies and projects to the Rochester Art Center's art studio space, or use our student-grade painting, art and craft supplies. Perfect for all ages and skill levels, our open studio program offers a community space for informal arts exploration. It's a great place to meet other creatives and art enthusiasts and experiment with different ideas and mediums.
*Schedule subject to change.
Cost: Open Studio hours are included with regular daily admission; Members and youth (21 and under) are invited to participate at no cost. Youth ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
CHARLES E. GAGNON MUSEUM & SCULPTURE GARDEN TOURS
Two hour art tour of the fifty year legacy of sculptor Charles E. Gagnon in his home studio. The sculpture garden in open during the summer months. All tours must be reserved on the museum website at www.gagnonmuseum.org. Children under 10 years old are not admitted. Museum doors open 15 minutes before the reserved tour time.
10:00am - 12:00pm Wednesday to Saturday or 2:00 - 4:00pm Wednesday to Sunday
DENIM, DIAMONDS AND DICE
Join us for an evening of fine dining, gaming, live and silent auctions and a whole lot of fun! Support our local Meals on Wheels at this casual gala - you are welcome to come in your jeans, glam it up with diamonds or both! The best local chefs will more than a meals worth of small plates. Casino games are hosted by local celebrity dealers, making sure you have a great time! Live and silent auctions feature a number of unique items and experiences you wont want to miss. Limited tickets are available.
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS 2024 WORLD TOUR
Don't miss your chance to be a part of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters global tour as they take the court with moments of extreme basketball innovation and unparalleled fan FUN! See the Globetrotter stars LIVE as they DRIBBLE, SPIN, SLAM, AND DUNK their way past their relentless rivals, the Washington Generals! You'll be amazed by new levels of mind-blowing trick shots, expert ball-handling skills and BIG LAUGHS with unrivaled opportunities for pre-game, post-game and in-game fan engagement!Amp up your game with a Harlem Globetrotter Premium Fan Experience that gives you exclusive access to Globetrotter players - like the pre-game Magic Pass or the warm-up Celebrity Court Pass available in limited quantities. For the ULTIMATE Globetrotter fan experience, check out the VIP Bench Premium Ticket which gives you a seat on the player bench during the game with the Harlem Globetrotters or the Washington Generals! No other live event experience gives you player interaction like this!
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
A grownup's prequel to Peter Pan. When Starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on the adventure of a lifetime. You'll be whisked away on a breathtaking quest to answer the question: how did a boy named Peter become the boy who never grew up? This play is a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew.
*Our ASL interpreted performance will be held on April 11.
BLIPPI: THE WONDERFUL WORLD TOUR
Blippi is coming to your city for the ultimate curiosity adventure in Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour! So, come on! Dance, sing, and learn with Blippi and special guest Meekah as they discover what makes different cities unique and special. Will there be monster trucks, excavators, and garbage trucks galore? You bet! So get ready to shake those wiggles out and OJ Twist your way through this brand-new musical party!
ON CRIST: THE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT TOUR
One of the nation's fast-rising comedians, John Crist, has sold out venues across the nation on his ‘Emotional Support Tour' since February, and today, he announces a performance stop at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, MN on Friday, April 12, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. “I'm not surprised we're adding all these new dates! Every time we do the show and post clips of it online, the comments are filled with people asking, ‘When are you coming to my city?,'” says Crist. “And every night in our meet and greets, people tell us they flew to see the show, so we figured we'd add as many more cities as possible in 2024!”A viral sensation, Crist has amassed a loyal fan base of 7+ Million followers and more than 1 Billion video views – all thanks to his no-holds-barred approach to southern-bred humor and undeniable relatability. Named among Pollstar's Top 10 Comedy Tours in the World and on track to sell well-over 100,000 tickets
From NASCAR to the popular “church or weed shop” debate, Country music lyrics in real life and more, Crist covers all of life's important topics across the internet.
- Time: Doors at 6:00 PM / Show at 7:00 PM
SEX N' THE CITY: A (SUPER UNAUTHORIZED) MUSICAL PARODY
Sex 'N The City: A (Super Unauthorized) Musical Parody, originally set to perform at Mayo Civic Center on August 11, 2023, has been rescheduled to April 13, 2024. Please hang on to your tickets, as they will be honored for the rescheduled date. Refunds will be available from the point of purchase. Ticketmaster refunds can be requested via the purchaser's Ticketmaster account. Box Office refunds will need to bring their tickets to the box office during business hours W-F from 10am-4pm or email [email protected] along with the 7-digit account number off the top of their receipt to request a refund.
ROCHESTER SYMPHONY: PEOPLE OF THIS LAND
Our season concludes with a celebration of our region. These classic works will reflect our history and sound like home. The new Artistic Director for Rochester Symphony will be announced at this concert.
Guest Conductor: G. Phillip Shoultz, III | Featuring Rochester Symphony Chorale
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR | Hiawatha's Wedding Feast from The Song of HiawathaDVORAK | Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
LEGALLY BLONDE, THE MUSICAL
The award-winning ultimate Broadway tribute to Girl Power! The story follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This contemporary, sassy musical warms the heart by proving that self-discovery can be way too much fun and hilarious to boot.