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Rochester MN Moms Guide to the Month of October

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October is here! And with it all things cozy! Check out these local family events to keep the fun going throughout the month. Click the tabs above to view the events by week.

Saturday October 1st

Sensory Screening | Paragon Chateau Thearters

These screenings are open to children with special needs and their families. The lights are up and the sound is down. You are totally free to move around. The Saturday October 1st movie is Storks.

Address: 3450 East Circle Drive NE, Rochester, 55906
Time: 10:00am
Cost: Tickets are available at the theater.

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DIY Workshop | Home Depot

A hands-on workshop where you and your child can build a toy fire truck with real wheels so you can race it to the rescue! Once the toy truck is built, your child can decorate it with paint & vehicle stickers.

Address: 3050 41st Street Nw Rochester, 55901
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Cost: FREE, please register here.

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Rochester Downtown Farmers Market

An outdoor market with the best local produce! The market is held every Saturday through October 29th.

Address: 4th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904
Time: 7:30-12:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Nature Toddlers: The Colors of Fall | Quarry Hill Nature Center

Summer is waning and the colors of Fall will soon be all around us. Red, yellow, orange and brown; enjoy a leaf walk and learn how trees are preparing for winter. Experience includes story, art and outdoor time.

Address: 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester, 55906
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Cost: $8/pair, preregistration required, please call (507) 328-3950

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Fall Festival on the Farm | Red Barn Learning Farm

Fall family fun on the farm!

Address: 27251 State Highway 30 Hayfield, 55940
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Cost: $6+tax/person (2+ years old)

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BARKtober Fest | BABC Unleashed

Who doesn’t want [doggy] beer and brauts? Yes, for the dogs and there is plenty to go around at this celebration. BARKtoberfest is a doggy event with a German-twist.  With fun events including the Doggy Beer Tasting (Cock-a-Doodle Brew & Beefy Brown Ale), special foods for the dogs (Hasen Duckenpfeffer & Brats-N-Tots), the Long Dog Dash and an All DOG Dash.

Address: Eagles Club of Rochester, 917 15th Av SE, Rochester, 55904
Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Think and Do Free Family Days | Rochester Art Center

The first Saturday of each month, admission to Rochester Art Center is free for everyone. Guests are invited to create original art pieces in the studio classroom, our Grand Lobby and occasionally off-site with a collaborative partner. October’s Think & Do Free Family Day is a celebration of all things textile. Local artists will lead art activities focused on knitting, weaving and felting with a variety of different materials and techniques.

Address: 40 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, 55904
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Seed Harvesting | Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo

Come and enjoy a stroll through one of Oxbow Park’s restored native prairies. A park naturalist will guide you on a short hike discussing the benefits of native prairie grasses while collecting mature seeds.
Address: 5731 County Rd 105 NW, Byron, 55920
Time: 1:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Fall Festival | Hy-Vee North

Enjoy a bounce house, paint a mini pumpkin, decorate a cookie and more!

Address: 500 37th St NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 11:00am-3:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Sunday October 2nd

First Free Sunday | Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester

Thanks to the generosity of Bremer Bank, visitors can explore the Rochester Museum free of charge, the first Sunday of each month.

Address: 1643 N. Broadway St., Suite A River Center Plaza Rochester, 55906
Time: 12:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Fall Festival on the Farm | Red Barn Learning Farm

Fall family fun on the farm!

Address: 27251 State Highway 30 Hayfield, 55940
Time: 12:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $6+tax/person (2+ years old)

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Wednesday October 5th

Nature Toddlers: The Colors of Fall | Quarry Hill Nature Center

Summer is waning and the colors of Fall will soon be all around us. Red, yellow, orange and brown; enjoy a leaf walk and learn how trees are preparing for winter. Experience includes story, art and outdoor time.

Address: 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester, 55906
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Cost: $8/pair, preregistration required, please call (507) 328-3950

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Wiggle Wednesday | Allegro School of Dance

A fun morning of dance, singing and story time for infants – preschoolers and their moms!

Address: 2342 Superior Drive NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 10:15am-11:00am
Cost: FREE Registration required.

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Saturday October 8th

Rochester Downtown Farmers Market

An outdoor market with the best local produce! The market is held every Saturday through October 29th.

Address: 4th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904
Time: 7:30-12:00pm
Cost: FREE

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FREE Family Movie | Hollywood 12 Cinemagic Theater

Cinemagic has teamed up with Channel One Regional Food Bank for free 9:00 AM family shows that run every Saturday morning! A donation is not required to enter, but there is a suggested donation of one can or package of a non-perishable food item per individual. There will be drop off containers inside the front doors for donations on any day not just Saturday mornings!

Address: 2171 Superior Drive NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 9:00am
Cost: FREE

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Harvest Fest | The YMCA

Enjoy outdoor lawn games, apple bobbing, face painting & nature crafts!  Fun for everyone at this family friendly event.

Address: 709 1st Ave Sw, Rochester, 55902
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm
Cost: FREE

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An Evening With Night Owls | Quarry Hill Nature Center

Every autumn a small north woods owl called the Saw-whet migrates south in a silent and secretive wave. Join us on an outdoor nighttime adventure to experience this migration up close.

Address: 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester, 55906
Time: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Cost: $22, preregistration required, please call (507) 328-3950

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50th Fall Festival of the Arts | Red Wing Arts Association

97 artists who come from all parts of the Midwest to present their unique, high quality artwork, there are children’s areas and activities, musical entertainment and a variety of food offerings.

Address: Historic Downtown Red Wing, MN
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
Cost: FREE admission

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Fall Colors Wagon Ride | Chester Woods Park

What better way to enjoy a fall afternoon than to hop on the park wagon and take a ride through Chester Woods’ prairies and woodlands and observe nature’s beautiful colors of the season. Meet at shelter #1.
Address: 8378 Highway 14 East, Eyota, 55934
Time: 1:00pm and 3:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Sunday October 9th

50th Fall Festival of the Arts | Red Wing Arts Association

97 artists who come from all parts of the Midwest to present their unique, high quality artwork, there are children’s areas and activities, musical entertainment and a variety of food offerings.

Address: Historic Downtown Red Wing, MN
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
Cost: FREE admission

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Wednesday October 12th

Fire Prevention Week | Rochester Fire Department

The Rochester Fire Department will host open houses at all of the fire stations. Each location will have station tours, equipment displays, and public fire safety education materials. Stations 1 and 4 will have demonstrations.

Address: Check addresses for all five fire stations here.
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Thursday October 13th

Fire Prevention Week | Rochester Fire Department

The Rochester Fire Department will host open houses at all of the fire stations. Each location will have station tours, equipment displays, and public fire safety education materials. Stations 1 and 4 will have demonstrations.

Address: Check addresses for all five fire stations here.
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Friday October 14th

Fire Prevention Week | Rochester Fire Department

The Rochester Fire Department will host open houses at all of the fire stations. Each location will have station tours, equipment displays, and public fire safety education materials. Stations 1 and 4 will have demonstrations.

Address: Check addresses for all five fire stations here.
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Saturday October 15th

Rochester Downtown Farmers Market

An outdoor market with the best local produce! The market is held every Saturday through October 29th.

Address: 4th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904
Time: 7:30-12:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Fall Fest

The cool, crisp weather on the Peace Plaza will be the perfect setting for this fun new event! There will be pumpkins, activities, fall treats, and much more. Fall Festival is fun for all ages. Register for the FREE pumpkin carving contest here.

Address: Peace Plaza, Downtown Rochester
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Dover Country Pumpkin Festival

Lots of great activities to celebrate the season at the Dover Country Pumpkin Festival! There will be a craft show, costume contest, pie eating contest, carnival, haunted house and hayrides! As well as Pumpkin painting, crazy hair, face painting, Henna artist, concessions, straw maze and all day of family fun!

Address: Dover, MN
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Fall Festival on the Farm | Red Barn Learning Farm

Fall family fun on the farm!

Address: 27251 State Highway 30 Hayfield, 55940
Time: 12:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $6+tax/person (2+ years old)

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Apple Butter Day | Historic Forestville

A day in beautiful Historc Forestville making apple butter the old fashioned way!

Address: 21899 County Road 118, Preston, 55965
Time: 11:00am-4:00pm
Cost: $6-$8 site admission

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Fall Colors Hike | Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo

Fall can be the one of the most colorful seasons in Minnesota. Take a hike with a naturalist and find out what makes
leaves change from green to yellow, orange, red and brown. Afterwards, gather in the Nature Center to create your
own leaf print.
Address: 5731 County Rd 105 NW, Byron, 55920
Time: 1:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Family Dance Party | Rochester Public Library

Lights, shakers, dance! Put on your dancing shoes for 30 minutes of non-stop dancing fun!

Address: 101 2nd Street SE, Rochester, 55904
Time: 10:30am-11:00am
Cost: FREE

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Sunday October 16th

Fall Festival on the Farm | Red Barn Learning Farm

Fall family fun on the farm!

Address: 27251 State Highway 30 Hayfield, 55940
Time: 12:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $6+tax/person (2+ years old)

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Thursday October 20th

Harvest Moon Festival

Celebrate the autumnal season with activities for all ages!

Address: History Center of Olmsted County, 1195 West Circle Drive SW, Rochester, 55902
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: $5/person

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Fall Festival on the Farm | Red Barn Learning Farm

Fall family fun on the farm!

Address: 27251 State Highway 30 Hayfield, 55940
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm
Cost: $6+tax/person (2+ years old)

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Friday October 21st

Creatures of the Night | Quarry Hill Nature Center

Meet the nocturnal animals of Quarry Hill during this non-scary (and sometimes humorous!) family evening in the forest. On a guided hike of the woods and cave, you will encounter the “Creatures of the Night” costumed characters featuring a skunk, raccoon, owl, and bat each with a tale to tell about their night life. Refreshments follow the hike inside the Nature Center.

  • Hike is approximately one hour long.
  • Hike is most appropriate for ages 4+.
  • Terrain is not stroller or dog friendly.
  • Hikes are held rain, shine, or snow.
Address: 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester, 55906
Time: 4:30pm-8:00pm, guided hikes leave every 15 minutes.
Cost: $8/person

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Fall Festival on the Farm | Red Barn Learning Farm

Fall family fun on the farm!

Address: 27251 State Highway 30 Hayfield, 55940
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm
Cost: $6+tax/person (2+ years old)

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Bookmobile Birthday Party | Rochester Public Library

Come celebrate 50 years of bookmobile service in Rochester and Olmsted County!
Cupcakes, bookmobile tours, and celebration!

Address: 101 2nd St SE, Rochester, 55904
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Saturday October 22nd

Rochester Downtown Farmers Market

An outdoor market with the best local produce! The market is held every Saturday through October 29th.

Address: 4th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904
Time: 7:30-12:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Hans Mayer’s Fall Family Concert | Rochester Public Library

Feeling silly? Children’s recording artist, Hans Mayer, presents a concert of original tunes that will tickle your funny bone and have you singing along!

Address: 101 2nd St Se, Rochester, 55904
Time: 10:30am-11:00am
Cost: FREE

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Creatures of the Night | Quarry Hill Nature Center

Meet the nocturnal animals of Quarry Hill during this non-scary (and sometimes humorous!) family evening in the forest. On a guided hike of the woods and cave, you will encounter the “Creatures of the Night” costumed characters featuring a skunk, raccoon, owl, and bat each with a tale to tell about their night life. Refreshments follow the hike inside the Nature Center.

  • Hike is approximately one hour long.
  • Hike is most appropriate for ages 4+.
  • Terrain is not stroller or dog friendly.
  • Hikes are held rain, shine, or snow.
Address: 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester, 55906
Time: 4:30pm-8:00pm, guided hikes leave every 15 minutes.
Cost: $8/person

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Fall Festival on the Farm | Red Barn Learning Farm

Fall family fun on the farm!

Address: 27251 State Highway 30 Hayfield, 55940
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Cost: $6+tax/person (2+ years old)

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Raptor Feeding | Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo

Spend an afternoon learning more about some of Minnesota’s most common birds of prey. Not only will you enjoy
hearing interesting facts, but you’ll also enjoy watching them eat.
Address: 5731 County Rd 105 NW, Byron, 55920
Time: 2:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Halloween Party | Hy-Vee West Circle

Mini pumpkin and cookie decorating, a coloring activity and trick or treating in the store!

Address: 4221 W Circle Dr NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Sunday October 23rd

Fall Festival on the Farm | Red Barn Learning Farm

Fall family fun on the farm!

Address: 27251 State Highway 30 Hayfield, 55940
Time: 12:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $6+tax/person (2+ years old)

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Monday October 24th

Bookmobile Birthday Party | Rochester Public Library

Come celebrate 50 years of bookmobile service in Rochester and Olmsted County!
Cupcakes, bookmobile tours, and celebration!

Address: 101 2nd St SE, Rochester, 55904
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Tuesday October 25th

Who’s in the Cave-Spiders! | Quarry Hill Nature Center

Get ready for an adventure!  Trek to Quarry Hill’s historic cave in search of eight legged critters!  Learn about what makes spiders unique and see their amazing webbed homes!  Participants must be able to hike 1 mile.  Quarry Hill will provide flashlights.

Address: 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester, MN55906
Time: 9:30am-11:30am
Cost: $15 for two participants, $8 for extra child. Registration required.

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Thursday October 27th

Wild About Preschool | Rochester Catholic Schools

Bring your soon-to-be preschooler to the information night where you will learn all you need to know about the programs, teachers, the Rochester Catholic Schools family and more!

Address: St. Pius X campus, 1205 12th Avenue NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: FREE

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Friday October 28th

An Evening With Night Owls | Quarry Hill Nature Center

Every autumn a small north woods owl called the Saw-whet migrates south in a silent and secretive wave. Join us on an outdoor nighttime adventure to experience this migration up close.

Address: 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester, 55906
Time: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Cost: $22, preregistration required, please call (507) 328-3950

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Halloween Party | Forager

Kid’s activities from 4pm-7pm with games, candy and a costume contest! Adult fun begins at 7pm with live music at 8:30pm. Special beer releases, creepy Halloween food, adult costume contest and dancing! And don’t forget to bring your four-legged friend as the dog costume contest is at 5pm! Your dog could win some of our Forager Dog Beer, coming soon for the holiday season!

Address: 1005 6th Street NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 4:00pm-11:00pm
Cost: FREE admission

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Saturday October 29th

Rochester Downtown Farmers Market

An outdoor market with the best local produce! The market is held every Saturday through October 29th.

Address: 4th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904
Time: 7:30-12:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Fall Festival on the Farm | Red Barn Learning Farm

Fall family fun on the farm!

Address: 27251 State Highway 30 Hayfield, 55940
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Cost: $6+tax/person (2+ years old)

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Rochester BooFest |Rochester Public School Foundation

Over 40 different activity booths, performances, and more, this is an event you do not want to miss! While most activities are geared towards preschool through middle school, all ages are welcome!

Address: Rochester Century High School, 2525 Viola Road NE, Rochester, 55906
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Cost: $5 for 10 tickets, $10 for 20, or a family pack of 50 tickets for only $20! Most activities are only 2-4 tickets.

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Pumpkin Party | Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo

Halloween is here, and the animals like to play with pumpkins too! Watch a naturalist place pumpkins in some of the
animal exhibits. The animals might play with or even eat their pumpkins!
Address: 5731 County Rd 105 NW, Byron, 55920
Time: 2:00pm
Cost: FREE

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Family Creation Stations | Rochester Public Library

Discover art, science and more!

Address: 101 2nd Street SE, Rochester, 55904
Time: 10:30am-11:00am
Cost: FREE

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Sunday October 30th

Fall Festival on the Farm | Red Barn Learning Farm

Fall family fun on the farm!

Address: 27251 State Highway 30 Hayfield, 55940
Time: 12:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $6+tax/person (2+ years old)

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Wednesday October 5th

Putting an End to Arguing, Backtalk, and Begging | Parenting the Love and Logic Way

This workshop centers around the foundation of healthy, respectful relationships between parent & child. Learning to put an end to arguments is key to reasonable, healthy limits. By treating kids with respect, we teach respect and up the long-term odds for success in life!

Address: Zumbro Lutheran Church ELCA, 624 3rd Avenue SW, Rochester, MN
Time: 6:45pm
Cost: $50-$75

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Saturday October 15th

Beer and the Rest is History | History Center of Olmsted County

Join The History Center of Olmsted County in a celebration of our favorite beverage…beer. Welcome Minnesota Beer Historian Doug Hoverson, as he discusses the history of brewing in Minnesota. Local breweries will also be participating and pouring craft ales and lagers.

Ticket includes beer tasting, food, commemorative pint glass and admission to the lectures.

Address: 1195 West Circle Drive SW / Rochester, MN 55902
Time: 4:00pm-8:00pm
Cost: Advance Tickets $30, At the Door $35, Designated Driver Tickets $10

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Saturday October 29th

Adult Scavenger Hunt | History Center of Olmsted County

Explore Rochester and uncover its rich history while sleuthing through clues and racing opponents to the finish line! Afterward, join your competitors for an awards ceremony at the History Center. Prizes will be awarded to the first three teams to finish!

Address: History Center of Olmsted County, 1195 W Circle Dr SW, Rochester, 55902
Time: 1:00pm-6:00pm
Cost: Teams of four (21+) $40

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Looking for even more Fall Festivals and Events?  How about Apple orchards and Pumpkin Patches?  Looking forward to Halloween?  Check out our Guide Rochester MN Fall Events!

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