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The Music Space

Jim Avett, a troubadour/storyteller/gospel-folksinger from North Carolina and proud father of his more famous sons The Avett Brothers, finally gets a chance to hit the road and showcase songs from his life, several albums including the newest "Trains Don't Stop Here Anymore" (released 2020).

Gustavus Adolphus College

Nobel Conference 58 will address mental health disparities and their effects on youth, with a particular emphasis on the significance of identity, trauma and technology. All lectures and panel discussions will be live streamed and archived on the conference website.

Archie's Bar

If you've been to a Red Dirt Road show you know that they are a sound and light experience that you won't want to miss. They combine great musicianship, killer harmonies, and an arena style light show that will keep you coming back every time.

Gustavus Adolphus College

Games, hayrides, trails, treasure, crafts, snacks, scarecrows, apples, alpacas, foliage, and lots of nature education opportunities. This celebration of the Fall season is free and fun for all ages. The Arboretum is located on the southwest edge of the Gustavus Adolphus College campus.

Pleasant Grove Pizza Farm

Endless fall activities and delicious seasonal pizzas and drinks. Photo opportunities, pumpkin painting, pumpkin bowling, horse and wagon rides, mini pumpkin tic tac toe, crafts, hot apple cider bar, seasonal wine and beer flavors, and constant live music. 4-8 p.m. Saturdays and 1-7 p.m. Sun…

Paradise Center for the Arts

Gallery show runs Sept. 19 through Nov. 12. In the Carlander Gallery are woodcarvers Marv Kaisersatt, Ivan Whillock and Chris Whillock. In the Lois Varnesh Boardroom Gallery is Autumn Carolynn. In the K&M Gallery is Shelley Caldwell. In the Corey Lyn Creger Memorial Gallery is Bethlehem …

Arts Center of Saint Peter

Join seamstress Bianca Wilson and sewing enthusiast Ann Rosenquist Fee for this low-key, high encouragement community studio experience. Bring your sewing projects in progress, or just the spark of an idea and some fabric. Weekly on Wednesdays in October.

St. Peter

An entire day to gather your friends, make a day of shopping, eating, pampering yourselves, time to visit our charming community, and build some beautiful memories. Collect 10 stamps to be eligible for prizes, up to $150. Get a passport for the stamps at the St. Peter Area Chamber of Commerce.

Northfield Arts Guild

This invitational show features the work of Anda Tanaka, Amira Pualwan, Erik Farseth, and Sara Witty. Experience the work of two friends and artists, plus two more friends and artists, filling a gallery space with beautiful and captivating creations.

Chankaska Creek Ranch, Winery and Distillery

Join multi platinum recording artist Michael Shynes, Season 15 Runner Up on 'The Voice' Chris Kroeze, and a Grand Ole Opry mainstay Natalie Murphy (who has performed with country legends Whisperin’ Bill Anderson, Jon Pardi, Terri Clark and Maggie Rose) for a night of songs, laughs, and momen…

Armory Square Event Center

The Minnesota Chainsaw Art Experience is the place to be for amazing one of a kind Minnesota cabin art. Four top chainsaw artists from the north will spend Oct. 7-9 making three-dimensional sculpture and flat art. All art created will be up for auction Oct. 10 at 1 pm. This event is for ever…

Treaty Site History Center

Shadows at the Crossing is a guided outdoor walking tour where you’ll meet personalities who lived in the Traverse des Sioux area over 160 years ago. Local actors portray them by telling dramatic and humorous stories about their lives and experiences. Tickets online or at the Treaty Center. …

Nicollet County Fairgrounds

Maker Fair Minnesota is one of Southern Minnesota’s largest celebrations of handmade goods. There are no mass produced items sold at Maker Fair MN. Every item vendors sell is made by hand and is one of a kind. The event also features local food trucks and activities for kids. Admission is $1…

Arts Center of Saint Peter

Come visit with resident potters as they work. Observe a variety of techniques and approaches to creating in clay. Our studio manager hosts and facilitates a hands-on experience in clay, so come prepared to get your hands dirty.

Content Bookstore

Content is delighted to welcome back Peter Geye as he discusses his new novel, "THE SKI JUMPERS," in conversation with St. Olaf professor and writer Kaethe Schwehn. A writer and former ski jumper facing a terminal diagnosis takes one more leap — into a past of soaring flights and broken fami…

Le Sueur Public Library

This interactive exhibit encourages participants to write down their life stories to share with their family. Through a series of creative prompts and displays, participants will discover new ways to collect memories to share with loved ones. Free and open to the public. Runs through Oct. 15.