Family Fun At Rochesterfest
There was tons of family fun at Rochesterfest on Wednesday. Folks at the Fest enjoyed delicious food from the 30 vendors on site, plus great entertainment on the main stage at noon and 4pm. KTTC and United Way presented their annual '10 Who Make A Difference' presentation at 1pm.
Wednesday night featured a couple of events happening at the same time. Family Fun Night took place on the west and south side of the park and featured animals, clowns, games, challenges and local entertainment. Meanwhile on the east side of the park it was Youth Sports Night with a showcase of Rochester Youth Sports organizations featuring games, prizes and information about their sports.
Offsite events included a Community Fair at the YMCA, Rochesterfest Car Show at the Eagles Club, Shakespeare in the Park behind the Y, a Community Worship service at Zumbro Lutheran Church and Bows, Bowlers & Bassoons at the Peace Plaza featuring silent films accompanied by the Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras.
The fun continues on Thursday with the Million Dollar Hole in One Shoot Out at Hadley Golf Center, 'Bye Bye Birdie' at Autumn Ridge Church, the Karaoke Extravaganza at Soldiers Field Park at 7pm and the Hot Air Balloon Glow at dusk. Free trolley rides continue to shuttle people from downtown to the new Soldiers Field Park location weekdays from 11am to 2pm. Find out more on the Rochesterfest website.