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Winona’s event calendar is bursting with activities, no matter the season or the reason for your visit. Whether you are into Monet or mountain bike races, Beethoven or bluegrass, theater or themed shopping events, there are so many things to do year round that you’ll want to come back again and again.

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Showing 62 events for March 5, 2015 through May 5, 2015

Mid West Music Fest 2013

Mid West Music Fest

Thu, Apr 23, 2015 - Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Mid West Music Fest is an all-ages, multiple-venue, multiple-genre and multiple-day music festival.

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Live Music: Chris Rude in the Tasting Room

Elmaro Vineyard Fri, Mar 6, 2015

Chris Rude, a classical guitarist, will swoon wine-sippers with his playing in the tasting room at Elmaro Vineyard. You're in luck, Fridays after 4 p.m. guests can enjoy $4 glasses of wine!

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Live Music: Mike Munson

Trempealeau Hotel Sat, Mar 7, 2015

Rooted in blues, Mike Munson fills the stage with a fluid combination of skilled finger picking and masterful slide guitar.

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Live Music: Woody Sampson Duo in the Crush Pad

Elmaro Vineyard Sat, Mar 7, 2015

The Woody Sampson Duo will be playing in the Crush Pad at Elmaro Vineyard, just outside of Winona. Escape the chills of winter with some music and local wine.

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Soar with the Eagles

National Eagle Center Sat, Mar 7, 2015

Celebrate the spring bald eagle migration and enjoy flying bird shows, live animals, live eagle programs, a raffle and much more!

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Soar with the Eagles

National Eagle Center Sun, Mar 8, 2015

Celebrate the spring bald eagle migration and enjoy flying bird shows, live animals, live eagle programs, a raffle and much more!

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Wine and Canvas: Textured Flowering Tree

Blooming Grounds Coffee House Tue, Mar 10, 2015

The Painting Class with Cocktails.

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Author Event: Nickolas Butler

The Book Shelf Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Author Nick Butler will appear at The Bookshelf in support of his debut novel, Shotgun Lovesongs.

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Bach Concert: St. John's Passion

Central Lutheran Church Fri, Mar 13, 2015 Learn more Go to map
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Dinner and Forum, "Bach as Preacher"

Central Lutheran Church Sat, Mar 14, 2015

Enjoy dinner and conversation with Dr. Paul Westermeyer, prolific Bach lecturer.

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Live Music: Jack Klatt and Barbara Jean

Trempealeau Hotel Sat, Mar 14, 2015

Jack is skilled on the guitar - whether acoustic, resonator or slide -  and has a railroad seasoned voice.

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Live Music: James Grant in the Crush Pad

Elmaro Vineyard Sat, Mar 14, 2015

James Grant will be playing in the Crush Pad at Elmaro Vineyard, just outside of Winona. Escape the chills of winter with some music and local wine.

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Soar with the Eagles

National Eagle Center Sat, Mar 14, 2015

Celebrate the spring bald eagle migration and enjoy flying bird shows, live animals, live eagle programs, a raffle and much more!

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Winter Farmers Market

East End Recreation Center Sat, Mar 14, 2015

The winter Farmers Market provides fresh veggies from area farmers who extend their growing season with greenhouses and high tunnels. Also available are root vegetables, squash , sweet jams, jellies, savory breads, baked good, and meat products.

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Soar with the Eagles

National Eagle Center Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Celebrate the spring bald eagle migration and enjoy flying bird shows, live animals, live eagle programs, a raffle and much more!

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Author Event: Elizabeth Oness

Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Elizabeth will read from and discuss her new book, Leaving Milan.

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Page Series: Cherish the Ladies

Performance Center at Saint Mary's University Mon, Mar 16, 2015

With their unique spectacular blend of virtuosi instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing, this powerhouse group combines all the facets of Irish traditional culture and does so with humor and entertaining stories.

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Wine and Canvas: Blazing Flowers

Signatures Restaurant Thu, Mar 19, 2015

The Painting Class with Cocktails.

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Live Music: Nick Maas

Trempealeau Hotel Fri, Mar 20, 2015 Learn more Go to map

Live Music: Roger Wendover

Trempealeau Hotel Sat, Mar 21, 2015 Learn more Go to map
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Live Music: Too Darn Hot Band at Elmaro

Elmaro Vineyard Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Too Darn Hot Band will be filling the winery with music and a lively spirit.

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Soar with the Eagles

National Eagle Center Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Celebrate the spring bald eagle migration and enjoy flying bird shows, live animals, live eagle programs, a raffle and much more!

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Soar with the Eagles

National Eagle Center Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Celebrate the spring bald eagle migration and enjoy flying bird shows, live animals, live eagle programs, a raffle and much more!

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Wine and Canvas: Corner Flower

Betty Jo Byoloski's Wed, Mar 25, 2015

The Painting Class with Cocktails.

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Live Music: People's Brothers Band

Ed's No-Name Bar Fri, Mar 27, 2015 Learn more Go to map
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Live Music: Big River Jazz Trio

Elmaro Vineyard Sat, Mar 28, 2015

The Big River Jazz Trio will be playing in the winery.

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Live Music: Christopher Bell

Trempealeau Hotel Sat, Mar 28, 2015 Learn more Go to map
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Soar with the Eagles

National Eagle Center Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Celebrate the spring bald eagle migration and enjoy flying bird shows, live animals, live eagle programs, a raffle and much more!

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Winter Farmers Market

East End Recreation Center Sat, Mar 28, 2015

The winter Farmers Market provides fresh veggies from area farmers who extend their growing season with greenhouses and high tunnels. Also available are root vegetables, squash , sweet jams, jellies, savory breads, baked good, and meat products.

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Soar with the Eagles

National Eagle Center Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Celebrate the spring bald eagle migration and enjoy flying bird shows, live animals, live eagle programs, a raffle and much more!

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Winona Dixieland Jazz

Jefferson Pub & Grill Sun, Mar 29, 2015

The Winona Gate City Jazz band plays Dixieland favorites.

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New Play MonDay

Historic Masonic Theatre Mon, Mar 30, 2015

A live reading of new full length play with audience participation.

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Wine and Canvas: "Live Laugh Love"

Signatures Restaurant Tue, Mar 31, 2015

The Painting Class with Cocktails.

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Trester Trolley Tours

Sat, Apr 4, 2015

A narrated tour of the city lasts approximately 90 minutes and will immerse you in the history of Winona. Departs East end hotels.

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Trester Trolley Tours

Sat, Apr 11, 2015

A narrated tour of the city lasts approximately 90 minutes and will immerse you in the history of Winona. Departs East end hotels.

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Light Eternal: Winona Oratorio Chorus

Sun, Apr 12, 2015

Conductor Harry Mechell lead the chorus, professional soloists and orchestra in this program of extraordinary contrasts and similarities. This concert will held at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

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Trester Trolley Tours

Sat, Apr 18, 2015

A narrated tour of the city lasts approximately 90 minutes and will immerse you in the history of Winona. Departs East end hotels.

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Winona Earth Day

Levee Park Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Celebrate Earth Day outdoors 0n the banks of the Mississippi River at Levee Park.

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Lyceum Series: Jake Runestad

Winona State University Fri, Apr 24, 2015

Jake is a composer with diverse musical experiences, spanning several continents, that have given him a reputation as one of the most creative and innovative composers of his generation.

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Trester Trolley Tours

Sat, Apr 25, 2015

A narrated tour of the city lasts approximately 90 minutes and will immerse you in the history of Winona. Departs East end hotels.

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Winter Farmers Market

East End Recreation Center Sat, Apr 25, 2015

The winter Farmers Market provides fresh veggies from area farmers who extend their growing season with greenhouses and high tunnels. Also available are root vegetables, squash , sweet jams, jellies, savory breads, baked good, and meat products.

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Winona Dixieland Jazz

Jefferson Pub & Grill Sun, Apr 26, 2015

The Winona Gate City Jazz Band plays Dixieland jazz favorites.

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Trester Trolley Tours

Sat, May 2, 2015

A narrated tour of the city lasts approximately 90 minutes and will immerse you in the history of Winona. Departs East end hotels.

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Winona Farmers' Market

Sat, May 2, 2015

The market provides fresh, quality local produce, meat products, baked goods, and flowers available to purchase from area farmers. The Winona Farmers’ Market is located at the foot of Main and 2nd St.

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All- Bach Organ Concert

Central Lutheran Church Sun, May 3, 2015

Enjoy an all Bach concert on the King of Instruments. Performers include Erik Floan as well as members and guests.

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Better Living Home and Builders Show

Sat, Mar 21, 2015 - Sun, Mar 22, 2015

The area's largest annual home show is free, and features everything from massages and health information to toys for boys, big and small, and everything in between. It takes place at Winona Senior High School.

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Dance Repertory Spring Concert

Performance Center at Saint Mary's University Thu, Apr 16, 2015 - Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The Dance Repertory Company (DRC)  performs quality dance productions featuring local dancers in classical and contemporary works.

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Original Shorts

Historic Masonic Theatre Fri, Apr 17, 2015 - Sun, Apr 19, 2015

A showcase of plays submitted to the Theatre du Mississippi playwriting contest for audience review.

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Bluff Country Studio Art Tour

Fri, Apr 24, 2015 - Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Treat yourself to a weekend of art in galleries and artist studios. Works of art will be available for purchase. Artists will be taking questions and talking about their work. Some will be doing demonstrations.

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100 Mile Garage Sale

Fri, May 1, 2015 - Sun, May 3, 2015

Fifteen historic river towns and two states clean out their attics, garages and basements to create the most spectacular garage sale around! Bargain hunters can start anywhere along the river road – Minnesota or Wisconsin – rain or shine

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"August: Osage County"

Winona State University Arts, Theatre and Dance Wed, Apr 15, 2015 - Sat, Apr 18, 2015

A dark comedy about a dysfunctional family that, in the wake of tragedy, must confront its past and present.

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"Uncle Vanya"

Performance Center at Saint Mary's University Wed, Mar 25, 2015 - Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Anton Chekhov's play portrays the visit of an elderly professor and his glamorous, much younger second wife, Yeléna, to the rural estate that supports their urban lifestyle.

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Lobby Art: Recent Work of Cliff Black

Performance Center at Saint Mary's University Mon, Mar 9, 2015 - Thu, Mar 19, 2015

A series of architectural settings and landscapes by the artist who returned to painting in 1999.

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Always Lost: A Meditation On War

Lillian Davis Hogan Gallery Wed, Mar 18, 2015 - Wed, Apr 8, 2015

An arts/humanities exhibition featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning combat photographs and literary mediations on the nature of war.

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Art Exhibit: 'Prints on Ice'

Winona Arts Center Thu, Feb 19, 2015 - Sun, Mar 15, 2015

An exhibition of 32 prints by member of Highpoint Center for Printmaking.

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The Art of the Ship Model

Minnesota Marine Art Museum Fri, Jan 23, 2015 - Fri, Apr 3, 2015

The Art of the Ship Model explores the beauty of naval architecture as expressed by various artists and craftspeople, and how design relates to various ships’ functions.  Models include traditionally rigged wooden merchant and naval ships, steam propelled vessels, historic models of steam engines, a large model of Titanic as well as ship’s lines drawings and plans from the Museum’s collection.

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New Land, New Life: Norwegian Immigration in Minnesota

Winona County History Center Sat, Jan 10, 2015 - Sun, Mar 22, 2015

This traveling exhibit highlights the history of immigration in Minnesota from 1825-1925.

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Seeking the Sublime: Works by Stephen Hilyard

Minnesota Marine Art Museum Fri, May 1, 2015 - Wed, Jul 15, 2015

Superimposing images of mountaineers with his own underwater photography along with images of series of waves and waterfalls, Hilyard creates deceptive and surreal images that are grounded in his personal vision and symbolism.

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Uh, What’s That?: Marvelous Medical Instruments

Winona County History Center Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - Mon, Jun 15, 2015

This exhibit will showcase our vast medical collection, which features some very odd things. Learn the history of the medical field in Winona County, from Watkins cure-all liniment to Winona General Hospital.

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A Life Aquatic: Don Frey Retrospective

Minnesota Marine Art Museum Fri, Jan 16, 2015 - Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Frey is the principal photographer and videographer for the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, a global group of archaeologists who study and excavate shipwrecks and submerged cultural sites.

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Wood Engravings of Winslow Homer

Minnesota Marine Art Museum Fri, Apr 10, 2015 - Fri, Aug 7, 2015

Wood Engravings of Winslow Homer highlights the artist’s prints including landscapes, nautical scenes, the Civil War, and more. These prints will be complemented by watercolors and other paintings by Homer.

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The Legendary Jack Gray

Minnesota Marine Art Museum Sun, Oct 26, 2014 - Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Gray is one of the greatest Canadian marine painters of the 20th century.

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