Current Events

Looking for things to do in Rochester? The History Center offers a variety of events all year round throughout Olmsted County. All events are listed at Central Standard Time (CST) unless otherwise stated. As a non-profit, our events are only possible with the support of the community! If you would like to sponsor an event, call the History Center at 507-282-9447, or contact us by email.

For members tickets, please keep in mind that your discount only applies to the same number of tickets that your membership applies to. For example, if you have an Individual membership, you may get one ticket at the discounted rate. All other tickets should be purchased at the full rate. If you have the Individual Plus membership, you are welcome to purchase two tickets at the discounted rate and all other tickets should be purchased at the regular rate. Thank you. 



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2022 Events Coming

Mayowood Candlelight Tour!

December 3rd, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Candlelight tours at Mayowood! Come experience the glitz and glam of Christmas at Mayowood at night! We will be touring the house afterhours, with everything but the Christmas lights turned off! Experience the magic of our Christmas lights during this unique experience. SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

Mayowood Candlelight Tour#

December 4th, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Candlelight tours at Mayowood! Come experience the glitz and glam of Christmas at Mayowood at night! We will be touring the house afterhours, with everything but the Christmas lights turned off! Experience the magic of our Christmas lights during this unique experience.  SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

Hidden History of Rochester with Author Amy Hahn (In-Person)

December 10th, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Author Amy Hahn joins us to discuss her latest book which explores the more overlooked aspect of Rochester history. This discussion will be available both virtual and in-person at the History Center!

Hidden History of Rochester with Author Amy Hahn (Virtual)

December 10th, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Author Amy Hahn joins us to discuss her latest book which explores the more overlooked aspect of Rochester history. This discussion will be available both virtual and in-person at the History Center!

Mayowood Candlelight Tour*

December 10th, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Candlelight tours at Mayowood! Come experience the glitz and glam of Christmas at Mayowood at night! We will be touring the house afterhours, with everything but the Christmas lights turned off! Experience the magic of our Christmas lights during this unique experience. SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

Mayowood Candlelight Tour!!

December 11th, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Candlelight tours at Mayowood! Come experience the glitz and glam of Christmas at Mayowood at night! We will be touring the house afterhours, with everything but the Christmas lights turned off! Experience the magic of our Christmas lights during this unique experience. SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

Mayowood Candlelight Tour(

December 17th, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Candlelight tours at Mayowood! Come experience the glitz and glam of Christmas at Mayowood at night! We will be touring the house afterhours, with everything but the Christmas lights turned off! Experience the magic of our Christmas lights during this unique experience. SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

Mayowood Candlelight Tour)

December 18th, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Candlelight tours at Mayowood! Come experience the glitz and glam of Christmas at Mayowood at night! We will be touring the house afterhours, with everything but the Christmas lights turned off! Experience the magic of our Christmas lights during this unique experience.