With the Cannon River running high and the green tips of tulips surfacing in local gardens, Spring makes a welcome return to the friendly town of Northfield. As the melt down proceeds, there are plenty of activities happening in the area, indoors and out, to enjoy as the rising temperatures lift our spirits.
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Monday, March 22 Faculty Recital: Christopher Atzinger, piano, St Olaf College, Urness Recital Hall, 7pm
Monday, March 22 Senior Recital: Signe Rosenau, mezzo-soprano and Megan Dvorak, oboe, St Olaf College, Urness Recital Hall, 8:15 pm
March 23- April 15 Juried Exhibit of Student Artwork, Flaten Art Museum, Dittman Center, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue
March 24- April 24 All School Art Show, "Artrageous", Northfield Arts Guild
Thursday, March 25 Book Reading/Signing: Siri Hustvedt Husvedt's latest book, "The Shaking Woman or AHistory of My Nerves" is due out this month. Time and place TBD. Call 507-645-6606 for information.
Friday, March 26 Track and Field Event, High School Invitational, St. Olaf College, 4:30pm
March 25-27 Theater: Angel Street, A Victorian Thriller, Paradise Center for the Arts, Faribault, MN, 7:30pm
Friday, March 27 Bingo with prizes! Froggy Bottoms River Pub
Sunday, March 28 Quiz Night at the Contented Cow, Foursomes compete for prizes, $4 entry fee per 4 person team, (every Sunday at 8pm)
Tuesday, March 30 Night Hikes, River Bend Nature Center, Faribault, Mn, 7:30 pm, take a moon-lit excursion around the trails!
Tuesday, March 30 Theater: Much Ado About Nothing, Shattuck-St. Mary's, Faribault, MN, 7:30pm
Musical entertainment downtown at Froggy Bottom's, The Tavern Lounge, and The Contented Cow (visit www.northfieldguide.com for details)
At Carleton College: Concerts, plays and art exhibits in the Muisic and Drama Center. Nationally renowned speakers at Friday Convocations. Goodsell Observatory: open to the public on the first Friday of each month for unsurpassed viewing of stars, planets, and nebulas. The Arboretum, offering 880 acres for hiking, cross country skiing and bird watching. (www.carlton.edu)
At St. Olaf College: Concerts by their world renowned music ensembles, theater and dance productions, chapel services. (Visit the daily calendar at www.stolaf.edu)
The Fourth Annual Girl's Night Out, May 7th, ( more information in April's blog)
Vintage Band Music Festival, August 5-8, 20 bands, 50 concerts, 4 days