Check the calendar of events for more information on Northfield's year-round activities, or call 507-645-5604 or 800-658-2548.
Riverwalk Market Fair
Saturdays, June 1 to October 26 (excluding Defeat of Jesse James Days Weekend) outdoors, then the Fair moves indoors through December. Ease into a sunny, summer weekend by strolling along the picturesque riverside of historic downtown Northfield and take in the sights, tastes and sounds through fine art, organic produce, artisan foods and local music. (Hours 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.)
Thursdays on the Square
On many Thursday
evenings in June through August you will find a crowd gathered on
Square in the heart of the city for community barnd concerts and other activities. Most stores remain open for the festivities,
so shop away in a comfortable, unhurried atmosphere.
7th Annual Noontime Organ Recitals
Northfield Noontime Organ Recitals enter their seventh season this summer beginning July 10 and concluding on August 14. All recitals are free and open to the public. The six recitals will be held on Wednesday noon hour from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. with the following schedule:
Wed. July 10 -Phyllis Milbrandt and Richard Collman; 1812 Michigan Drive, Northfield, (in southeast Northfield off Jefferson Parkway, house pipe organ)
Wed. July 17- David Lim, student at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN; Music & Drama Center, Carleton College, 110 Winona St. N.
Wed., July 24 - Stephen May, Organist & Choir Director, Episcopal Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour, Faribault; Skinner Chapel, Carleton College, 405 First St. E.,
Wed. July 31 -Rosalie Alcoser, Organist & Choir Director, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Rochester, MN; First Congregational Church, 300 Union St.
Wed. August 7 -Bob Henstein, Organist at Northfield United Methodist Church; United Methodist Church, 1401 S. Maple St.,
Wed. Aug. 14 - Katie Burk, Organ Performance & Music Education Graduate 2013 St. Olaf College; Boe Memorial Chapel, St. Olaf College
Bridge Chamber Music 2013
The Bridge Chamber Music Festival is proud to announce its 14th season, in Northfield, MN. The annual concert series is held at various venues and dates over a week's span in the Northfield and is host to distinct talent ranging from young artists to internationally known chamber musicians. New this year will be the addition of jazz performances. For more information, visit bridgechamberfestival.org.
Rice County Steam & Gas Engines, Inc. Annual Shows
Labor Day Weekend
Defeat of Jesse James Days
September 5-8, 2013
Voted "Best Re-Enactment of the West" by True West Magazine, this event pays tribute to Northfield townspeople who defeated the infamous James-Younger Gang when it attempted to rob the town’s First National Bank on September 7, 1876. Witness the re-enactment of the bank raid and see an informative show that includes live horses, gunshots and brave townspeople standing up against the gang. There's also a rodeo, old-time tractor pull, midway, parade, arts festival, music, arts and crafts shows and more.
South Central Minnesota Studio ArTour
October 19 & 20 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Join us under the October moon for this historic cemetery tour featuring actors portraying famous Northfielders at their gravesites.
St. Olaf Christmas Festival
In addition to a nationally
broadcast musical performance, this four-day event features a traditional
Scandinavian buffet, musical performances, book signings and more
on St. Olaf's beautiful campus.
Hosted by the Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce - http://www.northfieldchamber.com/pages/Home/
Home and Garden Business Expo
April 5, 2014
Featuring the very best in home and business service and products. Northfield Arena, Highway #3 South 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Speaker presentations, drawing for speicla prizes.
(507) 645 5604 for more information to attend or participate as an exhibitor
Girls Nite Out