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Events This Month   

  April
   
   
 

1 - Friday

  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Rob Meany from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

   
 

2 - Saturday

  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Relativity from 1 - 4 p.m. and

Jeanna & Mike from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

1 - 4 p.m. and 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

   
 

3 - Sunday

  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Quinn & Meyer from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

.

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

1:30 - 4:30  p.m.

   
 

7 -  Thursday

 

Coffee, Cops & Conversation

 

The Cannon Falls Police Department invites city residents to stop by the Hi-Quality Bakery

 the first Thursday of the month for a cup of coffee and conversation with the officers..

 

Complimentary coffee and cookies provided by the Hi-Quality Bakery.

 

Hi-Quality Bakery

121 4th Street North ~ Historic downtown Cannon Falls

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

   
 

8 -  Friday

  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Nici Peper from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

.

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

   
 

John Mueller's "Winter Dance Party"~ Concert to benefit

The Shepherd's Center of the Cannon Valley

 

This concert will take you back to the concert held in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959. The

show stars John Mueller as Buddy Holly, Ray Anthony as Ritchie Valens and Linwood Sasser

as the Big Bopper. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m. All seats are general

admission. Tickets are available now online at:  www.shepherdscenter.eventbrite.com

 

For information on where to purchase tickets locally, contact the Shepherd's Center

at 507-263-2136

 

Cannon Falls High School Auditorium

820 Minnesota Street East. ~ Cannon Falls

Doors open at 6 p.m./ Concert begins at 7 p.m.

   
 

9 - Saturday

  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Empire Night from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

and Ashes for April from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

1:30 - 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

   
 

10 - Sunday

  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring TreVeld from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

.

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

   
 

13 - Wednesday

 

Blood Drive at City Hall

 

The city of Cannon Falls staff will host a Red Cross blood drive in the council chambers at

city hall.  You can register for an appointment at 1-800-RED-CROSS or at.redcrossblood.org.

 

Cannon Falls City Hall

918 River Road ~ Cannon Falls

9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

   
 

14 - Thursday

 

"Little Women" movie at CF Library

 

The movie "Little Women" starring Peter Lawford, Elizabeth Taylor, June Allyson and Janet

Leigh, will be shown at the Cannon Falls Library.  Free Admission

 

Cannon Falls Library

306 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Dowtown Cannon Falls

3 p.m.

   
 

15 - Friday

  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Third Wheel Project with Chris

Snyder from 5 - 8 p.m.

.

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

5 - 8 p.m.

   
  PTO Spring Carnival and Silent Auction
 

The PTO raises funds to benefit the Elementary School.  Silent auction items include:  gift cards

from several restaurants, wine tasting for 4 package, zoo visit package, several tickets for

various events, dental packages, paint-primer-brush set package, framed art, plus several

"Themed" baskets and gift packages.

 

Cannon Falls Elementary School

1020 Minnesota Street East ~ Cannon Falls

5 - 8 p.m. 

   
 

16 - Saturday

 

Cannon Falls Fire Department Pancake Breakfast and Open House

 

The Cannon Falls Fire Department invites you to join them for a pancake breakfast and open

house. Come and tour the Cannon Falls Public Safety Building and stay for a breakfast of

pancakes, sausages, juice and coffee. There will be equipment demonstrations.

Fun for the whole family. Goodwill offerings accepted.

 

Cannon Falls Pubic Safety Building

322 North 4th Street ~ Cannon Falls

8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

   
  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Vinnie Rose from 1 - 4 p.m.

and Drive South from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

.

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

1 - 4 p.m. and 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

   
 

Cannon Valley Community Chorus Spring Concert  ~

"Americana - a Celebration of American Roots Music"

 

 

The Cannon Valley Community Chorus invites you to their spring concert featuring a celebration

of American 'Roots' music including "Home on the Range", "Daddy Sang Bass", "Precious Lord

Take My Hand" and many more. The concert will also feature musicians from the Cannon Falls

Jammers, South of the River Jam, Down Home Band an the Minnesota State Fiddlers

Association SloJammers. Plan to come early to enjoy their music. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

 

Admission:

$10/Adult; $8/Student and Senior Citizens; Free/Under age 5

 

First English Lutheran Church

511 West Belle Street ~ Cannon Falls

Doors Open at 6:30/ Concert at 7 p.m.

   
 

17 - Sunday

  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Michael Shynes from 1 - 4 p.m.

.

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

1 - 4 p.m.

   
 

Cannon Valley Community Chorus Spring Concert  ~

"Americana - a Celebration of American Roots Music"

 

 

The Cannon Valley Community Chorus invites you to their spring concert featuring a celebration

of American 'Roots' music including "Home on the Range", "Daddy Sang Bass", "Precious Lord

Take My Hand" and many more. The concert will also feature musicians from the Cannon Falls

Jammers, South of the River Jam, Down Home Band an the Minnesota State Fiddlers

Association SloJammers. Plan to come early to enjoy their music. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.

 

Admission:

$10/Adult; $8/Student and Senior Citizens; Free/Under age 5

 

First English Lutheran Church

511 West Belle Street ~ Cannon Falls

Doors Open at 2:30 p.m./ Concert at 3 p.m.

   
  Slice of Jazz
 

.The Cannon Falls Music Boosters present the Slice of Jazz with performances by the High

School Jazz Bands, Steel Drums, Flute Choirs and Jazz Choir.  Enjoy great performances and

a slice of pie!

 

Admission:

$8/Adult; $5/Children

 

Cannon Falls High School

820 East Minnesota St. ~ Cannon Falls

Doors Open at 6:30 p.m./ Music and Pie at 7 p.m.

   
 

22 - Friday

  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Paul Spring from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

.

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

   
 

23 -  Saturday

  Benefit Auction for the Cannon Falls Education Foundation
 

This benefit auction is an annual fundraiser for the Cannon Falls Education Foundation.

Admission to the event is $10/person.

 

There will be  52 Platinum Passes available for sale at the door (no pre-sales) for $100/each.

Platinum Pass will include:

1 - Admission ($10 value)

1 - Heads or Tails Necklace ($10 value)

1 - Wine & Spirits Pull Ticket ($15 value)

1 in 52 Chance to win an Outdoor Gas Fireplace ($25 ticket value)

1 in 52 Chance to win the Live Auction Spoiler ($50 ticket value)

 

Cannon Golf Club

8606 295th St. ~ Cannon Falls

5:30 - 10:00 p.m./ Admission:  $10/person

   
  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Andrew Walesch from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

.

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

   
  Trivia Night at the Cannon River Winery
 

Cannon River winery presents Trivia Night.  Bring your friends and family in for free 5 round team

trivia.  Prizes will be awarded to top 3 teams. 

 

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

6 - 8 p.m.

   
 

24 - Sunday

  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Locklin Road from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

.

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

   
 

25 -  Monday

  "Take the Pledge" to prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome
 

Gage Gives Back, an organization who's mission is to provide outreach, information, education

and support to families experiencing the challenges of traumatic brain injury, invites you to join

them at the launching of their newly developed, educational program aimed at preventing

Shaken Baby Syndrome, also known as Abusive Head Trauma.  Key speaker will be

Penny Robinson whose son Gage was shaken as an infant. 

 

Cannon Falls High School Auditorium

820 East Minnesota St. ~ Cannon Falls

7:00 p.m.

   
 

29 - Friday

  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Empire Night from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

.

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

   
 

30 - Saturday

  Caring for the Caregiver
 

Plan to attend this event if you are caring for a parent, spouse, chronically ill person or a person

 with special needs.  A panel of caregivers will be sharing their experiences.  Speaker will be

Julie Beck, a Chaplain with St. Croix Hospice.  Brunch will be served.  Please register by

Wednesday, April 27 by calling 507-263-3042

 

First English Lutheran Church

511 West Belle St. ~ Cannon Falls

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 

   
  Enjoy Free Live Music at the Cannon River Winery
 

Enjoy free live music at the Cannon River Winery featuring Mark Allen from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

and Tim Howe from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

.

Cannon River Winery

421 Mill St. W. ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

507-263-7400

1:30 - 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

   
   
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  May
   
   
 

5 - Thursday

 

Coffee, Cops & Conversation

 

The Cannon Falls Police Department invites city residents to stop by the Hi-Quality Bakery

 the first Thursday of the month for a cup of coffee and conversation with the officers..

 

Complimentary coffee and cookies provided by the Hi-Quality Bakery.

 

Hi-Quality Bakery

121 4th Street North ~ Historic downtown Cannon Falls

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

   
  VFW Auxiliary ~ "Wine, Brew and Food Tasting"
 

Fund raiser to benefit the Auxiliary and the Local  Veterans Relief Fund.

Local vendors, local products all to support a great cause. 

 

Admission:  $15 in advance or $20 at the door

 

Wine & Craft Beer provided by:  Rod's Liquor and Cannon River Winery

Food provided by:  Econo Foods Deli, Greg's Meat, Hi-Quality Bakery and Nick's Diner

VFW Club ~ Lower Level

218 4th Street North ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

   
 

Purls at the Park

 

Bring your knitting, crocheting or other fiber related projects to this fun evening.  Weather

permitting, you are welcome every Thursday evening from May 5 to September 29 to

Minniesksa Park by the Duck Pond to work on projects.  Bring a lawn chair and a picnic

if you like!  Questions ? contact Marci French - 507-263-0615

 

Duck Pond at Minniesksa Park

Historic downtown Cannon Falls

6 - 8 p.m.

   
 

6 & 7 - Friday & Saturday

  Community-Wide Garage Sale Weekend!
 

Bargains galore! Community wide garage sales. Map and listings posted on events page prior

to sale days.

 

   
 

7 - Saturday

 

Spring Into Healthy Living Day at Ferndale Market

 

Ferndale Market invites you to their annual spring event.

   ~11 a.m. - 1 p.m.:  Meet the Food Partners:  meet the faces and taste the products from

several of the Market's food partners including:  Sno Pac Foods, Thousand Hills Beef, Majka

Ajvar and Kakookies. Sample their products and learn how these foods are made and farmed.

 

You can also sign up to attend  the classes being offered that day:

   ~10 a.m. - 11 a.m.:  Foods For Great EnergyCost $10/Reservation Required

Alyssa O'Brien will show how to energize everyday meals.

   ~1 p.m. Bone Broth & Deep Nutritiion:  Free/Reservation Required

Gary Engstom will talk about the health benefits of bone broth.

 

For more information or to register for classes call 507-263-4556

 

Ferndale Market

31659 Willow Trail ~ Cannon Falls

Saturday Market Hours:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

   
 

2016 Community Arts Challenge** Short Films Workshop:

"Screenwriting:  the Basics"

 

 

Plan to join St. Olaf English and Media Studies graduate, Kjersten Lukken as she leads a

workshop outlining the creative process of screenwriting for short films, plus she will discuss

formatting of the script and provide examples of preliminary script ideas. Participants must be

age 16 and older.

 

**Community Arts Challenge applications available starting May 7

 

Cannon Falls Library

306 West Mill Street ~ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls

10 a.m.

   
 

14 - Saturday

  Life Choice Center's Annual Walk for Life
 

Families are encouraged to attend this 2.2-mile family-friendly walk, held at Riverside Park,

to help bring awareness to the value of life of the unborn child.  Register at 8:30 a.m. the day

of the walk. 

 

Riverside Park, Cannon Falls

9:00 a.m.

   
 

21 - Saturday

  Community Clean-Up Day!
 

Now is the time to do some spring cleaning! Please check back for details.

 

   
 

30 - Monday

  Memorial Day Parade and Program
 

Local citizens join together with patriotic groups to honor and remember those who have served

their country. Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. and is followed by a memorial service at the Cannon

Falls Community Cemetery beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Colvill Memorial site.

 

   
   
   

For more information on any of these events, please contact the Chamber at: 507-263-2289, or email us at: tourism@cannonfalls.org

You may also wish to visit this local arts calendar:

Cannon Art Board: www.cannonab.com

 
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