Saturday, October 27th 10 AM – 3 PM at Century High School

It’s that time of year again, time for BooFest! Bring your family to celebrate the Fall season and grab a bite while you’re there. To volunteer or purchase tickets for the event ahead of time, head over to

When: Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, from 10 AM – 3 PM

Where: Century High School

What: Activities include dozens of games, cookie, and pumpkin decorating, and a (not-too-scary) haunted hallway. Costumes are encouraged!

Tickets: CASH ONLY, 50 cents per ticket, most games cost two tickets. Food available.

The Rochester Public School Foundation (RPSF) will direct proceeds from Boofest to award grants to Rochester Public School staff for innovative projects.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM

Join us at Rochesterfest for an evening of family fun! Over 20 booths featuring family activities, games, challenges, live animals, crafts, demonstrations plus giveaways! Stage entertainment includes a performance by the popular Teddy Bear Band and more!

More information on the Rochesterfest website.

Arbor Day Celebration

Friday, April 27, 2018 / 11:00AM – 1:00PM / Three Links-Silver Lake Park

                                • FREE Food, Trees, & Giveaways
                                • Live Music & Family Activities
                                • Poster Contest Winners Awarded

Participants: Boys & Girls Club of Rochester, Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Olmsted County Environmental Resources, Olmsted Soil & Water Conservation District, Quarry Hill Nature Center, Rochester Art Center, Rochester Public Library, Rochester Public Works, Saint Mary’s University-Cascade Meadow, Zumbro Valley Audubon

2018 Arbor Day Flyer

Litter Bit Better

Join us for A Litter Bit Better Saturday, April 28th as we clean up the park behind the Art Center! Thanks to Starbucks we will be able to provide coffee for participants! Everyone is welcome.

Rochester Art Center’s mission to offer innovative experiences with contemporary art extends into every facet of the community. Our Education team conducts regular tours of RAC’s exhibitions and architecture, but can also brings aspects of RAC to you. Our many partnerships within the community continue to bring new and exciting collaborations and programs to life.