WinterFest, Family Night at the Y and Lecture on Entrepreneurship: Northfield Weekend Events

See what fun activities are happening in and near Northfield this weekend.

Things to do in Northfield, MN this weekend.
Things to do in Northfield, MN this weekend.
Looking for something to do in or near Northfield this weekend? Patch has a few suggestions:

Family Night at the Y

When: 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.

Where: Northfield Area YMCA, 519 Division St. S. in Northfield.

Details: Play together as a family at the YMCA. The event is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. You can register online at northfieldymca.org, complete a registration form and mail to 519 Division Street, Northfield MN 55057 or stop by/call the office 507-645-0088 or Wellness Center 507-664-7349.

Friday Night Lights: St. Olaf Dance Department

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24.

Where: Dittmann Center, Wagner/Bundgaard Studio One, 1520 St. Olaf Ave.

Details: The St. Olaf Dance Department presents "Friday Night Lights." The show will begin with a short dance performance followed by a student moderator posing a question to engage the dancers, choreographer, and audience in a conversation. 

Tim Penny to Speak on Entrepreneurship

When: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25.

St. Olaf College's Buntrock Commons, 1520 St. Olaf Ave. in Northfield.

 Tim Penny, president and CEO of the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation will speak on "Local Entrepreneurship: You Made It Happen!" at the annual meeting of Women in Northfield Giving Support (WINGS). The event is open to the public.

Cannon Valley Youth Orchestra Auditions

When: 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25.

Where: Emmaus Baptist Church, 712 Linden St. N. in Northfield.

Details: CVYO consists of three youth orchestras serving advanced beginner through advanced high school string players. Talented youth from the local area participate in 10 weekly rehearsals, culminating with a concert April 11. To schedule an audition, go to cvyomn.org.


When: noon Sunday, Jan. 26.

River Bend Nature Center, 1000 Rustad Rd. in Faribault.

River Bend Nature Center celebrates the winter season with WinterFest! The event features outdoor winter fun with sledding (bring your own sled), horse-drawn sleigh rides, our blizzard mini golf course, games, a snowshoe hike, live animals in Trailside Center, marshmallow roasting at the Kay Janky Amphitheater, and much more.

Here are a few other Patch articles to plan your weekend:

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