Taste of Winona

August 9, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Winona County History Center, 160 Johnson Street, Winona, MN 55987, USA

Celebrate local chefs, wines and artists while raising money for youth mentoring in the community. There will be more than 100 live and silent auction items ranging from vacations to handcrafted jewelry, plus food and wine samples from the region’s very best providers. All to benefit Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Winona.TOW-3

Southside Desire and The Union Suits

July 25, 2014 @ 10:00 pm
Ed's (no Name) Bar , 252 East 3rd Street, Winona, MN 55987, USA

Southside Desire are the melding of a garage power trio with a ’60s girl-group; sophisticated harmonies shoo-bop between eccentric guitar riffs and pulsing rhythm. Like The Who backing up the Shirelles, while Union Suits are an outlaw-country band in the mode of Hank Williams, Waylon and Willie and Drive-by Truckers. Melancholy bliss in a gauzy haze of whiskey and fiddle. Eds

Big Bub’s Comedy Show

July 23, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Bub's Brewing Company, 65 East 4th Street, Winona, MN 55987, USA

The Almost Homeless Comedy Show is back in town! With nationally touring comedians that you almost know, Todd Hibbler, Steve Cowan, Jeremy Jackson and Winona native, stand up comedian, Muggsy. They’re taking a break from the road and coming home to be funny for you.

7:00pm Show~ $10 in advance
$13 at the door
$8 with a student I.D.

9:30pm Show~ $7 in advance
$10 at the door
$5 with a student I.D.

Tickets are on sale at Bub’s Brewing Company

Doors open a half hour before each show.
Decent food and drinks available during each show or get dinner before or after in Bub’s main restaurant upstairs. Bub’s kitchen is open until 10:00pm and the main bar is open until 1:00am. (Allow for at least an hour of din10380604_660322257371451_9033266166568017742_oing time if enjoying dinner upstairs before the show). Also, FREE POPCORN! But you have to serve it yourself.

In the Lower Level of Bubs Brewing Company, 65 E. 4th St. Downtown, Winona.

GRSF: Hamlet (Closing)

August 3, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
PAC - Main Stage, 450 Johnson Street, Winona State University, Winona, MN 55987, USA

Hamlet is arguably the greatest play ever written. Unexpected funny, Hamlet grapples with the core questions of our lives while remaining sharp, witty, direct and relevant to a modern audience. Hamlet asks what it is to be human – what it means to live, to love, to see beauty, to suffer loss, to revenge, to mourn, to exist, …to be.


GRSF: The Merry Wives of Windsor (Closing)

August 2, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
PAC - Main Stage, 450 Johnson Street, Winona State University, Winona, MN 55987, USA

The Merry Wives of Windsor is a bawdy, hysterical take on fidelity, centering around one of the great comic characters of all time, Sir John Falstaff, mentor and friend to the young Prince Hal of Henry IV and Henry V. But even Falstaff, master of wit and of tavern pranks is no match for the title characters in this story of cuckoldry and deception, where the Wives exact their revenge on their “men being men.”


GRSF: Free Concert on the Green: The Bus Boys, Those Darn Accordions

August 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Winona State University , Winona State University, 175 West Mark Street, Winona, MN 55987, USA

San Francisco’s accordion-fueled rock ‘n’ roll band pumps out polkas, rock classics and catchy originals chronicling life in the weird lane. With a sense of humor that just won’t quit, the one-of-a-kind band blazes through a variety of musical genres — from rock and funk to polka — and torches timeless classic rock tunes along the way. You won’t believe your ears.


GRSF: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead (Closing)

August 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
PAC - Main Stage, Winona State University, 175 West Mark Street, Winona, MN 55987, USA

As he did in Shakespeare in Love, Tom Stoppard uses dazzling language in a Shakespeare inspired story that asks, “what if?” What if we are minor characters in our own story? What if we are trapped in a play we can’t alter? The result is a profoundly funny, deeply moving portrait of modern life as seen by two characters who disappear from Hamlet in a single line: “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead.”

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