Classic Rosewood Inn and Spa is a National Register 1880 Queen Anne Bed and Breakfast nestled in a historic district just four blocks from Downtown Hastings, Minnesota. Thorwood, a National Register 1880 French Second Empire is tucked into another historic neighborhood just a block from the Mississippi bluff and six blocks from Rosewood.
Saturday April 7Beer and wine tasting plus silent auction to benefit March of Dimes 6 - 8:30 PM Event Center at Schoolhouse Square, 101 E 10th Street, Erin Malucci 651-382-8508$25 in advance or at the door.
Tuesday, April 10 Friends of LeDuc of Historic Hastings Meeting 7-9 PM Following a brief business meeting Dennis Nygaard, Red Wing Pottery collector will give a presentation. Dennis has recently been inducted into the Red Wing Archaeologists Hall of Fame. He will explain his work and show samples of some of the most unusual Red Wing pieces.FREE and open to the public www.dakotahistory.org
Saturday April 14 Relax with Yoga & Wine~6-8 p.m. www.cannonriverwinery.comCost: $20, Call 507.263.7400 to reserve your spot.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday April 19, 20, 21 Inver Hill Community College Fine Arts Festival http://www.inverhills.edu/FAFestivalwith more than 50 sessions presented by the college’s Art, English, Music and Theatre departments. Participants can attend glass fusing, acting and flash fiction workshops; sit as a model in the portrait photo booth; view improv performances, student-directed one-act plays and a student film project; learn bookbinding, pinhole photography and how to play steel drums; and much, much more. The event also includes a solo song contest, concerts, and lectures and demonstrations from visiting photographers, artists and authors. Additionally, all participants are invited to make their mark on the Inver Hills campus by helping to paint a large-scale mural that will remain in the college for years to come. Free and open to all, however some sessions require preregistration
Friday April 20 The Gallery Gala in Hastings by Hastings–Prescott Area Arts Council will be the most spectacular arts event our communities have ever experienced. Live music, delicious food, wine & beer, an art exhibit & sale, silent and live auctions and a raffle willcelebrate the Arts & Honoring Prominent Arts Supporters: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 2035 15th Street, Hastings, MN 55033. Tickets for this event are $50 per person and are limited. 651-437-7055 www.hpaac.org
Saturday April 21 Spring Chocolate Cheese and Wine Tasting at Alexis Bailly Vineyard and Winery 11 AM-5:30 PM $10 each. www.abvwines.com