Winona Oratorio Chorus Rehearses “Elijah”

Winona Oratorio Chorus Rehearses “Elijah”

The Winona Oratorio Chorus rehearses ELIJAH, an oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn prior to their Saturday, November 16th performance at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Winona. This explosive and lyrical telling of the story of Elijah is drawn largely from the Biblical episodes of the prophet, and Felix Mendelssohn’s dramatic, emotional oratorio is considered […]

Julia Nunes comes to Winona

Julia Nunes comes to Winona

Last week, I had the pleasure and privilege of witnessing the talents and charms of the YouTube famous Julia Nunes live, and right here in Winona, in fact. To be honest, I had no idea she was even in town until an hour before her show. I received a text message from my friend, Casey […]

Don’t miss Handmade Neighborhood

Don’t miss Handmade Neighborhood

You always say you’re going to get holiday gift shopping done early…and here’s your opportunity! Handmade Neighborhood is holding its 9th sale on Saturday, November 23 at the Winona History Center. Visit the sale from 9am to 3pm to kick start your holiday shopping for everyone on your list (and and maybe sneak a little something for yourself, too!). […]

Odell Brewing and Boat House- A perfect pair

Odell Brewing and Boat House- A perfect pair

Until recently, food pairings were mostly done with wine, and beer pairings were generally thought of as nothing more than what kind of pizza or wings you’d eat while downing pale lagers. With the craft beer surge, we have many more choices of style, color, and flavor to work with, making beer and food pairings […]

Winona Brass Band Celebrates 20 Years

Winona Brass Band Celebrates 20 Years

Happy 20th Anniversary to the Winona Brass Band!  How do we thank them for twenty years of delighting audiences right here in Winona?  This is the fun part, we get to attend three shows full of all the brassy fun you’d ever need.  A win for everyone! Winona’s Brass Band is considered a British style […]

Doctor Bob at Boats and Bluegrass

Doctor Bob at Boats and Bluegrass

Robert Armstrong aka Doctor Bob performs one of his infamous puppet shows for the crowds at Boats and Bluegrass. Doctor Bob has entertained Winona for years with his eccentric puppeteering and musical performances. Boats and Bluegrass is a music festival that takes place annually in September at Prairie Island Campground. photo by Tanya Jean Bruss […]