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The Weekender: Hello Dolly, Lonestar, Color Vibe 5K and More!


ST. CLOUD — From country music acts to on-stage performances there is a lot of fun things to do this weekend throughout Central Minnesota. Take in a play at Rocori High School with Hello Dolly, country music acts Lonestar and Terri Clark will perform in the area, run through the rainbow at the St. Cloud Color Vibe and enjoy some jazz music at Musinger Clemens Gardens. Read more in The Weekender!


Hello Dolly

Rocori High School



Travel back to the 1980s this weekend as Great Northern Theatre Company brings back an old favorite, Hello Dolly. This classic musical set in New York, spins the tale of Mrs. Dolly Levi, a widow and notable matchmaker, as she plans to persuade a rich widower to propose to her. You can watch Dolly play cupid starting tonight (Thursday) through Sunday at Rocori High School starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets run just $10.

CLICK HERE for ticket information!

– Thursday, August 3rd, 7:30 p.m.
– Friday, August 4th, 7:30 p.m.
– Saturday, August 5th, 7:30 p.m.
– Sunday, August 6th, 2:00 p.m.

(Photo: Michael's Photography)
(Photo: Michael’s Photography)



Paramount Theatre



One of country music’s biggest vocal groups are making a stop in St. Cloud this weekend. Lonestar has sold over 10-million albums since they began their career in 1995 and tonight (Thursday) will play at the Paramount Theatre. The group has performed many hits like “I’m Amazed,” “I’m Already There,” and other number one hits. Tickets for the show are $38 for the main floor and are going fast. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.

CLICK HERE for ticket information!

-Thursday, August 3rd, 7:30 p.m.

(Photo: Paramount Theatre)
(Photo: Paramount Theatre)


Music in the Gardens: Monday Night Jazz

Munsinger Clemens Gardens



Get your fill of Jazz music this weekend at the Munsinger Clemens Gardens. Monday Night Jazz will be performing as part of their summer Music in the Gardens concert series. The group, led by Jeff Engholm and Muggsy Lauer, started in 2004 and are regulars at the Pioneer Place. The concert begins at 3:00 p.m. Sunday and is free to attend. There will also be root beer floats for $1.


– Sunday, August 6th, 3:00 p.m.

Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON


Terri Clark




Country music will be in full swing this weekend at Rollies Rednecks and Longnecks. County Music star Terri Clark and her band will take stage Sunday at 4:00 p.m. on the outdoor stage. Tickets are just $25 in advance or $35 at the gate. Music begins at 4:00 p.m. and Clark will take the stage at 6:00 p.m.


– Sunday, August 6th, 4:00 p.m.

(Photo: Rollies Rednecks and Longnecks)
(Photo: Rollies Rednecks and Longnecks)


Color Vibe 5K

Sauk Rapids



The most color-fun filled day of the summer comes back to the area this weekend. The Color Vibe 5K takes place on Saturday in Sauk Rapids. Run this three mile course while getting blasted with color as you run through the trail. It’s a great way to spend time with family and friends and share a little laughs along the way. Race day registration is $65. The race starts at 9:00 a.m. at Granite City Speedway.


– Saturday, August 5th, 9:00 a.m.

Photo by Alex Svejkovsky, WJON
Photo by Alex Svejkovsky, WJON

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