It’s Commencement for the class of 2011 at St. Olaf College. Welcome their families to Northfield, congratulation those hard-working students…and have a good time in downtown…this last weekend in our Minnesotan May.
Thursday, May 26th: Barb Piper, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Contented Cow; Matt Arthur and Friends, 8:00 to 11:00 p.m., Contented Cow; The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, 8:00 to 9:30 p.m., Skinner Memorial Chapel on the Carleton College campus; and Alison Rae, 8:30 to 11:00 p.m., Tavern Lounge.
Friday, May 27th: Ray Coudret, 5 to 7 p.m., Contented Cow; Jacob, 8:00 to 11:30 p.m., Tavern Lounge; Alison Rae, 8:00 to 10:30 p.m., Contented Cow; Carleton Orchestra, 8:00 to 9:30 p.m., Concert Hall on the Carleton College campus; the RCAs, 9 p.m., 620 Grill; and Templeton, 11:00 p.m. to 1 a.m., Contented Cow.
Saturday, May 28th: St. Olaf Commencement Weekend Concert, 3 p.m., Skoglund Center on the St. Olaf College campus; Jazz Piano Showcase featuring Peter Webb, Kai Olstad, & Friends, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Contented Cow; and Dan Kase (no longer lonesome?), 8:00 to 11:00 p.m., Tavern Lounge.
Sunday, May 29th: St. Olaf College Commencement, 2 p.m., St. Olaf College campus; Politics & a Pint, 6:30 p.m., Northern Roots Session, 7:30 p.m., and Quiz Night, 8:00 p.m., all at the Contented Cow.