Archive for the ‘Red Wing Activities’ Category
Friday, April 17th, 2015
One of the great adventures in this area is to drive the Great River Road. Red Wing serves as the starting point. You cross the river into Wisconsin and then follow the Mississippi River to Nelson Wisconsin. Along the way you will see breath taking scenery, pass through numerous quaint villages, enjoy great food, taste wine, and see bald eagles. You cross the river back to Wabasha and can stop to visit the National Eagle Center. It’s a great road trip easily completed in a day.
Sunday, February 8th, 2015
If listening to great jazz in an intimate setting sounds like a good way to spend Valentine’s evening, then catch The New Standards http://www.thenewstandards.com/ at the Sheldon Theater. Red Wing is only an hour from the Twin Cities.
Monday, November 3rd, 2014
A long, slow, Fall.
What a great fall season; perhaps one of the best since moving to Minnesota. Then there is winter. So, what to do? How about a quick trip to the Moondance Inn in Red Wing. We are offering great weekday rates starting at $89 per night. We have a Friday night all inclusive package starting at $165 and a weekend all inclusive package starting at $350. All rooms feature private baths with two-person whirlpools, electric fireplaces, and beautiful antique furnishings (no doilies). Go to our specials page at http://www.moondanceinn.com/specials.html for details.
Sunday, July 27th, 2014
Look what the coleus drug in.
This is a great week to visit Red Wing. Davina and the Vagabonds, a hot New Orleans style blues and jazz band, kick it off Wednesday night, 7pm, with a free concert in the park. Friday starts Red Wing River City Days with live music starting at noon and going to 11pm followed by a laser light show. Saturday’s music begins at 5pm with the Back Channel Blues Band and followed at 8:30 by the Lamont Cranston Blues Band. A giant fireworks display follows. There are also food booths, rides for the kids, a beer tent, and a classic car show. All of this takes place right on the banks of the Mississippi.
Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
Mister says, “check out our King’s room mid week special.”
Monday, March 10th, 2014
50 degrees and I’m thinking Garden. I had to post this to remind myself that it will come. In the meantime, take advantage of some great specials at Red Wing’s Moondance Inn. Weekday rates as low as $89.00 and Friday night rates starting at $135. Stay warm my friends.
Monday, November 5th, 2012
If you would enjoy a true small town, home style Holiday, visit Red Wing. The day after Thanksgiving visit for the Holiday Stroll. Downtown Red Wing is decked out with lights, carolers, street food vendors, and many great shops to find unique holiday gifts. Return the first Saturday in December for the Bed and Breakfast Open House. Grand homes dating back to 1874 will be beautifully decorated. You can visit 5 B&B’s along with the historic St. James Hotel.
Sunday, April 25th, 2010
What a great Spring! A lot of visitors enjoyed Red Wing’s outdoor activities this April. Biking, hiking, golf, walks by the river, and just generally relaxing. May brings a variety of activities, including the 100-Mile Garage Sale, Randy Travis at Treasure Island on May 8, Stayin’ Alive (a Bee Gees tribute) at the Sheldon Theatre on May 15, and a Bluegrass Festival at Hobgoblin Music on May 29.
Go to our Specials page to see what is happening at the Moondance Inn during May.
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
February is a great month in Red Wing. If you enjoy music, Leo Kottke is playing the Sheldon Theatre on February 6th. If comedy is your thing then check out the latest rendition of Late Night Catechism on February 13th, also at the Sheldon. February is also when hundreds of bald eagles migrate into the Mississippi Valley. Beginning February 20th, visit Colville Park, right in Red Wing, and view these magnificent birds up close and personal.
Friday, December 11th, 2009
It’s December in Red Wing and we just received a fresh foot of snow. There are numerous cross country ski trails as well as Welsh Ski Village nearby.
Also, an update on what’s happening in Red Wing on New Year’s Eve. Treasure Island has Kansas and Night Ranger performing. The Sheldon Theatre is hosting a Bluegrass New Year with Monroe Crossing, and Norton’s Restaurant is featuring the Wayne McFarland Band. It should be a great night in Red Wing.