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February is a great music month at the Sheldon Theater. Downtown Red Wing’s premier theater stage is host to Leo Kottke, 7pm. February 6th., Adonis Puentos and the Voice of Cuba, 7pm. February 12th., a big Mardi Gras welcome by Buckwheat Zydeco, 5:30 February 14th, and Sinatra and Company doing music from the Rat Pack era, 1:30 and 7pm. February 26th. There are no bad seats at the Sheldon and the acoustics are great.
Stay at the Moondance Inn and enjoy premium rooms with our winter Specials.
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.
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.
Many people think the name of Red Wing came from Red Wing Shoes or Red Wing Pottery. The name came from the leader of the Mdewakanton Dakota Sioux.
This Sioux tribe had lived in this region long before settlers arrived. They are the owners of Treasure Island Resort and Casino and have made great contributions to our region.