Threshold Artist in Residence Heather M. Roberts will teach an Intro to Abstract Painting class in the Castle’s Community Studio.
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday at the Castle!
10 am – 2 pm
Seuss-themed art activities at Neon Green Studio
Green Eggs & Ham kids’ brunch special at Cameo Restaurant
Seuss-inspired kids’ drinks at Queen City Coffee & Juice
10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
Dr. Seuss story time at Collective Books & Records
There is no school on Monday, so we’re celebrating with a day of family fun at the Castle! Join us for family-friendly games, snacks, music, art, and more! It’s free to attend, but there may be small fees associated with certain activities.
Follow the event discussion on Facebook for details on scheduled activities. We will be adding more throughout the weekend!
Enjoy a family style brunch from Cameo Restaurant, music from Les Fields & the Turkey River All Stars, and celebrate the Grand Opening of the Castle with a dedication ceremony exactly 103 years after the original dedication of the Rochester Armory.
The second floor of the Castle will officially open its doors to the community on Saturday, February 2! Join us for a community open house and explore the newly renovated space, and meet our tenants including Collective Books & Records, Queen City Coffee & Juice, Neon Green Studio, Latent Space, and the artists in residence with Threshold Arts. Play a game or just relax in the Castle Commons, and view local art on display throughout the building.
Admission is free
Tours of the building will be available from 10 am - 4 pm
Cameo Restaurant opens at 3 pm
Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Castle with The Suburbs, LowRay, and Rochester’s own Annie Mack!
6:30 | Doors Open
7:00 | Annie Mack
8:00 | LowRay
9:00 | Suburbs
Tickets: $30 advance / $35 door / $50 reserved table for 4 (plus admission)
The 9th Planet Out takes the Castle stage with special guests Fall Risk for the MedCityShred “2ON4” video premier after party.
All Ages | General Admission
6:30 pm | MedCityShred “2ON4” video premier
8:00 pm | Doors open for after party
8:30 pm | Fall Risk
9:30 pm | The 9th Planet Out
Free Admission to Video Premier
After Party Tickets: $10 advance / $15 door
The Castle welcomes Minneapolis-based synth-pop/rock band Yam Haus￼ for their Rochester debut! Joining the bill will be Rochester bands Twin Lakes, Breakthrough, and Under the Pavillion.
Join Greentop as they wrap up their winter tour in support of their latest album”Dumb Luck” at the Castle! Joining the bill will be Rochester’s own Local Sports, Loud Mouth Brass, and Author. ￼
Ring in the New Year at the Castle! Minneapolis band Porcupine will make their Rochester debut along with Live DJs from Rochester’s Apollo Music Group. Castle Community’s brand new state-of-the-art venue will make for a New Year’s eve party like no other!
Six Mile Grove’s Rochester Album Release Show with special guests Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts!
7:00 pm | Doors
7:30 pm | Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts
9:00 pm | Six Mile Grove
The Castle doors will open to the public Thanksgiving weekend! Be among the first to see the renovations to this 100+ year-old building, enjoy a meal (reservations recommended) or a drink at Cameo Restaurant, and participate in a variety of events and programs throughout the building, and learn more about what is to come as additional tenants prepare to move in later this year.
6-9 pm | Community Open House and Tours
We’re building a COMMUNITY. Join us!
Join us for an open house and an opportunity to learn more about our vision for Castle Community. Bring your questions and ideas, see our plans, meet our team, enjoy live local music, art making, and more.
Thursday, June 1 | 5 – 7 pm
Studio 324 | 324 South Broadway
Live music by Gabriel Holmes
Art Making with Neon Green
Food from the restaurant team behind 44 North
Wine and beer provided by Grape Beginnings
All are welcome, we can’t wait to see you!