Rosemount Leprechaun Days 

July 17-26, 2020

 

For those unfamiliar with Rosemount Leprechaun Days, the 10-day community summer festival is organized by the all-volunteer Rosemount Leprechaun Days Committee. Essentially the committee aims to set the table with major events and allow community groups and organizations to plan their own events to make the feast even better. Rosemount Leprechaun Days typically includes about 60 separate events that aim to reach all ages and interest levels.

Schedule of Events

2019 

 

NOTICE: This event has been moved from Thursday, July 25, to Tuesday, July 23: Rosemount High School Boys Lacrosse Alumni Game, 6 p.m., Flint Hills Athletic Complex. Alumni vs. current high school players. Free. Chuck-a-ball at halftime. Info: www.rosemountlacrosse.com.

 

This schedule of events starts with ongoing events from three organizations and the full schedule of events starts below that. All events are subject to change.

 

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Ongoing events for Seniors, The Warehouse and Platinum Yoga

Rosemount Area Seniors

 

Seniors

Unless otherwise noted, held at Rosemount Steeple Center, Room 100, 14375 S. Robert Trail. Info: 651-322-6000. Check the schedule for senior-organized card tournaments.

 

Friday, July 19

Euchre, 9 a.m. to noon; Woodcarving Social Club, Room 202, 9 a.m. to noon; Steeple Center Book Club, 10-11 a.m.; Dominoes, 1-4 p.m.

 

Monday, July 22

 

Bridge, 9 a.m. to noon; Woodcarving Social Club, Room 202, 9 a.m. to noon; 500, 1-4 p.m.

 

Tuesday, July 23

 

Bid Euchre, 9 a.m. to noon; Open Painting, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Bunco,

1-4 p.m.

 

Wednesday, July 24

 

Canasta, 10 a.m.-noon; Card Bingo, 1-4 p.m.

 

Thursday, July 25

 

Cribbage, 9 a.m. to noon; Double Pinochle, 1-4 p.m.

 

Friday, July 26

 

Euchre, 9 a.m. to noon; Woodcarving Social Club, Room 202, 9 a.m. to noon; Hand & Foot, 1-4 p.m.

Free Workouts at The Warehouse

3065 145th St. W., pre-register at

nickiecarriganfitness.com “Lep Days”

 

Tank Top Arms, 9:30-10:15 a.m., Friday, July 19, upper-body workout; and 6-6:45 p.m., Tuesday, July 23

 

Cardio Strength, 7:15-8 a.m., Saturday, July 20; 4-4:45 p.m., Sunday, July 21; 4-4:45 p.m., Sunday, July 28 

 

Pound, 9:15-10 a.m., Saturday, July 20, and 9:15-10 a.m., Saturday, July 27, the world’s first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, sweat-dripping fun of drum playing.

 

Yoga Sculpt, 5-6 p.m., Sunday, July 21; 5-6 p.m., Sunday, July 28, yoga plus weights

 

Combat HIIT, 5:15-6 a.m., Monday, July 22, and 4:30-5:15 p.m., Wednesday, July 24, workout on boxing bags plus cardio and strength.

 

P90X Express, 5:15-5:45 p.m., Monday, July 22, 30 minutes of cardio, core and upper body moves.

 

Cardio Strength Express, 9-9:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 23, and Thursday, July 25, incorporates cardio and strength intervals.

 

Cardio Kickboxing and Strength, 4:30-5:15 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, workout will feature kickboxing moves with a strength section.

 

Core Express, 5:20-5:50 p.m., Wednesday, July 24, 30 mintues focused on the core.

 

Zumba, 6-6:45 p.m., Wednesday, July 24.

 

Circuits, 5:15-5:45 p.m., Thursday, July 25, 30 minute workout working through circuits.

 

Arms, Abs and Assets, 6-6:45 p.m. Thursday, July 25, focuses on upper, core and more.

 

Yoga, 7-8 p.m., Thursday, July 25. 

 

Tank Top Arms Express, 9-9:30 a.m., Friday, July 26, upper body workout.

Free Vinyasa Yoga at Platinum Yoga

14879 South Robert Trail. Space is limited.

Call Steven at 651-423-3435.

8:30-9:30 a.m., Saturday, July 20

 9:30-10:30 a.m., Monday, July 22

9:30-10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 24

9:30-10:30 a.m., Friday, July 26 

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Schedule of Events by Date

Friday, July 19

Rosemount Area Seniors Official Rosemount Leprechaun Days Button Sales at various locations. Buttons cost $1 each and make one eligible for prizes. Designed by Rosemount Middle School student Josef Fishbach.

Puppets in the Park, 9:30 a.m. Camfield Park, 10:15 a.m. Connemara Park, 11 a.m. Bloomfield Park, 11:45 a.m. Jaycee Park. Sponsored by Rosemount Parks, 651-322-6000.

Free Yoga in the Park by Platinum Yoga 9:30-10:30 a.m., Central Park, all levels welcome. Call Steven at 651-423-3435.

JAMM Dance Co., Central Park: Princess Dance Party, 10:30-11:30 a.m., all ages, dancing, crafts, special princess appearances. Jojo Bow Hip Hop, 12-12:30 p.m., open to JoJo Siwa inspired hip hoppers ages 5-plus.

Jazzercize, 6 p.m., Central Park. Free, find out what burning 600 calories is like with Apple Valley Jazzercize. Info: www.jazzercise.com/applevalleymn

Friday Night Magic, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Legacy Games, 15086 Claret Ave. W. Standard and Modern entry $8 each, Magic Draft $15. Pack prizes awarded. Info: 651-332-2270.

500 Card Tournament, 6:45 p.m. registration, 7 p.m. start at Rosemount Steeple Center, Room 100, 14375 S. Robert Trail. $1 per player (all ages welcome). Sponsored by Rosemount Area Seniors and First State Bank of Rosemount. Info: 651-322-6000.

Saturday, July 20

33rd Annual Run for the Gold, 7-7:45 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. first start time at Rosemount Community Center. 1-mile or 4-mile, pre-register by noon July 17: $14 for 14-under, $18 for 15-older. Day of race fees: $15 for 14-under, $20 for 15-older, free Youth Shamrock Sprint (8 and under) and Fitness Walk. Refreshments available. Sponsored by Rosemount Parks & Recreation, Scott Chiropractic and Run N Fun. Info: 651-322-6000 or ci.rosemount.mn.us/parks.

Waffle and Sausage Breakfast, 7-11 a.m., Rosemount Fire Station No. 1, 14700 Shannon Pkwy. All you can eat, $8 per person, children under age 5 eat free. Tickets at the door or from any Rosemount firefighter. Hosted by the Rosemount Fire Relief. Info: 651-322-2066.

Purse Bingo, 12 noon-3 p.m., Shenanigan’s Pub, 14605 S. Robert Trail. Win a designer purse, have some fun, and support Rosemount High School Marching Band. Ages 18 and older, $20 per 10-game bingo packet. Limited number of packets. Pre-buy packets at Shenanigan’s Pub during business hours, Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-close or at day of event if available.

Mass & Ice Cream Social, 5 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, 13900 Biscayne Ave. W. Mass at 5 p.m. followed by old fashioned Ice Cream Social on the Parish Lawn. If inclement weather, the social will take place inside. Freewill offering.

Sunday, July 21    

Rosemount Area Hockey Association Street Hockey Tournament, 9 a.m. to roughly 3 p.m., Rosemount National Guard Armory and Community Center, 13865 S. Robert Trail. Open to all kids, hockey players or not. Games 20 minutes, 3-on-3, no goalies, with referees. divisions: Minimite/U6 -Mite/U8 - Squirt/U10- PeeWee/U12. Helmets, hockey gloves, hockey sticks required. No blades or flip flops. Once registration closes game times will be set. Registration fee $20/player; teams of 6-9 players. Vendors will be onsite. Register at www.rosemounthockey.org and click on the Events tab. For questions, email streethockey@rosemounthockey.org.

Open Skating-Free, 1:30-3 p.m., Rosemount Arena. Info: 651-322-6001.

Rosemount Sings, 2-6 p.m., Steeple Center. Contest for amateur singers. Qualifying event for “Minnesota Sings!” Closed auditions Sunday, July 21, 2-6 p.m. Sign up to reserve spot. Must live, attend school or work in Rosemount. Age groups: 15-25 and 26-plus. Winner of each age group will perform Friday, July 26, at Central Park and be eligible for state finals at Minnesota Sings in September. Register by contacting Jessica@rapphealth.com.

Pets in the Park, 3-7 p.m., Shamrock Animal Hospital, 14390 S Robert Trail, Pet adoption event will have multiple pets on location, available for adoption as well as face painting, games and a charity raffle for prizes.

Rosemount Pipers Family Day Doubleheader, 4 p.m., Rosemount High School varsity field, vs. Burnsville Bulldogs and Apple Valley A’s, $3 voluntary admission gets one a raffle ticket, youths wearing Rosemount baseball or softball jersey get in free and a raffle ticket, on field contest between games, full concessions.

Rosemount Lions Kiddie Parade, registration at 4:30 p.m., parade at 5 p.m., Central Park, 2893 145th St. W. Kids up to age 16 are encouraged to dress up in any appropriate theme, design a “float” or bike, trike or walk. Treats provided. Info: 952-985-0901. Entertainment from Bob and the Beachcombers.

Cub in the Park with Friends, following the Lions Kiddie Parade, Central Park, 2893 145th St. W. Hot dogs and treats. Info: 651-423-0300.

Monday, July 22

Leprechaun’s Lost Medallion Hunt, first clue released at 9 a.m. Monday, July 22, and each day at 9 a.m. at Merchants Bank, Member FDIC, 15055 Chippendale Ave. W., and online at www.SunThisweek.com, winner receives $100 Visa gift card from Merchants Bank and prize pack from Dakota County Tribune. The bank and SunThisweek.com are the only places to find out when the medallion has been found.

Smooch Your Pooch Kissing Booth, 11 a.m., Chuck and Don’s, 3852 150th St. W., Free photo taken, free treats, pot of gold guessing contest and more.

Free iLoveKickboxing & Rosemount ATA Black Belt Academy, 5-5:45 p.m., Central Park.

Kids Dance, 5-7 p.m., Rosemount American Legion Hall, 14590 Burma Ave. Ages 10 and under, food, drinks, door prizes: 651-423-3380.

Rosemount Community Band, 7 p.m., Central Park. An evening of classics.

9th Annual Sidewalk Chalk Extravaganza, 6-7:30 p.m., Rapp Chiropractic, 15170 Chippendale Ave., Suite 200. Ages 2-16 may pre-register for spots by calling 651-423-2900. Prizes, chalk and refreshments provided. Free. Event is weather dependent.

Tuesday, July 23

Kids Hula Hoop Contest, 11 a.m., Vision Source Rosemount Eye Clinic, 15083 Crestone Ave. Bring a hula hoop. Prizes, treats, free. Autograph Signing, 2-3 p.m. Chuck Foreman, former Minnesota Vikings. Info: visionsource-rosemount.com or 651-423-3300.

Blarney Stone Hunt, 1 p.m., Jaycee Park, 15425 Shannon Pkwy. Participants will have a chance to collect colored rocks to trade in for real money. Participants will be separated into age groups (4 and under, 5-7 and 8-12). Open to Rosemount residents only. Sponsored by CF Industries & Rosemount Parks & Recreation. Info: 651-322-6000.

Ice Cream Truck and Fun, 5-7 p.m., Winters Pediatric Dentistry, 3410 151st St. W. Free ice cream and toothbrushes for all (one per person, while supplies last). Info: 651-322-5788 or www.winterspd.com.

Jazzercize, 6 p.m., Central Park. Free, find out what burning 600 calories is like with Apple Valley Jazzercize. Info: www.jazzercise.com/applevalleymn

Read with a Black Belt, 6-7 p.m., USA Karate, 14879 S. Robert Trail. Ages 4-8, parent/guardian must attend. We will read “The Three Ninja Pigs” followed by interactive games and craft building. Call Steven  at 651-423-3435.

Rosemount High School Boys Lacrosse Alumni Game, 6 p.m., Flint Hills Athletic Complex. Alumni vs. current high school players. Free. Chuck-a-ball at halftime. Info: www.rosemountlacrosse.com.

Wednesday, July 24

Storytime for Babies, 10:30 a.m., Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail. Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0–2.

Water Balloon Toss Contest, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Central Park. Ages 6 -12, parent/guardian must attend. Prizes for top teams. In addition to having fun, participants will learn simple Abduction Prevention Techniques. Call Steven at 651-423-3435.

Wet ‘n’ Wild Day, 1-3 p.m., Jaycee Park, 15425 Shannon Pkwy. Free water activities and stations for Rosemount residents only ages 6-12. Must wear tennis shoes. Water station for children 5 and under to be supervised by parents. Info: Rosemount Parks 651-322-6000 or www.ci.rosemount.mn.us/parks.

“If Only We Had Old Ireland Over Here” Irish Entertainer, 1 p.m., Steeple Center Assembly Hall, 14375 S. Robert Trail. Lyndon Griffin will play Irish folk ballads, along with reading stories and a poem or two. Refreshments included. Free but register in advance online at http://rosemount.maxgalaxy.net/BrowseActivities.aspx under Adult Enrichment, return a Registration Form at Steeple Center Drop Box or in person at the Parks office at Community Center, 13885 S. Robert Trail, 651-322-6000.

Family Bingo, three sessions 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., Rosemount American Legion Banquet Hall, 14590 Burma Ave. All ages but those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, $5 for eight games. Bring an item for the food shelf and receive a free dauber. More information 651-423-3380.

Velvet Tones Root Beer Floats, 1 p.m. until dusk, American Legion Pavilion, 14590 Burma Ave. The senior singing group’s only fundraiser of the year. Info: 651-322-8329.

Sensory-Friendly Zoo Animals, 2 p.m., Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail. Learn about frogs, turtles, lizards, snakes and a small alligator in an open house setting welcoming to people of all abilities. Get up-close to pet some of these unique creatures. Presented by Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo. Registration required. Geared for adults and youth ages 4 and older.

Read with a Black Belt, 3-4 p.m., USA Karate, 14879 S. Robert Trail. Ages 4-8, parent/guardian must attend. We will read “What Should Danny Do?” followed by a discussion on the Power to Choose. Super powers wouldn’t be complete without a free super cape and mask. Call Steven at 651-423-3435.

Trike, Big Wheel and Scooter Races, registration 5:15 p.m., race start at approximately 6 p.m., Rosemount American Legion, 14590 Burma Ave. Age groups 3-4, 5-6, 7-8. Must have your own trike, big wheel or scooter. Info: 651-423-3380.

Penny Scramble, following the races, Rosemount American Legion, 14590 Burma Ave. Age groups 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, winners receive gift from Vermilion State Bank. More information 651-423-3380.

Thursday, July 25

Youth Fishing Derby, registration starts at 9 a.m., near fishing pier, Schwarz Pond Park. Pre-fishing and warm-up 9-9:45 a.m. Contest 10-11 a.m. Open to youths 13 years of age and under, children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Awards for the largest fish given in each age group. Event will be cancelled if there is inclement weather in the morning. Winners will go away with prizes. To check on event status, call Parks and Recreation Information Line at 651-322-6020, choose #6. Sponsored by CF Industries and Rosemount Parks & Recreation. Info: 651-322-6000.

Caribou Blood Drive with American Red Cross, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., 3868 150th Street. The Red Cross is in emergency demand to keep up with hospital need. Please consider donating. You could save a life.

Sidewalk Sale & Ladies Night, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sidewalk sales 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and ladies night 4-8 p.m. Activities all day long at A Bushel & A Peck, A Cat and the Fiddle, Diva’s & Denim, Divine Time, Style Niche and The Swag Shop. For more information, call The Swag Shop at 651-344-7900.

Storytime for 2s–6s, 10:30 a.m., Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail. Read, play, sing, talk and write together with stories and activities to develop early literacy skills. Siblings welcome. Ages: 2–6.

Free iLoveKickboxing & Rosemount ATA Black Belt Academy, 10:30 a.m., Central Park

RAD Zoo!, 2 p.m., Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail. Learn about the lives of frogs, turtles, lizards, snakes and a small alligator. Get up-close to pet these unique creatures. Ages: 4–12. Info: 651-480-1200.

Family Fun Night, 5-10:30 p.m., Central Park. Amusement rides, food booths, games and entertainment, $15 wristband ride special 6-10 p.m.

Celts Beer Garden, 5-10:30 p.m., Central Park, www.Celts-Pub.com/facebook.

Full Bingo Session, doors open at 6 p.m., session at 7 p.m., Rosemount American Legion, 14590 Burma Ave., $10 per pack, ages 18-plus. Info: 651-423-3380.

Read with a Black Belt, 6-7 p.m., USA Karate, 14879 S. Robert Trail. Ages 4-8, parent/guardian must attend. We will read “Ninja Red Riding Hood” followed by discussion on Stranger Awareness and interactive games. Call Steven 651-423-3435.

“Woody” Amazing One-Man Band, 7-11 p.m., Rosemount American Legion, 14590 Burma Ave. Must be 21 and older.

Leprechaun Days Entertainment, Central Park Amphitheater. Music by 90s alternative rock cover band Flannel 6-7:30 p.m. and alternative rock band Martin Zellar and the Hardways, 8-10:30 p.m. More is at 90sflannelband.com and martinzellar.com.

Friday, July 26

Puppets in the Park, 9:30 a.m. Camfield Park, 10:15 a.m. Connemara Park, 11 a.m. Bloomfield Park, 11:45 a.m. Jaycee Park. Free event sponsored by Rosemount Parks & Recreation. Info: 651-322-6000.

Midsummer Faire, 5-11 p.m., Central Park. Food, games, business booths, rides, $15 wristband special 6-10 p.m.

Celts Beer Garden, 5-11 p.m., Central Park, www.Celts-Pub.com/facebook.

Steak Under the Stars, 5 p.m. until gone, Rosemount American Legion, 14590 Burma Ave., $13 steak with baked potato, beans and roll. Info: 651-423-3380.

Friday Night Magic, 6:30-9 p.m. Legacy Games, 15086 Claret Ave. W. Standard and Modern entry $8 each, Magic Draft $15. Pack prizes awarded for winning, 651-332-2270.

Euchre Tournament, 6:45 p.m. registration, 7 p.m. start at Rosemount Steeple Center, Room 100, 14375 S. Robert Trail. $1 per player (all ages welcome). Sponsored by Rosemount Area Seniors and First State Bank of Rosemount. Info: 651-322-6000.

Leprechaun Days Entertainment, Central Park Amphitheater, music, D.J. Bob 6-7:30 p.m. and current and recent hit music cover band Pop Rocks 7:30-11 p.m. More is at https://www.poprocksrocks.com.

Rockin’ at the Legion, 8-11 p.m., Rosemount American Legion parking lot, 14590 Burma Ave. Live music by MoJo Monks, full bars and food tents, Rocking DJs inside 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Info: 651-423-3380.

Saturday, July 27

Yoga in the Park, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Central Park. Space is limited. Hosted by Platinum Yoga. Call Steven at 651-423-3435.

Grand Day Parade, 11 a.m., ROUTE: Only on 145th Street from Shannon Parkway to Cameo Avenue.

Rosemount High School Marching Band Brat Sale, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 3130 145th St. and Speedway, 14515 Dodd Blvd.

BBQ Chicken & Corn Feed, noon until gone, Rosemount American Legion Pavilion, 14590 Burma Ave., $8. Info: 651-423-3380.

Commander’s Bean Bag Tournament, 12 noon, Rosemount American Legion Pavilion, 14590 Burma Ave. Two-person teams will compete in single-elimination tourney. Cost is $10 per team. Info: 651-423-3380.

Leprechaun Days Children’s Book Giveaway, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Robert Trail Library Community Room. The Friends of the Robert Trail Library will be hosting the annual giveaway following the parade. The first book is free for those under age 18. Additional books for sale for under $1. Questions: Jo Gilbertson at gilby2048@ gmail.com or 651-344-2074.

Midsummer Faire, 1-11 p.m., Central Park. Food, games, rides and business booths, $12 wristband special 1-4 p.m.

Celts Beer Garden, 1-11 p.m., Central Park, Bean Bags Tournament, pre-register 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $20 per team with 100 percent payback, tournament starts at 1 p.m. DJ music 1-6:30 p.m. (www.partyunit.com) also plays during band breaks, www.Celts-Pub.com/facebook.

Free Root Beer Floats at The Rosemount, 1-3 p.m., The Rosemount Senior Living, 14344 Cameo Ave. Info: 651-322-4222.

Family Bingo with Chuck Brooks, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Central Park, Celts Tent. Kids under 18 play free for prizes. Adults $1-2 per card per game for cash prize. All profits donated to Rosemount High School Foundation. Bring blankets for kids to sit on. Tables and chairs provided for adults.

Irishette Dance Team Performance, 2 p.m., Central Park Amphitheater. The team will introduce the 2019 fall members and preview its football halftime performance.

Rosemount High School Boys & Girls Soccer Alumni Game, 4-6 p.m., Rosemount High School soccer fields, just south of the baseball field. Past and present Rosemount High School soccer players, gather, reconnect and play. Info: gretchen@crossfittemplar.com      

Leprechaun Days entertainment, 7-11 p.m., Central Park Amphitheater. Country rock cover artist Tim Sigler. More is at http://timsigler.com.

Rockin’ at the Legion, 7-11 p.m., Rosemount American Legion Pavilion, 14590 Burma Ave. Live music by Bad Girlfriends, full bars, food tents, Rocking DJs inside 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Info: 651-423-3380.

Gus Sent Me, 7-11 p.m., Rosemount VFW, 2625 120th St. W. Live band in the parking lot. Info: 651-423-9938.

The Prospects at Carbone’s, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., 14550 S. Robert Trail.

Fireworks, 10 p.m. Can be viewed from Erickson and Central parks.

Sunday, July 28

Not Fast and Furious .2K Irish Run, 10:30 a.m. (before Sneaky Pete’s tractor pulls),  Rosemount VFW, 2625 120th St. W. Hosted by Rosemount Rotary and Hope Fieldhouse, $20 entry fee for a T-shirt, Bloody Mary and Marco V Cigar. Must be 21 years plus. Contact Paul at 651-303-0432.

Sneaky Pete’s Garden Tractor Pull, 10 a.m. weigh-in and registration, 1 p.m. start, Rosemount VFW, 2625 120th St. W., 750-1800-pound garden tractors compete in weight and horsepower classes. Entry fee $10 or $15 depending on weight class, free to spectators. Those who pull the longest distance win prizes. Open to all ages who bring their own tractors. Spectators: Bring lawn chairs; no coolers allowed. Info: 651-423-9938, www.sneakypetespullers.com.