Wabasha-Kellogg 100 Miles of Old Fashion Christmas November 30th-December 2nd, 2018

Oskar-Blues-Brewery-Tap-Takeover-Hoppy-Girl-Brewing-Turning-Waters-Back-Alley-Brewing-Co-Wabasha-Kellogg-Lake City-Nelson-Rochester-MNKickoff your holiday season and join Hoppy Girl Brewing dba Turning Waters Back Alley Brewing Co located downtown Wabasha, MN, for their Oskar Blues Tap-Takeover with swag giveaways and a visit from Oskar Blues MN Rep and Schott Distributing Rep on Thursday, November 29th from 5pm-7pm. Try them all in a flight or choose your favorite.  First 20 pint purchases receive a FREE Oskar Blues pint glass (limit one person).  Ladies who love craftbeer, we have a few t-shirts for you.  Get your Dale’s Pale Ale can koozie (while supplies last). 

If you haven’t signed up for our 2nd Annual Hop & Vine Beer and Wine Tasting Event happening November 30th-December 2nd as part of the 100 Miles of Old Fashion Christmas then sign up Thursday and get started on your sampling of over 40+ beers, wines and ciders.  logo-hop-and-vine-updated-2018-turning-waters-back-alley-brewing-co-craftbeer-wine-ciderThe Hop & Vine event will be donating part of the proceeds to Kellogg Lions Club for their December 8th Christmas in the park, Wabasha Main Street organization for their Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 30th and Village of Nelson for holiday decorations.  Your support is appreciated.  $45 for basic tasting package OR $55 VIP barrel aged tasting package can be purchased at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast & Adventure or Turning Waters Back Alley Brewing Co (located in the backyard) up until Saturday, December 1st.  Only 100 tasting packages available.  Our partners include JandJ BBQ & Catering in Nelson, WI, and The Front Porch Bar & Grill (formerly Yahooligans) in Kellogg, MN.  Thank you as well to Island City Brewing in Winona, MN and Inbound Brewco in downtown Minneapolis for your participation in making our 2nd Annual Event a success. 






Southeastern MN – #SeptOberfest & the Fall Colors will Mesmerize You

photo-mel-magnuson-wabasha-november-1-2016-fall-colors-fog.jpgPhoto Credit: Mel Magnuson, Wabasha, MN

Whether you are seeking the Fall Foliage or simply looking for a quick getaway drive from the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs, Wabasha-Kellogg, MN, is a 90 minute drive down the Great River Road.  Bicyclists you can follow the MRT and find Wabasha nestled in along the Mississippi River bluffs.  Along with the leaves changing colors, the mornings getting darker and the temperature starts to cool off, there is so much more to do in the Southern MN scene then you may have thought.  #SeptOberfest has put Wabasha-Kellogg on the map of fun things to do for the past 10 years and now into our 11th year, our amazing city is sure to entertain you and your family.  Why not stay and play for a weekend or come during the week and stay and you will find that the area has plenty to keep you busy.  With the boutique shops during the day and the many drinking and eating places at night, you can find an assortment of activities. 


Try Hoppy Girl Brewing dba Turning Waters Back Alley Brewing Co for your craftbeer enjoyment.  See what is On Tap and while there just 3 miles up the road in Reads Landing, you will find Reads Landing Brewing.  Continue your path to Kellogg and make a stop in at the Front Porch Bar & Grill and meet the new owners Heather and Andrew.  Of course, grab a piece of pie or another sweet treat from Patti and gang at Town & Country Cafe.  Lastly, before you leave Kellogg, you must stop at Lark Toys and take in all they offer.  Do you like chocolate treats then make a pit stop at Chocolate Escape in Wabasha. 

Do you like adventures while taking in the fall foliage colors, then book a paddle tour with Broken Paddle Guiding before the water gets too cold to go out on or simply visit the many  hiking and biking trails at the Minnesota State Parks.   Do you enjoy live music, check out when local musician is playing is original tunes at the brewpub. kayaking-bed-breakfast-wabasha-mn-turning-waters


There is so many opportunities to Explore Minnesota southern region.  Why not spend a few nights with us and find out why.  Contact Brenda at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, rated 5 of 5 stars on TripAdvisor for many years.  See what others are saying about their stay and all the fun things they have done in Wabasha. 

A Shopper’s Dream Right Here in Wabasha, MN May 3-27th, 2018


wabasha-seasonal-boutiques-may-3-may-27-2018May flowers brings shopping to Wabasha, MN.  Yes, we have so many opportunities to have fun, explore, go on adventures in the southern shore of the Mississippi River Valley right here in Wabasha-Kellogg, MN. Make your plans to enjoy the 100 mile garage sales up and down the river and along Lake Pepin.  Why not make it a weekend of fun and stay and shop in wonderful Wabasha.  Finish your day of shopping at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast, Adventure & Brewery and we will make your stay memorable.  Saturday, May 5th, we will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with live music from our local legend Ricky D. and showcasing a new brew or two.  Simply make the decision to pick up the phone and make your reservations today.  You will have the luxury of a relaxed bed & breakfast experience, fun at Hoppy Girl Brewing dba Turning Waters Back Alley Brewing Co, a five course breakfast to fuel you up for more shopping adventures each morning and more…….                       So many shopping opportunities so little time.  See you soon along the Great River Road Trail!