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Winona Student’s Social Calendar: March 7-13

SPRING BREEEEEAAAAKKKKK!  Hopefully your midterm exams went swimmingly and you’re ready for a well-deserved week off.  Whether you’ll be traveling, staying in Winona, or just heading home for the week – please have a great (safe) time!  As always, for those sticking around Winona during break – there are several fantastic activities to fill up your time this week…


Do you have any announcements, events, or items of interest coming up in the Winona area that you would like to get the word out on?  Just let us know and we will post for you in our next edition of Winona Student’s Social Calendar!

Recurring Winter Events/Activities

  • Visit the Lake Lodge Recreation Center for some ice-skating or snowshoeing on Lake Winona.  They’re open Monday-Friday from 4:00-7:00pm and on Saturday/Sunday from 1:00-7:00pm.  A winter seasonal pass is just $15.  Snowshoes, ice skates, broomball sticks, and hockey sticks can be rented on a daily rate from the Lodge.
  • Strap on your snowshoes & explore Winona’s enchanting trails.  Winona features a number of in-town parks and trails as well as nearby State Parks that offer both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.  Check out more information from Visit Winona and plan your next great excursion!
  • Ice Skate at the Bud King Ice Arena (670 E Front St) in Winona.  The Bud King Ice Arena features a new indoor ice refrigeration system and outdoor ice rink that overlook the beautiful Mississippi River.  The arena is managed by the Winona Area Youth Hockey Association (WAYHA).  For more information on open skate times, skating lessons, and hockey programs, visit the WAYHA website.

This Week in Winona

March 6th: 2:00-5:00pm: Live Music with Ric Gillman located at the Trempealeau Hotel (11332 Main St): Take the short drive to Trempealeau to listen to Ric Gillman. Hailing from Madeline Island on Lake Superior: Ric Gillman, recording and performing artist, a world class finger style guitarist on the 6 and 12 string acoustic guitar with many credits to his craft.  Steeped in heartfelt story and humor, each performance is unique and engaging.

March 9th: 5:30-7:00pm: Taproom Bingo at Island City Brewing Company: Come join us in our taproom for some free beer to play bingo here at Island City. Who doesn’t love a chance to win some free beer!?

March 12th: 10:30-11:30am: Gallery Walk & Talk with Eric Mueller at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum: Join artist Eric Mueller for a walk and talk in his exhibition Reset 2021, on display through May 1, 2022, at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum. In this informal conversation, Mueller will discuss the processes and inspirations behind his work and answer your questions about the exhibition. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the exhibition with the artist.

March 12th: 1:00-5:00pm: Bald Eagle Field Trip at the National Eagle Center in Wabasha MN: In the winter months hundreds of Bald Eagles migrate to this area to find open water on the Mississippi River near Wabasha, MN. You can learn more about eagles in the Upper Mississippi River Valley and get great views of Bald Eagles and nests along the river on a guided field trip with our expert naturalists.

Featured Student Housing for 2022-2023

The importance of your student housing choices, in terms of both social and academic success while at Winona State University cannot be overestimated.  Studies have shown that the quality of housing is directly correlated with academic success.  To be successful in college, students need a college “home” where they feel safe, secure, and comfortable: WsYOU Student Housing is your premier choice for quality apartments in Winona and Fountain City, WI.  Live Where You Like, Love Where You Live!

NOW RENTING FOR NEXT YEAR: see for full availability!

4-bedroom apartment, 3 blocks to Winona State University’s main campus

Only $339!

157 E 8th St. #1, Winona, MN

This warm & bright 4-bedroom, 2-level duplex has all the amenities you could possibly want.  Enjoy a spacious living room on the first level with huge bright windows.  The first level living room is separated from the second level bedrooms, making your living room the ideal entertainment area.  Upstairs features 4 large bedrooms and a beautifully remodeled kitchen.  A free washer/dryer is on-site and shared with apartment #2.  Directly behind the building are garage spaces and storage units, which may be available to rent.  Get three of your closest friends together and get a great deal on an awesome apartment that’s just 3 blocks from Winona State’s main campus!

Visit the WsYOU website for the full listing (157 E 8th St #1), complete with additional information, pictures, floor plan, and a full virtual tour.

Showings are available Monday through Friday, 10AM-6PM.  Showings may be available at other times and on weekends by request.  For the best in Winona student housing and the most beautiful Winona apartments in town, visit our full list of current offerings by visiting the WsYOU Address List. Whether you’re looking for a Winona apartment or a vacation-style rental in Fountain City – WsYOU is your home for all your student housing needs!

CONTACT US: Email or call 507-454-4444, or text 507-274-7143 for more information or to set up a showing.

Storage Units & Garages for Rent

Starting at $25 per month.  Various sizes, including 6’x6’, 8’x8’, and 8’x12’.  Central locations available including availability at the World Famous Quad 2.0 (307 W 10th St).  Lock with your own lock and key for added security.  Short and long-term leases available.  Learn more here and reserve yours today.

Check out Winona’s student housing Facebook page.  Stay up to date on all the latest Winona student news and information including housing deals and WsYOU contest winners.  Sign up for a chance to win great prizes like gift cards, free coffee, cash, and more!

Have a wonderful week in Winona!

Cody & Reid

Winona Student’s Social Calendar is a publication of WsYOU/Bluff City Properties, LLC.  Written and edited by Cody Anderson, President & Reid Kruegel, WSU Business Intern.

Please send any questions regarding Winona Student’s Social Calendar or Winona off-campus housing to or call 507-454-4444.

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