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Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center
7984 257th Street West 
Farmington, MN 55024-9243

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Phone: 952-469-2175
Fax: 952-469-5564

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Summer Outdoor Concert Series

Relax with us this summer with live music. Sit at one of our picnic tables or bring your own blanket or lawn chair and enjoy nature, music, and delicious food. It's the perfect way to spend a summer evening!

$20 for each concert and dinner.


Tangled Blue: Songs and Stories to Take with You
6/4 | 6pm
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Our outdoor concert series kicks off with Tangled Blue, a Minneapolis based group, featuring ELCA pastor-musicians Aimée and Joel Pakan. Their music is a unique sound that incorporates Latin and electronic percussion, acoustic guitars, wind instruments, beautifully matched alto and baritone voices, and stories from their journeys across North America and Europe. Our kitchen will serve delicious flatbread for dinner. Sit at one of our picnic tables or bring your own blanket or lawn chair and enjoy live music while soaking in the beauty of the Conference & Retreat Center!

Menu includes your choice of smoked salmon or margherita flatbread and dessert.


7/31 | 6pm
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Heartfelt is a unique acapella blend of four women spanning four decades of life. Introduced to each other in the Twin Cities Women’s Choir and the small ensemble group, ENCORE!, Heartfelt members share a love of songs that are uplifting, moving and humorous. From tight harmonies of the 1930s to fun renditions of current pop hits, Heartfelt will soothe your soul and touch your heart. Learn more about Heartfelt at

Menu includes chimichurri beef and vegetable kabobs, grilled asparagus, couscous salad and dessert.


Parson Paul & the Gloryland Express
Old-Fashioned Country Gospel Show

8/28 | 6pm
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Take a sentimental journey down memory lane with such old favorites as: I Saw the Light, I’ll Fly Away, In the Sweet By and By, The Church in the Wildwood, The Unclouded Day, Can the Circle Be Unbroken? and many more…

Featuring Mount Olivet member Parson Paul (or you may know him as Johnny Pineapple!). Parson Paul is widely regarded as America’s Premier Old-Fashioned Country Gospel Musician/Entertainer. He has performed all over the world, appearing at major music festivals, fairs, and special events.

Menu includes slow cooked country style pork ribs served with coleslaw, potato salad, and dessert.

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