These are not the e-mails that I like to open.  Yesterday afternoon in my inbox was an e-mail from Color Me Mine in Rochester with the sad news that they are closing.  Their last day is Friday, June 5th, 2020.

Credit: Color Me Mine via e-mail
Credit: Color Me Mine via e-mail

To all of our valued customers and friends,

It is with great sadness that we must announce that the Rochester Location of Color Me Mine is closing. The loss of income during the COVID close down and now the chaos in the Twin Cities has left us with no alternative. I can no longer keep 3 studios financially afloat.

Our final day will be tomorrow, Friday, June 5th. We will be open until 9pm
1. If you have finished pieces, we will be let you know when someone is at the store for you to stop in and pick up over the next several weeks. We will also be delivering finished pieces!
2. If your kids have a virtual summer camp we will get those pieces picked up when they're completed, fired and returned to you!

We will continue to offer virtual summer camps out of our remaining studios in Eagan and Woodbury and deliver them to you this summer!

It has been a real privilege to serve you in your community over the years! I hope you will join us to continue the painting experience in one of our other studios.

If you need to contact them to pick up pieces or for virtual summer camps, you can reach them via e-mail at, through Facebook, or via phone at their Eagan store (651-454-4099) or Woodbury (651-717-5663).

What store is Rochester missing? I'd love to hear your answer.  Send me a message on my Facebook page (Jessica On The Radio) or DM me on Instagram.

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