The Free Press, Mankato, MN

February 27, 2014

Entertainment Calendar Feb. 27-March 5


The Mankato Free Press

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Blue Earth County Library storytime -- 10:30 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St., Mankato, free, 304-4020.

East Junior High School winter concert -- 7:30 p.m., East Junior High School, 2600 Hoffman Road, Mankato, 507-387-5671.

Mankato Mosaic Theatre presents "Cabin Fever" -- 7:30 p.m., Arts Center of St. Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., St. Peter, $8 in advance, $10 adults, $8 students, www.mankatomosaic.com.

Mayo Clinic Health System presents "Consider the Conversation" -- 6:30-8:30 p.m., Jackson Campus Center Heritage Room, Gustavus Adolphus College, 507-385-6376.

Minnesota Valley Gem and Mineral Club meeting -- 6:30 p.m., Eagles Club meeting room, 708 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato.

MSU Theatre: As You Like It -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, Minnesota State University, $16 regular, $14 seniors and youth under 16, $11 current MSU students, 389-6661.

Our History Matters: Arn Kind presentation -- 6 p.m., Blue Earth County Historical Society Heritage Center, 415 Cherry St., Mankato, $5 adults, $2 children 5-17, free BECHS members, 507-345-5566.

Poetry Live -- 7 p.m., Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, 507-344-8709.

“Stories, songs and movement” -- 10:15 a.m., Creative Play Place, St. Peter Community Center room 127, 351-4284.

Tri-City United High School Band and Choir concert -- 7 p.m., Tri-City United High School Gym, 101 2nd St. N.E., Montgomery, 507-364-8100.

Trivia -- 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pub 500, 500 S. Front St., free, 625-6500.

West High School winter concert -- 7 p.m., West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, 507-387-3461.

Music

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Buster's -- Karaoke

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Jerry Dutler’s Bowl/Rumor’s Lounge -- Karaoke

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

American Civil War and the Life of a Soldier -- 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., free or $9 for lunch, 387-1666.

The Band Perry concert -- 7:30 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, $39.75 or $29.75, 800-745-3000.

Gustavus Artist Series: Bach Society -- 7:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus College, $12 adults, $9 seniors, students and staff, free Gustavus students, www.gustavustickets.com, 507-933-7590.

Gustavus Theatre: Hair -- 8 p.m., Anderson Theatre, Gustavus Adolphus College, $9 adults, $6 seniors and non-Gustavus students, one free for Gustavus students and staff, 507-933-7590.

Mankato Mosaic Theatre presents "Cabin Fever" -- 8 p.m., Mankato Brewery, 1119 Center St., North Mankato, $8 in advance, $10 adults, $8 students, www.mankatomosaic.com.

Meat Raffle -- 4:30-7:30 p.m., Crossroads Bar & Grill, 1754 Commerce Drive, North Mankato, 720-6500.

MSU Theatre: As You Like It -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, Minnesota State University, $16 regular, $14 seniors and youth under 16, $11 current MSU students, 389-6661.

New Ulm Actors Community Theatre presents "Murder at Bockfest" murder mystery dinner -- 6:30 p.m., Grand Kabaret, 210 N. Minnesota St., New Ulm, 507-359-9990.

Music

Buster’s -- Pour Me

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Henderson -- IV Play

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Whiskey Rose

Jerry Dutler’s Bowl/Rumor’s Lounge -- Karaoke

The Lucky Lure -- Karaoke

Mully's -- Girls' Night Out Band

Wine Cafe -- The Frye; The Larry McDonough Jazz Quartet

Saturday

Al Batt presentation -- 10 a.m., Drummers Garden Center & Floral, 281 St. Andrews Drive, Mankato, free, 507-388-4877.

Bingo -- 4 p.m., American Legion Post 294, Crystal Lake, $1 for 3 cards, $2 for 2 blackout cards, 507-726-6050.

Blue Earth Area High School Orchestra Pops Concert -- 7 p.m., Blue Earth Area High School Performing Arts Center, free.

Bock Fest -- 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Schell's Brewery, 1860 Schell Road, New Ulm, 21+, 507-354-5528.

Children’s Story Time at Barnes & Noble -- 11 a.m., 1850 Adams St., ages 2-8, free, 345-3444.

Color Pin -- 9 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl, 1247 Range St., 507-387-3439.

Fasching: a German Mardi Gras -- 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Turner Hall, 101 S. State St., New Ulm, $5 in advance, $7 at door, 507-354-8850.

Family Pepsi Color Pin -- 5 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl, 1247 Range St., 507-387-3439.

Gustavus Theatre: Hair -- 8 p.m., Anderson Theatre, Gustavus Adolphus College, $9 adults, $6 seniors and non-Gustavus students, one free for Gustavus students and staff, 507-933-7590.

Luxembourg Heritage Society movie screening -- 1:30 p.m., Orchid Inn, 500 Burnside St., Sleepy Eye, free, 507-354-1123.

Mankato Mosaic Theatre presents "Cabin Fever" -- 8 p.m., Mankato Event Center, 12 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, $8 in advance, $10 adults, $8 students, www.mankatomosaic.com.

MSU Jazzfest 2014 featuring JazzMN Orchestra -- 7:30 p.m., Elias J. Halling Recital Hall, Minnesota State University, $15 general, $13 MSU students, 507-389-5549.

MSU Theatre: As You Like It -- 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, Minnesota State University, $16 regular, $14 seniors and youth under 16, $11 current MSU students, 389-6661.

MSU Theatre: Escape to Wonderland public performance -- 10 a.m., Andreas Theatre, Minnesota State University, $5, 507-389-6663.

Super Science: Planes, Planes, Planes -- Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota, 121 E. Cherry St., Mankato, 507-386-0279.

Music

Buster’s -- Shane Martin

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Jerry Dutler’s Bowl/Rumor’s Lounge -- Karaoke

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Phantom Feedback

Mully's -- Girls' Night Out Band

NaKato -- Billy and the Bangers

New Ulm Event Center -- IV Play

Rapid Rick's -- Rapid Rick's Roadshow

Wine Cafe -- The Murphy Brothers

Sunday

Blue Earth County Historical Society's annual meeting -- 2 p.m., BECHS Heritage Center, 415 Cherry St., $5 adults, $2 children 5-17, free BECHS members, 507-345-5566.

Gustavus Theatre: Hair -- 2 p.m., Anderson Theatre, Gustavus Adolphus College, $9 adults, $6 seniors and non-Gustavus students, one free for Gustavus students and staff, 507-933-7590.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra: Deconstructing Rachmaninoff -- 3 p.m., Mankato West High School Auditorium, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, Mankato, $25 gold, $20 silver, $15 bronze, $5 youth, 507-625-8880.

Masopust Celebration -- 1 p.m., American Legion Hall, Montgomery, 507-364-5659.

MSU Theatre: As You Like It -- 2 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, Minnesota State University, $16 regular, $14 seniors and youth under 16, $11 current MSU students, 389-6661.

MSU Winter Concert -- 3 p.m., Elias J. Halling Recital Hall, Minnesota State University, $9 general, $7 students, 507-389-5549.

Southern Minnesota Wedding Expo -- 12-4 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, free, 507-345-4646.

Music

The Bar & Grill -- Church of Cash

Jerry Dutler’s Bowl/Rumor’s Lounge -- Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Karaoke

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Monday

Bar Bingo -- 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mully’s, 1030 Madison Ave., no cover charge, 388-1441.

MSU Winter Concert -- 7:30 p.m., Elias J. Halling Recital Hall, Minnesota State University, $9 general, $7 students, 507-389-5549.

Texas Hold’Em Poker -- 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pub 500, free, 625-6500.

Music

Boomtown -- Karaoke

Jerry Dutler’s Bowl/Rumor’s Lounge -- Karaoke

Patrick’s On Third, St. Peter -- Open Mic Night with The Wooden Nickels

Tuesday

Bar Bingo -- 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mully’s, 1030 Madison Ave., no cover charge, 388-1441.

Blue Earth County Library Storytime -- 10:30-11 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 304-4020.

MSU University Jazz Lab Band/Jazz Combos/Vocal Jazz -- 7:30 p.m., Elias J. Halling Recital Hall, Minnesota State University, $9 general, $7 students, 507-389-5549.

Music

Jerry Dutler’s Bowl/Rumor’s Lounge -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Karaoke

Wednesday

Blues class and dancing -- 9 p.m., Savoy, 526 S. Front St., 385-0072.

Toddler Wednesday -- 10 a.m., Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota, 121 E. Cherry St., Mankato, 507-386-0279.

Trivia with Stunt Monkey -- 10 p.m., Boomtown, free, 625-9264.

Music

Jerry Dutler’s Bowl/Rumor’s Lounge -- Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Roster Mccabe

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Open Mic with Ocho

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