The Free Press, Mankato, MN

December 19, 2013

Entertainment Calendar: Dec. 19-25


The Mankato Free Press

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7th & 8th Grade Holiday concert -- 6:30 p.m., Mankato East High School Auditorium, 2600 Hoffman Road, 507-388-4477.

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

Kiwanis Holiday Lights -- 5-9 p.m., Sibley Park, free, food shelf donations accepted.

"Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys" part three of five -- 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library Meeting Room, 17 N. Broadway, registration required, 507-359-8334.

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners present "Alzheimer's and Related Dementias: A Long and Winding Road" -- 6:30-8:30 p.m., Snell Community Room, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato.

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

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

Music

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Friday

Kiwanis Holiday Lights -- 5-10 p.m., Sibley Park, free, food shelf donations accepted.

Mankato East Planetarium Productions Club's Holiday Show -- 6:30 p.m. & 7:45 p.m., Mankato East High School, free, 507-387-5671.

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

Merely Players presents "It's a Wonderful Life: Live Radio Play" -- 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $15 adult, $13 senior, $9 youth, 507-388-5483.

Riverbend Promenaders Square Dance Club: Christmas Dance -- 7:30 p.m., Assembly of God Church, 722 Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, $5, 507-388-3344.

Music

Buster’s -- Decadence inc.

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Michael Huber

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Betty and Ocho

Indian Island Winery -- Mary Guentzel Quintet

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Mully's -- Roy Dawson and the Bootleggers

Wow Zone -- Jim Jam Band

Saturday

Amy Kortuem "Celtic Christmas" concert -- 7 p.m., Mankato Event Center, 12 Civic Center Plaza, $20, 507-387-2564.

Animal Storytime -- 10:30 p.m., Blue Earth County Library, free, 304-4020.

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

Carnegie Holiday Open House -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Carnegie Art Center, 120 S. Broad St., Mankato, 507-625-2730.

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.

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

Kiwanis Holiday Lights -- 5-10 p.m., Sibley Park, free, food shelf donations accepted.

Merely Players presents "It's a Wonderful Life: Live Radio Play" -- 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $15 adult, $13 senior, $9 youth, 507-388-5483.

Minnesota Lake Historical Society presents Hometown Christmas -- 12 p.m., Kremer House Museum, Main St., Minnesota Lake.

Music

Buster’s -- Hicktown Mafia

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Haldy and the Wino

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Organic Cowboy

Indian Island Winery -- Michael Huber

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

The Lucky Lure -- Electric Sky band

Mully's -- Roy Dawson and the Bootleggers

Road Haus -- Echo's Big Band

Sunday

Kiwanis Holiday Lights -- 5-9 p.m., Sibley Park, free, food shelf donations accepted.

Merely Players presents "It's a Wonderful Life: Live Radio Play" -- 2 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $15 adult, $13 senior, $9 youth, 507-388-5483.

Open Comedy Mic Night -- 9 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl/Rumor's Lounge, 1247 Range St., Mankato, 507-387-3439.

Music

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.

Kiwanis Holiday Lights -- 5-9 p.m., Sibley Park, free, food shelf donations accepted.

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

Loose Moose Saloon -- Blue Ox Jazz Babies

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

Tuesday

Bar Bingo -- 6:30-9 p.m., Roadhouse 169, 1006 N. Riverfront Drive, North Mankato, 387-7511.

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.

Kiwanis Holiday Lights -- 5-9 p.m., Sibley Park, free, food shelf donations accepted.

Music

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

Pub 500 -- Blue Ox Jazz Babies

Wednesday

Kiwanis Holiday Lights -- 5-9 p.m., Sibley Park, free, food shelf donations accepted.

Direct inquiries to the Currents Department, The Free Press, P.O. Box 3287, Mankato, MN 56002, or 344-6356 or (800) 657-4662, Ext. 356. E-mail may be sent to: currents@mankatofreepress.com or FAX to (507) 388-4355. NOTE: Due to holiday deadlines, events submissions for the week of Dec. 26-Jan. 1 will be needed by noon on Monday.