The Free Press, Mankato, MN

January 9, 2014

Entertainment Calendar Jan. 9-15


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.

Home Stretch Workshop -- 5:30-9:30 p.m., Intergovernmental Center, 10 Civic Center Plaza, $30, 507-387-8600.

“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

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

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

Music

Buster’s -- The Whiskies

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Winos

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- The Drivers

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

The Lucky Lure -- Karaoke

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Raven Moon Rising

Mully's -- Blue Ringers

Savoy -- Bullypulpit Bluegrass

Wine Cafe -- Jim Jam Band; Ross Kilner and The Thrill

Saturday

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

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.

Exploring the Woods exhibit opening reception -- 7-9 p.m., Waseca Art Center, 200 State St. N., Free, 507-835-1701.

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

Gavin Brewer Benefit -- 5-10 p.m., Morson Ario, Riverfront Drive, Mankato, $10 ages 6 and up, free ages 5 and under, 507-388-5734.

Mankato Craft Beer Expo -- 2-6 p.m., Verizon Wirless Center, $40 VIP, $30 general, $10 Designated Driver.

"Music is for Everybody" -- 10:30 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St., Mankato, free, 304-4020.

Snowshoe Hike -- 1 p.m., Fort Ridgely State Park, New Ulm, 507-384-8890.

Music

Buster’s -- Farmers Daughter

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Garret Steinberg

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Dick Kimmel and Adam Grander performing bluegrass

Hobbers HWY 99 -- The Murphy Brothers Band

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Mully's -- Jena Marie Band

Pub 500 -- Ric Gillman

Wine Cafe -- The Porch Lights

Sunday

Eagles Cancer Breakfast to Order -- 9 a.m., Eagles Aerie 269, 708 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato, $7.95.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra: Music on the Hill series: The Three B's -- 2 p.m., Good Councel Chapel, 170 Good Councel Drive, Mankato, $12 advance, $15 at door, 507-625-8880.

Music

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

Midtown Tavern -- Jam Session; Karaoke

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- Holly and Her Band

Monday

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

Before a Move: Consider Your Options informational meeting -- 2:30-4 p.m., Summit Center, 518 South 5th St., Mankato, free, 387-1666.

Family Storytime -- 6:30 p.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., North Mankato, 345-5120.

Living Life Series: Author William Kent Krueger -- 7 p.m., New Ulm Public Library Meeting Room, 17 N. Broadway, 507-359-8334.

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 -- 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.

National Alliance of Mental Illness support group meeting -- 6:30 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, 1250 Monks Ave, Mankato, 507-931-6996.

Preschool Storytime -- 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., North Mankato, ages 3-5 and their parents, 345-5120.

Senior Dance -- 1-4 p.m., American Legion, 229 W. Nassau, St. Peter, $5, 934-0484.

Music

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

Pub 500 -- Open Mic Night

Savoy -- Karaoke

Wednesday

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

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

Writer's Workshop -- 6:30 p.m., Brown County Historical Society Annex, 2 N. Broadway, New Ulm, free, 507-233-2616.

Music

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Open Mic with Ocho

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