The Free Press, Mankato, MN

April 4, 2013

Entertainment Calendar April 4-10


The Free Press

Thursday

Eliot Chang comedy show & discussion — 7 p.m., Centennial Student Union, Minnesota State University, free, 389-6076.

Jo Bunting copper & glass exhibit — 4-8 p.m., Twin Rivers Gallery, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, www.twinriversarts.org.

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners present “Canoeing with the Cree” — 2-4 p.m., Snell Community Room, 1900 Madison Ave., $5, 387-7180.

North Mankato Taylor Library presents Jonathan Odell — 7-8 p.m., North Mankato Police Annex, 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 345-5120.

Rachael Hanel “We’ll be the Last Ones to Let You Down: Memoir of a Gravedigger’s Daughter” book reading — 6:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble, River Hills Mall, Mankato, 345-3444.

Steve Glischinski “Minnesota Railroads: A Photographic History 194-2012” photography & book discussion — 10:30 a.m., New Ulm Community Center, 600 N. German St; 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library Meeting Room, 17 N. Broadway, 507-359-8334.

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

“Teddy Bear Clinic” — 10:30 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St., Mankato, free, 304-4020.

Texas Hold’Em Poker — 6:45 p.m., American Legion North Mankato, free, 625-1264.

Therese Tulloch “For Opossum Falls” book discussion — 7 p.m., Montgomery City Library, 104 Oak Ave. S.E., 507-364-7615.

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

Music

Buster’s — Season of the Fly

Boomtown — Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Mully’s — Karaoke

Number 4 — The Frye

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Karaoke

Friday

Jackleen Kramer ceramics exhibit — 7-9 p.m., The 410 Project, 523 S. Front St., Mankato, the410project@hotmail.com.

Madelia Community Theatre presents “Steel Magnolias” — 7 p.m., Madelia High School Auditorium, 320 Buck Ave. S.E., $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under, 507-642-3232.

Music

Buster’s — Decadence Inc.

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery — Mike Haldorson & Dave Davis

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret — Little Prairie Pickers

Indian Island Winery — Tuition Daddies

Mankato Moose Club — Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern — Vinyl Vault

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

What’s Up Lounge — Angry Waters, Seazon of the Fly, Eden, 9-to-life

Wine Cafe — Bully Pulpit, Sweet Papa Dave

Saturday

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

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

Guillermo Cuellar & Linda Christianson ceramic workshop & “Sharing the Fire” documentary — 1-5 p.m., Arts Center of St. Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., www.artscentersp.org.

Madelia Community Theatre presents “Steel Magnolias” — 7 p.m., Madelia High School Auditorium, 320 Buck Ave. S.E., $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under, 507-642-3232.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra presents “Mozart in Me” — 11 a.m., Mankato YMCA, 1401 S. Riverfront Drive, $10 adults, $5 youth, www.mankatosymphony.com.

Minnesota Valley Chorale presents Haydn’s Mass in G Sancti Nicolai plus Songs of Night & Might — 7:30 p.m., Christ the King Lutheran Church, 222 Pfau St., Mankato, $12 adult advanced, $10 seniors and students advanced, $15 adults at the door, $12 students and seniors at the door, www.minnesotavalleychorale.com.

St. Peter Book Festival — 1-5 p.m., St. Peter Community Center, 600 S. Fifth St., www.stpeter_reads.wordpress.com.

Spring Civic Center Garage Sale — all day, New Ulm Civic Center, 507-359-8347.

“We are Met on a Great Battlefield of that War ... Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg-Vicksburg Campaigns of 1863” — 7 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran dining room, 720 S. Second St., Mankato, $12 adults, $6 students 6-16, lincolns_travelingtroupe.org.

Music

Buster’s — Jake McVey

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery — Betty & Ocho

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret — Devin Nelson & John Holmquist

Hooligans — Deuces Wild

Indian Island Winery — Tess Erickson

The Loose Moose & Conference Center — Karaoke

Midtown Tavern — Lookout Drive

NaKato — The Frye

Pub 500 — Nosmo King Band

Red Sky Lounge -- The Neighborhood Trio, Larry McDonough Quartet

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

What’s Up Lounge — Howard “Guitar” Luedtke and Blue Max

Wine Cafe — Steve & Jade Murphy

Wow! Zone — The Real Big Band

Sunday

Bernice Jones Piano Festival Honors Recital grades 7-12 — 2:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, 507-933-7013, www.gac.edu.

Elisabeth Urtel senior composition recital — 2 p.m., Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, free, www.blc.edu.

Madelia Community Theatre presents “Steel Magnolias” — 2 p.m., Madelia High School Auditorium, 320 Buck Ave. S.E., $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under, 507-642-3232.

Minnesota Valley Chorale presents Haydn’s Mass in G Sancti Nicolai plus Songs of Night & Might — 3 p.m., St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 632 S. Broad St., Mankato, $12 adult advanced, $10 seniors and students advanced, $15 adults at the door, $12 students and seniors at the door, www.minnesotavalley_chorale.com.

Riverbend Promenaders Square Dance Club “Spring Fling” — 2 p.m., Assembly of God Church, 722 Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, $6, 388-3344.

“We are Met on a Great Battlefield of that War ... Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg-Vicksburg Campaigns of 1863” — 7 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran dining room, 720 S. Second St., Mankato, $12 adults, $6 students 6-16, lincolns_travelingtroupe.org.

Music

Midtown Tavern — Karaoke

Mully’s — Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Pub 500 — Betty & Ocho

Monday

“Art Talks” discussion with area artists & organizations — 5:30-6:30 p.m., Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, $5, 387-1008, www.twinriversarts.org.

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

Open Pottery Lab — 6:30-9 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $5 for one session, $30 seven sessions, $25 clay coupon, 387-5501.

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

Music

Boomtown — Karaoke

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

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Tuesday

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

Storytime with T.J. & Lisa — 10:30-11 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 304-4020.

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

Texas Hold’Em Poker — 6:45 p.m., American Legion North Mankato, free, 625-1264.

Music

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wednesday

Bethany Speech Team presents award winning performances — 7 p.m., Meyer Hall, Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, 344-7000, www.blc.edu.

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.

Music

Mully’s — Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter — Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Open mic night

 

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