The Free Press, Mankato, MN

September 19, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Sept. 19-25


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.

Community Read book lecture and discussion featuring Tori McClure -- 7 p.m., Christ Chapel, Gustavus, free, 507-934-3048.

Elysian Book Club featuring Rachael Hanel -- 7 p.m., Elysian Area Library, 132 E. Main St., 507-267-4411.

"Everything But the Kitchen Sink" Variety Show -- 7 p.m., New Ulm Community Center, 600 N German, free, 507-354-3212.

Fred Hager Painting Exhibit opening reception -- 4-6 p.m., Waseca Art Center, 200 N. State St.

Ladies First fundraiser -- 5:30 p.m., Mankato Courtyard, 901 Raintree Road, $50, 507-304-7298.

Mother and Daughter Book Club -- 6 p.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, girls ages 3-6 and female guardian, 345-5120.

MSU Theatre's "Sky Girls" -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, MSU, $10 adults, $9 seniors and youth 16 and under, $8 MSU students, 389-6661.

Paula Paplow book signing -- 5-7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, River Hills Mall, Mankato.

St. Peter Area Senior Expo: Boomers & Beyond -- 2-5 p.m., St. Peter Community Center, 600 S. Washington Ave., free, 934-7434.

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

Tallgrass Prairie Walk -- 6 p.m., Linnaeus Arboretum Coneflower Prairie, free, 507-933-6184.

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

Music

Axel's Bonfire -- Steve Murphy and Greg George

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Blues Dancing

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

"Banned Books" curated exhibition reception -- 7-9 p.m., The 410 Project, 523 S. Front St., Mankato.

Bethany Theater Department presents Theatre Physics -- 7-9 p.m., Sigurd K. Lee Theater, Bethany Lutheran College, free, 507-344-7374.

Gustavus performance season: Johann Sebastian Bach's "Brandenburg Concerto No. 5" -- 7:30 p.m., Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus, free.

Mahkato Pow Wow -- 3 p.m., Land of Memories Park, Mankato, $7 for the weekend, free children 12 and under, 612-990-2518.

Mosaic Theater Company presents "Puppet Problems" -- 8 p.m., Mankato Event Center, mankatomosaic.tripod.com.

MSU presents "Sky Girls" -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, MSU, $10 adults, $9 seniors and youth 16 and under, $8 MSU students, 389-6661.

Music

Brothers Pub -- Karaoke/DJ

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Haldy and the Wino

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Flame Bar & Grill -- DJ Electric Odyssey

Grand Kabaret -- Kildahl & Vonderharr

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Porch Dogs

Indian Island Winery -- Mary Guentzel Quintet

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

Kato Ballroom -- Starfire - 50's-60's Band

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Savoy -- Dr Acula Presents SPooky September featuring Weathered and Dogs

Wine Cafe -- Jim Jam Band, The Kind Country Sewer Dogs

Saturday

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

Glow Run for Camp Sweet Life -- 7 p.m., Sibley Park, Mankato, $15 adults, $10 ages 17 and under, campsweetlife.org.

Gustavaus presents Andy Juhl & Bluestem Players -- 7:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus, free.

Henderson's Heritage Days -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Main Street, www.hendersonmn.com.

Mahkato Pow Wow -- 9 a.m., Land of Memories Park, Mankato, $7 for the weekend, free children 12 and under, 612-990-2518.

Mankato Symphony Family Concert Series: Viva Vivaldi -- 11 a.m., YMCA exercise room, free, 507-387-1008.

Merely Players Murder Mystery: "The Newly Wed Murder" -- 6-8:30 p.m., Indian Island Winery, 18018 631st Ave., Janesville, $35, 507-234-5469.

MSU presents "Sky Girls" -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, MSU, $10 adults, $9 seniors and youth 16 and under, $8 MSU students, 389-6661.

River Hills Women's Weekend -- 10 a.m.-9 p.m., River Hills Mall, Mankato, free, 507-387-7469.

Truman and Reta Wood Scholarship Dinner -- 5 p.m., Centennial Student Union, Room 253, MSU, $60, $20 MSU students.

Waseca Marching Band Classic -- 10 a.m., Downtown Waseca, 507-835-3260.

Music

Brothers Pub -- 69 Cents

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Jade & Steve Murphy Acoustic, Porch Dogs, Lamont Cranston

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Ace in the WHole

Hobbers HWY 99 -- DJ Electric Odyssey

Indian Island Winery -- Tess Erickson

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Jim McGuire Jazz Trio

Savoy -- Michael Hauser, Flamenco Guitar with dancers

Spinners -- karaoke

Wildcat Bar -- Jim Jam

Sunday

Mahkato Pow Wow -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Land of Memories Park, Mankato, $7 for the weekend, free children 12 and under, 612-990-2518.

MSU Performance series: Alison Scott with The Okemah Prophets -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $15, $13 MSU students, 507-389-5549.

Preparing for Winter -- 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, 507-354-8666.

River Hills Women's Weekend -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m., River Hills Mall, Mankato, free, 507-387-7469.

Music

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Rain Kings

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Monday

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

Car and Cycle Roll-in -- 4-7 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl/Rumor's Lounge, 1247 Range St., 507-387-4766.

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

Madelia Community Hosptial & Clinic Discovery Dinner -- 5 p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, 507-642-3255.

Martha C Nussbaum lecture "Not for Profit:Why Democracy Needs the Humanities" -- 7 p.m., Ostrander Auditorum, MSU, free,507-389-6838.

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 Book Discussion Club -- 6 p.m., Blue Earth County Library, free, 304-4023.

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

"Books by Grandma and Me Storeytime" featuring Judy Gag Sellner and Evelyn Sellner -- 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library meeting room, 17 N. Broadway, 507-359-8334.

Free Speaking of Health presentation: Prostate Health -- 7 p.m., Mayo Clinic Health System, Waseca, 507-385-4706.

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

MSU Performance series: Michael Johnson -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $12, $11 MSU students, 507-389-5549.

USC FFA Farm Safety Program -- 8:30-11:45 a.m., 12:30-2:30 p.m., United South Central High School, Wells, 507-553-5819.

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.

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

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

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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