The Free Press, Mankato, MN

October 10, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Oct. 10-16


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.

Live Standup Comedy -- 8 p.m., Mankato Event Center, 12 Civic Center Plaza, $10 in advance, $15 at door, www.slantedmag.com.

Mankato Dance -- 7:30-10:30 p.m., Mankato Eagles Club, 708 N. Riverfront Drive, $5, 507-345-6435.

MSU presents "Les Miserables" -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, SOLD OUT.

“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

Busters -- Eli James

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke, Jena Marie Band

Pub 500 -- The Last Revel

Savoy -- (Mid) West Village with Cannaholics & Create

Wine Cafe -- Davina and the Vagabonds, Karaoke

Friday

The Drivers Concert -- 7:30 p.m., Wittenberg Collegiate Center Auditorium, Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, 507-345-8221.

"Exploit Subject 2" Multi-Media Installation reception -- 7-9 p.m., The 410 Project, 523 S. Front St., Mankato, www.the410project.com.

Gustavus Artist Series: Robert Gruca -- 7:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus, $12 adults, $9 seniors/students/staff, free Gustavus students, 507-933-7590.

Lost in the Dark Haunted Corn Maze and Mill -- 6:30-9:30 p.m., Farmamerica, 7362 360th Ave., $10 admission, 507-835-2052.

MSU presents "Les Miserables" -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, SOLD OUT.

Six Appeals, a cappella show -- 8 p.m., Centennial Student Union, MSU, 507-389-6076.

Music

Brothers Pub -- Karaoke/DJ

Buster’s -- Near-Vana

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Winos

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Tinderbox

Indian Island Winery -- Cedar Paddle Band

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Nowhere Fast

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Tango Rougue

Mully's -- Canyon Cowboys

NaKato -- Crankshaft

North Mankato Legion -- Beer Camp

Rapid Rick's -- 10 Cent Pistol

Rumor's Lounge -- ILL P.O.E., Rabbit Holes, Pain Eaters, Social Parasite

Savoy -- Michael Paul Duo

Wine Cafe -- The Frye, One Fast Move

Saturday

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

Breast cancer awareness bike ride -- 9 a.m., Scheels Sports, 386-7767.

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.

Courtland Fire Department Fish Fry -- 3-8 p.m., Courtland Community Center, $11 adults, $5 kids 5-12, free kids under 5.

Ewenique Quilt Show -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Jesus Assembly of God Church, 722 Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, $5, 507-934-4872.

Faith, Hope & Forever Animal Rescue awareness event -- 10 a.m.-12 p.m., St. Peter Dog Park, sandi.fhfar@gmail.com.

Fall Fest in the Arb -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Linnaeus Arboretum, Gustavus, 507-933-6182.

Halloween Fright Night -- 7:15-9:30 p.m., Mankato Family YMCA, 1401 S. Riverfront Driver, 4th-6th grade social, $6, 507-345-9807.

Kids Safe at Home Training -- 9-11:30 a.m., Mankato Family YMCA, 1401 S. Riverfront Drive, $20 members, $25 non-members, 507-345-9807.

Lost in the Dark Haunted Corn Maze and Mill -- 6:30-9:30 p.m., Farmamerica, 7362 360th Ave., $10 admission, 507-835-2052.

Maker Fair -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Blue Earth County Fairgrounds Commercial Building, Garden City, www.makerfair.org.

MSU presents "Les Miserables" -- 2 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, SOLD OUT.

MSU presents "Les Miserables" -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, SOLD OUT.

Seed harvest at Sakatah Lake State Park -- 1-3:30 p.m., site location on LeRoy Ave., 507-362-4438.

Music

Buster’s -- The Reckless

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Betty and Ocho

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Jim Whitman Jazz Trio

Indian Island Winery -- Haley Rossow

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Lethal Chemistry

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Jim McGuire Jazz Trio

Mully's -- Canyon Cowboys

New Ulm Event Center -- IV Play

Pub 500 -- Warren Streets

Savoy -- Dj Atack & Digital T

Smiley's Bar -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- TC Chantler and Friends

Sunday

Auditions for Mosaic's holiday show -- 4-6 p.m., Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, www.mankatomosaic.com.

Ewenique Quilt Show -- 12-4 p.m., Jesus Assembly of God Church, 722 Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, $5, 507-934-4872.

Leather worker Dan Cochran program -- 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, 507-934-2160.

The River Bend Bells "Big Band Bells" concert -- 3 p.m., Belgrade Avenue United Methodist Church, 325 Sherman St., North Mankato, $5 adults, free children under 5, 507-340-7678.

MSU Performance Series: Jeff Ziegler/Nicola Melville -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $12 general, $11 MSU students, 507-389-5549.

MSU presents "Les Miserables" -- 2 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, SOLD OUT.

Music

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

Midtown Tavern -- Ocho Karaoke

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- String Theory & Ben Marti

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Monday

Anaheed Al-Hardan, Sociologist, will lecture on "The Palestinians in Syria and the Syrian War" -- 7 p.m., Room 102 Armstrong Hall, MSU, free, 507-389-6838.

Auditions for Mosaic's holiday show -- 6-7 p.m., Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, www.mankatomosaic.com.

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

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

Mankato Children's Chorus "A Little Cake and Concert" -- 5-8 p.m., Christ the King Lutheran Church, 222 Pfau St., Mankato, $2.

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

Waseca County Historical Society meeting & supper -- 5:30 p.m., Waseca County Historical Society, 315 Second Ave. N.E., $15 per person, 507-835-7700.

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.

Bards in the Arb: Kate Neely Meadows -- 7 p.m., Gustavus Interpretive Center Arboretum, Gustavus, 507-933-7392.

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

MSU University Orchestra -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $9 general, $7 MSU Students, $7 Other students K-12, 507-389-5549.

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

Dr. Richard Miller lecutre "Cultivating Curiosity in These Our Distracted, Polarized, Irate, Ill-Informed Times" -- 7 p.m., 201 Searing, Centennial Student Union, MSU.

Samantha Chadwich presents on pollution threatening Minnesota's rivers -- 7 p.m., Belgrade Methodist Church, Corner of Sherman and Belgrade, North Mankato, free, 388-7008.

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.

Documentary showing of "Warren MacKenzie: A Potter's Hands" -- 7 p.m., Northeast Ballroom, Centennial Student Union, MSU, free, 507-389-6838.

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

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

Trivia Night -- 9 p.m., Wine Cafe, 345-1516.

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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