The Free Press, Mankato, MN

June 20, 2013

Entertainment Calendar


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.

Clay Center Open Studio -- 5-9 p.m., Arts Center of Saint Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., $5 recommended donation accepted, 507-931-3630.

Pigs & Pinot with a Purpose -- 5:30-9 p.m., Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery, 1179 E. Pearl St., Kasota, 507-345-4629.

Railroad Days Celebration -- 7-9 p.m., St. James Model Railroad Club, 307 Tiell Drive, St. James, 507-375-4797.

Songs on the Lawn: The Pickup Boys -- 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Civic Center Plaza, free.

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

Third Thursday Gallery Walk -- 5-8 p.m., Participating galleries: Blue Earth County Historical Society, Fillin' Station, Carnegie Art Center, The 410 Project and more, www.citycentermankato.com/partnership.php.

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

Unique & classic car roll-in -- Busters, 1325 Madison Ave, 507-389-8999.

Will Hale performance -- 6:30 p.m., German Park, New Ulm, 507-359-8336.

Music

Axel's Bonfire -- Greg George & Steve Murphy Acoustic

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

RedSky -- Local showcase

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

Nicollet Friendship Days -- 5 p.m., Park Opens; 7:30 p.m., Free bike drawing - ages 12 and under at park; 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Karaoke in the park; For full schedule, visit www.nicollet.org.

Saint Peter Area Children's Theatre presents "The Hobbit" -- 2 p.m. & 7 p.m., Saint Peter High School, 100 Lincoln Drive, 934-3048 ext 0.

Music

Buster’s --Grind First Entertainment

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Raven Moon Rising

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Indian Island Winery -- Trinichad

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Rapid Ricks -- Jimmy Dukes

RedSky -- 2nd annual Black & White party

Westwood -- Cedar Paddle Band

Wine Cafe -- Brent Brown

Saturday

2nd Annual Summer Party -- 12 p.m.-12 a.m., Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club, free, ages 21+.

6th Annual Historic Homes & Gardens Tour -- Tracy house, 322 Center St., Mankato, 507-327-6838.

Annual Membership Show, Opening Reception -- 2-4 p.m., Arts Center of Saint Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., 507931-3630.

Causes of the U.S.-Dakota War and Battlefield Tour -- 1 p.m., Fort Ridgely, Located within the State Park 11 miles north of Sleepy Eye on MN Hwy 4, $4 admission, free to MHS and NCHS members, 507-426-7888.

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

Farming of Yesteryear in Kiester -- 8:30-10:30 a.m., Free Driving Clinic; 11 a.m., Horse & Mule Show; for more information, visit www.cityofkiester.com.

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners present "The Minnesota Budget - How and Why?" -- 1-3 p.m., Bethel Baptist Chruch, 1250 Monks Ave., $5, 387-2011.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra presents "Rockin' by the River" -- 5:30-9 p.m., Riverfront Park, free, 507-625-8880.

Nicollet Friendship Days -- 8-11 a.m., Dad's Belgium waffles at Nicollet High School; 8:45 a.m., 5K Run-Walk, starting at Nicollet School football field; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Kick ball tournament in City Park; 3-6 p.m. Demolition Derby; 8 p.m. Nicollet Queen Coronation in City Park; For full schedule, visit www.nicollet.org.

Quiltistry in New Ulm -- 10 a.m-5 p.m., free walking or horse drawn carriage tour of quilts; 11 a.m. & 12 p.m., free one-act play "Quilters: Lives of the Pioneers" at Brown County Museum Annex; 10 a.m., Wanda's Attic Kid's Quilt Class; For more information, visit http://quiltistrynewulm.eventbrite.com.

Railroad Days Celebration -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m., St. James Model Railroad Club, 307 Tiell Drive, St. James, 507-375-4797.

Rapid Rick's Road Show -- Rapid Rick's Bar & Grill, 234 Pine St., Nicollet, 507-232-3943.

Recent Paintings Exhibit by Bruce McClain, Opening Reception -- 7-9 p.m., Waseca Art Center, 200 State St. N., 507-835-1701.

Turtles in the Arboretum -- 10 a.m., Linnaeus Arboretum, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, free for members, free-will donation asked of non-members, 507-933-6184.

Music

Buster’s -- Latino Night

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Ian Hilmer, The Murphy Brothers Band and Reverend Raven

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Flying Dutchment Motorcycle Club -- Organic Cowboy & Everett Smithson Band

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Tombstone Trio

Indian Island Winery -- Mary Guentzel Quintet and Sandra Lee & The Velvets

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Morgan Creek Winery -- Jim McGuire Jazz Trio

RedSky -- Project Pat of 3-6 Mafia

Spinners -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Tackle Box

Sunday

Carver Creek Bluegrass Band -- 1-4 p.m., The Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, 507-354-8666.

Farming of Yesteryear in Kiester -- 11 a.m., Antique Tractor Pull; for more information, visit www.cityofkiester.com.

Nicollet Friendship Days -- 1 p.m., Parade; 3 p.m., Kids Entertainment; 5:30 p.m., Raffle Drawing; for full schedule, visit www.nicollet.org.

Railroad Days Celebration -- 1-5 p.m., St. James Model Railroad Club, 307 Tiell Drive, St. James, 507-375-4797.

Music

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Jeremy Poland

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- Russell Lachney

Monday

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

Club Invention -- Mankato East High School, 800-968-4332.

Car/Cycle Roll-In -- 4-7 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl/Rumor's Lounge, 1247 Range St., 507-387-3439.

Mankato 77 Lancers Band in Rose Parade -- 6:15 p.m., County Road B2, Roseville, 651-792-7026.

Molly and Sonny Boy concert -- German Park, New Ulm, free.

Red Cross Blood Drive -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Centennial Student Union, Minnesota State University, 507-389-1211.

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

"I Ought to be in Pictures" theater production -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, Minnesota State University, $16 adults, $14 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, $11 MSU students, 507-389-6661.

Mankato Area Community Band performance -- 7:30 p.m., Sibley Park, free.

Sioux Trails American Guild of Organists: Wyatt Smith -- 12:10 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 320 E. Main St., Mankato, free, www.agosiouxtrails.org.

Music

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

RedSky -- local artists

Wednesday

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

"I Ought to be in Pictures" theater production -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, Minnesota State University, $16 adults, $14 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, $11 MSU students, 507-389-6661.

One Room School Experience -- 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Brown County Fairgrounds, $10, 507-233-2616.

St. James Community Children's Theater presents "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" -- 7 p.m., St. James High School little theater, 1001 10th Ave. N., 507-375-4517.

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

Trivia Night -- 9 p.m., Wine Cafe, 301 N. Riverfront Drive., 507-345-1516.

Wednesday Noon in June (at the Gazebo) -- 12:05 p.m., Gazebo Park, Corner of Sixth and Main, Blue Earth, free.

Music

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

RedSky -- New Rev and the Lumineers

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