The Free Press, Mankato, MN

April 18, 2013

Entertainment Calendar April 18-24


The Free Press

Thursday

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 St. Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., $5 recommended donation, www.artscentersp.org, 507-931-3630.

Donna Webb exhibit opening reception — 7-9 p.m., Blue Earth County Historical Society Heritage Center, 415 Cherry St., Mankato, www.bechshistory.com, 345-5566.

Geology of Minneopa State Park talk — 7 p.m., North Mankato Municipal Building, 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 384-8890.

Jose Cole Circus — 6 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. circus, St. Peter Armory, 1120 N. Swift St., 507-934-3400.

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

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

Third Thursday Gallery Walk — 5-8 p.m., participating Mankato art galleries, www.citycentermankato.com/partnership.php.

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

Waseca High School presents “The Importance of Being Earnest” — 7:30 p.m., Central Building Auditorium, 501 E. Elm Ave., Waseca, 507-835-5470.

Mankato Figure Skating Club presents “Welcome to Oz on Ice” — 7 p.m., All Seasons Arena, 1251 Monks Ave., $7 adults, $5 seniors and children 4-18, free children 3 and under, 388-4295.

Music

Boomtown — Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Mully’s — Karaoke

RedSky — Ocho & the War Dogs

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Karaoke

Friday

Bake Sale for Cystic Fibrosis — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., First National Bank, 226 Nasau St., St. Peter, 507-931-5890.

“Captain Gravitone, The Musical” — 10 p.m., What’s Up Lounge, 701 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato, $5 general advanced, $3 students advanced, $7 at the door, www.gravitone.wix._com/gravitone, 420-1881.

Habitat for Humanity “Toast of Home” beer, wine, appetizer tasting event — 6:30-8:30 p.m., St. Peter Community Center, $20, 507-934-3606.

“Hamlet” — 7:30 p.m., Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, $8 adults, $5 students & seniors, 344-7374.

Opera Night at Waseca Arts Center — 7:30 p.m., Waseca Arts Center, 200 State St. N., $20 public, $17 members, $15 students, www.wasecaartscouncil.org, 507-835-1701.

“Two Who Dared” film premiere — 7 p.m., Unitar-ian Universalist Fellowship of Mankato, 937 Charles Ave., free-will donations, www.twowhodared.com.

Waseca High School presents “The Importance of Being Earnest” — 7:30 p.m., Central Building Auditorium, Waseca, 507-835-5470.

Mankato Figure Skating Club presents “Welcome to Oz on Ice” — 7 p.m., All Seasons Arena, $7 adults, $5 seniors and children 4-18, free children 3 and under, 388-4295.

Music

Buster’s — IV Play

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery — The Winos

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret — Dick Kimmel & Co.

Indian Island Winery — Beyond Blue

Madelia VFW — D&R Karaoke

Mankato Moose Club — Fiddleman Karaoke

RedSky — Useful Jenkins, Tugg & Steve

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Organic Cowboys, Dave Olson & Barbara Jean

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.

Earth Day at the Library — 10 a.m. to noon, Blue Earth County Library, free, 304-4020.

Geocache Adventure — 3 p.m., Minneopa State Park, $5 for park pass, 384-8890.

“Hamlet” — 7:30 p.m., Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, $8 adults, $5 students & seniors, 344-7374.

Healthy Kids Day — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mankato YMCA, 1401 S. Riverfront Drive, $8 member family, $13 nonmember family, 387-8255.

MSU presents “Call of the Wild” live & exotic animals — 8 p.m., lower level of CSU, MSU, www.mnsu.edu.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra presents Andy Stein — 7-8:30 p.m., Chankaska Creek Winery, 1179 E. Pearl St., Kasota, $100, 625-8880.

Carnegie juried exhibition public reception — 7-9 p.m., Carnegie Arts Center, 120 S. Broad St., Mankato, www.thecarnegiemankato.com.

“Salute our Veterans” — 1-2 p.m., Word of Life Free Lutheran Church, 20013 Stoltzman Road, Mankato, 387-3857.

Walk to Defeat ALS — 9-10 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk begins, Mankato West High School, 1351 S. River-front Drive, 888-672-0484.

Waseca High School presents “The Importance of Being Earnest” — 7:30 p.m., Central Building Auditorium, Waseca, 507-835-5470.

Mankato Figure Skating Club presents “Welcome to Oz on Ice” — 7 p.m., All Seasons Arena, $7 adults, $5 seniors and children 4-18, free children 3 and under, 388-4295.

Music

Buster’s — Function Junction

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Eagles Club — Cedar Paddle Band

Grand Kabaret — The Sirens from Lili’s Burlesque Revue & Robert Bell

Indian Island Winery — Russell Schmidt

The Loose Moose & Conference Center — Karaoke

Pub 500 — The Whiskies

RedSky — Useful Jenkins, The Style Biters & The Limbs

Roadhaus — The Echo’s Big Band

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

St. James Legion — IV Play

Smiley’s — D&R Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Tree Party

Wow! Zone Sports Bar — Bass Brand Brass Band

Sunday

“Hamlet” — 2 p.m., Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, $8 adults, $5 students & seniors, 344-7374.

MSO presents “It Ain’t Necessarily So” with Andy Stein — 3 p.m., Mankato West High School, $25 gold section, $20 silver, $15 bronze, $5 students under 18 with ID, 625-8880.

MSU Concert Bands in concert — 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, Minnesota State University, $9 general admission, $7 students and children, 389-5549.

Mankato Children’s Chorus presents “Dreams” — 3 p.m., Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, $10 adults, $7 seniors and children under 18, www.mankatochildrenschorus.org.

Mankato Figure Skating Club presents “Welcome to Oz on Ice” — 1 p.m., All Seasons Arena, $7 adults, $5 seniors and children 4-18, free children 3 and under, 388-4295.

Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School A Cappella Choir spring concert — 7 p.m., Chapel of the Christ, Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, 507-354-8221.

Notables “An Afternoon at the Movies” Concert — 4 p.m., Le Sueur-Henderson High School, 901 E. Ferry St., Le Sueur, free, donations welcome, 507-665-6688.

Music

Mully’s — Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Pub 500 — Jimmy Fromm

Monday

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

Adult Book Club — 6 p.m., Blue Earth County Library, Mankato, free, 304-4001.

Arpeggione Duo concert with guitar & cello — 7 p.m., Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, 344-7000, www.blc.edu.

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.

Blue Earth Valley Concert Association presents “Take Me Home: The Music of John Denver” — 7 p.m., Blue Earth Area High School, 1125 N. Grove St., 507-893-4554.

Breakfast at the River for Seniors — 8:30-9:30 a.m., Whiskey River, Highway 99 East, St. Peter, 507-934-7434, 507-934-3048.

MSU Jazz Big Bands concert — 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $9 general admission, $7 students & children, 389-5549, www.mnsu.edu/music.

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

Music

RedSky — FuzzTalk Tuesday Night Club

Wednesday

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

“Plague of Angels” — 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, MSU, $10 general, $9 discounted, $8 MSU students, www.mnsu.edu/theatre.

“Restaurant Tales” — 7 p.m., Chankaska Creek Winery, $8 at the door, $6 advanced, www.mankato_mosaic.com.

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

Music

Mully’s — Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter — Karaoke

RedSky — Kinetics

Wine Cafe — Open mic night

 

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