The Free Press, Mankato, MN

September 26, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Sept. 26-Oct. 2


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.

Mankato Lifelong Learners present "Frac Sand Mining - Its Ultimate Use" -- 2-4 p.m., Snell Community Room, 1900 Madison Ave., 507-389-2011.

Mayo Clinic Health Systems present Understanding Children's Grief -- 6-7:30 p.m., Christ the King Lutheran Church, 222 Pfau St., Mankato, free, 507-385-2989.

Minnesota Valley Gem and Mineral Club meeting -- 6:30 p.m., Eagles Club, 708 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato.

St. Peter Oktoberfest -- 5 p.m., Gates Open; 6-9 p.m., "Test the Taps" party with Larry Novotny, "The One Man Tuba Band."

“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.

Zonta Fashion Show -- 5 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, Civic Center Plaza, $45, 507-386-6268.

Music

Axel's Bonfire Patio -- Dave Pengra and Ron Arsanault

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Huge Hip-Hop Show

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

 

Friday

Mankato Symphony Orchestra's "Try it Out! Music & Brew" -- 5:30-7:30 p.m., Mankato Brewery, 1119 Center St., North Mankato, $10, 507-625-8880.

Noon Tunes featuring Lee Weber -- 12 p.m., New Ulm Public Library, 17 N. Broadway, 507-359-8334.

"Puppet Problems" -- 8 p.m., Mankato Brewery, 1119 Center St., North Mankato, $7 in advance, $5 for students, www.mankatomosaic.com.

Range Street Fall Kick Off -- 5-10 p.m., Range St. between The NaKato and Spinners Bar & Grill, performances by The Last Train to Memphis and The Barefoot Winos.

St. Peter Oktoberfest -- 4 p.m., Gates Open; 4-7 p.m., Wendingers; 7 p.m., Sauerkraut Eating Contest; 7-11 p.m., Eagle River.

Music

Brothers Pub -- Karaoke/DJ

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Brent Brown

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- The Drivers

Indian Island Winery -- Duke Zecco

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Raven Moon Rising

NaKato/Spinners -- The Last Train to Memphis and The Barefoot Wino's

North Mankato American Legion -- Malpractice

RedSky -- Crash Cuddle and Phantom Feedback

Savoy -- The Frye and Pete and Matt with The Living Daylights

Wine Cafe -- The Lost Walleye's and TC Chantler

 

Saturday

Celebrate Sound - Don't Walk in Silence -- 8 a.m., Sibley Park picnic area 3, $20, www.celebratesound.org/mankato.

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

Friends of the Deep Valley Libraries fall book sale -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blue Earth County Library Auditorium, corner of Main st. and Riverfront Drive.

Glenwood Civil War Cemetery Tour -- 1-3 p.m., Glenwood Cemetery, 711 Glenwood Ave., Mankato, $5 adults, $2 children 6-16, 507-625-8056.

The Great ArfWalk Festival -- 10:30 a.m., Land of Memories Park, Mankato, 507-625-6373.

Oktoberfest -- 3-8 p.m., Pub 500 parking lot, 500 S. Front St., Mankato, free, 507-625-6500.

"Puppet Problems" -- 10 p.m., What's Up Lounge, $7 in advance, $5 for students, www.mankatomosaic.com.

Rachael Hanel book signing -- 10-11:30 a.m., Waseca Art Center, 200 N. State St., Waseca, 507-835-1701.

St. Peter Oktoberfest -- Noon, Oktoberfest Parade; 12:30-3 p.m., Riverbend Dutchmen; 4-7 p.m., Bockfest Boys; 8-11 p.m., IV Play.

Music

Brothers Pub -- Outland

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- High Strung

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Curtis & Loretta

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Rock of Ages

Indian Island Winery -- Rain Kings

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Lost Marbles

NaKato -- The Frye

Pub 500 -- Dave Lambert Band

Savoy -- Huge Dance Party hosted by DJ ATack and Digital T

Wine Cafe -- Ron Arsenault and Dave and Mike Pengra

 

Sunday

Dad's Belgian Waffles, Bake Sales and Scentsy Fundraiser -- 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Morson-Ario VFW, 1900 N. Riverfront Drive, $7 ages 11 and up, $5 ages 6-11, free ages 5 and under, 507-388-1936.

Gustavus presents Nickolai Kolarov and Rebekah Richards -- 1:30 p.m., Jussi Bjorling Hall, Gustavus, free, 507-933-7013.

Ladies Crafts at Harkin Store -- 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, 507-354-8666.

MSU performance series: Minnesota River Valley Wind Ensemble -- 3 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $9 general admission, $7 students, 507-389-5549.

Music

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

Midtown Tavern -- 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.

Friends of the Deep Valley Libraries fall book sale -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Blue Earth County Library Auditorium, corner of Main st. and Riverfront Drive.

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.

Friends of the Deep Valley Libraries fall book sale -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Blue Earth County Library Auditorium, corner of Main st. and Riverfront Drive.

"Marx in Soho" play -- 7 p.m., Ostrander Auditorium, MSU, free, 507-389-5613.

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

Remembering Front Street walking tour -- 6 p.m., Oleander Saloon, free, 507-345-5566.

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 with parent, 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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