The Free Press, Mankato, MN

November 14, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Nov. 14-20


The Mankato Free Press

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Blue Earth Area High Schools present "1984" -- 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center of Blue Earth Area High Schools, 507-525-2774.

Blue Earth County Library storytime -- 10:30 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St., Mankato, free, 304-4020.

Festival of Interests -- 4-8:30 p.m., Orchid Inn Eagles Club, 500 Burnside St. S.E., Sleepy Eye, $3 advanced, $4 at door, 507-794-5053.

Geneaology on the Internet Tool Kit -- 6:30 p.m., Mankato Family History Center, 1851 Marie Lane, North Mankato, 507-386-0224.

Good Thunder Reading Series -- 3 p.m., craft talk, Ostrander Auditorium, MSU; 7 p.m., reading, CSU Room 253; free, 507-389-1354.

International Poetry Recital -- 2 p.m., Memorial Library, MSU campus, free, 507-389-2116.

Loyola High School presents the musical "Alice in Wonderland" -- 7:30 p.m., Loyola, Fitzgerald Campus Theatre, $8 adults, $5 students, 507-388-0614.

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners present "Overview of Twin Rivers Council for the Arts" -- 6:30 p.m., Emy Frentz Gallery, 523 S. Second St., Mankato.

Mayo Clinic Health Systems Grief and the Holidays support program -- 6-7:30 p.m., Church of the Sacred Heart, 111 Fourth St. N.W., Waseca, free, 507-385-2989.

NAMI support group meeting -- 6:30 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, 1250 Monks Ave., Mankato, 507-931-6996.

“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

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Raven Moon rise; (Mid)west Village and Zoltok, DJ ATack

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

Bethany Luthern College presents "Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play" -- 7:30 p.m., Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, $8 adults, $5 students and seniors age 55 and up, 507-344-7365.

Blue Earth Area High Schools present "1984" -- 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center of Blue Earth Area High Schools, 507-525-2774.

Improved Order of the Red Men Fundraiser -- 4-7 p.m., Red Men Club, 412 S. 3rd St., St. Peter.

Loyola High School presents the musical "Alice in Wonderland" -- 5:30 p.m., Loyola, Fitzgerald Campus Theatre, $8 adults, $5 students, 507-388-0614.

Riverbend Promenaders Square Dance Club -- 7:30 p.m., Assembly of God Church, 722 Sunrise Dr., St. Peter, $5.

Southern Minnesota Christmas Festival -- 3-8 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, free, 507-389-3000.

Springfield Community Theatre presents "Beauty and the Beast" -- 7:30 p.m., Springfield School Auditorium, 12 South Burns Ave., $10 in advance, $12 at door, $6 students, 507-723-6315.

Music

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Tyler Herwig

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Ethan Keller

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Jake Palmer

Indian Island Winery -- Duke Zecco

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

JT's Hideaway - IV Play

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Musketeer Gripweed

Pub 500 -- Last Revel

Savoy -- Betty & Ocho with Old School

Wine Cafe -- The Jena Marie Band; Raven Moon Rising

WOW Zone -- Nosmo King

Saturday

Bethany Luthern College presents "Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play" -- 7:30 p.m., Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, $8 adults, $5 students and seniors age 55 and up, 507-344-7365.

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

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.

Gustavus presents duoARtia, duo-pianists -- 1:30-3 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus, free, 507-933-7013.

Improved Order of the Red Men Fundraiser -- 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Red Men Club, 412 S. 3rd St., St. Peter.

Loyola High School presents the musical "Alice in Wonderland" -- 7:30 p.m., Loyola, Fitzgerald Campus Theatre, $8 adults, $5 students, 507-388-0614.

MavBot Competition -- 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Centennial Student Union, www.mnceme.org.

Robert Cray Band concert -- 6 p.m., VWC SoundStage, Verizon Wireless Center, $39, www.ticketmaster.com.

Springfield Community Theatre presents "Beauty and the Beast" -- 7:30 p.m., Springfield School Auditorium, 12 South Burns Ave., $10 in advance, $12 at door, $6 students, 507-723-6315.

Two Stars of New Richland concert -- 7:30 p.m., Waseca Art Center, 200 State St. N., $10, 507-835-1701.

Music

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Midnight Mix

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Eagles Club -- Cedar Paddle Band

Grand Kabaret -- Beg for Justice

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Electric Odyssey

Indian Island Winery -- String Theory

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

The Lucky Lure -- Ravenmoon Rising

Midtown Tavern -- Full Set up

Rapid Rick's -- All Mixed Up

RedSky -- Rain Kings

Savoy -- Dj ATack & Digital T

Spinners -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Porch Lights

Sunday

Gustavus presents Violinist Troy Gardner -- 1-3 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus, free, 507-933-7013.

Loyola High School presents the musical "Alice in Wonderland" -- 2 p.m., Loyola, Fitzgerald Campus Theatre, $8 adults, $5 students, 507-388-0614.

Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra and North Star Strings Fall Concert -- 3 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2101 Lor Ray Drive, North Mankato, $8 adults, $6 students and seniors, $22 families, 507-212-7687.

Springfield Community Theatre presents "Beauty and the Beast" -- 2 p.m., Springfield School Auditorium, 12 South Burns Ave., $10 in advance, $12 at door, $6 students, 507-723-6315.

Music

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Little Prairie Pickers

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

Midtown Tavern -- Ocho Karaoke

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Monday

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

Blue Earth Valley Quilters meeting -- 7 p.m., Blue Earth Area Middle School - Choir Room, 507-526-5808.

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

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.

Bethany Lutheran College Fall Semester Honors Recital -- 7 p.m., Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, 507-344-7365.

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

Finding Light in the Midst of Grief and Loss -- 10:30-11:30 a.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., Mankato, $1, 387-1666.

Mayo Clinic Health Systems Grief and the Holidays support program -- 6-7:30 p.m., Le Sueur Public Library, 188 E. Ferry St., Le Sueur, free, 507-385-2989.

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

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.

Geographic Information Systems Day open house -- 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Dr. Mary T Dooley Map Library, Memorial Library, MSU campus, free, 507-389-2617.

Hipster Hootenanny -- 8:30 p.m., Pub 500, 500 S. Front St., 507-389-5549.

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

MSU presents "Betrayal" -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, MSU, $10 adults, $9 seniors and youth unver 16, 507-389-6661.

"The Superhero Project" performance -- 4:30 p.m., Washington Elementary School, 910 N. 14th St., New Ulm, free, 507-359-9990.

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

Trivia Night -- 9 p.m., Wine Cafe,507-345-1516.

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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