The Free Press, Mankato, MN

June 27, 2013

Entertainment Calendar June 27-July 3


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.

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

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

NAMI Connections peer support group -- 6:30 p.m., Bethel Baptist Chruch, 1250 Monks Ave., 507-317-3595.

Songs on the Lawn featuring The Frye -- 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Civic Center Plaza.

St. James 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.

“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

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 -- Digital T and DJ Attack

Roadhause -- IV Play

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

Big Bucks Bingo -- 7 p.m., Eagle Lake American Legion, 100 3rd St. N., 507-257-3130.

Fort Ridgely State Park Interpretive Programs -- 3 p.m., Archery; 7 p.m. Beaver Ecology.

Henderson Sauerkraut Days -- 7 p.m., Kraut Car Cruise; 8 p.m., Miss Henderson Coronation; for more information, visit www.kraut.hendersonmn.com.

Historic Pub Crawl -- 6-9 p.m., Buffalow Wild Wings, 12 Civic Center Plaza, $15 for Histoical Society Members, $20 non-members, www.bechshistory.com.

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

Larry Korteum life in 1860's presentation -- Summit Center, 518 S. fifth st., $9, 387-1666.

Mankato Area Solo Parents & Singles Dance -- 7:30 p.m., Waseca VFW, 113 W. Elm St., $8 members, $9 non-members, 387-7180.

New Ulm Actors Community Theater presents "Murder at the Schleissithoff Wedding" -- 6 p.m., Holiday Inn, 2101 S. Broadway St., New Ulm, $39, 507-359-9990.

Painting Exhibition by Amanda Wirig opening reception -- 7-9 p.m., The 410 Project, 523 S. Front St., Mankato.

St. Peter Recreation Department's annual fishing contest -- 1-2:30 p.m., Mill Pond Park, St. Peter, free.

Music

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- String Theory

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Indian Island Winery -- They Frye

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Chris Barry

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Ben Marti and Eleda Drueger

NaKato -- Ross Kleiner and The Thrill

RedSky -- Nathan Miller Band

Savoy -- Cedar Paddle Band

Wine Cafe -- Jimmy Fromm and The Lost Walleye Orchestra

Saturday

Bend of the River Cookout -- 10:30 a.m. start, 2 p.m. food served, Land of Memories Park, Mankato, $10,

Blues Traveler, Indigenous concert -- 7 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, $20 in advance, $25 day of show, 800-745-3000.

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

Henderson Sauerkraut Days -- 8 a.m., Softball Tourney begins; 11 a.m., Bingo, 1:30 p.m. Kiddie Parade; 2:30 p.m., Cabbage Toss; 8:30 p.m. Owl Parade; for more information, visit www.kraut.hendersonmn.com.

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

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners present "Intro to chip carving" -- 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, 1250 Monks Avenue.

Mankato Baltics Festival -- 12-3 p.m., Erlandson Park, Hilltop Mankato, free, 507-345-5566.

Merely Players Murder Mystery & Wine Tasting Event -- 6-8 p.m., Indian Island Winery, 18018 631st Ave., Janesville, $35, 507-234-5469.

Minneopa State Park Interpretive Programs -- 1 p.m. Archery; 5 p.m. Waterfalls of the Minnesota River Valley; 7 p.m., River Otter Ecology.

New Ulm Actors Community Theater presents "Murder at the Schleissithoff Wedding" -- 6 p.m., Holiday Inn, 2101 S. Broadway St., New Ulm, $39, 507-359-9990.

Music

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Midnight Mix

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Indian Island Winery -- Tess Erickson

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- 10 Cent Pistol

RedSky -- El Dub

Westwood Marina -- The Murphy Brothers Band

Wine Cafe -- Dan Scott, Footie and Ron Arsenault

Sunday

Flandrau State Park Interpretive Programs -- 10 a.m., Archery.

Henderson Sauerkraut Days -- 12 p.m., Grand Parade, 3 p.m., Kraut eating contest; for more information, visit www.kraut.hendersonmn.com.

Independence celebration -- Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, 507-934-2160.

New Ulm Actors Community Theater presents "Murder at the Schleissithoff Wedding" -- 6 p.m., Holiday Inn, 2101 S. Broadway St., New Ulm, $39, 507-359-9990.

Zonta Club of Mankato's Blooming pretty garden tour -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Self-guided tour of 9 gardens in the Lake Crystal and Mankato area, $10, 507-382-4587.

Music

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Little Prairie Pickers

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- Andy Tackett

Monday

Adventures in Nature: Praire Tour -- 2 p.m., Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site, 27160 County Road 2, Comfrey, $7 adults, $6 seniors and college students, $5 children ages 6-17, free for children ages 5 and under and MHS members, 507-628-5591.

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., 507-387-3439.

Monday Night Concert -- Ken and Ken Show, German Park in New Ulm, 507-354-9041.

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

Thunder of Drums, Drum and Bugle Corps show -- 6:30 p.m., Blakeslee Field, MSU, $22 reserved seating in advance, $24 reserved seating at the door, $12 general admission in advance, $14 general admission at the door, www.thunderofdrums.org.

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.

Elysian 4th of July celebration -- 7 p.m., Miss Elysian Pageant and Princess of the Lakes at WEM School Learning Center; Silent Auction starts; for more information visit www.elysianmn.com.

Mankato Area Community Band patriotic concert --7:30 p.m., Lincoln Park, Mankato.

Sioux Trails American Guild of Organists recital featuring David Porth -- 12:10 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 320 E. Main st., free, www.agosiouxtrails.org.

Music

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

Pub 500 -- Open Mic Night hosted by Betty and Ocho

Wednesday

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

Civil War Commemoration program -- 4:30-8:30 p.m., Riverside Park, New Ulm.

Elysian 4th of July celebration -- 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Elysian Fire Fighters Dance; for more information visit www.elysianmn.com.

Freedom Sings -- 7 p.m., Church of St. Peter, 1801 Broadway Ave.

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

Music

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

Midtown Tavern -- Buckcherry after part with Near-Vana

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

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