The Free Press, Mankato, MN

October 4, 2012

Entertainment Calendar Oct. 4-10


The Free Press

Thursday

Blues dancing at Savoy -- 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., 526 S. Front St., free, 385-0072.

Good Thunder Reading Series presents Alison Bechdel -- 3 p.m. talk on craft, 7:30 p.m. reading, Minnesota State Mankato, Centennial Student Union, english.mnsu.edu/gt.

Latin Play “Plautus’ Rudens” -- 7 p.m., Shaefer Fine Arts Center, Gustavus Adolphus College, 933-7013.

Minnesota State University presents “A Chorus Line” -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, Minnesota State University, $22 adults, $19 seniors, 389-6661.

“Stories from around the World” at Blue Earth County Library -- 10:30 a.m., 100 E. Main St., 304-4001.

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

Top 40 Dance DJ -- 10 p.m., Boomtown, free, 625-9264.

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

Music

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Organic Cowboys

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

Bill & Kate Isles Concert -- 7 p.m., Arts Center of St. Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., $10 adults, $7 members, $5 students, artscentersp.org.

Merely Players present “Helen’s Inner Circle” -- 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $10 adults, $7 youth 12 and under, merelyplayers.com.

Minnesota State University presents “A Chorus Line” -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, Minnesota State University, $22 adults, $19 seniors, 389-6661.

Oktoberfest in New Ulm -- 6 p.m. to 12 a.m., downtown New Ulm, $5, newulmoktoberfest.com.

Raku pottery firing demonstration -- 10 a.m., Arts Center of St. Peter, free, artscentersp.org.

Riverbend Promenaders Square Dance Club -- 7:30 p.m., Assembly of God Church, 722 Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, $5, 388-3344.

“Winedown for the Weekend” with Ben Marti -- 6:30-9 p.m., Morgan Creek Vineyards, 23707 478th Ave., New Ulm, free, 507-947-3547.

Music

American Legion North Mankato -- Lethal Chemistry

Buster’s -- Arch Allies

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Frye

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Kildahl & Vonderharr

Indian Island Winery -- Beyond Blue -- Mike & Debbie

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Mully’s -- Devon Worley Band

Pub & Patio -- Jim Jam

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Calamity and the Owl, The Union Suits & Earstripper

Wine Cafe -- Larry McDonough & Richard Terrill, Mullennium

Wow Zone -- Cedar Paddle Band

Saturday

Awesome Arts -- 10 a.m. to noon, Le Center Public Library, 10 W. Tyrone St., free, 507-357-6792.

Bier on Belgrade -- noon to 8 p.m., 200 block of Belgrade Ave., $15, northmankato.com.

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

Blue Earth County Historical Society presents Dakota Culture & Heritage Series -- 10 a.m. to noon, Blue Earth County Heritage Center, 415 Cherry St., Mankato, free, bechshistory.com.

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

Childrens’s Museum of Southern Minnesota presents “Super Science Saturday” -- 10 a.m., 121 E. Cherry St., Mankato, free, 386-0279.

Dakota Conflict panorama exhibit -- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wanda Gag House, 226 N. Washington, New Ulm, free, wandagaghouse.org.

Merely Players present “Helen’s Inner Circle” -- 2 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $10 adults, $7 youth 12 and under, merelyplayers.com.

Minnesota State University presents “A Chorus Line” -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, Minnesota State University, $22 adults, $19 seniors, 389-6661.

“Mozart in Me” Family Concert Series -- 11 a.m., YMCA, 1401 S. Riverfront Drive, Mankato, $11 adults, $5 youth, mankatosymphony.com.

Oktoberfest in New Ulm -- Noon to 1 a.m., downtown New Ulm, $5, newulmoktoberfest.com.

“Platik Music Concert” -- 8:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus, free, 507-933-7013.

The Fab Four -- 7:30 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, $35, verizonwirelesscentermn.com.

Music

American Legion North Mankato -- Karaoke

B&L Bar -- Johnny Helget Band

Buster’s -- 32 Below

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Midnight Mix

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Circle Inn -- Main Street Band

Grand Kabaret -- Ace in the Hole

Indian Island Winery -- The Frye

The Loose Moose & Conference Center  -- Karaoke

Le Center Legion -- IV Play

Midtown Tavern -- Outspoken

Mully’s -- Devon Worley Band

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Jim McGuire Jazz Trio

Pub & Patio -- Donnie Klossner

Pub 500 -- The Whiskies 2 Guys. 2 Guitars. 200 songs

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Johnny and the Heatseekers

Smileys -- D&R Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- The Wino’s

Sunday

Bethany Jazz Band Fall Concert -- 7 p.m., Ron Younge Gym, Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, blc.edu.

Dakota Conflict panorama exhibit -- 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wanda Gag House, 226 N. Washington, New Ulm, free, wandagaghouse.org.

Merely Players present “Helen’s Inner Circle” -- 2 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $10 adults, $7 youth 12 and under, merelyplayers.com.

Minnesota State University presents Tim Sparks -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, 320 Maywood Ave., $12 general admission, $11 student, mnsu.edu/music.

“Rockin with River Bend Bells” -- 3 p.m., Belgrade Ave. United Methodist Church, 325 Sherman St., North Mankato, $5 adults, children under 5 free, riverbendbells.org.

Welsh Heritage Farm presents “Cider Pressing Day” -- 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Welsh Heritage Farm, 20758 528th Ave., Lake Crystal, free, welshheritagefarm.com.

Music

Midtown Tavern -- Karaoke with Ocho

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke with Ocho

Pub 500 -- Dane Knudsen

Monday

Bar Bingo -- 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mully’s, 1030 Madison Ave., free, 388-1441.

Cecilia & Martin Gelland violin recital -- 7:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus College, gac.edu.

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

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

Bar Bingo -- 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mully’s, free, 388-1441.

Minnesota State University presents University Jazz Groups -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, $9 general admission, $7 student, mnsu.edu/music.

North Mankato Talor Library presents Preschool Storytime -- 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, registration required, 345-5120.

Senior Dance -- 1-4 p.m., American Legion, 229 W. Nassau St., St. Peter, $5, 934-0484.

TJ & Lisa Storytime at Blue Earth County Library -- 10:30 a.m., free, 304-4022.

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

Music

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Wednesday

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

Fibonacci Sequence poetry reading -- 6-7:30 p.m., Arts Center of St. Peter, free, artscentersp.org.

North Mankato Talor Library presents Preschool Storytime -- 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, registration required, 345-5120.

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

Music

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- The Union Suits & Suicide Blues



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