The Free Press, Mankato, MN

November 29, 2012

Entertainment Calendar Nov. 29-Dec. 5


The Free Press

Today

“Artists Who Collect Other Artists Work” opening reception -- 7-9 p.m., Carnegie Arts Center, 120 S. Broad St., Mankato, 507-625-2730.

Copper Street Brass Concert -- 7 p.m., Flame Theatre, 125 S. Broadway, Wells, $10, 507-553-5819.

Gem and Mineral Club meeting -- 6:45 p.m., Minnesota State University, Ford Hall, follow signs downstairs, free, mnvalleygemclub.com.

“I Love You Because” -- 7:30 p.m., Minnesota State University, Andreas Theatre, $10 adults, $9 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, $8 MSU students, mnsu.edu/theatre.

Mankato Mosaic presents “50 Shades of Winter” -- 7 p.m., Mankato Event Center, 12 Civic Center Plaza, mankatomosaic.com.

MSU Orchestra in Concert -- 7:30 p.m., Minnesota State University, Halling Recital Hall, $9 general, $7 MSU students, mnsu.edu/music.

“Pencil Expressions” opening reception -- 4-8 p.m., Twin Rivers Gallery, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, twinriversarts.org.

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

Storytime at the Blue Earth County Library -- 10:30 a.m., 100 E. Main St., Mankato, 304-4020.

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

RedSky -- A night with Ocho

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Fish Frye, Blues Dancing

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

Blue Earth Town and Country Players present “A Tuna Christmas” -- 7 p.m., Blue Earth Area Middle School, 315 E. Sixth St., Blue Earth, $20, 507-526-2916, betcplayers.com.

Christmas in Christ Chapel -- 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Gustavus Adolphus College, Christ Chapel, $25 for worship service or buffet, $45 combination ticket, gustavus.edu.

“From the Beginning” Dawn Schwartz opening exhibition -- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Waseca Art Center, 410 State St., Waseca, 507-835-1701, wasecaartscouncil.org.

GSR Fine Art Festival -- 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, free, GSRFineArtFestival.com.

“I Love You Because” -- 7:30 p.m., Minnesota State University, Andreas Theatre, $10 adults, $9 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, $8 MSU students, mnsu.edu/theatre.

Jodi Myers: MA Thesis Exhibition opening reception -- 7-9 p.m., The 410 Project, 523 S. Front St., Mankato.

Kato Plus Square Dance Club -- 7:30 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., Mankato, $6, 388-3344.

Mankato Mosaic presents “50 Shades of Winter” -- 10 p.m., What’s Up Lounge, 701 N. Riverfront Drive, mankatomosaic.com.

Music

Buster’s -- “One” Metallica Tribute

Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery -- Raven Moon Rising

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Front Street Bar -- IV Play

Grand Kabaret -- Donnie Klossner

Indian Island Winery -- Cedar Paddle Band

Madelia VFW -- DandR Karaoke

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Tree Less Roots, Thrift Tones

Mully’s -- Blurred Vision

RedSky -- Goodnight Gold Dust, Angry Bukowski, Adelyn Rose

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Savoy -- The BFDs

Wine Cafe -- The Frye, Mullenium

Saturday

The Betsy-Tacy Society Victorian Christmas -- Noon to 3 p.m., Betsy-Tacy Houses, 332 and 333 Center St., Mankato, $5 adults, $2 children 6-16, 5 and under free, 345-9777.

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 and Noble -- 11 a.m., 1850 Adams St., ages 2-8, free, 345-3444.

Christmas in Christ Chapel -- 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Gustavus Adolphus College, Christ Chapel, $25 for worship service or buffet, $45 combination ticket, gustavus.edu.

Christmas in the Valley -- 1-4 p.m., Ottawa Town Hall, free, 507-665-2833.

“Christmas Time’s A Comin’” Red Cross benefit -- 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Central Building Auditorium, 501 E. Elm Ave., Waseca, $10 adults, 16 and under free, Tickets at Waseca Music Co., 111 S. State St., 507-835-2980.

“Commemorating Controversy” Traveling Dakota exhibit -- 10 a.m. to noon, Blue Earth County Historical Society Heritage Center, 415 Cherry St., Mankato, free, 507-345-5566, bechshistory.com.

Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota present “SCROOGE ... Danced like the Dickens” -- 2 p.m., Mankato East High School auditorium, $9 for adults , $7 for students, seniors and children 5 and up, 507-625-2205.

GSR Fine Art Festival -- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, free, GSRFineArtFestival.com.

“Holiday Adornment from table to Tree” -- all day, Waseca County History Museum, 315 Second Ave. N.E., Waseca, 507-835-2980, historical.waseca.mn.us.

“I Love You Because” -- 7:30 p.m., Minnesota State University, Andreas Theatre, $10 adults, $9 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, $8 MSU students, mnsu.edu/theatre.

Mankato Mosaic presents “50 Shades of Winter” -- 7 p.m., Daily Grind Coffee Shop, Waseca, mankatomosaic.com.

Minnesota Valley Choral concert -- 7:30 p.m., Christ the King Lutheran Church, 223 Pfau St., Mankato, adults $12, seniors and students $10, 507-625-8927, minnesotavalleychorale.com.

Nepal Night -- 5:30 p.m., Centennial Student Union, Minnesota State University; $9 general admission.

Santa Storytime at the Blue Earth County Library -- 10:30 a.m., Mankato, free, 304-4020.

“Sherwin and Pam Linton Christmas Show” -- 7 p.m., Cat ‘n’ Fiddle Ballroom, 47572 State Hwy 68, New Ulm, $15 in advance, $20 at the door, 507-359-9014.

Sights and Sounds of Christmas Annual Housewalk -- 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Waseca Arts Center, 410 N. State St., 507-835-1701, wasecaartscouncil.org.

Third Annual Fish House Parade -- 2 p.m. parade lineup, 4 p.m. parade begins, St. Peter, free, st.peterchamber.com.

“We Cannot Escape History, Abraham Lincoln’s Trials by Fire” book discussion -- 1-3 p.m., Blue Earth County Historical Society Heritage Center, 415 Cherry St., Mankato, 507-345-5566.

Music

Buster’s -- Lost Highway

Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery -- Steve Larson

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Circle Inn -- Cline Sisters

Flame Bar and Grill -- Electric Odyssey

The Loose Moose and Conference Center -- Karaoke

Pub and Patio -- Jim Jam Band

Pub 500 -- Saturday Morning Kings

Rapid Rick’s -- Denny and the Dawgs

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Savoy -- DJ Thomas

Smiley’s Bar -- DandR Karaoke

Spinners -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- The Larry McDonough Jazz Quartet

Sunday

Christmas in Christ Chapel -- 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Gustavus Adolphus College, Christ Chapel, $25 for worship service or buffet, $45 combination ticket, gustavus.edu.

“Christmas Time’s A Comin’” Red Cross benefit -- 2 p.m., Central Building Auditorium, 501 E. Elm Ave., Waseca, $10 adults, 16 and under free, Tickets at Waseca Music Co., 111 S. State St., 507-835-2980.

Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota present “SCROOGE ... Danced like the Dickens” -- 2 p.m., Mankato East High School auditorium, $9 for adults , $7 for students, seniors and children 5 and up, 507-625-2205.

GSR Fine Art Festival -- noon to 5 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, free, GSRFineArtFestival.com.

MSU Concert Bands performance -- 3 p.m., Minnesota State University, Halling Recital Hall, $9 general admission, $7 students, mnsu.edu/music.

Minnesota Valley Choral concert -- 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 220 E. Hickory St., Mankato, adults $12, seniors and students $10, 507-625-8927, minnesotavalleychorale.com.

Sights and Sounds of Christmas Annual Housewalk -- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Waseca Arts Center, 410 N. State St., 507-835-1701, wasecaartscouncil.org.

Music

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- Braden Saulsbury

Monday

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

The North Mankato Taylor Library presents Christmas Stories and Crafts -- 10:30 a.m., 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 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, 1030 Madison Ave., free, 388-1441.

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

The North Mankato Taylor Library presents Christmas Stories and Crafts -- 10:30 a.m., Police annex, 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 345-5120.

MSU Jazz Combos/Jazz Singers performance -- 7:30 p.m., Minnesota State University, Halling Recital Hall, $9 general admission, $7 students, mnsu.edu/music.

Music

Pub 500 -- Open Mic Night with Betty and Ocho

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Wednesday

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

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 -- Open Mic Night

 

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