The Free Press, Mankato, MN

July 18, 2013

Entertainment Calendar July 18-24


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.

Book Discussion -- Erika Vora on her book "Silent No More: Personal Narratives of German Women Who Survived WWII Expulsion and Deportation," 6 p.m., free, New Ulm Public Library, 359-8334, www.newulmlibrary.org.

Concerts in the Park -- Barton's Hollow, 7 p.m., free, Memorial Park, St. James, www.ci.stjames.mn.us.

Friends of Minneopa -- Open meeting, 7 p.m., North Mankato Municipal Building (lower level), for info contact Tim Pulis at tpulis@hickorytech.net.

MSU's "Spamalot" -- 7:30 p.m., $22, MSU's Ted Paul Theatre, www.msutheatre.com, 389-6661.

Open Studio -- 5-9 p.m., $5 recommended donation, Arts Center of St. Peter, 315. S. Minnesota Ave., 931-3630, www.artscentersp.org.

Parent-Child Play Day -- 10 a.m., free, Rasmussen Woods, program intended for preschool and early school-aged children.

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

Third Thursday Gallery Walk -- 5-8 p.m., various local galleries, www.citycentermankato/partnership.php.

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

Waseca County Free Fair -- Day of Mayhem, 7 p.m., fairground grandstand, $12 ($5 for children 12 and under), www.wasecacountyfair.org.

Watonwan County Fair -- View a complete schedule at http://goo.gl/aBgM6.

Music

Axel's Bonfire -- Murphy Brothers Band

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Buster's -- Psyde with guest Sushi

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

RedSky -- Local artist showcase

Savoy's -- Open mic with Ocho

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

What's Up Lounge -- Green Jelly

Friday

Bavarian Blast -- 11 a.m., $9 Friday and Saturday, $5 on Sunday ($15 weekend pass), Brown County Fairgrounds, www.bavarianblast.com.

Decorative Papers art class -- 1-4 p.m., Carnegie Art Center, $45 ($25 for members), 120 S. Broad St., 625-2730.

Eagle Lake Tator Tot Days -- For a complete schedule, visit http://www.eaglelakemn.com/sub/community-events/.

Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament -- Registration at noon, tee off at 1 p.m., $100 registration fee, North Links Golf Course, 388-2081 (ext. 4).

Lancers Final Concert -- 7 p.m., free, MSU's Taylor Center/Bresnan Arena, www.77lancers.com.

Minneopa State Park -- Ecology Games at 1 p.m., Digital Photography for Children at 3 p.m., free but both events require state park pass, meet at picnic area on campground side of park after registering at park office.

MSU's "Spamalot" -- 7:30 p.m., $22, MSU's Ted Paul Theatre, www.msutheatre.com, 389-6661.

Waseca County Free Fair -- Demolition Derby, 7 p.m., fairground grandstand, $12 ($5 for children 12 and under), www.wasecacountyfair.org.

Watonwan County Fair -- View a complete schedule at http://goo.gl/aBgM6.

Music

Buster’s -- The Chubs

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- High Strung

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Scottie Miller Band

Hobber's -- 10 Cent Pistols

Indian Island Winery -- Jim Jam Band

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

Loose Moose Saloon - Karaoke

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Mully's -- Johnny Frost and the Heatseekers

RedSky -- Comedy night and DJ

St. Peter Food Co-op -- String Theory

Wine Cafe -- The Frye, Raven Moon Rising

What's Up Lounge -- Meat Puppets

Saturday

Bavarian Blast -- 11 a.m., $9 Friday and Saturday, $5 on Sunday ($15 weekend pass), Brown County Fairgrounds, www.bavarianblast.com.

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

Causes of the U.S.-Dakota War -- 1 p.m. (program) and 2:30 p.m. (battlefield tour), Fort Ridgely State Park, $5, 934-2160.

Eagle Lake Tator Tot Days -- Parade at 1 p.m., for a complete schedule, visit http://www.eaglelakemn.com/sub/community-events/.

Eat Local Farm Tour -- 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., self-guided tour of St. Peter Co-op producers, or join co-op caravan, www.stpeterfood.coop, 507-934-4880.

MRCI Grand Prix -- 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 15 Map Drive in Mankato, www.mrciworksource.org/grandprix.html.

MSU's "Spamalot" -- 7:30 p.m., $22, MSU's Ted Paul Theatre, www.msutheatre.com, 389-6661.

Show Choir Camp Final Performance -- 1:30 p.m., Alumni Hall on Gustavus Adolphus College campus, www.gac.edu.

Waseca County Free Fair -- Enduro Auto Race, 7 p.m., fairground grandstand, $12 ($5 for children 12 and under), www.wasecacountyfair.org.

Watonwan County Fair -- View a complete schedule at http://goo.gl/aBgM6.

Music

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Michael Huber

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Jack Klatt and the Cat Swingers

Hobber's -- DJ Speed of Sound

Indian Island Winery -- Stacy Veroeven

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

Linda's in Amboy -- Jim Jam Band

The Loose Moose Saloon -- Karaoke

Morgan Creek Vineyard -- Jim McGuire Trio

Mully's -- Girls Nite Out Band

NaKato -- Billy and the Bangers

RedSky -- Kristoff Crane, good night gold dust

Wine Cafe -- Kit Kildahl and Boom Boom Steve Vonderhar

Westwood Marina -- The Frye

Sunday

Bavarian Blast -- 11 a.m., $9 Friday and Saturday, $5 on Sunday ($15 weekend pass), Brown County Fairgrounds, www.bavarianblast.com.

Day in the Life of a Pioneer Woman -- 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 507-354-8666.

Waseca County Free Fair -- 3K Mud Run, 10 a.m., fairground grandstand, www.wasecacountyfair.org.

Watonwan County Fair -- View a complete schedule at http://goo.gl/aBgM6.

Music

Hobber's -- Tombstone Trio

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

Morgan Creek Vineyard -- Morris Dancers folk dance team

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- Jim Jam Band

Monday

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

Concert in the Park -- The Original German Band, 7 p.m., German Park, New Ulm.

Classic Car Roll-In -- 4-7 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl, 1247 Range St., 387-3439.

Spaghetti Fundraiser -- Proceeds benefit LEEP, 4-7 p.m., $8 per meal, Moose Lodge, 201 N. Victory Drive, 387-5122.

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

Music

Boomtown -- Karaoke

German Park -- The Original German Band

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.

Speaking of Health: Alzheimer's Disease -- 7 p.m. with neurologist Dr. Winnie Pao, room 0310 of lower level conference center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, 385-4706.

Tallgrass Prairie Walk -- 6 p.m., free but registration required, Linnaeus Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College, 933-6184.

Music

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

RedSky -- Local artists

Wednesday

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

Merle Haggard concert -- 7 p.m. (gates open at 6 p.m.), $35 general admission, Vetter Stone Amphitheater at Riverfront Park, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

Organ Recital -- Wayne Wagner, 12:10 p.m., free, Grace Lutheran Church, 320 E. Main St., www.agosiouxtrails.org.

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

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

Music

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

RedSky -- Wednesday Night Jam

Riverfront Park -- Merle Haggard

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