The Free Press, Mankato, MN

July 25, 2013

Entertainment Calendar July 25-31


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.

Faribault County Fair -- 1 p.m., Farm/Fair Awards in The Tent; 2 p.m., Al Batt in The Tent; 7 p.m., Southern Raised Bluegrass grandstand show, free; for more information, visit www.faribaultcountyfair.com.

New Ulm Actors Community Theatre presents "South Pacific" -- 7:30 p.m., DAC Auditorium, 15 North State St., tickets are $12.50, $10, or $8, 507-359-9990.

RakStar Fusion Bellydancers Picnic in the Park Performance -- 7 p.m., Sibley Park Bandshell, free.

St. James Community Theater presents "The Beverly Hillbillies" -- 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

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patricks -- String Theory

RedSky -- Look out for locals

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

Faribault County Fair -- 12:30 p.m., Gus & Julie Courier; 2:30 p.m., Country Gospel Music; 4:30 p.m., KJLY in The Tent; 6:30 p.m., Good Time Band; 7:30 p.m., Hairball grandstand show; for more information, visit www.faribaultcountyfair.com.

Minneapolis Fringe Festival - Mankato Showcase -- 7 p.m., Mankato Brewery, 1119 Center St., North Mankato, $10, 507-420-1881.

New Ulm Actors Community Theatre presents "South Pacific" -- 7:30 p.m., DAC Auditorium, 15 North State St., tickets are $12.50, $10, or $8, 507-359-9990.

North Mankato Pub Crawl -- 8 p.m.-midnight, NaKato Bar & Grill, Legion 518, Circle Inn and Spinners Bar, no additional charge at door, 507-625-4141.

Texaco Country Showdown -- Busters Bar & Grill, www.countryshowdown.com.

Music

Boxcar Bar -- IV Play

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Duke Zecco

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Flame Bar & Grill -- DJ Electric Odyssey

Grand Kabaret -- Pengra and Arsenault

Hobbers HWY 99 -- JT Thompson

Indian Island Winery -- Mary Guentzel Quintet

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Mully's -- GTX

NaKato -- Lisa Wenger

RedSky -- #1 Bad Boy Jordan Carr CD release

Wine Cafe -- Jim Jam and Tess Erickson

Saturday

Blues on Belgrade -- 12 p.m., Echos Big Band; 1:30 p.m., Don Scott & Curtis Blake; 3:30 p.m., Barefoot Winos; 5:30 p.m., City Mouse All-Stars; 7:30 p.m., Funktion Junction; 9:30 p.m., Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King, free.

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

Faribault County Fair -- 11 a.m., Antique Tractor Pull grandstand show; 1 p.m., Heartson in The Tent; 3:30 p.m., Dunnell Lenort in The Tent; 7:30 p.m., Demo Derby grandstand show; for more information, visit www.faribaultcountyfair.com.

New Ulm Actors Community Theatre presents "South Pacific" -- 7:30 p.m., DAC Auditorium, 15 North State St., tickets are $12.50, $10, or $8, 507-359-9990.

On the Hunt for Pond Creatures -- 10 a.m., Linnaeus Arboretum, Gustavus Adolphus College, free-will donation asked, 507-933-6184.

Music

Brothers Pub -- IV Play

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Midnight Mix

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Ken Griebel and Ken Kamholz

Indian Island Winery -- Becky Borneke

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Mully's -- GTX

Pub 500 -- Barefoot Winos

RedSky -- Double Dose and Chase Da Sound

Westwood Marina -- Jade & Steve Murphy Acoustic Duo

What's Up Lounge — Face of Oblivion, with Goregatron, Byleth, Mastiff, and First Against the Wall

Wine Cafe -- The Everett Smithson Band

Sunday

Barbara Bjelland art show opening -- 3-5 p.m., St. Peter Coop, 228 W. Mulberry St., St. Peter, www.festaldesign.com.

Christmas in July at Harkin Store -- 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, 507-354-8666.

Curtis & Loretta Concert -- 2 p.m., Pleasantview/Good Samaritan Gazebo area, 1000 2nd Ave. S., St. James, 507-375-4370.

Music of the Heart benefit Concert -- 1-5 p.m., Christ the King Lutheran Church, 222 Pfau St., Mankato, $5 adults, free ages 0-12, 507-951-9967.

New Ulm Actors Community Theatre presents "South Pacific" -- 2 p.m., DAC Auditorium, 15 North State St., tickets are $12.50, $10, or $8, 507-359-9990.

Music

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

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Jeremy Poland

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patricks -- String Theory

Pub 500 -- Kat Nestel

What's Up Lounge — Battlezone X Competition, Rep My City tour

Monday

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

Car & Cycle Roll-in -- 4-7 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl/Rumor's Lounge, 1247 Range St., 387-3439.

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.

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

Public showing of artwork created by Mankato Community Education ACCESS program students -- 5-8 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, Room 200, 110 Fulton St., 507-207-3036.

Sioux Trails American Guild of Organists recital featuring Mark DeGarmeaux -- 12:10 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 320 E. Main St., free.

Music

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

RedSky -- Fuzztalk

What's Up Lounge — Icarus the Owl, Valor Tracks, Weathered, Angry Bukowski, A Minor Setback

Wednesday

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

Business Bulb Collection Day -- 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Blue Earth COunty Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 651 Summit Drive, Mankato, 507-304-4242.

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

Trivia Night -- 9 p.m., Wine Cafe, 301 N. Riverfront Drive, 345-1516.

Welcome to Medicare introductory class -- 4-6 p.m., St. Peter Senior Center, 1-800-333-2433 ext 82005.

Music

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

RedSky -- Wednesday Night Jam

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