The Free Press, Mankato, MN

March 14, 2013

Entertainment Calendar March 14-20


The Free Press

Thursday

Author, Pell Johnson, public reading & book signing — 3 p.m., Orchard Hill Assisted Living, 1223 Karl Drive, New Ulm; 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library, 17 N. Broadway, 507-359-8334.

Blue Earth County Library storytime — 10:30 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St., Mankato, free, 304-4020.

Madelia Community Healthy Family Event — 3:30-7 p.m., Madelia High School, 320 Buck Ave. S.E., free, 507-642-3232.

Mankato West High School Choir in concert — 7:30 p.m., Mankato West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, free, 387-5671.

“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

Mully’s — Karaoke

RedSky — Local artist showcase

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Karaoke

Friday

Merely Players present “James & the Giant Peach” — 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $13 adults, $6 youth 12 and under plus $1 TRCA handling fee, 387-1008, www.merelyplayers.com.

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

“Surrounded by History” — 6 p.m., CSU Ballroom, MSU, $50, 507-345-5566.

Music

The Boxer — IV Play

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret — Ace in the Whole

Mankato Moose Club — Fiddleman Karaoke

RedSky — Mr. Gene Poole

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Smiley’s — D&R Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Jim Jam Band, Ben Marti and Cafe Au Lait

Wow! Zone — Mary Guentzel Quintet

Saturday

Amy Kortuem “Irish Pub” concert — 7 p.m., Emy Frentz Art Guild, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, $20, 507-387-2564.

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

Cleveland After Prom Committee Mulligan Stew fundraiser — 4:30 p.m., Cleveland American Legion, 319 Broadway, 507-931-2949.

“The Magic of Dr. Seuss” magic & comedy show — 10:30 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, free, 304-4020.

Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra & North Star Strings Spring Concert — 3 p.m., Madelia High School, $7 adults, $5 students & seniors, $20 families, 507-217-7687.

Merely Players present “James & the Giant Peach” — 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, $13 adults, $6 youth 12 and under plus $1 TRCA handling fee, 387-1008, www.merelyplayers.com.

 St. Patrick’s Day parade — 2 p.m., downtown Le Center, 507-357-4787.

Music

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery — The Winos

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret — Tristan Blue

Johnny M’s — Jim Jam Band

Spare Time Tavern — Cedar Paddle Band

The Loose Moose & Conference Center — Karaoke

Rapid Ricks — All Mixed Up

RedSky — OFOSHO

Road Haus — Echo’s Big Band

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Butch Baker & the Candlestyx

Sunday

American Legion North Mankato — Noon, St. Patrick’s Day Pfeffer tournament

Franklin Larey piano concert — 1:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus, free, www.gustavus.edu/music.

Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra & North Star Strings Spring Concert — 3 p.m., Mankato East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road, $7 adults, $5 students & seniors, $20 families, 507-217-7687.

Mankato Children’s Chorus concert — 1-4 p.m., Barnes & Noble, River Hills Mall, free, www.mankatochildrenschorus.org.

Merely Players present “James & the Giant Peach” — 2 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, $13 adults, $6 youth 12 and under plus $1 TRCA handling fee, 387-1008, www.merelyplayers.com.

Smooze’ St. Patrick’s Day Funky Irish Marching Band parade — 3 p.m., Third Street, St. Peter.

WELS National Band Festival Concert — 3 p.m.,  Chapel of the Christ, Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, www.mlc-wels.edu.

Music

Mully’s — Karaoke

RedSky — GoodNight Golddust and Mystery Moth

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Pub 500 — Dave & the Clan O’Connell

Wine Cafe — The Frye, Amy Kortuem

Monday

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

Bethany Band Homecoming Concert — 7 p.m., Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Luther Drive, Mankato, 344-7000.

Deb Sokolow art enrichment lecture — 7 p.m., Ostrander Auditorium, MSU, 389-6412.

Family Storytime at the North Mankato Taylor Library — 6:30 p.m., 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 345-5120.

Open Pottery Lab — 6:30-9 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $5 for one session, $30 seven sessions, $25 clay coupon, 387-5501.

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., no cover charge, 388-1441.

Preschool Storytime at the North Mankato Taylor Library — 10:30 a.m., free, 345-5120.

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

Richard Weber clarinet recital — 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $9 general admission, $7 students, 389-5549.

Music

Pub 500 — Open mic night

RedSky — FuzzTalkRadio Tuesday Night Club

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

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

Wednesday

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

David Stoddard & Beth Wood in concert — 7 p.m., Arts Center of St. Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., 507-931-3630.

Preschool Storytime at the North Mankato Taylor Library — 10:30 a.m., free, 345-5120.

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

Music

American Legion North Mankato — Karaoke

Mully’s — Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter — Karaoke

RedSky — Wednesday night jam

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Open mic night

 

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