The Free Press, Mankato, MN

October 18, 2012

Entertainment Calendar Oct. 18-24


The Free Press

Today

Clay Center Open Studio -- 5-9 p.m., Arts Center of St. Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., $5 recommended donation, 507-931-3630.

Minnesota State University presents “The Mandrake” -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, 320 Maywood Ave., $16 general admission, $11 student, mnsu.edu/theatre.

“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., free, 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 -- Jimkata

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Organic Cowboys

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

Blue Earth Valley Concert Assoc. sponsors The London Quartet-Cantabile -- 7 p.m., Blue Earth Area High School Performing Arts Center, 1125 N. Grove St., Blue Earth, $85 family, $40 adult, $10 student, 507-893-4554.

Farmamerica Haunted Corn Maze and Mill --Ê6:30-9:30 p.m., Farmamerica, 7367 360th Ave., Waseca, $8, farmamerica.org.

Minnesota State University presents “The Mandrake” -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, 320 Maywood Ave., $16 general admission, $11 student, mnsu.edu/theatre.

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 -- Rain Kings

Buster’s -- Hollywood Blvd.

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Raven Moon Rising

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Bitterroot

Indian Island Winery -- Duke Zecco

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Full Set-up

Mully’s -- Canyon Cowboys

Pub 500 -- Hilary Thavis & Gaia Groove

The Purple Goose -- Karaoke

RedSky -- The Brian Just Band, Goodnight Gold Dust

The Road Haus -- The Echoes Big Band

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Organic Cowboys, The Lost Walleyes

Saturday

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.

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

Farmamerica Haunted Corn Maze and Mill --Ê6:30-9:30 p.m., Farmamerica, 7367 360th Ave., Waseca, farmamerica.org.

John McKay piano recital -- 7 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 1114 W. Traverse Road, St. Peter, free, 934-3060.

Minnesota State University presents “The Mandrake” -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, 320 Maywood Ave., $16 general admission, $11 student, mnsu.edu/theatre.

Halloween Carnival at North Mankato Taylor Library -- 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 345-5120.

Merely Players mystery “Anchors-A-Woe” -- 6 p.m., Indian Island Winery, 18018-631st Ave., $30, indianislandwinery.com.

Minnesota State University presents Jandek -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, 320 Maywood Ave., $20 advance tickets, $25 at the door, mnsu.edu/music.

Pianist John McKay performs Mozart, Chopin and Ravel -- 7:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 111 Traverse Road, St. Peter, free, 507-934-6176.

Super Science Saturday at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota -- 10 a.m., 121 E. Cherry St., Mankato, $5, 386-0279.

Music

Buster’s -- Funktion Junction

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Betty & Ocho

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Eagles Club -- Organic Cowboys

Grand Kabaret -- Charmin Michelle & the Jim Whitman Trio

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Kind of Country

Mully’s -- Canyon Cowboys

Pub 500 -- Lookout Drive

Rapid Rick’s -- IV Play

RedSky -- Three Evil Creatures, Nearvana Zombie Party

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- The Electric Sky Band

Sunday

Minnesota State University presents “The Mandrake” -- 2 p.m., Andreas Theatre, 320 Maywood Ave., $16 general admission, $11 student, mnsu.edu/theatre.

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

Welsh Heritage Farm presents “Sample Day” -- 10 a.m. to 6 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

Monday

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

North Mankato Taylor Library presents Family Storytime -- 6:30 p.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 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

Adult Book Club at Blue Earth County Library -- 6:30 p.m., free, 304-4022.

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

Minnesota State University presents Doug Snapp & The Twin Cities Jazz All Stars -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, $12 general admission, $11 student, mnsu.edu/music.

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

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

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

Music

RedSky -- Hip hop showcase

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Wednesday

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

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

Toddler Wednesday’s at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota -- 9:30 a.m., $5 for those over age 1, 386-0279.

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 -- Local artists

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Open mic night



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