The Free Press, Mankato, MN

September 12, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Sept. 12-18


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.

Dance -- 7:30-10:30 p.m., Mankato Eagles Club, 708 N. Riverfront Drive, $5, 507-345-6435.

Good Thunder Reading series featuring Tracy Kidder -- 3 p.m., craft talk, Ostrander Auditorium, MSU; 7:30 p.m., author reading, CSU room 253, MSU.

Jill Kalz author reading -- 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library meeting room, 17 N. Broadway, 507-359-8334.

“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

Axel's Bonfire Patio -- Ian Hilmer

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Jim Jam

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

The Artists' Circle -- 12-1 p.m., Twin Rivers Counicl for the Arts, 523 S. 2nd St., Mankato, $5 general public, free Twin Rivers Affiliates, 612-201-4000.

Mankato Dance -- 7 p.m., Morson-Ario VFW, 1900 N. Riverfront Drive, $8, 507-625-5222.

Stomper Sound Music Festival -- 3-11 p.m., Crawford Lawn, MSU, free, 507-389-5549.

Music

Brothers Pub -- Karaoke/DJ

Buster’s -- Whiskies

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Warren Streets

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Brian Laidlaw and the Family Trade

Indian Island Winery -- Kozy Lil Duo

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Ben Marti

North Mankato American Legion -- Rain Kings

Road Haus -- Echos Big Band

Savoy -- Kind Country

Wine Cafe -- The Frye and Andra Suchy

The Woods -- Betty & Ocho

Saturday

4th Annual Grape Stomp -- 1-4 p.m., Indian Island Winery, 18018 631st Ave., Janesville, free, 507-234-6222.

21st Annual Prairie Lakes Regional Juried Art Exhibition reception -- 1-3 p.m., Arts Center of St. Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave.

Buddy Guy concert -- 7 p.m., Vetterstone Amphitheater, $75 reserved, $35 general admission.

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

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners Classic Film Series presents "My Darling Clementine" -- 1-4 p.m., Wiecking Auditorium, MSU.

Mankato Walk to End Alzheimer's -- 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. Opening Ceremony and walk, Sibley Park, Mankato,

Twin Rivers Council for the Arts: Black & White Gala -- 6 p.m., Centennial Student Union Gallery, MSU, $75 per person, $600 table of 8, 507-387-1008.

Young Historians program -- 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Blue Earth County Historical Society Heritage Center, 415 Cherry St., 507-345-5566.

Music

Buster’s -- Suicide prevention concert

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Duke Zecco

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Bob Bovee

Indian Island Winery -- Stacy Veroeven and Haley Rossow

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- DW3

Savoy -- Dj Attack

Wine Cafe -- Tackle Box

Sunday

Auto Restorer's Car Show & Swap Meet -- 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Nicollet County Fairgrounds, 400 W Union St., St. Peter, $5 admission, $15 show car (includes driver and passenger), 507-345-6541.

MSU Performance Series featuring Noah Hoehn -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $12 general, $11 MSU students, 507-389-5549.

Snakes of the Minnesota River -- 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, 507-354-8666.

Music

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Gene LaFond

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Monday

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

Car and Cycle- Roll-in -- 4-7 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl/Rumor's Lounge, 1247 Range St., 507-387-4766.

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

"Paint...ings" Exhibit reception -- 6 p.m., Centennial Student Union Gallery, MSU, 507-389-6767.

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.

Civil War Round Table screening of "From Wasioja to Washington" -- 6:30 p.m., New Ulm Public Library, 17 N. Broadway, 507-359-8334.

Fingerprints and Footnotes Club Rob Schirmer presentation -- 6 p.m., Blue Earth County Historical Society Heritage Center, 415 Cherry St., 507-345-5566.

MSU Performance Series featuring Steve Kaul and The Brass Kings -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, $12 general, $11 MSU students, 507-389-5549.

Preschool storytime -- 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., ages 3-5, 345-5120.

Music

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

Pub 500 -- Open Mic Night

Savoy -- Karaoke

Wednesday

Bards in the Arb series featuring Matt Rasmussen and Ethan Rutherford -- 7 p.m., Gustavus Interpretive Center Arboretum, Gustavus, 507-933-7392.

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

MSU presents "Sky Girls" -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, MSU, $10 adults, $9 seniors and youth under 16, $8 current MSU student, 389-6661.

Preschool storytime -- 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., ages 3-5, 345-5120.

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

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

Music

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Open Mic with Ocho

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