The Free Press, Mankato, MN

August 22, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Aug. 22-28


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.

"Cowboy Life in Story & Song" performance by Ron Affolter -- 6 p.m., St. Peter Public Library, 601 S. Washington Ave, 507-934-7420.

Historian and author, Mark Diedrich, talks about his book "Old Betsey" -- 12 p.m., Brown County Historical Society Annex, 2 N. Broadway, New Ulm, 507-359-8334.

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners present "The Universe at its Limits" -- 2-4 p.m., Heritage Room, Gustavus Adolphus Collage, St. Peter.

“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 -- Steve Murphy and Greg George

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

RedSky -- Epic D, A Mesh of Braids and Ryan Acker

Friday

Reception for Mixed Media Artists, Kim Grand and Karen Knutson -- 4-7 p.m., Stones Throw Gallery, 420 N. Minnesota Ave., St. Peter, 507-934-5655.

Music

Brothers Pub -- Karaoke/DJ

Buster’s -- Grind First Entertainment

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- High Strung

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Batak

Indian Island Winery -- Mary Guentzel Quintet

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Lethal Chemistry

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Ben Marti

North Mankato American Legion -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- The Frye

Saturday

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

Children’s Spanish Story Time at Barnes & Noble -- 11:30 a.m., 1850 Adams St., ages 2-8, free, 345-3444.

Day at the Dam -- 11 a.m.-Dark, Rapidan Dam, 507-546-9997.

Tune it up for the Troops -- 12-5 p.m, free, The Murphy Brothers, Powerhouse, Decadence Inc., and Family Fun in the Park; after 5 p.m., $10 pre sale, $15 at door, Chris Brooks & the Silver City Boys and Little River Band; www.teeitupforthetroopsmankato.org.

Scotch Doubles Pool Tournament -- 10 a.m sign up, 11 a.m. play starts, Midtown Tavern, $20.

Women's Night Out -- 6-9:30 p.m., Waseca Art Center, 200 State St. N., $35, 507-835-1701.

Music

Brothers Pub -- Lethal Chemistry

Buster’s -- Latino Night

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Michael Huber

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- String Theory

Indian Island Winery -- Becky Borneke - Variety

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Four on the Floor

NaKato -- Ross Kliener and The Thrill

Pub 500 -- Rain Kings Blues

Sunday

Annual Motorcycle and ATV Hill Climb -- 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club, 2 miles east of New Ulm on Hwy 68, www.flyingdutchmenmotorcycleclub.com.

MSU child auditions for "Les Miserables" -- 2 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, MSUTheatre.com.

Old School Day -- 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, 507-354-8666.

Randy Peterson family benefit -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Purple Goose, 228 N. Main St., Janesville, 320-522-0461.

Sarah McCarthy benefit -- 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Waldorf Community Center, 507-380-4923.

Music

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Larry Novotny

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- Blue Ox Jaz Babies

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., 387-3439.

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

Monday Night Concerts featuring Cletus Goblirsch -- 7 p.m., German Park, New Ulm, free.

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.

Preschool Storytime -- 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., 345-5120.

Music

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

Wednesday

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

Fair Trade film night -- 7 p.m., Emy Frentz Arts Guild, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, 625-5092.

Preschool Storytime -- 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., 345-5120.

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

Music

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

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