The Free Press, Mankato, MN

July 11, 2013

Entertainment Calendar July 11-17


The Mankato Free Press

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Aztec Medallion Craft -- 10 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., ages 9-11.

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

Blue Earth Town and Country Players present "Shrek, the Musical" -- 7:30 p.m., Blue Earth Area High School Performing Arts Center, Highway 169 N., $10, 507-526-2916.

Classic and Unique Carshow roll-in -- Busters, 1325 Madison Ave., 389-8999.

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

Garden City Family Bluegrass Weekend -- 8 p.m., Blue Earth County Fairgrounds, $12 Thursday only, $35 4 day pass, free children under 12, for full listing visit www.spbgma.com.

"Monty Python's SPAMALOT" theater production -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, $22 adults, $19 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, $15 MSU students, 507-389-6661.

North Mankato Fun Days -- 4 p.m., Family fun shows open; 6-10 p.m., Carnival Wristband Night; for full scheulde, visit www.northmankato.com/fun-days.

“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.

Waseca Art Center open house -- 4-8 p.m., Waseca Art Center, 410 N. State St., 507-385-1701.

Music

Axel's Bonfire Patio -- The Murphy Brothers Band

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

RedSky -- Jon Wayne and the Pain and Useful Jenkins

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

Bingo -- 7 p.m., Eagle Lake American Legion, 100 3rd St. N., 507-257-3130.

Blue Earth Town and Country Players present "Shrek, the Musical" -- 7:30 p.m., Blue Earth Area High School Performing Arts Center, Highway 169 N., $10, 507-526-2916.

Fort Ridgely State Park interpretive programs -- 4:30 p.m., Nature Scavenger Hunt; 7 p.m., American Bison.

Garden City Family Bluegrass Weekend -- 2 p.m. & 7 p.m., Blue Earth County Fairgrounds, $15 Friday only, $35 4-day pass, free children under 12, for full listing visit www.spbgma.com.

Merely Players Murder Mystery interactive performance of "Minnesota Twinkies Caravan Murder" -- 6-9 p.m., Loose Moose Saloon, 119 S. Front St., Mankato, $40, 507-345-1446.

"Monty Python's SPAMALOT" theater production -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, $22 adults, $19 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, $15 MSU students, 507-389-6661.

New Ulm Actors Community Theatre presents "Murder at the O'Malley Wedding" -- 6-9 p.m., American Legion of Waseca, 700 S. State St., $30, 507-833-9935.

North Mankato Fun Days -- 10 a.m., Special needs carnival; 6 p.m. Bingo open; 6:15 p.m., Kiddie parade; 7 p.m., Celebrity Horseshoe Tournament; for full scheulde, visit www.northmankato.com/fun-days.

Prairie Fire Children's Theatre performaces of "Alice In Wonderland" -- 7 p.m., DAC Auditorium, 15 N. State St, New Ulm, 507-354-8632.

Music

Buster’s -- Hollywood BLVD.

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Midnight Mix

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Southside Aces

Indian Island Winery -- Duke Zecco

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Raven Moon Rising

Mully's -- Jena Marie Band

The Pub and Patio -- Jim Jam Band

RedSky -- A Fuzzy Affair

The Bar & Grill -- Church of Cash

Westwood Marina -- Cedar Paddle Band

Wine Cafe -- Steve Klassen and The Kind Country Sewer Dogs

Saturday

Blue Earth Town and Country Players present "Shrek, the Musical" -- 2 p.m., Blue Earth Area High School Performing Arts Center, Highway 169 N., $10, 507-526-2916.

Brain injury/health support group -- 1 p.m., St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 N. State St.

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

Fort Ridgely and the U.S./Dakota War -- 2 p.m., Fort Ridgely, $5, 507-426-7888.

Garden City Family Bluegrass Weekend -- 1-5 p.m. & 7-11 p.m., Blue Earth County Fairgrounds, $20 Saturday only, $15 Saturday after 5 p.m., $35 4-day pass, free children under 12, for full listing visit www.spbgma.com.

Madelia Community Hospital 2nd Annual 5K river run/walk -- 9 a.m., 5K; 10 a.m., kids fun run; Madelia Township Hall, 519 Dill Ave S.W.,

Minneopa State Park interpretive programs -- 1 p.m., Nature Hike; 4 p.m., What lives in the river, Macroinvertebrates; 7 p.m., American Bison.

"Monty Python's SPAMALOT" theater production -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, MSU, $22 adults, $19 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, $15 MSU students, 507-389-6661.

MoonDogs Strikin' Out Cancer pre-game hog roast -- 4:30 p.m., Hooligans Bar & Grill, 1400 Madison Ave., $5.

North Mankato Fun Days -- 11 a.m. Fun Days parade, 1 p.m. Bean Bag Tournament, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Rhino; for full scheulde, visit www.northmankato.com/fun-days.

Prairie Fire Children's Theatre performaces of "Alice In Wonderland" -- 1 p.m., DAC Auditorium, 15 N. State St, New Ulm, 507-354-8632.

Sculpture Exhibit by David Hyduke, Open Reception -- 7-9 p.m., Carnegie Art Center, 120 S. Broad, Mankato, 507-625-2730.

Tea Party at the Cox House -- 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Cox House, 500 N. Washington Ave, St. Peter, $15 for one child and one adult, $10 additional child, 507-382-5162.

Music

Buster’s -- Latino Night

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Winos

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Third Wheel

Indian Island Winery -- Haley Rossow

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- CJ's In A Funk

Pub 500 -- Nosmo King Band

RedSky -- Headband Jam

Savoy -- Organic Cowboy

The Bar & Grill -- Rum Runners

Westwood Marina -- Mary Guentzel Quintet

Sunday

Afternoon of Leisure -- 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, 507-354-8666.

Blue Earth Town and Country Players present "Shrek, the Musical" -- 2 p.m., Blue Earth Area High School Performing Arts Center, Highway 169 N., $10, 507-526-2916.

Garden City Family Bluegrass Weekend -- 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Blue Earth County Fairgrounds, $7 Sunday only, $35 4-day pass, free children under 12, for full listing visit www.spbgma.com.

Mankato Mosaic auditons -- 4-6 p.m., Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, 523 S. Second St., www.mankatomosaic.com.

North Mankato Fun Days -- 10 a.m., Great American graffiti car show; 12 p.m., Kids pedal tractor pull; 10 p.m., Fireworks Display in Spring Lake Park; for full scheulde, visit www.northmankato.com/fun-days.

Ottawa Historians ice cream social -- 1-4 p.m., Ottawa Town Hall.

Music

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Raven Moon Rising

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- Michael Huber

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., 507-387-3439.

Mankato Mosaic auditons -- 7-8 p.m., Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, 523 S. Second St., www.mankatomosaic.com.

Monday Night Concerts present The Wendinger Band -- German Park, New Ulm, free.

Texas Hold’Em Poker -- 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pub 500, free, 625-6500.

Twin River Counicl for the Arts Bi-Annual Affiliate meeting -- 5:30-6:30 p.m., Emy Frentz Arts Guild, 523 S. Second St., Mankato.

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.

Mankato Area Community Band performance -- 7:30 p.m., Sibley Park, free.

Mayo Clinic Heath System understanding grief luncheon -- 12-1 p.m., Snell Community Room, 1900 Madison Ave., free preregistration required, 507-385-2989.

Sioux Trails American Guild of Organists recital featuring Ron Shilling -- 12:10 p.m., Grace Lutheran Chuch, 320 E. Main St., free.

Music

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

Pub 500 -- Open Mic Night

RedSky -- Fuzztalk Radio

Wednesday

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

Mankato Area Refugee Community Consortium event -- 9-11 a.m., Mankato Public Safety Center, 710 S. Front St., 507-345-4629.

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

Trivia Night -- 9 p.m., Wine Cafe, 507-345-1516.

Waseca Count Free Fair -- 7 p.m., Minnesota Minn-E-Rods; for more information, visit www.wasecacountyfair.org.

Music

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

RedSky -- Bango

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