The Free Press, Mankato, MN

January 16, 2014

Entertainment Calendar Jan. 16-22


The Mankato Free Press

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Artwork and Artists from Blue Earth County exhibit opening reception -- 5-7 p.m., Blue Earth County Historical Society, 507-345-5566.

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

MRIC EASE artist exhibit opening reception -- 5-8 p.m., Emy Frentz Arts Guild, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, free.

“Stories, songs and movement” -- 10:15 a.m., Creative Play Place, St. Peter Community Center room 127, 351-4284.

Travel Forum: Alaska Adventures -- 2:30-4 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., Mankato, $1, 387-1666.

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

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Rapid Rick's -- 2nd notion

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

Bite-A-Burger for Cancer fundraiser -- 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Mankato Eagles Club, 708 N. Riverfront Drive, $5, 507-625-9701.

Meat Raffle -- 4:30-7:30 p.m., Crossroads Bar & Grill, 1754 Commerce Drive, North Mankato, 720-6500.

Riverbend Promenaders Square Dance Club -- 7:30 p.m., Assembly of God Church, 722 Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, $5, 507-388-3344.

Music

Buster’s -- Slow Children

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Mother Banjo

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

The Lucky Lure -- Karaoke

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- The Bomb Papa's; Wheat Penny

Mully's -- MotonGator Joe

Road Haus -- Echos Big Band

Wine Cafe -- The Frye; The Lost Walleye's

Saturday

Adult Acting Class -- 12-3:30 p.m., NUACT's office in former Middle School, 12 N State St., $10 single, $45 series, 507-359-9990.

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

Annual Prairie Lakes/McKnight Artist Grantee exhibit opening reception -- 1-4 p.m., Arts Center of Saint Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., St. Peter, 507-931-3630.

Bingo -- 4 p.m., American Legion Post 294, Crystal Lake, $1 for 3 cards, $2 for 2 blackout cards, 507-726-6050.

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

Color Pin -- 9 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl, 1247 Range St., 507-387-3439.

Family Pepsi Color Pin -- 5 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl, 1247 Range St., 507-387-3439.

Scotch Double Pool Tourney -- 10 a.m., Midtown Tavern, 524 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato.

Wild About Wildlife -- 1-3 p.m., Minnesota wildlife presentation with naturalist Scott Kudelka, free, Elk's Nature Center, 555 Stoltzman Rd., Mankato, 507-779-0008.

Music

Buster’s -- IV Play

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Betty & Ocho

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

The Crow Bar -- Jim Jam Band

Flame Bar & Grill -- DJ Electric Odyssey

Grand Kabaret -- Little Prairie Pickers

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

The Lucky Lure -- Lightening Entertainment

Midtown Tavern -- Ed Mania

Mully's -- Sam Kuusisto Band

NaKato -- The Frye

Pub 500 -- West of Aldine

Wine Cafe -- Garrit and Jesica

Sunday

Music

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

Midtown Tavern -- Karaoke

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- Jim Jam Band

Monday

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

Blue Earth Valley Quilters meeting -- 7 p.m., Blue Earth Area Middle School, 507-526-5808.

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

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment discussion -- 12-1 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., Mankato, $1, 387-1666.

Seasonal Affective Disorder presentation -- 7 p.m., Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato, free, 507-385-4706.

Tai Chi class -- 5:15-6:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, $36, 387-5501.

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 -- 6:30-9 p.m., Roadhouse 169, 1006 N. Riverfront Drive, North Mankato, 387-7511.

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., North Mankato, ages 3-5 and their parents, 345-5120.

Sweet Adeline open house -- 7:30-10 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 320 E. Main St., Mankato, 507-243-4270.

Music

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

Pub 500 -- Open Mic Night

Savoy -- Karaoke

Wednesday

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

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

Savoy -- Open Mic with Ocho

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