The Free Press, Mankato, MN

January 23, 2014

Entertainment Calendar Jan. 23-30


The Mankato Free Press

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Blue Earth County Historical Society and Social Media -- 6 p.m., Blue Earth County Historical Society, 415 Cherry St., Mankato, $5 adults, $2 children 5-17, free children 5 and under and BECHS members, 507-345-5566.

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

Dallas Brass concert -- 7:30 p.m., Mankato West High School Auditorium, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, Mankato, $12, 507-387-3461.

Handmade greeting card class -- 1-3 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., Mankato, $7, 387-1666.

MSU Performance Series: Scottie Miller -- 7:30 p.m., Halling recital hall, MSU, $12 general, $11 MSU students, 507-389-5549.

NAMI support group meeting -- 6:30 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, 1250 Monks Ave., Mankato, 507-931-6996.

Poetry Live -- 7-9 p.m., Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, 507-344-8709.

“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

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

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

"How to Succeed in High School Without Really Trying" one act play -- 7:30 p.m., Tri-City United High School Auditorium, 700 4th St. N.W., Montgomery, 507-364-3061.

Owls of Minnesota presentation -- 11:30 a.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., Mankato, $9, 387-1666.

Music

Buster’s -- Arch Allies

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Midnight Mix

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Barefoot Winos

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- The Everrett Smithson Band

Mully's -- Chad Edwards Band

Wine Cafe -- Raven Moon Rising; The Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank

Wow Zone -- Jim Jam Band

Saturday

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.

Fundraiser for Bill Durbahn -- 12 p.m., Loose Moose Saloon & Conference Center, 119 S. Front St., Mankato, $10, $5 per team for trivia contest, 388-7839.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra: Viva Vivaldi concert -- 11 a.m., Mankato YMCA exercise room, free, 507-625-8880.

Snowmobile Safety Class -- 8 a.m., Watonwan Public Library, 125 Fifth St. S., St. James, 507-375-2579.

Music

Buster’s -- Marshall Star

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Rock of Ages

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

City & Country Tavern -- IV Play

Grand Kabaret -- Pengra & Arsenault

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

Johnny M's -- Jim Jam Band

Kato Ballroom -- Connie Valens and the DC and the Drifters

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

The Lucky Lure -- Raven Moon Rising

Midtown Tavern -- Priceless

Mount Kato Lift Bar -- The Murphy Brothers Band

Mully's -- Mitch Gordon and the Unleaded Band

Wine Cafe -- Larry McDonough Jazz Quartet

Sunday

Bruce McClain gallery talk -- 3:30 p.m., Hillstrom Museum of Art, free.

Mankato Eagles Cancer Brunch -- 9 a.m., Mankato Eagles Club, 708 N. Riverfront Drive., Mankato, $8 in advance, $9 at door.

Organ Recital -- 4 p.m., Chapel of the Christ, Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, 507-359-9222.

Robert Burns celebration -- 2 p.m., AAA Auditorium, Mapleton, $12 reserved seating, $10 general, $5 students K-12, 507-524-3364.

Music

The Bar & Grill -- Church of Cash

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

Midtown Tavern -- Karaoke

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- High Strung

Monday

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

Basic Dog Obedience -- 2:30 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., Mankato, $1, 387-1666.

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

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 Book Discussion Club -- 6 p.m., Blue Earth County Library, 304-4023.

Blue Earth County Library Storytime -- 10:30-11 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 304-4020.

My Five Wishes health care workshop -- 2:30 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., Mankato, $3, 387-1666.

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

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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