The Free Press, Mankato, MN

October 25, 2012

Entertainment Calendar Oct. 25-31


The Free Press

Today

“Behold the Coach, in a Blazer, Uninsured (and other good intentions)” -- 8 p.m., Anderson Theatre Gustavus Adolphus, 800 W. College Ave., St. Peter, $9 adults, $6 senior citizens and students, 507-933-7013.

Fall Harvest Days at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota -- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 121 E. Cherry St., Mankato, $5, 386-0279.

Good Thunder Reading Series presents Nick Healy and Nate LeBoutillier -- 3 p.m. (craft talk) and 7:30 p.m. (reading), Centennial Student Union, MSU, 389-1354.

Madonna ticket giveaway at Buster’s -- all night, Buster’s Bar & Grill, 1325 Madison Ave., Mankato, free, 389-8999.

Minnesota State University presents “The Mandrake” -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, 320 Maywood Ave., $16 general admission, $11 student, mnsu.edu/theatre.

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

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

Top 40 Dance DJ -- 10 p.m., Boomtown, free, 625-9264.

Trivia -- 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pub 500, 500 S. Front St., free, 625-6500.

Music

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Mully’s -- Karaoke

RedSky -- Sovereign Sect Halloween Show

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Savoy -- The Frye

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

“Behold the Coach, in a Blazer, Uninsured (and other good intentions)” -- 8 p.m., Anderson Theatre Gustavus Adolphus, $9 adults, $6 senior citizens and students, 507-933-7013.

Costume Contest at Midtown -- 9-11:30, Midtown Tavern, 524 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato, $3, 345-1909.

Kato Plus Square Dance Club featuring Roger McNeil -- 7:30 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., $5, 388-3344.

Minnesota State University presents “The Mandrake” -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, $16 general admission, $11 student, mnsu.edu/theatre.

“Stills, Speakeasies and Shady Ladies” Blue Earth County in the Prohibition Era” -- 6:30-8 p.m., Goodrich Construction Warehouse, 1700 Third Ave., Mankato, $7.50 adults, $5 children 12-17, 345-5566.

“Winedown for the Weekend” with Ben Marti -- 6:30-9 p.m., Morgan Creek Vineyards, 23707 478th Ave., New Ulm, free, 507-947-3547.

2012 “OCTUBA fest” -- 7:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus, 507-933-7013.

Music

Buster’s -- Chris Brooks & the Silver City Boys

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Warren Streets

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Batak

Hobbers Hwy 99 Bar & Grill -- Josh Gravelin & Tom Brown

Indian Island Winery -- Mary Guentzel Quintet

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Lookout Drive, Lethal Chemistry

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Eleda Morneau & Ben Marti

Mully’s -- The Pickup Boys

RedSky -- Javier Trejo with The Wives and Alex Rossi

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Bullypulpit Bluegrass, Dan White

 Wow Zone -- Nosmo King Band

Saturday

“Behold the Coach, in a Blazer, Uninsured (and other good intentions)” -- 8 p.m., Anderson Theatre Gustavus Adolphus, $9 adults, $6 senior citizens and students, 507-933-7013.

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

Blue Earth County Library presents “Halloween Party with RAD Zoo -- 10:30 a.m., free, 304-4020.

Celtic Thunder -- 7:30 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, $69, $49, $39, verizonwirelesscentermn.com.

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

Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota presents “Awesome Art Saturdays” -- 10 a.m., 121 E. Cherry St., Mankato, $5, 386-0279.

Costume Contest at Midtown -- 9-11:30, Midtown Tavern, 524 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato, $3, 345-1909.

Farmamerica Halloween festival -- Noon to 4 p.m., Farmamerica, 7367 360th, Waseca, $4, 507-835-2052.

Minnesota State University presents “The Mandrake” -- 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, $16 general admission, $11 student, mnsu.edu/theatre.

“Stills, Speakeasies and Shady Ladies” Blue Earth County in the Prohibition Era” -- 5-8 p.m., Goodrich Construction Warehouse, 1700 Third Ave., Mankato, $7.50 adults, $5 children 12-17, 345-5566.

True Lies Tour -- 7 p.m., Waseca Jr./Sr. High Gym, 1717 N.W. Second St., free, info@mnfop16.org.

U.S. Army Field Band at Gustavus Adolphus -- 7:30 p.m., Christ Chapel, free, 507-933-7590.

Music

Buster’s -- 2 Mile Final

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Dave Davis

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Circle Inn -- Cline Sisters

Flame Bar & Grill -- Electric Odyssey

Grand Kabaret -- Ross Anderson & Pete Lothringer

Indian Island Winery -- Stacy Veroeven

Kato Ballroom -- Sandra Lee & The Velvets

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Mankato Moose Lodge -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Bring on the Sun, War Rooster, Diesel

Morgan Creek Winery -- Jim McGuire Jazz Trio

Mully’s -- The Pickup Boys

Pub 500 -- Neon and the Noble Gases

RedSky -- Halloween Bash

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Cindy Breck

Smiley’s -- D&R Karaoke

Westwood Marina -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Kit Kildahl & Boom Boom Stevie Vonderharr

Sunday

“Behold the Coach, in a Blazer, Uninsured (and other good intentions)” -- 2 p.m., Anderson Theatre Gustavus Adolphus, $9 adults, $6 senior citizens and students, 507-933-7013.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra Patron Appreciation Recital -- 2-5 p.m., Emy Frentz Art Gallery, 523 S. Second St., free, 625-8880.

Minnesota State University presents “The Mandrake” -- 2 p.m., Andreas Theatre, $16 general admission, $11 student, mnsu.edu/theatre.

University Choral Groups -- 3 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, 320 Maywood Ave., $9 general admission, $7 student, 389-5549.

Music

Midtown Tavern -- Karaoke

Mully’s -- Karaoke

North Mankato American Legion -- Sonny Bryant Trio, 3-7 p.m.

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Monday

Bar Bingo -- 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mully’s, 1030 Madison Ave., free, 388-1441.

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

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

University Choral Groups -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, 320 Maywood Ave., $9 general admission, $7 student, 389-5549.

Music

Boomtown -- Karaoke

Patrick’s On Third, St. Peter -- Open Mic Night with The Wooden Nickels

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Tuesday

Bar Bingo -- 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mully’s, 1030 Madison Ave., free, 388-1441.

Booklovers Book Club at Barnes & Noble -- 7 p.m., 1850 Adams St., Mankato, free, 345-3444.

Minnesota State University presents John Gorka -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, $12 general admission, $11 student, 389-5549.

North Mankato Taylor Library presents Preschool Storytime -- 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, registration required, 345-5120.

Storytime at the Blue Earth County Library -- 10:30 a.m., free, 304-4020.

Texas Hold’Em Poker -- 6:45 p.m., American Legion North Mankato, free, 625-1264.

Music

RedSky -- FuzzTalkRadio Tuesday Night Club

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Wednesday

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

North Mankato Taylor Library presents Preschool Storytime -- 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, registration required, 345-5120.

Toddler Wednesdays at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota -- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., $5, 386-0279.

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

Music

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

RedSky -- Joe Williams Halloween Show

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Open Mic



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