The Free Press, Mankato, MN

May 9, 2013

Entertainment Calendar May 9-15


The Mankato Free Press

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Today

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

Gustavus Adolphus presents “Machinal” -- 8 p.m., Anderson Theatre, Gustavus Adolphus, $9 adults, $6 seniors & students, www.gac.edu, 933-7013.

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners present “Bird Walk” -- 8-10 a.m., Elks Nature Center, Rasmussen Park, Mankato, $5, 387-2011.

Mankato Eagles ‚lub dance with The Entertainers -- 7:30-10:30 p.m., 708 N. Riverfront Drive, $5, 345-6435.

“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

RedSky -- Javier Trejo

Savoy -- Cedar Paddle Band

Wine Cafe -- Pete Klug

Friday

Bethany Lutheran College presents “Directors’ Showcase” -- 7 p.m., Sigurd K. Lee Theater, Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, free, www.blc.edu.

Gustavus Adolphus presents “Machinal” -- 8 p.m., Anderson Theatre, Gustavus Adolphus, $9 adults, $6 seniors & students, www.gac.edu, 933-7013.

Merely Players present “The Taffetas” -- 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $17 adults, $11 youth, 388-5483.

Music

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Winos

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Hobbers HWY 99 Bar & Grill -- DJ Electric Odyssey

Indian Island Winery -- Jim Jam Band

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Ben Marti

Mully’s -- Johnny Frost & The Heatseekers

NaKato -- Lost Walleye Orchestra

North Mankato American Legion -- Rain Kings

RedSky -- Ian Hilmer & The Yonketonk Band present “The Wall”

Rapid Rick’s -- IV Play

Saturday

Annual Elementary Art Show opening reception -- 10-11:30 a.m., Waseca Arts Center, 200 State St. N., www.wasecaartscouncil.org, 507-835-1701.

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

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

Gustavus Adolphus presents “Machinal” -- 8 p.m., Anderson Theatre, Gustavus Adolphus, $9 adults, $6 seniors & students, www.gac.edu, 933-7013.

Merely Players present “The Taffetas” -- 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $17 adults, $11 youth, 388-5483.

Mother’s Day photography event -- 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cambria Studio, 44 Good Counsel Drive, Mankato.

Poet & novelist Victor John Faith presentation & open mic poetry -- 12:30 p.m. brown bag lunch, 1 p.m. presentation, Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, 523 S, Second St., Mankato, info@southernmnpoets.org, 344-8709.

“Original Art by the Gag Family” opening reception -- 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wanda Gag House, 226 N. Washington, New Ulm, www.wandagaghouse.org, 507-359-2632.

“What’s the Matter With Captain Gravitone?” -- 6 p.m., Morgan Creek Vineyards, 23707 478th Ave., New Ulm, $5 adults in advance, $3 children 12 & under in advance, $7 adults at the door, $5 children 12 & under at the door, www.gravitone.wix.com/gravitone, 351-2155.

14th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Walk -- 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk begins, Minnesota Square Park, St. Peter, 507-327-7431.

Music

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Michael Huber

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Circle Inn -- Karaoke with the Cline Sisters

Grand Kabaret -- Lost Walleye Orchestra

Indian Island Winery -- Jason Weismann

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- String Theory

Mully’s -- Scarlet Country

Pub 500 -- Barefoot Winos

RedSky -- Crunchy Kids, Style Biters, Rellium Prime

Sunday

Cleveland elementary, junior & senior high bands in concert -- 1:30 p.m., Cleveland Public School big gym, 400 Sixth St., $4 adults, $1 seniors & students.

Gustavus Adolphus presents “Machinal” -- 2 p.m., Anderson Theatre, Gustavus Adolphus, $9 adults, $6 seniors & students, www.gac.edu, 933-7013.

Gustavus Choir Spring Concert -- 3:30 p.m., Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus, www.gac.edu, 507-933-7013.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra presents “Scheherezade” -- 3 p.m; Mankato West High School; 1351 S. Riverfront Drive; $25, $20, $15 adults; $5 children 18 & under, www.twinriversarts.org, 387-1008.

Merely Players present “The Taffetas” -- 2 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $17 adults, $11 youth, 388-5483.

Music

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

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- String Theory

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Monday

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

Cleveland choir & jazz bands in concert -- 7 p.m., Cleveland Public School big gym, 400 Sixth St., $4 adults, $1 seniors & students.

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

All School Art Fair, grades K-5 -- 5:30-8 p.m., Maple River West Elementary School, 311 Willard St., Good Thunder, 507-278-3039.

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

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

Senior Dance with Jolly Woodchopper -- 1-4 p.m., American Legion, 229 W. Nassau St., St. Peter, 934-0484.

William Krueger public reading & book signing -- 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, River Hills Mall, 345-3444.

 Music

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

RedSky -- Acoustic Showcase

Wednesday

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

The Choir of Christ Chapel Home Concert -- 7:30 p.m., Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus, www.gac.edu, 933-7013.

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

Music

Arts Center of St. Peter -- Charlie Roth & Brandon Samson

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

RedSky -- Local artist showcase

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

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