The Free Press, Mankato, MN

May 16, 2013

Entertainment Calendar


The Mankato Free Press

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Today

Author John Thavis “The Vatican Diaries” Q&A -- 6:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 1850 Adams St., Mankato, 345-3444.

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

Author Rachel Hanel presentation -- 3 p.m., Orchard Hill Assisted Living, 1233 Karl Drive, New Ulm; and 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library, 17 N. Broadway St., New Ulm.

Community Night at Clay Center -- 5-9 p.m., Arts Center of St. Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., $5 recommended donation, www.artscentersp.org, 507-931-3630.

“The Jungle Book” -- 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Washington School Gym, 1100 Anderson Drive, Mankato, free.

The Lucia Singers & St. Ansgars Chorus Concert -- 7:30 p.m., Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, www.gac.edu, 507-933-7013.

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

Third Thursday Gallery Walk -- 5-8 p.m., participating art galleries, Mankato, www.citycentermankato.com/partnership.php.

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 -- Lookout for Locals with Ocho

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

 

Friday

Christ Chapel Handbell Concert -- 7:30 p.m., Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus College, www.gac.edu, 507-933-7013.

Green Isle Community School presents “Elder’s Celebration” -- 7 p.m., Green Isle Community School gymnasium, 190 McGrann St., Green Isle, 507-326-7144.

Kevin Bierbaum opening reception -- 7-9 p.m., The 410 Project, 523 S. Front St., Mankato, the410project@hotmail.com.

Merely Players present “The Taffetas” -- 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $17 adults, $11 youth, www.twinriversarts.org, 387-1008.

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

Music

Buster’s -- Elijah Band

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Warren Streets

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Betty & Ocho

Hobbers HWY 99 Bar & Grill -- Charlie Roth

Indian Island Winery -- String Theory

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Mully’s -- Roy Dawson & The Bootleggers

RedSky -- Beat Battles featuring Maxilla Blue, DJ Shoba, Ill Poe & Epic

Wine Cafe -- Steve Klassen, TBA

 

Saturday

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.

City Art Walking Sculpture Tour Reception -- 6-9 p.m., Number 4 Restaurant, 124 E. Walnut, Mankato, $50, www.cityartmankato.com, 388-1062.

The Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra Concert -- 7:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus, www.gac.edu, 507-933-7013.

Le Sueur Garden Club annual plant sale -- 10 a.m., Legion Park picnic shelter, Ferry and Park Lane.

MSO presents “Mozart In Me” -- 11 a.m., Mankato YMCA exercise room, 1401 S. Riverfront Drive, $10 adults, $ 5 youth, www.mankatosymphony.com, 387-1008.

Merely Players present “The Taffetas” -- 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $17 adults, $11 youth, www.twinriversarts.org, 387-1008.

Mill City String Quartet Concert -- 7 p.m., Waseca Art Center, 200 N. State St., $20 adults, $17 WAC members, $15 children under 15, www.wasecaartscouncil.org, 507-835-1701.

Music

Buster’s -- Fight Night

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Raven Moon Rising

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Pop Wanger

Indian Island Winery -- Betty & Ocho

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Morgan Creek Winery -- Jim McGuire Jazz Trio, String Theory

Mully’s -- Roy Dawson & The Bootleggers

Pub 500 -- Electric Sky

RedSky -- DJ

Road Haus -- The Echo’s Big Band

Spinners -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Kit Kildahl, Boom Boom Stevie Vonderharr

 

Sunday

Gustavus Adolphus presents “Brassworks!” -- 1:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus, www.gac.edu, 507-933-7013.

Mankato Ballet presents “Miss Spiders Tea Party” -- 1 p.m. & 5 p.m., Mankato West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, $12 adults, $9 children & students, free for children 2 and under, www.mankatoballet.org, 625-7716.

Mankato Baltics 1860s Baseball Scrimmage -- 3:30 p.m., corner of Fifth & Cherry St., Mankato, www.bechshistory.com/baltics.

MSO presents “Lonely Planet” -- 2 p.m., Good Counsel Chapel, 170 Good Counsel Drive, Mankato, www.mankatosymphony.com, 625-8880.

Merely Players present “The Taffetas” -- 2 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $17 adults, $11 youth, www.twinriversarts.org, 387-1008.

Music

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- Erik the Viking

 

Monday

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

Running with Confidence -- 6:30 p.m., Blue Earth County Library, 304-4022.

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

Music

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

Pub 500 -- Open mic with Betty & Ocho

RedSky -- Fuzztalk Radio Tuesday Night Music Club

 

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.

Trivia Night -- 8 p.m., Wine Cafe, 301 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato, 345-1516.

Music

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter -- Karaoke

RedSky -- Local Artist Showcase

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