The Free Press, Mankato, MN

September 5, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Sept. 5-11


The Mankato Free Press

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Arc of Minnesota Family & Friends Focus Group -- 6:30 p.m., SMILES Conference Room, 709 S. Front St., 507-345-4223.

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

Documentary Film Series presents "Queen of Versailles" -- 7 p.m., Treaty Site History Center, Hwy 169, St. Peter, free, 507-934-2160.

Jesse James & the James-Younger Gang in Minnesota presentation by Del Begalka -- 3 p.m., Orcard Hill Assisted Living, 1223 Karl Dr., New Ulm; 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library Meeting Room, 17 N. Broadway; 507-359-8334.

Minnesota Shorts Play Festival -- 7:30 p.m., Mankato West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, $10 adults, $9 students & seniors, $5 high school students, $15 two-day pass, 507-420-1881.

MSU Performance series featuring Papa John Kolstad with Clint Hoover -- 7:30 p.m., Elias J. Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $12, $11 MSU students, 507-389-5549.

“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

Axel's Bonfire Patio -- Steve Murphy & Greg George

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Blues Dancing & Cedar Paddle Band

Wine Cafe -- Gram and Krieger; Karaoke

Friday

Amboy Arts'n More Festival -- 6-7 p.m., Family Fun Fest; 8-9 p.m., book exhibits; for full schedule visit www.artsnmorefestival.org.

"Artwork on Trial" Exhibit of Courtroom Sketches by Cedric Hohnstadt Reception -- 7-9 p.m., Waseca Art Center, 200 State St. N., 507-835-1701.

Minnesota Shorts Play Festival -- 7:30 p.m., Mankato West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, $10 adults, $9 students & seniors, $5 high school students, $15 two-day pass, 507-420-1881.

Music

Brothers Pub -- Karaoke/DJ

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Winos

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Dino's Pizzeria -- Scottie Miller

Flame Bar & Grill -- Electric Odyssey

Grand Kabaret -- Cahalen Morrison & Eli West Duo

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Cooper & Scheidel

Indian Island Winery -- Trinichad

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Ben Marti

NaKato -- Don Scott and Curtis Blake

Pub and Patio, New Ulm -- Jim Jam

Wine Cafe -- TC Chantler; The Electric Sky Band

Saturday

125th Hermann Mounument Cornerstone Anniversary and 150th New Ulm Battery Anniversary celebration -- 10 a.m.-11:45 p.m.; Herman Heights Park, New Ulm: 10 a.m., Monument Tours; 12:30 p.m., THe Original German Band; 2:15 p.m., The Concord Singers; Harmon Park: 6-7:30 p.m., "Thunder in the Valley" Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture featuring live cannons, 8:30 p.m., fireworks; 507-359-7670.

Amboy Arts'n More Festival -- 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Farmers Market; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Arts & Crafts demonstration; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 3rd Annuall Open Mike; 12-3 p.m. Car Show; 1-3 p.m., Car Show; 3 p.m., Festival Parade; for full schedule visit www.artsnmorefestival.org.

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

Farmamerica's Fall Fair -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 7367 360th Ave., Waseca, $10 adults, $7 seniors, $5 children 13 and younger, 507-835-2052.

Mankato Pridefest -- 11:15 a.m., Parade on Riverfront Drive; 12-5 p.m. Festival in Riverfront Park; www.scmnpride.org/pridefest, 507-351-6723.

Rock Bend Folk Festival -- 12-10 p.m., Minnesota Square Park, St. Peter, free, for list of performers visit www.rockbend.org.

Threshing Festival -- 7:30 a.m., gates open; 9:30 a.m. Bingo; 11 a.m., Ryan Stout Gettysburg Presentation; 1 p.m., Parade; 5 p.m. Soup Supper; For more information call 507-525-1454.

Music

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- The Midnight Mix

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Grams & Krieger

Indian Island Winery -- Russell Schmidt

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Jim McGuire Jazz Trio

Pub 500 -- The Whiskies

Spinners -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- The Union Suits and The Ear Strippers

Sunday

Amboy Arts'n More Festival -- 10:30-11:45 a.m., Community Worship; 12 p.m., Picnic Lunch and Ice Cream Social; for full schedule visit www.artsnmorefestival.org.

Farmamerica's Fall Fair -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 7367 360th Ave., Waseca, $10 adults, $7 seniors, $5 children 13 and younger, 507-835-2052.

Grandparents Day at Harkin -- 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, 507-354-8666.

Rock Bend Folk Festival -- 12-7 p.m., Minnesota Square Park, St. Peter, free, for list of performers visit www.rockbend.org.

Southern Minnesota's Wedding Expo -- 12-4 p.m., Reception Hall & Banquet Hall, Verizon Wireless Center, free, 507-345-4646.

Threshing Festival -- 6:30 a.m., gates open; 8-10 a.m., Pancake Breakfast; 1:30 p.m. Parade; 2:30 p.m. Lonesome Cowboy Ron; For more information call 507-525-1454.

Music

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Monday

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

Car and Cycle Roll-in -- 4-7 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl/Rumor's Lounge, 1247 Range St., 507-387-4766.

Family Storytime -- 6:30 p.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., 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 Storytime -- 10:30-11 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 304-4020.

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners present Ethical Conflicts: Can they be Resolved?" -- 2-4 p.m., Snell Community Room, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato.

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

Senior Dance -- 1-4 p.m., American Legion, 229 W. Nassau, St. Peter, $5, 934-0484.

Wine Tasting -- 6:30 p.m., Wine Cafe, 301 N. Riverfront Dr., $10, space limited, 507-345-1516.

Music

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

Savoy -- Karaoke

Wednesday

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

Free Speaking of Health presentation: Prostate Health -- 7 p.m., Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato, 507-385-4706.

Margaret Koberoski presents "Estate Planning: Creating a Legacy through Charitable Gifts" -- 5 p.m., Salem Lutheran Chruch, 109 3rd St. SE., Madelia, 507-642-3255.

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

Good Thunder Reading Series -- Tracy Kidder will discuss his book "Strength in What Remains," 7:30 p.m., Centennial Student Union Ballroom, MSU, free, 507-389-5498.

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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