The Free Press, Mankato, MN

October 3, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Oct. 3-9


The Mankato Free Press

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Birds from the Bookshelf -- 1 p.m., Flandrau State Park, $1, State Park vehicle permit required, 387-1666.

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

Documentary Film Series: 5 Broken Cameras -- 7 p.m., Treaty Site History Center, Highway 169, St. Peter, free, 507-934-2160.

Fall Fashion Show -- 5:30-7 p.m., Old Main Village Senior Living Community, 301 S. Fifth St., Mankato, 507-388-4200.

Good Thunder Reading Series -- 3 p.m., Craft Talk, Ostrander Auditorium; 7:30 p.m., Reading, CSU 253.

Joan Baeza talks about the Fred Johnson Collection -- 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library Meeting Room, 17 N. Broadway, 359-8334.

MSU Performance Series: Stephen Carlson -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, $12 general, $11 MSU students, 507-389-5549.

MSU Presents "Les Miserables" -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, $22 adults, $19 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, 507-389-6661.

Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays meeting -- 7 p.m., Twin Rivers Center for the Arts, 523 S. 2nd St., Mankato, www.mankatopflag.org.

The Roots of Bluegrass, The Rose Ensemble in Concert -- 7 p.m., Christ Chapel, Gustavus, $12 adults, $9 seniors/students/staff, free Gustavus student, 507-933-7590.

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

"Tempest Fugit - small works by David Hamlow and Liz Miller" -- 7 p.m., Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center gallery, Bethany Lutheran College, free, 507-344-7365.

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

Grand Kabaret -- Becky Buller

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Blues Dancing

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

 

Friday

Arboretum Night Hike -- 8 p.m., Linnaeus Arboretum, Gustavus, $2 per person, $5 per family, free Arboretum members, 933-6184.

Deuces Wind Dueling Pianos show -- 8 p.m., Purple Goose Eatery & Saloon, 228 N. Main St., Janesville, $20 at door, 507-234-5460.

Florida Georgia Line Concert -- 7:30 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, $39.75 floor, $34.75 lower level, $29.75 upper level, 507-389-3000.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore Warehouse sale -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 464 Raintree Road, Mankato.

Hardanger Made Simple -- 2-4 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., Mankato, $7, 387-1666.

Historic Pub Crawl -- 6 p.m., parking lot behind Denco Lighting, $15 Historical Sociey members, $20 non members, 507-345-5566.

MSU Presents "Les Miserables" -- 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, $22 adults, $19 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, 507-389-6661.

Oktoberfest in New Ulm -- Marktplatz Mall, 101 N. German St., www.newulmoktoberfest.com.

Rachael Hanel book signing -- 7 p.m., LeSueur Public Library, 118 E. Ferry St., 507-665-2662.

Riverbend Promenaders Square Dance Club -- 7:30 p.m., Assembly of God Chuch, 722 Sunrise Dr., St. Peter, $5.

Treasure Chest of Music and Memories -- 7 p.m., Hilltop Hall, 206 First St. N., Montgomery, $3, 507-364-8107.

Music

Brothers Pub -- Karaoke/DJ

Buster’s -- Mayberry Riot

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Randy Z

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Dino's Pizzeria -- Peter Wallace Klug

Grand Kabaret -- Jimmy Fromm and Brady Haugen

Indian Island Winery -- The Frye

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

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Charlie Parr

Morgan Creek Vineyards -- Ben Marti

Mully's -- Blue Ringers

Savoy -- Who Shot First

Wine Cafe -- Raven Moon Rising and Larry McDonough Quartet

 

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.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore Warehouse sale -- 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 464 Raintree Road, Mankato.

Minnesota River Builders Association's Tour of Homes -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $5, www.mnrba.com.

MSU Presents "Les Miserables" -- 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, $22 adults, $19 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, 507-389-6661.

Oktoberfest in New Ulm -- Marktplatz Mall, 101 N. German St., performance by Chell's Hobo Band and Wally Pikal Band, www.newulmoktoberfest.com.

Say Cheese! Savor the wine -- 1:30 p.m., Morgan Creek Vineyards, 23707 478th Ave., New Ulm, $25, 947-3547.

Violin Solo Concert by Yevgeny Kutik -- 7:30 p.m., Waseca Art Center, 200 State St. N., 507-835-1701.

Music

Buster’s -- Clubin in Kato

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Michael Huber

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Flame Bar & Grill -- DJ Electric Odyssey

Grand Kabaret -- The Lost Walleye Orchestra

Indian Island Winery -- Betty and Ocho

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- War Rooster, All the Way Rider and Legit Breeze Band

Mully's -- Harley and the V-Twins

NaKato -- The Butanes

Neisan's Red Door -- Jim Jam

Savoy -- Ginger Jack and Boots and the Bomb

Smileys Bar -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Poor Howard Stith

 

Sunday

Le Grande Bande & Chorus presents "Water Music" -- 7-9 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus, $10, 507-933-7013.

Mankato River Rambler -- 8 a.m., Land of Memories Park, Mankato, 612-730-3730.

Mankato Symphony: This is My Song -- 3 p.m., Mankato West High School Audiorium, $25 gold, $20 silver, $15 bronze, $5 youth 18 and under, 507-387-1008.

Minnesota River Builders Association's Tour of Homes -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $5, www.mnrba.com.

MSU Performance Series: Bingham & Thorne -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, $12 general, $11 MSU students, 507-389-5549.

MSU Presents "Les Miserables" -- 2 p.m., Ted Paul Theatre, $22 adults, $19 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, 507-389-6661.

Preserving Their Personal Past: The Huggins Family Journals -- 2 p.m., Treaty Site History Center, regular site admission, free for MHS and NCHS members, 507-934-2160.

Sandra Esch book signing -- 2-4 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 1850 Adams St. Suite 404.

Sheep, Wool and Quilts -- 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, 507-354-8666.

Walk for Autism -- 12 p.m., Sibley Park, Mankato, www.walkdo.org.

Wind Symphony Concert -- 3 p.m., Wittenberg Collegiate Center Auditorium, Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, 507-354-8221.

Music

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Jeremy Poland & Guest

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

Midtown Tavern -- Karaoke

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- Reina Del Cid and the Cidizens

 

Monday

Author Peter Geye dicusses his novel "The Lighthouse Road" -- 6:30 p.m., New Ulm Public Library, 17 N Broadway, 507-359-8334.

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.

Learn to make home made greeting cards -- 2:30-4, Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., Mankato, $7, 387-1666.

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.

Bards in the Arb Writers Series -- 7 p.m., Gustavus Interpretive Center, 507-933-7392.

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

Film discusses dementia and supporting family members -- 1-3 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., Mankato, $1, 387-1666.

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

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

Tom Bell organ concert -- 8 p.m., Chapel of the Christ, Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, 507-354-8221.

Troy Gardner and Elizabeth Karelse perform works by Gershwin-Heifetz, Beethovan, Mozart and Prokofiev -- 7 p.m., Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, $8 adults, $5 students/seniors, 507-344-7365.

University Jazz Groups -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $9 general, $7 MSU students and students K-12, 507-389-5549.

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.

Medicare Presentation -- 4 p.m., Senior Center, St. Peter, 1-800-333-2433.

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

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

Trivia Night -- 9 p.m., Wine Cafe, 507-345-1516.

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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