The Free Press, Mankato, MN

October 17, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Oct. 17-23


The Mankato Free Press

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Agricultural Tax Seminar -- 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., South Central College, North Mankato, registration required, 507-389-7203.

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

Clay Center Open Studio -- 5-9 p.m., Arts Center of St. Peter, 315 S. Minnesota Ave., $5 recommended donation accepted, 507-931-3630.

"Generations of Art" exhibit opening reception -- 5-7 p.m., Blue Earth County Historical Society Heritage Center, 415 Cherry St., 507-345-5566.

"Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys" reading and discussion series -- 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library Meeting Room, 17 N Broadway, 507-359-8334.

Mankato East vs West Blazin' Challenge Fundraiser -- 6:30 p.m., Buffalo Wind Wings, 12 Civic Center Plaza.

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

MSU production of "Blithe Spirit" -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, MSU, $16 adults, $14 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, 507-389-6661.

“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 -- The Murphy Brothers Band Acoustic

Boomtown -- Top 40 dance DJ

Busters -- The Nashville Experience

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Savoy -- Blues Dancing Night

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

"Ghosts from the Past -- A Slough Full of Stories" -- 6-8 p.m., First Congregational United Church of Christ, 150 Stadium Court, $7.50 adults, $5 children 5-17, 507-345-5566.

Lost in the Dark Haunted Corn Maze -- 6:30-9:30 p.m., Farmamerica, 7362 360th Ave., $10, 507-835-2052.

MSU production of "Blithe Spirit" -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, MSU, $16 adults, $14 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, 507-389-6661.

Music

Buster’s -- Arch Allies

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Old Soul

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- The Bockfest Boys

Indian Island Winery -- Tuition Daddies

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

The Lucky Lure -- Karaoke

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Girls Girls Girls - Montley Crew Tribute

Mully's -- Roy Dawson and the Bootleggers

Savoy -- Pete & Matt with The Living Daylights

Wine Cafe -- Organic Cowboy's; Kit Kildahl, Stevie Vandaharr and Dave Pengra

Saturday

Ashley Sullivan and Chet Gronewold Memorial Event and Silent Auction -- 4-7 p.m., Lake Crystal Elementary School, 502 Watonwan St.

Bingo -- 4 p.m., American Legion Post 294, Crystal Lake, $1 for 3 cards, $2 for 2 blackout cards, 507-726-6050.

Blue Earth County Library Halloween Party -- 10:30 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, free, 304-4020.

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

Color Pin -- 9 p.m., Jerry Dutler's Bowl, 1247 Range St., 507-387-3439.

Community Concert by pianist Charlie Albright -- 7:30 p.m., Wittenberg Collegiate Center Auditorium, Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, 507-354-8221.

Full Moon Over Hermann -- 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Hermann Monument Interpretive Center, $2.25.

"Ghosts from the Past -- A Slough Full of Stories" -- 5-8 p.m., First Congregational United Church of Christ, 150 Stadium Court, $7.50 adults, $5 children 5-17, 507-345-5566.

Lost in the Dark Haunted Corn Maze -- 6:30-9:30 p.m., Farmamerica, 7362 360th Ave., $10, 507-835-2052.

Mankato Marathon -- Race start times: 7:30 a.m., 10K; 8 a.m., Half; 8 a.m., Marathon & Relay; 2:30 p.m., Kids K; 4 p.m., 5K, Minnesota State University.

Mankato Marathon Speaker Series -- 1:30-7 p.m., Meyers Field House, Minnesota State University.

MSU production of "Blithe Spirit" -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, MSU, $16 adults, $14 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, 507-389-6661.

Sculptural Stained Glass exhibit reception -- 2-3:30 p.m., Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St., 605-941-3916.

Music

Buster’s -- Jake McVey

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Warren Streets

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Cafe Au Lait

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Jimmy Dukes Band

Indian Island Winery -- Becky Borneke

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

The Lucky Lure -- The Full Set-up

Midtown Tavern -- Lookout Drive

Mully's -- Roy Dawson and the Bootleggers

Pub 500 -- The Whiskies

Rapid Rick's -- Aria Entertainment

Savoy -- Spencer Buss; Aaron Tank

Spinners -- Karaoke

What's Up Bar -- Karaoke

Wine Cafe -- Ron Arsenault and Dave Pengra

Sunday

Lonesome Ron's Round-Up -- 1-4 p.m., Harkin Store, 66250 County Road 21, New Ulm, 507-934-2160.

Mankato Symphony Orchestra: Music on the Hill "Spring Breezes" -- 2 p.m., Good Counsel Chapel, 170 Good Counsel Dr., Mankato, $12 in advance, $15 at door, $40 season tickets for 4 concerts, 507-625-8880.

MSU production of "Blithe Spirit" -- 2 p.m., Andreas Theatre, MSU, $16 adults, $14 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, 507-389-6661.

University Concert Band -- 3 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $9 general, $7 MSU students and other students, 507-389-5549.

Music

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Charlie Roth

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

Midtown Tavern -- Ocho Karaoke

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Pub 500 -- The Frye

Monday

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

Dave Zirin lecutre "Sports and Political Resistance in the United States" -- 7 p.m., Ostrander Auditorium, Centennial Student Union, MSU, free, 507-389-5533.

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

MSU Performance Series: Slaid Cleaves -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, $15 general, $13 MSU students, 507-389-5549.

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

Author Berta Bauer talks about her novel "Genie's Bottle" -- 7 p.m., Gaylord Public Library, 428 Main Ave., Gaylord, 507-237--2280.

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

Blue Earth County Library Book Discussion Club -- 6 p.m., Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St., 304-4023.

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

Common Read discussion -- 12 p.m. & 7 p.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 507-345-5120.

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

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.

MSU production of "Blithe Spirit" -- 7:30 p.m., Andreas Theatre, MSU, $16 adults, $14 seniors over 65 and youth under 16, 507-389-6661.

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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