The Free Press, Mankato, MN

October 24, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Oct. 24-30


The Mankato Free Press

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Advers Drug Reactions and Prevention program -- 5:30-8 p.m., Crossview Covenant Church, 2000 Howard Dr., North Mankato, free, www.mtmpatmankato.com.

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

Good Thunder Reading Series featuring Alicia Catt and Alan Davis -- 3 p.m., craft talk, Ostrander Auditorium; 7 p.m., reading, CSU room 253, MSU, 507-389-1354.

Minnesota's Most Haunted Locations -- 7 p.m., Taylor Public Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., North Mankato, free, 507-345-5120.

National Alliance of Mental Illness support group meeting -- 6:30 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, 1250 Monks Ave., Mankato, free, 507-931-6996.

Poetry Live -- 7-9 p.m., Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, 523 S. Second St., Mankato, 507-344-8709.

“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

Busters -- Bras on Busters fundraiser

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

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

Midtown Tavern -- Dead Larry

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Savoy -- John Denver Tribute by The Lonely Cowgirl; King Sndman with CReate & Jaylap and T-Ly.

Wine Cafe -- Karaoke

Friday

Haunted Halloween Maze -- 6-8 p.m., Cleveland's Old Town Hall, $3 per person, $10 family of 4, $2 hay rides, 612-280-4247.

Merely Players presents "Little Shop of Horrors" -- 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $16 adults, $14 seniors, $9 youth 12 & under, 507-388-5483.

Minnesota River Trends Report -- 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Summit Center, 518 S. Fifth St., $9, 387-1666.

OcTUBAfest -- 7:30-9 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus, free, 507-933-7013.

Music

Buster’s -- Metallica tribute band

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Traci Buckle

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Nearvana

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Cooper & Scheidel

Indian Island Winery -- Mary Guentzel Quintet

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

The Lucky Lure -- Karaoke

Mankato Moose Club -- Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern -- Cold Blooded Whiskey

Morgan Creek Vineyards --

Mully's -- Sam Kuusisto Band

North Mankato Legion -- Pour Me

Savoy -- Edison's Kids

Wine Cafe -- Jim Jam Band; The Porch Lights

Saturday

All Hallow's Eve Party -- 12-4 p.m., Farmamerica, 7367 360th Ave., Waseca, $5 per person, free children 2 and under, 507-835-2053.

The American Civil War and the Life of a Soldier -- 1 p.m., Waseca Public Library, 408 N. State St., free.

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.

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

Debbie Davies Band Concert -- 9:30 p.m., Hooligans Pub, Madison East Center, $15 advanced, $18 day of show, 507-389-5549.

Halloween Fun Run & Walk -- 9:30 a.m., St. Peter Community Center, 600 S. Fifth St., www.stpeterfunrun.com.

Halloween Party -- 10-11 a.m., Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., North Mankato, ages 3-8, 345-5120.

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners present "Secrets of Survival: Feisty Lydia" -- 1-3 p.m., Snell Community Room, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato.

Merely Players presents "Little Shop of Horrors" -- 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $16 adults, $14 seniors, $9 youth 12 & under, 507-388-5483.

National Alliance on Mental Illness workshop -- 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, 1250 Monks Ave., Mankato, free, 651-645-2948.

Music

Buckshots -- IV Play

Buster’s -- Chris Brooks and The Silver City Boys

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery -- Duke Zecco

Charley’s -- Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret -- Barton's Hollow

Hobbers HWY 99 -- DJ Electric Odyssey

Indian Island Winery -- Jim Jam Band

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

The Loose Moose & Conference Center -- Karaoke

The Lucky Lure -- Electric Sky

Morgan Creek Winery -- Jim McGuire Jazz Trio

Mully's -- Eagle River

NaKato -- Church of Cash

Savoy -- Cookies & Crime; Space Monster

Wine Cafe -- The Frye

Sunday

Fall Semester Jazz Band Concert -- 7 p.m., Ron Younge Gym, Bethany Lutheran College, free, 507-344-7365.

Merely Players presents "Little Shop of Horrors" -- 2 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $16 adults, $14 seniors, $9 youth 12 & under, 507-388-5483.

MSU Fall Choral Concert -- 3 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $9 general, $7 MSU students and other students K-12, 507-389-5549.

Organ Concert by Dr. Gregory Hand -- 2 p.m., Our Lady of Good Counsel Chapel, 170 Good Counsel Drive, Mankato, 507-389-4200.

Music

Hobbers HWY 99 -- Blue Vipers

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

Midtown Tavern -- Ocho Karaoke

Mully’s -- Karaoke

Monday

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

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

MSU Fall Choral Concert -- 7:30 p.m., Halling Recital Hall, MSU, $9 general, $7 MSU students and other students K-12, 507-389-5549.

Texas Hold’Em Poker -- 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pub 500, free, 625-6500.

William Arnold Lectures -- 10 a.m., Room TR C124, Trafton Science Center, MSU; 7:30 p.m., Ostrander Auditorium, Centennial Student Union, MSU; free, 507-389-1963.

Zorongo Flamenco Dance performance -- 7 p.m., Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Bethany Lutheran College, free, 507-344-7365.

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.

The Collective open house rehearsal and audition -- 6-9 p.m., Dakota Meadows Middle School, www.drumjusterinc.com/collective/.

Elk's Nature Center Autumn Revival Open House -- 6-9 p.m., Elk's Nature Center at Rasmussen Woods, 555 Stoltzman Road.

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

Scouts "Friendship Fire" -- 7 p.m., Mankato Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1851 Marie Lane, North Mankato, 507-389-5252.

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.

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

Spook-tacular Sing-a-Long -- 2 p.m., Waseca Arts Center, 200 State St. N., pre-kindergarten to 4th grade, 507-835-1701.

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

Trivia Night -- 9 p.m., Wine Cafe, 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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