The Free Press, Mankato, MN

December 6, 2012

Entertainment Calendar Dec. 6-12


The Free Press

Thursday

“The Christian Indians & the Dakota War” — 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library, 17 N. Broadway, 507-359-8334.

Christmas at Bethany Concert — 4 p.m., Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Lutheran Drive, 507-344-7365.

Fall Semester Student Art Show & Reception — 7 p.m., Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Bethany Lutheran College, free, 344-7000.

Lorie Line & Her Fab Five — 7:30 p.m., Verizon Wireless Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, $48, verizonwireless_centermn.com.

MSU Holiday Choral Concert — 7:30 p.m., St. John the Baptist Church, 632 S. Broad St., Mankato, $9 general admission, $7 students, mnsu.edu/music.

Blaise Jacobson Master of arts exhibit — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Conkling Gallery, Minnesota State University, mnsu.edu/artdept.

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

Top 40 Dance DJ — 10 p.m., Boomtown, free, 625-9264.

Trivia — 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pub 500, 500 S. Front St., free, 625-6500.

Music

Buster’s — Bobaflex & Royal Bliss

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Mully’s — Karaoke

RedSky — The Kris Lager Band

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Savoy — Organic Cowboys

Friday

“A Tale of two Cities” — 7:30 p.m., Wittenberg Auditorium, Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, $2, 507-354-8221.

Christmas at Bethany Concert — 4 p.m., Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Lutheran Drive, 507-344-7365.

Gustavus presents Michael Johnson — 8 p.m; Bjorling Recital Hall; Gustavus Adolphus; 800 W. College Ave; $15 adults, $12 seniors, staff and students and free for Gustavus students with ID; gac.edu/music.

MSU Fall Dance Concert — 7:30 p.m; Ted Paul Theatre; Minnesota State University; $10 adults, $9 discounted and $8 MSU students; mnsu.edu/theatre.

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

Sibley County Historical Society presents “We’re Getting in the Spirit” — 7:30 p.m., American Lutheran Church, 911 Eighth St., Gaylord, 507-237-2428.

29th annual “Holiday Festival of Music” — 7 p.m., Mankato West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, free, 387-2947.

Music

Buster’s — Rhino

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret — The Prizefighters

Indian Island Winery — Chad Stoltenberg

Mankato Moose Club — Fiddleman Karaoke

Mully’s — Devon Worley Band

RedSky — Flesh N Bone

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wow Zone — Mary Guentzel Quintet

Saturday

“A Tale of two Cities” — 2 p.m., Wittenberg Auditorium, Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, $2, 507-354-8221.

The Betsy-Tacy Society Victorian Christmas — Noon to 3 p.m; Betsy-Tacy Houses; 332 & 333 Center St; Mankato; $5 adults, $2 children, free for children 5 and under; 345-9777.

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.

Christmas at Bethany Concert — 4 p.m., Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Lutheran Drive, 507-344-7365.

“Christmas in Deep Valley” — 10:30 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 100 E. Main St., Mankato, 304-4001.

Echos Big Band concert — 7:30 p.m., Kato Entertainment Center, 200 Chestnut Road, Mankato, $5, 625-7553.

The Gustavus Philharmonic Winter Concert — 1:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus, free, gac.edu/music.

MSU Fall Dance Concert — 2 p.m; Ted Paul Theatre; Minnesota State University; $10 adults, $9 discounted and $8 MSU students; mnsu.edu/theatre.

Martin Luther College’s Christmas Concert — 7:30 p.m., Chapel of the Christ, Martin Luther College, 507-354-8221.

Sibley County Historical Society presents “We’re Getting in the Spirit” — 7:30 p.m., Winthrop Covenant Church, 107 W. Third St., Winthrop, 507-647-5777.

Sumunar Indonesian Music & Dance — 2 p.m., St. Peter Community Gym, 600 S. Fifth St. 507-351-4284.

“TubaChristmas” — 1 p.m. Madison East Center, 1400 Madison Ave., $5, 507-234-6877.

Wal-Mart “Fill the Truck” toy drive — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wal-Mart, 1881 Madison Ave., Mankato, 345-7074.

Music

Buster’s — Chris Brooks & the Silver City Boys

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery — Michael Haldorson

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Grand Kabaret — Dick Kimmel & Co.

Hobber’s HWY 99 Bar & Grill — Hillbilly Island DJ

Indian Island Winery — Stacy Veroeven

Johnny M’s — Jim Jam Band

The Loose Moose & Conference Center — Karaoke

Madelia American Legion — Billy & the Bangers

Mully’s — Dirt Road Prophets

Pub 500 — The Whiskies

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Sunday

The Brass Choir Fall Concert — 7:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, 507-344-7365.

Candy Cane Concert — 3 p.m; Mankato West High School; tickets are $25, $20, $15 and $5 for youth 18 & under with student ID, 625-8881.

Christmas at Bethany Concert — 4 p.m., Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, 700 Lutheran Drive, 507-344-7365.

The Gustavus Percussion Ensembles Winter Concert — 1:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, free, gac.edu/music.

Martin Luther College’s Christmas Concert — 4 p.m., Chapel of the Christ, Martin Luther College, 507-354-8221.

Sibley County Historical Society presents “We’re Getting in the Spirit” — 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of the Prairie, 215 N. Chestnut St., Belle Plaine, 952-873-6564.

Music

Buster’s — Texas Hippie Coalition

Mully’s — Karaoke

Patrick’s — String Theory

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Monday

Bar Bingo — 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mully’s, 1030 Madison Ave., free, 388-1441.

Cleveland High School Band concert — 7 p.m; Cleveland Public School Big Gym; 406 Sixth St; $4 adults, $1 seniors and students and free for children 5 and under; 931-5953.

Magic & Metal Book Club — 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 1850 Adams St., Mankato, 345-3444.

Mankato East Holiday Concert — 7:30 p.m., Mankato East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road, free, 387-5655.

Storytime at the North Mankato Taylor Library — 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Police Annex, 1001 Belgrade Ave., free, 345-5120.

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

Music

Boomtown — Karaoke

Patrick’s On Third, St. Peter — Open Mic Night with The Wooden Nickels

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Tuesday

Bar Bingo — 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mully’s, 1030 Madison Ave., free, 388-1441.

Becky Fremo poetry reading — 7 p.m., Interpretive Center, Gustavus Adolphus, St. Peter, 507-933-7013.

Mankato East Holiday Concert — 7:30 p.m., Mankato East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road, free, 387-5655.

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

Storytime at the North Mankato Taylor Library — 10:30 a.m., North Mankato Police Annex, free, 345-5120.

Texas Hold’Em Poker — 6:45 p.m., American Legion North Mankato, free, 625-1264.

Music

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wednesday

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

Gustavus presents “A Christmas Vespers” — 7:30 p.m., Christ Chapel, Gustavus Adolphus, free, gac.edu/music.

Instrumental Christmas Festival — 7 p.m., Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, 344-7000.

Mystery Book Club — 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 345-3444.

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

Music

Mully’s — Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter — Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

 

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