The Free Press, Mankato, MN

March 6, 2013

Entertainment Calendar Feb. March 7-13


The Free Press

Thursday

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

Dave Gehrke book signing & reading — 6 p.m., New Ulm Public Library, 17 N. Broadway, 507-359-8334, www.newulmpublic_library.org.

“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.

“We Still Live Here” film screening — 7 p.m., Treaty Site History Center, 1851 N. Minnesota Ave., St. Peter, 507-934-2160.

Music

Boomtown — Top 40 dance DJ

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Midtown — Raven Moon Rising

Mully’s — Karaoke

RedSky — Local artists showcase

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Savoy — Organic Cowboys

Wine Cafe — Karaoke

Friday

“Fanny Brice: The Original Funny Girl” — 7 p.m., New Ulm Community Center, 600 N. German St., $7, 507-354-3212, www.newulmseniors.org.

“Fragments” sculpture & poetry exhibit opening reception — 7-9 p.m., Waseca Arts Center, 200 N. State St., 507-835-1701.

Merely Players present “James & the Giant Peach” — 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $13 adults, $6 youth 12 and under plus $1 TRCA handling fee, 387-1008, www.merelyplayers.com.

Steve Parry concert — 7:30 p.m., Bjorling Recital Hall, Gustavus Adolphus, St. Peter, 507-933-7013, www.gac.edu.

Wanda Gag art exhibit opening reception — 5-7 p.m., Brown County Historical Society, 2 N. Broadway, New Ulm, 507-233-2616.

“2013 Work for Water Contest” grades 9-12 conservation paintings — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., North Mankato Taylor Library, 1001 Belgrade Ave., 345-5120.

Music

American Legion North Mankato — Malpractice

Buster’s — Rhino

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Mankato Moose Club — Fiddleman Karaoke

Midtown Tavern — Ross William Perry

RedSky — CJ’s in a Funk

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

The Thunder Bar — Jim Jam Band

Wine Cafe — The Frye, Kit Kildahl & Boom Boom Stevie Vonderhar

Wow Zone — Last Train to Memphis

Saturday

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

Blue Earth County Library presents “The Magic of Dr. Seuss” — 10:30 a.m., at the library, free, 304-4020.

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

“Fanny Brice: The Original Funny Girl” — 7 p.m., New Ulm Community Center, $7, 507-354-3212, www.newulmseniors.org.

Merely Players present “James & the Giant Peach” — 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, $13 adults, $6 youth 12 and under plus $1 TRCA handling fee, 387-1008, www.merelyplayers.com.

Riverbend Promenaders Square Dance Club — 2 p.m., Assembly of God Church, 722 Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, $6, 388-3344.

Wanda Gag 120th Birthday Party — 1-2:30 p.m., Brown County Historical Society, free, 507-359-2632.

Music

Buster’s — Chris Brooks & the Silver Bullet Boys

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery — Betty & Ocho

Charley’s — Paul Durenberger

Coffee Hag — Rhonda Laurie & Robert Bell

Hobbers HWY 99 Bar & Grill — Jake Palmer

The Loose Moose & Conference Center  — Karaoke

NaKato — Tombstone Trio

Pub 500 — Main Street

RedSky — Charlie Parr & Kind Country

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Beg for Justice

Sunday

“Fanny Brice: The Original Funny Girl” — 2 p.m., New Ulm Community Center, $7, 507-354-3212, www.newulmseniors.org.

Merely Players present “James & the Giant Peach” — 2 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, $13 adults, $6 youth 12 and under plus $1 TRCA handling fee, 387-1008, www.merelyplayers.com.

137th Robert Burns Celebration — 2 p.m., AAA Auditorium, Maple River High School, Highway 30 & 6th Ave., Mapleton, $10 adults, $5 K-12 students, 507-524-3364.

Music

Mully’s — Karaoke

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Pub 500 — Bruce Bednarchuk

Monday

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

Blue Earth Valley Concert Association performance — 7 p.m., Blue Earth Area High School, 1125 N. Grove St., Blue Earth, $85 family, $40 adults, $10 students, 507-893-4554.

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

Open Pottery Lab — 6:30-9 p.m., Lincoln Community Center, 110 Fulton St., Mankato, $5 for one session, $30 seven sessions, $25 clay coupon, 387-5501.

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

Winter Choral concert — 8 p.m., Mankato East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road, 387-5671.

Music

Boomtown — Karaoke

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

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Tuesday

Artist & author Mark Forgy presents his life with Elmyr de Hory — 6:30 p.m., Arts & Heritage Center of Montgomery, 206 B. First St., 507-364-8107.

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

Storytime with T.J. & Lisa — 10:30-11 a.m., Blue Earth County Library, 304-4020.

“String Fest” concert — 8 p.m., Mankato West High School, 1351 S. Riverfront Drive, 387-3461.

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

Presentation by Minnesota Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen — 6:30 p.m., Gaylord Public Library, 428 Main Ave., Gaylord, 507-237-2280.

Senior Dance — 1-4 p.m., American Legion 229 W. Nassau, St. Peter, $5, 507-934-0484.

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

Music

RedSky — Acoustic Showcase

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wednesday

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

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

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

Music

Mully’s — Karaoke

Patrick’s, St. Peter — Karaoke

RedSky — Wednesday Night Jam

Rumor’s Lounge, Jerry Dutler Bowl — Karaoke

Wine Cafe — Open Mic

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