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Friday October 24th
 Live Music Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Happy hour music by Bully Pulpit
Come enjoy happy hour with some fun live music.

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Posted by: Wine Cafe

Mankato Eventsmankato events Ben Marti and Cafe Au Lait
Time: 9:00 pm
Gypsy bluegrass

2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Live Music
Posted by: Wine Cafe

 Educational Events
Mankato Events Murder Mystery
Light! Camera! Murder! Teens 12-18 come to the library and see if you can solve our murder mystery.

2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=222245http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=222245

Mankato Events Professor Marvel's Steampunk Show
The latest creation to come out of Robert and Lynn Halbrook's wacky wizard workshop; the Steampunk Magic Show presents a unique blend of comedy and mechanical magical wizardry delivered by the outlandish character Professor Marvel (aka Robert the Magician).This event part magic show, part theatrical cos-play, part comedy club explores the adventurous and wonderful science fiction of the Victorian Age up through the modern day that has become known as 'Steampunk.'
For more informaton please contact Waseca- LeSueur Regional Library: 507-835-2910


2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216331http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216331

 Sporting Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Mount Kato Swap and Sale
Time: 11:00
The 2014 Ski Swap dates are set.

Sale October 24 & 25
NO SALES ON SUNDAY THIS YEAR
Extended hours on Friday and Saturday to be announced later.
Leave Equipment October 23 & 24
Pick-up October 25 & 27


2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Sporting
Posted by: Mount Kato Ski Area
Event Website: http://www.mountkato.com/http://www.mountkato.com/

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Mankato Event Center 1st Annual Mankato Puppet Fest
When: Fri Oct 24, 2014 7pm to 9pm
CDT



Where: Mankato Event Center, 12 Civic Center Plaza #10, Mankato, MN 56001, United States

410 Project Presents:
1st Annual Mankato Puppet Fest
Bringing Puppets to the People

Come watch some great puppet performances by local artists!

Have a drink or two!!!

Oct. 24th 7-9pm
Puppet Performances and Awards
Mankato Event Center
12 Civic Center Plaza #10,
Mankato, MN 56001

410 Project
523 South Front Street
Mankato, MN 56001

the410project.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/683323848441109/


2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC

Mankato Eventsmankato events Mankato Brewery Band Brews & Bbq - 2nd Annual Chad Oudekerk Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser
When: Fri Oct 24, 2014 5pm to Fri Oct 24, 2014 10pm
CDT



Where: Mankato Brewery, 1119 Center St, North Mankato, MN 56003, United States

$20 donation includes: Admission, World Class BBQ prepared by Pete Borchert, and other sides, entertainment by Steve and Mike Murphy and more!

Silent auction and more! If you have an auction item youd like to donate, please contact Marcia Bahr at 507-327-2375 by October 20TH, 2014.

Chad Oudekerk Memorial Scholarship Fund SCC Foundation, North Mankato 1920 Lee Boulevard North Mankato, MN 56003

https://www.facebook.com/events/381748548643911/


2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC

Mankato Events MSU Maverick Men's Hockey
Don't miss the first home WCHA match up as the MSU Mavericks take on Alabama Huntsville at Verizon Wireless Center on Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25.

2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment

Posted by: Verizon Wireless Civic Center
Event Website: http://www.verizonwirelesscentermn.com/24362/Event.aspxhttp://www.verizonwirelesscentermn.com/24362/Event.aspx

 Theatre Events
Mankato Events War of the Worlds Radio Play presented by Merely Players Community Theatre
Time: 7:30 PM - Oct 24, 25, 31 & Nov 1; 2PM - Oct 26 & Nov 2
Experience the 1938 story that panicked the nation and sent nearly twelve million people into mass hysteria! Our actors detail the crash of a mysterious meteorite, a deadly Martian invasion and the complete devastation it leaves in its path.

2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Theatre
Posted by: Merely Players Theatre Company
Event Website: http://www.merelyplayers.comhttp://www.merelyplayers.com
Saturday October 25th
 Live Music Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Raven Moon Rising
Time: 8:00 pm
Rock and Blues

2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Live Music
Posted by: Wine Cafe

 Educational Events
Mankato Events Fill The Caps!
When: Sat Oct 25, 2014 3pm to 7pm

Join forces with the Childrens Museum of Southern Minnesota and take part in creating an exhibit for the permanent site! Help fill the caps!

The Museum is looking for a group of volunteers. To reserve your spot or ask a question, please email Jeff at: cmsmcapthewalls@gmail.com

More information: http://www.cmsouthernmn.org/sites/default/files/Join%20forces%20with%20the%20Children.pdf


2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota

Mankato Events Halloween Party
Wear your non-scary costumes (ages 3-8) for a fun party in the library.

2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221923http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221923

Mankato Events Family Reads
Throughout the month of October the Watonwan County/St. James Library will host programs for families. These events will only be open to Family Reads participants:
October 4 - Families will create mosaics with Lisa Arnold. Each child will create a 'micro Mosaic' to take home and work on the community mosaic that will stay at the library. Lisa Arnold has worked with many libraries around the state of Minnesota.
October 11 - Families will weave using loom bands. Childlrens Coordinator Megan Karau will run this program. We will borrow the loom from Waseca-LeSueur and purchase our own loom bands.
October 25 - FAmilies will create canvas paintings with Carolina Koopmans. Carolina is an art teacher and owns Unwine Creations out of Mankato, MN. She hosts painting parties for children and adults.
For more information please contact Watonwan County Library: 507-375-1278


2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216493http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216493

Mankato Events Willy Wonka's Magical Chocolate Factory
Robert and Lynn Halbrook will perform at the library with the theme 'Willy Wonkas Magical Chocolate Factory' which will include magic, music and fun. They always provide a quality program which engages children of all ages. This program emphasizes the books of Roald Dahls including 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. While their programs are entertaining and unique, they emphasize the joy of reading and the importance of life-long learning.
For more information please contact Blue Earth County Library: 507-304-4001


2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216277http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216277

 Sporting Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Mount Kato Swap and Sale
Time: 11:00
The 2014 Ski Swap dates are set.

Sale October 24 & 25
NO SALES ON SUNDAY THIS YEAR
Extended hours on Friday and Saturday to be announced later.
Leave Equipment October 23 & 24
Pick-up October 25 & 27


2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Sporting
Posted by: Mount Kato Ski Area
Event Website: http://www.mountkato.com/http://www.mountkato.com/

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Events Live Music - Jim Jam
When: Sat Oct 25, 2014 9pm to 12am
CDT

Easy Rock


2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: Pub 500

Mankato Eventsmankato events Curling Club Beer Tasting
When: Sat Oct 25, 2014 2pm to 5pm
CDT



Where: Mankato Curling Club, 600 Hope St, Mankato, MN 56001, United States

THIS SATURDAY 2 TILL 5 or until you pass out whichever comes first. 29 brewers almost 100 beers to try. I have $20 presale tickets or $25 at the door. Come one come all and bring friends

https://www.facebook.com/events/637877169657054/


2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC

Mankato Events Mankato Curling Club First Annual Beer Tasting Event
Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm
A fund raiser for the Mankato Curling Club to ensure the future of the sport.

7 distributors providing samples,
concessions from Busters Bar and
music by Partysoundpro

Distributors thanks to MGM Liquor

Must be 21 or over to attend.


2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: Mankato Curling Club
Event Website: http://mankatocurling.org/beertasting.phphttp://mankatocurling.org/beertasting.php

 Theatre Events
Mankato Events War of the Worlds Radio Play presented by Merely Players Community Theatre
Time: 7:30 PM - Oct 24, 25, 31 & Nov 1; 2PM - Oct 26 & Nov 2
Experience the 1938 story that panicked the nation and sent nearly twelve million people into mass hysteria! Our actors detail the crash of a mysterious meteorite, a deadly Martian invasion and the complete devastation it leaves in its path.

2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Theatre
Posted by: Merely Players Theatre Company
Event Website: http://www.merelyplayers.comhttp://www.merelyplayers.com
Sunday October 26th
 Theatre Events
Mankato Events War of the Worlds Radio Play presented by Merely Players Community Theatre
Time: 7:30 PM - Oct 24, 25, 31 & Nov 1; 2PM - Oct 26 & Nov 2
Experience the 1938 story that panicked the nation and sent nearly twelve million people into mass hysteria! Our actors detail the crash of a mysterious meteorite, a deadly Martian invasion and the complete devastation it leaves in its path.

2014-10-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 Theatre
Posted by: Merely Players Theatre Company
Event Website: http://www.merelyplayers.comhttp://www.merelyplayers.com
Monday October 27th
 Educational Events
Mankato Events Storytime Is Super!
The fall superhero session of storytime will begin September 15th and run until November 17th. Kids 6 and under can register at the library beginning September 2nd.

2014-10-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219146http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219146

Mankato Events Teen Advisory Group
Teens interested in helping bring new ideas to the teen area of the library will be meeting to plan and implement new events. New members are always welcome.

2014-10-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221879http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221879
Tuesday October 28th
 Educational Events
Mankato Events Wine & Words Book Club
The Wine and Words Book Club will be meeting at the Circle Inn on Tuesday, October 28 at 6pm to discuss the "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed. New members are welcome.

2014-10-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221880http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221880

Mankato Events Storytime Is Super!
The fall superhero session of storytime will begin September 16th and run until November 17th. Kids 6 and under can register at the library beginning September 2nd.

2014-10-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219155http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219155

Mankato Events Circ User Group Meeting


2014-10-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=222988http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=222988

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Ostrander Gender Bender Drag Show!
When: Tue Oct 28, 2014 7pm to 10pm
CDT



Where: Ostrander Auditorium Mankato, Minnesota 56001

Get ready for kings, queens, and everything in-between in this annual campus favorite! This years show is sure to be a real scare so come if you dare!

Featuring Performers from the Gay 90's:
Nina DiAngelo
Roxy Marquis
Bebe Zahara Benet RuPauls Drag Race Season One winner!

Tickets are available for purchase in the LGBT Center (CSU 194): $2 in advance, $4 at the door.

Mature audiences only!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1516497831928233/


2014-10-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC
Wednesday October 29th
 Educational Events
Mankato Events Denise Bissonnette The Wholehearted Journey
Time: 7 pm
This humanities series presentation will be given by internationally renowned writer and speaker Denise Bissonnette. She has inspired many people and organizations throughout North America.

2014-10-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Event Website: http://www.uumankato.org/http://www.uumankato.org/

Mankato Events Early Out Events
The Library will hold three events, two sessions each on the afternoons where the public school dismisses school early.
Second  is held in October, the Library will hold a Monster Masks workshop. Structured like the Minnesota Center for Book Arts workshops, this event will allow kids to choose to make masks featuring one of three different classic horror monsters - Frankenstein, Dracula, and a werewolf. We will collaborate with Jennifer Popp, a local art teacher, on the design of these masks.
For more information please contact Waseca Library: 507-835-2910


2014-10-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216400http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216400

Mankato Events Willy Wonka's Magical Chocolate Factory
Robert and Lynn Halbrook will perform at the library with the theme 'Willy Wonkas Magical Chocolate Factory' which will include magic, music and fun. They always provide a quality program which engages children of all ages. This program emphasizes the books of Roald Dahls including 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. While their programs are entertaining and unique, they emphasize the joy of reading and the importance of life-long learning.
For more information please contact Blue Earth County Library: 507-304-4001


2014-10-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=219588http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=219588

Mankato Events Ya Book Club
The YA teen book club for ages 14-18 will be meeting at 4:00 on October 29. New members are welcome to join at any time.

2014-10-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221876http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221876

Mankato Events Knitting Collective
Bring your knitting needles to the library every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30.

2014-10-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221869http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221869
Thursday October 30th
 Live Music Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Karaoke
Time: 9:00 pm
Hosted by Jake Palmer and Party Sound.

2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 Live Music
Posted by: Wine Cafe

 Educational Events
Mankato Events Author Visit Nancy Carlson
Author Nancy Carlson visit Northside Elementary and the Watonwan County/St. James Library. She will talk to all students K-5 and in the evening do a presentation for adults at the public library.
Nancy Carlson is a childrens book author and illustrator. She has been writing books for over thirty years. Her latest book is Armond Goes to a Party: A Book About Aspergers and Friendship. K-12 during the day - Adults in the evening.
For more information, please contact Watonwan County Library: 507-375-1278


2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=211503http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=211503

Mankato Events Arn Kind Minnesota Was First
Arn Kind, local historian and re-enactment actor, presents a brand new program in which he discusses and role plays highlights historical firsts for Minnesota. They include Minnesotas involvement in the Civil War and World War II, the James/Younger outlaw gang and the first trans-Atlantic solo flight. Arn Brings his vast knowledge of events plus his visual interpretation of historical events to his very popular presentations.
For more information please contact Blue Earth County Library: 507-304-4001


2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216274http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216274

Mankato Events Storyteller Series Presents - Frank Abagnale, Jr.
Successfully posing as an airline pilot, attorney, college professor and pediatrician between the ages of 16 and 21, Frank cashed $2.5 million in fraudulent checks in 26 countries. After 6 years in prisons in several countries, Frank now works with the FBI and teaches and assists law enforcement agencies, corporations and financial institutions with his fraud prevention programs.

For more information please contact: TdS Library Cooperative at 507-625-6169
Free and open to the Public! Seats are available on first come, first served basis.


2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=223601http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=223601

 Holidays Events
Mankato Events Annual Halloween Trick or Treat Street and Obstacle Course
Time: 6-8pm
At the Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center Families will be able to go trick or treating from table to table and play games in the gym for FREE. The Halloween obstacle course is 2 for a wristband for unlimited fun!
Call 726-6730 for more details.


2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 Holidays
Posted by: Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center
Event Website: http://www.lcarc.comhttp://www.lcarc.com

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Stolzmen Rink Monster Mash Polo
When: Thu Oct 30, 2014 7pm to 9pm
CDT



Where: Stolzmen Rink

Beer league costumed bike polo

https://www.facebook.com/events/1549709518580189/


2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-30T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC
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