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Monday October 20th
 Educational Events
Mankato Events Creative Library Card Photo Contest
From Sunday, October 12 - Sunday, October 19, the North Mankato Taylor Library is asking teens to take pictures of their library cards around town and send them to kjohnson@nmlibrary.org. Prizes will be awarded to the most creative!

2014-10-20T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-20T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=222302http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=222302

Mankato Events Afternoon Book Club
We will be discussing our most current read "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver. New members are always welcome!

2014-10-20T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-20T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221874http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221874

Mankato Events Ya Book Club
The YA book club for ages 10-13 will be meeting at 3:30 on October 20. New members are welcome to join at any time.

2014-10-20T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-20T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221875http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221875

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.

2014-10-20T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-20T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219145http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219145

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events The Cherry Pit The Outpulse, Stealing Second, Rhomp, Alley Days
When: Mon Oct 20, 2014 7pm to 9pm
CDT



Where: The Cherry Pit

A good ol' fashioned punk show featuring a couple of young Mankato bands and a couple out of town bands!

Oct. 10 / $3 / 7:00PM / All Ages

The Outpulse-

Stealing Second

Rhomp

Alley Days

No Drugs/ Alcohol. Thank you.

https://www.facebook.com/events/377470772403460/


2014-10-20T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-20T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC
Tuesday October 21st
 Educational Events
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.

2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219154http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219154

Mankato Events Monster Madness Trivia Night
We will be hosting a fall trivia night. The trivia themes will center on Halloween, the history of monster movies, gothic novels, and include a live music Name that Tune round. The night would include live music by a jazz.swing style band, The Mary Guentzel Quintet.
For more information please contact Waseca Library: 507-835-2910


2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216408http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216408

Mankato Events Evolution- Not a Chance! Presentation by Dr. David Menton (Free Admission)
Time: 7:00 p.m.
This program compares & contrasts chance & design as explanations for the complexity we see in living things. We will find that the evidence for Creation is specified & integrated complexity.

Immanuel Lutheran Church
421 N. 2nd St. Mankato


2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Immanuel Lutheran Mankato

Mankato Events World War Ii
Arn Kind, educator and historical performer, assumes the role of a Minnesotan in World War II and shares tales and facts.
Contact your Library for more information:


2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=213385http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=213385

Mankato Events Author Visit William Kent Krueger
Each year to end basket auction Gaylord invites an author to speak. 
This year it is Author William Kent Krueger a mystery writer, who has won several awards, and makes his home in St. Paul, MN
For more information, please contact Gaylord Public Library: 507-237-2280


2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=219697http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=219697

Mankato Events Annual Basket Auction
This is the final bidding for baskets at the Annual Basket Austion held at Gaylord Public Library.
For More information please contact Gaylord Public Library: (507) 237-2280


2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=222855http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=222855

Mankato Events Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table Series - Battle Of Nashville By Bryce Stenzel
The Minnesota Valley Civil War Round Table is a monthly educational program that is in its fourth year of existence. Formed by New Ulm Battery member and Civil War re-enactor Bill Harris, the Rouid Table features independent historians discussing a Civil War topic of interest each month. New Ulm Public Library became involved almost from the beginning, first by providing an in-kind donation of the meetiong space and soon after by providing publicity, assistance with program development such as PowerPoint presentations, equipment usage, and presentations.
For more information please contact New Ulm Public Library: 507-359-8331


2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-21T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216297http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216297
Wednesday October 22nd
 Educational Events
Mankato Events Knitting Collective
Bring your knitting needles to the library every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30.

2014-10-22T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-22T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221868http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221868
Thursday October 23rd
 Live Music Events
Mankato Events HOLLY'S FAREWELL SHOW AT THE WOW ZONE
Time: 7:00 - 10:00
Holly sings an emotionally captivating diverse genre, mixing elements of jazz, pop, blues, soul,& country! Accompanied by Doc Merlot & Marv Topp. We're expecting a large crowd Reservations are highly recommended for The Farewell Show! 507-625-2695

2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Live Music

Posted by: Holly with Her Band

Mankato Eventsmankato events Karaoke
Time: 9:00 pm
Hosted by Jake Palmer and Party Sound.

2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Live Music
Posted by: Wine Cafe

 Educational Events
Mankato Events Documentary showing Secrets of Mary Magdalene
Time: 7 pm
Come join us in viewing the film Secrets of Mary Magdalene. Mary Magdalene was she a sinner and prostitute, or the secret wife of Jesus and leader of his church

2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Event Website: http://www.uumankato.org/http://www.uumankato.org/

Mankato Events Mother Daughter Book Club
The Mother Daughter Book club will be discussing their latest read "Little House on the Prairie" by Laura Ingalls Wilder. New members are always welcome.

2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221877http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221877

Mankato Events How To Hair Braid
Join us to learn how to braid hair. Individuals need to bring their own "models" for practicing. Registration is required.

2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221878http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=221878

Mankato Events Author Allen Eskens
Author Allen Eskens will present his debut novel, 'The Life We Bury,' which will be released October 14, 2014. Eskens, who lives in Mankato and has been a criminal defense attorney for 20 years, will read from and discuss his book, take questions from audience members, and conclude with a book signing. 'The Life We Bury' is a mystery set in Austin, Minn., and the Twin Cities and centers on college student Joe Talbert, whose writing assignment leads him to convicted murderer Carl Iverson. 'The Life We Bury' has received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and has been listed as a Library Reads pick for October 2014.

For more information please contact: New Ulm Public Library: 507-359-8331


2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=222244http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=222244

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


2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216330http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216330

Mankato Events Author Talk With Local Author Herbert Chilstrom
Local author, Herbert Chilstrom will speak about his new book entitled, My Friend Jonah. The event will be held near the fireplace in the St. Peter Library. Please contact the library at (507) 934-7420 for more information.

2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=221038http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=221038

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events What's Up Sonnyboy / Travis Ballance
When: Thu Oct 23, 2014 9pm to 11:59pm
CDT



Where: The What's Up Lounge 701 N Riverfront Dr, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

Sonnyboy
Travis Ballance
21+
$5

https://www.facebook.com/events/781652615228851/


2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC
Friday October 24th
 Live Music Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Happy hour music by Bully Pulpit
Come enjoy happy hour with some fun live music.

2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-10-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Live Music
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 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

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

 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

 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
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