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Tuesday September 23rd
 Educational Events
Mankato Events Arn Kind Minnesota Was First
Arn Kind, educator and historical performer, assumes the role of a Minnesota was 1st tales and facts about the Minnesotan being first. This educational and lively program , the culture and stories that surrounds Minnesotans being first.
For more information please contact your local library for more information:


2014-09-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=213382http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=213382

Mankato Events Author Visit Bill Schrankler
Bill Schrankler will visit the Madelia Branch Library to give a presentaton based on his book, 'Shadow of Time: Minnesotas Surviving Railroad Depots'. 'Shadow of Time' is a coffee table book about Minnesotas 168 remaining depots, 530 of which are on the National Register of Historic Places. Bill has a special connection to this area of Minnesota - his mother was an Orphan train rider and met her adoptive family at the Madelia Railroad Depot.
For more information please contact Watonwan County Library: 507-375-1278


2014-09-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216489http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216489

Mankato Events Wine & Words Book Club
Join us at the Nakato on September 23 at 6pm for a new book club. We will meet monthly at different local restaurants to discuss our book and have an optional glass of wine (beverages will not be provided).

2014-09-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=218330http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=218330

Mankato Events Storytime Is Super!
'background-color:rgb(255, 255, 255); color:rgb(55, 55, 55); font-family:helvetica neue,helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size:15px'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.

2014-09-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219150http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219150

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Mankato Brewery Rakstar Fusion Bellydancers
When: Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:30pm to Tue Sep 23, 2014 9pm
CDT



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

A performance by the dance troupe RakStar Fusion Bellydancers

https://www.facebook.com/events/555572617903420/


2014-09-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-23T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
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Wednesday September 24th
 Educational Events
Mankato Events Mike Lynch - Minnesota Starwatch Party
' ' Stargazing and Astronomy''Make the stars your old friends as we watch the great celestial show in the skies over your town. Get to know the constellations like The Big Bear, Cygnus the Swan, Pegasus the Winged Horse, and some of their great stories behind them. We'll also use large reflecting telescopes, including two giant 20 inch reflectors that are among the biggest mobile telescopes in Minnesota. For some telescope targets it's even possible to take photos with cell phone cameras. You'll get a great handout package with user-friendly star maps and constellation charts, websites, a telescope-buying guide, and more!

For more information please contact your local Library:


2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216955http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216955

Mankato Events Arn Kind Minnesota Was First
Arn Kind, educator and historical performer, assumes the role of a Minnesota was 1st tales and facts about the Minnesotan being first. This educational and lively program , the culture and stories that surrounds Minnesotans being first.
For more information please contact your local library for more information:


2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=213382http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=213382

Mankato Events Creeping Critters - Dick Kimmel
Creeping Critters:
Creeping Critters is presented by musician/wildlife biologist, Dick Kimmel.  Richard O. Kimmel Ph.D., a 30-year career wildlife research biologist with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, is also Dick Kimmel.
Creeping Critters and Talkin Turkey Songs, makes children and adults alike giggle and then giggle some more as Dick weaves his way through songs like “Turkey in the Straw' (with words!) and “Mole in the Ground,' a kid-participation number where kids are asked to name an animal and tell what the animal is doing as Dick writes a new, on-the-spot, verse for the song.  Turkey songs are Dick's specialty; he is reputed as knowing more wild turkey songs than anyone on the planet
For more information please contact your local Library:


2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216928http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216928

Mankato Events Knitting Collective
Bring your knitting needles and projects to the library every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30. If you are 14 and over and you've always wanted to learn to knit we can help you get started - we will provide the needles and yarn.

2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219164http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219164

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Events Msu's Climate Action Plan Workshop
The Climate Action Plan initiative is sponsored by the MSU Environmental Committee and is made possible by MSU Strategic Priority Initiative funding. The end result of this initiative will be a first-time-ever comprehensive plan for reducing the campus' greenhouse gas emissions. The plan will be developed over the 2014-2015 academic year. At this workshop, the University's carbon footprint and existing practices will be explained and best practices discussed, then participants will break up into small groups to provide input on current practices and what they would like to see done to move the University toward sustainability.

2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
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Event Website: http://www.mnsu.edu/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=7652http://www.mnsu.edu/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=7652

Mankato Events Serendipity Music Series Maud Hixson
The Fall 2014 Serendipity Music Series hosted by the Centennial Student Union continues Thursday, Sept. 24, with a performance by jazz singer Maud Hixson. Stop by the CSU Lincoln Lounge between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to hear the artist named the 2003 Best New Voice at the KBEM Winter Jazz Fest as she performs classic jazz and popular songs of the 20th century. Join other fall Serendipity Music Series performances that include Gospel and soul singer Fred Steele on Oct. 15; and a November performance by rising Mankato sensation Laura Schultz (a member of the Women's Center staff and lead singer for 'good night, gold dust').

2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-24T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
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Event Website: http://www.mnsu.edu/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=7667http://www.mnsu.edu/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=7667
Thursday September 25th
 Live Music Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Karaoke
Time: 9:00 pm
Hosted by Jake Palmer and Party Sound.

2014-09-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Live Music
Posted by: Wine Cafe

 Educational Events
Mankato Events Latin Dance Styles With Salsabrosa ? Workshop/demonstration
       '  Latin Dance Styles with Salsabrosa – Workshop/Demonstration: Two Members of Salsabrosa's top dance instructors will captivate your audiences by performing the hottest Latin dance styles, including Salsa, Bachata, and  Merengue. These engaging performers will then show your guests the moves – teaching them the basic dance steps! No need to worry – these dancers make learning these popular dance styles incredibly easy and fun!

For more information please contact your local Library:


2014-09-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216948http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216948

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Events Serendipity Karaoke & The 4th Annual Karaoke Challenge
Bring your singing voice and your friends and join Serendipity Karaoke in the Maverick Bullpen TV Lounge for the best big-screen karaoke event in Mankato! Singers can also enter and compete in this year's 4th Annual Karaoke Challenge. Weekly singing points are earned with the top point earners qualifying for the Karaoke Challenge Finals on March 19, 2015. With twin big-screen projections for both singers and the audience and a song library of nearly 6,000 songs - including many of the latest titles - you can have a fantastic night of fun. Singers are eligible to win a large Bullpen pizza given away at the end of the night. Must be present to win. Serendipity Karaoke is sponsored and presented by the Centennial Student Union.

2014-09-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-25T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
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Event Website: http://www.mnsu.edu/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=7655http://www.mnsu.edu/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=7655
Friday September 26th
 Live Music Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Happy hour muisc by The Dan Duffy Orchestra
Time: 5:00 pm
Come enjoy happy hour with some fun live music.

2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 Live Music
Posted by: Wine Cafe

Mankato Eventsmankato events High Strung
Time: 9:00 pn
Rock, Blues and covers

2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 Live Music
Posted by: Wine Cafe

 Educational Events
Mankato Events Salsabrosa - Cultural Experience Workshop
        Salsabrosa: The Cultural Experience – Workshop/Demonstration:
Two members of the Latin music and dance group, Salsabrosa, will share incredible music and stories with your guests and students. Salsabrosa offers a program combining education, storytelling, and performance that discusses the impact of Latin music and dance styles in the upper Midwest. This program is a powerful celebration of the marvelously diverse communities within Minnesota and will help in building greater understanding and connection to the values that bind Minnesotans together.
This interactive experience will allow your audience to sing, play, and dance along.
For more information please contact your local Library:


2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216947http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216947

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Nakato Tombstone Trio
When: Fri Sep 26, 2014 9pm to 11:59pm
CDT



Where: NaKato Bar & Grill, 253 Belgrade Ave, North Mankato, MN, United States

Tombstone Trio

Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/333432753485133/


2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC

Mankato Eventsmankato events Busters Decadence Inc
When: Fri Sep 26, 2014 10pm to 11pm
CDT



Where: Buster's Sports Bar and Grill & Catering, 1325 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN, United States

Decadence Inc
$5
21+


2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC

Mankato Eventsmankato events Mankato Brewery Music & Brews
When: Fri Sep 26, 2014 5pm to Fri Sep 26, 2014 7pm
CDT



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

A hands-on opportunity to try out orchestral instruments and get to know some of our musicians. Perhaps you'll discover a hidden talent. You'll definitely have a good time. Mankato Brewery craft beer samples, snacks, and unlimited chances to try out instruments are included in the admission price. All proceeds go to support the music education programs of the Mankato Symphony Orchestra

https://www.facebook.com/events/765668286828071/


2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-26T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC
Saturday September 27th
 Live Music Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events The Frye
Time: 8:00 pm
Fabulous fun duo Rock, Blues and Oldies

2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 Live Music
Posted by: Wine Cafe

 Educational Events
Mankato Events Creeping Critters - Dick Kimmel
Creeping Critters:
Creeping Critters is presented by musician/wildlife biologist, Dick Kimmel.  Richard O. Kimmel Ph.D., a 30-year career wildlife research biologist with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, is also Dick Kimmel.
Creeping Critters and Talkin Turkey Songs, makes children and adults alike giggle and then giggle some more as Dick weaves his way through songs like “Turkey in the Straw' (with words!) and “Mole in the Ground,' a kid-participation number where kids are asked to name an animal and tell what the animal is doing as Dick writes a new, on-the-spot, verse for the song.  Turkey songs are Dick's specialty; he is reputed as knowing more wild turkey songs than anyone on the planet
For more information please contact your local Library:


2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216928http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216928

Mankato Events Be A Teen Author
Teens in the Teen Advisory Group love to write. This series of programs will help them to make their dreams of becoming an author reality. First, Richard Robbins, Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at MSU and two of his graduate students will lead a writing workshop to motivate and inspire the teens to write. A few weeks later, the MN Center of the Book Arts will teach the teens to make their own book. The workshop will use simple materials to that the teens can make more books at home on their own. Then, Richard Robbins and his students will return to lead a workshop about the editing and publishing process. Teens will submit their finished books to the library. The library will host a book launch party and then enter the finished books into the collection for six months.
For more information please contact Watonwan County Library: 507-375-1278


2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216485http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3499&EventID=216485

Mankato Events 2014 Great Arfwalk Festival
When: Sat Sep 27, 2014 3:30pm to 7:30pm

Where: Land of Memories Park, 100 Amos Owen Ln, Mankato, MN, United States

Join the fun with free admission, live music, food, vendors and games. Stop by the Childrens Museum for a pet check on you stuffed animals and other fun activities.


2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota

 Community Events
Mankato Events Angel Walk
Time: 9:15am
Walk to Honor the Memory of Loves Ones 15.00 Registration fee includes T-shirt, beverages, snacks, grief information. Proceeds go to provide resources, support and scholarships for those struggling in grief. For info call 507-382-4554

2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 Community

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Event Website: http://www.RememberingOurLovedOnes.orghttp://www.RememberingOurLovedOnes.org

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Busters Hicktown Mafia
When: Sat Sep 27, 2014 9pm to 11:59pm
CDT



Where: Buster's Sports Bar and Grill & Catering, 1325 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN, United States

Hicktown Mafia
$5
21+


2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC

Mankato Eventsmankato events Pub 500 Charles Walker Band
When: Sat Sep 27, 2014 9pm to 11:59pm
CDT



Where: Pub 500, 500 S Front St, Mankato, MN, United States

Charles Walker Band


2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC

Mankato Events Live Music - Charles Walker Band
When: Sat Sep 27, 2014 9pm to 12am
CDT

Funk Driven Soul


2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-27T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: Pub 500
Sunday September 28th
 Entertainment Events
Mankato Eventsmankato events Pub 500 Savannah Smith
When: Sun Sep 28, 2014 11am to 2pm
CDT



Where: Pub 500, 500 S Front St, Mankato, MN, United States

Savannah Smith


2014-09-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: FuzzTalkRadio LLC

Mankato Events Live Music - Savannah Smith
When: Sun Sep 28, 2014 11am to 2pm
CDT

Minneapolis-based Singer/Songwriter


2014-09-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
Posted by: Pub 500

Mankato Events Mn River Valley Wind Ensemble
The Minnesota River Valley Wind Ensemble performs new and classic works of the Wind Band repertoire with the highest level of musicianship. Dr. Amy K. Roisum Foley conducts the Minnesota River Valley Wind Ensemble.

2014-09-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-28T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
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Event Website: http://www.mnsu.edu/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=7628http://www.mnsu.edu/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=7628
Monday September 29th
 Educational Events
Mankato Events Teen Advisory Group
The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is your chance to share ideas, plan programs, recommend materials, and much more. You bring ideas, we will bring snacks, and together we will find ways to make the library a fun place for teens.

2014-09-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219161http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219161

Mankato Events Storytime Is Super!
'background-color:rgb(255, 255, 255); color:rgb(55, 55, 55); font-family:helvetica neue,helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size:15px'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.

2014-09-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 Educational
Posted by: North Mankato Public Library
Event Website: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219142http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9177&EventID=219142

 Entertainment Events
Mankato Events An Evening With Slaid Cleaves
Slaid Cleaves spins stories with a novelists eye and a poets heart. Twenty years into his career, the celebrated songwriters latest CD release, Still Fighting the War, spotlights an artist in peak form. Cleaves music delivers vivid snapshots as wildly cinematic as they are carefully chiseled. Dress William Faulkner with faded jeans and a worn six-string for a good idea. Cleaves delivers equal measures of hope and resignation throughout this release as life lessons slide subtly through side doors.

2014-09-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 2014-09-29T12:00:00-13:00:00 Entertainment
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Event Website: http://www.mnsu.edu/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=7629http://www.mnsu.edu/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=7629
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