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Upcoming Events this week:

MSU Softball vs. Concordia-St. Paul 
When: March 28th @ 2pm & 4pm
Where: Minnesota State University, Mankato

Tuesday Tunes: MB Jam Night
When
: March 28th @ 6-8pm
Where: Mankato Brewery | 1119 Center Street, North Mankato

Media Solution, Days of Heaven, The Unit 
When: March 30th @ 7pm
Where: The What’s Up Lounge | 701 N Riverfront Dr, Mankato

MSU Women’s Tennis vs. St. Cloud State 
When: March 31st @ 10am
Where: Minnesota State University, Mankato

BLC Baseball vs. Crown 
When: March 31st @ 1:30pm
Where: Bethany Lutheran College | 700 Luther Dr., Mankato

Chilly Willy Ride #5
Join in on our last Chilly Willy Ride of the season! Meet at Jackson Street Park (next to the Free Press) at 6:00pm sharp for a 5-10 mile CHILLY WILLY group ride ending at an undetermined location with libations. Dress warm, wear a helmet, face mask and goggles if you got’em.
When: March 31st @ 6-9pm
Where: Jackson Park | 151 E Jackson St., Mankato

Live Music – Amy Manette
Join us for an evening of music & fun on Friday, March 31st.  Music by Amy Manette begins at 6:00pm.
When: March 31st @ 6pm
Where: Wow!Zone | 2030 Adams St., Mankato

Live Entertainment – Garret Steinberg
When: March 31st @ 6:30 – 9:30pm
Where: Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery | 1179 E Pearl St., Kasota

LEEP Beads and Brass
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beads and Brass event and take a stroll along Bourbon Street and enjoy a Mardi Gras experience in our wintery corner of Minnesota. The evening will be full of authentic, Cajun style appetizers and entertainment. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their N’awlins best! Doors open at 6:30pm.
When
: March 31st @ 7-11:30pm
Where: Mankato Brewery | 1119 Center Street, North Mankato

Pete Klug
Pete Klug of Bee Balm Fields and Just Mirlyn will be in playing crowd pleasing music.
When: March 31st @ 7-9pm
Where: The Coffee Hag | 329 N Riverfront Dr., Mankato

Live Music – Old School
Join us on Saturday, April 1st at 8:00pm for live music by Old School!
When: April 1st @ 8pm
Where: Wow!Zone | 2030 Adams St., Mankato

Our First Giant Jenga Competition
This will be a double elimination, with 2 person teams. Fulton Brewery will be having some great prizes. Just stop down to sign up, with your team name.
When: April 1st @ 1pm
Where: New Bohemia Mankato | 12 Civic Center Plaza, North Mankato

MSU Softball vs. Augustana 
When: April 1st @ 1pm & 3pm
Where: Minnesota State University, Mankato

Live Entertainment – Tyler Herwig
When
: April 1st @ 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Where: Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery | 1179 Pearl St., Kasota

Billy & The Bangers
Local Blues talent Billy Kindler heads up this Chicago style Blues Band. They also cover classic Rock and Roll! Stop down this Saturday night to get your Blues on with Billy & The Bangers! Billy, Terry, David and Allan will put on a fun show for you.
When: April 1st @ 9pm-12am
Where: Pub 500 | 500 South Front Street, Mankato

MSU Women’s Tennis vs. Minnesota Duluth 
When: April 2nd @ 8am
Where: Minnesota State University, Mankato

Andy Tackett
When: April 2nd @ 11am-2pm
Where: Pub 500 | 500 South Front Street, Mankato

MSU Softball vs. Wayne State
When: April 2nd @ 12pm & 2pm
Where: Minnesota State University, Mankato

MSU Baseball vs. Southwest Minnesota State 
When: April 2nd @ 1:30pm & 3:30pm
Where: Minnesota State University, Mankato

Reoccurring Events:

Free Poker at Pub 500
Pub 500 hosts a free Texas Hold’Em tournament every Monday night. Sign up begins at 6:00 p.m. and the cards are dealt at 7:00 p.m. Play for weekly prizes!
When: Every Monday @ 7pm
Where: Pub 500 | 500 South Front Street, Mankato

Trivia with Stunt
Join Stunt at Buster’s Sports Bar & Grill every Tuesday night for live trivia. There are five rounds of trivia each night, 10 questions each with prizes to highest score!
When: Every Tuesday @ 9-11pm
Where: Buster’s Sports Bar & Grill | 1325 Madison Ave, Mankato

Open Mic Night at Pub 500
Time with an audience for new and established artists. Hosted by Betty and Ocho.
When: Every Tuesday @ 9pm – 12am
Where: Pub 500 | 500 South Front Street, Mankato

Trivia
New Bohemia hosts trivia every Wednesday. Give aways include, gift cards, beer swag, and much more!
When: Every Wednesday @ 7:30pm
Where: New Bohemia | 12 Civic Center Plz, Ste 1715a, Mankato

Trivia with Stunt
Join Stunt at Bradley’s on Stadium every Wednesday night for live trivia. There are five rounds of trivia each night, 10 questions each with prizes to highest score!
When: Every Wednesday @ 10pm – 12am
Where: Bradley’s on Stadium | 1600 Warren Street, Mankato

Thursday Live Trivia at Pub 500
Bring a team for free fun and great prizes!
When: Every Thursday @ 8-10pm
Where: Pub 500 | 500 South Front Street, Mankato

Tacos & Trivia
We’ll feature 5 rounds of trivia questions (10 per round). Come as an individual or team up. We’ll have the taco bar set up for only 6.75 per person. Happy hours and drinks specials will apply. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place as well as random bonus prizes. You won’t want to miss out! This is a FREE event!
When: Every Thursday @ 6:30 – 8:30pm
Where: The Loose Moose Saloon & Conference Center | 119 S Front Street, Mankato

Jake Palmer Karaoke
Come to Westwood on Lake Washington every Friday for an evening of karaoke with Jake Palmer.
When: Every Friday 8pm – 12am
Where: Westwood Marina | 1400 Lake Washington Access Road, Kasota

After School in the Loft
Spend your after-school time at the Children’s Museum, engaging in activities specially designed for school-aged children. The Loft is open daily from 3 to 4 p.m.
When: weekdays @ 3-4 pm
Where: Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota | 224 Lamm Street, Mankato

AgLab Animals
Every Tuesday and Friday, you can watch Scout, our resident kingsnake, eat a mouse. Cinnamon, the tomato frog visiting through our partnership with Pet Expo, is still there, too.
When: every Tuesday and Friday @ 10 am
Where: Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota | 224 Lamm Street, Mankato
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Bookmobile Visit
Join Amy from the North Mankato Taylor Library for a story or two at one of the Museum’s galleries, or visit the Bookmobile in the parking lot. Library cards and book returns from all area libraries are accepted.
When: every Wednesday @ 2-3:15 pm
Where: Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota | 224 Lamm Street, Mankato
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Toddler Wednesdays
Each week, the Children’s Museum puts together a different activity for the little ones.
When: every Wednesday @ 10 am
Where: Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota | 224 Lamm Street, Mankato
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Thursday Night at the Museum
Join the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota staff in the Loft and design in Tinkercad, a 3D design and modeling tools allowing users to imagine and then create anything they would like on a laptop or iPad. The Museum’s 3D printers will be printing away as a demo to inspire the visitors’ designs.
When: every Thursday @ 5-7 pm
Where: Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota | 224 Lamm Street, Mankato
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Ridley Farm Animal Program
Come to the Ridley Farm exhibit and learn something new about farm animals every Sunday! In case of inclement weather, the program will be moved to the AgLab.
When: every Sunday @ 1-2 pm
Where: Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota | 224 Lamm Street, Mankato
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Wine and Sculpture Stroll:
Grab a pair of snowshoes, a group of friends and trek around Chankaska! Get too cold? Stop in to the winery and enjoy a glass of wine by the warm fire.
When: every day
Where: Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery | 1179 East Pearl Street, Kasota
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Showshoeing at Chankaska:
Grab a glass of your favorite Chankaska Wine in the Tasting Room and stroll the winery’s grounds to view the rotating sculpture tour.
When: every day
Where: Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery | 1179 East Pearl Street, Kasota
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Art Exhibit: A Witch Bows to No Man by Rachel James:
James’ work looks at the “intersection of botanical knowledge and its link to women’s work during the Middle Ages and the present.” Her research on the history of plants and women’s work is paired with a visual exploration of traditional categories including printmaking, drawing, painting and comic book art. These fanciful, colorful images are reminiscent of old fairy tales, which speak to all ages. This art exhibit is free and open to the public.
When: through March 31
Where: Blue Earth County Historical Society | 424 Warren Street, Mankato
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Winter Wonderland: Frozen Fun in Blue Earth County:
The weather outside may be frightful, but inside, a look at winter’s past is so delightful. Explore local winter sports and fashions with a special look back at the 1920s Mankato Winter Carnival. Free and open to the public.
When: through April 1
Where: Blue Earth County Historical Society | 424 Warren Street, Mankato
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