Event Stories

Here are a few Greater Mankato Area event stories about what’s going on. There’s always something new happening!

Mount Kilimanjaro and its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira, is a dormant volcano in Tanzania and the highest peak in Africa

Dan Lee – Climbing for a Cause

Dan Lee loves adventure but he also loves helping others find their adventures too. After recently climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, he's moving on to the Cotopaxi Volcano in Ecuador but it's always for a cause!

Eat Your Words? – Edible Book Festival Offers Unique Way to Appreciate Literature

4th Annual Edible Book Festival at the North Mankato Taylor Library memorably dishes up both sweet treats and community togetherness.
Apple Harvest - Mankato, MN

The Weekend Spin with Stacy K – The Colors of Fall

Stacy K offers some ideas for your first weekend in October including Party on the Prairie and a little color therapy!
Goodbye Summer

The Weekend Spin With Stacy K – Wrapping Up Summer

After some monumental life events Stacy K and her Weekend Spin are back with suggestions for your weekend including Starving Artists Under the Bridge and Moonfest!
Kayak on the water

The Weekend Spin with Stacy K – Let the Summer Begin!

Stacy K offers some suggestions for your weekend in Old Town and beyond.
Some of the offerings at new Mankato restaurant, Shawarmania.

From Palestine to Mankato – New Restaurant, Shawarmania

New Mankato restaurant, Shawarmania, will host its Grand Opening on June 28, 2019 with a goal of a making a really great shawarma!
Festival Solstice - Mankato, MN

The Weekend Spin With Stacy K — Everything You Need to Know About Festival...

Stacy K gives us a comprehensive guide to Festival Solstice Mankato 2019
Photo by Don Lipps - Michael Cimino Mural on the side of Whimsy and Weathered - Mankato, MN

The Weekend Spin with Stacy K – Summer Buzz

Stacy K points us to some of the many things to do in Mankato this weekend!
Stacy K Cheap Thrills - Mankato, MN

New Single, ‘Cheap Thrills’ by Stacy K

On Friday, May 31st, MankatoLIFE friend and contributor, Stacy K, is releasing her new single and video for the song Cheap Thrills. “It was one...
Memorial Day Weekend Lake

The Weekend Spin with Stacy K – We Will Not Forget!

Stacy K leads us in declaring We Will Not Forget as she recommends some fun for your Memorial Day Weekend!