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Event Stories – MankatoLIFE. Your guide to arts, leisure and everything to do in Mankato, St. Peter and the surrounding communities. There’s more going on than most people ever imagine!

Art Gallery

OmniMatter Pop-Up Art Shows

Mankato artist, Abby Daleki dreamed up the idea for the OmniMatter Pop-Up show. The latest edition is on Sunday, January 13th at the Mankato Makerspace.
Photo by Gary Pettis - Dakota 38+2 Memorial riders arrive in Mankato on December 26th, 2017

Reconciliation on the River — Dakota 38+2 Riders to Arrive in Mankato

Gary Pettis offers insight into Mankato's history and the fortunate nature of the 2018 Dakota 38+2 Memorial Ride arriving in Mankato on December 26th
Ice slab for sculpture - Mankato, MN

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide — Folks Dressed Up Like Eskimos

A block of ice measuring 40 inches long, 20 inches wide, and 10 inches deep weighs 300 pounds!
Writer - Mankato, MN

Local Author Allen Eskens to Speak at Taylor Library

Bestselling local author, Allen Eskens is speaking at the North Mankato Taylor Library on December 13th
Evergreen - Mankato, MN

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide — Hunting the Perfect Tree and Good Night Gold...

Stacy K offers suggestions for finding the perfect Christmas tree and ending the season with Good Night Gold Dust
Bells - Mankato, MN

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide — Bells will be ringing on Belgrade!

Kid at heart, Stacy K, points us towards a great event for kids of all ages, Bells on Belgrade in lower North Mankato.
Shop Small Saturday - Mankato, MN

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – Shop Small Saturday!

We have Black Friday, we have Cyber Monday, but what I am most interested in is Shop Small Saturday in Mankato and North Mankato,...
Escape Room - Mankato, MN

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – Old Town Escape & Balmy Sundays

Stacy K introduces us to Old Town Escape and Bee Balm Fields playing at the Wine Cafe every Sunday in November. All happening in Old Town Mankato!
Photo by Gary Pettis - Mankato's Liberty Bell was cast by G.W. Coffin & Company of Ohio.

Mankato ‘Liberty’ Bell Rings Again 100 Years After the End of World War I

On November 11, 1918 Mankato's "Liberty Bell" was rung to commemorate the end of World War I. That same bell will be rung again on November 11, 2018.
Healing Art - Mankato, MN

Inspiration to Keep On! – Stories of Healing Through the Arts

Twin Rivers Movers + Shakers will host Stories of Healing Through the Arts on Monday, November 12th at Twin Rivers Council for the Arts

A FEW LOCAL SHOPS FROM THE DIRECTORY