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Turkish Stringed Instrument

Greg Herriges “Whirled Music” at MSU January 22nd

Cross-cultural musician, Greg Herriges and his band, StellaRoma, will be performing at the MSU Elias J. Halling Recital Hall on January 22nd at 7:30 pm.
Wine glasses

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – Friday Night Awesomeness!

Stacy K offers suggestions for an awesome Friday night out in Mankato and North Mankato
Salt Room

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – Alexa, Play Ocean Waves!

Stacy K offers some suggestions for staying warm on the Minnesota Tundra in January!
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,...

A FEW LOCAL SHOPS FROM THE DIRECTORY