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MSU Sesquicentennial Homecoming Parade - Mankato, MN

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – I Love a Parade!

Stacy K walks us through Downtown and Old Town to join the MSU Mankato Sesquicentennial Homecoming Parade
Photo by Ron Hamm - Wacipi Pow Wow - Mankato, MN - Grand Entry

2018 Mankato Wacipi Pow Wow

Todd Papa Bear Preacher Finney explains the meaning behind the 2018 Mankato Wacipi Pow Wow and why everyone should attend.
Photo courtesy of Greater Mankato Area United Way. Aerial shot of Front Street and the 2017 Human Foosball tournament.

Summer Fun! Human Foosball and Block Party on Front Street

Human Foosball and Block Party on Front Street, sponsored by The Greater Mankato United Way is happening on July 14th from noon until 5:00 pm.
Bike Wheels - Key City Bike - Mankato, MN

Key City Bike – Cycling and Recycling With Heart

Key City Bike is making an impact by keeping bikes out of landfills and growing biking culture in the region.
Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra 2018

Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra – Ready Player One: Free Music Concert

The Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform their free summer concert, Reader Player One, on June 24th at 3:30 pm at the Leas Schwickert Arts Pavilion in Sibley Park, Mankato and at 6:30 pm on June 27th at the St. Peter Public Library.
North Mankato Farmers' Market 2018

North Mankato Farmers’ Market Grand Opening June 18th

North Mankato Farmers' Market vendors braved a soggy soft opening. Official Grand Opening has been rescheduled for June 18th.

Pay What You Can Drop-In Acting Class!

Pay What You Can Drop-In Acting classes are sponsored by The Intrepid Theater Project in Mankato and take place in the Twin Rivers Council for the Arts Emy Frentz building.
Manking Faces Mankao

Local Artist Profile – Carrie Goettlicher is Making Faces!

Carrie Goettlicher and her partners at Making Faces face painters can turn a squirming child into a princess in less than five minutes
Mending Spirits Animal Shelter volunteer, Michel Haugh with her two dogs, Bernie and Odo.

Mending Spirits Animal Rescue Volunteer – Meet Michel Haugh

Mending Spirits Animal Rescue volunteer, Michel Haugh, relates her experience with the alternative animal rescue agency.
Photo by Don Lipps - Garden statue in Sibley Park, Mankato, MN

Why A New Arts & Leisure Site? For The Love Of Mankato!

MankatoLIFE.com Chief Cook & Bottle washer explains how being surprised by love for the region led to this new publication.

A FEW LOCAL SHOPS FROM THE DIRECTORY