The Mankato Symphony Orchestra is set to perform its first concert of the season with a close tie to the local area.

Executive Director Hannah Bretz says this concert is called Mankato Past and Present. It is held in connection with the Blue Earth County Historical Society.

The concert is at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 5 at Mankato West High School. Tickets can be purchased online at

Kids are free and adults are $11.