Attend upcoming Mankato Area Public Schools’ winter concerts.

Elementary school winter events:

Bridges Elementary School, 320 Garfield Ave, North Mankato
1 p.m., Tuesday, December 17. Featuring first, third and fourth-grade students.

Franklin Elementary School, 1000 North Broad Street
9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Friday, December 13. Featuring third, fourth and fifth-grade students.

Hoover Elementary School, 1524 Hoover Drive, North Mankato
3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Friday, December 13. Featuring first, third and fifth-grade students.

Kennedy Elementary School, 2600 East Main Street
9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Friday, December 13. Featuring kindergarten through fifth-grade students.

Monroe Elementary School, 441 Monroe Avenue, North Mankato
9:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., Thursday, December 19. Featuring first, third and fifth-grade students.

Rosa Parks Elementary School, 1001 Heron Drive
9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Friday, December 20. Featuring first through fifth-grade students.

Performances at East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road
All events held in school auditorium.

  • 7:30 p.m., Monday, November 11. Featuring Prairie Winds Middle School and East High School’s seventh through 12-grade orchestra.
  • 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 12. “Festival of Bands,” featuring Prairie Winds Middle School’s seventh and eighth-grade band and East High School’s symphonic and concert bands.
  • 7 p.m., Monday, December 2. Featuring Prairie Winds Middle School’s sixth through the eighth-grade choir.
  • 7:30 p.m., Monday, December 9. Featuring East High School’s Cougar Choir, bel canto singers and symphonic band.
  • 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 10. Featuring East High School’s concert band, orchestra, concert choir and chamber.
  • 6:30 p.m., Monday, December 16. Featuring Prairie Winds Middle School’s sixth-grade band and orchestra.
  • 7:30 p.m., Monday, December 16. Featuring Prairie Winds Middle School’s seventh and eighth-grade band and orchestra.

Performances at Dakota Meadows Middle School, 1900 Howard Drive West, North Mankato
All events held in school gymnasium.

  • 4 p.m., Tuesday, December 3. Featuring Dakota Meadows Middle School’s sixth-grade band and orchestra.
  • 7 p.m., Tuesday, December 3. Featuring Dakota Meadows Middle School’s seventh and eighth-grade band and orchestra.

Performances at West High School, 1351 South Riverfront Drive
All events held in school auditorium.

  • 7 p.m., Monday, December 2. Featuring Dakota Meadows Middle School’s sixth through eighth-grade choir.
  • 7:30 p.m., Monday, December 9. “Winter Concert,” featuring West High School’s Scarlet Choir, concert and symphonic bands.
  • 7:30 p.m., Friday, December 13. “Holiday Festival of Music,” featuring West High School’s concert choir, wind ensemble and orchestra.

Use complimentary “VIP Gold Card” to experience Mankato Area Public Schools’ concerts and events. The card is available exclusively for seniors (age 62 plus) who live within school district #77. To obtain a “VIP Gold Card,” simply contact Mankato Area Public Schools’ central office at 507-387-1868; or the activity offices at East High School 507-207-3628, or West High School 507-207-3921.

For more information contact staff at 507-387-5671 or 507-387-3461.