North Mankato Farmers’ Market

3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. every Monday through October 2019

Messiah Lutheran Church Parking Lot, 1706 Lee Blvd.

Contact: Kim Henrickson at 340-6984

Historic Display 

August 1st– December 14th: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Nicollet County Historical Society (1851 N Minnesota Ave, St Peter, MN 56082)

North Mankato History Display panels set up there August 1st- December 14th The Nicollet County Historical Society will be hosting an exhibit displaying North Mankato’s history in honor of our 120th Anniversary

Contact: 507-625-4141


120 Years of Community: A Stroll Through History Walking Tour

Take a self-guided walking tour of historical sites in lower North Mankato! The walking tour as listed is around 2.3 miles and takes about 35 minutes to complete. Historical sites include: Old Municipal Building, Belltower Apartments, Marigold Dairy, Otto Nietge House, A.L. Wheeler House and more! Visit City Hall or the Taylor Library to pick up your walking tour brochure.

Contact: 507-625-4141


North Mankato Taylor Library 


Back to School Bookmark Contest
Monday August 5th-Monday August 26th
North Mankato Taylor Library

Pick up your entry form at the North Mankato Taylor Library for this year’s bookmark contest! Submit your design by Monday, August 26th for a chance to have your bookmark printed for people to take from our bookmark selection! There will be one winner from each age group (Ages 12 and under and ages 13 and older). Bookmarks will be available in September 2019. 

Contact: 507-345-5120


Espresso Patronum
Thursday, August 15th 4pm
Neutral Groundz
Bring a book you are reading to share and discuss for our monthly teen book club. Beverages are provided. Open to ages 11-18. No registration required.
Contact: 507-345-5120
Sewing Club
Monday, August 19th 6pm
North Mankato Taylor Library Conference Room
Join us for Sewing Club each month this summer! All ages and skill levels welcome! Bring your sewing machine and/or hand sewn projects and get advice from everyone in attendance! No registration required.
Contact: 507-345-5120

Comic Book Workshop
Tuesday, August 20th 10am, 2pm
Police Annex
Do you like to read Calvin and Hobbes? Babymouse? Dogman?  Do you like to write?  Have you ever drawn a character from different angles?  In this class, you’ll learn different tools, such as creative writing exercises and drawing tips, which will help you create a comic character. Please bring a pencil, notebook and/or sketchbook, and anything else you like to draw or write with. Registration required. Registration opens August 13th. Open to ages 7-12 at 10am and ages 13-18 at 2pm. “This project is made possible by a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.”

Contact: 507-345-5120


Caswell Park


NAFA World Series

Thursday, August 15th, 3:00pm – 10:00pm

Friday, August 16th, 8:00am – 10:00pm 

Saturday, August 17th, 8:00am – 10:00pm

Sunday, August 18th, 8:00am – 4:00pm 

Caswell Park, 1875 Howard Drive

Contact: Phil Tostenson at 507-625-4141


Special Olympics

Saturday, August 24th, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Caswell Park, 1875 Howard Drive

Contact: Phil Tostenson at 507-625-4141