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Exceptional Turnout for Sunny First Week of 2016 Songs on the Lawn

(June 2, 2016) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth held the first of a series of five events for the 13th annual Songs on the Lawn today – the popular summer commencement featuring music, entertainment and local food. Songs on the Lawn is presented by Xcel Energy and takes place every Thursday in June from 11 am - 1 pm at Civic Center Plaza. Parking available around the city center free of charge.

           

Today’s musical entertainment was provided by Holy Rocka Rollaz. The remaining lineup includes:

·         June 9, Pour Me Band

·         June 16, Barefoot Wino's

·         June 23, Captain Gravitone & String Theory Orchestra

·         June 30, Dollys

 

Songs on the Lawn is a community event for co-workers, families and friends to gather and enjoy sun, entertainment, activities and food. Attendees may purchase lunch and snacks sold by a variety of local vendors including Culver’s Frozen Custard, Dino’s Gourmet Pizzeria, Hy-Vee, Neighbor's Italian Bistro, Number 4 American Bar & Kitchen, Olives, Primrose Retirement Community, Pub 500, Tavern on the Avenue and The Loose Moose Saloon & Conference Center. 

 

This event is made possible by Xcel Energy and our generous sponsors: Atwood Realty, Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment, KMSU, Pepsi-Cola of Mankato and Radio Mankato. Special thanks to Verizon Wireless Center, City of Mankato, the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota and Mankato Family YMCA. For more information, please visit greatermankato.com/songs-lawn.

 

About Greater Mankato Growth
Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is committed to advancing business for a stronger community. As the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving the regional marketplace, GMG exists to intentionally develop the regional center by promoting, supporting and serving as a catalyst for economic development through business growth, retention and attraction, talent growth retention and attraction, regional livability and advocacy of the marketplace. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. includes two affiliates: Visit Mankato, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, which focuses on development in the City Center.

The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership