One Haute August Night coming to Mankato

Jaime Potts, Mankato resident and co-owner of Nuthin’ Fancy Bakery, believes the arts program in schools are neglected when it comes to funding. After the 150th Mankato Celebration, parents approached her and asked for her help in setting up a fundraiser for theater students. “I’ve always been dismayed that schools will fund sports but not art (which is so important to me),” Potts said.

For the fundraiser, Potts came up with the idea to do an iconic Kansas fashion show featuring Kansas themed garments she made (i.e. tornadoes, sunflowers and tractors). The fundraiser, Haute August Nights, is a...


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