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Artists wanted for Willmar, Minn., region festivals

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West Central Tribune
Artists wanted for Willmar, Minn., region festivals
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Talent contest

The Kandiyohi County Fair is seeking singers, musicians, comedians and entertainers of all ages for the 2011 talent contest, in front of a live audience at the fair.

The contest will be on a new day and time this year -- 4 p.m. Aug. 13. First place winners will advance to the state fair.

Auditions will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 30 at the Willmar Community Center, 624 Highway 71 N.E. in Willmar.

For more information and/or to receive an-entry form, contact Gwen Krebsbach at or 320-220-0141 or Kathy Vruwink at or 320-382-6128 or go to the website

Willmar Area Arts Council

Willmar, 3 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Becker Market; all yarn lovers are invited to help design and implement the summer art project -- yarn bombing, by creating works of art out of yarn and using them to enliven public spaces; everyone welcome.

New London Fine Art Festival

New London, Aug. 19-20; looking for artists to exhibit and sell their works; application available on website at