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entertainment Willmar, 56201
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Prairie Winds Band

Willmar, Sunday, 3 p.m. WEAC; Prairie Winds Concert Band presents "A Concert That's Not in the Park," a program of concert marches; adults $7, students $3.

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Little Theatre

New London, Wednesday, 1 and 7 p.m., Little Theatre; "The Canteen Spirit," how the hospitality of a Nebraska community touched more than 6 million soldiers during World War II, followed by our own "canteen"; free admission.

Willmar High School

Willmar, Nov. 12-14 at 7 p.m., Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. high school; Willmar High School presents the musical "Aida," based on the opera "Aida" by Verdi and reworked by Elton John and Tim Rice; tickets at the Community Ed and Rec office at 1234 Kandiyohi Ave. S.W.; adults $8, students $3, no passes.

Suessical

Dawson, Nov. 13, 1 p.m., Memorial Auditorium; Dawson-Boyd Arts Association annual student performance with a limited number of reserved seating tickets available to the public; $5 per person; call 320-769-2955.

Prairie Arts Chorale

Redwood Falls, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., St. Catherine's Catholic Church. The vocal ensemble of 30 singers from southwest Minnesota presents its fall concert "I Will Sing With the Spirit," choral works by John Rutter and spirituals arranged by Moses Hogan and H.T. Burleigh. Adult tickets will be available at the door; children and students admitted free. Additional concerts at 7:30 p.m. Nov.14 at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Marshall; Nov. 20 at Bunde Christian Reformed Church in rural Clara City; Nov. 21 at Cross of Calvary Lutheran Church in Olivia; and 4 p.m. Nov. 22 at Faith Lutheran Church in Spicer.

Dyer and Dale

New London, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., Little Theatre; Jim Dyer, Julie Dale and friends in concert; free admission.

Litchfield Area

Male Chorus

Litchfield, Nov. 14, 5 to 7 p.m., First Lutheran Church; the Litchfield Area Male Chorus "Spaghetti and Song" dining entertainment; adults $7, preschoolers eat free; tickets at the door.

Kingery Family

Appleton, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., '52 Wing Auditorium; The Kingery Family from Grove City presents "music with a vision"; adults $7, students $4, under 16 admitted free.

White Rose Band

Glenwood, Nov. 14, 7 to 11 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; Lakeside Dance Club presents "Julie Lee and the White Rose Band," with old time music; $20 per couple; no jeans or shorts; www.lakesideballroom.org.

Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra

Willmar, Nov. 15, 3 p.m., WEAC; Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra concert featuring a solo of the oboe concerto by Tomaso Albinoni; tickets at the door.

WCCS

Willmar, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. WEAC; West Central Concert series presents "Paul Asaro"; for more information call 320-235-3675 evenings.

Willmar High School

Willmar, Nov. 16, all day, high school; Central Lakes Conference jazz festival.

Ridgewater College

Willmar, Nov. 18-21, 7:30 p.m., Ridgewater College fine arts building; "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" by Neil Simon; $5, general admission, call 320-222-7605.

Willmar High School

Willmar, Nov. 19, 7 p.m., high school gym; fall showcase concert; adults $6, students $3.

Prairie Arts Chorale

Clara City, Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., Bunde Christian Reformed Church. The vocal ensemble of 30 singers from southwest Minnesota present their fall concert "I Will Sing With the Spirit," choral works by John Rutter and spirituals arranged by Moses Hogan and H.T. Burleigh. Adult tickets available at the door; children and students admitted free. Additional concerts at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at Cross of Calvary Lutheran Church in Olivia and at 4 p.m. Nov. 22 at Faith Lutheran Church in Spicer.

Barn Theatre

Willmar, Nov. 20-21, 7:30 p.m. Barn Theatre; musical comedy "HolyBells!"; adults $19, seniors and groups of 10 or more $17, call 320-235-9500.

Prairie Arts Chorale

Olivia, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m., Cross of Calvary Lutheran Church. The vocal ensemble of 30 singers from southwest Minnesota present their fall concert "I Will Sing With the Spirit," choral works by John Rutter and spirituals arranged by Moses Hogan and H.T. Burleigh. Adult tickets available at the door; children and students admitted free. Additional concert at 4 p.m. Nov. 22 at Faith Lutheran Church in Spicer.

Holiday concert

for charity

Willmar, Nov. 22, 3:30 p.m., Evangelical Free Church; the West Central Concert Chorus has brought together six local vocal groups in a concert to raise money for the Willmar Community Senior Network; $10.

West Central Singers

Willmar, Nov. 22, 4 p.m. St. Mary's Catholic Church; the West Central Singers present "I've Got a Home on the Other Side" under the direction of John D. Jahr; adults $7, children $5, available at the door.

Swift County

Concert Band

Appleton, Nov. 22, 4 p.m., '52 Wing Auditorium; the Swift County Concert Band presents its fall concert.

Prairie Arts Chorale

Spicer, Nov. 22, 4 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church. The vocal ensemble of 30 singers from southwest Minnesota present their fall concert "I Will Sing With the Spirit," choral works by John Rutter and spirituals arranged by Moses Hogan and H.T. Burleigh. Adult tickets available at the door; children and students admitted free.

Lori Line

Willmar, Nov. 25, 7:30 p.m. WEAC; Lori Line presents her 20th annual holiday extravaganza with "An Intimate Christmas with Lori Line" theme; tickets $46, call 800-801-5463 or online at www.lorieline.com.

Book lecture/signing

Odell Bjerkness, author of "The Prince and the Nanny," the story of Prince Harald, now King of Norway, through the eyes of his nanny just before World War II. He will sign books from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Montevideo/Chippewa County Public Library and at 7 p.m. participate in a book discussion and presentation at the library.

Kate Jacobs, author of the New York Times bestseller "The Friday Night Knitting Club," will discuss her work from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday at Cricket Meadow Tea in Litchfield. Jacobs has written two more books in the series, "Knit Two," and "Knit the Season."

Addresses

'52 Wing Auditorium, East Ronning Avenue, Appleton

Bunde Christian Reformed Church, 5086 140th Ave. S.E., Clara City

Cricket Meadow Tea, 113 Sibley Ave. N, Litchfield

Cross of Calvary Lutheran Church, 1103 Chestnut Ave, Olivia

Ergot Museum, Dassel Area Historical Society, 901 First St. N, Dassel

Evangelical Free Church, 1305 19th Ave. S.W., Willmar

Faith Lutheran Church, 310 Medayto Dr., Spicer

First Lutheran Church, 703 S. Sibley Ave., Litchfield

Glacial Ridge Winery, 15455 Old Mill Rd., Spicer

Kandiyohi County Historical Society, North Business 71 (by the train engine), Willmar

Little Theatre, 24 Central Ave. E, New London

Memorial Auditorium, 601 Ninth St., Dawson

Ridgewater College, 2101 15th Ave. N.W., Willmar

St. Catherine's Catholic Church, 900 Flynn St. E., Redwood Falls

St. Mary's Catholic Church, corner of 11th St. and Kandiyohi Ave. S.W., Willmar

WEAC, Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W., Willmar

Willmar High School, corner of Civic Center Dr. and County Road 9, Willmar

Community and high school art events such as concerts and stage productions will be printed each Thursday in this calendar up to a month in advance. The deadline is noon Monday.

Items may be submitted on the Tribune Web site at www.wctrib.com; faxed to 320-235-6769; mailed to Arts Calendar, P.O. Box 839, Willmar, MN 56201 or e-mailed to donnam@wctrib.com with "arts calendar item" in the subject line.

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