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Arts calendar

West Central Singers

Willmar, Jan. 7, 7 p.m., Vinje Lutheran Church; West Central Singers begin rehearsals for the winter season; new singers are welcome, contact John Jahr at 320-235-1441.


Middle School

Willmar, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; sixth-grade band and choirs concert.


Arts Association

Dawson, Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium; Dawson-Boyd Arts Association winter fundraiser concert with local performers, live band and ballroom dancing exhibition of DBHS alumnus Krystal Paige and her dance partner Bryan Gastonguay of Appleton, Wis.; adults $10, students $5, general admission; tickets go on sale Jan. 7; call the box office at 320-769-2955 or online at

Marcoux Corner

Appleton, Jan. 16, 7 p.m., '52 Wing Auditorium; Marcoux Corner concert; adults $14, students $5.


Middle School

Willmar, Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; seventh-grade band and choirs concert.

Willmar High School

Willmar, Jan. 23, all day, high school theater; choir festival.

Barn Theatre

Willmar, Jan. 25-26, 7 p.m. Barn Theatre; auditions for "Always ... Patsy Cline."


Middle School

Willmar, Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; eighth-grade band and choirs concert.


'52 Wing Auditorium, East Ronning Avenue, Appleton

Barn Theatre, 321 Fourth St. S.W., Willmar

Glacial Ridge Winery, 15455 Old Mill Rd., Spicer

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

Lakeside Ballroom, 180 Lake Shore Dr. S., Glenwood

Memorial Auditorium, 601 Ninth St., Dawson

New London Pottery Workshop, 17 Central Ave. West, New London

North American Financial Center, 1516 First St. S., Willmar

Renville County Historical Museum, 441 North Park Dr., Morton

Three Sisters Furnishings, 2550 Highway 9 N.E., New London

WEAC, Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W., 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; faxed to 320-235-6769; mailed to Arts Calendar, P.O. Box 839, Willmar, MN 56201 or e-mailed to with "arts calendar item" in the subject line.