Willmar, today, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; seventh-grade band and choir concert.
Willmar, Saturday, 7 p.m. high school theater; performance by the Youth Harmony Festival Chorus, youth quartets, West Central Connection Chorus and Sound Image quartet; free.
Skilly and Duff
New London, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Little Theatre; the Skilly and Duff Irish Quartet will present a concert of traditional Celtic pub music; $10 at the door.
Dawson, Saturday, 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; 320-769-2955 or online at www.dawsonboydarts.org.
Willmar, Monday-Tuesday, 7 p.m. Barn Theatre; auditions for "Always ... Patsy Cline."
Willmar, Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; eighth-grade band and choir concert.
Dawson, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium; Dawson-Boyd Arts Association Winterfest weekend entertainment with comedian Mary Rowles; adults $10, students $5, general admission; tickets go on sale Jan. 28; 320-769-2955 or online at www.dawsonboydarts.org.
C. Willi Myles
Willmar, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; comedian C. Willi Myles, former St. Cloud State University athlete and coach, presents his take on family and holidays combining everyday people with everyday humor with a non-offensive flavor; tickets $20 for adults, $10 for those under 18; available at WEAC, North American State Bank and Walt's Car Wash in Willmar or at www.americaseverydaycomedian.com.
Willmar, Feb., Feb. 11-13, 18-20, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 14 and 21, 2:30 p.m., Barn Theatre; "Run For Your Wife"; adults $15, students $8.
Music, love letters and lunch
New London, Feb. 14, 2 p.m., Little Theatre; a casual Valentine's Day afternoon of community sharing from the New London Writer's Club and artist musicians; everyone welcome. Bring a paper item for the New London Food Shelf if you can.
Glenwood, Feb. 14, 3 to 7 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; Lakeside Dance Club presents the vintage sounds of "Velvet Brass." $20 per couple; no jeans or shorts; www.lakesideballroom.org.
Sheldon Theatre Brass Band
Appleton, Feb. 21, 2 p.m., '52 Wing Auditorium; Sheldon Theatre Brass Band concert; adults $14, students $5.
St. Paul, Feb. 28, March 3, 5 and 7, 7:30 p.m.; March 8 at 2 p.m. Ordway; the Minnesota Opera presents the American premier of "The Adventures of Pinocchio," with Willmar native Andrew Wilkowske singing the role of "Geppetto." Tickets are $20 to $150, call 612-333-6669 or purchase online at www.mnopera.org.
Barn Theatre, 321 Fourth St. S.W., Willmar
Edson Auditorium, University of Minnesota campus, Morris
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
Little Theatre, 24 Central Ave. E, New London
Memorial Auditorium, 601 Ninth St., Dawson
North American Financial Center, 1516 First St. S., Willmar
Ridgewater College, 2101 15th Ave. N.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 firstname.lastname@example.org with "arts calendar item" in the subject line.