Willmar Middle School
Willmar, today, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; eighth-grade band and choir concert.
Daughters of Africa
Paynesville, Feb. 5, 7 p.m. Paynesville High School Auditorium; the Great River Regional Library presents "Daughters of Africa" by the Mixed Blood Theatre of Minneapolis; a musical encompassing three centuries in the lives of African American women, from slave woman to Oprah; suitable for all ages.
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; call box office at 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; adults $20, under 18 $10, tickets 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.
'52 Wing Auditorium, East Ronning Avenue, Appleton
Barn Theatre, 321 Fourth St. S.W., Willmar
Edson Auditorium, University of Minnesota campus, Morris
Glacial Ridge Winery, 15455 Old Mill Rd., Spicer
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
Paynesville High School, Highway 23 on west edge of Paynesville
Ridgewater College, 2101 15th Ave. N.W., Willmar
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 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.