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Outdoor concert

Spicer, today, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; free Thursday music features Nikki Bettcher Erickson performing a blend of folk, Americana, rock and alternative with vocals and keyboard.

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Little Theater

New London, today through Saturday, June 17-20 and 24-26, 7:30 p.m., June 27, 3 p.m., Little Theater; the Peer None Players present the musical "Bunnicula"; adults $12, students $7, at the door.

Chord Ayres

Milan, Friday, 6:30 p.m., Milan school; Chord Ayres 40th anniversary celebration; social time begins at 6 p.m., concert by Milan Area Community Band at 6:30 p.m., Chord Ayres concert at 7 p.m., followed by an afterglow.

John O's

Brooten, Friday and Saturday, and June 19-20 at 5 p.m., Sunday and June 21 at 2:30 p.m., John O's Dinner Theatre; "The Arranged Marriage" dinner theater presentation; $30, for reservations call 320-346-4330.

Barn Theatre

Willmar, Saturday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., The Barn Theatre; the musical "Deer Camp" presented as a fundraiser show; adults $19, seniors $17; box office open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; 320-235-9500.

Music concert

Kandiyohi, Saturday, 5 p.m. tent next to Civic Center; concert by Clint Hoover on the harmonica and "Papa" John Kolstad on the 12-string guitar of Old Time, Rags and some Jug Band music; free admission, part of Kandi is Dandy Days; bring a lawn chair.

Pope Art

Terrace, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Pope Art; Pope Art presents Café Accordion Orchestra, an eclectic mix of French, Latin and Bohemian sound and humor; $20 at the door.

Prairie Lakes

String Quartet

Willmar, Tuesday, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., "If it's Tuesday, It must be Bethel" outdoor music concert by the Prairie Lakes String Quartet on Becker Avenue downtown; bring your lunch or purchase lunch at the church beginning at 11:45 a.m.

Prairie Winds

Willmar, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Rice Park; Prairie Winds Concert Band outdoor concert.

Outdoor concert

Spicer, June 18, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; free Thursday music features Julie Dale and Jim Dyer, acoustic singer and songwriters playing original music and cover songs.

Men's concert

Appleton, June 22, 7:30 p.m., '52 Wing Auditorium; men's night featuring young men from Lac qui Parle Valley schools and older men from the area; $7 at the door.

Dale and Dyer

Willmar, June 23, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., "If it's Tuesday, It must be Bethel" outdoor music concert featuring Julie Dale and Jim Dyer on Becker Avenue downtown; bring your lunch or purchase lunch at the church beginning at 11:45 a.m.

Prairie Winds

Willmar, June 24, 7:30 p.m. Rice Park; Prairie Winds Concert Band outdoor concert.

Outdoor concert

Spicer, June 25, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; free Thursday music features Kris Nelson and Steve Mahlum performing a variety of country and country roots music.

Route 66

Dawson, June 27, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium; the Dawson-Boyd Arts Association presents Route 66, a musical revue; adults $12, students $6, reserved seating, tickets available online at www.dawsonboydarts.org or by calling the box office between 8 a.m. to noon weekdays at 320-769-2955, ext. 246.

WASO Quintet

Willmar, June 30, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., "If it's Tuesday, It must be Bethel" outdoor music concert featuring the Willmar Area Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Quintet on Becker Avenue downtown; bring your lunch or purchase lunch at the church beginning at 11:45 a.m.

Prairie Winds

Willmar, July 1, 7:30 p.m. Rice Park; Prairie Winds Concert Band outdoor concert.

Outdoor concert

Spicer, July 2, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; free Thursday music features "Special Lit," a trio of former Doc Holiday members playing country favorites and '60s and '70s cover tunes.

Steve and Kris

Willmar, July 7, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., "If it's Tuesday, It must be Bethel" outdoor music concert featuring Steve and Kris on Becker Avenue downtown; bring your lunch or purchase lunch at the church beginning at 11:45 a.m.

Barn Theatre

Willmar, July 8-11, 15-18, 22-25, 7:30 p.m., The Barn Theatre; "Annie" musical; adults $15, age 18 and younger $8; box office open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; 320-235-9500.

Outdoor concert

Spicer, July 9, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; free Thursday music features the "Ginn Sisters," a duo from Austin, Texas, playing Americana and roots music.

Pope Art music

Terrace, July 11, 7:30 p.m., Pope Art; soprano music by Pat Dorn; $15 at the door.

Bus trips

Bus trips by community education and other non-profit groups to art related events are listed below according to the date of the event. Price must be included.

Kandiyohi County Horticultural Society: Bus tour to the Sacred Heart and Renville stopping at four private gardens on June 23 leaving at 8 a.m. from the Willmar Community Center. Cost is $20 for non-members, $10 for members. To reserve a seat call 320-974-8776 or 320-796-6416, or mail your payment to Jan Johnson, PO Box 359, Atwater, MN by June 19. Bring cash for lunch which will be a buffet at Bart's Place in Renville.

Swift County Historical Society: Bus trip July 27 to Veterans Museum in Perham with time to shop at the unique shops including a quilt shop before stopping at Carlos Creek Winery. Bus leaves museum at 8 a.m. and should arrive back in Benson at 6:30 p.m.; $32 per person includes morning coffee, museum admittance, wine glass and samples; noon lunch is extra. Purchase ticket at museum or mail to Swift County Historical Society, 2135 Minnesota Ave., Benson, 56215 before July 10.

Kandiyohi County Historical Society: Bus trip to Minneapolis on July 30 to "Step into the heart of Swedish America" with a tour of the American Swedish Institute's Turnblad Mansion and Museum including a "smorgasbord" buffet and the program "Immigrant trunk"; $55 per person, leaves Kandiyohi County Historical Society at 8:45 a.m. Registration and payment required by July 24, call 320-235-1881.

Book signing

Dean Urdahl will sign copies of his book, "Retribution," from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 27 at Book World in the Kandi Mall in Willmar. This is the second book in his trilogy about the Indian uprising of 1862.

Addresses

'52 Wing Auditorium, East Ronning Avenue, Appleton

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

Bethel Lutheran Church, 411 Becker Ave. S.W., Willmar

Glacial Ridge Winery, 15455 Old Mill Rd., Spicer

Little Theatre, 24 Central Ave. E, New London

Memorial Auditorium, 601 Ninth St., Dawson

Pope Art, Village Square Drive, Terrace

Rice Park, Kandiyohi Ave. and Second 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 donnam@wctrib.com with "arts calendar item" in the subject line.

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