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Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Schedule of Events
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Java Jam

Outdoor stage, Fifth Street and Becker Avenue

10:30 to 10:45 -- Colleen's School of Dance

11 to 11:45 a.m. -- The Big Al plays all types of oldies and styles ranging from country, '60s, '70s, the classics and everything in between,

12 to 12:45 p.m. -- WHS 2701 Ensemble, a vocal ensemble from Willmar High School

1 to 1:45 p.m. -- Monroe Crossing

2 to 2:45 p.m. -- The Whitney Players, five guys/two girls sing "Abba."

3 to 3:45 p.m. -- Monroe Crossing.

Art demonstrations

All in demonstration tent on the courthouse lawn, except where noted

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Paul Imholte will stroll the grounds with his cart full of string instruments playing traditional and original music.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Caricatures drawn of festival participants by Willis Chase

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Henna art by Shakun Maheshwari

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Test Your Music Skills on wind and string instruments, Whitney Music

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Jim Tiede, the Balloon Man

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- Face painting by Demo Inc.

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. -- Painting on fabric by Joan Salter

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. -- Stone cutting Jared Wosmek

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Scratch board by Carol Lundeen

12 p.m. to 2 p.m. -- Basket weaving by Janet Olney

12 p.m. to 4 p.m. -- West Central Woodcarvers

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. -- Encaustic by Evan Carlson-Miller

Kids' Art Tent and Big Kids' Art Tent

Tents are on the courthouse lawn

Children and adults can try free make and take activities.

Other attractions

10 a.m. -- Monroe Crossing group lesson on guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle and bass.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. -- Audrey Falk art exhibit, pie and coffee for $2, Bethel Lutheran Church

7 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Willmar Noon Lions Dad's Belgian Waffle day at Willmar Community Center.

All day -- Free coffee at the "Coffee Café." Food vendors will be available.

Artists' sales tent

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Becker Avenue

Carol Bell, Maplewood -- fiber art wearables

Christopher Boedigheimer, Litchfield -- pottery

Eunice Buchanan, Willmar -- fused and leaded glass

Jill Catherwood, Minneapolis -- jewelry

Robin Coggshall, Coon Rapids -- fairy houses

Della Conroy, Hancock -- watercolors, oil, acrylic, and pastels

John Caughlan, St. Cloud -- photography

Melissa Denelsbeck, Canby -- pencil drawings

Elaine Hagen, Belview -- watercolor, photography

Laurel Iverson, New London -- jewelry

Phyllis Joos, Hancock -- prints, books, fabric

Glenn and Julie Joplin, New London -- pottery

Nan Karr Kaufenberg, Redwood Falls -- watercolor, block prints

Courtney and Aryn Kern, Little Falls -- hardwood accessories

Judi Lange, Hector -- painted feathers

Dona Larkin, Renville -- oil and textured acrylic paintings

Gayle Martens, Spicer -- jewelry

Heather Meyer, Hollandale -- pottery

Sara Miller, Willmar -- jewelry

Stacey Neuhaus, Atwater -- glass designs and soaps

Robert Nordstrom, Nisswa -- jewelry

Janet Olney, Willmar -- fibre/baskets

Sue Penkert, Bird Island -- jewelry

Jedd Peters, New London -- pottery

Joan Rydberg, St. Cloud -- dolls

Shalese Sands, Willmar -- acrylic, oil and graphite drawings

Roxanne Strom, Willmar -- jewelry

Tom Soucek, Litchfield -- watercolors

Dianne Verba, Sauk Centre -- oil and acrylic

Dana Weiss, New London -- pottery

Laura Welle, Willmar -- mixed media

Annella Zellner, Waite Park -- wool and chenille coats, mittens, hats

Pearl Ziegenhagen, Clements -- acrylic and watercolor

Emerging Artist tent -- Donna Brau, Willmar; Natalie Brouwer, Prinsburg; Mallory Loge, Willmar; Mackenzie Maher, New London; Danielle Nichols, New London; Jesse Texley, St. Cloud; and Zane Unruh, New London.

In case of bad weather, all outdoor stage, art demonstrations and artist tents will be at Kennedy Elementary School, 824 Seventh St. S.W., Willmar.