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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Little Theatre

New London, Friday, 7 p.m., Little Theatre; Jeff Cahill concert; $5 at the door.

Monongaelics

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

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Prairie Winds

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

Outdoor concert

Spicer, June 11, 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.

Little Theatre

New London, June 11-13, 17-20 and 24-26, 7:30 p.m., June 27, 3 p.m., Little Theatre; the Peer None Players present the musical "Bunnicula"; adults $12, students $7, at the door.

Anniversary concert

Milan, June 12, 6:30 p.m., Milan school; the Chord Ayres will celebrate its 40th anniversary with social time at 6 p.m., concert by Milan Area Community Band at 6:30 p.m. and Chord Ayres concert at 7 p.m., followed by an afterglow.

Barn Theatre

Willmar, June 13, 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, June 13, 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.

Prairie Lakes String Quartet

Willmar, June 16, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., "If it's Tuesday, It must be Bethel" outdoor music concert 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, June 17, 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.

Julie and Jim

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 June 16.

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 WASO 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.

Book lecture

Vicki Myron will speak at 6:30 p.m. today at the Willmar Public Library about her book "Dewey, the Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World." Myron, who was the head library at the Spencer, Iowa, town library for more than 20 years, chronicles the life of Dewey, the library's cat. The book was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than six months and she recently signed a contract for the book to be made into a film. Books will be available for sale and signing; sponsored by the Willmar Friends of the Library.

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; $20 for non-members, $10 for members; to reserve a seat call 320-974-8776, 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.

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

Sacred Heart Area Historical Society will have a book signing of their new book "Sacred Heart Town and Country ... More Than a Lifetime" from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the Sacred Heart Area Museum.

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

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

Rice Park, Kandiyohi Ave. and Second St. S.W., Willmar

Willmar Public Library, 410 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 donnam@wctrib.com with "arts calendar item" in the subject line.

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