Regional concerts scheduled
Willmar, today, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; the West Central Concert Series presents Romanza; for ticket information call Claudia Lenz at 320-235-3675 evenings.
Willmar Senior High
Willmar, Tuesday, 7 p.m., high school; Willmar Senior High commencement concert; adults $6, students $3, passes and punch cards accepted.
Hanley Falls, June 1, 7:30 p.m., Minnesota Machinery Museum; the 212 Regiment Marching Band concert will follow the Hazel Run 4-H ice cream social at 6 p.m.; bring a lawn chair.
New London, June 5, 7 p.m., Little Theatre; Jeff Cahill concert; $5 at the door.
Willmar, June 9, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., "If it's Tuesday, It must be Bethel" outdoor music concert on Becker Avenue downtown; bring your lunch or purchase lunch at the church beginning at 11:45 a.m.
Willmar, June 10, 7:30 p.m. Rice Park; Prairie Winds Concert Band outdoor concert.
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.
Willmar, June 13, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., The Barn Theatre; the musical "Deer Camp"; will be presented as a fundraiser show, adults $19, seniors $17; box office open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; 320-235-9500.
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.
Willmar, June 16, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., "If it's Tuesday, It must be Bethel" outdoor music concert on Becker Avenue downtown; bring your lunch or purchase lunch at the church beginning at 11:45 a.m.
Willmar, June 17, 7:30 p.m. Rice Park; Prairie Winds Concert Band outdoor concert.
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 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.
Julie Jurgens-Shimek will sign copies of her new book "Autism is a Four Letter Word-Love" from 1 to 3 p.m. May 30 at Lulu Beans coffee shop in Willmar.
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. June 4 at the Sacred Heart Area Museum.
Barn Theatre, 321 Fourth St. S.W., Willmar
Bethel Lutheran Church, 411 Becker Ave. S.W., Willmar
Little Theatre, 24 Central Ave. E, New London
Rice Park, Kandiyohi Ave. and Second St. S.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.
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