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David Schuerman as Oscar Jaffe, left, and Kathy Orth as Lily Garland visit as they ride the Twentieth Century Limited as it travels from LaSalle Street Station, Chicago, to Grand Central Station, New York City, in The Barn Theatre's production of "Twentieth Century." (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Barn Theatre

Willmar, today and Friday, 7:30 p.m., The Barn Theatre; "Twentieth Century," a comedy; adults $15, age 18 and younger $8; box office open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; 320-235-9500.

Marienne Kreitlow

Willmar, today, 6 p.m., Jazz n' Java; concert by singer-songwriter Marienne Kreitlow; she has released nine albums of original music and is known for her "top 10 hits about garlic."

2009 Meander

Montevideo, today, 6 to 8 p.m., A to Z Letterpress; unveiling of the 2009 Meander Art Crawl poster; artist Deb Connelly will be on hand to sign a special run of the art work and everyone can watch it being printed.

Outdoor concert

Spicer, today, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; free Thursday music features Jerry Ostensoe, performing a blend of blues, country and folk music.

Stone Creek Jamboree

Montevideo, Saturday, noon to 8 p.m., Mike and Amy Jorgenson Farm; afternoon of music with Leroy Van Dyke, David Frizzell, Tommy Cash, Marilyn Sellars and more; $15 per person, 18 and under free; bring a dish for the evening potluck.

Art on the Lake

Spicer, Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Melvin's on the Lake; second annual summer art and wine festival with live music by Aquilla.

Adair, Della & Friends

Morris, Sept. 3, 7 p.m., Morris Area Concert Hall; Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance presents "Tours and Tunes of your Life" featuring Adair Horgen and Della Conroy; fifth annual concert benefits the PRCA; adults $6, children 12 and under admitted free, available at the door or in advance at PRCA.

West Central Singers

Willmar, Sept. 10, 7 p.m. Vinje Lutheran Church; West Central Singers begin 10 weeks of rehearsals for the fall season finishing with a concert Nov. 21 under the direction of John D. Jahr; if interested in joining, call Jahr at 320-235-1441.

Barn Theatre

Willmar, Sept. 16-19, 23-26, 7:30 p.m., The Barn Theatre; "The Sisters Rosenzweig"; adults $15, age 18 and younger $8; box office open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; 320-235-9500.

'52 Wing

Appleton, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., '52 Wing Auditorium; Johnny Butten and the New Grass Underground; adults $10.


New London, Sept. 26, 6 to 9 p.m., ARThouse; Debora Miller presents new works in response to her recent research on the physical, geological history and environment of Kandiyohi County, including both outdoor image projections and a site specific installation in the gallery; outdoor viewings from dusk through 9 p.m. Sept. 19-20 and Oct. 3-4

2009 Meander

Art Crawl

Upper Minnesota River Valley, Oct. 2, 2 to 6 p.m.; Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Oct. 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; three-day art crawl of 45 studios in the Upper Minnesota River Valley area; special events 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 2 at Old Milan School Building; concert 7:30 p.m. Memorial Auditorium, Dawson.


ARThouse, 117 First Ave. N.E., New London

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

Glacial Ridge Winery, 15455 Old Mill Rd., Spicer

Jazz 'n Java, 913 Business 71 N, Willmar

Morris Area Concert Hall, 153 S. Columbia Ave., Morris

Vinje Lutheran Church, 1101 Willmar Ave. 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; faxed to 320-235-6769; mailed to Arts Calendar, P.O. Box 839, Willmar, MN 56201 or e-mailed to with "arts calendar item" in the subject line.