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Arts Calendar

Barn Theatre

Willmar, Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Barn Theatre; "Plaid Tidings," the best of "Forever Plaid"; adults $15, students $8.

Potato Eaters Gallery

Willmar, Friday, 1 to 3 p.m. Potato Eaters Gallery, 330 Litchfield, Ave.; group discussion led by Matt Bluhm to discuss video in art.

WillmarMiddle School

Willmar, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; sixth grade band and choirs concert.

Dawson-Boyd Arts Association

Dawson, Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium; Dawson-Boyd Arts Association winter fundraiser concert with local performers, live band and ballroom dancing exhibition of DBHS alumnus Krystal Paige and her dance partner Bryan Gastonguay of Appleton, Wis.; adults $10, students $5, general admission; tickets go on sale Jan. 7; call box office at 320-769-2955 or online at

Marcoux Corner

Appleton, Jan. 16, 7 p.m., '52 Wing Auditorium; Marcoux Corner concert; $14 for age 12 and older.

Book signing

Mike Wohnoutka will sign copies of "The Twelve Days of Christmas in Minnesota" from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Book World in the Kandi Mall. Wohnoutka, formerly of Spicer, illustrated the book which was written by Connie Van Hoven.

'52 Wing Auditorium, East Ronning Avenue, Appleton

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

Kandi Mall, 1605 First St. S., Willmar

Memorial Auditorium, 601 Ninth St., Dawson

Potato Eaters Gallery, 330 Litchfield Ave. S.W., Willmar

WEAC, Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 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; 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.