Willmar, today-Friday, 7:30 p.m., The Barn Theatre; musical "Annie"; adults $15, age 18 and younger $8; box office open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; 320-235-9500.
New London, today-Friday and July 30-Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 2, 3 p.m., Little Theatre; the Peer None Players present "Queen of Bingo"; adults $12, students $7 at the door.
Spicer, today, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; free Thursday music features Charlie Roth, the Bard of St. Cloud.
New London, Saturday, noon to 2 p.m., Little Theatre; open house with tours of the remodeled facility.
Willmar, Saturday, 6 to 11 p.m. Willmar Municipal Airport; hangar dance with music by Willmar High School musicians, Mill Pond Jazz Orchestra, Frontpage, and other musical groups; $10 per person, seniors over 60 $5, family maximum of $40; fundraiser for WHS music programs.
and Heart String
Willmar, Tuesday, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., "If it's Tuesday, It must be Bethel" outdoor music concert featuring The Bugle Boy and Heart String on Becker Avenue downtown; bring your lunch or purchase lunch at the church beginning at 11:45 a.m.
Spicer, July 30, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; free Thursday music; Specials Lit encore performance with special guest Laura Brown.
Terrace, Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m., Pope Art; Accende, a chamber and jazz ensemble; $15 at the door.
Spicer, Aug. 6, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; free Thursday music features Amy and Andrew, a St. Paul duo performing a blend of eclectic folk, rock, tin pan alley and bluegrass.
Bluegrass, old-time music
Richmond, Aug. 6-9, El Rancho Manana Campground; Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Festival featuring concerts, dances, workshops, kids activities and jam sessions; daily tickets range from $20 to $30 and are available at Cash Wise in Willmar, by calling 800-635-3037 or on the Web at www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org; multiple day tickets also available.
New London, Aug. 8, 7 p.m., Little Theatre; Jeff Vetch concert; $5 at the door.
Terrace, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m., Pope Art; soprano Joy Aalgaard; $15 at the door.
Willmar, Aug. 13, 3 to 10 p.m., downtown; dinner al fresco at Becker Market followed with a performance by "Rocket Club" at WEAC; dinner $50, Rocket Club $20, combo ticket $60.
Spicer, Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; free Thursday music features the Coffee House Fiddlers performing blue grass and traditional music.
New London, Aug. 13-15, 20-22, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 23, 3 p.m., Little Theatre; the Peer None Players present "The Housekeeper"; adults $12, students $7.at the door.
Terrace, Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m., Pope Art; Skilly and Duff, Douglas County's Irish combo; $15 at the door.
Willmar, Aug. 19-22, 25-28, 7:30 p.m., The Barn Theatre; "Twentieth Century"; adults $15, age 18 and younger $8; box office open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; 320-235-9500.
Spicer, Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; free Thursday music features the Mill Pond Jazz Combo performing a variety of jazz, rock and Latin.
Terrace, Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m., Pope Art; The Hot Dishes, a vocal quartet; $15 at the door.
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 Friday, call 320-235-1881.
Carol Ford and Chuck Waibel will sign copies of their book, "The Northlands Winter Greenhouse Manuel" Aug. 6-7 in Willmar. They will be at Becker Market Thursday afternoon and at Book World in the Kandi Mall Thursday evening and all day Friday.
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
Pope Art, Village Square Drive, Terrace
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 www.wctrib.com; faxed to 320-235-6769; mailed to Arts Calendar, P.O. Box 839, Willmar, MN 56201 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with "arts calendar item" in the subject line.