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'Goodtime' barbershop shows set for Saturday

"Realtime," the 2005 International Barbershop Quartet Champion, will be the featured quartet at Saturday's "A Really Goodtime Spring Barbershop Show" at WEAC. (Submitted photo)

WILLMAR -- The West Central Connection Barbershop Chorus will present "A Really Goodtime Spring Barbershop Show," Saturday featuring the quartet "Realtime," the 2005 International Barbershop Quartet Champion.

Shows will be at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center in Willmar.

John Dean will be master of ceremonies for the evening, which will feature the Youth Harmony Festival Chorus, "Vocal Alchemy," "Uncalled Four" and "Sound Image."

A gathering called The Afterglow will begin immediately after the 7:30 p.m. show at the Willmar American Legion. It is an informal time to meet the performers. There will be a freewill offering. The quartets, chorus members and "Realtime" will be performing.

The West Central Connection Chorus rehearses at the Willmar Community Center each Monday at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $12 in advance at Cash Wise Foods, Cub Foods, Haug Implement Kubota, LuLu Beans, Spicer Dairy Queen and Walt's Car Wash; $15 at the door.

For more information on the chorus, visit the organization's Web site at