Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Schedule of Events
Outdoor stage, Fifth Street and Becker Avenue
10:30 to 10:45 -- Colleen's School of Dance
11 to 11:45 a.m. -- The Big Al plays all types of oldies and styles ranging from country, '60s, '70s, the classics and everything in between,
12 to 12:45 p.m. -- WHS 2701 Ensemble, a vocal ensemble from Willmar High School
1 to 1:45 p.m. -- Monroe Crossing
2 to 2:45 p.m. -- The Whitney Players, five guys/two girls sing "Abba."
3 to 3:45 p.m. -- Monroe Crossing.
All in demonstration tent on the courthouse lawn, except where noted
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Paul Imholte will stroll the grounds with his cart full of string instruments playing traditional and original music.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Caricatures drawn of festival participants by Willis Chase
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Henna art by Shakun Maheshwari
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Test Your Music Skills on wind and string instruments, Whitney Music
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Jim Tiede, the Balloon Man
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- Face painting by Demo Inc.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. -- Painting on fabric by Joan Salter
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. -- Stone cutting Jared Wosmek
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Scratch board by Carol Lundeen
12 p.m. to 2 p.m. -- Basket weaving by Janet Olney
12 p.m. to 4 p.m. -- West Central Woodcarvers
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. -- Encaustic by Evan Carlson-Miller
Kids' Art Tent and Big Kids' Art Tent
Tents are on the courthouse lawn
Children and adults can try free make and take activities.
10 a.m. -- Monroe Crossing group lesson on guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle and bass.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. -- Audrey Falk art exhibit, pie and coffee for $2, Bethel Lutheran Church
7 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Willmar Noon Lions Dad's Belgian Waffle day at Willmar Community Center.
All day -- Free coffee at the "Coffee Café." Food vendors will be available.
Artists' sales tent
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Becker Avenue
Carol Bell, Maplewood -- fiber art wearables
Christopher Boedigheimer, Litchfield -- pottery
Eunice Buchanan, Willmar -- fused and leaded glass
Jill Catherwood, Minneapolis -- jewelry
Robin Coggshall, Coon Rapids -- fairy houses
Della Conroy, Hancock -- watercolors, oil, acrylic, and pastels
John Caughlan, St. Cloud -- photography
Melissa Denelsbeck, Canby -- pencil drawings
Elaine Hagen, Belview -- watercolor, photography
Laurel Iverson, New London -- jewelry
Phyllis Joos, Hancock -- prints, books, fabric
Glenn and Julie Joplin, New London -- pottery
Nan Karr Kaufenberg, Redwood Falls -- watercolor, block prints
Courtney and Aryn Kern, Little Falls -- hardwood accessories
Judi Lange, Hector -- painted feathers
Dona Larkin, Renville -- oil and textured acrylic paintings
Gayle Martens, Spicer -- jewelry
Heather Meyer, Hollandale -- pottery
Sara Miller, Willmar -- jewelry
Stacey Neuhaus, Atwater -- glass designs and soaps
Robert Nordstrom, Nisswa -- jewelry
Janet Olney, Willmar -- fibre/baskets
Sue Penkert, Bird Island -- jewelry
Jedd Peters, New London -- pottery
Joan Rydberg, St. Cloud -- dolls
Shalese Sands, Willmar -- acrylic, oil and graphite drawings
Roxanne Strom, Willmar -- jewelry
Tom Soucek, Litchfield -- watercolors
Dianne Verba, Sauk Centre -- oil and acrylic
Dana Weiss, New London -- pottery
Laura Welle, Willmar -- mixed media
Annella Zellner, Waite Park -- wool and chenille coats, mittens, hats
Pearl Ziegenhagen, Clements -- acrylic and watercolor
Emerging Artist tent -- Donna Brau, Willmar; Natalie Brouwer, Prinsburg; Mallory Loge, Willmar; Mackenzie Maher, New London; Danielle Nichols, New London; Jesse Texley, St. Cloud; and Zane Unruh, New London.
In case of bad weather, all outdoor stage, art demonstrations and artist tents will be at Kennedy Elementary School, 824 Seventh St. S.W., Willmar.