Great Times Band

Willmar, Nov. 11, 6 p.m., Whitney Music/Jazz N Java; Great Times Band and the Great American Sing-along; free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.


Willmar, Nov. 11-13, 7 p.m., Nov. 14, 1 p.m., Willmar High School Brau Performing Arts Center; Willmar High School presents “Footloose, the Musical”; adults $10, students and children $5, available on the Willmar Public Schools website.


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Willmar, Nov. 14, 3 p.m., WEAC; West Central Concert Series presents Vieness Duo, where Eva Schaumkell and Vijay Venkatesh perform classical selections on one piano; season tickets or individual tickets available at the door, adults $20, students $5.

Hoof Hearted

Willmar, Nov. 18, 6 p.m., Whitney Music/Jazz N Java; Jim Hagert and friends as Hoof Hearted, five-piece band, play your country and western favorites; free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.

‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’

Litchfield, Nov. 19-20, 7 p.m., Nov. 21, 2 p.m., Litchfield Opera House; the youth theater of Litchfield Opera House presents Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”; adults $8, students $5.

Prairie Winds

Willmar, Nov. 21, 1 p.m., WEAC; the Prairie Winds Concert Band presents a concert of band music; adults $8, students $6, ages 5 and under free.

Velvet Brass

Glenwood, Nov. 21, 3 to 7 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; dance to the music of Velvet Brass, $10 per person; $5 per person ages 17-30.


Willmar, Dec. 2-4, 9-11 and 16-18, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 5, 12 and 19, 2 p.m., Barn Theatre; The Barn Theatre presents “Elf, the Musical”; adults $20, ages 18 and younger $10; 320-235-9500, online at or at the box office 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Friday.


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

Lakeside Ballroom, 180 Lake Shore Dr. S., Glenwood

Southwest Minnesota Arts Council gallery, 114 Third St. N., Marshall

Southwest Minnesota State University, Highway 23, northeast edge of Marshall

WEAC, Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W., Willmar

Whitney Music Center, 913 Business 71 N., Willmar

Willmar Area Arts Council, 321 Fourth St. S.W., Willmar

Willmar High School Brau Performing Arts Center, corner of Civic Center Dr. and County Road 9, Willmar