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'Tom Sawyer' on stage this weekend in Willmar, Minn.

Cast members in the Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre production of “Tom Sawyer” rehearse Tuesday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. The production will be on stage for the public Friday evening and Saturday afternoon in Willmar. (Tribune photos by Gary Miller)

"Tom Sawyer" will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center in downtown Willmar. The play is being presented as part of a week-long youth enrichment program offered through a partnership with Willmar Community Education and Recreation and the Prairie Fire Theatre. The staff from Prairie Fire Theatre bring all the props, costumes and makeup. Up to 84 youth, grades 1-12, may be involved in this week’s program. Tickets are $4 for adults, $3 for students, kindergarten and under will be admitted free; tickets are available at the door.