Arts calendar published Aug. 12, 2020

Community and high school art events will be printed each Wednesday in this calendar up to two weeks in advance. The deadline is noon Friday. Items may be emailed to with “arts calendar item” in the subject line.

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Child’s Play

Willmar, every Wednesday, 1 to 2 p.m., in front of Barn Theatre; Child’s Play, an interactive weekly event bringing people together through creativity with events such as Meet Your Neighbor, Draw Your Village, Nature Treasure Box, Music and Movement, Improv In A Suitcase and more, open to everyone, no registration, no fee, outdoor downtown location each week.


Spicer, Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by the CheeseBots.

The Museum of Portable Sound

New London, by appointment only, Little Theatre; interactive art experience features 4 “floors” and 27 galleries that display over 300 objects and five hours of material. Wander the museum on your own or take a guided tour hosted remotely by chief curator, John Kannenberg in Portsmouth, United Kingdom; $22 per session, designed for audiences of 1 to 2 people. Bring your own headphones or earbuds, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Jeff James

Spicer, Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Jeff James.

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Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at or phone 320-214-4341.
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