Arts calendar published Aug. 17, 2022

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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‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Willmar, Aug. 17-19, 7:30 p.m.; Barn Theatre; The Barn Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express,” 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.

Crimson Edge

Litchfield, Aug. 18, 6:30 p.m., Central Park; Thriving Thursdays presents Crimson Edge.

Custom Made

Spicer, Aug. 21, 4 p.m., Pirrotta Park; Music in the Park concert by Custom Made.

Myron Sommerfeld

Glenwood, Aug. 21, 4 to 8 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; the Lakeside Dance Club presents Myron Sommerfeld; season membership available,

October Sun

Litchfield, Aug. 25, 6:30 p.m., Central Park; Thriving Thursdays presents October Sun.


Peacetime Ukraine

Litchfield, Sept. 25, 1 to 4 p.m., Litchfield Opera House; the sights, sounds and cuisine of peacetime Ukraine with Ukrainian folk music by violist Svetlana Potapova Davis, photos of Ukraine by award-winning photographer Ralph Hallquist and Ukrainian appetizers; freewill donation for people of Ukraine.

Velvet Brass

Glenwood, Sept. 18, 4 to 8 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; the Lakeside Dance Club presents Velvet Brass; season membership available,


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

Bird Island Cultural Centre, 640 Dogwood Ave., Bird Island

Central Park, Litchfield

K.K. Berge Building, 807 Prentice St., Granite Falls

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

Litchfield Opera House, 136 Marshall Ave. N., Litchfield


Lulu Beans, 1020 First. St. S., Willmar

Pirrotta Park, by the playground in downtown Spicer

Southwest Minnesota Arts Council gallery, 509 West Main Street, Marshall

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

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

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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