Arts calendar published Dec. 26, 2019

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

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Great Times Band

Willmar, Dec. 26, 6 p.m., Whitney Music Center; music by Great Times Band.

Ava Hanson

Spicer, Dec. 27, 6 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Ava Hanson.

Rialto Revisited

New London, Dec. 29, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Little Theatre; Rialto Revisited, a collaboration between the Little Theatre and New London Roaming Cinema, showing public domain classic movies; 1947’s “It Happened on 5th Avenue” at 1 p.m. and the 1982 documentary “Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter” at 3 p.m.; suggested donation $5.

Robert Thompson

Spicer, Jan. 10, 6 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Robert Thompson.

Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra

Willmar, Jan. 12, 3 p.m., WEAC; winter concert “Beethoven Birthday Bash” with Peter McGuire on violin; adults $12, ages 0-18 admitted free with adult, season tickets available.


Dan Reeb

Spicer, Jan. 17, 6 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Dan Reeb.

Velvet Brass

Glenwood, Jan. 19, 3 to 7 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; the Lakeside Dance Club presents Velvet Brass, dance lesson 2 p.m.; $10 per person, $5 ages 17-30, season membership available; no jeans,

James Sewell Ballet

Dawson, Jan. 19, 5 p.m., Memorial Auditorium; the Dawson-Boyd Arts Association presents the James Sewell Ballet; adults $15, students $5, online at, by calling the box office at 320-312-2311 and at the door.


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

Central Square, 105 Second Ave. N.E., Suite 111, Glenwood

Dassel History Center, 901 First St. N., Dassel

Glacial Ridge Winery, 15455 Old Mill Rd., Spicer

Kandiyohi County Historical Society, North Business 71 (by the train engine), Willmar


Kensington Bank, 2800 First St. S., Willmar

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

Little Theatre, 24 Central Ave. E, New London

Memorial Auditorium, 601 Ninth St., Dawson

Ridgewater College, 2101 15th Ave. N.W., Willmar

Southwest Minnesota Arts Council gallery, 114 Third St. N., 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 City Auditorium, 313 6th St. S.W., Willmar

Willmar Community Center, 624 Highway 71 N.E., Willmar

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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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