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Arts calendar published July 27, 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 news@wctrib.com with “arts calendar item” in the subject line.

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Alex Lageson

Paynesville, July 28, 6 p.m., Veterans’ Park; concert by Alex Lageson.

Acoustic Relativity

Litchfield, July 28, 6:30 p.m., Central Park; Thriving Thursdays presents Acoustic Relativity.

Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra

Willmar, July 28, 7 p.m., WEAC, $10 adults, free for those 18 and under; The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra presents “Movie Magic.” Tickets are available on website www.willmarorchestra.com or at the door.

Miss Myra

Spicer, July 31, 4 p.m., Pirrotta Park; Music in the Park concert by Miss Myra and the Moonshiners.

Fabulous Armadillos

Willmar, Aug. 2, 5 p.m. local opening act Steer Clear, 6:30 p.m. “The Fabulous Armadillos,” Robbins Island; “Rockin’ Robbins” free concert, food vendors, beverage tent, kids entertainment area, artisan market; free bus/shuttle service every 15 minutes from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. with bus stops at Willmar High School, Willmar Middle School and Kennedy Elementary school; bring a lawn chair.


Jackson and The Burn

Danube, Aug. 2, 7 p.m. Depot Museum park; concert by Jackson and The Burn.

Helbling and Hegland

Appleton, Aug. 2, 7 p.m., Riverview Park bandstand; concert by Brianna Helbling and Lars Hegland.

Machinery Hill

Granite Falls, Aug. 4, 5 to 8 p.m., Maker’s Market along the Minnesota River featuring music by Machinery Hill.

Harpers’ Chord

Spicer, Aug. 7, 4 p.m., Pirrotta Park; Music in the Park concert by Harpers’ Chord.

DJ Stacy

Litchfield, Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m., Central Park; Thriving Thursdays presents DJ Stacy.

‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Willmar, Aug. 11-13, 16-19, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 14, 2 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 www.thebarntheatre.com or at the box office 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Friday.

David K

Litchfield, Aug. 13, 2 p.m., Litchfield Opera House; David K presents “A Tribute to Roy Orbison” while the band rocks Buddy Holly’s style; online $20, at the door $25, www.royshow.com .

West Addison Blues

Spicer, Aug. 14, 4 p.m., Pirrotta Park; Music in the Park concert by West Addison Blues, a tribute to the Blues Brothers.


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, www.lakesideballroom.org

October Sun

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


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

Central Park, Litchfield

Depot Museum park gazebo, Danube

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


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

Little Theatre, 24 Central Ave. E, New London

Rice Park, Kandiyohi Ave. and Second St. S.W., Willmar

Riverview Park Bandstand, Appleton

Robbins Island, North Business 71, 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 Community Center, 624 Highway 71 N.E., 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 dmiddleton@wctrib.com or phone 320-214-4341.
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