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 email@example.com with “arts calendar item” in the subject line.
Paynesville, July 28, 6 p.m., Veterans’ Park; concert by Alex Lageson.
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.
Spicer, July 31, 4 p.m., Pirrotta Park; Music in the Park concert by Miss Myra and the Moonshiners.
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.
Granite Falls, Aug. 4, 5 to 8 p.m., Maker’s Market along the Minnesota River featuring music by Machinery Hill.
Spicer, Aug. 7, 4 p.m., Pirrotta Park; Music in the Park concert by Harpers’ Chord.
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.
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.
Litchfield, Aug. 18, 6:30 p.m., Central Park; Thriving Thursdays presents Crimson Edge.
Spicer, Aug. 21, 4 p.m., Pirrotta Park; Music in the Park concert by Custom Made.
Glenwood, Aug. 21, 4 to 8 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; the Lakeside Dance Club presents Myron Sommerfeld; season membership available, www.lakesideballroom.org
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