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Arts calendar published May 4, 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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Steffel Sisters

Willmar, May 5, 6 p.m., Whitney Music; The Steffel Sisters and Friends; free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.

Jazz Night

New London, May 6, 7 p.m., Little Theatre; the Tuesday Night Band performs classic jazz tunes; free; doors open at 6. 

Cat PAC

New London, May 7, 7 p.m., New London-Spicer High School; the Cat PAC Performance Series presents the “Divas On Broadway;” all tickets $30, available at wildcatpac.booktix.com.

WCCS

Willmar, May 9, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; West Central Concert Series present Josh Young and Emily Padget, two young Broadway stars, will perform Broadway music; adults $20, students $5, available at the door.

Great Times Band

Willmar, May 12, 6 p.m., Whitney Music; Great Times Band and great American Sing-Along; free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.

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Live fiddling

Sunburg, May 15, free concerts, Dempsey Schroeder, Christina Seaborn and Maggie Harp plus 20 other area fiddlers will perform from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the shelter behind the Sunburg Community Center and from 1 to 3 p.m. in front of Sunburg Cafe. Bring a chair.

Willmar High School

Willmar, May 16, 7:30 p.m., Brau Performing Arts Center, Willmar High School and Middle School orchestras present a concert.

Acoustic Vibe

Willmar, May 19, 6 p.m., Whitney Music; Acoustic Vibe; free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.

Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra

Willmar, May 21, 7 p.m., WEAC; The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra presents their Young Artists Concert, masks optional; $12 adults, free for those 18 and under, tickets available at Whitney Music, on website www.willmarorchestra.com or at the door.

Square Dancing

Willmar, May 21, 7 p.m., Community Center; Jolly Twirlers square dance, everyone welcome; $5.

Great Times Band

Willmar, May 26, 6 p.m., Whitney Music; Great Times Band and great American Sing-Along; free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.

Willmar High School

Willmar, May 26, 7:30 p.m., Brau Performing Arts Center, Willmar High School music department presents the commencement concert.

Willmar High School

Willmar, June 1, 7:30 p.m., Brau Performing Arts Center, Willmar High School music department presents a band and choir concert.

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Van Der Pol and Pearson

Willmar, May 19, 6 p.m., Whitney Music; Gary Van Der Pol and Tim Pearson; free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.

Prairie Winds Band

Willmar, June 8, 7 p.m. Rice Park; the Prairie Winds Summer Band presents a free outdoor concert; opening group at 6 p.m.

Wisdom and Wine

Willmar, June 9, 6 p.m., Willmar Conference center; the Friends of the Willmar Public Library 2022 fundraising event featuring a conversation with Minnesota authors Faith Sullivan, Leif Enger, and Mindy Mejia. Tickets, $35, at the Willmar Public Library or online at willmarwisdomandwine.eventbrite.com. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Books by the authors will be available to purchase and the authors will sign them.

Great Times Band

Willmar, June 9, 6 p.m., Whitney Music; Great Times Band and great American Sing-Along; free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.

Addresses

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

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

Little Theatre, 24 Central Ave. E, New London

New London-Spicer High School, Corner of Highway 9 and County Road 40, New London

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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

Willmar High School Brau Performing Arts Center, corner of Civic Center Dr. and County Road 9, Willmar

Donna Middleton 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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