Arts calendar published Sept. 15, 2021
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with “arts calendar item” in the subject line.
Great Times Band
Willmar, Sept. 16, 6 p.m., Whitney Music/Jazz N Java; Great Times band and the great American sing-along. Free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.
The Hits Band
Spicer, Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by The Hits Band; rain or shine; bring your own chair. http://glacialridgewinery.com/
‘Escanaba in Da Moonlight’
Willmar, Sept. 16-18, 23-25, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 19 and 26, 2 p.m. Barn Theatre; The Barn Theatre presents “Escanaba in Da Moonlight,” 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.
Willmar, Sept. 18, 8 to 10 p.m., Willmar Municipal Airport; a hangar dance with live music by “Hoof Hearted” at the airport. Bring your own chairs and beverages, light snacks will be provided.
Spicer, Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Custom Made Band; rain or shine; bring your own chair. http://glacialridgewinery.com/
O.T. Rodriguez and Friends
Willmar, Sept. 23, 6 p.m., Whitney Music/Jazz N Java; O.T. Rodriguez and Friends perform current favorites on guitar, keyboard and vocals. Free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.
Willmar, Sept. 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., outdoors at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Fall Festival, music by Custom Made across the street in Miller Park.
Acoustic Vibe Trio
Willmar, Sept. 30, 6 p.m., Whitney Music/Jazz N Java; The Acoustic Vibe Trio performs pop acoustic favorites. Free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.
Minnesota River Valley, Oct. 1-3; five-county Upper Minnesota River art crawl, self-guided tour of 40 individual artists and studios in and near the western Minnesota communities of Ortonville, Appleton, Madison, Milan, Dawson, Montevideo and Granite Falls.
Willmar, Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m., WEAC, $30; The Fabulous Armadillos present “What’s Going On? Songs from the Vietnam War Era,” incorporating live music, live narration and video. Tickets go on sale Sept. 8 at https://our.show/whats-going-on .
White Rose Band
Glenwood, Oct. 17, 3 to 7 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; dance to the music of Julie Lee White Rose Band, $10 per person; $5 per person ages 17-30.