Symphonic Orchestra begins rehearsals for new season
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra Willmar, Tuesday, 7 p.m., WEAC. The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra will have its second practice of the season. New members are always welcome. For more information call 214-9433 or 214-7577. CRAYO auditions Hut...
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra
Willmar, Tuesday, 7 p.m., WEAC. The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra will have its second practice of the season. New members are always welcome. For more information call 214-9433 or 214-7577.
Hutchinson, Wednesday. Registration deadline for auditions for the Crow River Area Youth Orchestra (CRAYO). Auditions will be Sept. 10-11 at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. Open to brass, percussion, woodwind and string musicians. The symphony rehearses from 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays at the Hutchinson Middle School. Call 693-7243 or Web site, www.crayo.org .
Willmar, Sept. 8-9, 7 p.m., Barn Theatre. The Barn Theatre presents "The Classics," Sinatra era music performed with sophistication and humor in an energetic Las Vegas style show. Cost is $15 for show. Dinner and show is $24 with dinner at 6 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church. Tickets sales end Friday. Call 235-9500 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
West Central Singers
Willmar, Sept. 15, 7 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church. The West Central Singers will begin rehearsals. Directed by Chet Sommers and accompanied by Dean Gylten, the group sings music from all style periods including the 20th century. For more information call 235-2384.
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee!
Willmar, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., WEAC. The kick off concert by "Monroe Crossing." Tickets are $15.
Grove City, Sept. 17, 3 and 7 p.m., ACGC High School. The ACGC Lions present Janie Fricke and Rex Allen Jr. country music concert. Tickets are $20 advance, $24 at the door. Call 857-2521.
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee!
Willmar, Sept. 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., downtown Willmar. All day festival celebrating the visual, performing and literary arts with a juried art show and sale.
Willmar, Sept. 17, 7 p.m., Buffalo Fish Fine Art. Michael Monroe will present a concert to benefit local arts in education. Cost is $25. Space is limited. Tickets available at Buffalo Fish Fine Art or call 222-9876.
Terrace, Sept. 25, noon, Terrace Mill. 27th annual fall festival and fiddler's contest. To register for contest call Ken at 763-9096.
West Central Concert Series
Willmar, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m., WEAC. Whit Smith's Hot Jazz Caravan. Swing/jazz, violin, guitar, bass. Season tickets will be available beginning at 6:45 p.m. WCCS members only. For more information call Claudia Lenz 235-3675.
New London, Sept. 29-30, Oct. 1, 6-8, Little Theater. The female version of "The Odd Couple". Call 354-4234.
Meander Art Crawl
Minnesota River Valley, 1 to 6 p.m. Sept. 30, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 2, Second annual 2005 Meander Upper Minnesota River Valley art crawl.
Friends of the Arts Book Club:
Renville, Sept. 10, 8:30 a.m., Java Junction. All readers are welcome, you need not attend every book club to be included. The September book will be "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen; October is "The Mists of Avalon" by Marion Zimmer Bradley and in November any John Grisham book. For information call Sunni Hemingsen, 329-3134 or email at email@example.com .
ACGC High School, southwest edge of Grove City on State Highway 4
Barn Theatre, 321 4th St. S.W., Willmar. Buffalo Fish Fine Arts, 776 Business Highway 71 N, Willmar Calvary Lutheran Church, 302 Olena Ave. S.E., Willmar Java Junction, 326 E Park Ave., Renville Little Theatre, 24 Central Ave. E, New London Terrace Mill, 27165 Old Mill Pond Road, Terrace WEAC, Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W., Willmar
Community and senior high school art events will be printed each Thursday in this calendar up to a month in advance. The deadline is noon Monday. Submissions may be faxed (320) 235-6769 or mailed to Arts Calendar editor, P.O. Box 839, Willmar, MN 56201.