Arts calendar published June 15, 2022

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Jun. 16—Willmar, June 15, 7 p.m. Rice Park; the Prairie Winds Summer Band presents a free outdoor concert.

Willmar, June 16, 6 p.m., Whitney Music; Roger Kodet Jazz Quartet with vocalist Jay Ellingson; free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.

Litchfield, June 16, 6:30 p.m., Central Park; Thriving Thursdays presents Mr. J's Quintet.

Willmar, June 16-18, 23-25, 7:30 p.m., June 19 and 26, 2 p.m.; Barn Theatre; The Barn Theatre presents the musical "Shrek," adults $20, ages 18 and younger $10; 320-235-9500, season tickets available online at

www.thebarntheatre.com

or at the box office 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Friday.

Appleton, June 21, 7 p.m., Riverview Park bandstand; concert by A Hard Days Night Beatles tribute band.

Willmar, June 22, 7 p.m. Rice Park; the Prairie Winds Summer Band presents a free outdoor concert.

Willmar, June 23, 6 p.m., Whitney Music; Great Times Band and great American Sing-Along; free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.

Litchfield, June 23, 6:30 p.m., Central Park; Thriving Thursdays presents Mark Jensen.

Danube, June 28, 7 p.m. Depot Museum park; concert by Wheelhouse Trio.

Appleton, June 28, 7 p.m., Riverview Park bandstand; concert by Prairie Waters Troubadour Tom Watson.

Willmar, June 29, 7 p.m. Rice Park; the Prairie Winds Summer Band presents a free outdoor concert.

Willmar, June 30, 6 p.m., Whitney Music; West Addison Blues; free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians.

Litchfield, June 30, 6:30 p.m., Central Park; Thriving Thursdays presents Terry Shaw's "Dad and Drea."

Willmar, July 5, 6:30 p.m., The Barn Theatre; auditions for "Murder on the Orient Express," directed by Tom Orth, performance dates Aug. 11-19; 320-235-9500.

Willmar, July 6, 7 p.m. Rice Park; the Prairie Winds Summer Band presents a free outdoor concert.

Granite Falls, July 7, 5 to 8 p.m.; Maker's Market along the Minnesota River featuring music by Christa Bohlman.

Paynesville, July 7, 6 p.m., Veterans' Park; concert by Gig Noonan

Litchfield, July 7, 6:30 p.m., Central Park; Thriving Thursdays presents a special Watercade event "Tricia and the Toons," a children's puppeteer.

Danube, July 7, 7 p.m. Depot Museum park; Tim Eggebraaten the "Off Duty Cop" as part of Danube Fun Days.

Redwood Falls, July 7-9, 29446 370th St.; "Vicki's Camp N Country Jam" country music festival, camping sites available, national and local acts, tickets available on website, vickiscampncountryjam.com.

Willmar, July 12, 5 p.m. local opening act Ava Hanson, 6:30 p.m., 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.

Appleton, July 12, 7 p.m., Riverview Park bandstand; concert by the Blue Ox Jazz Babies.

Paynesville, July 14, 6 p.m., Veterans' Park; concert by Wheelhouse Trio.

Litchfield, July 14, 6:30 p.m., Central Park; Thriving Thursdays presents Ali Gray Country.

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