Arts calendar published Sept. 14, 2022

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Sep. 15—Willmar, Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m., WEAC; West Central Concert Series presents Copper Street Brass, with a variety of music from classical and opera, jazz and folk, to rock and disco. Tickets $20 adult, $5 students, at the door. Season tickets available on their website.

Morris, Sept. 24, noon to 5 p.m., Stevens County Fairgrounds, free; the Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance metal arts festival, with a live auction at 4 p.m. and silent auction; local artists will display and sell their artworks; music by the steel drum band "Island Time." Food and locally crafted beer and wine available. More information at the website

or by calling or texting PRCA board member James Moore at 320-219-5986.

New London, Sept. 24, 7 p.m., New London-Spicer High School; the Cat PAC Performance Series presents "Killer Country" by The Killer Vees; all tickets $35, available at

. Season tickets available.

Litchfield, Sept. 25, 1 to 4 p.m., Litchfield Opera House; the sights, sounds and cuisine of peacetime Ukraine with Ukrainian folk music by violist Svetlana Potapova Davis, photos of Ukraine by award-winning photographer Ralph Hallquist and Ukrainian appetizers; freewill donation for people of Ukraine.

Glenwood, Sept. 18, 4 to 8 p.m., Lakeside Ballroom; the Lakeside Dance Club presents Velvet Brass; season membership available,

Willmar, Sept. 22-24, 29-Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 25 and Oct. 2, 2 p.m.; Barn Theatre; The Barn Theatre presents Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"; adults $20, ages 18 and younger $10; 320-235-9500, online at

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

Minnesota River Valley, Sept. 30-Oct. 2; five-county Upper Minnesota River art crawl, self-guided tour of 41 individual artists and 19 studios in and near the western Minnesota communities of Clinton, Ortonville, Appleton, Madison, Milan, Dawson, Montevideo and Granite Falls. More information at


Dawson, Oct. 1, 7 p.m., Memorial Auditorium; the Dawson-Boyd Arts Association presents Six Appeal Vocal Band as part of Meander weekend; adults $15, students $5, call 320-312-2311 or purchase tickets at the door.

Benson, Oct. 8, 3 p.m., Performing Arts Center; the Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra presents "Animalia," a family event. Tickets are $15 adults, 18 and under are free, and available on the website

or at the door.

Willmar, Oct. 9, 3 p.m., WEAC; the Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra presents "Animalia," a family event. Tickets are $15 adults, 18 and under are free, and available on the website

or at the door.

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

Bird Island Cultural Centre, 640 Dogwood Ave., Bird Island

Kandiyohi County Historical Society, North Business 71 (by the train engine), Willmar

K.K. Berge Building, 807 Prentice St., Granite Falls

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

Litchfield Opera House, 136 Marshall Ave. N., Litchfield

Memorial Auditorium, 601 Ninth St., Dawson

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

Southwest Minnesota Arts Council gallery, 509 West Main Street, Marshall

WEAC, Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W., Willmar

Willmar Area Arts Council, 321 Fourth St. S.W., Willmar