Arts calendar published July 19, 2023 – West Central Tribune


New London, July 17-21 at 7:30 p.m., July 16 at 2 p.m., New London-Spicer Performing Arts Center; The NLS PAC presents “Leading Ladies,” by Ken Ludwig, directed by Tom Orth. Tickets are $15, and available online at

www.nls.k12.mn.us/ticketsales

New London, July 22, 7 p.m., Little Theatre Auditorium; The Little Theatre Auditorium welcomes Hurricane Harold’s AllStar Blues Revue as part of WaterDays Weekend. Listen to harmonica whiz Harold Tremblay and his five-piece band play a blues roots double set. Doors open at 6. Specialty cocktails, fauxtails, beer and wine will be available for purchase; IDs required for entry.

Spicer, July 23, 4 to 6 p.m., Pirotta Park; The City of Spicer Beautification Committee presents Music in the Park, featuring Harper’s Chord. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, family and friends and enjoy two hours of outdoor music entertainment on the shores of Green Lake. Food will be available for purchase.

Willmar, July 25, 5 to 9 p.m., Robbins Island; the Willmar Rotary presents the seventh annual Rockin’ Robbins summer concert series. 1060 West Addison, a Blues Brothers tribute act, will open at 5 p.m., and The Crown Jewels, a Queen tribute act, is the 6:30 p.m. headliner act. Bring your own lawn chair.

Litchfield, July 26, 6 to 8 p.m., Central Park; the entertainment will be Todd “Elvis” Anderson. Girl Scout Troop 3040 will serve root beer floats. Bring a chair and enjoy the evening. The weather location is the Litchfield Opera House; listen to KLFD at 3 p.m. for announcements.

Morris, July 27, 4 to 8 p.m., West Central Research and Outreach Center; join the University of Minnesota-Morris for a variety of horticulture and hands-on gardening demonstrations. Keynote speaker is Gail Hudson, 6 p.m., on “Sustainable Gardening for Minnesota.” The event will feature walking tours, papermaking, children’s garden activities and live music. Free and open to the public, visit

wcroc.cfans.umn.edu/events/hort-night

for full schedule.

Litchfield, July 27, 6 to 8 p.m., Central Park; the entertainment on July 27 will be The Marv Nissel. The Ladies of the GAR will serve a BBQ plate. Bring a chair and enjoy the evening. The weather location is the Litchfield Opera House; listen to KLFD at 3 pm for announcements.

Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra

Willmar, July 27, 7 p.m., Willmar Entertainment and Arts Center; The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra presents “Broadway, Baby!” Tickets are $10 for adults; 18 and under are free. Tickets are available online at

www.willmarorchestra.com

or at the door.

Lake Lillian, July 29, 6:30 p.m., United Lutheran Church; the Fishtale Players present the melo-comedy “Catch ‘n Release”; doors open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner served at 6:30. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance at Citizens Alliance Bank.

Spicer, July 30, 4 to 6 p.m., Pirotta Park; The City of Spicer Beautification Committee presents Music in the Park, featuring Robby Vee and his Rock and Roll Caravan. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, family and friends and enjoy two hours of outdoor music entertainment on the shores of Green Lake. Food will be available for purchase.

Willmar, Aug. 1, 5 to 9 p.m., Robbins Island; The Willmar Rotary presents the seventh annual Rockin’ Robbins summer concert series. The Ryan Van Slooted Band will open at 5 p.m., and The Fabulous Armadillos is the 6:30 p.m. headliner act. Bring your own lawn chair.

Granite Falls, Aug. 3, 5 to 8 p.m., downtown, Maker’s Market along the Minnesota River featuring music by Rumble Riot and Damen Tesch.

‘Who’s in Bed with the Butler?’

Willmar, Aug. 3-5, 10-12, 7 p.m., Aug. 6 and 13, 2 p.m.; Barn Theatre; The Barn Theatre presents “Who’s in Bed with the Butler?”; adults $25, ages 18 and younger $15; 320-235-9500, online at

www.thebarntheatre.com

or at the box office 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Friday. Tickets on sale July 12.

Spicer, Aug. 6, 4 to 6 p.m., Pirotta Park; The City of Spicer Beautification Committee presents Music in the Park, featuring Custom Made. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, family and friends and enjoy two hours of outdoor music entertainment on the shores of Green Lake. Food will be available for purchase.

Litchfield, Aug. 10, 6 to 8 p.m., Central Park; The entertainment will be The Rainbow Singers. The First Lutheran Mission Study Trip will be serving. Bring a chair and enjoy the evening. The weather location is the Litchfield Opera House; listen to KLFD at 3 p.m. for announcements.

Spicer, Aug. 13, 4 to 6 p.m., Pirotta Park; The City of Spicer Beautification Committee presents Music in the Park, featuring Miss Myra and the Moonshiners. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, family and friends and enjoy two hours of outdoor music entertainment on the shores of Green Lake. Food will be available for purchase.

Litchfield, Aug. 17, 6 to 8 p.m., Central Park; The entertainment will be Crimson Edge. The Little Red School House will serve popcorn, ice cream treats and beverages. Bring a chair and enjoy the evening. The weather location is the Litchfield Opera House; listen to KLFD at 3 p.m. for announcements.

Spicer, Aug. 20, 4 to 6 p.m., Pirotta Park; The City of Spicer Beautification Committee presents Music in the Park, featuring Mixed Tapes Messages. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, family and friends and enjoy two hours of outdoor music entertainment on the shores of Green Lake. Food will be available for purchase.





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