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Willa Cather Foundation Events

Willa Cather Foundation Events

The Willa Cather Foundation holds a variety of events in Red Cloud annually, including several Opera House performances and gallery exhibitions, our Spring Conference, and the Prairie Writers' Workshop. A biennial International Cather Seminar and periodic symposia are also held in other locales that were relevant to Cather's life and work. Check this page often to see our upcoming events, conferences, workshops, seminars, and exhibitions. Don't forget the easiest way to keep up with our activities is to sign-up for our monthly electronic newsletter.

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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
Floor of the Sky by Ben Darling
Art Gallery
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 to Friday, August 9, 2019
The Red Cloud Opera House is thrilled to collaborate with Impact Nebraska, a juried group of nationally-known artists living and working in Nebraska, to present Impact Willa...
Opera House
Friday, July 12, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for a free concert on Friday, July 12, at 7:00 p.m. Featured artist is Andrea von Kampen from Lincoln, Nebraska.
Opera House
Friday, August 2, 2019 -
3:00pm to 9:00pm
The charming story of Pinocchio, the wooden puppet who longed to become a real, live boy, comes to life in an original musical adaptation.
"Dane Church" by Richard Dickson
Art Gallery
Friday, August 9, 2019 to Monday, September 30, 2019
The National Willa Cather Center welcomes photographer Richard Dickson of the United Kingdom as artist in residence from July 2 to August 12, 2019. Throughout his stay in Red...
Opera House
Sunday, September 22, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
We’ve added an event to our 2019 calendar! “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” comes to the Opera House on Sunday, September 22 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $12. Presented by the Beatrice...
Sandhills ranch scene
Opera House
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 5:00pm
"Ocean of Grass: Life on a Nebraska Sandhills Ranch" examines life on a 130-year-old Custer County ranch operation during a 22-month timeframe. Entirely Nebraska-made, the work...
Opera House
Saturday, October 26, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sheila Greenland’s career started at the early age of six when she began performing at local music festivals. Since then she has won numerous vocal competitions and was among the...
Opera House
Friday, November 8, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Offutt Brass, the premiere ensemble of the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, is stationed at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Comprised of two trumpets, French...
Opera House
Saturday, November 16, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
The enduring legacy of country music duo Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn is carried forward into the 21st century by grandchildren Tre Twitty and Tayla Lynn. Exuding the palpable...
Opera House
Friday, December 6, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Silver bells are ringing at this seasonal stand-up performance, but the jolly jokester gets upstaged by an event far worse than bad holiday comedy: a murder! With humbug hovering...

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Past Events
Past Events
International Seminar
Monday, June 17, 2019 to Saturday, June 22, 2019
Please join us in Willa's first home, in Frederick County, Virginia, for the 17th International Willa Cather Seminar.
Spring Conference
Saturday, June 1, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for the Spring Conference banquet and the debut of, A Little Pleasure , a new work, adapted for the stage by Julia Hinson from Cather’s short fiction, criticism,...
Spring Conference
Saturday, June 1, 2019 -
8:15am to 9:15am
The enchanting sound of English handbells will enliven the Grace Episcopal service in Red Cloud on Saturday, June 1 at 8:30 a.m. An ensemble group of Bell-issimo, an auditioned...
Spring Conference
Thursday, May 30, 2019 -
3:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us as we celebrate the return of the Willa Cather State Historic Sites , the Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial Collection , and unveil a new vision for our future. Highlights...
Spring Conference
Thursday, May 30, 2019 to Saturday, June 1, 2019
Join us in Red Cloud, Nebraska, for this year's Spring Conference as we explore Willa Cather's relation to the theater.
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 4:00pm
Please join the Cather Project and the Willa Cather Foundation for the premiere of Prairie Songs: Remembering Ántonia by Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, May 5th. A...
Opera House
Saturday, April 20, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Six years after the events of "Wreck-It Ralph," Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure. Admission is free,...
Opera House
Saturday, April 13, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Mahenwahdose is a Native American performance company comprised of talented artists, dedicated to bringing to life accurate, educational, and traditional stories of Native America...
Opera House
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
Author Walter Echo-Hawk will present a lecture on his book, The Sea of Grass: A Family Tale from the American Heartland on Saturday, April 13 at 5:00 p.m. The lightly...
Art Gallery
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 5:00pm
An exhibit reception was held on Saturday, April 13. Savages and Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes will be on display at the Red Cloud Opera House from...

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