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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
Artwork by Lincoln gallery owner Julia Noyes
Art Gallery
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 9:00am to Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 5:00pm
An exhibit opening reception will take place for Lincoln artist Julia Noyes on Saturday, February 29, from 5:30-7:00 p.m., with artist remarks at 6:30 p.m.
Opera House
Saturday, February 29, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Blackberry Winter takes concert-goers on a memorable musical trip to the iconic 1960s and 1970s. This band delivers classic rock with high-energy creativity.
Opera House
Friday, March 20, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Laugh, dance, and sing to music inspired by ancient Celts, English coal miners, Irish leprechauns, Scottish kilt-wearers, and Irish pub-goers, performed by Lincoln trio Paddywhack.
Opera House
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Storytelling and puppetry combine to teach school children about crane migration, flyways, and their connectedness to Native peoples of North America.
Friday, April 3, 2020 -
11:30am to 9:45pm
Join us Friday, April 3, 2020, at the National Willa Cather Center as we partner with Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary and the Willa Cather Archive for a day of...
Anansi the Spider has a few lessons to learn!
Opera House
Saturday, April 11, 2020 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
Join the Mesner Puppet Theater's "Anansi the Spider" for a free live show for the whole family!
Opera House
Friday, April 17, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
African Culture Connection (ACC) endeavors to promote understanding of Africa's unique place in the world through drumming, dancing, and visual arts.
Spring Conference
Thursday, June 4, 2020 to Saturday, June 6, 2020
Join us in Red Cloud for our 65th annual Spring Conference!
Nebraska Chamber Players
Opera House
Saturday, July 18, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Nebraska Chamber Players present the winner of the Willa Cather Chamber Ensemble Competition in a work based on Cather’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "One of Ours".
Opera House
Friday, July 31, 2020 - 5:30pm to Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 2:00pm
Journey with fun-loving Hobgoblins to the “land of colored ice” as they tell the heart-warming tale of a young girl and her quest to find her best friend.

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Past Events
Past Events
Friday, February 14, 2020 to Sunday, February 16, 2020
Book a cozy winter weekend with our special Valentine's Day package at the Cather Second Home Guest House
Opera House
Friday, January 31, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Whey Jennings, the grandson of country music legend Waylon Jennings, plays the music of his famous grandfather while forging his own unique musical identity.
"Tripping in the Model T" by Amy Tomasevicz
Art Gallery
Monday, January 13, 2020 to Friday, February 7, 2020
The winning entries in the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs' 2019-20 Conference competition feature a range of color and media.
Opera House
Saturday, December 14, 2019 -
10:30am to 12:15pm
Free screening of Toy Story 4! Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky.
Opera House
Friday, December 6, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Silver bells are ringing at this seasonal stand-up performance. Your ticket purchase includes heavy hors d'oeuvres. Purchase deadline is Saturday, November 30.
Friday, December 6, 2019 to Sunday, December 8, 2019
Book a combo weekend performance and tour package in "Cather Country"!
Friday, November 15, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019
Book a combo weekend performance and tour package in "Cather Country"!
Opera House
Friday, November 8, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
In honor of Veteran's Day, join us for a free concert featuring Offutt Brass, the premiere ensemble of the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band.
Friday, November 8, 2019 to Sunday, November 10, 2019
Book a combo weekend performance and tour package in "Cather Country"!

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