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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
Linda Brinda photograph
Art Gallery
Friday, January 11, 2019 to Monday, April 1, 2019
“Catherland Through My Lens” is currently on display at the Opera House gallery, now through April 1. An artists' reception was held Friday, Feb. 8 at the gallery. Featured local...
Opera House
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
My Ántonia , Willa Cather’s seminal novel of immigration on the prairie, comes to life on the RCOH stage in an award-winning theatrical adaptation by Illusion Theater. The...
Friday, March 22, 2019 -
5:15am to 3:30pm
Join us at the National Willa Cather Center as we partner with Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary and the Willa Cather Archive for an ecotourism day-trip! Begin your...
Opera House
Friday, March 22, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
With a voice rising “out of the Nebraska plain like cool summer swell,” Rascal Martinez blends rockabilly, folk, country and Latin sounds into covers, standards and heartfelt...
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...
Spring Conference
Friday, May 31, 2019 to Saturday, June 1, 2019
May 31–June 1, 2019 — Cather and the Theater. 64th annual Willa Cather Spring Conference in Red Cloud, Nebraska. Event will be updated as schedule becomes available!
International Seminar
Monday, June 17, 2019 to Friday, June 21, 2019
17th International Willa Cather Seminar “Unsettling Cather: Differences and Dislocations” June 17–21, 2019 | Shenandoah University, Winchester, Virginia Co-Directors: Marilee...
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 when the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) and more than 50 local students...
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...

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Past Events
Past Events
Image by Danielle Easdale, Omaha
Art Gallery
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 5:00pm
Red Cloud Opera House is pleased to host the traveling exhibit of the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs (ANAC) Tuesday, Jan. 22 through Saturday, Feb. 9. The exhibit is open for...
Opera House
Sunday, January 13, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
The Red Cloud Opera House will be brimming with enticing aromas as local chefs dust off their favorite recipe for the 5th annual Soup Showdown. The event is open to the public...
Opera House
Friday, January 11, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Rave On! re-invents the ordinary tribute show with an electrifying, high-energy, rock n' roll extravaganza featuring America's premiere Buddy Holly interpreter, Billy McGuigan,...
Opera House
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
Blue Plate Special is a unique band—for music fans with a hearty appetite. Their songs, whether covers or originals, give the audience a feeling for American Roots music, music...
Opera House
Saturday, December 8, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm
Join author Steven Rothenberger in the Red Cloud Opera House gallery as he talks about his first full-length book, Scottsbluff in ’62: A Rock 'N' Roll Retrospective of Small Town...
Special Events
Friday, December 7, 2018 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Join us in celebrating Willa Cather’s birthday! The National Willa Cather Center and Red Cloud Opera House will be open for guests to view the facilities, shop our bookstore, and...
Opera House
Saturday, November 17, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Family-friendly, youth-centered entertainment is on tap when The String Beans visit the Red Cloud Opera House on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. The Lincoln-based group will perform...
Special Events
Monday, November 12, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Nebraska author Theodore Wheeler will talk about his World War I-era novel Kings of Broken Things and sign copies in the Red Cloud Opera House gallery in honor of Veteran's Day...
Opera House
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 7:30pm
The Lightning Bugs will take you back to when the big bands were blowing, the dance floors were crowded, and the Mills Brothers helped everyone fall in love! The Bugs use smooth...
Art Gallery
Saturday, November 10, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us for a reception in honor of the Nebraska Rural Living artists on Saturday, November 10 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The reception will include light hors d' oeuvres, drinks, and...

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