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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
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
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 1st. An artists' reception was held Friday, Feb. 8 at the gallery. Featured local...
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...
Art Gallery
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 9:00am to Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
The Nebraska Rural Living Art Show is currently on display now through January 5. Utilizing a variety of media, five artists weave a tapestry of Nebraska Rural Living—one that...
Opera House
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 7:30pm
When a magical mishap leaves a million dollar inheritance up for grabs, the next trick will be figuring out who the lucky winner is, and who will end up behind bars for malicious...

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