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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, 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
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...
Jaffrey Meeting House
Special Events
Friday, October 19, 2018 to Saturday, October 20, 2018
Please join us in New Hampshire this fall for “Willa Cather’s Spirit Lives On," a series of events held on Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20, as a national celebration of the...
Special Events
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
To celebrate the 100th publication anniversary of My Ántonia , screenwriter and producer Victoria Riskin and Cather scholar Dr. Charles Johanningsmeier will join Willa Cather...
Special Events
Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
On Saturday, September 22, 2018, just one day past the 100th anniversary of the original publication of My Ántonia , we will stage an all-day marathon reading of the entire text...
Special Events
Friday, September 21, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Join the Willa Cather Archive and Community Crops for a celebratory feast marking the 100th anniversary of the publication of My Ántonia . Sample diverse dishes from local Lincoln...
Special Events
Sunday, September 16, 2018 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Author and Cather scholar Sue Hallgarth will read from and speak about her book, Death Comes (2017), a part of the Edith Lewis and Willa Cather mystery series. Set in San...
Opera House
Saturday, September 15, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Hardened and Tempered: hard enough to hold an edge; soft enough not to break. Austin-based duo Kristin Davidson and Red Cloud-native Carolyn Phillips live that balance and express...
Art Gallery
Saturday, September 15, 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join artist Shona Dietz for a reception on Saturday, September 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and conversation while enjoying Ms. Dietz's ordinary journey...
Art Gallery
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 7:00pm
About ordinary journey with 4 Shona Dietz is a multi-media artist whose installations blend contemporary audio or video work with established art forms like drawing, painting, and...
Special Events
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
“She was nearly as strong as I”: Being Woman in the Workplace Come to the August meeting of the Panhandle Business and Professionals for a special session on the life and work of...

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