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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
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.
Garan Coons is a versatile Native American entertainer.
Opera House
Friday, September 11, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Through music, dance, and storytelling, Garan Coons, a professional entertainer of the Oglala Lakota and Navajo tribes, offers a magnificent educational experience for all ages.
Kevin and Heidi Cheng violin-piano duo
Opera House
Friday, October 23, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Popular area performers Kevin and Heidi Cheng team up on violin and our Steinway grand piano for a memorable evening of music making!
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
Opera House
Friday, November 6, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
A classic novel set in Depresssion-era Mississippi is adapted for stage and presented by The Ensemble Theatre of Houston, TX.
International Seminar
Thursday, June 24, 2021 to Sunday, June 27, 2021
We will hold the 18th International Cather Seminar right in the neighborhood where Cather lived between 1906-1932: Greenwich Village.

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Past Events
Past Events
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 -
1:45pm to 4:45pm
Limited seats are available for a special Cather Country trolley tour, on October 2, 2019! Take advantage of this pre-arranged special event, which will highlight our historic...
Opera House
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 5:00pm
Join us for this screening and a talk-back with writer, director, and producer Georg Joutras. The film examines life on a 130-year-old Custer County ranch operation.
Opera House
Sunday, September 22, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Coming soon to our Red Cloud Opera House! This production takes a poignant look at the joys and challenges of women’s lives, reflected through the prism of their clothing.
"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
Friday, August 2, 2019 -
3:00pm to 7:00pm
The charming story of Pinocchio, the wooden puppet who longed to become a real, live boy, comes to life in an original musical adaptation.
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.
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...

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