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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

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Past Events
Past Events
Prairie Writers
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 5:00pm to Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 4:00pm
Mark your calendars for July 9-12, 2015! Join New York playwright A.P. Andrews in Red Cloud for a four-day workshop in drama writing! This workshop is open to all experience...
Prairie Writers
Sunday, July 12, 2015 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
The public is invited to hear the work of our Prairie Writers' Workshop participants at a reading and reception. Enjoy refreshments while instructor A.P. Andrews and our drama...
Opera House
Monday, July 27, 2015 -
10:00am to 2:30pm
Auditions for King Arthur's Quest will be held Monday, July 27, at 10:00 a.m. in the Red Cloud Opera House. Students entering first through twelfth grades are eligible to try-out...
Opera House
Friday, July 31, 2015 to Saturday, August 1, 2015
King Arthur, of legend and song, strode across medieval England with courage and confidence…or did he? What if the troubles of his kingdom threatened to overwhelm him? Watch the...
Friday, August 14, 2015 -
6:30pm to 11:00pm
Though Willa Cather is known for her discerning taste in the arts and her gifted language in her work, she was also a student and keen observer of the natural world, writing...
Saturday, August 15, 2015 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
The Willa Cather Foundation’s Gala Dinner and Performance will take place Saturday, August 15, beginning with cocktails at 5:00 p.m. in the Art Gallery followed by a dinner and...
Art Gallery
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, October 30, 2015 - 5:00pm
Beautiful impressionist style oil and pastel paintings of Nebraska landscapes by Patricia Scarborough make up a new exhibit in the Red Cloud Opera House Art Gallery. The...
Sunday, September 20, 2015 to Thursday, September 24, 2015
Road Scholar , the not-for-profit leader in educational travel since 1975, offers 5,500 educational tours in all 50 states and 150 countries. Alongside local and renowned experts...
Opera House
Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
This show takes a wry look at our crazy world through the bewildered eyes of beloved long gone cowboy philosopher, Will Rogers. Eighty years after his tragic plane crash, Rogers...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Joy Hayden author of The 1935 Republican River Flood will be signing copies of her book on Wednesday, September 23. This event is free and open to the public. A graduate of Fort...

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