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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
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Join us! This FREE event is a perfect way to introduce prairie ecology and a chance for kids of all ages to explore the spectacular autumn prairie! Bring a sack lunch - drinks...
Art Gallery
Saturday, October 3, 2015 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
The public is invited to meet Patricia Scarborough and preview her exhibit at an artist’s reception on Saturday, October 3, from 5:00-6:30 p.m. The reception, which is free and...
Opera House
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 7:00pm
World-renowned opera soprano and Red Cloud native Sarah Arneson returns Saturday, October 3, for a 7:00 pm performance. Arneson, accompanied by her husband, pianist George Kern,...
Thursday, October 22, 2015 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
On October 22 the Willa Cather Book Club will meet to discuss the One Book, One Nebraska selection of Death Zones & Darling Spies . There are two meeting times available; 4:00...
Art Gallery
Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 8:00am to Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
A new exhibit on display at the Red Cloud Opera House boasts a wide range of specialties and mediums of art by artists from the Hastings area. Included in the exhibit are works by...
Thursday, November 19, 2015 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
On November 19 the Willa Cather Book Club will meet to discuss Cather's most beloved novel My Ántonia . There are two meeting times available; 4:00 p.m. at Cherry Corner Estates...
Opera House
Saturday, November 21, 2015 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm
Known for their high-energy show, tight instrumentals, and Tim Zach’s strong vocals, Whiskey Bent is a five-man country rock band based in central Nebraska. Whiskey Bent writes...
Saturday, December 5, 2015 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
Curious George is back with another heart-warming adventure with the man in the yellow hat. The Willa Cather Foundation will be showing this movie December 5, at 11:00 a.m. We...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
The Willa Cather Foundation and Auld Public Library will host this highly-anticipated event at the Red Cloud Opera House. The Showdown is open to the public for a free-will...
Art Gallery
Saturday, December 12, 2015 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
The public is invited to meet Cody Carson-Brown, Jeremy Daniels, Turner McGehee, Jane Marie, Amy Sandeen, Marcella Maley, and Tom Kreager and preview their exhibit at an artist’s...