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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
Spring Conference
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 8:00am to Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 8:00pm
The 61st annual Willa Cather Spring Conference June 2-4, 2016 Red Cloud, Nebraska Join us in Red Cloud, Nebraska for our 61st annual Willa Cather Spring Conference! As the world...
Art Gallery
Friday, June 3, 2016 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
The public is invited to attend an artist reception for Christi Lewis, Deb Kubik, Jeremy Daniels, Gwen Lewis, Jane Marie, Patricia Scarborough, Jorn Olsen, Gregory Summers, Jenine...
Spring Conference
Saturday, June 4, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Keep the Home Fires Burning: Music from the Great War will be performed by Sarah Young in the Red Cloud Opera House. The program features WWI-era music and is sure to delight...
Art Gallery
Saturday, June 25, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Join us five miles south of Red Cloud at the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie beginning at 9:30 AM as photographer, Shane Booth, and WCF education director, Tracy Tucker, lead a...
Opera House
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 7:00pm to Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 9:00pm
Middletown is a deeply moving and humorous play that explores the universe of a small American town. As a friendship develops between longtime resident John Dodge and new arrival...
Opera House
Monday, August 1, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Missoula Children's Theatre will take place August 1-5. Auditions for Rapunzel will be Monday, August 1, at 10:00 a.m. and rehearsals throughout the week will be at 10:00 a.m...
Art Gallery
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 to Thursday, September 29, 2016
The Opera House Gallery will be filled with an eclectic collection of pieces from grades K-12. These talented youngsters will be showing off their skills in various mediums...
Opera House
Friday, August 5, 2016
This year both performances will be on Friday, August 5. Would it surprise you to know that the story of Rapunzel happened in France? Well it didn’t really, but our story takes...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
The Willa Cather Foundation will host its second Pollinator Workshop on the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie on September 6, 2016. This free event is a perfect way to introduce...
Thursday, September 15, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:30pm
On September 15 the Willa Cather Book Club will meet to discuss All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, which is a 2015 Pulitzer winner for Fiction. As we concluded last...

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