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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
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Past Events
Past Events
3rd Annual December Night Soup Showdown
Opera House
Sunday, December 4, 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
The Red Cloud Opera House will be brimming with enticing aromas as local chefs dust off their favorite recipe for the 3rd annual December Night Soup Showdown. The event is open to...
Opera House
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 11:00am
Dory is back in a fun loving under the sea adventure! The Willa Cather Foundation will be showing Finding Dory on December 10, at 11:00 a.m. We will be offering food and...
Opera House
Saturday, December 10, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:30pm
Midwest Dueling Pianos offers a wildly entertaining music and comedy dueling piano show that the audience will love. The amazing Midwest Dueling Pianos show will provide high-end...
Opera House
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 9:30am to Friday, January 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
Buy early & save with a season pass! The Red Cloud Opera House is thrilled to bring you our 2017 season. Here are our two season pass options: Full Season = 10 shows for $150...
Art Gallery
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 10:15am to Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:15am
Now on display in our gallery are works from our permanent collection by John Blake Bergers. He was a native of the Nebraska plains, born during the Dust Bowl days of the thirties...
Lester Junction
Opera House
Saturday, January 14, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Lester Junction is ready to take the stage for the third time. This homegrown band last entertained a sold-out audience in 2015 and they are sure to put on another stellar...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:30pm
On January 19 the Willa Cather Book Club will meet to discuss The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. 2014 Pulitzer winner for Fiction. Donna Tartt’s controversial award-winner follows...
Tintypes:  The Musical
Opera House
Saturday, February 4, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Brought to us by Hastings Community Theatre in Hastings, NE. This Tony nominated, nostalgic, musical revue takes us back to turn of the century America. The story of these...
Art Gallery
Monday, February 13, 2017 to Saturday, March 4, 2017
The Red Cloud Area Artists as a part of the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs and the Willa Cather Foundation are pleased to display the “Best of Nebraska,” a statewide traveling...
Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:30pm
On February 16 the Willa Cather Book Club will meet to discuss The Stories of John Cheever . Won the Pulitzer for Fiction in 1979. Known as the “Big Red Book,” these are some of...

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