A&E Calendar: For the best in local entertainment | Local
Dassel History Center, 901 First St., Hosts New Show “A World of Art” until July 30. It features more than 50 paintings, textiles and objects from 20 countries collected by Kurt and Paula Meyer from Edina. Kurt Meyer will speak about the exhibit at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 17. Refreshments will be served. The exhibition and program are sponsored by the Dassel Area Historical Society. For more information, call the museum at 320-275-3077.
The Hutchinson Center for the Arts, 15 Franklin St. SW, presents “Material Matters: Contemporary Textiles” featuring the work of Victoria J. Hanna and Chica Notch. See the exhibition from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday and 10 a.m. to noon on Friday. Free entry. The show continues until August 13. For more information, call the art center at 320-587-7278.
Calling all preschoolers! It’s story time 10 a.m. at the Place de la Bibliothèque. The program is free and no prior registration is required. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy reading a story aloud. For more information, call the Hutchinson Public Library at 320-587-2368.
Silver Lake Music in the Park is back. Live music by Country Fried Grubers and Family 7 p.m. with a light meal served from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Park in Silver Lake. The last concert of the season is July 15th and presents Good Decision.
Litchfield Watercade Events Today Include: sand sculpture from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Visits to Ripley Lake cemetery; Tennis tournament at 5:00 p.m. 6-9 p.m. beach party and twilight fireworks. For more information visit watercade.com.
Litchfield Watercade features: 6.15 am registration for the fishing competition; Registration at 6:30 am for the 4-mile run and the 1-mile run for kids; 7:30 am registration for the fun ride; Tennis tournament at 8:00 am; Softball tournament at 9 a.m. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Art in the Park; 10:30 am children’s parade; 1:30 p.m. lip-sync competition; 6 p.m. Grand parade of the day; From 8 p.m. to midnight, live music from the Dee Miller Band at the American Legion. For more information visit watercade.com.
Lutheran Women of Faith Garden Tour 10 am-3pm This self-guided tour includes five local gardens and a lunch. Tickets cost $ 10 and $ 5 for children under 12. Purchase your tickets at the Faith Lutheran Church office, 335 Main St. S., Hutchinson.
Takeover of the best trucks 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at Bobbing Bobber Brewing Co., 900 State Highway 15 S., Hutchinson. Ten food trucks will compete to be crowned Minnesota’s best food truck with a cash prize of $ 500. This event also features live music by the Full Throttle Band and the Jason Paulson Band and games by local nonprofits. Advance admission tickets are $ 5 and event day tickets are $ 8 ($ 1 of each ticket will be donated to local nonprofits). For more information, call 320-455-4999.
Saturday and Sunday July 10-11
Live music by Cheese Bots 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Paul Drinkwater 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, both at Millner Heritage Winery & Cidery, 32025 State Highway 15, Kimball. Future performers include: July 17-18, John Beck; and July 24 and 25, Derelict Trio. For more information, call 320-398-2081.
Live music by Tyler Herwig 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Crow River Winery, 14848 State Highway 7 E., Hutchinson. Future acts include: July 18, Joey Stephens; August 1, Josie Sanken; August 8, Adam Daniel; and August 15, Clark Machtemes & Traveled Ground. For more information visit crow-riverwinery.com.
Litchfield Watercade offers a tennis tournament and a softball tournament at 8 am; 11 am golf tournament and beanbag tournament; and 3 p.m. royal coronation. For more information visit watercade.com.
Hutchinson Youth Theater Association hosts three-day college masterclass 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for grades 6 to 8 at Masonic / West River Park, 1003 Les Kouba Parkway NW, Hutchinson. Learn about directing, acting, drama writing, auditions and more. For more information or to register, call Hutchinson Parks, Recreation and Community Education at 320-587-2975.
Sunday Morning Gospel with Gene Ebnet, Deb Wiprud, Joy Berg and Shannon Campbell is featured at the Noon Concert Series, Lutheran Church of Peace, 400 Franklin St. SW, Hutchinson. After the free concert, a salad lunch is served at the Peace Center. The suggested donation is $ 8. Future concert performers include: July 21, Stoney Point; July 28, Piano and Organ Duo with Dr. Joan Dixon DeVee and Brandon Begnaud; and August 4, 2 sisters. For more information, call the church office at 320-587-3031.
The Music in Glencoe Park series offers a meal served from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and live music by Concertina and her friends from Blake 6:30 p.m., all at Oak Leaf Park. The future outdoor artists are: July 21, John Beck; and July 28, Chuck Thiel and the Jolly Ramblers. For more information, call Janet Hall at 320-455-7927.
Runners of all levels are welcome to the Hutchinson Community Running Group. He meets to run a 3 mile loop around Hutchinson at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at Library Square in downtown Hutchinson. For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page.
Do you have an event for the A&E calendar? Local entertainment related events are welcome and posted free once. Email Kay Johnson information at [email protected] or call her at 320-753-3541.