Calendar

Dec
10
Sun
2017
Christmas Cantata
Dec 10 @ 2:30 pm

Appreciate the sounds of Christmas as this central Nebraska choir presents their annual cantata event. The Christmas Cantata will be held in the Wood River High School Performing Arts Center.

Feb
11
Sun
2018
Offutt Brass
Feb 11 @ 2:30 pm

Offutt Brass, the brass ensemble of the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, is stationed at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Comprised of two trumpets, French horn, trombone,tuba, and percussion, Offutt Brass showcases the Air Force’s excellence and precision in every performance with a diverse repertoire featuring classical selections, patriotic favorites, jazz and popular music, new compositions and distinctive arrangements. We just bet you can’t get through this concert without tapping your foot or clapping along to a patriotic Souza march!

Feb
24
Sat
2018
Maria Rodaway: Prairie Pioneer
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am

Maria (portrayed by her great-great granddaughter in period attire) looks back at her life as a prairie pioneer in Otoe County, Neb., where she homesteaded in 1867. From crossing the Atlantic to grasshoppers, drought, blizzards, and the loss of her husband and several children Maria worked to become a citizen and a land owner in a new country. Funded by Humanities Nebraska

Mar
12
Mon
2018
No Better Cause
Mar 12 @ 2:30 pm

No Better Cause is an award-winning pop/soul/funk vocal band hailing from Lincoln, Nebraska. Through a combination of jaw-dropping performances and innovative studio musicianship, their music has put them on a national platform since their humble beginnings in 2002. With a unique assortment of both original songs and uniquely arranged covers, No Better Cause is guaranteed to deliver a show that people of all ages can appreciate and enjoy, whether it be of a rock, pop, funk, soul, jazz or gospel influence… and it’s all done using NOTHING but their voices!

Apr
7
Sat
2018
Ralph P. Brown
Apr 7 @ 9:30 am

Ralph P. Brown is a self-taught artist who uses a stipple style to create the pointillistic impressions of his cultural and spiritual ideas. He draws inspiration from his native culture, nature and his unique perspective on the world and his spirituality. He is a Mohawk Indian and acclaimed portrait artist. He was raised on the Akwesasne reservation located in New York and his artwork can be seen in art galleries and shows across the country. Come learn more about his motivation and his work!

Apr
15
Sun
2018
Adams & Cooley Rat Pack Jazz
Apr 15 @ 2:30 pm

The crowd loved Rat Pack Jazz when they were last in Wood River so we’ve invited them back! These gentlemen provide a strong vocal and guitar performance of the musical standards of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett and Nat King Cole. These wonderful classics from the golden era of song are delivered by this nationally experienced duo and their band. Johnny and Ron have worked together musically for many years, including collaborating with Mannheim Steam Roller.