Raffle Art
Art Demonstrators
Emerging Artists
Outdoor Stage
Food Court
Coffee Cafe
Hands On Art
Juried Art & Sale
Other Attractions
Map to the festival


Outdoor stage performers
10:00 – 10:55 Maggie Harp/Dempsey Schroeder
Dempsey Schroeder is one of the finest fiddlers in Western Minnesota. Maggie Harp has had the pleasure of accompanying him for the last eight years. They have performed at numerous venues throughout Kandiyohi County as well as in Lyons, Renville, and Stearns Counties. They enjoy playing varying styles of music including Celtic, Americana, Gospel, and Folk.

11:05 – 11:30 WHS 2701 Ensemble
“2701” from Willmar High School is comprised of juniors and seniors from the WHS Vocal Music Department. These students are selected through an audition process and rehearse one hour per week. “2701” performances include December caroling, concerts and other events throughout the community. The ensemble is directed by Neal Haugen.

11:35 – 12:00 Tontantzin Tialli Guadalupe – Culture Share
Culture Share is a group of volunteers who are committed to educating their communities about the ancestral traditions and history of the Aztec and Mayan people, through interpretive dance and music, using traditional costumes and drums native to their country of Mexico.

12:05 – 1:00 Mill Pond Jazz Quartet
The Mill Pond Jazz Quartet features Brian Pearson on trumpet, Jason Minke on alto sax, Adam Helgeson on drums and Mark Freitas on keyboard. Their great mix of Jazz Standards includes Blues, Bebop, Swing, Ballads, Bossa Nova and Fusion styles for your listening pleasure.

1:05 – 2:00 Cedar Creek Bluegrass/Gospel Band
Bluegrass/Gospel Band features local musicians with over 300 years of musical experience among them. Showcasing a variety of instruments and voices, the band performs bluegrass and gospel music in the area.

2:05 – 2:30 Tontantzin Tialli Guadalupe

2:35 – 3:45 Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra
The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra provides outstanding musical performance
and edification to audiences of West Central Minnesota. What began 60 years ago as
a small group in a living room, now recruits 40-60 qualified musicians who share a
love of fine music. Under the direction of Stephen J. Ramsey, the orchestra performs
four concerts each season at the Willmar Education & Arts Center.




In case of rain events will be held at Kennedy Elementary, 7th St SW.
Info on KWLM 1340 after 7am