Arts & Entertainment

Students at Watertown Mayer High School are busy rehearsing for their upcoming musical production of Pippin, which will take center stage at the Watertown-Mayer Performing Arts Center on Nov. 13 through Nov. 15. Pippin is a Tony Award-winning musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Pippin is also a book written by Roger O. […]

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When it comes to local roots music, it’s hard to argue with the sustained popularity and creativity exhibited by Traveled Ground, a group featuring the talents of local musicians Clark Machtemes, Todd Machtemes, Peter Gustafson, Timothy Berry, and Doug Ohlsen. As the group nears its 25th anniversary in 2015, it recently celebrated the release of […]

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This year, take part in a Halloween celebration the whole family can enjoy together. Returning for yet another year, Hanson’s Haunted Barn in Mayer will be open to the public for one night only on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The event will feature a haunted barn and a haunted hay ride […]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times “Never laugh at live dragons, Bilbo, you fool!” Rather than drawing laughter, Central students expect their dragon and other characters will impress theater-goers during their upcoming production of “The Hobbit.” An adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic novel and familiar story now given light in blockbuster films will be brought to […]

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Waconia High School Theater will present “Legally Blonde: The Musical” at the Waconia High School auditorium at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. Tickets are available at the door and are $6 for adults and $3 for students and seniors. A fabulously fun international award-winning […]

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Fans of Waconia Show Choir enjoyed the inaugural Star Chasers Cabaret event at Sovereign Estate Vineyard and Winery in Waconia on Saturday, Oct. 11. Cabaret featured a special performance by several alumni from the show choir program, plus some special guests. The event included a four-course Oktoberfest meal. The Cabaret performers gathered for a group […]

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