Upcoming Events

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Johnny Lee and the Urban Cowboy Band

Friday Oct 27, 2017 7:30 pm

Johnny Lee was born in Texas City, Texas, and is a member of the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame.  In 1968, he began a 10-year working relationship with Mickey Gilley, at the World-Famous Gilley’s Nightclub in Pasadena, Texas. Lee’s first screen role was in the 1979 TV Movie, The Girls in the Office, starring Barbara Eden and Susan St. James. He was then asked to perform in the film, Urban Cowboy, starring John Travolta and Deborah Winger. “Lookin’ For Love,” from that Movie soundtrack, became Lee’s 1st Gold Record. The song spent 3 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Country Music Charts, and #2 on the Pop Music Charts, later becoming one of the Top 100 best Country Songs of all Time. His impressive career includes a string of Top 10 hits such as: “One in a Million,” “Bet Your Heart on Me,” “Sounds Like Love,” “Hey Bartender,” and many more. When not traveling and performing, Johnny can be seen on many celebrity hunting and fishing shows. As well as on RFD TV’s: Larry’s’ Diner & The Homecoming. Opening for Mr. Lee will be sisters Timmery Parr and Hillary Nielsen of St. Paul, NE.   For more information about Johnny, CLICK HERE.

Tickets:  VIP Meet & Greet with Johnny – $50     All other seats – $32


“Something Cool” with Mary Carrick & J. Gawf

Saturday Nov 18, 2017 6:30 pm

Dinner is included in your ticket for this special evening. Mary Carrick combines impeccable artistry and vocal versatility with a gift for getting at the heart of a song. Accompanied by J. Gawf, the evening will feature music from the 1940s – 1970s and include classics from the American Songbook, pop, country, and more. For more information about Mary, CLICK HEREDinner menu includes pulled pork, shaved prime rib, cheesy potatoes, green beans with almonds and dessert – catered by Pig in a Bag Catering.

Tickets $30


An Evening with Laynee Dell Woodward

Saturday Dec 9, 2017 7:30 pm

Minden native Laynee Dell Woodward grew up singing and performing in Minden. Most recently,  Ms. Woodward was employed by Salt Marsh Opera Company where she played the role of Clorinda in the company’s outreach opera, La Cenerentola. During her time in the Maryland Opera Studio, Ms. Woodward performed in numerous operas including Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflöte, and many others. This special evening will include a variety of songs and styles – including a few Christmas favorites.

Tickets $16


Polar Express Storytelling & Movie

Sunday Dec 17, 2017 1:30 & 6:00 pm

The evening begins with the reading of the “Polar Express” book by professional storyteller Mary Henning. At the conclusion of the storytelling, cookies & hot chocolate are served (along with a special appearance by Santa & Mrs. Claus). The feature film follows the refreshments. The event is geared toward families with children ages 4th grade and under. Children are welcome to bring their pillows and come dressed in their pajamas for this evening of Christmas magic.   Tickets $1.00 for ages 8 & under/ $5.00 for adults

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, Nov. 1st at 10:00 am.


FLY Dance Company: The Gentlemen of Hip-Hop

Saturday Feb 17, 2018 7:30 pm

FLY is an all-male contemporary dance company from Houston, Texas known for its high-energy performances with clever staging to a variety of music, including classical, jazz, pop, hip-hop, experimental, drumming and live sound effects. Labeled an artistic phenomenon, FLY crosses street dance with classical choreographic principles. Their technique is hip hop—very creative, gymnastic, and highly masculine. FLY’s concerts are clean-cut, wholesome artistry designed to cross all audience boundaries—young and old, men and women, sophisticated and unsophisticated—with pieces combining styles and cultures to reflect contemporary Americana.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

Tickets: Adults $16 / Students $8


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