Season Schedule

2018-2019 Season Schedule:

July 15: The Arts Council will partner with the Boone County Historical Society and American Legion Post 162 to present Manderson, a one-man play performed by Thomas Hosford about the life of Albion WWI flying ace Manderson Lehr.

July/August: Retired local art teacher Jerene Kruse will conduct 3 three-day art camps in her art studio for selected students who have completed 3rd through 8th grades.

October 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5: Retired Boone Central history teacher Arnie Johnson will lead four 2-hour sessions exploring Nebraska History.  These sessions will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the recreation room at the Harmony Homes in Albion.

October 28: Voted Taste of Country’s ‘Hot Seat Rising Artist’ of 2017, the up-and-coming Country women’s quartet, Farewell Angelina, will perform a concert at 7 p.m. in the Boone Central Performance Gym.  Named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s ’10 New Country Artists You Need To Know’ this group features heart-stopping harmonies over blazing double violins.

December 1: The popular children’s group The String Beans will perform for area young people at 2 p.m. at the Boone County Fitness Center in Albion.  Admission is free. This event has been rescheduled due to weather – it will now be held at 4 p.m., December 29th at the Boone County Fitness Center.

December 9: One of the Midwest’s most popular brass quintets, Nebraska Brass will perform a 3 p.m. concert in the Boone Central Performance Gym.

December 29: The popular children’s group The String Beans will perform for area young people at 4 p.m. at the Boone County Fitness Center in Albion.  Admission is free.

January 27, 2019: The Lady’s barbershop quartet Fever!  will perform a 3 p.m. concert in the Boone Central Performance Gym.

March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9: Retired English and history teacher Randall Henning will lead five 2-hour sessions exploring Thomas Hardy’s classic story of love, honor and betrayal, Far from the Madding Crowd.  These sessions will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the recreation room at the Harmony Homes in Albion.

March 24: Pop-folk singer/songwriter Danielle Anderson, who performs under the stage name Danielle Ate the Sandwich, will perform a 3 p.m. concert in the UCC/Congregational church in Albion.  Danielle has toured nationally since 2009 and has made appearances internationally, opened for Mumford and Sons, Suzanne Vega, toured with Pomplamoose and wrote the soundtrack for the Emmy nominated HBO documentary Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson.

June 24 – 29: Missoula Children’s Theatre.  Performances: Saturday, June 29th, 3 p.m. & 7 p.m, Boone Central Gym in Albion.   The season will conclude the week of June 25th with a visit from two traveling actors/producers from the Missoula Children’s Theatre. The MCT provides area children who have completed grades K-12 an opportunity to audition, rehearse and present a fun and entertaining musical play.

Occasionally we are able to present artists and events on short notice so be sure to watch for announcements of unscheduled events! A season ticket purchased from an Albion Area Arts Council board member will give you free admission to all events. Admission at the door of each performance in $15.00 per adult and $5 per student so a season ticket is a great value! Membership Categories:

  • Underwriter – $500
  • Benefactor – $300 – $499
  • Sponsor – $200 – $299
  • Contributor – $100 – $199
  • Patron (Family) – $50 – $99
  • Single – $40 – $44
  • Senior Citizen – $30 – $34
  • Gate sales for non-members:
  • Adults – $15
  • Students – $5

Tickets are also available at the Good Life Discount Pharmacy in Albion or by contacting Paul & Lori Hosford at 402-395-6727. Your membership helps us ensure that quality programming reaches all ages in our communities. Consider your membership as an investment in the quality of life in our community. Please consider an endowment contribution.

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