Young actors to perform Sunday

Young actors will perform in “Have Time, Will Travel” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the North Platte Community Playhouse, 301 E. Fifth St.

Anne Schmit and Donna Pucket co-direct the production, which is the culmination of the weeklong Itty Bitty Stardust Children’s Theatre program for children in kindergarten through third grade.

Starting Monday, high-school students will prepare a full-length play during the Academy for Advanced Actors, an intensive workshop culminating in two public performances June 8-9.

PAC event to celebrate western Nebraska art

MONA Goes West 2019 is a cooperative venture between Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney and the Prairie Arts Center in North Platte.

On June 8, the PAC will host a day-long celebration of western Nebraska art and artists.

The event includes a silent art auction, Brigitte Timmerman’s “Sandhills Cowboy” movie featuring Marty and Donna Blocker, Lloyd McCarter and the Honky Tonk Revival Band, a beer garden, demonstrations by Jackson Dinsdale Art Center mobile glass blowing van from Hastings College, Lauren Olson, and Kyle Rosfeld’s Art of Boot Making. as well as food trucks and more. Admission from noon to 4 p.m. is $5 per person.

From 4-6 p.m., there is a patron reception with a live art auction, cowboy poetry by RP Smith, an accordion player, cocktails and appetizers; cost is $100 per person.

To make reservations or for more information, contact the Prairie Arts Center at 308-534-5121 or the Museum of Nebraska Art at 308-865-8559.

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