By The Continental Ballet Company

Sunday, November 16 • 2:00pm
(see below)

Autumn Market Fall Fundraiser • Thursday, November 13 • 3:30–7:30pm
Sleepy Beauty • Continental Ballet Co • Sunday, November 16 • 2pm matinee
Tenore with Mary Beth Carlson in Concert • Sat Nov 29 • 7:30pm
Central Square Cultural and Civic Center
The original school building
A Pope County Christmas • Saturday, December 13 • 7:30pm
Central Square front entrance
The Promenade
Art deco features of the building
Second Floor Gallery
The historic auditorium



Check out our new website page listing shows that will be coming this fall! FALL SHOWS is listed under events in the menu above. So far we have some amazing performances of dance and magic that will grace our Lee Paulson Stage at Central Square. Watch for our posters and notices!



Thursday, November 13, 3:30–7:30pm. Come, have fun, and support the Square! We are having:
silent auction with lots of great items
vendor exhibition
flea market for those bargain shoppers
Italian dinner served from 4:30–6:30pm for $8.00 (Caesar salad, garlic bread, and spaghetti & meatballs).
Myron Sahlberg’s Viking project on display; Myron will be speaking at 6:00pm.
This is a fantastic opportunity to see what’s happening at Central Square and to see the quality of art and education we are building in Glenwood!


giveMN-logoWhether or not you are able to come to our Autumn Market, we would greatly appreciate you remembering us on Thursday, November 13 for our Give Minnesota day. This is the one day of the year set aside to donate to wonderful non-profit organizations in our great state of Minnesota. Millions of dollars are donated each year and we hope you will consider donating generously to us. See our Donate page or go to the Give MN link for Central Square. Thanks!


Check out our {featured artist} website page about our featured artists. Inspirational talents of Sandy O’Brien from Glenwood and Doris Judson of Alexandria on display now. Sandy draws and paints many subjects, and Doris enjoys acrylic, watercolor, pastel, collage, abstract, and pen & ink. Their exhibit in our Second Floor Gallery will continue until November 17th, M–F, 10am–4pm.

‘SLEEPING BEAUTY’ by the Continental Ballet Company

cont-balletSunday, November 16, 2:00pm. The Continental Ballet Company has been providing professional performances and educational programs for over 25 years in the Twin Cities. Performing such classics as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker, Paquita, Cinderella and Coppelia, they have presented over 130 formal performances to 100,000 people statewide.

Continental Ballet Company’s mission is to enrich the community by preserving the art of classical ballet through professional performances, dance development, and educational programs. Every effort is made to make the art of ballet accessible to a greater audience and to share knowledge and passion for the art of classical ballet. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door, or the 3rd event in your Concert Series season ticket.


Tenore and special guest
Mary Beth Carlson

Saturday, November 29 • 7:30pm
Tickets: $15 thru Oct. 31
$18 from Nov. 1–28
$20 Nov. 29 (at the door)
You are in for an incredible treat with Tenore and special guest Mary Beth Carlson! Tenore’s “Christmas with You Tour” will delight everyone in the audience. With regular national tours from Victoria to Ontario, along with Live TV and Award Recognition, Tenore has garnered an impressive, loyal and international fan base. Mary Beth is outstanding on the piano. Both will leave you wishing for more!

We welcome you to Central Square!

The old Glenwood High School is a restored, historic landmark and under the care of Central Square Cultural and Civic Center, a non-profit organization. We are the home to concerts, events, galleries, exhibitions, art classes, individual businesses, and more. Central Square is dedicated to fostering the arts in our community, by hosting world-renowned musicians and artists.