Sunday, December 17 • 3:00pm
See details below!


The Nutcracker Ballet
December 17, 2017 • Sunday, 3:00pm matinee • Concert Series show #6
The Nutcracker Ballet
December 17, 2017 • Sunday, 3:00pm matinee • Concert Series show #6

The Box Office by Central Square

Office & Retail Store Location: 18 E. Minnesota Ave, Glenwood, MN
Come and shop for art and great clothes!

Concert #6 of our 2017 Concert Series!

By the Continental Ballet Company

Sponsored by A&W Restaurant
Sunday, December 17, 2017 • 3:00pm matinee


Make your Christmas extra-special by coming to this performance!
The Continental Ballet Company was established in 1988 by Riet Velthuisen, a native of Holland who has danced professionally with several European companies, including the Dutch National Ballet. Continental Ballet Company presents professional classical ballet performances and outreach programs in the suburban Twin Cities area and throughout Minnesota.

For more information, go to our concert series webpage.

Featured Artists

Location: The Art in the Square Gallery, Central Square
November 21–December 20
Exhibit: Exquisite quilts by various local artists
Formal reception show December 17, 1–3pm

For more details, go to our Featured Artist page.

2018 Concert Series

Tickets are available through Ticketpeak.com and at The Box Office by Central Square.
The Concert Series ticket price will be $100 for all six through December 31st. Effective January 1st, the price will increase to $125. Still a deal!

April 21, 2018100 Years of Sinatra: Featuring the Andrew Walesch Big Band
May 19, 2018Heritage Celebration & Variety Show: Featuring world-class jazz/R&B vocalist Patty Peterson, inspirational pianist Mary Beth Carlson, and the comedic duo Ole & Lena
June 15, 2018Spectacular Sounds of Summer: Featuring Vocé and Lux String Quartets
September 15, 2018A Blast from the Past: A Tribute to the 60s, Featuring Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks
October 12, 2018Country Music’s Savannah Jack, the preferred opening act for the legendary Kenny Rogers
December 7, 2018 • Finalist for NBC’s The Voice, Home for the Holidays: A Kat Perkins Christmas


Thanks to the Lakes Region Arts Council for their continued support of Central Square. These activities are funded in part by a grant from the Lake Region Arts Council through a Minnesota State Legislative appropriation.

We also want to thank the Gladys Ness Brang Foundation, the David Larson Foundation, REA and Shopko for their funding of our activities.

As a non-profit organization, Central Square Cultural and Civic Center—YOUR community center—appreciates all you can do to help us promote our events.

Thanks for keeping arts education and programming alive in West Central Minnesota!

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.