Dinner: 5:30: Introductions and dinner in the Opera House Gallery.
Evening: 7:00: Opera House Show Earl Bates as "Will Rogers in the 21st Century" Enjoy a show in our historic Red Cloud Opera House! It's the perfect way to get acquainted.
Activity note: Guided tours of historic Cather sites in Red Cloud; lecture and discussion of A Lost Lady
Breakfast: 8:30: Start the morning with a lovely breakfast in the Opera House Gallery.
Morning: 9:30: Watch the Nebraska Historic Short Film "Willa Cather's Home," followed by a seven-building guided tour of historic Cather properties in Red Cloud.
Lunch: Picnic lunch at the Burlington Depot.
Afternoon: 4:00: Lecture--A Lost Lady, Willa Cather and her Fans, followed by free time
Dinner: 5:30: Dinner in the Opera House Gallery.
Evening: 7:00: Group discussion of A Lost Lady and the role of the Opera House in Cather's life
Breakfast: 8:30: Breakfast in the Opera House Gallery.
Morning: 9:30: Lecture--My Antonia
Lunch: 11:30 Lunch at the Red Cloud Opera House.
Afternoon: 1:00 Free time to explore Red Cloud 4:00 Group discussion of My Antonia
Dinner: 5:30 Dinner in the Opera House Gallery.
Breakfast: 8:30 Breakfast in the Opera House Gallery.
Morning: 9:30 Lecture--Willa Cather's Letters 11:00 Cather Country Tour
Lunch: Lunch in Cather Country
Afternoon: 5:00 Group Discussion of One of Ours over dinner
Evening: Lecture by National Weather Service's Joy Hayden, who has written a book about the 1935 Republican River flood in Nebraska. Joy will speak and sign copies of her work.
Breakfast: 8:30 Farewell Breakfast in the Opera House Gallery.
Morning: 10:00: The Cather Foundation Archives
Lunch: 12:00: Farewell