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D-C Arts Association
"Serving the communities of Dassel and Cokato"


The Dassel-Cokato Arts Association welcomes you to our tenth exciting season!  We invite you to an afternoon or evening of world-class entertainment, at an exceptional value, close to home. We continue to stay committed to keeping our ticket prices affordable for the entire family. The Dassel-Cokato Arts Association is here to make us a better community through the arts. We invite you to take advantage of these wonderful opportunities to bring enjoyment to your life! These events will be held at either the Performing Arts Center at the Dassel-Cokato High School (PAC) or the Dassel History Center and Ergot Museum in Dassel (DHC).

2014-2015 Event Series

The Okee Dokee Brothers: Adventure Songs
Sunday, September 28 Ÿ 1:300 pm Ÿ PAC
Justin Lansing’s & Joe Mailander’s canoe trip down the Mississippi inspired their GRAMMY Award winning album Can You Canoe? A great show for the entire family, especially kids and kids at heart!

The Accidental Hero
Saturday, October 25 Ÿ 3:00 pm & 7:00 pm Ÿ Dassel History Center
Patrick Dewane portrays the amazing true story of his grandfather, a Midwest farm boy turned
soldier, in a one-man show told with rare color WWII film footage, music & photos from the 1940s.

A Christmas Carol: Professional Touring Production
Sunday, December 7 Ÿ 4:00 pm Ÿ PAC
Charles Dickens’ celebrated adaptation of this story is brought to life by this professional theatre
touring company features a cast of 24, live musicians & Broadway-style scenery and costumes.

Mark Twain: Life on the Mississippi
Saturday, January 24 Ÿ 7:00 pm Ÿ PAC
Mark Twain worked as a Mississippi riverboat pilot & wrote “Life on the Mississippi” in 1883. Former
anchor & author Don Shelby will amaze you with Twain’s wit and sensibility in this one-man show!

United States Army Field Band: The Jazz Ambassadors
Monday, March 23 Ÿ 7:00 pm Ÿ PAC
The Jazz Ambassadors—America's Big Band is the official touring big band of the US Army. This 19
member group receives great acclaim around the world, performing America's original art form, jazz.

Transit Authority: A Chicago Cover Band
Saturday, April 25 Ÿ 7:00 pm Ÿ PAC
Experience the nation’s premier tribute band to the music of Chicago. This 8-piece powerhouse band,
with some of the Midwest’s most talented musicians. will keep you dancing & singing all night long!



Dassel-Cokato Arts Association Board of Directors
Jody Danielson, Director
Sheryl Faust, Director
Lorene Force, Secretary
Ron Hungerford, Director
Barb Lhotka, Director
Sue Moore, Chair
Becky Nelson, Vice Chair
Tom Nelson, Director
Penny Newsom, Treasurer
Colleen Compton, Executive Director


Click here for a 2014-2015 Membership Application.