Four Daughters short film festival is Friday

April 9, 2019

SPRING VALLEY — The film festival at Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery cancelled by February’s winter storm will now be held Friday.

Two sets of four documentary and animated films will be screened, starting at 7 p.m. Included in the lineup is “And Period, End of Sentence,” which won an Oscar this year in the short documentary category.

The other films to be shown: “My Paintbrush Bites,” “Saul’s 108th Story,” “Prince’s Tale,” “Lotte That Silhouette Girl,” “The Driver is Red,” “Mammoth” and “Beneath the Ink.” There will be an intermission, with Q&A session, after the first four films.

Tickets are $10, and include a glass of Four Daughters wine, sangria or hard cider.

Four Daughters beverages have been served at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Four Daughters is located at 78757 Minnesota Highway 16, Spring Valley.

Six Mile Grove headlines Zumbrota concert

ZUMBROTA — Six Mile Grove will play songs from a new album, “Million Birds,” in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the State Theatre, 96 E. Fourth St., Zumbrota.

The band is celebrating its 20th year together after having emerged from little Lyle to be one of the region’s most beloved acts. New songs include “Patrol Cars,” co-written with Matthew Ryan, a frequent guest at Six Mile Grove shows.

Opening the show will be Whalen and the Willows, Tickets are $20 in advance, $24 at the door, available through Crossings at Carnegie at 507-732-7616.

• Also coming up at Zumbrota is a concert by singer/songwriter Dan Israel at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Crossings, 320 East Ave. Israel recently left a job at the Minnesota Legislature to concentrate entirely on the music career. His latest album is “You’re Free.”

Tickets are $20 in advance, $23 at the door, available through Crossings.

Chosen Bean series hosts Canadian artist

CHATFIELD — Suzie Vinnick, a singer/songwriter from Toronto, will perform the next concert in the Chosen Bean series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Chatfield Center for the Arts, 405 Main St. S.

Vinnick mixes blues and folk styles. She has won 10 Maple Blues Awards and was the 2011 Canadian Folk Music Contemporary Vocalist of the Year.

Tickets are $20 at chatfieldarts.org and 507-884-7676.

Show swings for the back fence

LANESBORO — Friday’s edition of the “Over the Back Fence” variety show will celebrate the opening of the baseball season.

“Take Me Out to the Ball Game” is the theme for the show, which is at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Mane Theatre, 206 Parkway Ave. N in Lanesboro. Music, skits and contests will include Abbott and Costello’s famous “Who’s on First” routine. Amanda Pyfferoen will perform a sketch about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Music is by Turnip Truck.

Warmup music by guitarist Tom Savre starts at 7:10 p.m. Tickets are $10 at lanesboroarts.org.