D-C Arts Association
"Serving Dassel, Cokato & surrounding communities!"

The Dassel-Cokato Arts Association welcomes you to our thirteenth exciting season!  We invite you to a morning 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 ours a better community through the arts. We invite you to take advantage of these wonderful opportunities to bring enjoyment to your life! This season, all events will be held at the Dassel-Cokato Performing Arts Center at the Dassel-Cokato High School, referred to as the “PAC”. 



Arts Association Executive Director Opening

Passionate about the Arts? Seeking applicants for a part-time contractual position as Executive Director of the Dassel-Cokato Arts Association due to an upcoming retirement. Links to the job description and application form are available to download below. 
Application deadline is October 13. (Email DCArtsAssn@gmail.com if you have any questions.)

2017-2018 Events

Junie B. Jones

Saturday, September 30, 10 am, PAC
Junie B.  would tell you, “This is the bestest musical ever! It's got loads of funny songs, and it's based on books Barbara Park wrote about me and the things I do in first grade!” (Recommended for Grades K-5)

Advance Tickets: Adults $10, Youth $5 (Tickets at the door $2 more)
Tickets on sale now.

Buy tickets online here.



Discover Dassel Fall Art Tour 2017

Saturday, October 28, 10 am-4 pm, FREE
Visit 29+ local artists located in their studios, businesses and at the Dassel History Center.        
(Sponsored by the Dassel Area Historical Society)


Six Appeal Vocal Band Ugly Sweater Holiday Party

Saturday, November 26, 7 pm, PAC
Get in the holiday spirit with this award-winning a capella group! Known for their jaw-dropping vocals a key aspect of every show is a heavy dash of family friendly humor and fun!

Advance Tickets: Adults $20, Youth $8 (Tickets at the door $2 more)
Ticket sales begin October 27.


The Hunts

Saturday, January 20, 7 pm, PAC
This band of seven siblings, ages 17 to 26, has been playing music together almost their entire lives. Their songs are artfully arranged yet instilled with a graceful simplicity.

Advance Tickets: Adults $20, Youth $8 (Tickets at the door $2 more)
Ticket sales begin December 22.


Todd Oliver's Funniest Night of Your Life

Saturday, February 17, 7 pm, PAC
Meet Irving, a "real live talking Boston Terrier!" With a little help from his partner comedian (and ventriloquist), Todd Oliver takes dialogue into a whole new dimension!

Advance Tickets: Adults $20, Youth $7 (Tickets at the door $2 more)
Ticket sales begin January 19


US Air Force Concert Band of Mid America

Saturday, April 14, 7 pm, PAC
Enjoy this 45-piece ensemble perform symphonic band masterworks, traditional marches, pop and jazz. The band will also feature talented vocal soloists and a few D-C students!

FREE ADMISSION but tickets are required! General Admission Seating
Ticket distribution begins March 16


Tickets are available at http://pac.dc.k12.mn.us, in the D-C Community Education office, Door B at the DC High School, Monday-Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm or at 320-286-4120. 

All sales are final & tickets are non-refundable. Youth tickets include ages 2-18. 

Become a DCAA member today! Tax-deductible donations support the DC Arts Association and allow members to purchase tickets early, before they go on sale to the general public!


Dassel-Cokato Arts Association Board of Directors
Becky Howell, Director
Ron Hungerford, Director
Misti Johnson, Director
Barb Lhotka, Secretary
Sue Moore, President
Becky Nelson, Treasurer
Tom Nelson, Vice President
Jane Ryan, Director
Colleen Compton, Executive Director