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Heritage Center to Host a Season Kick-Off Customer Appreciation Day

By University Relations Staff
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DUBUQUE, Iowa - The University of Dubuque Heritage Center will host a Season Kick-Off Customer Appreciation Day from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 19, to celebrate the 2021-2022 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series.

Open to the public, the event includes live music, special offers, food, a raffle, and an art gallery exhibit.

Organist Gregory Hand will perform from 11:30 a.m. to noon in John and Alice Butler Hall as part of the Summer Organ Sampler Concerts, while local band Stolen Grace will perform from noon to 1:00 p.m. under Heritage Center's awning on Bennett Street. Both performances are free to attend. No ticket is required.

At the Season Kick-Off Customer Appreciation Day, attendees who purchase any Heritage Center event ticket(s) will receive a $5 voucher to use at Dinger's D'lites Food Truck, CyberCafe, or Mike and Betty's Ice Cream Shoppe during the event. Any food purchases exceeding the $5 voucher will need to be cash only. Additionally, those who attend Gregory Hand's performance will receive a voucher for a free ice cream at Mike and Betty's Ice Cream Shoppe.

The celebration will also include a raffle to win free event tickets, including a season ticket package. The Bisignano Art Gallery will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a showing of the exhibit "Living Proof."

Appropriately named "Artistically Resilient," the lineup for the 2021-2022 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series highlights a variety of cultural and social perspectives along with holiday specials.

Subscription orders and individual tickets for fall semester events are available for purchase from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Farber Box Office, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque, 2255 Bennett Street; by phone at 563.585.SHOW; or online at Regular box office hours of 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 90 minutes prior to events begin Monday, Aug. 16.

Patrons may choose four to seven fall semester events to customize a series ticket package at a discount between five to 20 percent. Patrons may also add special events to a series ticket package at a discount. Other subscriber benefits include discounted companion tickets, priority seating, reduced fees, and payment plan options. Order forms are available online at and the Farber Box Office.

To request a season brochure, please call the Farber Box Office at 563.585.SHOW.


The Sampson Bros., Indigenous Music/Dance Duo with Special Guest Frank Waln
7:30 p.m. - Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Uptown: Motown Remixed
7:30 p.m. - Friday, September 17, 2021

The Living Coast with Montopolis - Film, Songs, and Stories from the Texas Gulf Coast
7:30 p.m. - Thursday, September 23, 2021

If Beale Street Could Talk, performed by Literature to Life
3:00 p.m. - Sunday, October 3, 2021
7:30 p.m. - Monday, October 4, 2021

Guest Organist Stephen Hamilton, John and Alice Butler Pipe Organ Recital Series (special event)
3:00 p.m. - Sunday, October 10, 2021

Colin Mochrie's HYPROV with Master Hypnotist Asad Mecci (special event)
8:00 p.m. - Friday, October 15, 2021

Wings of Courage Play Screening with Guest Speaker Robert F. Jefferson Jr. (special event)
7:30 p.m. - Monday, October 18, 2021

The American Soldier Solo Show
7:30 p.m. - Thursday, November 11, 2021

A Very Electric Christmas, performed by LightWire Theater
2:00 p.m. - Sunday, November 28, 2021

Christmas at Heritage Center "O Come, All Ye Faithful" (special event)
7:30 p.m. - Friday, December 3, 2021

Neil Berg's Broadway Holiday, presented by the Dubuque Arts Council in cooperation with Heritage Center
7:30 p.m. - Saturday, December 11, 2021

Tickets will go on sale in November.

Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy
7:30 p.m. - Thursday, January 13, 2022

DRUMLine Live
7:30 p.m. - Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Freedom Riders, performed by Mad River Theater Works
7:30 p.m. - Monday, January 31, 2022

Count Basie Orchestra with Guest Vocalist Diane Schuur
7:30 p.m. - Friday, February 11, 2022

Mike Super, Magician
7:30 p.m. - Friday, March 11, 2022

The Pirates of Penzance, performed by New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players
3:00 p.m. - Sunday, March 13, 2022

Skerryvore, Award-Winning Scottish Band
7:30 p.m. - Thursday, March 17, 2022

A Raisin in the Sun, performed by National Players
7:30 p.m. - Saturday, March 26, 2022

Guest Organist Chelsea Chen, John and Alice Butler Pipe Organ Recital Series
7:30 p.m. - Monday, April 4, 2022

Spamilton: An American Parody
7:30 p.m. - Tuesday, April 19, 2022