For the Love of the Arts!

NOVA Center for the Performing Arts invites you to our celebration For the Love of the Arts!

Doors will open at 6:30 P.M. and entertainment will commence at 7:00 P.M. Guests will be treated to an evening of appetizers, desserts, and music from local performer(s). Ticket prices for the event are $50/couple and $30/individuals. Wine and beer are included in the price. Tickets are available for purchase through NOVA at 406.591.9535 or at our box office located at 2317 Montana Ave.

Date: February 14th, 2023 – 7PM

Location: NOVA Center for the Performing Arts


NOVA Center for the Performing Arts and Rimrock Opera present OperaFest on Saturday April 1, 2023 at Hilands Golf Club, 714 Poly Drive, Billings, Montana.  OperaFest is a delightful evening of live opera entertainment, fine dining, with upscale live and silent auctions on Saturday, April 1, 2023 beginning at 6PM with hors d’oeuvres and no-host cocktails, followed by a gourmet dinner with select wines.   

The cast of the upcoming opera “Salome” written by Composer Richard Strauss, will be performing at OperaFest throughout the evening. OperaFest is a unique opportunity to meet and hear professional singers and musicians in an intimate setting.   

Date: April 1st, 2023 – 6PM

Location: HIlands Golf Club

Reds, Whites, and Brews

In 2023, NOVA will host the annual season opening fundraising event, Reds, Whites, and Brews. Reds, Whites and Brews joins NOVA’s supporters, performers, and staff for a smorgasbord of performance, food, and drink. Funds will be raised for future summer camps, ongoing classes, and supporting NOVA’s mission to provide drama, musical theater, improv comedy, opera, and youth conservatory under one roof.

Throughout the night, short bursts of performance will take place, including singers from the operas and youth actors.

Date: 2023

Location: NOVA Center for the Performing Arts

Auction of Arias

One of the most popular fundraisers of the year for NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, this event features national and regional opera performers singing a selection of favorite opera arias by Puccini, Mozart, and more, as well as Broadway showstoppers.

Regional and local opera singers will offer up selections from “Carmen’s Tragedy,” opening at the end of September at McCormick’s Cafe.

Guests will meet and mingle with opera artists, while enjoying select wines and desserts in this intimate setting. During the evening, attendees are able to bid of their choice of favorite opera singer to perform numbers from the program.

Date: October 2nd, 2022 – 6:30PM

Location: McCormick’s Cafe, Downtown Billings