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Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser

Ventriloquist James Wedgwood will bring a variety of sidekicks to a fundraiser for the local animal shelter on Friday, Oct. 20. (Contributed)

Ventriloquist James Wedgwood will bring his characters and family-friendly comedy show to Alexandria for a Lakes Area Humane Society fundraiser.

The event will begin with social hour, silent auction and cash bar at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, at the Forada Supper Club, 1380 County Road 4 SE, in Alexandria. Show seating starts at 7:30 pm.

Tickets cost $15 in advance at the Lakes Area Humane Society shelter and $20 at the door. Children under age 12 can attend for free with their parents. All proceeds from the event will go directly to benefit the Lakes Area Humane Society. For more information, contact or 320-759-2260.

Wedgwood has also recorded a Pioneer Public Television program, MinneSHOWta, which will run in January as a 30-minute variety show.