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Oppe Fest wraps up weekend run

Ten-month-old Sylvia Marohl of Alexandria is all smiles sporting a fire department hat, as Serek Marohl looks on Sunday during Ole Oppe Fest. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)1 / 4
Ruby Huggins, 3, of Alexandria had fun running through the water falling from an Alexandria Fire Department truck Sunday, May 27, during Ole Oppe Fest. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press) 2 / 4
(From left) Three-year-old Ella and 5-year-old Nora Jennissen of Bird Island pet the goats during Ole Oppe Fest. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press) 3 / 4
Jenal Brant of the Minnesota Jaycees braces for the tower of wooden blocks to fall towards her as she lost in a game of Jenga Sunday at Ole Oppe Fest. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)4 / 4

Alexandria's annual three-day Memorial Day weekend festival, Ole Oppe Fest, wrapped up its three-day run Sunday.

The festival dodged some showers Sunday morning, but otherwise played host to unusually warm temperatures and mostly sunny skies.

In addition to a vendor fair, a beer garden and live music, there were a car show and a wing ding dipping sauce contest Saturday.

Sunday was Kids and Family Day at Big Ole Park.

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