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The artwork pictured is an example of items on display at this year's Art in the Park. (Contributed photo)

Art in the Park returns for its 37th year

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life Alexandria, 56308
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will hold its 37th annual Art in the Park Saturday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Alexandria City Park. The event features art, handmade crafts, food and entertainment. It is free and open to the public.

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City Park transforms into an outdoor art gallery filled with more than 150 booths of work from around the country. It features a variety of mediums such as apparel, drawings, jewelry, metal work, photography, printmaking and more.

The event features ongoing live music on one of two stages. The casts of the AAAA student theater projects will perform numbers. Attendees can also dunk cast members and AAAA staff and board members.

Kids.Art.Avenue is a new feature providing make-and-take crafts for kids, including a sock puppet, treasure box, rock painting and a mural to be displayed in the AAAA lobby,

Art in the Park offers a variety of food options, from barbecue to food on a stick. Favorites include hand-dipped cheese curds, gyros, mini doughnuts, macaroni and cheese on a stick, Philly beef steaks and more.

For more information, visit alexandriaareaarts.org.

Entertainment Schedule

Saturday Main Stage

10 to 11:45 a.m. The Doo Wop Divas

12 to 12:45 p.m. Aladdin/School House Rock cast

1 to 1:45 p.m. Kalee Guenther

2 to 2:45 p.m. Emergency Stop

3 to 3:45 p.m. Sax Appeal

4 to 4:45 p.m. Kalee Guenther

5 to 5:45 p.m. Emergency Stop

Saturday Hay Bale Stage

10 to 10:45 a.m. Patchouli

11 to 11:45 a.m. The North River Ramblers

12 to 12:45 p.m. Patchouli

1 to 1:45 p.m. The Misfits of Magic Show

2 to 2:45 p.m. Patchouli

3 to 3:45 p.m. The Misfits of Magic Show

4 to 4:45 p.m. Patchouli

5 to 5:45 p.m. The North River Ramblers

Sunday Main Stage

10 to 10:45 a.m. Kalee Guenther

11 to 11:45 a.m. Greg Herriges, world guitar

12 to 12:45 p.m. AAAA event awards show

1 to 1:45 p.m. Greg Herriges, world guitar

2 to 2:45 p.m. The North River Ramblers

3 to 3:45 p.m. Sax Appeal

Sunday Hay Bale Stage

10 to 10:45 a.m. Patchouli

11 to 11:45 a.m. The North River Ramblers

12 to 12:45 p.m. Patchouli

1 to 1:45 p.m. Misfits of Magic Show

2 to 2:45 p.m. Patchouli

3 to 3:45 p.m. Misfits of Magic Show

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