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The Runestone Museum has been busy preparing for the annual Christmas in the Fort event. Ryan Meissner (left) and Dan Evavold (right) of Master Builders in Evansville reshingled the fort's general store this week. Lowell Anderson - Echo Press

Let the holidays begin 'Christmas in the Fort'

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Let the holiday begin - Museum to unveil upgrades to Fort Alexandria Nov. 25 at 'Christmas in the Fort'

When does the Christmas season officially begin in Alexandria? When Santa Claus turns the holiday lights on along Broadway, of course!


Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit Alexandria on Friday, November 25 to share in the fun at the annual Christmas in the Fort event at the Runestone Museum's Fort Alexandria.

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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