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Dozens of boats were on display during the 27th annual Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum’s annual Classic Boat Show Saturday at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The show included classic watercraft from manufacturers such as Chris Craft, Gar Wood, Alexandria Boat Works and others. Above: This 1939 17-foot Larson “Falls Flier” was the only split cockpit inboard flier ever built. (Courtney Bitzan/Echo Press)

Out and About - Gardens, boats, cars and celebrations

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Garden tours, classic cars and boats, a small-town festival and a fire department’s big celebration were just a few of the fun things happening in Douglas County this past weekend.


The annual Tour of Gardens, Minnesota Lakes Classic Boat Show, Carlos Festival, Osakis Roddin’ Round the Lakes Car Show and the Brandon Fire Department’s 125th anniversary celebration offered a variety of fun for all ages.

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