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First Bags and Beer event Saturday at RCC

Grab a beer and ready your bean bags. The first-ever Bags and Beer event to benefit Alex Hockey and the Alexandria Fire Department Relief Association will be held on Saturday, April 22, at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. The day will include a bean bag tournament and a craft beer expo. You must be 21 or older to attend.

Registration for the tournament begins at 10 a.m., with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. No professional players are allowed. The cost is $60 per team for teams of two, with a three-game guarantee.

The prizes include $200 for first place and $100 for second place, with a chance to win random cash payouts. Custom boards will be available in a raffle and auction.

The expo will open with craft beer tasting from 3 to 7 p.m., followed by live entertainment by Blonde and the Bohunk from 7 to 10 p.m.

Tickets are $30 for the expo and band and $10 for the band only.

Register for the bean bag tournament and purchase craft beer expo tickets at Tickets are also available at Elden's Fresh Foods and Cub Foods.

For more information, contact Jason Schmidt at (320) 815-0391.