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Lifestyles Expo is today

Fun, entertainment, vendors, food, exhibits and more. It's all part of the Echo Press Lifestyles Expo 2009 which is happpening today, Saturday, at Alexandria's Viking Plaza Mall.

Now in its 15 year, the event is described as central Minnesota's annual premier family celebration. The event started at 9 a.m. and will run to 4 p.m. at the mall.

There is no cost for the one-day event, which will feature dozens of vendors and great entertainment.

Performing at the Lifestyles Expo for more than 10 years, Tina and Lena - the comedic singing duo - will take the stage at 11:30 a.m.

Also performing at this year's Expo are dancers from Just for Kix. They will take the stage at 1 p.m.

Entertainment will take place in the corridor across from Jo-Ann Fabrics.

Throughout the expo, music will be provided by Decades DJ Johnny Rocket, who has been in the radio business since 1991.

The event is sponsored in part by Pete's County Market and KSAX-TV.