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February 1, 2017
Lake Carlos candlelight event canceled
A candlelight event set for this Saturday, Feb. 4 at Lake Carlos State Park has been canceled because of icy and rutted trail conditions. "We have to think about visitor/participant safety," said Ben Eckhoff, area naturalist for the park. "With the event being at night, this is a...
February 1, 2017 - 4:43pm
December 28, 2016
Get outdoors at Lake Carlos State Park events
Lake Carlos State Park is hosting multiple upcoming events that give the public an opportunity to explore outdoors. There is no cost for these events, but a Minnesota state parks vehicle permit is required to enter the park ($5/day or $25/year). Following is a list of events:
December 28, 2016 - 9:00am
December 2, 2016
Honor children at candlelight service
Members of the community who have been touched by the death of a child at any age, from any cause, are invited to attend a special candlelight remembrance service. The 14th annual service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at First Congregational UCC, 221 Seventh Ave. W.,...
December 2, 2016 - 6:00am
February 10, 2016
Hike on candlelit trails at Glacial Lakes State Park
Minnesota state parks and trails will host 35 candlelight events this winter, including an event at Glacial Lakes State Park in Starbuck on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. This event provides an opportunity to hike on trails lit by candles, lanterns and ice luminaries. Participants...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
Weather changes candlelight event at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday
Due to extreme cold weather projections, ice and poor snow conditions, the candlelight event scheduled at Lake Carlos State Park on Saturday, January 19, has been changed to a candlelight snowshoe or hike event. No skiing trails will be illuminated.
January 18, 2013 - 12:07pm
January 14, 2011
Trails by candlelight
A candle-lit trail event is set for Saturday, January 15 at Lake Carlos State Park in Alexandria. These family-friendly events provide an opportunity...
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
Candlelight service honors children who have died
A memorial candlelight service will be held on Sunday, December 12 at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 221 7th Avenue West in Alexandria. Sign-in and memento arrangement will be at 6 p.m. The memorial service will begin at 6:30 p.m. The second Sunday of every December...
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Candlelight ski set at Lake Carlos State Park
Staff and volunteers at Lake Carlos State Park are excited to, once again, host a candlelight ski and snowshoe event. The event is set to take place this Saturday, February 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lake Carlos State Park, 2601 County Road 38 NE near Carlos. Interested parties will...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
Candlelight ski set for Saturday at Lake Carlos State Park
Lake Carlos Environmental Center will host a Candlelight Ski this Saturday, January 3. The event is set from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lake Carlos State Park, 2601 County Road 38 NE near Carlos. If the temperature is below 5 degrees by noon the day of the event - January 3 - it will be ca...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am