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Christmas in the Fort

November 28, 2017
Sydney Christenson sings with the Alexandria Area High School Carolers during Christmas in the Fort on Friday, Nov. 24, at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. (Emily Myrin / Echo Press)
Big crowd at the Fort
November 28, 2017 - 9:44am
November 30, 2016
Children in the Hanson family (left to right) Elise, 6, Carrisa, 8, and Maddie, 4, pose for a photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Christmas in the Fort. They're from Bricelyn, Minnesota, but the family has a cabin on Smith Lake. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Christmas spirit lights up in Alexandria
November 30, 2016 - 9:18am
November 26, 2016
The crowd looks over the decorated Christmas trees during the Parade of Trees at the Runestone Museum. (Photo by Al Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
Christmas season lights up in Alexandria - w/video
November 26, 2016 - 10:02am
November 25, 2016
Alexandria Light and Power workers install Christmas decorations and lights above Broadway in Alexandria Monday. The lights will be turned on Friday night during the annual Christmas in the Fort event at the Runestone Museum. The free event starts at 3 p.m. The community also  can view the Parade of Trees on Friday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Ready to light up tonight
November 25, 2016 - 9:37am
November 16, 2016
Christmas in the Fort ushers in holiday season
November 16, 2016 - 10:00am
November 25, 2015
Sarah Reif, Runestone Museum board member, decorates a Christmas tree Tuesday in preparation for the first Parade of Trees.  (Amy Chaffins
Decorating under way for first Parade of Trees
November 25, 2015 - 8:13am
November 20, 2015
Santa and Mrs. Claus listen to the Christmas wishes of children at a past Christmas in the Fort. This year's event will be held Friday, November 27 at 3 p.m. at Runestone Museum in Alexandria. (Echo Press file photo)
Christmas in the Fort introduces Parade of Trees
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
November 21, 2014
Christmas comes back to the Fort
November 21, 2014 - 12:00am
November 22, 2013
Let the spirit of the season begin
November 22, 2013 - 9:27am
November 26, 2010
Alexandria's new decorations to shine tonight
November 26, 2010 - 11:40am
November 25, 2010
While snow gently fell Monday, workers from Alexandria Light and Power put up new Christmas decorations on Broadway. City street crews also help in the effort.
A new twinkle to the lights
November 25, 2010 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
File photo  |  Echo Press
Santa and Mrs. Claus were a big hit at last year's Christmas in the Fort at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. The couple is planning a return visit this year to hear children's wish lists for the holidays.
Christmas will come to life in Alexandria Friday
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
City agrees to block 2nd Avenue for 'Christmas in the Fort'
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff
Christmas comes to life
December 2, 2009 - 12:05am
November 26, 2009
Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson
Workers from Alexandria Light and Power and the street department put up holiday decorations Monday. All of the lights will be turned on today, Friday, at about 5:15 p.m.
Stage is set for Christmas in the Fort today
November 26, 2009 - 12:05am