Friday, Aug. 9

9 a.m. Fishing Frenzy Friday, Fishing Docks near Amphitheater, Lake Carlos State Park

5:30 p.m. Inclusion Network, “Voices,” Diversity in Alexandria, Grand Arbor Theatre, 4403 Pioneer Road SE

7 p.m. “The Adventure of Oliver Green,” and “Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel - Vintage 3 stooges,” Lakes Area Radio Theatre, Alexandria

7:30 p.m. The Church Basement Ladies: “You Smell Barn,” Theatre L’Homme Dieu, Alexandria

Garfield Days

Saturday, Aug. 10

8:30-11:30 a.m. Holmes City Farmers Market & Community Breakfast (8:30-10:30 a.m.), Trinity Lutheran Church, 5760 County Rd. 4W SW

9 a.m.-Noon Alexandria Farmers Market, Big Ole Central Park

Noon-2 p.m. Book Signing by Author Mary DesJarlais, Cherry Street Books, 503 Broadway St., Alexandria

2-4 p.m. Book Signing by Author Joy Riggs, Cherry Street Books

7:30 p.m. The Church Basement Ladies: “You Smell Barn,” Theatre L’Homme Dieu, Alexandria

Garfield Days

Sunday, Aug. 11

7 p.m. Alexandria Festival of the Lakes chamber music, Alexandria United Methodist Church

Monday, Aug. 12

10 a.m. Mindfulness Monday, Nelson Gables, 1220 Nokomis St., Alexandria

1-3 p.m. Book Signing, Authors Michael Brodkorb and Allison Mann, Cherry Street Books, 503 Broadway St.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

9 a.m.-Noon Alexandria Farmers Market, Big Ole Central Park

6 p.m. Concordia College Cobber Corn Feed, 22 Northmen Brewing Co., 6693 Co. Rd. 34 NW, Alexandria

7 p.m. Birding in South Florida in April, Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter, Alexandria Senior and Community Center, 414 Hawthorne St.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

5 p.m. Steak Fry Fundraiser, Runestone Museum, Alexandria

6:30-7:30 p.m. Blonde and the Bohunk, Knute Nelson Garden Concert Series, 420 12th Ave. E., Alexandria

7:30 p.m. "Six Appeal," Theatre L’Homme Dieu, Alexandria

Douglas County Fair, Fairgrounds, Alexandria

Thursday, Aug. 15

10:30 a.m. Paper Dragons for Kids, Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore St., Alexandria

1:30 p.m. The Avengers Comic Styles, Drawing Class, Douglas County Library, Alexandria

3-6 p.m. Alexandria Farmers Market, Big Ole Central Park

7 p.m. WoodPicks, Douglas County Courthouse Lawn Concert Series, Alexandria

7:30 p.m. "Six Appeal," Theatre L’Homme Dieu, Alexandria

Douglas County Fair, Fairgrounds, Alexandria

Friday, Aug. 16

7:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria! Alexandria Area High School, 4300 Pioneer Rd. SE

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Super Hero Science 4-H Day Camps, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Alexandria

5-7:30 p.m. Wine, Ale & Art Crawl, downtown Alexandria

Douglas County Fair, Fairgrounds, Alexandria

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