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

Saturday, Aug. 17

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 reading and signing by Author M. E. Fuller, Cherry Street Books, 503 Broadway St., Alexandria

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

Douglas County Fair, Fairgrounds, Alexandria

Sunday, Aug. 18

4-8 p.m. Tuxedo Junction, Ballroom Dancing, Lakeside Ballroom, Glenwood

Monday, Aug. 19

Noon-1 p.m. Chamber of Commerce Noontime Knowledge, Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Ave. E., Alexandria

Tuesday, Aug. 20

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

Noon “Sauerkraut,” U of M Master Gardener Brown Bag Session, Douglas County Library, Alexandria

3 p.m. Ayurvedic Cooking Class, Alexandria Senior Center

4-6 p.m. Medicare 101 Class, Douglas County Public Works Building, 526 Willow Dr., Alexandria

Wednesday, Aug. 21

1 p.m. LEGO® Bricks Reduce, Reuse and Recycle: Bricks 4Kidz, Douglas County Library, Alexandria

6:30-7:30 p.m. Terry Nelson Band, Knute Nelson Garden Concert Series, 420 12th Ave. E., Alexandria

Thursday, Aug. 22

6 a.m.-10 p.m. Annual Summer Soiree, Theatre L’Homme Dieu, 1875 County Road 120 NE, Alexandria

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

3:30 p.m. Me & My DNA: Genetic Heritage for Beginners, Douglas County Library, Alexandria

4:30-5:30 p.m. Off the Clock! Executive Express Alexandria, 3507 Dakota St.

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

Friday, Aug. 23

6:30 p.m. “Praying for Rain,” Fire Pit Productions Outdoor Stage Play, Lakes Area Theatre, 2214 Geneva Rd., Alexandria

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