Friday, Aug. 30

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Carnegie Book Auction, Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore St., Alexandria

Noon-6 p.m. Kids Bowl Free, Garden Center Lanes, 115 30th Ave. E., Alexandria

6:30 p.m. “Praying for Rain,” Firepit Productions Play, 2214 Geneva Rd. NE, Alexandria

Saturday, Aug. 31

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

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Carnegie Book Auction, Douglas County Library, Alexandria

Noon Osakis Sportsmen Corn Feed, Osakis VFW Post 7902, 701 E. 8th Ave.

6:30 p.m. “Praying for Rain,” Firepit Productions Play, 2214 Geneva Rd. NE, Alexandria

Sunday, Sept. 1

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Waffle Feed for Alexandria Fire Dept. Relief Fund, Country Blossom Farm,1901 England Rd. SW, Alexandria

10 a.m. Pet blessing worship service, First Congregational Church - South Doors, 221 7th Ave W., Alexandria

Tuesday, Sept.3

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

1 p.m. Elder Network Informational Presentation, Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas St., Alexandria

Thursday, Sept. 5

Noon Alexandria Area Young Professionals Luncheon, Grand Arbor by Knute Nelson, 4403 Pioneer Rd., SE

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

3:15-5:15 p.m. Senior College Fall Season Kick-Off, “Mining the Local Mythology,” Alexandria Technical and Community College, 1601 Jefferson

Friday, Sept. 6

7:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria! LifeRight Outreach, 1906 6th Ave. E., Alexandria

Send event information to echo@echopress.com, or Echo Press, P.O. Box 549, Alexandria, MN 56308.