Friday, Sept. 20

7:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria!, Bethany on the Lake, 1020 Lark Street, Alexandria

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Fall Shop Hop, Alexandria

7 p.m. “Overcoming Adversity,” Speaker Dick Beardsley, Alexandria Technical & Community College, 1601 Jefferson St.

7 p.m. “I’ve Heard That Song Before” Concert, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 221 7th Ave. W., Alexandria

7 p.m. Belle Notte Gala Fundraiser for Central Lakes Symphony, Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Ave. E., Alexandria

7:30 p.m. “The Mercy Seat,” Fire Pit Productions Play, Lakes Area Theatre, Alexandria

Saturday, Sept. 21

8 a.m. Osakis FFA Tractor Drive, Meet at Osakis Creamery

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

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Fall Shop Hop, Alexandria

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

9 a.m.-5 p.m. National Museum Day, Runestone Museum, Alexandria

2-4 p.m. Book Signing, Author Elaine Koyama, Cherry Street Books, 503 Broadway St., Alexandria

7:30 p.m. “The Mercy Seat,” Fire Pit Productions Play, Lakes Area Theatre, Alexandria

Sunday, Sept. 22

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Millerville Legion and Auxiliary Meatball Supper, Millerville Parish Hall

1-3 p.m. Julie Lee and the White Rose Band, Dance, Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne St.

3 p.m. “I’ve Heard That Song Before” Concert, First Congregational United Church of Christ, 221 7th Ave. W., Alexandria

Monday, Sept. 23

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

11:30 a.m. Fall Luncheon, Matt Booth, “Communicate With Attitude,” Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Ave. E., Alexandria

6 p.m. Author Maria Nhambu, “Drum Beats, Heart Beats,” Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore St., Alexandria

Tuesday, Sept. 24

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

6 p.m. Author Maria Nhambu, “Drum Beats, Heart Beats,” Alexandria Technical & Community College, Rm. 743.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

3:30-4:30 p.m. Kids Create & Take Autumn Ornaments, Douglas County Library, Alexandria

Thursday, Sept.26

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

4:30 p.m. Off the Clock! Alexandria Thrivent Office, 2308 S. Broadway, Ste. 4, Alexandria

Friday, Sept. 27

Noon Alexandria School District Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon, Broadway Ballroom,115 30th Ave. E., Alexandria

7:30 p.m. “The Mercy Seat,” Fire Pit Productions Play, Lakes Area Theatre, Alexandria

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