At Rooted 2019, an adult community event, attendees get to know local artisans, sample goods from fashion to food and everything in between, with all proceeds going to support United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties.

Gathered Oaks, 4550 County Rd 34 NW in Alexandria, is hosting the event on Friday, Nov. 1, from 5 - 9 p.m., which will showcase games, food/desserts, craft beer, spirits, live music, art, businesses, fashion and design. Tickets can be purchased via text message ("Rooted" to 41444), at or at the door.