Friday, Nov. 29

8 a.m.-Noon Kiddo Friday, Living Word Lutheran Church, 1722 16th Ave. S., Alexandria

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Open Skate, Runestone Community Center, 802 3rd Ave. W., Alexandria

9 a.m. Vendor & Craft Markets, Viking Plaza Mall, Alexandria

11:30 a.m. Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Thanksgiving Lunch, Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Ave. E. Alexandria

3-6 p.m. Christmas at the Fort and Lighting Ceremony, Runestone Museum, Alexandria

4 p.m. Free Holiday Movie Series, “Annabelle’s Wish” Grand Arbor Theatre, 4403 Pioneer Rd. SE, Alexandria

Saturday, Nov. 30

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Santa’s Shop Hop, Downtown Alexandria

10:30 a.m. Holiday Card Making Class, Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore St., Alexandria

7 p.m. “The Wonder of Christmas,” Mary Beth Carlson and Robert Robinson, AAHS Performing Arts Center, 4300 Pioneer Rd.

Sunday, Dec. 1

9 a.m.-1 p.m. All-You-Can-Eat Waffle Breakfast, VFW, 1102 3rd Ave. E., Alexandria

2 p.m. "The Romantic Spirit, Orchestra & Art," Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra, AAHS Performing Arts Center

2-3:30 p.m. Schjei Country, Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne St.

Monday, Dec. 2

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

7 p.m. 7th Grade Choir Concert, Discovery Middle School Gym

8 p.m. 8th Grade Choir Concert, Discovery Middle School Gym

Tuesday, Dec. 3

5 p.m. Free Writer’s Group, Douglas County Library

Wednesday, Dec. 4

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Christmas Bake Sale, Alexandria Senior Center

5 p.m. Free Writer’s Group, Douglas County Library

Thursday, Dec. 5

Noon-1 p.m. Alexandria Area Young Professionals Luncheon, Grand Arbor

7 p.m. Elementary Orchestra Concert, Discovery Middle School

7:30 p.m. “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe,” Andria Theatre, 618 Broadway, Alexandria

Friday, Dec. 6

7:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria! Alexandria Technical & Community College, 1601 Jefferson St.

4 p.m. “White Christmas,” Free Holiday Movie Series, Grand Arbor Theatre

7:30 p.m. “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe,” Andria Theatre

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