Friday, Dec. 13

2-4:30 p.m. Santa’s Marketplace, Bethany on the Lake, 2010 Lark St., Alexandria

4 p.m. “A Christmas Carol,” Free Holiday Movie Series, Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Rd. SE, Alexandria

4:30-8 p.m. December Parents Night Out - Drop & Shop, Alexandria Area YMCA, 110 Karl Dr., Alexandria

5:30 and 7 p.m. “A Charlie Brown Christmas Play,” Pay it Forward Theatre Club, Grand Arbor

6 p.m. Voices Talk Show, Binge Watching Season 1 Wrap Party, Deja Bleu House of Coffee, 612 Broadway St., Alexandria

6:30 p.m. “Murder at the Ugly Sweater Party,” Douglas County Historical Society, 1219 Nokomis St., Alexandria

7 p.m. “It Happened Tomorrow,” and “Gildersleeves: The Christmas Show,” Lakes Area Radio Theatre, Alexandria

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

Saturday, Dec. 14

9-10 a.m. Breakfast With Santa, Alexandria United Methodist Church, 2210 6th Ave. E.

10:30 a.m. Winter Ceramics Ornaments for Kids, Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore St., Alexandria

11 a.m. “Can Rural Towns Be Sustainable?,” Grand Arbor Community Room, 4403 Pioneer Rd. SE, Alexandria

Noon Wreaths Across America ceremony, Armed Forces Memorial, Osakis

1-2:30 p.m. Book Signing by Alisha Perkins, Cherry Street Books, 503 Broadway St., Alexandria

2:30 and 5 p.m. “A Charlie Brown Christmas Play,” Pay it Forward Theatre Club, Grand Arbor

6-8 p.m. Christmas Party at Salmons Place Senior Care, 6789 County Road 82 SE, Alexandria

6:30 p.m. “Murder at the Ugly Sweater Party,” Douglas County Historical Society, 1219 Nokomis St., Alexandria

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

Sunday, Dec. 15

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

2-3:30 p.m. Tim and Kathy Ray Scenes and Songs, Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne St.

2-4 p.m. Holiday Open House, Vista Prairie at Windmill Ponds, 715 Victor St., Alexandria

3 and 5:30 p.m. AAHS Christmas Concerts, Performing Arts Center, 4300 Pioneer Rd.

5:30 p.m. Lighted Christmas Parade by Lions Park, Social Hour and Refreshments at Brandon City Auditorium

Monday, Dec. 16

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

Noon-1 p.m. Noontime Knowledge Holiday Edition, Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Ave. E.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

9 a..m. Free Registered Apprenticeship Opportunities, Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center

5:30 p.m. “Let’s Talk Gratitude,” Cancer Support Group, Alomere Health, 111 17th Ave. E, Alexandria

7 p.m. 6th Grade Band Concert, Discovery Middle School, 510 McKay Ave. N. Alexandria

Wednesday, Dec. 18

11:30 a.m. Lakes Area Professional Women, Broadway Ballroom, 115 30th Ave. E., Alexandria

Friday, Dec. 20

7:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria! Anderson Funeral Home, 659 Voyager Dr. NW, Alexandria

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Annual Holiday Bake Sale Fundraiser, Runestone Museum Foundation, 206 Broadway St., Alexandria

4 p.m. “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” Free Holiday Movie Series, Grand Arbor Theatre, 4403 Pioneer Rd. SE, Alexandria

7 p.m. Lorie Line, Celebrating Christmas, AAHS Performing Arts Center, 4300 Pioneer Rd.

7:30 p.m. “Seven Santas,” Fire Pit Productions, Lakes Area Theatre, Alexandria

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