Community Calendar for Douglas County area

Events for July 15-22, 2022

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Friday, July 15
7:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria! Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation
8 a.m. 2022 Big Ole PaddleFest, Arrowwood Resort
8:30-3 p.m. Alexandria Senior Center Foot Clinic, call 320-762-2087 to register
4:30 p.m. Miltona Tornado Days Pork Chop Feed
1 p.m. Todd County Fair with 7 p.m. Demolition Derby, Long Prairie
2 p.m. Free Movie: The Bad Guys, Douglas County Library
5-12 p.m. Relay for Life, Douglas County Fairgrounds
7:30 p.m. Something Rotten, Theatre L’Homme Dieu

Saturday, July 16
8 a.m. Miltona Tornado Days, with parade at noon
8:30-10:30 a.m. Community Breakfast, Holmes City Trinity Lutheran Church, free will offering
8:30-11:30 a.m. Holmes City Farmers Market, 5760 County Rd 4W SW, Holmes City
9-noon Alexandria Farmers Market, Big Ole Central Park
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday Art Market, Big Ole Central Park
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Alexandria RC Flyers Fun Fly/Swap Meet, Flying Club Field, 11609 N. Park Road NE, Alexandria
10 a.m. Rain Garden Design with Master Gardener Robin Trott, Douglas County Library
10 a.m. Big Ole PaddleFest, Highway 29 Access in Carlos
11 a.m. Taylor Krumm Book Signing, Cherry Street Books
11 a.m.-8 p.m. Triple Crown Rib Contest, Alexandria VFW Post No. 936, Alexandria
2 p.m. Hunger Games for Grades 6-12, Douglas County Library, Register at 320-762-3014
3 p.m. Todd County Fair with 7 p.m. Rodeo, Long Prairie
7:30 p.m. Something Rotten! Theatre L'Homme Dieu

Sunday, July 17
8 a.m. Miltona Tornado Days, with Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m.-noon
11 a.m. Todd County Fair with 2 p.m. Truck and Tractor Pull, Long Prairie
7:30 p.m. Something Rotten! Theatre L'Homme Dieu

Monday, July 18
10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Speaker Dr. Joseph Gaugler for Community Read, Douglas County Library

Tuesday, July 19
9 a.m.-noon Alexandria Farmers Market, Big Ole Central Park
10 a.m.-noon Children’s Make-N-Take: Just Add Water, Legacy of The Lakes Museum
6-7 p.m. Nature Pinch Pots for Kids, Douglas County Library


Wednesday, July 20
12-1 p.m. Chamber of Commerce Listen and Learn: Opioid Use Disorder, Virtual Event
1:30-3 p.m. Super Mario Party Teen Tournament, Douglas County Library
4:30-7 p.m. The 36th annual Shalom Western Barbecue, 681 Voyager Drive, Alexandria

Thursday, July 21
10:30-11:30 a.m. Solar Bug 2.0 for Kids, Ages 7 and Up, Douglas County Library
3-6 p.m. Alexandria Farmers Market, Big Ole Central Park
6:30 p.m. Open Mic, Evansville Art Center
7 p.m. Concert on the Courthouse Lawn, Shalo Lee, Alexandria

Friday, July 22
7:30 a.m. Special Rise and Shine and Waterama Flag Raising Ceremony and Breakfast in City Park, Glenwood
2 p.m. Free Movie: Ron's Gone Wrong, Douglas County Library
7 p.m. Art – Fire Pit Productions Stage play, Lakes Area Theatre

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

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