Community Calendar for Douglas County area

Events for Aug. 26-Sept. 2, 2022

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Friday, Aug. 26
9-11 a.m. Friday Fishing Frenzy, Lake Carlos State Park
6-9 p.m. Le Homme Dieu Paddle Excursion, Register Online at the Legacy of the Lakes Museum website
7:30 p.m. Pert Near Sandstone Concert, Theatre L’Homme Dieu

Saturday, Aug. 27
8 a.m. Alexandria’s Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Walk 2022, Alexandria City Park
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
10:30-11:30 a.m. 3D Animal Painting for Ages 3 and Up, Douglas County Library, registration required
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Charlie Roth & Friends, Music on the Lawn Singer-Songwriter Showcase, Central Square, Glenwood
12–3 p.m. First Generation Farm Start-Up, Naima’s Farm LLC, 2204 East Jessie Road SE, Alexandria. Register online.
4:30 p.m. Pride Social, Theatre L’Homme Dieu
5-6 p.m. Author Book Signing with William Kent Krueger, Cherry Street Books
7 p.m. Honky-Tonk Stardust Cowboys Street Concert, Evansville Art Center. Rain location: Railroad & 2nd

Sunday, Aug. 28
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Youth Outdoor Activity Day, Alexandria Shooting Park, 6533 County Road 87 SE
3-5:30 p.m. Community Appreciation Open House in Honor of Retiring School Board Member Dean Anderson, Legacy of the Lakes Museum Boathouse
6:30 p.m. The Purple Hulls Concert, Alexandria Covenant Church

Tuesday, Aug. 30
9 a.m.-noon Alexandria Farmers Market, Big Ole Central Park
6:30 p.m. Preserving the Harvest with Master Gardener Robin Trott, Douglas County Library

Wednesday, Aug. 31
12-1 p.m. Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Listen and Learn: Welcoming and Inclusive Community Assessment Results, Virtual Event, Register at


Friday, Sept. 2
7:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria! Kvale Real Estate 609 Broadway St.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. 4th Annual Sausage Fest, Lake Country Meats, Alexandria
7 p.m. Blue Wolf Duo, Evansville Art Center, Evansville
8:30 p.m. Outdoor Movie Night, American Underdog, Gardonville Cooperative Telephone Association, Brandon

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

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