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Community Calendar for Douglas County area

Events for Sept. 9-16, 2022

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Friday, Sept. 9
5 p.m. 49th Annual Chain of lake Ducks Unlimited Fall Banquet, Broadway Ballroom Event Center
5 p.m. Boy Scouts begin placing flags near 3M in honor of 9/11 victims. Volunteers are welcome.
7 p.m. Tiny Beautiful Things, Fire Pit Productions, Lakes Area Theatre
Noon-11 p.m. Oletober Fest, Free, All Ages, Copper Trail Brewing, Downtown Alexandria

Saturday, Sept. 10
All day. Flag display near 3M in honor of 9/11 victims.
11 a.m. Taste of Osakis, Downtown Osakis
10 a.m. Big Ole Bike Club ride to Osakis for ice cream, meet at Big Ole statue
Noon-11 p.m. Oletober Fest, $10, Age 21+, Downtown Alexandria
4:30 82nd Annual KT Remembrance Run/Walk, Lake Brophy Park
7 p.m. Tiny Beautiful Things, Fire Pit Productions, Lakes Area Theatre

Sunday, Sept. 11
8:30 a.m. Ceremony at flag display near 3M to honor 9/11 victims. Flags will be taken down at 5 p.m. Monday.
11 a.m.-5 p.m. St. Mary’s Community Block Party, Free, Runestone Community Center
12-6 p.m. Oletober Fest, Free, All Ages, Downtown Alexandria
2 p.m. Solem Lutheran Church Fall Festival, 9159 County Road 1 SW, Kensington

Tuesday, Sept. 13
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Alexandria Farmers Market, Big Ole Central Park
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Master Gardeners Let’s Talk Plants: Preserving the Harvest, Douglas County Library
5:30-7 p.m. Women's Health Seminar, Alexandria Area YMCA
7-8 p.m. Gallery Talk: So Terrible A Storm, Legacy of The Lakes Museum

Thursday, Sept. 15
3-6 p.m. Alexandria Farmers Market, Big Ole Central Park
4-7 p.m. Cultural Diversity Festival, Alexandria College Tactical Warehouse
7-9 p.m. Open Mic Night, Evansville Art Center

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Friday, Sept. 16
7:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria! Amy Christopherson, State Farm Insurance, 218 3rd Ave. E., Ste. 100, Alexandria
Noon-7 p.m. Grape Stomp Festival for Age 21+, Carlos Creek Winery
5-7:30 p.m. Recovery Walk, Veterans Memorial Park, Alexandria

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

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