Community Calendar for Douglas County area

Events for Sept. 23-30, 2022

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Friday, Sept. 23
10-11 a.m. Hidden Treasures - Geocaching 101, Lake Carlos State Park
7 p.m. Willy Wonka Kids, Andria Theatre
4-6 p.m. Owls: Drop-in Nature Table, Lake Carlos State Park

Saturday, Sept. 24
8:30-11:30 a.m. Holmes City Farmers Market, 5760 County Rd 4W SW, Holmes City
9 a.m. Matt Kjelland Memorial 10K/5K Run-Walk, City Park Road, Alexandria,
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Alexandria Farmers Market, Big Ole Central Park
10:30-11:30 a.m. Make a Needle Felted Rainbow Pin, For Kids Age 10 and Up, Douglas County Library
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Downtown Fall Showcase with Live Music, Strolling Models, Artists, Downtown Alexandria
1-2 p.m. Fire Methods, Lake Carlos State Park
3-5 p.m. Terraplanes Celtic Folk Music, Corner Garage, Farwell
6 p.m. Black Bears — Campfire Program, Lake Carlos State Park
7 p.m. Willy Wonka Kids, Andria Theatre

Sunday, Sept. 25
10-11 a.m. Fall Color Walk: Hike with the Naturalist, Lake Carlos State Park
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Lions Waffle Feed at The Farm, Country Blossom Farm, Alexandria
10:30 a.m. Coach Purse Bingo and Silent Auction, VFW Post 936, 1102 3rd Ave E. Tickets available at Hometown Insurance, Golden K members. Lunch provided by VFW Auxiliary.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Our Lady of the Runestone Catholic Church Fall Dinner in Kensington. Chicken, sausage and sauerkraut, mashed potatoes. Take-out and gluten-free meals available.
2-4 p.m. Sunday Music Series: Mikko & Maybe Friends, Alexandria Senior Center
2-4 p.m. Willy Wonka Kids, Andria Theatre

Monday, Sept. 26
11:15 a.m. Chamber of Commerce’s Fall Luncheon: Chamber Fall Luncheon: “Own You – Discover and Ignite Your Ultimate Potential,” Broadway Ballroom

Tuesday, Sept. 27
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: Putting Your Garden to Bed, Douglas County Library
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. “Organizational Alignment: People, Purpose, and Productivity,” Alexandria Technical & Community College, Room 209
2-3 p.m. Paint Your Own Halloween Gnome Ornament, Douglas County Library
7:30 p.m. Portrait of a Queen, Aretha Franklin tribute, Central Lakes Concert Association, AAHS Performing Arts Center


Wednesday, Sept. 28
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Chamber of Commerce Listen & Learn: Concussion 101, Virtual Event
3:30-4:30 p.m. Autumn Burlap Sign Painting For Kids, Douglas County Library

Thursday, Sept. 29
3-6 p.m. Alexandria Farmers Market, Big Ole Central Park

Friday, Sept. 30
12-1:15 p.m. Alexandria School District Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon, Broadway Ballroom
4 p.m. Alexandria Area High School Homecoming Parade Downtown and 7 p.m. Game

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

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