Community Calendar for Douglas County area

Events for May 5-12, 2023

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Friday, May 5
7:30-8:30 a.m. Wake Up Alexandria! Scandinavian Gift Shop
5 p.m. Zion Lutheran School Grace Gala, Crooked Willow
6 p.m. Live Music with Alex the Traveler, Willy T’s
7 p.m. Country Music with Roger Gillespie, VFW Post 936, Alexandria
7-9 p.m. First Friday Concert with Jewett Benson & Peggy Weise, Evansville Art Center

Saturday, May 6
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Alexandria Spring Arts, Craft & Gift Show, Runestone Community Center
10-11:00 a.m. Saturday Story Hour: Ocean Friends Themed, Cherry Street Books
1-4 p.m. Making Magic Happen: Alexandria Spring Dance Shows, Alexandria Area High School
4-6 p.m. Theatre L’Homme Dieu’s Annual Kentucky Derby Party, The Grand Hall at Bold North Cellars
6 p.m. Live Music with Drunk Uncle, Carlos Creek Winery
6-7 p.m. Making Magic Happen: Spring Dance Show, Parkers Prairie Secondary School
7 p.m. Brad Lambrecht Organ Recital, Fundraiser for Survivors of Turkey Earthquakes, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Garfield
8 p.m. Live Music with Robb Justice Band, Eagles in Alexandria
9 p.m. Live Acoustic Music with Strange Daze, The Depot Smokehouse and Tavern

Sunday, May 7
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Pancake and Sausage Breakfast Scholarship Fundraiser, Constellation Lodge No. 81, 205 6th Ave. E, Alexandria
2-4 p.m. Sunday Music with Lady and the Cowboy and free root beer floats, Alexandria Senior Center
3-5 p.m. Sunday Music Series: Dave Cofell, Copper Trail Brewing Co.

Monday, May 8
7 p.m. All District Orchestra Concert, AAHS Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, May 9
10:30 a.m. Weekday Story Hour: Puppy Dog Pals Themed, Cherry Street Books
1-2 p.m. Line Dancing, Alexandria Senior Center
4-6 p.m. 2023 Portfolio Show Opening Reception, Gallery 300, Alexandria Technical and Community College


Wednesday, May 10
6:15-8 a.m. Habitat for Humanity Hard Hat Breakfast Fundraiser, Broadway Ballroom
9 a.m. Free Entry to Shenanigans Indoor Playground, Early Education Center
1 p.m. Alexandria Technical and Community College Commencement
4:30-6:30 p.m. Habitat for Humanity Hard Hat Happy Hour Fundraiser, Broadway Ballroom
6-7 p.m. Windmill Project’s Awesome Athletes, Lincoln Elementary gym

Thursday, May 11
1 p.m. Pie and Coffee Series: “The Written Gift,” Alexandria Senior Center
6-7 p.m. Beginning Gardening with Diana Carson, Douglas County Library

Friday, May 12
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Asian-themed Luncheon with Jana Tonsfeldt, Farwell Creamery (Tickets through Community Education of Alexandria).
6-9 p.m. Alexandria Soccer Bingo Blitz, Broadway Ballroom
7- 9 p.m. Blues Jam Session, Copper Trail Brewing Co.
8-12 p.m. Live Music with Tainted Vibes, Alexandria VFW

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

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