May

Every Friday: GoKart Racing, 7 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds; 320-491-9249

Every Saturday: WISSOTA Car Racing, 6:30 p.m., Viking Speedway; 320-762-1559

Every Sunday: Vikingland Corvette Club’s Sunday cruise and dinner, 4:30 p.m., Alexandria Clinic parking lot

1: Theatre L’Homme Dieu Run for the Roses Kentucky Derby Party, Carlos Creek Winery

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1: Viking Seafaring Vessel Display, Runestone Museum

1: On Golden Pond, Andria Theatre

2: On Golden Pond, Andria Theatre

6: History At Home: Gar Wood

13: History At Home: Phil Noonan

20: History At Home: A Biography of a One Room Schoolhouse

23: Immortal Words, Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra and Chorale

26: Alexandria Technical & Community College Foundation – Scramble for Scholarships Golf Tournament

27: Schjei Country Concert, Courthouse Lawn, Alexandria

28-30: Ole Oppe Fest, downtown Alexandria, alexjaycees.com

30: Awake the Grapes 10K/5K/0K Run, Carlos Creek Winery

31: Blue Star Museum Program begins

June

Every Friday: GoKart Racing, 7 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds; 320-491-9249

Every Saturday: WISSOTA Car Racing, 6:30 p.m., Viking Speedway; 320-762-1559

Every Sunday: Vikingland Corvette Club’s Sunday cruise and dinner, 4:30 p.m., Alexandria Clinic parking lot

3: Livewire Concert, Courthouse Lawn

10: Nathan’s Old-Time Band, Courthouse Lawn

11-13: History Live, tentative, Runestone Museum

16: Habitat Hardhat Luncheon, Knute Nelson Memorial Park

16: Happy Hour, Knute Nelson Memorial Park

16-19: Grease, Andria Theatre

17: Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboys Concert, Courthouse Lawn

18-20: Art DeTour, multiple artists and locations, alexart.org

18-20: Runestone Days, Kensington

23-26: Grease, Andria Theatre

24: Country Roads Concert, Courthouse Lawn

27: Vikingland Band Festival, tentative, marching.com/events/vbf

TBD: Music in the Gardens

July

Every Friday: GoKart Racing, 7 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds; 320-491-9249

Every Saturday: WISSOTA Car Racing, 6:30 p.m., Viking Speedway; 320-762-1559

Every Sunday: Vikingland Corvette Club’s Sunday cruise and dinner, 4:30 p.m., Alexandria Clinic parking lot

1: Blue English Concert, Courthouse Lawn

4: Special July 4 Concert, Douglas County Courthouse Lawn

4: Evansville Red White & Boom Days, tentative

4: StarStorm, Arrowwood

8: Bob & The BeachCombers Concert, Courthouse Lawn

9-10: Legacy of the Lakes Museum Classic Boat Show

15: Stone Road Concert, Courthouse Lawn

20: Ice Age Exhibit opening, Runestone Museum

22: Rockin’ Hollywoods Concert, Courthouse Lawn

23-25: Waterama, Glenwood

24-25: Rose City Threshing & Heritage Festival, rosecitythreshing.org

28-31: Aladdin JR, Andria Theatre

29:. Blonde and the Bohunk Concert, Courthouse Lawn

TBD: Miltona Tornado Days

TBD: Music in the Gardens, legacyofthelakes.org

August

Every Friday: GoKart Racing, 7 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds; 320-491-9249

Every Saturday: WISSOTA Car Racing, 6:30 p.m., Viking Speedway; 320-762-1559

Every Sunday: Vikingland Corvette Club’s Sunday cruise and dinner, 4:30 p.m., Alexandria Clinic parking lot

1-7: 100th annual Resorters Golf Tournament

4-7: Aladdin JR, Andria Theatre

5: 70s Magic Sunshine Band Concert, Courthouse Lawn

5: History At Home: Theresa Hicks

6: Ring of Fire Bull Ride, Parkers Prairie

6-8: Fall Festival, Parkers Prairie

11: Annual Steak Fry, Runestone Museum, runestonemuseum.org

12: 57 Chevy Reunion Band Concert, Courthouse Lawn

17-21: Douglas County Fair

19: A Woman's Place: Women on the Frontier

19: Cimarron Concert, Courthouse Lawn

26: History At Home: Female Racers

26: Red Letter Band Concert, Courthouse Lawn

28: Walk to End Alzheimer’s, YMCA

TBD: Alexandria Festival of the Lakes, alexfest.org

TBD: Garfield Days, Forada Days, Brandon SummerFest

TBD: Music in the Gardens

September

Every Sunday: Vikingland Corvette Club’s Sunday cruise and dinner, 4:30 p.m., Alexandria Clinic parking lot

2: Robby Vee Concert, Courthouse Lawn

17-19: Grape Stomp, Carlos Creek Winery

18: Museum Day

25: Matt Kjelland Memorial Run/Walk, Alexandria City Park

TBD: Central Lakes Concert Association

October

23: Oktoberfest, Carlos Creek Winery

31: Fall Fest in the Fort, tentative, Runestone Museum

31: Trick or Treat, downtown

TBD: Central Lakes Concert Association

November

4-6: Alexandria Area Holiday Arts & Crafters Tour

26: Christmas in the Fort

TBD: Central Lakes Concert Association

December

7: Donation Day at the Museum

17: Christmas Bake Sale, Runestone Museum



Ongoing Events



Blizzard Hockey: September-March, Runestone Community Center

Photography Workshops: First Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., Evansville Arts Center

Red Willow Arts Coalition Summer Concert Series: Thursdays, May 27-Sept. 2, 7 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse lawn, Alexandria

Open Mic Nights: Third Thursday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m., March-December, Evansville Arts Center

First Friday Concerts: First Friday of each month, March-Dec., 7 to 9 p.m., Evansville Arts Center

Live music: Year round: Saturdays, 2 p.m. ; Memorial Day-Labor Day: Sundays, 1 p.m. ; Carlos Creek Winery, Alexandria, 320-846-5443

Alexandria Farmers Market: Saturdays, May 9-Oct. 31, 9 a.m. to noon. ; Thursdays, June 25-Oct. 29, 3 to 6 p.m. ; Tuesdays, June 30-Oct. ; 27, 9 a.m. to noon ; Big Ole Central Park, Alexandria

Holmes City Farmers Market and Community Breakfast: Saturdays, May 16-Oct. 17, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Breakfast through 10:30 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church parking lot, Holmes City





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