Fergus Falls / Alexandria Area


PELICAN RAPIDS:


Front Fenders
May 26th @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am

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Front Fenders are on stage at Chopper's Garage to kick off the summer.

Where: Cormorant Inn
10510 County Highway 5, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota 56572

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Cormorant Inn


2nd Annual "Welcome Back" Cookout
May 26th @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Welcome back Pelican Hills campers! The owners and staff will be grilling for all of our park residents on Saturday or Memorial weekend from 11:00-2:00. We will be serving behind the store. We will provide food and drink and will have picnic tables to eat at and a few yard games set up to play. So stop by to say Hi and grab a bite to eat!

Where: Pelican Hills RV Park
20098 S Pelican Dr, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota 56572

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Pelican Hills RV Park


Sturgeon Unveiling
May 26th @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Your invited! Saturday May 26th the replica of the historic 6ft 2in 102LB Lake Lida Sturgeon will be unveiled. Along with the replica the original mount will be on display for the unveiling. Speared in 1948 by two local boys, Dick Swenson and Harold Rice. The sturgeon is believed to be the last sturgeon taken not only from the Pelican River system–but the entire Red River Basin extending to Canada.

Where: Pelican Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
25 N Broadway PO Box 206, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota 56572

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Pelican Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce


ALEXANDRIA:


Keva Works Carnival
May 24th - 27th

Let summer begin! Time for our annual Keva Works carnival!

Where: Viking Plaza Mall
3015 Highway 29 S, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Viking Plaza Mall


Paint, Sip & Sample | Aloe There
May 24th @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Art Bar 39 Paint & Sip Event

Join us in our Cozy Studio & Wine Bar Located at the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria for a fun time to Create, Sip & Socialize!

At this Paint & Sip you will also have the opportunity to enjoy a luxurious hand treatment or mini facial using L'BRI PURE n' NATURAL Aloe Vera based products. A local representative from L'BRI will be in studio to introduce you to these chemical free products, answer any questions you may have and also provide you with an opportunity to sample these products for yourself. Learn more at lbri.com/beautifulskin.com

PAINTING: Aloe There

WHERE: Art Bar 39 Studio, Alexandria MN | Viking Plaza Mall | 3015 Hwy 29 S, Alexandria MN

Tickets are $35 and must be purchased in advance to reserve your seat. We will be painting this on an 11x14 inch canvas, larger options are available so ask your artist! 

Tickets include all art supplies & aprons are provided. Food & Beverage additional.

Treat yourself to our In Studio Menu options!

SIPS: Enjoy a variety Wine & Beer, coffee, teas, juices & hot chocolate

EATS: House made gourmet flatbreads, Artichoke dips, cheese platters paired with select Wines & Beer, coffee, teas, & hot chocolate + more

View our Wine List & Menu online at www.artbar39.com

By purchasing a your Art Bar 39 ticket, you agree to Art Bar 39 terms and conditions

We never cancel any of our In-Studio Public paint & Sip events unless it is weather related.

Please check our Facebook page for weather related event cancellations

In the event where Art Bar 39 needs to cancel a public event, refunds or transfers will be made.

No refunds for no shows

Paint | Sip | Fun! 

WWW.ARTBAR39.COM

WHERE: Art Bar 39 Studio, Alexandria MN | Viking Plaza Mall | 3015 Hwy 29 S, Alexandria MN

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by:  ART BAR 39


Rooster Ridge Sealed Bid Auction
May 24th @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This is a sealed bid auction for a 4 person 3 day/ 4 night pheasant hunt at Rooster Ridge Hunting Lodge in Chamberlain, SD.
Bids can be sent via Facebook, e-mail to kmomsen@ducks.org, or by calling Kyle at 952-406-0511.
Minimum bid is $4,500 and full details will be posted within the event page.

https://www.roosterridgelodge.com/

Where: Alexandria, Minnesota

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: West Central Minnesota Ducks Unlimited


PLUS Kids Backyard BBQ
May 24th @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

PLUS Kids promotes a safe, neutral place where visitation time and exchanges can occur. Visitations and exchanges allows relationships to be formed between parents and their children. We want to celebrate the importance of family with you! We will be having an open house where we will provide lunch and backyard games while you learn about how PLUS Kids has been serving the community. Please join us for a backyard barbecue at PLUS Kids.

Where: 818 Elm St, Alexandria, MN 56308-1737, 

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: West Central MN Communities Action, Inc.


Paint & Sip | String Art- Choose Your Design
May 25th @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Art Bar 39 Paint & Sip Event

Join us in our Cozy Studio & Wine Bar Located at the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria for a fun time to Create, Sip & Socialize!

PAINTING: Rustic String Art - We have lots of options and designs to choose from!

Tickets are $39 and must be purchased in advance to reserve your seat. We will be creating your piece on a 12x12 inch pine board.

Tickets include all art supplies & aprons are provided. Food & Beverage additional.

Treat yourself to our In Studio Menu options!

SIPS: Enjoy a variety Wine & Beer, coffee, teas, juices & hot chocolate

EATS: House made gourmet flatbreads, Artichoke dips, cheese platters paired with select Wines & Beer, coffee, teas, & hot chocolate + more

View our Wine List & Menu online at www.artbar39.com

By purchasing a your Art Bar 39 ticket, you agree to Art Bar 39 terms and conditions

We never cancel any of our In-Studio Public paint & Sip events unless it is weather related.

Please check our Facebook page for weather related event cancellations

In the event where Art Bar 39 needs to cancel a public event, refunds or transfers will be made.

No refunds for no shows

Paint | Sip | Fun! 

WWW.ARTBAR39.COM

WHERE: Art Bar 39 Studio, Alexandria MN | Viking Plaza Mall | 3015 Hwy 29 S, Alexandria MN

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: ART BAR 39


Fire Pit Productions "Tape"
May 25th & 26th @ 7:30 pm

Tape is a three person play. The play has adult themes.

Where: Lakes Area Theatre
2214 Geneva Rd NE, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Fire Pit Productions


 

Live Music by Cimarron
May 25th @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Start your Memorial weekend off with FREE live music by Cimarron. Beer Gardens open at 5:00 pm.

This will kick off the Ole Oppe Fest's weekend events. See event page for details of other events happening all weekend long.

https://www.facebook.com/OleOppeFest/

Where: Big Ole Statue
Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Alexandria Jaycees and Ole Oppe Fest


DJ Mike Nelson!
May 26th @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

DJ Mike Nelson returnz to Alex Z Memorial Day weekend! Patio party ztartz at 10 pm!

Where: Zorbaz in Alexandria
2710 N. Nokomis St. NE, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Zorbaz in Alexandria and DJ Mike Nelson


Ole Oppe Fest Vendor Fair
May 26th & 27th @ 11:00 am

Browse through a selection of vendors all weekend long and find that treasure.

Where: Big Ole Viking Statue
2nd Ave E, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Alexandria Jaycees and Ole Oppe Fest


Live Music by Megan Lenius
May 26th @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Continue your Memorial weekend with FREE music by the Megan Lenius. Beer Gardens open at 5:00 pm.

This is part the Ole Oppe Fest's weekend of events. See event page for details of other events happening all weekend long.

Learn more about Megan Lenius: https://meganlenius.com/

Where: Big Ole Viking Statue
2nd Ave E, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Alexandria Jaycees and Ole Oppe Fest


Free Music - DJ Thumper
May 26th @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tunes provided by DJ Thumper will be playing all afternoon while you enjoy the day festivities.

Check out more about DJ Thumper: https://www.facebook.com/djthumperAlexandriaMN/

Where: Big Ole Viking Statue
2nd Ave E, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Alexandria Jaycees and Ole Oppe Fest


Live Music - Matt Hannah
May 26th @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 am

Where: Copper Trail Brewing Company
410 30th Ave E, #103, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Copper Trail Brewing Company


Make a Rustic Sign Set | Art Bar 39 Alexandria
May 26th @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Art Bar 39 Presents its newest Workshop event! - Sign & Sip | Make a Rustic Wood Sign Set

Here is how it works and what you get! .....You receive three wooden pine boards approx size: 7" x 17" and all paint materials and supplies etc. We show you how to paint in a rustic style and prepare them for you quotes. (This is fun and can be a bit messy so please don't wear anything that would make you sad if paint go on it!) We do provide aprons :) 

You get to choose your three quotes/words (one for each board) The designs we have offered are listed below. Please try to choose your 3 favorite before you arrive and let us know in the event when it is time to add the words :)

Here is the list of words we offer: (see photos below for what the quotes/words actually look like)
Grateful
Thankful
Blessed
Welcome
Farmhouse
Gather
Simply Blessed
Our Nest
Together is our favorite place to be
It's so good to be Home

Join us in our Cozy Studio & Wine Bar Located at the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria for a fun time to Create, Sip & Socialize!

Tickets are $39.99 including fees - Seats are limited for this event & tickets must be purchased in advance to reserve your seat. 

Tickets include all art supplies & aprons are provided. Food & Beverage additional.

Join us for Dinner/Dessert as you Paint! Treat yourself to our In Studio Menu options:

SIPS: Enjoy a variety Wine & Beer, coffee, teas, soda, Kiddie Cocktails, juices & hot chocolate - Ask your server for in house Wine/Beer sales & promotions

EATS: House made gourmet flatbreads, Artichoke dips, cheese platters to share, Chocolate Fondue Dessert platter to share, Brownies, Cookies, + More

View our Wine List & Menu online at www.artbar39.com

By purchasing a your Art Bar 39 ticket, you agree to Art Bar 39 terms and conditions
We never cancel any of our In-Studio Public paint & Sip events unless it is weather related.
Please check our Facebook page for weather related event cancellations
In the event where Art Bar 39 needs to cancel a public event, refunds or transfers will be made.
No refunds for no shows

Pine Boards are Approx 7" x 17" 
Paint | Sip | Fun! 

WWW.ARTBAR39.COM

WHERE: Art Bar 39 Studio, Alexandria MN | Viking Plaza Mall | 3015 Hwy 29 S, Alexandria MN

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by:  ART BAR 39


Wing Ding - $0.50 wings and Sauce Competition
May 26th @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Come enjoy wings with the area's best dipping sauces. Get 2 wings for $1. We will start serving wings at 5 pm until gone.

Sponsored by Winning Edge Graphics.

Where: Big Ole Statue
Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Alexandria Jaycees and Ole Oppe Fest


Awake the Grapes 5k/10k
May 27th @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Alexandria Figure Skating Club and the Alexandria Kiwanis are excited to bring to you the Awake the Grapes 5K and 10K vineyard run at Carlos Creek Winery!

Proceeds from this run will go to the Alexandria Figure Skating Club to help support the aspirations of the figure skaters and to benefit children in the Alexandria Lakes Area. Each racer participating in the 5K and 10K will receive an Awake the Grapes long sleeved t-shirt if registered online by the cutoff date. Onsite registration will be open, shirts will not be available at onsite registration.

Medals will be presented to the top 2 places in each age range for male and female runners participating in the 10K and 5K races. Overall top male and female awards presented for 10K and 5K races.

Our 5K Course will wind the runners around the beautiful Carlos Creek Winery property and through the onsite vineyards. The 10K course will lead runners on a picturesque race through the Carlos Creek Winery property and vineyards, then out to County Road 34, around Lake Ida, up County Road 61, to County Road 34 and back to Carlos Creek Winery. Each course will have paved, gravel and cross-country terrain.

Please join us as we “Awake the Grapes” with our run through the vineyards for a prosperous new growing season and donate to children in the Alexandria Lakes Area!

Where: Carlos Creek Winery
6693 County Road 34 NW, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by:  Kiwanis Club of Alexandria, MN and 2 others


Kids & Family Day
May 27th @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon with the family. Events will be happening thought the day. Stop on down and check them out.

Where: Big Ole Viking Statue
2nd Ave E, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Alexandria Jaycees and Ole Oppe Fest


Music At The Depot!
May 27th @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live acoustic one man band at the depot in the patio from 5-9!

Where: The Depot Express
104 Broadway street, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: DTEB Shows


Book Signing Party
May 27th @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

I would absolutely LOVE to see all of your beautiful faces at my (BIRDIE TAKES THE STAGE)book signing PARTY at one of my most favorite places... Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria, MN!!! 
📚 🍷 ❤️
▶️Sunday, May 27th!! 
▶️ 12:00-2:00
There will be books, wine, beer and cider served that day. The Awake The Grapes 5K & 10K Run 🏃‍♀️ also takes place at the winery that day! I will be selling and signing books, and sipping wine from 12-2!

Where: Carlos Creek Winery
6693 County Road 34 NW, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Alisa Star


Bruce Archer at Copper Trail Brewing
May 27th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Kick off summer with a cold hand-crafted brew and some hot finger-picking and bottleneck slide guitar! Bruce Archer returns to Copper Trail with his rollicking blend of country blues and Americana covers and originals.

Where: Copper Trail Brewing Company
410 30th Ave E, #103, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: Copper Trail Brewing Company and Bruce Archer Music


USBA Tournament Series
May 27th @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

USBA Tournament Series
Singles Tournament for Youth and Adult division. 
Check in at 9 am, bowling starts at 10 am.
Jr Gold qualifier & scholarships - Cash prizes for adults
Register for the tournament on our website www.USBA.rocks

Where: Garden Center Lanes
115 30th Ave E, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

Source, image, credits, more information & hosted by: United States Bowling Academy - USBA