Fall

35th Annual Arts and Crafters Tour

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

Shop unique arts and crafts in the comfort of cozy decorated homes, complete with holiday music, cider and goodies. 9 homes will be on the tour. Thursday 4pm-8pm .. Friday-Sat 9-5 . Complete list of homes will be published in the Echo Press and Lakes Area Shopper. More details can be found at www.facebook.com/crafterstour

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35th Annual Arts and Crafters Tour

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

Shop unique arts and crafts in the comfort of cozy decorated homes, complete with holiday music, cider and goodies. 9 homes will be on the tour. Thursday 4pm-8pm .. Friday-Sat 9-5 . Complete list of homes will be published in the Echo Press and Lakes Area Shopper. More details can be found at www.facebook.com/crafterstour

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35th Annual Arts and Crafters Tour

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

Shop unique arts and crafts in the comfort of cozy decorated homes, complete with holiday music, cider and goodies. 9 homes will be on the tour. Thursday 4pm-8pm .. Friday-Sat 9-5 . Complete list of homes will be published in the Echo Press and Lakes Area Shopper. More details can be found at www.facebook.com/crafterstour

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Hunting Widows Weekend

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

When the guys are hunting for a buck, the girls get out and have fun! SOME AREA ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Carlos Creek Winery Hunting Widows fun:  featuring Prizes, Wine Trivia Games, Drink Specials, Masquerade Ball, Live Music and more! Details TBA Shoppers On the Hunt in Downtown Alexandria: November 8-10, hunt for great deals and store specials […]

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Hunting Widows Weekend

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

When the guys are hunting for a buck, the girls get out and have fun! SOME AREA ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Carlos Creek Winery Hunting Widows fun:  featuring Prizes, Wine Trivia Games, Drink Specials, Masquerade Ball, Live Music and more! Details TBA Shoppers On the Hunt in Downtown Alexandria: November 8-10, hunt for great deals and store specials […]

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Hunting Widows Weekend

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

When the guys are hunting for a buck, the girls get out and have fun! SOME AREA ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Carlos Creek Winery Hunting Widows fun:  featuring Prizes, Wine Trivia Games, Drink Specials, Masquerade Ball, Live Music and more! Details TBA Shoppers On the Hunt in Downtown Alexandria: November 8-10, hunt for great deals and store specials […]

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Apple Fest at the Winery

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

An outdoor, family-friendly festival celebrating the end of the Apple harvest.Catapult Demonstrations, Pie Eating Competitions, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Quilt Show & Auction, Food Vendors, Wine & Beer.

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MEA Fun Days at the Orchard

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

When school is out, we PLAY! This is THE place to be over MEA! $10 Activity Band – enjoy access to all of our attractions! Come for lunch! Our lunch menu will feature hot savory Pot Pies.

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MEA Fun Days at the Orchard

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

When school is out, we PLAY! This is THE place to be over MEA! $10 Activity Band – enjoy access to all of our attractions! Come for lunch! Our lunch menu will feature hot savory Pot Pies.

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MEA Fun Days at the Orchard

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

When school is out, we PLAY! This is THE place to be over MEA! $10 Activity Band – enjoy access to all of our attractions! Come for lunch! Our lunch menu will feature hot savory Pot Pies.

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MEA Fun Days at the Orchard

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

When school is out, we PLAY! This is THE place to be over MEA! $10 Activity Band – enjoy access to all of our attractions! Come for lunch! Our lunch menu will feature hot savory Pot Pies.

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Downtown Fall Preview

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

Come Downtown and celebrate fall with fun and shopping! Super store specials, refreshments and fall fashions!

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Downtown Fall Preview

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

Come Downtown and celebrate fall with fun and shopping! Super store specials, refreshments and fall fashions!

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Downtown Fall Preview

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

Come Downtown and celebrate fall with fun and shopping! Super store specials, refreshments and fall fashions!

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Grape Stomp 2019

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

Come experience the Grape Stomp and Fall Festival held annually the second weekend after Labor Day. The three day festival is packed with excitement including 18 bands on 4 stages, over 150 food, juried art and marketplace vendors, a man cave featuring craft beer, wine tasting, and of course Grape Stomping!! Each day has a […]

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Grape Stomp 2019

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

Come experience the Grape Stomp and Fall Festival held annually the second weekend after Labor Day. The three day festival is packed with excitement including 18 bands on 4 stages, over 150 food, juried art and marketplace vendors, a man cave featuring craft beer, wine tasting, and of course Grape Stomping!! Each day has a […]

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Grape Stomp 2019

By James Feist / December 27, 2018

Come experience the Grape Stomp and Fall Festival held annually the second weekend after Labor Day. The three day festival is packed with excitement including 18 bands on 4 stages, over 150 food, juried art and marketplace vendors, a man cave featuring craft beer, wine tasting, and of course Grape Stomping!! Each day has a […]

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Fall Colors Beginning to Appear in Alexandria Lakes Area

By James Feist / September 19, 2018

The autumn hues are starting to pop up around the Alexandria Lakes Area! While they appeared slow to start at the beginning of September, they are starting to progress more. Cool overnight temperatures along with plenty of bright and sunny days will help accelerate the pace along with helping entice vibrant colors out of the […]

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Oletoberfest – Friday Festivities

By Beth Leipholtz / September 11, 2018

Come join us at Copper Trail Brewing located at 410 30th Ave East, Alexandria, and bring your lederhosen for the 2018 Oletoberfest September 21-23! There will be live music, food trucks, and of course Copper Trail Oletoberfest beer all weekend! For more event details visit coppertrailbrewing.com/events Friday Festivities: Green Canteen Food Truck – 12-8pm Live […]

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Fall Color Hotspots in the Alexandria Lakes Area

By James Feist / September 4, 2018

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” — Albert Camus The Autumn Season is arriving in Minnesota, and it’s one of the best times of the year to get out and explore the Alexandria Lakes Area! Not only are there tons of things to do and great places to stay, the colorful hues from […]

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Must-Do Fall Fun in the Alexandria Lakes Area

By Explore Alexandria / September 4, 2018

Autumn is a much-adored season for many reasons…cool nights around a campfire, pumpkin patches, cozy sweatshirts, and of course the beautiful vibrant colors of foliage during a Minnesota fall. Couple all that with some fun activities and special events, and you have the recipe of a perfect Autumn Getaway! Here is a list of some […]

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Fall Festival at the State Park

By James Feist / August 30, 2018

Enjoy the rich colors of fall while learning about the history of the park and those who came before us. Come explore the park and the trails on your own, while enjoying the fall colors or participate in the many activities going on during this annual celebration of fall event. There will be something for […]

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Grape Stomp Festival

By Explore Alexandria / August 17, 2018

Come experience the Grape Stomp and Fall Festival held annually at Carlos Creek Winery! The three day festival, September 14-16, is packed with excitement including 18 bands on 4 stages, over 150 food, juried art and marketplace vendors, a man cave featuring craft beer, wine tasting, and of course Grape Stomping!! Each day has a […]

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MEA Fun Days

By James Feist / August 7, 2018

When school is out, we PLAY! This is THE place to be over MEA! $10 Activity Band – enjoy access to all of our attractions! Flashlight Corn Maze: Oct 19, dusk-10 pm $7/person Come for lunch! Our lunch menu will feature hot savory Pot Pies.

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MEA Fun Days

By James Feist / August 7, 2018

When school is out, we PLAY! This is THE place to be over MEA! $10 Activity Band – enjoy access to all of our attractions! Flashlight Corn Maze: Oct 19, dusk-10 pm $7/person Come for lunch! Our lunch menu will feature hot savory Pot Pies.

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MEA Fun Days

By James Feist / August 7, 2018

When school is out, we PLAY! This is THE place to be over MEA! $10 Activity Band – enjoy access to all of our attractions! Flashlight Corn Maze: Oct 19, dusk-10 pm $7/person Come for lunch! Our lunch menu will feature hot savory Pot Pies.

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MEA Fun Days

By James Feist / August 7, 2018

When school is out, we PLAY! This is THE place to be over MEA! $10 Activity Band – enjoy access to all of our attractions! Flashlight Corn Maze: Oct 19, dusk-10 pm $7/person Come for lunch! Our lunch menu will feature hot savory Pot Pies.

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Pumpkin Mania

By James Feist / August 7, 2018

Fun for the whole family – don’t miss it! Flashlight Corn Maze October 5, dusk – 10 pm, $7/person Have a hot savory pot pie for lunch – you’ll love ’em! Free Samples $10 Activity Wrist Band – enjoy access to all of our attractions!

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Pumpkin Mania

By James Feist / August 7, 2018

Fun for the whole family – don’t miss it! Flashlight Corn Maze October 5, dusk – 10 pm, $7/person Have a hot savory pot pie for lunch – you’ll love ’em! Free Samples $10 Activity Wrist Band – enjoy access to all of our attractions!

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Apple Pie Days

By James Feist / August 7, 2018

Flashlight Corn Maze Friday: September 21st, dusk – 10 pm, $7/person Apple Pie Eating Contest: September 22nd, 12 pm,  FREE,  Sign up here Apple Pie Baking Contest: September 23rd, 10 am – 3 pm,  FREE,  Sign up here $10 Activity Wrist Band – enjoy access to all of our attractions! Have a hot savory pot pie […]

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