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Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe

By James Feist / September 19, 2018

Come enjoy an evening in the park by candlelight. Snowshoe or ski the trails, where you will be guided by the moon and candle luminaries. Then come warm up by the wood stove or enjoy snacks and refreshments in the Lakeview warming shelter. There will be approximately 1.5 miles of cross-country ski trail that starts at […]


Snowshoe Lacing Workshop

By James Feist / September 14, 2018

Lace your own pair of snowshoes during this two day workshop. You will be provided with the equipment and instruction needed to lace your own traditional Ojibwe-style snowshoes. Learn this skill from an experienced instructor through this hands-on and rewarding workshop. This workshop is recommended for ages 10 and up will consist of two consecutive […]

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Christmas at the Fort & Lighting Ceremony 2018

By Whitney Fischer / June 20, 2018

Don’t miss Christmas at the Fort and Light Up Broadway, Alexandria’s holiday kickoff celebration! Enjoy Dickensian carolers, local children’s choirs, Santa and Mrs. Claus, hot cider and music. Also enjoy the Parade of Trees featuring beautifully decorated trees by area businesses! At dusk Santa and Mrs. Claus flip the switch to light up the entire […]