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June 2018
Free

Community Read: Paint White Hydrangeas on Canvas

June 28 @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT. Thanks for registering! The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. Join Instructors from Art Bar 39 as they walk you through painting White Hydrangeas on a large 11 x 14 canvas.  This companion event to the Community Read of "Language of Flowers"  is sponsored by Community Read and thanks to generous support from partners is offered free of charge. Preregistration is required.…

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July 2018
$5

Make-n-Take Children’s Craft Series: Boat Building

July 10 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT. Thanks for registering! Each month the museum will have a fun, lake-life craft you can create and take home! This month's class is about creativity, science, and water. Get your creative juices flowing! Participants will build a boat out of common household supplies and test it on the water to see if it floats. Register online with Alexandria Community Education by clicking here or by calling 320-762-3310, extension 2. Class size is limited to 15. Sponsored by: Henry’s Foods, Geneva Capital, McCarten…

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$8

Music in the Gardens – Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome

July 13 @ 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Bring your lawn chair and enjoy live music under the stars! Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome, a 12 piece horn band from Fargo-Moorhead, is coming to the Legacy Gardens this July. They are sure to get you up on your feet playing hits from Chicago, Blues Brothers, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Santana, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Kool & The Gang, Isley Brothers, BB King, and more! Doors open at 6:30 pm, music from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. $8.00 admission. Cash…

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$5

Legacy of the Lakes Summer Showcase

July 14 @ 10:00 a.m. - July 15 @ 3:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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We are changing things up this year! Our annual boat show is taking on a new and improved look. The Legacy of the Lakes Summer Showcase is a fun-filled event taking place on Saturday, July 14 at the Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Downtown Alexandria. Find out more about this exciting event here!

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$5

Basics in Garden Photography

July 19 @ 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Van Gooch and Claudine Grove from the Evansville Photo Club will share tips and techniques on how to take photos in natural settings. This session will include time in the classroom and time in the Legacy Gardens. Participants should bring their own cameras. Register online with Alexandria Community Education by clicking here or by calling 320-762-3310, extension 2. Class size is limited to 15. Sponsored by: Henry’s Foods, Geneva Capital, McCarten Design

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$10

Community Read: Tea Party and Garden Tour

July 25 @ 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Find your pretty hats and join fellow Community Read participants for a lovely tea party!  Enjoy the beauty of the Legacy Gardens, proper and dainty dishes, and have some fun with the traditional Victorian meaning of flowers. You will be introduced to the garden tour of flowers and information about the language of some of the varieties.  The self guided tour with garden guide will remain open the rest of the summer. Register online with Alexandria Community Education by clicking here or by calling 320-762-3310, extension 2. Join the Douglas…

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Free

Community Read: Language of the Flowers Garden Tour

July 26 - August 31
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Take a self-guided tour of the Legacy Gardens looking for the traditional meanings of the gardens' flowers. This self-guided tour will be available beginning with the Community Read: Tea Party & Garden Tour on Wednesday, July 25 (more info here), and will run through the end of August. Pick up the garden guide at the Museum's front desk. Regular museum admission applies if you would like to tour the museum, but touring the gardens is free. Join the Douglas County Library,…

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$35

Boat on Canvas – Paint with Art Bar 39!

July 26 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join instructors from Art Bar 39 as they walk you through painting this 'lake life' inspired 12 x 12 canvas.  Have fun, socialize and learn techniques in this step by step class.  No experience needed! Register online with Alexandria Community Education by clicking here or by calling 320-762-3310, extension 2.

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$8

Music in the Gardens – Joyann Parker

July 27 @ 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Bring your lawn chair and enjoy live music under the stars! Dubbed the Twin Cities next great blues singer by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Joyann Parker will be gracing the stage in the Legacy Gardens this July. Parker is an accomplished singer, songwriter, pianist, and lead guitarist from the Twin Cities. Doors open at 6:00 pm, music from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. $8.00 admission. Cash bar. Must be 21+ to attend.

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August 2018
Free

“Light Up the States” Book Reading

August 4 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join local author Debbie Hoven for a fun book reading of her new children’s book that takes the holiday lights on a trip around the USA. Visit the “cowboy states”, the “lobster states”, and the “dairy states”. See how the lights add color to the Las Vegas strip, the Statue of Liberty, and so much more! Debbie will also be available to sign books. Register online with Alexandria Community Education by clicking here or by calling 320-762-3310, extension 2. Class size is limited to…

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