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January 2022

Pledge-a-Paddle Registration

January 17 @ 8:00 a.m. - March 31 @ 11:59 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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The Legacy of the Lakes Museum is pleased to announce the 3nd Annual Pledge-a-Paddle Community Art Contest. We invite community members to paint, carve, burn, and sculpt paddles into works of art that will be displayed at the museum during the 2022 season. The museum provides the paddles and awards five prizes: Peoples Choice Award, Adult and Youth; Artist’s Choice Award; and Juror’s Choice Award, Adult and Youth. Registration is open until March 31, 2022. For more information and to…

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February 2022

History at Home: Gar Wood

February 15 @ 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Inventor of the hydraulic lift and the first man to go over 100 mph on water, Gar Wood is an American icon. Known for his motorboat racing and Gar Wood boats, Wood began his boat career working on a ferry with his father on Lake Osakis. Join the Legacy of the Lakes Museum as we go through the life and successes of local legend Garfield Arthur Wood. Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom.…

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March 2022

History at Home: Female Racers of the 20th Century

March 15 @ 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Joe Carstairs-A Womans Place

Women have been revving engines since motor racing began. Cars, planes, and boats are great equalizers when it comes for the thirst for speed. Women like Joe Carstairs and Delphine Dodge lived unconventional lives for their time, but made their mark on history. Legacy of the Lakes Museum will take a look at some of the pioneering women who made an impact on motorboat racing and the lives they lived. Join us online! This class will be held using the…

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July 2022

Legacy of the Lakes Diamond Classic Boat Show

July 9 @ 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Arrowwood Resort, 2100 Arrowwood Ln
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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The Boat Show is back and bigger than ever. We invite you to show your vintage and classic boats on shore or in the water at our Boat Show. Don't own a classic boat? Come to Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center on Lake Darling and enjoy the show. More information and registration can be found by visiting https://legacyofthelakes.org/boat-show/.

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Music in the Gardens: Mick Sterling

July 29 @ 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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Join us for a fantastic evening of great music and good times with Mick Sterling! Gates open at 6:00 pm and the music starts at 6:30. Gar Wood Tickets are nearest the stage and a chair is provided. Grasslands Tickets are bring your own chair and first come, first serve seating. Kids 12 & under are free! Tickets can also be purchased at the gate. Tickets are refundable up until 5:00 pm, July 29, 2022.

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