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June 2024

Story Time in the Garden

June 24 @ 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens with the Douglas County Library for free story time, perfect for ages 2-5. Stories start at 10:00 am. In case of rain, story time will take place in the museum.

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History of Recreational Boating-Part I

June 24 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Our summer speaker series is presented by Lee Wangstad, the History of Recreational Boating, covering the first half of the 20th century. This is part 1 of a 4 part series. Free and open to the public.

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July 2024
$7

Recycled Boat Building

July 2 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Get your creative juices flowing! Participants will build a boat out of common household supplies and recycled materials. Then they can test their designs on the water to see if it floats. Grades 2-5 | $7 Register here

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Story Time in the Garden

July 8 @ 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens with the Douglas County Library for free story time, perfect for ages 2-5. Stories start at 10:00 am. In case of rain, story time will take place in the museum.

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Music in the Gardens: Pert Near Sandstone

July 12 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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As longtime stewards of the modern string band revival, Pert Near has a songcraft informed by the American folk tradition in a delivery of acoustic instrumentation. The songs themselves tell a different tale, lightly veiled as bluegrass while sneakily appeasing their inner desire for a more modern musical timbre. Gates open at 6:00 and the music starts at 6:30! Adult beverages will be available for sale (cash or credit), along with pop and water. Longtrees will be serving up food…

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Diamond Classic Boat Show

July 13 @ 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Join the Legacy of the Lakes Museum for their annual Diamond Classic Boat Show at Arrowwood Resort on Lake Darling from 10 am to 3 pm. Come take in vintage and classic boats displayed on land and water, get a free ride in a vintage boat, enjoy pop up exhibits from the museum, and more! This event is free and open to the public, so bring the whole family! Interested in showing your boat? Registration is now open! Visit legacyofthelakes.org/boat-show/…

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$7

Painting in the Garden

July 16 @ 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Painting in the Gardens

Kids can let their creativity come to life in the beautiful Legacy Gardens at the Legacy of the Lakes Museum. They can take inspiration from the beautiful plantings, trees, and water and create their very own masterpiece. Grades 1-6 | $7 Register here

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Nautical Night 2024

July 18 @ 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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2024 Nautical Night

For two seasons, the community has turned out to generously support the museum and our mission at the Nautical Night Fundraiser. Thank you! We are delighted to invite you to our third annual Nautical Night. Enjoy appetizers, an open bar, a delicious plated dinner, and first-class entertainment from 4 to the Bar Cabaret. After dinner, there will be a live auction of sensational packages, followed by dessert bites and dancing under the stars. We hope to see you in the…

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Story Time in the Garden

July 22 @ 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Legacy Gardens, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens with the Douglas County Library for free story time, perfect for ages 2-5. Stories start at 10:00 am. In case of rain, story time will take place in the museum.

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History of Recreational Boating-Part II

July 22 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Legacy of the Lakes BoatHouse, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Our summer speaker series is presented by Lee Wangstad, the History of Recreational Boating, covering the first half of the 20th century. This is part 2 of a 4 part series. Free and open to the public. Missed previous parts? Don't worry, these talks stand on their own!

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