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June 2021

Water Talks: Minnesota DNR

June 14 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Legacy of the Lakes Museum and the Douglas County Lakes Association are proud to present "Water Talks," a speaker series devoted to stewardship of our lakes. Join us for these talks with experts so we can understand and protect our lakes for future generations. Understanding our Lakes, Understanding our Legacy. Schedule of Speakers: June 14-Commissioner Strommen from the Minnesota DNR July 12-TBA August 9-"How Our Lakes Were Named" with Rachel Barduson September 13-TBA These talks are free and open to…

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$5.00

Children’s Make-n-Take: Boat Building

June 15 @ 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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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. Great for grades K-5!* *This class currently has a waitlist

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July 2021
$14.00

Exploring History: Viking Navigation

July 1 @ 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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Icelandic Spar-Exploring History

No sunstone, a mythical tool that guided Viking seafaring, has ever been found on or near a Viking shipwreck, causing most historians to dismiss the idea of the sunstone as fiction. But others believe it’s possible that these crystals did guide Viking voyages. Learn more about sunstones and Viking navigation, seafaring, and shipbuilding with the Legacy of the Lakes Museum. Tickets: https://bit.ly/3kI1Y7h This class is offered in partnership with Alexandria's Community Education. You may register for the 3-Session Series or…

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Classic Boat Show

July 9 @ 1:00 p.m. - July 10 @ 4:00 p.m.
Arrowwood Resort, 2100 Arrowwood Ln
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Save the Date for our annual Classic Boat Show on July 9 and 10, 2021! We'll be back at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center on Lake Darling after having to change our plans last year due to COVID. We can't wait to see everyone again at this gathering of boat enthusiasts and community members! Schedule of Events July 9- Boat Cruise VIP Dinner Music in the Gardens July 10- Registration Boat Show Awards Presentation More details to come soon! Interested…

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$10.00

Music in the Gardens: Kelley Hunt

July 9 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens on Friday, July 9th for Kelley Hunt, performing on the Pohlig Family Stage. "...Hunt delivers her socially charged lyrics with a voice that's part powerful gospel yearning and part bawdy soul shouter..." -The Onion, Denver, CO Adult beverages for sale for those 21 and older. Tickets are $20 for Gar Wood Seating (up front, chair provided) and $10 for Grasslands Seating (bring your own chair or blanket). Museum members receive a 50% discount on…

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$5.00

Children’s Make-n-Take: Navigation Fun

July 20 @ 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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Icelandic Spar-Exploring History

You won’t be running around in circles after this class. Participants will learn about the ways people navigated over time, both on land and water, and then make their own compasses. Finally, the class will go on a compass scavenger hunt around the museum. Ideal for Grades 3-6.

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August 2021
$10.00

Music in the Gardens: Mick Sterling

August 6 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens on Friday, August 6 for Mick Sterling and the Stud Brothers, presenting A Billy Joel State of Mind. Adult beverages for sale for those 21 and older. Tickets are $20 for Gar Wood Seating (up front, chair provided) and $10 for Grasslands Seating (bring your own chair or blanket). Museum members receive a 50% discount on tickets. Kids 12 & under are FREE! Thank you to Integrity Title for sponsoring this Music in the Gardens…

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Water Talks: How Our Lakes Were Named

August 9 @ 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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What’s in a (Lake) Name...Legacy, Legends and (Folk) Lore One thing we know for certain. We have a lot of lakes in Douglas County. What we don’t know for sure is...how did they get their names? Enjoy a fun, lighthearted and enthusiastic look at local lake trivia with an assortment of stories to go with familiar names. Names that connect us to our history, names that highlight our geography, names inherited from our pioneers and names that inspire a tidbit…

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$10.00

Music in the Gardens: Joyann Parker

August 13 @ 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Join us in the Legacy Gardens on Friday, August 13 for Joyann Parker, performing on the Pohlig Family Stage. "Throughout Parker’s totally commanding powerhouse pipes prevail. Better yet, she comes across with honesty and conviction, never seeming to try too hard. She’s a flat-out dynamo." (Jim Hynes/Glide Magazine) Adult beverages for sale for those 21 and older. Tickets are $20 for Gar Wood Seating (up front, chair provided) and $10 for Grasslands Seating (bring your own chair or blanket). Museum…

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$5.00

Children’s Make-n-Take: Gyotaku

August 17 @ 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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Gyotaku is the traditional Japanese method of printing fish. Learn about the ancient practice and create your own prints to display at home. Grades K-6.

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