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July 2019

Music in the Gardens – Mick Sterling: Born to Run

July 12 @ 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 for live music on select summer Friday nights. Each year we bring a variety of bands from the Midwest and beyond to perform on the Pohlig Family Stage. NEW THIS YEAR: our summer concert series is now family friendly. Adult beverages for sale for those 21 and older. Ticket Information 2 types of seating:                 Gar Wood Seating (front section, chair provided)  $20/ticket and $10/ticket for members                 Grasslands Seating (bring your own chair or…

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Legacy of the Lakes Boat Show

July 13 @ 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Arrowwood Resort, 2100 Arrowwood Ln
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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We are proud to announce that the Legacy of the Lakes Museum Boat Show will be at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center at Alexandria on Lake Darling. We would like to invite you to show your vintage and fiberglass boat or car in any condition on land or in the water. Registration details below. Please join us for special weekend festivities and new museum exhibits for you to enjoy!   SCHEDULE Friday, July 12 Arrive - Lakes Cruise Meet-up at…

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Free

Charles Beck Gallery Talk

July 23 @ 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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Amy Sharpe, author of Charles Beck: The Nature of an Artist, will be in-house to talk about about Charles Beck and his work. Beverages and snacks served. Find out more about Amy and her work at www.ripplerivergallery.com.

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Music in the Gardens – Joyann Parker: Patsy Cline

July 26 @ 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 for live music on select summer Friday nights. Each year we bring a variety of bands from the Midwest and beyond to perform on the Pohlig Family Stage. NEW THIS YEAR: our summer concert series is now family friendly. Adult beverages for sale for those 21 and older. Ticket Information 2 types of seating:                 Gar Wood Seating (front section, chair provided)  $20/ticket and $10/ticket for members                 Grasslands Seating (bring your own chair or…

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August 2019
Free

Becoming a Host Family

August 5 @ 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Explore the world without leaving Alexandria! If you are retired, a one or two parent household or a single person with no children at all then you may be an eligible host for an exchange student. This is a casual information session that will answer your questions and explain the US Department of State's international high school student exchange program. Previous host families and exchange students may be present to share their experiences (depending on availability). Light ethnic appetizers will…

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$16

Basic Phone Photography

August 6 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Get out of your comfort phone zone and learn new tips and tricks for taking amazing photos right from your phone! Local artist Leanne Larson will give you insight on subject matter, composition, light, and even how to apply filters and upload to your social media platform. Please bring your smart phone. Phones newer than the iPhone 6 are recommended however much of what we cover applies to most smart phone. Class fee: $16.00 Register with Alexandria Community Education at…

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$28

AUGUST – Yoga in the Legacy Gardens

August 7 @ 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Yoga has so many health benefits for mind, body and spirit. Yoga equally strengthens and stretches, increasing flexibility and repairing muscles. It’s all about relaxing and allowing yourself and your body to have as much relaxation as you want. This time is for you - free of competition and comparison! Appropriate for all ages & fitness levels. Class Fee: $28.00 (INCLUDES 3 SESSIONS - AUGUST 7, 14, & 21) Register online with Alexandria Community Education at https://alexandria.ce.eleyo.com/course/5770/adult-fall-2018-summer-2019/yoga-in-the-gardens or call (320)…

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$5

Make-n-Take Children’s Craft Series: Woodcutting

August 13 @ 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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Each month the museum will have a fun, lake-life craft you can create and take home! The art of woodcutting originated thousands of years ago in China. See contemporary woodcut artwork from Minnesota artist, Charles Beck, displayed at the museum. Learn about the unique art form and create your own masterpieces to display at home. Instructor: Debbie Hoven Class fee: $5.00 Register online with Alexandria Community Education at https://alexandria.ce.eleyo.com/course/5834/youth-summer-2019-thru-spring-2020/make-n-take-children-s-craft-series-woodcutting or call (320) 762-3310, extension 4272. Limited spots, so register today!

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Free

Fishing Management: Reflections with a View to the Future with Dean Beck

August 26 @ 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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In partnership with the Douglas County Lakes Association, we present an educational program on the state of fishing led by Area Fisheries Supervisor, Dean Beck. This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. About the presenter: Dean is wrapping up a 30+ year tenure with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Section of Fisheries, where he serves as the Glenwood Area Fisheries Supervisor. The Glenwood Fisheries Management Area encompasses Douglas, Grant, Pope, and Stevens Counties…

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September 2019
$44

Oil Painting in the Gardens with Leanne Larson

September 3 @ 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Legacy of The Lakes Museum, 205 3rd Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States
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Experience in the beautiful gardens of the Legacy of the Lakes Museum. Local artist Leanne Larson will give relaxed step-by-step instructions as we paint the setting we see with our own eyes! Get outdoors and experience plein air painting! All painting supplies are provided including use of a standing retractable easel that can be lowered for sitting. This is a 2-3 hour session so you can choose to sit,stand or both. Stools/chairs will also be provided. We will take breaks…

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