Alexandria Area Is A Bonanza For Hunting Opener Shopping

Nothing says autumn like deer hunting opening weekend. And whether you’re looking to bag that huge buck, or save some bucks on a bag – the Alexandria Lakes Area has you covered.

Arts and Crafters Tour

The 34th Annual Alexandria Area Arts & Crafters Tour is so much fun! (Thurs – Sat.) With nine homes on the juried tour, and many local businesses showing off their stuff – you’re going to find beautiful holiday decor, quilts, clothes, amazing food, and much more. Highlights of the tour are the Christmas Boutique and Bake Sale at Grand Arbor by Knute Nelson.  Country Blossom Farm has great deals on Holiday decor and delicious food. Alomere Health‘s craft sale, use the East entrance. Plants Beautiful Christmas Gift Shop and Tree Farm has unique decor, hats, decorations. The Alexandria Downtown Merchants invite you to explore Downtown Alexandria for discounts, wine, coffee, appetizers, giveaways and more! The Arts & Crafters Tour is a gem – don’t miss it! 

More Weekend Events

 It is Hunting Widows Weekend at Carlos Creek Winery.  Live music, door prizes, wine, drink specials, a masquerade ball, and much more.  

The Osakis Community Memorial Home Auxiliary Gift Shop and Bake sale is Friday from 2 – 5:30, Saturday from 8 to 10:30 at the Galeon Campus in Osakis.  

Bethesda Lutheran Church Annual Fall Bazaar will be on Saturday at the church. You’ll find LEFSE, baked and canned goods, frozen pies, and crafts.  

Shalom Lutheran‘s Fall Bazaar and Luncheon will be Saturday at the church.  Soup, sandwich, pie and coffee, silent auction, quilt raffle, handmade crafts, and a bake sale. 

If you’re more in the mood to actually create something yourself, ART BAR 39 is having a Paint & Sip on Saturday evening where you can create your own masterpiece in a fun and creative setting.  

The Legacy of the Lakes Museum will be having an Open House in their Boat House where you’ll get a chance to tour their new facility and munch on delicious samples. Don’t miss the discounts in the gift shop! 

So, whatever you may be hunting for, we hope you have a great weekend in the Alexandria Lakes Area!