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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

End of Summer?

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. End of Summer? NO WAY! Even though the calendar says summer isn’t over until September 22nd, those of us that live and work in RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty country, do see a big change after Labor Day weekend. The kids have gone back to school, and football is back at every level.
Side Note: I bleed purple, so the Vikings
better win the Super Bowl real quick because
I don’t have much blood left to give.
That doesn’t mean we roll up the streets and board up the windows in RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty country after Labor Day…well, OK, some shops do…but we don’t, and the welcome mat will be rolled out all winter long in all four of our offices located in Nisswa, Crosslake, Alexandria, and Longville. As a matter of fact, there are a lot of things happening in our home towns this weekend. Below is a list of great things you can take part in. Have a great time everyone, and thank you for spending time in RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty country!

Alexandria: The Alexandria Lakes Area will be busy this Labor Day Weekend beginning Thursday with a free Concert on the Court House lawn; put on by the Red Willow Arts Coalition as part of their Summer Concert Series.  Activities continue Friday with the beginning of “Explosion- an Outdoor Event” put together by Fat Daddy’s Bar and Grill.  Live music every day provided by five different bands, a 32 team volleyball tournament and a 64 team Bean Bag Tournament  Saturday, a Vintage Car Show Sunday from 11-3, and Alexandria’s Got talent Show Sunday afternoon from 3-6.  Get out  and enjoy what our beautiful area has to offer this weekend whether you’re boating, biking on the trails, golfing, back to school shopping, touring either of our two museums, or join in the fun at “Explosion” make your weekend memorable.

Longville: 
Saturday, Aug 30th, 9 AM to 5 PM, next to Longville Bait
Hwy 84 Art Crawl” Sponsored by the Longville Arts Alliance

Crosslake: 
Saturday, Aug 30th, 9 AM to 4 PM, CR 103
Crosslake Craft and Flea Market
Saturday, Aug 30th, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, Crosslake Town Square
Decade 7 returns to close out the 2014 Concert Series

Nisswa: 
Monday, September 1st, 12 PM to 4 PM
"Paddle Palooza" Paddle from Nisswa Lake to Zorbaz on Gull Lake.


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