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Concerts on the Courthouse Lawn

Event Details

Date and Time: August 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue: Douglas County Courthouse Lawn

Address: 305 8th Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States

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The Red Willow Arts Coalition presents FREE Concerts on the Douglas County Courthouse Lawn! Grab a lawn chair, picnic blanket or simply a patch of grass and enjoy great quality live music. The concerts are every Thursday night at 7pm (plus a bonus July 4th concert).

2018 Summer Concert Schedule:

May 24     Gun Shy – Country  SPONSOR: Arabella Manor
May 31 Doc’s Dixieland – Dixieland/Gospel  SPONSOR: Billmark’s Insurance
June 7 Blonde & Bohunk Band – Country  SPONSOR: Ameriprise Financial
June 14 Jazz Dot Combo – Swing/Jazz  SPONSOR: Koegel Plumbing & Heating
June 21 Holy Rocks Rollaz – 50’s/60’s  SPONSOR: Dwaine Schuette Ins. – Village Cooperative
June 28 Pure Country GOLD – Country  SPONSOR: Kyle’s Barber Shop – Guitar Shoppe
July 4 Special Patriotic Concert  SPONSOR: DC Sheriff’s Federation- REA Operation Round-up
July 5 Jolly Huntsmen – Polka/Oldtime  SPONSOR: Jimmy Jenson Family
July 12 Front Fenders – 50’s/60’s  SPONSOR: Larson Insurance
July 19 Diamond Back – Country  SPONSOR: Sugar Shack- West Central Sanitation
July 26 White Sidewalls – 50’s/60’s  SPONSOR: Glenwood State Bank- Martinson Insurance
Aug 2 Broken Fiddle – Americana  SPONSOR: Echo Press
Aug 9 Honky Tonk Cowboys – Country  SPONSOR: Alexandria Rotary Club
Aug 16 Salty Dogs – Variety  SPONSOR: Bursch Travel
Aug 23 Jazz Committee – Swing/Standards  SPONSOR: Bell State Bank
Aug 30 I Witness – Classic Rock  SPONSOR: Integrity Title

About the presenter: Tom Copeland

Tom has been the nation’s leading trainer, author, and advocate for the business of family child care care since 1981.
He is a licensed attorney and have presented hundreds of business workshops for family child care providers across the country
From 1981 to 2009 he worked at Resources for Child Caring in Minnesota (now called Think Small), where he was director of Redleaf National Institute for 15 years.
He has written nine books on the business of family child care published by Redleaf Press, a division of Resources for Child Caring.

He was on the board of directors of First Children’s Finance, a non-profit organization providing low interest loans and consulting and technical assistance to help family child care providers succeed as a business. They operate in Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, North and South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas.

He graduated from Macalester College (BA) in 1972 and from William Mitchell College of Law (JD) in 1980.