Fishing, songs of Beatles on tap for weekend

Published 9:02 am Thursday, January 29, 2009

The Lighthouse Event Center, 638 Marshall St., Albert Lea, will present “Come Together for Songs of The Beatles,” featuring local artists this weekend. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. They are available at Tone Music.

For more information, call 373-3144 or e-mail lighthouseeventcenter@hotmail.com.

Following is a roundup of other events happening in the area this weekend.

Friday, Jan. 30

The Albert Lea Art Center’s 50th anniversary all-member show will be open from noon to 4 p.m. The works of some 70 artists are on display. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.

Saturday, Jan. 31

The Humane Society of Freeborn County will hold a pet adoption day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Albert Lea Animal Shelter.

The Albert Lea Art Center’s 50th anniversary all-member show will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.

Sunday, Feb. 1

A pancake breakfast benefit for Gary Richards will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion in New Richland. A silent auction will be held during the benefit. Richards has been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Monetary donations may be sent to: Gary Richards Benefit Account, United Prairie Bank, 110 W. Rose St., P.O. Box 567, Owatonna, MN 55060.

The Fountain Lake Sportsmen’s Club will hold an ice-fishing contest from noon to 2 p.m. People participating can meet at the gazebo at Fountain Lake Park. The cost is $5 per hole. There will also be raffles. More than $1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. All proceeds will go toward the annual Take a Kid Fishing Day.