5 things to do this weekend

Published 5:50 pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017


Candlelight Night Walk

Albert Lea Parks and Recreation will host a free Candlelight Night Walk from 7 to 9 p.m. to see what Edgewater Park looks like when the lights go out. Stay warm afterward with a bonfire and s’mores.

Email newsletter signup

Ron and Steve Unplugged will pay guitar around the fire from 8 to 9 p.m.

People are advised to park in the southeast parking lot and walk to the entrance nearby.


‘Peter Pan’

National Theatre Live’s “Peter Pan” will be broadcast live in high definition to the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Saturday.

When Peter loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues.

National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s project to broadcast the best of British theater live from the London stage to cinemas around the world.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for students. Tickets may be purchased in advance by phone at 1-877-730-3144, online at actonbroadway.com or at the box office at 147 N. Broadway in Albert Lea.


Craft fair

Northbridge Mall will host a craft fair Friday through Sunday.

The mall will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.                        


“Art from A to Z”

A new art exhibit featuring the work of Ann Oliphant and Bonnie Wedge opens Sunday at The Albert Lea Art Center.

There will be an artist reception from 1 to 3 p.m.

Oliphant’s work is mostly colored pencil and oil paint. She creates her artwork from still life or vacation photos.

Wedge’s sculptures are created from recycled and found objects.

After the reception, the gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays through Nov. 4.



A new exhibit celebrating Indigenous art through the ages will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Freeborn County Arts Initiative, 224 S. Broadway. 

It features the work of Marlena Myles, Holly Young and Hilary Abe.

The show opened Sept. 14 and will continue through Oct. 29.