5 things to do this week: Fundraiser ride, student art exhibit and more

Published 3:32 pm Monday, April 1, 2024

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By Ayanna Eckblad



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Fundraiser ride

Wounded Warriors United Minnesota and Hartland University Bar will team up for a side-by-side and ATV ride from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday with registration beginning at 11 a.m. at Hartland University Bar. Ride to area bars and complete challenges for the chance to win prizes. This is not a race, and food, drinks and a silent auction will be at the event. All proceeds from the ride will benefit Wounded Warriors United Minnesota.



‘50s and ’60s Rock and Roll Revue

The Marion Ross Performing Arts Center on Saturday will host The 50s and 60s Revue, a tribute band that focuses exclusively on Roy Orbison, the Everly Brothers, Patsy Cline, Brenda Lee and Bobby Darin. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $20. Tickets can be purchased online, by phone (service fees apply) or at the box office. Visit http://actonbroadway.com/ for more information.



Freeborn County Humane Society garage sale

The Freeborn County Humane Society is hosting a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday. The event will take place at the Freeborn County Shopper building from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Those interested in donating may bring gently used clothing, household items, sporting goods and tools to the Shopper building the night before the sale from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. or the morning of the sale from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Items are also being accepted to be donated directly to the FCHS such as paper towels, pet beds, cat litter, toilet paper and more. Contact Wende Taylor at (507) 369-4817 with any questions.



Chili cook-off and bake sale

Trinity Lutheran Church in Albert Lea will host a fundraiser for their youth to attend the ELCA youth gathering in New Orleans this summer. The fundraiser will be a chili cook-off and bake sale at the church from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday or until the food is gone. There is a $10 admission fee and $5 to enter the chili competition.



Albert Lea student art exhibit

Celebrate the young artists in the area with a special exhibit featuring art from Albert Lea schools. An open house will be at the Albert Lea Art Center from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday and is free and open to the public. The student art will continue in the gallery until April 24.