Events

Foundation Events

Below you can find a list of our annual events throughout the calendar year.

We are most grateful for your continued support; you are helping to ensure our mission "to enrich the lives of everyone we serve" continues to thrive. Thank you!

"To build and strengthen relationships with individuals, businesses and foundations who engage in fostering a culture of philanthropy (time, talent, treasure) by securing funds for Knute Nelson's mission."


Aug. 10 - Community Picnic

Join us for Knute Nelson's Annual Community Picnic Aug. 10 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Knute Nelson! (420 12th Ave. E, Alexandria, MN)

Our FREE BBQ-style lunch will be an outdoor-only event and free will donations are accepted.

We want to thank YOU for continuing to support the Knute Nelson services and foundation.

Entertainment inlcudes:

- Knute Nelson Musical Team
- Face Painting
- Erickson's Petting Zoo
- and MORE!

Thank you to our signature sponsor Elden's Fresh Foods!

And to our supporting sponsors: Alexandria Golf Cars, Cole Papers, Henry's Foods, Jim Stueve's Tents, Plunket's Pest Control, Sysco, Viking Coca-Cola Bottling Company and Waste Management.