5 things to do this week: Pelican Breeze, Garth Brooks, reptile adventures and more

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Jul. 13—By Marissa Hanson


Al Batt cruise on Pelican Breeze II

This Sunday Al Batt will be featured on the Pelican Breeze II from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Admittance is $15. The cruise boat is docked at Frank Hall Park, seats 50 passengers and most often sells out when Batt is on board. To reserve a spot, call 507-383-7273. Passengers are welcome to bring their own beverage, snacks and binoculars.

Public cruises with no reservations required, go out every Friday night at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. unless a specialty cruise is scheduled. Private cruises are available upon request for birthdays, weddings, class or family reunions, anniversaries and company parties.


Garth Brooks impersonator show

At 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center, Jeff Gordon will perform his Garth Brooks impersonator show "The Thunder Rolls." The performance has all of the lights and sounds of a Garth Brooks concert all at your hometown stage. Tickets are $20 and available online and at the box office.


Bayside Skiers ski show

The Bayside Skiers will perform their 50th annual ski show Thursday at Edgewater Bay in Albert Lea. Tickets are $5 per person ages 2 and up; under 2 are free. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. and lasts two hours. Bring your own lawn chair and friends for a night of entertainment.


Couples Executive Best Ball Tournament

Wedgewood Cove on Sunday will host the Couples Executive Best Ball Tournament. It starts at 1 p.m. For season pass holders the entry fee is $25 and for non season pass holders it is $85; this includes a cart and range balls.


Radical Reptile Adventures

The Albert Lea Public Library will host Radical Reptile Adventures with the RAD Zoo this Sunday for two events, one from 2 to 2:45 p.m. and the other from 3 to 3:45 p.m. See and learn about turtles, lizards, snakes and alligators during the free event at the library.