It is said that history is written by the the winners. Well tonight it's our turn! Thus begins the ninety minute roller coaster ride through the glorious quagmire of American history called "The Complete History of America (Abridged)."
Swing dancing happens weekly outdoors on the patio (weather permitting). Music and dancing provided by Back 2 Basics Dance Company. Come enjoy the sun, friends and good food. Dancing is free, but please patronize City Diner as they allow everyone to party on the patio.
The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five different local businesses throughout the community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, book coupons and more.
The 3 day “Imitate Jesus!” convention will examine Jesus’ life, as outlined in the Bible, and emphasize how all, regardless of their background, lifestyle, or religion, can benefit in practical ways from his example and teachings.
This campaign is to help the mushers who have lost everything begin to pick up the pieces and rebuild. A portion of the proceeds from First Friday will go toward the purchase of building materials to help Operation Doghouse rebuild doghouses for mushers affected by the Sockeye Fire.
This open-source international exhibit showcases the incredible variety of light-based science being researched today across the electromagnetic spectrum, across scientific disciplines, and across technological platforms.
Archival photographs, art, artifacts and memorabilia showcase the rich history of baseball in Anchorage and throughout the state, including how late 19th century icebound whalers spread ashes on sea ice to form baseball diamonds.
Sea ice provides hunters and whalers with vital access to resources, it helps to moderate the world’s weather, and it is home to much of the microscopic life that supports some of the world’s most valuable fisheries. Explore the historical role this material has played in the Arctic.
Get a behind-the scenes look at an Anchorage Museum conservator in action. Ask questions while the conservator repairs and preserves cultural and historical objects at a mobile conservation station, and learn how a conservator applies knowledge of materials and scientific methods to care for the museum's collection.
Join a museum docent for a 45-minute guided tour and learn about Alaska’s history, art, indigenous people and more. Tours vary each day and include museum highlights and tours of the Anchorage Centennial exhibition “City Limits.” For the daily schedule visit the front desk or call (907) 929-9215. Included with admission.