Aug 30 2015

Chaplain Will Harrison celebrates Holy Communion. The message, based on Psalm 15, given by Mark Glover, will be “Is Your Passport Valid?”
So many times we say we would like to do something, then add on the word "but".
When we look at the bigger picture regarding events we thought we devastating, we will see the good that resulted from them. 
Chow down on the fair food, scream on the rides, pet the farm animals, play the carnival games, gamble on the mouse, buy fun stuff, stare in wonder at giant veggies, watch Native dancers, listen to music, drink beer and... whew! much, much more.
Begin engaging with the life contract that you made for this life.
Jocelyn White, of the nonprofit,  International Justice Mission, will speak about sex trafficking and the biblical call of Christians to seek justice to those who are oppressed
Open enrollment for beginner dancers now through September 15th.
The witness of Mary Magdalene survives only in the Gnostic Gospels. Why has the testimony of this first witness to the resurrection become suppressed? 
Come out for a day of fast cars and fun with the family.
This event is a charity fundraiser gaming convention for the St. Benedict's Parish Youth Group for their pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow, Poland.
This outdoor, free public event on the Museum lawn will feature live music by Pamyua, cooking demonstrations and samples provided by the Alaska Marine Conservation Council and Alaska Grown, as well as an interactive art installation highlighting the many facets of the North.
Come enjoy some great music. The No Wake Band will be playing originals and covers.
Volunteers pull a wagon along the Red, Yellow, Purple and/or Green trails on the fairgrounds and help collect plastic bottle, aluminum cans and corrugated cardboard.
The North is entwined with history, marks on the land, personal memories and adaptation. The Anchorage Museum invites you to make your mark on large art installations outside the museum.
Celebrate life in the North on the museum lawn with live music, cooking demonstrations, and an interactive art instillation.
End of Summer Neighborhood Block Party hosted by American Legion Post 28
Fasten your seat belts. Get on the Anchorage roller coaster ride. Anchorage is growing up fast.
Join in a game of bridge.
In the middle of a howling snowstorm, a bus out of Kansas City pulls up at a cheerful roadside diner.
This mesmerizing art exhibit explores the Huichol people.
Digitally altered photos of Common Ravens.
Learn to make wild tea from plants and berries.
First Friday art show from 5-7 p.m. August 7 with Andrea Patton, with 10% of proceeds going to the American Heart and Stroke Association. The show continues through August 31.
Beautiful human and avian forms express Christina Fenner's love of Alaska and all its extraordinary attributes.
Joe Kashi's photographic shadows and light create dramatic spooky perceptions.
More than 30 years of aurora photography across Alaska's stunning vistas.
Everyone is invited to the Sunday service.
Artisans Open Air Market is a summer long outdoor market featuring juried and approved handcrafted art by Alaskan artisans.
Call for poetry, prose, articles, art and photos
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.
An official 2015 Centennial event. Cyrano’s puts the frosting on the 2015 Centennial cake with a series of ten theatrical “Living Newspapers”
Free docent-led tours of the Alaska Botanical Garden daily through August.
Traveler's church for locals and visitors a like. Sunday morning worship and healing service, non denominational.
One of America’s most beloved radio hosts and acclaimed humorists returns to the Fair on the 41st anniversary tour of A Prairie Home Companion.
Enjoy a visit to 1920s Anchorage.
Join our docent Wed-Sunday at 1:30, for a 3/4 mile walk around the Rodak Loop to learn about the history, flora, and fauna of the Eagle Rive Valley
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.
Join one of America’s most beloved radio hosts and acclaimed humorists, Garrison Keillor, on The America the Beautiful Tour 2015. 
Anchorage Market & Festival: Alaska's largest outdoor market every weekend all summer in downtown Anchorage!
Immerse yourself in a race to the Moon 40 years after the historic Apollo landings.
Observe Alaska’s iconic brown bears as they nurture cubs, fish for salmon, and play in their natural environment.
Marvel as the Northern Lights shimmer and glisten overhead through time-lapse footage captured in the Arctic Circle.
Experience a ride through the snowy forests of Lapland, visit reindeer herds living in the tundra and learn how they survive the extreme cold where no trees can grow.
This animated adventure explains one of the greatest geological events in Earth’s history: the separation of the supercontinent Pangaea.
Step into the dark, grab a penlight, and experience the wonder of polar night inside the museum.
Florian Schulz’s photographs reveal a world teeming with life amidst complex natural systems that fuel our global economy and affect our health and environment.
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.
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.
An Official 2015 Centennial event,  Cyarno’s puts the frosting on the 2015 Centennial cake with a series of 10 theatrical “Living Newspapers."
The jam session is open to all middle, high school, college students and adult instrumentalists and vocalists.