Aug 28 2015

Take a $10 beginner Salsa class from 8-9 p.m. then take a $5 Bachata class from 9-9:30 p.m. After classes will be a party that goes until 1 a.m.
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.
Greenlandic artist Jessie Kleemann’s performances strive to evoke collective experiences between the artist, viewer and raw materials, creating a space where structural power can be unsettled.
Open enrollment for beginner dancers now through September 15th.
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.
Feast your senses on the smooth, jazzy sounds of John Damberg's vibes mixed with Mark Manners' rich guitar style and Bob Andrews' funky bass at the Ptarmigan Lounge in the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel.
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.
In the face of globalization, culture has become an object of consumption through channels such as tourism, advertising, and collecting practices.
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.
This will be an evening like no other featuring Candy Cap Manhattans, mushroom bisque, live music by Melissa Mitchell and the Sociables, fungi games and amazing auction items to benefit the Girdwood Center for Visual Arts.
There will be presentations by local unions, federal and state labor government agencies on worker’s rights, free entry and open to general public.
NPS archaeologist Andrew Tremayne presents "Archaeology in Alaska"." Programs will include complimentary coffee and refreshments.
Betsy Scott, singer/songwriter from Seldovia, will be joined by Shonti Elder, Jim Kerr, Denise Martin, Elsa Aegerter, and Billy Neumeister for this event, to celebrate the release of her first CD.
Out North and the Alaska Humanities Forum are proud to present the art exhibit “North to the Future” featuring the work of young Alaskan artists.  
Fasten your seat belts. Get on the Anchorage roller coaster ride. Anchorage is growing up fast.
Join in a game of bridge.
"Lucidity" is Jami Kubitskey's first solo exhibition. Her beautiful macro photographs focus on the beauty of small natural objects that are often overlooked.
In the middle of a howling snowstorm, a bus out of Kansas City pulls up at a cheerful roadside diner. 
Alaska Dance Theatre will be holding auditions for Anchorage Concert Association's presentation of The Nutcracker with Eugene Ballet Company.
A meeting of the Cook Inlet RCAC’s Prevention, Response, Operations & Safety Committee (PROPS. The public is welcome to attend. 
Betsy Scott, a singer/songwriter from Seldovia, will joined by Shonti Elder, Jim Kerr, Denise Martin, Elsa Aegerter, and Billy Neumeister for this event, to celebrate the release of her first CD
Come on in for a tour of the production facilities, just up the road from the winery and get a first-hand peek at how they make their  handcrafted country wines.
Visit the Alaska State Fair and then participate in the 5-K Tater Trot run/walk.
Sign language can help your baby communicate before their vocal chords are developed enough for speech. 
Digitally altered photos of Common Ravens.
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.
Every Friday the Anchorage Senior Activity Center will host a barbecue lunch that is open to the public. 
This class will teach you about what the judge expects, evidence, testimony, objections, exhibits and witnesses.   
Meet Alaska artist Jerry Silavuuq F. Lieb, Jr., whose spirit masks, drums and carvings are featured in the Anchorage Museum Shop.
This Friday night series enlivens our nights through activities centering around art, culture, the environment, and the way Northern urbanites gather and meet.
Be transported by mood-altering art and 3-D graphics choreographed to Led Zeppelin’s biggest hits, including Whole Lotta Love, Immigrant Song and Ramble On.
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.
Call for poetry, prose, articles, art and photos
Get a behind-the-scenes look at an Anchorage Museum conservator in action.
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.
Enjoy an evening with legendary musher Rod Perry and the film “The Amazing Trail,” that’s dedicated to the brave men and women who have ran the Iditarod Race.
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.
Free docent-led tours of the Alaska Botanical Garden daily through August.
How big is the Universe? Does it go on forever? What is the most distant object we can see?
Fractals Rock will take you on a visual tour of the endless fractal patterns of nature and magnify for you the infinite complexity of mathematical art.
“American Noise,” “Rise,” “Sick of It” and Rock Song of the Year “Not Gonna Die” are the most recent No. 1 hits from Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling rock band Skillet. 
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
All you golf and disc golf enthusiasts, listen up.
A different section of the Torah is assigned for each week at the Friday evening and Saturday morning service.
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.
“American Noise,” “Rise,” “Sick of It” and Rock Song of the Year “Not Gonna Die” are the most recent No. 1 hits from Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling rock band Skillet.
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.
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.
Learn good technique, fun moves, variations, and styling for the social dance floor
An Official 2015 Centennial event,  Cyarno’s puts the frosting on the 2015 Centennial cake with a series of 10 theatrical “Living Newspapers."
A beginners Salsa class is from 8-9 p.m. for $10. A Bachata class is from 9-9:30 p.m., followed by a dance party that is only $5.