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Here’s what’s happening around Anchorage for Valentine’s Day

  • Author: Yoshina Okamoto
  • Updated: February 14, 2018
  • Published February 12, 2018

The neon sign at the Bear Tooth Theaterpub glows against the night sky in Anchorage, Alaska on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. (Bob Hallinen / Alaska Dispatch News)

Valentine's Sip & Shop

Find a gift, indulge in a brew and grab a bite as you peruse offerings from local vendors including Fab Fleece Blankets, Alaska Salt Company and more. 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 49th State Brewing Company, 717 W. Third Ave. (

The Great Big HeART: 5th Anniversary Show

Local artists have joined together for Middle Way Cafe's fifth Valentine's exhibit. The works vary in medium but are united in the theme of "the great big heart." Enjoy appetizers from Middle Way as well as wine and beer from Hearth. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday, Middle Way Cafe, 1200 W. Northern Lights Blvd., Suite G (

Valentine's Day at Church of Love

In celebration of their partnership, the Church of Love and Anchorage Community Works are bringing you some Valentine's themed fun. Take part in a sewing session, meet Church of Love artists, make a card for a loved one, roast some s'mores by the firepit and more. 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Church of Love, 3502 Spenard Rd. (

Meet Your Next Ex

Single on Valentine's Day? 907 Alehouse has you covered. They're ringing in the holiday with speed dating, entertainment and food and drink specials. Stick around after speed dating ends for live music by Arctic Jungle. 7 p.m. Wednesday, 907 Alehouse and Grill, 8001 Old Seward Hwy. (Search "Meet Your Next Ex" on Facebook)

Valentine's Day Double Feature

Bear Tooth Theatrepub is hosting a Julia Roberts double feature this Valentine's Day. Catch "My Best Friend's Wedding" at 5:30 p.m. and "Mystic Pizza" at 8:15 p.m. Grab a slice and enjoy one or both of these romantic comedy classics. $1 per movie. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Bear Tooth Theatrepub, 1230 W. 27th Ave, B. (

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