Classifieds & Statewide Calendar of Events
Wednesday, July 25 - Sunday, July 29, 2012
Alaska Salsa Festival – Anchorage
This is the third annual Alaska Salsa Festival. The festival includes fours days of dance, bootcamps, great dance workshops and absolutely amazing shows. Join us for the Mascarade Ball at the Hotel Captain Cook, the amazing Alaskan Salsa Ball with world champion dancers and the Platinum Jaxx Bar & Grill.
Thursday, July 26 – Sunday, July 29, 2012
Final weekend Henry IV part 1 – Fairbanks
Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre's 20th Summer Show: Thursday through Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.
Jack Townshend Point, University of Alaska Campus
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Anchorage Annual City Garden Tour – Anchorage
See the various gardens that the Anchorage Garden Club (AGC) have selected for the public to view on this year's annual city garden tour. Please no high heels, strollers or animals, and be respectful of the gardens and the neighborhoods. The gardens will be listed in the Anchorage Daily News and on the AGC website.
Friday, Aug. 3, 2012
Art openings at local galleries and businesses. Check your local paper for events, times and locations.
Friday, Aug. 3 – Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012
Salmonstock – Ninilchik
Three days of Fish, Fun and Music
Salmonstock is a celebration of wild Alaska salmon and the people who depend upon it. Features multiple stages with top Alaskan, northwestern and national musical artists. Visual art by master artists in residence is showcased throughout the festival on both the stage and buildings. Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds, Ninilchik. www.Salmonstock.org
Friday, Aug. 3 – Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012
Tanana Valley State Fair – Fairbanks
Fun for the entire family! Alaska's best produce and competitive exhibits. Commercial, craft and food vendors. Rides, games, and entertainment! Free entertainment and fireworks closing night. Noon to 10 p.m. weekdays and Sunday; noon to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
Saturday, Aug. 4 – Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012
68th Annual Anchorage Garden Club Annual Flower Show – Anchorage
The Anchorage Garden Club invites entries in horticulture and floral design for the 68th annual flower show "Mystical Garden Creatures." Entries will be accepted Aug. 6, from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Alaska Botanical Garden.
Friday, Aug. 10, 2012
Dancing With the Fairbanks Stars – Fairbanks
Tanana Valley State Fair, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Our own Erika Van Flein, Director of Benefits, will be a competitor in "Dancing With the Fairbanks Stars" that will be held at the Tanana Valley State Fair in the big white tent on Friday, Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Please come and show your support by donating to the Lathrop High School Ballroom Dance Team. Each dollar donated on her behalf is worth a point to win the competition.
Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012
Really Free Market – Fairbanks
Save your clean, safe, usable items for the market. Volunteers are welcome. There is no bartering or selling. It is a free exchange. Drop off items from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Pick up beginning at 10 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11 – Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012
Alyeska Blueberry Mountain Arts and Music Festival – Anchorage/Talkeetna
A celebration of the lush blueberry season, this family-oriented outdoors event features more than two dozen arts and crafts booths in The Hotel Alyeska Pond Courtyard, as well as live music and all the blueberry concoctions you can try. Blueberry picking and eating is encouraged; find your own secret stash.
Friday, Aug. 17, 2012
NPR's Mountain Stage – Fairbanks
It's the FIRST EVER trip to the great state of Alaska for the long-running program of Live Performance Radio! Join host Larry Groce for two evengings of Mountain Stage. Davis Concert Hall, UAF Campus 7 p.m. Admission $30.
Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012
Stand Down – Fairbanks
A variety of services for military veterans, free with a veteran ID. Pioneer Park, 8 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 23 – Monday, Sept. 3, 2012
Alaska State Fair – Palmer
The Fair celebrates its 76th anniversary in 2012! The heart of the Fair still centers on the things the original colonists started with - agriculture, produce, lots of food, flowers, friends and family, and an old-fashioned good time that includes the AT&T Concert Series.
Friday, Aug. 24 – Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012
Tanana Valley Sandhill Crane Festival – Fairbanks
Celebrate the return of the cranes to Creamer's Field! Three days of talks, walks, crafts, music and cranes! Creamer's Field.