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Sparkling winter lights and long summer days mean more fun packed into each and every week. Root for the home team, celebrate with the locals at festivals with wild Alaska flair or jump into annual traditions. Catch a special program that brings you closer to Alaska. Watch world-famous performers, local thespians and aspiring musicians on stages in Anchorage. No matter the date, there’s always something happening in Alaska’s largest city!

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    March 01, 2015 until November 30, 2015
    9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Anchorage Museum
    In collaboration with Alaska Public Media, the VoxVan project transformed an old utility van into a mobile story-gathering unit. The van was parked at a variety of locations and events in 2014 to video-record the voices of Anchorage's people, telling...
    Anchorage Museum
    907-929-9200
    Website
    Anchorage Museum
    625 C St., Anchorage, AK 99501-3544
    August 27, 2015 until September 07, 2015

    The Fair celebrates its 79th anniversary in 2015!  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...

    2075 Glenn Hwy.Highway, Palmer, AK 99645-6799
    September 01, 2015 until September 30, 2015
    10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    Anchorage Museum
    Preschoolers and toddlers get creative, experiment and play with a variety of hands-on activities and demonstrations. New themes and ways to explore the museum each week. Part of the museum's Blink series which introduces children 5 and younger and their...
    Anchorage Museum
    907-929-9200
    Website
    Anchorage Museum
    625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
    September 02, 2015 until September 06, 2015
    Sun. 3 p.m.; Mon. - Sat. 7 p.m.
    Cyrano's Playhouse
    HenOne falls asleep in the middle of an unusually hot Alaskan summer day. As sleep gets deeper, HenOne has a riveting dream, filled with chaos, movements and sounds that awaken thought Hen's forgotten about. When HenOne wakes up, remnants of the dream...
    Cyrano's Playhouse
    907-263-2787
    Website
    Cyrano's Playhouse
    413 D Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
    September 04, 2015
    7 p.m.
    Alaska State Fair
    Presented by: KASH Country 107.5 & 101.3 KGOT He’s Grammy nominated, he’s New York Times best-selling and he’s CONTAGIOUS! Grammy-nominated comedian and New York Times best-selling author Jim Gaffigan will spread laughter at the...
    Alaska State Fair
    907-745-4827
    Website
    Alaska State Fair
    2075 Glenn Hwy., Palmer, AK 99645
    September 04, 2015 until September 07, 2015
    11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
    Alyeska Resort
    The Mountain Bike Festival will offer 4 days of competition, music, demos, workshops and of course riding the Alyeska Bike Park! Events include a chainless downhill, distance air, wheelie and cross country rally and the popular pond crossing. Live music...
    Alyeska Resort
    Alyeska Resort
    1000 Arlberg Ave., Girdwood, AK 99587
    September 04, 2015
    4 - 6 p.m.
    UAA Campus Bookstore
    Ioana Lobontiu explores in writing and photography her return to Romania, her childhood memories and the overall theme “reality in relation to nostalgia”. Her UAA Honors class project, from which this presentation is taken, consisted of 5...
    UAA Campus Bookstore
    907-786-4782
    Website
    UAA Campus Bookstore
    2901 Spirit Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508
    September 04, 2015
    Noon - 1:30 p.m.
    Anchorage Museum
    Panelists Edgar Heap of Birds, Princess Lucaj Johnson, Aaron Leggett and others discuss the different edges around the legacies of Captain Cook and other "explorers" who claimed and renamed places with a long history of use by indigenous people...
    Anchorage Museum
    907-929-9200
    Website
    Anchorage Museum
    625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
    September 04, 2015
    7:30 - 9 p.m.
    Anchorage Museum
    This multi-artist performance presents indigenous perspectives on the legacies of Captain Cook’s voyages. Among the themes explored is culture as a commodity. Out of the Box artists challenge stereotypes by using cardboard boxes to represent the...
    Anchorage Museum
    907-929-9200
    Website
    Anchorage Museum
    625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
    September 04, 2015
    2 - 4 p.m.
    Anchorage Museum
    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...
    Anchorage Museum
    907-929-9200
    Website
    Anchorage Museum
    625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501