“Neighborhoods, USA Conference” Thru Sat, various times Egan Center
Anchorage will host friends & neighbors from around the country during this conference designed as a forum for citizens to voice their concerns, share their struggles and solutions, and to celebrate our communities! For more info: CommunityCouncils.org.
“Anchorage Downtown Market & Festival” Sat-Sun 10a-6p, 3rd & E
Enjoy free entertainment & great food while shopping the aisles of over 300 booths featuring arts, crafts, fresh local produce and more! AnchorageMarkets.com.
“Skinny Raven Downtown Block Party” Fri 7-11p, Skinny Raven, 8th & H
Enjoy a Summer Fashions Runway show, yoga demos, a live auction, beer & wine garden, live DJ and a shopping party! Benefits the Anchorage Running Club.
For info & tickets go to SkinnyRaven.com.
“Mammoths & Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age” Daily, 10a-6p, Museum
Millions of years after they roamed the earth, mammoths and mastodons are brought to life in this exhibition developed by The Field Museum in Chicago. Encounter life-size, fleshed out Ice Age creatures as well as skeletons, skulls and tusks and some of the oldest art in existence. Info: AnchorageMuseum.org.
“Red White & Tuna” Thurs-Sat 7p & Sun 3p, thru June 26 Cyrano’s 4th & D
“The third installment of the Tuna Trilogy takes the audience through another satirical ride through the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of the third smallest town in Texas, Tuna, where the Lions Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies!”
For tickets & info: Cyranos.org.
“Potter Marsh Bird Walks” Saturdays thru June 25, 8-10am
Potter Marsh Boardwalk (mile 117 Seward Hwy)
Take a guided walk along the Potter Marsh Boardwalk to learn about the area’s abundant wildlife. This family-friendly event is good for beginning birders to those more experienced. Rain or shine, dress accordingly. Kids encourage, wheelchair accessible. For more info: ADFG.Alaska.gov.
“KiteFest Alaska” Fri-Sun, various times & locations, Homer AK
Open to men & women of all ages who are currently kitesurfers, want to learn how to kite surf, or are just curious about the sport.. Participation includes classes, the use of demo equipment, BBQ, bonfire, gear giveaway & prizes. For info: KiteSurfAlaska.com.