2 Do List with April & Mark from Magic 98.9:
“Dog Days of Summer Block Party” Sat 12-4p Peratrovich Park & E St
Having a howling good time with your four legged friend and enjoy a Stupid Pet Tricks contest, canine-related products, services, demos and more! AnchorageDowntown.org.
“Bird TLC’s Autumn Wings Festival” Sat 12-4p Bird TLC, Old Seward
Celebrate birds, wildlife, the outdoors & the coming Alaskan Autumn with live bird demos, arts, crafts, music, a bird-calling contest & more. Info: BirdTLC.net.
“Homeless Animals Day at the Zoo” Sun 12-4p Alaska Zoo, O’Malley Rd
Join the Alaska Zoo and its event partners to learn about how animals are helped and how you can help, too. Bring a donation (pet store gift cards, towels, blankets, food bowls, pet food, pet toys and treats) and get $2 off your admission. Info: AlaskaZoo.org.
“Alaska’s Greek Festival” Fri & Sat 11a-10p and Sun 11-7p
Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, O’Malley Rd
Enjoy the best of Greek culture and cuisine in Alaska! Greek music, traditional Greek folk dancing and delectable Greek cuisine (from lamb to vegan) and pastries. FREE admission & FREE parking. Rain or shine! Info: Transfiguration.AK.GoArch.org.
“Big Wild Life Runs” Sat & Sun Various Times & Locations Downtown Anch.
Eight different events (2 Sat & 6 Sun) ensure one Big Wild Weekend! Events include: 49K Ultra, Marathon, Marathon Walk, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5 K, Anchorage Mile and Kids 2K. Register & info: BigWildLifeRuns.com.
“Divas With A Cause” Sat 7p Wendy Williamson Auditorium, UAA
Enjoy an evening of seven talented, Alaskan female vocalists coming together to educate, raise awareness and funds in support of each of their seven different causes. VIP Tickets $50, General Admission $25 ($30 at door.) Tickets & info: DivasWithACause.org.
“2nd Annual Beer & Bacon Festival” Sat 12-7p Millennium Hotel
For the love of all things bacon! Anchorage’s best bacon dishes and micro-brew samples, plus live music, prizes, bacon eating contest, costumes, commemorative glass and more! Tickets & info: BeerAndBacon.TicketLeap.com