What's Happening: Bazaars, Hockey, skiing, music and more!

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - With winter arriving on our doorsteps this week, there are a number of indoor events going on across Anchorage, if you’d rather ease into the season, including a number of craft fairs and bazaars. For you snow-lovers, the Nordic Ski Association is hosting its season kickoff as well.

Here's a look at some of the events going on across town, whether you're looking for an evening out, family fun indoors and out, or to start making headway on your Christmas shopping list.

Also, don't forget, Sunday morning is when Daylight Saving Time ends -- so don't forget to set your clocks back an hour Saturday night if you want an extra hour of sleep.

An evening out:
Black Violin
Friday, Nov. 2 - 7:30 p.m. Atwood Concert Hall (Performing Arts Center)

The Rocky Horror Show
Saturday, Nov. 3 - 7 p.m. - Mad Myrna’s

Blues Jam – Every Saturday night
Saturday, Nov. 3 - 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Aviator Hotel

Nervis Rex at Williwaw Social
Saturday, Nov. 3 - 9:30 p.m. - Williwaw

Ken Peltier Band
Saturday, Nov. 3 - 10 p.m. The Last Frontier Bar

If you’re one of the people who’s glad Halloween is out of the way because that means you can look toward Christmas, there are a number of bazaars and craft fairs.

Craft Fairs & Bazaars:

Holiday Food & Gift Festival
Saturday, Nov. 3 - 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 4 - 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dena’ina Center

Christmas Towne Bazaar
Saturday, Nov. 3 - 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
South Anchorage High School

Mat-Su Holiday Market Place
Saturday, Nov. 3 - 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 4 - 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Curtis Menard Center, Wasilla

Country Fair – Holiday Bazaar & Local Vendors (JBER)
Saturday, Nov. 3 - 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Buckner Fitness Center – JBER

Bad Girls of the North Unique Holiday Boutique
Friday, Nov. 2 - 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 3 - 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Holiday Bazaar at Mears Middle School
Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Fire Lake Elementary Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, Nov. 3 – 10 a.m. Fire Lake Elementary

St. Mark Bazaar & Global Nativity Festival
Saturday, Nov. 3 – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. St. Mark Lutheran Church


Anchorage Museum kickoff to Alaska Native Heritage Month
Friday, Nov. 2 - 5:30 p.m. kickoff, 6-9 p.m. First Friday event
Anchorage Museum

UAA Hockey vs. Bemidji State
Friday, Nov. 2 – 7 p.m. Sullivan Arena
Saturday, Nov. 3 – 4 p.m. Sullivan Arena

Anchorage Imagination Library free event for families with children 0-5 years old
Saturday, Nob. 3 - 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Alaska Museum of Science & Nature – 201 N. Bragaw St.

2018 Fall Book Sale
Saturday, Nov. 3 - 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Loussac Public Library

Capes and Crowns (JBER)
Saturday, Nov. 3,- 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Arctic Oasis Community Center – JBER
Dress up as your favorite superhero or princess for complimentary desserts, free bouncy houses, and free mini golf.

Nordic Ski Association of Anchorage annual season kickoff
Sunday, Nov. 4 – 2:30-8 p.m.
Kincaid Park
NSAA’s Annual Celebration & Season Kickoff at Kincaid Chalet. Silent auction (2:30), Expo of outdoor activities and businesses (2:30-4), Potluck (4:00 – bring a dish to share) and kickoff 5 p.m.

Visit Channel 2's Community Calendar to submit your event or find even more going on across Anchorage.

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