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Calendar of Events
The Mat-Su Valley is filled with fun events for the whole family, from concerts and live music to fishing derbies and community celebrations. The handy events calendar can help you find exactly what you are looking for. Popular summer events include Colony Days and the Alaska State Fair, but don't forget to come back in the winter!
Saturday Sep 20, 2014
The Houston Half Marathon & Relay The Houston Kids' Dash
- September 20, 2014
- Location: Houston Middle School
Half Marathon for runners/walkers2 and 3 person relaysKids' Dash 1 mile or 1/2 mile
Fall Harvest Festival
- September 20, 2014
- Location: Pyrah's Pioneer Peak Farm
- Address: 4350 S. Bodenburg Loop, Palmer, AK 99645
Celebrate the fall harvest with hayrides, games, photos, food, contests, a petting zoo and much more. Pyrah's annual Fall Harvest Festival is a family-friendly annual event that brings together the community for one last blast of summer.
Yahoo Mat-Su! Where Alaska comes to play
The Mat-Su Valley is your place for adventure. From flightseeing Mount McKinley to rafting the Matanuska River, excitement is right around every corner. Spectacular views abound, from mountains to glaciers to wildlife. Conveniently located 35 miles north of Anchorage, your Alaska experience begins when you get to the Mat-Su Valley. Spend a day exploring Hatcher Pass, test your luck fishing or take advantage of the bountiful hiking. The Mat-Su Valley - where Alaska comes to play!
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