Posts from May 2019

Want to know more about Palmer's history as part of the Matanuska Colonist project? Or are you interested in Wasilla's gold mining history? Perhaps Alaska's aviation history, or the culture of mountain climbing in Talkeetna? Luckily, all that and more can be found at one of the many museums around...

Friday Flings

May 24, 2019 by Casey Ressler
While today is the start of the Memorial Day weekend, it's also part of an entire summer filled with food, fun, live music and festivities as Friday Flings takes over downtown Palmer. Each Friday, the downtown area turns into a makeshift farmer's market, food court and music venue, as Friday Flings...
Every May, Talkeetna is the center of Alaska's aviation world, as the Talkeetna Fly-In takes place, attracting pilots and unique planes from around the state for a weekend of fun and events that kicks off Friday, May 17 at the airport. The Talkeetna Fly-In's slogan is "Honoring the past, celebrating...
May 5-11 is National Travel & Tourism Week, which highlights the tourism industry and the many benefits it provides to our communities. This year the theme is "Travel Matters." This theme can be interpreted many different ways, and each are relevant. Travel matters to the economies of our local...

Vintage Market

May 3, 2019 by Casey Ressler
The Alaska State Fairgrounds is the place to be this weekend, as the Alaska Chicks Vintage Market takes place Friday through Sunday. The Vintage Market is held each spring and has grown in popularity to become a can't miss event for shoppers looking for unique goods, apparel, home decor and more....