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This weekend, celebrate all things summer at Pyrah's Pioneer Peak Farm (2350 S. Bodenburg Loop) as two days of activities take place to keep the entire family entertained. The festival, previously known as the Strawberry Festival, is a chance for the farm to celebrate summer with the community that...
Can't wait for the Alaska State Fair? No worries, the first-ever Mat-Su Summer Festival kicks off this weekend at Alaska Raceway Park in Palmer. The event is being hosted by Mat-Su Events, who puts on shows around the Valley including the Mat-Su Outdoorsman Show and, last year, a Mat-Su Fall...
Wasilla is hosting its annual air show, Wings over Wasilla, this weekend at the Wasilla Municipal Airport. The event brings together pilots from around Alaska for a fly-in that's complete with demonstrations, vendors, displays and events for the whole family. Wings over Wasilla begins Friday with...

Friday Fling

May 20, 2021 by Casey Ressler
Palmer's popular outdoor market, Friday Fling, gets started this week and continues throughout August in the downtown area. Each Friday through August 20, the downtown area turns into a makeshift farmer's market, food court and music venue, as Friday Fling takes shape. The market will run from 11...
The largest aviation show in Alaska is coming to Palmer this weekend, as the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering brings together flying enthusiasts from around the state for a weekend full of demonstrations, activities and fun. The annual event is hosted by the Alaska Airmen's Association. The event is...

Untold Stories

April 2, 2021 by Casey Ressler
Untold Stories, hosted by the Palmer Museum of History and Art, kicks off its 2021 series on April 9 with "A Pleasant Surprise." The online event features five Palmer storytellers and four Palmer artists presenting their tales on the theme, “A Pleasant Surprise: Stories of grace, love, and the...

Get out and win

March 19, 2021 by Casey Ressler
This spring, you could win just by getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the Mat-Su Valley. The Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation is encouraging people to get out and enjoy the great outdoors by hosting a photo contest that continues through May. All you have to do to enter is submit a photo of...