Category - Things to Do

Shop Small

November 21, 2018 by Casey Ressler
Ditch Black Friday and opt for Shop Small Saturday this Thanksgiving weekend - you'll help support local businesses in Palmer and you may find yourself a treat or two. Instead of fighting crowds at a big box store, spend your Saturday strolling through downtown Palmer, supporting members of your...
This summer, visitors to downtown Palmer have two new ways to explore the area, thanks to new developments at the Palmer Museum . Through a grant from the Rasmuson Foundation and working with Radio Free Palmer, visitors now have an option to rent a headset for a fully narrated self-walking tour of...
The Mat-Su Valley's music scene continues to grow, thanks to new venues, new events and even some national notoriety. The Valley will build on that scene on Memorial Day weekend with the Great Alaska Music Festival's initial event at the Alaska State Fairgrounds. Grammy-award winning Portugal. The...

Theater options abound

November 15, 2017 by Casey Ressler
When it comes to performing arts, there are plenty of options in the Mat-Su Valley, and a host of venues that are as amazing as they are unique. Leading the way is Valley Performing Arts , which has been bringing top-level theater to the Mat-Su Valley for 42 years. Each season, VPA puts on seven...