Tag - Arts

Live at 5

May 30, 2024 by Casey Ressler
Every Friday throughout the summer, Talkeetna is the place to be for live music, as the Live at 5 Summer Concert Series takes center stage. Co-sponsored by Denali Arts Council and the Talkeetna Chamber of Commerce, Live at 5 runs through August 30, with new bands playing every Friday at 5 p.m. The...

Shop Small

November 20, 2023 by Casey Ressler
This Thanksgiving, ditch Black Friday and opt for Small Business Saturday, a national movement to support small businesses by holiday shoppers. Not only can you get your holiday shopping done, you're helping support friends and neighbors. Small Business Saturday is part of a national "Shop Small"...
The Palmer Midsummer Garden & Arts Faire truly celebrates all things Alaska this weekend in downtown Palmer. The faire is one of Palmer's best annual events, with activities taking place throughout the downtown area, including live music, demonstrations, food trucks, activities and more. This year...

Holiday bazaars

October 20, 2021 by Casey Ressler
You know the holidays are right around the corner when craft fairs and bazaars highlight the calendar, and this weekend, one of the most popular is back for its second weekend. The annual Alaska State Fair Holiday Bazaar began last weekend and continues through this weekend, with more than 100 local...
Palmer is the place to be this Saturday, as the Palmer Museum's Garden & Art Faire takes over downtown with a variety of events, workshops and concerts. The event has become a staple on the calendar every mid July, and only continues to grow. Now in its 12th year, the event brings together...
Live music, baseball and an open air market are just a few of the highlights of a busy Summer Solstice weekend. Summer solstice is a tad bittersweet in Alaska, because we know we aren't gaining daylight any more. But, it' s a time for celebration as the longest day of the year is here, complete with...
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...

Girls Weekend Out

April 23, 2019 by Casey Ressler
There is a takeover of Palmer coming this weekend, and women around the Southcentral Alaska region have been looking forward to it for months. The ninth-annual Who Let The Girls Out event in downtown Palmer includes two days of events April 26-27, sales and special opportunities for women at...

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...