Tag - Arts

Shop Small

November 27, 2019 by Casey Ressler
This Thanksgiving, ditch Black Friday and opt for Shop Small Saturday in Palmer - you'll help support local businesses 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 community....
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...