Tag - Events

March is a great month in Alaska - the days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer. There's no better place to visit in March than Talkeetna for fun events, great views and outdoor recreation. Trio Fatbike World Championships The 2021 Trio Fat Bike race is on! However, due to Covid...

Iditarod changes

February 2, 2021 by Casey Ressler
Due to enhanced Covid protocols, spectators will not be permitted at the 2021 restart of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, to ensure the safety of the mushers heading out on the trail. The change is one of many for the Last Great Race in 2021. All mushers are undergoing strict protocols, rigorous...

Families to Parks

August 26, 2020 by Casey Ressler
In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Alaska State Parks, a special event is being planned for families at Independence Mine State Historical Park on Saturday, September 5. The Families to Parks program is designed to get families into state parks to enjoy the outdoors, learn about the...

Virtual Visits

April 8, 2020 by Casey Ressler
Right now, it's time to stay home, be safe and stay healthy. But that doesn't mean you don't have the opportunity to virtually visit, particularly at the Musk Ox Farm in Palmer. Every Thursday, the farm is hosting a Facebook Live event at 11 a.m. Alaska time. Viewers tune in and are treated to a...

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...
The first sign of spring is this weekend - the annual Mat-Su Outdoorsman Show at the Menard Center. You know that summer can't be too far away once the outdoor show season starts, and the Mat-Su show is the first one up on the calendar this year. The show, which runs Friday through Sunday (March...

Winter events

November 16, 2018 by Casey Ressler
Now that winter has finally settled into the Mat-Su Valley, it's time to look at your calendars and plan to visit some of the amazing community events that are held throughout the season. There are numerous community events that take place, but four stand out to us as "must sees." Up first is the...