Tag - Events

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...
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 some of the quirkiest and fun events you'll find on the calendar. Trio Fatbike World Championships The fun begins in Talkeetna on March 7...

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...
Ask any Alaskan, and they know June 21 is the summer solstice - with 22 hours of functional daylight in Southcentral Alaska, and total darkness not achieved for days. In Talkeetna, for example, the official sunrise is at 4:05 a.m. and the official sunset is exactly at midnight. During those four...
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...
The first-ever Great Alaska Music Festival makes its debut on the Alaska State Fairgrounds in May, and this week, tickets went on sale for the two-day event that features five national headliners and several Alaska-based bands. Show organizers have been hard at work putting together the event. They...