Tag - Palmer

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...
One of the top community events in all of Alaska kicks off this weekend in Palmer, as Colony Days takes over the downtown area with three days of activities. Colony Days celebrates the Matanuska Colonist project, which relocated more than 200 families to the Palmer area from the Midwest as part of...
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...
May 1 is officially Agriculture Appreciation Day in Alaska, and that takes on special meaning particularly for the Mat-Su Valley, as Palmer is the agriculture hub of the state. The history of farming in Palmer dates back to the Matanuska Colony project, in which more than 200 families were relocated...

Girls Weekend Out

April 18, 2018 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 eighth-annual Who Let The Girls Out event in downtown Palmer includes two days of events April 21-22, sales and special opportunities for women at...
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...