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DENALI

FEBRUARY 21-22

Denali Winterfest

Denali Winterfest offers loads of outdoor fun and educational events such as dog sledding, a 5k race, snowshoeing, hiking, park ranger programs, and more. This engaging, community oriented festival starts off with a potluck and ends with a chili feed and cake walk-small town charm in the heart of Denali National Park at Mile 237 Parks Highway.

nps.gov/dena/planyourvisit/winterfesthtm

ANCHORAGE

FEBRUARY 8

Alaska Marine Gala

The Alaska SeaLife Center hosts the annual Alaska Marine Gala at the Dena'ina Center. This "black tie affair with an ocean blue flair" promises a night of food, fun, and fundraising. Cocktails and a silent auction kick off the night, followed by dinner, the Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards, a live auction, and live music.

alaskasealife.org

FEBRUARY 15

Salute to the Military

The Annual Salute to the Military started in the form of multiple Service Balls hosted by the local Navy League. In 1977, the Navy League, with the support of Senator Ted Stevens, worked with the Armed Services YMCA of Alaska to create one annual event to honor all service branches and promote community awareness of military performance and service. Each year, twelve exceptional enlisted service members-representing each of the Active Duty branches, the Guard, and Reserve--are recognized for their outstanding achievements, this year at the Egan Center.

www.asymca.org/alaska-salute-tix

FEBRUARY 21-23

Anchorage Boat Show

Get a head start on summer boating and get out on the water this spring with the boat, eguipment, and services needed to make the most of the fishing, hunting, and sailing season, There will be a host of big boat builders, brokers, and dealers at the Dena'ina Center that can connect prospective owners with the boat of their dreams.

anchorageboatshow.com

FEBRUARY 21-23

Alaska Salsa Festival

This year marks the 9th Annual Alaska Salsa Festival. Professional dance instructors and performers from around the world come together to bring Alaska the best in Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, and ChaCha dancing. Never danced before? Check out the boot camps. Love the shows and parties? Check out the nightly showcases where champion dancers bring you their very best, and then dance the night away. The festival also includes intermediate and advanced workshops.

alaskasalsafestival.com

FEBRUARY 22

Ski 4 Kids

Ski 4 Kids Day is a festive winter day at Kincaid Park full of events for children up to age fourteen. Obstacle...

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