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Author:Anderson, Tosha


5 Great Alaska Beer Train

The Alaska Railroad is the designated driver while guests enjoy an assortment of local microbrews provided by the Glacier Brewhouse and take in the scenery of Turnagain Arm. Participants must be twenty-one or older. Anchorage Train Depot, train departs 4 p.m.

20 Secure Your ID Day & Financial Fitness Fair

Start National Protect Your Identity Week with free document shredding, cell phone recycling, and financial education workshops at Better Business Bureau's Secure Your ID Day. BBB is partnering with local community organizations--including United Way of Anchorage and Cook Inlet Lending Center--to stage Secure Your ID Day in conjunction with the second annual Financial Fitness Fair. Salvation Army Community Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

20-21 UAA College & Career Fair

Over 130 colleges, universities, and technical institutions will be present to provide information on post-secondary admissions. Workshops will be available on Sunday featuring topics such as financial aid, scholarships, and college admissions. Egan Civic and Convention Center, workshops on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; fair is Monday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

26 Alaska Fitness Expo

AlaskaFit Productions presents this event which includes powerlifting and Olympic lifting competitions, as well as Crystal Cup bodybuilding, Strongman, and CrossFit championships. Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center, doors open at 10 a.m.

26 Haunted Halloween Fun Night

There's free parking and admission to this night of carnival games, trick-or-treating, and haunted houses. Booths are run by volunteers of various UAA clubs and organizations. Activity tickets are twenty-five cents, and the event is for children age two through twelve. UAA Student Union and Wells Fargo Sports Arena, Saturday afternoon,


3-31 Fairbanks Asylum

This haunted house is themed Nightmares of the Damned: "Dr Allistar returns, this time he has recreated each of his patient's worst nightmares into a reality they can't escape." It's open Thursday through Saturday throughout October, with several highlight events: Friday, October 4 is a VIP opening celebration where attendees can go through the house as many times as they'd like and then enjoy food, drinks, and a live band at the party tent; "The Darkness" takes place Thursday, October 10,17, and 24 and gives groups of six an opportunity to travel...

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