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Author:Anderson, Tasha


3-5 Make it Alaskan Festival

Each year thousands of attendees, wholesale buyers, and vendors share an inside look at what's made locally in Alaska. Sullivan Arena: Friday Noon to 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

3-5 Oxygen & Octane

Event highlights of "Alaska's Winter Adventure Show" include the Sportsman's Warehouse Adventure Film Fest, Iron Dog meet-n-greet, snowmachine raffle, a climbing wall, beer garden, booth-side seminars on safety, and winter recreation vendors. Dena'ina Center: Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

4 Pawsitive Reading

Taking place the first Saturday of each month, children in the kindergarten through fourth grades are given the opportunity to ready for twenty minutes at a time to service dogs, allowing children to practice reading to a judgment-free audience. Z.J. Loussac Library, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. library/events/Pages/default.aspx

10/9-11/2 Hedda Gabler

This drama written by Henrik Isben and adapted by Jon Robin Baitz explores the tragedy of people who find themselves trapped in a dead end of their own design and stars Annia Wyndham, an Alaskan actress. Cyrano's: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 7 p.m.; Sundays 3 p.m.

10/10-11/2 Bell, Book, and Candle

Gillian, a modern day witch, casts a spell on an unattached publisher, who falls head over heels for her; witches, however, cannot fall in love, leading to a number of difficulties. Anchorage Community Theatre. Reserve tickets by phone at 907-868-4913.

17 Oktoberfest

Join Marge Ford and the Alaska Polka Chips along with good food and beer at this fundraiser for the Alaska Aviation Museum, which restores vintage aircraft and shares bush pilot stories of the past. Alaska Aviation Museum, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

31 Zoo boo

Celebrate Halloween in your favorite costume at the Alaska Zoo. There are spooky trail decoration, event staff in costumes, and trick-or-treat stations throughout the zoo grounds. The Alaska Zoo, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

31 Alyeska Halloween Train and Zombie Disco

The party begins aboard the Alaska Railroad, travels between Anchorage and Girdwood, arrives at a buffet dinner at the Hotel Alyeska, and continues on to the zombie disco at the day lodge. Costumes are encouraged. Anchorage Depot, mid-afternoon. alaskarailroad. com


11-12 Go Winter...

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