Events calendar.

Author:Anderson, Tasha


579-9/6 Anchorage Market & Festival

Open every Saturday through the summer season, this open-air market and festival is an opportunity to shop for fresh produce, live entertainment, and more than three hundred vendors. Third and E Street Parking lot, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

10 Bear Aware Event on Mother's Day

This family-friendly event will refresh visitors on bear and moose facts and safety information in a fun, outdoor setting. Watch bear-resistant trashcan demonstrations and enjoy hands-on bear related booth activities and a kids craft station. Because it's Mother's Day, moms are free. Alaska Zoo, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

5/28-6/21 Venus in Fur

This tango of dominance between actress and director and woman and man is a laugh-out-loud study of the politics of sex and power guaranteed to charm. Cyrano's Theatre; Thursday through Saturday 7 p.m. and Sunday 3 p.m.

5/30-6/6 Alaska PrideFest Week

Events this year include the Kickoff Barbeque, Pride FilmFest at the Bear Tooth Theatre, the Front Runner Pride Fun Run/Walk and barbeque, drag queen bingo, equality parade, and the festival on the Delaney Parkstrip.


7-10 Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival

Highlights of the 25th anniversary of the Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival will be stories told by storyteller Rebecca Horn, learning about rehabilitated birds with Bird TLC (Bird Treatment and Learning Center), guided field trips, and Birding 101 classes, as well as classes, workshops, and talks with illustrator, author, and naturalist Maryjo Koch,


23 Bacon Festival Fairbanks

Celebrate how this tasty pork product saved Fairbanks during the 1906 fire. Enjoy vendors, bacon tasting, live entertainment, and all things bacon. Golden Heart Plaza in Downtown Fairbanks.


22-23 Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival

Activities include the Gourmet Beer Banquet on Friday evening; Fun-run on Saturday morning; and live music, local food, and excellent craft beers from breweries and distributors across the state Saturday afternoon. Limited tickets available. Must be 21 with valid ID to enter. Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds,


7-10 Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival

Starting off with a pre-festival Junior Birder event on Wednesday, May 6, the festival includes family bird walks, field excursions, and science talks, all led...

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