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ANCHORAGE

NOV 1-9

Wilderness Week

Fat tire bikes, photography, writers, films, and a camp stove cook-off-ail are part of this year's Wilderness Week celebrating the urban and not-so-urban wilderness of the Circumpolar North. As part of Wilderness Week, the Great Wide Open Party, an immersive experience celebrating Anchorage's distinct urban wilderness that features live music, food trucks, DJs, artist inventions, and other activities, takes place November 2.

anchoragemuseum.org

NOV 16

Alaska Jewish Cultural Gala

Dance the night away celebrating Jewish culture, cuisine, and music in Alaska at the 16th annual gala. Enjoy live music by a renowned orchestra from Los Angeles, savor a tantalizing array of the finest Jewish entrees, and join in the bidding frenzy of the extravagant live and silent auction.

alaskajewishgata.org

NOV 19

Big Band Bash

Join the Alaska Aviation Museum for the Big Band Bash. This 1940s-themed dance includes vintage photos, a photo booth, live and silent auctions that benefit the Alaska Aviation Museum, and a sit-down dinner. alaskaairmuseum.org

NOV 28

Skinny Raven Turkey Trot

The annual Turkey Trot, brought to you by Skinny Raven, is back and warmer than ever. The event will start and finish inside the Dena'ina Center so runners can stay warm. Adults run a one-loop 5K and young runners complete a 3K. Turkey Trot collects food items and will match cash donations (up to $1,000), all of which is donated to the Food Bank of Alaska.

skinnyraven.com/event/turkey-trot/

NOV 29-30

Polar Bazaar: MAKE + Creative Copy

Meet artists and designers, shop, and explore the North through creative products and handmade items. Polar Bazaar features local creatives and showcases art, fashion, design, craft, recycled and upcycled items, contemporary design, and more. As part of a new element called Creative Copy, find handmade prints, books, zines, and other creative publications.anchoragemuseum.org

NOV-DEC 29-1

Ballet West: The Nutcracker

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Nutcracker at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts with the company that started it all thirty years ago-Ballet West-presented by Anchorage Concert Association.

anchorageconcerts.org

FAIRBANKS

NOV 6-9

Gwich'in Athabascan Fiddle Dance

Get your jig on and learn the two step, double jig, duck dance, rabbit dance, and more at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center. morristhompsoncenter.org

NOV 15-17

Fairbanks Holiday Marketplace

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