Annual Gingerbread House Contest

From 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the public is invited to the Carlson Center to view entries in the Gingerbread House Contest, now in its 36t year. Winners are determined by viewer voting, and winners of each of the six divisions win a prize, with an overall grand champion selected by the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Gingerbread House Committee.


DEC 7-22

Stinky Kids: The Musical

Britt loves making everyone happy, but this girl who never gets in trouble is in a sticky situation. She woke up with a massive wad of gum stuck in her hair! All of Britt's friends are depending on her parents to take them to Captain Happy's Jumpy-Fun-Super-Bouncy Indoor Place, so Britt can't let them down. Britt joins her friends on an adventure across the neighborhood to solve her problem before her parents find out and possibly cancel the trip.

DEC 17

Christmas Village

Christmas Village is a perfect opportunity to buy all those last-minute gifts. Held at the Dena'ina Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Christmas Village allows both Alaskan-made and imported items to be sold.

DEC 15

Solstice Tree Tour

The Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage presents the annual Solstice Tree Tour--this event encourages members of Alaska's northern community of all ages and abilities to get outside and celebrate the winter solstice. The Solstice Tree Tour showcases the trees along the first 2.5k of the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park. Local businesses sponsor trees along the route and decorate them to create a winter wonderland along one of the most well-loved trails at Kincaid. Admission to the tour, which takes place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., is free.

DEC 20-29

A Christmas Carol

Perseverance Theatre presents an energetic refresh of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol, adapted by Anchorage local Arlitia Jones and director Michael Evan Haney.


DEC 7-8

Design Alaska Holiday Concert

The Design Alaska Holiday Concert, which sells out every year, features Eduard Zilberkant conducting the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, the Fairbanks Symphony Chorus, and the Fairbanks Symphony Children's Chorus and will treat guests with traditional holiday favorites at the UAF Davis Concert Hall beginning at 3 p.m. on December 7 and 4 p.m. the next day.

DEC 15

The Annual Procrastinators' Bazaar

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