EVENTS CLEANDER AUGUST 2018.

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Anchorage

AUG 10-12

Ink Masters Tattoo Show The Ink Masters Tattoo show is a gathering for tattoo artists and body piercing experts to demonstrate their skills and provide their services to Alaska's tattoo enthusiasts. inkmasterstdttooexpo.com

Coffman Cove

AUG 17-18

'By the Sea' Arts & Seafood Festival

The mission of the "By the Sea" Arts & Seafood Festival is to celebrate a marine-based lifestyle and bring together gifted vendors and performers with local and visiting patrons. Events include the Lucky Ducky race, a lip sync contest, t-shirt design. Fish Poem Slam, fireworks, and lots of live music, good food, and vendors. artsandseafoodfestival.com

Fairbanks

AUG 3-11

Tanana Valley State Fair

This year s theme is "May the Fair Be with You" It will feature Alaska produce and competitive exhibits, as well as commercial, craft, and food vendors onsite in addition to rides, games, and live entertainment, all at the Tanana Valley State fairqrounds.tananavalleyfair.org

AUG 10-19

Alaska International Senior Games

Alaska International Senior Games is the official Alaska state event of the National Senior Games, a national organization of athletes aged fifty and older. alaskaisg.org

AUG 24-26

Tanana Valley Sandhill Crane Festival

Each August as thousands of Sandhill Cranes begin their southward progress from Alaska, the Tanana Valley rings with gathering calls. The festival includes talks, bird watching, nature walks, workshops, and many other activities with ample opportunities for observing Sandhill Cranes and other fall migrants. friendsofcreamersfield.org

Healy

Whitewater and Denali Blueberry Festival

The Blueberry Festival takes place at Otto Lake in Healy and includes kids' games, lake raft rides, a dunk tank, a barbeque, dancing, and music. The Wildwater Festival on August 18 is in Nenana River Canyon and includes the Blueberry 5k dash, Whitewater races, the Great Denali Duck Race, and Whitewater rodeo. denalichamber.com

Ketchikan

AUG 3-5

Blueberry Arts Festival

Festivities include a pet and doll parade, blueberry dish contest, art exhibits, the annual Gigglefeet Dance Festival, fun runs, the slug race, community art project, beard and moustache contest, handmade boat race, and poetry slam, as well as vendors and live entertainment. ketchikanarts.org

Ninilchik

AUG 3-5

Salmonfest

Every year more than six thousand people turn the Kenai Peninsula village of Ninilchik into a city as families and friends fill the region with encampments packed...

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