Thursday - 15

music/nightlife

David Wallace, a jazz guitarist from Paris touring Alaska, 8-9:30 p.m., The Marlin, 3412 College Road, ages 21 and older, $5 at the door. 479-4646 

Gazebo Nights, performances under the gazebo near Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, free, open to the public, 7-8 p.m. Tonight: Kit Carson playing acoustic music that rock. 456-6485

Cultural Connections, a 45-minute live performance of singing, dancing and story telling by Alaska Native youth, 3:30 p.m., Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St., $10. Performances are Monday through Friday. 388-4920

Thursday Night Jam, open jam night at Howling Dog Saloon on the Holy Stage, with Paul Knight hosting on The Holy Stage, 8 p.m., ages 21 and older.

Open Mic Night, all artists welcome, hosted by Tony Taylor, Big I Pub & Lounge, 122 N. Turner St., 9 p.m. until late, ages 21 and older. 

Karaoke, at The Arctic Fox, 623 Old Steese Highway, 8 p.m. to closing, hosted by DJ Holly and DJ Angel. No cover charge, ages 21 and older. 374-2900

Thursday Night Karaoke, hosted by Cherie, at The Marlin, 3412 College Road, 9 p.m. no cover, ages 21 and older. 479-4646

Fairbanks Sweet Adelines, rehearsal, 6:30 p.m., University Presbyterian Church, 3510 College Road, 6:30 p.m. New voices welcome. For more information, email Gayle at gaylelm@gci.net.

Friday - 16

dance

Rockin’ Oldies Dance, 7-10 p.m., Pioneer Park Dance Center in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, $5 members, $6 public, hosted by Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, please bring clean, non-marking shoes. 456-3331 

family

Maker’s Club, think, design and build creative solutions to a problem, ages 8 and older, 1:30 p.m., Noel Wien Library Berry Room, 1215 Cowles St. 459-1052

music/nightlife

Marc Brown, and the Blues Crew, 10 p.m., The Arctic Fox, 623 Old Steese Highway, ages 21 and older, $4 cover. 374-2900

The Drunken Hearts, performing at Boatel, 3368 Riverside Drive, 8 p.m., ages 21 and older. 

DJ Fifty50, spinning at The Marlin, 3412 College Road, doors at 9:30 p.m., music at 10 p.m., $5 cover, ages 21 and older. 

Gazebo Nights, performances under the gazebo near Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, free, open to the public, 7-8 p.m. Tonight: Storytelling with Martin Miller. 456-6485

Guitar by Albert, playing easy listening and fingerstyle arrangements of popular and original tunes, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Ivory Jacks, 2581 Goldstream Road. 

The Fox Troubadour, Mike Stackhouse, starting off the weekend, 7 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, 2160 Old Steese Highway, Fox, ages 21 and older. 456-4695

Sand Castle, performing contemporary folk, rock and retro pop, 8:30-10:30 p.m., at McCafferty’s, A Coffee House, Etc., 408 Cushman St. 456-6853

special event

Ink Masters Tattoo Expo, featuring talent from the reality TV show “Ink Masters” in a tattoo expo, 1:30-11 p.m., Westmark Hotel, 813 Noble St. Passes at the door range from $20 per day to a three-day weekend pass for $35.

Saturday - 17

dance

Contra Dance, with live music by Raven Call and dance instruction by Jess Winn, 8 p.m., Pioneer Park Dance Center, 2300 Airport Way, $10 adults, $8 adult members, $7 youth, $5 youth members, 13 and younger admitted at no charge. Sponsored by Contra Borealis Dancers, beginners welcome, no partner necessary. Information: 457-8957 or www.contraborealis.org.

family

Mother Moose Storytime, for babies up to 23 months old and a parent or caregiver, 10:30 a.m., Noel Wien Library Berry Room, 1215 Cowles St. 459-1052

music/nightlife

Derral Gleason Trio, performing at Howling Dog Saloon in Fox, 9:30 p.m., ages 21 and older. 

John Shewfelt Jr., and Shot Time, 10 p.m., The Arctic Fox, 623 Old Steese Highway, ages 21 and older, $4 cover. 374-2900

Northbound Music Festival, inaugural event, 5-9 p.m., Northern Alaska Environmental Center, 830 College Road, a backyard music festival with musicians, artists, writers, spoken-word artists, plus food and drink for purchase, all supporting the center, $40. 452-5093

Gazebo Nights, performances under the gazebo near Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, free, open to the public, 7-8 p.m. Tonight: Original songs by Al Bent. 456-6485

DJ Z, playing current and classic hits, at The Marlin, 3412 College Road, doors at 9:30 p.m., music at 10 p.m., $5 cover, ages 21 and older.

Afterparty, for the Solid As A Rock fight championships XIX, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., The Red Fox Bar & Grill, 398 Old Chena Pump Road, ages 21 and older. 

Fairbanks Trad Irish Session, 7-10 p.m., Pizza Hut, 89 College Road, 374-6045. All levels of musicians welcome.

Sand Castle, performing contemporary folk, rock and retro pop, 8:30-10:30 p.m., at McCafferty’s, A Coffee House, Etc., 408 Cushman St. 456-6853

Kit Carson, performing at Ivory Jacks, 2581 Goldstream Road, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 455-6665. Free, open to the public.

special event

Ink Master Tattoo Expo, featuring talent from the reality TV show “Ink Master” in a tattoo expo, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Westmark Hotel, 813 Noble St. Passes at the door  range from $20 per day to a three-day weekend pass for $35. 

stage

Auditions, for “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” produced by Naked Stage Productions, noon to 2 p.m., 541 Third Ave., downstairs underneath Bahn Thai restaurant; you can access the building from either Third or Fourth Avenue. The door to get downstairs is right next to the restaurant. Sign-ups can be found online at bit.ly/2MgAuqG.

Sunday - 18

family

Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., suite 101, celebrating four years in downtown Fairbanks with reduced admission all day. 374-6873  

music/nightlife

Sunday Night Karaoke, hosted by Cherie, at The Marlin, 3412 College Road, 8 p.m. no cover, ages 21 and older. 479-4646

Gazebo Nights, performances under the gazebo near Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, free, open to the public, 7-8 p.m. Tonight: Standards and country rock with Steve Moore. 456-6485

special event

Ink Master Tattoo Expo, featuring talent from the reality TV show “Ink Master” in a tattoo expo, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Westmark Hotel, 813 Noble St. Passes at the door  range from $20 per day to a three-day weekend pass for $35.

Monday - 19

art

Monday Markets, noon to 8 p.m. in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, featuring local artists and their works, musicians, food trucks and a beer garden from 4-8 p.m. Free, open to the public, but bring cash to patronize vendors. 

music/nightlife

Metal Mondays, featuring the best in your favorite metal music, at The Marlin, 3412 College Road. Ages 21 and up, no cover. 479-4646

Gazebo Nights, performances under the gazebo near Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, free, open to the public, 7-8 p.m. Tonight: Acoustic blues, folk and rock ‘n roll with The DeAnne & Eric Fiasco. 456-6485

Tuesday - 20

books

Alaska Writers Guild, with Layla Lawlor, 7-8:30 p.m., an author of science fiction, fantasy and the strip “Freebird,” discussing life as a writer, free, open to public. Email Laura Lancaster at awginterior@gmail.com for more info. 

dance

Argentine Tango Practice, 7-8:30 p.m., downstairs at Mary Siah Recreation Center, 805 14th Ave., $5. All ages welcome as well as singles and new dancers. For more information, see the Fairbanks Tango group page on Facebook. 

family

Preschool Storytime, for 3 to 5 year olds, 10:30 a.m., Noel Wien Library Berry Room, 1215 Cowles St. 459-1052

lecture

Oil and Alaska, a talk with lecturer Bob Hurlburt, on the discovery and early development of oil in Prudhoe Bay, 7-8:30 p.m., Noel Wien Auditorium, 1215 Cowles St., free, open to public. 459-1029 

music/nightlife

Tuesday Night Karaoke, at The Arctic Fox, 623 Old Steese Highway, 8 p.m. to closing, hosted by Cherie. No cover charge, ages 21 and older. 374-2900

Great Land Sounds, men’s barbershop chorus, 6:30 p.m. at Mojo Music, 819 First Ave. There is no cost, and any man who likes to sing is welcome to try singing in four-part harmony. Email music.maker@live.com for more information.

Aurora Women’s Chorale, an all-female choir directed by Janice Trumbull, 7 p.m., rehearsing at University Park Bible Church, 3681 Sandvik, all voices and talents welcome. Email is allison2619@gmail.com or see www.aurorawomenschorale.org online.

Gazebo Nights, performances under the gazebo near Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, free, open to the public, 7-8 p.m. Tonight: Jazz piano with Clarence Pate. 456-6485

Wednesday - 21

art

Fairbanks Watercolor Society Meeting, 6:30 p.m. in the Blue Room, third floor of the Centennial Arts Building, Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way. Visitors welcome. For more information, contact Becky Anderson at 474-4014. 

dance

Open Dance Practice, with the Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, 7-9 p.m., Pioneer Park Dance Center. Please bring clean, non-marking shoes to help protect the dance floor. No partner necessary. $2 members/$3 public. Call 456-3331 for more info. 

family

Preschool Storytime, for 3 to 5 year olds, 1:30 p.m., Noel Wien Library Berry Room, 1215 Cowles St. 459-1052

lecture

Guided Walking Tour, and informative talk, of the UAF Geophysical Institute, a world-renowned research center for the study of earth sciences and space physics, home to the Alaska Satellite Facility, the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration, the Poker Flat Research Range, and other research facilities. 1 p.m., meet in the lobby of Akasofu Building, 2160 Koyukuk Drive, West Ridge on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, free, open to public. 474-6149

music/nightlife

Wednesday Night Karaoke, at The Arctic Fox, 623 Old Steese Highway, 8 p.m. to closing, hosted by DJ Holly and DJ Angel. No cover charge, ages 21 and older. 374-2900

Open Mic Night, the longest-running open mic night in Fairbanks, at The Marlin, 3412 College Road. 10 p.m., ages 21 and older, no cover. 479-4646

Folk music, By Ice Jam, 7-10 p.m. at Pizza Hut, 89 College Road. 374-6045

Gazebo Nights, performances under the gazebo near Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, free, open to the public, 7-8 p.m. Tonight: Original music from Mike Stackhouse. 456-6485

Thursday - 22

family

Cultural Connect-ions, a 45-minute live performance of singing, dancing and story telling by Alaska Native youth, 3:30 p.m., Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St., $10. Performances are Monday through Friday. 388-4920

Thursday Night Jam, open jam night at Howling Dog Saloon on the Holy Stage, with Paul Knight hosting on The Holy Stage, 8 p.m., ages 21 and older.

Open Mic Night, all artists welcome, hosted by Tony Taylor, Big I Pub & Lounge, 122 N. Turner St., 9 p.m. until late, ages 21 and older. 

Karaoke, at The Arctic Fox, 623 Old Steese Highway, 8 p.m. to closing, hosted by DJ Holly and DJ Angel. No cover charge, ages 21 and older. 374-2900

Thursday Night Karaoke, hosted by Cherie, at The Marlin, 3412 College Road, 9 p.m. no cover, ages 21 and older. 479-4646

Fairbanks Sweet Adelines, rehearsal, 6:30 p.m., University Presbyterian Church, 3510 College Road, 6:30 p.m. New voices welcome. For more information, email Gayle at gaylelm@gci.net.

music/nightlife

Gazebo Nights, performances under the gazebo near Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, free, open to the public, 7-8 p.m. Tonight: Kit Carson playing acoustic music that rock. 456-6485

Friday - 23

music/nightlife

The Fox Troubadour, Mike Stackhouse, starting off the weekend, 7 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, 2160 Old Steese Highway, Fox, ages 21 and older. 456-4695

Sand Castle, performing contemporary folk, rock and retro pop, 8:30-10:30 p.m., at McCafferty’s, A Coffee House, Etc., 408 Cushman St. 456-6853

Gazebo Nights, performances under the gazebo near Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, free, open to the public, 7-8 p.m. Tonight: Storytelling with Martin Miller. 456-6485 

Saturday - 24

music/nightlife

Fairbanks Trad Irish Session, 7-10 p.m., Pizza Hut, 89 College Road, 374-6045. All levels of musicians welcome.

Sand Castle, performing contemporary folk, rock and retro pop, 8:30-10:30 p.m., at McCafferty’s, A Coffee House, Etc., 408 Cushman St. 456-6853

Kit Carson, performing at Ivory Jacks, 2581 Goldstream Road, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 455-6665. Free, open to the public.

Mr. Facejacket, the 2019 Beard Competition, 5:30-10:30 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, 2160 Old Steese Highway North, Fox, ages 21 and older, a night of judging and awarding the best beards in Interior Alaska and from across the state. Proceeds support the Fairbanks Community Food Bank. Registration is $10 per competitor, categories include best mustache, partial beard, long beard, medium beard, short beard, freestyle, and a Mrs. Facejacket category for women (real or fake beards welcome). Register online at permafrostbeards.com.

Gazebo Nights, performances under the gazebo near Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, free, open to the public, 7-8 p.m. Tonight: Original songs by Al Bent. 456-6485

stage

Auditions, for “The Sound of Music,” produced by Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre for the organization’s 50th anniversary, 1 p.m., FLOT warehouse, 3710 Leasure St. The production runs Nov. 1-10. Email flotinfo@gmail.com for more info and audition details. 

Sunday - 25

music/nightlife

Sunday Night Karaoke, hosted by Cherie, at The Marlin, 3412 College Road, 8 p.m. no cover, ages 21 and older. 479-4646

Gazebo Nights, performances under the gazebo near Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, free, open to the public, 7-8 p.m. Tonight: Standards and country rock with Steve Moore. 456-6485

stage

Auditions, for “The Sound of Music,” produced by Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre for the organization’s 50th anniversary, 1 p.m., FLOT warehouse, 3710 Leasure St. The production runs Nov. 1-10. Email flotinfo@gmail.com for more info and audition details.