Thursday - 27

family

All About Mars, insight on the red planet with a presenter from the Alaska Space Grant Program, 2 p.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd. 488-6101

music/nightlife

Music in the Garden, 7-8 p.m., Georgeson Botanical Garden, 117 W. Tanana Drive on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, free, open to the public. 474-7021 for more info. Tonight: Headbolt Heaters. 

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: Dance by North Star Dance Collective. 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

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 - 28

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

Blues Night, with The Rumblers, on stage at Howling Dog Saloon, 2160 Old Steese Highway in Fox, 9 p.m., 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

Concerts in the Plaza, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Golden Heart Plaza, 516 First Ave., free, family-friendly concerts presented by Festival Fairbanks, 322-4112. Today: Clarence Pate.

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: Fiddle music with Ptarmigan. 456-6485

Young Artists Program, part of the Brian Lewis Young Artists Program Concert series, a national program for young violinists, 7 p.m., Davis Concert Hall at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Fine Arts Complex, free, open to the public. Program is a concerto repertoire concert with the Fairbanks Symphony.

Guitar By Albert, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Ivory Jacks, 2581 Goldstream Road, playing fingerstyle arrangements and original tunes.

Arctic Entry, performing at The Arctic Fox, 623 Old Steese Highway, 10 p.m., ages 21 and older, $4 cover. 374-2900

Pride Night, a dance night with DJ SpinMaster Theme featuring a drag showcase with members of the Haus of Ursa Major to close out Pride month, 10 p.m., The Marlin, 3412 College Road, doors at 9:30 p.m., events at 10 p.m., $5, ages 21 and older. 479-4646   

stage

Shakespeare Camp, students from the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre’s summer camp presenting “Much Ado About Nothing,” 7 p.m., UAF Lab Theatre, behind Salisbury Theatre in the Fine Arts Complex, tickets available at the box office before showtime. Directed by Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre members Annabel Heyne and Sierra Trinchet.

Saturday - 29

music/nightlife

Joe Nichols, and Elvis Monroe, performing outside at the Spur, 537 Gaffney Road, part of The Fairbanks Backyard Country BBQ series, doors open at 6 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m., ticket options include a meet and greet and signing following the show, an all-ages event, kids 10 and younger get in free but need to be with a legal parent or guardian. Concert happens rain or shine, blankets and chairs are allowed, no coolers or big bags will be allowed. Tickets online at brownpapertickets.com

The Rock Bottom Stompers, performing at Howling Dog Saloon, 2160 Old Steese Highway in Fox, 9:30 p.m., ages 21 and older. 456-4695

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 David Snyderman. 456-6485

Arctic Entry, performing at The Arctic Fox, 623 Old Steese Highway, 10 p.m., ages 21 and older, $4 cover. 374-2900

Blazed & Infused, the Alaska Redd statewide tour, with Bag Boy Gen. Duckman and DGutta, doors at 9:30 p.m., music at 10 p.m., The Marlin, 3412 College Road, $5, 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.

stage

Shakespeare Camp, students from the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre’s summer camp presenting “Much Ado About Nothing,” 7 p.m., UAF Lab Theatre, behind Salisbury Theatre in the Fine Arts Complex, tickets available at the box office before showtime. Directed by Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre members Annabel Heyne and Sierra Trinchet.

Sunday - 30

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: Storytelling with Martin Miller. 456-6485

special event

Mutt March 2019, celebrating all dogs, registration begins at 11 a.m. at Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, march begins at 12:30 p.m., event activities follow. Cost for each dog walking in the march is $5. 460-6381 

stage

Shakespeare Camp, students from the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre’s summer camp presenting “Much Ado About Nothing,” 2 p.m., UAF Lab Theatre, behind Salisbury Theatre in the Fine Arts Complex, tickets available at the box office before showtime. Directed by Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre members Annabel Heyne and Sierra Trinchet.

“PsychoSarah,” Sarah Macmillan presenting her one-woman show about addiction, psychosis and redemption as a fundraiser for the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre, one show only, 7:30 p.m., UAF Lab Theater, behind Salisbury Theatre in the Fine Arts Complex. Contains mature content. Tickets $25 each online at www.fairbanksshakespeare.org.

Monday - 1 

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: Dance troupe Tundra Caravan presenting Middle Eastern dance. 456-6485

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

Tuesday - 2

family

Drop-in Crafts, celebrating the first moon landing, 2 p.m., free, materials provided. North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd. 488-6101

music/nightlife

Concerts in the Plaza, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Golden Heart Plaza, 516 First Ave., free, family-friendly concerts presented by Festival Fairbanks, 322-4112. Today: Kit Carson. 

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 music that rocks with Kit Carson. 456-6485

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.

Wednesday - 3

family

Preschool Storytime, with stories and activities for ages 3-5, 11:15 a.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd., no registration required. 488-6101

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

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

Concerts in the Plaza, 7-8, Golden Heart Plaza, 516 First Ave., free, family-friendly concerts presented by Festival Fairbanks, 322-4112. Today: The Warblers. Also, Festival Fairbanks is serving free ice cream.

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

Thursday - 4

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: Blues, folk, country and jazz with The Warblers. 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

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

Friday - 5

music/nightlife

Havana Nights, with Afro Cuban, hot mambo, and Latin jazz, 7-10 p.m., Jazz Bistro, 529 Fourth Ave., $25, a tribute concert to the late Latin legend Tito Puente, king of mambo, featuring Peruvian pianist Kiki Sanchez and his latest single “Mi Viejo,” with percussionist Freddy Cuba and Uptown Mambo, Strunz and Farah’s bassist Eliseo Borrera, and Bobby Mato’s percussionist, Robertito Melendez. 987-9611

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

PMG&F, Poor Man’s Gun & File, performing at The Marlin, 3412 College Road, 10 p.m., ages 21 and older, $5 cover. 479-4646 

Concerts in the Plaza, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Golden Heart Plaza, 516 First Ave., free, family-friendly concerts presented by Festival Fairbanks, 322-4112. Today: Clarence Pate.  

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 - 6

music/nightlife

Soundwaves Music Festival, fifth annual event, gates open at noon, live music 2-9 p.m., Bingle Camp at Harding Lake, with Ukulele Russ, Marc Brown & The Blues Crew, Upton Mambo, and Wet Thunder. Tickets online at www.soundwavesak.com. Soundwaves Music Group is a nonprofit group that donates any additional proceeds to the Harding Lake Association.

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: Fiddle music with Ptarmigan. 456-6485

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

Run of the Valkyries, the 11th annual, hosted by Opera Fairbanks, 10 a.m. to noon, Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, a family-friendly 8K race starting and ending at the dance hall in Pioneer Park, valkyrie-themed costumes encouraged, see www.operafairbanks.org for registration. 

Sunday - 7

music/nightlife

Afro Cuban, and live mambo, with Kiki Sanchez and Freddy Blanco, 6-9:30 p.m., Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts theater in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, $25, celebrating and honoring the late mambo king Tito Puente Sr. with the latest released single “Mi Viejo” composed and produced by Sanchez. 987-9611

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 David Snyderman. 456-6485

stage

“Caddy Shakes,” a 21 and over fundraiser for Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre before the show heads to Missouri for the Kansas City Fringe Festival, 7:30 p.m., outdoors at Jack Townshend Point on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, $12. Three actors tackle 21 characters in this Shakespearean re-imagining of the 1980 comedy classic, “Caddyshack.” Starring Rachel Blackwell, Heath Robertson and Michael Shaeffer.