Thursday - 7

dance

Historical Dance Course, 7-8:30 p.m., Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 2300 Airport Way, free, taught by Fairbanks English Country Dancers, teaching the dances of “Pride and Prejudice” and other 18th-century styles, suitable for ages 11 and older, dancers under 18 should be accompanied by an adult, no experience necessary. Email dennisrogers55@icloud.com or visit @FairbanksEnglish

CountryDancers on Facebook for more.

music/nightlife

Joseph Ransdell-Green,playing the Marlin Early Thursday Music Concert Series, 8-9:30 p.m., The Marlin, 3412 College Road, no cover, ages 21 and older. 479-4646

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.

special event

Pop-Con 2019, celebrating all things pop culture, including gaming, comics and cosplay, events begin at 6-10 p.m., Wood Center on University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.

 

Friday - 8

culinary

Norwegian Delights,“The Great Norwegian Lefse Making Show,” Sons of Norway Lodge, 151 Wilderness Drive. Arvid Weflen will show the making of lefse with history, rolling, grilling and tastings. Daniel Osborne will show how to make the Norwegian cake blotkake with tastings. Program at 7:30 p.m. with a shared potluck dinner at 6:30 pm. Information: 479-4535

family

Parents And Twos,storytime for 2-year-olds, 11:15 a.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd., registration required. 488-6101

music/nightlife

Ken Brown, and Crooked Road, playing at Golden Eagle Saloon, 3630 Main St., Ester, 7-9 p.m., ages 21 and older. No cover but donations to the tip jar are appreciated.

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

DJ Spinmaster Theme,on stage at The Marlin, 3412 College Road, 10 p.m., ages 21 and older, $5 cover. 

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

Pop-Con 2019,celebrating all things pop culture, including gaming, comics and cosplay, events begin at 3-10 p.m., Wood Center on University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. 

stage

“The Sound of Music, produced by Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, directed by Carey Seward, 7:30 p.m., Hering Auditorium, 901 Airport Way. Tickets are $25 adult; $15 children; a family pack (two adults, two children) for $60, tickets online at www.flot.org.

“The 39 Steps, produced by Fairbanks Drama Association, directed by William Wright, 7:30 p.m., Hap Ryder Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave., tickets are $25 adults; $20 seniors, military and UAF students; $15 ages 13-18, available online at AKtickets.com or at the box office one hour before showtime. 456-7529

 

Saturday - 9

art

Watercolor & Wine, with Jill Marshall, class fee includes all supplies and first glass of wine or beer, leave with a finished Christmas card paintings, no experience necessary. 6-9 p.m. in the Glacier Room, down the hall from the Finish Line Restaurant (behind the La Quinta Inns & Suites). Contact Jill at jmarshall@alaska.net to reserve a space and for class fee info. 

books

Book Discussion Group,hosted by League of Women Voters of the Tanana Valley, 10-11:30 a.m., Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St., discussing “Fighter in Velvet Gloves” by Annie Boochchever with Roy Peratrovich. 479-6224 

culinary

Beer Release, noon to 4 p.m., Black Spruce Brewing Company, 3290 Peger Road, Suite B, releasing Blank Check American Red Ale, brewed with the 2019 Veterans Blend from Yakima Chief Hops. Ages 21 and older. 328-0448

Sipping Saturday, featuring a house-made cocktail using Sipping Streams tea and Fairbanks Distilling Company vodka, 4-8 p.m., ages 21 and older. 452-5055  

dance

Open Dance Practice,with the Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, 4-6 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. 

Santa Swinger,square dance club, 8-9:30 p.m., caller TBA, $8, Farthest North Square & Round Dance Center in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way. 699-2345

Argentine Tango Milonga, at Trax Outdoor Center, 310 Birch Hill Road, downstairs in the yoga studio, 7-9 p.m. All ages welcome, $5 admission. 

family

Drop-In Playtime, noon to 3 p.m., all ages welcome, North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd., registration required. 488-6101

music/nightlife

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

Spank Williams, and Trophy Wife, performing at The Marlin, 3412 College Road, 10 p.m., ages 21 and older, $5 cover.

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.

North Star Strings,rehearsal, 10 a.m. to noon, open to adult string players who enjoy playing show tunes, light classics, pops and fiddle music. Music department, room 301, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Free, no auditions, new players of all abilities welcome. See www.northstarstrings.org or call 479-6064 for more.

nature

Boreal Forest Bird Walk, find woodpeckers and permafrost, with Bud Marschner and Mark D. Ross, 1 p.m., Creamer’s Field Farmhouse, 1300 College Road. 

special event

Pop-Con 2019,celebrating all things pop culture, including gaming, comics and cosplay, events begin at noon to 10 p.m., Wood Center on University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. 

stage

“The Sound of Music, produced by Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, directed by Carey Seward, 7:30 p.m., Hering Auditorium, 901 Airport Way. Tickets are $25 adult; $15 children; a family pack (two adults, two children) for $60, tickets online at www.flot.org.

“The 39 Steps, produced by Fairbanks Drama Association, directed by William Wright, 7:30 p.m., Hap Ryder Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave., tickets are $25 adults; $20 seniors, military and UAF students; $15 ages 13-18, available online at AKtickets.com or at the box office one hour before showtime. 456-7529

 

Sunday - 10 

culinary

Veteran’s Day Dinner,6 p.m., Elks Lodge 1551, 1003 Pioneer Road, a spaghetti and meatballs dinner open to all veterans, active duty and family, program begins at 6 p.m. with a guest speaker and live music. Free. 456-1551 

family

Organist Gail Archer, performing a free concert, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 547 Seventh Ave., playing selections from Ukrainian and Russian composers. 452-24056 

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

stage

“The Sound of Music, produced by Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, directed by Carey Seward, 2 p.m., Hering Auditorium, 901 Airport Way. Tickets are $25 adult; $15 children; a family pack (two adults, two children) for $60, tickets online at www.flot.org.

“The 39 Steps, produced by Fairbanks Drama Association, directed by William Wright, 2 p.m., Hap Ryder Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave., tickets are $25 adults; $20 seniors, military and UAF students; $15 ages 13-18, available online at AKtickets.com or at the box office one hour before showtime. 456-7529

 

Monday - 11 

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

 

Tuesday - 12

culinary

Wine Tasting,sampling a selection provided by Specialty Imports, 7 p.m., Lavelle’s Bistro, 575 First Ave., reservations required, ages 21 and older. 450-0555

dance

Argentine Tango Practice, class 7-8 p.m., and practice 8-8:30 p.m., downstairs at Mary Siah Recreation Center, 805 14th Ave., $5 for practice, $40 per person for four classes. All ages welcome as well as singles and new dancers. For more information, see the Fairbanks Tango group page on Facebook.

family

Imagination Station, at Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., suite 101, 11 a.m. to noon, a morning of thinking, planning and creating at the museum for children. $8 per person, free for museum members. 374-6873

lecture 

All About Trademarks,a free Q&A video teleconferencing session, 10:45 a.m. to noon, Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St., free, open to public. 459-1058  

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.aurorawomens

chorale.org online.

Fairbanks Peace Choir, rehearsals 6:45-8:30 p.m., Unitarian Fellowship, 4448 Pikes Landing Road, final concert is Nov. 30. Flyn Ludington directs, Paul Krejci accompanies. “Creating a culture of peace through song.” 457-8086

 

Wednesday - 13

family

Preschool Storytime, stories, songs and a craft for 3 to 5-year-olds, 11:15 a.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd., no registration required. 488-6101

music/nightlife

Athabascan Fiddle Festival,7 p.m. to midnight, David Salmon Tribal Hall, 111 Clay St. 

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 - 14

dance

Historical Dance Course, 7-8:30 p.m., Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 2300 Airport Way, free, taught by Fairbanks English Country Dancers, teaching the dances of “Pride and Prejudice” and other 18th-century styles, suitable for ages 11 and older, dancers under 18 should be accompanied by an adult, no experience necessary. Email dennisrogers55@icloud.com or visit @FairbanksEnglish

CountryDancers on Facebook for more.

family

Mother Moose,for babies and toddlers up to 23 months old, 11:15 a.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd., registration required. 488-6101

music/nightlife

Athabascan Fiddle Festival, 1 p.m. to midnight, David Salmon Tribal Hall, 111 Clay St. 

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 - 15

dance

Jack and Jill, the fourth annual dance contest, and social dance, 7-11 p.m., Pioneer Park dance center. Jack and Jill competition means your partner will be determined by random draw, and you will dance with more than one partner. For more info email info@ballroomfairbanks.org. $5 at the door, cash only please, please bring clean, non-marking shoes.

family

Parents And Twos, storytime for 2-year-olds, 11:15 a.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd., registration required. 488-6101

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

David Titus, string storyteller, multicultural stories told with string figures. For ages 5 and up, 4:30 p.m., Noel Wien Library Auditorium, 1215 Cowles St., 459-1052

music/nightlife

Athabascan Fiddle Festival, 1 p.m. to midnight, David Salmon Tribal Hall, 111 Clay St. 

Whose Live Anyway?, 7:30 p.m., Hering Auditorium, 901 Airport Way, presented by Fairbanks Concert Association, the stage version of the popular TV show. Tickets can be purchased online at fairbanks concert.org, by calling Alaska Tix at 490-2858 or at the FCA office in the Wells Fargo building at Geist & University, Suite 104. 474-8081

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

Holiday Marketplace, noon to 8 p.m., Carlson Center, 2010 Second Ave., $5 entry, children 12 and younger admitted free. 474-9082 

 

Saturday - 16 

dance

Contra Dance,with live music by Ice Jam and dance instruction by caller Lynn Basham, 8-11 p.m., Pioneer Park Dance Center, 2300 Airport Way. $10 adults, $8 adult members, $7 youth, $5 youth members, 13 and under no charge. Sponsored by Contra Borealis Dancers, beginners welcome, no partner necessary. Information: 457-8957 or www.contraborealis.org.

family

Tech Time, learn circuitry for grades 3rd-5th 11:00 a.m., Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 Cowles St. 459-1052

music/nightlife

Athabascan Fiddle Festival, 1 p.m. to midnight, David Salmon Tribal Hall, 111 Clay St.

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.

North Star Strings, rehearsal, 10 a.m. to noon, open to adult string players who enjoy playing show tunes, light classics, pops and fiddle music. Music department, room 301, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Free, no auditions, new players of all abilities welcome. See www.northstarstrings.org or call 479-6064 for more.

special event

Holiday Marketplace, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Carlson Center, 2010 Second Ave., $5 entry, children 12 and younger admitted free. 474-9082 

Sunday - 17

family

$4 Sunday,celebrating four years of Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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