Thursday - 3

dance

Historical Dance Class, with Fairbanks English Country Dancers, 7-8:30 p.m., Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 2300 Airport Way, free, teaches 18th century style dances, suitable for ages 11 and older, under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult, no partner or prior experience required. Email dennisrogers55@icloud.com or visit Fairbanks English Country Dancers on Facebook.

family

Parents & Twos Storytime, for 2 year olds and their caregivers, 11:15 a.m., spaces are limited, Noel Wien Library Berry Room, 1215 Cowles St. 459-1052

music/nightlife

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.

Joseph Ransdell-Green, performing at The Marlin, 3412 College Road, 8 p.m., 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.

nature

Guided Nature Walks, 1-2:30 p.m., Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, 1300 College Road, with volunteer naturalist Bud Marschner, free, open to public. Meet that farmhouse visitors center. 452-5162

special event

Sports Cards, and collectibles, comics, autographs and more, on display at Bentley Mall, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 456-5883

Friday - 4

First Friday

Editor’s note: To be included in the listing of First Friday events, you must have an artist or artist’s work on display. Holiday bazaars and sales events will not be listed as a First Friday event.

Black Spruce Brewing Company, 3290 Peger Road, suite B, featuring local photographer Emma Moody, reception 3-8 p.m., with Hungry Robot onsite offering food for purchase. 328-0448

Denali Center, 1510 19th Ave. at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, hosting a First Friday of works by Denali Center residents, staff and FMH staff, including quilts, beadwork, photography, paintings and more, reception 5:30-7:30 p.m., with live music and refreshments offered.

Opening Reception, for 34th annual 64th Parallel Juried Exhibition, 5-7 p.m., Bear Gallery, Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, featuring works curated by juror Jamie Bates Slone. 456-6485

Fly North, a show by Chantelle Marie, 5-8 p.m., Trax Outdoor Center, 310 Birch Hill Road, with eats from Friar Tucks Hoagie House, live music with the Casey Smith Project, and HooDoo beer on tap.

Multi-Artist Show, with works by Matt Moberly, Chris Johannsen and Ryan Rains on display, plus cocktails, food and live music, 6-8 p.m., Alaska Center for Natural Medicine, 3039 Davis Road. 452-3600

Four Brushes, an art show with works on display by watercolor artists Mary Clare Andrews, Axel Bachmann, Carol Nordin and Bett Schaffhauser, reception 3-8 p.m., Hoarfrost Distilling, 3501 Lathrop St., Unit F, under age 21 welcome with a parent or guardian. 750-1283

Trax First Friday, at Trax Outdoor Center, 310 Birch Hill Road, with food for purchase, local art and artisans on display, and live music and HooDoo beer on tap, reception 5-8 p.m. 374-9600

It’s All Related, an art show featuring varied works, reception 6-9 p.m., Sally’s Salon of Style, 315B Illinois St. 374-9070

Flocks and Rocks, a show with works on display by Amy Reisland-Speer, reception 4-8 p.m., Fairbanks Distilling Company, 410 Cushman St., ages 21 and older. 452-5055

Margaret Kellogg, select works on display, opening reception 5-8 p.m., Fairbanks Community Museum, 535 Second Ave., upstairs in Co-op Plaza, on display daily through October.

Two Street Gallery, featuring Jenifer Cameron’s show “Femmage: Portraits of the Female Aesthetic,” reception 5-8 p.m., 535 Second Ave. in Co-op Plaza. 3229182

Riva Sazama, works by the copper artist on display including jewelry, dishes and art pieces, reception 5-8 p.m., AcuTribe Health & Wellness, 1222 Well St., #1. 458-7423

Well Street Art Company, 1304 Well St., presenting two exhibits, Da-ka-xeen Mehner’s “S.O.S” and recent works by Vladimir Zhikharsev. Reception 5-8 p.m. 452-6169

art

Art In The Autumn, the third annual event, 4-9 p.m., Pike’s Waterfront Lodge, 1850 Hoselton Road, featuring artists and their wares on display. 

books

Book Signing, with Paul Greci, author of “Surviving Bear Island” and “The Wild Lands,” 5-8 p.m., Alaskana Raven Books & Things, 525 Second Ave. in Co-op Plaza. 347-8302 

dance

Contra Dance, with live music by Celtic Confusion and dance instruction by caller Lynn Basham, 8-11 p.m., Pioneer Park Dance Center in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way. $10 adults, $8 adult members, $7 youth, $5 youth members, 13 and under 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

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

Kid’s Night In, at Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101, an evening of playtime while parents attend First Friday events, 5:30-8 p.m., costs vary. 374-6873

music/nightlife

We Banjo 3, opening the Fairbanks Concert Association’s season, 7:30 p.m., Hering Auditorium, 901 Airport Way.

Fairytale Fantasies, a Storybook Cabaret, doors open at 8 p.m., 541 Third Ave., an evening of adult storytelling of your favorite fairytales, ages 21 and older, drinks sponsored by Boatel. Tickets at nakedstageproductions.com. Contains adult content, ages 21 and up.

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

Bayou Glacee Cajun Band, performing at Howling Dog Saloon, 2160 Old Steese Highway in Fox, 9 p.m. 456-4695

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

DJ Xane FM, mixing a night of bass, tech house, psy and techno, 10 p.m., The Marlin, 3412 College Road, $5 cover, ages 21 and older. 479-4646

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

Guitar by Albert, at Ivory Jacks, 2581 Goldstream Road, playing acoustic and fingerstyle arrangements, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

special event

Sports Cards, and collectibles, comics, autographs and more, on display at Bentley Mall, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 456-5883

stage

“Noises Off,” produced by Fairbanks Drama Association, directed by Tim Lamkin, 7:30 p.m., Hap Ryder Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave.. Tickets are $25 adults; $20 seniors, military and UAF students; $15 for teens ages 13-18, available by calling 456-7529, at the box office one hour before showtime, or online at AKtickets.com

Saturday - 5

art

24-Hour Comics Day, the 13th annual event in which artists draw a comic book from start to finish in 24 hours, The Comic Shop of Fairbanks, 418 Third St. in Eagle Plaza Mall, free, open to public. Starts at noon today and runs through noon Sunday. 452-5780 

Art In The Autumn, the third annual event, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Pike’s Waterfront Lodge, 1850 Hoselton Road, featuring artists and their wares on display.

bazaars

Holly Days Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Hangar 4 Bldng, 3007 Montgomery Road, Fort Wainwright, open to public, $5 admission, the 37th annual bazaar. 704-956-4102

Quota Holiday Bazaar, the 17th annual, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pioneer Park Civic Center, 2300 Airport Way, free to attend, all ages welcome. 388-3855  

books

Literary Reading, with John Morgan, 7-8 p.m., Bear Gallery, third floor of the Alaska Centennial Center in Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way. Morgan will share from his newest book “The Moving Out: Collected Early Poems.” Free, open to public. For information, visit fairbanksarts.org.

culinary

Sipping Saturday, 4-8 p.m., Fairbanks Distilling Company, 410 Cushman St., featuring a unique cocktail crafted with a Sipping Streams Tea Company infused 68 Below vodka. Ages 21 and older. 452-5055 

Lefsa Class, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sons of Norway Lodge, 151 Wilderness Drive, $10 non-members, $5 members, learning a lefsa recipe including mixing the batter, rolling it and grilling it. Must RSVP by Oct. 3. 457-5161 

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. 

Oktoberfest Dance, 8:30-11 p.m., Pioneer Park Dance Center, 2300 Airport Way, $6 public, $5 members, students, military, with Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks. No experience or partner necessary. Please bring clean, non-marking shoes. 456-3331

music/nightlife

Fairytale Fantasies, a Storybook Cabaret, doors open at 8 p.m., 541 Third Ave., an evening of adult storytelling of your favorite fairytales, ages 21 and older, drinks sponsored by Boatel. Tickets at nakedstageproductions.com. Contains adult content, ages 21 and up.

Bayou Glacee Cajun Band, performing at Howling Dog Saloon, 2160 Old Steese Highway in Fox, 9:30 p.m. 456-4695

Party Night, hosted by Tony Taylor playing old-school, hip-hop, R&B and Latin, 10 p.m., The Arctic Fox, 623 Old Steese Highway, $10 cover, ages 21 and older. 374-2900

Arctic Entry, 10 p.m., The Marlin, 3412 College Road, $5 cover, ages 21 and older. 479-4646

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

Sports Cards, and collectibles, comics, autographs and more, on display at Bentley Mall, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 456-5883

stage

“Noises Off,” produced by Fairbanks Drama Association, directed by Tim Lamkin, 7:30 p.m., Hap Ryder Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave.. Tickets are $25 adults; $20 seniors, military and UAF students; $15 for teens ages 13-18, available by calling 456-7529, at the box office one hour before showtime, or online at AKtickets.com

Sunday - 6 

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

special event

Sports Cards, and collectibles, comics, autographs and more, on display at Bentley Mall, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 456-5883

Stage

“Noises Off,” produced by Fairbanks Drama Association, directed by Tim Lamkin, 2 p.m., Hap Ryder Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave.. Tickets are $25 adults; $20 seniors, military and UAF students; $15 for teens ages 13-18, available by calling 456-7529, at the box office one hour before showtime, or online at AKtickets.com.

Monday - 7

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

nature

Arctic Audubon Talk, “Conservation, Development, and Wildlife Corridors in the Boreal forest of Alaska and Yukon,” with Michael Spindler, 7 p.m., Noel Wien Library Auditorium, 1215 Cowles St. Spindler will discuss some examples of collaborative conservation, including pro-active land use planning, and designated wildlife corridors. He’ll also provide an overview of Ambler Road, and two land use plans, one from interior Alaska and one from the central Yukon Territory. Free, open to public. 347-1802 

Tuesday - 8

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 

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

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.

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

nature

Guided Nature Walks, 1-2:30 p.m., Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, 1300 College Road, with volunteer naturalist Bud Marschner, free, open to public. Meet that farmhouse visitors center. 452-5162

Wednesday - 9

family

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

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

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

Thursday - 10

family

Mother Moose Storytime, for babies and toddlers up to 23 months old, 11:15 a.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd., no registration needed. 488-6101

music/nightlife

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.

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.

nature

Guided Nature Walks, 1-2:30 p.m., Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, 1300 College Road, with volunteer naturalist Bud Marschner, free, open to public. Meet that farmhouse visitors center. 452-5162