Thursday - 12

music/nightlife

Men Next Door Uncovered, from the Chippendales producers presenting a “Magic Mike” experience, doors at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m., tickets available online at AKtickets.com or available at the International Hotel & Bar, 122 N. Turner St., ages 21 and older, VIP packages available. 

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.

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 - 13

culinary

Alasktober Festbier Release, hosted by Black Spruce Brewing Company, 3290 Peger Road, suite B, 3-8 p.m., ages 21 and older, the release of the first lager by Black Spruce. 

family

Storytime, for parents and/or caregivers and 2-year-olds, 11:15 a.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd., ages 3-5, 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

music/nightlife

The DG3, the Derral Gleason Trio, 9 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, 2160 Old Steese Highway in Fox. 456-4695

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

Alien Takeover, at The Marlin, 3412 College Road, 10 p.m., $5 cover, ages 21 and older, and alien-themed night out. 479-4646   

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

Saturday - 14

art

Artist Talk, and book signing, with Karen Stromberg, noon to 1 p.m., Museum of the North, 1961 Yukon Drive, speaking on the exhibit “Collected Treasures: Six Alaska Wildflowers,” on display in the museum’s cafe gallery, book signing will follow. From 1:30-4 4.m, Stomberg will be demonstrating botanical illustration as part of the museum’s Family Day event. This program is included with admission. Children 14 and under are free on Family Days. 474-7505 

books

Book Discussion Group, 10-11:30 a.m., Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St., free, with League of Women Voters of the Tanana Valley, discussing “Becoming” by Michelle Obama. 479-5265 or 479-6224 

culinary

Tastes Good on the Bun, collaborative beer release by Bun on the Run and Black Spruce Brewing Company, 3290 Peger Road, suite B., noon to 8 p.m., releasing the Tastes Good on the Bun Blueberry Cinnamon Roll Milkshake IPA, ages 21 and older. 328-0448

dance

Santa Swingers, square dance club, new dancer class, 6:45-8:15 p.m. then a club dance 8:15-9:30 p.m., $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

Family Day, studying animals in art, noon to 4 p.m., Museum of the North, 1962 Yukon Drive, included with museum admission, ages 14 and younger admitted free. 474-7505 

Career Day, at Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., suite 101, 2-4 p.m., with volunteers from the Fairbanks Central Labor Council, free with regular museum admission. 374-6873

Drop-In Play Time, with blocks and toys, noon to 3 p.m., all ages, North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd. 488-6101

music/nightlife

The DG3, the Derral Gleason Trio, 9:30 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, 2160 Old Steese Highway in Fox. 456-4695

Arctic Entry, rock ‘n roll at The Arctic Fox, 623 Old Steese Highway, ages 21 and older, $4 cover. 374-2900  

LiBerry Music Festival, and Berry Pie Throwdown, 6-10 p.m., Golden Eagle Saloon, downtown Ester, supporting the John Trigg Ester Library, with performers Spank Williams, Songweeds, The Shoot Dangs, and pie by the slice, entry is suggested $10 donation. 374-8080

Live Band TBA, 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.

Sunday - 15

culinary

Equinox Beer Dinner, 6-8 p.m., Black Spruce Brewing Company, 3290 Peger Road, suite B, featuring six beers, including three new releases, and four courses by Monica Mizakis of Just The Tips, using Alaska-grown and -raised ingredients. Tickets $100 each, reservations required by calling 328-0448.  

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

Monday - 16

Tuesday - 17

dance

Argentine Tango Class, 7-8 p.m., downstairs at Mary Siah Recreation Center, 805 14th Ave., classes taught by Tanguera Liz on Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24, $40 per person for four classes, $5 admission for practice only. For more info, visit Fairbanks Tango Facebook page.

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 

Movie Night, 6 p.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd. 488-6101

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

Maker’s Club, think, design and build creative solutions to a problem, ages 8 and up, 3:30 p.m., Noel Wien Library Berry Room, 1215 Cowles St. 459-1052

Mother Moose Storytime, for babies up to 23 months old and a parent or caregiver, 6:30 p.m., Noel Wien Library Berry Room, 1215 Cowles St. 459-1052

film 

Downton Abbey, film premiere, 7-9 p.m., Regal Goldstream 16 & IMAX, 1855 Airport Way, tickets $20, see KUAC.org for more. 474-1890 

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. Come join the spirit uplift “Creating a culture of peace through song.”

Wednesday - 18

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.

Preschool Storytime, 11:15 a.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd., ages 3-5, no registration required. 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 - 19

family

Family Concert, with North Star Strings, 5:30-7 p.m., Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101, $2 per person, museum members admitted free, with food truck Blue Flame Street Side onsite for food for purchase options. 374-6873 

music/nightlife

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.

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 - 20

dance

Kick-Off Dance Party, with Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, 8:30-11 p.m., Pioneer Park Dance Center, a chance to preregister for classes, meet teachers, watch demons, etc. 456-3331 

family

Storytime, for parents and/or caregivers and 2-year-olds, 11:15 a.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd., ages 3-5, registration required. 488-6101

music/nightlife

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

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

Saturday - 21 

culinary

Potato Festival, the 20th anniversary, hosted by Festival Fairbanks, 6-10 p.m., Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center, 813 Noble Street, tickets online at festivalfairbanks.info

family

Pokemon Go Tournament, noon to 3 p.m., North Pole Branch Library, 656 NPHS Blvd. 488-6101

Baby Mingle, 9-10 a.m., Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101, free for caregivers and children under the age of 2. 

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 for info.

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

Fairbanks Children’s Museum, Exploration of Food & Wine, 6-11 p.m., Princess Riverside Lodge, 4477 Pike’s Landing Road, $135 per ticket, for event and ticket info call 374-6873.

Sunday - 22 

film 

“The Shawshank Redemption,” in theaters for the 25th anniversary, 4 p.m., Regal Goldstream 16 & IMAX, 1855 Airport Way, tickets available at box office before showtime or online at www.fathomevents. 

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