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Posted: Friday, October 19, 2012 12:21 am

Friday - 19

art

NORTH POLE GRANGE GALLERY, opening reception for a display of by Cabin Fever Quilter’s Guild. Demonstrations will be conducted throughout the evening revealing different methods and techniques used by the artisans in creating their works of art through fabric displayed. 5-9 p.m. 322-0623

Preschoolers, Parents & Art — Beads, art for preschoolers and parents, plus ideas for fostering creativity. $20, all supplies included. 11 a.m. to noon, Co-Op Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave. Suite 202. 452-2787 to register.

books

MIDNIGHT SUN VISITING WRITERS, Sean Hill and Derick Burleson to read for Midnight Sun Visiting Writers series. 7 p.m., Schiable Auditorium, Bunnell Building, UAF. Free. 539-7360 or rbatema3@alaska.edu.

dance

Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, Third Friday Dance at Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 8:30-11:30pm, $5 members $6 non-members. No experience or partner necessary. Please bring clean, non-marking shoes. www.fairbanksballroom.org

music/nightlife

MIKE STACKHOUSE, 7 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, Old Steese Hwy, Fox, 456-4695

SAND CASTLE, 8:30 p.m., folk rock and retro pop, McCafferty’s, 408 Cushman St., 456-6853

DARRELL JARMON, performing at Bobby’s Downtown, 602 Second Ave., 456-3222

THE NINTHS, 10 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, Old Steese Hwy, Fox. 456-4695

CHIPPENDALES MALE REVUE, 7 p.m., The Blue Loon, 2999 Parks Highway. $20, $30 VIP. Tables available. Tickets available at www.theblueloon.com. 457-5666

special events

HOLLY DAYS BAZAAR, 4- 8 p.m., Fort Wainwright. 30th anniversary of Fort Wainwright Community Spouses Club Holly Days Bazaar, artisans, jewelry, crafts, gift, more. 750-5755

Mandala, Stone Circles and Healing, presented by C.G. Jung Society of Northern Alaska. Dr. Steve Parker will give a presentation about the healing forces inherent in mandalas and stone circles. 6:30 p.m. social; presentation starts at 7 p.m. 4448 Pikes Landing Road at the Unitarian Fellowship. $10/$5 students/subscribers free. 479-6828 or info@jungalaska.org

stage

WIZARD OF OZ, performed by Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, 7 p.m., Hering Auditorium. Tickets are $27 for reserved; $23 adult; $17 military, seniors and students; $12 children. Tickets online at www.flot.org or at 456-3568.

CAMPAIGN— THE SPECTACLE, 7:30 p.m., Empress Theatre, Third Avenue. $20 for adults, $18 for military and students, $15 under 18. 457-POET.

Saturday - 20

art

NORTH POLE GRANGE GALLERY, artisans from the Cabin Fever Quilters Guild will be displaying their works of art while offering personalized demonstrations of their methods and techniques used. Noon to 4 p.m. 322-0623

Watercolor Basics, by Nikki Kinne, on Saturdays for five weeks, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Co-Op Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave. Suite 202. Cost for all four sessions is $300. Class size limited to 15. Students must be 13 or older. 452-2787 to register. Class runs to Nov. 17.

books

Science Fiction / Fantasy Discussion Group, “The Golden” by Lucius Shepard and selection of discussion titles for March 2013-February 2014; 7 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Group Study Room No. 1, 1215 Cowles Street 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary.us

dance

Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, open dance practice at Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 4-6 p.m. All ballroom styles. $5 members, $6 non-members. No partner necessary. Please bring clean, non-marking shoes. www.fairbanksballroom.org

SWING DANCING, 7-9:30 p.m., Rock N Rodeo, 700 Old Steese Hwy. Hosted by Kurt Byers, UAF Good Time Swing Dance Club. Recorded swing and some ballroom dance music. No cover charge until 8:30 p.m., adults only. 374-4406

CONTRA DANCE, Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 8-11 p.m., with live music by Celtic Confusion and instruction from caller Barbara Braley. Beginners welcome. Admission from $3 to $8. 907-456-1483 or 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

film

SPIRIT OF THE WIND, film portraying Interior Alaska and the life and adventures of sprint musher George Attla, the “Huslia Hustler.” 2 p.m., Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St. Free. 459-3730

lecture

THE SEARCH FOR SODOM AND GOMORRAH, lecture by Dr. Steven Collins, the chief archaeologist and co-director of the Tall el-Hammam Excavation Project in Jordan. Collins will present evidence that he has located the site of the biblical city of Sodom. Schaible Auditorium in the Bunnell Building, 303 Tanana Loop. Free. 7 p.m. 474-7804.

music/nightlife

NORTH STAR STRINGS REHEARSAL, 10 a.m., music room 301, UAF campus, free. Open to adult string players of all skill levels who enjoy playing Broadway show tunes, light classics, pops and fiddle music. 479-6064, northstarstrings@yahoo.com

COUNTRY JAM SESSION, 7:30 p.m., VFW Post 10029, 3159 VFW Street, North Pole, 590-2423

SAND CASTLE, 8:30 p.m., folk rock and retro pop, McCafferty’s, 408 Cushman St., 456-6853

LIVE MUSIC, 9 p.m.-midnight, Body Piercing Unlimited & Tattoo, 1637 College Road, free, 458-7464

CHIPPENDALES MALE REVUE, 7 p.m., The Blue Loon, 2999 Parks Highway. $20, $30 VIP. Tables available. Tickets available at www.theblueloon.com. 457-5666

BABY BASH, in concert, 11 p.m., The Blue Loon, 2999 Parks Highway. Tickets available soon. 457-5666

Burnt Orange, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., The Marlin, 3412 College Road, 479-4646

WET THUNDER, 10 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, Old Steese Hwy, Fox. 456-4695

RPM, performing at the Big I, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., 122 Turner Street. 456-6437

special events

DAVE DALTON FUNDRAISER, for 2013 Yukon Quest Competitor, 9 p.m., Ivory Jacks, 1 mile Goldstream Road, 455-6666. $10 cover. Featuring Steve Brown and the Bailers, door prizes and raffles.

SPOOKY TRAIN, Friends of the Tanana Valley Railroad hosting free train rides for those in full costume (minimal charge if not) and free refreshments as well as spooky actors and decorations throughout Pioneer Park. Noon to 4 p.m. 479-4535 or ftvrr.inc@gmail.com

INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP DAY, 26th annual, noon to 5 p.m., Pioneer Park Civic Center. 474-0928. A day for Fairbanks to celebrate its cultural diversity. Events include cultural displays, booths, stage performances and foods from different local ethnic groups.

RESEARCH VESSEL LAUNCH CELEBRATION, University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences will host a community celebration of the recent launch of the research vessel Sikuliaq, 4:30 p.m., Davis Concert Hall on UAF campus. The event includes a showing of the launch video and recording of the Arctic Chamber Orchestra performing “Song of the Sikuliaq,” composed by UAF graduate student Emerson Eads. Free.

HOLLY DAYS BAZAAR, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fort Wainwright. 30th anniversary of Fort Wainwright Community Spouses Club Holly Days Bazaar, artisans, jewelry, crafts, gift, more. 750-5755

SANTA’S SENIOR CENTER BAZAAR, 101 E. Fifth Ave., North Pole. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., lunch available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 488-4663

CHEF FRANK DAVIS FUNDRAISER, proceeds to benefit ACF Midnight Sun Chefs Culinary Knowledge Bowl Team. Sample cuisine from Jamaica, Spain, Germany, Greece and India. Tickets are $40 in advance, $45 at door. 455-2903

SKI SWAP, West Valley High School gym, equipment drop-off from 6-9 p.m. Friday. Ski swap sale from 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday. Good used skis, boots, poles, snowboards, clothing and outdoor equipment for all ages and sizes. 479-6363

stage

WIZARD OF OZ, performed by Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, 2 p.m., 7 p.m., Hering Auditorium. Tickets are $27 for reserved; $23 adult; $17 military, seniors and students; $12 children. Tickets online at www.flot.org or at 456-3568.

CAMPAIGN— THE SPECTACLE, 7:30 p.m., Empress Theatre, Third Avenue. $20 for adults, $18 for military and students, $15 under 18. 457-POET.

Sunday - 21

family

Movies at your library, call to find out the title of the movie showing this afternoon, 1:30 p.m., Noel Wien library auditorium, 1215 Cowles St., 459-1052.

music/nightlife

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF DJANGO, presented by the Fairbanks Concert Association, 4 p.m., Hering Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased by calling Alaska Tix at 490-2858, online at fairbanksconcert.org or at Grassroots Guitar on College Road. 474-8081.

stage

CAMPAIGN— THE SPECTACLE, 2 p.m. Sundays, Empress Theatre, Third Avenue. $20 for adults, $18 for military and students, $15 under 18. 457-POET.

Monday - 22

music/nightlife

CLARENCE PATE PROJECT, 6-8 p.m., Gambardella’s Pasta Bella, 706 Second Ave., 457-4992

Tuesday - 23

art

Basic Jewelry, by Pauline Tise, on Tuesdays for four weeks, 3-5 p.m., Co-Op Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave. Suite 202. All supplies included. Cost for all four sessions is $160, class size limited to 10. Students need to be junior high or older. 452-2787 to register. Class runs to Nov. 13.

dance

West Coast Swing Dance Lessons, 8 p.m. Beginning, the 3rd of a 3-week session for those new to WCS. No partner needed. Bring clean, non-marking-soled shoes. Adults $15, students $5 per class. Jazzercise Fitness Center, 201 Old Steese Highway, No. 7, 388-0254.

family

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

music/nightlife

PIONEER PARK PICKERS JAM SESSION, 6:30-9 p.m., Pioneer Park Museum, pioneerpickers.com

FAIRBANKS GREAT LAND SOUNDS MEN’S CHORUS, 6:45-9:15 p.m., Northern Lights Church of Christ , 645 11th Ave., for men who would like to sing, no experience necessary, 451-0204

CLARENCE PATE PROJECT, 6-8 p.m., College Coffeehouse, 3677 College Road, 374-0468

KARAOKE, 9 p.m., hosted by Lost Ego, free, The Boatel Bar, 479-6537

Wednesday - 24

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, North Pole Branch Library, 601 Snowman Lane, 11:15 a.m.. It’s a fun time of stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft for 3- to 5-year-olds. Registration is not required.

lecture

An Alaskan’s Adventures in Acadia, local artist Jamie Smith will speak at Hartung Hall in Ester at 7 p.m. discussing his hiatus in Maine. The theme of the evening is “a year of hiking and sketching in cartoons and photographs.” Free. 388-6338

UAF Research Showcase, “Culinary Arts: Julia Child and Albert Einstein,” presented by Jennifer Jolis, professor of culinary arts at UAF. 5:30-6:30 p.m., UAF Schaible Auditorium in Bunnell Building (303 Tanana Loop on campus) Free. Open to everyone. Free parking. Refreshments provided. 450-8772 or www.uaf.edu/ursa

music/nightlife

ICE JAM, 7 p.m., College Coffeehouse, 3677 College Road, 374-0468

KARAOKE WITH DJ GINGER, 9 p.m. until close, Tremors Lounge, 3399 Peger Road, 456-6410

Thursday - 25

dance

APPALACHIAN CLOGGING, 6-7 p.m., practice traditional Appalachian clogging steps and routines, sponsored by the Fairbanks Arts Association and The Appalaskan Cloggers, free, Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts theater, appalaskancloggers.com

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

KARAOKE, 9 p.m., Tremors Lounge, 3399 Peger Road, 328-8210

BLUES NIGHT, 9 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, Old Steese Hwy, Fox, 456-4695

special events

SOLID AS A ROCK, fighting championships, inaugural live MMA sports event at Carlson Center. Doors will open at 7 p.m., after party at Club Alaskan. Admission/ticket price: $51.50 table seats, $21.50 Bleacher seats: wet and dry, $412 full table. Tickets at ticketmaster.com.

stage

WIZARD OF OZ, performed by Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, 7 p.m., Hering Auditorium. Tickets are $27 for reserved; $23 adult; $17 military, seniors and students; $12 children. Tickets online at www.flot.org or at 456-3568.

Friday - 26

dance

Argentine Tango del Norte, singles, as well as couples are encouraged to participate in this evening of open dance. No experience required. Lesson is the first 30 minutes.7-9 p.m. $5. Sipping Streams Tea House, 3535 College Road., lower suite B. 457-1660

family

Parents and Twos Storytime, 11:15 a.m., North Pole Branch Library, 601 Snowman Lane. A cozy storytime for 2-year-olds and a parent or caregiver. Registration required. 488-6101.

Preschoolers, Parents & Art — Watercolor, art for preschoolers and parents, plus ideas for fostering creativity. $20, all supplies included. 11 a.m. to noon, Co-Op Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave. Suite 202. 452-2787 to register.

music/nightlife

MIKE STACKHOUSE, 7 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, Old Steese Hwy, Fox, 456-4695

SAND CASTLE, 8:30 p.m., folk rock and retro pop, McCafferty’s, 408 Cushman St., 456-6853

UKULELE RUSS & FRIENDS, 10 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, Old Steese Hwy, Fox. 456-4695

stage

WIZARD OF OZ, performed by Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, 7 p.m., Hering Auditorium. Tickets are $27 for reserved; $23 adult; $17 military, seniors and students; $12 children. Tickets online at www.flot.org or at 456-3568.

SHORT & SWEET 8 X 10 FESTIVAL FAVORITES, by winning Alaska playwrights, directed by Shannon Luster, 8:15 p.m. Call 456-PLAY for reservations & information. Tickets: $ 22 Adults; $ 18 Seniors, Univ. Students and Military; $ 14 Teens, ages 13-18.

Saturday - 27

dance

Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, open dance practice at Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 4-6 p.m. All ballroom styles. $5 members, $6 non-members. No partner necessary. Please bring clean, non-marking shoes. www.fairbanksballroom.org

SWING DANCING, 7-9:30 p.m., Rock N Rodeo, 700 Old Steese Hwy. Hosted by Kurt Byers, UAF Good Time Swing Dance Club. Recorded swing and some ballroom dance music. No cover charge until 8:30 p.m., adults only. 374-4406

Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, workshop at Pioneer Park Dance Hall with renowned dance experts Luis Crespo and Jennifer Pasetes. Classes for novice and intermediate dancers. Visit website for details or to pre-register. www.fairbanksballroom.org. 456-3331. Followed by a potluck dinner and after diner dance, with performance by our workshop instructors 7:30 p.m. potluck dinner, 8:30-11:30 p.m. social dance ($5 members/$6 non-members)

music/nightlife

NORTH STAR STRINGS REHEARSAL, 10 a.m., music room 301, UAF campus, free. Open to adult string players of all skill levels who enjoy playing Broadway show tunes, light classics, pops and fiddle music. 479-6064, northstarstrings@yahoo.com

COUNTRY JAM SESSION, 7:30 p.m., VFW Post 10029, 3159 VFW Street, North Pole, 590-2423

SAND CASTLE, 8:30 p.m., folk rock and retro pop, McCafferty’s, 408 Cushman St., 456-6853

LIVE MUSIC, 9 p.m.-midnight, Body Piercing Unlimited & Tattoo, 1637 College Road, free, 458-7464

CANDELA, 9:30 p.m., salsa band, Azucar Fina, Campus Corner Mall, $6 after 9 p.m., reservations encouraged, 456-2822

Burnt Orange, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., The Big I, 122 Turner Street, 456-6437.

UKULELE RUSS & FRIENDS, and also Halloween costume party, 10 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, Old Steese Hwy, Fox. 456-4695

THERESA BAUER, Morgan Eisenmayer and Darran Gallagher, Elks Lodge Halloween party, 1003 Pioneer Road. 456-1551

RPM, performing at Bobby’s Downtown annual Halloween event, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 609 Second Ave. 456-3222

nature

Creepy Critters Program, noon to 4 p.m.. Friends of Creamer’s Field present this annual spooky program. Bring the kids and learn about feared and misunderstood creatures through activities, expert consultation and crafts. Program is drop-in any time during the hours stated. 452-5162. Creamer’s Field Farmhouse Visitor Center.

special events

Friends of Special Olympics Dinner/Auction, 6-8:30 p.m., Pioneer Park Civic Center. $35 per person. 474-0568

stage

WIZARD OF OZ, performed by Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, 2 p.m., 7 p.m., Hering Auditorium. Tickets are $27 for reserved; $23 adult; $17 military, seniors and students; $12 children. Tickets online at www.flot.org or at 456-3568.

SHORT & SWEET 8 X 10 FESTIVAL FAVORITES, by winning Alaska playwrights, directed by Shannon Luster, 8:15 p.m. Call 456-PLAY for reservations & information. Tickets: $22 Adults; $18 Seniors, Univ. Students and Military; $ 14 Teens, ages 13-18.

Sunday - 28

dance

Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, day two of workshop at Pioneer Park Dance Hall with renowned dance experts Luis Crespo and Jennifer Pasetes. Classes for the novice and intermediate dancers. Please visit our website for details or to pre-register. www.fairbanksballroom.org. 456-3331.

stage

WIZARD OF OZ, performed by Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre, 4 p.m., Hering Auditorium. Tickets are $27 for reserved; $23 adult; $17 military, seniors and students; $12 children. Tickets online at www.flot.org or at 456-3568.

SHORT & SWEET 8 X 10 FESTIVAL FAVORITES, by winning Alaska playwrights, directed by Shannon Luster, 2 p.m. Call 456-PLAY for reservations & information. Tickets: $ 22 Adults; $ 18 Seniors, Univ. Students and Military; $ 14 Teens, ages 13-18.

Monday - 29

music/nightlife

CLARENCE PATE PROJECT, 6-8 p.m., Gambardella’s Pasta Bella, 706 Second Ave., 457-4992

POETRY SLAM, 8 p.m., bring 3 original poems to participate, cash prize for first place, The Marlin, 3412 College Road, 479-4646

Tuesday - 30

dance

Prospector Squares Plus Level Square Dance Club, 7:30-9:30 p.m., $8, Farthest North Square & Round Dance Center at Pioneer Park, Norm Bryan caller. Halloween costumes encouraged. 458-7727

film

MOVIE NIGHT, 6:30 p.m., North Pole Branch Library, 601 Snowman Lane. Travel with Tinder Bell and her fairy friends into the forbidden Winter Woods, where a magic secet is revealed.

music/nightlife

PIONEER PARK PICKERS JAM SESSION, 6:30-9 p.m., Pioneer Park Museum, pioneerpickers.com

FAIRBANKS GREAT LAND SOUNDS MEN’S CHORUS, 6:45-9:15 p.m., Northern Lights Church of Christ 645 11th Ave., for men who would like to sing, no experience necessary, 451-0204

CLARENCE PATE PROJECT, 6-8 p.m., College Coffeehouse, 3677 College Road, 374-0468

KARAOKE, 9 p.m., hosted by Lost Ego, free, The Boatel Bar, 479-6537

Wednesday - 31

halloween

UAF GEOPHYSICAL INSTITUTE, on UAF campus, trick-or-treat for kids, 2-5 p.m.

HARVEST FESTIVAL, First Assembly of God, 2830 Airport Way, 7 p.m. for ages 1 to 12. Free. 474-9112

music/nightlife

ICE JAM, 7 p.m., College Coffeehouse, 3677 College Road, 374-0468

KARAOKE WITH DJ GINGER, 9 p.m. until close, Tremors Lounge, 3399 Peger Road, 456-6410.

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