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Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2012 6:59 pm

Friday - 28

art

JOYCE KELSO, photo exhibit of Alaska wildlife and outdoor scenics on display at The Woodway, 1830 RJ Loop on College Road just past the fairgrounds, and at Expressions in Glass, 1922 Peger Road. Both displays run through the end of September.

PRESCHOOLERS PARENTS AND ART, 11 a.m to noon, Co-op Arts Learning Center, 535 Second Ave., Suite 202. $20 with supplies, 452-2787

ART INTAKE FOR 64th PARELLEL JURIED EXHIBIT, noon-6 p.m., Fairbanks Arts Association’s Bear Gallery, third floor of Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Pioneer Park. 456-6485, ext. 226. Due to construction, park near the Salmon Bake or drive up to the back door or bring large pieces to the back door from the (back gate) Morris Street entrance

QUILTING LECTURE AND WORKSHOPS, by Robbi Joy Eklow, www.robbieklow.com, sponsored by Cabin Fever Quilter Guild. Free 7 p.m lecture, Alpine Hotel, 4920 Dale Road.

books

SANTA’S BOOK/BAKE SALE, 3-6 p.m., North Pole Santa’s Senior Center, 101 E. Fifth Ave. 488-4663

family

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

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

THE NINTHS, with special guest Johnny Patton from Nashville, Tenn., 10 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, Old Steese Hwy, Fox. 456-4695

stage

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, 8:15 p.m., Fairbanks Drama Association presents the Neil Simon comedy. $22 adults, $18 seniors, military, students, $14 ages 13-18. Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave. 456-PLAY

Saturday - 29

art

ART INTAKE FOR 64th PARELLEL JURIED EXHIBIT, noon-6 p.m., Fairbanks Arts Association’s Bear Gallery, third floor of Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Pioneer Park. 456-6485, ext. 226. Due to construction, park near the Salmon Bake or drive up to the back door or bring large pieces to the back door from the (back gate) Morris Street entrance

Cabin Fever Quilter’s Guild, workshop for members and nonmembers, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Alpine Hotel, 4920 Dale Road. See www.cfqgalaska.org for cost.

books

SANTA’S BOOK/BAKE SALE, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., North Pole Santa’s Senior Center, 101 E. Fifth Ave. 488-4663. A $6 lunch also is available.

dance

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, 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

Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, Latin Saturday at Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 2 p.m., beginning Rueda with Megan Allen and Bill Bishop, 3 p.m. Bachata 1 with Megan Allen. Please bring clean, non-marking shoes. www.fairbanksballroom.org

music/nightlife

GRUMPY OLD MEN, 10 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, Old Steese Hwy, Fox. 456-4695

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

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

THE NINTHS, with special guest Johnny Patton from Nashville, Tenn., Kodiak Jack’s. 537 Gaffney Road

special event

NAMI SILENT AND DESSERT AUCTION, fundraiser for National Alliance on Mental Illness affiliate, refreshments and desserts homemade by the NAMI membership, music by Clarence Pate Project. 4-8 p.m., Rivers Edge Resort, 4200 Boat St. 456-4704

12 ANNUAL BENEFIT DINNER AND AUCTION, hosted by Calypso Farm and Ecology Center at Pike’s Waterfront Lodge, featuring live music and a locally grown meal. Dinner and silent auction at 5 p.m., live auction at 7 p.m. Dinner tickets $20, kids age 5 and under eat free. 451-0691.  

FAR NORTH JUMPERS, jump rope team try outs, noon to 2 p.m., UAF student rec center. www.farnorthjumpers.com

stage

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, 8:15 p.m., Fairbanks Drama Association presents the Neil Simon comedy. $22 adults, $18 seniors, military, students, $14 ages 13-18. Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave. 456-PLAY

Sunday - 30

art

ART INTAKE FOR 64th PARELLEL JURIED EXHIBIT, noon-5 p.m., Fairbanks Arts Association’s Bear Gallery, third floor of Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Pioneer Park. 456-6485, ext. 226. Due to construction, park near the Salmon Bake or drive up to the back door or bring large pieces to the back door from the (back gate) Morris Street entrance.

Cabin Fever Quilter’s Guild, workshop for members and nonmembers, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Alpine Hotel, 4920 Dale Road. See www.cfqgalaska.org for cost.

music/nightlife

THERESA BAUER, 5-9 p.m., all ages welcome, Chatanika Lodge, free, 389-2164

special event

RIDERS IN THE SKY, brought to Fairbanks by the Fairbanks Concert Association, 4 p.m., Hering Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at Alaska Tix at 490-2858, online at www.fairbanksconcert.org or at Grassroots Guitar on College Road. Info: 474-8081

HEALTH FAIR and open house, Fairbanks Dialysis, 1863 Airport Way, 1-4 p.m. Tours of new home dialysis department and hemodialysis clinic, blood pressure checks, glucose screenings, more. 452-2900

stage

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, 2 p.m., Fairbanks Drama Association presents the Neil Simon comedy. $22 adults, $18 seniors, military, students, $14 ages 13-18. Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave. 456-PLAY

Monday - 01

art

FRIGID BRISTLES OF FAIRBANKS MEETING, 6-8 p.m., tole painters, Pioneer Park Civic Center, Judy 457-3022

dance

Ballroom Dance Club of Fairbanks, beginners night at Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 6 p.m. ballroom 1 with Melanie Payton and Margo Matthews, 7 p.m. intro to Latin with Megan Allen, 8 p.m. intro to swing with Audrey Luper and Eamon Stack. No experience or partner necessary. Please bring clean, non-marking shoes. www.fairbanksballroom.org

music/nightlife

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

Tuesday - 02

art

FAIRBANKS ART LEAGUE MEETING, 5:30-6:30 p.m., monthly meetings that address needs of emerging and professional artists, featuring Brian Schneider presenting on photographing art, Bear Gallery, Nikki Kinne at 479-2695

books

Science Books Discussion Group, “Flu: The story of the great influenza pandemic of 1918 and the search for the virus that caused it” by Gina Kolata; 7 p.m.; Noel Wien Library Conference Room, 1215 Cowles Street, Fairbanks 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary.us

dance

PROSPECTOR SQUARES PLUS LEVEL SQUARE DANCE CLUB, 7:30 p.m., Farthest North Square and Round Dance Center, Pioneer Park. Norm Bryan caller, $8. Bob/April at 458-7727

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 - 03

dance

Ballroom dance club of fairbanks, seasoned dancers, at Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 6 p.m. samba refresher with Rulon Jensen and Melanie Payton, 7 p.m. West Coast Swing 1 with Rulon Jensen and Melanie Payton, 8 p.m. quick step with Rulon Jensen and Melanie Payton, Some experience required. Please bring clean, non-marking shoes. www.fairbanksballroom.org

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

Research Showcase, “Mushrooms on The Far Side: Mycology of the Sub-Antarctic Island Archipelago,” presented by Dr. Gary Laursen, UAF senior research scientist, 5:30-6:30 p.m., UAF Schaible Auditorium in Bunnell Building (303 Tanana Loop on campus) Free, 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 - 04

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

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

stage

CAMPAIGN, 7:30 p.m., Empress Theatre, Third Avenue. $25 for adults, $22 for military and students, $18 under 18. 457-POET.

Friday - 05

First Friday

A TOUCH OF SKONDOVITCH, works by the late Alfred Skondovitch, 5-8 p.m., Phillips Studio and Gallery, 1222 Well St. suite 1. 479-0956

Denali Center, 1510 19th Avenue, will be hosting its sixth annual First Friday event 5:30-7:30 pm. Artwork of DC residents and the employees of Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Denali Center and Tanana Valley Clinic will be shown. 458-5114.

Raven First Friday, annual Raven First Friday, 5-8 p.m., with the theme “Ravens Rock,” at the Alaska Bird Observatory Center for education and Research, 418 Wedgewood Drive. Food, refreshments and door prizes and prizes for new and renewing members of the Alaska Bird Observatory. We will also be selling raffle tickets for a piece of raven stained glass. 451-7159

Octoberfest, showcasing the whalebone carvings of Eugene Romanenko. 5-8 pm. 2 Street Gallery, 535 Second Ave, Suite 102, 455-4070

WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD, Fairbanks Veterans Center art show. This art show features visual artwork celebrating natural and recycled materials from Fairbanks area veterans, active duty and their family members. Opening night of the no-sale show is 5-7 p.m. at 540 Fourth Ave., Suite 100. 456-4238

JEWELRY DESIGN AND PRINTMAKING, First Friday display by artists Holly Lena and jeweler Carrie Aronson at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel Street. 5-8 p.m. 459-3730

dance

CONTRA DANCE — Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 8-11 p.m., with live music by Ice Jam and caller Lynn Basham. Beginners welcome. $3 to $8. www.contraborealis.org or 456-1483

family

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

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

THERESA BAUER, Morgan Eisenmayer and Darran Gallagher, Elks Lodge, 8 p.m. to midnight, 1003 Pioneer Road. 456-1551

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

stage

CAMPAIGN, 7:30 p.m., Empress Theatre, Third Avenue. $25 for adults, $22 for military and students, $18 under 18. 457-POET.

WINTER SHORTS, 8:15 p.m., Student Drama Association at UAF, Tickets $5, in the lab theater in the Salisbury Theatre on UAF campus. Two student-directed one-act plays: “The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury; “Medusa’s Tale” by Carol Lashof. 907-474-6590

Saturday - 06

dance

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, 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

BALLROOM DANCE CLUB OF FAIRBANKS, First Saturday dance at Pioneer Park Dance Hall, 8:30-11:30 p.m., $5 members $6 non-members. Everyone’s invited to kick up their heels at this month’s Saturday social dance. Whether you’re experienced or not, this is a great way to get moving and meet new people. No experience or partner necessary. Please bring clean, non-marking shoes. www.fairbanksballroom.org

music/nightlife

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

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

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

special event

SHOPPING SPREE AND SOCIAL, hosted by Fairbanks Emblem Club. No. 109, 10 a.m to 3 p.m., 1003 Pioneer Road, in the Antler Room upstairs at the Elks Lodge. Holiday gifts and vendors. 978-6583

stage

AUDITIONS, for “Charlotte’s Web,” 1 p.m., Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave. 456-PLAY.

CAMPAIGN, 7:30 p.m., Empress Theatre, Third Avenue. $25 for adults, $22 for military and students, $18 under 18. 457-POET.

WINTER SHORTS, 8:15 p.m., Student Drama Association at UAF, Tickets $5, in the lab theater in the Salisbury Theatre on UAF campus. Two student-directed one-act plays: “The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury; “Medusa’s Tale” by Carol Lashof. 907-474-6590

Sunday - 07

music/nightlife

THERESA BAUER, 5-9 p.m., all ages welcome, Chatanika Lodge, free, 389-2164

stage

CAMPAIGN, 2 p.m., Empress Theatre, Third Avenue. $25 for adults, $22 for military and students, $18 under 18. 457-POET.

Monday - 08

music/nightlife

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

Tuesday - 09

books

Great Books Discussion Group, “The Highest Good” by Aristotle and “A River Sutra” by Gita Mehta; 7 p.m., Noel Wien Library Group Study Room No. 1, 1215 Cowles Street, 459-1063 or golson@fnsblibrary.us

dance

PROSPECTOR SQUARES PLUS LEVEL SQUARE DANCE CLUB, 7:30 p.m., Farthest North Square and Round Dance Center, Pioneer Park. Norm Bryan caller, $8. Bob/April at 458-7727

West Coast Swing Dance Lessons, 8 p.m. Beginning, 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, #7, 388-0254.

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 - 10

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

stage

AUDITIONS, for “Charlotte’s Web,” 6 p.m., Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave. 456-PLAY.

Thursday - 11

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

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

nature

Preschool Nature Discovery Program, 1-2:30 p.m. Join Friends of Creamer’s Field for this program designed for ages 3-6. This month’s program topic is “Rowdy Ravens” and includes reading of a book, making a craft, and taking a brief walk on the Refuge. $3 per child and reservations are required. Maximum of 15 children per class, 452-5162 for reservations. Creamer’s Field Farmhouse Visitor Center.

stage

CAMPAIGN, 7:30 p.m., Empress Theatre, Third Avenue. $25 for adults, $22 for military and students, $18 under 18. 457-POET.

AUDITIONS, for “Charlotte’s Web,” 6 p.m., Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave. 456-PLAY.

Friday - 12

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

NEW DAWN, 10 p.m., Howling Dog Saloon, Old Steese Hwy, Fox. 456-4695

stage

CAMPAIGN, 7:30 p.m., Empress Theatre, Third Avenue. $25 for adults, $22 for military and students, $18 under 18. 457-POET.

WINTER SHORTS, 8:15 p.m., Student Drama Association at UAF, Tickets $5, in the lab theater in the Salisbury Theatre on UAF campus. Two student-directed one-act plays: “The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury; “Medusa’s Tale” by Carol Lashof. 907-474-6590

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