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things to do: May 31 – June 2

Events around Alaska

May 31 – June 2

2013

twilight 12k

Friday, May 31st at 7pm – Skinny Raven Sports

The Twlight 12k & 6k course winds through downtown, Government Hill, the Coastal Trail, and finishes up at the Delaney Park Strip. If you’re not into crowds, you might want to avoid downtown Anchorage Friday evening. If you do happen to be driving downtown, keep your eye out for runners and cheer them on as they pass!

national public lands day

Saturday, June 1st at 9am – Earthquake Park

Saturday is National Public Lands Day and Anchorage Parks and Recreation could use your help to make some much needed improvements to the portion of the Coastal Trail that runs through Earthquake Park. Event starts at 9am and goes until about 12:30 – they’ll be providing lunch too! RSVP at estradam@muni.org or call 907-343-4587.

fiddlehead festival

June 1 & 2 from 12 to 8pm – Hotel Alyeska pond courtyard

Join us for a celebration of the fiddlehead fern season and summer music in the mountains!  This family-oriented outdoors event is free and features live music, local arts and crafts booths, beer and wine garden, kid’s activities and more!

Featured menu items include Penne Pasta with Fiddleheads & Reindeer Sausage and Fiddlehead Soup with Garlic Croutons. Alyeska Resort’s talented chefs will host hands-on demonstrations and share techniques to cooking with fiddleheads.

Bluegrass music featuring Anna Lynch BandHigh Lonesome Sound & Third Wheel Project

festival of flowers

June 1, 11 to 6pm – Town Square

This fun-filled festival features live music, VIP wine tasting, wine garden, photo booth, art fair, master gardeners, garden tours and flower power gardening sale! Don’t miss out on this one day celebration at the Festival of Flowers each summer in Town Square.

downtown market

Saturday & Sunday, June 1/2, 10 to 6pm – 3rd Ave & C street

The Anchorage Market & Festival is located in the heart of downtown, and is Alaska’s leading outdoor market. It consists of over 300 vendors, on seven acres of downtown Anchorage and offers free and lively entertainment, great food, and a fun and safe atmosphere!

bird walk potters marsh

Potter Marsh Bird Walk | Saturday, June 1 8am-10am

This family-friendly event is for the beginning birder as well as those that know their way around a bird’s wing. Please visit website for more information.

three barons fair

Three Barons Renaissance Fair | Saturday & Sunday June 1/2 – Tozier Track

Alaska’s largest renaissance fair. Featuring more than 40 food and craft vendors, over 150 costumed performers, the Tomato Show, the Magicians’ Guild, the Lakeside Players, the Wild Rovers, and the Blue, Red and Green Barons and More. Visit their website for more information.

Make sure to get out and enjoy Alaska this weekend, and share your experiences on your blog! If you have blogged about recent adventures throughout the state of Alaska, please email us at alaskablognetwork@gmail.com so that we can share you post here on the Alaska Blog Network!

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One thought on “things to do: May 31 – June 2

  1. Awesome post! I’ll add our little Country Fair to this list as well! We are having our 3rd annual Country Fair out Mile 7 Wasilla-Fishhook Road. Look for the bright blue signs. It is a fund raising event for our church (Saint Herman’s Orthodox Church) and we’ll have lots of fun games, petting zoo, trading post, kid corral, awesome food, old fashioned soda fountain, sweet shop, raffle (with a rifle and iPod), silent auction, duct tape sward arena, and more. This is such a fun event and we love to meet new people in our community! It’s from 11am-5pm June 1st, this Saturday!

    Posted by Anna | May 30, 2013, 1:33 pm

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