October 2003 calendar of events.
1-2 Information Technology and Business Expo
Held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Egan Civic & Convention Center. Call Sourdough Productions, 277-7469.
3-5 Make it Alaskan Festival
This is the oldest and largest event of its kind in Alaska. More than 250 booths of high-quality, unique and authentic "Made In Alaska" products in all price ranges. Sullivan Arena. Friday, noon to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 11a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 279-0618.
5 "Celebrate Winter Magic III"
Annual fund-raiser with live and silent auctions, gourmet hors d'oeuvres and entertainment. Held from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel. Call Anchorage Fur Rendezvous, 274-1177.
7-11 North American Association for Environmental Education Conference
Visit www.naaee.org/conferences/index or call Eric Wade at 376-0970.
11 Alaska Chapter National Association of Investors Corp, Investors Fair
The Alaska chapter, a nonprofit organization, is one of 115 NAIC regional chapters in the United States. Activities throughout the state support and further the NAIC mission to provide a program of sound investment education and support that helps create successful, lifetime investors. Programs and services are designed to help individuals of all knowledge levels become successful, long-term investors. Registration fee is $45 (includes lunch). Make checks payable to Alaska Chapter-NAIC and mail to Alaska Chapter-NAIC, P.O. Box 221515, Anchorage, AK 99522-1515. Held 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Millennium Hotel, 4800 Spenard Road. Registration form is available at: http://old.better-investing.org/regions/alaska.html.
11 Scared Scriptless Comedy Improv
Features improvised scenes based on audience suggestions. For mature audiences only. Cost is $5 at the door. Showtime is 10 p.m. at Cyrano's Off Center Playhouse. Call 274-6732 or visit www.scaredscriptless.com.
13-14 Alaska Tribal Conference on Environmental Management
Held at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel. Call Jacqueline D. Agnew, 562-6006. E-mail: email@example.com.
13-14 "Our Land, Our Homes, Our Decisions"
Downtown Hilton, 500 W. Third Ave. Contact Jacqueline Agnew, program manager, Alaska Native Health Board. Call 743-6119 or fax to 563-2001. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
14 Food Bank of Alaska's 11th Annual Dine-Out Against Hunger
A one-day event involving several local restaurants, which contribute proceeds of the day to the Food Bank of Alaska. Call 272-3663.
15-16 EPA Indian Environmental General Assistance Program Training
Topic tracks include environmental health, contaminants, rural sanitation/watershed, solid waste management, environmental education and capacity building. Contact Jacqueline Agnew, program manager, Alaska Native Health Board. Call 7436119 or fax to 563-2001. E-mail: jagnew@ anhb.org.
17-18 NYE Frontier Classic
See four top-ranked college teams in this first annual hockey tournament. Held the second weekend in October each year. Call 786-1230 or visit www.goseawoIves.com.
24-26 Alaska Federation of Natives Convention
Held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Egan Civic & Convention Center. Call the Alaska Federation of Natives, 274-3611.
26 Silent Nights Auction and Dinner
Wine reception and dinner with silent and live auctions. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Anchorage Hilton. Call AWAIC, 279-9581.
26 Haunted Halloween Fun Night
Carnival with games, door prizes, sideshows and a haunted house. Held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the University of Alaska Anchorage Campus Center. Call the Club Council, 786-1205.
29-30 Alaska Telephone Association Associate Member Showcase Held at the Hilton Hotel in Anchorage. Call Joyce Losnegard. 563-4000.
31 Halloween Family Concert
Starting at 7 p.m. at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Call the Anchorage Symphony, 2748668.
1 International Right-of-Way Association Region 7 Fall Forum
Event includes a two-day course (principles of real estate negotiation), a business meeting and a tour. Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge. Contact Doug B. Raddock, 479-4076. E-mail: email@example.com.
2 Kathleen Butler-Hopkins, Violin, In Recital
Violinist Kathleen Butler-Hopkins, concertmaster of the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra and Arctic Chamber Orchestra, will give a recital, accompanied Eduard Zilberkant on piano. Cost is $25, adult; student/senior/military; $10, children 12 and under. Held at the Davis Concert Hall. Call 474-5733. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.fairbankssymphony.org.
3-5 International Sled Dog Symposium
The 2003 Alaska Dog Mushers Association International Sled Dog Symposium will take place at Pioneer Park (formerly Alaskaland). The symposium features a variety of speakers, a trade fair and a fundraising auction. Topics are geared for all styles and levels of dog mushers and enthusiasts-from recreational to competitive, sprint to distance, skijoring and sledding. This year's keynote speaker is Sue Bulanda, an expert in canine behavior and training. $30 pre-registration; $40 at door. Admission to the trade fair and auction is free. Call 457-6874. E-mail: email@example.com or visit www.sleddog.org.
4 Arctic Chamber Orchestra in Concert
Join the Arctic Chamber Orchestra in its season-opening extravaganza. Concertmaster Kathleen Butler-Hopkins will be featured in Barber's Violin Concerto. Other works featured will be Faure's Pavane and Mozart's Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter." Held at the Davis Concert Hall. Cost is $25, adult; $20, student/senior/military; and $10 children 12 and under. Call 474-5733. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.fairbankssymphony.org.
10 American Indian Dance Theatre Celebrating traditional American Indian heritage. Call 474-8081. E-mail: email@example.com or visit www.fairbanksconcert.org.
17 Wild Wild West Celebrity Waiter Event
Local celebrity waiters provide service and entertainment while raising funds for the programs of the Resource Center for Parents & Children. Put on that cowboy hat and boots and mosey on down! Cost is $40 per person. Chena River Convention Center, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call Coleen Turner, 456-2866. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.rcpcfairbanks.org.
23 Night of Comedy
Fairbanks Resource Agency presents a Night of Comedy, 7:30 p.m. Featured comedian is Kathy Buckley. Admission is $25. In the Edgewater room at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge. Contact Nancy Tarnai, 456-8901. E-mail: email@example.com
23 Shari Raynor, Piano, In Recital
Held at the Davis Concert Hall. Call 474-5733. E-mail: symphony@ fairbankssymphony.org or visit www.fairbankssymphony.org.
26 Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra in Concert
Special guest pianist, Shari Raynor. Held at the Davis Concert Hall. Call 474-5733. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.fairbankssymphony.org.
4-5 Homer Elk's Lodge, No. 2127 Winter King Salmon Tournament
For information call 235-2127,
4 East Glacier/Moraine Trail Tangle
Sponsored by the Southeast Road Runners Club. 10 a.m. start at the trailhead just past Garnet Street (off Mendenhall Loop Road). Call Layne Brant, 789-7549, or visit www.juneau.com/serr.
25 Chad Ogden Relay
A 43-mile run begins in Chiniak at the airstrip. Registration, 9:30 a.m. Teams of five run a relay to try to beat Harry Johnson's individual time of 4 1/2 hours. $50 fee, to benefit Kodiak High School cross-country runners' trip to western regionals. Call Marcus Dunbar, 486-0809.
1-31 Oktober Art Fest Celebration
A solid month of special events, such as the kids' talent show, music concerts, readings, arts and craft classes, gallery walks, pet shows and a play by the Mitkof Mummers (schedule varies each year). Call 772-3576 or 772-3646 or visit www.petersburg.org.
4 Humpy 500 Go-Kart Race
Local children with parents and cannery machine shop turn 55-gallon used drums into fishy speed machines. Call 772-3646 or visit www.petersburg.org.
25 Nature Spooktacular
A frighteningly educational experience! Lots of activities for children 15 and under. Call 783-3242.
14-18 Alaska Day Festival
The actual transfer ceremony occurred in Sitka when the United States purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867. Celebrations include ceremonies, a period costume ball, dances, dinners, contests and a parade. For information, contact Alaska Day Festival committee member Helen Cunningham, 747-8806.
24-26 Sitka Trade Market 2003
Professionally juried, managed and promoted. More than 40 high-quality vendors with expected attendance of more than 2,000 shoppers. Held at the Harrigan Centennial Hall. Call Mim McConnell, 966-3301. E-mail: email@example.com or visit www.sitkaworks.org.
10-12 Southeast Alaska Quilt Retreat
A three-day event with a potluck dinner on both Friday and Saturday nights. Quilters from Juneau, Whitehorse, Haines and Skagway join in to take advantage of the expertise offered from selected instructors. Call 983-2376.
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|Date:||Oct 1, 2003|
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