■ The Performing Arts Society 2014-2015 Concert Series presents the John Damberg Latin Jazz Sextet in a delightful evening of Brazilian, Afro-Cuban and original music. Concert is Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Kenai Visitors and Conference Center. Admission is $20 General Admission and $10 Students. Tickets available at Northcountry Fair and River City Books in Soldotna, and Already Read and Country Liquor in Kenai, and at the door.
■ “Looking for Inspiration,” a fiber art exhibit by Jan Wallace, is on display for November at the Kaladi coffee shop on Kobuk. Reception is 4:30-6:00 p.m. today.
■ The Peninsula Art Guild is hosting two exhibits in November at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Ave., Old Town Kenai. The community is invited to attend the Opening Reception from 6-8 p.m. today celebrating the Annual Watercolor Exhibit and the SoHi Art Club Exhibit. Art Center hours are noon-5 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. Call 283-7040 for information.
■ Join Naomi Gaede-Penner as she presents her Prescription for Adventure book series today at noon, in the Community Room at the Soldotna Public Library. Listen to excerpts from her books and see slides from her family’s early homesteading years on the Kenai Peninsula. Her Alaska History Study Guide has been used by students across the state, grades 6-12, especially those needing to complete their Alaska History credit requirements. A discussion to follow. For a sneak peek visit Naomi’s website at http://www.prescriptionforadventure.com. For more information, call 907-262-4227.
■ Soldotna High School will be hosting the second annual One-Act Play Festival Thursday-Saturday at 7 p.m., in the SoHi auditorium. High school and community theatre performers will be featured in “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet” (SoHi directed by Terri Zopf-Schoessler), “13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interview” (SoPrep/SoHi directed by Sara Erfurth and Heather Swanson), “The Red Balloon” (Kenai Performers directed by Donna Shirnberg), and “How to Kill a Mockingbird” (KCHS directed by Meredith McCullough). Tickets are available for $10 at the door/$30 a family.
■ The third annual Recycled Runway Design Competition is Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. in the Cooper Landing Community Club. Create a fashion forward garment with accessories from materials that are used, post-consumer, or on the way to a landfill. Sign up by Nov. 10 by filling out the entry form and sending it to CooperLandingRecycle@gmail.com. A complete list of rules and the registration form can be found at www.facebook.com/CooperLandingRecycle. Free to all ages. Hosted by AmeriCorps.
■ A new community choir, The Kenai Peninsula Singers, is open to everyone who wants to be there, whether it is their first time singing or they sang at The Met. The choir will rehearse every Tuesday night from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Kenai Central High School choir room. Call or email for more details: 907-283-2125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
■ Veronica’s Cafe in old town Kenai has open mic from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, and live music with The Charmers Daughters Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
■ Join Steve and Fern Holloway for karaoke every Saturday night at the Kenai Moose Lodge. Singing starts at 9 p.m. and everyone is welcome.
■ An all acoustic jam takes place every Thursday. The jam is at Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna on the first Thursday of the month, and at the Kenai Senior Center during the rest of the month. Jam starts at 6:30 p.m.
■ AMVETS Post 4 is open to all military veterans and their families for support and camaraderie. Join us for Friday night tacos, or Saturday night steaks with Karaoke. Sunday afternoon its super hamburgers. Not a member? Stop by and we can show you how to become a part of this special veteran’s organization. AMVETS is located in the Red Diamond Center next door to IDEA Schools.
■ Sharpen your dart skills with a fun tournament every Sunday during the season at the AmVets in the Red Diamond Center. The number of players will determine the game. Sign up begins at 1:00 p.m. For more information call 262-3540.
■ Odie’s Deli in Soldotna has live music Friday from 6-8 p.m. and Pub Quiz night every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m.
■ The Bow bar in Kenai has karaoke at 9 p.m. Thursdays and live music Fridays, Saturdays at 10 p.m.
■ Hooligans Saloon in Soldotna has poker Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 5:30 p.m. and live music Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
■ The Duck Inn on Kalifornsky Beach Road has karaoke at 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and DJ Arisen on Saturdays.
■ Mykel’s in Soldotna has live music Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. with Robb Justice, and Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30-9:30 p.m. with Bob Ramponi and Dave Unruh.
■ The Duck Inn will have live music from 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday with Robb Justice and Trio.
■ The Pinochle Club, formally from Kasilof, will be playing at Hooligans Bar & Restaurant in Soldotna. Starting with a play day on Saturday Oct. 4 at 12:30 p.m. League will start on Sat. Oct. 11. Bring a partner and come along for some winter fun. Questions? Cal Jay Vienup at 907-252-6397.
■ The Performing Arts Society will present UAA professors Dr. Armin Abdihodzic, guitar, and Zach Milliman, tenor, in two school concerts on Wednesday Oct. 22, at Soldotna High School and Nikiski Middle-High School will be the venues. Music teachers Kent Peterson, Vernel Schneider and Kristen Dillon will be hosting the events. For more information, please call 283-3024.
■ Soldotna Senior Center’s Fall Bazaar, Bake Sale and Annual Amateur Art Show will be held on Nov. 7-8 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Buy the finest crafts and gifts for the upcoming holidays, delectable baked goods, jams and jellies and enjoy the area wide amateur judged art show. A festive lunch menu will be available. For more information call 262-2322.
■ The Sterling Senior Center is seeking vendors for their annual fall bazaar Nov. 14-15 from 10 a.m-4 p.m. Tables are available for $25 each for both days. Merchandise must be hand crafted. Tables can be reserved by calling the Center at 262-6808 or Glenda Graham at 262-2943.
■ The Kenai Fine Arts Center annual arts and crafts fair will be held again at the Kenai Central High School Nov. 28-29. The fair includes more than 220 vendors with room for a few more. To rent a booth call Joyce at 260-5996. Santa Claus will be at the fair on Nov. 28 and Nov. 29 at Kenai Central High School.
■ The Peninsula Center Mall craft food fair is Nov. 21-22. Tables are still available; call 252-3292.
■ Lutheran Women’s Missionary League members and members from the South Alaska Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans are hosting a Christmas Bazaar to help fund mission projects locally, nationally and internationally Nov. 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Star of the North Lutheran Church, 216 N. Forest Drive in Kenai. Baked goods and craft items will be available for sale to provide funds for mission projects. For more information call 283-4153.
■ The 4th Annual Black Friday Bazaar will take place on Nov. 28-29 at the Challenger Learning Center in Kenai. For vendor information email: email@example.com.
■ The Central Peninsula Hospital Auxiliary Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The bazaar will be held in the Denali Conference Room at the hospital.
■ Nikiski Community Recreation Center is now taking vendor registration for annual Christmas Craft Fair on Dec. 13. For additional information, please call 776-8800.
■ Call Orca Theaters at 262-7003 for listings and times.
■ Call Kambe Cinemas at 283-4554 for listings and times.
■ The Pratt Museum in Homer is open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.prattmuseum.org.
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