■ Frontier Community Services and the Kenai Senior Connection Inc. are hosting their annual fundraising Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. There will be two dinner shows only, Friday and Saturday at the Kenai Senior Center. This year’s audience participation play is titled “Murder by Magic.” On the menu is fruit/cheese/cracker platter, chicken Wellington, zucchini/red pepper/mushroom medley, rosemary baby potatoes, roll and strawberry crepes. Doors at the Kenai Senior Center will open at 6 p.m., dinner will be at 7 p.m. and the show will start at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person and are available at Charlotte’s Restaurant in Kenai and River City Books in Soldotna. For more information, please call the Kenai Senior Center at 283-4156 or Frontier Community Services at 262-6331.
Events and Exhibits
■ The Kenai Fine Arts Center has issued a call for artists for its October 2014 Experimental Exhibit. Call Joy, 283-0515, if you have questions.
■ Voices of Alaska Wilderness Art Show celebrating the 50th anniversary of Wilderness with this state-wide travelling art show by artists in residence from around Alaska. The opening reception will be held Oct. 3 at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. For more information about the show contact Michelle Ostrowski at 907-260-2839.
■ Tickets for Triumvirate Theatre’s political satire “Lame Ducks and Dark Horses” will be available online or at the door only. Purchase tickets online at www.triumviratetheatre.org, and click the “buy tickets” button. Tickets will be available at the door, but availability will be limited based on what has already sold online. There will be no reserves offered. The show will run October 24, 25, 31 and November 1.
■ Veronica’s cafe in old town Kenai has open mic starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday and live music with Ray Mabrey at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
■ 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.
■ 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.
Markets, fairs and bazaars
■ The Central Peninsula Hospital Auxiliary Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held Dec. 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Dec. 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The bazaar will be held in the Denali Conference Room at the hospital. Anyone interested in participating in the bazaar as a vendor is encouraged to apply. Applications can be picked up at the Care Package Gift Shop at the hospital, or by contacting Volunteer Coordinator Jim Childers at 714-4543. Vendor applications are due October 7.
■ The Soldotna Library Friends will be hosting a free Harvest Faire at the library on October 4 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. with entertainment by Bull Don and The Moose Nuggets, juggling demonstrations, scavenger hunt, face painting, and other free activities. Basket auction and bake sale. Baskets are currently on display at the library. Kids need to bring their favorite adult.
■ The Farmers Fresh Market is open every Tuesday, 3-6 p.m., in the parking lot of the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank on K-Beach Road at Community College Drive. The market features local food producers and a kids’ activity booth. For updates on what is in season, see the Farmers Fresh Market page on Facebook. Interested vendors can contact Market Manager Dan Funk at 382-0210.
■ The Soldotna Wednesday Market is open Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Peninsula Center Mall.
■ Table space is available for the 2nd Annual Craft Bazaar at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Kenai on October 10 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and October 11 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Any questions or for a table space application please contact Karen at 907-350-0843 or Joan at 907-283-2020.
■ The Sterling Community Center invites artists, crafters, and vendors to participate in its Fall Craft & Vendor Fair to be held October 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the SC Center. $30 for a space, $10 to rent a table. Limit 1 vendor per product line. Visit www.sterlingcommunityclub.com for a registration form, or stop by the Sterling Community Center in person. Call 262-7224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
■ Call Orca Theaters at 262-7003 for listings and times.
■ Call Kambe Cinemas at 283-4554 for listings and times.
Down the Road
■ 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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