n The Triumvirate Theatre, just north of Kenai on the Kenai Spur Highway, presents “Steel Magnolias” May 12-13 and May 19-20. Admission is $15 and the show starts at 7:00 p.m. Find tickets at https://triumviratetheatre.ticketleap.com.
Events and Exhibitions
n Registration is now open for Kenai Performers’ Summer Drama Camp. Ages 8-18. June 12-July 8, Monday-Friday, Noon-4:00pm. Location: 43335 K-Beach Road (backside of Subway). Fee: $450 per participant with an early bird discount of $100 off fee if paid before June 1st. For more information/to register, call Terri at 252-6808 or 262-5486.
n ARTspace Drawer is on display at the Soldotna Library, the first annual collection of locally created 2D art. The first of its kind in Alaska, this display is made possible by a partnership between Soldotna Rotary, ARTspace Inc., and the Soldotna Public Library.
n The Peninsula Art Guild is issuing a Call for Artists for its June 2017 Art Quilts Extraordinaire judged exhibit at the Kenai Fine Art Center, 816 Cook Avenue in Old Town Kenai. The opening reception is 6-8 p.m. June 1. There is a $25 entry fee for Peninsula Art Guild members and $35 for non-members. Call 262-7767 for details.
n The Vagabond Inn on Kalifornsky Beach Road has live music with the Robb Justice Band Saturday at 9 p.m.
n Alec Lytle &Them Rounders play original Americana influenced acoustic music with songs that are rich in creative storytelling. The band supports each song with nuance and warmth featuring Alec Lytle on acoustic guitar, Chris Wagner on upright bass, Dan Newitt on mandolin, and Ben Estes on snare drum and an old crate. They will play on May 19, 8 p.m. at the Cannery Lodge in Kenai. Tickets are $15 and are available on Everbrite, or go to Justice Productions on Facebook for more information.
n Hobo Jim, Alaska’s official balladeer, will appear in concert at the Sterling Senior Center May 21, at 7 p.m. Admission is $20, which includes non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. There will be a cash bar. Tickets are available at the center and on line at sterlingseniors.org. For further information call 262-6808.
n Veronica’s in Old Town Kenai has live music on Saturday with The Fabulous Pepper Shakers at 6:30 p.m. Reservations encouraged. Call Veronica’s at 283-2725.
n A bluegrass jam takes place on the first Sunday of the month at from 1-4 p.m. at the Mount Redoubt Baptist Church on South Lovers Loop in Nikiski.
n The Flats Bistro on Kalifornsky Beach Road has live music with Daniel Tuttle Mondays from 6-8 p.m.; Pat Wendt on Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m.; Garrett Mayer on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m.; and Robb Justice on Fridays from 8-10 p.m.
n 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.
n AmVets Post 4 has reopened in its brand new building on Kalifornsky Beach across from Jumpin’ Junction. Eligible veterans and their families are invited to stop by to find out more about AmVets and their involvement in the Veteran community. For members and invited guests, Friday night dance to “Running with Scissors,” and Saturday Burn your own steak and karaoke with Cowboy Don.
n 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.
n The Bow bar in Kenai has karaoke at 9 p.m. Thursdays and live music Fridays, Saturdays at 10 p.m.
n The Duck Inn on Kalifornsky Beach Road has karaoke at 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and DJ Arisen on Saturdays.
n Call Orca Theaters at 262-7003 for listings and times.
n Call Kambe Cinemas at 283-4554 for listings and times.
Fairs, Markets and Bazaars
n The Redoubt Homemakers will host their Spring Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 13 at Nikiski Fire Station No. 1, at Milepost 17.9 of the Kenai Spur Highway. The bazaar will boast quilts, pillows, aprons, towels, cookbooks, hot pads, scrubbies, organic and locally grown jams and jellies, head bands, folded star trivets, “Spirit of Alaska Women” books, baked goods, plant starts, quillows, water bottle holders and much more.
Down the Road
n The Pratt Museum in Homer is from noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.prattmuseum.org.
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