What’s Happening

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:34am
  • News

Events and Exhibitions

n KDLL’s Adventure Talks program visits the Valley of 10,000 Smokes in Katmai National Park and Preserve this month. Come to a live photo presentation at 7 p.m. Friday at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center with KDLL’s Jenny Neyman. Admission to the live event is free for KDLL members and $5 for nonmembers. For more information, visit www.kdll.org or call 283-8433.

n “Threads &Dots!” and “Olga’s Oils” are on display for the month of November at the Kobuk Kaladi’s Coffee Shop. There will be an Opening Reception today from 4-6 p.m. Meet the artists Connie Goltz and Olga Silver.

n Peninsula Art Guild/Kenai Fine Art Center’s Whimsical Wearable Arts show opens today and hangs through Nov. 25 at Kenai Fine Art Center.

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.

^

Entertainment

n Veronica’s in Old Town Kenai has Open Mic from 6-8 p.m. Friday, and live music with Dayton Williams on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Reservations encouraged. Call Veronica’s at 283-2725.

n The Vagabond Inn on Kalifornsky Beach Road has live music with Michael Shawn at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Both nights are non-smoking shows.

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.

Films

n Call Orca Theaters at 262-7003 or visit http://www.orcatheater.com for listings and times.

n Visit Kenai Cinema at www.catheatres.com for listings and times.

^

Fairs, Markets and Bazaars

n Lutheran Women’s Missionary League members are hosting a Christmas Bazaar to help fund mission projects locally, nationally and internationally, Nov. 18 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. Members distribute all funds to help those less fortunate. For more information call 283-4153 or 398-4846.

n The 2017 Arts and Crafts Fair at Kenai Central High School will be open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 24-25. Come to the best of the best craft fairs on the Kenai Peninsula. Food vendors on site.

^

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.

^

Submissions may be emailed to news@peninsulaclarion. com. The deadline is 5 p.m. Mondays.

More in News

A sign warning of a June 28, 2021, bear attack is placed at the head of the Kenai River Trail on Skilak Loop Road in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge on June 30, 2021. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)
Federal wildlife officers seek information about early-May black bear poaching

Officials think the poaching happened near the east entrance of Skilak Loop roughly 2 miles from Jims’ Landing

Alaska State Troopers logo.
Ninilchik woman dead after Tuesday collision

The woman was attempting to cross the Sterling Highway from Oil Well Road when she was struck by a pickup truck

Graduates listen to Connections Homeschool Principal Doug Hayman speak during the school’s commencement ceremony on Thursday in Soldotna. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Graduates listen to Connections Homeschool Principal Doug Hayman speak during the school’s commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 16, 2024 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
‘Expect a lot from yourself and from others’

Connections Homeschool students accept diplomas at commencement ceremony

Screenshot
Graduates of Seward High School leave the gym at the end of their graduation ceremony on Wednesday.
‘Give people something to talk about’

Seward High School graduates 30

Kenai Police Chief David Ross speaks to Kenai City Council members about an ordinance that would repeal sections of city code that prohibit public sleeping and loitering and the city’s curfew on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, in Kenai, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Kenai OKs repeal of loitering laws, curfew for minors

The policies, first enacted in 1978, are difficult to enforce and potentially violate citizens’ rights, according to the Kenai Police Department

Nikiski Middle/High School graduates throw their caps into the air at the conclusion of a graduation ceremony in the school’s gym in Nikiski, Alaska, on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Nikiski graduates ‘will always be a part of each other’s stories’

The graduates celebrated their time together and took a moment to anticipate the bright futures that lie ahead

A seal pup rescued from near Kenai beach is treated by the Alaska SeaLife Center’s Wildlife Response Program on May 9, 2024. (Photo courtesy Kaiti Grant/Alaska SeaLife Center)
SeaLife Center admits abandoned harbor seal pups

Both seals were found abandoned and malnourished, and both were born prematurely

Caitlin Babcock, left, and other graduates enter Soldotna High School’s commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Soldotna sends off more than 140 graduates at Tuesday commencement

More than 140 students stepped off the Soldotna High School graduation stage… Continue reading

Most Read