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The 35th annual Alaska Folk Festival will continue through the weekend with main stage performances, dances, jam sessions, workshops and other events. For complete listings, visit akfolkfest.org.
17th Annual All-Day Coffee & Jam
Music, dancing and food will be aplenty from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 17 at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Local folks are asked to bring a dish to share with out-of-town dancers and musicians.
Dancers will enjoy an open band playing contra and square dance tunes. The microphone will be open for callers. This event is sponsored by Juneau Contradancers and the Alaska Folk Festival.
Child care will be available on Thursday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and on Friday & Saturday from 6:30 to 10 p.m at the Egan Room in Centennial Hall.
Annual Membership Meeting
The annual membership meeting and board member election will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 17 at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Complementary pizza and soda will be provided for members.
Music for music-lovers of all ages will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 18 in the Sheffield #1 room at Centennial Hall. Ken Waldman will emcee the event with featured musicians Dan Pascucci, Jeff Brown, Robin Hopper and Roblyn Davis.
Songwriters will share their original songs from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 18 and 19, in the Back Room at the Silverbow. The event will be hosted by Rainee Godwin.
You may notice "Jam Spot" signs in various downtown locations. Grab some friends, start a jam or respectfully join in as desired. Hours vary.
The Canvas Community
Art Studio & Gallery
223 Seward St.
Silverbow Back Room
120 2nd St.
174 S. Franklin St.
The Alaskan Hotel & Bar
167 S. Franklin St.
Red Dog Saloon
278 S. Franklin St.
51 Egan Dr.