Public Market and Holiday Market, Friday — Sunday, Nov. 24-26.
What's Happening the week of Nov. 22-28 112217 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Public Market and Holiday Market, Friday — Sunday, Nov. 24-26.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Story last updated at 11/21/2017 - 7:29 pm

What's Happening the week of Nov. 22-28

Public Market and Holiday Market, Friday — Sunday, Nov. 24-26.

Douglas Christmas tree lighting, Friday, Nov. 24, 6:30-7 p.m., Water Wheel Plaza. Lighting tree on lawn between Water Wheel Plaza and Douglas Community United Church. Free.

Thanksgiving barn dance, Friday, Nov. 24, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall. Features Odette Edgar teaching and calling contra dances to live music by Full Circle string band - Greg Burger fiddle, Mary DeSmet guitar, Don Rudolf bass. No experience or a partner are necessary. Costs $10 for adults, $5 for 25 years old and under and students, free for JVs and Americorps. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Tickets at the door.

Skate with Santa and His Merry Elves, Friday, Nov. 24, 7:45-9 p.m., Treadwell Ice Arena. Free.

Gastineau Genealogical Society, Saturday, Nov. 25, 1 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Brief business meeting followed by program and discussion: “Genealogy Conferences - Why attend and what you might learn” by Karen Paulick. Hear about opportunities to improve your skills and learn from other genealogists. All are welcome - from beginners to experienced researchers. Free.

Around Southeast

Haines - Play performance “The Lion in Winter,” Friday, Nov. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 25, 7 p.m., Chilkat Center for the Arts. Tickets are $15 per adult, $40 for a family, and $12 per student and senior (age 65 plus).

Haines - Lighting of the Library, Saturday, Nov. 25, 6-8 p.m., Haines Borough Public Library. A fundraising event for the library. Tree lighting at 7 p.m. There will be a sing-a-long, auction, music, arts and crafts, stories for children, and refreshments. Free admission, donations accepted.

Sitka - Fall Art Walk featured artists: Liz Zacher and Norm Campbell, Friday, Nov. 24, 5-8 p.m., Island Artists Gallery.

Sitka - Fall Art Walk featured artist: Cara Jane Murray, Friday, Nov. 24, 6-8 p.m., Old Harbor Books.

Sitka - Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Harrigan Centennial Hall. A variety of vendors with handmade goods, photography, and photos with Santa.

Sitka - Film screening: “Hinulid,” Saturday, Nov. 25, 12:30 p.m., Coliseum Theater. There will be a screening of “Hinulid,” a Bikol-language film produced in the Philippines by Island Institute writer-in-residence Kristian Cordero and starring Filipina music and film legend Nora Aunor. Concessions will be available and a question and answer with the filmmaker will follow.

Sitka - Native Fashion Show, Monday, Nov. 27, 6-8 p.m., Sheet’ka Kwáan Naa Kahidi. A Sitka Tribal Enterprises regalia and cultural fashion showcase.

Sitka - Tlingit Dance for Men, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi. An introduction to Tlingit dance for men.

Sitka - Film screening: “Chasing Coral,” Tuesday, Nov. 28, Sitka Public Library. The film focuses on the effects of climate change on marine coral all over the world and is sponsored by Citizen’s Climate Lobby.

Ketchikan - 28th annual Winter Arts Faire, Friday, Nov. 24, 5-8 p.m., $5 at the door, Saxman Community Center; Saturday, Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free, Saxman Community Center; Sunday, Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free, Saxman Community Center.

Every Week

Sing the winter blues away sing along, weekly on Tuesday until Dec. 19. 5:30 - 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. A free community sing along.

Karaoke, weekly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 p.m. - 1 p.m. at the Sandbar & Grill.

Christmas tree and wreath sale, weekly on weekdays until Dec. 23, Fred Meyer. Sale benefits the Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain high schools swim and dive teams. Douglas firs: $35. Noble firs: $35-$130. Grand firs: $40-$50. Nordam firs: $50-$60. Wreaths: $40.

Drive-in Christmas cartoons, Nov. 24-Jan. 6, 4:30-11 p.m., Juneau Urgent Care, 8505 Old Dairy Rd. The film will be projected on the side of the building. Tune in to 97.9 FM for audio. Free.

Sm’algyax Language Learner’s Group, 12 p.m. Saturdays, Edward K. Thomas Building conference room (9097 Glacier Highway). All who wish to speak Sm’algyax, the language of the Tsimshian people, are welcome.

Tlingit Language Learner’s Group, 6-7 p.m. Mondays, downtown Juneau public library, large conference room. Interested in learning the Tlingit language? This group, run by Tlingit language learners, is free and open to everyone in the community, regardless of language experience. Details at

Haida Language Learner’s Group, 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Edward K. Thomas Building (9097 Glacier Highway). Open to all interested in learning Haida.

Storytime, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the downtown public library, Thursday at the Douglas library and Friday at the Valley library. Sunday at 5:30 p.m. in the Valley is Cuentacuentos Infantil, storytime in Spanish.

International Folk Dance, every Sunday at 6 p.m., The Alaska Club (downtown). Recreational dance – first hour is instruction. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome.

MakerSpace, Mondays from 6-8 p.m., 1759 Anka Street. $5. Details:

Weekly Old Time Music Jam, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Hotel Bar balcony. All abilities welcome. Fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass, mando, uke, harmonica, etc. Free.

Open mic w/ Teri Tibbett or Matt Barnes, 9 p.m. Thursdays, Alaskan Hotel & Bar, 167 South Franklin St. 21+, free. Details:

AbbyOke Karaoke, Thursday, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill.

Organ concert, every Friday at noon T.J. Duffy or J. Allan MacKinnon will play a variety of music at the State Office Building.

Weekly Ukulele Jam, Sundays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., T.K. Maguires Lounge inside the Prospector Hotel. All ages and abilities welcome. Learn more at

Music on the Fly, Sunday, 7-8 p.m., Juneau International Airport.

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