Events

There will be a wide variety of block at the downtown Juneau Public Library, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. (Unsplash | Rick Mason)

Rock around the blocks at the downtown library

Block off your schedule. Saturday from 2-3:30 p.m. the downtown Juneau Public Library, 292 Marine Way, is hosting Rock Around the Blocks. The afternoon event… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2018
  • Juneau Empire
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There will be a wide variety of block at the downtown Juneau Public Library, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. (Unsplash | Rick Mason)
AK Beatdown 33 set for Friday

AK Beatdown 33 set for Friday

They’ll work out some post-holiday aggression. AK Beatdown 33 is scheduled for 8-10 p.m. at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. Doors for… Continue reading

AK Beatdown 33 set for Friday
Eaglecrest seen in this Jan. 6, 2017 photo will be the site of Christmas Day luge sledding. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Luge sledding at Eaglecrest on Christmas

It’s going to be a luge deal. There will be Juneau 4-H luge sledding at Eaglecrest 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Christmas Day. The event is… Continue reading

Eaglecrest seen in this Jan. 6, 2017 photo will be the site of Christmas Day luge sledding. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Just about all of Juneau is closed for Christmas

Just about all of Juneau is closed for Christmas

Buy groceries, and prepare your Netflix list.

Just about all of Juneau is closed for Christmas
At 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve, Santa will be at Eaglecrest. (Unsplash | Tim Mossholder)

Ski-sons greetings: Santa Claus comes to Eaglecrest

Santa’s coming to Eaglecrest on Christmas Eve. There will be a torchlight parade at 4 p.m. at the Hooter and Porcupine chairlifts to celebrate and… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2018
  • Juneau Empire
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At 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve, Santa will be at Eaglecrest. (Unsplash | Tim Mossholder)
Juneau-Douglas City Museum is hosting a model train invitational Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (Unsplash | Dan Paul)

Make tracks for Saturday’s model train event

Juneau-Douglas City Museum is opening its doors to trainiacs Saturday. There will be a model train invitational from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the museum, 114… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018
  • Juneau Empire
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Juneau-Douglas City Museum is hosting a model train invitational Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (Unsplash | Dan Paul)
Winter solstice to coincide with full moon, meteor shower

Winter solstice to coincide with full moon, meteor shower

Ward off the darkness.

  • Dec 20, 2018
  • By Ben Hohenstatt Juneau Empire
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Winter solstice to coincide with full moon, meteor shower
Holiday happenings: Things to do to celebrate

Holiday happenings: Things to do to celebrate

The most wonderful and busiest time of the year.

Holiday happenings: Things to do to celebrate
Ice and icing at holiday skate show and dessert auction

Ice and icing at holiday skate show and dessert auction

Ice and icing.

  • Dec 16, 2018
  • Juneau Empire
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Ice and icing at holiday skate show and dessert auction
The parade route for Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Capital City Fire/Rescue)

Santa Claus is coming to downtown

Sleigh bells meet fire bells. The Capital City Fire/Rescue’s annual Santa Parade starts at 6 p.m. tonight at the Mount Roberts Tramway and will make… Continue reading

The parade route for Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Capital City Fire/Rescue)
(Unspalsh | Radek Grzybowski)

JDHS band, choir and orchestra to perform holiday concert

Juneau-Douglas High School’s band, choir and orchestra will be working in concert this evening. The JDHS Holiday Music Celebration Fundraiser is 6-8 p.m. tonight at… Continue reading

(Unspalsh | Radek Grzybowski)
Learn how to identify birds in winter

Learn how to identify birds in winter

Many local birds have new, winter plumage, and Juneau Audubon Society wants to enable folks to pick out the new-look birds. Juneau Audubon Society will… Continue reading

Learn how to identify birds in winter
Rebecca “Bells” Service tells a story on the theme Square Peg in a Round Hole during Mudrooms’ December 2017 event. The storytelling series is about to start its eighth season. September’s theme is Lost and Found. (Melissa Griffiths | For the Capital City Weekly)

Make room for Mudrooms

This week’s theme is Family Fun.

  • Dec 11, 2018
  • Juneau Empire
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Rebecca “Bells” Service tells a story on the theme Square Peg in a Round Hole during Mudrooms’ December 2017 event. The storytelling series is about to start its eighth season. September’s theme is Lost and Found. (Melissa Griffiths | For the Capital City Weekly)
Make embroidery ornaments in holiday workshop

Make embroidery ornaments in holiday workshop

Materials are included in the class.

Make embroidery ornaments in holiday workshop
It will be a holly, jolly, trolley Gallery Walk
It will be a holly, jolly, trolley Gallery Walk
(Unsplash | Skylar Sahakian)

Vintage vinyl: Pop-up record store is Thursday evening

The pop-up shop expects record sales. KXLL’s Pop-Up Record Shop will sell vinyl from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Alaskan Brewing Co. Tasting Room, 5429… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018
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(Unsplash | Skylar Sahakian)
Wildlife Wednesday concerns carnivore conservation

Wildlife Wednesday concerns carnivore conservation

You can find out what’s being done to help out the animals near the top of the food chain Wednesday evening. Christina Eisenberg, who has… Continue reading

Wildlife Wednesday concerns carnivore conservation
(Unsplash | Arif Riyanto)

Coding class offered at Douglas Public Library

The Hour of Code is coming to Douglas Public Library. The nationwide initiative is part of Computer Science Education week and seeks to introduce students… Continue reading

(Unsplash | Arif Riyanto)
Elvis, not elves: Holiday concert includes impersonator, Zahasky sisters
Elvis, not elves: Holiday concert includes impersonator, Zahasky sisters
Movie screening to show gardens, raise funds for arboretum

Movie screening to show gardens, raise funds for arboretum

Movie screening to show gardens, raise funds for arboretum It will be a well-seasoned event. “Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf” will be screened… Continue reading

Movie screening to show gardens, raise funds for arboretum