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 OUT & ABOUT
  FALL 2020 CALENDAR
SEPTEMBER
SEPT. 4 & 11
Friday Fling
Palmer’s Premier Farmers Market. Quality locally-grown produce and handmade goods from local crafters, a variety of fine foods from our diverse mobile chefs, and local musicians and entertainers. 11am-6pm, Downtown Palmer Pavilion. For info, visit palmerchamber.org/fridayfling.
SEPT. 4-6
Harvest Fest
Harvest Fest goes back to the Fair’s agricultural roots, with events, vegetable exhibits, vendors and entertainment focused on agriculture, livestock, Alaska products, Alaska Grown produce and local talent. The Festival will include some of the popular events and exhibits from the annual Fair. Noon-8 pm. For info, visit alaskastatefair.org/site/harvest-fest.
SEPT. 12
Anchorage Heart Walk
This fun, family friendly, non- competitive 5k celebrates health and wellness and funds the fight against heart disease and stroke. This year’s event will be a digital experience, with opening ceremonies on Facebook Live. Register at anchorageheartwalk.org.
SEPT. 19 & 26
Fall Harvest Festival 2020
Come on out to the farm and help celebrate the harvest at Pyrah’s Pioneer Peak Farm Fall Harvest Festival in Palmer. The event includes a pumpkin patch, hayrides,
wagon rides, cattle train rides, games and prizes, pedal tractors, farm animals, face painting, minigolf, and more! Enjoy the
live entertainment, homemade food, and warm yourself by the bonfire. 12-6 pm.
For info and tickets, visit myalaskatix. com/events/2020-fall-harvest- festival-9-19-2020.
O C T O B E R
OCT. 1-3
Bella Kids Fall/Winter Sale
Shop all types of kids’ items in one location! Thursday, 10am-8pm, Friday, 10am-8pm, Saturday, 9am-3pm, Raven
Hall, Alaska State Fairgrounds. For info, visit bellakidsak.com.
OCT. 2-4
Make It Alaskan Festival
Shop over 150 booths featuring one-of-a- kind “Made in Alaska” products. Enjoy live music and entertainment. 12-7 pm Friday; 10 am-6 pm Saturday; 10 am-5 pm Sunday, Dena’ina Convention Center. Free. For info, visit makeitalaskanfestival.com
OCT. 10
Zombie Half Marathon and kids Zombie 2.5k
Wear your best zombie costume for this
late season event on the Coastal and Chester Creek trails. Half marathon starts
at Goose Lake Park, 9 am for walker, 10
am for runners. $50 entry fee; $60 day-of registration. Kids Zombie 2.5k starts at noon at the Kincaid Park Chalet. Free. For info, visit anchoragerunningclub.org/zombie. html.
OCT. 17
International Friendship Day Celebrate cultural diversity! This year’s event will most likely be online. Times TBA, Pioneer Park, Fairbanks. Free. For info, call 474-0928.
OCT. 31
Malloween
All retail stores in Dimond Center will hand out candy and/or prizes. Participants are required to register for the event to receive their trick or treat bag. 6-8 pm, Dimond Center Mall. $5. All proceeds go to charity. For info, call 344-2581 or visit dimondcenter.com.
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