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  Winter 2020/21 Calendar
  Nov. 28
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Enjoy free cookies, hot cocoa, music, holiday music, the Dancing Tree, Santa and the lighting of the Holiday Tree. 5-7:30 pm, Town Square Park, Anchorage. For info, visit
    Nov.- March
Zoo Lights
The zoo is decorated with lighted animal displays
– colorful, whimsical and even animated. Walk under canopies of light and check out the animals. New lights have been added so bring your camera, family and friends to enjoy the magic. 5-8 pm, Thurs.-Sun. Nov.- Jan; 6:30-8:30 pm Feb.- March, Alaska Zoo. $7-$9 per person. Ages 2 and under free. For info, call 346-2133 or visit events.
Nov. 13-15 Fairbanks Holiday Marketplace Shop for unique, handmade items just in time for the holiday season. Free parking. $5 admission for adults, kids 12 and under free. Noon-
8 pm Friday; 10 am-7 pm Saturday; 11 am-5 pm
Sunday, the Carlson Center. For info, call 474-9082
or visit fairbanksevents. com/fairbanks-holiday- marketplace.
Nov. 27-29 Winter Arts Faire Find local, handmade gifts ranging from jewelry, clothing and quilts to dishes, syrups and prints made by over 80 exhibiting artists. Opening Gala Reception
5-8 pm Fri.; 10 am-5 pm Sat.; 10 am-3 pm Sun. Free admission. Cape Fox Lodge & Ted Ferry Civic Center, Ketchikan. For info, call 225- 2211 or visit ketchikanarts. org.
Nov. 28-29 Polar Bazaar and ReadAlaska Book Fair Meet artists and designers, shop and explore the North through creative products and handmade items at
the Anchorage Museum. A refresh of the museum’s annual fall craft fair, the Polar Bazaar features local creative works, art, fashion, craft, recycled and upcycled items, contemporary design and more. For info, visit
Dec. 1-Jan. 6 Christmas in Ice The six-week winter ice park, located next to Santa Claus House in North Pole, features Christmas-themed ice art competition pieces, ice slides and a maze, twirlers, indoor kids’ crafts,
and more. For info and a schedule, visit christmasinice. org.
Dec. 3 Homer Holiday Tree Lighting Join the Chamber of Commerce for the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, including Santa being ushered in via The Homer Fire Department, hot chocolate, and photos with Santa! Free. Homer Chamber of Commerce, 201 Sterling Hwy. For info, call
(907) 235-7740
Dec. 4-5 Merry Merchant Munch An old-fashioned holiday fair complete with free sleigh rides, roving carolers, Santa and his reindeer, and a gingerbread house competition. Businesses open their doors offering their best holiday munchies to sample. Tree Lighting, 5:30-8 pm on Dec. 6. Downtown Eagle River. For info, call 694-4702 or visit merchant.
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