It's August 15th and now there are more harvest and Halloween stuff being announced around Fairbanks, Alaska. Also, I will be putting together some upcoming posts on films, food, and literature for the Halloween season. I'd love to take some recommendations. Email me at Jessiedesmond82@gmail.com
Rocky Horror Picture Show AUDITIONS - August 22, 11:30a-2p. If you are interested in being part of the production, try auditioning! Check out the website for all information. Website
JoAnn Fabric - Halloween stuff is out!
Michaels - Harvest stuff is out. Halloween is slowly coming out!
Fred Meyer - Still getting Back to School stuff, BUT Halloween candy has claimed an aisle in the seasonal section.
Walmart - Not yet. Still getting Back to School stuff.
Co-Op Market - Not yet, though you can find great local harvest produce.
Spirit Halloween - Not open yet.
Value Village - Not yet.
Home Depot - Not yet.
Lowes - Not yet.
Corn Maze at Arctic Harvest Distillery. Starts August 13, runs Thursday-Saturday (until snow flies), 4-9pm. Cost is $5/person and kids under 2 are free. Website
First Friday, September. September 3. First Friday is a local art walk that happens on each First Friday, starting around 5pm. FB Group
Boreal Bigfoot Expo. September 4. 10am - 5pm. General Admission $25. All about bigfoot and other Alaskan cryptids. Guest speakers, vendors, displays, etc. Centennial Center @ Pioneer Park. Website
Autumn Equinox Walk - September 18. Creamer's Field. 1PM. Website
Escape Room AK. This is a year-round thing. Solving a mystery seems kind of spooky/closely related to me. Right now they have two going on: Arctic Asylum and Operation Blackout. Website
First Friday, October. October 1. First Friday is a local art walk that happens on each First Friday, starting around 5pm. FB Group
Fall Festival - Tanana Valley Fair Grounds - October 2. Noon to 4pm. $5 per person, $12 Per single family. Pick & purchase your favorite pumpkin! Food Trucks • Music • Hay Rides • Looking Zoo • Games • Movie • Story Time and more! FB Event
Vintage Faire - Oct 2nd (10a-5p) and Oct 3rd (11a-5p), Shoppers Forum Mall. Come and join us for a fun filled day of shopping for vintage to new items. Furniture to little knickknacks and everything in between can be found here. FB Event (not a Halloween event, but something to do)
3rd Annual Haunted House - Tanana Valley Fair Grounds - Badger Hall. October. $5 entry, cash only. Confirmed, but waiting for event listing. Time TBD.
Creepy Critters - October 30. Creamer's Field. 1pm-3pm. Website
38th Annual Halloween Family Run - October 30. 10am. UAF Patty Center. 2 miles or 10K. Costumed runners get a head start. Arrive early for the costume contest at 9:45am inside the Patty Center. Website
Full Moon Run - October 31. 5:45pm. Run by the light of the moon! 4 mile fun run. Website
Red Fox - TBA
Ivory Jacks - TBA
Boatel - TBA
Big I - TBA
Crow Bar - TBA
Let me know about other stuff going on locally!