Opens Saturday, Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. (runs through Feb. 27th Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays)
Discovery Theater, Alaska Performing Arts Center
The Anchorage Opera presents world-class artists, a deeply moving story and the passionate music of Puccini’s greatest opera!
For tickets and information, visit AnchorageOpera.org.
“The Phantom of the Opera”
Opens Friday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m. (runs Feb. 18-19, 23-26)
South Anchorage High School
South Anchorage High School presents The Phantom of the Opera with the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber! 6 performances only!
Call South High for $10 tickets at 742-6247.
Opens Friday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m. (runs Feb. 18-19, 25-26)
Bartlett High School
You’ll dance, laugh and sing as Bartlett High School presents “Hairspray” and proves all you need is a beat, a heart and a big can of Aqua Net! Four shows only!
Tickets are $7 at the door.
Iron Dog Snowmachine Race
Trail Class race start Friday, Feb. 18; Pro Class race start Sunday, Feb. 20
Two-man teams ride at top speeds of more than 100 mph on a 2,000-mile sprint from Big Lake to Nome to Fairbanks in the world’s longest and toughest snomachine race!
For start times and information, visit IronDog.org.
Mat-Su Polar Plunge
Saturday, Feb. 19, registration 11 a.m.
Palmer Elks Lodge, Finger Lake
The Mat Su Sertoma Club presents the seventh annual Mat-Su Polar Plunge to benefit the Food Pantry of Wasilla and Turn A Leaf Thrift Store to enhance its medical-equipment lending program. Registration begins at 11 a.m.; first jump at noon.
For more information, visit MatSuPlunge.com.
United Way’s Walk for Warmth
Saturday, Feb. 19, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (walk starts at 10 a.m.)
United Way’s Walk for Warmth brings together warm-hearted community members united to help struggling Anchorage families stay warm during these harsh winter months by providing energy assistance. One-mile walk starts and ends at the Dena’ina Center with a loop around the Park Strip. Dress warmly! Register online thru Friday, in person morning of at the event.
For more information, visit LiveUnitedAnchorage.org.
Winter Scavenger Hunt
Friday, Feb. 18, noon
Eagle River Nature Center
School’s out, so let’s get outside! Join resident volunteer Jack Noll for a stroll full of surprises! Two to three miles round-trip. Depending on snow conditions, you’ll use snowshoes. Limited to the first 12 kids ages 6 and up, accompanied by a parent or adult, who register at 694-2108.
For more information visit ERNC.org.