ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Fur Rendezvous
Now through Sunday, March 6
Various times & locations
The final weekend of wild and wacky Rondy fun, featuring:
• Yukigassen USA World Championships, Saturday, March 5, 4 p.m., Delaney Park Strip
• Running of the Reindeer, Saturday, March 5, 4 p.m., 4th Avenue and H Street
• Miners and Trappers Charity Ball: “Highways in the Sky-A Salute to Alaska’s Aviators,” Saturday, March 5, 7:30 p.m. Egan Center (Mr. Fur Face competition, costume contest, music and dancing)
For schedules and information, visit FurRondy.net.
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m., 4th Avenue and D Street
The 1,100-mile “Last Great Race on Earth” to Nome kicks off with the ceremonial start in Downtown Anchorage.
For more information visit Iditarod.com, and watch Channel 2 and KTUU.com for official coverage and updates.
Thursday, March 3-Saturday, March 5, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Alaska Zoo (on O’Malley Road)
The Alaska Zoo is all decked out with colorful dispays, light wrapped trees, star-studded walkways and a menagerie of brightly lighted animals to guide your way along the trails. Tickets are $6, or $5 for pass holders.
For more information, visit AlaskaZoo.org.
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
Saturday, March 5, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Fairview Recreation Center
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with wacky crafts, stories and cake! For ages 3-7 years, $5 per family.
For more information, visit muni.org/parks.
Alaska State Spelling Bee
Thursday, March 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Performing Arts Center
Check your spell-check app at the door as you show your support for our young spellers as they compete for a chance to advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
For more information, visit MyAlaskaCenter.com.
Anchorage Home Builder’s Home & Remodeling Show
Friday, March 4, noon to 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Over 150 booths of the latest products & services and free seminars to help you become an home buying & remodeling expert.
For more information, visit AHBA.net.
Tour of Anchorage
Sunday, March 6
Various start times and locations
See Anchorage in a 50-kilometer, 40k or 25k tour across town. The Tour is a premier ski marathon and part of the American Ski Marathon Series, North America’s longest-running & largest citizen’s racing & touring series.
For more information, visit TourOfAnchorage.com.