Events Calendar – Aug. 31

WedAug31

Rockstar Karaoke
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

$5 Wing-It Wednesdays specials
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Johnny B. & Kammi O.
• 7 p.m. • AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Open mic with Mike Fairman
• 8:30 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Hilary Arwen Show
• 10 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

Cowboys & Aliens (PG 13)
• 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Director Jon Favreau (Iron Man films) blends together two classic movie genres in this slick and entertaining story of alien creatures invading the Arizona Territory in 1873.

Emblem Bingo
• 6:30 p.m. Elks Lodge 215 W. Jenny Way. Hosted by the Homer Emblem Club #350. (907) 399-4939

ThurSept1

Moon Over Buffalo
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit. 235-7333.

Milo Matthews
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Live music by Tyler Munns
• 7 p.m. • AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Ribeye Thursday! $16
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Burger n’ Brew $12
• 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Johnny’s Substandard Variety Show
• 10 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Caressa Starshine
• Downeast Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit.

Homer Theatre closed Thursdays.

Open Studio at Homer Art & Frame Co.
• 6-8 p.m. Open Studio provides a social atmosphere for the exploration and enjoyment of art. Unstructured, freeform sessions, with Homer artist Jessica Schallock available to offer feedback and advice. Still life setups provided for inspiration and ideas. Bring your own supplies, all materials welcome.

FriSept2

Moon Over Buffalo
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit. 235-7333.

First Friday Art Gallery Tour
• 5-7:30 p.m. Treasure Corner and Ed Tussey’s Exhibition. Art Shop Gallery, 202 W. Pioneer Ave. 235-7076.
• 5-7:30 p.m. Don Kolstad, Picture Alaska, 448 E. Pioneer Ave., 235-2300.
• 5-7 p.m. S. Clause Creations, at the Treasure Chest, Ocean Shores Mall, (858) 354-4711.

Andres Condon
• Sept. 2 at 8 p.m. . Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Entrance fee $10 to $20 pay as you can at the Alaska Islands and Oceans auditorium. Call Bunnell 235-2662 for more information or to purchase tickets.

Dance music
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Dinner music by Loner D
• 6 p.m. • AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Smith Family Band
• 9 p.m. • AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Johnny’s Friday Matinee
• 5-7 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Holy Santos Gang
• 10 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Iron Mermaid
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

THE SMURFS Rated PG
• 6 p.m. This live-action animated film follows the adventures of a group of six magical little blue creatures called Smurfs who travel through a time portal to Central Park. Pursued by an evil magician named Gargamel (Hank Azaria, in full clown mode), the Smurfs find refuge with a young couple (Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays). Full of slapstick comedy that kids will enjoy. (1hr,53min)

CAPTAIN AMERICA Rated PG13
• 8: 30 p.m. Homer Theatre. Chris Evans stars in the role of Steve Rogers, an Army washout who is transformed into the ultimate fighting hero Captain America: The First Avenger, in this latest comic book film adaptation from Marvel Studios. Director Joe Johnston (The Rocketeer, The Wolfman) does a good job of bringing this World War II adventure story to life with a solid supporting cast including Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci and Hugo Weaving as the villain Red Skull.

SatSept3

Art Shop Gallery
• 10 a.m. -2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. A display of Soldotna Artist Ed Tussey’s Acrylics.

Moon Over Buffalo
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit. 235-7333.

Dance music
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Dinner music by Loner D
• 6 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

The Holy Santos Gang
• 9 p.m. • AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Burger n’ Brew $12
• 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Super Saturated Sugar Strings
• Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

THE SMURFS Rated PG
• 6 p.m. This live-action animated film follows the adventures of a group of six magical little blue creatures called Smurfs who travel through a time portal to Central Park. Pursued by an evil magician named Gargamel (Hank Azaria, in full clown mode), the Smurfs find refuge with a young couple (Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays). Full of slapstick comedy that kids will enjoy.

CAPTAIN AMERICA Rated PG13
• 3:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. Chris Evans stars in the role of Steve Rogers, an Army washout who is transformed into the ultimate fighting hero Captain America: The First Avenger, in this latest comic book film adaptation from Marvel Studios. Director Joe Johnston (The Rocketeer, The Wolfman) does a good job of bringing this World War II adventure story to life with a solid supporting cast including Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci and Hugo Weaving as the villain Red Skull.

SunSept4

Moon Over Buffalo
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit. 235-7333.

Kids eat free with one adult entree
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Weekly Football Door Prize
• 4 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

Billy Strain Duo
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Tyler Munns
• Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

THE SMURFS Rated PG
• 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. This live-action animated film follows the adventures of a group of six magical little blue creatures called Smurfs who travel through a time portal to Central Park. Pursued by an evil magician named Gargamel (Hank Azaria, in full clown mode), the Smurfs find refuge with a young couple (Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays). Full of slapstick comedy that kids will enjoy.

CAPTAIN AMERICA Rated PG13
• 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. Chris Evans stars in the role of Steve Rogers, an Army washout who is transformed into the ultimate fighting hero Captain America: The First Avenger, in this latest comic book film adaptation from Marvel Studios. Director Joe Johnston (The Rocketeer, The Wolfman) does a good job of bringing this World War II adventure story to life with a solid supporting cast including Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci and Hugo Weaving as the villain Red Skull.

MonSept5

Moon Over Buffalo
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit. 235-7333.

Open Mic Night w/ Milo
Prime Rib Dinner $21
• 8:30 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Open mic night with Milo
• 8:30 p.m.-midnight AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Prime Rib Dinner, $21
• Open at 4 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Karaoke with Dax
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Game Night with Jeff – free pool, Texas Hold ‘em poker and horseshoes
• 6 p.m. Down East Saloon

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

THE SMURFS Rated PG
3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. This live-action animated film follows the adventures of a group of six magical little blue creatures called Smurfs who travel through a time portal to Central Park. Pursued by an evil magician named Gargamel (Hank Azaria, in full clown mode), the Smurfs find refuge with a young couple (Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays). Full of slapstick comedy that kids will enjoy.

CAPTAIN AMERICA Rated PG13
• 8:30 p.m. Chris Evans stars in the role of Steve Rogers, an Army washout who is transformed into the ultimate fighting hero Captain America: The First Avenger, in this latest comic book film adaptation from Marvel Studios. Director Joe Johnston (The Rocketeer, The Wolfman) does a good job of bringing this World War II adventure story to life with a solid supporting cast including Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci and Hugo Weaving as the villain Red Skull.

TueSept6

Lea’s movie night
•The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Roast beef dinner with mashed potatoes
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 Bunnell Ave. 235-9949

Texas Hold’em poker
• 6 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse, 120 Bunnell Ave. 235-9949

Craft night with music by Tyler Munns
• 10 p.m. Kharacters

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

THE SMURFS Rated PG
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. This live-action animated film follows the adventures of a group of six magical little blue creatures called Smurfs who travel through a time portal to Central Park. Pursued by an evil magician named Gargamel (Hank Azaria, in full clown mode), the Smurfs find refuge with a young couple (Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays). Full of slapstick comedy that kids will enjoy.

CAPTAIN AMERICA Rated PG13
• 8:30 p.m. Chris Evans stars in the role of Steve Rogers, an Army washout who is transformed into the ultimate fighting hero Captain America: The First Avenger, in this latest comic book film adaptation from Marvel Studios. Director Joe Johnston (The Rocketeer, The Wolfman) does a good job of bringing this World War II adventure story to life with a solid supporting cast including Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci and Hugo Weaving as the villain Red Skull.

Upcoming

Open Forum on Therapeutic Foster Care
• Sept. 7, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Presented by Kenai Family Services and South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services—The Center 3948 Ben Walters Lane. 907-222-2331.

Feline Spay & Neuter Day
• Sept. 8, $20 feline spay and neuters, call 235-8960 for scheduling, Homer Veterinary Clinic

Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival
• Sept. 8-11 on the Homer Spit. Films, entertainment and demonstrations. Call 235-2986 for information.

27th annual Kachemak Bay CoastWalk
• Thursday, Sept. 8 – workshop 4:30-5:30 p.m. kickoff and presentation 5:30-7 p.m. The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies Headquarters at 708 Smokey Bay Way. The Center For Alaskan Coastal Studies is hosting our 27th annual CoastWalk. CoastWalk is our annual beach clean-up and monitoring event. This year, we are hosting a workshop on creating and using circus props made from reused materials. Come and be a part of the workshop and performance, or just watch the show. Sign up to help clean-up the beaches of Kachemak Bay and make your home a better place! Please call 907-235-6667 for more information.

Community Garage Sale
• 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sept. 10, Haven House parking lot, 3776 Lake Street. Donations accepted Sept. 9 from noon-6 p.m. 235-7712.

Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council’s will hold its Prevention, Response, Operations and Safety meeting on Sept. 8, in the conference room at Cook Inlet Aquaculture on K-Beach Road, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The public is welcome to attend. For more information or an agenda please call 1-800-652-7222 or 907-283-7222.

Public Lands Day Celebration at the Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011.
• A toast to the partners that came together to bring a private landholding in the heart of Homer into public ownership for all to enjoy.
Schedule of Events:
7-7:40 p.m. Public Program and Photo Exhibition
7:40-8:30 p.m. Walk in Beauty – Art on the Beluga Slough Trail
Call 226-4619 for more information.

Business, Marketing & Technology Seminar
• 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sept. 19-20. Land’s End Resort. The KPTMC and Land’s End are proud to bring you the 3rd annual Business, Marketing & Technology Seminar. Come hear experts talk about the tools you need to be successful. 235-0440.

Pratt Museum

SUMMER HOURS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 15
Open Every Day 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
 
RETURN TO WINTER HOURS SEPTEMBER 16
Beginning Friday September 16: open Tuesday – Sunday, 12 noon-5 pm, closed Mondays
 
FISH FEEDINGS
Every Tuesday & Friday at 4 p.m., Marine Gallery. Help feed the intertidal creatures in the aquaria.  Fish feeding is fun, free and all are welcome!
 
SEEBIRD CAM
All day, until the birds fly away in early September, Marine Gallery. Courtesy of the Seldovia Native Association. Live video broadcast of nesting seabirds from Gull Island.  Visitors control the camera for close ups of common murres, kittiwakes, puffins, cormorants, glaucous-winged gulls and their young.
 
UPCOMING EVENT
DESIGN WORKSHOP
Wednesday August 31, noon – 1 p.m.
At this workshop we will conduct a building imaging exercise that will glean information from attendees regarding their vision for the building’s vernacular and appearance, both interior and exterior.
 
CURRENT EXHIBITS
FACING THE ELEMENTS 2011
June 17 through October 1, Pratt Museum Forest Trail. The Pratt presents its annual outdoor art exhibit, Facing the Elements, located along the Museum’s forest trail. This exhibition is completely open to the elements and offers artists the natural surroundings as a unique backdrop.
 
BOREAL BIRCH:
ART AND SCIENCE IN THE NORTHERN FOREST
July 1 through October 2, Special Exhibits Gallery. This exhibit will feature work by three of Alaska’s best known artists—Margo Klass, Barry McWayne, and Kesler Woodward—who have worked together for two years with University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist Kimberley Maher to produce this exhibition exploring Alaska’s birch trees from a variety of perspectives.  In their paintings, photographs and mixed media sculpture the three artists “talk” with one another and with their scientist partner about birches, presenting this signature feature of the boreal forest as image, symbol and natural element.  The artwork will be accompanied by interpretive materials and commentary from the scientist and educational        materials related to the exhibition will be available for classroom use and online.
 
EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Various education programs are taking place throughout the year at the Pratt.  Check out our website for more details, www.prattmuseum.org and click on our calendar of events.

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