Events Calendar – Nov. 30

WedNov30

$1 Tacos! Bring the whole family
• Beluga Bar and Grille, 235 Ocean Dr. 235-5995

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

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

Johnny B. – Back to his old tricks
• 6:30 p.m. (featuring Work in Progress) and • 9 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave., 235-9949

Don Jose’s
• Date night: 2 combo plates, 2 movie tickets, 1 dessert. $40

Kwiz Night with the Kwiz Kitten
• 8 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Courageous (PG 13)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. From the makers of Fireproof, four featured characters are confident and focused law enforcement officers.

Tower Heist (PG13)
• 8:45 p.m. Homer Theatre. Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy headline the ensemble cast in this caper comedy set in a luxury Central Park condominium.

Zumba
• 6:30 a.m. Aqua Zumba, The Bay Club, Maria
• 11 a.m.- noon, Midtown Cafe, Maria
• 5-6 p.m. Midtown Cafe, Maria
• 5:30-6:30 p.m., The Bay Club, Jena

ThurDec1

Kachemak Ski Club Annual Meeting
• 5:30 p.m. annual meeting at the Cook Inletkeeper office, 3734 Ben Walters Lane. The Kachemak Ski Club runs the rope tow at Ohlson Mountain for downhill skiers and snowboarders. For more information, call 299-3277.

Fifty-Cent wings with homemade sauce
• 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Don Jose’s, 127 W. Pioneer Avenue.

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

Music by Danny Lee
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Avenue, 235-9949.

Fifty-cent wing night!
• Beluga Bar and Grille, 235 Ocean Dr. 235-5995

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

Katie Emerick
• Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road.

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at noon to 8ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

Zumba
• 9 a.m. Aqua Zumba, The Bay Club, Maria
• 5:30-6:30 p.m., The Bay Club, Maria
• 6:30-7:30 p.m. Zumba Toning, The Bay Club, Maria
• 7-8 p.m. Chapman Elementary School, Anchor Point, Gretchen

FriDec2

First Friday

Picture Alaska, 5-7 p.m.
• Painted from Scratch, by local artist James P. Buncak will open his show of new oil paintings will include small local landscapes and figurative paintings perfect for gift-giving in addition to larger paintings from his November show at the ConocoPhillips Gallery at Alaska Pacific University. Buncak studied art at the American Academy of Art in Chicago before moving to Homer in 1984. He has participated in many group and solo art shows in the area and is well-known for his musical and carpentry talents. His work will be featured in December’s issue of American Art Collector magazine which should be available for the First Friday opening.

The Art Shop Gallery, 5-7:30 p.m.
• Vintage Alaska featuring Alaskan art and gifts that have long been unavailable for purchase. Located again for our customers. 202 W. Pioneer Ave. 235-7076.

Locals’ Night
• Prime Rib Dinner $18.95, or 15 percent off the menu. Beluga Bar and Grille, 235 Ocean Dr. 235-5995

DJ Construct
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Tribute to Jonny Cash By Danny Lee
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse and Tavern, $21 prime rib special, 120 W. Bunnell Avenue, 235-9949.

Johnny’s Friday Matinee
• 5-7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Yellow Cabin
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at noon to 8-ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

Breaking Dawn Part 1 (PG 13)
• 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. And 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. In this fourth film of the Twilight saga, Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson), plus those they love, must deal with the chain of consequences brought on by a marriage, honeymoon, and the tumultuous birth of a child, which brings an unforeseen and shocking development for Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner).

SatDec3

Mary Kay Open House
• Noon-6 p.m. Home of Melanie Meeker, Independent Beauty Consultant, 1477 Bay Avenue, upstairs. Refreshments, samples, try before you buy. 399-7007.

The Octopus Garden Gallery
• Shop for great gifts by over a dozen Homer artists. Open Saturday Dec. 3, 10, and 17 at Lynn Naden’s House. 59665 Kittiwake Ct. (off 2nd Bear Creek Dr. follow the tentacles!) 235- 5966

Fundraiser for Barry Hayes
• 4 p.m. Dec. 3, at the American Legion Post 16, 2410 East End Road. Music and silent auction. Fish Chowder at 6 p.m., live auction at 7 p.m.

2011 Nutcracker Faire
• Dec. 3, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Dec. 4 noon – 6 p.m., at Homer High School Commons. One hundred vendors, various crafts, arts and food, music and festivities.

Twenty-Third-annual Nutcracker Ballet
• 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Homer Mariner Theatre. Tickets available at the Homer Bookstore in Homer, and at the Homer Council on the Arts Christmas Bazaar at Homer High School. For information call 299-3599.

A Celebration of Life for Denny B. VanWagoner
• Saturday, Dec. 3rd at 4:00.  Homer United Methodist Church. Potluck to follow.  In lieu of flowers, donate to Homer Food Pantry.” 
Questions – Aimee VanWagoner 235-7039 or 299-2464

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

Country Karaoke with Danny Lee
• 8 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Barroom Roses
• Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Mustache Contest – Men’s Health Awareness
• Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road. Music by Holy Santos Gang

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at noon to 8ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

BREAKING DAWN Part 1 (PG 13)
• 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. And 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre.

SunDec4

2011 Nutcracker Faire
• Dec. 3, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Dec. 4 noon – 6 p.m., at Homer High School Commons. One hundred vendors, various crafts, arts and food, music and festivities.

Twenty-Third annual Nutcracker Ballet
• 3 p.m. Homer Mariner Theatre. Get tickets for $10 The Homer Bookstore in Homer, and at the Homer Council on the Arts Christmas Bazaar at the Homer High School. For information call 299-3599.

Don Jose’s
• Half-price appetizers

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at noon to 8-ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

Boys and Girls Club Benefit
• 9 a.m.-12 p.m. All you can eat pancakes with a special appearance by Santa. At will donation. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

NFL and NHL tickets all day
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.
Free pool
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Sunday Morning Football Breakfast
• Open at 9 a.m. Food at 10 a.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Breaking Dawn Part 1 (PG 13)
• 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. And 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre.

MonDec5

All You Can Eat Pasta!
• 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Don Jose’s, 127 W. Pioneer Avenue.

Monday Night Football
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

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

Monday Night Football and taco bar
• Food at half-time. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at noon to 8ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

Breaking Dawn Part 1 (PG 13)
• 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. And 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre.

Zumba
• 5:30-6:30 p.m. Community School’s Green Room, Maria
• 6:30-7:30 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church, Gretchen

TueDec6

Craft Night for Grown Ups
• 5-9p.m. Homer Council of the Arts
Homer Council on the Arts Creative Community called Tuesday Salon presents CRAFT NIGHT for Grown Ups, Tuesday December 6 in the HCOA gallery. This is a fun and free creative time for adults and mature teens with their adult pals. You can drop in anytime between 5pm and 9pm for planned crafting activities. Supplies and guidance will be provided to make artsy gift tags and collaged switch plates (a great gift!). There will also be a handmade door-prize drawing, punch and baked goodies. Tuesday Salon meets every week at this time for bring-your-own project social time and presents an occasional planned craft night–like this one!

Share the Spirit Spaghetti Feed
• 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Homer Elks Lodge. $10 per person or 10 cans of food, door prizes raffle drawing. Homer High School Choir performs at noon and 6 p.m. For take out call 235-2127.

‘Split Estate’ documentary
• 6-8 p.m. The film “Split Estate” is a documentary about the abusive practices of the oil and gas companies as they extract natural gas at the “Rec Room” next to Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic at 3957 Neilsen Circle. There will also be a potluck.

Taco Tuesdays
• 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. $1.50 ground beef tacos at Don Jose’s at 127 W. Pioneer Avenue.

Burger and Brew
• Beluga Bar and Grille, 235 Ocean Dr.
235-5995

Hillary Arwen
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

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

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

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at noon to 8-ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

Zumba
• 9 a.m. Aqua Zumba, The Bay Club, Maria
• 11 a.m. -noon, Midtown Cafe, Maria
• 5:30-6:30 p.m., The Bay Club, Jena
• 6:30-7:30 p.m. Zumba Toning

Breaking Dawn Part 1 (PG 13)
• 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. And 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. In this fourth film of the Twilight saga, Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson), plus those they love, must deal with the chain of consequences brought on by a marriage, honeymoon, and the tumultuous birth of a child, which brings an unforeseen and shocking development for Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner).

Upcoming

Twenty-Third annual Nutcracker Ballet.
• 7:30 p.m., Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 at 3 p.m. Homer Mariner Theatre. The Homer Bookstore in Homer, and at the Homer Council on the Arts Christmas Bazaar at the Homer High School.

SpongeBob SquarePants Goes to School Discovery Lab on
• Dec. 7, 3 – 5 p.m. at AK Islands & Ocean Visitor Center. Meet the cast of real-life spineless marine creatures that inspires creators of this popular cartoon show and learn how salmon and other Alaska fish rely on and interact with them. This is a fun, free, hands-on lab for all ages. Contact Carmen at 226-4659 for info.

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies Holiday Open House
• 3-6 p.m., Dec. 9, 708 Smokey Bay Way. CACS invites Homer Families to a Holiday Open House at our headquarters building! Enjoy cookies and cider, a holiday craft for children and 10 percent discount on all purchases including Gift Certificate for summer camps and Day Tours.

Homer Veterinary Clinic
• Feline spay and neuter day, Dec. 13, $20. Call 235-8960 for an appointment.

Ongoing

Creative Communities at Homer Council of the Arts
• 1st and 3rd Mondays: Writers’ Refuge 5:30-8:30 p.m.
• 2nd and 4th Mondays: TheaterWorks 6-9 p.m.
• Every Tuesday: Salon 5-9 p.m.
• 1st and 3rd Wednesday: Art City Sings 6-7:30 p.m.
• 2nd and 4th Wednesday: Musicians Roundtable 6-8 p.m.

ArtQuest
• Thursdays from 4-5 p.m., through Dec. 1. Art classes for children in grades 3-8, taught by certified art teacher Marie Allison. Fee for the series of eight classes is $80. Homer Council on the Arts, 355 West Pioneer Ave. For information call 235-4288

Pioneer Clubs
• Wednesday nights, 6:30 – 8:20 p.m., This midweek club for kids ages 4 years – sixth grade is held October through April at Christian Community Church, 3838 Bartlett St. 235-8291.

Preschool Story Hour Homer Public Library
• 10-11 a.m. Every Wednesday. For parents and children ages 3 to 5 years old in the Joy Griffin Children’s Room at the Library. Preschool Story Hour features talented readers who are passionate about children’s books. They often sing and play instruments.

Homer Public Library Knitting circle
• 2-5 p.m. Every Monday. Open to all ages and skill levels.

Lapsit – Homer Public Library
• 11:30-12 a.m. every Thursday. For parents and children up to 24 months in age in the Joy Griffin Children’s Room at the Library. Early literacy development is the focus of the Small Fry Lapsit. This program is arranged so that each young child, under 2 years of age, sits on an adult’s lap during the reading.

Other

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies Snowshoe Rental Program.
• Free for members, for all others, rent five times and the sixth is free. Rentals available 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thru April 1, 2012.

Homer Connections Holiday Party
• Holiday crafts and caroling 1- 3 p.m. Dec. 7, at the Kachemak Community Center. Refreshments will be served.

Pratt Museum

WINTER HOURS
Open Tuesday-Sunday, 12 noon-5 pm. Closed Mondays.

FISH FEEDINGS
Every Tuesday & Friday at 4 pm, Marine Gallery
Help feed the intertidal creatures in the aquaria. Fish feeding is fun, free and all are welcome!

UPCOMING EVENTS

HOLIDAY RECITAL
Sunday December 11, 1-3pm
Enjoy holiday music by the Seaside Singers, Homer High School Swing Choir and Carol Comfort’s piano students. Holiday treats provided.

CURRENT EXHIBITS
WHO HAS LIVED HERE?
ART SCIENCE COLLABORATIVE EXHIBIT

November 11-December 30, Special Exhibits Gallery
• Who Has Lived Here? is an art and science collaboration featuring Archaeological Research on the Kenai Peninsula. This exhibit is part of a year-long initiative in support of the Pratt Museum’s upcoming permanent exhibitions and is made possible by a grant from the US Institute of Museum and Library Services.

KACHEMAK BAY: AN EXPLORATION OF PEOPLE AND PLACE
Pratt Museum permanent exhibit
This innovative exhibit is a complete redesign of the Pratt’s main galleries, with Phase I completed in 2004. Community-based videos, photo essays, computer interactives, and visitor-controlled
remote video technology take visitors beyond the museum walls to historic and contemporary life around Kachemak Bay, providing an intimate means of understanding people and place.

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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