Legends of the Celtic Harp will present a new show "A Winter Gift" at the Valdez Civic Center on Thursday, December 4th at 7pm. "A Winter Gift" is presented by three of the premier Celtic Harpists in the world. Patrick Ball, Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter perform Celtic legends, along with Irish and English literature woven together with beloved and rare pieces of holiday music. This trio is well known for their first show "Legends of the Celtic Harp" which tells stories and legends of the harp through time. In their new show “A Winter Gift” storyteller and wire-strung harpist Patrick Ball along with harpers and multi-instrumentalists Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter step into a magical world of Irish and English literature. The trio presents a heartwarming collection of tales and music from Celtic legend and traditional folk stories. They perform a Child’s Christmas in Wales, a chapter from The Wind in the Willows, and passages from Shakespeare, William Butler Yeats, and Thomas Hardy, and mingle them with beloved and original pieces of seasonal music. Audiences will hear three Celtic Harps, Swedish Nyckelharpa, Fiddle, Bandura, Bouzouki and more. www.LegendsOfTheCelticHarp.com
tickets available at A Rogue's Garden and Harbor Landing General Store and at the door
Bring your ticket to Northwind Floral & Gifts on Thursday, December 4th before 6pm and they will give you a Free Flower!
DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET
Saturday, November 15th
5pm at the Valdez Civic Center
Ducks Unlimited is having an event in Valdez, Saturday November 15th at 5:30pm. There will be a prime rib dinner served, and tickets are $30 for youth and $50 for adults. Tickets for the event are available online at www.ducks.org.
ALASKA FISHING PHOTO CONTEST
October 21, 2014. Juneau, Alaska - The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) once again invites photographers from Alaska and beyond to enter your photographs in our Alaska Fishing Families Photo Contest. The Fan Favorite Grand Prize winner, which will be decided by ASMI’s Facebook fans, will win two round-trip tickets on Alaska Airlines. In addition to the Facebook Fan Favorite, ASMI will select the appropriate category for each photo and award 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes in each of the following categories:
HALIBUT HOUSE SPECIALS
Winter lunch specials are at Alaska Halibut House CLICK HERE to view Specials for this week
ALASKA POWER ASSOCIATION HOLDS 63rd ANNUAL MEETING IN VALDEZ
More than 170 people will gather in Valdez on Wednesday for three days of workshops, meetings and presentations designed to address the issues facing electric utilities in Alaska. Those in attendance will hear an update on the Allison Creek Hydroelectric Project, and some insight on what is happening with Eklutna Generation Station. These are both in addition to the host of speakers on hand with ranging areas of expertise. CLICK HERE for more information on the meeting.
Valdez Arts Council will be hosting the annual Blues Cruise Fundraiser this Friday with live music from Rik Nielsen and friends. Boarding begins at 6:30 pm with a 7pm departure on the Stan Stephen’s MV Valdez Spirit. The cost is $50 per ticket and you can get your tickets at A Rogue’s Garden and Harbor Landing General Store.
MEET 2012’S NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ADVENTURER OF THE YEAR
Tonight 7pm at the Valdez Library
Valdez Parks & Rec invites you to join Jennifer Pharr Davis, an endurance hiker named 2012’s National Geographic Adventurer of the Year this Tuesday at 7 P.M at the Valdez Library. Jennifer has logged over 12,000 miles on some of the world’s best trails across six different continents. They will also be announcing the H.A.W.K. finale winners! Please join us at the Valdez library, for what is sure to be an exciting and inspiring presentation from this world class athlete, author and wilderness adventurer.
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
Meetings for a local support group welcomes parents, family and friends of children who are intellectually gifted yet challenged by behavioral issues, Autism spectrum, ADHD, OCD and more, will take place on the second Monday of each month at 7pm in the Coast Guard Community Center. CLICK HERE for more information.
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