Thursday, December 1, 2011

Ketchikan Holiday Events

It seems like this time of year there are a million different fun things to do, and it's hard to keep track of the schedule.  So, the staff of the Children's Library have put together a guide of all the holiday activities taking place here in Ketchikan for the rest of the month:

Friday December 2  5-6pm
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Ketchikan Public Library
Visit the library for Suessical Stories, Grinch displays, cider and treats!

Friday December 2  5-8pm
Winter Art Walk

Local galleries and businesses stay open late for
new exhibits, displays, and holiday features

Friday December 2  7pm & Sunday December 4  7pm
Christmas Jazz Cafe
North Tongass Community Club

The First City Players present an evening of jazz, wine and delicious food.  Call 225-4792 for more information. 
Friday December 2  7:30pm & Saturday  December 3  2pm
The Nutcracker
Kayhi Auditorium 
Call Ketchikan Theatre Ballet for tickets 225-9311

Saturday December 3  6:30pm
Enchanted Forest
Ted Ferry Civic Center

The Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce hosts a dinner and decorated Christmas tree auction fundraiser.  Call 225-3184 for tickets.
Saturday December 3  7:30pm  Sunday  December 4   3pm
Ketchikan Community Chorus Holiday Concert: Christmas Gospel
Presbyterian Church, 2711 Second Ave
Kids $2, Adults $15

Tuesday December 6  7pm
Sam Pitcher Memorial Concert
Kayhi Auditorium

"An evening of jazz, rock and blues" is an annual event to raise money for music scholarships for young local musicians.

Thursday December 8  10:30 am
Preschool Storycraft at the Library! 
Ketchikan Public Library
Come for stories and make a “Red-Nosed Rudy Puppet!”

Friday December 10

Singing Christmas Tree
Clover Pass Community Church
Enjoy a choral performance and visual experience. Call 247-2360 for details.

Saturday December 11  3pm
Ketchikan Community Concert Band Holiday Performance  
Kayhi Auditorium
18 & under free, adults $10
Tuesday December 13  9-11am
Breakfast with Santa  
Rec Center
$15/child, parents free. Breakfast, gift bags, and pictures with Santa followed by a Christmas Craft!

Tuesday December 13
Kayhi Holiday Concert
Kayhi Auditorium
Thursday December 15  5:30 - 7pm
Family Night!
Ketchikan Public Library
Create holiday cards and ornament with Faye Hoffman. Free pizza for all and a free book for every child! Pick up your tickets at the library. 225-0370 for more info

Wednesday December 21  3pm
Kids Cook!
Ketchikan Public Library
Learn to make “Puppy Chow” and Chex Mix! All are welcome.

Friday December 16 6:30pm
A Sugar Rush Christmas!
Ketchikan Public Library
Enjoy a candy-filled movie and make some sweet art!
For ages 13-19, presented by the Teen Advisory Group 

Saturday December 17 10am-2pm
Feed Santa’s Reindeer!
Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary 116 Wood Rd
Hot chocolate , cookies, and reindeer! Free to all      

Saturday December 17
Ketchikan Children’s Choir Performance
Main Street Gallery
Call  225-2211 for more info 

Thursday December 22 12-2pm
Holiday Skate
Rec Center
$2.50/person or $7/family

Friday December 23  10:30am
Preschool Christmas Party!
Ketchikan Public Library
Christmas stories and songs, refreshments and a VERY SPECIAL guest!
Bring your camera!

Tuesday December 27-Friday 30
Clarke Cochrane Christmas Classic 
Kayhi Gymnasium
Join 2000+ fans for this annual basketball tournament at Kayhi!

December 31 10:30pm-12:30am
Roller skating New Year’s Eve party  
Rec Center Roll in the New Year! Call  225-9579 for details

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