This weekend in Anchorage: Zombie Half Marathon runs scared and Make It Alaskan Festival returns – Anchorage Daily News

By Anchorage Daily News

Updated: October 7, 2022 Published: October 7, 2022

Runners prepare to start the Zombie Half Marathon at Goose Lake Park in October 2011. (Anne Raup / ADN archive)

Cubania: Friday-Saturday-Sunday, various locations

This full weekend event features dance workshops, performances, social dances, community and live music. Full passes are available as well as daily options.

Eisenhower Dance Detroit: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Discovery Theatre, 621 W. Sixth Ave.

This internationally hailed dance ensembles performances are described as versatile, fun, and totally accessible. Tickets for show start at $44.

Zombie Half Marathon: 8 a.m. Saturday, Goose Lake, 2811 UAA Drive

Runners are encouraged to wear their best zombie costume, with runners going all the way to the Kincaid Park chalet. Preregistration for the race is $50, and its $60 to register on the day of the race.

Hits of the 60s and 70s: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Atwood Concert Hall, 621 W. Sixth Ave.

The Anchorage Concert Chorus will perform hits from the Beatles, Elton John, the Mamas and the Papas, Simon and Garfunkel, Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel and more. Tickets range from $28 to $49.75.

Make It Alaskan Festival: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday/Sunday, Denaina Center, 600 W. Seventh Ave.

Dozens of exhibitors from jewelers to crafts people and health and wellness products are featured at this new-look show. The event is free to the public.

Hopetoberfest: noon-9 p.m. Saturday, Creekbend Co., 19842 Hope Highway

This event features pumpkin and face painting, a hayride, a photo backdrop for family pics, ax throwing and music from Blackwater Railroad Company.

A piece from the Collages and Constructions collection by Fairbanks artist Jessie Hedden. The collection will have a First Friday reception on October 7, 2022, from 5-7 p.m. at Studio Goodrich. The exhibit continues through October 28. (Courtesy Studio Goodrich)

Anchorage Museum, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., 625 C St.

Blush Boutique, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m., 720 D St.

Second Run Consignment, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 720 D St.

Tundra Herb Co., 9 a.m.-11:55 p.m., 520 W. Sixth Ave.

Saras Gift Cache, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 408 Fourth Ave.

Kaffee Klatsch, 5-8 p.m., 508 W. Second Ave.

Sevigny Studio, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., 312 G St.

Tiny Gallery, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., 705 W. Fourth Ave.

Stephan Fine Arts, 6-8:30 p.m., 939 W. Fifth Ave.

The Cubby at Hotel Captain Cook, 6-8:30 p.m., 939 W. Fifth Ave.

Moose Ala Mode, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., 360 K St.

Cyranos Art Gallery, 5-7 p.m., 3800 DeBarr Road

AK Cycle Chic, 5-7 p.m., 908 W. Northern Lights Blvd.

Dos Manos, 5-8 p.m., 1317 W. Northern Light Blvd.

2 Friends Gallery, 5-7 p.m., 341 Benson Blvd.

Turnagain Ceramics, 4-9 p.m., 1343 G St.

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