August 1, 2014

Pet & Doll Parade

Friday, August 1st

2pm Pet and Doll Parade

Gather in parking lot at Grant & Main, ends at the Fire Station.

Sponsored by the Community Connections Early Learning Program. Cookies provided by Wells Fargo and the Ketchikan Volunteer Fire Department.

Start: August 1, 2014
End: August 1, 2014
Cost: Free

DEADLINE for Best Blueberry Dish Contest

Friday, August 1st

3pm             DEADLINE for Best Blueberry Dish Contest, Main Street Gallery, 330 Main St.
Delectable entries served at the Blueberry Art Exhibit opening. Great prizes!

Start: August 1, 2014
End: August 1, 2014
Venue: Main Street Gallery
Phone: 907-225-2211
Address:
330 Main Street, Ketchikan, AK, 99901, United States
Cost: Free

Gallery Opening: “Blueberry Arts Festival Exhibit”

 

Blueberry Arts Festival Exhibit
Gallery Opening 

Friday, August 1
5-7:00pm at the Main Street Gallery

An Open Call exhibit by a variety of artists working in any medium.

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Start: August 1, 2014
End: August 1, 2014
Venue: Main Street Gallery
Phone: 907-225-2211
Address:
330 Main Street, Ketchikan, AK, 99901, United States
Cost: FREE

August 2, 2014

Blueberry Fun Run!

Saturday, August 2nd

8am             Registration OPEN for Fun Run, in front of Police Station, Grant & Main St.
9am             Fun Run, 1-mile children’s run (12 & under) and 5K walkers
9:30am        Fun Run, 5K, 10K, Presented by the Ketchikan Running Club

Start: August 2, 2014
End: August 2, 2014
Cost: Free

Blueberry Slug Race & Weigh-in

Saturday, August 2nd

9:30am        Slug weigh-in! Big Slug Contest (12 & under) Methodist Church parking lot

10:30am       SLUG RACE, Methodist Church parking lot, (12 & under)

Presented by the Alaska Deptartment of Fish & Game with prizes from Ketch-i-kreatures!

Start: August 2, 2014
End: August 2, 2014
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Address:
Ketchikan, AK, 99901, United States
Cost: Free

Blueberry Arts Festival Booths & Gallery

Saturday, August 2nd

10am–5pm   Artist, Food, Game Booths & T-shirt sales Open, Main St. from Pine to Dock

10am–5pm   BLUEBERRY ART EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY, Main Street Gallery, 330 Main St.       

Start: August 2, 2014
End: August 2, 2014
Cost: Free

More Blueberry Events!

Saturday, August 2nd

11am-2pm    INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO, On Main Street in front of the Main Street Gallery

11:30am       PIE-EATING CONTEST, Methodist Church parking lot, Sponsored by Bar Harbor Restaurant

12-12:30pm  PEANUT BUTTER JELLY FISH SING A LONG with Peggy Hovik, Methodist Church parking lot

1pm             SPELLING BEE (KIDS & ADULTS) with Alonso Escalante, Methodist Church Sanctuary

1–4pm          BATTLE OF THE BANDS, Methodist Church parking lot

1-3pm          KETCHIKAN’S CREATIVE DOWNPOUR: A COMMUNITY ART PROJECT, Main Street Gallery.  Everyone is invited to contribute to a community art piece!

2pm              TRIVIA CONTEST (KIDS & ADULTS) with Tom LeCompte, Methodist Church Sanctuary

3pm             GREAT BLUEBERRY BALL ROLL, Main St., Presented by the Ketchikan Youth Court

4pm             BEARD & MUSTACHE CONTEST, Mike’s Elbow Room, Presented by Mike’s Elbow Room

Start: August 2, 2014
End: August 2, 2014
Cost: Free

Battle of the Bands!

Saturday, August 2

United Methodist Parking Lot  from 12-5pm

Come watch as local bands battle for the title of Awesome!

Start: August 2, 2014
End: August 2, 2014
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Address:
Ketchikan, AK, 99901, United States

August 3, 2014

24TH Annual Poetry Slam

Sunday, August 3rd

3pm   Kids kick off the slam!         

The 24thAnnual Richard Braughtigan, lillian ference and Dick Whittaker Memorial Trout Fishing in America Poetry Slam and DOLLY VARDEN VILLANELLE Contest, New York Cafe

Hosted by Tom Fowler

Sponsored by Soho Coho Gallery, Chinook & Co. & Parnassus Books

Start: August 3, 2014
End: August 3, 2014
Venue: New York Cafe
Phone: 907.247.2326
Address:
211 Stedman St, Ketchikan, AK, 99901, Select a Country:
Cost: Free
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