The annual Kenai Peninsula Summer Music Festival starts Monday with noon time concerts in Homer and Kenai-Soldotna. Upcoming Homer concerts are Monday at Don Jose’s, Tuesday at Land’s End Resort, Wednesday at Two Sisters Bakery and July 31 at the Pratt Museum. The Madison String Quartet and friends play chamber concerts at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at Christ Lutheran Church, Soldotna, and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at Faith Lutheran Church, Homer. Tickets are $20 general, $15 seniors and KPO members and free to youth 18 and younger.
At 11 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3 is Strings at Sunset with the Madison String Quartet in Seldovia. Leave Homer at 11 a.m. on the Seldovia Bay Ferry and enjoy a day in Seldovia or take the Seldovia Bay Ferry at 6:30 p.m. The concert follows the arrival of the late ferry. Enjoy hors d’ouevres and champagne while listening to music at the Seldovia Village Tribe Conference Center. Tickets are $90 at the Homer Bookstore or River City Books in Soldotna.