Web posted Wednesday, May 8, 2002

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Homer and surrounding communities celebrate Veterans Day with ceremonies at the memorial on Pioneer Avenue. A larger memorial is planned for the future on the Homer Bypass.

2002 Calendar of Events


January
4 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town
8 <> Alexander String Quartet

February
1 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town
5 - Quilts of Alaska exhibition, Pratt Museum
8-10 <> Homer Winter Carnival
9 - Evening of Decadence, Pratt Museum
9 <> Snomads Treasure Hunt Snowmachine Ride
10 <> Kachemak Nordic Ski Club Wine and Cheese Tour
21-24 <> Anchor Point Snow Rondi Festival
26 <> Alvin Ailey II Dance Company

March
1 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town
2<> Snomads Snowmachine Fun Run
4 <> North Pacific Fisheries Association Seafood Dinner
9 <> Spring Variety Show
10 <> Kachemak Bay X-C Ski Marathon
23 <> Chamber of Commerce Winter King Salmon Tournament

April 1 <> Sea to Ski Triathlon (run, bike, cross-country ski)
5 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town
13 - Writers Contest Readings
19 <> Jubilee 2002: The Performing Arts
27 <> "McManus in Love"

May
1 <> Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby begins
3 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town
9-12 <> Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival
9-12 <> Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival
10-11 <> Calcutta King Salmon Tournament
10 <> Pier One Theatre season opens

June
1 <> Alaska Run for Women
7 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town
8 <> Anchor Point National Kids Fishing Derby
15 <> Homer Animal Friends Strut Your Mutt
21 <> "Facing the Elements" opens at Pratt Museum
29 <> Homer Spit Run
28-30 <> Homer Yacht Club regatta
July
4 <> Fourth of July parades and celebrations areawide
5 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town
20 <> Summer Street Fair
27-28 <> KBBI Concerts on the Lawn
August
2 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town
16-18 <> Kenai Peninsula State Fair, Ninilchik
September
1 <> Labor Day Half-Marathon
2 <> Jackpot Halibut Derby ends
6 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town October
4 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town
4-6 <> Homer Elks Winter King Salmon Derby
November
1 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town
2 <> Putting on the Ritz, Pratt Museum
30 <> Stocking Stuffer Party, Pratt Museum
December
6 <> First Friday art gallery openings around town
6-8, 13-14 <> Nutcracker Ballet
7-8 <> Nutcracker Arts and Crafts Faire
31 <> Edible Arts Extravaganza, Bunnell Street Gallery

Dates subject to change. Check with the Homer Chamber of Commerce (235-7740) or Homer News (235-7767) to verify events.

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