Aug. 1-11 - Kenai Peninsula Orchestra Summer String Festival. 235-6318.
Aug. 1 - Milo Anderson in KPO free show, 12 p.m., Don Jose's Restaurant.
Aug. 2 - "Russian Renaissance," Russian watercolors and acrylics, opening reception 5-7 p.m., Picture Alaska Art Gallery.
Aug. 2 - Recent works by Erik Behnke, artist's reception, 5-7 p.m., Latitude 59.
Aug. 2 - Paintings by Gail Niebrugge, artist's reception, 5-7 p.m., Art Shop Gallery.
Aug. 2 - "Architectural Details," home-related art by various artists, artists' reception, 5-7 p.m., Homer Council on the Arts.
Aug. 2 - Landscape oil paintings by Jim Buncak, artist's reception, 5-7 p.m., Fireweed Gallery.
Aug. 2 - Ceramics Invitational with Carl Bice, Steven Godfrey, Carla Potter, slide presentation, 4:30 p.m., artists' reception, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Bunnell Street Gallery.
Aug. 2 - "New Paintings," by Erica Miller, artist's reception, 5-7 p.m., Ptarmigan Arts Back Room Gallery.
Aug. 2 - Matt Yaki in KPO free show, 12 p.m., El Pescador.
Aug. 2-8 - "Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood," PG-13, 6 p.m., "Minority Report," PG-13, 8:30 p.m., Homer Family Theatre. Admission.
Aug. 2-4, 8-11, 15-17 - "The Laramie Project," Thurs. & Sun., 7:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 8:15 p.m., Pier One Theatre. Admission. 235-7333.
Aug. 2-3 - The Rockwells, 10 p.m., Duggan's Waterfront Pub.
Aug. 2-3 - Disco DJ, 10 p.m., Alice's Champagne Palace.
Aug. 3 - Tim Heimbold or Susan Ward, live, 8-10 p.m., Kharacters.
Aug. 3 - Homer Homes Tour, 1-5 p.m., fund-raiser for Homer Council on the Arts. Admission. 235-4288.
Aug. 4 - Champagne, Chocolate and Chopin * la Tutka, Kenai Peninsula Orchestra fund-raiser. Admission. 235-6318.
Aug. 4 - Three-Legged Mule, variety, 9 p.m., Kharacters.
Aug. 5 - Matt Yaki in free KPO show, 12 p.m., Sourdough Express Bakery.
Aug. 6 - Mike Heimbuch & Tom Klinker, free KPO show, 12 p.m., Cafe Cups.
Aug. 6 - Atz Kilcher, live music, 6-10 p.m., El Pescador Bar and Grill.
Aug. 6 - "An Unforgettable Evening of Sax," with Andy Vait, 7:30 p.m., Pier One Theatre. 235-7333.
Aug. 7 - Andrew Vait & Sammy B, free KPO show, 12 p.m., Beachcomber III.
Aug. 7 - Hobo Jim, Alaska variety, 9 p.m., Alice's Champagne Palace. $2 cover.
Aug. 7 - Slide presentation by Mary Barringer, Linda Christianson, ceramic artists, 6:30 p.m., Bunnell Street Gallery.
Aug. 8 - Members of DeVere Quartet, free KPO show, 12 p.m., Land's End Resort.
Aug. 8 - Fruit, 8 p.m., Seldovia Village Tribe Tent. Admission. 234-7614.
Aug. 9 - Fruit, 9 p.m., Alice's Champagne Palace. Admission. 235-7650.
Aug. 9 - Thistle, free KPO show, 12 p.m., Captain's Coffee Roasting Co. (new location across from Salvation Army).
Aug. 10 - Kenai Peninsula Orchestra's Gala Concert, 7:30 p.m., Mariner Theatre. 235-6318.
Aug. 11 - Members of the DeVere Quartet with JulieAnn Smith, 7:30 p.m., Bunnell Street Gallery. Admission. 235-6318.
Ongoing and Future Events
Aug. 30-Sept. 1 - Tamamta Katuhlutta, A Gathering of Native Tradition, various locations, sponsored by the Pratt Museum. 235-8635.
Through Sept. 15 - "Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People," cooperative exhibit by the Alutiiq Museum of Kodiak and the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Arctic Studies, the Pratt Museum.