ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Fur Rendezvous
Now through Sunday, March 6
Various times & locations
The final weekend of wild and wacky Rondy fun, featuring:
• Yukigassen USA World Championships, Saturday, March 5, 4 p.m., Delaney Park Strip
• Running of the Reindeer, Saturday, March 5, 4 p.m., 4th Avenue and H Street
• Miners and Trappers Charity Ball: “Highways in the Sky-A Salute to Alaska’s Aviators,” Saturday, March 5, 7:30 p.m. Egan Center (Mr. Fur Face competition, costume contest, music and dancing)
For schedules and information, visit FurRondy.net.
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m., 4th Avenue and D Street
The 1,100-mile “Last Great Race on Earth” to Nome kicks off with the ceremonial start in Downtown Anchorage.
For more information visit Iditarod.com, and watch Channel 2 and KTUU.com for official coverage and updates.
Thursday, March 3-Saturday, March 5, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Alaska Zoo (on O’Malley Road)
The Alaska Zoo is all decked out with colorful dispays, light wrapped trees, star-studded walkways and a menagerie of brightly lighted animals to guide your way along the trails. Tickets are $6, or $5 for pass holders.
For more information, visit AlaskaZoo.org.
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
Saturday, March 5, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.