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2015 ALASKA DAY FESTIVAL and other activities of interest as of Sept. 17, 2015

Alaska Day Festival annually commemorates the Purchase Transfer of Russian claim of Alaska to the United States of America at Sitka on
October 18, 1867, and celebrates the diversity of cultures and historical perspectives of our people.

Sheldon Jackson Museum 10:00-4:00 Tue. through Sat. (closed Oct 18)
Sitka Historical Society Museum 

10:00-4:00 Tue. through Sat. 
(closed Oct 18)   

National Park Service Visitor Center To be announced
Russian Bishops' House To be announced
Sitka Lutheran Church 9:00-3:00 Daily.  Artifacts display
Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Community House To be announced
Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall To be announced
St. Michael’s Cathedral To be announced

Many daytime or evening events and activities will be added to this schedule, including interpretive programs at museums and parks, special exhibits and displays, receptions, historic sites and buildings tours,  pipe band appearances, Native and other dancing, and entertainment at various locations to be announced.

Festival information including schedule of events will be posted at on the Events page, on Facebook at alaskadaysitka, and advertised in local newspaper and radio.

(For schedule additions and corrections, contact Elaine Strelow, 747-3469.)

* indicates event sponsored by Alaska Day Committee

2015 Festival trustees are Ted Allio (chairman), Joan Berge, Betty Conklin, Helen Cunningham, Steve Dalquist (vice chairman), Jen Houx, Lisa Langenfeld, Marsha Lysons, Elaine Strelow (secretary), Linda Trierschield, MaryLou Vilandre, and Ann Wilkinson (treasurer).

Thank you to all who had a part in the success of last year's Festival.  Help us plan for this year.  Alaska Day Festival Committee, PO Box 1355, Sitka, Alaska 99835

Click on the "Look for More" link in the calendar to see October events.