TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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.
|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.
(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.