Local coffee roasters and cafés will show off their specialty items Friday, Nov. 17, at the 2017 Roast and Boast, an event organized by students in a University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management marketing class.
The Matanuska Experiment Farm and Extension Center will host the Wood Energy and Biomass Forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in Palmer. A panel of experts from the Pacific Northwest, Pakistan and the University of Alaska Fairbanks will talk about practical alternative energy for agricultural, home and community use.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Liberal Arts will host its fifth annual open house and scholarship give-away event, We Are CLA, Friday, Nov. 17, 2016, from 3-5 p.m. in the Wood Center ballroom.
The Celebration of Writing, an annual event sponsored by the UAF English Department, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Noel Wien Library. This year’s theme is “Find Your Story.”
The 27nd annual Dead Writers event will be from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Blue Loon. Members of the public are invited to dress as their favorite dead writer, give a short reading or performance from a dead writer’s work, and compete for prizes.
The University Women’s Association’s 49th annual holiday bazaar Nov. 4-5 will feature made-in-Alaska handcrafted merchandise from more than 100 vendors.
The early registration deadline for the Women in Agriculture Conference is Nov. 5. Alaska’s women farmers will join other farmers from Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington for the sixth annual videoconference event on Nov. 18, with sites at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Palmer and Delta Junction.
The annual Harvest Wrap-up meeting will take place Nov. 1 in Delta Junction. The gathering provides an opportunity for agricultural producers to hear about current research, share observations about the past season and help identify research needs.
Anthropologist Ann Fienup-Riordan will discuss cultural features of a debate over a proposed road on Nelson Island in Southwest Alaska during a lecture at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Murie Building auditorium.