FRIDAY, JULY 30

 

11:00AM | Read with a Ranger

Irene Ingle Public Library - Gazebo

Children's book reading with Forest Service interpreter Corree Delabrue.


2:00PM | Plant Walk
Location TBA

Description coming soon.

 

6:00PM | Dinner & Auction

Stikine Restaurant

Gourmet dinner by Carrie Mashaney, Executive Chef of Mamnoon in Seattle and former Top Chef contestant. Live music provided by The Powers. Auction will include local handmade goods, seafood, fresh fruit boxes, and more.

 

Limited entry | $75 per person

 

​Tickets sold at Alaska Vistas (in person or via phone, 907-874-3006)


8:00PM |Live Music
Rayme's Bar

Leon J

 

SATURDAY, JULY 31

 

10:00AM-1:00PM | Community Market

Nolan Center 

Vendors of local goods. Produce, handmade items, baked goods, art, and more!

 

11:00AM | USFS Camp & Games

Nolan Center Lawn

Join the Forest Service for a camp set-up and kids games!

 

12:00PM | Sushi Demonstration

Nolan Center

Watch Chef Brandon Wicks, owner and Executive Chef of Mashiko (Seattle's 1st fully sustainable sushi bar) make sushi rolls.


12:00PM | Sushi Class
Nolan Center
Learn how to assemble and create sushi rolls with Chef Brandon Hicks. Limited to 8 people | $20 per person


5:00PM | Marathon Pasta Feed

Nolan Center Lobby

Pasta dinner for half and full marathon runners only. Attendance is not mandatory but we encourage participants to come pick up swag bags, check out the course maps, and receive information for race day.


8:00PM | Live Music
Rayme's Bar

The Powers


8:00PM | Live Music
Totem Bar

Leon J


Thank you for joining us for Bearfest!

We hope to see you again next year.

Alaska Bearfest

2021 SCHEDULE

​(DRAFT - Subject to change)

 

 

SUNDAY, AUG 1


7:00AM | Race Registration

Nolan Center

7:00 to 7:45 - Full marathon, half marathon, and 5K registration


8:00-8:30AM | Race Starts

Nolan Center

6:00am | Early start for full marathon only (self-timed)

​8:00am | Regular start for half and full marathon

8:30am | Start for 5K walkers, runners & bikers


12:00PM | Raffle Drawing

Nolan Center

The first marathon finisher will draw the winning ticket. Two roundtrip tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies. You do not have to be present to win.


2:00PM | Live Music
Nolan Center

Leon J, Delta Americana Music History Showcase, National Heritage Blues Hall of Fame Ambassador, featuring local talent Kirk Garbisch on the harmonica.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 28 


11:00AM | Art Workshop (Kids & Family)

Nolan Center Lobby

Description coming soon.


Time TBA | Symposium

Nolan Center

Experts present on topics ranging from polar bears to black and brown bear research and management.


THURSDAY, JULY 29


11:00AMPhoto Workshop

Nolan Center Classroom
Join Robert E Johnson for a photo workshop (topic TBA), open to all experience levels.


Time TBA | Cub plunge

City Pool

Kids games in the pool!


Time TBA | Symposium
Nolan Center
Experts present on topics ranging from polar bears to black and brown bear research and management.