Day 5 - Sunday July 29th

​*7:00am - 7:45am - 5K Walk/Run; 1/2 Marathon & FULL Marathon Registration Located at the Nolan Center 


* 8:00am - RACE START - Outer drive

SIMULTANEOUS  start of runners and walkers. 


* 12:00pm - Raffle Drawing - Nolan Center 

(after the first marathon finisher) The Raffle Drawing for the Systemwide Alaska Airlines tickets will take place.

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Thank you for Joining us for Bearfest Week!

We hope to see you again next year!

Day 3 - Friday July 26th

* 10:00am - PHOTO WORKSHOP - ROBERT E. JOHNSON - Nolan Center

  New directions in digital photography.


*10:30am - Kids event - "Read with a Ranger and Smoky Bear" - The Irene Ingle Public Library 


* 11:00am - Kids Event - Teddy Bear Clinic - The Irene Ingle Public Library 

Bring your favorite teddy bears to get their annual check-ups.


* 12:00pm - 


*   1:00pm - MOVIES -    

​     4:00pm - MOVIES

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* 2:00pm - NESSIE - Kids Games at the Swimming Pool. 

All Children Under 7 and NON- Swimmers Must Be Supervised!!


* 4:00pm - SMOKED SALMON CONTEST & SALMON FEED - JAKE HARRIS - Stikine Inn /Vendor Shelters-  

Local smoked salmon tasting competition and process discussion - winner get $100.00


 * 5:00pm -  Seafood Dinner. Fresh Wrangell seafood prepared by Chef Dana Tough of Seattle. $25 per person suggested donation. 


* Bar time - Chameleon Brotherhood preforming at a local bar



Everyday During Bearfest Week:


* Anan Bear tours will be provided by various local operators as well as merchant and local business specials. 


* Bearfest Raffle tickets for Systemwide tickets on Alaska Airlines will be sold by various sponsor businesses such as Angerman's, Alaska Vistas/Java Junkie,.... 


* Movies will be shown at 10am and 1pm 

at the Nolan Center in the Small Theater 

Alaska Bearfest

Day 2 - Thursday July 25th

*11:00am - PLANT WALK - JONI JOHNSON - USFS botanist - Nature Trail

(Volunteer Park) Meet at covered playground. 


​* 12:00pm -  Photo Workshop --  James Edens - Nolan Center.

Digital photography for beginners.


* Movies - Nolan Center 
1:00pm - 
4:00pm - 


* 6:00pm - Symposium - Nolan Center - John Neary  director of the Mendenhall Visitors Center in Juneau.

(click the "symposium" link on the top of the webpage for more information) 



Day 4 - Saturday July 27th

10:00am  - Golf Tournament - Muskeg Meadows  - Registration at 9:30am 

* 10:00am - 12:00pm - Community Market - Nolan Center 

Local vendors and artists. Bearfest Merchandise. 


* 10:00am - 12pm Kids Games at the Nolan Center

 Cub-o-war, bear free camping, twister, relays and more

* 11:00am - Music Workshop - Jam with the Chameleon Brotherhood, learn techniques - Nolan Center 


* 1:00pm  - 

* 1:00pm  - MOVIES - 
​   4:00pm - MOVIES 


* 2:00pm - Native Storytelling - Shakes Tribal House 

Traditional Stories told by tribe members.



* 6:00pm - Marathon Meeting  and Pasta feed- Nolan Center 

Registration, information, and food. 


* 7:00pm - Live Music - The Chameleon Brotherhood - Nolan Center



Day 1 - Wednesday July 24th


* 10:00am - BEAR SAFETY- with RE Johnson - Shooting Range 

This workshop covers bear encounter protocol and how to minimize risk.Featuring live demonstrations.


​* 12:00 pm - GUN SAFETY


 Movies - ALL AGES - Nolan Center 
1:00pm - 
4:00pm -  


2:30 PM - ART WORKSHOP -


* 7:00 - 8:00 pm - SYMPOSIUM - NOLAN CENTER - Lance Craighead

(click the "symposium" link on the top of the webpage for more information) 


​* 8:00pm Film Screening -