Thank you for Joining us for Bearfest Week!

We hope to see you again next year!

tDay 3 - Friday July 28th

* 10:00am & 1:00pm - Movies  - ALL AGES - Nolan Center 
10:00am - Kung Fu Panda 
1:00pm - Over the Hedge 


* 10:00am - Photo Workshop  - Photographing Wild Alaska with RE Johnson - Nolan Center  


*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 by Janet Strom.


12:00 (NOON) - Bear-oque - Musical Performance by Local Instrumentalists featuring Handel, Hayden and Mozart.  Nolan Center


* 1:00pm - Plant Walk - Volunteer Park Trail 

This workshop provides Information on edible and medicinal plants.


* 1:30pm - Cub Plunge - Kids Games at the Swimming Pool.


* 5:00pm - Cooking Demo - Vendor's Shelter by City Dock 

Salmon cooking demonstration and feed with our own Chef Jake Harris in partnership with the Stikine Inn. Music by the Sahnas Brothers after the demonstration. $25 donation suggested.

The Stikine Inn will also be open for regular business.  



Day 2 - Thursday July 27th

* 10:00am & 1:00pm - Movies - ALL AGES - Nolan Center 
10:00am - Robin Hood
1:00pm - Brave


​* 1:00pm -  Photo Workshop -- Smart Phone Tips and Tricks - with James Edens at the Nolan Center.


* 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Bear Symposium - Nolan Center 

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



Day 5 - Sunday July 30th

​*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.


* 1:00pm - Photo Presentation - ALL AGES - Nolan Center

A Slideshow of the photography of Robert E. Johnson.



​.Day 1 - Wednesday July 26th

*10:00am & 1:00pm - Movies - ALL AGES - Nolan Center 

10:00am - Brother Bear

1:00pm -  Pocahontas


* 10:00am - Bear Safety - with RE Johnson - Shooting Range 

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

Featuring live demonstrations! 


1:00pm- Bear Mask Demo - with local artist Eleanor Carlisle - Nolan Center


*6:00pm - 7:00pm - Symposium - Nolan Center 

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




2017 SCHEDULE BELOW


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 

Day 4 - Saturday July 29th

10:00am & 1:00pm Movies - ALL AGES - Nolan Center 

   10:00am -Jungle Book (original)
     1:00pm - Golden Compass


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

Local vendors and artists.

Bearfest Merchandise. 


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

 Fish toss, cub-o-war, twister, relays and more

NEW!!   Traditional Tlingit Painting on Cedar Planks with USFS Archaeologist Jane Smith.

*10:00am  - Golf Tournament - Muskeg Meadows 

Registration at 9:30am 


* 10:30pm - Music Workshop - Jam with the Sahnas Brothers - Nolan Center 

* 11:00am - Judging for The "Beary Best" Berry Pie Contest - Nolan Center


* 12:00pm - Gun Safety - with Chief Doug Mc Closkey - Public Safety Building


* 1:00pm - Native Storytelling - Shakes Tribal House 

Traditional Stories told by tribe members.


* 3:00pm - Photo Workshop - Videography & Photography Using Drones - with

Robert E Johnson - Nolan Center


* 6:00pm - Marathon Meeting - Nolan Center 

Registration, information, and food. 


* 7:30 - Live Music - Nolan Center 

The Sahnas Brothers - More information under Music tab.  

Alaska Bearfest