Thank you for Joining us for Bearfest Week!

We hope to see you again next year!

tDay 3 - Friday July 29th

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


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

Composition and lighting: Part ll 

(continuation from the 2015 workshop) 


* 10:00am - Best Dressed Bear - Nolan Center 

Judging announced for the best dressed teddy bear!


*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!  


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

This workshop provides Information on edible and medicinal plants with Forest Service botanist Joni Johnson and interpreter Corree Delabrue.


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

Salmon cooking demonstration and feed with James Beard Award - winning chef Tamara Murphy in partnership with the Stikine Inn. $25 donation suggested.

The Stikine Inn will also be open for regular business.  


* 9:00pm - Live Music - Totem Bar 

The Accomplices 

​.Day 1 - Wednesday July 27th

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

10:00am - Brother Bear

1:00pm - Grizzly Falls 


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

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

Featuring live demonstrations! 


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

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


* 7:00pm - 8:00pm - Photo Workshop - with RE Johnson - Nolan Center 

This Workshop covers wildlife photography opportunities at Anan Wildlife Observatory.


Robert E. Johnson - is a professional photographer based out of  Southeast Alaska with a deep portfolio of work from Anan.​​

2016 SCHEDULE BELOW

2017 - TO BE ANNOUNCED - STAY TUNED

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 2 - Thursday July 28th

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


​* 3:30pm -  Movies - ALL AGES - Nolan Center 

Katmai: Alaska's Wild Peninsula 


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

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


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

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

Alaska Bearfest

Day 4 - Saturday July 30th

10:00am - Movie - ALL AGES - Nolan Center 

   - Bears


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

Local vendors and artists.

Bearfest Merchandise. 


*10:00am  - Golf Tournament - Muskeg Meadows 

Registration at 9:30am 


* 12:00pm - Bear Mask Demonstration - Nolan Center Classroom 

Bear mask making demonstration with Eleanor Carlisle 


* 1:00pm - Judging for The "Beary Best" Berry Pie Contest - Nolan Center 


* 1:00pm - Photo Workshop - Nolan Center 

App technology to improve smart-phone photography with James Edens. 


* 2:00pm - Music Workshop - Nolan Center 

Jam Session with The Accomplices. 


* 5:00pm - Native Storytelling - Shakes Tribal House 

Traditional Stories told by tribe members.


* 6:00pm - Marathon Meeting - Nolan Center 

Registration, information, and food. 


* 8:00 - Live Music - Nolan Center 

The Accomplices  

Day 5 - Sunday July 31st

​*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.