Sun Star Picks: UAF and community events, Sept. 1-7

Lida Zakurdaew / Sun Star

September 1

8 a.m. – Alaska Unmanned Aircraft Interest Group Meeting  at the Westmark Hotel. Meetings will be held every morning until September 3 to discuss the future of unmanned aircrafts (A.K.A. “drones”).

2-6 p.m. – Chena River Float  on the Chena. Come kick it with UAF’s Outdoor Adventures team.

10 p.m. to midnight – Hypnotisms in the Hess Rec. Do you believe in magic? Hypnotist Chris Jones will be hosting this late night show for any who wish to stretch the limits of reality.

Midnight- Fred Meyer Night at Fred’s West. Join Res Life for killer savings and door prizes galore!

September 2

1-4 p.m. – Party in the Park at Constitution Park. Games, music and free food hosted by UAF student organizations and New Student Orientation. Be sure to stop by the Sun Star booth to meet our reporters and editors, and grab some cotton candy!

6 p.m. – HooDoo/Goldstream Sports Beer Run (21+) at HooDoo Brewery. Meet up for a run/walk (crawl?) and celebratory beers after!

8 p.m. – Open Mic Night at Arctic Java. Know some songs? Got some jokes? Have an opinion?  Show it off at Open Mic Night!

September 3

All Day – First Day of Classes at UAF. Time for school.

4:30 p.m. – Pub Opens (21+) in the Wood Center. At least there’s the pub!

September 4

All evening – First Fridays in Fairbanks. Spend the evening viewing the new art displays in galleries all around our town. SAO will also be hosting an open house in Arctic Java from 5-7 p.m.

8-10 p.m. – Mission Improvable in the Wood Center Ballroom. Comedians or secret agents?

September 5

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Farmer’s Market at the Tanana Valley Farmer’s Market. Local produce, crafts and great lunch.

1 p.m. – UAF Theatre Auditions  in the Salisbury Theatre. Auditions for UAF’s main-stage production of Stop Kiss are open to all.

8:30 p.m. – Social Dance at Pioneer Park. Learn to dance!

September 7

12 p.m. – Labor Day Celebration  at Pioneer Park. Join the Labor Day Festivities.


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