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Join the Denali Arts Council for fun art events in Talkeetna.

Green Light Circus

Green Light Circus

June 24 - July 13, 2024

Time: NA

Price: NA

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Since 1994, Denali Arts Council, and a dedicated group of volunteers have been offering kids, ages 5 and up the chance to discover the magic of circus art! We know everyone can benefit from laughter, working together, and turning themselves upside down. Registration for Green Light Circus 2024 opens on March 1st!
Sheldon Community Arts Hangar Summer Schedule

Sheldon Community Arts Hangar Summer Schedule

This summer, the Denali Arts Council is offering daily and weekly programs designed to educate visitors and community members on artful aspects of the unique history and geography of Talkeetna Alaska. These programs provide an engaging and educational experience for the entire family. There will be blackout days for private events and community performances. Call the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar, or check the calendar for a detailed schedule. The Don Sheldon Story  - 1pm Daily            ...
Green Light Circus Performances

Green Light Circus Performances

July 12 & 13, 2024

Time: 6:00pm doors, 7:00 show

Price: $10-20

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Our 2024 Green Light Circus Camp culminates in a two night extravaganza, Wayward Wonders: A Circus of Magical Mayhem. Mark your calendars and join us for this showcase of local youth talent! Doors open at 6:00pm each night and tickets are ONLY available at the door so be sure to arrive early to claim yours!
Denali Drama Script Readings

Denali Drama Script Readings

Second Thursdays, Monthly

Time: 7:00pm

Price: Free!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Denali Drama will begin hosting monthly informal play readings at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar.  These will take place on the second Thursday of each month beginning Thursday, July 11 at 7pm.   The first reading will be Noises Off, by Michael Frayn, followed by You Can't Take It With You, by Kaufman and Hart, scheduled for Thursday, August 8.  All interested thespians are welcome!
Green Light Circus Fairway

Green Light Circus Fairway

July 13, 2024

Time: 12:00-6:00pm

Price: Free admission!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Join us on Saturday, July 13th for our first ever Green Light Circus Fairway and Carnival!  This family friendly event will feature carnival games, a dunk tank, a tent of oddities, magic shows, fortune telling, cotton candy, and more! 
Jazz Workshop

Jazz Workshop

July 15, 17, 18, 22, and 24, from 4:30-7:30pm, with a final rehearsal on July 26, 6:30-9:00pm. There will be a performance on Saturday, July 27 at 7:00pm.

Time: Varies

Price: $60

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Calling all musicians! If you are looking for a way to energize your music and increase your knowledge, we have the workshop for you! Whether you are playing for yourself, with friends, at gigs, or to screaming mobs, you will benefit from this Jazz Workshop with Maestro Rocco John Iacovone. Rocco returns to Talkeetna to once again share his love of music and art with the Northern Susitna Valley! This is an opportunity for anyone who loves playing music. Whether you are paper trained ...
Broadway in TKA

Broadway in TKA

July 20, 2024

Time: 7:30pm

Price: Free!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Kaitlin Lawrence is a professional actress and theatre director who has been spending her summers in Denali since 2014. Join Kaitlin for a night of original and Broadway-inspired tunes! Admission is FREE! Tips and donations are welcome.
Kuf Knotz and Christine Elise with Free Creatures

Kuf Knotz and Christine Elise with Free Creatures

July 23, 2024

Time: 7:00pm

Price: $10-20

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Join us at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar for an outdoor show on Tuesday, July 23rd.  Beginning at 7:00pm, jam to the DJ beats of Kuf Knots, followed by performances from Free Creatures and Kuf Knotz and Christine Elise.
Music in the Wild

Music in the Wild

July 30, 2024

Time: 7:30pm

Price: Free!

Location: Historical Society Garden

Denali Arts Council, Talkeetna Historical Society, and Princess present a free concert in the Historical Society garden on July 30, 2024, from 7:30-8:30pm.
Upper Susitna Fine Arts Camp

Upper Susitna Fine Arts Camp

July 22 - July 26, 2024 & July 29 - Aug 2, 2024

Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Price: $225, Scholarships available!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

The Upper Susitna Fine Art Camp is a prestigious summer camp for youth aged 8-17, running for two one-week sessions. It offers professional teaching artists who lead students through a diverse range of art activities in various styles and genres. Denali Arts Council is committed to enhancing our community’s access to affordable art-based opportunities and nurturing a lifelong passion for art among our youth.
STEAM Pups

STEAM Pups

Mondays, beginning June 3, 2024

Time: 10:00-11:00am

Price: Free!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

STEAM Pups, our new weekly youth STEAM program, begins Monday, June 3rd. Every Monday, a STEAM coach will lead a different project aimed to inspire and enrich the thinking of our young community members. This brand new FREE program is geared toward students 5-7 years old, and older and younger siblings are welcome to join in the fun too! No registration is required, but a parent of caregiver must be present and participating during the project.
Youth Jam Night

Youth Jam Night

Tuesdays, beginning June 4, 2024

Time: 5:00-7:00pm

Price: Free!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Local youth, aged 13 and up, are invited to come jam with and around their peers at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar, from 5-7pm on Tuesdays, beginning June 4. Electric guitars, bass guitars, small amps, and headphones will be available, and participants are welcome to bring their own instruments. This program is free and participants must be able to conduct themselves responsibly. Youth aged 10-12 may also participate, with parent or caregiver support.
Stage Lights

Stage Lights

Thursdays, beginning June 13, 2024

Time: 6:00-7:00pm

Price: Free!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Stage Lights, a program designed to introduce teens aged 15-17 to the ins and outs of running the tech booth, including stage lights, will meet Thursdays 6-7pm, beginning June 13. This free program does not require registration or a weekly commitment, but will build on skills learned week to week. At the end of the summer, participants who have attended sufficient sessions and learned the presented skills, will be signed off as Junior Tech Room Operators and will be cleared to help run ...
Green Light Circus

Green Light Circus

June 24 - July 15, 2024

Time: 9:00am - 10:30am 11:30am - 1:30pm 2:30pm - 5:30pm

Price: $125-450, Scholarships available!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Green Light Circus Camp 2024 is on the calendar!  Our three week camp will begin on Monday, June 24th and go through Friday, July 12th, with performances on Friday and Saturday, July 12th and 13th.  New this year – all day circus festivities preceding the show on Saturday! 
Live at Five Concert Series

Live at Five Concert Series

Fridays, Memorial Day through Labor Day

Time: 5 pm - 7 pm

Price: Free

Location: The Talkeetna Village Park

The Live at Five Summer Concert Series began in 2010 through the support of Denali Arts Council and the Talkeetna Chamber of Commerce. All shows are free and family friendly. All shows take place at The Talkeetna Village Park at the Pavilion in downtown Talkeetna, from 5pm to 7pm. You will need a blanket or lawn chair to sit in and are only a short walk to any number of Talkeetna restaurants and gift shops. We look forward to seeing you! The Live at Five 2024 Summer Concert series is ...

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PO Box 404
Talkeetna, AK 99676
Tel: (907) 733-7929
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