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Iditarod 2019 Events

Saturday, March 9th

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9:30am

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Fatbike Social Club

Location:

Location:

Bering Tea

Mar 9 & 16 9:30am. Rentals available. Jeff 304-1797

11am

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1pm

Chili Fundraiser for St. Joseph Church

Location:

Location:

St. Joseph Catholic Church (corner of Steadman and Kings Pl)

Mar9 11a-1p. Chili, cornbread, dessert, drink $10. Grab it while waiting for start of Nome-Golovin race, or come to warm up afterwards. Mo 304-1492

12pm

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Nome-Golovin 200 Snowmachine Race

Location:

Location:

Sea ice east of Nome

Mar9 12p race start. Tech inspection 11a. Race from Nome to Golovin & back, weather permitting. Sign up at armory gym Mar7 7-8p (concessions will be sold). Trophy presented Mar9 7p at BOT. Kevin 304-3201.

1pm

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Iditarod Dart Tournament

Location:

Location:

ANB

Mar9 1p & 7p, Mar10 1p & 7p. Must be ANB member ($15). Each event $20/person (doubles $40/ team; triples $60/team). ANB 443-2666

7pm

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Iditarod Dart Tournament

Location:

Location:

ANB

Mar9 1p & 7p, Mar10 1p & 7p. Must be ANB member ($15). Each event $20/person (doubles $40/ team; triples $60/team). ANB 443-2666

9pm

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Community Fireworks on Middle Beach

Location:

Location:

Middle Beach

Mar9 9p. Sponsored by City of Nome, Bering Sea Lions Club, NJUS, Nome Volunteer Fire Department.

11pm

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Marc Brown Band

Location:

Location:

BOT

Mar8-9 11p. Rose 253- 229-6064

12am

-

5am

DJ Gré

Location:

Location:

BOT

Mar8-16 til 5am; start times vary. Rose 253-229-6064

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Dog Sled Rides

Location:

Location:

5-mile/30-minute ride with local mushers on nearby trails. $75/person. Visit kennel, learn how dogs are trained for racing, meet former Iditarod dogs, take photos with your favorite dogs. Call/text 304-3161 to schedule.

Sunday, March 10th

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8:30am

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10:30pm

LOIBC Basketball Tournament

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar10-15 8:30a-10:30p & Mar16 10a-7p. Schedules at NRC beginning Mar10 or find us on Facebook.

1pm

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Iditarod Dart Tournament

Location:

Location:

ANB

Mar9 1p & 7p, Mar10 1p & 7p. Must be ANB member ($15). Each event $20/person (doubles $40/ team; triples $60/team). ANB 443-2666

2pm

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Bob Beardsley Memorial Mini-Mukluk Marathon

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar10 2p; registration starts 1:30p. 5K fun run/walk sponsored by Nome Rotary Club. All welcome. Free T-shirts for human finishers! $15 entry fee. Lew 443-5549

7pm

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Iditarod Dart Tournament

Location:

Location:

ANB

Mar9 1p & 7p, Mar10 1p & 7p. Must be ANB member ($15). Each event $20/person (doubles $40/ team; triples $60/team). ANB 443-2666

12am

-

5am

DJ Gré

Location:

Location:

BOT

Mar8-16 til 5am; start times vary. Rose 253-229-6064

-

Dog Sled Rides

Location:

Location:

5-mile/30-minute ride with local mushers on nearby trails. $75/person. Visit kennel, learn how dogs are trained for racing, meet former Iditarod dogs, take photos with your favorite dogs. Call/text 304-3161 to schedule.

Monday, March 11th

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8:30am

-

10:30pm

LOIBC Basketball Tournament

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar10-15 8:30a-10:30p & Mar16 10a-7p. Schedules at NRC beginning Mar10 or find us on Facebook.

9am

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7pm

Helicopter Tours

Location:

Location:

Bering Air

Mar11-16 9a-7p. Fly to last Iditarod checkpoint Safety Roadhouse for a close look at the trail and what goes on at a checkpoint. Chance to see wildlife and dog teams from the air! Arrange at 443-5464

10am

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6pm

Arts & Crafts Fair

Location:

Location:

OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. 20th annual arts & crafts bazaar. Cheryl 304-1669

10am

-

6pm

Fine Arts Show

Location:

Location:

OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. Drop off entries Mar10 3:30-8p. $10 entry fee per item; under age 18 $5. Awards reception Mar15 5-7p. 20th annual Nome Arts Council event. Michael 434-2483

10am

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11:30am

Intro to Inupiaq Language

Location:

Location:

NWC

Mar11 10a- 11:30a. Learn basic Inupiaq words and phrases from Nome resident Josie Bourdon. Inupiaq alphabet and common Inupiaq phrases in in- formal workshop environment. Laura 443-8420

10:30am

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NPS Movies, Talks, Excursions, Workshops

Location:

Location:

Bering Land Bridge Visitor Center in Sitnasuak Building

Mar11-16 10:30a movie with coffee, tea, snacks; 1p talk (Mar11-15); 3p workshop, excursion or family fun event (Mar 11-15) by park staff and community experts. Free! Details at NPS, facebook.com/BeringLandNPS, or 443-2522

1pm

-

5pm

CAMP NSHC Injury Prevention

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar11-15 1-5p. Helmets, ice cleats, gloves available for purchase. Nicotine replacement therapy available for those wanting to quit smoking. 443-3365

1pm

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Images of America: NOME Book Signing with Amy Phillips-Chan

Location:

Location:

RFB

Mar 11 1p Free. Amy 443-6630

2pm

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4pm

Kids Club

Location:

Location:

Nome Covenant Church

Mar11-13 2-4p. Bible stories, games, crafts and snacks for kindergarten-grade 4. Hosted by Alaska Missions & Retreats. Scott (254)715-7404 or Brenda (907)351-5654

6pm

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8:30pm

Hope for the Home

Location:

Location:

River of Life Assembly of God Church

Mar11-13 6-8:30p. Alaska Missions Family Conference, for families of all types (including couples, single moms, etc.). Learn about giving your family a future and a hope. Dinner, childcare provided. Free! Guest speakers. Brenda (907)351-5654

6pm

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Opening Reception of Museum Exhibition featuring Iditarod Artist Jon Van Zyle

Location:

Location:

RFB

Mar 11 6p. Free. Amy 443-6630

7pm

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Iditarod Texas Hold ’em Poker

Location:

Location:

ANB

Mar11-14. Must sign up by 7p each night, be ANB Club member ($15 fee). Top 3 Mar11-12 advance. Final tables Mar14. ANB 443-2666

12am

-

5am

DJ Gré

Location:

Location:

BOT

Mar8-16 til 5am; start times vary. Rose 253-229-6064

-

Dog Sled Rides

Location:

Location:

5-mile/30-minute ride with local mushers on nearby trails. $75/person. Visit kennel, learn how dogs are trained for racing, meet former Iditarod dogs, take photos with your favorite dogs. Call/text 304-3161 to schedule.

Tuesday, March 12th

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8am

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11:30am

CAMP Health Screenings

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar12-14 8-11:30a. Walk-in fasting A1C, blood pressure, cholesterol screenings. Must fast for 12 hours before, drink plenty of water and take all medications. Ages 18 & up. CAMP 443-3365

8:30am

-

10:30pm

LOIBC Basketball Tournament

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar10-15 8:30a-10:30p & Mar16 10a-7p. Schedules at NRC beginning Mar10 or find us on Facebook.

9am

-

7pm

Helicopter Tours

Location:

Location:

Bering Air

Mar11-16 9a-7p. Fly to last Iditarod checkpoint Safety Roadhouse for a close look at the trail and what goes on at a checkpoint. Chance to see wildlife and dog teams from the air! Arrange at 443-5464

10am

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6pm

Arts & Crafts Fair

Location:

Location:

OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. 20th annual arts & crafts bazaar. Cheryl 304-1669

10am

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12pm

DIY Leather Hand-stitching

Location:

Location:

NWC

Mar12 10a- 12noon. Learn basic leather hand-stitching techniques with Jackie Hrabok-Leppäjärvi, NWC professor. Make a souvenir keychain to bring home. $5 materials fee. Laura 443-8420

10am

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6pm

Fine Arts Show

Location:

Location:

OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. Drop off entries Mar10 3:30-8p. $10 entry fee per item; under age 18 $5. Awards reception Mar15 5-7p. 20th annual Nome Arts Council event. Michael 434-2483

10:30am

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Iditarod Story Event for Kids

Location:

Location:

RFB

Mar12 10:30a. Sled dog stories & crafts for ages 3-6. Marguerite 443-6628

10:30am

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NPS Movies, Talks, Excursions, Workshops

Location:

Location:

Bering Land Bridge Visitor Center in Sitnasuak Building

Mar11-16 10:30a movie with coffee, tea, snacks; 1p talk (Mar11-15); 3p workshop, excursion or family fun event (Mar 11-15) by park staff and community experts. Free! Details at NPS, facebook.com/BeringLandNPS, or 443-2522

12pm

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Iditarod Artist Presentation and Book Signing with Jon Van Zyle

Location:

Location:

RFB

Mar12 12p. Free. Amy 443-6630

1pm

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CAMP Dietitian Q&A

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar12 1-2p. Get any of your nutrition or diabetes questions answered by a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator! CAMP 443-3365

1pm

-

5pm

CAMP NSHC Injury Prevention

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar11-15 1-5p. Helmets, ice cleats, gloves available for purchase. Nicotine replacement therapy available for those wanting to quit smoking. 443-3365

2pm

-

4pm

Kids Club

Location:

Location:

Nome Covenant Church

Mar11-13 2-4p. Bible stories, games, crafts and snacks for kindergarten-grade 4. Hosted by Alaska Missions & Retreats. Scott (254)715-7404 or Brenda (907)351-5654

2pm

-

5pm

Nome & The Last Great Race Tour

Location:

Location:

(Meet at) Visitor Center

Meet at Visitor Center. Mar13-17 9a-12p or Mar 12-17 2-5p. $75 for 3-hour tour with Mayor Richard Beneville. Entertaining, insightful, honest tour with stories of Nome’s people and history. Make reservations with Roberta 443-2841 or www.nomediscoverytours.com.

6pm

-

8:30pm

Hope for the Home

Location:

Location:

River of Life Assembly of God Church

Mar11-13 6-8:30p. Alaska Missions Family Conference, for families of all types (including couples, single moms, etc.). Learn about giving your family a future and a hope. Dinner, childcare provided. Free! Guest speakers. Brenda (907)351-5654

7pm

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Iditarod Texas Hold ’em Poker

Location:

Location:

ANB

Mar11-14. Must sign up by 7p each night, be ANB Club member ($15 fee). Top 3 Mar11-12 advance. Final tables Mar14. ANB 443-2666

9:30pm

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1:30am

Bering Strait Jackets

Location:

Location:

Bering Sea Bar

Mar12 9:30p-1:30a. The Bering Strait Jackets make a triumphant return for a night of unfiltered, real jams. Al 434-6076

12am

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5am

DJ Gré

Location:

Location:

BOT

Mar8-16 til 5am; start times vary. Rose 253-229-6064

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Dog Sled Rides

Location:

Location:

5-mile/30-minute ride with local mushers on nearby trails. $75/person. Visit kennel, learn how dogs are trained for racing, meet former Iditarod dogs, take photos with your favorite dogs. Call/text 304-3161 to schedule.

Wednesday, March 13th

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8am

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11:30am

CAMP Health Screenings

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar12-14 8-11:30a. Walk-in fasting A1C, blood pressure, cholesterol screenings. Must fast for 12 hours before, drink plenty of water and take all medications. Ages 18 & up. CAMP 443-3365

8:30am

-

10:30pm

LOIBC Basketball Tournament

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar10-15 8:30a-10:30p & Mar16 10a-7p. Schedules at NRC beginning Mar10 or find us on Facebook.

9am

-

7pm

Helicopter Tours

Location:

Location:

Bering Air

Mar11-16 9a-7p. Fly to last Iditarod checkpoint Safety Roadhouse for a close look at the trail and what goes on at a checkpoint. Chance to see wildlife and dog teams from the air! Arrange at 443-5464

9am

-

12pm

Nome & The Last Great Race Tour

Location:

Location:

(Meet at) Visitor Center

Meet at Visitor Center. Mar13-17 9a-12p or Mar 12-17 2-5p. $75 for 3-hour tour with Mayor Richard Beneville. Entertaining, insightful, honest tour with stories of Nome’s people and history. Make reservations with Roberta 443-2841 or www.nomediscoverytours.com.

10am

-

6pm

Arts & Crafts Fair

Location:

Location:

OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. 20th annual arts & crafts bazaar. Cheryl 304-1669

10am

-

6pm

Fine Arts Show

Location:

Location:

OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. Drop off entries Mar10 3:30-8p. $10 entry fee per item; under age 18 $5. Awards reception Mar15 5-7p. 20th annual Nome Arts Council event. Michael 434-2483

10:30am

-

NPS Movies, Talks, Excursions, Workshops

Location:

Location:

Bering Land Bridge Visitor Center in Sitnasuak Building

Mar11-16 10:30a movie with coffee, tea, snacks; 1p talk (Mar11-15); 3p workshop, excursion or family fun event (Mar 11-15) by park staff and community experts. Free! Details at NPS, facebook.com/BeringLandNPS, or 443-2522

1pm

-

5pm

CAMP NSHC Injury Prevention

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar11-15 1-5p. Helmets, ice cleats, gloves available for purchase. Nicotine replacement therapy available for those wanting to quit smoking. 443-3365

1:30pm

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Muskox Slideshow

Location:

Location:

NWC

Mar13 1:30p. Biology professor Claudia Ihl presents findings from her research into the social life and courtship behaviors of muskox. Laura 443-8420

2pm

-

4pm

Kids Club

Location:

Location:

Nome Covenant Church

Mar11-13 2-4p. Bible stories, games, crafts and snacks for kindergarten-grade 4. Hosted by Alaska Missions & Retreats. Scott (254)715-7404 or Brenda (907)351-5654

2pm

-

5pm

Nome & The Last Great Race Tour

Location:

Location:

(Meet at) Visitor Center

Meet at Visitor Center. Mar13-17 9a-12p or Mar 12-17 2-5p. $75 for 3-hour tour with Mayor Richard Beneville. Entertaining, insightful, honest tour with stories of Nome’s people and history. Make reservations with Roberta 443-2841 or www.nomediscoverytours.com.

6pm

-

Goldfish Races—Tournament Style

Location:

Location:

Bering Sea Bar

Mar13 6p signup, 8p races start. Sponsored by Alaska Brewing & Anchorage Distillery. Good drinks, great time. Al 434-6076

6pm

-

8:30pm

Hope for the Home

Location:

Location:

River of Life Assembly of God Church

Mar11-13 6-8:30p. Alaska Missions Family Conference, for families of all types (including couples, single moms, etc.). Learn about giving your family a future and a hope. Dinner, childcare provided. Free! Guest speakers. Brenda (907)351-5654

6pm

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Hot Dog Eating Contest

Location:

Location:

Bering Sea Bar

Mar13 6p. Sponsored by Odem. Al 434-6076

7pm

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The Buffleheads

Location:

Location:

Gold Dust Saloon

Mar13 7p. Nome singer-songwriters with locally-flavored originals and anything-can-happen style. Al 434-6076

7pm

-

Iditarod Texas Hold ’em Poker

Location:

Location:

ANB

Mar11-14. Must sign up by 7p each night, be ANB Club member ($15 fee). Top 3 Mar11-12 advance. Final tables Mar14. ANB 443-2666

9pm

-

1am

Acoustic Oosik (Rock Band)

Location:

Location:

Bering Sea

Original and danceable cover tunes at various events. Ben 907-887- 1222

10pm

-

2am

Conway Seavey Band

Location:

Location:

BOT

Mar13-16 10p-2a. Starts 10:30p Mar14. With DJ Mar13 & 14. Rose 253-229-6064

12am

-

5am

DJ Gré

Location:

Location:

BOT

Mar8-16 til 5am; start times vary. Rose 253-229-6064

-

Fatbike the Iditarod Trail

Location:

Location:

Mar13-15 by reservation (required). $25/hour. Jeff 304-1797

-

Dog Sled Rides

Location:

Location:

5-mile/30-minute ride with local mushers on nearby trails. $75/person. Visit kennel, learn how dogs are trained for racing, meet former Iditarod dogs, take photos with your favorite dogs. Call/text 304-3161 to schedule.

Thursday, March 14th

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8am

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11:30am

CAMP Health Screenings

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar12-14 8-11:30a. Walk-in fasting A1C, blood pressure, cholesterol screenings. Must fast for 12 hours before, drink plenty of water and take all medications. Ages 18 & up. CAMP 443-3365

8:30am

-

10:30pm

LOIBC Basketball Tournament

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar10-15 8:30a-10:30p & Mar16 10a-7p. Schedules at NRC beginning Mar10 or find us on Facebook.

9am

-

7pm

Helicopter Tours

Location:

Location:

Bering Air

Mar11-16 9a-7p. Fly to last Iditarod checkpoint Safety Roadhouse for a close look at the trail and what goes on at a checkpoint. Chance to see wildlife and dog teams from the air! Arrange at 443-5464

9am

-

12pm

Nome & The Last Great Race Tour

Location:

Location:

(Meet at) Visitor Center

Meet at Visitor Center. Mar13-17 9a-12p or Mar 12-17 2-5p. $75 for 3-hour tour with Mayor Richard Beneville. Entertaining, insightful, honest tour with stories of Nome’s people and history. Make reservations with Roberta 443-2841 or www.nomediscoverytours.com.

10am

-

6pm

Arts & Crafts Fair

Location:

Location:

OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. 20th annual arts & crafts bazaar. Cheryl 304-1669

10am

-

6pm

Fine Arts Show

Location:

Location:

OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. Drop off entries Mar10 3:30-8p. $10 entry fee per item; under age 18 $5. Awards reception Mar15 5-7p. 20th annual Nome Arts Council event. Michael 434-2483

10:30am

-

NPS Movies, Talks, Excursions, Workshops

Location:

Location:

Bering Land Bridge Visitor Center in Sitnasuak Building

Mar11-16 10:30a movie with coffee, tea, snacks; 1p talk (Mar11-15); 3p workshop, excursion or family fun event (Mar 11-15) by park staff and community experts. Free! Details at NPS, facebook.com/BeringLandNPS, or 443-2522

1pm

-

5pm

CAMP NSHC Injury Prevention

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar11-15 1-5p. Helmets, ice cleats, gloves available for purchase. Nicotine replacement therapy available for those wanting to quit smoking. 443-3365

2pm

-

5pm

Nome & The Last Great Race Tour

Location:

Location:

(Meet at) Visitor Center

Meet at Visitor Center. Mar13-17 9a-12p or Mar 12-17 2-5p. $75 for 3-hour tour with Mayor Richard Beneville. Entertaining, insightful, honest tour with stories of Nome’s people and history. Make reservations with Roberta 443-2841 or www.nomediscoverytours.com.

3pm

-

4pm

Katirvik Cultural Center Exhibit Tour

Location:

Location:

KCC

Mar14-16 3-4p. View beautiful artifacts and art of the Bering Strait region’s indigenous cultures. Free. Lisa 443-4340

7pm

-

10pm

Cornhole Tournament

Location:

Location:

BOT

Mar14 7-10p. Teams of 2. Door prizes. Rose 253-229-6064

7pm

-

Iditarod Texas Hold ’em Poker

Location:

Location:

ANB

Mar11-14. Must sign up by 7p each night, be ANB Club member ($15 fee). Top 3 Mar11-12 advance. Final tables Mar14. ANB 443-2666

7:30pm

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Iditarod Open Mic Night

Location:

Location:

Bering Sea Bar

Mar14 7:30p. $5 cover or perform (sign up at the door). Music, poetry, comedy, storytelling. No recorded music. Under 21 must be with adult. Nome Arts Council event. Carol 304-9058

8pm

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Make Your Own Bikini Contest

Location:

Location:

Polar Bar

Mar14 8p. $5 cover. Auction before event. Polar 443-2302

8pm

-

Acoustic Oosik (Rock Band)

Location:

Location:

Polar Bar

Original and danceable cover tunes at various events. Ben 907-887- 1222

10pm

-

2am

Conway Seavey Band

Location:

Location:

BOT

Mar13-16 10p-2a. Starts 10:30p Mar14. With DJ Mar13 & 14. Rose 253-229-6064

12am

-

5am

DJ Gré

Location:

Location:

BOT

Mar8-16 til 5am; start times vary. Rose 253-229-6064

-

Fatbike the Iditarod Trail

Location:

Location:

Mar13-15 by reservation (required). $25/hour. Jeff 304-1797

-

Dog Sled Rides

Location:

Location:

5-mile/30-minute ride with local mushers on nearby trails. $75/person. Visit kennel, learn how dogs are trained for racing, meet former Iditarod dogs, take photos with your favorite dogs. Call/text 304-3161 to schedule.

Friday, March 15th

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8:30am

-

10:30pm

LOIBC Basketball Tournament

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar10-15 8:30a-10:30p & Mar16 10a-7p. Schedules at NRC beginning Mar10 or find us on Facebook.

9am

-

7pm

Helicopter Tours

Location:

Location:

Bering Air

Mar11-16 9a-7p. Fly to last Iditarod checkpoint Safety Roadhouse for a close look at the trail and what goes on at a checkpoint. Chance to see wildlife and dog teams from the air! Arrange at 443-5464

9am

-

12pm

Nome & The Last Great Race Tour

Location:

Location:

(Meet at) Visitor Center

Meet at Visitor Center. Mar13-17 9a-12p or Mar 12-17 2-5p. $75 for 3-hour tour with Mayor Richard Beneville. Entertaining, insightful, honest tour with stories of Nome’s people and history. Make reservations with Roberta 443-2841 or www.nomediscoverytours.com.

10am

-

6pm

Arts & Crafts Fair

Location:

Location:

OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. 20th annual arts & crafts bazaar. Cheryl 304-1669

10am

-

6pm

Fine Arts Show

Location:

Location:

OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. Drop off entries Mar10 3:30-8p. $10 entry fee per item; under age 18 $5. Awards reception Mar15 5-7p. 20th annual Nome Arts Council event. Michael 434-2483

10:30am

-

NPS Movies, Talks, Excursions, Workshops

Location:

Location:

Bering Land Bridge Visitor Center in Sitnasuak Building

Mar11-16 10:30a movie with coffee, tea, snacks; 1p talk (Mar11-15); 3p workshop, excursion or family fun event (Mar 11-15) by park staff and community experts. Free! Details at NPS, facebook.com/BeringLandNPS, or 443-2522

11am

-

Iditarod Open Ski Race

Location:

Location:

Mar15 11a registration at NES, 12noon start at Bypass Rd snow dump. Distance varies by ability level. Keith 434-2268

1pm

-

5pm

CAMP NSHC Injury Prevention

Location:

Location:

NRC

Mar11-15 1-5p. Helmets, ice cleats, gloves available for purchase. Nicotine replacement therapy available for those wanting to quit smoking. 443-3365

2pm

-

5pm

Nome & The Last Great Race Tour

Location:

Location:

(Meet at) Visitor Center

Meet at Visitor Center. Mar13-17 9a-12p or Mar 12-17 2-5p. $75 for 3-hour tour with Mayor Richard Beneville. Entertaining, insightful, honest tour with stories of Nome’s people and history. Make reservations with Roberta 443-2841 or www.nomediscoverytours.com.

3pm

-

4pm

Katirvik Cultural Center Exhibit Tour

Location:

Location:

KCC

Mar14-16 3-4p. View beautiful artifacts and art of the Bering Strait region’s indigenous cultures. Free. Lisa 443-4340

3pm

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Meet & Book Signing with Martin Buser

Location:

Location:

RFB

Mar15 3p. Martin Buser will tell stories of the trail and sign copies of his book Dog Man, Chronicles of an Iditarod Champion. Marguerite 443-6628

3:30pm

-

Discovery Saloon Slideshow

Location:

Location:

RFB

Mar15 3:30p. Carol Gales shares history of Nome’s oldest surviving building (1899) and historic preservation efforts. Free. Amy 443-6631

3:30pm

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Nome Kennel Club Businessman’s Race

Location:

Location:

Nome Kennel Club Businessman’s Race

Mar15 3:30p. Be a musher! Run 3 dogs 3 miles in this annual Nome Kennel Club event. $150 entry fee, space limited. Sign up at Visitors Center starting Mar 11. Kirsten 434-2016

5pm

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7pm

Fine Arts Show- Reception

Location:

Location:

OSJ

Awards reception Mar15 5-7p. 20th annual Nome Arts Council event. Michael 434-2483

7pm

-

Chili Cook-off

Location:

Location:

VFW

Mar15 7p. Make your favorite chili and drop it off for contest by 6:30p. Judging starts 7p. Prizes! Open to public, donations accepted. Dessert auction follows. Bering Strait Jackets performing immediately after the contest at 9p. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary. Peggy 443-2881

8pm

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Friends of the NRA Drawing for Iditarod 5-Gun Raffle

Location:

Location:

VFW

Mar15 8p. Tickets available at Carquest, VFW and craft fair. Look for wall of guns at craft fair. NFRA is non-political, supports gun safety and shooting sports. Steve 434-1401

9pm

-

1am

Acoustic Oosik (Rock Band)

Location:

Location:

Bering Sea

Original and danceable cover tunes at various events. Ben 907-887- 1222

10pm

-

2am

Conway Seavey Band

Location:

Location:

BOT

Mar13-16 10p-2a. Starts 10:30p Mar14. With DJ Mar13 & 14. Rose 253-229-6064

12am

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5am

DJ Gré

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Location:

BOT

Mar8-16 til 5am; start times vary. Rose 253-229-6064

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Fatbike the Iditarod Trail

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Location:

Mar13-15 by reservation (required). $25/hour. Jeff 304-1797

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Dog Sled Rides

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Location:

5-mile/30-minute ride with local mushers on nearby trails. $75/person. Visit kennel, learn how dogs are trained for racing, meet former Iditarod dogs, take photos with your favorite dogs. Call/text 304-3161 to schedule.

Saturday, March 16th

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9am

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7pm

Helicopter Tours

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Bering Air

Mar11-16 9a-7p. Fly to last Iditarod checkpoint Safety Roadhouse for a close look at the trail and what goes on at a checkpoint. Chance to see wildlife and dog teams from the air! Arrange at 443-5464

9am

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12pm

Nome & The Last Great Race Tour

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(Meet at) Visitor Center

Meet at Visitor Center. Mar13-17 9a-12p or Mar 12-17 2-5p. $75 for 3-hour tour with Mayor Richard Beneville. Entertaining, insightful, honest tour with stories of Nome’s people and history. Make reservations with Roberta 443-2841 or www.nomediscoverytours.com.

9:30am

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Fatbike Social Club

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Bering Tea

Mar 9 & 16 9:30am. Rentals available. Jeff 304-1797

10am

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6pm

Arts & Crafts Fair

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OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. 20th annual arts & crafts bazaar. Cheryl 304-1669

10am

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6pm

Fine Arts Show

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OSJ

Mar11-16 10a-6p. Drop off entries Mar10 3:30-8p. $10 entry fee per item; under age 18 $5. Awards reception Mar15 5-7p. 20th annual Nome Arts Council event. Michael 434-2483

10am

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7pm

LOIBC Basketball Tournament

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NRC

Mar10-15 8:30a-10:30p & Mar16 10a-7p. Schedules at NRC beginning Mar10 or find us on Facebook.

10:30am

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NPS Movies, Talks, Excursions, Workshops

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Bering Land Bridge Visitor Center in Sitnasuak Building

Mar11-16 10:30a movie with coffee, tea, snacks; 1p talk (Mar11-15); 3p workshop, excursion or family fun event (Mar 11-15) by park staff and community experts. Free! Details at NPS, facebook.com/BeringLandNPS, or 443-2522

11am

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BSLC Annual Eliot Staples Ice Golf Classic 2019

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Breakers Bar

Mar16. $50 per person, 4 people per team. 1st tee time 11a, then every 15 min. Goodie bag. Hot wings. Awards 7p Breakers Bar. Alaska Bowl Co. prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Ben 304-1746

2pm

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5pm

Meet the Mushers

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MCC

Mar16 2-5p. Mushers sign autographs and meet the public. Bring your own markers/pens. 443-MUSH

2pm

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5pm

Nome & The Last Great Race Tour

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Location:

(Meet at) Visitor Center

Meet at Visitor Center. Mar13-17 9a-12p or Mar 12-17 2-5p. $75 for 3-hour tour with Mayor Richard Beneville. Entertaining, insightful, honest tour with stories of Nome’s people and history. Make reservations with Roberta 443-2841 or www.nomediscoverytours.com.

3pm

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4pm

Katirvik Cultural Center Exhibit Tour

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KCC

Mar14-16 3-4p. View beautiful artifacts and art of the Bering Strait region’s indigenous cultures. Free. Lisa 443-4340

7pm

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10pm

ANB 6th Annual Beer Tasting

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ANB

Mar16 7-10p. $30 for 12 5-oz samples of Matanuska Brewing beer. Music by Acoustic Oosik. Leanne 443-2666

9pm

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1am

Acoustic Oosik (Rock Band)

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ANB

Original and danceable cover tunes at various events. Ben 907-887- 1222

9pm

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Bering Sea Pong Tournament

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Bering Sea Bar

Mar16 9p. $20 entry fee per team of 2, limit 21 teams. Basic knock-out style, start with 6 cups/ side. Prizes. Must be 21. Al 434-6076

9pm

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Music Bingo

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Bering Sea Bar

Mar16, 9p. With Dj Trust. Al 434-6076

10pm

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2am

Conway Seavey Band

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Location:

BOT

Mar13-16 10p-2a. Starts 10:30p Mar14. With DJ Mar13 & 14. Rose 253-229-6064

10pm

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Karaoke Night

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Location:

Bering Sea Bar

Mar16 10p. With DJ Trust. Al 434-6076

12am

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5am

DJ Gré

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Location:

BOT

Mar8-16 til 5am; start times vary. Rose 253-229-6064

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Dog Sled Rides

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5-mile/30-minute ride with local mushers on nearby trails. $75/person. Visit kennel, learn how dogs are trained for racing, meet former Iditarod dogs, take photos with your favorite dogs. Call/text 304-3161 to schedule.

Sunday, March 17th

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9am

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12pm

Nome & The Last Great Race Tour

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(Meet at) Visitor Center

Meet at Visitor Center. Mar13-17 9a-12p or Mar 12-17 2-5p. $75 for 3-hour tour with Mayor Richard Beneville. Entertaining, insightful, honest tour with stories of Nome’s people and history. Make reservations with Roberta 443-2841 or www.nomediscoverytours.com.

9:30am

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Iditarod Sunday Special Event

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Nome Covenant Church

Mar17 9:30a continental breakfast; 11a service, musher sharing. 443-2565

2pm

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5pm

Nome & The Last Great Race Tour

Location:

Location:

(Meet at) Visitor Center

Meet at Visitor Center. Mar13-17 9a-12p or Mar 12-17 2-5p. $75 for 3-hour tour with Mayor Richard Beneville. Entertaining, insightful, honest tour with stories of Nome’s people and history. Make reservations with Roberta 443-2841 or www.nomediscoverytours.com.

4pm

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Iditarod Awards Banquet

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NRC

Mar17 4p, doors open 3p. Tickets available at MCC after first musher arrives. 443-MUSH

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Dog Sled Rides

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5-mile/30-minute ride with local mushers on nearby trails. $75/person. Visit kennel, learn how dogs are trained for racing, meet former Iditarod dogs, take photos with your favorite dogs. Call/text 304-3161 to schedule.

Come by the Visitor Center!

Whether you need a map, trip advice, or just some good old conversation, the staff at the Nome Visitor Center are more than happy to help.
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9am - 5pm, Sunday: 10am - 2pm