Kenai & Soldotna Events


Registration is open for the 2013 Tri The Kenai Triathlon, June 9 at SkyviewHigh School. The adult event includes a 500-yard pool swim, a 10-mile road bike and a 5-kilometer trail run, while the youth event (ages 6 to 14) includes a 100-yard swim, 4-k trail bike and 3-k run. Registration closes at midnight June 1. Competitors wishing to be considered for seeding must be registered by May 15. This year’s event will include a charity focus on the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank. Volunteers are needed. For more information or to register, visit or email

Kenai Peninsula Sport Rec & Trade Show

2013 Kenai Peninsula Sport, Rec and Trade Show May 3, 4, 5, 2013
at the Soldotna Sports Center. This event is the Peninsula’s only Sport Rec show, with
an average of 5,000 attendees yearly.

This year there is new and exciting events and vendors that you don’t want to miss!

2013 Show Dates & Times

Friday, May 3rd ~ 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Saturday, May 4th ~ 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Sunday, May 5th ~ 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

What Women Want Expo

Saturday May 4th from 10am-5PM

SoldotnaHigh School

A Local Shopping Expo and Spring Fair. This event is a fundraiser for the SoHi Girls Basketball Team! 40+ Vendors including food. Home based business, crafts, local businesses and more. Come have lunch and shop till you drop. Mothers Day is just around the corner. Bring the kids. Jumpin’ Junction has generously donated their Bouncy House ($2.00 admission) and there will be crafts to entertain the little ones.

Central Peninsula Garden Club “May Workshop Weekends”

May 4th

A myriad of workshops are scheduled every Saturday for the entire month, with topics such as: compost, garden planning, high tunnels, beneficial insects, clematis flowering vine, greenhouse management, garden ergonomics, recycled glass totems, hanging flower baskets, bee keeping for gardeners, seed saving, growing food in limited spaces, photographing flowers/plants, biodiversity, organic methods, yard development/maintenance, chicks to chickens, and more.


Advance registration is required for most of the workshops as group sizes vary and they take place in several different locations. The full schedule can be seen on the club’s web site, or by contacting Marion Nelson for an e-mail version, 283-4632. Registration will also be available at the club’s Home Show booth on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday May 27, at the Sports Arena.


Splash Into Safety With Safe Kids Kenai Water Safety Event

May 4, 2013

SkyviewHigh School

Come anytime between 10-12noon and 12noon-2pm with your children ages 4-14 to rotate through dry-land and in pool water safety stations. Upon completing the stations you will be able to purchase a proper fitting child’s Mustang personal flotation device. Parents/Caregivers must attend with children (but do not have to get in the water) Bring swimsuits and towels for children.


 Curtain Call Consignment Boutique 4th Anniversary Fashion Show

Curtain Call Consignment Boutique, 1212 First Ave. in Kenai, presents a 4th Anniversary Fashion Show from 2-4 p.m. May 5, with live music, refreshments and entertainment. Tickets are $10 and available at Curtain Call. For more information, call CNS Events, 252-7929 or 394-4559

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra presents an “Evening of Elegance”

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra presents an “Evening of Elegance,” a night of fine food and classical music in celebration of KPO’s 30th anniversary on May 25th at 7:00 p.m. in the AlaskaChristianCollegeConferenceCenter. Music provided by The Areté Trio, featuring Emily Grossman, violin; Kate McVey, viola, and Kevin Charlestream, cello. The cost for this event is $75. Tickets can be purchased at River City Books and Dr. Thompson’s office in Soldotna and the Homer Book Store in Homer. Basket auctions and outcry auctions will take place throughout the evening. Seating is limited. For more information please contact Mi’shell at 398-7843 in Soldotna or Linda at 235-8650 in Homer


Bronco and Dublin Episode 4: The buying process

  Bronco and Dublin going through the buying process in Kenai Alaska. They love to teach people what it takes to buy a home in Alaska.  They get to meet with a lender from Kenai Alaska and also a home inspector.

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