Events Calendar

For everyone that wishes to enjoy a wide range of Community Events, Skagway has it all. Throughout the year our small community (population 1036 in 2014 census estimate) puts on a host of events with the help of many Skagway volunteers!

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Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

October 2016

Jeff Smith’s Parlor Museum Open House

October 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum, 2nd & Broadway
Skagway, AK 99840 United States
FREE!

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act and learn about recent restoration projects at "Soapy's". Share your stories & memories of Soapy's and preservation in Skagway. Featuring Scott Logan, Cory Thole, Lyn Rhodes, Michelle Harris, Cori Giacamozzi & more!

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December 2016

Photo Identification- Help us tell the stories of historical photos

December 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Bites on Broadway, 6th and Broadway
Skagway, AK 99840 United States

Browse through photos from Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park's museum and reference collections. Help us identify people, places, buildings, dates, etc. Any information or stories you can share will be useful.

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April 2017

Skagway Interagency Bear Team Community Program

April 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Skagway Traditional Council, 11th and Broadway
Skagway, AK 99840 United States
Free

Skagway – Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in partnership with the Skagway Police Department (SPD) and Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) will host a community bear presentation on Thursday, April 27 at 5pm at the Skagway Traditional Council. The program will include an hour presentation on several bear topics of interest to the community, hands-on demonstrations, and a half-hour question and answer session with agency contacts. Presentation topics will include bear biology; preventing bear encounters and food…

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April 2018

Heritage Presentations

April 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
National Park Service Visitor Center, 2nd Avenue
Skagway, AK 99840 United States
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Tagish Denke elders are coming to share their stories and heritage with the residents of Skagway! Join us Friday, April 27, from 10:00-1:00 in the National Park Service theater on Broadway & 2nd in Skagway. Ask questions, get new perspectives, and learn the history of Skookum Jim. This free event is open to all.

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June 2018

Training: Sharing Skagway’s Stories

June 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Park Service Visitor Center, 2nd Avenue
Skagway, AK 99840 United States
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What: Training Opportunity at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Contact: Jason Verhaeghe, Interpretation Program Manager, (907) 983-9234 When: Friday, June 8, 7:00-8:00pm Join Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park for a free training on true and exciting stories to share with guests. Park rangers will team up with guides, drivers, and others who share history with the public in an information sharing session on June 8. In this training, park staff will briefly share verified Skagway stories, and then…

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July 2018

Art Talk: Josh Winkler

July 11, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
National Park Service Visitor Center, 2nd Avenue
Skagway, AK 99840 United States
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Free

Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Josh Winkler will present a PowerPoint lecture describing the trajectory of his art. He will discuss the perceived relationships between recent work he has created about the California gold rush of the 1850s and the Klondike Gold Rush that occurred 50 years later. His presentation will include sketches from his time as an artist in residence on the Chilkoot Trail. The talk will explore the environmental and societal impacts of the boom and bust cycles of…

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Art Talk: Kristin Link

July 25, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
National Park Service Visitor Center, 2nd Avenue
Skagway, AK 99840 United States
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Free

Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Kristin Link from Glennallen, Alaska, has been working as an artist in Alaska since she received a graduate certificate in Science Illustration from California State University Monterey Bay in 2010. Her ambition is to create images that explain and inspire people about their natural surroundings. In this talk, she'll discuss what it's like to be a science illustrator and how the backcountry influences art.

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August 2018

Art Talk: Hilary Lorenz

August 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
National Park Service Visitor Center, 2nd Avenue
Skagway, AK 99840 United States
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Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Hilary Lorenz from Brooklyn, New York, focuses on visually translating the visceral experience of urban and rural landscapes into linoleum block prints, drawings, and room-size installations. Her talk will focus on backpacking, printmaking, encountering nature, and experiencing raw solitude.

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April 2019

National Park Service Museum Open!

April 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
National Park Service Visitor Center, 2nd Avenue
Skagway, AK 99840 United States
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Free

Learn about the history of the Klondike Gold Rush at this fun, interactive museum

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July 2019

Junior Ranger Day

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Moore Homestead, 5th Ave & Broadway
Skagway, AK 99840
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