- Art Works in Soldotna has photography by Bill Heath on display through August.
- Kaladi Brothers in Soldotna has fiber art by Connie Goltz on display through August.
- The Kenai Fine Arts Center in Old Town Kenai has art by Laura Faeo and Regina McAbee on display through August.
- The Funky Monkey coffee shop in Kenai has “Altered Threads,” a fiber arts display by Kenai Peninsula College students, on display through August.
- Contributing scholar Shane Lopez will discuss the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center’s exhibit on the first- and second-edition journals of explorer Capt. James Cook at 1 p.m. at the center. Call 283-1991.
- Sidecar, a three-man improv troupe from New York, and a local workshop group will hold an information practice performance at 9 p.m. at the Old Town Playhouse in Kenai. Audiences are welcome and a free-will donation will be taken.
- The Kenai Writers Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Kenai Community Library.
- Indie folk artist Jaime Michaels will perform a benefit concert for the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center at 7 p.m. Thursday. All proceeds from tickets sales will be donated to the food bank. Tickets are $10 general admission, or 10 pounds of food. For more information and listening samples from Jaime Michaels, visit www.jaimemichaels.com.
- Sidecar (see Wednesday’s listing) will perform live shows with different content at 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the Old Town Playhouse in Kenai. Tickets are $10 for the first show and $5 for any additional show. Early shows are family friendly, later shows may by PG-13. Tickets are available at Charlotte’s in Kenai, River City Books in Soldotna and at the door.
- Janice Chumley, of the Cooperative Extension Service, will speak about beneficial insects and pest control species on the Kenai Peninsula at 1 p.m. at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. Call 283-1991.
- Sidecar will perform at 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the Old Town Playhouse in Kenai. (See Thursday’s listing.)
TuesdayThe Kenai Community Book Club will meet to discuss “The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office”, by Dave Lindorff, at 6:30 p.m. at the Kenai Community Library.
- The Riverside in Soldotna has live DJ music every Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m.
- The Funky Monkey in Kenai has bluegrass music by Them Other Shuckers from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays.
- Hooligan’s Saloon has acoustic music by Travis B. and Sean at 10 p.m. Thursday and rock covers by 9-Spine at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
- Kaladi Brothers in Soldotna has violin music from Emily Grossman on Friday and guitar and vocals by Tyler Schlung on Saturday.
- The Maverick in Soldotna has acoustic classic rock by the Free Beer Band at 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
- Moosequito’s in Sterling has acoustic music by Adam and Sonny tonight.
- Mykel’s in Soldotna has acoustic music by Dave Unruh from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
- The Place in Nikiski had bluegrass music by Them Other Shuckers at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
- The Rainbow Bar in Kenai has rock covers by The Mabrey Brothers Band at 10 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
- Veronica’s in Kenai has open mic music at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, acoustic music by Scott Merry at 6:30 p.m. Friday, acoustic folk, blues and Hawaiian music by Mike Morgan at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and a folk jam at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
- 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays at the Duck Inn on Kalifornsky Beach Road.
- 9 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays at the .406 in Kenai.
- 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hooligan’s in Soldotna.
- 8:30 p.m. Friday at the J-Bar-B in Kasilof.
- 9:30 p.m. Monday at the Maverick in Soldotna.
- Moosequito’s in Sterling has “Guitar Hero” at 9 p.m. Thursdays.
- The Maverick in Soldotna has pool night at 9 p.m. Fridays.