- Art Works in Soldotna has photography by Joe Kashi and Rachel Lee on display through February.
- The Funky Monkey in Kenai has artwork by Laura Faeo on display through February.
- The Gary L. Freeburg Gallery at Kenai Peninsula College will have “Leader of the Pack,” an exhibition of paintings by New York artist al baio, on display through March 4, with an opening reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Baio won the Boit Award for painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
- Kaladi Brothers on Kobuk Street in Soldotna has artwork by Timothy S. Dahl on display.
- Kaladi Brothers on the Sterling Highway in Soldotna has artwork by Scott and Renee Davi.
- The Kenai Fine Arts Center in Old Town Kenai has “Portraits of Flowers in Felt, Watercolor and Digital Photography,” artwork by Clayton and Juanita Hillhouse, on display through February.
- The Soldotna Senior Center is looking for artists to display their work in the center's lobby. Shows are one month long. Artwork must hang on the walls. Call Mary Lane at 262-8839. The artist of the month in February is Melinda Hershberger.
- Rosie Reeder will lead a class on how to start a book group from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Soldotna Public Library.
- The Kenai Writers Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Kenai Community Library conference room. It is open to the public.
- Kenai Performers will present the musical classic “Oliver!” at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium at Kenai Central High School at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors, available at Charlotte's and Already Read Books in Kenai, Sweeney's and River City Books in Soldotna, and at the door.
- Triumvirate Theatre’s Class Act program will perform two comedy one-act plays, “The Final Dress Rehearsal” and “What a Tangled Web,” at 7 p.m. at the theater in the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna. Tickets are $10. Visit www.triumviratetheatre.org for more information.
- Kenai Community Library will hold a wire wrap bracelet or necklace class from 1 to 3 p.m. for ages 12 and up. Cost is $12.50. Preregistration is required. Contact Julie at 283-4378 or email@example.com.
- Kenai Performers present “Oliver!” at 7 p.m. at KCHS. See Friday listing.
- Triumvirate Theatre performs “The Final Dress Rehearsal” and “What a Tangled Web,” at 7 p.m. at the theater. See Friday listing.
- Kenai Community Library will show the Shirley Temple film “Heidi” at 2:30 p.m. in the conference room. It’s free and open to the public.
- Kenai Performers present “Oliver!” at 3p.m. at KCHS. See Friday listing.
- Kenai Performers present the musical classic “Oliver!” at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium at Kenai Central High School at 7 p.m. Feb. 27, 28 and 3 p.m. March 1. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors, available at Charlotte's and Already Read Books in Kenai, Sweeney's and River City Books in Soldotna, and at the door.
- Kenai Community Library will hold a tea tasting workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 28 for ages 18 and older. Participants will sample different blends from the four categories of tea. The workshop will culminate with a tea party.
- The Sterling Senior Center will perform “South Pacific” at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Dessert will be served. Tickets are on sale now.
- Central Peninsula Hospital is seeking artwork in a variety of mediums to display in its new addition. Artists in Southcentral Alaska are invited to apply. The deadline for submissions is March 9. For information about the program, contact Leah Goodwin with Aesthetics, Inc. at 619-683-7500, or Goodwin@aesthetics.net, or visit http://kenaiphotography.com/CallForArtists.htm.
- Kenai Peninsula College’s Kenai River Campus is requesting proposals from artists interested in creating work to be placed in its new Riverview Commons by 5 p.m. March 13. The installation will be complete by Aug. 17. Proposals must include a conceptual sketch including notes, up to 10 slides of past work, a resume and a self-addressed stamped envelope. Submit proposals to Phillip Miller, Kenai Peninsula College, Facilities and Maintenance, 156 College Road, Soldotna, Alaska 99669. Miller can be reached at 262-0325 for more information.
- Friday and Saturday nights at The Riverside.
- Hooligan’s Saloon in Soldotna has a huukah party and ragae band Friday night and 9-Spine on Saturday nights.
- The Maverick in Soldotna has the Free Beer Band on Sundays.
- Moosequito’s in Sterling has LuLu Small on Saturday night and a Mardi Gras party with live music Tuesday.
- The Place in Nikiski has bluegrass by Them Other Shuckers on Friday nights through February.
- The Rainbow Bar in Kenai has live music by Tuff-e-Nuff at 10 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
- Veronica’s in Kenai has open mic night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and music by Scott Merry from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
- 9 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at the Duck Inn on Kalifornsky Beach Road.
- 9 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at the .406 in Kenai.
- 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Hooligan’s in Soldotna.
- 9 p.m. Fridays at J-Bar-B outside Soldotna.
- 9:30 p.m. Mondays at the Maverick in Soldotna.
- The J-Bar-B has a cash drawing at 6:30 p.m. Saturdays. Patrons get one ticket each day they’re at the bar. Must be present to win.
- Hooligan's in Soldotna has Texas Hold ‘Em poker at 5 and 8 p.m. Tuesdays and free pool Thursdays.
- The Maverick in Soldotna has a pool tournament at 8 p.m. Fridays.
- Moosequito’s in Sterling has darts on Tuesdays.