- Artists Without Borders in the 4D Building in Soldotna has artwork by Susan Anderson on display through March.
- Art Works in Soldotna has egg tempera paintings by Andy Hehnlin on display through March.
- Coffee Roasters in the Red Diamond Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road has an exhibition of Kenai Peninsula College student photography from the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race on display through March 26.
- The Funky Monkey in Kenai has nature and wildlife photography by Samantha Becker on display through March.
- The Gary L. Freeburg Gallery at Kenai Peninsula College has “Details,” an exhibition of paintings by Nikiski graphic artist Chris Jenness, on display through March with an opening reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Refreshments will be served.
- Kaladi Brothers on Kobuk Street in Soldotna has “This Season That We Call Winter,” a photography exhibition by Genevieve Klebba, on display through March.
- Kaladi Brothers on the Sterling Highway in Soldotna has photography by Jeremy Reeve on display through March.
- The Kenai Fine Arts Center in Old Town Kenai has the Peninsula Art Guild Biennial Judged Exhibition, on display through March with an opening reception at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
- 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 March is Corrine Fairchild.
- An opening reception and awards ceremony for a Kenai Peninsula College student photography contest of the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Coffee Roasters in the Red Diamond Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road. The guest juror was Charles Mason, head of the journalism department at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
- First Thursday events include an artist reception from 5 to 7 p.m. for photographer Genevieve Klebba’s show at Kaladi Brothers on Kobuk Street in Soldotna, an artist reception from 5 to 7:30 p.m. for a show by Susan Anderson at Artists Without Borders in the 4D Building in Soldotna, an artist reception from 6 to 8 p.m. for egg tempera painter Andy Hehnlin at Art Works in Soldotna, a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. for nature and wildlife photographer Samantha Becker at the Funky Monkey in Kenai, and a bluegrass jam from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna.
- The Kenai Writers Group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at Kenai Community Library. It is open to the public. Bring extra copies of your work to share.
- “Hot Knights,” a dinner theater murder mystery by Mike Druce, will be performed at 8 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. and a no-host bar at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. Tickets are $30, available at the senior center, Charlotte’s and Already Read Books in Kenai and River City Books in Soldotna.
- Loraine Larson will teach a fur sewing class from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kenai Community Library. Participants may choose to make a fur ornament for $10, or baby booties or beaver earmuffs for $26 each. Call 283-4378 to register.
- “Hot Knights” is performed at 8 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. See Friday listing.
- Mari Hahn and Roland Stearns will perform a concert of music for voice, guitar and lute at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna. Tickets are $15 general admission, $5 for students, available at Northcountry Fair, River City Books and Sweeney's in Soldotna, and Already Read Books and the Funky Monkey in Kenai, and at the door.
- Auditions for Kenai Performers’ “Sudden Theatre,” a series of 10-minute plays, will be held at 2 p.m. at the Old Town Playhouse in Kenai. Shows will be April 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26. For more information, contact Marc Berezin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-8874.
- Kenai Community Library will have a Family Fun Game Day from 1 to 4 p.m. with a variety of board games available for all ages, or bring your own games.
- Auditions for “Sudden Theatre” at 2 p.m. at the Old Town Playhouse in Kenai. See Saturday listing.
- Visiting artist Charlen Jeffrey Satrom will instruct a watercolor class at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building Monday through March 13. The $225 fee includes all materials. Class is limited to 12 and early registration is advised. Call 262-4590.
- Submissions are due for artwork for Central Peninsula Hospital to display in its new addition. Artists in Southcentral Alaska are invited to apply. For information, contact Leah Goodwin with Aesthetics, Inc. at 619-683-7500, or Goodwin@aesthetics.net, or visit http://kenaiphotography.com/CallForArtists.htm.
- The 12th annual Central Peninsula Writers Present event will be held at 4 p.m. March 14 at Triumvirate Theatre in the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna.
- Kenai Peninsula College’s Kenai River Campus is requesting proposals from artists for 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 jam session Thursday night and AK Free Fuel on Friday and Saturday nights.
- The Maverick in Soldotna has the Free Beer Band on Sundays.
- The Place in Nikiski has bluegrass by Them Other Shuckers on Friday nights around 7:30 p.m. through March.
- The Rainbow Bar in Kenai has live music by The Mabrey Brothers 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 Sue Biggs and Jack Will 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. 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 Duck Inn has a Permafrost vodka party Friday night and a Jager party Saturday night.
- 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.
- The Maverick in Soldotna has a pool tournament at 8 p.m. Fridays.
- Moosequito’s in Sterling has limbo on Wednesday, a tattoo competition Friday night, Scrabble night Monday and darts Tuesdays.