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August 2017

Arts & Crafts — Woven Bracelets

August 19 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Kodiak Historical Society, 101 E Marine Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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Join us on the porch to create a woven bracelet with yarn and straws. Weaving is a pastime enjoyed by many today, but in past times was an important skill that created useful objects for Kodiak people. Suitable for all ages, children under 10 may need extra help. Drop in any time between 11:30am and 2:30pm

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Storytime on the Porch

August 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for a story about Timothy's first day of school, and all the exciting fun that awaits him. We meet on the porch of the museum, and will talk about dressing for school and share school stories. Snack will be served. Suitable for children ages 5 and under. 

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October 2017

Kodiak Then and Now Fun Run

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$30.00

                                                                        Celebrate Alaska's sesquicentennial anniversary with an historical 5k trail run and family friendly stroller walk through time! Your $30 registration fee includes a t-shirt and after run snacks from the Dough Buoy truck. Proceeds benefit the Baranov Museum's upcoming redesign project. Register at 9:30am.…

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Story Time on The Porch

October 28 @ 10:30 am
Free

Monthly story time for kids 0-5yrs and their grown-ups. Meet us on the porch for a fun read-aloud of Berry Magic by, Teri Sloat. We will talk about the berries on our island and how our own families enjoy them. 

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Downtown Trick-or-Treat!

October 31 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

The Baranov will be joining in on the fun of Kodiak's annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat, 2017. Make sure to come knock on our porch door in costume between 3:30pm and 5:30pm on Halloween. We will have treats!  

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November 2017

First Friday-Sami Reindeer People Temporary Exhibit

November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Add the museum to your Kodiak Arts Council First Friday Art Walk plans. Stop by between 5-7 pm for free admission to the opening of The Sami Reindeer People in our temporary exhibit space. We are happy to host this fascinating traveling exhibit as a part of Kodiak's Scandinavian Culture and Film Festival. Display will run for the month of November.

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Presentation by Jim Dillard

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

"The Role of Finnish Craftsmen in Building Kodiak's Russian American Magazin (now the Baranov museum.)" This program will strongly question long-held beliefs about the origins of the building that is now the Baranov Museum. Both documentary and physical evidence will be presented to show that the building was in fact built by carpenters from Finland, and not by Russian workers as most historians believe. This presentation is part of the Kodiak Scandinavian Culture and Film Festival. Free museum admission. Light…

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Lunch and Learn- Sami Stories

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bring your lunch and join us on the porch for a presentation by Lois Stover, Pearl Johnson and Cherie Biddle. They will share stories of Sami culture and lore. After the lecture, be sure to visit "The Sami Reindeer People" exhibit in our temporary gallery space. This presentation is a part of the Kodiak Scandinavian Culture and Film festival. Free museum admission.

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Free Arts-n-Crafts-Apple Prints!

November 11 @ 11:30 am

Did you know we have an apple tree in the yard? Come make apple print thank you notes and postcards while we learn about it. Write a kind message for someone and leave it in our apple print mailbox. We will get your notes to the post office for you. No sign-up required.

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Scandinavian Shaved Wood Ornament Workshop

November 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come make a traditional Swedish shaved wood ornament for the holidays... or for year round! Choose from two class sessions- 10:30am or 1pm. $10 fee to reserve your spot. All tools and supplies will be provided. Space is limited to 10 makers per session so be sure to reserve your spot early. Call or stop by the museum to sign up. 907-486-5920.

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