Creative Close-up Photography Workshop

Meet Margaret Gaines from the Alaska Society of Nature Photographers as she shares images from her experience as a nature and close-up photographer.  Then go out in the field together to photograph, returning afterwards to share your creations. Contact the Cordova Museum at 424-6665 to register.

$20

Dumpster Painting

Come watch your local artists turn a plain ol' dumpster into a beautiful work of art!  Dumpsters painting will be on display from the 12th through the 18th, but don't worry, if you miss it you'll still get the chance to see them around town! If you're looking to check out some art in progress, […]

Cordova Rocks Jammin’ Salmon Rock Garden

Hollis-Henrich's Park

Time to start painting your Cordova RockFish for the community art installations at Hollis-Henrich's park! Rock painters are invited to paint a fish-themed rock and then add it to the installation at the park sign. Rock admirers are asked to leave the rocks until after Salmon Jam weekend is over. At that time you may […]

Festival HQ Open

Copper River Watershed Project

Festival HQ is open on First Street in front of the Copper River Watershed Project office. Stop by to pick up a schedule, buy your music tickets, raffle tickets, and check out our new Merch!

Ruby Red’s Salmon Jam Scavenger Hunt

Around Town

Join Ruby Red and her salmon friends on a scavenger hunt around town! From Tuesday, June 13th until Sunday, June 18th there will be clues installed in three different locations: U.S. Forest Service Office, Prince William Sound Science Center, and the breakwater trail. You can pick up a clue sheet at any of these three locations […]

Adult-only play date!

Hollis Hendrich Park

Play date for ages 21 and older @ Hollis Hendrich's Park. We’ll gather and play interactive games that bring out our inner child. Warning! Laughing till your abs and cheeks hurt are a common side effect after this event.

Rock Painting for CRWP’s Native Plant Garden

Odiak Pond

Join CRWP at the Native Plant Garden to help paint rock labels to help share the names of our beautiful native plants with visitors to the garden. (Garden is located on the path next to Odiak Pond, behind Cordova Community Medical Center). You can also create a salmon skin key chain or necklace, using salmon […]

Nature Journaling: Native Flora

Odiak Pond

Nature journal our native flora with us! Join PWSSC educators on Wednesday, July 14th from 3:30 – 5:00 PM for a Nature Journaling gathering at Odiak Pond! Have you ever wanted to try Nature Journaling? PWSSC will be hosting a gathering where novice and experienced nature journalers can come together. There will be a nature […]

Copper River Canvas Paint Night

Moose Lodge

Copper River Canvas Paint Night with your host Jessicca Hoover. At Moose Lodge. To register contact Jessicca at 907-429-7997. Cost is $45 and includes supplies.

$45

Story Book Forest – Banjo Granny

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

The Cordova Public Library and Salmon Jam are pleased to announce a temporary installation of The Banjo Granny by Sarah Martin Busse & Jacqueline Briggs Martin, with Illustrations by Barry Root. The Story Book Forest will be installed behind the lift at Ski Hill from July 15-29.

North Star Theater Sound Technician Training, Day 1

North Star Theater

This free training is offered by Cordova Arts and is conducted by Bennet Hilsgen and Lucy Peckham.  Individuals must attend both days of training and be interested in running the sound equipment at performances and events held in the North Star Theater.  Music and/or computer knowledge is a plus.  Individuals will need to be available […]

Cordova Gear 10th Birthday Party

Cordova Gear will be holding their 10th birthday party celebration on Friday the 16th of Salmon Jam.  From 1pm-6pm we will have surprise specials and cupcakes while they last!

Artisan Market

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

The Copper River Wild! Salmon Festival features many local and visiting artisans exhibiting their talents and plying their wares. Featured items this year include locally made jams and jellies, handcrafted pottery, jewelry made by The Little Glass Garden, naturally dyed fiber arts, local macrame by AK Macramations and a Cordova staple -- The Sparkle Sisters.

Salmon Jam Music – Friday night

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

First night of Salmon Jam kicks off with music by Andrea Vargas and Alana Esguerra! Also playing is Cordova's rockin' band, Insider. Special Guests, Lateral Lines from Anchorage take the stage at 8pm. Bring your own chairs and blankets for this year's "Concert in the Park" style jam. We encourage everyone to purchase their tickets […]

Alaska Salmon Runs

The Alaska Salmon Runs is a day of sharing the road with family and friends, there’s a distance for everyone!  Marathon, half-marathon, 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Register at Bidarki or online, or visit salmonjam.org > Running for race shuttle and race start times. Race HQ is the hospital parking lot. 

North Star Theater Sound Technician Training, Day 2

North Star Theater

This free training is offered by Cordova Arts and is conducted by Bennet Hilsgen and Lucy Peckham.  Individuals must attend both days of training and be interested in running the sound equipment at performances and events held in the North Star Theater.  Music and/or computer knowledge is a plus.  Individuals will need to be available to work […]

Creatures of the Dock with Prince William Sound Science Center

PWSSC

Join PWSSC educators on Saturday, July 17th from 9:30 – 11:00 AM for a Small Fry event on the PWSSC dock. Stop by for a little or stay for a while as we show you the invertebrates, birds, and marine mammals that call our harbor home. You’ll have the chance to touch sea stars, worms, […]

Saturday Market

Masonic Hall

Check out https://www.facebook.com/CordovaSaturdayMarket for more information!

Salmon Run BBQ

Celebrate salmon and the accomplishments of all runners with a dinner of grilled salmon, potluck side dishes, and dessert at the Pioneer Igloo at 620 First Street (next door to the Cordova Center). Cost is $15/person, $8/child, $40/family, or bring a dish to share and get in free. Runners awards and door prizes. All are […]

Artisan Market

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

The Copper River Wild! Salmon Festival features many local and visiting artisans exhibiting their talents and plying their wares. Featured items this year include locally made jams and jellies, handcrafted pottery, jewelry made by The Little Glass Garden, naturally dyed fiber arts, local macrame by AK Macramations and a Cordova staple -- The Sparkle Sisters.

Salmon Jam Music – Saturday night

Mt Eyak Ski Area Number One Ski Hill Road, Cordova

Saturday night kicks off with Sammy Stripes, aka Red-bearded Mountain Goat, followed by Keys on Fire, featuring the Nothstines, Anita Smyke, and Josh Pearson. Insider rocks the hill again! Special guests, Lateral Lines from Anchorage take the stage at 9pm. Bring your own chairs and blankets for this year's "Concert in the Park" style jam. […]

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