JUNEAU - Eaglecrest Ski Area will host a 50th Statehood Celebration event starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, when the registration desk opens.
Event participants must register on Saturday. Activities will include an obstacle course on Muskeg at 11 a.m. for ages 3-12. Obstacle courses are free and do not require pre-registration.
Races include a 6K Nordic skate-away, a 6K classic, a 2K classic and skate races. Cost for all races is $5 for 19-year-olds and older. Those 18 and younger race free.
All participants also will be entered into the 50th Statehood prize drawing.
Jam sessions include spine jam sessions at the Terrain Park at from 1 to 3 p.m. The cost is $5 for 19-year-olds and older. Those 18 and under compete free.
There also will be a 50th Statehood Celebration historical exhibit showing all day in the lodge and 50th Statehood memorabilia displayed in the mezzanine.
Vintage ski movie footage and cake also will be provided.
For more information, call 586-3572 or visit www.juneau.org/eaglecrest/statehood.php.