"Parallels between the geologic record and oral history of Alaska Native People," First in a series of Alaska State Museum docents training workshop, with anthropology Professor Daniel Montieth, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, Alaska State Museum, free. Call Mary Irvine for information, 465-2901.
Buddy Tabor in Concert, singer, songwriter and guitarist, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, Back Room at the Silverbow, singer Collette Costa will open, also an opening set by singer and guitarist Michael Truax, $10.
Contra dance, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28. Terry Miller Legislative Office Building, callers Tom Paul and Valerie DeLaune and band Jim and Martha Stey. Dance instruction, beginners welcome, bring clean, soft-soled shoes.
Mentalist Chris Carter, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 30, University of Alaska Student Activities Center, $5, free to members of the Student Activities Center, performance of hypnotism and mind tricks.
"All Alaska Juried Exhibition XXIX," biennial exhibit of paintings and art by artists statewide, opens at Alaska State Museum, through April.
"Fabulous Fibers...and Beads," exhibit of art by Ellen Anderson, needlework; Nancy Karacand, beadwork; and Sue Sloss, hand-dyed fabrics, at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, through March 29, noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.
"Third Annual Juneau-Douglas High School Art Show," exhibit of works by JDHS art students, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, through March 30.
"Pioneers and Neighbors: Portraits from the Permanent Collection," Juneau faces from the past 100 years, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum; and "Landmarks of Light: Preserving Alaska's Lighthouses," exhibit at Juneau-Douglas City Museum, through September. City museum hours noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, free admission.
Photography Exhibit by members of Alaska Photographic Arts Association, about 75 pieces by eight photographers, at the Big Picture Gallery at Lyle's Home Furnishings, through April 5, hours 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday.
"Found Objects," display by scuba divers, coordinated by Channel Dive Center, exhibit at Douglas Library.
"Eight Stars of Gold: The Story of Alaska's Flag," exhibit at the Alaska State Museum commemorates the 75th anniversary of Alaska's flag, through March 30.
State museum hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, $3 adults, 18 and under free.
Lahna Deering and Rev. Neil Down, rock and blues band featuring Juneau and Haines musicians, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Open mike, 8 p.m.-midnight every Thursday at the Alaskan Bar.
Q.E.D., Edmonton, Alberta, rock band plays originals and top 40, 9:30 p.m.-closing Friday and Saturday at Marlintini's Lounge, no cover, through March 30; karaoke Sunday-Wednesday nights.
Karaoke, 10 p.m. Thursdays at Henry's in the Mendenhall Center, no cover.
Dan Saddler, singer and guitarist, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday at the Hangar on the Wharf.
The Swingers, Juneau band plays classic rock, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday at The Rendezvous, karaoke 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.
Troy Hull, solo singer and guitarist, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, at the Sandbar. No cover.