Capital City Celebrations announces special statehood event

Posted: Friday, September 19, 2008

JUNEAU - Capital City Celebrations is hosting an Alaska's Statehood Extravaganza! from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at Mendenhall Auto, 8725 Mallard St., behind Nugget Mall.

Come and spend a delightful evening celebrating this historic milestone by sampling various delights while you dance to the best music of the past 50 years with local DJ Vic Leamer. Reminisce about Alaska's past as you and your friends enjoy viewing photos and pictures.

Funds raised by this event will go to pay for a variety of upcoming 50th Anniversary Celebration events.

An abundance of delicious hors d'oeuvres will be provided by Abby's Kitchen. Wine Tasting will be provided by both Specialty Imports and Odom Corporation. Commemorative wine glasses will be available as well. You will be able to sample the test version of the specially-brewed 50th Anniversary Alaska Brewing Co. Beer. And don't forget to try out the new "Alaska Statehood Blend" coffee by the Heritage Coffee Co.

Attire is formal, '50s-style or whatever suites you. Cost is $45 per person or $80 two. Purchase tickets from any 50th Anniversary Committee member or at Hearthside Books. Those attending must be 21 years or older. For more information, contact Suzanne Forsling at 523-0498.

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