Wasilla Knik Historical Society

Trails Day

Knik Museum

Join us the first weekend in June as we clean up the Iditarod National Historic Trail and the Knik Museum.

Alaska Day Dinner

In October we celebrate the transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States.  Join us as we learn more about our Alaskan heritage. This year's event will be held on October 14, 2017, at the Elks Lodge on Bogard Road.  Our guest speaker is Laurel Bill, author of the Aunt Phil's Trunk series and winner of the 2016 Literary Classics International awards for Best Nonfiction Series & Best Historical Nonfiction. Contact any board member or call our message phone at 907-376-2005 for tickets.

Annual Potluck Picnic

Knik Museum

Join us on July 16, 2017, from 1-5pm as we celebrate the history of Knik.  Potluck lunch, presentations, dog sled mail delivery, raffle and much more!

This year Martin Buser, four time Iditarod champion,  will be inducted into the Mushers' Hall of Fame.


Bring your favorite dish and story to share.  A free archeology tour of the old town of Knik  is a part of the day's events.  For more info contact the Knik Museum at 376-7755.

Hobo Jim Concert

Knik Museum

For the past several years,  Alaskan Troubadour, Hobo Jim, has delighted audiences with his music and tales about the Iditarod Trail and other Alaskan adventures. As part of the day's events, several raffle prizes will be given away, including trips with Mahay's Riverboat and Talkeetna Air Taxi. This is a free concert, with donations and raffle ticket sales to benefit the museum. This year's event will be on August 26, 1:00pm at the Knik Museum.