Wasilla Knik Historical Society

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Wasilla Carrs-Safeway, Alaska Railroad, WalMart, Home Depot, Talkeetna Air Taxi, Mahays Riverboat Service, Arby's, KFC, Red Robin, Subway, Three Bears Big Lake, Spenard Builders Supply, Eleanor Wilde, David Bastian, the Alaska Military Youth.

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.  This year's event will be held on October 13, 2018, at the Elks Lodge on Bogard Road.  We begin with a gala dessert auction, following by dinner and entertainment. Our guest speaker is Kelly Turney of Alaska Pickers.  Check them out on their website: www.alaskapickers.com or on Facebook!

Contact any board member or call our message phone at 907-376-2005 for tickets. Reservations must be made by October 8.

Annual Potluck Picnic

Knik Museum

Thank you for those who joined us on July 15, 2018, as we celebrated the history of Knik.  We shared a delicious potluck lunch, presentations, a dog sled mail delivery, raffle and much more!


This year we had two inductees into our Mushers' Hall of Fame. Raymie Redington and Joee Redington, sons of Joe Redington, Sr. These men were celebrated for their years of dedication to the sport of dog mushing.



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 August 25, from noon to 2:00 at the Knik Museum.