Ani DiFranco: No Walls and the Recurring Dream — DiFranco will read passages from her memoir, “No Walls and the Reoccurring Dream,” and discuss the book afterward. Free. 7-8 p.m. Thursday Aug. 1, Barnes and Noble. 200 E Northern Light Blvd.
Live After Five: Black Water Railroad Company — Bluegrass-folk group Black Water Railroad Company will perform at this summer concert series, which also features family-friendly activities, food and a beer garden. Free. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday Aug. 1, Anchorage Town Square, 560 W Fifth Ave.