Activities

There are many interesting and fun things to do in Prescott and surrounds. Below is just a sampling of some of them but there is much, much more on the cities/town’s websites. Be sure to click on the links below to see them all and to get more information on all the events you won’t want to miss.

ONGOING EVENTS

Prescott Saddle Club
http://www.PrescottSaddleClub.com
Visit this site for Trail Conditions and scheduled
Rides which are posted in their newsletter!

Summer Concert Series
Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza
Summer Schedule Info:  www.PrescottDowntown.com

Exhibits at Phippen Museum (through August)
778-1385, www.PhippenArtMuseum.org

Watters Garden Center Classes – Free
Every Sat. 9:30 am
www.WattersGardenCenter.com
445-4159

Prescott Center for the Arts
New productions every month
For information and tickets: 445-3286  www.pca-az-net

Summer Farmers Market – YRMC Pendleton Parking Lot
Saturdays 7:30 to noon, May 5 through October 28
www.PrescottFarmersMarket.org

Historic Downtown Walking Tours
Fri, Sat, Sun at 10am May 5 thru Oct 28
Meet in front of the Prescott Chamber
Visitors’ Information Center
Call ahead to confirm at 445-2000
www.Prescott.org

Prescott’s 4th Friday Art Walks
4th Friday of each month
5:00 pm
Downtown Galleries
776-1087, www.ArtThe4th.com

Verde Canyon Railroad
(Ales on Rails, Starlight Tours, Sedona Tours and More)
2018 Schedule Details
www.VerdeCanyonRR.com 800-582-7245

‘Tis Art Gallery (Call for seasonal hours)
Exhibits through summer!  775-0223 www.tisartgallery.com

Granite Creek Vineyards
Sun. 10am – brunch
www.Granite Creek Vineyards.com

Steam Saturday with Grand Canyon Railway
Expanded Summer Schedule!
Schedule info:  888-484-7245 www.TheTrain.com

Afternoon Tea – Hassayampa Inn Peacock Room
4th Sunday of each month, 2:00-4:00pm
Reservations required – 777-9563

Prescott Public Library
Various Programs for everyone!
Schedule: www.PrescottLibrary.Info

Bronzesmith Foundry Tours
Every Thursday, 11:00am
772-2378, www.BronzeSmith.com

Mortimer Farm Park (farm rides, petting zoo, picnic area,
parties and more).  Info at: www.MortimerFarmAz.com

Mortimer Farms Pumpkin Festival
(Fridays – Sundays in September and October)
www.MortimerFarmsAZ.com


September Activities

Sep 1-3

Faire on the Square Arts and Crafts Show
Sat. & Sun. 9:00am – 5:00pm, Mond. 9:00am – 4:00pm
Yavapai Courthouse Plaza
Enjoy over 100 vendors!
www.prescott.org

World Series Team Roping
Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Grounds
Schedule & tickets info: www.roping.com

Sep 2-3
Sweet Corn Festival at Mortimer Farms
10:00am – 6:00pm
Weekend of food and fun for the family
Activities & details:  www.mortimerfarmsAZ.com

Sep 6-9

Yavapai County Fair
Prescott Frontier Day Rodeo Grounds
Info:  www.yavapaiFair.com

Sep 8

1st Color Fun Run at Watson Lake Park
10:00am;
Register at www.kinddefined.com

Sep 9

Jazz Summit Educational Outreach Program
5:00pm;
Watters garden Center
www.PrescottJazz.com

Sep 14

Turn the Page:  Ultimate Tribute to bob Seger
7:00pm; Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center
Info:  www.PrescottElksTheater.com

Sep 14-16

Olsen’s Equifest
Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Grounds
Schedule and tickets info:  www.olsensgrain.com

Sep 15

Business to Farm Expo & Farm to Table Dinner
Business Expo at 5:30pm; Mortimer Farms
Reservations required.  Event info: www.Prescott.org
928-445-2000

Annual Fall Navajo Rug and Indian Art Auction
12:00pm; Smoki Museum
Details: www.SmokiMuseum.org

Prescott Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza
8:00am
; Registration:  928-771-9257

Sep 15-16

Prescott Highland Games & Celtic Faire
Watson Lake Park
Event schedule:  www.PrescottHighlandGames.com

Sep 16

Prescott Pops Symphony “Prescott Pops Picks”
3:00pm; Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
Tickets: www.PrescottPops.com

21st Empty Bowls Event
Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza
11:00am – 2:00pm
– Help eliminate local hunger
$15 for a handcrafted bowl plus 2 servings of soup

Sep 17

Dinner Theatre:  An Evening with Prescott’s Pioneer Families
The Palace Restaurant & Saloon
Dinner 5:00pm – Show 7:30pm
Reservations:  www.WhiskeyRowPalace.com

Sep 21-23

Prescott Powwow at Watson Lake Park
Times vary;
Event Information:  www.SmokiMuseum.org

Sep 22

14th Annual Groom Creek Classic: ½ Marathon, 10k run
8:00am
; Registration: www.RunSignUp.com

Historic Prescott All Corvette Car Show
10:00am; Downtown Prescott
Info: www.PrescottVetteSette.org

Octoberfest
2:00pm; Mile High Middle School
Info: www.PrescottEvents.net

March of Dimes: March for Babies
Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza
7:30 am
Registration: www.MarchforBabies.org

Sep 24

Engelbert Humperdinck
Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
7:30pm
Tickets: www.ycpac.com

Sep 29

Mile Hi Memorial Tournament
9:00am; Watson Lake Park
Info: 928-583-4258

Girls & Sports Day
1:30pm; Prescott YMCA
Registration: www.PrescottYMCA.org

7th Annual Hope Fest AZ
Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza
10:00am
; Event info: www.HopeFestAZ.com

Sep 30

Yavapai Symphony – Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto
No. 1
Yavapai College Performing Arts Center; 2:00pm
Tickets: www.ycpac.com

August 25

Chino Mud Run 5K
Old Home Manor, Chino Valley
8:00am
; Registration and information: www.ChinoMudRun.com

Sequins & Saddles
Name: Sequins & Saddles
Date: August 31, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM MST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
2018 Sequins & Saddles – A joint venture with Horses with Heart and the Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce.

Gear up for a fun time with a BBQ dinner, dance, live music, pie auction and much more! An event you don’t want to miss.

Location:
Event will be held at Horses with Heart.
2705 S. Hwy 89 Chino Valley, AZ 86323
Date/Time Information:
August 31, 2018
5:00pm-9:00pm

Fees/Admission:
$30 Advanced Tickets
$35 At the Door

68th Annual FFA Corn Dinner
Name: 68th Annual FFA Corn Dinner
Date: September 1, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM MST
Event Description:
68th Annual FFA Corn Dinner

Location:
Del Rio Elementary School
1036 N. Road 1 West
Chino Valley, AZ 86323

Date/Time Information:
September 1, 2018
3-7pm

Fees/Admission:
General Admission: $9:00 in advance, $10.00 at the door
Senior Admission: $8.00 in advance, $10.00 at the door
Family up to 5 people: $40.00 In advance, $45.00 at the door

For more info call the Chamber at 928 636-2493

Master Gardener Series – Container Gardening
September 4, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Library Crystal Room
Steve McIntyre, Master Gardener since 2009, will be giving a presentation at the Prescott Valley Public Library, September 4th, on the subject of Container Gardening. If you’ve ever wanted to have a beautiful container garden, this is a must attend presentation. All aspects of container gardening will be touched on and you’re sure to learn some great tips and tricks. Please join us in the Crystal Room from 6-7:30pm.

Library Crystal Room
7401 E. Civic Circle
Prescott Valley,AZ 86314


Monday Night Movie- Overboard
September 17, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Library Auditorium
Join the Prescott Valley Public Library (7401 E. Civic Circle Dr. Prescott Valley)in September for Monday Night Movies. This month we are showing OVERBOARD starring Anna Faris, Eva Longoria, John Hannah. Overboard is a comedy about a spoiled, wealthy yacht owner who is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. (PG-13) This is a Free event and no registration is required. For more information call 928-759-3040 September 17th at 5:30 PM Library Auditorium

Library Auditorium
7401 E. Civic Circle
Prescott Valley,AZ 86314

Visit
www.pvaz.net for more activities

 

NOTE:  We have simplified our calendar in order to correct the email system problems we have experienced recently.  Weblinks and additional information on events are available on our web calendar at: http://www.cwagaz.org/calendar/month.calendar/2018/07/23/-

Saturday, August 4, 2018

>10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – CWAG Water Issues Candidate Forum. Candidates for AZ State Legislature will discuss water issues at CWAG‘s annual candidate forum. Candidates will be available to meet with the public at 9:30 a.m. Seven candidates have filed for three legislative seats in LD 1. Senate candidates are Republican Karen Fann (incumbent) and Democrat Jo Craycraft. Candidates for the State House are Republican incumbents Noel Campbell and David Stringer, Republican Jodi Rooney, and Democrats Ed Gogek and Jan Manolis. All will participate on Aug. 4. CWAG’s forum questions are posted in the “Current Issues” section on the CWAG Home Page and have been sent to the candidates. For more info, call 445-4218, email info@cwagaz.org or visit the CWAG website. Location: Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset Avenue (2 blocks behind True Value).

Saturday, August 25, 2018

12:00 Noon – 7:00 p.m. – Sierra Club Event – Upper Verde River Wildlife Area. Easy (3 mi, 300′ EC RT) After eagle spotting at Del Rio Springs, we’ll hike down a trail to the Verde River, then down the river under the cool riparian gallery forest. You will find birds, beaver dams, wildlife, and stories about the river. Bring your camera. You will learn about the natural history of and the conservation issues surrounding the upper Verde River, which is particularly threatened by groundwater pumping that will eventually transform the upper Verde into a dry wash, destroying the riparian habitat of fifteen threatened and endangered species. Limit: 12-hikers. Pre-reservation required, Check the CWAG website calendar for a registration link.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Sierra Club Event – Bear Siding to Perkinsville Bridge. Moderate (7 mi, 100′ EC OW) After shuttling vehicles (2WD, 12 mi), we’ll bushwhack down the Verde River 7 mi through a very pretty and wild part of the river, hiking under the cool riparian forest canopy.  There is no trail:  be prepared to push through the brush and wade the river. This will be a long day in the wilderness, but there is outstanding scenery, photography, and other remarkable features. Frequent shallow wading required. Bring your camera, especially for the November hike through spectacular fall color. We’ll learn about the natural history of and the conservation issues surrounding the Verde River, which is threatened by groundwater pumping that will eventually transform the upper Verde into a dry wash, destroying the riparian habitat of fifteen threatened and endangered species. Limit: 12-hikers. Pre-reservation required.Check the CWAG website calendar for a registration link.

Wednesday through Friday, September 19-21, 2018

The Arizona Hydrological Society announces their 31st Annual Symposium, to be held September 19–21. This event is generally for professionals in the fields of hydrology and water resources science, engineering, and public policy; however, the public is invited. Check the AHS website; links to register do not appear currently available, but they may be soon. Anyone wishing to present should submit an abstract promptly. Early birds who register through July 31 may do so for $200 (1 day) or $365 (both days). Regular registration will be $240/$425. Student registration is $75 for both days. More info is available at the AHS website. Location: Desert Willow Conference Center, 4340 East Cotton Center Blvd., Phoenix.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Sierra Club Outing – Sycamore Creek to Railroad Draw. Moderate (6 mi, 600’EC RT) We’ll hike down Sycamore Creek then 2 miles up the Verde River through the riparian forest, pausing for outstanding views of the red rock Verde Canyon, exploring a historic homestead, and searching for osprey, bald eagles, blackhawks, and great blue herons. There is no trail but the walking is easy. Four river crossings with shallow wading are required and it’s fun to get your feet wet. Bring your camera. We’ll learn about the natural history of and the conservation issues surrounding the Verde River, which is threatened by groundwater pumping that will eventually transform the upper Verde into a dry wash, destroying the riparian habitat of fifteen threatened and endangered species. Limit: 12-hikers. Pre-reservation required. Check the CWAG website calendar for a registration link.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Sierra Club Event – Bear Siding to Perkinsville Bridge. Moderate (7 mi, 100′ EC OW) After shuttling vehicles (2WD, 12 mi), we’ll bushwhack down the Verde River 7 mi through a very pretty and wild part of the river, hiking under the cool riparian forest canopy.  There is no trail:  be prepared to push through the brush and wade the river. This will be a long day in the wilderness, but there is outstanding scenery, photography, and other remarkable features. Frequent shallow wading required. Bring your camera, especially for the November hike through spectacular fall color. We’ll learn about the natural history of and the conservation issues surrounding the Verde River, which is threatened by groundwater pumping that will eventually transform the upper Verde into a dry wash, destroying the riparian habitat of fifteen threatened and endangered species. Limit: 12-hikers. Pre-reservation required.Check the CWAG website calendar for a registration link.

NOTES:

The video of CWAG‘s May 12 program, “Big Chino Groundwater: Essential Source of Upper Verde River Streamflow” presented by Dr. Edward Wolfe, can be found at: http://www.cwagaz.org/resources/video-archive/287-2018-05-12

You can view past CWAG meeting presentations on our website at http://www.cwagaz.org/videos .

 

 

ELKS OPERA HOUSE http://prescottelkstheater.com/


SHARLOT HALL MUSEUM EVENTS http://www.sharlot.org/


PRESCOTT CENTER OF THE ARTS http://www.pfaa.net/

SMOKI MUSEUM EVENTS http://smokimuseum.org/
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Williamson Valley Fire District sponsors a pancake breakfast on the last Sunday of each month from 8 to 10 am at the fire station on Williamson Valley Road at Hootenanny Hollar. The breakfasts feature regular and cinnamon pancakes, eggs to order and omelets with different ingredients, both pork and turkey bacon, coffee and juice. All this is available for a voluntary donation to support the firefighters.

 

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