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"2015" Women in Business Luncheon
08/12/15
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4th Annual PAYP Meals on Wheels Golf Tournament
10/10/15
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"2015" Women in Business Luncheon
11/11/15
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Events in the next 90 days...
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01/29/15
 -12/17/15
Weekly Foundry Tours @ Bronzesmith

Bronzesmith Fine Art Foundry and Gallery is a unique destination for sculptors, bronze sculpture collectors and art enthusiasts. Located in Prescott Valley, we offer a sculpture garden, galllery and foundry all in one location.Bronzesmith offers visitors the opportunity to tour the foundry and witness the excitement of a bronze pour. By appointment on Thursdays beginning 11:00 you can observe for yourself, how an artist’s sculpture comes to life in a step-by-step demonstration of the lost wax process and bronze casting. The cost is $10 per person and reservations may be made by calling 928-772-2378. Individuals and small groups are welcome. Please visit our website www.bronzesmith .com for more information.

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02/22/15
 -08/16/15
Art and Heritage of the Cowboy Artists

A special exhibit celebrating 50 years of the Cowboy Artists of America.  A group of Western Artists founded in Sedona by George Phippen, Charlie Dye, John Hampton, and Joe Beeler.
 

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04/15/15
 -08/26/15
Knitting Classes at The Copper Whale

Have you always wanted to learn how to knit? Need to vent after a long day of work? Come relax with us!
 
All YOU need to do is sign up
and we’ll do the rest!
 
We’ll provide a knitting kit that includes:
-Knitting Needles - Yarn - and A little notebook-
 
We're here every Wednesday @ 5pm-- Come and join us!

$10 per Class
Call Nicole at: 928-515-1766
Or Email: thecopperwhale@yahoo.com

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05/01/15
 -10/31/15
2015 Historic Downtown Prescott Walking Tours

Learn a bit of Prescott's historic past and present with our Historic Downtown Walking Tours. Our tours are free and appreciate donations. Tours are approximately 90 minutes starting promptly at 10AM meeting in front of Chamber's Visitor Information Center.
Tours are every Friday, Saturday & Sunday unless major event is downtown.

**Special Group Tours Available @ $5.00 per Person.
Call 928-445-2000 for more information
 

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05/02/15
 -08/29/15
Free Naturalist-Led Walks

The Highlands Center for Natural History's trained Nuturalists are ready to give you a tour of your natural neighborhood. Walks are disigned to introduce you to the natural world around you in a guided and comfortable way. Each walk takes from 40 to 90 minutes, and can be tailored to participants' needs and abilities. "We take the walks at your pace, stopping along the way for some insight into our outdoors," commented Tom Benson, trained nuturalist and one of the Center's original founders.

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05/09/15
 -10/31/15
Summer Farmers Market "2015"

Enjoy Local Organic Produce and Goods from Local Farmers.
More info at www.prescottfarmersmarket.org

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06/02/15
 -09/05/15
Courthouse Plaza Summer Evening Entertainment

Enjoy all types of Music from Jazz to Rock, Movies, Karaoke and more under the cool American Elm trees at Prescott's Historic Courthouse Plaza.
Grab a boxed dinner from one of our local eateries and enjoy!
Every Tuesday through Saturday evening!

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07/03/15
 -08/06/15
Drawings and Inflatable Sculpture Exhibit

Sumus: Drawings and Inflatable Sculpture by Benjamin Entner
 
Join us to be amazed and amused at this body of work by multidisciplinary artist Benjamin Entner. His pieces represent Classical and Renaissance statuary with a twist. They’re whimsical and wonderful and occasionally sarcastic.  Sumus is Latin for “We Are” and Entner strives to create an active experience with the viewer, including us in his process and comments on Art Historical precedents.
 
Although Benjamin is a formally trained sculptor, he continues to create in a variety of media such as video installation, drawing, painting, sewing and woodworking. He is an assistant professor of art and art history at Syracuse University.
 

 
 

 
 
 

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07/16/15
 -08/14/15
"Expressions in Light and Beadery"

In the Mezzanine Gallery: “Expressions in Light and Beadery”
An eclectic mix of fine art photography infused with urban, rural, and natural themes by Peter Conner and beaded, hand-woven jewelry capturing many of the endless possibilities of techniques and bead shapes, color, and texture by Pam Conner July 16- August 13, 2015

 

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07/23/15
 -08/25/15
2015 Black and White with a Splash of Color"

In the Main Gallery: “2015 Black and White with a Splash of Color” Be a part of the show. Wear your finest black and whites and your favorite splash. July 23 – August 25, 2015.

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07/31/15
 -08/02/15
12th Annual Prescott Gem and Mineral Show

Prescott Gem and Minerall Club
12th Annual Gem & Mineral Show-Minerals, fossils, beads, slabs, cabachons, lapidary equipment, jewelry, demonstrations and much more.  Kids activities, geode cutting, fluorescent mineral displays, face painting, spinning wheel,  & miners cart.  Raffle drawings every 30 minutes for valuable prizes.  Fri & Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm

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07/31/15
 -08/02/15
Prescott Summer Sectional Bridge Tournament

Adult Center of Prescott is hosting an ACBL Bridge Tournament, sessions at 10 am and 3 pm. Director in Charge:  Gary Zeiger.

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08/01/15
 -08/02/15
Prescott Antique Auto Club Watson Lake Car Show

PRESCOTT ANTIQUE AUTO CLUB WATSON LAKE SHOW

SHOW CARS & RAFFLE
PARTS EXCHANGE
OLD ENGINE FIRE-UP
FOR SALE CAR CORRAL

 
Our 41st Annual Car Show and Parts Exchange will be held again this year at beautiful Watson Lake Park on Hwy 89 north of Prescott, Arizona.  All details can be found on our website at www.paacaz.com   This year will be bigger and better than ever with two days of show cars, trucks, motorcycles, huge parts exchange and swap meet area, old engine fire-up area, car corral to sell a car if you wish, multiple food vendors, continuous raffle prizes, memorabilia sales and fun for the whole family.  This is an alcohol free event.


 

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08/01/15
Grand Canyon Railway #4960 Steam Engine Run

It's time to get fired up!

Fueled by Waste Vegetable Oil (WVO), driven by an iron will, powered by ingenuity --- Grand Canyon Railway is taking steam power into the 21st century!!!

Every year, Grand Canyon Railway is pleased to present our guests with a blast from the past: The opportunity to ride behind a piece of American history!

On select dates in 2015 our 92-year-old historic steam locomotive No. 4960 will pull the Train to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park and back.

Steam Saturdays will take place in 2015 on the first Saturday of the month, April through September.

Don't miss Steam Saturday with Grand Canyon Railway on August 1st!

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08/01/15
12th Annual Western History Symposium

The 12th Annual Western History Symposium features informative presentations on a variety of subjects relevant to our western heritage.  Co-presented by the Prescott Corral of Westerners International and Sharlot Hall Museum.

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08/01/15
Iris Rhizome Sale, Prescott Area Iris Society

Iris Rhizome Sale, Prescott Area Iris Society
Dan’s Garden
17618 Foothill Road, Yarnell, AZ
Saturday, August 1, 2015 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Look for the signs.
Join the Prescott Area Iris Society (PAIS) for our annual Iris Rhizome Sale with a large selection of Iris for sale.  Portions of the proceeds are used to support the PAIS public outreach programs and horticultural education programs in local schools.
For information contact Dan at (602) 300-5791. Visit our web site at http://www.prescottirissociety.org or contact president@prescottirissociety.org
 

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08/01/15
Model Train Exhibit at Gateway Mall

ALL ABOARD!


The Bradshaw Mountain Hi-Railers Model Train Exhibit is chugging into the Prescott Gateway Mall on Saturday, August 1st!  The FREE Model Train exhibit is open to the public on the first Saturday of each month near the Gateway Mall Children's Play Area and features different layouts each month.

The exhibit, which includes the classic manufacturers of toy trains such as Lionel and Marx as well as many of the more recent lines made by MTH or K Line, has been provided by the Bradshaw Mountain Hi-Railers, and members of the group will be on hand to answer visitors’ questions and provide information about each layout as well as train safety information.
The Bradshaw Hi –Railers are a gathering of 3-rail model train enthusiasts who have finally gown up but still enjoy the hobby of model railroading and enjoy sharing their experiences in O gauge model engineering and design with folks, both young and old!


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08/01/15
Lavender Herb Farm Monthly Tea Party

Fashioned after a traditional English Tea Party with lady finger sandwiches,scones, and orange pekoe tea. Tea is held on the first Saturday of the month,open from 11AM-3PM.,at which a light lunch will be served. Reserved seating is at: 11AM,12Noon,1PM,&2PM High Tea on every third Saturday @ 2PM

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08/06/15
 -08/08/15
Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering

28th Annual Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering, Yavapai College Campus, Prescott, AZ.  Night shows 7pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday featuring Don Edwards, Belinda Gail & Trinity Seely.  Tickets available June 1, ycpac.com or 776-2000. Free day sessions Friday noon to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm with 60 cowboy poets and musicians.  www.azcowboypoets.org Follow us on Facebook

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08/07/15
December 63 - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

“December 63 – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons”
Presented by: TAD Management
Friday, August 7th - 7:00pm
$22/$25
The music of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons comes to life in this re-creation of a Frankie Valli concert experience. DECEMBER '63 showcases all your favorite songs from Frankie Valli including the one of a kind classics that have been thrilling audiences for decades including everyone's most popular singles from the musical The Jersey Boys.
This re-creation of a Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons concert will have you reaching for the high notes as our cast and band take you on musical journey with stops at every phase of the careers of Frankie and the boys.

Come on out and enjoy a night of timeless classics!
 

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08/08/15
 -08/09/15
65th Annual Prescott Fine Art & Crafts Festival

Sponsored by the Mountain Artists Guild, this year is the 65th annual Prescott Fine Art & Crafts Festival.  The event is open and free to the public.  Held under the majestic trees surrounding the Historic Courthouse Plaza, this year's event promises to be bigger and better than ever!  This juried festival features more than 100 artists and unique crafters specializing in wood working, metals, jewelry, ceramics, paintings, photography, glass and so much more. Festival hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.  Come see the fine art and unique crafts in charming downtown Prescott!

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08/08/15
Arizona History Adventure

Sharlot Hall Museum refutes the old saying that: "Monday is Washday." that was not the case for the pioneer family, as they experienced laundry day on Saturday.  Come by and experience washing clothes on a wood scrub board, and sudsing in the big tub.

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08/08/15
2nd Saturday Lecture Series

This months lecture in the 2nd Saturday series is "The Eagle and the Archaeologist" presented by Erik Berg. This lecture is about Charles and Anne Lindberghs role in archaeology in 1929 in the Southwest.  They teamd up with noted archaologist Alfred Kidder to conduct an unprecedented areial photographic survey of the prehistoric sites and geologic features of Chaco Canyon, the Grand Canyon, and Canyon de Chelly. Erik features Lindberg's historic photographs and descriptions of the adventure.  



 

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08/08/15
Howlin' at the Highlands Concert - Susannah Martin

The Prescott Jazz Summit and Highlands Center for Natural Historyare collaborating to present four exciting jazz concerts in a beautiful setting.  Tickets are $20.00 per ticket.  The Jazz Summit All Stars are playing with Guest Vocalist Susannah Martin. Concert starts at 7:00pm, Will Call opens 1 hour before event to check in.  To see complete details go to our website www.prescottjazz.com/Highlands_Details.html .  Tickets can be purchased on line at www.​http://prescottjazz.com/Tickets_K.php or call Kristy at 928-277-1576 or at the Highlands Center. 

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08/12/15
"2015" Women in Business Luncheon

Join us and network with fellow Prescott Chamber at our Women in Business quarterly luncheon.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
12:00 noon - 1:15pm

**Payment must be by Credit Card Only!
Members cost is $20 / Non-Member $30  Please RSVP

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08/15/15
ANNUAL BEAT THE HEAT TRAIN SHOW

The  Annual BEAT THE HEAT SWAP MEET will be held at its NEW LOCATION at the Liberty Traditional School, 3300 No. Lake Valley Rd. in PRESCOTT VALLEY on Saturday, August 15. 2015 from 9 AM to 1 PM.  Admission for adults is just $5.00 but KIDS 12 and under are admitted FREE of charge. There will be over 40 vendors selling model trains and accessories plus OLD BOYS TOYS displayed on over 90 tables. The event will also feature some operating layouts, a neat raffle plus many many door prizes and refreshments will be sold. The facility is handicapped accessible and AIR CONDITIONED  and has ample parking. 

Sponsored by The Central Arizona Model Railroad Club

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08/15/15
Frontier Arizona Experience

Fort Whipple Museum includes a sick call as part of its "day-in-the-life" of a working soldier. At some point in the enlistment, a soldier would answer sick call and perhaps even be confined to the post hospital.  What were the types of sicknesses, disease and injury...and how were they treated?  Learn about frontier medicine.

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08/15/15
The Appleseed Collective at PCA

"The Appleseed Collective are redefining the possibilities of the folk aesthetic, with dashes of gypsy and dixie." - Deep Cutz
The Ann Arbor based Appleseed Collective represents Americana music rooted in traditions from all over the world and from every decade, creating a live experience that welcomes every soul and is impossible to replicate.

Reserved Seats: $20.00

Box Office: 445-3286


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08/22/15
"99 Bottles of Wine at the Hall" - Prescott Crush

Sharlot Hall Museum features tastings of premier local wines, craft brews and specialty distilled spirits, plus samplings of hors d'oeuvres from area restaurateurs, and "live" entertainment.  Includes commemorative wine glass, sampling tickets, and "living history" presentations. 

Advance tickets $25 per person ($30 at-the-door)  Available at Sharlot's Depot and Museum store.

Call (928) 445-3122

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08/23/15
Afternoon Tea at the Hassayampa Inn Peacock Room

High Tea is back at the Hassayampa Inn. 4th Sunday of every month from 2 - 4 pm. Featuring Delectable delights from award winning Chef Jason Perkins.

Reservations are required. Get them in as we fill up fast! Please call the Peacock Dining room at 928-777-9563.


 

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08/26/15
50% Off National Dog Day Sale

50% Off National Dog Day Sale. All items storewide will be reduced 50%. From clothing and household items to jewelry and more, the YHS Thrift Store is loaded with great deals for every bargain hound! *excluding items marked "Firm".

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08/27/15
Evening Mixer / Friendly Pines Camp / Salute to Educators

Network with fellow Chamber members. Great way to get your business out in the spotlight.
Bring your business cards and brochures to pass out.

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08/28/15
4th Friday Artwalk

Come join the Hassayampa Inn in our historic Lobby for Wine tasting and art! Featuring Local Artists and a selection of the Peacock Dining Rooms Featured wine of the month.   

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08/28/15
Prescott's 4th Friday Art Walks

Prescott’s 4th Friday Art Walk
Beginning at 5:00 PM
On the 4th Friday of every month over 18 Prescott art galleries remain open late.  Visitors & local residents can experience an evening of fun, conversation, food, music and ART! For event information go to www.artthe4th.com or visit on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ArtThe4th?ref=hl.  Join the fun!

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08/28/15
Evening Concert at The Elks Opera House Theater

Evening Concert at the Elks Opera House Theater.  You will see all of the musicians perform as well as the Guest Vocalists.  They will perform in a small group format rotating through out the evening. All seating is reserved and ticket prices range from $30-$50 per ticket depending on seating choice.  We are offering early bird ticket pricing until August 1, 2015 (discounts are $10 off of each ticket).  To see more details or purchase tickets, go to http://prescottjazz.com/Jazz_Summit_Schedule.php or call Kristy at 928-277-1576. See our site for a list of musicians and vocalists.

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08/29/15
Jazz Workshop at Ruth Street Theater

Afternoon workshop at the Ruth Street Theater - Prescott High School. Tickets are $15 per ticket depending. We are offering early bird ticket pricing until August 1, 2015 (discounts are $5 off of each ticket).  To see more details or purchase tickets, go to http://prescottjazz.com/Jazz_Summit_Schedule.php or call Kristy at 928-277-1576. See our site for a list of musicians and vocalists.

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08/29/15
Evening Concert at the Ruth Street Theater

Evening Concert at the Ruth Street Theater.  You will see all of the musicians perform as well as the Guest Vocalists.  They will perform in a big band  format. All seating is reserved and ticket prices range from $40-$45 per ticket depending on seating choice.  We are offering early bird ticket pricing until August 1, 2015 (discounts are $10 off of each ticket).  To see more details or purchase tickets, go to http://prescottjazz.com/Jazz_Summit_Schedule.php or call Kristy at 928-277-1576. See our site for a list of musicians and vocalists.

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08/30/15
Brunch/Morning Concert- The Club at Prescott Lakes

Brunch & Morning Concert at The Club at Prescott Lakes.  You will see all of the musicians perform as well as the Guest Vocalists.  They will perform in a small group format rotating through out the morning. All seating is reserved and ticket prices are $55 per ticket.  We are offering early bird ticket pricing until August 1, 2015 (discounts are $10 off of each ticket).  To see more details or purchase tickets, go to http://prescottjazz.com/Jazz_Summit_Schedule.php or call Kristy at 928-277-1576. See our site for a list of musicians and vocalists.

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08/31/15
Afternoon Concert & Optional Wine Tasting

Prescott Jazz Summit - Afternoon Concert at the Club at Prescott Lakes and Optional Wine Tasting.  You will see all of the musicians perform as well as the Guest Vocalists.  They will perform in a small group format rotating through out the afternoon. All seating is reserved and ticket prices are $30  per ticket depending on seating choice with optional wine tasting fee of $15.00 (Wine tasting reservations must be purchased by August 20th).  We are offering early bird ticket pricing until August 1, 2015 (discounts are $10 off of each ticket - no discounts on wine tasting charge).  To see more details or purchase tickets, go to http://prescottjazz.com/Jazz_Summit_Schedule.php or call Kristy at 928-277-1576. See our site for a list of musicians and vocalists.

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09/05/15
 -09/07/15
Faire On The Square Arts & Crafts Show

Enjoy over 100 Arts & Crafts vendors under the cool american elms at our Historic Courthouse Plaza.

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09/05/15
Grand Canyon Railway #4960 Steam Engine Run

It's time to get fired up!

Fueled by Waste Vegetable Oil (WVO), driven by an iron will, powered by ingenuity --- Grand Canyon Railway is taking steam power into the 21st century!!!

Every year, Grand Canyon Railway is pleased to present our guests with a blast from the past: The opportunity to ride behind a piece of American history!

On select dates in 2015 our 92-year-old historic steam locomotive No. 4960 will pull the Train to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park and back.

Steam Saturdays will take place in 2015 on the first Saturday of the month, April through September.

Don't miss Steam Saturday with Grand Canyon Railway on September 5th!

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09/05/15
 -11/28/15
Free Naturalist-Led Walks

The Highlands Center for Natural History's trained Nuturalists are ready to give you a tour of your natural neighborhood. Walks are disigned to introduce you to the natural world around you in a guided and comfortable way. Each walk takes from 40 to 90 minutes, and can be tailored to participants' needs and abilities. "We take the walks at your pace, stopping along the way for some insight into our outdoors," commented Tom Benson, trained nuturalist and one of the Center's original founders.

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09/05/15
Bizarre Bazaar

Ever go to a fabulous neighborhood sale? Well, this is better! Tons of items waiting for a new home. You'll have so much fun hunting through and finding treasured items, you might want to bring your truck. Load up at this once a year special fundraiser for the Smoki Museum. Don't miss this opportunity. 100% of profit goes to support the musuem exhibits and programs.
9 AM - 1 PM. 

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09/05/15
Lavender Herb Farm Monthly Tea Party

Fashioned after a traditional English Tea Party with lady finger sandwiches,scones, and orange pekoe tea. Tea is held on the first Saturday of the month,open from 11AM-3PM.,at which a light lunch will be served. Reserved seating is at: 11AM,12Noon,1PM,&2PM High Tea on every third Saturday @ 2PM

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09/06/15
Women in Song V with The Wild Reeds

5th Annual Women in Song Featuring The Wild Reeds
2 SHOWS! 2 & 7pm
"...gorgeous, thoughtful, and simply outstanding." - The Revue
When The Wild Reeds transformed from a three-piece to a five-piece band, their traditional and ethereal folk sound evolved into an Americana force of harmonies and rhythm.Join us for the 5th Annual Women in Song concert at The Highlands Center un support of prescott Area Women's Shelter.
with Christa Agostino & friends and special guests
Presented by The Folk Sessions

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09/06/15
Women in Song V with The Wild Reeds

5th Annual Women in Song Featuring The Wild Reeds
2 SHOWS! 2 & 7pm
"...gorgeous, thoughtful, and simply outstanding." - The Revue
When The Wild Reeds transformed from a three-piece to a five-piece band, their traditional and ethereal folk sound evolved into an Americana force of harmonies and rhythm.Join us for the 5th Annual Women in Song concert at The Highlands Center un support of prescott Area Women's Shelter.
with Christa Agostino & friends and special guests
Presented by The Folk Sessions

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09/12/15
Arizona History Adventure

Come to the Arizona History Adventure at the Sharlot Hall Museum! The pioneers worked hard to "bring in" the harvest, where every head of cabbage turned into sauerkraut, and every apple crushed into cider meant food on the table during the winter months.

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09/12/15
2nd Saturday Lecture Series

This months lecture in the 2nd Saturday series is "Oral History of the Yavapai People" presented by Caroline Butler. Mike Harrison and John Williams, two elders of the Yavapai tribe, sought to have their history recorded as they knew it, as it had been passed down to them from generation to generation, so their people would not be lost ot future generations.
In 1972 Harrison and Williams began recording and continued through the 70's. Their voices now shine through the pages of this book by Caroline.    





 

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09/12/15
2nd Annual "Bustles 'n' Boots

Sharlot Hall Museum's 2nd Annual "Bustles 'n' Boots: Turn of the Century Fashion and Tasting" features a fashion showcase of 1890s to 1920s Arizona wear, plus a social 'tea' (tastings) of premier local wines, craft brews and specialty distilled spirits, plus samplings of hors d'oeuvres from area restaurateurs, 

Advance tickets:  $10 ($15 at-the-door) available at Sharlot's Depot and Museum store.

Call (928) 445-3122

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09/12/15
Reigning Cats and Dogs Gala

Yavapai Humane Society’s annual Reigning Cats & Dogs Gala will be held at Capital Canyon Club in Prescott this year. Join Yavapai Humane Society (YHS) for a wonderful evening of cocktails, dinner, silent auction, and entertainment for a GREAT CAUSE!
 
Call 928-445-2666 ext 105 to reserve your seat at this year’s gala. You will have an amazing evening and the animals at the shelter will have a wonderful future because of your love and caring support.

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09/13/15
Howlin' at the Highlands-Rosemary & Frankie Chavez

The Prescott Jazz Summit and Highlands Center for Natural Historyare collaborating to present four exciting jazz concerts in a beautiful setting.  Tickets are $20.00 per ticket. This is the last concert of the series for this year.  The Jazz Summit All Stars are playing with Guest Vocalists Rosemary & Frankie Chavez. Concert starts at 3:00pm, Will Call opens 1 hour before event to check in.  To see complete details go to our website www.prescottjazz.com/Highlands_Details.html .  Tickets can be purchased on line at www.​http://prescottjazz.com/Tickets_K.php or call Kristy at 928-277-1576 or at the Highlands Center. 

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09/17/15
Evening Mixer / Guidance Aviation / Academy

Network with fellow Chamber members. Great way to get your business out in the spotlight.
Bring your business cards and brochures to pass out.

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09/18/15
 -09/20/15
Prescott Fall Sectional Bridge Tournament

Adult Center of Prescott is hosting an ACBL Bridge Tournament, sessions at 10 am and 3 pm. Director in Charge:  Gary Zeiger.

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09/18/15
 -09/20/15
10th Annual Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival

Three days of great music, jamming, camping, contra dance, educational workshops, band contest, kids activities, jamming and flatpicking guitar classes and more!
 
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
The Infamous Stringdusters
Steep Canyon Rangers
Laurie Lewis & the Righthands
Mountain Heart
John Reischman & the Jaybirds
Sierra Hull
Chris Brashear, Peter McLaughlin & Todd Phillips
Beppe Gambetta
Hogslop Stringband
Burnett Family Bluegrass
Tony Norris & Jesse Anderson
The Mars Hillbillies
The Knockabouts
Viola & the Brakemen
Cisco & the Racecars
and more!
 
3-Day tickets, single day tickets and camping are on sale now. Tickets can be ordered online at pickininthepines.org or purchased from an area ticket outlet. Children 15 and under are free with accompanying ticket holder. Please visit our website for more information: pickininthepines.org/tickets
 
First held in 2006, Pickin’ in the Pines is a world-class bluegrass and acoustic music festival showcasing the best traditional and contemporary bluegrass music, complemented by other styles of acoustic music, including old-time, Celtic, and gypsy jazz. A renowned band contest, jam sessions, as well as square dance, contra dance, and a Sunday morning pancake breakfast round out the weekend, all in a family-friendly setting.
 
In addition to four glorious star-studded nights of camping and jamming in the tall pines, the festival features free workshops in various instrument techniques and band development, including guitar, banjo, fiddle, ukulele, and harmony singing. For additional fees, festival-goers can also participate in a series of workshops with Beppe Gambetta, one of Europe's foremost guitarists, and a Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Class taught by Mark Miracle of The Sonoran Dogs. Camping is also a big part of the Pickin’ in the Pines experience. Visit pickininthepines.org for more details, to buy tickets online, and to make camping arrangements.
 

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09/19/15
"Wild West Mud Fest" 5K

Boys & Girls Clubs of Arizona present the Wild West Mud Fest, a 5K obstacle fun Mud Run on Sept.19th at the Prescott Valley Entertainment District. Participants will face every kind of obstacle imaginable-from tunnels,to mud-pits,pools of water,wall climbs,cargo nets and much more!
Registration is open at www.wildwestmudfest.com

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09/19/15
Grand Canyon Railway #4960 Steam Engine Run

It's time to get fired up!

Fueled by Waste Vegetable Oil (WVO), driven by an iron will, powered by ingenuity --- Grand Canyon Railway is taking steam power into the 21st century!!!

Every year, Grand Canyon Railway is pleased to present our guests with a blast from the past: The opportunity to ride behind a piece of American history!

On select dates in 2015 our 92-year-old historic steam locomotive No. 4960 will pull the Train to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park and back.

Don't miss your chance to celebrate GCR's 114th Anniversary with us on Saturday, September 19th. Come and ride with Grand Canyon Railway and experience this rare, fully-operational steam locomotive in action!!!

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09/19/15
17th Annual Navajo Rug and Indian Art Auction

Preview at 9 AM through 11 AM.  Auction begins promptley at  NOON! 300 historic and contemporary Navajo weavings and 100 peices of authentic Indian art will be availble for bid at the best prices in the southwest! Auction runs till items sold.

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09/19/15
Frontier Arizona Experience

Fort Whipple Museum - The frontier army was more than guns and bullets. For Frontier Regulars, guns and bullets were provided by the Ordnance Department, which also supplied such other daily necessities as mess kits and canteens.  What else did that branch of the army provide?  Come find out as the cavalry and infantry kits are revealed in this program.

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09/19/15
"Women in the Pleasant Valley War"

Sharlot Hall Museum presents a descriptive talk by Jayne Peace Pyle, from a women's perspective, on one of the bloodiest range wars in America's (and Arizona's) history.  Women suffered from fear, isolation, displacement, depression and anxiety, which may have played a part. The exact count of men ambushed and killed, possibly as many as 50, remains masked in mystery.

2 p.m.  Lawler Exhibit Center, admission FREE

Museum Lecture Series

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09/19/15
Crown King Volunteer Fire Dept. Annual Benefit BBQ

"Switchback to the Past @ the 2015 Crown King Volunteer Fire Department Annual Benefit.
Dance,Auctions,Raffle,BBQ & Lots of Fun!
BBQ @ 6PM All You Can Eat! Only $15 / Kids under 12 Free!

Young'n Stuff Auction 3PM / Ol' Folks Auction Follows
 

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09/19/15
2nd Annual Cooks & Chords Prescott - MS Society

Cooks & Chords is the National MS Society, Arizona Chapter tasting event, and for the 2nd time will be in the community of Prescott. This year’s event will take place at Watters’ Garden Center with its natural beauty of foliage and flowers. Stations of local chef-prepared dishes paired with delicious spirits and wonderfully-appointed acoustic music will tantalize guests as they browse packages in our raffle and silent/live auction. **Limited tickets available and will not be sold at the door**.  Contact Lynette at 480-455-3962 for tickets, to be a volunteer or to be a sponsor.

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09/19/15
Revisiting the Orbison years

“Revisiting the Orbison years”
Presented by: TAD Management
Saturday, September 19th 2015 - 7:00pm
$22/$25
 
An unbelievable transformation complete with the looks, voice and feel of the magnificent Roy Orbison. The awesome Orbison style and vocal range is truly captured by Mark Barnett as he performs the classic hits like "Only The Lonely", "Crying", "Pretty Woman", "In Dreams," " Running Scared," " Blue Angel," " You Got It," " Blue Bayou," and many many others. Just close your eyes and listen to the haunting ballads and the soaring heights of this performer’s vocal range. Few can even come close to attempting to sing like Roy Orbison. Mark Barnett truly nails it. An absolutely stunning show not to be missed!
 
 
 

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09/20/15
Glitz Glamour & Girlfriends Fashion Show Luncheon

An elegant affair at the Prescott Resort featuring fashions from Prescott boutiques! Tickets:  $45  Please call Elsie at 778-0235 for a reservation.  Deadline:  Noon, September 15th. 

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09/20/15
Antiques on the Square

Enjoy beautiful downtown Prescott while visiting more than seventy vendors showcasing a variety of antiques and collectibles including glass, jewelry, ephemera, primitives, pottery and furniture.  Admission and parking are free.  Plenty of great restaurants within walking distance.  Antique shops and malls can be found on Cortez Street.  This event is sponsored by the Thumb Butte Questers who donate 100% of their profits to local historic preservation projects.

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09/20/15
The Phoenix Symphony in Prescott


SEPTEMBER 20, 2015 3:00PM

BEETHOVEN - SYMPHONY No. 9

Maestro Tito Muñoz debuts his second season as The Phoenix Symphony’s Virginia G. Piper Music Director with a bold and powerful concert.   Join Maestro Muñoz in this grand and famed program as he leads The Phoenix Symphony, The Phoenix Symphony Chorus and talented soloists in Beethoven’s most celebrated and final masterpiece, Symphony No. 9, featuring the famous “Ode to Joy.” This Opening Night program also features American Symphony by Adam Schoenberg, one of the most celebrated young composers of our time whose music is described by The New York Times as full of “mystery and sensuality.”

Ticket prices range from $28 to $39 and are only available through the Yavapai Symphony Association (928) 776-4255.  For more information see yavapaisymphony.org    

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09/25/15
4th Friday Artwalk

Come join the Hassayampa Inn in our historic Lobby for Wine tasting and art! Featuring Local Artists and a selection of the Peacock Dining Rooms Featured wine of the month.   

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09/25/15
Prescott's 4th Friday Art Walks

Prescott’s 4th Friday Art Walk
Beginning at 5:00 PM
On the 4th Friday of every month over 18 Prescott art galleries remain open late.  Visitors & local residents can experience an evening of fun, conversation, food, music and ART! For event information go to www.artthe4th.com or visit on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ArtThe4th?ref=hl.  Join the fun!

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09/26/15
9th Annual Historic Prescott Corvette Car Show

Don’t miss the chance to visit Prescott, enjoy the cool weather, Historic Whiskey Row and The 9th Annual 2015 Historic Prescott Corvette Car Show featuring over 250 classic Corvettes as well as the latest state of the art Corvette Z06. All proceeds benefit The Prescott Firefighters Charities. For more information visit the Prescott Vette Sette website at prescottvettesette.org or call 602-317-5455.
 
Saturday, September 26, Car Show 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Yavapai County Court House Square, 10 South Cortez St. Prescott, AZ 86303.
 

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09/26/15
ACKER PARK 20th Birthday Party!

ACKER PARK 20th Birthday Party!
National Public Lands Day
 Saturday, September 26, 2015 • 8:00 am - Noon


Put on your party hat and join us at J.S. Acker Memorial Park for a day of discovery, learning and fun as we celebrate the preservation of Mr. James S. Acker's park bequest and those who made it all happen.
This 80 acre natural parkland has been supported by the Friends of J.S. Acker whose efforts working with the community and city led to the park's development.

The community birthday party is in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the citizen vote that established this 80 acre open space as a park on September 26, 1995. Our event happily coincides with National Public Lands Day this year.

Event Schedule**
• 8 am - Bird walk with Eric Moore of Jay's Bird Barn - space limited
• 8:30 am - 9 am and 9:30 am - Morning guided naturalist hikes supported by Highlands Center for Natural History docents
• 10 am - Youth Nature Discovery Trail Walk
~ Additional activities such as educational and organizational booths, Prescott Circle trail connectivity and geocaching talks are in the works.
• 11 am Activities will be followed by a short program  "Past, Present and Future Perfect Park" at the Amphitheater to highlight our accomplishments and set the stage for a bright future at Acker Memorial Park.
~The celebration will conclude with light refreshments and cake.
Let's tip our hats off to all who have been part of this adventure.

** Additional activities such geocaching/talks, organizational booths to learn about local hiking opportunities and the Circle Trails are in the works.

Location: 421 S. Virginia St main trail head for hikes and short trail to Amphitheater for program.
Overflow parking assistance to the nearby Prescott Christian Church will be available.
Please look for additional media details in the Prescott Daily Courier.

 

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09/26/15
AIDS Walk Northern Arizona

The 2015 AIDS Walk Northern Arizona is hosted by Northland cares (www.northlandcares.org) and will take place in downtown Prescott, AZ on Saturday Sepetember 26, 2015. Start time is 9am and closing ceremonies at 12pm.

Through participating in the AIDS Walk NAZ, our community engages in a public health issue that continues to affect our nation over 30 years after its emergence. The public support of both Northland Cares and the walk will help us continue to raise awareness around issues of HIV/AIDS and the impact it has on each of us. Additionally the funds raised from the walk help our non-profit continue to offer specialized medical care and support services necessary to maintain the health of our friends and neighbors wih live with this chronic health condition.

The walk will begin with fun activities, kicking off the Walk to downtown and around the Courthouse Square then back to the beginning to close with great prizes. There is even a Paws for the Cause campaign and you can register your pooch in the Walk.

Please contact hhouk@northlandcares.org for more information, registration materials or sponsorship opportunities. Or check out our AIDS Walk site at www.naz.aidswalkaz.org.

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09/27/15
Afternoon Tea at the Hassayampa Inn Peacock Room

High Tea is back at the Hassayampa Inn. 4th Sunday of every month from 2 - 4 pm. Featuring Delectable delights from award winning Chef Jason Perkins.

Reservations are required. Get them in as we fill up fast! Please call the Peacock Dining room at 928-777-9563.


 

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09/27/15
Wander the Wild

The 7th annual Wander The Wild, the Highlands Center for Natural History’s biggest yearly fundraiser, will be held Sunday, September 27 at Talking Rock Ranch from 2:30 to 7:00 PM. “This exciting outdoor and adventure-themed auction is our main fundraising event, responsible for providing thousands of children with nature-based learning experiences, proven to benefit their lives in many ways,” stated Dave Irvine, Executive Director.
Wander the Wild is also a great party, featuring live music, a delicious dinner, and includes wines from Painted Lady Vineyards in Skull Valley, and Page Springs Cellars. “Feed your sense of adventure by bidding on exotic travel and experience items,” added Irvine. Nature-inspired local art and related travel and educational adventures are also featured, to be auctioned by local favorite Jacy Lee. “All proceeds benefit our youth education programs, inspiring over 10,000 children annually with quality, creative hands-on outdoor education, developed to introduce them to the natural wonders of the Central Arizona Highlands,” Irvine commented. Sponsorships are available, please call the Highlands Center for more information at 928-776-9550.
The Highlands Center for Natural History also proudly announces our “Discovery Gardens”, an exciting eight-acre expansion which will create a world-class outdoor learning center, eco-destination and venue for community events. The nearly half-million dollar project will have habitat gardens, accessible trails, a children's play area, rainwater harvesting, learning circles, solar composting toilets and a shelter area available for rental. Additional details may be found at:. Ohttp://www.highlandscenter.org/discovery-gardens or call 928-776-9550

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10/01/15
Sharlot Hall Museum Changes hours

Sharlot Hall Museum hours will change to:
Monday through Friday  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday                         12 noon to 4 p.m.

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10/01/15
 -10/04/15
Yavapai Fair "2015" / "Everybody's Fair!"

Come to The Yavapai Fair @ New/Old Location at Prescott Frontier Rodeo Grounds.
Exhibits, Carnival, Food & Fun!

Thursday: Exhibits open from Noon to 9PM; Carnival open 4PM to 10PM
Friday: Exhibits open from 9AM-9PM; Carnival open Noon to 10PM
Saturday: Exhibits open from 9AM to 9PM; Carnival open 11AM to 11PM
Sunday: Exhibits open from 9AM to 4PM; Carnival open Noon to 7PM (Barn Closes @ 3PM)
 

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10/03/15
 -10/04/15
37th Annual Folk Music Festival

Sharlot Hall Museum - Arizona's longest-running folk music event features 200-plus musicians at four venues on the museum's four-acre campus.  Visitors are encouraged to join "Jam Fest" with musicians from throughout the southwest at 'breaks' during the event.  Stop in Saturday or Sunday to enjoy one of the 90 performances both days.

Saturday   10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday      10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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10/03/15
The Walk To End Alzheimer's

The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the Alzheimer's Association annual fundraiser.  Participants collect pledges and participate in our three mile walk route.  There is entertainment and snacks for all participants.

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10/03/15
Bella Donna-Stevie Nicks Tribute

Bella Donna – Tribute to Stevie Nicks”
Presented by: TAD Management
Saturday, October 3rd - 7:00pm
$22/$25
Based in Southern California, the critically acclaimed tribute show, Bella Donna, re-creates Stevie Nicks in concert.
The band portrays the singer and her music (solo and with Fleetwood Mac), in a stunningly accurate depiction. From the attention to detail given to the music and vocal impersonations, to the authentic wardrobe and staging, Bella Donna will amaze with their ability to take their audience into a high-energy Stevie Nicks performance.


When Bella Donna is on the Stage, Stevie Nicks is IN the House
 

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10/10/15
 -10/11/15
FallFest In The Park

Enjoy over 100 vendors with Arts & Crafts vendors for the whole family to enjoy.

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10/10/15
4th Annual PAYP Meals on Wheels Golf Tournament

Join us for The 4th Annual PAYP (Prescott Young Professionals) Meals on Wheels Golf Tournament.
October 10, 2015 / Prescott Golf & Country Club / 1030 Prescott Country Club
Registration : 7:30AM / Tee-Time 9:00AM
Includes: Continental Breakfast, 18 Holes of Golf, Lunch by Randall's, Door Prizes, Contest, and More!
Early Bird (Until 9/1/15)  $85.00 per golfer / $340 per foresome
Regular (After 9/1/15) $95 per golfer / $380 per foresome

PAYP Meals on Wheel Golf Tournament Golf Hole Sponsor:
$150.00 / Includes a sign with your business name/logo at a hold during the tournament. Please send logos and how you want your name to appear to: bjhdesigns@gmail.com /
Contact: kimlaugh@hotmail.com

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10/10/15
Arizona History Adventure

Sharlot Hall Museum - Health on the frontier takes a look at what pioneers did before they called the doctor, as well as the role of the frontier physician.  Every home had its medicine box with herbs and potions for what ailed you, but there were times when professional help was needed.  Come see what ailed our frontier pioneers and how they dealt with it.

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10/10/15
 -10/11/15
Prescott's Great Outdoors Festival & Expo

Please join us for the fourth Prescott’s Great Outdoors – Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo event at Watson Lake Park - October 10th & 11th, 2015 (Columbus Day Weekend), 10:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday & Sunday.

Join us for this ever-expanding event highlighting the many outdoor recreational opportunities, organizations, resources, equipment, and businesses in the Quad-Cities and beyond.  The event features adventure recreation, stocked fishing, educational programs, live music, an expo, a 300-foot zip-line, great food, and much more . . . all in the scenic Granite Dells setting.  For more information, contact Eric Smith @ (928) 777-1590 or eric.smith@prescott-az.gov.
 

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10/10/15
2nd Saturday Lecture Series

This months lecture in the 2nd Saturday series is "Indian Labor: Navajo and Hopi Workers at the Navajo Ordnance Depot, WWII" presented by John Westerlund. Facinating story about how the Navajo and Hopi helped the Army build a massive military installation near Flagstaff. They built an "Indian Village" within this military facility to house the families of the Native Americans who volunteered to live there.  This story shows how the Indian Village experience set the mold for future Navajo tribal leadership, yet also contributed to unwanted solcial and cultural problems.




 

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10/11/15
The Phoenix Symphony in Prescott


OCTOBER 11, 2015 3:00PM

RESPIGHI  - PINES OF ROME and FOUNTAINS OF ROME

Music Director Laureate Michael Christie returns to conduct Ottorino Respighi’s symphonic tone poems Fountains of Rome, romancing Rome’s famous fountains at different times of the day, and Pines of Rome, depicting pine trees in different locations in Rome.  The program also features Verdi’s powerful Overture to La forza del destiny, The Force of Destiny, and the world premiere of Symphony No. 5 by Daron Hagen, recipient of the 2014 American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, a work commissioned specifically for performance by The Phoenix Symphony Commissioning Club.

Ticket prices range from $28 to $39 and are only available through the Yavapai Symphony Association (928) 776-4255.  For more information see yavapaisymphony.org    

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10/12/15
YBBBS Golf Tournament at Talking Rock

Do you enjoy golfing? 

Sign up for Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Tournament at Talking Rock!



 

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10/12/15
50% Off Columbus Day Sale

50% Off Columbus Day Sale. All items storewide will be reduced 50%. From clothing and household items to jewelry and more, the YHS Thrift Store is loaded with great deals for every bargain hound! *excluding items marked "Firm".

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10/15/15
Evening Mixer / Yavapai College

Network with fellow Chamber members. Great way to get your business out in the spotlight.
Bring your business cards and brochures to pass out.

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10/17/15
Frontier Arizona Experience

Fort Whipple Museum - The traditional eyes and ears of the army were the man on horseback, the cavalryman.  On the frontier because of his mobility, he became the de facto force to use when Indians left the reservation or there was an emergency in the countryside.  Was this a life of great excitement?  Find out in the final program of the Fort Whipple interpretive season.

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10/23/15
4th Friday Artwalk

Come join the Hassayampa Inn in our historic Lobby for Wine tasting and art! Featuring Local Artists and a selection of the Peacock Dining Rooms Featured wine of the month.   

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10/24/15
Tsunami on the Square 2015

Join us on Prescott's Historic Courthouse Plaza for Tsunami on the Square, a performing arts and culture festival for the whole family to enjoy!
Volunteer to help at 928-273-4365 or www.tsunamionthesquare.com   

**Supreme Sponsor is Prescott Mountain Brewing

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10/25/15
Afternoon Tea at the Hassayampa Inn Peacock Room

High Tea is back at the Hassayampa Inn. 4th Sunday of every month from 2 - 4 pm. Featuring Delectable delights from award winning Chef Jason Perkins.

Reservations are required. Get them in as we fill up fast! Please call the Peacock Dining room at 928-777-9563.


 

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