What to do in Prescott this weekend





The Yavapai Fair is being held at Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley this weekend.  There will be homemaking arts, gardening entries, local artists (including kids!), hobbyists and exhibitors.  The animal exhibits have expanded this year and you’re invited to see all the different kinds of livestock and perhaps have your kids try their hand at riding a sheep!  If thrills and excitement are your style, the carnival is sure to please, with cool rides, Ferris wheel, games of chance and lots more!  Don’t forget the many different entertainers, horseshow competition, food vendors, face painting and much more!  Admission is : Free for those under 6 years, ages 6-19 are free Friday, $3 on Saturday and Sunday, Adults (over 20) $5 and Seniors (over 60) $3 on Friday, $5 on Saturday and Sunday, and our Military get in free all weekend (with ID).   For a complete schedule of entertainment, go to www.timstoyotacenter.com.


A few networking opportunities next week:

TUESDAY (10/2) - Prescott Marketing Meeting

                                    Cottonwood MLS Meeting


WEDNESDAY (10/3) - Camp Verde MLS Meeting

                                              Mayer Marketing Meeting


THURSDAY (10/4) - Chino Valley Marketing Meeting

                                        Prescott Valley Marketing Meeting

                                          Prescott Chamber 1st Thursday Breakfast Meeting at Hotel St. Michael, 7:45am


A few places to enjoy our community this weekend:

9/28—4th Friday Art Walk in Prescott, with the kickoff of the legendary Found Art Show at ‘Tis Art Gallery through 10/16, www.artthe4th.com.


9/28-9/29—Chino Valley Quilters Show & Sale at Del Rio Elementary School, Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-4pm.


9/28-9/30—Festival of American Arts at Verde Valley Archaeology Center showcasing Native American Film and American Indian art; the largest indoor Native American art show in Central Arizona with Native American musicians and dancers, www.nafestival.com.


9/28-9/30—Prescott Pow Wow at Watson Lake.  An explosion of native art & culture, Fri 5-9pm, Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 10am-6pm.


9/28-9/30 & every Sat & Sun in October—6th Annual Pumpkin Festival—pumpkins, hay rides, animals, food, fun & more at Freeman Farms.  Road 3 South & Road 1 East, Chino Valley, www.azpumpkins.com.


9/29—24th Annual Verde River Day at Dead Horse State Park in Cottonwood, featuring a climbing wall, canoe & kayak rides, sand castle building & more!  Fish in the lagoon loaded with hundreds of pounds of catfish—fishing gear provided at no cost and no license required—nature walks—local entertainment, 9am-3pm.


9/29—Sedona Celtic Harvest Festival at Poco Diablo Resort featuring bagpipers, Irish dancers, storytellers, food, music, games & fun.  Come dressed in costume & visit the Fairy Village, www.celticharvestfestival.com.


9/29—All Corvette Car Show with over 250 corvettes, 6am-4pm at Courthouse Square, Prescott.


9/29—Simon & Garfunkel Retrospective at Elks Opera House, Prescott, 7-9pm, www.elksoperahouse.com.


9/30—Prescott POPS Symphony presents Metamorphosis, 3pm at Yavapai College Performance Hall, www.prescottsymphony.com.

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