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Chalk It Up! Prescott

Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

National Bank
201 N. Montezuma
Prescott, AZ 86301


Chalk It Up! Prescott is a FREE, family-friendly, community-centered, artistic endeavor intended to cultivate and support the creativity in people of all ages and abilities. This annual Prescott event needs you! Gather friends, bring your imagination and pick up a piece of chalk. Artists will create a weekend museum of pavement chalk art on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 201 N. Montezuma Street in the National Bank of Arizona parking lot.

Chalk It Up! was created in 2009 by a local group of friends. Today, it has evolved into an event that will:

Provide a unique arts adventure for people of all ages.

Unite businesses with residents in a community endeavor.

Showcase Prescotts cultural image and resources.

Enrich the creative expression in children and enhance their personal development.

Provide awareness and support for local mental health programs.

In just nine years Chalk It Up! Prescott has created a community centered public art event attended by over 5,000 people. All ages have the opportunity to create drawings, listen to music, view the art and share in the fun. Chalk It Up! Prescott is managed through the West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation (Tax Id 86-0576008) and community volunteers. All proceeds will help fund next years event as well as benefit the six funding priorities the Foundation has identified to help improve community mental health in the quad-cities area.

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The Phoenix Symphony in Prescott

Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
1100 East Sheldon Ave
Prescott, AZ 86303

March 12, 2017 3:00 PM Yavapai College Performing Arts Center

Tito Munoz, conductor Caroline Goulding, violin

Ligeti: Violin Concerto Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 Eroica

Tito Munoz brings another monumental work of Beethoven to our 2016-2017 Season with Beethovens Eroica Symphony, a rigorous and emotional composition marking the transition to the Romantic period in classical music. Symphony No. 3 heralds the well known marcia funebre, or funeral march. Grammy nominated violinist Caroline Goulding also joins the program for Gyorgy Ligetis Violin Concerto., a synthesis of contemporary explorations and traditional melodic and formal conventions that the BC calls a cornucopia of effects and techniques, a wild collage of atmospheres and colors.

Tickets are ONLY available through the Yavapai Symphony Association at (928) 776-4255. See for more details

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MET Opera broadcast in Prescott

Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
1100 E. Sheldon Street
Prescott, AZ 86301
Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 10:55 AM

The MET Live encore performance of Antonin Dvoraks Rusalka features Kristine Opolais in Dvoraks fairy tale opera about the tragic water nymph Rusalka. Sir Mark Elder conducts Mary Zimmermans new staging, which also stars Brandon Jovanovich as the human prince who captures Rusalkas heart. (satellite broadcast)

Contact info:
Yavapai College Performing Arts Center Box Office
928 776 2000

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Prescott Free Naturalistic Walks!

Spark your "natural" curiosity with our trained volunteer Naturalists as they take you on a journey through the Central Arizona Highlands! Each FREE Walk can be up to 1 and a half hours long, and Naturalists can adapt walks to participant's needs and desires.

The Highlands Center offers three varieties of Walks. Saturday Walks and Evening walks are both at the Center's own Lynx Creek Site, and a special Wednesday Walk is every first and third Wednesday at select city trails. Always remember, dress for the weather (layers are best) and wear comfortable walking shoes. Bring your own water and sun protection.

New Thursday walks starting in June!

Start times for Thursday, Saturday and Wednesday walks:

March - April: Walks begin at 10AM

May - August: Walks begin at 8AM

There will be no walks on April 30 or September 3 due to special events (visit our calendar for details)!

September - November: Walks begin at 10AM

Saturday Walks (and Thursday walks starting in June!) - Located at the Highlands Center

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Antiques on the Square in Prescott

Enjoy beautiful downtown Prescott while visiting more than sixty 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.
Contact Debbie 928-443-8909 for more information.

When:September 20, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where: Prescott Courthouse Plaza
120 South Cortez Street
Prescott,AZ 86303

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4th Friday Art Walk in Prescott

Nestled in the mountains 90 miles northwest of Phoenix, Prescott is home to a multitude of artists who draw inspiration from each other and Prescott's wonderful natural and historical surroundings.
The 4th Friday of EVERY month offers locals and visitors a night out to mingle with these creative people, engage in great dialogues with wonderful art, share food, libations and live music and purchase new treasures for their art collection.
4th Friday Art Walk brochures are available at participating galleries, the Prescott Chamber of Commerce, the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce and over 70 Brochure Works racks located in hotels, golf course lobbies and more.
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 & ART!

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Williamson Valley Fire District Arts & Crafts Show in Prescott

Whether you're a member of the community or just visiting "Everybody's Hometown" - the Williamson Valley Fire District Arts & Crafts Show is the place to be on July 18 and 19, 2015. Featuring works from local, regional and national artists and craftsmen, as well as food, drinks and entertainment for the whole family, our annual fire department fundraiser has become one of the premier Prescott arts shows - and is a highlight of the summer.
Sponsored by the Williamson Valley-Bagdad Fire District, The Friends of Williamson Valley Fire District, and the Prescott Area Fire Training Group. Proceeds benefit Williamson Valley-Bagdad Fire District, as well as the training activities of the Prescott Fire Department, Central Yavapai Fire District, Chino Valley Fire District, Groom Creek Fire District, WVBFD, and the Mayer Fire District. We appreciate your support!

Where:Prescott Courthouse Plaza
Prescott, AZ

When:July 18, 2015 @ 9:00 am - July 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

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World’s Oldest Rodeo in Prescott

World's Oldest Rodeo Prescott Frontier Days, Inc., host of the Worlds Oldest Rodeo, was recently named the one event not to miss in Arizona by Yahoo Travel.

For the past five years the Worlds Oldest Rodeo has reached new heights with record attendance including several sell-out performances. This historic event captures rodeo fanatics from all over the world, near and far.

Proudly featuring eight heart-pounding rodeo performances, Arizonas second largest parade, a rodeo dance, a kiddie parade, well-known specialty acts, famous livestock and last but not least... top contestants/athletes in the sport of rodeo.

Join us for the 128th Worlds Oldest Rodeo and we're happening June 29 through July 5, 2015. Tickets available now. Call 928-445-4320 or visit

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Arizona Beer Week in Prescott

Arizona's growing thirst for craft beer will be quenched when Arizona Beer Week returns next year with its fifth year, and this time, for even longer.
Now 9 days long, you can enjoy a little hair o' the dog throughout the week as dozens of the state's best breweries collaborate to bring craft brew connoisseurs food pairings, tap takeovers, pub crawls, special giveaways, meet the brewer nights and other events that pay homage to craft beer in Arizona.

When: February 12, 2015 - February 21, 2015

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Third Friday Chamber Music Series in Prescott

Hear music by local chamber players and special guests every month during the free Third Friday Chamber Music Series.

Listen to the Timberland 4 Quartet for oboe, flute, clarinet and bassoon, a clarinet quartet, and a flute quintet.

Where: Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott, AZ 86303

When: Friday, September 19, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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