KornUkopia Calendar: Aug. Aug. 18-27

Ongoing

Guided Naturalists Walks, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Gathering Circle, James Family Discovery Garden, Highlands Center, 1375 Walker Road.

“Meeting the 4 O’Clock Train” exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St., chronicling the boom-to-bust railway legacy that almost cost Arizona its statehood. 928-445-3122.

Prescott Historical Walking Tours, featuring strolls through history to learn of “Prescott’s storied past,” 10 a.m., on most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 29. Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St.

Beat the Heat Belly Dance Festival, sponsored by “Why ? Not Belly Dance,” Aug. 26-27 in downtown Prescott. The festival, with the theme of “Birds of a Feather,” brings together more than 20 dance troupes from around the state for workshops, vending, and performances. Not to be missed is a public performance Saturday, Aug. 26, from 7 to 9:15 p.m. at the Holiday Courtyard on Whiskey Row.

Friday, Aug. 18

Library Quilters, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, third floor Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Contact: Genie Holt libraryquilters@gmail.com.

Third Friday Chamber Music Series, 3:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Enjoy a Mozart Piano Quintet for piano and a woodwind quartet. Bruce or Suzanne, 778-6965.

“Heartbreak Hotel -- A Salute to Early Elvis,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. Starring Robert Shaw and the Lonely Street Band. $22-$25. 928-777-1370.

Summer Star Talk, 8 to 9 p.m., Acker Park, entrance on 421 S. Virginia St. Highlands Center naturalist John Mangimeli.

Saturday, Aug. 19

Frontier Brass – Brass Band Concert, 7 p.m. at Theater on the Green on the Civic Center campus, 7501 E. Civic Circle in Prescott Valley. A food vendor will be on site; grab a blanket or lawn chair and take the whole family to enjoy this show by the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Corps band! www.pvaz.net or call 928-759-3090.

Linda Ronstadt tribute, 7 p.m. at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. A native of Tucson, Ronstadt is recognized as one of the most popular interpretive singers of the ’70s, having earned a succession of platinum-selling albums and chart-topping singles. With over 30 studio albums, she is one of the most prolific and beloved singers of all time. Featuring the velvety voice of Laura Berger and her special guest, Miguel Jackson, this is the tribute you have been waiting for. 928-777-1370.

2nd Annual 24-Hour Play Festival at the Prescott Center for the Arts -- six 10-minute plays are cast, written, rehearsed, and performed in only one day's time -- fast, fun, and done in just 24 hours. Auditions are Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. on the PCA Mainstage, and the performance follows on Aug. 19 at 7:30 p.m. on the PCA Mainstage. www.pca-az.net or call 928-445-3286.

Country Dance Party, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Arizona 2-Step dance at 6:30 p.m. $10 for lesson and Dance.

Sunday, Aug. 20

Ruaile Buaile, a four-piece all male band from Ireland, 7 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave., as part of the Prescott Celtic Concert Series. 928-771-1218 or for more info visit rgmbooking.com.

Monday, Aug. 21

Eclipse Celebration, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Civic Center Amphitheater, 7501 E. Civic Circle. A total eclipse of the sun will be visible in the United States for the first time in almost 40 years! Activities for all ages. Free solar eclipse glasses will be given to attendees. Call 928-759-6188 with any questions.

Board Gamers’ ongoing program, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, first floor Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Free program-no registration required. Call 928-759-3040 with any questions.

Tuesday, Aug. 22

Free Jazz on the Square, 6:30 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Featuring Prescott Jazz Summit All-Stars. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.

Wednesday, Aug. 23

Modern Board Gaming, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Contact Jeff Whitham at 714-487-1396 for more details.

Professional Writers of Prescott, 6 to 7:45 p.m., third floor Crystal Room, Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Thursday, Aug. 24

Prescott Idol, 6:30 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Each week, up to 20 contestants will vie to see who advances to the Sept. 7 finale. Audience can vote at the show or online at koltcountry.com. Top two acts each week move on.

Friday, Aug. 25

A Little Theater Music, 5 p.m., Faith United Community Church, 1061 Old Chisholm Trail, in the Prescott Country Club neighborhood in Dewey. An evening of vocal music from stage and screen, featuring a cast of renowned local singers. $20 includes concert, complimentary wines and appetizers. Loretta, 928-533-4256.

The CheekTones, 6:30 p.m., courthouse plaza, downtown Prescott. Part of the 2017 Prescott Summer Concert Series.

Prescott Jazz Summit – An Evening at the Roxy, 7 p.m. at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. Features the music of George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, and All That Jazz. 928-777-1370.

American Colors, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. This is a romantic, musical journey through the lives of two couples. $5, 928-445-3286 http://www.pca-az.net.

Saturday, Aug. 26

Wet and Wild Water Day at the Zoo, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Heritage Park Zoo, 1403 Heritage Park Road, 928-778-4242.

Granite Mountain Jewelry Artists’ Third Annual Jewelry Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Michael Hotel ballroom, 205 W. Gurley St. Free admission. Granitemountainjewelryartists.weebly.com.

United Animal Friends Reunion and Barbecue, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., ramada next to the Prescott Dog Park on Willow Creek Road. Event for all UAF adopters and their pets.

American Colors, 2 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. This is a romantic, musical journey through the lives of two couples. $5, 928-445-3286 http://www.pca-az.net.

Square Dancing on the Courthouse Plaza, 6 to 9 p.m., north side of plaza. Sponsored by Mile High Square Dancers. Last of the year square and line dance.

Contra Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St., Prescott. Featuring the Chupacabras, with calling by Archie Maclellan. Newcomer instruction starts at 7 p.m. $8, with discounts for members, students, newcomers and more. Bruce, 928-925-5210; folkhappens.org.

The Prescott Jazz Summit All-Star Big Band, 7:30 p.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. YCPAC kicks off its season with an all-star concert from legendary musicians and Arizona’s own ambassadors of Jazz. Tickets: 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.

Sunday, Aug. 27

20th Anniversary Empty Bowls, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist congregations in Prescott.

American Colors, 2 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. This is a romantic, musical journey through the lives of two couples. $5, 928-445-3286 http://www.pca-az.net.