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Calendar of Events: March 11 - 19

Ongoing

“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.

“The World of Miniature” exhibit, at Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., bringing together artists who create miniature art - through March 25. 928-445-3286.

Dewey-Humboldt Historical Society Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 9-11 at the D-H Museum, 12925 E. Main St. in Humboldt. dhhsmuseum.org.

Saturday, March 11

Clarkdale Car Show and Chili Cook-off, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Clarkdale Town Hall parking lot. facebook.com/events/258229934610476/

Prescott Area Woodturners daylong demonstration, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at YEI building, 6708 Corsair in Prescott. 928-717-1500.

Water Smart Landscapes: How you can improve local water quality and help secure our water future, 10 a.m. to noon, Granite Peak UU Congregation building, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott. 928-445-4218, or www.cwagaz.org.

Willow Lake Pit House Archaeological Site Tours, 10 a.m. to noon at Willow Lake Park. Yavapai Chapter Arizona Archaeological Society docents discuss the area’s prehistoric people and the preserved, ancient pit houses. charlesstroh@yahoo.com.

Metropolitan Opera: “La Traviata,” 10:55 a.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. Live satellite broadcast. Tickets: 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.

Prescott Winter Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Yavapai Regional Medical Center parking lot, 930 Division St. Fresh local produce, eggs, chicken, beef, pickled goods, baked goods, and more - from area farmers. 408-616-9121.

Family Storytime, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Features 30 minutes of stories, songs and activities for the whole family.

Second Annual Queen of Hearts Tea, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Alta Vista Senior Living, 916 Canterbury Lane, Prescott. Raffle, hat contest, 50/50 drawing, music and more. Proceeds benefit Prescott Meals on Wheels. $25. 928-772-6000 and 928-445-7630, ext. 605.

Country Two Step Dance Lesson with Ronnie D., 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Swing and Country Dance Party, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 180 E. Rosser St.

“Teen Idols,” 7 p.m. at the Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. Tribute to the teen idols from the ’50s and ’60s. Tickets: 928-777-1370 or prescottelkstheater.com.

Sunday, March 12

Phoenix Symphony to Perform Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony No. 3, 3 p.m. at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. Limited number of tickets: Yavapai Symphony Association, 228 N. Alarcon St. 928-776-4255 or www.yavapaisymphony.org.

Monday, March 13

Prescott Art Docents Art Talk: “American Art: Colonial to the Young Republic,” 10:30 a.m. at Prescott Center for the Arts Theater, 208 N. Marina St., Reception at 10 a.m. 928-636-7202; Joslyn ejcanh@msn.com; PrescottArtDocents.net

Tuesday, March 14

Tuesday Morning Book Club, “Animal Dreams,” (1990) by Barbara Kingsolver. 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For toddlers and their grownups.

“Alzheimer’s 101: The Basics,” presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, courtesy of Yavapai Regional Medical Center, 1 a.m. to noon, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.

“Avoiding a Legacy Nightmare,” presented by Judy Southstone, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.

Graphic Novel Superheroes Club, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. This month: George O’Connor’s “Zeus: King of the Gods.” For children, grades 4 to 6. 928-777-1537.

Geology Talks: The Development of Plate Tectonics Theory, 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 W. Goodwin St. Speaker: Retired geologist John Hughes.

Wednesday, March 15

Computer Basics: Internet 1, 10 a.m. Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-777-1526.

“Gift of a Lifetime – A Lasting Connection to a Child You Love,” presented by Gene Zilliox, 11 a.m. to noon, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.

People Who Care Volunteer Information and Orientation Meeting, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St. 928-445-2480.

Territorial Talent: Stan Gibbs Jazz Trio, 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Traditional mellow jazz and occasional surprises. Every third Wednesday at 5 p.m.

Thursday, March 16

“Medicare 101,” presented by Glenn Berkley, 2 to 3 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.

Irish Step Dancers, “The Sacred Heart Irish Step Dancers,” a group of accomplished and enthusiastic children, will perform at 4 p.m. in the St. Patrick’s Day tradition at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For all ages.

Discover NAU in Prescott Valley, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at 7351 E. Civic Circle Drive. Meet faculty and staff and tour campus. 928-775-4567.

Zone 16 Utility Improvements Project Open House, 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Bassett Room at Cornell Activity Center, 1615 Coyote Road, Prescott. View preliminary design plans, Q&A. 928-237-3114.

Regional Open House, 5 to 7 p.m. at Centennial Center, 1989 Clubhouse Drive. City of Prescott seeks feedback on the Airport Master Plan for future development of the airport.

Third Thursday Star Talks: “High-Tech Navigation before GPS: How the SR-71 Found Its Targets,” 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-778-6324.

Friday, March 17

Opening Bagpipes with Russ Miller, 8:45 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Miller, of the Southwest Skye Pipes and Drums, will start St. Patrick’s Day by piping the library open.

Lapsit Storytime, 9:30 a.m. Prescott Public Library 215 E. Goodwin St.

Cattleman’s Trade Show, 10 a.m. at Prescott Livestock Auction, 5 1/2 miles off Highway 89 on Perkinsville Road, on the north side of Chino Valley. Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale at 6 p.m. and Replacement Heifer Sale at 4 p.m. 928-445-9571.

Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Basic Spanish skills needed.

Senior and Caregivers Conference and Expo, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Liberty Traditional School, 3300 N. Lake Valley Road, Prescott Valley. Presentations by local experts. Free. SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.

Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Features 30 minutes of stores, songs and fingerplays for children ages 3 to 5 and their grownups.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, 11:45 to 2:30 p.m. at the Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center, 3407 N. Windsong Drive, Prescott Valley. Corned beef and cabbage lunch. Entertainment and fun. Free for caregivers and their charges. RSVP. 928-775-3563.

Third Friday Chamber Music Series, 3:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Listen to a Gade Trio for piano, flute and cello; Kummer Duo for flutes, and Sand Fleas Ukulele Group. 928-778-6965.

Country Two Step dance lesson with Dawn Wilson, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Dance party, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.

Piano Recital by Nathanael Cross of Prescott Valley, 7:30 p.m. at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave. in Prescott. Benefits the Yavapai Symphony Association Music Scholarship Program. Reception to follow. 928-776-4255.

Saturday, March 18

Cattleman’s Trade Show, 9 a.m. at Prescott Livestock Auction, 5 1/2 miles off Highway 89 on Perkinsville Road, on the north side of Chino Valley. 17th annual Arizona Angus Association Angus Association Bull Sale at 10:30 a.m., followed by the 29th annual Prescott All Breed Bull Sale. 928-445-9571.

Spring Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room. Sponsored by Friends of the Prescott Valley Public Library. 928-759-3096.

Catz Meow Fundraiser for Miss Kitty’s Cat House, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Think 4 Ink parking lot, northeast corner of Alarcon and Sheldon in Prescott, across from Miss Kitty’s Cat House.

Caldecott Kaleidoscope of Books and Art for Kids, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. This month: “Blackout” by John Rocco. 928-777-1537.

Family Storytime, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., features 30 minutes of stores, songs and activities for the whole family.

Willow Lake Pit House Archaeological Site Tours, 10 a.m. to noon at Willow Lake Park. Yavapai Chapter Arizona Archaeological Society docents discuss the area’s prehistoric people and the preserved, ancient pit houses. charlesstroh@yahoo.com.

Prescott Winter Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Yavapai Regional Medical Center parking lot, 930 Division St. Fresh local produce, eggs, chicken, beef, pickled goods, baked goods, and more ― from area farmers. 408-616-9121.

“Lee Wee Kwon, Chinese Grocer in Tucson, 1917-1965,” 11 a.m. to noon in the Prescott Valley Public Library auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Presented by Li Yang, an East Asian Studies historian. Free. 928-759-3040.

“Swing into History: Songs of the Old West,” 1 p.m. at Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North. With historian Erik Larson. 928-778-1385.

Bible-based Grand Canyon Tour, one-day trip to the Grand Canyon, led by creation speaker Russ Miller. Bus departs at 8 a.m. from the parking lot in front of US Bank, Highway 69 and Prescott Lakes Parkway, and returns at 7 p.m. 928-771-1218 or mcnabbprescott@aol.com. www.prescottsaver.com.

Inaugural Gala – Magic of Vegas Fundraiser, 2 to 6 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. Appetizers, auctions and entertainment. 928-445-3286.

“Piano Men – Generations,” 7 p.m. at the Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. Music of legends Billy Joel and Elton John. Tickets: 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Sunday, March 19

Workshop, “The Art of Brewing Your Own Kombucha” 1 p.m. at HEARTsite, a private country retreat in Chino Valley. Taster-testing starter kit and step-by-step instructions included. 928-830-4621.

“To Ella With Love,” 2 p.m. at the Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. Crystal Stark tribute to American legend Ella Fitzgerald. Tickets: 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Prescott’s Camerata Singers and the Carolyn Eynon Singers of Scottsdale present “Music for the Soul,” 3 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherds Lane, Prescott. Features the two ensembles performing together Dan Forrest’s “Requiem for the Living,” and more. Tickets: CamerataSingersAZ.org or CarolynEynonSingers.com.