10th Annual Prescott Area Artists’ Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 6, 7 and 8, Greater Prescott Area. Sponsored by Mountain Artists Guild. www.prescottstudiotour.com.
“Fiddler on the Roof,” on stage at Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., continues Oct. 6-7, 12-14 at 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 8 and 15 at 2 p.m., directed by Frank Malle. Music, dancing, humor, tragedy, romance, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. There is something for everyone in this multi-Tony Award winning musical, featuring such Broadway classics as "To Life," “If I were A Rich Man" and "Sunrise Sunset." A story about families for families. 928-445-3286 or pca-az.net.
39th annual Folk Music Festival, featuring 90-plus musical acts and almost 200 performers at Sharlot Hall Museum this weekend, Oct. 7-8. Music duos, trios, quartets, folk bands and solo artists at four different venues on the museum grounds, two blocks west of the courthouse plaza, each day beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing until 4 p.m. Cost: $10 for the day; two-day pass is $15; museum members, $8 per person; children (17 and younger) get in free. The museum is located at 415 W. Gurley St., Prescott.
Pumpkin Festival fun
Mortimer Farms has kicked off its Pumpkin Festival. The monthlong celebration started Friday, Sept. 29, and continues through Oct. 29. Its hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the farm is located at 12907 E. Highway 169. It includes a 15-acre pumpkin patch, as well as food, entertainment and various activities for children.
Mortimer Farms Pumpkin Fest and Corn Maze, 12 to 9 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays; and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays in October, corner of highways 69 and 169 in Dewey.
Fall Fest in the Park, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7-8, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. The final arts & crafts show of the season, with over 100 vendors under the fall canopy of American Elm trees at Prescott's courthouse plaza. Sponsored by Prescott Chamber of Commerce.
2017 Big Sting Country Music Festival, Oct. 13-15, at Watson Lake, Prescott. Benefits the Shadows Foundation, helping individuals in need affected by life-threatening diseases. www.thebigsting.com.
Friday, Oct. 6
PV Library Quilters, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.
“What the bleep!?: Do you Know” movie, 6:30 p.m., RAD Yoga Studios, 436 S. Montezuma, Suite B. 928-856-2823. Bring a donation.
Saturday, Oct. 7
Prescott Photography Club, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.
The Metropolitan Opera: Norma 9:55 a.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. An extraordinary fusion of sublime melody, vocal challenge, and dramatic power, Norma examines a powerful woman who compromises her ideals for love, only to find herself betrayed by her lover. Sandra Radvanovsky sings the title role in this satellite broadcast. Tickets: $24/$20/$12. 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.
Mustang Pony-Only Cruise Car Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Walmart Shopping Center, Hwy 69 next to In-N-Out Burger. www.PonyOnlyCruise.com.
Harvest Festival, 1 to 5 p.m., Prescott Community Gardens, across the street from the Sam Hill Warehouse, 232 N. Granite St. 928-515-1657.
The Camerata Singers perform at 3 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave., joining forces with guest instrumentalists from Prescott, Flagstaff and Phoenix for a concert of Baroque music.
First Saturday Art Walk in Jerome, 5 to 8 p.m. With 22 participating galleries and studios and many sponsoring businesses and restaurants, this is a festive night in Jerome. www.jeromeartwalk.com.
Saturday Night Talk Series, at 7 p.m. "Learning How to Learn: Making Use of Life's Lessons." Panel discussion. Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Bldg., 115 E. Goodwin St., $5 donation. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path.
Special Folk Festival Contra Dance, 7 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley. 928-925-5210.
Mirage -- Visions of Fleetwood Mac, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.
Wednesday, Oct. 11
Writing Workshop Series: Shaping Your Work, 2 p.m. Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. We’ll look at our personal stories as springboards for future writing with Carol Levin. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.
Crochet One, Knit Too, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.
Thursday, Oct. 12
Chris Botti, 7:30 p.m. at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. Since the 2004 release of “When I Fall in Love,” trumpeter Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist, with four number one jazz albums and multiple Grammy awards. Enjoy one of contemporary music’s most innovative performers. Tickets: 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.
Friday, Oct. 13
Craft Fair & Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Prescott Community Church, 3151 Willow Creek Road. Free admission.
Saturday, Oct. 14
HopeFest Arizona, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott.
Arts and Crafts Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Moose Lodge, 6501 E. 6th Street, Prescott Valley. 928-775-8785.
Yavapai Flute Circle, noon to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library Children’s Program Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.
Manhattan Dolls with Special Guest Robert Shaw, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.
The Metropolitan Opera: Die Zauberflute, 9:55 a.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. Mozart’s sublime fairy tale moves freely between earthy comedy and noble mysticism. Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts the full-length German version of this magical fable, seen via satellite in Julie Taymor’s spectacular production. Tickets: 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.
Sunday, Oct. 15
Costumes for Kids Fun Run, 9 a.m. to noon, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation.
Arts and Crafts Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Moose Lodge, 6501 E. 6th Street, Prescott Valley. 928-775-8785.