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KornUkopia Calendar: Sept. 15-24


Guided Naturalists Walks, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. weekends, 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.

“Lobby Hero,” on stage at Prescott Center for the Arts’ Stage Too!, continues Sept. 16, and 21-23 at 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 17 and 24 at 2 p.m., directed by Paul Epoch. $17 all performances. In the middle of the night, a security guard, his supervisor and an overbearing cop and his rookie partner, working in the lobby of a middle-income Manhattan apartment building, struggle to resist their own malignant impulses, showing how good intentions can be undermined by unconscious desires. 928-445-3286 or

Friday, Sept. 15

PV Library Quilters, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Third Friday Chamber Music Series, 3:30 p.m. Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Fall Star Talk, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Acker Park entrance on Virginia St., 421 S Virginia St.

Saturday, Sept. 16

Date Creek Ranch’s Apple Festival and U-pick Season, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Date Creek Ranch, Highway 93 north of Wickenburg 22 miles to milepost 177.5.

Making Peace with Mother Nature, 9 a.m. to noon, Acker Park, 421 S. Virginia St. Family friendly event with crafts and music for peace making.

Annual Villages at Lynx Creek Arts & Crafts Show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 12200 E. Highway 69, Prescott (between Fain Road and Bradshaw Mountain Road). Handcrafted quilts, knit and crochet items, wood crafts, fashion, jewelry, paintings and baked goods. Free admission and parking.

Spiritual Faire, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mountain Spirit Co-Op, 107 N. Cortez St., Suite 100. Enjoy a day of healing and intuition with the members of MSCO.

Crown King Volunteer Fire Department annual benefit barbecue dinner/dance and auction. Auction starts at 3 p.m. featuring Young’n Stuff followed by Ol’Folks. Barbecue starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $20, kids under 12 free. The dance and raffle follow the dinner. To get to Crown King, take I-17 to the Bumble Bee or Bloody Basin exit. From there you will travel a 28-mile dirt road, which is narrow with turnouts and is passable for all passenger cars.

Embry Riddle’s Ballroom Dance Club, 6 p.m., ERAU Eagle Gym, 3700 Willow Creek Road.

Prescott Dance Club, 805 Miller Valley Road, doors open at 6 p.m.; lesson at 6:30 (at Summer's DanceWorks). 602-616-0917 or

Sally Barris and Rebecca Folsom in concert at 7 p.m. at the Elks Theater in Prescott, 117 E. Gurley St. Barris is an A-list Nashville songwriter, and Folsom, from Boulder, Colorado, is a seasoned vocalist and songwriter. 928-777-1370.

Saturday Night Talk Series, 7 p.m. “The Healing Power of Gratitude.” Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Bldg., 115 E. Goodwin St., $5 donation. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path.

Sunday, Sept. 17

St. Germaine Festival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 7997 E. Dana Drive, Prescott Valley. Activities, bingo and lotteria, bounce house, games, music, food and more. Proceeds benefit the building fund.

Movie “Inside Peace,” 3 to 5 p.m., Granite Peak UU Church, 882 Sunset Ave. Adult audience. Documents the voices of four inmates discovering peace from the inside out.

Phoenix Symphony kicks off new season in Prescott, at 3 p.m. at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. The orchestra will be performing Pyotor Illyich Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto; Prelude, Fugue and Riffs by Leonard Bernstein; and the Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky. They will be joined by Philippe Quint on violin and clarinetist Alexander Laing. A pre-concert lecture starts at 2.

Monday, Sept. 18

Monday Night Movies: “The Zookeeper’s Wife” (PG-13), Prescott Valley Public Library, auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle. This movie is based on a true story about Polish zookeepers who help save hundreds of people from the Nazis. 928-759-3040.

Latin Dance class (Bachata), 6:15 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. $8.

The Beach Boys, 7:30 p.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. SOLD OUT! 928-776-2000 or

Tuesday, Sept. 19

Culinary Techniques: Grilling, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Yavapai County Cooperative Extension, 840 Rodeo Drive, Building C. Call 928-445-6590 to register for classes or for more information.

Intermediate West Coast swing dance class, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. $40 for 4 weeks or $15 drop-in-fee.

Wednesday, Sept. 20

Territorial Talent: Jackson Hatfield, 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Intermediate West Coast Swing dance class, 6:30 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. $6.

Thursday, Sept. 21

Memories of a Holocaust Survivor, 9 to 11 a.m., Yavapai College, Bldg. 3, Rm. 119. 717-7634.

OLLI Munch & Learn: Little-Known Facts of the American Civil War, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Yavapai College, Bldg. 3, Rm. 119, 717-7634.

Creative Aging Art Class -- Doodle Drawing, 2 to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 1st floor Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. Register at, Creative Aging Art & Movement Classes to register. 928-759-3040.

Canning Tomatoes, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Yavapai County Cooperative Extension Office, 840, Rodeo Drive, Building C, Prescott. Hands-on workshop $25. Registration and attendance at Sept. 14 intro to canning lecture required. 928-445-6590, ext. 221.

Just Beginners Line Dance class, 5:30 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. $5.

Third Thursday Star Talks: Kuiper Belt Objects, 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

YCPAC Satellite Series: Salomé, 6 p.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. An occupied desert nation. A hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. The National Theatre of London’s satellite retelling of this Biblical tale places Salomé at the center of a revolution. Tickets: 928-776-2000 or

Candlelight Peace Vigil, 7 to 8 p.m., Northeast Corner of courthouse plaza. Singing, sharing peace concerns with a vigil uniting Prescott with 250 other U.S. cities on the International Day of Peace.

Friday, Sept. 22

Variety Dance, 7:30 p.m., with Foxtrot dance lesson at 6:30 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. $10.

Saturday, Sept. 23

2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s, 6:30 a.m. to noon, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Alzheimer’s Associations.

Southwest Skye Pipes and Drums, noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Arcosanti Presents: A Capella Syndicate, 4:30 p.m. tour, 5:30 p.m. wine and cheese, 6 p.m. performance, 7 p.m. dinner, Arcosanti, 13555 S. Cross L Road, Mayer. Tickets: dinner and show $40; show only $20.

Prescott Valley Police Foundation's 9th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner at 6 p.m. at StoneRidge, 1601 N. Bluff Top Drive. Raffle and silent auction at 5. The theme is a hippie wedding. Guests can wear hippie attire in honor of the bride or represent the groom's family by dressing very fancy … or be neutral. Deadline for reservations and tickets ($50) is Sept. 16. 928-775-4002 after 2 p.m. To benefit the Prescott Valley Police Department.

Zeppapotapuss – one of Arizona’s best Led Zeppelin tribute bands – 6:30 p.m. at the Prescott Valley Civic Center, 7501 E. Civic Circle. Free. 928-759-3090.

BYE, BYE LOVE – A Salute to the Everly Brothers at 7 p.m. at the Elks Theater in Prescott, 117 E. Gurley St. This concert stars Alex Mack and Chach Snook, and features classics like "Wake Up Little Susie," "All I Have to Do is Dream," "Cathy's Clown" and the title song. 928-777-1370.

The Magic of Bill Blagg, 7 p.m. at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon Street. Prepare to be amazed! Blagg has been dubbed “Unbelieveable!” by NBC and heralded for his high-energy, family-friendly show. Tickets: 928-776-2000 (or 877-928-4253 toll free) or visit

Sunday, Sept. 24

Antiques on the Square, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Thumb Butte and Yavapai Questers. 928-443-1862.

Highlands Center’s “Wander the Wild” 9th annual adventure-themed live auction and dinner fundraiser, at the Capital Canyon Club, 2060 Golf Club Lane, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. 928-776-9550 or