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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.

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.

“Fiddler on the Roof,” on stage at Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Sept. 28-30, Oct. 5-7, 12-14 at 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 1, 8, 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

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, 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.

Friday, Sept. 29

“The Zookeeper’s Wife,” 4:30 p.m., Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E. Rosser St. Free movie. Based on a true story.

William Shakespeare visits Arcosanti, 6 p.m. Dinner, 7 p.m. Performance, Arcosanti, 13555 S. Cross L Road, Mayer, 928-632-7135.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Comic Con, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-777-1526.

William Shakespeare visits Arcosanti, 4 p.m. Performance, 6 p.m. Dinner, 10 p.m. Performance, Arcosanti, 13555 S. Cross L Road, Mayer, 928-632-7135.

Barks ‘n Beers fundraiser, from 5 to 8 p.m., at The Barley Hound, 234 S. Cortez St. in Prescott. A portion of the proceeds benefits United Animal Friends. or call 928-237-4506.

Saturday Night Talk Series, at 7 p.m., "It's Up to You: Developing an Inner Aim." Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Bldg., 115 E. Goodwin St., $5 donation. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path.

Sunday, Oct. 1

Taste of the Wild, 2 to 6 p.m., Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, 1403 Heritage Park Road. Tickets $75 per person.

Concert by the Central Arizona Concert Band, 3 p.m., at Embry-Riddle University, Davis Learning Center Auditorium, 3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott.

Monday, Oct. 2

Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild “Tips and Tricks,” 7 p.m. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Drive.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

PVPL’s Everyone Improv, 5:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library’s Auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle. 928-759-6188.

Wednesday, Oct. 4

Jazz Discussion and Performance, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library’s Auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle. 928-759-3040.

Thursday, Oct. 5

“A Man Would be a Fool to Take a Chance on Me”: Violet M. Irving of Skull Valley, Iconic Arizona Woman, 5 p.m. Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

“Bully Fighters,” 6 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E Sheldon St.

Friday, Oct. 6

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

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

Mustang Pony-Only Cruise Car Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Walmart Shopping Center, Hwy 69 next to In-N-Out Burger.

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.

Special Folk Festival Contra Dance, 7 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley. 928-925-5210.