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Kornukopia Calendar: Feb. 23-March 4

Violinist Liza Ferschtman is featured when the Phoenix Symphony returns to Prescott for a performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott.
Conducted by Tito Munoz, who is the symphony’s musical director and its principal conductor, the orchestra will perform Johannes Brahms’ “Violin Concerto,” Robert Schumann’s “Symphony No. 4.” And Anton Webern’s “Passacaglia.” A pre-concert lecture is at 2 p.m.
Tickets are available from the Yavapai Symphony Association office, 228 N. Alarcon St., and by calling 928-776-4255 for “will call” pick up at the door, starting at 1:30 p.m. the day of the concert. Ticket prices range from $29 to $42, and full-time college students can purchase any available tickets for $10, after the  performance has begun. For more information, visit the website -- www.yavapaisymphony.org.

Violinist Liza Ferschtman is featured when the Phoenix Symphony returns to Prescott for a performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. Conducted by Tito Munoz, who is the symphony’s musical director and its principal conductor, the orchestra will perform Johannes Brahms’ “Violin Concerto,” Robert Schumann’s “Symphony No. 4.” And Anton Webern’s “Passacaglia.” A pre-concert lecture is at 2 p.m. Tickets are available from the Yavapai Symphony Association office, 228 N. Alarcon St., and by calling 928-776-4255 for “will call” pick up at the door, starting at 1:30 p.m. the day of the concert. Ticket prices range from $29 to $42, and full-time college students can purchase any available tickets for $10, after the performance has begun. For more information, visit the website -- www.yavapaisymphony.org.

Ongoing

“Italian American Reconciliation – A Folk Tale,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. Show times continue at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23-24 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25. www.pca-az.net.

“The Secret Garden,” live theater, 7 p.m. Feb. 23-24, at Franklin Phonetic School, 6116 Highway 69, Prescott Valley. Presented by One Stage Family Theatre, including local actors of all ages.

Friday, Feb. 23

“Casablanca,” 7 p.m., film at the Elks Theatre, 117 E Gurley St. No pre-sale tickets. www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Literary Southwest at Yavapai College, 7 p.m., Yavapai College Library Community room, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Christopher Merrill, the director of the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program, will be the featured author.

Sean Harkness, at 7:30 p.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. The Windham Hill alumnus and virtuoso guitarist performs in YCPAC’s nightclub-style Cabaret series. 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com. Harkness will also perform Saturday, Feb. 24, as part of YC’s Verde Valley Series at the Old Town Center for the Arts in Cottonwood.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Ham radio licensing class, 8:45 a.m., Jeep Posse Building, 1200 Commerce Drive, Pioneer Park. To register -- www.w7yrc.org/ham-licensing-class-registration/.

Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s Pendleton Center, 930 Division Street.

The Metropolitan Opera: La Bohème 10:30 a.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. (Live via satellite broadcast). Puccini’s moving and passionate tale of love among the artists of Paris will be simulcast from the Met. 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.

“Linda Ronstadt: The Tribute,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E Gurley St. www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Cowboy Poetry & Cowboy Band, 7 p.m., presented by the Dewey-Humboldt Historical Society. 928-277-5609 or deweyhumboldthistoricalsociety.org.

Sean Harkness, the Windham Hill alumnus and virtuoso guitarist, performs as part of Yavapai College’s Verde Valley Series at the Old Town Center for the Arts in Cottonwood.

Saturday Night Talk Series, "Maturing on the Path: Understanding that We Get What We Need, Not What We Want," 7 p.m. in the Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Bldg., 115 E. Goodwin St., $5 donation.

Contra Dance, with music by Traditional Blend and calling by Steve Elliot, 7:30 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley, Prescott. Newcomer instruction at 7 p.m. 928-925-5210 or Folkhappens.org.

Sunday, Feb. 25

Prescott Polar Plunge, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Prescott Athletic Club, 1 Kingswood Drive. Presented by Northern Arizona Events to benefit The Launch Pad teen center in Prescott. northernarizonaevents.com or prescottathleticclub.com.

Field of Dreams,” 3 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E Gurley St. No pre-sale tickets. www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Phoenix Symphony returns performing Brahms’ Violin Concerto and other selections, 3 p.m. at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. A limited number of tickets is available from the Yavapai Symphony Association, at 228 N. Alarcon St.; open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday and the Friday before each Sunday concert. 928-776-4255 or www.yavapaisymphony.org.

Monday, Feb. 26

Crochet One, Knit Too, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Queen of Hearts, 6:30 p.m., 202 N. Arizona Ave. 928-776-1125; vfw541prescott.org.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Prescott Valley Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Harkins Theatres parking lot (Glassford Hill and Park Ave).

Professional Writers of Prescott meets at 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, Founders’ Suite, 215 E. Goodwin St. Megan Merchant, an award-winning author, and poet will present, “How to Activate your Writing."

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Board Gaming, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Garrison Keillor, 7:30 p.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. Award-winning author, former Prairie Home Companion radio host and one of America’s pre-eminent storytellers shares his insights on creativity, literacy and life, itself. 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.

Thursday, March 1

Vietnam War, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Yavapai College Prescott Campus, Building 4, Room 102, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Call the office to sign up (no charge) 928-717-7634. Offered as an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Munch and Learn session.

Abstract painting and multimedia art class, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle Dr. 928-759-6189.

Arizona Humanities Lecture: “The Holocaust and Its Memory,” 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

The National Theatre: Follies 6 p.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. (Satellite broadcast) Stephen Sondheim’s elegant musical of an aging theatre and its bittersweet ghosts. 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.

"The Importance of Being Earnest," Oscar Wilde's witty romp through love and money in upperclass Victorian society, opens at the Prescott Center for the Arts -- 208 North Marina Street -- with shows at 7:30 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through March 10 and shows at 2 pm on Saturdays and Sundays through March 11. Tickets range in price from $12 to $20.

Friday, March 2

"The Importance of Being Earnest," Oscar Wilde's witty romp through love and money in upperclass Victorian society, continues at the Prescott Center for the Arts -- 208 North Marina Street -- with shows at 7:30 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through March 10 and shows at 2 pm on Saturdays and Sundays through March 11. Tickets range in price from $12 to $20.

Saturday, March 3

Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s Pendleton Center, 930 Division Street.

Humboldt Unified School District School Expo, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Freedom Station, 2992 N. Park Ave. A, Prescott Valley.

Prescott Peace Builders present an afternoon reading, reflection and book-signing with longtime activist, priest and author John Dear as he introduces his new book, “They Will Inherit the Earth,” 3p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 882 Sunset Ave, Prescott. prescottpeacebuilders@gmail.com.

Folksinger Tom Neilson’s satirical song commentary on current events, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 882 Sunset Ave. 928-308-1003.

Sunday, March 4

Prescott Origami Fanatics-flapping birds and jumping frogs, at 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-777-1526.

Hungrytown Concert, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Folk music duo Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson.