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KornuKopia Calendar: Oct. 5-16

The entrance to Mortimer Farms and its country store is covered with pumpkins for its annual Pumpkin Festival. (Max Efrein/Courier, file)

The entrance to Mortimer Farms and its country store is covered with pumpkins for its annual Pumpkin Festival. (Max Efrein/Courier, file)

Ongoing

Pumpkin Fest & Corn Maze, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 28-Sunday, Oct. 30, Mortimer Farms, 12907 Highway 169, 928-301-1116.

Tuesdays with Morrie, Prescott Center for the Arts Stage Too, 208 N. Marina St., Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6, Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 11-13, Thursday-Friday, Oct. 18-20 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 14 and 21. Tickets are $17 and available online at www.pca-az.net or at the door. 928-445-3286.

Sedona Plein Air Festival, Saturday, Oct. 13-Saturday, Oct. 20, Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Road. 928-282-3809.

Sedona Film Festival presents “John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection,” Friday, Oct. 5-Tuesday, Oct. 9. Showtimes are 4 and 7 p.m. Friday and Sunday, Oct. 7 and 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre, 2030 W. Highway 89A, Tickets are $12 or $9 for film festival members. 928-282-1177.

See ponies with true horsepower on Saturday

Check out Ford Mustangs of any year and any condition at the Pony Only Cruise held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in the parking lot of the Walmart at 3050 Highway 69.

Admission is free and along with the cars, brought in by people pushing, pulling, trailering or driving their vehicles, there will be plenty of raffle prizes.

Proceeds from donations benefit the Yavapai County Jeep Posse. For more information, visit www.ponyonlycruise.com.

Taste of the Wild is Sunday at Heritage Park zoo

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary is holding its annual Taste of the Wild fundraiser at the sanctuary, 1403 Heritage Park Road, from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7.

Tickets are $75 and go toward animal and education programs. The event features tastings from eateries, breweries and wineries from around the state, live music from Sugar & the Mint, special animal presentations, a silent auction, raffle and more. Also included is a soft opening of the new deer enclosure, which has baby deer born over the summer.

For more information, or to buy tickets, visit www.heritageparkzoo.org or call 928-778-4242.

Yavapai College jazz ensembles ‘blow’

The Roughrider and Trailblazer big bands are putting on an evening of jazz called “Let’s Blow” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the Yavapai College Event Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St.

Presenting music from across the jazz spectrum including familiar standards and new works, the concert will feature music from Sonny Rollins, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and more.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for Yavapai College employees and students, and free for youth 18 and younger.

Friday, Oct. 5

Touchmark Trekkers Walking Group, 7 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. This walking group is open to the public.

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

Historic Downtown Walking Tours "Where It All Began,” 10 a.m., Chamber's Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. 928-445-2000 or www.prescott.org.

Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 697 6th St. #105, Prescott. www.PrescottStudioTour.com.

Nashville Comes to Prescott: Sally Barris and Re-Imagining Neil Young, performed by Eric Ramsey and Robby Roberson at Prescott Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Tickets: $25 - $30. 928-445-3286, www.folksessions.com, www.pca-az.net.

Free Movie – ‘Rampage,” Science Fiction/Action, rated PG13, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St.

Oktoberfest Ballroom Dance, with Chad & Marie Burson and a Viennese Waltz dance lesson at 6:30 p.m., Dance at 7:30 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. $10 for both. Oktoberfest apparel optional.

RAM Turquoise Circuit Finals rodeo, 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St. Tickets range from $13-$32. 928-772-1819.

Saturday, Oct. 6

Prescott Farmer’s Market, 7:30 a.m. until noon, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

Naturalist Walks, 8:30 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, James Learning Center entrance, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott.

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

Family Fest—a Christian community event free for families, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church—God’s World Building, 3950 N. Valorie Drive, Prescott Valley, 928-772-8845. Booths highlighting groups inside our church, information from Christian organizations, Octoberfest food, fun for kids, musical entertainment and other activities to be announced.

Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 697 6th St. #105, Prescott. www.PrescottStudioTour.com.

Contra Dance, 7 teaching, 7:30 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley, Prescott. Music by multiple callers and bands. Benefit for church.

Experience the Sound of Soul, 10 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, Elsea Room, 215 E. Goodwin St. 877-300-4949.

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

Mayer Daze, 10 a.m. parade, 8 p.m. dance, Mayer Recreation Center. Vendor booths, carnival fun, pit BBQ and many activities to follow

40th annual Folk Music Fest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St. admission is $10 for adults, $8 for museum members and free for youth 17 and under. Two day passes are $15, 928-445-3122.

FallFest in the Park Arts & Crafts Show, 9 a.m.-5p.m., courthouse plaza, 120 S. Cortez St.

RAM Turquoise Circuit Finals Rodeo, 1:30 p.m., 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St. Tickets range from $17 to $37, 928-772-1819. Evening rodeo followed by Bud Light Concert and Rodeo Dance ages 21 and up, free admission with rodeo ticket or $5 at the box office.

Bach Magnificent!, 2 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherd’s Lane. Tickets are $21 online at www.prescottchorale.org, $22 at the door and $6 for youth, 928-699-6929.

16h annual Mile High Marching Band Festival, featuring 13 high school marching bands from around the states including Prescott High School, 3:30 p.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St., 928-925-7477.

“Aida” via satellite broadcast, 9:55 a.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Tickets are $24 for adults, $20 for seniors, $10 cfor children and youth.

Manhattan Short Film Festival, 6:30 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for Yavapai College staff and students.

Youth Musicians Showcase with Drew Hall, 1 p.m. Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, $15 for adults, $5 for youth, $10 for Highlands Center members. 928-830-0607.

Saturday Night Talk Series – The Single Greatest Technique for Work on Self, 7 p.m. Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Building, 115 E. Goodwin St. $5 donation, open to anyone on a spiritual path.

Sunday, Oct. 7

Prescott Antique Show and Vintage Market, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Drive. Inside and outside exhibits. General fine antiques, mid-century, architectural, barn and rustic, railroad, advertising, glass and pottery. http://www.prescottantiqueshow.com.

Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 697 6th St. #105, Prescott. www.PrescottStudioTour.com.

Bethany's Gait, nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing horses and restoring lives of veterans/first responders/families, fundraiser – 2 to 5 p.m. at Sidekicks Saloon, Prescott Valley. Live music by Bug Bowen and Friends, silent auction, dancing, chips/salsa/taco bar. Admission is free and families are welcome.

“Taste of the Wild!” from 2 to 6 p.m. at Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary. Local restaurants, wineries and breweries offer tastings from their menus. Music provided by Sugar & the Mint and other entertainment, silent auction, special animal encounters and much more. Tickets are $75 per person and must be purchased in advance. This is an adult event. Proceeds support the animals and programs at Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary. www.heritageparkzoo.org or 928-778-4242, ext 10.

40th annual Folk Music Fest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St. admission is $10 for adults, $8 for museum members and free for youth 17 and under. Two day passes are $15, 928-445-3122.

FallFest in the Park Arts & Crafts Show, 9 a.m.-4p.m., courthouse plaza, 120 S. Cortez St.

Central Arizona Concert Band, 3 p.m., Embry-Riddle University, 3700 Willow Creek Road. Enjoy an afternoon of great music with works by traditional composers like Karl King, Johann Strauss, and Sir Edward Elgar plus a medley of themes from the most popular movies of all times. Open seating tickets on the website or at the door. Adults $12, Students $5.

DOGtoberfest, 10 a.m., Watson Lake Park, 1500 E. Highway 69. parking $5 per car, profeeds benefit Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff’s Posse.

Monday, Oct. 8

Let's Blow (Jazz), 7 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott. Presented by the Yavapai College Jazz Ensembles.

Sedona Film Festival presents “Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf,” 4 and 7 p.m. Mary D. Fisher Theatre, 2030 W. Highway 89A, Tickets are $12 or $9 for film festival members. 928-282-1177.

Tuesday, Oct. 9

Touchmark Trekkers beginning hiking club, 8 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. Please RSVP to this free event by calling 928-632-7800.

Prescott Valley Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Harkins Theatre parking lot at Glassford Hill Road and Park Avenue.

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

Sedona Film Festival hosts Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival’s “The Tempest,” 7 p.m. Mary D. Fisher Theatre, 2030 W. Highway 89A, Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door. 928-282-1177.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Modern Board Gaming, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-592-5699.

Movies at the Elks – “Beetlejuice,” 7 p.m. Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. admission is a cash donation of any amount.

Sedona Film Festival presents “Living in the Future’s Past,” 4 and 7 p.m., Mary D. Fisher Theatre, 2030 W. Highway 89A, Tickets are $12 or $9 for film festival members. 928-282-1177.

Thursday, Oct. 11

National Theatre Live Broadcast – “Julie,” via satellite broadcast, 6 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for youth.

“Dog Talk” w/Lucy Reynolds, noon, CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle. Come enjoy lunch & stay for presentation re: de-mystifying canine behavior. 928-772-3337.

Chino Valley Farmers Market, 3 to 6 p.m., Olsen’s Grain, 344 S Highway 89, Chino Valley.

Sedona Film Festival presents “Living in the Future’s Past,” 4 and 7 p.m., Mary D. Fisher Theatre, 2030 W. Highway 89A, Tickets are $12 or $9 for film festival members. 928-282-1177.

Friday, Oct. 12

Historic Downtown Walking Tours "Where It All Began,” 10 a.m., Chamber's Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. 928-445-2000 or www.prescott.org.

Senior Connection’s “Senior & Caregivers Conference & Expo,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Liberty Traditional School, 3300 N Lake Valley Road, Prescott Valley. More than 60 providers of senior products and services, and presentations by local experts throughout the day. Free admission. www.SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747

Art Day for Kids, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For ages 6014. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Annual Oktoberfest, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Mt. of Faith Lutheran Church, 20135 E Stagecoach Trail, Cordes Lakes. Enjoy live music from "The Sidekicks" band, a German meal, door prizes, raffle items, and a White elephant sale.

“Cruisin’ – The Music of Smokey Robinson, 7 p.m. Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $30 for opera box seats and can be purchased online at www.prescottelkstheater.com, by calling 928-777-1370 or at the door one hour prior to the performance.

Big Sting – It’s a Country Thing Country Music Festival, music begins at 3 p.m. Watson Lake, 1500 E. Highway 69. Tickets are $25 for a single day pass and $50 for a two-day pass, parking is $5 per vehicle per day. www.thebigsting.com.

Saturday, Oct. 13

Big Sting – It’s a Country Thing Country Music Festival, music begins at 1 p.m. Watson Lake, 1500 E. Highway 69. Tickets are $25 for a single day pass and $50 for a two-day pass, parking is $5 per vehicle per day. www.thebigsting.com.

Prescott Farmer’s Market (PFM), 7:30 a.m. until noon, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

Naturalist Walks, 8:30 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, James Learning Center entrance, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott.

Historic Downtown Walking Tours "Where It All Began,” 10 a.m., Chamber's Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. 928-445-2000 or www.prescott.org.

Come birding with CALT, 10 a.m. to noon, Flume Trail in the Granite Dells. Bring your binoculars. Please RSVP by email: calt@centralazlandtrust.org. http://www.centralazlandtrust.org.

Yavapai Flute Circle, noon to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Children’s Program Room, 7401 E Civic Circle. 717-1000.

Don Felder, Formerly of the Eagles, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Tickets range from $38 to $68 with a $4 service fee added to each ticket, www.ycpac.com.

Candace Devine, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. Tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for seniors and $40 for opera box seats and can be purchased online at www.prescottelkstheater.com, by calling 928-777-1370 or at the door one hour prior to the performance.

Breakfast with the Animals: Gray Wolf, 9 a.m., Heritage Park Zoo, 1403 Heritage Park Road, preregistration is required, Admission for Heritage Park Members is $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under, admission for non-members is $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. 928-778-4242.

Arcosanti Bluegrass Festival, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Arcosanti, 13555 S. Cross L. Road, $12 for adults for 2-day performances, free for youth 16 years and under, $5 for breakfast, $12 for lunch, $12 for dinner, camping is $5 per person per night, 928-632-6225.

Crossroads of the West Gun Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St. $10 at the door good for both days, kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult.

Sunday, Oct. 14

Classic Car Show Charity Event, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Club at Prescott Lakes, 315 E. Smoke Tree Lane. Music, food, vendors and demonstrations. All proceeds raised go to our Special Olympic athletes.

CoffeeHouse Concerts Present: Tom and Christa Agostino, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Arcosanti Bluegrass Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Arcosanti, 13555 S. Cross L. Road, $12 for adults for 2-day performances, free for youth 16 years and under, $5 for breakfast, $12 for lunch, $12 for dinner, camping is $5 per person per night, 928-632-6225.

Crossroads of the West Gun Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St. $10 at the door good for both days, kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult.