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Calendar of Events: Nov. 18-25

Friday, Nov. 18

Craft Faire and Bake Shoppe, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mingus View Presbyterian Church, 8340 Leigh Drive. Handcrafted items and home-baked goods.

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Christmas Bazaar, Quilt Raffle and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church’s fellowship hall, 1202 Green Lane. Cookies, cakes and pies for the bake sale will be refreshed daily and a luncheon of Sloppy Joes and all the fixin’s will be available for purchase. 928-778-9122.

Youth Group Yard Sale and Craft Sale, 9 a.m. at Valley Community Church of the Nazarene, 2945 N. Highway 89 in Chino Valley.

Lapsit Storytime, 9:30 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Bring your baby for cozy active time on your lap. Storytime lasts about 20 minutes, but parents are invited to linger and play. 928-777-1500.

Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Check your English at the door and brush up on your Spanish with conversation and camaraderie. Sessions may include targeted grammar discussions, subject-specific vocabulary practice and handouts. Basic Spanish skills needed. 928-777-1500.

Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Thirty minutes of songs, stories and fingerplays especially for children ages 3-5, and their grownups. Siblings always welcome. 928-777-1500.

Art Days for Kids, 1 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn how artists use line and color to depict speed of movement. With Prescott Art Docents. For children, ages 6-14. Registration required. 928-777-1537.

Resume and Cover Letter Basics, 1:30 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Discover how to create a professional resume and cover letter using the Career Transitions database in this 90-minute presentation. Learn about local employment resources with time for individual questions at the end. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or by phone, 928-777-1526.

Third Friday Chamber Music Series, 3:30 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Hear music by local chamber players and special guests. Bruce or Suzanne, 928-778-6965.

VFW Post 10227 Specials, 4 to 7 p.m. at 2375 N. 5th St., Prescott Valley. 928-759-0095.

Friday Night Movie: “Now You See Me 2,” 4 p.m. at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Rated PG-13. 928-778-3000.

Fish Fry, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Humboldt American Legion Post 78, 2201 N. Highway 69, Humboldt. $10 per person. 928-632-5185.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Workshop, 5 to 7 p.m. at Yavapai County Education Service Agency, 2970 Centerpointe E Drive, Prescott. Get the facts about the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program, Teacher Cancellation and Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Teen Artists Gathering (TAG), 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherds Lane, Prescott. Teen artists working in any medium are invited to attend these creative, educational gatherings. They do not have to be members of St. Luke’s to take part. Meeting includes an established artist sharing his or her wisdom and encouragement. Sophie, 703-980-5314.

Live Music and Dancing, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 6501 6th St., Prescott Valley. 928-772-3700.

Arizona Two-Step Dance Lesson with Thomas Felix and Joyce Kolbrener, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. With Country Swing Dance Party from 7:30 to 10 p.m. $10. 928-778-3000.

Saturday, Nov. 19

Craft Faire and Bake Shoppe, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mingus View Presbyterian Church, 8340 Leigh Drive. Handcrafted items and home-baked goods.

Bake Sale and Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 600 W. Hillside Ave. Delicious baked goods, handmade knits, needlework, vintage treasures and lots of books. 928-778-6018,

Cottonwood Gun and Knife Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 S. Cherry St. Vendors from around the state will be on hand to buy, see, and trade. New, used and antique firearms available. 928-485-0437 or www.firingpin.com.

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Christmas Bazaar, Quilt Raffle and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church’s fellowship hall, 1202 Green Lane. Cookies, cakes and pies for the bake sale will be refreshed daily and a luncheon of Sloppy Joes and all the fixin’s will be available for purchase. 928-778-9122.

Willow Lake Pit House Archaeological Site Tours, 10 a.m. to noon at Willow Lake Park. The park entrance is just past the Heritage Park Zoo parking lot. Yavapai Chapter Arizona Archaeological Society docents are available to discuss the area’s prehistoric people and the preserved, ancient pit houses. A map and information are available from charlesstroh@yahoo.com.

Family storytime, 11 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Thirty minutes of stories, songs and activities for the whole family. 928-777-1500.

MCSO Spiritual Fair, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mountain Spirit Co-Op, 107 N. Cortez St., Suite 100, Prescott. Enjoy a day of healing and intuition with MCSO members. Spiritual readings, mediumship and several modalities of energy work – even yoga moves for those who have places needing to be stretched and strengthened. Cost depends on practitioner. 928-445-8545.

Scandia Lodge Bake Sale and Bazaar, noon to 3:30 p.m. at Unity Church Fellowship Hall, 145 S. Arizona St. Info: 928-899-3682.

Membership Drive for American Legion Ernest A Love Post No. 6 and VFW Bucky O’Neill Post No. 541, noon to 4 p.m. at Post No. 6, Goodwin and Pleasant streets in Prescott. If possible, potential members should bring a copy of their DD214 report for verification. Lunch will be served to anyone who applies or renews a membership. 928-778-6628.

“The Mighty Colorado: From Its Sources to the Sea” with James Turner, 1 p.m. at Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89. Author and historian Turner traces the Green and Colorado rivers from their beginnings as clear, bubbling glacial springs through roaring canyons in Utah, Arizona and Nevada, and finally to the salt flats in Mexico. Stunning photographs tell the story of the rivers’ 2,000 miles of scenic wonders, geography, wildlife, history, recreation, politics and local culture. Free with museum admission.

“Women of the Pleasant Valley War,” 2 p.m. at Sharlot Hall Museum, West Gallery, 415 W. Gurley St., Prescott. Lecture by Jayne Peace Pyle describing how women “stood by their man” during one of the bloodiest range wars in American history. Free. www.sharlot.org.

Contra Dance, 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St. Michael Barraclough calls the dances to live music of Just Desserts. $10 per dancer, $7 for students. Sandy, 928-634-0486 or sandy@ringsforever.com.

“The Nine Houses of Mila,” 7 p.m. at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Davis Auditorium. Produced by the Baul Theater Company, “The Nine Houses of Mila is a musical theater production about one of the most beloved stories in Tibetan Buddhism. $15, $10 for those younger than 18. Tickets available at Vigraha Gallery, 115 E. Goodwin St.; Allan’s Flowers, 1095 E. Gurley St.; or by phone at 928-771-0205 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday).

Windham Hill Winter Solstice concert, 7:30 p.m. at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Master musicians who made their name on the Windham Hill label, including pianist Liz Story, singer/instrumentalist Barbara Higbie and Celtic harpist Lisa Lynne – bring their acoustic skills together to joyfully mark the most special season of the year. 928-776-2000.

Sunday, Nov. 20

Cottonwood Gun and Knife Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 S. Cherry St. Vendors from around the state will be on hand to buy, see and trade. New, used and antique firearms available. 928-485-0437 or www.firingpin.com.

Phoenix Symphony Concert, 3 p.m. at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. Mark Kosower, principal cellist with the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra, performs Dvorak’s “Cello Concerto in B Minor.” $28-$39; available at Yavapai Symphony Association, 228 N. Alarcon St. 928-776-4255.

Monday, Nov. 21

Prescott Art Docents Art Talk, 10:30 a.m. at Prescott Center for the Arts Theater, 208 N. Marina St. Presentation by photographer and Road Scholar Matt Turner. Reception in PCA gallery at 10 a.m. Open to the public. Andrea, 928-636-7207; Joslyn, ejcandh@msn.com; or visit Prescott Art Docents Calendar at google.com.

Tuesday, Nov. 22

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For toddlers and their grownups, 20 to 30 minutes of simple stories, songs and fingerplays with plenty of parent-child interaction. 928-777-1500.

Coffee with a Cop, 2 p.m. at Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive. Join several members of the Prescott Police Department for coffee and light refreshments. Ask questions, voice concerns and get to know each other.

Newbery Book Club, 4 p.m. at Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For children, grades 4-6. Discuss Kate DiCamillo’s “Flora and Ulysses,” then investigate the fun and mysterious properties of a vacuum. First 15 to register get a personal copy of the book. Register online, at the Youth Desk or by phone, 928-777-1537.

Thursday, Nov. 24

Thanksgiving Dinner for Prescott’s needy, 10:30 to 2 p.m. at Mile High Middle School, 300 S. Granite St., Prescott. Served by the Salvation Army.

Friday, Nov. 25

VFW Post 10227 Specials, 4 to 7 p.m. at 2375 N. 5th St., Prescott Valley. 928-759-0095.

Fish Fry, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Humboldt American Legion Post 78, 2201 N. Highway 69, Humboldt. $10 per person. 928-632-5185.

Live Music and Dancing, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 6501 6th St., Prescott Valley. 928-772-3700.