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Calendar of Events: Dec. 30 - Jan. 9

“The Taming of the Shrew” — in a satellite broadcast — comes to Prescott on Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. (Courtesy)

“The Taming of the Shrew” — in a satellite broadcast — comes to Prescott on Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. (Courtesy)

Ongoing

World’s Largest Gingerbread Village, Prescott Resort & Conference Center, 1500 Highway 69. Display open through Jan. 1.

Valley of Lights, 6 to 9 p.m., Fain Park, Prescott Valley. Open nightly through Dec. 30.

Enchanted Christmas Tour of Lights, Prescott Gateway Mall, 3250 Gateway Blvd. (across from Wildflower) through Dec. 30. www.enchantedchristmasAZ.com or 800-651-8006.

Wildlights & Animal Sights – A holiday light display at the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, 1403 Heritage Park Road, will be open to the public every Friday and Saturday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. through Dec. 30. The park will be filled with festive holiday decorations, music, and spectacular light displays.

Saturday, Dec. 30

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

Family Storytime, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Sunday, Dec. 31

Whiskey Row New Year’s Eve “Boot Drop,” 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. New Year’s Day. A 6-foot illuminated cowboy boot will be lowered from the Palace Saloon building’s flagpole at 10 p.m. and also at midnight. Fireworks, live music, giveaways and food vendors. www.bootdrop.com.

Tuesday, Jan. 2

Technology Help Hour, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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

Teen Books and Bites, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Sharon Cameron’s Rook. For grades 7-12. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

PVPL Everyone Improv, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Wednesday, Jan. 3

YavaButton Club meeting, 9 a.m., Community Room, Prescott Gateway Mall. Members present monthly educational programs on various aspects of button collecting. 928-443-9831.

Interviewing with Confidence, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Drop in Tech Help, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, PC Lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

The Bolshoi Ballet: The Taming of the Shrew 6 p.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. (Satellite broadcast) William Shakespeare’s classic battle-of-the-sexes is fought in spellbinding motion by the world’s best dancers. Tickets $15/$10. 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.

Thursday, Jan. 4

Arizona Attorney General’s Prescott Satellite Office, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 602-542-2123 or CommunityServices@AZAG.gov.

Popcorn and Pages Book Club, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Grades 3-4. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Arizona Humanities Lecture: The Ancient Hohokam Ballgame of Arizona, 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Friday, Jan. 5

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

Lapsit Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Drop in Tech Help, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prescott Valley Public Library, PC Lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Coloring Class for Adults, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

It’s a Mystery Book Group, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “Black Cherry Blues.”

Friday Fish Fry, 5 to 7 p.m., American Legion Post 78, 3301 N. Highway 69. $10 per person.

Auditions for “Mary Poppins,” from 6 to 8 p.m. at Prescott Valley Performing Arts (at the Entertainment District by Harkin’s Theater). Questions, call 928-583-4684.

Saturday, Jan. 6

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

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

Auditions for “Mary Poppins,” 10 a.m. to noon at Prescott Valley Performing Arts (at the Entertainment District by Harkin’s Theater). Questions, call 928-583-4684.

Family Storytime, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Saturday Night Fever – Ultimate Tribute to the Bee Gees, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E Gurley St.

Saturday Night Talk Series, “Good Enough is Good Enough: Psychological and Spiritual Views of Perfection” at 7 p.m. in the Vigraha Gallery, courtyard building, 115 E. Goodwin St. $5 donation. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path.

Sunday, Jan. 7

Prescott Origami Fanatics, 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian desk or call 928-777-1526.

“The Wizard of Oz” film, 3 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E Gurley St. 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Monday, Jan. 8

Drop in Tech Help, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Teen Lounge, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Prescott CLSC Reading Circle, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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

All Ages Board Game Night, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Code Club for Adults, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, PC Lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

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

Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild lecture, “Lone Stars: A Galaxy of Quilts,” 7 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Drive (corner of Long Look/Loos off Glassford), Prescott Valley. 928-830-2565.

Tuesday, Jan. 9

Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild lecture, “Threadscapes” Sonoran Glow, 9:30 a.m., Mingus View Presbyterian Church, 8340 E. Leigh Dr., Prescott Valley. 415-271-5740.

Tuesday Morning Book Club, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “Neverhome.”

Technology Help Hour, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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

Graphic Novel Club, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “The Last Kids on Earth: Nightmare King.” For grades 5-6. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Geology Talks: History and Geology of the Vulture Mine, 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Money Fitness: Creating a Budget, 6 to 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library PC Lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle. RSVP 928-759-6193.

Hike for the Health of it in the New Year, 6:15 to 7:45 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle, Crystal Room.