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Kornukopia Calendar: Aug. 17-26

Local musician Garrick Rawlings is holding a CD release party for his new self-titled CD, which he calls a “striking blend of Americana,” mixing Midwestern roots with the American Southwest and Southern California. 
The release party will be at The Raven Café, 142 N. Cortez St., at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, and Rawlings will perform the whole album in sequence and telling stories about the songs as he goes. For more information, visit www.garrickrawlings.com. (Courtesy)

Local musician Garrick Rawlings is holding a CD release party for his new self-titled CD, which he calls a “striking blend of Americana,” mixing Midwestern roots with the American Southwest and Southern California. The release party will be at The Raven Café, 142 N. Cortez St., at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, and Rawlings will perform the whole album in sequence and telling stories about the songs as he goes. For more information, visit www.garrickrawlings.com. (Courtesy)

Friday, Aug. 17

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

Skull Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m., Skull Valley Elementary School, 3150 Old Skull Valley Road, Skull Valley.

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

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.

Third Friday Chamber Music Series, 3:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Live Music Concert: 5 in the Wheel, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

6th annual Americana Fest, 7 p.m. at The Highlands Center, 1375 S. Walker Road, with Eric Ramsey, Three-Legged Dog, Corn Smut, Fare-Thee-Wells – presented by The Folk Sessions. Tickets: $20, available at folksessions.com or at the Highlands Center gift store.

Saturday, Aug. 18

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.

Arthropalooza, 9 a.m. to noon, Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road. From beetles to butterflies, it’s guaranteed to turn your world upside down.

Beat the Heat Model Train swap, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Traditional School, 3300 N. Lake Valley Road, Prescott Valley. 480-390-0320.

5th Annual Prescott Chess Open, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. registration; rounds at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Yavapai College, Building 31, Room 101, 1100 E. Sheldon St.

League of Women Voters, OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute and AARP Present an Examination of the ERA, 10 a.m., Yavapai College, Bldg. 3, Room 119. 928-775-5100 or 928-237-9632.

Prescott Area Woodturners, 1 p.m., YEI Building, 6708 Corsair in the Prescott Airpark. Member Dennis Egan will show us how to create a kaleidoscope. Guests are welcome. Bring a chair.

Sixth annual Sharlot’s WineFest, 4 to 7 p.m. at Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St. Savor a sip of wine, enjoy light sounds of entertainment as you nosh a tasty hors d’oeuvres, and scintillating conversation. This fundraiser provides a festive addition to the year-long celebration of the Museum’s 90 years since its founding in 1928. Limited tickets are available at the Museum box office (Depot) and online at www.sharlot.org/wine-fest. Admission is $55 per person ($100 a pair), and gates open at 4 p.m. 928-445-3122.

Republican Women of Prescott welcome Sean Spicer, 7 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Spicer built his decades-long career in Republican politics, witnessing and shaping the inner workings of Washington, D.C. www.ycpac.com or 928-776-2000. Proceeds from this event support the scholarship program.

Anthony Madzella-Ritual Dance, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. 928-445-3286 or www.pca-az.net.

Sunday, Aug. 19

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.

Phippen Presents Pastels: Color the West, 1 to 4 p.m., Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89, Prescott.

Farm to Table Dinner, 4 to 8 p.m., Holiday Courtyard, 150 S. Montezuma St., Prescott. Sponsored by the Prescott Farmers Market.

Tuesday, Aug. 21

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

Shrimp Curry Cooking Seminar, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Presented by the Chef at Brookdale.

Yavapai Digital Arts and Photo Club: ‘Taking the Work out of your Workflow,’ 5:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library Founders Suite, 215 E. Goodwin St. www.yavapaiphotoclub.com.

Jazz on the Square: Scandalous Trio and Friends, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

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

Wednesday, Aug. 22

“Singing in the key of life,” 10 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott United Methodist Church, Deborah Room, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott. This group is focused on people 60 and older. No special talent required. 928-445-5211, ext. 2605 or 2601, or seniorpeerprogram.org.

‘Simply Seniors’ Free Fun Fest, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle, Prescott Valley. Exciting, fun-packed events and games, plus raffles. Lunch is free with reservation by calling 928-772-3337.

“Top Gun,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St., Prescott. 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Thursday, Aug. 23

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

Horseshoes Tournament, 6:15 p.m., Watson Lake Park, 3101 Watson Lake Park Road, Prescott. Sponsored by Mile Hi Horseshoe Club.

Prescott Idol, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott Courthouse Plaza.

Friday, Aug. 24

Skull Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m., Skull Valley Elementary School, 3150 Old Skull Valley Road, Skull Valley.

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.

Free Movie: “The Stray,” 4:30 to 6 p.m., Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. Based on a true story, rated PG, starring Sarah Lancaster, Michael Cassidy and Connor Corum.

Music, food and drink, 5 p.m., Faith United Church, Prescott Country Club, 1061 N. Old Chisholm Trail, Dewey. Your $20 donation at the door will include the concert, wines and a savory array of appetizers. 928-533-4256.

Ballroom Dance Party with Chad & Marie Burson, 6:30 p.m. foxtrot dance lesson, 7:30 p.m. dance party, Adult Center of Prescott, 1280 E. Rosser St. $10 for both.

Live Music Concert: The CheekTones, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

Saturday, Aug. 25

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.

Insights to the Outdoors: Herps & Perps, 9 a.m. to midnight, Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. Learn about illegal trading of Arizona reptiles and amphibians with Dr. Cecil Schwalbe, the first state herpetologist for the AZ Game & Fish Department.

Gardening Talks: Herbs: More than Just the Basics, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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.

Out Here With Animals, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Prescott Valley Tractor Supply, 8740 E. Eastridge Drive. Contact the store at 928-772-5579 for more information or details about participating in the Aug. 25 pet adoption.

Granite Mountain Jewelry Artists Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Michael Hotel Ballroom, 205 W Gurley St.

“Prescott’s Got Talent” contest, noon at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. One of multiple YC 50th anniversary kickoff events on the Prescott campus. The show will take place during a celebratory block party and will feature the top contestants advancing from preliminary auditions on Aug. 16. For additional details, visit http://50th.yc.edu.

Summer free for youth contra dances, 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley St. Free for high school and college age youth. All dances taught/prompted. 928-925-5210 or www.folkhappens.org.

Belly Dance Performance, 7 to 9 p.m., Holiday Courtyard on Montezuma. Sponsored by local Belly Dance Troupe.

Contra Dance, 7 p.m. teaching 7:30 to 10 p.m. dancing, First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley, Prescott.

Music by Prescott's Granite Creek Band, with calling by Archie Maclellan. Donations: 0 - $9 (students free). Dances taught; no partner needed.

24-Hour Plays, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. 928-445-3286 or www.pca-az.net.

Sunday, Aug. 26

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 Orchid Society, 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Open to the public.

AZ Philharmonic "Currents" Concert, 5 to 7 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott.