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Kornukopia: July 27 - Aug 5

Zoo by Moonlight still going - Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, 1403 Heritage Park Road is halfway through its Zoo By Moonlight program with its third event happening from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 27. 
The program provides an opportunity to see the sanctuary’s nocturnal residents such as the Clouded Leopards. Docents will be available to help locate animals and answer questions. Cost of attendance is $4 for members and $6 for non-members. There are also Zoo by Moonlight events Sunday, Aug. 26, and Monday, Sept. 24. For more information, visit www.heritageparkzoo.org.

Zoo by Moonlight still going - Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, 1403 Heritage Park Road is halfway through its Zoo By Moonlight program with its third event happening from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 27. The program provides an opportunity to see the sanctuary’s nocturnal residents such as the Clouded Leopards. Docents will be available to help locate animals and answer questions. Cost of attendance is $4 for members and $6 for non-members. There are also Zoo by Moonlight events Sunday, Aug. 26, and Monday, Sept. 24. For more information, visit www.heritageparkzoo.org.

JD Souther show rescheduled

JD Souther has postponed his show, “An Evening With JD Souther” to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St.

There are still tickets available to see this singer/songwriter who has co-written songs for The Eagles, Linda Ronstadt and James Taylor. Tickets are $45 for adults, $42 for seniors and $50 for opera box seats and can be purchased online at www.prescottelkstheatre.com, by calling 928-777-1370 or one hour prior to the performance.

Ongoing

“Savannah Sipping Society,” at Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. Performances continue through Aug. 5 – Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets: $17. 928-445-3286 or www.pca-az.net.

Friends of Williamson Valley Fire Department Arts & Crafts, Saturday and Sunday, July 28-29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the courthouse plaza.

Shoot-Out on Whiskey Row, July 28-29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Prescott Mile High Middle School.

15th annual Prescott Gem & Mineral Show, Friday-Sunday, Aug. 3-5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main, Prescott Valley.

44th annual Watson Lake Car Show, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4-5, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. see related story in this week’s Kudos.

Friday, July 27

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.

JC & Laney, Jim Pipkin and Karen Dezelle in the 11th Summer “Under the Stars,” 7 p.m. at The Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. Tickets are $15. www.folksessions.com.

I’ve Been Everywhere: The Johnny Cash Roadshow Experience, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St., Prescott. 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Saturday, July 28

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.

Gardening Talks: Bees, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Mile High Mystics Spiritual & Healing Arts Summer Sizzler, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Hassayampa Hotel, 122 E. Gurley St., Prescott. Readers, chair massage, body work, vendors, energy healing, aura photography; free lectures throughout the day. Some proceeds donated to United Animal Friends. 928-443-5325. http://milehighmystics.com/events/.

"Christmas in July, Arts & Crafts Faire," 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Prescott Valley United Methodist Church, 8944 E. Sommer Drive, Prescott Valley. Nearest cross streets: Navajo/Sommer Drive. Great variety of arts and crafts from the Quad City area. 928-772-6760.

Annual Iris Rhizome Sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stoneridge Community Center, 1300 Stoneridge Drive, Prescott Valley, 623-980-6627, http://prescottirissociety.org/ or contact president@prescottirissociety.org.

Summer Reading Finale: Family Talent Show, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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.

Fandomania-a Comic Con Event, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E Civic Circle.

Teen Idols, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St., Prescott. 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Contra Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., teaching at 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley, Prescott. Music by Phoenix band Clusterfolk, with calling by Michaela White. Donations accepted. Students free. All dances taught; no partner needed.

Sunday, July 29

“A Cole Porter Celebration,” 3 p.m. at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. Tickets available at www.YCPAC.com or 928-776-2000. Adults: $25; 18 & younger, $5. www.PrescottPOPS.com.

Monday, July 30

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

Tuesday, July 31

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

Harry Potter Celebration, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter with crafts, activities and a costume contest. All ages are welcome.

Wednesday, Aug. 1

YavaButton Club meeting, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Community Room, Prescott Gateway Mall. Members present monthly educational program on various aspects of clothing button collecting. 928-443-9831.

“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.

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

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

Prescott Coin Club meeting, 7 p.m., POA Building, 1133 Old Chisholm Trail, Prescott Country Club, Dewey. 928-772-7144.

Thursday, Aug. 2

Pickleball, Pizza, and Pint Party, 9 a.m. to noon, Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. Join in a pickleball clinic or watch and learn how to play the sport. Following the clinic is pizza flatbreads and a pint of beer at The Finn Restaurant and Pub. Open to adults ages 55 and over 928-515-3455 to RSVP.

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

Arizona Humanities Lecture: John Wesley Powell: Into the Great Unknown, 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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

Friday, Aug. 3

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.

Touchmark Trekkers Walking Group, 10 to 11 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. This walking group is open to the public.

It’s a Mystery Book Group, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “Before the Fall.”

Barn Dance at Mortimer Farm, 6 to 10 p.m. Mortimer Farms, 12907 highway 169, Dewey. Dinner, show and dance, $20 per person or $10 for just the dance. 928-830-1116.

Live Music Concert: Vacation Day, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

Saturday, Aug. 4

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

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

15th Annual Western History Symposium, 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Prescott Centennial Center, 1928 Clubhouse Dr. Presentations include “Arizona Territory’s Greatest Con Man,” “Mickey Free and the Apache Wars” and “Rowdy: A Brave Yavapai Scout.” 928-445-3211 or www.sharlot.org/symposium.

AZ Speaks: Celebrities, Artists…and Good Places to Drink, 1 to 2 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

“South of Winslow-Eagles Tribute Band,” 7 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. 928-445-3286 or www.pca-az.net.

Square Dance & Line Dance, 6 to 9 p.m. courthouse plaza. 928-444-0440

Sunday, Aug. 5

Prescott Origami Fanatics-Sail Away! 1:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Learn to make sailboats. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.