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The Highlands Center for Natural History, featuring two weekends of Shakespeare with Laark Productions putting on “Twelfth Night” for this year’s Shakespeare in the Pines, continues June 22-23. For more information, visit the Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, or online at www.highlandscenter.org. (Courtesy)

The Highlands Center for Natural History, featuring two weekends of Shakespeare with Laark Productions putting on “Twelfth Night” for this year’s Shakespeare in the Pines, continues June 22-23. For more information, visit the Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, or online at www.highlandscenter.org. (Courtesy)

Ongoing

“The Comedy of Errors,” at Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina, Prescott. Continues at 7:30 p.m. June 22 and 23, and at 2 p.m. June 23 and 24. A story that follows two sets of twins through a series of mistaken identities, mishaps and false accusations in addition to puns and word play. This is Shakespeare's shortest and one of his most farcical comedies. 928-445-3286 or pca-az.net.

Final weekend for Comedy of Errors

Friday through Sunday, June 22-24 is the final weekend for Prescott Center for the Arts’ “Comedy of Errors,” directed by Melanie Snyder.

Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $22 for adults and $17 for youth for 7:30 p.m. showings and $18 for adults and $14 for youth for 2 p.m. showings and are available online at www.pca-az.net or at the door.

For more information, visit pca-az.net.

Friday, June 22

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.

“56' - The 1950's Rock & Roll Review,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

5th annual Shakespeare in the Pines fundraiser, 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. performance, Highlands Center for Natural History outdoor amphitheater, 1375 S Walker Road, Prescott. www.highlandscenter.org.

Saturday, June 23

“Landscapes that add beauty and value,” a class from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Watters Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Springs Road, Prescott, is free and open to the public. For those who are unable to attend, the class is available in livestream on Facebook. Like the FB page for Watters Garden Center to be notified when the class is live.

Introduction to plein-air drawing with Steve Atkinson, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Phippen Museum, 4701 N. Highway 89; recommended for 15 and older; call for reservation; cost is $150. Bring your sketchbook whether you are a beginning artist or have been drawing your whole life. 928-778-1385

37th Annual Bluegrass Festival, 10:30 a.m. to 6 pm and 7 to 9 p.m. at the courthouse plaza, Prescott.

Gardening talks: Native Plants and Ecosystems, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Discover native plants and how to use them in landscape design. Presented by Yavapai Master Gardener Lesley Alward.

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: Native Plants and Ecosystems, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Discover native plants and how to use them in your landscape design. Presented by Yavapai Master Gardener Lesley Alward.

Soil Amendment Give-Away Day, 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Prescott Community Gardens, located at the north end of Granite Street. Gardeners are invited to bring buckets and vehicles to transport as much of the amended soil as they like. It is mixed with manure, wood chips and other organic matter. Yavapai Master Garden Association at 10 a.m. will teach an hour-long class on cover crops. Parking will be at the Sam Hill Warehouse. 928-515-1657 or www.prescottcommunitygardens.org.

“Field Day,” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jeep Posse, 1200 Commerce Drive, Pioneer Park, behind the hockey rink, Prescott. Thousands of hams will be working radios across the country.

“School of Rock” Children’s Movie, noon, Dewey-Humboldt Library, 2735 Corral St., Humboldt. 928-632-5049.

Libraries Rock with the Balloon Cowboy, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For all ages. These programs are popular and fill up fast.

Summer free for youth contra dances, 7 p.m., Granite Peak UU Congregation, 882 Sunset Ave. Free for high school and college age youth. All dances taught/prompted. 928-925-5210 or www.folkhappens.org.

“Love the One You're With,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

5th annual Shakespeare in the Pines fundraiser, 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. performance, Highlands Center for Natural History outdoor amphitheater, 1375 S Walker Road, Prescott. www.highlandscenter.org.

Saturday Night Talk Series: "The Choice to Live Life with Gratitude." 7 p.m., Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Building, 115 E. Goodwin St. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path.

Contra Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Granite Peak Unitarian Church, 822 Sunset Avenue, Prescott. Special band and caller from Flagstaff: Updraft, with Kari Usher. Donations from $6 - $9; high school and college students free.

Sunday, June 24

Introduction to plein-air drawing with Steve Atkinson, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Phippen Museum, 4701 N. Highway 89; recommended for 15 and older; call for reservation; cost is $150. Bring your sketchbook, whether you are a beginning artist or have been drawing your whole life. 928-778-1385

37th Annual Bluegrass Festival, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the courthouse plaza, Prescott.

Korean War Veterans Fundraising Breakfast, 8:30 to 11 a.m., American Legion Post 6, corner of Goodwin and Pleasant. Public welcome. 928-772-3344.

“Field Day,” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jeep Posse, 1200 Commerce Drive, Pioneer Park, behind the hockey rink, Prescott. Thousands of hams will be working radios across the country.

Prescott Frontier Rotary’s holds its thirteenth “Grapes-4-Grades” benefit, 5 to 7 p.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 West Iron Springs Road, Prescott. The event features 12 different wines and artisan beers, hors d-oeuvres and jazz. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at Watters Garden Center, Prescott True Value and Olsen’s Grain.

Monday, June 25

Art in June, 10:15 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For ages 6-14. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

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

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

Tuesday, June 26

Touchmark Trekkers beginning hiking club, 8 to 11 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.

Twist and Shout! Dances by Decade, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Popular music and dances from different decades. For ages 5 and up.

Genealogy Tuesdays, 2 to 4 p.m., Dewey-Humboldt Library, 2735 Corral St., Humboldt. Help tracing your ancestors.

Summer cooking class, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Office, 840 Rodeo Drive, Prescott. To register and reserve your seat, call 928-445-6590 extension 221. https://extension.arizona.edu/events/2018-06-26/preparing-seasonal-produce.

Self-publishing a novel or children’s book, 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Founders Suite (1st floor.) Jerri Kay Lincoln will speak to the Professional Writers of Prescott (PWP) about self-publishing.

Grown Up Movie Night, “Kodachrome,” 6 to 8 p.m. 2735 Corral St., Humboldt. A father and son’s trip to reach the Kansas photo lab before it closes for good. Stars: Ed Harris and Jason Sudeikis. Free popcorn and soda.

Jazz on the Square: Prescott Jazz Summit All Star Big Band, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., courthouse plaza, Prescott.

Wednesday, June 27

“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.

Elks Theatre Movies: “Tombstone,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. Cash donation.

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Prescott Frontier Days, the "World's Oldest Rodeo," begins its 2018 run June 28. For more information, visit dCourier.com or worldsoldestrodeo.com. (Courier, file)

Rodeo begins next week

Prescott Frontier Days, the “World’s Oldest Rodeo,” begins Thursday, June 28, with the first performance starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Drive.

Entertainment begins Thursday as well with the annual rodeo dance, featuring the Five in the Wheel Band performing from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday through Saturday, June 28-30, in the BMO Harris Bank parking lot, 303 Montezuma St.

There’s also the Happy Hearts Rodeo for Exceptional Children at 5 p.m. June 28. And the Kiwanis Kiddie Parade at 9 a.m. Friday, June 29.

For a full schedule of events or for more information, visit dCourier.com or worldsoldestrodeo.com.

Thursday, June 28

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.

Libraries Rock with Juggler James Reid, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For all ages. Programs are popular and fill up fast.

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

Meditation & Buddhism for Inner Peace, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Unity Church of Prescott, 145 S. Arizona Ave. MeditationInNorthernArizona.org or 928-637-6232

Prescott Idol, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., courthouse plaza, Prescott.

Friday, June 29

Community Flea Market Sale (2 day), 8 a.m. to noon, CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle. Buy or sell your treasures. Indoor & outdoor spaces available. 928-772-3337.

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

Kiwanis Kiddie Parade, 9 a.m., courthouse plaza, Prescott. Wear patriotic clothes and be judged in categories.

Gold Panning with Woody, 10 a.m., Dewey-Humboldt Library, 2735 Corral St., Humboldt. 928-632-5049.

The Gadabouts: music & entertainment, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle Drive.

“Nashville Gold-The History of Country Music,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Saturday, June 30

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

Community Flea Market Sale, 8 a.m. to noon, CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle. Buy or sell your treasures. Indoor & outdoor spaces available. 928-772-3337.

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

Frontier Days Parade, 9 a.m., downtown Prescott, followed by the annual boot races on Whiskey Row.

38th Annual Prescott Rodeo Days Fine Art and Crafts Show, courthouse plaza, Prescott. 140 on-site artists and crafts people.

Children’s Movie, “August Rush,” noon, Dewey-Humboldt Library, 2735 Corral St., Humboldt. 928-632-5049.

Sunday, July 1

38th Annual Prescott Rodeo Days Fine Art and Crafts Show, courthouse plaza, Prescott. 140 on-site artists and crafts people.