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Wearing a poppy is a simple way to honor living veterans and those in the military who have lost their lives. Prescott American Legion Auxiliary Unit 6 will distribute poppies in Prescott at Fry’s food store on Saturday May 26 on Sandretto, 950 Willow Creek Road, and at the Safeway stores at 1044 Willow Creek Road and 450 White Spar Road and in front of True Value store, 846 Miller Valley Road. 
The group will also distribute poppies on Sunday, May 27, at Watters Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Spring Road. 
Donations are not required to receive a poppy. However, all donations received will go to support veterans and their families. (Courtesy/MetroGraphics)

Wearing a poppy is a simple way to honor living veterans and those in the military who have lost their lives. Prescott American Legion Auxiliary Unit 6 will distribute poppies in Prescott at Fry’s food store on Saturday May 26 on Sandretto, 950 Willow Creek Road, and at the Safeway stores at 1044 Willow Creek Road and 450 White Spar Road and in front of True Value store, 846 Miller Valley Road. The group will also distribute poppies on Sunday, May 27, at Watters Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Spring Road. Donations are not required to receive a poppy. However, all donations received will go to support veterans and their families. (Courtesy/MetroGraphics)

Friday, May 25

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

Historic Downtown Walking Tours, 10 a.m., Chamber’s Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. 928-445-2000 or www.prescott.org.

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

4th Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m., Arts Prescott Gallery, Whiskey Row. Celebreate the 25th anniversary of Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery. Guest artist, flute music and refreshments.

Planet 9 plays from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Thumb Butte Distillery, 400 N. Washingto Ave., Prescott.

“Big River: The adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, Mainstage, 208 N. Marina. 928-445-3286 or pca-az.net.

Scandalous Hands, a four-piece rock band, plays at the Raven Cafe, 142 N. Cortez St., Prescott, beginning at 7 p.m.

Karaoke, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Tony's Place, 8624 E. Valley Rd., Prescott Valley.

Saturday, May 26

National Poppy Day Wearing a poppy is a simple way to honor our living veterans and all those in the military who have lost their lives. Prescott American Legion Auxiliary Unit 6 will distribute poppies in Prescott at Fry’s food store on Sandretto, 950 Willow Creek Road, and at the Safeway stores at 1044 Willow Creek Road and 450 White Spar Road and in front of True Value store at 846 Miller Valley Road. Donations are not required to receive a poppy. However, all donations received will go to support veterans and their families.

Prescott National Cemetery, 500 AZ-89, Prescott. The community is invited to help the staff place gravesite flags at the cemetery at 8 a.m. For additional information, contact Becky DuRocher at 928-717-7569.

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.

Phippen Museum Western Art Show and Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (also Sunday and Monday), courthouse plaza, Prescott.

OffStreet Festival Arts & Crafts Show, in the Prescott Chamber of Commerce parking lot -- 117 W. Goodwin St., Prescott -- from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Gardening Talks: Garden Insects, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Presented by Yavapai Master Gardener Ann Temte from the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.

Art on 6th Street, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 697 North 6 St., in Prescott. Seven art studios at one location, featuring more than 10 local artist. Jewelry, glass, pottery, mosaic, art to wear, wall art, sculpture and more. 928-499-2779.

Northern Arizona Genealogical Society monthly meeting, 2 p.m., Family History Center, 1001 Ruth St.. May’s topic is “Consider Beginning with Death.” Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Park at the rear of the building and enter through the double doors in back. Free and open to the public.

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.

Saturday Night Talk Series: “The Divine Mercy of Forgiveness,” 7 p.m. Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Building, 115 E. Goodwin St. Talks are open to the public.

Comedy show at Sidekicks Saloon Doors open at 7 p.m. at Sidekicks Saloon -- 6851 E. First St., Prescott Valley -- and the show begins at 8 p.m. with five comedians from Phoenix and comedian Mike Dapper hosting. The show is suitable for everyone ages 18 and over. Admission is $10 at the door or at www.prescottnightout.com.

“Big River: The adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, Mainstage, 208 N. Marina. 928-445-3286 or pca-az.net.

“Hot Stuff, a salute to Donna Summer,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St., Prescott. 928-777-1370.

Mother Road Trio plays at the Raven Cafe, 142 N. Cortez St., Prescott, beginning at 7 p.m.

Sunday, May 27

National Poppy Day Wearing a poppy is a simple way to honor our living veterans and all those in the military who have lost their lives. Prescott American Legion Auxiliary Unit 6 will distribute poppies in Prescott at Watters Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Spring Road. Donations are not required to receive a poppy. However, all donations received go to support veterans and their families.

Phippen Museum Western Art Show and Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (also Sunday and Monday), courthouse plaza.

OffStreet Festival Arts & Crafts Show, in the Prescott Chamber of Commerce parking lot -- 117 W. Goodwin St., Prescott -- from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“Big River: The adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” 2 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, Mainstage, 208 N. Marina. 928-445-3286 or pca-az.net.

Ping Brothers and special guest Second Chance, play "feel good acoustic music" from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Thumb Butte Distillery, 400 N. Washington Ave., Prescott.

CheekTones, play from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Birdcage Saloon, 160 S. Montezuma St., Prescott.

Monday, May 28

Memorial Day Observance, 9 to 10 a.m., 815 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, at the historic Citizens Cemetery. The ceremony includes patriotic speeches by local officials and dignitaries; music by the Veterans Memorial Piper, High Mountain Chordsmen and Prescott Brass Ensemble; presentation of flags by Camp Verde Cavalry and Arizona Rough Riders; flag raising, volley and “Taps” by American Legion Post 6; community procession and attendance by numerous veterans’ organizations and living history groups. Parking is available in the nearby Yavapai College parking lots and surrounding streets. Bring a chair for comfort. Admission is free.

Memorial Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. at the Prescott National Cemetery, 500 AZ-89, Prescott. Parking and shuttle service (including wheelchair shuttle) will be available from the VA Hospital from 9 to 10:45 a.m. The cemetery is also accessible by foot from the VA Hospital area. Cross the street at the light and take the bike/walk way through the tunnel to the lower end of the cemetery. There will be a golf cart shuttle available from the lower end of the cemetery to the upper ceremony area. Cemetery visitation and parking will resume after 1 p.m. The guest speaker for Memorial Day will be Walt Eckes, Vietnam Marine Corps Veteran and former POW. The ceremony will begin with the Presentation of Colors, followed by the invocation; Pledge of Allegiance/National Anthem; procession of local Veteran Service Organizations, remarks; choral performances by the Granville Elementary School Choir and Song of the Pines-Sweet Adelines; reading of the Gettysburg Address; wreath Presentation/Aisle of Honor; moment of silence/salute to the fallen (rifle salute with Taps), benediction and a closing song. For additional information please contact Becky DuRocher at 928-717-7569.

Phippen Museum Western Art Show and Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (also Sunday and Monday), courthouse plaza.

OffStreet Festival Arts & Crafts Show, in the Prescott Chamber of Commerce parking lot -- 117 W. Goodwin St., Prescott -- from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday, June 1

Summer craft show and sale, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CASA Senior Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle (end of E. Spouse), Prescott Valley. A CASA booth will include a huge inventory of craft supplies. Additionally, there will be craft booths and reasonably priced supplies. For more information, 928-772-3337.

Summer's DanceWorks presents the Annual Recital, with dancers ages 3 to 90, 5:45 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon Street, Prescott. Tickets are available at 928-776-2000 or by email to ycpac@yc.edu or at the website https://ycpac.ticketforce.com/.

Laughing your way to good mental health David Granirer -- a stand-up comic who suffers from depression -- discusses how comedy builds confidence and busts the stigma around mental illness. His show, a benefit for West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation, begins at 7 p.m. at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E Gurley St., Prescott.

Saturday, June 2

Summer craft show and sale, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CASA Senior Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle (end of E. Spouse), Prescott Valley. A CASA booth will include a huge inventory of craft supplies. Additionally, there will be craft booths and reasonably priced supplies. For more information, 928-772-3337.

8th Annual Party in the Pines, a charity beer fest, is set for 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Prescott Mile High Middle School football field, 300 S. Granite St., to benefit the Prescott Unified School District Education Foundation. Admission is restricted to those ages 21 and above. No pets and no smoking. Ticket are available at the website https://tickets.beerfests.com/event/party-in-the-pines until 4 p.m. At the gate, general admission is $10 more for each ticket (subject to availability).

Summer's DanceWorks presents the Annual Recital, with dancers ages 3 to 90, 5:45 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon Street, Prescott. Tickets are available at 928-776-2000 or by email to ycpac@yc.edu or at the website https://ycpac.ticketforce.com/.