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Calendar of Events: Nov. 17-18


Touchmark Trekkers beginning hiking club, 8 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. Please RSVP to this free event by calling 928-632-7800.

Prescott Samaritan Village Annual Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1030 Scott Drive, Unique gift items, antiques, holiday decor, jewelry, vintage Christmas decorations and baked goods. Benefits resident activity fund.

10th annual Prescott Turkey Trot 8K and 2 mile fun run, 9 a.m. Willow Creek Park,

3181 Willow Creek Road.

Behind-the-Scenes Photography Tour, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Heritage Park Zoo, 1403 Heritage Park Road. Bring your best camera and get some amazing behind-the-scenes photos of the sanctuary. With the assistance of a local, professional photographer, we’ll tour the zoo for a special look at some of the animals. $25 members and $30 for nonmembers.

St. Paul’s Anglican Church’s Holiday Bake Sale and Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 600 W. Hillside Avenue, Prescott. Homemade baked goods, dollhouse, oil paintings, prints and more. Proceeds from the sale go to support projects at the church as well as donations to the Disabled American Veterans and the Salvation Army.

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League’s Annual Bazaar, Bake Sale and Quilt Raffle, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1202 Green Lane, Prescott. A Silent Auction featuring collector items will also be held. A light lunch will be available for purchase. The church’s new cookbook will be for sale for the first time to the public at a cost of $12. All proceeds support Prescott area charities. 928-778-1672 or 928-778-9122.

Christmas Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Drive, Prescott Valley. 928-830-9648.

Local women candidates reflect on experiences of running for office, 10 to 11:45 a.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Central Yavapai County.

“Surviving the Holidays” GriefShare grief support group, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Life Church, 2200 N. Highway 89, Prescott. To sign-up, text the word “HOPE” with your name and telephone number to 602-410-8536 or call the number for additional information. This is a support group for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one.

Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillard’s).

Art on 6th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 697 North 6th Street, 7 Award winning Prescott artists will open their studio for the public. Look for the yellow signs. 928-499-2779.

The Mindfulness of Natural History and the Natural History of Mindfulness, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Skull Valley Lavender Farm, 11125 West Tonto School Road, Skull Valley. Costs $75. Two spots are left, so call or email the Natural History Institute ASAP to register: 928-863-3232 or

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

Caldecott Books and Art for Kids, 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “Frederick.” Grades K-2. Register online, at the Youth Desk or5 call 928-777-1537.

Skull Valley School Shop ‘til You Drop Fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 3150 Old Skull Valley Road, Skull Valley. Food, shopping, music and silent auction.

Vintage Baseball Game, noon, Ken Lindley Field, 702 E. Gurley St. Ft. Verde Excelsiors will play the local Prescott Champions Vintage Baseball Club in a ball game using the rules of 1860.

Wrangling 1,500 Wild Mustangs: Insights Into the Wild Horse Controversy with H. Alan Day, 1 p.m., Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89, Prescott.

Prescott Area Woodturners meeting, 1 to 4 p.m., YEI Building, 6708 Corsair, Prescott Airpark. Tool sale. Guests are welcome, but bring a chair.

Gudgeon Base Submarine Veterans meeting, 2 p.m., Prescott Valley VFW, 2375 N. 5th St.

“It’s a Wonderful Live – A Live Radio Play,” 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370.

“The Trip to Bountiful,” 2 and 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina, Prescott. 928-445-3286 or

Drinks for Dells Fundraiser, 6 to 9 p.m., Thumb Butte Distillery, 400 N. Washington Ave., Prescott. Help raise funds for Save the Dells while enjoying some great spirits. Music from Scandalous Hands.

Public Ice Skating, 11/17-1/7, times vary by day, Prescott Event Center, 3201 N. Main St., Prescott Valley.

Sunday, Nov. 18

The Prescott Farmers Market (PFM) 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St.

The Center for Spiritual Living, Prescott welcomes a very special musical guest artist: Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Candace Devine, who has been featured in the past at the Elks Theater, 10:30 a.m., The Center for Spiritual Living, 3755 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. or call 928-778-1602.

Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillard’s).

Learn about mustang captivity programs at the Phippen, 1 p.m., Phippen Museum, 4701 N. Highway 89. 928-778-1385 or

“The Trip to Bountiful,” 2 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina, Prescott. 928-445-3286 or

Incarceration for Peace (and a “Bomb-free” World), 2 to 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. An Afternoon with Nobel Peace Prize Winners, Sr. Carol Gilbert and Sr. Ardeth Platte. Srs. Platte and Gilbert will talk about their commitment to — and experiences with -- working toward a world without nuclear weapons, as members of the organization ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons). After their presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask them questions. Sponsored by Prescott PeaceBuilders.

“It’s a Wonderful Life—A Live Radio Play,” 2 and 7 p.m., Elks Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley.

Band Concert, 3 to 5 p.m., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 3700 Willow Creek Road. Includes a performance of Ron LoPresti’s Elegy For A Young American as a tribute to the late Senator John McCain, some Aaron Copland and a fantasy romp with Disney’s animated feature, “Up,” plus lots more.

Nobel Peace Prize winners to appear at Prescott Library, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, Founders Suite B, 215 E. Goodwin St. Dominican Sisters Carol Gilbert and Ardeth Platte, 2017 recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize. or 928-830-7699.

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