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Calendar of Events: Sept. 9-14

Ride prices are $1 per ticket and $30 for an all-day wristband. (Les Stukenberg/Courier file photo).

Ride prices are $1 per ticket and $30 for an all-day wristband. (Les Stukenberg/Courier file photo).

Sunday, Sept. 9

The Yavapai County Fair fair opens at 9 a.m.. The carnival portion is open from from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. The fair is located at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 848 Rodeo Drive, Prescott. For more info, visit www.yavapaifair.com.

See related Yavapai County Fair story

Joint “Giant” Sale, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Peddlers Pass, 6201 Rt. 69, Prescott Valley, Spaces# 82 and 83. All proceeds go to Loyal Order of Moose & local charity functions. 815-342-5555.

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.

Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillards). www.gmihc19.org. info@gmihc19.org. www.facebook.com/gmihc19.

Women Artists Celebrating the Natural World, 1 to 5 p.m., Highlands Center, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. Some of the most talented artists in Arizona; visual artists, musicians, dancers and storytellers will be throughout the Discovery Gardens and the Highlands Center sharing their art and stories.

The Tannahill Weavers concert, 7 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave. Professional singer, Deirdre Rogers will open at 6:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 10

Knee High Naturalists - Fall 2018, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott.

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

Top of the Elks, 6:30 p.m., The Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St., Prescott. Featuring Mood Swing.

Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild meeting, 7 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Drive (corner of Long Look/Loos off Glassford), Prescott Valley. 928-830-2565.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

Tuesday Morning Book Club, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “A Man Called Ove.”

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Technology and eBook Help Hour, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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

5/6 Book Club, 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Grades 5-6. “Wonder.” Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Northern AZ-VA Workshop: Homeless Veterans Outreach, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 East Civic Circle Drive.

Prescott Flycasters and Trout Unlimited September Meeting, 5 to 7 p.m., Lamb Chevrolet upstairs conference room, 400 Prescott Lakes Pkwy, Prescott.

Geology Talks: An Introduction to Cathedral Cave, 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

ESL, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Genealogy Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

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.

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

Anger Solves Nothing, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Unity Church of Prescott, 145 S Arizona Ave. MeditationInNorthernArizona.org, 928-637-6232.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

“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.

Writing Workshop Series: Getting Started, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.

Beginners Conversational French, 4 to 5 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Glassford Hill Room, 7401 East Civic Circle Drive.

Modern Board Gaming, 4 to 8 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. 928-592-5699.

Prescott Valley Job Fair, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Prescott Valley Events Center 3201 N. Main St.

Introduction to Home Canning, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Prescott Extension office, 840 Rodeo Drive, Building C. Call 928-445-6590 extension 221 to register. https://extension.arizona.edu/events/2018-09-12/yavapai-county-introduction-home-canning.

VFW Post 541 Surprise Dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 202 N. Arizona Ave, Prescott. 928-776-1125.

Movies at the Elks – “Footloose,” 7 p.m., The Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St.

Thursday, Sept. 13

You Too Mentor! 10 or 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Training on iPads with hearing and vision accessibility apps. To register, contact the Ask a Librarian Desk at 928-777-1526 or ask.librarian@prescott-az.gov.

Free Blood Pressure Checks by Darcey of Glassford Place, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle. 928-772-3337.

Beginning Meditation & Mindfulness, 11 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library Genealogy Room, 7401 East Civic Circle Drive. 928-759-3040.

“Dog Talk” w/Lucy Reynolds, noon, CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle, Prescott Valley. 928-772-3337.

“From Hospital to Home - I’m Being Discharged, Now What?” is a free Senior Connection seminar with Home Care Assistance, noon to 1 p.m., Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott. RSVPs appreciated to Debbie@SeniorConnection.us or 928-778-3747.

Yavapai College’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s Munch and Learn: Caregiver’s Seminar, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Yavapai College Prescott Campus Building 3 Room 119. Call the office to sign up (free) 928-717-7634.

Genealogy Mentor Session, 1 or 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Call to schedule an appointment at 928-777-1500.

Computer Mentor Session, 2 or 3 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.

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

Town Hall with Supervisor Brown and Yavapai County departments, 6 to 7 p.m., Ash Fork Development Association, 450 W. Lewis, Ash Fork. 928-442-5132 or Web.bos.district4@yavapai.us.

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

WORDS Book Club, 6:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. “Born on a Blue Day.”

“Caregiver? Resources and Advocacy Efforts for You!” noon to 2 p.m. Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, building 3, Room 119.

Alzheimer’s Presentation The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Prescott Valley Public Library Crystal Room, 7401 East Civic Circle Drive.

Live Lively-Square Dance, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Lincoln Elementary School, 201 Park Ave. 1st class free, $5 thereafter. 805-444-0440 or 928-759-9193.

Tracking Wildlife in the Verde River: Using Environmental DNA, A New Tool for Biodiversity Assessment, 7 to 9 p.m., Natural History Institute, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott.

Friday, Sept. 14

Lapsit Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Qigong Class, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Prescott Valley Public Library-Crystal Room, 7401 East Civic Circle Drive.

Conversational Spanish, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Greeting Card Workshop, 10 to 11 a.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle. 928-772-3337.

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.

Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillards). www.gmihc19.org. info@gmihc19.org. www.facebook.com/gmihc19.

Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

You Have The Power To Prevent a Fall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pendleton Center-YRMC, 930 Division St., Prescott. To find out more about Falls Prevention Awareness Day, go to www.ncoa.org/FPAD.

Art Day for Kids, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. For ages 6-14. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

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

Pony Canasta, 1 to 4 p.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle. 928-772-3337

Drop in Tech Help, 1 to 3 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, 2nd floor PC Lab, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

All-you-can-eat Fish Fry $9/Shrimp $11, 4:30 to 7 p.m., VFW-Buckey O’Neill Post 541, 202 N Arizona Ave.

Turn the Page; The Bob Seger Experience!, 7 p.m., The Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. www.prescottelkstheater.com or 928-777-1370.

Saturday, Sept. 15

Prescott Farmers Market seed exchange, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

Western Extravaganza, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Santori Ranch, 955 W. Road 2 North, Chino Valley. Proceeds benefit Horses with Heart.

Equifest, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Drive, Prescott.

Naturalist Walks, 8:30 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, James Learning Center entrance, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. Ham Radio Licensing Test, 9 a.m., Jeep Posse Building, 1200 Commerce Dr. in Pioneer Park, Prescott. The building is behind the outdoor Hockey Rink. Pre-register at http://www.w7yrc.org/arrl-vec/.

Wildlife & Bug Prevention, 9:30 a.m., Watters Garden Center, 1815 Iron Springs Road, Prescott. 928-445-4159.

Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillards). www.gmihc19.org. info@gmihc19.org. www.facebook.com/gmihc19.

Recovery Day Celebration 2018, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Prescott Unified School District (formerly known as Washington Elementary School), Gurley Street, downtown Prescott. This event includes music, entertainment, children’s activities, door prizes and food, all at no cost. Sponsored by Prescott’s Recovery Day Committee and MATForce.

Yavapai College PV Center healthcare career training programs’ celebration, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., 6955 Panther Path, Prescott Valley. Attendees can stay busy giving blood, checking their blood pressure, watching bed-making contests and wheelchair races or tackling the obstacle course challenge.

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. Grades K-2. “What Do You do with a Tail Like This?” Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.

Cordes Lakes Day, 11:20 a.m. parade starts, Cordes Lakes Community Center and ends at the carnival with music, games, prizes, food and drinks being held at the 50’s Diner Backseat Bar.

Yavapai Flute Circle, 12 to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Children’s Program Room, 7401 E Civic Circle. 717-1000.

Shrine Circus, 3 and 7 p.m. Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main St. ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000.

Quest Storytelling Theater: ‘The Kindness of Strangers,’ 6 to 8 p.m., Thumb Butte Distillery, 400 N. Washington St. Prescott.

Dogs Love the Dells, 6 to 9 p.m., Barley Hound’s back patio, 234 S. Cortez St., Prescott. Bring your hound to the Barley Hound. The Barley Hound will donate part of their proceeds from the back patio bar to the Forever Dells campaign. If you dine, please let your server know that you’d like to support Forever Dells. No cover fee. http://www.ecosa.org/donate.

2nd Annual Farm to Table: A Local Dining Experience community event, 5:30 p.m. Business Expo, 5:30-6:30 p.m. wine tasting, 6:30-7:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 to 9 p.m. dancing, Mortimer Farms, 12907 AZ-169, Dewey, AZ 86327. The purpose of this event is to bring families and the community together through a taste-full country experience and to support local businesses. Prescott.org or call 928-445-2000.

Red Molly, an Americana vocal trio, 7 p.m. The Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. www.prescottelkstheater.com or 928-777-1370.

Sunday, Sept. 16

Western Dressage Clinic with Cliff Swanson, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Santori Ranch, 955 W. Road 2 North, Chino Valley. Proceeds benefit Horses with Heart. $30 includes continental breakfast and lunch from El Charro’s. www.westernextravaganza.info and www.wdaaz.org.

Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillards). www.gmihc19.org. info@gmihc19.org. www.facebook.com/gmihc19.

Peace Festival in the Park: Building a Culture of Kindness in Everybody’s Hometown, 3 to 6 p.m., Granite Creek Park, 554 6th St. prescottpeacebuilders@gmail.com.

Monday, Sept. 17

Prescott Art Docents Free Public Talk, “Connections in Art,” by local artist Mary Schulte, 10:30 a.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina. prescottartdocents.net.

Knee High Naturalists - Fall 2018, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott.

Transition Workshop, 10 a.m., Prescott Valley United Methodist Church - Fellowship Hall, 8944 E. Sommer Dr., Prescott Valley, 928-772-6366.

Genealogy Research Series: Military Records, 2:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Monday Night Movie-Overboard (PG-13), 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library-Auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle Dr. 928-759-3040.

“They Will Inherit the Earth,” by John Dear: A Facilitated Book Discussion, 10 a.m. to noon, Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Prescott