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At a Glance: Prescott goes to the dogs

Prescott 5th Annual Dogtoberfest winners. Best Trick, Stefanie Goldstein and her dog Rudi.  Best Owner Look-alike, Abby Derks and her dog Lola.  Both girls are 7 years old and residents of Prescott. (Allison Goldstein/Courtesy)

Prescott 5th Annual Dogtoberfest winners. Best Trick, Stefanie Goldstein and her dog Rudi. Best Owner Look-alike, Abby Derks and her dog Lola. Both girls are 7 years old and residents of Prescott. (Allison Goldstein/Courtesy)

Prescott goes to the dogs

Give October to the dogs at the 2019 Dogtoberfest & Adopt-a-Thon, held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 at Watson Lake Park.

All animals are last-chance dogs or puppies, rescued from all sorts of situations and Pets Return Home works with every dog to overcome behavior and medical issues by giving them a safe place where they are socializing with a pack of other dogs, getting the proper exercise from hiking, swimming or playing and getting love from volunteers. Dogtoberfest includes games, contest and fun activities for the whole family.

For more information, visit www.petsreturnhome.org. Watson Lake Park is located at 3101 Watson Lake Park Road.

Enjoy some folk music

Hear the music of more than 200 musicians from all over the southwest at the Sharlot Hall Museum’s 41st annual Folk Music Festival.

Held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6, the event features more than 90 performances at four venues on the Sharlot Hall Museum campus, 415 W. Gurley St., as artists get together for jam sessions. This year sees at least 30 new performers bringing a new sense of vitality to the state’s longest-running folk music event.

Admission is $5 for adults and free for youth. For more information, visit www.sharlothallmuseum.org.

Prescott Chorale begins its season

The Prescott Chorale is beginning a new season with “A Symphony of Voices,” held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, featuring a concert inspired by the masterwork of Igor Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms.” Arranged for chorus and a chamber orchestra, the orchestration is lush, the music challenging and the experience transcendent.

Tickets for the concert at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church are $21 for general admission, $6 for students and free for children 12 and younger. There is a pre-concert talk at 2 p.m.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is located at 2000 Shepherds Lane. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.prescottchorale.org.

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