Tuesday, July 14, 2015

2015 EVENTS IN NORTHERN ARIZONA | THINGS TO DO

PRESCOTT - SEDONA - FLAGSTAFF EVENTS 
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PRESCOTT EVENTS 

JUL 1 2015 - JUL 19 2015
Happy Birthday, George! 100 Years of Inspiration
Prescott - Phippen Museum
Happy Birthday, George! 100 Years of Inspiration – Phippen Museum, a special exhibition commemorating the 100th birthday of its namesake and first president of the Cowboy Artists of America, George Phippen, this exhibit offers a comprehensive presentation of George’s drawings, paintings and sculpture and also provides a rare glimpse at sketches never before seen by the public, $5-7, 928-778-1385 or http://www.phippenartmuseum.org

JUL 1 2015 - JUL 31 2015
Art & Heritage of the Cowboy Artists
Prescott - Phippen Museum
Art & Heritage of the Cowboy Artists - Phippen Museum, this commemorative exhibition will explore the beginning and history of the Cowboy Artists of America, including the story of Bird’s Oak Creek Tavern (where the Cowboy Artists were created), it will also offer a special section of items featuring paintings and artwork by the organization’s four, founding fathers, $5-7, 928-778-1385 orhttp://www.phippenartmuseum.org

JUL 1 2015 - JUL 31 2015
Street Seen
Prescott - Prescott Center for the Arts
Seen – Prescott Center for the Arts Gallery, as you traverse streets looking at the buildings, cars, people, sidewalks, landscapes or alleys, you see a number of vignettes or smaller areas that capture your interest, capture the light, colors, graffiti or landscapes, the options are endless, this show asks artists “what is seen on the streets you travel?”, http://pfaa.net

JUL 4 2015 - JUL 25 2015
Summer Farmers Market
Prescott - Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
Summer Farmers Market - Yavapai College, enjoy local organic produce and goods from local farmers, Saturdays, 7:30 am – noon, 928-713-1227 or http://www.prescottfarmersmarket.org

JUL 10 2015
Evening Forest Walk
Prescott - Highlands Center for Natural History
Evening Forest Walk – Highlands Center for Natural History, bring the whole family for an evening adventure exploring the forest, free, 7 pm, 928-776-9550 or http://highlandscenter.org/

JUL 11 2015
18th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market
Prescott - Sharlot Hall Museum
18th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market - Sharlot Hall Museum, showcases authentic Native American art, chosen by an American Indian artist jury, around 100 artists are expected to participate, featured will be ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, paintings and hand-woven baskets and blankets, entertainment and mouth-watering fry bread will also be highlights, $10 and kids are free, 928-445-3122 or http://www.sharlot.org or http://www.facebook.com/PIAM.4U

JUL 11 2015
Audubon Bird Walk
Prescott - Highlands Center for Natural History
Audubon Bird Walk – Highlands Center for Natural History, beginning and experienced birders welcome, free, 7:30 am, 928-776-9550 orhttp://highlandscenter.org

JUL 11 2015
Howlin' at the Highlands Summer Concert Series
Prescott - Highlands Center for Natural History
Howlin' at the Highlands Summer Concert Series – Highlands Center for Natural History, featuring vocalist Dennis Rowland, The Detroit native and Phoenix, Arizona resident was the voice of the world-renowned Count Basie Orchestra between 1977 and 1984, where he shared the stage with Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams and Tony Bennett,  he is also featured on the Basie Band's Grammy award-winning record "On the Road", $20, 7 pm, 928-277-1576 or http://highlandscenter.org/

JUL 16 2015
Naturalist Chautauqua Series – John Muir
Prescott - Highlands Center for Natural History
Naturalist Chautauqua Series – John Muir – Highlands Center for Natural History, Prescott College professor Doug Hulmes, who won an award for outstanding presenter at the National Wilderness Rangers Conference in Colorado for his stunning performance as John Muir, will share his remarkable story with you, registration required, $8-14, 6:30 pm, http://highlandscenter.org

JUL 18 2015 - JUL 19 2015
25th Annual Williamson Valley FD Arts & Crafts Show
Prescott - Courthouse Plaza
25th Annual Williamson Valley FD Arts & Crafts Show - Courthouse Plaza, hand-made and enhanced crafts, culinary arts, fine arts, leather, metal works, wood, 9 am - 5 pm, http://www.prescottdowntown.com

JUL 22 2015 - JUL 26 2015
6th Annual Prescott Film Festival
Prescott - Yavapai College
6th Annual Prescott Film Festival – venues on the campus of Yavapai College, unique, “Movies that Move You!” shorts, features, documentaries, drama and comedies come to Prescott from all over the globe including the best from local and Arizona filmmakers,http://www.prescottfilmfestival.com

JUL 24 2015
4th Friday Art Walk
Prescott
4th Friday Art Walk - 15 galleries stay open late and offer food, musical entertainment, artist receptions and painting demonstrations,http://www.artthe4th.com

JUL 25 2015 - JUL 26 2015
Prescott Area Iris Society Annual Rhizome Sale
Prescott - Sharlot Hall Museum
Prescott Area Iris Society Annual Iris Rhizome Sale – Sharlot Hall Museum, hundreds of irises will be for sale in all colors of the rainbow, portions of the proceeds will be used to support the Sharlot Hall Museum,  Sat 10 am – 4 pm, Sun noon – 4 pm, 623-980-6627 or 602-300-5791 or http://www.prescottirissociety.org

JUL 25 2015
Smoki Museum Consignment Market
Prescott - Smoki Museum
Smoki Museum Consignment Market - featuring fine American Indian and Southwestern items, including jewelry, baskets, pottery, fetishes, kachinas, weavings, paintings, books, and lots more, all items have set prices, below retail, no bidding require, no preview, no early birds, 10 am – 4 pm, 928-445-1230 ext 6212 or http://smokimuseum.org

JUL 25 2015 - JUL 26 2015
10th Annual Shootout on Whiskey Row
Prescott
10th Annual Shootout on Whiskey Row – the Prescott Regulators and Their Shady Ladies a gathering of award-winning Western re-enactment groups from all over the West who compete in historic skits and gunfights, also a period costume contest with authentic 1800s clothing, vendors, free, 9 am – 4 pm, http://www.visit-prescott.com

AUG 1 2015 - AUG 16 2015
Art & Heritage of the Cowboy Artists
Prescott - Phippen Museum
Art & Heritage of the Cowboy Artists - Phippen Museum, this commemorative exhibition will explore the beginning and history of the Cowboy Artists of America, including the story of Bird’s Oak Creek Tavern (where the Cowboy Artists were created), it will also offer a special section of items featuring paintings and artwork by the organization’s four, founding fathers, $5-7, 928-778-1385 orhttp://www.phippenartmuseum.org

AUG 1 2015 - AUG 29 2015
Summer Farmers Market
Prescott - Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
Summer Farmers Market - Yavapai College, enjoy local organic produce and goods from local farmers, Saturdays, 7:30 am – noon, 928-713-1227 or http://www.prescottfarmersmarket.org

AUG 1 2015 - AUG 2 2015
41st Annual Car Exhibit by Prescott Antique Auto Club
Prescott - Watson Lake Park
41st Annual Car Exhibit by Prescott Antique Auto Club - Watson Lake Park, pre1981 cars, old engine fire-up which includes fly-wheel engines, mining equipment, trucks, tractors, and car corral, parts exchange (swap meet), trophies, raffle, $5 parking/admission donation, 928-778-5386 or http://www.cruisearizona.com

AUG 1 2015
12th Annual Western History Symposium
Prescott - Prescott Centennial Center
12th Annual Western History Symposium - Prescott Centennial Center, featuring interesting and informative presentations by historians, educators and authors on a variety of subjects relevant to our western heritage, free, 10 am – 4:30 pm, http://www.prescottcorral.org

AUG 6 2015 - AUG 8 2015
28th Annual Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering
Prescott - Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
28th Annual Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering – Yavapai College, 60 plus cowboy poets and old-time singers celebrate the oral traditions of the working cowboy with a blend of contemporary poetry and music, traditional and contemporary cowboy poetry, music and yodeling, ranch history and a special session on cowboys in Mongolia, free daytime sessions, evening show tickets $, 928-776-2000 or 877-928-4253 or http://www.ycpac.com or http://azcowboypoets.org

AUG 8 2015 - AUG 9 2015
Mountain Artists Guilds 55th Annual Summer Festival of Fine Art & Crafts
Prescott - Courthouse Plaza
Mountain Artists Guilds 55th Annual Summer Festival of Fine Art & Crafts - Courthouse Plaza, juried art show with over 120 artisans from throughout the West displaying and demonstrating work in painting, ceramic, metal art, woodworking, glass, fiber and jewelry, live music, free, Sat. 9 am – 5 pm, Sun 9 am – 4 pm, 928-445-2510 or http://www.mountainartistsguild.org

AUG 8 2015
Howlin' at the Highlands Summer Concert Series
Prescott - Highlands Center for Natural History
Howlin' at the Highlands Summer Concert Series – Highlands Center for Natural History, featuring vocalist Susannah Martin known as much for her professionalism as for a singer and musician as she is for her scintillating vocal renderings of jazz, Brazilian bossa nova and classic pop tunes, $20, 7 pm, 928-277-1576 or http://highlandscenter.org/

AUG 15 2015
29th Annual 2015 Beat the Heat Swap Meet
Prescott - Prescott Activity Center
29th Annual 2015 Beat the Heat Swap Meet – Prescott Activity Center, model railroad and toy swap meet, a large selection of model railroads items in all scales, various model railroad layouts, several sellers with antique toys for sale, $4, 9 am – 1 pm,http://trainweb.org/camrrc

AUG 28 2015 - AUG 30 2015
15th Annual Prescott Jazz Summit
Prescott
15th Annual Prescott Jazz Summit – various locations, annual jazz festival with international stars and Phoenix-based and local musicians includes the best of Arizona high school musicians, 928-830-2462 or http://www.prescottjazz.com

AUG 28 2015
4th Friday Art Walk Weekend
Prescott
4th Friday Art Walk Weekend - 15 galleries stay open late and offer food, musical entertainment, artist receptions and painting demonstrations, http://www.artthe4th.com

Aug 29 2015
Zoo by Moonlight
Prescott - Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary
Zoo by Moonlight – Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, bring a flashlight and see the nocturnal residents, $5, 8-9:30 pm, 928-778-4242 ext. 16 or http://www.heritageparkzoo.org

SEP 5 2015 - SEP 26 2015
Summer Farmers Market
Prescott - Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
Summer Farmers Market - Yavapai College, enjoy local organic produce and goods from local farmers, Saturdays, 7:30 am – noon, 928-713-1227 or http://www.prescottfarmersmarket.org

SEP 5 2015 - SEP 7 2015
30th Annual Faire on the Square
Prescott - Courthouse Plaza
30th Annual Faire on the Square - Courthouse Plaza, 100+ talented artists, also food and entertainment, Sat-Sun 9 am – 5 pm, Mon 9 am – 3 pm, 928-445-2000 or http://www.visit-prescott.com or http://www.prescott.org

SEP 11 2015 - SEP 13 2015
Becoming an Outdoors Woman
Prescott - Camp Friendly Pines
Becoming an Outdoors Woman - Camp Friendly Pines, offers adventure and life skills, for women age 18 and older to learn to camp, fish, rappel, hike, cook with Dutch ovens, photograph wildlife & a range of outdoor recreation skills, "hawk talks" and nature hikes, $270, includes meals, lodging and classes, 480-644-0077 or http://www.azwildlife.org

SEP 13 2015
18th Annual Empty Bowls
Prescott - Courthouse Plaza
18th Annual Empty Bowls – Courthouse Plaza, select a ceramic or wood bowl from more than 800 created by local artisans, and fill with two helpings of gourmet soup made by fourteen of our quad-city chefs and restaurants for $15, benefits local food banks, 11 am – 2 pm,http://prescottdowntown.com/events

SEP 13 2015
Howlin' at the Highlands Summer Concert Series
Prescott - Highlands Center for Natural History
Howlin' at the Highlands Summer Concert Series – Highlands Center for Natural History, featuring Frankie and Rosemary Chavez,  local favorites in the Sedona, Arizona music scene, they bring with them years of professional experience in the club, concert, studio and performance arena, $20, 7 pm, 928-277-1576 or http://highlandscenter.org/

SEP 19 2015
19th Annual Navajo Rug Auction
Prescott - Smoki Museum
19th Annual Navajo Rug Auction – Smoki Museum, preview 10 am – 12:30 pm, auction starts promptly at 1 pm, 300 historic and contemporary Navajo weavings will be up for auction at the best prices in the Southwest, http://smokimuseum.org

SEP 20 2015
Antiques on the Square
Prescott - Prescott Courthouse Plaza
Antiques on the Square - Courthouse Plaza, 60+ dealers of antiques and collectibles, includes glass, pottery, furniture, art, jewelry, primitives and unique surprises, sponsored by the Thumb Butte Questers, free, 8 am - 4 pm, 928-443-8909 or http://www.prescott.org

SEP 20 2015
Skull Valley Loop Challenge
Prescott
Skull Valley Loop Challenge – begins in historic downtown Prescott, the climb begins up Iron Springs Rd and coasts into Skull Valley and on to Kirkland, and back into Prescott, includes two aid stations, support riders with water and Gatorade, roving mechanic support throughout the ride, goodie bag, T-shirt and prizes, $35-45, 7:30 am, http://www.prescottbikeped.org/

SEP 25 2015 - SEP 27 2015
9th Annual Historic Prescott All Corvette Car Show
Prescott - Courthouse Plaza
9th Annual Historic Prescott All Corvette Car Show – Prescott Courthouse Plaza, Best of Show Stock & Custom plus 3 each trophies for Stock & Custom for the 6 generations of the Chevrolet Corvette together with an additional set of trophies for the Wide Body 6th generation cars will be awarded, proceeds will go to the Fireman's Charities, hosted by the Prescott Vette Sette limited to 250 cars, vendors, raffles and music, 10 am – 2 pm, http://www.prescottvettesette.org

SEP 25 2015 - SEP 27 2015
9th Annual Prescott Pow Wow
Prescott - Watson Lake Park
9th Annual Prescott Pow Wow – Watson Lake Park, an intertribal, social Pow Wow, native song and dance, food, audience participation encouraged through “Round Dances,” free, http://www.visit-prescott.com or http://www.prescottpowwow.org

SEP 25 2015
4th Friday Art Walk
Prescott
4th Friday Art Walk - 15 galleries stay open late and offer food, musical entertainment, artist receptions and painting demonstrations, http://www.artthe4th.com

SEP 26 2015
11th Annual Groom Creek Classic Run
Prescott
11th Annual Groom Creek Classic Run - Groom Creek Fire St. 41, 5K & 2-mile courses on smooth pavement, rolling hills, 10K and 1/2 marathon begin and end on pavement, through the forest on smooth, wide dirt road, from 6,175 feet elevation to 6,350 at the 5K turnaround, tops out at 6,450 feet at the 10K turnaround, goody bags, finisher medal for all ½ marathon runners, raffle prizes, food, aid stations, medals for top 3 finishers in each age group, http://www.gcffa.org/run

SEP 27 2015
7th Annual Wander the Wild Annual Fundraiser
Prescott - Talking Rock Ranch
7th Annual Wander the Wild Annual Fundraiser - Talking Rock Ranch, a party featuring live music, dinner, and includes wines from Painted Lady Vineyards in Skull Valley and Page Springs Cellars, 2:30-7:30 pm, http://www.highlandscenter.org


SEP 28 2015
Zoo By Moonlight
Prescott - Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary
Zoo By Moonlight – Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, bring a flashlight and see the nocturnal animals, 6-9 pm,http://www.heritageparkzoo.org

OCT 1 2015 - OCT 4 2015
41st Annual Yavapai County Fair
Prescott - Prescott Frontier Rodeo Grounds
41st Annual Yavapai County Fair – Tim’s Toyota Center, exhibits, carnival, pig racing, entertainment, food, $3-6, http://www.yavapaifair.com

OCT 2 2015 - OCT 4 2015
8th Annual Prescott Artists’ Studio Tour
Prescott
8th Annual Prescott Artists’ Studio Tour – juried and self-guided, visit the more than 30 artist’s studios to see them at work, additional demonstrations will be at Mountain Artists Gallery, 10 am – 4 pm, 928-445-2510 or   http://www.mountainartistsguild.org/StudioTour.htm or http://www.prescottstudiotour.com

OCT 3 2015 - OCT 31 2015
Summer Farmers Market
Prescott - Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
Summer Farmers Market - Yavapai College, enjoy local organic produce and goods from local farmers, Saturdays, 7:30 am – noon, 928-713-1227 or http://www.prescottfarmersmarket.org

OCT 3 2015
32nd Annual Man Against Horse Race
Prescott - Mingus Mountain
32nd Annual Man Against Horse Race – Mingus Mountain, runners run concurrently with horses, 25 & 50 mile courses are moderately difficult; 12 mile is a rolling course, mostly on mountainous trails and back roads through tall pines of Mingus Mtn, elevation begins at 5000 feet with 50 mile course climbing to an elevation of 7600 ft., 6:30 am 50 mile; 7:30 am 25 mile; 7:45 am 12 mile, $25-95,  928-636-2028 or http://www.arizonaroadracers.com or http://managainsthorse.net

OCT 3 2015 - OCT 4 2015
37th Annual Folk Music Festival
Prescott - Sharlot Hall Museum
37th Annual Folk Music Festival - Sharlot Hall Museum, Arizona’s oldest such gathering, featuring an amazing array of top folk-music talent performing on multiple stages, complemented by impromptu jam sessions throughout the shade-covered museum grounds, showcases best of Arizona acoustic music with more than 150 performers, fiddlers, banjo players, guitarists, singers and songwriters, $8, 10 am - 5 pm, 928-445-3122 or http://www.sharlot.org

OCT 10 2015 - OCT 11 2015
24th Annual FallFest in the Park
Prescott - Courthouse Plaza
24th Annual FallFest in the Park - Courthouse Plaza, more than 100 arts & crafts vendors from throughout Arizona, includes fine art, jewelry, food and more, Sat. 9 am – 5 pm, Sun. 9 am - 4 pm, 928-445-2000 or http://www.prescott.org

OCT 23 2015 - OCT 24 2015
Annual Prescott Ghost Talk
Prescott - Prescott Center for the Arts
Annual Prescott Ghost Talk – Prescott Center for the Arts Theatre, an evening of historic ghostly folklore told by the apparitions themselves at two showings each night, experience Arizona's past when our famous and infamous "spirits" enact their spooky tales, plenty of thrills and chills in this fun and entertaining peek into Arizona’s spooky past,  $12, 6 & 7:30 pm, and encore performance at 9 pm on Saturday, 928-445-3286 or http://www.pca-az.net

OCT 24 2015
Annual Tsunami on the Square Performing Arts Festival
Prescott - Courthouse Plaza
Annual Tsunami on the Square Performing Arts Festival – Courthouse Square, a free and all ages performing arts and culture festival that showcases exotic and unique performance art forms not typically seen in the Arizona high desert, features acts such as Native American hoop dancing, blacklight theater, circus arts, acrobatic stilt walking, fire dancing, hula hoopers, Japanese Butoh and giant puppets, free, noon – 10 pm, http://www.tsunamionthesquare.com

OCT 24 2015
Copper Wind Premiere
Prescott - Elks Theatre
Copper Wind Premiere - Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center, the first and only full-length feature western to be filmed exclusively in Arizona from start to finish featuring all Arizona talent, scenery and pre- and post-production, it is an explosive, action-packed film which centers on love, hate, vengeance and discovery, $20, 928-777-1370 or http://www.prescottelkstheater.com

OCT 31 2015
Boo at the Zoo
Prescott - Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary
Boo at the Zoo – Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, dress in your costume and come out for safe and fun trick-or-treating, bring a flashlight for a chance to see the nocturnal animals in their natural setting, $3-5, 6-9 pm, http://www.heritageparkzoo.org


SEDONA EVENTS

JUL 24 2015
50’s & 60’s Graffiti Gold Show
Sedona - Sound Bites
50’s & 60’s Graffiti Gold Show – Sound Bites, 90-minute trip back to those special days of Rock ‘n’ Roll, music and memories with Tom Tayback and the Daddy O’s, $20, 7:30 pm, 800-838-3006 or http://GraffitiGoldShow.com

JUL 25 2015
11th Annual National Day of the American Cowboy Celebration
Sedona - Uptown Sedona
11th Annual National Day of the American Cowboy Celebration – Uptown Sedona, enjoy “a whole lot of cowboy goin’s on,” gunfights, roping, cowboy action shooting, historical re-enactments, musical revues, storytelling, poetry, cowboy/cowgirl outfit contest, country music and performances, presented by Sedona Main Street Program with the “Red Rock Posse” and area businesses, free, 11 am – 8 pm, 928-204-2390 or http://www.sedonamainstreet.com

JUL 31 2015
Sedona Hummingbird Festival
Sedona - Sedona Performing Arts Center
Sedona Hummingbird Festival – Sedona Performing Arts Center, presentations by hummingbird experts in many interest areas: science, gardening, photography, conservation and regional species studies, and tours, $17 for 1-day presentations pass; 3-day presentations pass $45; children under 12 free with a paying adult, 800-529-3699 or http://www.sedonahummingbirdfestival.com

JUL 31 2015
Full Moon Hike
Sedona - Red Rock State Park
Full Moon Hike - Red Rock State Park, including telescopic moon viewing,  http://www.azstateparks.com

AUG 1 2015 - AUG 2 2015
Sedona Hummingbird Festival
Sedona - Sedona Performing Arts Center
Sedona Hummingbird Festival – Sedona Performing Arts Center, presentations by hummingbird experts in many interest areas: science, gardening, photography, conservation and regional species studies, and tours, $17 for 1-day presentations pass; 3-day presentations pass $45; children under 12 free with a paying adult, 800-529-3699 or http://www.sedonahummingbirdfestival.com

AUG 18 2015 - AUG 19 2015
Art & Craft Fair
Sedona - Bell Rock Plaza Sedona
Art & Craft Show - Bell Rock Plaza, between 35-55 artists with paintings, leather, jewelry, wood, metal, fountains, carvings and many Native American artists too, 928-284-9627 or http://www.bellrockartshows.com

AUG 28 2015 - AUG 29 2015
Sedona Bike & Brew
Sedona - Sedona Golf Resort
Sedona Bike & Brew – Sedona Golf Resort, open to mountain bikers of all ages and skill levels, race or just have fun on a six-mile track over 18 golf course holes, 80 acres of fairways with  tee boxes, cart paths, and natural and manmade features – for a truly unique and high energy experience,  categories include Pro and Sport (less-competitive) divisions for men and women, a junior division for ages 13-17, ages 6-12 and ages 6 and under, http://www.sedonagolfresort.com/race

SEP 4 2015 - SEP 6 2015
Oak Creek Arts & Crafts Shows
Sedona - Village of Oak Creek
Oak Creek Arts & Crafts Shows – Village of Oak Creek, located on scenic Hwy 179, the Gateway to Sedona, take home your own personal piece of the Southwest, free, 9 am – 6 pm, 760-985-7773 or http://www.oakcreekartsandcraftsshows.com

SEP 12 2015
43rd Annual Fiesta Del Tlaquepaque
Sedona - Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village
43rd Annual Fiesta Del Tlaquepaque - Mexican style celebration; headlining the Fiesta is mosaico flamenco, one of the most innovative & inspiring new acoustic flamenco groups in the USA, piƱatas, strolling mariachi bands, folklorico dance groups, Flamenco/classical guitarists, artists, food, free, 10 am - 5 pm, 928-282-4838 or http://www.tlaq.com

SEP 12 2015 - SEP 13 2015
Art & Craft Show
Sedona - Bell Rock Plaza Sedona
Art & Craft Show - Bell Rock Plaza, between 35-55 artists with paintings, leather, jewelry, wood, metal, fountains, carvings and many Native American artists too, 928-284-9627 or http://www.bellrockartshows.com

SEP 18 2015 - SEP 20 2015
Oak Creek Arts & Crafts Shows
Sedona - Sedona's Village of Oak Creek
Oak Creek Arts & Crafts Shows – Sedona’s Village of Oak Creek, in the Red Rock Country of Sedona, located on scenic Highway 179, take home your own personal piece of the Southwest, free, 9 am – 6 pm, 760-985-7773 or http://oakcreekartsandcraftsshows.com

SEP 25 2015
50’s & 60’s Graffiti Gold Show
Sedona - Sound Bites
50’s & 60’s Graffiti Gold Show – Sound Bites, 90-minute trip back to those special days of Rock ‘n’ Roll, music and memories with Tom Tayback and the Daddy O’s, $20, 7:30 pm, 800-838-3006 or http://GraffitiGoldShow.com

SEP 26 2015 - SEP 27 2015
Sedona WineFest 2015
Sedona - Sedona Airport
Sedona WineFest 2015 – Sedona Airport, his two-day wine festival celebrates the wine growing industry of Arizona and will feature great wines from the Verde Valley, Prescott & the Southern Arizona Regions, enjoy Sedona cuisine, live music, vendors, an exclusive Premium wine area, enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the majestic red rocks, 11 am – 5 pm, 928-284-8657 orhttp://www.sedonawinefest.com/

OCT 10 2015 - OCT 11 2015
25th Annual Sedona Arts Festival & Artist Invitational
Sedona - Red Rock High School
25th Annual Sedona Arts Festival & Artist Invitational - Red Rock H.S., 150 new and returning fine artists from across the country, live entertainment, Kidzone, food and this year features the Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition, $8-10, Sat. 10 am - 5 pm, Sun. 10 am – 4 pm, 928-204-9456 or http://www.SedonaArtsFestival.org

OCT 17 2015 - OCT 24 2015
11th Annual Plein Air Festival
Sedona - Main Street
11th Annual Plein Air Festival – Main Street in Uptown Sedona, see nationally and locally recognized Plein Air artists creating paintings of their surroundings in the open air, visit with more than 20 artists in action along the sidewalks and in courtyards and plazas, free, 928-204-2390 or 928-282-3809 or http://www.sedonaartscenter.com

OCT 20 2015 - OCT 24 2015
3rd Annual Marigold Mural Project for Dia de Los Muertos
Sedona - Tlaquepaque
3rd Annual Marigold Mural Project for Dia de Los Muertos– Tlaquepaque, visitors and community members can honor the loss of loved ones in their lives and connect with one another though art and public expression, all week the public is invited to paint on the mural, it is a happy and colorful celebration where death takes on a lively, friendly expression, free, http://www.tlaq.com

OCT 23 2015 - OCT 25 2015
Oak Creek Arts & Crafts Shows
Sedona - Sedona’s Village of Oak Creek
Oak Creek Arts & Crafts Shows – Sedona’s Village of Oak Creek, in the Red Rock Country of Sedona, located on scenic Highway 179, take home your own personal piece of the Southwest, free, 9 am – 6 pm, 760-985-7773 or http://oakcreekartsandcraftsshows.com

OCT 24 2015
Dia de Los Muertos Celebration
Sedona - Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village
Dia de Los Muertos Celebration – Tlaquepaque, expand your knowledge of the holiday through the beauty and creativity of Ofrenda installations by joining and making a personal offering for those special friends, family members or even pets that might be missed, free, http://www.tlaq.com

OCT 31 2015
29th Annual Safe & Fun Trick or Treating in Uptown
Sedona
29th Annual Safe & Fun Trick or Treating in Uptown – Uptown merchants welcome all good ghouls and ghosts, decorated storefronts and costumed characters hand out treats, free, 5-8 pm, http://www.sedonamainstreet.com

OCT 31 2015
Art & Craft Show
Sedona - Bell Rock Plaza Sedona
Art & Craft Show - Bell Rock Plaza, between 35-55 artists with paintings, leather, jewelry, wood, metal, fountains, carvings and many Native American artists too, 928-284-9627 or http://www.bellrockartshows.com

NOV 1 2015
Art & Craft Show
Sedona - Bell Rock Plaza Sedona
Art & Craft Show - Bell Rock Plaza, between 35-55 artists with paintings, leather, jewelry, wood, metal, fountains, carvings and many Native American artists too, 928-284-9627 or http://www.bellrockartshows.com



FLAGSTAFF EVENTS

JUL 1 2015 - JUL 31 2015
Arizona Snowbowl's Scenic Skyride
Flagstaff - Arizona Snowbowl
Arizona Snowbowl's Scenic Skyride - the easiest way to see northern Arizona is by taking the skyride, ranger talks at the top, Fri-Sun., $10-15, 10 am - 4 pm, 928-779-1951 or http://www.arizonasnowbowl.com

JUL 1 2015 - JUL 31 2015
Journey
Flagstaff - Coconino Center for the Arts
Journey – Coconino Center for the Arts, featuring the artwork of Sei Saito, an accomplished Japanese artist living in Flagstaff. Saito creates large-scale acrylic paintings ranging in size as big as 8 feet tall, http://flagartscouncil.org

JUL 9 2015
Summer Concert Series: Dutch Holly
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Summer Concert Series: Dutch Holly - Heritage Square, dreamy hook-filled pop craftsmanship, fans of smart, sweet tempered tunes will love this ensemble, 5 pm, http://www.heritagesquaretrust.org

JUL 10 2015 - JUL 12 2015
30th Annual Summer Showcase Arizona Antique Show
Flagstaff - Coconino County Fairgrounds
30th Annual Summer Showcase Arizona Antique Show - Coconino County Fairgrounds, $3, Fri-Sat 9 am - 5 pm, Sun 10 am - 4 pm, 602-717-7337 or http://www.azantiqueshow.com

JUL 11 2015
32nd Annual Plant Sale and Penstemon Festival
Flagstaff - The Arboretum at Flagstaff
32nd Annual Plant Sale and Penstemon Festival - The Arboretum at Flagstaff, features native plants for the home garden, gifts & books, special activities, tours, children's craft activities, free, 10 am - 4 pm, 928-774-1442 or http://www.thearb.org

JUL 11 2015 - JUL 12 2015
Flagstaff Mineral and Jewelry Expo and Sale
Flagstaff - Flagstaff High School
Flagstaff Mineral and Jewelry Expo and Sale - Flagstaff High School, earth’s bounty from much of the world on display and for sale, regional vendors offer unique mineral specimens, crystals, gemstones, jewelry, findings, beads, fossils, cutting material and lapidary equipment, original jewelry designs, gem and mineral specimens in both rough and cut-and-polished, Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 10 am - 4 pm, 928-554-4615 or http://www.facebook.com/CKM-Productions-LLC


JUL 11 2015
Movies on the Square: SpongeBob Out of Water
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Movies on the Square: SpongeBob Out of Water – Heritage Square, enjoy Flagstaff summer weather, each event begins with entertainment from the community, music, and then the movies start at dusk, this week features Heartwood, free, Saturdays, 5-10 pm,http://flagdba.com/movies-on-the-square/

JUL 12 2015
31st Annual Mountain Man Triathlon
Flagstaff - Lake Mary
31st Annual Mountain Man Triathlon - Lake Mary, Sprint: swim 700 meters, bike 10.6 miles, run 3.1 miles; Olympic: swim 1500 meters, bike 24.9 miles, run 6.2 miles, spectators free, 6:30 am, 928-526-8761 or http://www.mountainmanevents.com

JUL 15 2015 - JUL 18 2015
Celebrate! Quilt Camp & Show
Flagstaff - Radisson Woodlands Hotel
Celebrate! Quilt Camp & Show – Radisson Woodlands Hotel, premier show and camp, quilt classes, lectures, retreat, show, goody-bag, entrance into the Quilt Challenge, national and regional teachers, give-aways, keynote speaker Patrick Lose, Quilt-'til-you-wilt night-time sewing room, a service project and show and tell, 928-526-9403 or http://www.celebratequilts.com

JUL 15 2015
Hot Summer Nights Trail Race Series
Flagstaff - Flagstaff Nordic Center
Hot Summer Nights Trail Race Series – Flagstaff Nordic Center, 3 races, each of the three courses will be different than the next, marked with orange pin flags, ribbon and directional arrows, no aid for the 3K, one aid station for the 5K and 7K, tonight is the 5K, post-race enjoy the bonfire (fire conditions permitting) with snacks and beverages, 6:30 pm, $10-30, http://www.teamrunflagstaff.com

JUL 16 2015
Summer Concert Series: Chris Laterzo
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Summer Concert Series: Chris Laterzo - Heritage Square, LA-based Laterzo brings his alt-country folk-rock sound to Flagstaff, 5 pm,http://www.heritagesquaretrust.org

JUL 18 2015
Sumer Astronomy
Flagstaff - Walnut Canyon Visitor Center
Sumer Astronomy – Walnut Canyon Visitor Center, solar viewing from 1-4 pm, astronomy presentation at 8 pm, telescope viewing constellation tours at 8:45 pm, 928-526-3367


JUL 18 2015 - JUL 19 2015
18th Annual Arizona Highland Celtic Festival
Flagstaff
18th Annual Arizona Highland Celtic Festival - Foxglenn Park, celebrating all things Celtic, music, piping, athletics, whisky tasting, educational workshops, vendors, historical reenactment, clans and societies and a kids area, $15 or $25/2-day, Sat 9 am - 6 pm, Sun 10 am – 4 pm, 928-556-3161 or http://www.nachs.info

JUL 18 2015
Absolute Bikes Taylor House Benefit Century Bicycle Ride
Flagstaff
Absolute Bikes Taylor House Benefit Century Bicycle Ride – with 95-, 65-, 45-, and 30-mile options, through Flagstaff area and northern Arizona, rest stops, lunch at start/finish, benefits the Taylor House for friends/family of patients of the Flagstaff Medical Center, 6 am, $55 minimum donation, 928-779-5969 or http://www.absolutebikes.net

JUL 18 2015
Movies on the Square: Home
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Movies on the Square: Home – Heritage Square, enjoy Flagstaff summer weather, each event begins with entertainment from the community, music, and then the movies start at dusk, this week features Dharma Burns, free, Saturdays, 5-10 pm,http://flagdba.com/movies-on-the-square/

JUL 23 2015
Summer Concert Series: Soul Country
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Summer Concert Series: Lucky Lenny - Heritage Square, performing original and cover tunes ranging from Americana, folk, country, rock, and funkiness, 5 pm, http://www.heritagesquaretrust.org

JUL 25 2015
Wildflower Walks
Flagstaff - The Arboretum at Flagstaff
Wildflower Walks - The Arboretum at Flagstaff, a special wildflower walk that will focus on the native species in bloom at this time of year, sign-up upon arrival, 9:30-11:30 am, 928-774-1442 or http://www.thearb.org

JUL 25 2015
7th Annual National Day of the Cowboy
Flagstaff - C-A-L Ranch Store
7th Annual National Day of the Cowboy – C-A-L Ranch Store, promoted by Coconino Natural Resource Conservation District, celebrates our Western & Ranching Heritage, activities include land stewardship workshops, ranching and conservation agency displays, horsemanship and equine demonstrations, children’s activities and live entertainment, free, 8 am – 4 pm, 928-220-1288 orhttp://nationaldayofthecowboy.com/wordpress/?tribe_events=flagstaff-az-cal-ranch-national-day-of-the-cowboy

JUL 25 2015
Movies on the Square: Night at the Museum
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Movies on the Square: Night at the Museum – Heritage Square, enjoy Flagstaff summer weather, each event begins with entertainment from the community, music, and then the movies start at dusk, this week features Hannah Staudinger, free, Saturdays, 5-10 pm,http://flagdba.com/movies-on-the-square/

JUL 26 2015
Summer Soiree
Flagstaff - The Arboretum at Flagstaff
Summer Soiree – The Arboretum at Flagstaff, catered dinner in the gardens with music, silent and live auctions, fundraising event, $100 for individual tickets; table sponsor options available, 4:30 pm, 928-774-1442 or http://www.thearb.org

JUL 30 2015 - JUL 31 2015
22nd Annual Beat-the-Heat Fun Fly
Flagstaff
22nd Annual Beat-the-Heat Fun Fly – Flyers Power Field, an open fly-in for RC pilots of all ages & skills, spectators are welcome to view and interact with the pilots, spectators are free, http://www.flagstaffflyers.com

JUL 30 2015
Summer Concert Series: Soul Country
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Summer Concert Series: Soul Country - Heritage Square, a desert rock band hailing from Phoenix, playing various gigs from large festivals to intimate club gigs, 5 pm, http://www.heritagesquaretrust.org

AUG 1 2015
37th Annual 2015 Machine Solutions Run & Walk for Kids
Flagstaff - Fort Tuthill County Fairgrounds
37th Annual 2015 Machine Solutions Run & Walk for Kids – Ft. Tuthill County Fairgrounds, 2K, 5K, 10K run in the cool pines, benefits the Children’s Health Center at Flagstaff Medical Center, 6:30 am registration, http://tinyurl.com/ot3m3ra

AUG 1 2015 - AUG 2 2015
66th Annual Navajo Festival of Arts and Culture
Flagstaff - Museum of Northern Arizona
66th Annual Navajo Festival of Arts and Culture – Walk in Beauty - Museum of Northern Arizona, more than 70 Navajo artists, storytellers and cultural interpreters from many clans, juried awards for basketry, meet basket makers creating works on-site, join rug weavers, silversmiths, potters, painters and storytellers to learn about the Navajo "Beauty Way" philosophy of living in harmony, hike with a Navajo ethno botanist, Pollen Trail Dancers, activities for kids, $4-7, 9 am - 5 pm, 928-774-5213 or http://www.musnaz.org

AUG 1 2015
August Evening Concert
Flagstaff - The Arboretum at Flagstaff
August Evening Concert – The Arboretum at Flagstaff, in the gardens under the shade of the cool pines, bring a picnic dinner, beer and wine for sale, this month, $13-16, 5:30 pm, 928-774-1442 or http://www.thearb.org

AUG 1 2015
Scavenger Blitz Flagstaff 2015
Flagstaff - Collins Irish Pub
Scavenger Blitz Flagstaff 2015 – Collins Irish Pub, fun urban adventure, teams of two to ten solve clues, travel to local points of interest and complete fun challenges while discovering the city in a new way, 5-8 miles and takes 1.5-4 hours to complete, teams may use public transportation but may not use bikes, cabs or private vehicles, part after the event, $70, 11 am, http://www.sierraadventuresports.com

AUG 1 2015 - AUG 31 2015
Arizona Snowbowl's Scenic Skyride
Flagstaff - Arizona Snowbowl
Arizona Snowbowl's Scenic Skyride - the easiest way to see northern Arizona is by taking the skyride, ranger talks at the top, Fri-Sun., $10-15, 10 am - 4 pm, 928-779-1951 or http://www.arizonasnowbowl.com

AUG 1 2015 - AUG 15 2015
Journey
Flagstaff - Coconino Center for the Arts
Journey – Coconino Center for the Arts, featuring the artwork of Sei Saito, an accomplished Japanese artist living in Flagstaff. Saito creates large-scale acrylic paintings ranging in size as big as 8 feet tall, http://flagartscouncil.org

AUG 1 2015 - AUG 2 2015
22nd Annual Beat-the-Heat Fun Fly
Flagstaff
22nd Annual Beat-the-Heat Fun Fly – Flyers Power Field, an open fly-in for RC pilots of all ages & skills, spectators are welcome to view and interact with the pilots, spectators are free, http://www.flagstaffflyers.com

AUG 1 2015
Movies on the Square: Back to the Future 1 and 2
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Movies on the Square: Back to the Future 1 and 2 – Heritage Square, enjoy Flagstaff summer weather, each event begins with entertainment from the community, music, and then the movies start at dusk, this week features Lucky Lenny, free, Saturdays, 5-10 pm,http://flagdba.com/movies-on-the-square/

AUG 5 2015
Hot Summer Nights Trail Race Series
Flagstaff - Flagstaff Nordic Center
Hot Summer Nights Trail Race Series – Flagstaff Nordic Center, 3 races, each of the three courses will be different than the next, marked with orange pin flags, ribbon and directional arrows, no aid for the 3K, tonight is the 3K, post-race enjoy the bonfire (fire conditions permitting) with snacks and beverages, 6:30 pm, $10-30, http://www.teamrunflagstaff.com/

AUG 6 2015
Summer Concert Series: Burnett Family Bluegrass
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Summer Concert Series: Burnett Family Bluegrass - Heritage Square, a national award winning, all-family bluegrass band, founded in 1993, 5 pm, http://www.heritagesquaretrust.org

AUG 7 2015
First Friday Art Walk presented by Flagstaff Cultural Partners
Flagstaff
First Friday Art Walk presented by Flagstaff Cultural Partners – Historic Downtown Flagstaff, live music and refreshment, meet local artists, shop for original artwork, free, 6-9 pm, 928-773-2300 or http://www.FlagstaffArtWalk.com

AUG 8 2015
38th Annual Dave McKay Memorial Run Big Brothers/Big Sisters Half Marathon, Half Marathon Walk & 5K Fun Run
Flagstaff - Wheeler Park
38th Annual Dave McKay Memorial Run Big Brothers/Big Sisters Half Marathon, Half Marathon Walk & 5K Fun Run – Wheeler Park, one of the oldest half marathons in Arizona, pre-race pasta dinner the night before, more than 400 runners from around the country, climb 700 feet to the top of Observatory Mesa, $, 7:30 am, http://www.bbbsf.com/events/half-marathon/

AUG 8 2015
Movies on the Square: Muppets Most Wanted
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Movies on the Square: Muppets Most Wanted – Heritage Square, enjoy Flagstaff summer weather, each event begins with entertainment from the community, music, and then the movies start at dusk, this week features Me and Chris, free, Saturdays, 5-10 pm, http://flagdba.com/movies-on-the-square/

AUG 13 2015
Summer Concert Series: Heartwood
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Summer Concert Series: Heartwood - Heritage Square, an all-female acoustic group steeped in Americana, folk, and bluegrass, 5 pm,http://www.heritagesquaretrust.org

AUG 15 2015
Sumer Astronomy
Flagstaff - Walnut Canyon Visitor Center
Sumer Astronomy – Sunset Crater Visitor Center, solar viewing from 1-4 pm, astronomy presentation at 8 pm, telescope viewing constellation tours at 8:45 pm, 928-526-0502 ext. 224


AUG 15 2015
American Cancer Society’s Climb to Conquer Cancer
Flagstaff - Arizona Snowbowl
American Cancer Society’s Climb to Conquer Cancer – Arizona Snowbowl, join hundreds of climbers on a seven-mile walk up the paved road to Snowbowl, 7 am, 928-526-2896 or http://www.flagstaffclimb.com

AUG 15 2015 - AUG 16 2015
Mountain Air Dressage Show & Dressage in the Pines Show
Flagstaff - Fort Tuthill
Mountain Air Dressage Show & Dressage in the Pines Show – Fort Tuthill County Park, equestrian dressage show, Olympic sport where horse and rider compete by riding a pattern in an arena, 100 competitors and 3 rings,  free, 7 am – 4 pm, 602-942-6062 orhttp://www.azdressage.org


AUG 15 2015
Movies on the Square: Goonies
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Movies on the Square: Goonies – Heritage Square, enjoy Flagstaff summer weather, each event begins with entertainment from the community, music, and then the movies start at dusk, this week features Dutch Holly, free, Saturdays, 5-10 pm, http://flagdba.com/movies-on-the-square/

AUG 16 2015
31st Annual Mountain Man Triathlon
Flagstaff - Lake Mary
31st Annual Mountain Man Triathlon - Lake Mary, Sprint: swim 700 meters, bike 10.6 miles, run 3.1 miles; Olympic: swim 1500 meters, bike 24.9 miles, run 6.2 miles, spectators free, 6:30 am, 928-526-8761 or http://www.trifind.net or http://www.mountainmanevents.com

AUG 20 2015
Summer Concert Series: The Shepherd's Tone
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Summer Concert Series: The Shepherd's Tone - Heritage Square, Flagstaff musicians making joyful noise of the folk, rock, and blues variety, 5 pm, http://www.heritagesquaretrust.org

AUG 21 2015 - AUG 22 2015
Mushroom Festival
Flagstaff - The Arboretum at Flagstaff
Mushroom Festival - The Arboretum at Flagstaff, 928-774-1442 or http://www.thearb.org

AUG 22 2015 - AUG 23 2015
18th Annual Flagstaff Open Studios
Flagstaff
18th Annual Flagstaff Open Studios – featuring more than 80 studios, the self-guided studio tour spotlights a variety of art media, meet local art stars, including painters, sculptors, fiber arts, glass works, jewelers, photographers, stained glass, weavers and hands-on art projects for children, 10 am - 5 pm, 928-779-2300 or http://www.Flagstaff-Arts.org

AUG 22 2015
14th Annual Absolute Bikes Old-Fashioned Mountain Bike Race
Flagstaff - Coconino National Forest
14th Annual Absolute Bikes Old-Fashioned Mountain Bike Race – Coconino National Forest, a race for mountain bikers of all abilities benefiting the food bank, 9 am – 3 pm, 928-779-5969 or http://www.absolutebikes.net/flag_frset.html

AUG 22 2015
Gaspin’ in the Aspen Summer Woods Run
Flagstaff - Flagstaff Nordic Center
Gaspin’ in the Aspen Summer Woods Run – Flagstaff Nordic Center, off-road races through the aspens and pines, distances include a 15K, 5K and 1K kid’s kilo, to preserve the aspen groves, $5-60, 8 am, 928-600-0385 or http://www.FlagstaffNordicCenter.com

AUG 22 2015
Movies on the Square: Earth to Echo
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Movies on the Square: Earth to Echo – Heritage Square, enjoy Flagstaff summer weather, each event begins with entertainment from the community, music, and then the movies start at dusk, this week features Melissa Cripps, free, Saturdays, 5-10 pm, http://flagdba.com/movies-on-the-square/

AUG 27 2015
Summer Concert Series: Planet Sandwich
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Summer Concert Series: Planet Sandwich - Heritage Square, an original American rock band based in Flagstaff , a party-mix of beatle-esque pop, 90s rock, ska and country, 5 pm, http://www.heritagesquaretrust.org

AUG 29 2015
Wildflower Walks
Flagstaff - The Arboretum at Flagstaff
Wildflower Walks - The Arboretum at Flagstaff, a special wildflower walk that will focus on the native species in bloom at this time of year, sign-up upon arrival, walks are limited to 20 participants, 9:30-11:30 am, 928-774-1442 or http://www.thearb.org

AUG 29 2015
5th Annual BarnBurner 104
Flagstaff - C & C Ranch
5th Annual BarnBurner 104 – C&C Ranch, endurance mountain bike racing at its Western best, 26-mile (1 loop), 52-mile (2 loops) and 104-mile (4 loops) distance options on Forest Service roads, not technically challenging, considered a "roadie" course, or beginner friendly(ish) and fast for those with more experience, a few sketchy spots to keep you honest and climbs to make your lungs hurt a bit, 6 am, http://www.getsetusa.com/arizona/calendar.php or http://www.barnburnermtb.com

AUG 29 2015
Movies on the Square: Cinderella (2015)
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Movies on the Square: Cinderella (2015) – Heritage Square, enjoy Flagstaff summer weather, each event begins with entertainment from the community, music, and then the movies start at dusk, this week features Al Rakasaat Turkish, free, Saturdays, 5-10 pm,http://flagdba.com/movies-on-the-square/

SEP 1 2015 - SEP 30 2015
Arizona Snowbowl's Scenic Skyride
Flagstaff - Arizona Snowbowl
Arizona Snowbowl's Scenic Skyride - the easiest way to see northern Arizona is by taking the skyride, ranger talks at the top, Fri-Sun., $10-15, 10 am - 4 pm, 928-779-1951 or http://www.arizonasnowbowl.com

SEP 3 2015
Summer Concert Series: Dave Logan Acoustic Duo
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Summer Concert Series: Dave Logan Acoustic Duo - Heritage Square, folky and rootsy to jazzy and bluesy, all out funky throw-down or a country-bluegrass hoe-down-this original music is one of Flagstaff’s best offerings, 5 pm, http://www.heritagesquaretrust.org

SEP 4 2015 - SEP 7 2015
66th Annual Coconino County Fair
Flagstaff - Fort Tuthill
66th Annual Coconino County Fair - Ft. Tuthill County Fairgrounds, features traditions enjoyed by the community like 4-H youth livestock shows and auction, carnival rides and games, fair food, exhibits by community members, local entertainment and national headliners, a demolition derby, pie-eating contest, watermelon-eating contest, and more, Fri-Sat 10 am – 10 pm, Mon 10 am – 4 pm, 928-679-8000 orhttp://coconino.az.gov/countyfair

SEP 5 2015 - SEP 7 2015
23rd Annual Flagstaff Art in the Park
Flagstaff - Wheeler Park
23rd Annual Flagstaff Art in the Park – Wheeler Park, arts & crafts festival, featuring juried one-of-a-kind arts and fine crafts designed and shown by the exhibitor, also non-stop music by local and regional musicians, children’s activities, food, free, Sat & Sun 9 am – 6 pm, Mon 9 am – 4 pm, 928-556-9498 or http://www.flagstaffartinthepark.com/


SEP 5 2015
September Evening Concert
Flagstaff - The Arboretum at Flagstaff
September Evening Concert – The Arboretum at Flagstaff,  in the gardens under the shade of the cool pines, bring a picnic dinner, beer and wine for sale, this month features  $13-16, 5:30-7 pm, 928-774-1442 or http://www.thearb.org

SEP 5 2015 - SEP 30 2015
Fires of Change
Flagstaff - Coconino Center for the Arts
Fires of Change - Coconino Center for the Arts, exhibition explores through the eyes of artists, the increase in severity, size and number of wildfires in the Southwest – including the impact of climate change on this – and how wildfire impacts the land and communities, one-of-a-kind project that engages artists to give us unique insight into the epidemic of wildfire, http://flagartscouncil.org/2015/03/fires-change-exhibition/


SEP 5 2015
Movies on the Square: Ratatouille
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Movies on the Square: Ratatouille – Heritage Square, enjoy Flagstaff summer weather, each event begins with entertainment from the community, music, and then the movies start at dusk, this week features Global Fest, free, Saturdays, 5-10 pm,http://flagdba.com/movies-on-the-square/

SEP 10 2015
Summer Concert Series: Gypsy Chicks
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Summer Concert Series: Gypsy Chicks - Heritage Square, a modern take on middle-eastern dance, 5 pm,http://www.heritagesquaretrust.org

SEP 11 2015 - SEP 15 2015
Arizona Route 66/Grand Canyon Tour
Flagstaff
Arizona Route 66/Grand Canyon Tour – drive Historic Route 66 and visit the Grand Canyon and Sedona, based in Flagstaff, for Corvette drivers of cars from 1953 to 2015, $999 includes hotels, guided tours, many meals,http://www.corvettenamerica.com/ArizonaRoute66Tour/index.htm


SEP 12 2015
H.A.H.A. Gymkhana
Flagstaff - Ft. Tuthill Posse Arena
H.A.H.A. Gymkhana – Ft. Tuthill Posse Arena, sign-ups begin at 7:30 am, includes barrels and poles and this week, Thread the Needle, 8 am – 5 pm, http://www.flagnaha.com

SEP 12 2015
Movies on the Square: Cars
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
Movies on the Square: Cars – Heritage Square, enjoy Flagstaff summer weather, each event begins with entertainment from the community, music, and then the movies start at dusk, this week features Gypsy Chicks, free, Saturdays, 5-10 pm,http://flagdba.com/movies-on-the-square/

SEP 13 2015
3rd Annual “Wine in the Woods: Wine & Food Festival
Flagstaff - The Arboretum at Flagstaff
3rd Annual “Wine in the Woods: Wine & Food Festival – The Arboretum at Flagstaff, showcases AZ wineries and local eateries among the glorious gardens at The Arboretum, and also features world music band, Todo Mundo, $25-35, 1-5 pm,http://www.thearb.org/events_wine-in-the-woods.php

SEP 18 2015 - SEP 20 2015
10th Annual Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Festival
Flagstaff - Pepsi Amphitheater
10th Annual Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Festival – Pepsi Amphitheater, the best traditional and contemporary bluegrass music, complemented by other styles of acoustic music, including old-time, Celtic, gypsy jazz and more, educational workshops and a renowned band contest with more than $2000 in prizes, barn dance, kids activities, jamming, and on-site camping, Fri noon – 7 pm, Sat. 10 am – 7 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm, 928-525-1695 or http://pickininthepines.org/ or http://PepsiAmp.com

SEP 18 2015 - SEP 27 2015
Flagstaff Festival of Science
Flagstaff
Flagstaff Festival of Science – Exploring New Horizons - a 10-day family event featuring more than 80 free events including open houses at museums and research centers, guided hikes in the forest and at archaeological sites, star parties with astronomers at observatories, interactive science exhibits, presentations and demonstrations, explore the Grand Canyon including what scientists are still learning about its age and what ancient rocks are revealing about climate changes, step back in time to imagine the world of the prehistoric Sinagua who once inhabited Northern Arizona, free, http://www.scifest.org

SEP 19 2015
Mountain Country Music Festival
Flagstaff - Continental Driving Range
Mountain Country Music Festival – Continental Country Club Driving Range, includes live music, beer and wine, vendors, delicious food, a kid’s area and more, benefits The Military Order of the Purple Heart, 11 am – 9 pm, 928-606-7600 or http://www.FlagstaffCountry.com

SEP 26 2015 - SEP 27 2015
6th Annual Hopi Festival at Heritage Square
Flagstaff - Heritage Square
6th Annual Hopi Festival at Heritage Square – Heritage Square, this celebration of Hopi and other native cultures will include social dances, music and traditional and contemporary art, Hopi artisans include potters, carvers, weavers and painters with notable names, notable Navajo artists include painters, jewelers and a sculptor, the Hopi Paqavi Dance Group is scheduled to perform, traditional foods, 9 am – 5 pm, http://www.hopiallnativefestival.com/ or http://www.flagstaff365.com/

SEP 26 2015 - SEP 27 2015
Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Stagecoach Line Ultra & Relay
Flagstaff
Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Stagecoach Line Ultra & Relay – Coconino Hotshots Ranch, run the historic stagecoach route between Flagstaff and Grand Canyon on the Arizona Trail, under Humphreys Peak, through aspen groves and ponderosa pines, Hart Prairie Preserve, Babbitt Ranch and finish near the South Rim of Grand Canyon, solo 100-mile and 55K races and 2-, 4-, 6-, and 8-person 100-mile relay teams, this  ultra features some of Arizona’s most incredible scenery, and benefits the Arizona Trail Association, http://www.aztrail.org/ultrarun/ or http://arizonaroadracers.com

SEP 26 2015
Furry 4th Annual Bear Jaw Groove
Flagstaff - Fort Tuthill
Furry 4th Annual Bear Jaw Groove – Fort Tuthill, 12-hour mountain bike race, solo, duo, 4-person and corporate classes, kids races, 14 miles of mostly single track with 600 ft. of climbing per lap, http://bearjawgroove.com

SEP 26 2015
Festival of Science Open House
Flagstaff - The Arboretum at Flagstaff
Festival of Science Open House – The Flagstaff Arboretum, a celebration of science and nature in the gardens especially for families, scientist lab demonstrations, and children can participate in a scavenger hunt and hands-on activities, free, 9 am - 1 pm, 928-233-3210  or http://www.thearb.org/events_open-house.php

OCT 1 2015 - OCT 11 2015
Arizona Snowbowl's Scenic Skyride
Flagstaff - Arizona Snowbowl
Arizona Snowbowl's Scenic Skyride - the easiest way to see northern Arizona is by taking the skyride, ranger talks at the top, Fri-Sun., $10-15, 10 am - 4 pm, 928-779-1951 or http://www.arizonasnowbowl.com

OCT 1 2015 - OCT 31 2015
Fires of Change
Flagstaff - Coconino Center for the Arts
Fires of Change - Coconino Center for the Arts, exhibition explores through the eyes of artists, the increase in severity, size and number of wildfires in the Southwest – including the impact of climate change on this – and how wildfire impacts the land and communities, one-of-a-kind project that engages artists to give us unique insight into the epidemic of wildfire, http://flagartscouncil.org/2015/03/fires-change-exhibition/


OCT 2 2015 - OCT 3 2015
U.S. Skyrunner Series Finale
Flagstaff
U.S. Skyrunner Series Finale – weekend long trail running festival features a Vertical Kilometer on Friday up the ski runs at The Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort, on Saturday a point to point 39 Kilometer Sky Race and 55 Kilometer Sky Ultra will start near Flagstaff and follow along the mountains and peaks to a high point of 11,500 feet, all races will finish at the Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort at 9200 feet,http://aravaiparunning.com/network/flagstaff

OCT 3 2015
7th Annual Flagstaff Oktoberfest
Flagstaff - Wheeler Park
7th Annual Flagstaff Oktoberfest – Wheeler Park, a yodeling contest, costume contest, Satchmo’s brat eating contest, enter the Findlay Volkswagen Stuff the Bug contest, beer, brats and live music, benefits Flagstaff Ski and Snowboard Team, $5, 11 am – 8 pm, 928-606-7600 or http://flagstaffoktoberfest.com

OCT 7 2015 - OCT 11 2015
13th Annual Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival
Flagstaff - Orpheum Theater - Flagstaff
13th Annual Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival – The Orpheum Theatre, a series of screenings, offers independent documentary films, topics range from indigenous studies, extreme sports, international topics and environmental issues, 928-556-1580 orhttp://www.flagstaffmountainfilms.org

OCT 10 2015
16th Annual Soulstice Mountain Trail Run
Flagstaff - Sunset Trailhead
16th Annual Soulstice Mountain Trail Run - Sunset Trailhead, 10K ultra/trail, 11.5 mile Ultra/Trail, high-altitude cross-country footrace along forest service road and forest trail with course elevation between 7900 and 8800 ft., two loops in a figure-8, 8 am, 928-600-3685 orhttp://www.natra.org or http://www.arizonaroadracers.com

OCT 24 2015
6th Annual Pumpkin Walk
Flagstaff - The Arboretum at Flagstaff
6th Annual Pumpkin Walk – The Arboretum at Flagstaff, bring your flashlight for a walk through the gardens following a path illuminated by creatively carved pumpkins, enjoy hot cider, a fire pit, and nocturnal animal displays, join the fun and come in costume, 6-8 pm, 928-774-1442 orhttp://www.thearb.org

OCT 25 2015 - OCT 26 2015
12th Annual Celebraciones de la Gente
Flagstaff - Museum of Northern Arizona
12th Annual Celebraciones de la Gente - Museum of Northern Arizona, for Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, transforming grief into celebration, this ritual pays homage to the lives of lost loved ones by inviting them back to enjoy their favorite music, and foods and to honor their contributions in life, families bring ofrendas (alters) from their homes to share in a courtyard exhibit, illuminated by candles and luminarias, $6-10, 9 am - 5 pm, 928-774-5213 or http://www.musnaz.org