Prescott Valley Shines for the Holidays

by Marnie Uhl, President/CEO, Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce The spirit of the season is alive and glowing in Prescott Valley. Its premier holiday destination, the Valley of Lights, anchors a community that celebrates the Christmas and holiday season with lights, music and art. Valley of Lights is a mile-long drive through animated and lighted … Read More…

Park Is Island Gateway To Arizona’s Christmas City

by Kelly Tolbert, Recreation Coordinator, City of Prescott On a typical day, driving into Prescott from the east, Veterans Memorial Island Park may go largely unnoticed. It consists of the statue, flagpole, trees and other monuments perched between Sheldon and Gurley streets, just before drivers reach downtown. However, during the winter holiday months the park … Read More…

PRESCOTT EVENTS FOR EVERYONE INTO THE NEW YEAR

Adult Events AZ Humanities Lecture: Understanding Fundamentalism in the World Religions Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. Prof. Björn Krondorfer will discuss the features of religious fundamentalism in the traditions of Abrahamic religions. Chair Yoga Friday, Jan. 10 at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 at 1 p.m. Chair yoga allows you to do yoga regardless … Read More…

Frank Murphy’s Generous, Generous Christmas of 1909

by Drew Desmond, Secretary, Prescott Western Heritage Foundation It was thought that Christmas 1909 would be remembered forever in Prescott, although it has largely been forgotten. It was one of the most generous Christmases ever celebrated in the mile-high city, both in philanthropy and in snow. “In Williamson Valley (that Christmas) 36 inches of snow … Read More…

HAUNTED PRESCOTT

Photo Caption: The ‘Tis Building 1896 You may not be alone … a visit to local historic buildings can be haunting by Darlene Wilson, A Haunting Experience Tours, Haunted Prescott; co-written by Patti Ortiz of the ‘Tis Art Center and Gallery Our story begins with Prescott’s oldest and Arizona’s first tallest building, the’Tis Building, now … Read More…

CHINA-GREAT HALLS AND GREAT WALLS

by Tori Ward, Cruise and Resort Specialist, ROX Travel A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and what better location to place that first step than in the country where the quote came from: China. I want to share an offer created exclusively for ROX Travel to visit this culturally rich and … Read More…