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Your Voice, Your Vote Enjoy our virtual docent-led tours of the Smithsonian Museum’s touring exhibition Voices and Votes: Democracy in America and the companion local exhibit, and learn more about the people who have used their voices and votes to help shape our democracy. As you watch the virtual tours, think about how they address … Read More…

Quebec Shines as City for All Seasons

Article and Photos by Tori Ward, Cruise and Resort Specialist, ROX Travel When temperatures hit 98 degrees in Prescott, my friend and I fantasized about sitting by the water in the shade with a cold drink and a deli nearby that delivers. I laughed and told her I was at the perfect place at Christmas … Read More…

That’s a wrap! 133rd World’s Oldest Rodeo® completes a successful yet challenging rodeo season

THANK YOU, PRESCOTT AND THE SURROUNDING AREA, FOR YOUR SUPPORT! The 133rd World’s Oldest Rodeo® will go down in the history books, as it does each year, but this year is going to be different. With planning efforts from Prescott Frontier Days, Inc.®, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, the City of Prescott and the Yavapai … Read More…

1903: Granite Dells Resort is Born

by Drew Desmond, Secretary, Prescott Western Heritage Foundation, Inc. Although some had attempted to develop the Granite Dells into a recreational attraction previously, all fell short. Enter businessman Ed Shumate. “Mr. Shumate is the first person who has been able to make a complete success of this resort,” the Weekly Journal-Miner reported, “and he has … Read More…

Prescott Public Library Helps Readers of All Ages Discover the Joy of Reading

Adult With well over 100,000 items at Prescott Public Library and over 1.2 million items available throughout the Yavapai Library Network, choosing what to read next can be overwhelming — especially if you’ve already finished your to-read list or are just getting back into reading. That’s why librarians at Prescott Public Library are ready to … Read More…

Wander the Wild ONLINE Auction Extravaganza—It’s for the Kids

  The Highlands Center for Natural History’s 12th annual Wander the Wild fundraiser will be an online event in 2020! This event raises funds for the center’s youth educational programs, which typically touch 10,000 children annually. While current challenges have resulted in the pause of many programs, we are committed to assuring that future programs … Read More…

Spain’s Architecture, Culture Second to None

by Tori Ward, Cruise and Resort Specialist, ROX Travel On March 13, while we waited at Sky Harbor for our shuttle to deliver us to our door from our trip to Spain, my husband said, “Guess we made it home just in time.” He showed his phone screen that read: Flights Restricted from Spain. The … Read More…

History Lives Here

by Tricia Lewis  Rodeo is an all-American sport. It is also Prescott’s most anticipated event of the year. With a history as rich as the World’s Oldest Rodeo®, it is truly the Prescott way of life. Hundreds of families and generations have competed, supported, attended and watched this all-American sport for the past 132 years. … Read More…

The Merry Wives of Winslow Load up the Wagons and Move to August!

The Highlands Center for Natural History has rescheduled the annual Shakespeare in the Pines performances for 6 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29, with a matinee performance on Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. The picturesque, natural setting of Ponderosa pines is the site for The Merry Wives of Winslow, Shakespeare’s tale of Falstaff in love…in the … Read More…

Join Summer Reading Program at Prescott Public Library

Stay connected to a community of readers this summer by participating in Prescott Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Sign up for summer reading, track your reading activity, and earn prizes. Program sign-up and participation began May 15. THREE WAYS TO PARTICIPATE: Sign up by calling 928-777-1537. Use our paper log to track your minutes.  Sign … Read More…