WILLOW LAKE

by Kelly Tolbert, Recreation Coordinator – City of Prescott As a Prescott local, you often hear discussions about how fortunate we are to live in such a respectively mild climate, with more days of sunshine than not. Many who have relocated to this area confirm it is this very quality that first attracted them. The … Read More…

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TOM MIX: 1880-1940

Prescott Western Heritage Foundation Inc Tom Mix was born Thomas Hezakiah Mix in Mix Run, Pennsylvania in 1880. In 1906, he signed on with the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Show, and in 1910 with Circle D Ranch Wild West Show and Indian Congress, which led to his being hired in 1910 by the Selig Polyscope … Read More…

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ELKS THEATRE AND PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Enriching the community for more than 100 years by Trevor Odom, Assistant Marketing and Program Manager The Elks Theatre building in Prescott, Arizona has been a lot of things to a lot of people. In the 112 years since the building was built, it has been a staple of the community, serving at various times … Read More…

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PRICELESS PROM

Students and nonprofit work together to provide free prom attire to youth by Mary Ellen Halvorson PhD Ed, Superintendent, Tri-City College Prep High School For the past four years, Thea Cline has been one of the forces behind Priceless Prom, an event that provides prom attire and accessories free of charge to students to attend … Read More…

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PRESCOTT: THE PERFECT LAUNCH PAD

by Tori Ward, ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist Recently my husband turned to me while we were watching a cooking show and asked, “Where did we just have such good Indian food?” I don’t know whether he didn’t get enough sleep or is becoming travel-jaded. I looked at him and said, “India.” He slapped … Read More…

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PRESCOTT INDIAN ART MARKET TO FEATURE DINÉ NAVAJO VIRGIL NEZ

Celebrating Two Decades by Fred Veil, Executive Director, Sharlot Hall Museum On the reservation in the ‘60s, a young Virgil Nez found himself herding sheep and studying the petroglyphs on nearby rocks. Soon, he was carving his own rock designs, then teaching himself to layer colors, and developing his sense of expression. Over time, he began … Read More…

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PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS: Fall 2017

Adult Events From Scottish swordplay to spy cameras, learn something new at Prescott Public Library! Arizona Humanities Lectures, 1st Thursdays at 5 p.m. Oct. 5 – “A Man Would Be a Fool to Take a Chance on Me:” Violet M. Irving of Skull Valley, Arizona, Iconic Arizona Woman Nov. 9 – The Bronze Buckaroo: The … Read More…

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PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS

Storytimes Lapsit Storytime, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. 20-25 minutes. Just for babies and their grownups! Bring your baby for some cozy, active time on your lap. We’ll have songs, rhymes, a book or two, and plenty of activities for both of you. The storytime is held in the Founders Suite and you are invited to … Read More…

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