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Things to Do this Saturday in Prescott!

by Joe Karcie

Not sure what to do this Saturday? Spend the day exploring your very own hometown! There are incredible events occurring throughout the day! We’ve made the planning easy for you! Follow the schedule below to have a Saturday filled with fun in Prescott!

Start your day at the Pippen Museum (4701 Highway 89 North) for the 4th Annual Hold Your Horses! Exhibition & Sale. This favorite annual exhibition and sale pays tribute to the horse, one of mankind’s most trusted companions. Enjoy the beautiful works of equine art by the 30+ participating artists. There are also 100+ pieces of art for sale for you to decorate your Prescott home. The museum is open from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm on Saturday. Admission costs $7 per adult, $5 per student with valid ID, and is FREE for children 12 and under as well as Museum members.

After the Hold Your Horses! exhibit, head to Prescott’s other favorite museum, the Sharlot Hall Museum (415 West Gurley Street), for the 5th Annual Sharlot's WineFest. From 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm, enjoy delicious wines and tasty hors d’oeuvres from Prescott’s most beloved restaurants. Tickets are $55 per person and $100 per couple. All proceeds benefit the Museum. Please visit the Museum store or call (928) 445-3122,  extension 10.

Finish your evening at the Prescott Center for the Arts (208 North Marina Street) for The 24 Hour Plays. This fun night is filled with original, unique short theatrical performances that have been written, directed, rehearsed, and performed all within 24 hours! Support the incredible talent in Prescott at this favorite annual event. Tickets cost only $10 per person and can be purchased HERE!

There is always something to do Prescott! Find your Dream Home in this great city. Give Joe Karcie a call today or visit our website at  


Image Credits: Pippen Museum, Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott Center for the Arts

Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering!

by Joe Karcie

Cowboys don’t just ride horses and wrangle cattle….they also write incredible poetry and songs! Come to the 30th Annual Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering in Prescott from Thursday, August 10th, through Saturday, August 12th! Head over to the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center (1100 East Sheldon Street, Prescott) to hear over 50 of the best cowboy poets and singers in the state. Celebrate the culture of the American Cowboy for two days and three nights in beautiful Prescott, Arizona.

Full Schedule

Thursday Night Show | 7:00 pm


  • Jay Snider (Host)

  • Chris Isaacs

  • Steve Lindsey

  • Slim McWilliams

  • GIG Award Presentation

  • Amy Hale Auker

  • Broken Chair Band, Dani Sue Carter

  • Jay Snider

  • Dave Stamey | Featured Artist

Purchase Tickets HERE!


Friday Night Show | 7:00 pm


  • Tom Weathers (Host)

  • Student Poets

  • Kevin Davis

  • Ross Knox

  • Trinity Seely

  • Tom Weathers

  • Slim Farnsworth

  • Avery Ervien

  • Floyd Beard

  • Trinity Seely | Featured Artist

Purchase Tickets HERE!


Saturday Night Show | 7:00 pm


  • Yvonne Hollenbeck (Host)

  • Student poets

  • Ray Fitzgerald

  • Dale Burson

  • Yvonne Hollenbeck

  • Mikki Daniel

  • Curt Brummett

  • Don Edwards | Featured Artist

Purchase Tickets HERE!


Daytime Sessions

Friday | Noon to 5:00 pm

Saturday | 8:00 am (Coffee with the Cowboys) | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Meet and learn from the poets and musicians during these free daytime sessions held at 7 different venues throughout the college campus.



Image Credit: Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering

Back to School for the Quad Cities!

by Joe Karcie

Backpacks are packed, yellow buses are loaded, and school bells are ringing. The first day of school has arrived throughout the Quad Cities. It's time to head back to school! Students in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Dewey-Humboldt, and Chino Valley are ready to start the new school year. Here is a list of some of the important upcoming dates for our area’s school districts.   

Prescott Unified School District | 146 South Granite Street, Prescott

First Day of School: Thursday, August 3rd

2017 - 2018 District Calendar


Humboldt Unified School District | 6411 North Robert Road, Prescott Valley

(Serving Prescott Valley and Dewey-Humboldt communities)

First Day of School: Monday, August 7th

2017 - 2018 District Calendar


Chino Valley Unified School District | 650 East Center Street, Chino Valley

First Day of School: Tuesday, August 8th  

2017 - 2018 District Calendar

For more information on upcoming dates and events, check out the webpages for each of the school districts!


We hope all of the students in the Quad Cities have a fun and successful 2017-2018 school year!!!

4th Friday Art Walk in Prescott!

by Joe Karcie

Head to downtown Prescott this Friday evening, July 28th, for this month’s 4th Friday Art Walk! Every month throughout the year, the best regional and international art is on display in Prescott. Explore the streets and courtyards of Prescott as you see incredible works of painting, photography, jewelry, sculpture, and so much more. The event takes place from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm during the Spring and Summer and from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm during the Fall and Winter. Enjoy this month’s 4th Friday Art Walk in beautiful, historic Prescott.

July 28th Participants

‘Tis Art Center & Gallery | 105 South Cortez Street

Art2 (Art Squared) | 120 West Gurley Street

Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery | 134 South Montezuma Street

The Beastro | 117 North McCormick Street

The Gallery at Prescott Center for the Arts | 208 North Marina

Huckeba Art Gallery | 227 West Gurley Street

Ian Russell Gallery of Fine Art | 130 South Montezuma Street

Mountain Artists Gallery and Gift Shop | 228 North Alarcon Street

Mountain Spirit Co-Op: Gallery & Healing Center | 107 North Cortez Street Suite 100

Peregrine Book Company | 219A North Cortez

Prescott Winery | 216 North Alarcon Street

Random Art | 214 North McCormick Street

Sean Gote Gallery | 702 West Gurley Street

Smoki Museum | 147 North Arizona Avenue

Thumb Butte Distillery | 400 North Washington Avenue

Van Gogh’s Ear | 156B South Montezuma Street

Yavapai College Art Gallery | 1100 East Sheldon Street

Upcoming 4th Friday Art Walk Dates

  • August 25th, 2017

  • September 22nd, 2017

  • October 27th, 2017

  • November 24th, 2017

  • December 22nd, 2017

  • January 26th, 2018

  • February 23rd, 2018

  • March 23rd, 2018


2017/2018 Season Art Walk Brochure



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Step Back in Time this Weekend in Prescott!

by Joe Karcie

Step back in time to the Wild West this weekend in downtown Prescott! The beloved Prescott Regulators & Their Shady Ladies, Inc. will be hosting the 12th Annual Shootout on Whiskey Row on Saturday, July 22nd, and Sunday, July 23rd! See lawman, outlaws, cowboys, Cavalry scouts, saloon girls, and more at this fun, FREE community event!



Come on down to Mile High Middle School (300 South Granite Street) for all the heart pounding action. Enjoy spectacular re-enactments and live entertainment by the Arizona Gunfighters, Dr. Buck and his Wild Bunch, and so much more. Check out all of the unique vendors on site for goodies and treats. On Saturday afternoon, do not miss the equestrian ride as it heads through downtown and down Whiskey Row. Cool off with a delicious beer in the beer garden. There is so much to explore at this great annual Prescott tradition!


Experience life in Prescott back in the 1800’s during this authentic re-enactment! The whole family will have a rip-roaring, hollerin’ good time on Whiskey Row in beautiful, historic Prescott!


Joe Karcie wishes everyone a happy and fun weekend at the 12th Annual Shootout on Whiskey Row!


Image Credit: Prescott Regulators & Their Shady Ladies, Inc.

Enjoy Live Music All Summer Long in Prescott!

by Joe Karcie

Enjoy live music outdoors all summer long in beautiful Prescott! Head to historic Courthouse Square for evenings filled with incredible music, dancing, and community bonding. Prescott’s 2017 Summer Concert Series takes place every Tuesday and Thursday evening, as well as some Fridays. The FREE entertainment takes place between 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm. No matter what kind of music you love, you will find it in Prescott. Tuesday nights are Jazz night, a Prescott tradition. Thursdays are reserved for the amazing local talent in our community, whether through the Prescott Idol competition or Central AZ Concert Band. Friday performances include a variety of genres to meet everyone’s tastes! Check out the full schedule below for the rest of the summer so you do not miss out on any of the musical fun in Prescott!


Full Music Lineup

  • Tuesday, July 11th | The Mike Vax Quinet  

  • Thursday, July 13th | Prescott Idol

  • Tuesday, July 18th | Larry Cantor

  • Thursday, July 20th | Central AZ Concert Band ***

  • Tuesday, July 25th | “Max’s Smokey Martini Room Music Tour”

  • Thursday, July 27th | Prescott Idol

  • Tuesday, August 1st | Jeff Weisel & The Cool Azul

  • Thursday, August 3rd | Prescott Idol

  • Friday, August 4th | Doc Garvey’s Remedy

  • Tuesday, August 8th | Stan Gibb Quartet

  • Thursday, August 10th | Prescott Idol

  • Tuesday, August 15th | Northern Arizona Big Band

  • Thursday, August 17th | Central AZ Concert Band ***

  • Tuesday, August 22nd | The Prescott Jazz Summit All Stars

  • Thursday, August 24th | Prescott Idol

  • Friday, August 25th | The Cheektones

  • Tuesday, August 29th | The Goodwin Street Gang

  • Thursday, August 31st | Prescott Idol

  • Thursday, September 7th | Prescott Idol Finale

    • Finale performance at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center

    ***Show begins at 7:00 pm

Interested in showcasing your talent in Prescott Idol? Register for the upcoming performances HERE. Up to 20 contestants compete every week for their chance to move on to the finale on September 7th. The community votes every week after the show for their favorites!  

Prescott’s Summer Concert Series is just one of the many great events held throughout the year in our town. Come live in a community where the fun never stops! Check out our Current Homes for Sale. Give Joe Karcie a call today or visit our website at  

20th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market!

by Joe Karcie

Find incredible native art to fill your Prescott home at the 20th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market!! On Saturday, July 8th, and Sunday, July 9th, head to Sharlot Hall Museum (415 West Gurley Street) for two days of the Southwest’s finest Native American art. Stock up on ceramics, wood and stone carvings, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, handwoven baskets and clothing, and so much more at the Indian art market.  Visit with this year’s artists to discuss their work and watch American Indian demonstrators as their create their spectacular goods. Enjoy live entertainment in the amphitheater by Native American dancers, musicians, and singers. Dine on some delicious Navajo fry bread and other traditional food.


Admission to the Art Market is FREE with museum admission. Admission is $9 for adults (ages 18-64), $8 for seniors (ages 65+) and active and retired military personnel, $6 for college students (ages 18-25 with valid ID), and $5 for youth (ages 13-17). The museum is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and noon to 4:00 pm on Sunday. Be sure to explore all the amazing exhibits at the museum when you come to the market.



The 20th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market and Sharlot Hall Museum are just one of the many incredible cultural attractions that make Prescott a great place to live. If you are interested in Buying your dream home in Prescott, give Joe Karcie a call today or visit our website at


Image Credit: Sharlot Hall Museum

Celebrate Freedom in Prescott!

by Joe Karcie

4th of July weekend is here! There are so many ways to celebrate in beautiful Prescott! From the city’s oldest holiday tradition to a spectacular fireworks display downtown, you can show off your patriotic pride every day leading up to Independence Day at one of these fantastic community events!


130th Annual World’s Oldest Rodeo®

Dates: Wednesday, June 28th - Tuesday, July 4th

Times: Varies per date (see below)

Location: Prescott Rodeo Grounds (840 Rodeo Drive)

Cost: $12 to $25 per performance (based on seating). Purchase tickets HERE!

Come to Prescott’s oldest and most beloved tradition presented by Prescott Frontier Days®, Inc. Every year since 1888, the rodeo has been held over 4th of July weekend. Come to one of 8 spectacular performances to see over 600 competitors compete in the Grand Entry, Wild Horse Race, Steer-Wrestling, Bareback Riding, Tie-Down Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Women’s Barrel Racing, and Bull Riding. The schedule of performances is as follows:

Performance #1 | Wednesday, June 28th | 7:30 pm

Performance #2 | Thursday, June 29th | 7:30 pm

Performance #3 | Friday, June 30th | 7:30 pm

Performance #4 | Saturday, July 1st | 1:30 pm

Performance #5 | Saturday, July 1st | 7:30 pm

Performance #6 | Sunday, July 2nd | 7:30 pm

Performance #7 | Monday, July 3rd | 7:30 pm

Performance #8 | Tuesday, July 4th | 1:30 pm

Prescott Frontier Days® Inc. Rodeo Parade

Date: Saturday, July 1st

Time: 9:00 am

Location: Courthouse Plaza

Cost: FREE!

Find the perfect spot in beautiful downtown Prescott to see Arizona’s second largest parade! This year’s theme is “Legends Live Among Us” to celebrate the 130 years of rich western tradition in Prescott.

Prescott Downtown Fireworks

Date: Tuesday, July 4th

Time: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Mile High Middle School (300 South Granite Street)

Cost: $5 per person (general admission) | $10 per child for unlimited inflatables

Celebrate our nation’s independence with this fun, family event. Enjoy giant inflatables for the kids, live music, food vendors, beer garden, and so much more. Stick around for the spectacular fireworks show at 9:00 pm.

Joe Karcie wishes everyone in Prescott a very Happy & Safe 4th of July weekend!

36th Annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival This Weekend!

by Joe Karcie


Enjoy the 36th Annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival this weekend in beautiful Prescott! Historic Courthouse Plaza (120 South Cortez Street) will be filled with incredible tradtional and contemporary bluegrass music on Saturday, June 24th, and Sunday, June 25th! Come see the best local and national bluegrass musicians as they jam out all around the plaza. Admission to this great annual festival is FREE!


Saturday, June 24th

Sunday, June 25th


Coming from out of town to enjoy the festival? Camping is available at nearby Prescott Mile High Middle School (300 South Granite Street). The campsite opens at noon on Thursday and closes at noon on Monday. It is available first come, first served.




Joe Karcie cannot wait to see you and your family at the 36th Annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival!  




Image Credit: Prescott Chamber of Commerce

Celebrate Dad this Weekend in Prescott!

by Joe Karcie

Celebrate the world’s best dad….YOURS….this weekend throughout the Prescott area. Father's Day is here! Show your dad all your appreciation by taking him to one of these fantastic community events! It will be a Father’s Day weekend he will never forget!  



Yavapai Classic Car Show

Date: Saturday, June 17th

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Mile High Middle School (300 South Granite Street, Prescott)

Bring your dad to admire some of the best classic and antique cars at this 17th annual car show. Enjoy delicious food, 50/50 raffle, prizes, and more. All proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels and Mile High Middle School PTA.


Walker Day

Date: Saturday, June 17th

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Walker Fire Department (4980 East Walker Road, Prescott)

With a delicious BBQ lunch, live rock n’ roll by Noteworthy, old fashioned Cake Walk, children’s games and face painting, and 3rd Annual Mountain Art Market, your whole family will have fun at this great annual event. Plus, this celebration benefits the local volunteer Walker Fire Protection Association!


Theater on the Green - Zeppapotapuss!!

Date: Saturday, June 17th

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Prescott Valley Civic Center (7501 East Civic Circle, Prescott Valley)   

Celebrate dad at a FREE concert by Zeppapotapuss, a Led Zeppelin tribute band. Pack your blanket and dad’s favorite snacks and drinks as you enjoy fun, live music on rolling green lawns.   


Father's Day Jazz Splash

Date: Sunday, June 18th

Time: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Arcosanti (13555 South Cross L Road, Mayer)

Spend Father’s Day listening to some of the best live jazz available! Attend the Cabaret in the Lounge with Billy Mitchell Trio at 1:00 pm. You will also enjoy a Meet & Greet Buffet! There is also a concert in the Amphitheater at 3:00 pm with Milt Cannon Quartet and Yuko Mabuchi Trio. With fantastic jazz, delicious food, raffle prizes, and more, dad will love this fun, musical celebration. Purchase tickets HERE!



Joe Karcie wishes all the dads in the Prescott area a very happy Father’s Day!  

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731 West Gurley St.
Prescott AZ 86305
Fax: 928-441-9331