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Labor Day Weekend Events in Prescott!

by Joe Karcie


Labor Day Weekend is Here! That means a long weekend to enjoy grilling out, spending time outdoors, family gatherings, and so much more. Looking for something unique to do? Make this a Labor Day weekend you will never forget in beautiful Prescott! There are fantastic community events for the whole family to enjoy this holiday weekend.


30th Annual Faire on the Square

Dates: Saturday, September 2nd - Monday, September 4th

Times: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Saturday & Sunday) | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Monday)

Location: Courthouse Plaza (120 South Cortez Street)

Cost: FREE admission!

Cool off in the safe of American Elm trees as you walk throughout one of the southwest's finest arts and crafts shows. Check out the incredible work created by 130+ vendors. Find incredible jewelry, metalwork, sculpture, clothing, paintings, home goods, and so much more. With all the talent on hand, this truly is one of Prescott's cannot miss events of the year!



Food Truck Festival

Date: Saturday, September 2nd

Time: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

Cost: $5 Admission | $5 Food Items | $2 Food Samples

**A portion of proceeds help benefit Meals on Wheels Prescott

Fill your bellies with delectable food from some of the finest food trucks in the area. Enjoy some craft beer or margaritas with your tasty treats. From bouncey castles to dancing, there are activities for the whole family to love. Do not miss a high energy live performance by Funk Frequency from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm!


Participating Food Trucks

White Eyes


JJ’s Louisiana BBQ

Jamburritos Cajun Grille


Cheesy Javalina

Aurelia’s Mexican

Hot Bamboo

Safari Samosas

Granite Mountain Smokehouse



Joe Karcie wishes everyone a Happy & Safe Labor Day Weekend!


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Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701



High Profits for Home Sellers in the Prescott Area!

by Joe Karcie


Home sellers in the Prescott area are seeing high profits! According to ATTOM Data Solutions’s 2nd Quarter 2017 US Homes Sales Report, the Prescott area, which includes the communities of Prescott, Prescott Valley,  Chino Valley, and Dewey-Humboldt, was the 19th most profitable area in the country for home sellers! That’s out of 118 metropolitan areas with at least 1,000 home sales during the second quarter (April, May, and June).



There were 1,142 homes sold in the Prescott area during the 2nd quarter. Home sellers saw an average ROI of 47%! Homes were sold within 98% of their listing price. During the quarter, 12.7 homes sold every day! That’s incredible news for sellers!


Take advantage of this incredible Seller housing market! If you have been looking to put your home on the market, do not delay! Buyer demand is still high in the beautiful Quad Cities. Get top dollar for your home and sell it quickly by working with the Prescott area’s Top Realtor! Give Joe Karcie a call or visit our website at

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Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

Data Credit: Prescott Area Association of Realtors (PAAR)

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 pay tribute to the horse, one of the 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! the 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  

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Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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.


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Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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 web pages 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!!!

Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701


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Joe Karcie
RE/MAX Mountain Properties
731 West Gurley St.
Prescott AZ 86305
Fax: 928-441-9331