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Labor Day Weekend Events

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 and surround areas! There are fantastic community events for the whole family to enjoy this holiday weekend.

 

Faire on the Square Arts and Crafts Show

Event Date: 9/1/2018 – 9/3/2018

Event Time: Sat & Sun 9am-5pm/ Labor Day Monday 9am-3pm

Location: Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza – Downtown

120 S. Cortez Street

Prescott, AZ 86303

Cost: FREE admission!

Enjoy over 130 vendors, including 20 new vendors under the cool American Elm trees in historic downtown Prescott.  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!  Live music on Monday Noon-2pm by Blues Band Clause and Effect.

 

Mortimer Farms Barn Dances

Enjoy a great dinner, a fun show & dance!  Every Friday night from 6pm-10pm is the Barn Dance at Mortimer Farms! The Weather is perfect, the real country music is amazing, the dancing is fun, the Farm meal is wonderful, the backdrop is to die for, and the evening is one of the best in town!  All ages are welcome - it is all about having a good time!  Every Friday 6pm-10pm

Event Date:  8/31/2018

Event Time: 6pm-10pm

Location: Mortimer Farms, 12907 East State Route 169, Dewey, AZ 86327

Cost: Dancing and Farm Fresh Dinner - $20,  Just The Dance - $10

 

Harvest Festival at Granite Creek Vineyards

The grapes are changing color, their aromas are filling the air and it’s time to celebrate the fruits of our Labor! Kick off the start of Harvest season with an amazing two-day event! Featuring the release of the newest wines, and art fair with talented local artists, great live music, free face painting for the kids, and delicious lunch available for purchase from Block Six Catering.  Plus live music both Saturday and Sunday.

Event Date: 9/1/2018 and 9/2/2018

Event Time: Sat & Sun 12pm-5pm

Location: Granite Creek Vineyards, 2515 N Road 1 East, Chino Valley, AZ 86323

Cost: Admission $10 General Public, $7 Case Club Members

 

Have a Happy & Safe Labor Day Weekend!

 

 

Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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5 Ways to Create a More Peaceful Home Inside and Out

5 Ways To Create A More Peaceful Home Inside and Out

by Joe Karcie

5 Ways To Create A More Peaceful Home Inside and Out

Your home and your yard should be a nice, relaxing place that you enjoy.  However, if your home does not fit that description here are 5 ways to create a more serene atmosphere.

Add a water feature

Water features come in all different sizes from affordable table top ones to custom built waterfalls in your backyard.  Either way stress levels are known to drop with the tranquil sounds of water.  Live in a home with traffic noise?  Water features will help mask the road noise and create a calming effect in your yard.  Be sure to create a sitting area around your water feature, you’ll find that the water feature is almost like a campfire - you can’t stop gazing at it.

Plant a garden

Having a garden is a great way to reduce stress, being outside and working in the garden is a stress reliver for many.  Plus, you can grow plants and herbs that will help reduce stress.

Bring plants indoors

No room for a garden, bring the outside in.  There are many “house plants” that will thrive inside with a little light and water.  Not only do indoor plants help with air quality they can also help improve your emotional state.  Also, many herbs you use in the kitchen can be grown inside as well.

Declutter

This is a big one that many people struggle with.  A cluttered home can you make you less productive and more stressed.  Try the five-minute rule if you come across something in your home that will take 5 minutes or less – do it!  Dishes pilling up in the sink, you can knock those out in 5 minutes.  Got a stack of bills to pay, you can go online and pay those in 5 minutes.  Coffee table getting a bit cluttered take 5 and put everything away.  Of course, there are things to be done that take longer than 5 minutes, but it’s a good rule of thumb.

Let in the Light

Open your shades, let the natural light come in!  When you open the blinds, it can make all the difference even making the room feel larger.  For many home buyers having “natural light” is on their list of must haves when purchasing a home.

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
928-776-7701
Fax: 928-441-9331