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Prescott Valley's Patriot Week

by Joe Karcie

As the anniversary of September 11th, 2001 approaches, we must never forget the tragic events that occurred on those days. In order to honor those individuals who lost their lives on that day, Prescott Valley will once again be holding their annual PATRIOT WEEK.  Join the community from Saturday, September 8th, through Friday, September 15th, at the Prescott Valley Civic Center lawns for the Prescott Valley Healing Field of Northern Arizona. This healing field will be filled with 3,000 American flags to remember those we lost. Pay your respects to our fallen countrymen and women by visiting this beautiful memorial and do not miss any of the special events occurring throughout Patriot Week.

 

Patriot Week Schedule

Saturday, September 9th

7:00 am | 3rd Annual Patriot Run

  • 10k, 5k, and 1 mile Fun Run

  • Register in advance HERE or on the day of starting at 6:00 am

  • All proceeds benefit the Central Arizona Honor Guard

9:30 am | Prescott Valley Healing Field of Northern Arizona Opening Ceremony

6:00 pm | Patriotic Concert

  • FREE Concert at the Theater on the Green Stage

  • Performances by Shawn Michael Perry and Yavapai College Brass Quintet

Monday, September 11th

6:00 pm | Remembrance Ceremony

  • Ceremony to honor those who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001

  • Features National Anthem, bagpipers, honor guards, lowering of the flag, Taps, and keynote speaker CAFMA Fire Chief, Scott Freitag

 

We remember those who tragically lost their lives on September 11th, 2001 and honor and thank those that continue to fight every day to protect our freedoms and this great nation.

 

 

Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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

Gringodillas

JJ’s Louisiana BBQ

Jamburritos Cajun Grille

Tukeestamale

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

 

 

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 http://www.joekarcie.com/.  

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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

Performers

  • 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

Performers

  • 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

Performers

  • 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

 

 

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

 

Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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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!

 

Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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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 http://www.joekarcie.com/.  

 

Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

 

 

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 http://www.joekarcie.com/.

Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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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).

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!


Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

Prescott AZ Real Estate

Next Article: Prescott Blue Grass

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 traditional 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

  • 9:45 am| Opening Ceremony

  • 10:00 am | Sugar & The Mint

  • 11:00 am| Marty Warburton & Home Girls

  • 12:00 pm | The Sonoran Dogs

  • 1:00 pm | Old Blue Band

  • 2:00 pm | Heidi Clare & Ron Thomason (Headline Performers)

  • 3:00 pm| The Sonoran Dogs

  • 4:00 pm| Marty Warburton & Home Girls

  • 5:00 pm | Sugar & The Mint

  • 6:00 pm| Dinner Break

  • 7:00 pm | Old Blue Band

  • 8:00 pm| Heidi Clare & Ron Thomason (Headline Performers)

Sunday, June 25th

  • 10:45 am | Opening Ceremony

  • 11:00 am | Marty Warburton & Home Girls

  • 12:00 pm | Old Blue Band

  • 1:00 pm | Heidi Clare & Ron Thomason (Headline Performers)

  • 2:00 pm | The Sonoran Dogs

  • 3:00 pm | Raffle Prize Drawing

 

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!

 

 

Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

Prescott AZ Real Estate

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Image Credit: Prescott Chamber of Commerce

 

 

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RE/MAX Mountain Properties
731 West Gurley St.
Prescott AZ 86305
928-776-7701
Fax: 928-441-9331