Friday, September 13

The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival presents "Winter's Tale": 7-9 p.m. Branigar Hall - Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 North Fort Valley Road. A family torn apart by jealousy and separated by oceans finds love and forgiveness in this play by William Shakespeare. 503-752-4064. $15-25. flagshakes.org.

Auditions for "A Christmas Carol in Dance": 5-7:30 p.m. Canyon Dance Academy, 2812 N. Izabel Street. A new dance production presented by Canyon Movement Company based on the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol — like you've never imagined. Audition times are 5-5:30: 7-8 year olds, 5:30-6: 9-10 year olds, 6-6:30: 11-12 year olds, 6:30-7: Teens, 7-7:30: Adults. All lead roles will be cast from these audition times/groups. Check the website for details. canyondanceacadmy.org. 928-774-3937.

Grand Canyon National Park Centennial Perspectives - Craig Childs: 7-9 p.m. Cline Library Assembly Hall Northern Arizona University, 1001 S. Knoles Drive. Join us for an evening with Craig Childs. He will talk about routes, how one moves through what looks like an impossible terrain of cliffs and shadows, and what you discover about the Grand Canyon in the process. In a place where people fall off the edges taking selfies, he will tell stories about finding ways. Immediately following, you are invited to join us for a reception in Special Collections and Archives to celebrate the lecture series.Complimentary parking is available behind the library in lot P13 after 4:30 pm. 928-523-2173. nau.edu/library/events.

Loony Moony Scavenger Hide: 7-8 p.m. Uptown Pubhouse, 114 N Leroux St. This full moon, come help kick off the Northern Arizona Book Festival and celebrate the looniness attributed to the full moon with a backwards scavenger hunt. We will be hiding orphaned books around downtown for book festival folks - and locals - to find and take home. All ages welcome. Once you've picked up your loot, go hide it, and send us a photo of your book in its natural habitat. 928-213-2331. flagstaffpubliclibrary.org.

Full Moon Hike at Red Rock State Park: 5:30-8 p.m. 4050 Red Rock Loop Rd, Sedona. Led by a naturalist, this moonlit hike gives participants the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from an overlook and return by the light of the moon, while also having the chance to learn about Sedona and the surrounding areas. Verde Valley and park history, as well as archaeology, geology, botany, and riparian wildlife information, are also possible topics offered by a knowledgeable guide. The hike lasts two to 2 1/2 hours and covers a distance of approximately two miles. A $5.00 registration fee is required to reserve your spot on the hike, as well as an entry fee upon arrival. 928-282-6907. azstateparks.com/red-rock.

Ukulele Workshop: 3-4 p.m. Join virtuoso and award winning artist Makana for a free ukulele workshop at the Navajo Ramada at Ft. Tuthill County Park for Pickin' in the Pines Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Festival. Pickininthepines.org.

Game Day: 2:30-4:30 p.m. East Flagstaff Community Library, 3000 N. 4th Street. Come play video game systems and table top games in our Community Room. Ages 8-17. 928-213-2348. flagstaffpubliclibrary.org.

Community Yoga Fridays: 12-1 p.m. Main Flagstaff Library Community Room, 300 W Aspen Ave. Two introductory 1-hr yoga sessions to support gun violence prevention and raise awareness of Flagstaff Moms Demand Action activities. All levels welcome. Bring your own mat or borrow one of ours. 

Writers Who Lunch: 12-1:30 p.m. Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library, nw corner, 300 West Aspen Avenue. Many authors have day jobs--the trick is fitting in your writing between the shifts. Come feed your writing with the support and company of other Flagstaff writers. 928-213-2331. flagstaffpubliclibrary.org.

Historic Walking Tours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Flagstaff Visitors Center, 1 E. Rt. 66. Meet Johnny Anaya, a licensed tour guide and local historian who guides you through Historical Downtown Flagstaff, providing fun facts and entertaining experiences. 928-853-0792. $15.

Arthritis Tai Chi: 10-11 a.m. Jay Montoya Community Center, 245 N Thorpe Rd. Fall Prevention & Arthritis Tai Chi classes. This style of Tai Chi is a slow, gentle way of maintaining balance and ease of movement. Perfect for those with mobility issues. All movements can be done from a chair or standing. Fun and friendly way to keep moving. 928-679-7261. coconino.az.gov.

Self-Guided Downtown Flagstaff Walking Tour: Flagstaff Visitor Center, 1 E. Route 66. On this tour, you will discover cool facts and interesting stories around topics like: the railroad, Route 66, the lumber industry, early residents, the naming of Flagstaff, building architecture and history, and more. 714-474-1628. $24.95. enjoyflagstaff.com.

Free Expert-Guided Bird Walks: 7-11 a.m. Jay's Bird Barn, 1490 S. Riordan Ranch St. Join Joe Crouse of the Ecological Restoration Institute of NAU for a free, expert-guided bird walk. Meet at Jay's Bird Barn at 7:00 am. Carpooling will be coordinated to the location. You are welcome to demo any of our binoculars but arrangements will need to be made the day prior, before 6pm. To reserve your spot, sign up at the store or email flagstaff@jaysbirdbarn.com

Dance Classes for all ages: 4-8 p.m. Canyon Dance Academy, 2812 N Izabel St. Fall dance classes are open for registration. Weekly classes in jazz, modern, ballet, hip hop, tap, and creative dance. 928-774-3937. canyondance.org.

Anger MGMT Comedy - Brent Pella: 7:30 p.m. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. Brent Pella is a stand-up comedian based in Los Angeles whose comedy sketches, celebrity impressions and parody music videos have gained more than 50 million views online. 928-556-1580. $8.50-13.50. orpheumflagstaff.com.

Flagstaff Food Tours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. On our tour, you will sample food from at least 5 local restaurants. Guides will point out architectural highlights, cultural sites, and great local shops along the way. 928-224-8278. $60. FlagstaffFoodTour.com.

Saturday, September 14

The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival presents "Winter's Tale": 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Branigar Hall - Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 North Fort Valley Road. A family torn apart by jealousy and separated by oceans finds love and forgiveness in this play by William Shakespeare. 503-752-4064. $15-25. flagshakes.org.

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Kids Capoeira Angola Class: 5:30-6:15 p.m. The Boys & Girls Club of Flagstaff, 301 S Paseo del Flag. We welcome and invite beginners to any of our kids classes. Capoeira Angola is an art form that combines and draws elements from dance, martial arts, acrobatics, and music. $15. capoeiraflagstaff.org.

CCC Day at the NAU Skydome: 4 p.m. NAU Skydome. Celebrate CCC day with Coconino Community College faculty, staff, students, friends and family. Join us next to the Skydome in the Ponderosa fan zone powered by Coors Light three hours prior to kick-off. Kids Zone hosted by Lowell Observatory, food & drinks for purchase and more. Clear Bag Policy is in effect. $9 Lumberjack football tickets with advanced purchase through link. fevo.com/edp/CCC-Day-at-the-Skydome-mbjyf2h. Questions? alex.reed@nau.edu or call 928-523-2253.

Inspiration on Tap: 3-5 p.m. Fire Creek Coffee. Come get your write on with the Flagstaff Public Library's community of writers the second Saturday of each month at various locations around town. Dedicate some time to your craft, and tap into new inspiration while you enjoy the company of other writers, use library resources on the town, & investigate Flagstaff's fabulously quirky locations. 928-213-2331. flagstaffpubliclibrary.org.

STEAM Second Saturdays - Fall Harvest: 2 p.m. Museum Of Northern Arizona, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd. Join us in the Colton Community garden for an afternoon of exploring crops that having been growing all summer. We will harvest and make something delicious to share. 928-774-5213. Museum admission. musnaz.org.

Sedona Full Moon Lantern Festival: 2-9:05 p.m. Mago Retreat Center, 3500 E Bill Gray Rd, Sedona. Set your intentions for health, happiness and peace alight. The Full Moon Lantern Festival is an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate under the radiant energy of the full moon and express your gratitude through the wish lantern floating ceremony. Activities Include:-- Music, Cultural dance & Taiko drumming performances-- Mago Vortex Tour-- Sound Healing & Qigong Wellness Classes-- Calligraphy Art, Face Painting & Children's Crafts-- Sunrise Meditation. Free portion starting at 7 p.m. Retreat package also available. RSVP to 928-204-3391. sedonamagoretreat.org/lantern-festival.

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Big Sing Flagstaff: 1-3 p.m. Heritage Square, Flagstaff. The Master Chorale of Flagstaff is once again teaming with the Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance to host the second annual Big Sing. One of the main purposes  is to bring the community together through song, the goal being getting more community members involved in choral music. We are asking that the public bring canned dog or cat food for a Pet Food Drive. High Country Humane will also bring adoptable dogs and cats to the event. 928-310-8974. masterchorale.net.

4th Annual PAC & Williams Smortsmans Club Turkey Shot: 10 a.m. Williams Sportsmans Club Range. The Parks Are Connection and Williams Sportsmans Club is having a turkey shoot to raise money to provide assistance to persons within the greater Parks area affected by personal or community disasters. Event is open to everyone. $5 per match or $20 for 5 matches. Free match for active law enforcement and military.A ll calibers - 100 yard rifle, 200 yard rifle, 22 rifle and pistol matches. Women and youth matches. Balloon shoot. No benchrest equipment. Food and drinks will be available on site. On I-40, take exit 165 (east side of Williams). Turn north on Hwy 64. Go 1/4 mile and look for the "Turkey Shoot" sign on the west side. Turn through cattleguard and follow road 1/2 mile to range. For more information, contact: George Chambers at 254-652-9688 or gchambers52@hotmail.com.

Nature Writing - Eco Poetry and Prose: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Arboretum at Flagstaff, 4001 S. Woody Mountain Rd. Limited to 22 participants. Includes admission to Arboretum Instruction, Writing, and Sharing in a Natural Setting. Facilitated by Pam Davenport. Pam holds an MFA in Creative Writing and has taught a wide variety of writing workshops and college classes. She is the author of the chapbook, "A Midwest Girl Thanks Patti Smith." To Register: Go to FlagstaffWritersConnection.com to print registration form.For more information, contact Nancy Brehm at nbrehm@aol.com 928-527-3188. 

Yoga in the Park: 9-10 a.m. Continental Country Club, 2380 N Oakmont Drive. Another beautiful morning of Yoga in the Park with Sarah Dowling. Refuel at the Oakmont Flagstaff afterward with breakfast and a free mimosa. $5 drop-in, kiddos welcome, mats available for use. Fresh vibes, fun tunes, fantastic crowd..come play. 928-774-9010. theyogaexperience.com.

Dance Classes for all ages: 4-8 p.m. Canyon Dance Academy, 2812 N Izabel St. Fall dance classes are open for registration. Weekly classes in jazz, modern, ballet, hip hop, tap, and creative dance. 928-774-3937. canyondance.org.

Picture Canyon Community Tour: 2:30-5 p.m. Picture Canyon Natural and Cultural Preserve, El Paso Flagstaff Road. Join Willow Bend Environmental Education Center son a free community tour. Tours typically last last 2-3 hours and cover basic history, ecology, geology, and archeology of Picture Canyon. The 3-mile loop will offer viewing, photography, and educational opportunities and will cover iconic sites along the way including Flagstaff's only waterfall, Northern Sinagua petroglyphs and dwelling sites, and the Rio de Flag. Participants will walk approximately 3 miles on uneven trails and are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat, sunscreen, and a water bottle. willowbendcenter.org/picture-canyon.

Flavor - Northern Arizona Food and Wine Festival: 1-7 p.m. Warner's Nursery, 1101 E Butler Ave. Taste a bit of Flavor at the first annual food and wine festival in Northern Arizona, hosted in partnership with Local First Arizona and Over the Rainbow Butterfly Garden. Celebrate Arizona's vintners and independent restaurants. Focused on bringing awareness to local Arizona vintners, restaurateurs, and retail vendors, Flavor will feature over a dozen vendors including; wineries, local craft brewers, fine food purveyors, artists and live music. .$35.00. localfirstaz.com/events/flavor.

The EastSide Show: 12-4 p.m. Flagstaff School of Music , 2213 E. 7th Ave. Enjoy awesome performances from 'Your Community Music School' instructors and students, as well as local musicians and area artisians. This is your chance to build community with art and music education. 928-268-1108. flagstaffmusicschool.com.

Summit Fire Community Yard Sale: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Summit Fire and Medical Department, 8905 N Koch Field Rd. Rent a space and keep the profits. Spaces range from $15 - $30 depending on the size of the space. Setup time is 7:30 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. Bring your own table and chairs. Stop by Station 32 to reserve your space. Cash and Check only. 928-526-9537.

Parks Community Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Parks Feed & Mercantile, 518 N. Parks Rd. Arizona was ranked 47 out of 50 states for lowest amount of blood donations by Blood Centers of America. With your help, let's change that statistic. Culver's would like to thank you for giving blood with a voucher for a free pint of fresh frozen custard. All donors will receive a $10 gift certificate to Parks Feed & Mercantile. 928-635-1310. bloodhero.com.

Free Yoga at Bushmaster Park: 10-11 a.m. west end of the park, 3150 N Alta Vista Drive. No yoga experience needed. Just bring yourself in comfy clothes. Local teachers will rotate as instructors. Questions? Contact Bridget at sunflower.yoga.az@gmail.com.

Nostalgia on 66: 10 p.m.-2 a.m. The McMillan, 2 Historic Rte. 66. Nostalgia on 66 Throwbacks and Old School from the 80s, 90s, & 00s. All Genres. DJ Bear Cole, the Old School Master will be in the mix representing Dance Flagstaff. This is a Dance event, so focus will be given to the fun Dance, Hip-Hop, Club, and Top40 tracks from each decade.The McMillan will be serving up late night grub and drink specials, a vintage arcade, and specialty cocktails and brews. 480-703-3980. DJBearCole.com.

Fort Tuthill Military History Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Buildings 1 and 2, Fort Tuthill County Park , 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop. Seasonal Mid May through October. 928-226-0965. Donations Appreciated. forttuthill.org.

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