Saturday, July 13
Summer Concert Series: 4:45 p.m. The Arboretum at Flagstaff, 4001 S. Woody Mountain Rd. Concerts are held on warm Saturday evenings in June, July and August on the outdoor stage overlooking the San Francisco Peaks. (928) 774-1442
“A Camera and a Canyon: The Photography of the Kolb Brothers”: Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, 2340 N. Fort Valley Rd. The Kolbs created a lucrative business making movies and taking pictures of tourists along a Canyon trail beginning in 1903. In celebration of the Grand Canyon National Park Centennial, the Arizona Historical Society proudly presents “A Camera and a Canyon: The Photography of the Kolb Brothers” to showcase our collection of unique personal artifacts and prints. On exhibit through mid-August. (928) 774-6272. $6-$3. www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org
Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Ongoing. Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd. This newly-renovated, long-awaited permanent exhibition displays the story of 10 tribes of the Colorado Plateau. Over 350 objects selected by 42 tribal consultants reflect tribal histories, values and cultures. $12. www.musnaz.org
STEAM Second Saturdays: The Ant Empire: 2 p.m. Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd. Learn how to be an insect scientist by watching honey pot ants up close as they gather and store food as well as build their home and tend to their young. Fun crafts and activities included. (928) 774-5213. Free with museum admission.
Nativity Chapel Tours: 5 p.m. Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel, 16 W. Cherry Ave. Tours are free and will last no longer than 30-40 minutes. A goodwill offering is requested and will go towards restoration efforts of the chapel, information about which can be found at www.savenativitybvm.com
Historic Walking Tours with Local Historian Johnny Anaya: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. Flagstaff Visitors Center, 1 E. Rt. 66. (928) 853-0792. $15.
Walking Tour - Downtown Flagstaff: 9-10:15 a.m. Flagstaff Visitors Center, 1 E. Route 66. Each beautiful building, road and alleyway has a story to tell. Pre-registration required. $20. www.enjoyflagstaff.com/flagstaff-tours/downtown-flagstaff-walking-tour
"In This Together" Art Exhibit: 12-5 p.m. NAU Art Museum, 620 S. Knoles Dr. "In This Together: Sixty years of daring to create a more perfect Arizona" is a traveling exhibition commemorating the ACLU of Arizona's 60th anniversary with pieces by 40 artists that reflect the organization's mission to protect all people's constitutional rights. On display through July 22. www.inthistogetheraz.org
Picture Canyon Community Tours: 8-10:30 a.m. Picture Canyon Natural and Cultural Preserve, El Paso Flagstaff Road. Join Willow Bend Environmental Education Center to learn about the 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. email@example.com
Flagstaff Beginnings City Tours: 1-3:15 p.m. Discover the story of Flagstaff's beginnings on a fun and informational 90-minute driving and walking tour. Our journey will take us across millions of years of time, where we uncover the foundation of the place we now call home. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Movies on the Square: 4-9 p.m. Heritage Square, 22 E. Aspen Ave. With summer comes the Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance’s Movies on the Square, a free family-friendly evening on Heritage Square, Flagstaff's downtown living room, featuring a different movie every Saturday throughout the summer. Games and entertainment are followed by the movie starting at dusk. www.downtownflagstaff.org/events/movies-on-the-square
Community Yoga: 10-11 a.m. Bushmaster Park, 3150 N. Alta Vista Dr. Weekly yoga class for the community through Sept. 28. No yoga experience needed. Free.
Yoga on the Lawn: 9-10 a.m. County Courthouse Lawn, 219 E. Cherry Ave. Every Saturday ongoing. Yoga on the Lawn is back for another summer season with Holly White. Whether you are a beginner or experienced yogi, this event is perfect for all levels. $5 drop in, bring your own yoga mat.
Summer Plant Sale at the Arboretum: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The Arboretum at Flagstaff, 4001 S. Woody Mountain Rd. The summer plant sale includes hundreds of native plants for purchase, live music, food for sale, garden tours and the beautiful Flagstaff weather. Entry is free. Members preview at 9 a.m.; public entry begins at 11 a.m. (928) 774-1442. www.thearb.org
Sunday, July 14
“Nine 4 Ninety: Artists for a New Era”: Noon-5 p.m. Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd. Ongoing. Since its inception 90 years ago, the Museum of Northern Arizona has showcased the work of Native American and Euro-American artists, presented work by young artists, and advocated for arts education. “Nine 4 Ninety” features the work of nine emerging and mid-career artists, identified as creative leaders, working in a variety of media. $12-$8. www.musnaz.org
Basics of Botanical Illustration Workshop: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Coconino Center for the Arts, 2300 N. Fort Valley Rd. Learn the basics of botanical illustration with Sheila Murray, Arboretum Research Botanist and Artist. $60 plus a $10 material fee. (928) 779-2300. www.flagartscouncil.org
Historic Milton Walking Tour: 2:30-4 p.m. Riordan Mansion, 409 W. Riordan Rd. A 90-minute guided walk from Riordan Mansion to explore the Arizona Lumber and Timber Company property and the town site of Milton. We will look at the buildings that are left and show historic photos of what was once there. The tours are recommended for ages 12 and older. Cost is $15, $13 for Arizona Historical Society members. Call (928) 779-4395 for reservations.
NAU Horizons Concert Series: "The Three B's," featuring the Phoenix Symphony Chamber Players: 4-5:30 p.m. Kitt Recital Hall, 1115 S. Knoles Dr. A trio of trios for winds, strings and piano by J.S. Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. $22.50, free for youth and NAU students with ID. (928) 523-3731. www.nau.edu/cto
Monday, July 15
Weekly Summer Family Film Series: 6 p.m. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. This week: Goosebumps 2. www.orpheumflagstaff.com
Tuesday, July 16
The Library Comes to Lowell: 5-10 p.m. Lowell Observatory, 1400 W. Mars Hill Rd. Join the Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library every month on (or near) the full moon as we host cultural and scientific activities to celebrate Flagstaff's Lunar Legacy. (928) 213-2331. www.flagstaffpubliclibrary.org
Full Moon Hike at Red Rock State Park: 6:15-8:45 p.m. Red Rock State Park, 4050 Red Rock Loop Rd., Sedona. The Moonlight Hike is among the most popular interpretive hikes at Red Rock State Park. Led by a naturalist, it gives hikers 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. Call (928) 282-6907 to reserve your spot.
Wednesday, July 17
Dancing on the Square: 7-10 p.m. Heritage Square, E. Aspen and N. Leroux St. Come learn social dancing for free every summer Wednesday evening. No partner needed. www.flagstaffdance.com
Local Legends Inter-Generational Story Time: 6-7 p.m. Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library, 300 W. Aspen Ave. Enjoy stories of Flagstaff and northern Arizona with a different local storyteller each week. www.flagstaffpubliclibrary.org
Thursday, July 18
NAU Summer Seminar Series: 5:30-7 p.m. College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 19 W. McConnell Dr., Bldg. #70, Rm. #200. Every Thursday with a different topic. This week: "Political Economy of the Syrian Civil War." Q&A to follow.
Wine Tasting Thursdays at Vino Loco: 6-8 p.m. Every Thursday, we offer a finely selected wine-tasting for locals and visitors. With our vast selection of international, regional and Arizona wines, we curate a tasting that will leave you coming back for more. $10. www.vinolocoflag.com
Thirsty Thursdays with The Knockabouts: 5-8 p.m. Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd. Enjoy live music at Northern Arizona Museum every Thursday evening. This week: The Knockabouts. Their high energy Celtic music appeals to all ages. Food, beer, wine and soda available for cash purchase. Museum galleries and bookstore are open late for browsing. www.musnaz.org
Friday, July 19
Flagstaff Food Tours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Flagstaff's first walking food tour where you not only get a combination of delicious foods and beverages, but a little history along the way. $60. www.flagstafffoodtour.com
Pinon Pickers: 6-8 p.m. Heritage Square. A fun-loving group of musicians living and working in the heart of the Navajo Nation. Free.
Guided Bird Walk: 7-11 a.m. Jay's Bird Barn, 1490 S. Riordan Ranch Road. Join Joe Crouse of the Ecological Restoration Institute of NAU for a free, guided bird walk most Friday mornings in July. Meet at Jay's Bird Barn. Carpooling will be coordinated to the location. www.jaysbirdbarn.com/bird-walks
Saturday, July 20
Flagstaff Lunar Legacy: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Lowell Observatory, 1400 W. Mars Hill Rd. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Lowell Observatory will host a Lunar Legacy celebration with various activities all day. $17-$10. www.lowell.edu/apollo
Navajo Rug Auction: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd. Browse through hundreds of high quality Navajo rugs, learn to tell the difference between the weaving styles and techniques, and fall in love with the perfect rug for your wall, floor or ottoman. (928) 774-5213. www.musnaz.org
Art 35 North Art Tour: The professional artists that make up Art 35 North are opening up their studios to the public July 20 and 21. A wide variety of artist media is featured including blacksmithing, ceramics, glass, jewelry, painting, photography, fiber arts and sculpture. Art Tour maps are available at the Coconino Center for the Arts, Visible Difference Art and Drafting Supply and select locations around town. www.art35n.org
Brian Scolaro: 7:30 p.m. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. Brian Scolaro is an actor and stand-up comedian who got his start at The Comedy Cellar in NYC. $14.50-$17.50. www.orpheumflagstaff.com
Film screening: “Apollo 11”: 1:30 p.m. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. The 2019 Apollo 11 documentary film consists solely of archival footage, including 70 mm film previously unreleased to the public. Representatives from Lowell Observatory will be on hand to answer questions. $5. www.orpheumflagstaff.com
Flagstaff Community Band Lunar Legacy Concert at Lowell Observatory: 6-7 p.m. 1400 W. Mars Hill Rd. Continue the Lunar legacy festivities with the Flagstaff Community Band evening performance. www.flagstaffcommunityband.com
Bird Walk at The Arboretum at Flagstaff: 7:30 a.m. The Arboretum at Flagstaff, 4001 S. Woody Mountain Rd. Join members of the local Audubon Society on a morning bird walk through the gardens. Bring water, a camera and comfortable walking shoes. www.thearb.org/visit/tours-and-activities
AWWE-Some Summer Series: Elk, Deer, Pronghorn and Raptors: 4:45-8 p.m. Meet at the Arizona Game and Fish Department Office on Lake Mary Road at 4:45 p.m. We'll carpool approximately 30 miles to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission-owned Sunflower Flat Wildlife Area south of Williams to observe numerous waterfowl at one of the ponds or wet meadows. There's a very good opportunity to see pronghorn, mule deer, elk and more. Bring water, dress in layers and sturdy footwear. Scopes and binoculars available for use. www.azwatchwildlife.com
Sunday, July 21
Cracker & Camper van Beethoven: 6:30 p.m. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. Americana and classic rock. $21-$28. www.orpheumflagstaff.com
Tuesday, July 23
J Boog: 7 p.m. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. J Boog (Jerry Afemata) is a reggae singer of Samoan descent. His most recent EP, "Rose Petals" (2016), peaked the US Billboards & iTunes Charts at #1 and was nominated for Best Reggae Album of the Year at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. $22-25. www.orpheumflagstaff.com
Thursday, July 25
Thirsty Thursdays with Thunder & Lightnin': 5-8 p.m. Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd. Every Thursday. This week: Thunder & Lightnin' delivers energetic Americana drawn from nearly every genre. www.musnaz.org
Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival July Showcase: Breaking Barriers: 6 p.m. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. Featuring a myriad of films highlighting the strength of the human spirit to break cultural, physical and mental barriers. $8.50. www.orpheumflagstaff.com
Friday, July 26
Grand Canyon National Park Centennial Perspectives: A Lecture Series: 7-9 p.m. Cline Library Assembly Hall at Northern Arizona University, 1001 S. Knoles Dr. Spend an evening with a 33-year National Park Service veteran and renowned artist Bruce Aiken. Listen to his stories of living and painting in the Grand Canyon. www.nau.edu/library/events
Flagstaff Local and Live Music Fridays at Vino Loco: 7-9 p.m. Vino Loco, 22 E. Birch Ave., Ste. 1. Every Friday. While you are enjoying the rock 'n roll vibe, try some of our wines from our vast selection. www.vinolocoflag.com
Hemlock: 7 p.m. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. More than simple "rock stars," they are as fiercely dedicated to their music and fans as their audiences are to them. www.orpheumflagstaff.com
Tucson Circus Academy: 6-8 p.m. Heritage Square. A great show that includes young people performing aerial, tight wire and other acrobatic and juggling skills. www.heritagesquaretrust.org
Saturday, Jul 27
Bob Log III: 2:30 p.m. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. Robert Logan Reynolds III, known as Bob Log III, is an American slide guitar one-man band. During performances, he plays old Silvertone archtop guitars, wears a full body human cannonball suit, and a motorcycle helmet wired to a telephone receiver, which allows him to devote his hands and feet to guitar and drums. $13.50. www.orpheumflagstaff.com
Sunday, July 28
Wild Flower Walks: 9:30 a.m. The Arboretum at Flagstaff, 4001 S. Woody Mountain Rd. Free with paid admission. Join the Arboretum staff to explore all the colorful varieties of native northern Arizona wildflowers. Bring water, a camera and comfortable walking shoes. (928) 774-1442.
Wednesday, July 31
Downtown Flagstaff Geology Rocks Tour: 1-2 p.m. Mountain Sports Downtown, 24 N. San Francisco St. An exclusive and unique opportunity for the community to explore downtown like never before. The tour will cover ancient history of stones used to build downtown's iconic buildings. www.willowbendcenter.org
Thursday, Aug. 1
Thirsty Thursdays with Ace Slim: 5-8 p.m. Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd. Every Thursday. This week: Ace Slim. Food, beer, wine and soda available for cash purchase. www.musnaz.org
Vincent Z: 6-8 p.m. Vino Loco. Vincent Z, born in Aix-en-Provence (Southern France), is a well-traveled French "saltimbanque," singing, whistling and playing on the guitar traditional melodies and rhythms from around the world. www.vinolocoflag.com
Friday, Aug. 2
Buddy Guy & Jimmie Vaughan: 6 p.m. Pepsi Amphitheater, 2446 Fort Tuthill. Blues icons Buddy Guy and Jimmie Vaughan bring their talents to Pepsi Amphitheater this summer. $18. www.pepsiamp.com
Semi-Pro Parent Comedy Show: 7:30 p.m. The Orpheum Theater , 15 W. Aspen Ave. Join us for a night of laughter and stories as JC Anderson describes his experience raising two children, getting married at a young age and his hilarious struggles with getting older. $8.50. www.orpheumflagstaff.com
Saturday, Aug. 3
12th Annual Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash: 6 p.m. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. Featuring Arizona bands playing the best Jerry Garcia and Grateful Dead tunes, along with live painters, silent auction items galore and a full evening of entertainment. www.orpheumflagstaff.com
Navajo Festival of Arts & Culture: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd. The 70th annual Navajo Festival celebrates the Diné people through their art, music, dance, food and more. Learn through insightful "mini-talks" and hands-on activities. (928) 774-5213. www.musnaz.org
Sunday, Aug. 4
Los Lonely Boys and Ozomatli: 5 p.m. Pepsi Amphitheater, 2446 Fort Tuthill. An evening of Latin rock music with Grammy Award winners Los Lonely Boys. $30-$18. www.pepsiamp.com
Friday, Aug. 9
Big Willie & The Polkameisters: 6-8 p.m. Heritage Square. Flagstaff’s favorite polka band plays classics and super fun covers. www.heritagesquaretrust.org
Anger MGMT Comedy: Big Irish Jay: 7:30 p.m. The Orpheum Theater , 15 W. Aspen Ave. Stand-up comedian, actor and writer. Jay’s "charmingly brutal" style has earned him first place in the March Comedy Madness Competition, The Best of Boston and he was a finalist in the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition. $8.50. www.orpheumflagstaff.com
Saturday, Aug. 10
Sugar & the Mint with The Arcadian Wild: 7:30 p.m. The Orpheum Theater, 15 W. Aspen Ave. An evening of bluegrass, folk and rock ‘n’ roll. $8.50. www.orpheumflagstaff.com