2017 Big Sting Country Music Festival, Oct. 13-15, at Watson Lake, Prescott. Benefits the Shadows Foundation, helping individuals in need affected by life-threatening diseases. www.thebigsting.com.
“Fiddler on the Roof,” on stage at Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., continues Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 15 at 2 p.m., directed by Frank Malle. Music, dancing, humor, tragedy, romance, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. There is something for everyone in this multi-Tony Award winning musical, featuring such Broadway classics as "To Life," “If I were A Rich Man" and "Sunrise Sunset." A story about families for families. 928-445-3286 or pca-az.net.
Mortimer Farms Pumpkin Fest and Corn Maze, noon to 9 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays; and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays in October, corner of highways 69 and 169 in Dewey.
Friday, Oct. 13
Craft Fair & Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Prescott Community Church, 3151 Willow Creek Road. Free admission.
Yavapai College Family Weekend Barbecue and Concert, 5 p.m., Sheldon Street campus in Roughrider Circle near Building 19. Followed at 7 p.m. by Roughrider Volleyball match vs. South Mountain in YC gym.
Saturday, Oct. 14
Yavapai College Family Weekend Pancake Brunch, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Sheldon Street campus, Rider Diner, Building 3.
The Metropolitan Opera: Die Zauberflute, 9:55 a.m. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., in Prescott. Mozart’s sublime fairy tale moves freely between earthy comedy and noble mysticism. Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts the full-length German version of this magical fable, seen via satellite in Julie Taymor’s spectacular production. Tickets: 928-776-2000 or www.ycpac.com.
AAEC Fall Boutique, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., AAEC Campus, 7500 E. Civic Circle, Prescott Valley. More than 20 vendors selling gourd art, jewelry, pillowcases, crocheted items and books by local authors. Paula, email@example.com.
Community Preparedness Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Harkins Theatres parking lot, just north of Buffalo Wild Wings, Prescott Valley. Sponsored by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ryan, 928-830-6515; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arcosanti Bluegrass Festival, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Arcosanti Amphitheater, 13555 S Cross L Road, Mayer.
Arts and Crafts Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Moose Lodge, 6501 E. 6th St., Prescott Valley. 928-775-8785.
HopeFest Arizona, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott.
Yavapai Flute Circle, noon to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library Children’s Program Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.
Prescott Chorale presents “Music Gives Voice to the Soul,” 3 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherds Lane. www.prescottchorale.org.
VFW Post 10227 Bowling Tournament, 4 to 6 p.m., Antelope Lanes. Followed by dinner and raffles at the VFW post on Fifth Street. $35 including dinner, $12 dinner only. Teams of four. Proceeds go to scholarship fund. Raffle prizes include a workout bench, bowling bag and two tickets to Wrangler National Pro Rodeo in Las Vegas. 928-759-0095.
Saturday Night Talk Series, 7 p.m. "Working with the Dividing Mind and Expressions of Aggression and Hate." Vigraha Gallery, Courtyard Bldg., 115 E. Goodwin St., $5 donation. Talks are open to anyone on a spiritual path.
Manhattan Dolls with Special Guest Robert Shaw, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.
Sunday, Oct. 15
Costumes for Kids Fun Run, 9 a.m. to noon, courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott. Sponsored by Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation.
Arcosanti Bluegrass Festival, 9 a.m. to noon, Arcosanti Amphitheater, 13555 S Cross L. Road, Mayer.
Arts and Crafts Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Moose Lodge, 6501 E. 6th St., Prescott Valley. 928-775-8785.
America the Beautiful, instrumental – jazz, choral and youth groups, 3 p.m. at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. 928-776-2000.
Monday, Oct. 16
October Monday Night Movie, “The Circle,” 5:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library Auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle.
Tuesday, Oct. 17
Pam Pearsall discusses her memoir, “Whispers of Truth,” noon to 1 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle. 928-759-6188.
PVPL’s Everyone Improv, 5:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library’s Auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle. 928-759-6188.
Wednesday, Oct. 18
Territorial Talent: Faultlines, 5 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Enjoy this young, enthusiastic, toe-tapping light-rock group of musicians and singers.
Thursday, Oct. 19
MATFORCE, Lunch ‘n Learn Beyond the Bystander Effect, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., County Building, 1015 Fair St. in Prescott.
Third Thursday Star Talks: Eclipse Balloon Launch, 6 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.
Friday, Oct. 20
PV Library Quilters, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.
Art Days for Kids, 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Enter the world of Frida Kahlo and create your own portrait based on her Mexican folk art style. For ages 6-14. Register online, at the Youth Desk or call 928-777-1537.
Third Friday Chamber Music Series: Twisted Tubulum, 3:30 p.m. Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Allow yourself to be shocked, dazed and amazed by the musical stylings of Twisted Tubulum.
Annual Oktoberfest, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Mt. of Faith Lutheran Church, 20135 E. Stagecoach Trail in Cordes Lakes. Music by Side Kicks; German meal; white elephant sale, door prizes, raffle. Meal $6.50 adults, $3 kids 12 and younger.
Ghost Talk Too!, 6, 7:30 and 9 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., 928-445-3286.
Hocus Pocus Movie, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.
Saturday, Oct. 21
Harvest Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hassayampa Hotel, 122 E. Gurley St. Readers, chair massage, body work, vendors, energy healing, aura photography, and free lectures. A portion of proceeds will be donated for hurricane relief. 443-5325. http://www.milehighmystics.com/.
Prescott Pizza Palooza, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., downtown Prescott. Benefits Meals on Wheels.
Ghost Talk Too, 6, 7:30 and 9 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. 928-445-3286.
South of Winslow-Eagles Tribute Band, 7 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. $25. 928-445-3286.
Sunday, Oct. 22
Youth Music Concert, 3 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St. 928-777-1370; www.prescottelkstheater.com.
Cathedral Classics by the choral group, 3 p.m. at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. 928-776-2000.