Originally published Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 10:13p.m.

Ongoing

Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering – brings the best in authentic Cowboy Poetry and Music to the stage once again at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. This year continues Aug. 10 & 11 with more than 50 of the finest group of reciters and singers. Catch many of the performances during day sessions or the night performances. Free daytime sessions in five locations begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. Reserved seating starts $20 per ticket on up at the Performing Arts Center. azcowboypoets.org.

Friday, Aug. 10

Skull Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m., Skull Valley Elementary School, 3150 Old Skull Valley Road, Skull Valley.

Historic Downtown Walking Tours "Where It All Began,” 10 a.m., Chamber's Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. 928-445-2000 or www.prescott.org.

Greeting Card Workshop, 10 a.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle, Prescott Valley. 928-772-3337.

Star Talk, 8:15 p.m., Acker Park, located near downtown at the south end of Virginia Ave. Learn to identify the summer constellations, ancient legends about the stars, and modern scientific discoveries. 928-717-6014.

Saturday, Aug. 11

Prescott Farmer’s Market, 7:30 a.m. until noon, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

Naturalist Walks, 8:30 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, James Learning Center entrance, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott.

How to Grow Iris in the Quad Cities, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Mortimer Nursery, 3166 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. Free demonstrations by Prescott Area Iris Society. RSVP to attend: Mortimer Nursery 928-776-8000. http://prescottirissociety.org/.

Yavapai Flute Circle, 12 to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Children’s Program Room, 7401 E Civic Circle. 717-1000.

Walt Richardson & Blaine Long with Rosas del Rey and the Cheektones Trio, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. Tickets are $18 with two $22 ticket seats left. 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Sunday, Aug. 12

“Woody in the Woods Fest” from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott. A celebration of Woody Guthrie’s Columbia River songs. Brad Newman, The Robertson Sisters, Greg Lacrosse, Garrick Rawlings, Tom and Christa Agostino, the Columbia River Ramblers, and special guests. Tickets: $15, $10 for members, $5 youth. Presented by the Highlands Center and Folk Sessions. Highlandscenter.org or folksessions.com.

Monday, Aug. 13

Meet the Masters with the Prescott Art Docents, a free introductory reception for people looking for a chance to volunteer with kids or in the community, learn about art, and participate in exciting field trips to galleries, museums and artists’ studios. The new membership reception will be held in the Founders’ Room of the Prescott Public Library at 10 a.m. Theme for the event is “Meet the Masters.” It will showcase docent members dressed as artists Frida Kahlow, Andy Warhol, Diego Rivera, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Mary Cassatt, who will greet visitors and tell about their art. This will be followed by explanation of the Prescott Art Docents, their mission and operation. Email prescottartdocents@gmail.com if you are interested in coming.

Crochet One, Knit Too, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Tuesday, Aug. 14

Touchmark Trekkers beginning hiking club, 8 to 11 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. Please RSVP to this free event by calling 928-632-7800.

Prescott Valley Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Harkins Theatre parking lot at Glassford Hill Road and Park Avenue.

Jazz on the Square: Mike Vax Quintet, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

Queen of Hearts, 6:30 p.m., 202 N. Arizona Ave. 928-776-1125; vfw541prescott.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 15

Prescott Valley Art Guild, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

“Singing in the key of life,” 10 to 11:30 a.m., Prescott United Methodist Church, Deborah Room, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott. This group is focused on people 60 and older. No special talent required. 928-445-5211, ext. 2605 or 2601, or seniorpeerprogram.org.

“Out of Africa,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E. Gurley St., Prescott. 928-777-1370 or www.prescottelkstheater.com.

Thursday, Aug. 16

CASA Birthday Luncheon, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CASA Senior Center – PV Active Adult Center, 9360 E. Manzanita Circle, Prescott Valley. Entertainment: Jerry Cotter. Call for reservations 928-772-3337.

Chino Valley Farmers Market, 3 to 6 p.m., Olsen’s Grain, 344 S Highway 89, Chino Valley.

Horseshoes Tournament, 6:15 p.m., Watson Lake Park, 3101 Watson Lake Park Road, Prescott. Sponsored by Mile Hi Horseshoe Club.

Central AZ Concert Band, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

Friday, Aug. 17

Touchmark Trekkers Walking Group, 7 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. This walking group is open to the public.

Skull Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m., Skull Valley Elementary School, 3150 Old Skull Valley Road, Skull Valley.

PV Library Quilters, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E Civic Circle.

Historic Downtown Walking Tours "Where It All Began,” 10 a.m., Chamber's Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. 928-445-2000 or www.prescott.org.

Third Friday Chamber Music Series, 3:30 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Live Music Concert: 5 in the Wheel, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Prescott courthouse plaza.

6th annual Americana Fest, 7 p.m. at The Highlands Center, 1375 S. Walker Road, with Eric Ramsey, Three-Legged Dog, Corn Smut, Fare-Thee-Wells – presented by The Folk Sessions. Tickets: $20, available at folksessions.com or at the Highlands Center gift store.

Saturday, Aug. 18

Prescott Farmer’s Market, 7:30 a.m. until noon, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

Naturalist Walks, 8:30 a.m., Highlands Center for Natural History, James Learning Center entrance, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott.

Arthropalooza, 9 a.m. to noon, Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road. From beetles to butterflies, it’s guaranteed to turn your world upside down.

Beat the Heat Model Train swap, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Liberty Traditional School, 3300 N. Lake Valley Road, Prescott Valley. 480-390-0320.

5th Annual Prescott Chess Open, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. registration; rounds at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Yavapai College, Building 31, Room 101, 1100 E. Sheldon St.

Prescott Area Woodturners, 1 p.m., YEI Building, 6708 Corsair in the Prescott Airpark. Member Dennis Egan will show us how to create a kaleidoscope. Guests are welcome. Bring a chair.

Republican Women of Prescott welcome Sean Spicer, 7 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Spicer built his decades-long career in Republican politics, witnessing and shaping the inner workings of Washington, D.C. www.ycpac.com or 928-776-2000. Proceeds from this event support the scholarship program.

Anthony Madzella-Ritual Dance, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. 928-445-3286 or www.pca-az.net.

Sunday, Aug. 19

Historic Downtown Walking Tours "Where It All Began,” 10 a.m., Chamber's Visitor Information Center, 117 W. Goodwin St. 928-445-2000 or www.prescott.org.

Farm to Table Dinner, 4 to 8 p.m., Holiday Courtyard, 150 S. Montezuma St., Prescott. Sponsored by the Prescott Farmers Market.