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43rd Annual Bluegrass Festival, World’s Oldest Rodeo, FREE Music Festival, and NAZ Wranglers | F1RST2KNOW

Jun 19, 2024 | My Drive

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Guy Roginson and Elicia Morigeau discuss this week’s top events and news stories including the Yavapai College Quest Grant, Summer Solstice Music Festival, Prescott Film Festival, and the World’s Oldest Rodeo!

  • Yavapai College Offering Tuition-Free Certifications
  • Chalk the Solstice! Sidewalk Chalk Contest
  • Summer Solstice Music Festival
  • Prescott Frontier Days World’s Oldest Rodeo
  • Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Parade
  • Cowboy Fusion, Celebrity Robots & Early Beatles on the Silver Screen at Prescott Film Festival
  • Sesame Street Live with Special Stop in Prescott Valley
  • Best Trees for Bushels of Fruit
  • 43rd Annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival
  • Prescott Valley Community Market
  • NAZ Wranglers vs. San Antonio Gunslingers

Yavapai College Offering Tuition-Free Certifications 

The Regional Economic Development Center (REDC) at Yavapai College is offering a wide range of certificates and support programs through its QUEST grant, tuition-free. The REDC has secured funding to support qualified learners for needs related to travel, technology, childcare, tuition assistance, stipends for internships, and removing other barriers for dislocated workers. For more information on the QUEST Grant visit  YCREDC.COM/Quest-Grant . com or signalsAZ.com  www.ycredc.com/quest-grant.com 

Chalk the Solstice! Sidewalk Chalk Contest

Tuesday, June 18th, Wednesday, June 19th from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm, and Thursday, June 20th from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm at the Prescott Valley Town Center. You will be provided with a 5×5 cement canvas and a box of chalk. Registration takes place when you get to the Prescott Valley Town Center to pick up your chalk. Judging starts at 5 pm and winners will be announced at 6 pm on the main stage. fainsignaturegroup.com/events 

Summer Solstice Music Festival 

On Thursday, June 20th from 1:00 pm-10:00 pm at the Prescott Valley Town Center. All-day Music festival featuring 2 stages and 11 local bands. This is a part of the FREE Summer Concert Series presented by the Fain Family Foundation and will feature a Beer and wine garden in the Turf Park. For more information visit fainsignaturegroup.com/events 

Prescott Frontier Days World’s Oldest Rodeo

For 2024, the rodeo will be performed from July 1st through July 7th. Relax and enjoy your favorite events and other great entertainment! You can also shop local vendors, experience fun rodeo games, and chow down on delicious bites! For the full Rodeo Events Schedule visit worldsoldestrodeo.com

Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Parade 

Saturday, July 6th from 9 am to noon at the Prescott Court House Plaza. The Rodeo Parade is a wonderful tradition that celebrates our rich western history, right here in Prescott, Arizona. For more information about all the World’s Oldest Rodeo Events visit worldsoldestrodeo.com

Cowboy Fusion, Celebrity Robots & Early Beatles on the Silver Screen at Prescott Film Festival 

The Prescott Film Festival returns for its 14th Edition July 17th-20th at the Jim and Linda Lee Performing Arts Center on Yavapai College’s Prescott Campus. Tickets are available online or at the Jim & Linda Lee Performing Arts Center Ticket Office. The schedule will be available soon at Prescottfilmfestival.com

Sesame Street Live with Special Stop in Prescott Valley 

Friday, June 21 from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm at Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley. The live show will bring the beloved characters from the iconic Sesame Stree to life in a brand-new interactive production. Tickets are available at findlaytoyotacenter.com

Best Trees for Bushels of Fruit

Saturday, June 22nd between 9:30 am-10:30 am at Waters Garden Center in Prescott. Have your Landscape and eat it, too! We’ll Share tips, tricks, and recipes that make for a better, Healthier, and tastier landscape. For more information visit wattergardencenter.com

43rd Annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival

Saturday, June 22 from 11 am-7 pm and Sunday, June 23 11 am-3 pm Court House Plaza in Prescott. Don’t miss the toe-tappin’, banjo-strummin’, good ol’ time at the 43rd Annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival! For more information visit Prescott.org 

Prescott Valley Community Market 

Sunday, June 9th from 9-2 at the Prescott Valley Town Center. The community market comes to life through small business merchants who are present every Sunday. The community event is FREE to the public. For more information email prescottvalleycommunitymarket@gmail.com

Naz Wranglers vs. San Antonio Gunslingers 

Sunday, June 23 from 4 pm to 9 pm at the Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley. Come cheer on your Northern Arizona Wranglers as they take on the San Antonio Gunslingers. For more information or tickets visit Findlaytoyotacenter.com