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All aboard for a railroad trip to the Grand Canyon on August 2 in Williams.

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August 1-3

Northern

First Friday ArtWalk; August 1; Flagstaff;
www.flagstaff365.com. New art exhibitions in galleries, transformed spaces, restaurants and other businesses. Downtown Flagstaff is transformed into an art mecca and street party, as musicians play live music on the streets, performers overtake Heritage Square, and art comes to life.

Movies on the Square; August 2; Flagstaff; 928-526-2146; www.flagstaff365.com. Movies are held each Saturday evening through August in Flagstaff’s Heritage Square. Each event begins with entertainment from the community. Movies will start at dusk. Be sure to bring your own seating. Free.

28th Annual Suvoyuki Day Journeys to Winslow; August 2; Winslow; 928-289-4106; www.AZStateParks.com. Homolovi State Park Visitor Center and Museum presents special archaeological-site tours starting at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cultural artists and demonstrators will also be on hand, and the Homolovi Dancers will perform two dances. The corn-roasting pit will be opened at 8 a.m. and will start the day's activities.

Steamy Saturday at Grand Canyon Railway; August 2; Williams; www.thetrain.com. Take a train trip to the Grand Canyon and back in Grand Canyon Railway’s steam locomotive powered by waste vegetable oil.

Central

Sedona Hummingbird Festival; August 1-3; Sedona; 800-529-3699; www.sedonahummingbirdfestival.com. Sedona Performing Arts Center hosts presentations by hummingbird experts in many areas of interest: science, gardening, photography, conservation and regional species studies and tours.

Artlink First Fridays; August 1; Phoenix; 602-256-7539; www.artlinkphoenix.com. Take a self-guided art tour of Central Phoenix galleries, art spaces and studios from 6 p.m. to 10 pm. Shuttle rides are free.

40th Annual Car Exhibit by Prescott Antique Auto Club; August 2-3; Prescott; 928-778-5386; www.cruisearizona.com. See pre-1981 cars, mining equipment, trucks, tractors, a parts exchange (swap meet), trophies and a raffle at Watson Lake State Park.

Eastern

10th Annual Summer Melodrama; August 2; Alpine; 928-339-4443 or 928-339-1154; www.alpinearizona.com. The Alpine Community Center and Alpine Community Theater present original melodrama productions at 7 p.m., including Curtains for Candy Sue or The Mystery Unravels. Reservations required.

Arizona Crawfish Festival; August 2; Overgaard; www.arizonacrawfishcompany.blogspot.com. Crawfish, Cajun food, music, entertainment and more.

Alpine Area Library Friends Quilt Show; August 2; Alpine; 928-339-4042; www.alpinearizona.com. Alpine Community Center presents this popular non-judged show displaying quilts from Eastern Arizona and Western New Mexico, plus raffle quilts and vendors.

Enjoying Elk in the White Mountains: Life History, Habitat and Habits; August 2; Pinetop-Lakeside; 928-358-3069; www.wmnature.org. White Mountain Wildlife and Nature Center presents the life history, habitat and habits of elk in this family-oriented event, with a focus on increasing awareness, understanding and responsible action toward nature. Free.

Southern

Concerts at the AVA Amphitheater; August 2; Tucson; www.casinodelsolresort.com. Throughout August, the AVA Amphitheater presents a broad range of musical guests, including Los Tigres Del Norte, Pacquita la del Barrio, Counting Crows, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Prince Royce, Peter Frampton, B.B. King and Buddy Guy.

First Saturdays Concert Series: Vision Across The Range; August 2; Tucson; www.azstateparks.com. Catalina State Park presents Western and Native American folk music on the first Saturday of the month at 7 p.m., sponsored by the Friends of Catalina State Park. Enjoy an evening concert at the trailhead with standard park admission. Free popcorn.

17th Annual Peach Mania Festival; August 2-3, 9-10 and 16-17; Willcox; 520-384-2084; www.appleannies.com. Is there anything sweeter than ripe peaches in August? Find out at Apple Annie’s Orchard with tree-ripened peaches and apples, an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10:30 am, peach ice cream and peach pie.

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Enjoy a delicious burger at the Gila County Historical Museum in Globe on August 29.

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10th Annual Summer Melodrama; August 2, 16 and 31; Alpine; 928-339-4443 or 928-339-1154; www.alpinearizona.com. The Alpine Community Center and Alpine Community Theater present original melodrama productions at 7 p.m., including Curtains for Candy Sue or The Mystery Unravels. Reservations required.

Arizona Crawfish Festival; August 2; Overgaard; www.arizonacrawfishcompany.blogspot.com. Crawfish, Cajun food, music, entertainment and more.

Alpine Area Library Friends Quilt Show; August 2; Alpine; 928-339-4042; www.alpinearizona.com. Alpine Community Center presents this popular non-judged show displaying quilts from Eastern Arizona and Western New Mexico, plus raffle quilts and vendors.

Enjoying Elk in the White Mountains: Life History, Habitat and Habits; August 2; Pinetop-Lakeside; 928-358-3069; www.wmnature.org. White Mountain Wildlife and Nature Center presents the life history, habitat and habits of elk in this family-oriented event, with a focus on increasing awareness, understanding and responsible action toward nature. Free.

Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary & Mexican Wolf Recovery; August 16; Pinetop-Lakeside; 928-358-3069; www.wmnature.org. White Mountain Wildlife and Nature Center presents the life history, habitat and habits of wolves in this family-oriented event, with a focus on increasing awareness, understanding and responsible action toward nature. Free.

89th Annual White Mountain Apache Tribal Fair & Rodeo; August 27-September 1; Whiteriver; www.wmat.nsn.us; 928-434-5676 or 928-594-8541. A variety of events and skill levels will showcase their talents in the rodeo ring with riding, roping, barrel-racing, chute-dogging, pole-bending, team-roping and more. Included are food vendors, entertainment, dancing, fireworks and a carnival.

Hamburger Fry; August 29; Globe; 928-425-7385; www.globemiamichamber.com. Come enjoy a delicious dinner at 5:30 p.m., prepared by the volunteers of Gila County Historical Museum, and a beautiful Arizona evening on the lawn at the museum. Stop by the museum after dinner and capture the history of the Globe-Miami area.

9th Annual Wildlife and Science Festival; August 30; Pinetop-Lakeside; www.pinetoplakesidechamber.com/_wildlife.php or www.wmnature.org. Learn about wildlife and science at the White Mountain Wildlife & Nature Center, with interactive booths and displays with lots of live wildlife, an archery range and a casting pond. Included this year is a Science Festival with displays, demonstrations and exhibits. The festival is free, but there is a nominal charge for programs.

Alpine Area Artisans Festival; August 30-31; Alpine; www.alpinearizona.com. Stop by Main Street and view paintings, baskets, jewelry, beading, woodwork, collages, clay, quilting, antler art, glasswork, photography, clothing, weaving, amulets, journals characters, furniture and home décor by local artists.

Bush Valley Craft Club Craft Fair; August 30-31; Alpine; 928-993-1999; www.alpinearizona.com. The Alpine Community Center opens its doors for this craft fair.

Show Low Main Street Farmers’ Market & Art Walk; Through August 31; Show Low; 928-532-4124; www.showlowfarmersmarket.com. Stop by Festival Marketplace every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and check out local produce growers, food-product producers, artisans and craftspeople.

Main Street Farmers’ Market & Art Walk; Saturdays through September 27; Show Low; 928-532-4124; www.showlowfarmersmarket.com. Festival Marketplace features local produce growers, food-product producers, artisans and craftspeople on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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