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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.

August Events

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

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Concerts at the AVA Amphitheater; August 2, 6, 9 and 31; 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.

Friday Night Live! at Main Gate Square Jazz Summer Concert Series; August 8 and 22; Tucson; 520-797-3959; www.saaca.org/Main_Gate_Square.html. Geronimo Plaza Courtyard features a different entertainer playing jazz at 7 p.m. Free.

4th Annual Tucson Bird and Wildlife Festival; August 13-17; Tucson; www.tucsonaudubon.org. Riverpark Inn hosts exciting monsoon birding, field trips and workshops with renowned leaders; socials and dinner programs featuring keynoters J. Drew Lanham and Christopher Cokinos; a free Nature Expo; and kids activities.

Oro Valley Concert Series; August 14; Oro Valley; 520-797-3959; www.saaca.org/Oro_Valley_Concerts.html. Oro Valley Marketplace presents a free concert on the second Thursday each month at 6 p.m. 

Paranormal Weekend; August 22-24; Bisbee; http://www.oldbisbeeghosttour.com/2014ParanormalWknd.html. Old Bisbee Ghost Tours host historical tours of Bisbee buildings, along with an investigation of the Allen Block building.

Farmer John's Birthday Party & Willcox March for Zane; August 23-24; Willcox; 520-384-2084; www.appleannies.com. Celebrate Farmer John’s birthday at Apple Annie's Orchard and Apple Annie’s Produce & Pumpkins, featuring you-pick fruit and vegetables.

Southern Arizona Salsa & Tequila Challenge; August 23; Tucson; 520-797-3959; www.saaca.org/SalsaTequila.html. La Encantada Shopping Center and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance presents an annual salsa competition featuring red, green, hot, mild or fruity salsas, live mariachi music, salsa dancing and more. 

14th Annual Apple Harvest Celebration; August 30-September 1; Willcox; 520-384-2084; www.appleannies.com. Stop by Apple Annie’s Orchard for a celebration of the delicious apples grown in Willcox, featuring you-pick apples from the orchard, free wagon rides to the orchard for picking, all-you-can-eat apples and pancake breakfast, apple-smoked burger lunches, homemade ice cream and pies.


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