Events


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Feb
23
2017
9:00 AM
Feb
25
2017
5:00 PM

The 38th Annual Yuma Art Symposium will take place at theYuma Art Center and at other locations throughout the historic North End.  

This  three day total immersion art event hosts exhibitions, events, demonstrations and presentations given by both nationally and internationally recognized and emerging artists.  It is an an influx of new inspiration for the artists and art lovers of Yuma and one of the most eclectic educational arts forums in the country.  This year a full slate of 10 presenters in several disciplines: metal, clay, photography, printmaking, wood, mixed media and sculpture, have been invited

The Yuma Art Symposium is made possible with financial support from AWC, Gowan Co., and The Caroline Jessen Foundation, and is sponsored by the City of Yuma, Tomkins Pottery and the Friends of the Yuma Symposium.

For additional information, links to the artists' sites, fees, etc. visit www.yumasymposium.org or call 928 782-1934.

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Feb
24
2017
10:00 AM
Feb
25
2017
5:00 PM

The inaugural What's Growing in Yuma Festival will highlight all the fruits, vegetables, and more that are grown right here in the desert southwest! 

This family-friendly event will feature presentations in vendor booths on how to whip up a variety of amazing recipes such as mesquite honey tortillas, award winning hot sauce, indian fry bread, and zucchini cupcakes just to name a few.  And local vendor Bare Naked Soap will have classes on organic soaps while Desert Olive Farms will present their home grown olive oil. and Prison Hill Brewing Co. will have a Beer 101 Class.

Master Gardener Janine Lane will be there to answer all your gardening questions.  There will also be talks and presentations from Mr. Wierda on Pesticide Safety and Amanda Brooks regarding Food Safety. 

For the kids, Ms. Brassill will bring her water lab for some fun and educational experiments!  While Tanimura & Antle will have their Artisan Mobile and craft table set up and Lydia Reibel will have a plant-and-go potting craft.  

There will also be live entertainment, face painting, and so much more!  Come out and see What's Growing in Yuma!  For more information call 928-373-5028

 

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Feb
24
2017
10:00 AM
Feb
25
2017
5:00 PM

 

Head over to the Roadrunner Dance Hall, located at 274 S. Main St., for live art demonstrations and purchase one of the various, unique pieces on sale.  For more info, visit www.YumaPotpourriArtists.org.

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Feb
24
2017
4:00 PM
to 6:00 PM

Direct from Branson, the Ozark Jubilee presents:  "Stars of the Grand Old Opry".  The all-star cast of the Jubilee will be performing the music of the great stars of the Grand Old Opry at the Yuma Civic Center | 1440 W. Desert Hills Dr. Yuma, AZ 85365

From Roy Acuff, Patsy Cline, Tammy Wynette, Ray Price, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Charlie Pride, Porter Waggoner, and many more.  This year the Jubilee will be paying special tribute to our veterans to show appreciation and gratitude for their dedication and service to our county.

If you like country music and good, clean family entertainment, you will want to bring all your friends to come out and see the Ozark Jubilee.

Tickets cost $25 per person or $22 per person for large groups of 20 or more.  Tickets can be purchased at the Yuma Civic Center, Yuma Arts Center, City Hall Parks and Recreation, or online here.

For more information regarding tickets, performers or event and artist information contact the Yuma Civic Center at (928) 373-5040. 

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Feb
24
2017
7:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

Julieanna’s Patio embraces you with an inviting, upscale/casual atmosphere – bold colors, twinkling lights, exotic birds, and of course, the intoxicating Yuma evening.  A unique, fresh experience any day of the week, Jazz Nights offer something special by adding the artistic touch of exceptional, intimate, live music.

Featured Artist:  The Yuma Jazz Company Trio has an intimate, evocative sound all its own. No frills here, just the essentials of sound, emotion, ballad, and groove. The group plays favorite standards as well as great lesser-known tunes ranging from swing to samba, torch song to blues. Steven Hennig - trumpet & flugelhorn, Carl Posch - guitar, Jon Knudtson - bass

 Sit back, relax, and enjoy!  Call ahead at 928-317-1961 for a table near the music.  

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Feb
24
2017
7:30 PM
to 9:00 PM

The ancient Greeks and Romans saw their gods in the star filled sky. Bring your imagination to the West Wetlands Park and we’ll use a laser pointer to connect the stars, retelling the ancient stories of Orion, Andromeda, and more.

Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars, telescopes and a lawn chair. 

 

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Feb
25
2017
10:00 AM
Feb
26
2017
3:00 PM

All Aboard!! 

Yuma Territory Live Steamers offers rides to the public on a 7 1/2" gauge railroad that is large enough for kids and adults. This group aims to have fun and to educate children and adults about railroading history and safety.  Located off Giss Parkway on Prison Hill Road at Riverside Park just below Yuma Territorial Prison.

For more information call 928.782.1988 or visit www.yumalivesteamers.org.

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Feb
25
2017
10:00 AM
to 11:00 AM

History lovers will want to attend this must-see presentation on the life of Wyatt Earp, presented by historian Garner A. Palenske. Enjoy tea, coffee and breakfast treats in the enchanted Sanguinetti gardens during the event. Reserve your seats today by contacting 928-782-1841 or ykruse@azhs.gov

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Yuma Art Center/Historic Yuma Theatre and the Yuma Civic Center offer a variety of stage shows and events, visit the city website for general events info or to purchase tickets online for selected events, go to the TicketSage page.

Heritage Festivals events are under the direction of Perlita Wicks - call 928-373-5028 (office) 928-581-4501 (cell) or email perla.wicks@yumaaz.gov for more detailed information.

The Yuma County Library District offers a wide variety of programs and classes at various branch locations.  For a complete listing of events or to sign up for their newsletter please visit their website at yumalibrary.org

Click HERE for a printable calendar.


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