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Feb
22
2019
7:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

This is where you need to be on a Friday evening: Julieanna's upscale/casual patio with its award-winning cuisine, attentive service that's just right and great live music that truly fits the restaurant's relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere.  This week, the popular duo Jason & Elle will combine soul, R&B and jazz into what has been described as a warm, inviting “sound cocktail.  Try a locally unique, fresh dining experience with great live jazz.  Call 928-317-1961 for more information or online at YumaJazz.com.

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Feb
22
2019
8:00 PM
to 10:00 PM

Sublime with Rome will be performing in the Pipa Event Center.   Sublime with Rome is a musical collaboration between Eric Wilson, formerly of the American ska punk band Sublime, and singer and guitarist Rome Ramirez. The group's name is not only a reference to the singer's first name, but to the fact that they chiefly perform songs by the original Sublime.  Ska punk is a fusion genre that mixes ska music and punk rock music together. Ska-core is a sub-genre of ska punk that mixes ska with hardcore punk.  Purchase tickets here.

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Feb
23
2019
8:00 AM
Feb
24
2019
5:30 PM

Camp Inferno is an adventure immersion program allowing participants to experience a day in the life of elite women in fire and life-safety services.  The goal of the program is to afford the opportunity for “real world” experience where young ladies are encouraged to challenge themselves on numerous physical and mental fire-fighter tasks in a controlled setting.  Your child’s safety is always our number one priority and we will be taking all necessary precautions to ensure a safe and responsible camp day.  We look forward to seeing you at Camp Inferno at Yuma Fire Department Public Safety Training Facility.  Download consent form here.   Please review the included list of do’s and don’ts. Camp Inferno t-shirts will be distributed on Tuesday and everyone will be outfitted with fire protective gear to wear the following day. Parents/guardians may drop off their daughter up to 20 minutes prior to the start of each camp day.

Friday, February 23, 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 24, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

It is a requirement for program attendees to be at camp all activity days for the entire duration. On Friday the teens will be introduced to the Camp Incident Commander Anette Zahn and meet several members of the Yuma Fire Department. Pizza will be served and weather permitting we will conclude the evening with a camp fire and s'mores. We will begin skill training on Friday and continue all day Saturday. Girls should be dressed in appropriate athletic clothing and closed toe shoes with socks. Please review the included list of do’s and don’ts. Camp Inferno t-shirts will be distributed on Tuesday and everyone will be outfitted with fire protective gear to wear the following day. Parents/guardians may drop off their daughter up to 20 minutes prior to the start of each camp day.

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Feb
23
2019
9:30 AM
to 2:30 PM

You'll find everything from fresh produce that you can purchase directly from local growers, to agriculture related items, and even Yuma area crafts at the Farmers Market at the Yuma Palms shopping center.  Call 425-941-5030 for more information.

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Feb
23
2019
10:00 AM
to 4:00 PM

The AWC orchestra and the Cibola drama department performs Peter and the Wolf at the Cibola High School Auditorium.  A 'symphonic fairy tale for children,' is a musical composition written by Sergei Prokofiev in 1936. The narrator tells a children's story, while the orchestra illustrates it. Constructed to be a child's introduction to the orchestra, with each character in the story represented by a different instrument or group of instruments, but sophisticated enough to be enjoyed by adults.  There are two performances 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Call 928-373-5202 for more information.

 

 

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Feb
23
2019
10:00 AM
Feb
24
2019
3:00 PM

A new season of Yuma Territory Live Steamers is starting and the new schedule will include both Saturday and Sunday rides on the 2nd and 4th weekends, October thru May.  Located at East Riverside Park, below the Historic Prison. 

Yuma Territory Live Steamers offer rides to the public on a 7-1/2-inch-gauge railroad that is large enough for kids and adults to ride. Our goals are to have fun and to educate children and adults about railroading history and safety. Official railroad signals are used when we are running for the proper start, stop, reverse and going thru road crossings. Yuma is one of the major hubs for trains traveling through, some days having as many as 50 trains both coming and going.

Find the mini-railway located off of Giss Parkway on Prison Hill Road at Riverside Park just below Yuma Territorial Prison.

Live Steamers also offer charter runs for birthday parties, picnics and other events, as well as having a Junior Engineer Program for children to learn more about the proper operation of a train.

Like us on Facebook, or visit website at YumaLiveSteamers.org or call 928-782-1988 for more information.

All aboard!

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Feb
25
2019
6:00 PM
to 8:00 PM

Hosted by Tina Clark in the beautiful and historic St. Paul's Cultural Center, celebrate fresh produce, farming history, traditions and recipes at these one-of-a-kind dining experiences celebrating the local farmer's wives. Ticket includes a full dinner with complimentary adult beverage and a chance to meet some of the people who put salad and vegetables on our table every winter. Transportation not included.  Purchase tickets here.

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Feb
26
2019
8:00 AM
to 2:00 PM

Here's a rare chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at the U. S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, one of the largest military facilities (by land area) in the world.  Your tour will include a stop at the fascinating Heritage Center museum, plus a look at other areas and activities most civilians don't get to see! This tour requires participants to get on and off the bus multiple times.   Tour departs from the Yuma Visitor Information Center.  Purchase tickets here.

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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 YumaShowTickets.com site.

Heritage Festivals events contact persons: 

Media: 

 Carrie Ring
(928)373-5020
 
Vendors:
 Joanne Fiser
(928)373-5028

The Yuma County Library District offers a wide variety of programs and classes at various branch locations.  For a complete listing of events please visit their website at YumaLibrary.org.


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