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Find out what's growing in all those neat rows out in the fields, and a whole lot more. Hop on a bus for this half-day tour led by a local grower and you'll get the first-hand low-down on topics ranging from food safety, current tech trends, labor, and water. This is your big chance to harvest a few things to take with your from a special field planted just for us st the University of Arizona research farm. The tour concludes with a tour of the Arizona Western College Land Lab and a yummy fresh lunch featuring local produce, prepared by the culinary students from AWC. This tour departs the Visitor Information Center located inside the Colorado River State Historic Park at 8 a.m. and check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Call 800-293-0071 for more information.
to 8:30 PM
This is Visit Yuma's newest event, created to introduce guests to what life on the ranch or farm is like, complete with a local Yuma farm family and tractor-pulled wagon ride. Come out to the land for a farm-style country dinner--It'll be an unforgettable evening of farm produce, cooked to perfection by a gourmet chef with a wine or beer pairing, lively company, a shared table, and then time for stories around the fire pit at the Yuma Ag Center. Purchase tickets here. Call 800-293-0071 for more information.
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The Village Jazz Series presents FREE public concerts featuring nationally known and regional artists as well as student groups. All events are in the Village Area of Yuma Palms Regional Center, in front of Harkins Theaters. Attendees should bring their own seating and food and drinks are available from handy eateries. This Thursday: Rob Thorsen is a ‘first call’ bassist in San Diego and was the first Village Jazz Guest Artist in 2008. Rob returns to Yuma with his highly regarded Trio. Details are available at YumaJazz.com.
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The Palms RV Resort Concert Series presents T Graham Brown, who has been topping the country charts since the early 1980’s with his soulful country grit sound. The 2015 Grammy Nominated T Grahams list of big hits include, “I Tell It Like It Used To Be, Hell and High Water, Darlene and Wine Into Water”. T Graham’s voice can be heard on commercials nationwide for Coca Cola, Dodge, KFC, and McDonald’s. Over 30 years later his voice is still as strong as it ever was, so don’t miss this incredible performer that is T Graham Brown. Purchase tickets here or call 855-725-6778 toll free.
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Guests at a Date Night dinner savor a multi-course gourmet meal by Executive Chef Alex Trujillo served under the stars in a lush Yuma date grove at Imperial Date Gardens. Every course from appetizer to dessert features a new twist on this oldest of cultivated fruits, showcasing one of Yuma’s more unique crops, Medjool dates. Whether making it a true “date night” as a couple, coming with family or a group of friends, or coming by yourself and making new friends at the shared table, you’ll enjoy a night that was named by Fodor’s as one of the "World’s Most Unique Dining Experiences." These special dinners are presented by Visit Yuma to showcase both Yuma's delightful desert weather and the culinary versatility of one of its more unique crops. Transportation not included. Check in begins at 5 p.m. (MST). On-site walking tour begins at 5:30 p.m. , with dinner served at 6 p.m. Purchase tickets here. Call 800-293-0071 for more information.
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In the past ten years "The Yuma Territorial Marathon & Half Marathon" has grown into a preferred destination for serious runners and marathon fans alike. With average temperatures in the 60's and 70's along with a race route that is close to sea level – creates ideal marathon conditions. Many participants have commented that it is a perfect place to post a personal best and qualify for prestigious events like the Boston Marathon. Register at yumamarathon.com.