to 11:00 PM
This one night event celebrates and honors members of Yuma’s dynamic arts community. The event is presented by the City of Yuma’s Division of Arts and Culture and takes place on October 11, 2019 at the Yuma Art Center. The awards ceremony in the Historic Yuma Theatre is free to attend and is followed by a ticketed celebration and fundraiser for the Yuma Art Center in the galleries. The 2019 theme is “Arabian Nights.” Guests are encourage to dress in black tie or themed attire.
Nominees are generated by the public and the City of Yuma’s Parks, Arts, and Recreation Commission selects the award recipients. City of Yuma Parks and Recreation employees and previous award recipients are not eligible for nomination. Nomination forms can be found at YumaArtCenter.com. Incomplete nominations will not be accepted. All nominations must be received in full by September 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm.
Tribute of the Muses Award Nominations
The Tribute of the Muses Award is presented to a distinguished and outstanding member of Yuma’s arts community who has shown exemplary devotion and excellence in the arts. Nominees may reflect acknowledged excellence in a chosen arts field, arts advocacy, philanthropy and/or arts education. Tribute of the Muses Award nominees should have a minimum of 5 years of arts recognition in Yuma.
Helios Award Nominations
The Helios Award is presented to an individual who is a recognized, up and coming voice within the Yuma arts community. Nominees may reflect acknowledged excellence in a chosen arts field, arts advocacy, philanthropy and/or arts education.
Art Award Commission
The Yuma Art Center seeks to commission a local artist to design and fabricate an award that will be presented to the Tribute of the Muses Award recipient. Visit YumaArtCenter.com for full prospectus. Budget is $350, deadline for submissions is September 5, 2019.
For more infomation about the event visit YumaArtCenter.com or contact Arts@yumaaz.gov.
to 8:00 PM
Join in for an evening of fun and fitness as the City of Yuma kicks off its series of runs at the Zombie Run. Enjoy music, food, drinks and Best Zombie Costume Contest after you have completed the course. Runners will still earn 5 bonus points and walkers will earn a star for participating in this non-timed event. Start and finish at Desert Sun Stadium. Pre-registration cost $17 (deadline is Thursday, October 10 by 1 p.m. ). On-site fee is $26. On-site registration and bib pick-up is between 5 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Register in person at City of Yuma Parks & Recreation.
to 12:00 PM
The binational bicycle ride aims to be a fun, family-friendly ride that is approximately 20 miles in the total distance; done at a leisurely pace with stops along the way to showcase the beauty of each municipality in the megaregion. More information to come.
to 11:00 PM
Justin Moore headlines a great concert to benefit Bridget's Gift Breast Cancer Fund at Cocopah Casino, doors open for the complementary barbeque dinner at 5 p.m. Country star and general hottie, Justin Moore, will put on a show to remember, while raising money for breast cancer awareness, early detection, and programs to eradicate breast cancer. All of the funds raised stay in the Yuma area.
to 12:30 PM
The Yuma County Library District, in collaboration with the Yuma County Cooperative Extension, is hosting “Where Does Your Money Go?” a 1.5 hour workshop Thursdays, October 24 thru November 14, at the Wellton Library. This workshop will teach basic budgeting skills that will help you organize your daily activities and spending habits to keep money in your pocket! There is no charge to attend.
to 6:00 PM
Come out to Desert Sun Stadium for this is unique car show that encompasses motorcycles, off-roads, low riders, plus custom cars and trucks that are 1976 and newer. There will be vendors, food, music, contests and more inside the stadium! Be sure to enter your ride in the Show 'n Shine contest! Call 928-373-5046 for more information.