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What's Happening 11-14-10

Flagstaff folk legend Tony Norris at the Beaver Creek Bookstore <br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Nov. 19<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Tony Norris will be the featured performer at the Beaver Creek Bookstore Third Friday Folk Music Night, 545 S. Main St., Camp Verde. Norris is an exceptional cowboy singer, poet, historian and storyteller. No western entertainer does it all with his warmth and wit. He is a regular performer at storytelling and music festivals, cowboy poetry gatherings, schools, campfires, and corporate conferences. Young and old alike are captivated by his homespun charm and rich tenor singing voice. With the accompaniment of his big Martin guitar and healthy doses of cowboy humor, he invites the adventurous spirit in each of us to leave the everyday world behind and journey into the charm of the old West.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Visit his website at http://www.tonynorris.com.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->From 7 to 8:10 p.m. selected open mic performers will get the show started followed by refreshments 8:10-8:15. Tony Norris will entertain from 8:15 to 9 or so.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Suggested donation is $5. Soft refreshments provided. For information, call Perry Haddon (928) 567-4377.

Flagstaff folk legend Tony Norris at the Beaver Creek Bookstore <br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Nov. 19<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Tony Norris will be the featured performer at the Beaver Creek Bookstore Third Friday Folk Music Night, 545 S. Main St., Camp Verde. Norris is an exceptional cowboy singer, poet, historian and storyteller. No western entertainer does it all with his warmth and wit. He is a regular performer at storytelling and music festivals, cowboy poetry gatherings, schools, campfires, and corporate conferences. Young and old alike are captivated by his homespun charm and rich tenor singing voice. With the accompaniment of his big Martin guitar and healthy doses of cowboy humor, he invites the adventurous spirit in each of us to leave the everyday world behind and journey into the charm of the old West.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Visit his website at http://www.tonynorris.com.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->From 7 to 8:10 p.m. selected open mic performers will get the show started followed by refreshments 8:10-8:15. Tony Norris will entertain from 8:15 to 9 or so.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Suggested donation is $5. Soft refreshments provided. For information, call Perry Haddon (928) 567-4377.

Main Street photos sought

Students from Camp Verde High School working a digital storytelling project as part of the state’s 2012 Centennial are looking for photos of Camp Verde’s Main Street. Anyone with photos taken between 1900 and 2000 is asked to contact Mike Showers at Camp Verde High School, (928) 301-6328.

Verde Valley Weavers & Spinners Guild meets

Nov. 18

The November meeting of the Verde Valley Weavers & Spinners Guild will be unique this month, featuring a sale and Silent Auction after the business meeting at 10 a.m.

Members will be displaying various weaving equipment and tools, yarns, books and other items for use in fiber art. While browsing through the sale, members will be working on current projects of weaving, spinning, knitting and dyeing, showing and demonstrating their various talents.

This all begins at 9:30 with coffee and refreshments at St. Andrews Episcopal Church on Arroyo Pinon Drive in Sedona.

Other activities continue during the month with spinners meeting twice a month and the Tapestry weavers meeting once a month. Anyone interested in attending any of the activities is welcome. For more information, call (928) 282-5134.

Quail Country Quilters meet

Nov. 18

Quail Country Quilters will present “Quilt Stories and Trunk Show” by Sheila Arnold.  For this special program they are asking for a $10 donation from nonmembers.  QCQ meets at the VFW Post, 705 E. Aspen, Cottonwood, at 9 a.m.  Please note, because of Thanksgiving, the November meetings are held on the first and third Thursdays.  The regular schedule of second and fourth Thursday will begin in January 2011.  Visitors are encouraged and always welcome.

Old Town Mission hosts Fall Food Drive

Nov. 19-20

Old Town Mission’s annual Fall Food Drive takes place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Cottonwood Safeway, Fry’s and Wal-Mart. Food collected will provide Holiday Dinner and turkeys for struggling families throughout the Verde Valley. Shopping lists will be available at the stores or online at www.OldTownMission.org. Call (928) 634-7869 or email info@oldtownmission.org.

Allie Ollie Holiday Extravaganza

Nov. 20

Allie Ollie in the Outlet Mall, 601 SR 179, Suite C2, Village of Oak Creek, is hosting an evening of delight in fun and fashion with live performance by the Sweet Adelines, a fashion show by owner Allie Olson, live mannequins, new arrivals, gift corner with $20 or less ideas, catered, cocktails, goodie bags, and giveaways. Call (928) 300-3087 or email aolson03@yahoo.com.

Contra Dance in Cottonwood

Nov. 20

Everyone is welcome at the Cottonwood Contra Dance; come alone or with friends, no experience needed. This month only, the dance will be held at Cottonwood Civic Center, 805 N. Main St., Cottonwood.  Contra dancing is moving, active, aerobic exercise - it’s dancing to live traditional fiddle music (such as jigs and reels) as a caller teaches and calls each dance.  This month, dance to the sounds of  one of Arizona’s premier dance bands “Updraft” (fiddle, mandolin and piano) with calling by Flagstaff’s Deb Comly.  The pre-dance lesson begins at 6:30, with dancing from 7 until 10 p.m. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. $6 per dancer, $5 for students, $3 for ages 16 and under.  Call (928) 774-5936 for more information, email azwedance@gmail.com.

Polar Express steams into Jerome

Dec. 3

Join the Jerome Chamber of Commerce as they host a cozy holiday party where kids can participate in lots of fun activities, including writing a letter to Santa, making an ornament, hot chocolate, and a great cookie and a reading of the classic children’s story, “The Polar Express.” If you have a copy of hte book, bring it along. Pajamas are welcome.

Get tickets at Mooey Christmas or Gisele’s Café and Bakery on Jerome Avenue or credit card sales by phone at (928) 634-2604.

Only 175 tickets will be sold. The event will be at Spook Hall, 260 Hull Ave., and begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person.

Call Diana Martin at (928) 634-2604.

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