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Recreation Signals Prescott Valley

The Signals Recreation section is full of outdoor and indoor activities taking place throughout the year. Things to do and places to go!

2nd Annual Bob Mariano Memorial Golf Class Delayed to April 2021

The Good Samaritan Society is postponing the 2nd Annual Bob Mariano Memorial Golf Classic for the Marley House Endowment Fund in Prescott, AZ. This annual fundraiser, scheduled for October 27, 2020, and has been moved to April 27, 2021! The Marley House and the golf classic are part of Bob Mariano’s legacy. He had a huge heart and cared about […]

Yavapai Live! Streams Concerts and Soloists from YCPAC

Yavapai College Performing Arts Center returns in October with an exciting new series of evening entertainment. Yavapai Live! will stream local music from the stage of Yavapai College Performing Arts Center every Sunday at 3:30 p.m., beginning October 4. “We are delighted to announce Yavapai Live! our new weekly concert series,” YCPAC Programming and Development Director Dr. Craig Ralston said. […]

Encore Drive-in Nights Series Brings the Groundbreaking Country Star Kane Brown to Prescott Valley

**72 HOURS ONLY! Get $20 Off* a limited # of 4 PERSON Car Tickets. Kane Brown Drive-In on Sept 26th with Special Guests  Granger Smith, Lauren Alaina & Jimmie Allen!  Encore Live presents Kane Brown as the latest music star to join the lineup of 2020s most exciting, must-see concert series. Dubbed “the future of country,” Brown will air his […]

Findlay Toyota Center Kane Brown Ticket Giveaway

On September 26th Kane Brown will take the stage! Featured by the Encore Drive-In Night Series, this must-see musician will air his brand-new, never-before-seen show for one night only at Prescott Valley’s Findlay Toyota Center. Signals and Findlay Toyota Center are excited to present the Kane Brown Ticket Giveaway Contest! Enter to win free entry for one carload of 6 for […]

Yavapai CASA for Kids Costume Virtual 5K Fun Run

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Halloween is coming early this year in Prescott with Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation’s 6th annual Costumes for Kids Fun Run!  This year, Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation will hold their Fun Run virtually on October 25th! How does a virtual fun run work? If you’re asking “how exactly does a virtual 5k work?” The event will begin with a […]

Gaile Harden, USMS Swimmer Awarded for Making Age Group Top Ten

Prescott – Gaile Harden, USMS (United States Master Swim) swimmer was awarded for making the Top Ten in her 80-84 age group. Gaile won the award for the short course yards swimming the 1,000-yard freestyle in February this year. Last year Gaile placed in the top ten in the 50, 100, & 200 Backstroke and 50, 100 & 200 Breaststroke. […]

2020 James Family Prescott YMCA Youth Flag Football League

Youth Development - making a difference in the lives of children.

The James Family Prescott YMCA’s 17th Annual Youth Flag Football League season is almost here. The League for boys and girls, ages 6-15  will kick off September 28th and run through the middle of November. Did you know that James Naismith, the “Father of Basketball,” is said to have invented the football helmet to protect his damaged ears while playing […]

The Highlands Center’s Wander the Wild

From September 19 until September 27 – The auction is LIVE for bidding. Auction website is now LIVE for perusal at 32Auctions.com/WTW2020   The Highlands Center for Natural History’s 12th Annual Wander the Wild is an online event in September 2020!  At noon on Saturday, September 19, the 2020 Highlands Center’s Wander the Wild Auction extravaganza goes live for bidding at 32Auctions.com/WTW2020 until we close […]

Bert Kreischer Extends First-Ever Drive-in Comedy Tour and Findlay Toyota Center is the Arizona Stop

Renowned comedian, podcast host, and author Bert Kreischer is extending Hot Summer Nights Tour 2020 into the Fall and adding Prescott Valley’s Findlay Toyota Center to his hugely successful outdoor run. As the first-ever stand-up comedian to embark on a drive-in comedy tour, Kreischer and his crew of comedians have been barnstorming the country via tour bus and performing to sold-out crowds […]

Governor’s Office Opens Arizona Game And Fish Commission Application

PHOENIX⁠ — The Governor’s Office is now accepting applications for the Arizona Game and Fish Commission through Thursday, September 17. The Commission welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable and passionate about Arizona wildlife and its long-term conservation. Residents of Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, and Yuma Counties are eligible to apply. The commission is structured to ensure representation from […]

Highlands Center Discovery Gardens Re-Open on Labor Day

On Monday, September 7, the James Family Discovery Gardens at the Highlands Center for Natural History will reopen to the public. Come celebrate the beauty and extraordinary biological diversity of the Central Highlands. The Gardens are open daily from 8 am to 4 pm. There is no charge and parking is free. Visitors are encouraged to distance and wear masks when […]

Prescott NF Remains in Stage 1 Fire Restrictions over Labor Day Weekend

Prescott National Forest would like to remind weekend visitors that we all have a role to play in preventing human-caused fires and that the forest is still in Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. Stage I Fire Restrictions went into effect on Friday, August 14th and prohibit the following on all Prescott National Forest lands: Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, […]

Whiskey Row Rally has been Postponed Until October 2020

Date will be announced at a later time.

The Prescott Downtown Partnership is hosting a motorcycle rally, September 5-7 in downtown Prescott, AZ. The rally will close Montezuma from Gurley to Goodwin and Goodwin Street from Montezuma to the Whiskey Row Alley. Montezuma will transform into paid secure motorcycle parking with a bar center stage. Vendors will line Goodwin Street. When paired with the Prescott Chamber of Commerce […]

Prescott National Forest to Allow Swimming in Forest Lakes

The Prescott National Forest manages 4 lakes across the forest; Lynx, Granite Basin, and Horsethief Basin Lakes on the Bradshaw Ranger District and Mingus Lake on the Verde Ranger District. Though the Prescott National Forest closed all lakes to swimming several years ago, the closure order prohibiting swimming was rescinded following recent changes and guidelines to closure order protocols. Upon […]

Watershed and Contreras Trailhead Construction

Prescott National Forest will begin construction to improve public access and mitigate damage to the Watershed and Contreras Trailheads on the Bradshaw Ranger District. Work will begin this week on the Contreras trailhead and then moving over to the Watershed trailhead next week.

Toby Keith Rescheduled and Coming to Findlay Toyota Center June 2021

The Toby Keith show originally scheduled for Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at the Findlay Toyota Center with special guests, Laine Hardy and Waterloo Revival has been rescheduled to Sunday, June 20th, 2021. Previously purchased tickets will be honored for the new date. Tickets are on sale now at the arena box office and Ticketmaster.com at www.ticketmaster.com/findlay-toyota-center-tickets-prescott-valley/venue/205170. If you have any […]

Prescott Valley: Glassford Summit Trail Update

The Town of Prescott Valley asks that residents please be aware that Glassford Summit Trail shall be closed between the hours of 7:00 am and 3:00 pm Monday, August 24 through Friday, August 28. Pedestrians and hikers should adjust their trail usage around these dates and times. The reason for the closure is due to a high volume of vehicular […]

Picture Show Entertainment to Re-Open Prescott Theatre This Weekend

Picture Show Entertainment today announces the official re-opening of its Prescott, Arizona theatre on Friday, August 21. Operating under state and local reopening guidance, Picture Show will open its doors to the public at 50% capacity.  This decision comes after months of training and implementing new procedures to keep both Picture Show employees and guests safe and healthy. Picture Show […]

Stage I Fire Restrictions Back In Effect August 14

Both Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) and Prescott Fire Department announced that Stage I Fire Restrictions will be going back into effect as of 8:00 am on August 14, 2020. This includes the 42 square miles of the City of Prescott and the 365 square miles of the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority.

Findlay Toyota Center to Host Metallica & Special Guest Three Days Grace for Encore Drive-In Nights

Prescott Valley – Metallica has confirmed its return to the stage for the first time since the September 2019 S&M2 concerts that opened Chase Center in San Francisco. Metallica will be the first rock band to be featured in the Encore Drive-In Night series, with a full set showing August 29 at hundreds of drive-in and outdoor theaters across the United […]

Yavapai County Re-Institutes County Wide Fire Ban Effective Immediately

Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chairman Craig L. Brown has re-instituted the County-Wide Fire Ban effective at 10:00 am on Monday, August 10, 2020. The County-Wide Fire Ban has been re-instituted after the Yavapai County Emergency Management Officer, Ron Sauntman, determined that a fire emergency exists in Yavapai County. This determination is based upon the likely re-implementation of fire restrictions […]

Inadequate Monsoon Moisture Causes Prescott NF to Reinstate Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

With minimal monsoon moisture received this year, Fire Managers on the Prescott National Forest plan to implement Stage I Fire Restrictions. Campfire, smoking, and shooting restrictions will likely go into effect on the Prescott National Forest next week; August 12-14. Fire Managers have determined that key criteria will be reached or near enough to warrant taking these restrictive actions. These […]

Incredible 2020 Online Events at the Highlands Center

The Highlands Center has moved several of its signature events ONLINE for 2020. With most of the state unable to gather in person, the Highlands Center for Natural History is bringing the community together through online experiences as we navigate the impacts of COVID-19. They are moving several Signature Events ONLINE for 2020, including the Wander the Wild auction/fundraiser, the Grow […]

Campfire Safety Reminder

The Prescott National Forest has lifted all fire restrictions and we ask the public to please be vigilant in your activities. Stop, look, and think before you do something that may cause a spark or start of a fire in the Forest. Unattended campfires are still the leading human cause of wildfire.

Arizona Game and Fish Proposes Changes to Fishing Regulations for 2021 and 2022


The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is proposing amendments to Commission Order 40 (sport fishing bag and possession Limits, special regulations, and specific closures) for calendar years 2021 and 2022. The public is invited to review and comment on the proposed changes. AZGFD will host a Facebook Live presentation on August 6 at 6:30 pm to discuss the proposed […]

Shooting and Fire Restrictions to be Lifted Saturday, August 1 on the Prescott National Forest

Due to precipitation received and the potential for continued monsoon activity across the forest, the Prescott National Forest will lift all fire and recreational shooting restrictions on Saturday, August 1st at 8:00 AM. While all fire restrictions will be lifted, forest visitors are reminded that the potential for wildfires still exist and to please use caution with campfires and other […]

Guidance Air Invites You to Take an Adventure!

Have you ever wanted to explore the state from a unique perspective? How about getting that perfect picture from the air? Guidance Air is here to help you do just that as the ultimate off-road adventure in their helicopter tours! Explore the Grand Canyon! Fly roundtrip from Sedona to the Grand Canyon in a luxury helicopter! Once there you will […]

Stay in Shape with Prescott YMCA

Prescott YMCA Offers Live Stream Fitness & Wellness Videos

Feeling a little sluggish and want to do a fitness class? Prescott YMCA is taking action to keep you involved and active while gyms continue to stay closed under Governor Ducey’s order. Throughout the week, several videos are posted on their website as well as live-streamed on the Prescott YMCA Facebook page! Classes included everything from aerobics, dance fitness, and […]

Prescott National Forest to Implement Restrictions on Target Type

Attention target shooters! The Prescott National Forest will implement restrictions on target types effective July 24, 2020, in an effort to reduce the amount of refuse and trash being left on the Forest from target shooting.

Prescribed Burn Planned July 21-26 on the Chino Valley Ranger District

Fire managers on the Bradshaw/Chino Valley Ranger District are planning to conduct the Graver Wash RX which is a restoration burn sometime between July 21st and July 26th; when the conditions are most favorable for a successful outcome. Graver Wash is an 8,072-acre prescribed burn unit, but managers do not intend to treat the whole 8,072 acres during this treatment. […]

Final Slate Fire Update Unless Significant Events Occur

Location: 8 miles south of Prescott, AZ on the Bradshaw Ranger District (T12N, R2W, S9) Start Date: July 12, 2020 Size: Approximately 3.5 acres Percent Contained: 70 Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Brush, Pinyon and Timber Crews continued to make progress on the Slate Fire which is now 70% contained and after better mapping, the fire is approximately 3.5 acres. Today ground […]

Firefighters Continue to Monitor the Pine Fire

The Pine Fire is approximately 70 acres.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the Pine Mountain Wilderness on the Verde Ranger District (T11N, R5E, SEC 35) and is burning in grass, brush, and Ponderosa Pine.  Air resources have observed fire activity on the northwest and south side of the fire, in Bishop Creek.  Afternoon winds and warmer temperatures could push […]

Pamper a HERO Program at Forest Villas Hotel

Forest Villas Hotel’s “Pamper a Hero Program” for frontline workers begins Sunday, May 10, 2020, and goes until August 31, 2020! The team at Forest Villas Hotel wants to say, and help others say, thank you to those frontline essential workers! Here is the chance to let them get away without going too far! Call Forest Villas Hotel at 928-717-1200 […]

Forest Service Lifts Peregrine Closures

The Prescott National Forest will lift the closure orders on the peregrine falcon breeding areas at both Thumb Butte and Granite Mountain on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Climbing will be allowed on Wednesday. Based on observations at both locations, it is believed that both nest sites were successful in nesting this season. Interested folks were monitoring the Granite Mountain site […]

Prescribed Burn Planned July 15th through July 30th on the Verde Ranger District

Prescott, AZ – Fire managers on the Verde Ranger District are planning to conduct the Hance RX which is a grassland burn sometime between July 15th and July 30th, when the conditions are most favorable for a successful outcome. The objectives of the burn is to improve native vegetation condition and distribution by reducing shrub and juniper encroachment into the […]

2021 ford bronco premiere

Ford Bronco 2021 World Premiere

You’ve ogled the classic Ford Bronco, waiting for the next, new 4X4 to hit the trails. Well, your wait is over and 4X4 competitors may be sweating profusely because it looks like a solid horse has bolted out barn, burned off the doors and is outside for all to see – if you can catch it. Check out the Ford […]

The Story Behind the Bob Mariano Memorial Golf Classic for the Marley House Endowment Fund

In October, 100 golfers will gather at The Club at Prescott Lakes for the 2nd Bob Mariano Memorial Golf Classic. They are coming out for fun but also for an important cause:  sustaining the legacy of loving hospice care provided at the Good Samaritan Society – Marley House. To understand the importance of the golf classic, you have to know […]

Bob Mariano Memorial Golf Classic for the Marley House Endowment Fund Rescheduled for October 27, 2020

The 2nd Bob Mariano Memorial Golf Classic for the Marley House Endowment Fund presented by Lamb Chevrolet has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. at The Club at Prescott Lakes. The event supports the Marley House Endowment Fund which provides a legacy of loving hospice care at the Good Samaritan Society – Marley House in Prescott. […]

Prescott NF Reminds the Public that Fireworks are Illegal on National Forests

If you are planning to visit the Prescott NF over the July 4th weekend, please leave your fireworks at home. Officials want to remind visitors that fireworks are always prohibited on national forest lands, regardless of weather or conditions. We all have a responsibility to take precautions to prevent wildfires. REMINDER – Prescott National Forest is now in Stage II […]


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