Things to Do in Flagstaff This Weekend

Tom Sheeley

Enjoy a memorable Valentine’s evening with Flagstaff Cultural Partners presentation of Classical Guitarist Tom Sheeley in Concert on Friday.  Sheeley has performed nationally and internationally as a soloist, and has been featured in chamber music concerts throughout Europe and the Americas.  Sheeley currently teaches at Northern Arizona University, where he directs Guitar Studies and teaches courses in American Music and Contemporary Music Literature.  Coconino Center for the Arts.  $20 ticket includes a wine and chocolate tasting reception at 6:30 pm before the show.

Inspired by the Radio Theatre of the 1930s and 40s, Theatrikos Theatre Company presents Radio Theatre 2 on Friday and Saturday nights.  Radio Theatre 2 brings you the experience of actors performing in vintage radio style.  Hear your favorite classic radio shows live as if you were in a radio sound stage.  Much like the radio hour serials of a bygone era, these classic theatre comedies, dramas and thrillers are performed in two, 45-minute acts, with live sound, music and actors playing multiple roles.  7:30 p.m. both nights.  Doris Harper-White Playhouse.  Tickets $10, seniors and students $7.  Theatrikos Box Office:  (928) 774-1662.

See the Biennial Library Quilt Show sponsored by the Coconino Quilters Guild of Flagstaff, at the downtown Flagstaff-Coconino County Public Library, during regular library hours.  Now through March 27th.

On Friday evening, Lowell Observatory presents its 2nd Friday Science Night, this month featuring Physics: Simple Machines. At 6:00, 7:00 and 8:00 p.m., see demonstrations that incorporate pulleys, levers, and inclined planes. Also, take a look through telescopes on the campus and experience SlipherVision indoor presentations (a new immersive space theater).

A new show opens to the public on Saturday at the Museum of Northern ArizonaUlrike Arnold: Earth Art.  Arnold travels the world and creates artwork at remote places known for their spiritual qualities. In her latest works she uses materials from the heavens – nickel, iron and other metal particles from meteorites. Arnold’s paintings are abstract portraits and visual journals of her experience at the enchanted locations.  Included with regular museum admission, through May 4th.

Discovery Hikes at Wupatki National Monument continue on Saturday. Guided hikes provide the only public access to many areas of the monument. These areas are home to a rich cultural and biological landscape.  Group size is limited.  12:00 p.m. at the Wupatki Visitor Center. Reservations are required: (928) 679-2365.  Full details at the Wupatki website.  The Wupatki Visitor Center is north of Flagstaff, reached by traveling north on US 89 for 12 miles, then turning right at the sign for Sunset Crater Volcano & Wupatki National Monuments. The visitor center is 21 miles from this junction.  Well worth the drive!  Continuing on selected Saturdays through March 29th.

Didn’t get a valentine?  On Saturday, go see Love Hurts! A Post-Valentine’s Day Massacre (a roller derby bout).  This bout is a double-header as the newly-formed High Altitude Roller Derby (HARD) teams take on each other (Belladonnas vs Interskate 928), followed by the HARD Supernovas facing off with the AZRD Brawlarinas.  Double the hits, double the crashes, double the entertainment. Bring the kids, the family, and the friends, for this fun-filled evening of action and glam all rolled up in a competitive sport.  Tickets online, at Bookman’s, or at Incahoots Clothing & Costume Shop.  $10 in advance or $15 at the door.  Kids 7 – 12 are $5.  6 and under are free.  Mount Elden Middle School 6:00 p.m.

Also on Saturday, Northern Arizona University Lumberjack Women’s Basketball hosts Eastern Washington at 6:30 p.m. in the NAU Skydome.  Tickets.

The Grand Canyon Guitar Society presents the next in its season lineup on Saturday evening, the Richter/Uzur Duo (cello and guitar), at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (1601 N. San Francisco St.), 7:00 p.m. Viktor Uzur and Brad Richter are classical musicians with successful international solo careers and intensive training from two of the world’s most lauded musical institutions: The Moscow Conservatory and The Royal College of Music. They combine classical, rock and folk music themes.  Tickets, $20 advance, $25 day of show.

On Sunday, the Northern Arizona University School of Music presents the NAU Symphony and Chamber Orchestra Concert: Celebrations.  The program will include Bartok’s Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta; Saint-Saens’ Danse Bacchanale, and Respighi’s Pines of Rome.  NAU’s Ardrey Auditorium, 3:00 p.m.  Tickets $8, seniors $5, students with ID and those under 17 are free.

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