Things to Do in Flagstaff This Weekend

Flagstaff’s Pioneer Museum (2340 N. Fort Valley Rd.) hosts History Happy Hour: A Museum Speakeasy Experience on Friday evening, continuing their Night at the Museum Series.  Between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., receive a secret code word upon arrival admitting you to the hidden entrance of the Pioneer Museum Speakeasy. Enjoy a satisfying beverage, courtesy of Historic Brewing Company, while learning about the Prohibition years in Flagstaff. Tasting provided to those 21 years and older at this free event.

You and the kids in your life can get in touch with wildlife in the Flagstaff area this weekend! On Saturday morning, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Willow Bend Environmental Education Center hosts Midnight Hunters: A Program About Owls.  In partnership with Arizona Game and Fish and Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center, participants can view live owls.  Learn about the special adaptations in their ears, eyes, beaks, wings and feathers that make owls one of nature’s most effective nighttime hunters.  It’s free, however there is a suggested donation of $5 per person.  RSVP is required: (928) 779-1745.  (703 E. Sawmill Road)

Also on Saturday, the Museum of Northern Arizona’s (MNA) Discovery Second Saturday Program is Venomous Creatures.  Dr. Larry Stevens, MNA’s Curator of Conservation and Ecology, will discuss the fascinating world of spiders, scorpions, and other venomous creatures that live on the Colorado Plateau.  2:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Fun for all ages!  Included with regular museum admission.

See NAU Men’s Basketball vs. Southern Utah on Saturday afternoon, 2:00 p.m. in the NAU Skydome.  Tickets are just $8 – $12.

A Sampling of Night Life This Weekend:

bon fictoinSaturday night bon fiction will be joined by a fleet of harmonicas at Altitudes Bar, 2 S. Beaver Street.

On Friday and Saturday nights up-and-coming country artist J. Michael Harter, a Tempe native and one-time NAU student, comes to Flagstaff via Nashville to play the Museum Club.  Tickets are $5.

See Flagstaff’s own Trebuchet, playing their original “desert-surf-rock” stylized tunes, at the Monte Vista Lounge on Saturday evening at 9:30 p.m.  See The Naked Ape Show (rock, reggae and funk) at Mia’s Lounge (26 S. San Francisco) on Saturday night, 9:00 p.m.  For a complete schedule of nighttime entertainment in Flagstaff check the weekly magazine FlagLive!

Be in the know about official snow play areas in and around Flagstaff.

Check out the Convention and Visitors Bureau snow play maps for snow play, skiing, cross country, snow shoeing, and plain ol’ snowball fights.  Last weekend there were parking problems in non-designated areas, so be aware.

There’s snow play at The Flagstaff Nordic Center.  They’re hoping for more snow as the trails are not yet open.  But, see all there is to do, including lodging, at the Nordic Center – 15 miles northwest of Flagstaff on Hwy. 180.

Last week’s storm dropped 17 inches of snow up on the slopes at the Arizona Snowbowl.  They report a settled base of 24 – 30”.

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