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Lecture: History of the World’s Oldest Rodeo®

Dubbed the "World's Oldest Rodeo," Prescott Frontier Days™ has endured from 1888 to the present day. This organization possesses many accolades in the realm of rodeo, particularly when it came […]

Pop-Up Program: Tin Punch Pattern Power

Become an artist and channel your inner pioneer. Get ready to pick up a hammer and nail your creativity into tin. Once perfected, frame your artwork to show it off! […]

Living History: Ingenious Inventions

Calling all creators! Explore the inventions of the past. Be inspired to build something for the present, and share your results. The campus is your laboratory to play and experiment […]

Sharlot’s Cellar

Experience Prescott's premier wine event at the Sharlot Hall Museum's annual fundraiser. Enjoy fine wines, craft brews, and other artisanal drinks paired with gourmet hors d'oeuvres by local chefs. Listen […]

Pop-Up Program: Corn Husk Classroom

School is in session! Using everyday materials, create your own corn husk model classroom with students and a teacher. Who makes the rules? You do. Pop-up programs are monthly mini-programs, […]

Living History: Hearty Habits

An apple a day keeps the doctor away...or does it? Early pioneers did not always have access to the latest medical solutions. For some, it started in their garden. Others […]

Prescott Indian Art Market

The 24th annual PIAM, Sharlot Hall Museum’s premier Native American art market, welcomes over 100 top Native American artists to the Museum grounds for two days of art, music, demonstrations, […]

Pop-Up Program: Sharlot’s Spooks

As ghosts and ghouls come out to play, join us as we become historians that interact with these legends and superstitions. Craft your own spooky-themed pop-up card while concocting a […]

$25.00 – $50.00

Living History: Victorian Superstitions

Got superstitions? We do. From covering mirrors to living with coffins, Victorians honored their deceased loved ones and peered into the afterlife. Join us to hunt for ghosts and explore […]

$6 – $12

Sharlot Hall Museum Archives Workshop

October is Archives Month, and to celebrate, Sharlot Hall Museum is offering an Archives Workshop! Learn how to organize, arrange, and preserve your precious family photographs and documents using archival […]

Pop Up Program: Cookie Cutter Christmas

Join us in decorating your own salt dough ornament inspired everyone’s favorite festive confection—Christmas cookies! Add a little sweetness to your Christmas tree by garnishing it with this tasty "treat." […]

Moments with Junior Bonner

2022 is the 50th anniversary of the release of Steve McQueen film Junior Bonner, and we want YOUR story! Do you have a special memory or tale associated with the […]

“A Frontier Christmas Carol” – 5:30 p.m. Show

Join the Sharlot Hall Museum for a hilarious reader’s theater night featuring a familiar Christmas tale told with a Prescott twist. Performed like an old-time radio show with audience participation […]

“A Frontier Christmas Carol” – 7:00 p.m. Show

Join the Sharlot Hall Museum for a hilarious reader’s theater night featuring a familiar Christmas tale told with a Prescott twist. Performed like an old-time radio show with audience participation […]

Pop Up Program: Sharlot’s Spooky Stories

As ghosts and ghouls come out to play, join us as we become historians that interact with these legends and superstitions. Craft your own spooky-themed pop-up card while concocting a […]

Ham Radio Demonstration with YARC

Curious about ham radio? See it in action on February 14, 2023, in the Sharlot Hall Building as we partner with the Yavapai Amateur Radio Club for a special demonstration […]

Pop Up Program: Arizona’s Romantic Anniversary

Love is in the air! You’re invited to take a glance at historic valentines from our collections, as well as create your own card full of Victorian-style sentiment. Take it […]

Pop Up Program: All Dolled Up

Join us at Sharlot Hall Museum to transform a plain wooden clothespin into a dolly of your own creation. Pioneers had to be resourceful when it came to entertainment—why not […]

Living History Adventure: Pioneers at the Party

Sharlot Hall Museum 415 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ, United States

Dress to impress, mind your manners, and get ready to spill the tea! What did social events look like on the Arizona frontier? Pioneers had to be resourceful with entertainment. […]

Pop Up Program: Sharlot’s Sonnets

Sharlot Hall Museum 415 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ, United States

In celebration of April being National Poetry Month, let Sharlot Hall’s poetry inspire you to create your own poems using a technique called blackout poetry. Pop-up programs are monthly mini-programs, […]

Living History Adventure: Spark Your Imagination

Gizmos and gadgets galore: at this Living History Adventure, discover the innovations that transformed Arizona as it grew and changed in the 1800s. What inventions made Prescott and its surrounding […]

Pop Up Program: Personal Printing Press

Step into the shoes of a territorial printmaker in honor of Print Day in May, an international celebration of printmaking. Make your own printed designs to keep for yourself or […]

Living History Adventure: Trades & Traditions

Have you ever wanted to be a blacksmith? Or become a candlemaker? At our largest Living History Adventure of the year, explore and experience the handicrafts, trades, and pastimes of […]

Youth Camp: The Tales That Lay Before Us, Vol. 2

This summer, our popular theater camp returns as The Tales that Lay Before Us: Vol. 2, a 5-day summer camp for kids ages 9-14. Running from June 19 to June […]

$110 – $130

Pop Up Program: Ice Cream! Ice Cream!

Sharlot Hall Museum 415 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ, United States

What’s better than ice cream on a hot summer day? Nothing! Try your hand at making this delightful dessert pioneer-style and cool yourself off with a taste. Pop-up programs are […]

Living History Adventure: Home for the Harvest

The early bird gets the worm, and you can too. From dawn to dusk, hard work drove the day in frontier Prescott—homesteading, among other livings and lifestyles, took effort! Don’t […]

Youth Camp: “Full STEAM Ahead!”

How did irrigation technology impact Territorial Arizona? How were Prescott’s frontier homes designed and built? What principles do archaeologists use as they explore our land’s earliest history? Kids will learn […]

$95 – $110

Pop Up Program: By the Book

We’re trying every trick in the book to have you join us at Sharlot Hall Museum this month as we construct and bind a book of your very own! Pop-up […]

Living History Adventure: School Daze

Trade in your baseball hat for your thinking cap...school is in session! Get ready to put your knowledge to the test. After all, the bell is ringing. Explore the world […]

Pop Up Program: Conquer Croquet

Are you familiar with terms like ball in hand, striker or rover ball? No? Well, we hope you will join us to learn more about this entertaining sport of croquet—a […]

Prescott Indian Art Market

Sharlot Hall Museum 415 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ, United States

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday Sharlot Hall Museum 415 W Gurley St, Prescott, AZ 86301 $15 Admission (per day).  Museum members free. Sign […]

Pop Up Program: Mindful at the Mercantile

We invite you to play a game of the price is right at Sharlot Hall Museum’s Mercantile. Put yourself in the shoes of a pioneer and see how much you […]

Living History Adventure: A Spooky Spectacular

Move beyond the everyday. The veil between this world and the next is thinnest this time of year, and the spirits are out to play. Embark on a haunting journey, […]

Pop Up Program: Behind the Mask

Feathers, Ribbon and all things masquerade! Stop by the museum to discover the history behind these parties in the Arizona territory while concocting your own disguise. Pop-up programs are monthly […]

Pop Up Program: Who Wants to be a Pioneer?

Think you have what it takes to be a pioneer? Put your territorial knowledge to the test in this historical trivia game at the Sharlot Hall Museum. Pop-up programs are […]

Frontier Christmas

Sharlot Hall Museum 415 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ, United States

Frontier Christmas is an evening of classic holiday merrymaking at the Sharlot Hall Museum, immediately following the Courthouse Lighting Ceremony. Stop by 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. for cookies, cider, […]

A Frontier Christmas Carol

TWO PERFORMANCE TIMES:  5:30 PM AND 7:00PM Join us for a hilarious reader’s theater night featuring a familiar Christmas classic! It’s performed like an old-time radio show with audience participation […]

Pop Up Program: Frontier Felt Festivities

There’s nothing that makes us more merry and bright then to invite you to join us for our seasonal program this month. With felt and a festive mood, fabricate your […]

Lecture Series – Encore Downwinders Presentation and Workshop

Sharlot Hall Museum 415 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ, United States

  2024 Special Presentation: Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) for Downwinders - Saturday February 3, 2024 at 2 p.m. at the Sharlot Hall Museum Education Center Auditorium. On Saturday, February […]

AZ Statehood Day Trivia – February 14th, 2024

  HAPPY 112TH Birthday Arizona! On February 14th, 2024, Celebrate Statehood Day With Us! Test your knowledge of "Valentine State" Trivia and win a commemorative prize! Lawler Center Building from […]

Living History Adventure – Saturday April 13th

Mercantile “Let’s Go Shopping” purchase vs homemade - Saturday April 13th * Included with General Admission 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. What was daily life on the Arizona frontier like? […]

Living History Adventure – Saturday May 11th

Print Shop “Frontier Communication” - Saturday May 11th * Included with General Admission 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. What was daily life on the Arizona frontier like? Step into the […]

Sharlot’s Cellar – May 18th

Sharlot's Cellar - May 18th Sharlot’s Cellar returns for an enchanting time! Immerse yourself in the ambiance with captivating melodies playing while you sip on exceptional wines and savor gourmet […]

Living History Adventure – Saturday June 8th

Transportation Building & Blacksmith “Getting Around”- Saturday June 8th * Included with General Admission 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. What was daily life on the Arizona frontier like? Step into […]

Living History Adventure – Saturday July 13th

Fremont House “Home of the 5th Territorial Governor” - Saturday July 13th * Included with General Admission 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. What was daily life on the Arizona frontier […]

Prescott Indian Art Market (PIAM) – September 21st & 22nd, 2024

Sharlot Hall Museum 415 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ, United States

September 21-22, 2024 9 A.M. – 5 P.M. SATURDAY 9 A.M. – 4 P.M. SUNDAY Experience Native American culture in a unique way. PIAM is Sharlot Hall Museum’s Native American […]

Living History Adventure – Saturday October 12th

Governor’s Mansion “Mourning” - Saturday October 12th * Included with General Admission 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. What was daily life on the Arizona frontier like? Step into the past […]

Frontier Christmas – Saturday December 7th

Frontier Christmas is an evening of classic holiday merrymaking at the Sharlot Hall Museum, immediately following the Courthouse Lighting Ceremony. Stop by 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. for cookies, cider, […]

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