Events 2 2018-09-18T08:24:15+00:00

50th Anniversary Events

Welcome to the 50th Anniversary Celebration!

It’s taking place at a different campus and center on 6 Saturdays between August and November 2018. You’ll find detailed information by clicking on the tab for your campus or center of interest!

Prescott Campus Friday & Saturday, August 24-25

Prescott Valley Center Saturday, September 15

Career & Tech Edu Center Saturday, September 29

Verde Valley Campus Saturday, October 20

Chino Valley Center Saturday, October 27

Sedona Center Saturday, November 3

1100 E. Sheldon Street, Prescott, AZ 86301

High TeaFriday, August 24, 2018 (2:00 pm – 7:30 pm)


Jay LenoSaturday, August 25, 2018 (7:00 am – 9:00 pm)

  • 7:00 am – Dollars for Scholars Fun Run along the YC Trail.
  • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Prescott Campus Block Party featuring Sugar & the Mint and the Prescott’s Got Talent competition; food trucks, bounce houses, jugglers, balloon artists, face-painting and more.
  • 11:05 am – 11:30 am- 50th Anniversary Presentation & Reception
  • Fun Run2:00 pm – YC Soccer vs. Irvine Valley College, Ken Lindley Field.
  • 7:00 pm – 50th Anniversary Opening Presentation, YC Performing Arts Center.
  • 7:30 pm – Jay Leno live, on the YCPAC stage!
6955 Panther Path, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

Saturday, September 15, 2018 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)

  • 10:00 am — 2:00 pm – Blood Drive; Blood Pressure Checks; Bed Making Contest; Wheel Chair Challenge; Find the Bones Game; Obstacle Course Challenge; Chair Massages; Ambulance & Police Cars to
    Investigate; Health, Nutrition, & Safety Info Tables; Face Painting
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am – Mini classes: Zumba; Nutrition; Stress Management; Food Safety
  • 11:00 am – 11:30 pm – 50th Anniversary Presentation & Reception
  • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Mini classes: Bullying; Hydration
  • 11:30 am – 1:00 pm – Complimentary Lunch
  • 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm – Mini classes: Self Defense; R.I.C.E. Demo; Pound
  • 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Mini classes: Stretch & Balance; Deskercise Essential Oils

220 Ruger Rd, Ste 1, Prescott, AZ 86301

Saturday, September 29, 2018 (10:00 am – 3:00 pm)

  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Food Trucks, Kid Zone(s), “Cruise In” Car Show, Hidden Parts Assembly Contest, Auto Smash, Airbrush Activity, Overland Cross Country Trailer, CAT, Small Excavator Display, make CNC Commemorative Coins & Beer Garden tokens, Ozobots/Snap Circuits, Stomp Rockets, Drone Obstacle Course, Flight Simulator, YC 50th Video
  • 11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Live music – Crown Kings – featured band
  • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Corn Hole Contest
  • 11:30 am – 2:30 pm – Beer Garden open
  • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – 50th Anniversary Presentation & Reception
  • 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm – *Car Show People’s Choice Award announcement / *Corn Hole Contest Winner announcement

601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale, AZ 86324

Saturday, October 20, 2018 (10:00 am – 8:00 pm) – Verde Valley Campus

  • 10:00 am – 2:30 pm50th Anniversary Celebration  featuring:
    • Carnival activities for families and kids
    • Yoga
    • Southwest Wine Center (SWC) & vineyard tours
    • Jewelry making
    • Ceramics
    • Chalk Talk
    • Games, including croquet and badminton
    • Free BBQ lunch
    • Drawing for free classes
    • Music and more
  • 4:30 pm  – 6:00 pm – 50th Anniversary Reception & Presentation with a no-host wine bar featuring SWC wines and complimentary hors d’oeuvres
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – 50th Anniversary Musical Entertainment with live music and dancing in the Mabery Pavilion with The Invincible Grins.
2275 Old Home Manor Drive, Chino Valley, AZ 86323

Saturday, October 27, 2018 (10:00 am – 3:00 pm)

  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Kid Zone (Face Painting, Bouncy House, Pony Rides, Games) Canine Info booth & Canine Demos, Corn Maze, Bucket Truck Bean Bag Drop & “Tools of the Trade” Pole Climb, Art Show, Virtual Reality Haunted House, Car Show, Tractor Show, Zoo Animal Exhibit, Food Trucks, Bus Ride Through History
  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am Equine Costume Contest (Arena)
  • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Live Remote (Front of construction yard)
  • 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Pumpkin Patch & Paint (Kid Zone)
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am Canine Costume Contest (Arena)
  • 11:00 am – 11:30 am Tractor Pull (Tractor area)
  • 11:00 am – 11:30 am Horse Driving Demo (Arena)
  • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Beer Garden, UAS Exhibit, Hayrides
  • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm Blacksmith Demo
  • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm 50th Anniversary Presentation & Reception
  • 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm YC VIP’s vs Town VIP’s relay race
  • 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Canine Demos, Zoo Animal Demonstration
  • 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Tractor Pull (Tractor area)
4215 Arts Village Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336

Saturday, November 3, 2018 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) – Sedona Center