Category: THINGS TO DO

HISTORIC B-17 BOMBER VISITS KINGMAN AIRPORT

  A rare piece of aviation history flies into Kingman for the weekend. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 765 is hosting the visit of the B-15 “Flying Fortress” World War II bomber that will stage at the Kingman Airport February 17, 18 and 19. “This particular aircraft was manufactured in 1945 and it was scheduled to go and fight the war in Europe,” said chapter member David Amspoker. “Hitler decided to end his life before this bomber got over there, so it never actually saw action.” Amspoker said more than 12,000 B-17 bombers were made for World War II....

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GET YOUR KICKS IN BULLHEAD CITY

Bullhead City is once again gearing up for another huge soccer tournament that is expected to have a significant impact on the local economy and bring many talented youth soccer players and their families to the community.  The 19th Annual Colorado River Open Invitational Tournament (CRIT) is a three day tournament that will be held Saturday, February 18 through Monday, February 20. The City and AYSO Region 397 will host 121 teams this year. The teams will start to arrive on Friday evening to register and prepare for the tournament. All games will be played at the Rotary Park...

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I-HOP OFFERS FREE PANCAKES IN CHARITY CAMPAIGN

IHOP® Restaurants is excited about its upcoming 12th annual National Pancake Day® campaign – and for one day, the humble, delicious pancake will serve a much bigger purpose. As part of its celebration, IHOP has partnered with three inspiring charities – Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and Shriners Hospitals for Children – with the goal of raising $3.5 million for finding cures and eradicating life-threatening diseases affecting children and families everywhere.    On Tuesday, March 7, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (with select locations participating until 10:00 p.m.) guests can receive a free short...

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COLORADO RIVER BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

They’ll be pickin’ and grinnin’ at the annual Colorado River Bluegrass Festival at Rotary Park in Bullhead City. Musical performances beginning at 9:00 a.m. Friday, February 10 stretch into Sunday, February 12. Rotary Park is nestled on over 300 acres on the beautiful Colorado River. The park boasts miles of walking trails, a dog park, fire ring, lush grass and trees, maintained beaches with ramadas and barbecues, a large skate park, fishing jetty, fish cleaning station, boat launching ramps, and a disc golf course. Rotary Park offers visitors limited free wireless internet and dry camping during the event days....

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EAGLE EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY

Did you know that Arizona is visited by over 200 bald eagles during the winter?  To learn more about these amazing birds and to see live eagles, the public is invited to attend the Annual Bald Eagle Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Willow Bend Environmental Educational Center at 703 E. Sawmill Road in Flagstaff. Several programs will be offered during this year’s event, which is hosted by the Arizona Game and Fish Department and Willow Bend Environmental Education Center. The cost for the event is $5 per participant for each program or free for Willow Bend Members....

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