Cultural Connections - Thru 4/28: Exhibit of Cowboys and Indians in Sculpture, featuring Bill Nebeker and Doug Hyde. Smoki Museum, 147 N. Arizona St. (928) 445-1230. www.smokimuseum.org.
Birding Spree - Thru 6/6: The fourth annual event includes guided walks and special programs all spring. Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 W. Walker Road, (928) 776-9550, www.jaysbirdbarn.com.
Centennial Canvas - Thru 9/3, 10am-4pm: For the state's 100th birthday, 10 prominent area artists exhibit new paintings for show and sale. Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St. (928) 445-3122. www.sharlot.org.
Casablanca 70th Anniversary - 4/26, 7pm: Special HD screening of classic film with intro comments from Robert Osborn. $12.50. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon. (877) 928-4253. www.ycpac.com.
Performance Hall 20th Anniversary - 4/27, 6pm: A look back at the hall's entertainment and preview of plans as the venue gets a new name. Documentary screening and Q&A. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon. (877) 928-4253. www.ycpac.com.
Whiskey Off-Road - 4/27-4/29: Ninth annual endurance mountain bike event includes live music, expo, $30,000 pro cash purse race and more. South Montezuma Street, downtown. www.epicrides.com.
Unexpected - 4/28, 7:30pm: the multi-talented Kate Howell and friends give a one-of-a-kind vocal concert in a variety of musical styles. Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. (928) 445-3286, www.pca-az.net.
Thumb Butte Speech Festival - 4/29, 9am-1pm: Competitive oral interpretation and speech festival for third through fifth grade students. $20 registration or $2 single entry. Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon. (928) 776-2259, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spellebrate Scrabble Tournament - 5/1, 5-8pm: A team tourney raises funds for scholarships for Adult Education GED graduates. Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon. (928) 771-4817.
Whiskey Row Marathon - 5/5, 6am: The 34th annual event benefiting the YMCA scholarship program includes marathon, half-marathon, 10K and 2-mile fun run, with post-race party. Whiskey Row, 100 S. Montezuma St. (928) 445-7221, www.whiskeyrowmarathon.com.
Jazz at the Museum - 5/6, 2-3pm: Rob Ratner Jazz Band performs a "Music of Miles Davis" program. $10/$8. Blue Rose Theater, Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St. (928) 445-3122. www.sharlot.org.
Inaugural Horseshoe Gala - 5/19, 6pm: A benefit for Prescott Frontier Days and Horses with Heart includes prime rib or chicken dinner, silent auction and live country/western music for dancing. $40. Gabby's Banquet Hal, 2235 S. 89, Chino Valley. (928) 445-3103.