Getaway Around Rim Country


Doughnut sale

Krispy Kreme doughnut sale

The Payson High School Hike and Ski Club is sponsoring a Krispy Kreme doughnut sale to assist in raising funds for students to visit Japan this coming summer.

To place an order, please contact Anna VanZile at The cost is $10 per dozen. Doughnuts will be available for pick-up in front of Safeway from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, April 6. A limited number of extra donuts will also be available to purchase Friday, April 6 for those who did not place an order.

Customer Appreciation Sale

The Time Out Thrift Shop is having a Customer Appreciation Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., First Friday, April 6. 

Everything in the shop and on the sidewalk will be 50 percent off and all regular clothing will be only $1 a bag.

Shoppers can also register for a $25 Time Out Thrift Shop gift certificate and enjoy refreshments until 3 p.m. as the shop’s staff and volunteers show their appreciation to their customers for making it Rim Country’s Best Thrift Shop for 10 years in a row.

The shop is located at 500 S. Beeline Hwy. and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Down the Street Art Gallery egg raffle tickets on sale

On First Friday, April 6, Down the Street Art Gallery’s traditional egg raffle will be held. The sale of chances in the raffle will start April 1 — decorated “eggs” are available for a $1 each, with the purchaser’s donation going to charity. Each holds a prize.

Enjoy a beautiful spring evening between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m, Friday, April 6 at 703 W. Main St., Payson.

Celebrate spring

Celebrate spring at Bootleg Alley Antiques & Art grooving to the music of Sounds Unlimited on First Friday.  Join this gathering of friends for music, refreshments, and lots of fun.  Donate to the Humane Society or purchase a raffle ticket for their latest prize.  First Friday is on April 6 from 5=8 PM.  Bootleg Alley Antiques & Art is located at 520 W. Historic Main St.

Trail cleanup

Rim Country residents and visitors are invited to join representatives of the U.S. Forest Service in cleaning up the City Creek Trailhead and fix the Mazatzal Divide Trail from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 7.

Dress appropriately: closed-toe shoes, long pants and long-sleeved shirts; bring water and snacks. All tools will be provided.

Participants can meet at the Payson Ranger District Office to caravan to the site, or drive the approximate 11 miles out on Doll Baby Ranch Road, west of the Payson Country Club (watch for the Forest Service vehicles).

For details, contact Rachael Hohl or Chelsea Muise at (928) 474-7900.

Books Are Fun Fair set

Select from hundreds of new books and gifts at the Books Are Fun Fair at Payson Regional Medical Center.

The event will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 10 in the west lobby (Labor & Delivery) at PRMC.

The items available for purchase: photo albums, stationery, music, and much more.

Proceeds from the sale will go to support the many programs and scholarships offered by the Mogollon Health Alliance. For more information, call (928) 472-2588.

Musical scheduled

Payson High School Musical Theater Club presents All Shook Up, a show inspired by and featuring the songs by Elvis Presley and based on the book by Joe Dipietro.

The show will be at the PHS Auditorium at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 12 and Saturday, April 14, and at 4 p.m., Friday, April 13.

Tickets purchased in advance are $6.00 for adults ($8 at the door), $4for students ($6 at the door), and $5 for seniors, ($7 at the door).

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the 260 Cafe, Payson Public Library and the Oasis Christian Book Store.

Wearable Art fashion show

Students from Leslie Peacock’s wearable art classes of the fall 2011 and spring 2012 semesters at the Payson campus of Gila Community College will present a fashion show from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, May 3 at the college.

The students will be showing the many unique creations they made during their courses.

Threadplayer exhibition

The Threadplayers fiber arts group will have an exhibition from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6 at the Payson campus of Gila Community College.

The theme is “Branching Out” and the exhibit will feature “Threadville”, a village of fabric art houses.

Other features will include wall hangings, wearable art, jewelry, framed art, baskets, etc.


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